The Grant County Board of Supervisors has
voted to have all future county government meetings
be electronically recorded. The vote was
11-to-5 with District-8 Supervisor Pat Schroeder
of rural Lancaster one of the five who voted
Joining Schroeder in voting against
the motion are Supervisors Mark Stead,
Bob Keeney, Dwight Nelson, and,
The motion calls for the county bylaws
to be changed, so that the audio from every
county government meeting held in a county
owned or leased facility be recorded.
It’ll take effect after the Spring elections
and County Board reorganization
meeting in April.
The Board also passed on a voice vote,
that county government departments
buy a digital recorder to use to record
the meetings. Just two departments,
the County Highway Department and
the Aging and Disability Resource Center
don’t have a digital recorder.