MINER -- City of Miner employees who want them can still get their paychecks on paper.
The Miner Board of Alderman decided during their regular monthly meeting Tuesday not to mandate direct deposit of wages.
"That seems to work out really well," Mayor Frank Tatum said of direct deposit.
Danielle Patrick, city clerk, said requiring direct deposit would save the city $1.90 for every check written.
After a memo about direct deposit was sent to city employees, two more employees changed over to direct deposit, Patrick said, but there are still two employees remaining who get checks.
"Their preference is paper," she said.
"I get a paper check," said Chris Griggs, the city's chief of police. "That's just what I prefer: a paper check."
The Board decided not to force direct deposit on employees at this time but to keep it as an option.
In other business during Tuesday's meeting:
* Chris Cooper of Sikeston was appointed by board members to serve as the city's code enforcement officer.
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