Marquette County Board Approves Action Items

The Marquette County Board saw several items through to approval at tonight’s regular scheduled meeting.

The commissioners gave their authorization for several committee of the whole recommendations including.

Approval of the DUI sobriety court grant.

The sobriety court is an intense supervision program for repeat offense drunk drivers.

The total grant award for the operation and expansion of the court for 2012 is $73,000.

The board also authorized funding to help Negaunee Township offset costs of a tribunal hearing.

The commissioners also gave approval for the agreement to administer the intermediary re-lending program through Northern Economic Initiatives Corporation.

The program was previously serviced through Wells Fargo Bank.