County Commissioners Voted Today On Switching Banks

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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW)-- County Commissioners heard today from the finance director concerning Shawnee County switching banking institutions.

On January 10th, county services awarded a new banking contract to UMB Bank for a period of one year.

Today Finance Director Simon Martinez asked commissioners to approve an extension of the contract from one year to four years.

Shawnee County recently ended a five year contract with US Bank. The switch would also coverd the credit card program at Shawnee County.

The motion was passed two to zero with Commissioner Bob Archer abstaining.