LAWRENCE COUNTY BOARD

The Lawrence County Board met in regular monthly session Wednesday at the Lawrence County Courthouse and approved the low bid of Allendale Gravel Company of around $368,000 for construction of a bridge east of Illinois Route 1 near Pulleyville. They also approved a resolution to match $70,000 in federal funding for that project. The annual Illinois Department of Corrections inspection report of the Lawrence County Jail was presented to the board. Keith Kocher was reappointed to a 3 year term with the Lawrence-Allison Fire Protection District.  Bob Christy, Susan Gher, Sandy Diggs and Julie Hayes were all reappointed to the Lawrence County Health Department board. A.J. Mushrush was reappointed to 3 year terms with the Big Slough and English Pond Drainage Districts. John Phipps was reappointed to a 3 year term with the Raccoon Creek Drainage District and Greg Smith to a 3 year term on the Eagle Branch Drainage District.