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Board hears County's readiness in emergencies

Friday, July 24, 2009

The Cherokee County Board of Supervisors met Tuesday with Jan Carlson of the Cherokee Regional Medical Center's Public Health Services.

Carlson presented the Board with a Public Health Emergency Preparedness policy for approval. Carlson has been continuing to update her Emergency plans that an included report, readiness responses, drills and vaccination distribution centers.

If there was ever an outbreak of any kind of virus or pandemic flu within Cherokee County, Carson told the Board that she feels that her department could handle an emergency if it would happen.

Last month the CRMC Public Health, along with the Cherokee Emergency Management Services and other emergancy workers, conducted a drill and plan to conduct more in the near future.

In other business Cherokee County Engineer Dave Shanahan discussed general business with the Board concerning tree growth in county ditches. Shanahan also sought the approval of the Board for an underground permit to reauthorize NU Telecom of Aurelia for a project that was approved by the Board two years ago that never got done.

The Board then agreed to have a shorter meeting on Tuesday, July 28. At 10 a.m. the Board and Shanahan will be go on an inspection tour of current projects and future projects throughout the county.

There will be no Cherokee County Board of Supervisor meeting on Aug. 4 due to the County Election for the purposed Cherokee County Law Enforcement Center.

In other business the Board approved the final employee payout to Jennifer Lubeck of the Cherokee Country Sheriff's department in the amount of $ 3,525.46.

The Board tabled the appointment of a Veteran Affairs Commissioner. The Board had not heard back from Richard Wych to see if he would accept the appointment.



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