By Keri Thornton

End-of-year business was discussed and a majority of items were approved at the regular Cherokee County Commissioners meeting on July 1.

District 2 Commissioner Mike Brown's request for a renewal of lease agreements and a bid for a three-cell concrete span bridge were approved.

Settlement terms between Cherokee County and Premier Truck Group concerning a sale of a 2019 dump truck - valued at $38,490 and requested by District 3 Commissioner Clif Hall - was granted by the board.

The Tahlequah Fire Department requested action on adjusting the fire district boundary line between its department and the Illinois River Fire Department. That item was tabled for next meeting. An application with stipulations for boundary lines was needed.

District 1 Commissioner Doug Hubbard's request for a renewal of lease agreements with First State Bank was approved by the board.

Approval was granted to receiving officers for the fire departments and county.

The treasurer's office request that banks and financial institutions handling Cherokee County funds for checking and/or investment for the 2019-2020 fiscal year, as well as authorizing withdrawal of funds collected by sales tax for the Governmental Building Authority from the county general fund, were approved.

Commissioners gave the nod to combine revenues and funds for all rental properties of Cherokee County and various sources for 911 and W11 accounts.

What's next

The next meeting, is July 15 at 9 a.m. in the Cherokee County Courthouse.