Friday, February 24, 2012

County Commission 2/23/12

County Commission, Feb. 23, 2012

All Commissioners present.

Among the usual items in the business meeting, the Commission approved a request by the Flint Hills Tea Party for a reservation of the court house plaza for a speakers’ rally on Saturday, April 14, from 12 -7 p.m.

Johnette Shepek gave an update on the expenditures and balances in the CIP, County Building, Economic Development and ½ cent Sales Tax accounts.

Robert Nall, Information Technology Director, presented his monthly departmental update. He said the new server to be deployed at the Health Department has been prepared along with a room to use for network operations for the Health Department. They are also upgrading work stations, wiring infrastructure and video security at the Health Department location. In the GIS area, they are working on several projects affecting Elections, Planning, and Appraisers departments.

A resolution approving beer sales at the Riley County Fair Rodeo was approved. According to Extension and the Fair Board, last year’s “test run” of such sales was a success, and the Fair Board would like permission for such sales to continue.

Julie Merklin, observer

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