County recognizes October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Published: Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at 11:52 AM.

“We usually have a cutoff time for purchase orders after we’ve finished that year’s budgeting,” said Merchant.

Board approved of increasing their deductible for Catastrophic Inmate Medical to $50,000 to reduce the premium.

After reviewing three bids for Property and Casualty Insurance the Board approved of Public Risk Management.

Board approved of leasing a grader for 30 days at $7,000 per month to be paid with FEMA funds for Commissioner Bobby Sasnet’s district with a vote of three to two, with Commissioners David Whitaker and Bill Parish voting “no.”

Sasnet explained that he had a grader down and there was a 95 percent chance that the transmission is broken.

“There’s metal shavings in the transmission fluid,” said Sasnet. “It’s a bad time of the year with FEMA here. We’ve got to get these roads done.”

County Attorney Jeff Goodman advised that due to the state of the roads because of the rains the least wouldn’t have to go to bid because it was considered an emergency.

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