The Cherokee County Board of Supervisor meet for the regular meeting on Tuesday. The Board received a new jail design for the proposed new Cherokee County Law Enforcement Center.
The new design showed how the building would only be covered with bricks on two sides of the structure saving $50,000 in construction cost. The Board with Rick Emswiler discussed other cost saving ideas, Architect for the project. The Board also heard promotion ideas from the Cherokee County Jail Committee for the vote that will be held on Aug. 4.
The Board also met with Community Services Director, Lisa Langlitz on a project cost report for case management in which they approved.
Don Faber of Three Rivers Insurance informed the Board that there would be a 12.93 percent primary increase as of July first in Health Insurance for the 2010 fiscal year.
County Engineer Dave Shanahan present a contract approval with Knife River Blacktop Company for the Federal Stimulus project on M-25 and one utility permit for an underground water line for Martin Access.
Shanahan was also presented with a three-year job contract with an annual bonus of $1,500.
Other business for the Board was the approval of two 30 cent per hour wage increase for Jailer Pam Wetherell and dispatcher William Robinson.
The Board also authorized the County Auditors offices to design permits for rural residents who want to put on a Fireworks display.
The Board also approved the release of $11,000 for the Forgiveness Emergency Housing lone for Jerry Lindberg housing property in the Colony Addition.