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Delayed county dust control could arrive this week

Updated: Aug 10, 2023

MOUND CITY – On Monday, July 3, the Linn County Commission learned that dust control had once again been delayed until July 7 or July 10 because of trucking issues. County crews marked off where the control liquid is to be sprayed several weeks ago.

In other business, commissioners:

• Learned that Treasurer Janet Kleweno had hired Katherine Houtman in the treasurer’s office at the hourly rate of $16.60 per hour.

• Authorized the signing of a resolution offering the sale of taxable General Obligation Sales Tax Refunding Bonds, Series 2023, of Linn County, Kansas.

• Learned that a person may want to move the caretaker’s house at the Linn County Park rather than the county demolishing it.

• Learned that the estimate to repair the trackhoe would be more than $36,500. Public Works Director Shaun West suggested replacing the trackhoe or looking for other options because its estimated value is not much more than the repair estimate.

• Learned that part of Tucker Road is not holding asphalt and West suggested returning it to gravel. That part is past the last resident on the road.

• Conducted three interviews for road foreman in executive session.

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