Last updateMon, 26 Jan 2015 4pm

County seeking several bids

    During the week of January 30, Phelps County commissioners:
    • Held a monthly courthouse meeting.
    • Announced they are soliciting bids for asphalt overlay. Bids will be received in the Phelps County Clerk’s office at 200 North Main Street, Suite 102 until 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, February 11 at which time they will be opened.

    • Are seeking bids on culverts. Bids will be taken until Tuesday, February 11.
    • Will also be taking bids on rock and gravel for use by the Phelps County Highway Department until Tuesday, February 11.
    • Received the audit for the year ending in June 30, 2013 for the Phelps County Public Housing Agency.
    • Heard from Todd Dablemeont, Benton and Associates, and Road Superintendent Walter Snelson, who discussed the Bridge Engineering Assistance Program grant the county has been awarded by the Missouri Department of Transportation for the study of 10 to 15 low -ater crossings and rating them by condition and traffic count.
    • Issued a certificate of recognition to Justin Butkovich for his achievement of being awarded the Eagle Award by the Boy Scouts of America.
    • Approved the 2013 Prosecuting Attorney’s Equitable Sharing Agreement and Certification.
    • Heard from Julie MacCash, director of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program, who presented an updated Memorandum of Understanding for each RSVP work station. Commissioners approved the memorandum.
    • Heard from Jim Kittle, who appeared over concern of large truck traffic in Northwye and the safety hazard it presents to residents there. He requested the Commission post a “No Through Traffic” sign on Road 2020. Commissioners agreed with the safety concerns, but advised they were not certain they have authority to limit use of a public road to traveling public.
    • Received a letter of engagement for Gilmore & Bell as well as draft bond issuance documents for the 2014 Series Phelps County Regional Medical Center Bonds.
    • Awarded First Community National Bank for Certificates of Deposit for a term of 12 months at .35 percent.
    County commissioners meet every Tuesday and Thursday at 9 a.m. at the Phelps County Courthouse in Rolla. All meetings are open to the public.