LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- The State Fair Board has approved a contract for the new fair board president.
The $250,000 contract was approved at the fair board meeting Thursday afternoon for Clifford "Rip" Rippetoe.
He is replacing Harold Workman who is leaving the position at the end of the year. The 18-month contract starts in January 2012 and includes a state provided car and cell phone.
Rippetoe is expected to sign off on the contract soon.