County Expo Center building gets new paint
November 3, 2021
Kris Barnes knows all about painting the Linn County Expo Center buildings.
It's not an easy task, freshening up more than 200,000 square feet of space, but in 2005, he was working with Linn County General Services and the task fell on his shoulders.
Today, Barnes is the Expo Center's operations manager, while workers from McClinton Painting of Albany handled the spray guns and paint rollers. The Linn County Board of Commissioners approved the nearly $100,000 facelift in a competitive bidding.
"Everything that's concrete – including columns – and roll-up and man doors," Expo Manager Ran...