County board approves paying invoice

Cloud County board of commissioners Monday unanimously approved paying an invoice, on behalf of the Public Building Commission to the City of Concordia for $6,366.60.
The board also approved a Joint Waterway Use Permit for Patricia Patterson in the northwest quarter 6-7-1 and the closing of the courthouse and county offices on Dec. 24 and 25.
In other business, Andy Asch, highway administrator, reported the bridge on Gold Road between 240th Road and 250th Road (Bridge No. 7126) has been closed temporarily for repairs.
The board acknowledged the resignation of Nathan LaBarge, Highway department employee, effective Nov. 1.
Diana Gering, Health administrator, and Ashley Noll, Area Agency on Aging, discussed the reimbursement for the Senior Care Act which the board will check into.
Adjournment was at 10:45 a.m.
Commissioners will meet as the official canvassing board for the 2012 general election Monday, Nov. 12.
The courthouse and county offices will be closed Monday, Nov. 12, in observance of Veterans Day.
Commissioners will attend the Kansas Association of Counties  annual meeting Nov. 13-15 in Topeka.

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