Board to recieve Gateway update

WashCo_logoAnnual review of county administrator also on agenda

he Washington County Board of Commissioners will receive a Gateway Corridor update and follow that by going into closed session for the board’s annual review of County Administrator Molly O’Rourke Tuesday.

Commissioners will meet as the Regional Rail Authority at 9 a.m. They will elect an RRA chairman and vice chairman, then hear from county Senior Planner Andy Getzlaff about recent completion of an alternative analysis study and the next steps regarding a draft environmental impact statement and communication needs regarding the Gateway Corridor.

After adjourning the RRA meeting, commissioners will convene as the board for a legislative update from O’Rourke before holding what’s scheduled to be an hour-long closed session for O’Rourke’s annual performance review.

O’Rourke has been county administrator for one year, taking over in 2012 after her predecessor, Jim Schug, retired from the post.

The commission meets at 9 a.m. Tuesday in the fifth-floor boardroom at the County Government Center in Stillwater.