Webster Co. sups hear long range secondary roads plan

The Webster County Board of Supervisors heard a five-year, long-range plan for the Webster County Secondary Roads Department during their meeting Tuesday afternoon.

Webster County Engineer Randy Will said that the five-year plan will include a total of 68 construction and repair projects, including several bridge replacements for a total of $19 million. The projects will be funded by state and federal road use taxes, local options sales tax and property tax.

“We have a very aggressive plan,” said Will. “There are lots of posted bridges to be replaced.”

In other business, the board approved the resignation of Deborah Guild, dietitian with the Webster County Health Department and Alex Winninger, part-time correctional officer. The board of approved the hiring of Alyssa Sparks, typist.

The board also authorized the chair to sign a permit application for Phil Condon to construct a 15-inch private drainage tile across 170th Street in Johnson Township and a permit application for Xenia Rural Water District to bore 4-inch PVC water main along Williams Avenue from 210th Street to 50 feet south of 200th Street in Colfax Township.