The Nodaway County Commission met in regular session Tuesday, May 28.

In attendance were Presiding Commissioner Bill Walker, North District Commissioner Chris Burns, South District Commissioner Robert Stiens and County Clerk Melinda Patton. 

Business before the board included:

• Approvals: invoices from J&S Cleaning Services for floors.

• Correspondence: email regarding a Northwest Missouri Workforce Development Board meeting; quotes from bidders seeking to provide temporary cleaning services for the courthouse and Administration Center.

• Inspections of roads 966 and 952 in Grant Township.

• A meeting of city, county and state officials regarding the status of West First Street, also designated state Highway 46, which was damaged over the winter by extreme temperatures and water infiltration.

• A meeting with a Jefferson Township resident who voiced concerns about road 682. 

The Nodaway County Commission met in regular session Thursday, May 30.

In attendance were Presiding Commissioner Bill Walker, North District Commissioner Chris Burns, South District Commissioner Robert Stiens and County Clerk Melinda Patton. 

Business before the board included:

• Approvals and requisitions: a payment requisition for Elkins Swyers submitted by the county clerk’s office for electronic upgrades; a payment requisition on behalf of Gray Oil & Gas for diesel fuel.

• A meeting with Steve Houts of the Northwest Missouri Regional Council of Governments regarding an environmental studies questionnaire pertaining to two bridges to be rebuilt using Community Development Block Grant funds. The commission also reviewed a letter and approved a contract amendment implementing an $1,890 increase to CDBG bridge grant 2019-PF-07.

• Review and approval of a Sheriff’s Office inmate daily rate agreement.

• A phone meeting with a CenturyLink customer service representative regarding relocation of buried telecommunication lines on 170th Street.

• Inspections: a drainage tube on road 687 in Jefferson Township; a drainage tube on road 636 in Polk Township; a drainage tube on road 285 in Union Township; a drainage tube on road 1009 in Washington Township; and a bridge on road 966 in Grant Township.

• A meeting with County Emergency Management Director Christy Forney with regard to the estimated amount of funds needed to repair recent flood damage. The estimate will be included in a flood damage declaration report to be submitted to the State Emergency Management Agency and forwarded by SEMA to the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

• Review of quotes and references for Nodaway County Administration Center/courthouse maintenance bids, which were submitted by Busy Bee House Cleaning and J&S Cleaning Services.  

A temporary contract was awarded to Busy Bee. Regular cleaning of the two facilities will take place Wednesdays and Fridays during regular business hours.

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