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Daviess County Courthouse News

County Commission

James Lewis, road and bridge supervisor, and his crew are placing guardrail on the bridge on 292nd Street this week.

Ron Urton, Howe & Company, discussed easements and right-of-ways for bridges in the county. Commissioners signed an agreement with Harrington Family LLC for the donation of permanent and temporary easements for the BRO-B031(36), Bridge No. 43100222.

Tonya Lohman, MoDOT, discussed county issues regarding bridges.

Doug Boe, River Bluff

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Daviess County Courthouse News

Absentee voting available now for August primary

County Clerk

Absentee ballot voting for Daviess County voters is open from now until 5 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 1 at the county clerk’s office, which is located on the second floor of the Daviess County courthouse. The Primary election is on Tuesday, Aug. 2.

Absentee voting will also be possible through the county clerk’s office on Saturday, July 30, from 8 a.m.

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Forum features only local Primary race

A political forum hosted by Daviess County Farm Bureau helps focus on one sure bet concerning the upcoming Primary Election: The Republican candidate who wins on Aug. 2 will be unopposed to become Associate County Commissioner for District 1.

Four men declared as candidates and will be listed on the Republican ballot. Three of the four spoke at last night’s event — incumbent Commissioner David Cox of Jamesport, Dylan Leeper

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Daviess County Courthouse News

County Commission

These are the unapproved minutes of June 22, 2016. All commissioners were present. Minutes were approved, and bills authorized.

James Lewis, road and bridge supervisor, and the county crew are continuing to work on the bridge on 292nd Street this week.

Ron Urton, Howe & Company, updated commissioners on bridge construction of BRO-B031(36) and  BRO-B031(37) in Jamesport Township.

Dane Worrell discussed work completed with the roof and the

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Daviess County Courthouse News

County Commission

James Lewis, road and bridge supervisor, and his crew are placing railroad car decking on a bridge on 292nd Street this week.

Harold Ray and Joshua Walters from Clifton Larson Allen LLP discussed procedures for the audit for Daviess County.

Rick Eaton, Daviess County Nursing and Rehabilitation Building Supervisor, held discussion with commissioners regarding asphalt completion, roofing consultant update and HVAC issues.

Assessor Betty Harmison held discussion with

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Insurance coverage increases with new 911 system

The new 911 system serving Daviess County was installed during the week of April 25 and is fully functioning.

During the 911 Board meeting held May 26, Supervisor Dana Carder noted that the internet speed in the office had to be upgraded as the new system is Windows-based and the former access speed proved inadequate. Ms. Carder also advised that a MULES Audit had been conducted and there were no

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Daviess County Courthouse News

County Commission

James Lewis, road and bridge supervisor, and his crew are hauling rip rap to a bridge on 292nd Street and then will be proceeding with the deck placement on this bridge. Crews will then be replacing corrugated metal pipe around the county.

There was discussion about road issues, regarding access to 232nd Street in Washington Township.

David Cox moved to adopt the Procurement Policy for Daviess County. Carl

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Daviess County Courthouse News

County Commission

James Lewis, road and bridge supervisor, and his crew continue working on the bridge on 292nd Street, weather permitting, where pile driving will be complete and the bridge deck will be set at the end of next week. The crew will be working on Bridge #208001.1 on 175th Street in Sheridan Township when time and weather permits.

Trudi Burton met with the commission regarding a $400 donation approved

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The high art of tuck pointing

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Dane Worrell Construction out of Daviess County has been making repairs on the courthouse roof, primarily doing some tuck pointing around the chimney. A leak had developed around the chimney on the north side. Mr. Worrell is also replacing windows in the clock tower. The work should be finished by this week, weather permitting.

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