Just in time for the holiday season, Dougherty County employees are getting additional funds.
In Monday's Dougherty County Commission meeting, board members voted to approve a one time Lump Sum Distribution payment to full-time county employees.
Commissioners had to amend the budget for fiscal year 2013-14 in order to provide the $500 bonus.
The general fund was increased by $289,580. The Special Services District Fund was increased by $23,700 and the Solid Waste Enterprise Fund was increased by $32,300.
Part-time employees, officials and state employees are not eligible for the payout.
The checks will be disbursed on December 6, 2013.
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