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GB Council discusses lot sales; County Commission honors BCSO staffer
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The Great Bend City Council will meet Monday night and the Barton County Commission will meet Wednesday morning, and both plan virtual meetings due to COVID-19 public gathering restrictions.

The Great Bend City Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, at City Hall, 1209 Williams. One can also view the meetings on Access TV via Cox Cable Channel 20 or live online at meeting will be recorded.  

• The sale of remaining lots in the Amber Meadows Rural Housing Incentive District.

• The purchase of a police vehicle from the Kansas Highway Patrol.

• The 401a profit-sharing retirement plan for public safety personnel.

• A work session to on the Police Department building.

County Commission

The commission will meet at 9 a.m. Wednesday 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 Those who wish to take part in the discussion of any item can call 620-793-1800 for instructions.

The agenda includes:

• An Employee Recognition Award for Natasha Beneke, Sheriff’s Office.

• The appointment of an interim solid waste director.

• The transfer and carry over of 2021 unexpended funds to the Capital Improvement and Equipment Replacement Funds.

Following the agenda meeting, the following appointments are scheduled:

•  10 a.m. – park improvements for City of Pawnee Rock with Yvonne Link, assistant clerk.

• 10:15 a.m. – diesel fuel quotes with Jennifer Hamby, interim solid waste director. 

• 10:30 a.m. – regular business discussion and financial update with Matt Patzner, director of operations.