•February 10, 2016•
Additional flood damage on Moultrie County roads and bridges increased to $180,000 county engineer Jeff Birch told the Road and Bridge committee February 8.
That amount is added to the total county damage claim filed earlier with the Illinois Emergency Services and Disaster Agency.
“Once the water went down we discovered six bridges with erosion damage.” Birch explained that the county could submit labor costs related to debris removal which assured the county’s qualification for disaster relief.
Committee chair Kevin McReynolds led discussion on eliminating vehicle rental from employees following the purchase of a truck for the Road and Bridge Dept.
Birch explained the department had accumulated enough funds to allow the purchase, and he had looked into the state contract bid site for vehicles. Read More