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Quivira Water Rights on Barton commission agenda
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County Commission

The Barton County Commission will meet at 9 a.m.

Tuesday at the former JC Penney building, 1500 Kansas Ave. in Great Bend. 

The meeting will be open to the public but will also be streamed through Microsoft Teams. Citizens may view the meeting through their own sign-in or by signing in anonymously.

Those who wish to take part in the discussion of any item can call 620-793-1800 for instructions.

The agenda includes:

• Approval of Appropriations: Second 13th Month

• Approval of Appropriations

• The League Of Kansas Municipalities: 2024 Membership • Commission Discussion: Quivira Water Rights Impairment Issue

• Application for Approval of a Conditional Land Use Permit for a Described Tract of Land

• Repair of Caterpillar 826K Compactor Transmission

• Help America Vote Act Security Grant The commission also announced that the Juvenile Correctional Advisory Board Meeting will be held from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 30, at 1800 12th St., Great Bend. Following the agenda meeting, the following appointments are scheduled: 9:45 a.m. – Operational Needs – Jennifer Hamby, Solid Waste Director 10 a.m. – USDA B Grant – Julie Kramp, The Center; Derrick Hollingshead, IT Director, and Marissa Woodmansee, Juvenile Services Director.

10:30 a.m. – Body and Dash Cam Needs – Sheriff Brian Bellendir 10:45 a.m. – Juco Road Overlay Bids and Cold Mix Asphalt Bids – Barry McManaman, County Engineer and Darren Williams, County Works Director.

11:00 a.m. – Program Update and Insurance Bids – Brooke Haulmark, CKCC Director.

11:30 a.m. – Regular Business Discussion – Matt Patzner, County Administrator


Correction: names misspelled in article

The article in the Thursday, Jan. 25 Tribune regarding citizens upset over letters they received from the City of Hoisington contained the misspelled names of Darren Amerine and Tammy Norwood. The Great Bend Tribune regrets the error.