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 streamed through Microsoft Teams. Citizens may view the meeting through their own sign-in or by signing in anonymously.
To participate, follow the link https://bit.ly/2M9iXlO. Those who wish to take part in the discussion of any item can call 620-793-1800 for instructions.
The agenda includes: Kansas and Oklahoma Railroad Company, Kansas Department of Transportation and Barton County agreements for railroad crossing improvements on SW 40 Avenue (Airport Road); a Road and Bridge Department request for proposal for a sewer line replacement; and continued budget discussions.
The Great Bend City Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, at the Great Bend Events Center, 3111 10th St. One can also view the meetings on Access TV via Cox Cable Channel 20 or live online at www.facebook.com/gbcitycouncil/. The meeting will be recorded. The agenda includes proceeding with plans for a new police station at 12th and Baker, the city’s 2020 audit report and the evaluation of City Administrator Kendal Francis.