Board of Supervisors on Monday unanimously approved a request by
Sheriff Ray Foster to purchase a bomb dog and a vehicle in which to
transport the animal.
originally requested funds for the canine earlier this month.
bids were returned for the animal, with the low bid totaling $8,500,
which the board approved. The bid was placed by Augusta K9 Services.
also inquired about purchasing a specialized vehicle to transport
the dog. He estimated needing $25,000 to cover the cost of the
vehicle, which brought the overall total to $33,500.
think that's a very, very good deal," Foster told the board.
request was approved on Prater Supervisor Eddie Lindsay's motion and
Rocklick Supervisor David Ratliff's second.
at the meeting, Raymond Webb approached the board requesting $5,300
to fund the purchase of uniforms and equipment for Buchanan County
Little League Football.
said he and Albert Childress are organizing a new team for the
league that will be based at Riverview Elementary/Middle School.
Although, children countywide are welcome to participate.
open to all the county," he said, adding students from
Riverview, Russell Prater and J.M. Bevins elementary schools are
participating, as well as one child from the Garden District. As of
Thursday, he said, 85 children had come out for the team.
funds would provide uniforms for 47 of the 85 children, ages 10 and
under, he said.
request was unanimously approved on Ratliff's motion and Lindsay's
second, provided the group provide proper documentation of its 501c3
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