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Clerk Hammond Turns Over $500,000 to Knox County

June 8, 2023
Clerk Hammond Turns Over $500,000 to Knox County

Clerk Hammond presented to Mayor Jacobs on Wednesday, June 7, 2023, a check for $500,000. The $500,000 is from fees collected in excess of the budget resulting from efficient office operations.

“This represents the hard work of the greatest clerks on the planet,” said Clerk Hammond. “They make it happen every single day for the court system and our citizens. I am proud to lead this group of workers.”

The Criminal Court Clerk’s Office has presented to Mayor Jacobs $1,250,000 in the past 13 months. Since taking office in 2014, Clerk Hammond and his team have turned over $6,515,544.66 to Knox County in excess fees.