Key points covered during the meeting encompassed road projects, the appointment of a new fire chief, and the allocation of funding for an education program. The Dunn County Commission assembled on February 7, 2024, to deliberate on several significant matters vital to the county’s advancement. Discussions included updates on road development projects, reports from the Gladstone Fire Department, and initiatives for establishing a Wall of Honor to commemorate local veterans.
The meeting began with Bartlett and West Engineering outlining their projects and objectives for 2024. The firm is diligently ensuring that all projects adhere to county and state standards, which involves tasks such as sizing box culverts and negotiating with manufacturers regarding pricing and delivery schedules.
Additionally, the Commission approved a payment of $106,729.01 to Schwartz and Midwest Erosion Control for the resources utilized in Bartlett and West’s projects.
Basin Electric has submitted a permit application for the Roundup to Kummer Ridge overhead transmission line project. Upon approval, construction is slated to commence in the spring. A public service meeting, in conjunction with the town of Killdeer, is scheduled for February 16, 2024.
The Gladstone Fire Department provided updates on their 2023 activities, which included the adoption of updated bylaws and the procurement of a new fire truck capable of transporting 4,000 gallons of water. Joe Wanner, recipient of the Stark County Excellence Award and a recent inductee into the firefighters’ hall of fame, was also honored.
The Gladstone Fire Department shared updates on their 2023 activities, which involved adopting updated bylaws and acquiring a new fire truck capable of transporting 4,000 gallons of water. Joe Wanner, honored with the Stark County Excellence Award and recently inducted into the firefighters’ hall of fame, received recognition.
Furthermore, Carolyn Benz, the Veterans Service Officer, advocated for the creation of a Wall of Honor for local veterans. The Commission supported the installation of a Wall of Honor in the Dunn County courthouse to increase visibility and recognition of these esteemed individuals.