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The Henry County Commission met pursuant to adjournment at the courthouse in Clinton, Missouri.
Those members present were: Jim Stone-Presiding Commissioner
Rick Fosnow-North District Commissioner
Dale Lawler-South District Commissioner
Amy Heredia-County Clerk
County Clerk Rick Watson was absent to attend the annual Urban Board Conference.
The agenda was approved as presented.
At 8:57 a.m. Commissioner Stone brought the meeting to order.
The minutes from the Tuesday May 7, 2019 meeting were read. Commissioner Lawler made a motion to
approve the minutes. Commissioner Fosnow seconded the motion, motion carried.
Expenditures for the following departments were approved to be paid:
Employee Benefits Road & Bridge
Tri County Child Support General County Government
A letter was approved and signed regarding the appointment of Josiah Town to the Senior Citizens
Service Tax Board.
Documents were signed to secure a reissued title for the recently sold Sheriff’s Department vehicle.
There was discussion of which bridge should be the next priority for the Road & Bridge department, as
SW 351 remains inaccessible due to high water. Commissioner Lawler shared his plans to contact the
Conservation Department to discuss possible funding assistance, as they own the property on both sides
of the road, with the cost of the replacement of the bridge on SW 351 Rd.
At 9:27 a.m., Commissioner Fosnow made a motion to go into closed session pursuant to RSMo
610.021(3) to discuss matters of Sheriff’s Department personnel. Commissioner Lawler seconded,
motion carried with a roll call vote: Stone-Yes Fosnow-Yes Lawler-Yes
At 9:39 a.m., Commissioner Lawler made a motion to end closed session pursuant to RSMo 610.021(3).
Commissioner Fosnow seconded the motion, motion carried with a roll call vote: Stone-Yes FosnowYes Lawler-Yes
Commissioner Lawler asked Sheriff Oberkrom to investigate whether recourse can be taken regarding
damage which occurred to a bridge on NW 301 last year.
There was more discussion of road work in the county and continuing problems with people removing
road closed signs.
Emergency Management Director Todd Sowerby visited with the Commission to present the 2019
CEPF application for LEPC funding. The application was approved and signed.
Assessor Scott Largent furnished the Commission with a list of the old & new addresses for the
properties affected by re-addressing.
At 10:05 a.m., Commissioner Stone left to attend a proclamation signing at City Hall.
At 10:25 a.m., Commissioner Fosnow left for an appointment.
Commissioner Stone returned after the proclamation signing.
Luke Edwards of the Daily Democrat attended the meeting.
Dave Garnett visited with the Commission regarding scheduling and details for Olde Glory Days.
At 11:40 a.m. Commissioner Lawler left to attend the West Central Community Action Agency
Commissioners adjourned at 11:57 p.m.




Henry County Commission
Open Meeting
2nd Floor Henry County Courthouse
100 W Franklin, Rm 210, Clinton, MO
9:00 a.m. Thursday May 16, 2019
Posted: 2:09 p.m. Tuesday May 14, 2019
A. Review and approve agenda
B. Review and approve minutes of the Tuesday May 14, 2019 Meeting
C. Review and act on invoices
D. Old Business
1. Security Upgrades
2. Remodel Public Administrator Office
3. $0.25 sales tax for Law Enforcement
4. May 23rd Depository bid
E. New Business
Brownington Contract
F. Appointments
Thursday May 16th @ 9:30 a.m. Sinclair Biometrics electronic security for jail
Thursday May 16th @ 10:30 a.m. Mike Glaspy Big Creek Township
G. Adjourn
The Henry County Commission may go into closed session at this meeting if such
actions approved by a majority vote of the Commission members who constitute a
quorum, to discuss legal, confidential, or privileged matter under Section 610.021