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By Garth Meyer
Gazette Reporter 

Snow-damaged fence costs on county table


May 23, 2019

Whitman County commissioners took in an update Monday from Mark Storey, Public Works director, on a stalled resolution involving a fence damaged during the snows of February and early March.

On both sides of Belsby Road, at the northwest edge of the county, approximately 8,200 feet of fence was hit by snow thrown from plows along county right-of-way ground.

On that stretch, north of Rock Lake, front-end loaders were used on drifts to scoop and dump snow to the side of the road.

Right-of-way room on roadsides is for the purpose of maintenance.

“We only repair fencing that is not on the r...

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