The Bourbon County Commission Minutes of July 16

July 16, 2021                                       Friday 7:00 pm


The Bourbon County Commission met in open session for an emergency meeting at Fort Scott City Hall, Lynne was present, Clifton was on the telephone for the meeting.


Also present were the following: Susan Bancroft, Rob Harrington, Pete Allen, Bob Farmer, Lindsay Watts, Josh Jones, Michael Hoyt, Kevin Allen on the telephone and Trisha Purden on the telephone.


Lynne said that Rob Harrington had called him today regarding the collapse of the Eagle Block building on National in Fort Scott.  Lynne said that Rob had asked that the County declare an emergency declaration so they are able to begin the process to receive funding from the State of Kansas for CDBG funds to shore up and for the demolition of the Eagle Block building.


Lynne made a motion to declare an emergency for the collapse of the Eagle Block building because it is a public hazard and is endangering the public, Clifton seconded and the motion carried.  Lynne said the Resolution # will be 21-21 and asked for the authority to sign the Resolution once it is ready; Clifton made a motion for Lynne to sign the Resolution when it is ready.  Rob Harrington said the next step will be the application process and said he would handle the application process, he said he hopes to have access to the funds in the next few weeks.


At 7:04, Clifton made a motion to adjourn, Lynne seconded and the motion passed.




___________________, Chairman

(ss) Jim Harris, Commissioner

(ss) Clifton Beth, Commissioner


Kendell Mason, Bourbon County Clerk

July 27, 2021, Approved Date

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