More than 60 people packed into the Jellico Municipal building to see the board discuss last week’s failure to meet payroll for Jellico’s 21 employees.
“I wanted this bit of agenda to really address the group and everybody here, because I am the mayor and I dodge no bullets,” said Jellico Mayor Les Stiers.
On Oct. 15, town employees learned they would not receive their checks due to a $16,000 check to Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee being mailed early.
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