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Daviess County Courthouse News

County Commission

Ross Williams, brush mower, discussed brush issues around the county with the commissioners and will be starting on bridges and culverts in Colfax Township after maintenance on the brush mower.

James Lewis, road and bridge supervisor, met with commissioners. The crew has installed corrugated metal pipe on Midway Avenue in Union Township. Crews will be installing a three-foot corrugated metal pipe on 235th Street in Grand River Township.

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Daviess County Sheriff’s Office Incident Summary

8-2-16

10:30 am – Shannon Dice, 44, Cameron,  posted $200 cash bond at the Sheriff’s Office (SO) on a Cameron PD warrant for FTA on traffic charges. Dice was given a court date and released.

6:06 pm – Domestic disturbance in Lock Springs.

7:27 pm – Report of dog bite in Pattonsburg.

9:23 pm – Burglary report on Highway M south of Gallatin. Nothing reported to be missing.

9:27 pm

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Daviess County Courthouse News

County Commission

James Lewis, road and bridge supervisor, met with commissioners. The crew completed repairs to the storm damage on Major Avenue in Union Township and Yale Avenue in Harrison Township. They are open to traffic. Five more sites have been identified, and the crew will be hauling rip-rap and repairing damaged areas at various locations around the county due to the storm. The county crew is repairing a mowing

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From the Bench

By Circuit Judge R. Brent Elliott

The last article highlighted legislative changes to felony classifications and prison terms that will take effect January 1, 2017. This month I will focus on changes to fine provisions for felonies. Currently, criminal fines are set forth in Chapter 560 of the Revised Statutes of the State of Missouri (RSMo.)  Next year criminal fines will be set forth in Chapter 558 RSMo.

Section 560.011

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Daviess County Courthouse News

County Commission

James Lewis, road and bridge supervisor, met with commissioners. The crew is completing finishing work on the bridge on 292nd Street. Corrugated metal pipe placements around the county are the next projects that crews will be working on.

David Cox moved to pay the bill from Trenton Coke for $1,142.40 for bottled water from the emergency funds. The bill was incurred due to the PWSD #1 water outage.

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Daviess County Courthouse News

County Clerk

Absentee voting will be possible through the county clerk’s office from 8 a.m. to noon on the Saturday prior to the election, July 30, 2016.

County Commission

Karl Hazzard discussed a private road in Monroe Township. Gary Heldenbrand and Larry Belshe were visitors.

The Board of Equalization convened at 8:30 a.m. and ended at 11:10 a.m. The commission meeting reconvened following the Board of Equalization.

Commissioners signed agreements

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Primary Election-Sample Ballot for Daviess County

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Daviess County Courthouse News

County Commission

James Lewis, Road & Bridge Supervisor, and crew continue working on the bridge on 292nd Street this week.

The Board of Equalization meeting is rescheduled from July 13 to July 20 at 8:30 a.m.

Coroner David McWilliams discussed indigent funding from the coroner’s budget.

Commissioners signed temporary construction easement and permanent easements for Bridge Project BRO-B031(36) Bridge No. 43100222, agreement with Harrington Family LLC.

Brandon Grooms, Sheridan

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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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