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Commission Meeting Minutes July-19-2021

July 19, 2021                                                                       
3rd 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 12, 2021 meeting as read. Ben Reed seconded and all agreed.
  • Approved July Expenditures
  • County Commission met with Joel Dermott, Barton County Health Department. He gave an update on COVID-19.
  • County Commission met with Sheriff John Simpson; Lamar Police Chief Joe Moore; Lamar Officer John Davis and Prosecuting Attorney Mike Smalley. They discussed the jail situation. A committee will be formed and names brought back to the Commission on August 30, 2021.
  • Information was received from the Sheriff’s Department that Gregory Bengtson was hired as a bailiff on July 19, 2021. His rate of pay will be $10.00 per hour.
  • The Board of Equalization met.
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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