Bond County Board Makes Appointments, Announces Vacancies


In their most recent meeting, the Bond County Board made several appointments.

Bond County Resident David Clark was appointed to fill a vacancy on the Bond County Public Building Commission. The board voted 3-1 in favor of Clark, with board member Gerald McCray voting “no”. Board Chairman Howard Elmore was absent from the meeting.

The board also approved the reappointments of Sue Backs, Dennis Lingley, and Wes Pourchot to the University of Illinois Extension Board. The motion passed 3-0, with board member Wes Pourchot abstaining.

The board accepted the resignation of Robert Steiner from the Maxey Cemetery Board. The cemetery’s board of trustees has recommended Thomas L. Steiner to fill the vacancy.

Unanimous approval was given for the county to enter into an agreement with the University of Illinois Extension. Under the agreement, the county will contribute $81,000 to the University for the period of July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.