The Butler County Board of Commissioners awarded two bids for hot mix asphalt projects in the county.
Both bids were awarded to Cornejo and Sons of Wichita. The first bid was for resurfacing on NW Butler Road for $965,889. That project is slated to start around September 14. The second project is to resurface N.W. 150th Road to Harvey County line, including a stretch of one mile through Elbing for $619,944.72. That project is set to start around Sept. 21.
The commissioners also approved engineering agreements for three bridge projects in the county.
One bridge being replaced is on SW Haverhill Road. The estimate is $49,500. That project is scheduled for 2019. Another bridge on SE Teter Road will be replaced in 2020. The estimate on it is $43,500. The final bridge project is at River Valley Road north of U.S. Highway 54 west of Augusta. The estimate on that project is $42,400. That project is slated for 2021.
The county received two donations for easement for a waterway project at parallel to 210th Street. Rick Morris donated .04 of an acre. Rod Bird donated .84 of an acre.
A new Butler County Planning Commission/Board of Zoning appeals members was appointed. Christy Sullivan was added to Ed Myers 3rd District. Jeff Varner, chairman stepped down from his position. There are now nine total planning/ board members with one position open in Jeff Masterson’s 1st District. The other eight members were officially renewed as board members as well. Members include 1st District - Jim Ralston; 2nd District (Marc Murphy) - Roger Williams, Mark Sudduth; 3rd District - Christy Sullivan, Jeremy Sundgren; 4th District (Mike Wheeler) - David Greene Jr., Andy Jones; 5th District (Dan Woydziak) - Debbie Logsdon, Kermit Frey.
A new name for a street located south of Augusta was made approved by the commission. Th new name for the road is SW 127th Terrace.
The county also:
-approved the annual payment for software for the Butler County Attorney’s Office
-approved the mutual aid agreement with the El Dorado Correctional Facility.
-held a budget work session.