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Health department has some flu vaccine, more to come later

The Daviess County Health Department in Gallatin has received a partial shipment of their Quadravalent Flu Vaccine for three years of age and older. Nursing staff will begin to give those doses on Tuesdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., or by appointment with a nurse, while supplies last.

Once the entire order of vaccine arrives at the health department, a notice will be placed in the local papers and

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Jail hires part-time nurse

The Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail Board agreed to hire a part-time nurse to work at the jail, at a cost of about $30,000, during their meeting held Sept. 25 in Pattonsburg. ACH, the jail’s medical provider, will hire the nurse.

Records disposal should start in the coming week.

Ed Howard gave the financial report which was accepted by the board. Sales tax income for September was $118,351.10; Commissary grossed $17,266.63; CD

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Railroad flatcars — new solution for an old problem

Bridge at 292nd Street near Jamesport washed out Spring 2015.

A bridge at 292nd Street in Jamesport Township will be replaced by two 60 foot railroad flatcars placed side by side. The bridge will be about 22 feet wide with no load posted. The single-span bridge (No. 43102.4) is located on a gravel road going north off of State Hwy. NN on the west end of Jamesport. The bridge over

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Daviess County Commission Report

These are the unapproved minutes of Sept. 16, 2015. Randy Sims, presiding commissioner, called the meeting to order. David Cox, first district commissioner, was also present.

The road and bridge crew are working on a crossing at 142nd St and Unity Road in Colfax Township and repairing other storm damage in the county.

Dale Linville met with the commission regarding a blocked road in Sheridan Township.

Pam Howard, circuit clerk,

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City Audit Still Coming

Gallatin City Administrator Tony Stonecypher announced the city is still waiting on its 2014 audit review. He will be in contact with the city’s Attorney for legal advice on the issue. The board discussed the cost to finish the audit.

Discussion was also held on 2015 Audit Bids, which were as follows: McBride, Lock, & Associates, LLC $11,685; John W. Gillum, CPA, LLC $9,500; Kenney D Hales, CPA, PC $5,750;

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Four Resign from City Positions at Winston

Resignations were accepted from Trustee Bill Michael; City Clerk Lucille Lusk; and Ordinance Enforcement Officer Christy Eden-Browder during the Sept. 14 meeting of the Winston Board of Trustees. Trustee Jerry Lusk submitted his resignation a day or two later.

A resume was accepted for the new city clerk from Teena Sandler. Ms. Sandler was hired on a 90 day probation period.

A bid was accepted from Kelly Ebberts for the

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Neely Joins Race for Assistant Majority Floor Leader

Rep. Jim Neely, R-Cameron, announced his candidacy for assistant majority floor leader Tuesday with a letter mailed to the majority caucus.

“I believe the members, just like you and I, who go to Jefferson City to fight for those most vulnerable citizens in our state deserve a bigger voice in the conversation,” he wrote in the letter. “I am not seeking a leadership position to further a political career, but

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Pattonsburg Hires Ordinance Officer, Sets Tax Rate

Christy Eden Browder was invited to discuss contracting to be the city’s ordinance enforcement officer during the June meeting of the Pattonsburg Board of Aldermen. The board agreed to contract her at a maximum of 20 hours per month, $20 for the first hour and $10 for every hour after that. The city’s “dogs and cats” ordinance received corrections, updates and clarifications and the pound license was approved during the

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Tax Levy Set, City Looks at Sludge Press for Sewer Plant

An ordinance was accepted during the meeting of the Gallatin Board of Aldermen held Monday, Aug. 24, which set the 2015 tax levy rates for property taxes as follows: General Revenue Fund .6267; Parks and Recreation Fund .2230; Band Fund .0200.

Public Works Director Mark Morey informed the council it will cost $4,000 to repair an aerator at the sewer plant. Discussion was held on possibly purchasing a sludge press

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