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Position, name-change denied

October 2, 2012

Photo by Joseph Bell - Elk County commissioners Daniel R. Freeburg, center, and June H. Sorg, listen Tuesday afternoon during a salary board meeting. The board heard two requests from the Elk County Sheriff's Department but the lack of a second killed both motions.

The Elk County Salary Board shot down two motions Tuesday afternoon concerning requests from the county's sheriff's department.
Theresa Merritt, chief deputy of the sheriff department, requested the creation of a third full-time deputy position and a name-change for the "first deputy" position to "lieutenant," but both motions died for lack of a second and were denied.

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