Saturday, September 19, 2020

Monroe County Board

Thursday, September 10, 2020 - 10:10am
After coming up one vote short of securing $2 million from the general fund for a building project at last month’s Monroe County Board meeting, the Rolling Hills Committee agreed to offer a way forward it believes will be more palatable to supervisors sitting on the fence. At a special meeting...
Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 10:40am
Monroe County supervisors threw a nursing home project back into limbo Wednesday after an effort to fund $2 million of the proposed facility using cash on hand failed by one vote. Supporters of the resolution, calling for $2 million of general reserve funds be used on the project, could muster only...
Monday, August 24, 2020 - 9:54am
When the Monroe County Board meets Wednesday, Aug. 26, it will be voting on a dozen resolutions. Paramount among them will be a measure to preclude any need for new borrowing for a proposed county-run senior care facility by using $2 million of general fund money and reducing the original $20...
Thursday, August 6, 2020 - 10:31am
The Monroe County Board agreed Wednesday to move ahead with the originally proposed senior care facility plan but dissent among supervisors leaves the project on shaky ground. At the end of the nearly three-hour committee of the whole meeting, the board voted 9 to 7 to recommend a project that...
Monday, August 3, 2020 - 10:26am
The Monroe County Board will meet Wednesday to conduct an open dialog on the proposed county-run senior care facility. Last month, supervisors delayed a vote to bond up to an additional $4 million for the building project after some supervisors raised concerns about an independent care unit in the...
Thursday, July 23, 2020 - 10:24am
The Monroe County Board delayed a vote to bond up to an additional $4 million for a proposed county-run senior care facility Wednesday after some supervisors raised concerns about an independent care unit in the project and a general lack of information to make an informed decision. It appeared the...
Monday, July 20, 2020 - 10:34am
Monroe County Board supervisors will be voting on whether a new county-owned senior care facility will be a go or not when they meet this Wednesday. That vote will be on a resolution calling for the bonding of up to an additional $4 million to fund the project.  Bonding resolutions require a three-...
Thursday, April 16, 2020 - 10:17am
County board races decided Voters returned two of three incumbents to the Monroe County Board and decided two races between newcomers in the April 7 election. Incumbent Mary Cook held off a challenge from former county board supervisor Craig Buswell in District 16, which includes the towns of...
Monday, March 23, 2020 - 10:41am
In a special meeting of the Monroe County Board last Thursday, supervisors unanimously passed a resolution declaring a state of emergency in the county due to the COVID-19 outbreak. The action gives flexibility to county administrator Tina Osterberg  to manage current policies in the face of state...
Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 10:07am
The Monroe County Board met in closed session Wednesday night to discuss the recent trail in which 10 of the supervisors were found by a jury to be in violation of Open Meetings Law. While no decisions were disclosed in open session, the attorney representing the board was there, presumably to...

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