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MADISON COUNTY COMMISSION MINUTES

October 16, 2017 the Madison County Commission met. In attendance were Presiding Commissioner Robert “Bob” Mooney, First District Commissioner Tom Stephens and Second District Commissioner Larry Kemp. 

ROAD AND BRIDGE DEPARTMENT

Road and Bridge supervisor Gregg Pruett said the department is overlaying some county roads. He is also looking for a dump truck. Pruett is working with FEMA with its paperwork mandates for funds to help the county with road repairs caused by the flooding this summer.

PUBLIC WATER SUPPLY DISTRICT #1

Raymond Skaggs and Kent Marler from the Public Water Supply District No. 1 and Prosecuting Attorney Dwight Robbins appeared to discuss the district’s plan to upgrade the water system. A grant has been submitted to help pay for the project. A request to obtain some land on county property was discussed. Robbins explained the legal means to pursue obtaining the property with his recommendation. Further information will be obtained by the PWSD No. 1 and the representatives will meet with the commission at a later date.

MADISON COUNTY MINES SUPERFUND AGREEMENT

A final release agreement between the county and Wastren Advantage, Inc., the company contracted to clean up lead contamination in residential sites was signed. Their last day was Oct. 4, 2017. Cleanup work will continue with Environmental Restoration, LLC from St. Louis. Approximately 3 million square feet of lead contaminated soil will be removed, replaced with non-contaminated soil and seeded in residential properties in the county.

KRANJEC VENTURES TIF PROJECT

Ivan Kranjec presented the Commission a comprehensive report detailing the work completed and cost of each phase of his TIF project. His contractor is currently working on Phase III.

COMMISSIONER REPORTS

Commissioner Kemp checked on several county roads last week and attended the University of Missouri Extension Council meeting.

Commissioner Stephens visited the Madison County Sheriff’s department and the Road and Bridge department. He also checked on several district one county roads.

Commissioner Mooney attended the Economic Development meeting where he signed the release agreement for the current residential lead remediation cleanup vendor.

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE

Accounts payable were presented for approval. Commissioner Stephens made a motion to approve paying the accounts as presented. The motion was seconded by Commissioner Kemp. The motion carried.

No further business was transacted October 16, and Mooney adjourned the meeting at 12:05 p.m.

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