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DA’s office gets $10,000 in grant funding

New fairgrounds PA and reader board system moves forward
Rylan Boggs

Blue Mountain Eagle

Published on May 11, 2017 11:51AM

Grant County Commissioner Jim Hamsher at a Wednesday, May 10, Grant County Court meeting.

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Grant County Commissioner Jim Hamsher at a Wednesday, May 10, Grant County Court meeting.

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The Grant County District Attorney’s office has received $10,000 to help with programs for children in crisis.

Andrea Officer, the victim assistance director for the county, announced the education service district grant in a Grant County Court meeting Wednesday, May 10.

Grant County Judge Scott Myers said it was a “very appropriate use of the money.”

During the meeting the court also:

• approved a $103,100 bid from Mike Voight Construction to build a shed for road department equipment.

• approved a request from the victim assistance director to purchase a couch locally.

• approved a $13,680 yearly agreement between the Grant County Assessor’s Office and the Oregon Department of Revenue for map maintenance.

• signed a letter of appreciation for Bruce Kaufman in recognition of his volunteer services.

• approved a contract between the county and state for continued substance abuse disorders and problem gambling services funding for Community Counseling Solutions.

• approved electrical work for a new PA system and reader board system at the fairgrounds.

• approved a request from Justice of the Peace Kathy Stinnett to sign a contract with Western Collections Bureau to collect overdue fines.

• signed a previously approved Firewise contract between the county and Jerome Natural Resources.



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