Grundy County Commission approves additional COVID-19 relief funds; culverts ordered to replenish inventory

Grundy County Courthouse Trenton Missouri

The Grundy County Commission approved COVID-19 Relief Fund allocations for eight entities on December 8th.

The Spickard R-2 School District was approved for $21,115.04, the Laredo R-7 School District $891.94, the Pleasant View R-6 School District $26,406.85, the Grundy County R-5 School District $30,720.28, Grundy County $8,162.46, the City of Trenton $1,845, North Central Missouri College $555, and the Senior Tax Board $10,193.73. Expenses are categorized as distance learning, telework capabilities, public health expenses, personal protective equipment, and school nurse payroll. The last date for COVID-19 Relief Fund allocations to be submitted is December 15th.

Culverts were ordered from Metal Culverts Incorporated to replenish inventory depleted in the last two years. The order is primarily tubes larger than 48 inches in diameter. The Road and Bridge crew is also performing maintenance on equipment and working on drainage problems on Northeast 90th Street.

Jon Dwiggins with the Howe Company presented information on the federal Off-System Bridge Replacement and Rehabilitation Program and the Transportation Alternative Grant. Applications are due by January 19th for the 80/20 match TAP Grant.

Emergency Management Director Glen Briggs reviewed information regarding 911 communications consultant proposals. That information and an update on a Next Generation 911 Grant will be presented on December 10th during a 911 communications review. That meeting will be at the Grundy County Courthouse at 9 o’clock in the morning.