Crawford County News

Crawford Electric cancels in-person event, encourages voting to win prizes

    At its August meeting, the board of directors of Crawford Electric Cooperative made the difficult decision to cancel plans for an in-person annual meeting of members. Due to the ongoing pandemic, a large gathering in the co-op’s facility is simply not prudent.

Salary commission considers pay hike

    Crawford County office holders met last Friday in their role as the salary commission and discussed the potential for increases to their pay. They will meet again in October, after more of the year has passed and an audit is complete, to determine whether that is feasible.

County will not establish fire codes

    There are no fire codes in place for Crawford County, and there won’t be because the county doesn’t have planning and zoning requirements. At the county commission meeting held on July 27, commissioners were asked about the issue because it has popped up in the city of Bourbon.

County officials salary meeting is Friday

    Crawford County office holders will meet on Friday, August 6, at 8 a.m. in the upstairs courtroom of the courthouse to vote on their salaries for the next term.

Resident thanks commission for roadwork

    Following a recent story in the Steelville Star and Cuba Free Press about complaints from a property owner on Cotton Dodd Road, another resident on the road came to the Crawford County Commissioners to provide a different viewpoint.