The county also paid a total $187,181 in bond and rental payments for the WestGate @ Crane Tech Park and $220,512 in a bond payment for the Olon building.
In one of the more comical appropriations one will ever see, the council approved $566,185 for reassessment funding. The move, as explained by Assessor Dennis Eaton, was because the state asked the funds be placed in one reassessment fund and then later reversed its decision, asking the funds be placed in their original fund.
For its annual reorganization, council member Mike Myers was elected president for the new year. Council member Jo Arthur will serve as vice president.