Washington County Board of Supervisor’s Meeting – Summary

BLAIR – Bids Advertised for Bridge work in Washington County were opened and awarded during yesterday’s board of supervisor’s meeting – the lowest bid –  by Dixon Construction, for work on a bridge on County Road 40, another on county road p-33.  Also at yesterday’s meeting, Steve Dethlefs was voted chair, the board also adopted official’s salaries and a committee was named to select a construction manager for the upcoming jail project.  Also in that meeting, board member Carl Lorenzen reminded the board that the intended funding for the jail project – getting a bond issue on the ballot– has deadlines to meet that are rapidly approaching and public information meetings are needed to help voters understand the need for expansion of the jail