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Pawnee County commission minutes
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LARNED — The Pawnee County Commission met at 9 a.m. Oct. 29 for a regular meeting at the Pawnee County Courthouse. The following are approved minutes submitted by Pawnee Commission clerk Ruth Searight.
Pawnee County commissioner Donna Pelton, chair, was absent; Kathy Bowman and acting chair John C. Haas were present.
• Commissioners sorted through the mail.
• Commissioners discussed the Public Transportation Bus guidelines and rules.
• Commissioners discussed legislative issues. The commissioners signed the new Guidelines for Public Transportation Bus, effective Oct. 29.
11 a.m. — Mary Beth Herrmann, Pawnee County health administrator, discussed a possible food collection drive from the Pawnee County Courthouse to the Food Bank.  If people brought in items for Food Bank, the Health Department would give a free blood pressure check.  Commissioners approved the request.
She discussed the custodian painting in her office. The health department would purchase the paint from its budget. Commissioners approved the request, but there can be no overtime.
Herrmann gave update on the costs for the new automatic door for her department — $2,660 for an electrical door and $200 to install. Commissioners approved up to $3,000 for the cost of the door and installation.
11:25 a.m. — Charlene Koochel, Pawnee Valley Community Hospital, brought the papers for approval for pay Murray Company from bond proceeds.
11:45 a.m. — The meeting was adjourned until 9 a.m. Nov. 5.