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Stevens County Board of Commissioners
June 16, 2009
County board begins work on optional building plan
By Tom Larson Sun Tribune A new Stevens County building project could still be underway this year, and at least two commissioners stated Tuesday that they don't foresee any changes to the optional plan the board adopted last week. The county board met with architects and a project...
June 16, 2009 - 5:37pm
June 8, 2009
UPDATE: Commissioners vote to halt jail project
By Tom Larson Sun Tribune The Stevens County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to pursue a building and renovation project that does not include immediate construction of a 20-cell jail. The controversial project now will include a substantial remodeling of the 53-year-old...
June 8, 2009 - 12:12pm
May 19, 2009
County board approves sale of jail bonds
By Tom Larson Sun Tribune The Stevens County Board of Commissioners voted to sell bonds that could be used to finance jail-related expenses in the county's $15 million building and renovation project. The vote to move ahead with the sale comes a week after the commissioners voted...
May 19, 2009 - 3:53pm
May 12, 2009
Commissioners vote to get bids on jail project
By Tom Larson Sun Tribune Stevens County will advertise for bids on its $15 million building and renovation plan, despite cautionary and sometimes angry responses from opponents to the jail portion of the project. The county's Board of Commissioners voted 3-2 to seek bids for the...
May 12, 2009 - 2:36pm
April 14, 2009
County's building experts discuss current project, check options
By Tom Larson Sun Tribune The architect and project manager for Stevens County's building project are expected to have design and cost estimates for two alternate plans by the end of April. The Stevens County Board of Commissioners met with Scott Fettig, of Klein McCarthy Architects,...
April 14, 2009 - 4:24pm
March 30, 2009
Building advisory meeting postponed
The Stevens County Citizens/County Board Facilities Project Advisory Committee meeting scheduled for Monday, March 30, has been postponed because due to the threat of an impending blizzard. The panel was to meet with representatives of Klein McCarthy Architects and Contegrity, the...
March 30, 2009 - 11:15am
February 17, 2009
County postpones building project bond sale
By Tom Larson Sun Tribune The sale of jail bonds for a county building project will be delayed three months, and an advisory committee of residents will be formed to review the project. The Stevens County Board of Commissioners voted 5-0 to approve delaying Tuesday's bid opening...
February 17, 2009 - 12:26pm
February 5, 2009
County could lose more money under Pawlenty proposal
By Tom Larson Sun Tribune State budget cuts affecting Stevens County could be deeper than expected if it doesn't comply with Gov. Tim Pawlenty's call to develop regional Human Services operations. County Commissioners heard a review of the governor's proposal at their regular meeting...
February 5, 2009 - 12:00am