10/24/13 10:55 a.m.
The Hancock County Commissioners began the process of financing the upcoming Blanchard River Stream Enhancement project. Approximately $400,000 in bond anticipation notes were approved to get the ball rolling.
Commissioner Riegle expects a joint board of commissioners to award the contract today to clean 88.5 miles of the Blanchard in Hardin, Hancock and Putnam counties. Bids were open on September 26 with Tawa Tree Service of Ottawa the apparent low-bidder at just over $381,000. Property owners are expected to be assessed approximately $8 per parcel.Read More →