The waiting room at City/County health is small, as is the remainder of the department's space. Cramped quarters and privacy issues that arise thereof were reasons cited by officials who approved moving ahead with the purchase of a new building for City/County Health and Barnes County Social Services.
City/County Health will likely move into the First Community Credit Union building on Fourth Street, Valley City, later this year, and Barnes County Social Services will likely share the space.
During its regular meeting on Tuesday, Barnes County commissioners voted 3-2 to move forward with the purchase of the building asking that Barnes County State's Attorney look over a purchase agreement before one is entered into.
Read more in Thursday's Times-Record.