Mecosta County commissioners approve MDOT funding application

MECOSTA COUNTY — During the Mecosta County Board of Commissioners meeting on Thursday, members of the board approved a funding application to the Michigan Department of Transportation to renew annual funding in the amount of $34,431.

The funding is to be used for reimbursing volunteers for mileage and paying for mileage for MDOT-funded vans.

Also during the meeting, commissioners approved:

• Bills to the county for approximately $1,277,200;

• A loan request from Drain Commissioner Jackie Fitzgerald for maintenance to the Blue Lake Dam.

• December 2018 financial reports;

• Replacing the finance officer’s laptop with a Surface Pro, with accessories, from Precision Data for $2,167 from Capital Equipment;

• Purchasing an all-wheel-drive Chevy Equinox off the MiDeal Contract from Berger Chevrolet for $21,436, plus delivery fee;

• Paying approximately $970 to Big Value Center LLC for partial funding of repairs to a common drain which passes through the Mecosta County Services Building parking lot;

• Discharging a housing rehab mortgage which has been paid in full;

• A Title VI update for the Commission on Aging;

• The District Health Department No. 10 lease agreement for fiscal year 2019-20;

• A principal residence exemptions audit; and

• Filling the senior accountant position for the COA.


Posted by Taylor Fussman

Taylor is the cops and courts reporter for the Pioneer and Herald Review newspapers. She can be reached at (231) 592-8362 or by email at

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