• Ken Mata, Morton Building representative, met with the Commission to discuss the jail project and change orders. Commissioners expressed their dissatisfaction for how Morton Buildings has handled the jail's remodel and expansion project.
• Commissioner John Bunch motioned to open the budget hearing at 10 a.m. Presiding Commissioner Keith Lindquist thanked those in attendance and stated he was proud of the officeholders who worked hard to trim budgets in order to reserve funds. Commissioners unanimously voted to accept the 2018 McDonald County Budget as presented.
In attendance were: Joye Helms, treasurer; Jennifer Weber, collector; Jerry Mullins, road and bridge foreman; and Bill Dobbs, prosecuting attorney.
• Kevin Parr, representing Midwest Public Risk, met with the Commission to discuss the risk prevention/loss control programs it is providing McDonald County. Parr informed the Commission that MPR is working with the Sheriff's Office on these programs to help prevent/control loss of county property.
• Marty Yust, the juvenile officer, met with the Commission to discuss school resource officers and a vehicle for the SRO.
• Lois Lewis met with the Commission regarding her water line under a county road.
• Commissioners signed and approved accounts payable checks in the amount of $524,417.05.
• Mr. Woolsey, GPS Tracking representative, met with the Commission to discuss GPS tracking systems for the Road and Bridge Department. Commissioners told Woolsey the department does not need any additional tracking at this time.
• The Commission met with Craig Hayes at his residence to discuss his concerns regarding Carlin Ridge Road, near Rocky Comfort.
• Aaron Barnard met with the Commission to discuss Pleasant View Lane, near Pineville. Barnard was provided a copy of road specifications for McDonald County roads.
• Commissioners signed and approved accounts payable checks in the amount of $82,039.51.General News on 04/12/2018
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