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Commission Meeting Minutes Aug-2-2021

August 2, 2021                                                                      
5th 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 26, 2021 meeting as read. Ben Reed seconded and all agreed.
  • Approved August Expenditures
  • Approved Liquor License – Hargis Package Store
  • County Commission met with Sheriff John Simpson and Chief Deputy Justin Erhsam. The Commission agreed to pay overtime to deputies in the pay period that begins July 15, 2021.
  • County Commission met with 4-H Youth, Local Officials, State Representative Ann Kelley and former Senator Ed Emery. They discussed the time capsule that will be buried in the Courthouse yard on August 10, 2021.
  • County Commission met with State Representative Ann Kelley and discussed locations the county needed help fixing. One location north of Golden City on Hwy 160 was addressed last week and new signage put on the bridge warning on-coming traffic of a narrow one lane bridge.
  • CART funds were approved to be disbursed to all townships (excluding City Township). $4000.00 per township.
  • County Commission met with Astra Ferris, Barton County Chamber and Mike Hull, Lamar City Mayor. They discussed the new Enhanced Enterprise Zone that was presented to the Commission.
Present were:  Mike Davis, Presiding Commissioner; Ben Reed, District One Commissioner; Jeff Tucker, District Two Commissioner and Kristina Crockett, County Clerk


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