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Commission declares disaster in county

By Staff | Dec 23, 2016

At a special meeting Tuesday morning, the Pierce County Board of County Commissioners voted to approve a disaster declaration for the county.

Snowfall and winds earlier this month created ridges near roads in some areas of the county, causing county emergency management to find roads to be in unacceptable condition.

(sub.) Other action

– The board approved the purchase of a replacement heater in the county shop.

– The board approved transfers of $100,000 from the County Poor fund to the Social Welfare fund; $100,000 from Highway Distribution to Road & Bridge; $1,871.47 from the 2011 FEMA disaster fund to Christenson Township; and $28,167.25 to Christenson and Hillside townships.

– The board approved bills from after the December regular meeting.

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