As the Mercer County Commission continues to debate solutions to the expensive courthouse and jail expansion project, there remain many other county issues to occupy the commissioners’ time and attention.
Cal Wagner owns a home on Cypress Drive in the northeast corner of Beulah. He’s lived in his home for around 30 years by his estimate. In those years, he has had his basement flooded by sewer backup or overland flooding seven times.
Major renovations and expansion projects can be both generally helpful and completely necessary, but they come with a cost – and someone has to pick up the tab.
The Mercer County Commission listened to a presentation by Denise Brown from the North Dakota Local Technical Assistance Program (NDLTAP) concerning a motor-grader operator training event with the intention of providing instruction on new developments and operating techniques for constructing and maintaining gravel roads.
Beulah mayor Darrell Bjerke voiced his enthusiasm for the future of two development projects in Beulah, thanking the city council for their patience and support while the up and down process has been in the works.