(Tuesday - March 09, 2021) - According to
information released at the Monday meeting of the Dickinson County Board
of Commissioners, Senior Centers within the County could be reopening
within the next thirty days, assuming that all are able to pass the
According to Commissioner Ann Martin
(R-Dist 2), the facilities have passed their initial inspections, and
are now awaiting inspection by UPCAP and by the health department.
Hopefully, this can all be completed within the next 30 days, allowing
activities to resume at the centers. Reopening of these facilities is
now permitted under the revised Covid-19 restrictions. However, all
Covid safety measures will need to be in place.
Controller / Administrator Brian Bousley reported that he met with the
representatives of the Iron Mountain Senior Center, and they are
prepared to proceed with the purchase of the facility. Bousley said he
expects to have everything in place for possible Board action at the
next meeting, to be held on March 22nd.
Bousley said that all of
the necessary improvements are nearing completion. He said everything at
the center appears to be progressing smoothly.