Commissioners discuss re-opening courthouse to public


Recently the Jewell County Sheriff's office received a grant which was used to purchase AED's. There is now an AED on each floor of the courthouse and in the Jewell County jail. A few of the Jewell County patrol vehicles have also been equipped with AED's in the event of a deputy arrives to a medical emergency before EMS.

The Jewell County Commissioners met at 8:30 a.m. May 11.Commissioners, Mark Fleming, Steve Greene and Keith Roe were present. Carla J Waugh,

county clerk also attended the meeting.

The commissioners discussed plans for re-opening the courthouse to the public.

Anna Porter, county appraiser, reviewed the re-inspection process.

Don Jacobs, sheriff, said they received AED's and installed some of them in the courthouse and patrol vehicles.

Nancy Marihugh, health administrator, provided an update on the COVID-19 cases and reporting. Kevin Peroutek, noxious weed director, emergency prepar...

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