Action taken at the Nov. 24, 2008, meeting.

The Jackson County Legislature met Monday, Nov. 24  2008, at the Kansas City legislative assembly area at the Kansas City Courthouse, 415 E. 12th St.

Approved ordinances

Appropriating $6,800 from the fund balance of the 2008 grant fund that allows for the funding of the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department’s “You Drink and Drive, You lose” enforcement grant.

Approved resolutions

A contract for the furnishing and five-year lease and purchase financing of a backhoe and a reclaimer for the Public Works Department to Murphy Tractor of Kansas City and Baystone Financial Group of Manhattan, Kan. The actual cost to the county in 2008 is $156,000 and a total five-year cost of $713,574. The purchase of two mail extraction and scanning machines for use by the Collections Department from Opex Corporation of Moorestown, N.J., at a cost to the county not to exceed $179,190. A contract for dump bodies, hydraulics, snow plows and spreaders for use by the Public Works Department to American Equipment of Kansas City, Kan., at a cost to the county not to exceed $203,536.

Perfected ordinances

Appropriating $15,087 from the 2008 grant fund to authorize the extension of the Coordinated Community Response to Domestic Violence grant funded by the U.S. Department of Justice.

– Michael Glover