JAMESTOWN, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – The Stutsman County Commission approved a request by the Road Department for ARPA fund usage at the county shop.

Road Superintendent Jim Wentland requested American Rescue Plan Act, or ARPA funds, for their main shop flooring and main shop doors project. The commission unanimously approved.

Wentland then informed the commission that his department had a recent resignation.

Wentland estimates there could be roughly 4 weeks of overtime for his department, depending on weather. He says he has around $25,000 in his budget for overtime pay.

The commission gave no opposition to the overtime request.