Law Enforcement Building Addition Change Orders Approved by Commissioners
Wednesday morning, Sept. 18 the Nemaha County Commissioners accepted three change orders on the Law Enforcement Building addition. –$707.23 changing the ceiling at the back entrance of the structure. –$10,994.94 for a fireproof door between the dispatcher area and the jail. It is a result of continuing conversations with the state Fire Marshal’s office and the architect. Such a door was not installed during construction of the original building in 1974. –$10,385.72 concrete paving on the east side of the driveway to the street, going above and beyond the original scope of the project. Originally, the pavement was to be to the north side. The one-story addition with a full basement addition is scheduled to be completed in early 2020.
Public Defender Board Named, Pipeline Permits Allowed
Attorneys Dylan Handley and Doug Merz, and Scott Kudrna with Auburn State Bank were appointed to a board to review Nemaha County public defender applications. The county’s current agreement expires in October. The board is required by state statute. It is to be comprised of two outside lawyers and a layperson. Outside lawyers means other than County Attorney Louie Ligouri or Angelo Ligouri. Handley has been handling a lot of cases in the county. Merz has an office in Auburn. Six permits allowing Northern Natural Gas Company to use county road right of ways were approved. The utility is extending about 4.2 miles of new six-inch diameter pipeline and also replacing about 2.3 miles of pipeline. The work is being done west of Auburn. All work will be north of 728 Road unless otherwise indicated.
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