• Tue. Sep 20th, 2022

Ellinwood sewage aid, frontage grants on committee agenda

ByChad J. Johnson

Aug 20, 2022

The Barton County Commission will meet at 9 a.m. Wednesday at the Barton County Courthouse, 1400 Main in Great Bend. The meeting will be open to the public but will also be livestreamed due to COVID-19.

It will be streamed live via Microsoft Teams. Citizens can view the meeting through their own login or by logging in anonymously.

To participate, follow the link https://bit.ly/3wnHEzC. Those wishing to participate in the discussion of any point may call 620-793-1800 for instructions.

The agenda includes:

• Financial assistance for the improvement of wastewater in the town of Ellinwood.

• Support for the improvement of infrastructure for rural water district 1.

• The Sunflower Diversified Services glass recycling project.

• An extension of the subsidy deadline for the façade improvement project.

Following the agenda meeting, the following appointments are scheduled:

• 9:45 am – program update with County Engineer Barry McManaman.

• 10:00 a.m. – budget hearing and agenda meeting with Fire District #1.

• 10:15 a.m. or after fire district meeting closes – Grants updates with Amy Boxberger, Director of Central Kansas Community Corrections, and Marissa Woodmansee, Director of Juvenile Services.

• 10:30 am – audit review with Melissa Ille, AdamsBrown.

• 11:15 am – program update with Karen Winkelman, Health Director, and Kori Hammeke, Child Care License.

• 11:30 am – regular business discussion with Matt Patzner, Director of Operations.

• 1:30 pm – The commission will visit a building located at 18th and Main, Great Bend. The commission is looking for a building to use as a temporary home for county offices when the courthouse HVAC system is replaced.