JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) – In the ongoing effort between the Campbell County Commission and the organization that runs the county’s animal shelter, the Friends of Campbell County Animals (FCCA), to come to a new working agreement, a counteroffer was made on Thursday by the commission. Here is a related story surrounding the storyline of the negotiations.

An email with the counteroffer was sent to Animal Shelter Director Patricia Siwinski on Thursday afternoon. It contains an extra $25,000 a year on top of its previous offer of $225,000 a year, an annual 3% escalator clause, a one time payment of $46,237 in recognition of the prior absence of an escalator clause, $40,000 for a new animal control vehicle and additional services provided by the county to assist in shelter operations.

The shelter is located on the hill next to the Towe String Road Convenience Center.

(WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 05/13/2022-6AM)