NewsJuly 9, 2024
Bollinger County Commission greenlights USDA's purchase of three Glen Allen properties, and discusses future mapping roles and road repairs with local officials.
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Bollinger County commissioners have approved three property purchases in the Glen Allen area. The U.S. Department of Agriculture is purchasing the properties in the storm-ravaged area.
Bollinger County commissioners have approved three property purchases in the Glen Allen area. The U.S. Department of Agriculture is purchasing the properties in the storm-ravaged area.File

Bollinger County Commissioners approved an offer for the purchase of three more properties in Glen Allen by the U.S. Department of Agriculture following the August 2023 flood that affected several homes in the town.

Presiding commissioner Leo Arnzen, along with associate commissioners Chad Hulvey and Tim Shelby, voted unanimously to approve the purchase of the homes located at 11005 Abernathy Lane, 10965 Abernathy Lane and 19049 Old Glen Allen Road.

In addition to approving the USDA’s offer, commissioners met with Bollinger County Assessor Ronda Elfrink to discuss general job duties for a mapping position with the Assessor’s Office.

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Commissioners also discussed property located at 104/106 High St. in Marble Hill with owner Tammy Davault. According to county Clerk Brittany Howard, the commission had talked about purchasing the property, however, no decisions were made, and plans to move forward are currently on hold.

Deputy director of the SEMO Regional Planning Commission Drew Christian also spoke with commissioners about the annual Missouri Department of Transportation Planning Framework for the Transportation Advisory Committee, which determines what roads in Bollinger County the commission would like MoDOT to repair.

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