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McPhersonSentinel - McPherson, KS
  • County approves purchase of steel for bridge repairs

  • McPherson County Commissioners approved a request by Public Works Director Tom Maier for steel beams from Salina Steel during its meeting Tuesday.
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  • McPherson County Commissioners approved a request by Public Works Director Tom Maier for steel beams from Salina Steel during its meeting Tuesday.
    The beams will be used for bridge repair — one for a steel beam bridge on Smoky Valley Road, and the other near Arapaho Road to the south of the county.
    The budget approved for the steel is $1,397.
    Kramer said repairs should not inhibit traffic across the bridges.
    In other business:
    • County commissioners approved a proposed amendment of the 2012 budget. The county received additional funds from the 2012 telephone tax, as well as for the Community Developmental Disability Organization. Total additional expenditures for the county equaled $579,500, with $271,000 for the E911 telephone tax, $20,000 for the 2012 telephone tax, $78,500 for technology and $210,000 for the CDDO.
    • Commissioners approved a request by County Appraiser Diana Carter to purchase new computers and monitors. The budget approved was $2,658. The computers are intended to replace the last of the machines running Windows XP with ones running Windows 7.
    • Commissioners approved the renewal of a cereal malt beverage dealers' licenses for Lindsborg Golf Course and Prime Time Store.
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