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Commission Meeting Minutes October-4-2021

October 4, 2021                                                               
1st Day                                                                            
October Term

NOW ON THIS DAY THE COUNTY COMMISSION met pursuant to law in the Courthouse in the City of Lamar, MO.

  • The Barton County Commission met and opened their meeting with the pledge of allegiance.
  • Jeff Tucker moved to accept the minutes of the September 27, 2021 meeting as read. Ben Reed seconded and all agreed.
  • Approved October Expenditures
  • Approved Monthly Reports – County Clerk and Recorder of Deeds
  • A discussion was held on the purchase of a brushcutter attachment. The attachment was ordered.
  • Information was received from the Sheriff’s Department that Michael VanKirk was hired on September 19, 2021 as jailer supervisor. His rate of pay will be $12.50 per hour. Johnny Bray was hired as a reserve deputy on September 17, 2021 at a rate of $14.00 per hour.
  • County Commission met with Tonya Potter, Dispatch Director, and discussed dispatchers. The County will continue to pay overtime wages instead of comp time for the current pay period.
  • County Commission met with Elaine Davis, 4-H Specialist and several members of Barton County 4-H Clubs. The Commission signed a proclamation proclaiming October 3-9 as National 4-H Week.
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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