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By Roxanne McKnight
Staff Writer

Limestone County commissioners court addressed several issues concerning the county airport at their Dec. 23 meeting, including those involving hay-cutting rights, the cable bill and the job of expanding the taxiway.

The county had advertised for bids on those wishing to cut hay at the airport, but only one was received, that of Frank Sandford, the current holder of those rights.

“He bid $1,826 for a 12-month period,” County Judge Daniel Burkeen told the commissioners. “It works out to $16.60 per acre.”

The court approved Sandford’s bid, and County Clerk Peggy Beck noted that Sanford had the option to renew the contract at the end of the 12 months.

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