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Commission honors vaccination volunteers, council talks turf
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The Barton County Commission and the Great Bend City Council both meet Monday, and both plan virtual meetings due to COVID-19 public gathering restrictions.

The commission will meet at 9 a.m. Monday at the Barton County Courthouse, 1400 Main in Great Bend. The meeting will be open to the public but will also be streamed live due to COVID-19.

It will be live-streamed through Microsoft Teams. Citizens may view the meeting through their own sign-in or by signing in anonymously. 

To participate, follow the link: Those who wish to take part in the discussion of any item can call 620-793-1800 for instructions.

The agenda includes recognizing the volunteers for COVID-19 vaccination clinics, a proclamation for World Autism Acceptance Month, appointments to the Barton County Planning Commission and the Memorial Parks Advisory Committee, and the Redwing intersection improvement project.

The council will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, at the Great Bend Events Center, 3111 10th St., but the meeting will be closed to the public.

One can also view the meetings on Access TV via Cox Cable Channel 20 or live online at The meeting will be recorded.

The agenda includes a revised nepotism policy, a joint project with Barton County  involving a Kansas Department of Transportation cost-share effort for Airport Road and bids for the Sports Complex artificial turf.