During its May 14 meeting, the Seward County Board of Commissioners:
• approved the County Department of Treasury State and Local Overtime funding for the Seward/York County Federal Interdiction Task Force.
Read more about SLOT funds in the May 22 edition.
• approved resolution 3451 in regard to the Seward County Local Emergency Operation Plan. Seward and York County Emergency Manager Gary Petersen, spoke to the board about updates to the local emergency operation plan.
“Every five years we do a revision and it’s updated annually,” Petersen said.
The revision, he said, was mostly contact information.
• approved a contract with Big Red Sam Entertainment for music services at the Seward County employee appreciation party.
• approved the use of the courthouse lawn for the weekly farmers market on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
Commissioner Becky Paulsen expressed concern over the lawn getting trampled and worn out.
Carol Albrecht, who represented the farmers market, spoke to the commissioners.
Commissioner John Culver suggested to Albrecht she contact the city of Seward about alternative locations for the farmers market, like streets surrounding the courthouse instead of the lawn.
• approved the Seward County sheriff’s agreement with the village of Bee to provide law enforcement services.