For Immediate Release
June 3, 2020
CONTACT
Kate Flavin

316-660-9370

This Week in Sedgwick County

Board of County Commissioners

  • Commissioners accepted donations of personal protective equipment (PPE) and other materials from various citizens and community partners.
  • There was a discussion of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.
  • Commissioners approved a Notice of Funding Opportunity tool that will allow various community agencies to provide information on what needs they have related to COVID-19.
    • An online form will be available online, Friday, June 5. The information will be used to put together a strategic plan to allocate the CARES funding that the County received.
  • The CARES Act expense review team, called the Financial Stimulus Review Team, met last Friday to discuss timeline, scope, and training.
    • The group will be responsible for recommending CARES Act reimbursements to the BOCC once a strategic plan is in place.
    • Commissioners approved funding two Advance Life Support (ALS) rapid response vehicles for $125,000 in lieu of an ambulance for rural areas.
    • Dr. Garold Minns, the County’s Local Health Officer, was invited to attend a Commission meeting on June 17 to provide an update regarding testing and antibody testing.
  • Two resolutions were approved that authorized the creation of benefit districts for the construction of the first two phases of road improvements in Osage Country Addition.
    • Commissioners approved a request with the developer for 20-year financing for the improvements.
  • Following an executive session, commissioners approved a settlement agreement with Spencer Lindsay in the amount of $35,000.

 

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 View the meeting here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lvawN_53KPo

 For questions, contact Public Information Officer Kate Flavin at (316) 660-9370.