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Winston City Minutes

Winston still seeking bids for park mowing, sewer shutoffs.

One sealed bid was received for mowing of the park but was rejected due to price during the meeting of the Winston Village Board of Trustees held April 4.

No bids were received for a contractor to install sewer shutoffs. The clerk will post openings in public places and online in order to receive more bids.

During public comments, Dalton Ragan,

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New 911 system to be installed in April

At their March 31 meeting, Supervisor Dana Carder advised the Daviess County Central 911 Board that the new 911 system was due to be installed on April 28. There will be three training sessions on how to use the new system, one session for administration and two sessions for dispatchers.

When a landline call arrives at the 911 answering point, special computer software uses the telephone number to retrieve and

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Gallatin fire report

The Gallatin Fire Protection District responded to the following incidences during March:

5th at 3:33 a.m.: Motor vehicle accident no injuries on Hwy. O south of Hwy. 6;

6th at 1:03 p.m.: Medical Assist at 20399 Nickel Avenue;

8th at 10:46 a.m.: Dispatched and canceled enroute to 502 S Main;

10th at 11:37 p.m.: Smoke scare, odor of smoke, not steam at 304 N Main;

15th at 10:58 a.m.: Medical

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City accepts bid for two streets to be repaired

Street Repairs bids were discussed during the meeting of the Gallatin Board of Aldermen held April 11.  Herzog’s bid for Mill Street for $117,864 and Keller’s bid for Clay Street for $108,420 were accepted.

Public Works Director Morey provided another quote for an AMI meter reading system through HD Supply.

The board requested a rough estimate on upgrading the 2400 loop. Morey’s rough estimate is $75,000-$100,000. Morey also stated he

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Delegates selected at Daviess County Democrat Caucus

Seventeen Democrats attended the caucus held April 7 at the Daviess County Courthouse.  Committee Chairman Teresa Eaton called the meeting to order and appointed Phil Tate as chairman of the caucus.  The selection process was held for delegates to attend the sixth district meeting on April 28 in Brookfield and the state convention to be held in Columbia on June 18.

Dan McCann and Vicki Corwin were elected to be

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Daviess County SWCD Supervisor Election and Reception

Daviess Soil & Water Conservation Supervisor election will be held Thursday, April 14, 2016, at the USDA Service Center, 209 Ash Street, Gallatin.  Polls will be open from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Area 1 which includes Townships Benton, Salem, Marion and part of Grand River west of Highway 13, candidates are Ronnie Cornett and Tommie Lowrey both of Pattonsburg.  Incumbent Tom Bonderer, representing Area 3, which includes Jefferson, Liberty,

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Longtime assessor withdraws from election

Longtime Daviess County Assessor Betty Harmison has withdrawn from the race for that office. Harmison officially withdrew her name on March 31. She began working in the assessor’s office in 1985 and was elected as Daviess County Assessor in 2000.

Harmison’s withdrawal sets up a General Election contest between two current courthouse employees. Democrat Sally Black of Gallatin is employed in the assessor’s office, and Republican Ronetta Burton of Pattonsburg

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Metering system priced, city buys roller, tractor

The Gallatin Board of Aldermen discussed an Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) system during their meeting held March 28.

The system is a radio system that is three times as strong as the current system and is a two directional system that will allow meters to be monitored and also read.

AMI will reduce reading meters from eight days to a couple of hours and 75% of the city could be

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Five more filings create additional county races

With the filing deadline ticking down to the final hours, five additional candidates have filed for Daviess County office since last week. This sets up a contest in every county office up for election, save two. Yesterday (March 29) was the filing deadline.

Three additional candidates are now in the race for First District Commissioner, all on the Republican ticket. On March 28, Andrew Adkison, Jameson, filed for the office.

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