OTTAWA - The Putnam County Commissioners approved a resolution to change the bid date for the southern portion of construction on County Road 5 on Thursday, Feb. 21. The bids will be accepted on March 21 until 9:30 a.m.

The scope of the project consists of widening and resurfacing five miles of Rd. 5 from St. Rt. 12 to U.S. 224. Additional work includes intersection improvements, drainage improvements and other related work.
Another resolution the commissioners approved included naming the 2013 Putnam County Safety Committee. The committee members are Steve Odenweller, Deb Kaufman, Randy Brinkman, Sheriff Mike Chandler, Steve Ford, Lisa Gerdeman, Ruth Gerding, Andrea Hammond, Laura Huff, Jack Betscher, Tim Schnipke and Betty Schoreder.

The Putnam County Commissioners will meet again on Tuesday, Feb. 26 at 10 a.m. in the court house.