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 city/county reporter for the Pioneer and Herald Review newspapers. She can be reached at (231) 592-8362 or by email at

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