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County Board briefs: Intersection repair contract awarded; Parks and Rec month declared

County approves intersection repair contract

County Board approved a $175,683.80 contract with HR Green, which previously did the design services for Olinda Boulevard North and Osgood Avenue North in Baytown, that includes redesign engineering services that were not included in the original 2015 contract. Public Works Director Don Theisen explained this will improve the safety of the intersection, which needed a redesign after a nearby large housing development proposal.

In other news:

• As the county celebrates the reopening of Cottage Grove's Ravine Regional Park, the month of July has been designated as Parks and Recreation month. "I love the parks, my joke is that I could definitely live in a park," said Commissioner Lisa Weik said.

• A $151,560 contract with AAA Striping Service Company for lane striping was approved as part of the consent calendar

Meeting watch

The June 26 County Board meeting lasted about two hours. All commissioners were present.

— compiled by Jackie Renzetti, staff writer