County Board Discusses New Phone System

Williamson County Board members are discussing whether or not to get a new phone system. The new system would link all of the county offices together. No action has been taken yet, but the board’s goal is to have a new system up and running by December.

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Williamson County Board members discussed employee health insurance and the possibility of getting a new phone system that will link all county offices during a Tuesday special meeting.

No action was taken.

County board Chairman Ron Ellis said the board’s goal is to have a “functional” phone system installed by Dec. 1 and to get a new health insurance carrier by the fall.

“Our goal is to lower insurance costs that could increase to about a half-million per month,” Ellis said.

The county is currently paying slightly more than $214,000 per month with Blue Cross Blue Shield for about 225 total county employees. Continue reading…

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