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Platte County Commissioners on Thursday and approved
a bid for network cabling in the Platte County Administration
A $9,450 bid from Diamond Electric was accepted by commissioners
to allow for computer network cabling. The cabling will
be completed on the second floor of the Platte County
Administration Building. When completed, this will conclude
the building's networking.
Two bids were received for the project. According to
Stan Cooper, director of information services for the
county, the budget for the network cabling is $12,500.
In other business commissioners approved a performance
and maintenance bond for storm sewer improvements at Hills
at Oakmond second plat.
The bond was for $40,000 to insure the completion of
the project, according to Platte County Planning and Zoning.
An amendment to the Platte County Zoning Order concerning
commercial and industrial billboard signs was approved.
The amendment allows Platte County to be in compliance
with Kansas City sign ordinances.
According to the amendment a billboard sign must be a
maximum height of 30 feet on the interstate or three feet
above building height.
Kevin Kuzma, Platte County Public Affairs coordinator,
gave the commissioners an update on the Citizen Corps
According to Kuzma, the program was formulated following
the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. The program unites elected
officials to plan for emergencies.
The group plans to have another meeting soon and anticipates
meeting once a month.