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Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Notice is hereby given that the Barton County Commission will hold a meeting on the 26th day of September, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. in the office of the County Commission, Barton County, Missouri. The tentative agenda of this meeting will include the following open topics and any other matter that comes before the County Commission. COUNTY BUSINESS: Discuss correspondence received by Commission since ...read more
Categories: Commission Meeting Agendas
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
September 12, 2016 11th Day July Term NOW ON THIS DAY THE COUNTY COMMISSION met pursuant to law in the Courthouse in the City of Lamar, MO. Jeff Tucker moved to accept the minutes of the September 6, 2016 meeting as read. Dennis Wilson seconded and all agreed. Approved September Expenditures Approved Monthly Reports – Prosecuting Attorney and Collector’s Monthly Settlement County ...read more
Categories: Commission Meeting Agendas
Thursday, September 22, 2016
City crews will be picking up rubbish and discarded items at curbside in Lamar this September 26th thru 30th. Items will not be picked up in alleys. Items must be able to be picked up by two men. Items and rubbish that are small and can be easily scattered must be placed into bags. Do not place with regular trash picked up by sanitation. Please separate the following items: Limbs & Brush ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Thursday, September 22, 2016
The Barton County Rescue and Recovery Team will be holding a fundraiser this Saturday, September 24th. * 6am until gone there will be Hurt's Donuts for sale * 10am - 4pm there will be Smokin' Joes BBQ You can find them at the Lamar First Assembly at the corner of 12th Street (hwy 160) and Mill Street in Lamar, MO. Get something to eat before, during or after your shopping in the Lamar City ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Thursday, September 22, 2016
July 25, 2016 4th Day July Term NOW ON THIS DAY THE COUNTY COMMISSION met pursuant to law in the Courthouse in the City of Lamar, MO. Dennis Wilson moved to accept the minutes of the July 18, 2016 meeting as read. Jeff Tucker seconded and all agreed. Approved July Expenditures Approved Liquor License – Hargis Package Approved Treasurers Semi-Annual Report CART money was approved to be ...read more
Categories: Commission Meeting Minutes
Thursday, September 22, 2016
Notice is hereby given that the Barton County Commission will hold a meeting on the 15th day of August, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. in the office of the County Commission, Barton County, Missouri. The tentative agenda of this meeting will include the following open topics and any other matter that comes before the County Commission. COUNTY BUSINESS: Discuss correspondence received by Commission since last ...read more
Categories: Commission Meeting Agendas
Thursday, September 22, 2016
August 1, 2016 5th Day July Term NOW ON THIS DAY THE COUNTY COMMISSION met pursuant to law in the Courthouse in the City of Lamar, MO. Dennis Wilson moved to accept the minutes of the August 1, 2016 meeting as read. Jeff Tucker seconded and all agreed. Approved August Expenditures Approved August Payroll County Commission met with Dispatcher Jeremy Belcher and discussed APCO membership course ...read more
Categories: Commission Meeting Minutes
Thursday, September 22, 2016
Notice is hereby given that the Barton County Commission will hold a meeting on the 29th day of August, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. in the office of the County Commission, Barton County, Missouri. The tentative agenda of this meeting will include the following open topics and any other matter that comes before the County Commission. COUNTY BUSINESS: Discuss correspondence received by Commission since last ...read more
Categories: Commission Meeting Agendas
Thursday, September 22, 2016
August 22, 2016 8th Day July Term NOW ON THIS DAY THE COUNTY COMMISSION met pursuant to law in the Courthouse in the City of Lamar, MO. Dennis Wilson moved to accept the minutes of the August 15, 2016 meeting as read. Jeff Tucker seconded and all agreed. Approved August Expenditures Information was received from the Newport Township Board recommending Tom Runion to fulfill the unexpired term ...read more
Categories: Commission Meeting Minutes
Thursday, September 22, 2016
Notice is hereby given that the Barton County Commission will hold a meeting on the 12th day of September, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. in the office of the County Commission, Barton County, Missouri. The tentative agenda of this meeting will include the following open topics and any other matter that comes before the County Commission. COUNTY BUSINESS: Discuss correspondence received by Commission since ...read more
Categories: Commission Meeting Agendas
Thursday, September 22, 2016
September 6, 2016 10th Day July Term NOW ON THIS DAY THE COUNTY COMMISSION met pursuant to law in the Courthouse in the City of Lamar, MO. Dennis Wilson moved to accept the minutes of the August 26, 2016 meeting as read. Jeff Tucker seconded and all agreed. Approved September Expenditures Approved Monthly Reports – Circuit Clerk, Public Administrator and Recorder of Deeds Approved August ...read more
Categories: Commission Meeting Minutes
Thursday, September 22, 2016
Notice is hereby given that the Barton County Commission will hold a meeting on the 19th day of September, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. in the office of the County Commission, Barton County, Missouri. The tentative agenda of this meeting will include the following open topics and any other matter that comes before the County Commission. COUNTY BUSINESS: Discuss correspondence received by Commission since ...read more
Categories: Commission Meeting Agendas
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Do you want to submit a design for the NEW LOGO for the City of Lamar? Now is your chance. Here’s the FOUR Criteria we’d like you to consider as you develop the NEW LAMAR LOGO: Must contain a reference/symbol to the Birthplace of Harry S. Truman Must contain a reference/symbol to Sheriff Wyatt Earp Must contain a reference to the “Three Admirals” who graduated from Lamar ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
It's that time of year again! Join the good folks at Lamar Bank & Trust Company as they show their appreciation for their customers during the 2016 Customer Appreciation Day! Great food prepared by Barton County Cattlemen, Tshirts available for a $1 donation to a local group. September 30th at 11am until 1:30pm. Hamburgers, Hot Dogs, Chips and Drinks. See you there!
Categories: Events, Press Release
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Are you or your loved one suffering from depression or anxiety? There is hope! The Nedley Depression and Anxiety Recovery Program offers solutions! Not only will you learn how to identify depression and anxiety and their causes, you will also enhance your energy levels, sleep quality, mood, relationships, and emotional intelligence. The comprehensive program is worth 1.4 CEU credits, providing ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Events
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Employers seeking to be a workplace of choice in this tight labor market will find a new resource in the region’s first-ever Inclusion Forum, set for October 4th in Joplin. The event features an employer panel, keynote speaker, and demonstrations of tools helpful to employ those with disabilities. Utilizing those with physical, developmental, or intellectual disabilities for the workforce ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, August 11, 2016
ITEMS NEEDED AT MOSS HOUSE Laundry soap Rice Kleenex Ground beef Paper towels Light bulbs, 40 watt Women’s deodorant Trash bags, 13 gallon Dishwasher soap Freezer bags, gallon Dish soap Tampons Shampoo/conditioner Journals Adult toothbrushes Girls underwear, size 7-12 Razors School supplies: Hair brushes Notebook paper Cleaning supplies Spiral notebooks Bleach Colored pencils Band-aides ...read more
Categories: Human Interest
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
July 18, 2016 3rd Day July Term NOW ON THIS DAY THE COUNTY COMMISSION met pursuant to law in the Courthouse in the City of Lamar, MO. Dennis Wilson moved to accept the minutes of the July 11, 2016 meeting as read. Jeff Tucker seconded and all agreed. Approved July Expenditures County Commission met with Mary Miller, Davis Insurance. Mary brought information that there would be no increase in ...read more
Categories: Commission Meeting Minutes
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
July 11, 2016 2nd Day July Term NOW ON THIS DAY THE COUNTY COMMISSION met pursuant to law in the Courthouse in the City of Lamar, MO. Jeff Tucker moved to accept the minutes of the July 5, 2016 meeting as read. Dennis Wilson seconded and all agreed. Approved July Expenditures Approved July Payroll Approved Monthly Reports – Collector and Public Administrator County Commission met with ...read more
Categories: Commission Meeting Minutes
Wednesday, July 06, 2016
July 5, 2016 1st Day July Term NOW ON THIS DAY THE COUNTY COMMISSION met pursuant to law in the Courthouse in the City of Lamar, MO. Dennis Wilson moved to accept the minutes of the June 27, 2016 meeting as read. Jeff Tucker seconded and all agreed. Approved July Expenditures Approved time sheets to be paid on Thursday, July 7, 2016 Approved Liquor License – ElCharco (2) Approved Monthly ...read more
Categories: Commission Meeting Minutes
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
June 13, 2016 11h Day April Term NOW ON THIS DAY THE COUNTY COMMISSION met pursuant to law in the Courthouse in the City of Lamar, MO. Jeff Tucker moved to accept the minutes of the June 6, 2016 meeting as read. Dennis Wilson seconded and all agreed. Approved June Expenditures Approved June Payroll County Commission signed a hosted software subscription agreement with Clear Basin Software, LLC. ...read more
Categories: Commission Meeting Minutes
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
May 16, 2016 7th Day April Term NOW ON THIS DAY THE COUNTY COMMISSION met pursuant to law in the Courthouse in the City of Lamar, MO. Jeff Tucker moved to accept the minutes of the May 10, 2016 meeting as read. Dennis Wilson seconded and all agreed. Approved May Expenditures Approved May Payroll Approved Monthly Reports – Sheriff A discussion was held on the old hospital building and ...read more
Categories: Commission Meeting Minutes
Friday, May 27, 2016
May 23, 2016 8th Day April Term NOW ON THIS DAY THE COUNTY COMMISSION met pursuant to law in the Courthouse in the City of Lamar, MO. The County held an emergency meeting upon the request of the Barton County Circuit Clerk on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 to discuss personnel. Dennis Wilson moved to accept the minutes of the May 16, 2016 meeting as read. Jeff Tucker seconded and all agreed. Approved ...read more
Categories: Commission Meeting Minutes
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
April 25, 2016 4th Day April Term NOW ON THIS DAY THE COUNTY COMMISSION met pursuant to law in the Courthouse in the City of Lamar, MO. Dennis Wilson moved to accept the minutes of the April 18, 2016 meeting as read. Jeff Tucker seconded and all agreed. Approved April Expenditures County commission met with Matt Bartholomew, agent for Allstate Insurance, and signed a letter of acceptance to ...read more
Categories: Commission Meeting Minutes
Friday, May 06, 2016
Notice is hereby given that the Barton County Commission will hold a meeting on the 10th day of May, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. in the office of the County Commission, Barton County, Missouri. The tentative agenda of this meeting will include the following open topics and any other matter that comes before the County Commission. COUNTY BUSINESS: Discuss correspondence received by Commission since last ...read more
Categories: Commission Meeting Agendas
Thursday, April 28, 2016
April 18, 2016 3rd Day April Term NOW ON THIS DAY THE COUNTY COMMISSION met pursuant to law in the Courthouse in the City of Lamar, MO. Jeff Tucker moved to accept the minutes of the April 11, 2016 meeting as read. Dennis Wilson seconded and all agreed. Approved Monthly Reports – Prosecuting Attorney and Sheriff Approved April Expenditures A discussion was held on the unsigned Law ...read more
Categories: Commission Meeting Minutes
Thursday, April 28, 2016
Notice is hereby given that the Barton County Commission will hold a meeting on the 2nd day of May, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. in the office of the County Commission, Barton County, Missouri. The tentative agenda of this meeting will include the following open topics and any other matter that comes before the County Commission. COUNTY BUSINESS: Discuss correspondence received by Commission since last ...read more
Categories: Commission Meeting Agendas
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
April 11, 2016 2nd Day April Term NOW ON THIS DAY THE COUNTY COMMISSION met pursuant to law in the Courthouse in the City of Lamar, MO. Dennis Wilson moved to accept the minutes of the April 4, 2016 meeting as read. Jeff Tucker seconded and all agreed. Approved Monthly Reports – Public Administrator and Collector’s Settlement Approved April Expenditures Approved time sheets to be ...read more
Categories: Commission Meeting Minutes
Thursday, April 14, 2016
Notice is hereby given that the Barton County Commission will hold a meeting on the 18th day of April, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. in the office of the County Commission, Barton County, Missouri. The tentative agenda of this meeting will include the following open topics and any other matter that comes before the County Commission. COUNTY BUSINESS: Discuss correspondence received by Commission since last ...read more
Categories: Commission Meeting Agendas
Thursday, April 14, 2016
April 4, 2016 1st Day April Term NOW ON THIS DAY THE COUNTY COMMISSION met pursuant to law in the Courthouse in the City of Lamar, MO. Jeff Tucker moved to accept the minutes of the March 28, 2016 meeting as read. Dennis Wilson seconded and all agreed. Approved Monthly Reports – Circuit Clerk and Recorder of Deeds Approved April Expenditures A discussion was held on the Law Enforcement ...read more
Categories: Commission Meeting Minutes
Thursday, April 14, 2016
The 23 rd Annual Barton County Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet and Membership Meeting took place on April 8 th at Memorial Hall in Lamar, Missouri. The annual event honors businesses, employees, volunteers, educators, and healthcare professionals as well as those who have passed on recently who have left a lasting mark on the face of the Barton County communities. Award winners are nominated ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Human Interest, General News Article
Monday, April 11, 2016
March 21, 2016 13th Day January Term NOW ON THIS DAY THE COUNTY COMMISSION met pursuant to law in the Courthouse in the City of Lamar, MO. Jeff Tucker moved to accept the minutes of the March 14, 2016 meeting as read. Dennis Wilson seconded and all agreed. Approved March Expenditures Approved March Payroll County Commission met with Dave Stout, Tech, he was requesting that Jeremy Belcher go ...read more
Categories: Commission Meeting Minutes
Thursday, April 07, 2016
LAMAR, Mo. — The Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) today announced Barton County has achieved designation as a Certified Work Ready Community (CWRC). DED Director Mike Downing joined local business, education and community leaders to celebrate while also on the “Feels Like Home Tour” in Lamar. “Months of work to achieve work ready status gives Barton County ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Chamber, Economic, Press Release
Thursday, April 07, 2016
In the month of January 2016, the Chamber of Commerce sent out a survey of its membership in an attempt to determine the membership’s current feelings on the organization’s purpose and focus going forward in 2016 and beyond. The survey ( which was answered by 30% of the membership within the month the survey was available through weekly newsletters, chamber website, social media, at ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Chamber
Monday, March 21, 2016
March 7, 2016 11th Day January Term NOW ON THIS DAY THE COUNTY COMMISSION met pursuant to law in the Courthouse in the City of Lamar, MO. Jeff Tucker moved to accept the minutes of the February 29, 2016 meeting as read. Dennis Wilson seconded and all agreed. Approved March Expenditures Approved Monthly Reports – Collector, Prosecuting Attorney and Recorder of Deeds County Commission met ...read more
Categories: Commission Meeting Minutes
Thursday, March 03, 2016
February 16, 2016 8th Day January Term NOW ON THIS DAY THE COUNTY COMMISSION met pursuant to law in the Courthouse in the City of Lamar, MO. Jeff Tucker moved to accept the minutes of the February 8, 2016 meeting as rea. Dennis Wilson seconded and all agreed. Approved February Expenditures Approved Monthly Reports – Sheriff Approved time sheets to be paid on Thursday, February 18, 2016 ...read more
Categories: Commission Meeting Minutes
Tuesday, March 01, 2016
February 29, 2016 10th Day January Term NOW ON THIS DAY THE COUNTY COMMISSION met pursuant to law in the Courthouse in the City of Lamar, MO. Jeff Tucker moved to accept the minutes of the February 22, 2016 meeting as rea. Dennis Wilson seconded and all agreed. Approved February Expenditures Approved Monthly Reports – Circuit Clerk and Public Administrator County Commission traveled to ...read more
Categories: Commission Meeting Minutes
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
January 25, 2016 5th Day January Term NOW ON THIS DAY THE COUNTY COMMISSION met pursuant to law in the Courthouse in the City of Lamar, MO. Dennis Wilson moved to accept the minutes of the January 19, 2016 meeting as read. Jeff Tucker seconded and all agreed. Approved January Expenditures Approved January Payroll Information was received from the Sheriff’s Department that Chase Tinsley ...read more
Categories: Commission Meeting Minutes
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
February, 2016 6th Day January Term NOW ON THIS DAY THE COUNTY COMMISSION met pursuant to law in the Courthouse in the City of Lamar, MO. Jeff Tucker moved to accept the minutes of the January 25, 2016 meeting as read. Dennis Wilson seconded and all agreed. Approved Monthly Reports – Circuit Clerk and Recorder of Deeds Approved February Expenditures County Commission met with Lamar Mayor, ...read more
Categories: Commission Meeting Minutes
Friday, January 29, 2016
Notice is hereby given that the Barton County Commission will hold a meeting on the 1st day of Febuary, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. in the office of the County Commission, Barton County, Missouri. The tentative agenda of this meeting will include the following open topics and any other matter that comes before the County Commission. COUNTY BUSINESS: Discuss correspondence received by Commission since last ...read more
Categories: Commission Meeting Agendas
Friday, January 29, 2016
December 28, 2015 13th Day October Term NOW ON THIS DAY THE COUNTY COMMISSION met pursuant to law in the Courthouse in the City of Lamar, MO. Jeff Tucker moved to accept the minutes of the December 21, 2015 meeting as read. Dennis Wilson seconded and all agreed. Approved invoices to be paid on Thursday, December 31, 2015. Approved December Payroll County Commission met with Tom Ryan, Emergency ...read more
Categories: Commission Meeting Minutes
Friday, January 22, 2016
Lamar is one of 5 rural Missouri communities selected from the pool of applicants to participate in the Department of Economic Development/Missouri Community Betterment “Feels Like Home” tour. Lamar met the following 4 criteria: 1. Is a MCB Participating Community in good standing 2. The community must have submitted a new or revised Community Assessment Form/Plan to the MCB office ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, General News Article
Thursday, January 21, 2016
Notice is hereby given that the Barton County Commission will hold a meeting on the 25th day of January, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. in the office of the County Commission, Barton County, Missouri. The tentative agenda of this meeting will include the following open topics and any other matter that comes before the County Commission. COUNTY BUSINESS: Discuss correspondence received by Commission since last ...read more
Categories: Commission Meeting Agendas
Friday, January 08, 2016
Notice is hereby given that the Barton County Commission will hold a meeting on the 11th day of January, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. in the office of the County Commission, Barton County, Missouri. The tentative agenda of this meeting will include the following open topics and any other matter that comes before the County Commission. COUNTY BUSINESS: Discuss correspondence received by Commission since last ...read more
Categories: Commission Meeting Agendas
Friday, December 18, 2015
November 30, 2015 9th Day October Term NOW ON THIS DAY THE COUNTY COMMISSION met pursuant to law in the Courthouse in the City of Lamar, MO. Jeff Tucker moved to accept the minutes of the November 23, 2015 meeting as read. Dennis Wilson seconded and all agreed. Approved November Expenditures Approved Monthly Reports – Circuit Clerk Approved November Payroll A discussion was held on the ...read more
Categories: Commission Meeting Minutes
Friday, December 18, 2015
December 7, 2015 10th Day October Term Now on this day the County Commission met pursuant to law in the Courthouse in the City of Lamar, MO. Approved December Expenditures Approved Monthly Reports – Collector, Prosecuting Attorney, Public Administrator and Recorder of Deeds Received correspondence from Judge Jim Bickel, stating statute 211.341 requiring the county to provide adequate space ...read more
Categories: Commission Meeting Minutes
Friday, December 18, 2015
Notice is hereby given that the Barton County Commission will hold a meeting on the 21st day of December, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. in the office of the County Commission, Barton County, Missouri. The tentative agenda of this meeting will include the following open topics and any other matter that comes before the County Commission. COUNTY BUSINESS: Discuss correspondence received by Commission since last ...read more
Categories: Commission Meeting Agendas
Monday, December 14, 2015
November 23, 2015 8th Day October Term NOW ON THIS DAY THE COUNTY COMMISSION met pursuant to law in the Courthouse in the City of Lamar, MO. Dennis Wilson moved to accept the minutes of the November 20, 2015 meeting as read. Jeff Tucker seconded and all agreed. Approved November Expenditures Approved time sheets to be paid on Wednesday, November 25, 2015 A letter was sent to Jolene Simmons, ...read more
Categories: Commission Meeting Minutes
Thursday, December 03, 2015
November 9, 2015 6th Day October Term NOW ON THIS DAY THE COUNTY COMMISSION met pursuant to law in the Courthouse in the City of Lamar, MO. Dennis Wilson moved to accept the minutes of the November 2, 2015 meeting as read. Jeff Tucker seconded and all agreed. Approved November Expenditures Approved Monthly Reports – Collector and County Clerk A Vacation of Road Petition was received from ...read more
Categories: Commission Meeting Minutes
Thursday, December 03, 2015
November 20, 2015 7th Day October Term NOW ON THIS DAY THE COUNTY COMMISSION met pursuant to law in the Courthouse in the City of Lamar, MO. Jeff Tucker moved to accept the minutes of the November 9, 2015 meeting as read. Dennis Wilson seconded and all agreed. Approved November Expenditures Approved Monthly Reports – Sheriff Information was received from the Sheriff’s Department ...read more
Categories: Commission Meeting Minutes
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Thursday, November 19, 2015
Notice is hereby given that the Barton County Commission will hold a meeting on the 23rd day of November, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. in the office of the County Commission, Barton County, Missouri. The tentative agenda of this meeting will include the following open topics and any other matter that comes before the County Commission. COUNTY BUSINESS: Discuss correspondence received by Commission since last ...read more
Categories: Commission Meeting Agendas
Monday, November 09, 2015
October 19, 2015 3rd Day October Term NOW ON THIS DAY THE COUNTY COMMISSION met pursuant to law in the Courthouse in the City of Lamar, MO. Jeff Tucker moved to accept the minutes of the October 13, 2015 meeting as read. Dennis Wilson seconded and all agreed. Approved October Expenditures Mike Davis gave an update on the SWMO District Commissioners meeting that was held on Wednesday, October ...read more
Categories: Commission Meeting Minutes
Tuesday, November 03, 2015
November 2, 2015 5th Day October Term NOW ON THIS DAY THE COUNTY COMMISSION met pursuant to law in the Courthouse in the City of Lamar, MO. Jeff Tucker moved to accept the minutes of the October 26, 2015 meeting as read. Dennis Wilson seconded and all agreed. Approved November Expenditures Approved Monthly Reports – Circuit Clerk, Public Administrator and Recorder of Deeds County ...read more
Categories: Commission Meeting Minutes
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
October 26, 2015 4th Day October Term NOW ON THIS DAY THE COUNTY COMMISSION met pursuant to law in the Courthouse in the City of Lamar, MO. Dennis Wilson moved to accept the minutes of the October 19, 2015 meeting as read. Jeff Tucker seconded and all agreed. Approved October Expenditures Approved time sheets to be paid on Wednesday, October 28, 2015 A semi-final inspection of BRO-B006 (20) on ...read more
Categories: Commission Meeting Minutes
Thursday, October 08, 2015
Notice is hereby given that the Barton County Commission will hold a meeting on the 13th day of October, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. in the office of the County Commission, Barton County, Missouri. The tentative agenda of this meeting will include the following open topics and any other matter that comes before the County Commission. COUNTY BUSINESS: Discuss correspondence received by Commission since last ...read more
Categories: Commission Meeting Agendas
Thursday, October 08, 2015
September 21, 2015 12th Day July Term NOW ON THIS DAY THE COUNTY COMMISSION met pursuant to law in the Courthouse in the City of Lamar, MO. Jeff Tucker moved to accept the minutes of the September 14, 2015 meeting as read. Dennis Wilson seconded and all agreed. Approved September Expenditures CART funds were approved to be paid to the fourteen townships. One township, City, does not received ...read more
Categories: Commission Meeting Minutes