Columbia County Commissioners are Dwight Robanske, Charles Reeves and Mike Talbott. With all present Wednesday, the board:
SHERIFF: Read letter from county Republican Party nominating two candidates for sheriff. Approved candidate public forum date for Thursday, April 11 at 7 p.m. in the courthouse.
PARKS: Approved resolution recognizing the importance of state parks and especially Lewis and Clark and Camp Wooten State Parks.
HEALTH: Approved renewed interlocal agreement with Greater Columbia Behavioral Health.
NEWSPAPER: Opened bids for publishing legal notices in the county’s newspaper of record. The Waitsburg Times bid $4.50 per column inch, and the Dayton Chronicle bid $5.60 per column inch. The board selected the Chronicle as the county’s newspaper of record.
CELL PHONES: Approved request from county prosecutor for employee stipend to cover work-related use of personal cell phones.