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County Commission, GB Council to meet Tuesday
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The Barton County Commission and the Great Bend City Council both meet Tuesday, and both plan virtual meetings due to COVID-19 public gathering restrictions.

The commission will meet at 9 a.m. Tuesday 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 a letter of support for Sunflower Diversified Services, computer software annual agrreements and a letter opposing a Kansas House bill that offers COVID-19-related property tax reimbursements and an executive session.

The council will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, at  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 The meeting will be recorded.

The agenda includes permissions for the annual Art and Wine Walk, abatements and Quail Cove housing development rezoning request.