- Work on the bridge in Ash Grove Township has been started and is expected to be completed in spring 2014.
- Bridge on the Neoga Road is now open.
EMT coordinator Jared Rowcliffe reported that Strasburg, Findlay, and Neoga 911 addresses are waiting to be approved by the Postal Service. When those addresses are approved the 15-month process will be completed.
“It’s been a very successful project,” Rowcliffe said.
In committee reports:
Board member Jim Warren reported that the courthouse elevator has been upgrade with a phone and the building has been protected against power surges. He noted that power surges blew some of the computers in the building during the fire several years ago.
Board member Barbara Bennett reported that insurance premiums paid by the county will increase almost two percent due to salary increases and increases in employment.
The Board approved the following chairman appointments:
John Frederick appointed to the Stewardson Fire Protection District to fulfill the unexpired term of Marvin Debolt who retired.
Aaron Huffmaster as drainage commissioner for Drainage District #1 for Prairie and Big Spring townships.