The St. Clair County Commission met Wednesday, Sept. 7, with Presiding Commissioner Robert Salmon, Northern District Commissioner Leroy Strope and Southern District Commissioner Gerald Williams present.
Commissioner Strope made a motion to approve Tax Additions and Abatements #192 through #196. Commissioner Williams seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Note: Tax Additions and Abatements are necessary where there is a correction, up or down, to assessment throughout the year. These changes must be approved by the County Commission.
The Commission and Road and Bridge Supervisor Cole Cochran discussed truck repairs, brush cutting, pipes and pipe installation.
Commissioner Strope made a motion to accepts the proposal from Tyler Technologies for updated financial and payroll software for the County Clerk’s office. Commissioner Williams seconded the motion. Motion carried.
The Commission signed the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission Blueprint for Safer Roadways Program Agreement.
The Commission left the office at 10:38 a.m. to meet with engineers to view bridge sites in the Tiffin and Lowry areas.
Commission met Monday, Sept. 12, with all present.
The Commission and Road and Bridge Supervisor Cole Cochran discussed maintenance on the Road and Bridge building, road grading and brush cutting locations.
The Commission signed an Agreement Letter with Missouri Conservation Department. When approved by MCD, this will be for reimbursement cost of rock qualified County roads leading to MDC management areas. The Commission received a federal inmate county as follows: 148 on Sept. 8, 143 on Sept. 9 and 146 on Sept. 12.
Sales Tax Revenues for July 2016, received were $29,311.17. Sales Tax Reviews were up $5,409.08 compared to one year ago.
Further discussion was held by the Commission and County Clerk Debbie Peden on updated financial and payroll software for the County Clerk’s office.
The Commission spoke with the contractor regarding sidewalk installation for the Courthouse yard. It was reported the work should begin at the end of this week or beginning of next week.
Commission met Monday, Sept. 19, with all present.
The Commission and Road and Bridge Supervisor Cole Cochran discussed gravel for Gerster Bridge entrance, brush cutter repair, roads, pipes and installations.
Presiding Commissioner Salmon and Commissioner Strope gave a report on the West Central Commissioner’s Quarterly Meeting they attended on Thursday, Sept. 15. This meeting was held in Warsaw.
A federal inmate count was received of 143 on Sept. 16 and 143 on Sept. 19.
The Commission discussed future bridge projects.
A telephone call was received concerning road conditions and brush cutting on SE 324 Rd.
The Commission signed a contract to Tyler Technologies for an update on the computer software program on financial and payroll for the County Clerk’s office.
St. Clair County Commission met Wednesday, Sept. 21, with Presiding Commissioner Robert Salmon, Northern District Commissioner Leroy Strope and Southern District Commissioner Gerald Williams present.
The Commission and Road and Bridge Supervisor Cole Cochran discussed brush cutting, roads, pipe and delivery of pipe.
The federal inmate count received on Sept. 20, was 144 and on Sept. 21, was 143.
Dustin Bly, representing Bukaty Companies, telephoned regarding employee health insurance coverage.
County Collector Pamela Guffey was in regarding computer software for the Collector’s Office.
Sheridan Garman-Neeman, St. Clair County Economic Developer, was in to update the Commission on projects and proposed projects for St. Clair County.
Kevin Sprenkle, Anderson Engineering, Inc., telephoned and discussed upcoming bridge projects with the Commission.
The Commission signed Missouri Department of Public Safety LESO Program Application paper work to allow the Sheriff’s Office to participate in surplus equipment acquisition.
Commission met Monday, Sept. 26, with all present.
The Commission and Road and Bridge Supervisor Cole Cochran discussed equipment repairs and brush cutting. Local citizens were in to report they were not pleased with the mowing and brush cutting on NW 875 Rd. As the brush cutters were in the area, it was reported work was in the process.
A telephone call was received complimenting the grading work on NE 450 Rd. The caller stated citizens in the area were very pleased with the looks of the road.
Sheridan Garman-Neeman, St. Clair Economic Developer, was in to request signature from the Commission for a letter of support for a grant application.
CART Revenues received were $57,962.47. $41,626.67 was the portion going to Common Road District. (These funds are allocated per mile of road and are received monthly).
Out of these revenues, funds are allocated to the following Special Road District:
Appleton City Special $2,887.64; Chloe Special $1,897.59; Collins Special $3,712.68; Hillsdale Special $1,897.59; Osceola Special $3,052.65; Vista Special $2,887.65.
Construction on the new sidewalks at the Courthouse is scheduled to begin today.