At the meeting, payroll change notices for the Sheriff’s and Treasurer’s offices were approved as presented.
The final change order in the amount of $9,673 to Brocon Services was then approved, along with substantial completion of the 902 Court Street project. Dana Wernimont with Design Alliance also stated that the minor updates and fixes that need to happen at the north campus are still moving forward.
An educational tour with the Chinese Association of America then took place. Several students from China are in Iowa for two weeks as part of a presidential leadership institute. They attended the meeting and spent time in the offices of County elected officials.
An ambulance remount bid was then reviewed by the Board. Emergency Medical Services Director Mike Thomason says the ambulance they are currently planning to replace in the next fiscal year has been damaged. The Board has elected to remount the ambulance onto a new chassis, which Thomason hopes will last in the fleet for another six years. The bid from Arrow Manufacturing was approved in the amount of $124,819. Additionally, a bid from Stryker in the amount of $68,981 for the purchase of a power cot loading system was approved as presented.