2008-12-25 / Court News

Road board adopts budget

Roscommon County Road Commissioners Dec. 18 approved a balanced 2009 budget of $6.3 million.

Assistant Manager-Chief Financial Officer Gloria J. Burns said the budget includes an additional $100,000 for employee post-retirement benefits. Commissioners also amended the 2008 budget to show revenue of $7.49 million and expenditures of $7.56 million, a $76,735 deficit.

Federal Aid Secondary projects were approved for 2009. An overlay and shoulders will be placed on Co. Rd. 101 in Gerrish Township, and Co. Rd. 200 will be resurfaced from Co. Rd. 202 in Lyon Township to Birch Road in Gerrish.

Burns said grants will also pay for guardrail upgrades on Cherven Road in Higgins Township and Bryan J. Drive in Denton Township.

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