The Morgan County Commission Tuesday, June 7, addressed tax write-offs, Library Board resignations and appointments, broadband, and increase security at the Public Administrator’s office.
The Commission authorized County Collector Kathy Francis, to write off parcels that were deeded to the Curators of the University of Missouri and should have been tax-exempt for the years 2019, 2020, and 2021.
The Commission approved the resignation of Brenda Steffens from the Morgan County Library Board and appointed Lena Menning to serve the remainder of her term (through June 2023). Mary Jo Jackson was reappointed to the Morgan County Library Board. Her new term will be June 2022 through June 2026.
Corey ten Bensel and John Szymanowski with Co-Mo addressed the commissioners about construction costs for projects on Highway 52, Florence, and Syracuse. They presented quotes to bore on public rights-of-way in these areas. Commissioner Ryan Hoffa asked if they could get pricing on trenching in these areas, as well, so they can compare. They discussed how broadband brings economic development to communities and it’s lacking in these areas at this time. No action was taken.
The Commission received a bid from Stronghold for digital upgrades in the Public Administrator’s office for security purposes. Stronghold doesn’t think the computers or printers are compatible. No action taken.
The installation of a Renodry wall dehydration system in the Morgan County Courthouse was approved.