Commission Meeting Minutes Dec-4-2017

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December 15, 2017
December 4, 2017                                                            
11th Day                                                                     
October Term

NOW ON THIS DAY THE COUNTY COMMISSION met pursuant to law in the Courthouse in the City of Lamar, MO.
  • Ben Reed moved to accept the minutes of the November 27, 2017 meeting as read. Jeff Tucker seconded and all agreed.
  • Approved December Expenditures
  • Approved Monthly Reports – Public Administrator and Recorder of Deeds
  • A discussion was held with Mary Kay Miller, Davis Insurance, on paying those over 65’s supplemental and Medicare coverage instead of them being on the group health plan. Kristina will find out more information from Medicare and get back with the Commission.
  • County Commission met with Astra Ferris and Kim O’Sullivan, Barton Count Chamber, and discussed the 2018 Chamber budget and expectations of the 2018 Economic Development Program.
  • County Commission discussed that new board members were needed on the EEZ Board for the ones with expired terms and others that have moved out of the county.
  • County Commission met with David Johnson, landowner, he brought the preliminary MoDot plans for the railroad by-pass on SW 10th Ln.
  • County Commission met with Sheriff Mitch Shaw and discussed ordering a new furnace for the jail. Contact was made with Clements Plumbing and it will be installed later this week. Payment will be made in January 2018. The Commission also agreed to pay remaining Law Enforcement bills for 2017 out of General Revenue with the understanding and agreement from the Sheriff that the monies would be repaid out of next year’s Law Enforcement budget in January due to the fact that law enforcement is over budget.
Present were:  Mike Davis, Presiding Commissioner; Ben Reed, District One Commissioner; Jeff Tucker, District Two
Kristina Crockett
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