Osceola County commissioners approve security update, payment of bills

OSCEOLA COUNTY — County officials are continuing efforts to ensure the security and safety of area buildings and residents.

During the Osceola County Board of Commissioners Committee of the Whole meeting Tuesday morning, members of the board approved a proposal from Brooks Security for updating the county building security systems for roughly $13,290.

Security also will be updated for the two Commission on Aging meal site locations, in Marion and Tustin, for an additional fee.

Also during the meeting, commissioners approved:

• Claims of the county for approximately $71,280;

• Budget amendments and cash transfers;

• A lease agreement for a Ricoh copier in the county coordinator’s office;

• Storing county clerk records with File Safe for $2,410 for the first year and $0.25 per box per yer as the annual fee, approximately $723 annually, after the first year, with the option of sending additionally boxes with payment from money transferred from contingency funds; and

• A contract with the county building official with compensation set at 55 percent of the building permit fee for the current contract term; and $60 per inspection for building permits issued prior to 2019 with the inspection fee retroactive to Jan. 1, 2019.

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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 tfussman@pioneergroup.com.

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