Shawnee County Commissioners Make Two Approvals

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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW)-- Roof replacement repair work at the Kansas Expocentre was one of the topics today at the Shawnee County Commissioners meeting.

Director of Parks and Recreation John Knight presented a proposal by J-B Turner and Sons Roofing and Sheet Metal to do repair work on the Kansas Expocentre.

The expenditures will cover $498,000 of the work and insurance revenue will cover all but the county's $10,000 deductible.

The repair work was approved 3-0.

Commissioners also unanimously approved the appointment of Edward O'Rear as Deputy Director of Community Corrections for Shawnee County.

O'Rear has filled the position on an interim basis since June 15th.