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Marshall County Commission Minutes (4/19)

The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular adjourned session with Michael J. Keating, Chairman; Charles R. Loiseau and Thomas K. Holle members; and Sonya L. Stohs, County Clerk present.

The meeting was called to order at 9:00 a.m.

The Board opened the meeting with the flag salute.

The minutes and agenda were approved as presented upon a motion by Thomas K. Holle seconded by Charles R. Loiseau. Unanimous.

Marshall County Community Resource and Education Center Administrator Charlie Friedrichs met with the Board to have Joan McKinley, Mick Keating and Dana Pieschl appointed to the Marshall County Community Resource and Education Center Board of Directors. Michael J. Keating moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to approve the appointment of Joan McKinley, Mick Keating and Dana Pieschl appointed to the Marshall County Community Resource and Education Center Board of Directors. Unanimous.

Agency on Aging Director Heather Ruhkamp met with the Board to discuss Marshall County participating in the Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP). Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Michael J. Keating to allow the Agency on Aging participate in the Commodity Supplemental Food Program(CSFP). Unanimous. They also discussed a new rental policy agreement for the backroom of the Helvering Center because of damages that happened during a recent rental.

Marysville High School FBLA students Taylor Wilson, Morgan Reinhart, Kelsey Koeperich, Gabby Mathy, Stephanie Martin and David Glowacki met with the Board to inform them that they qualified to go to Nationals in Nashville, TN July 13th -18th and asked the Board for a donation to help with the trip expenses. No decision was made.

Berry Tractor Sales Representative Ron Karn and Berry Tractor Field Sales Manager Doug Barrington met with the Board to inform them that they brought a CAT 953C trac loader for demo in the Public Works department.

Public Works Coordinating Supervisor Larry Polson met with the Board.

Michael J. Keating moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to go into executive session for five minutes at 10:00 a.m. to discuss matters of non-elected personnel with Public Works Coordinating Supervisor Larry Polson present. Unanimous. Michael J. Keating moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to extend executive session for five minutes at 10:05 a.m. for the same reasons with the same persons present. Unanimous.

Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Michael J. Keating that the Board placed the Public Works Administrator on two weeks unpaid leave as of last Monday at noon. Unanimous.

Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to approve the following purchase orders. Unanimous.

Truck Repair Plus, Inc., Marysville, KS. For labor and parts $696.94-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 105946.

Moore Equipment Co., Chillocothe, MO. For driveshaft and blades to fix mower $2,182.20-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 105948.

Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Michael J. Keating to approve the vouchers, as presented, and issue manual warrants from the respective funds. Unanimous.

Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to approve the following purchase orders. Unanimous.

Manko, Manhattan, KS. for installing new front entrance $6,961.00-General (Building) fund-P.O. # 3720.

Sanofi Pasteur, Inc., Chicago, IL for private vaccine $1,463.93-Health fund-P.O. # 3626.

Manatron, Portage, MI for server maintenance. $24,065.60-General (Computer Maintenance)fund-P.O. # 3723.

B & W Electric, Hanover, KS for CAT generator. $34,218.00-General (Building)fund-P.O. # 3678.

Service Brass & Aluminum Foundry, Inc., Wichita, KS for grave markers $1,995.00-General (Commissioners) fund-P.O. # 3724.

County Attorney Brian Carroll met with the Board. Michael J. Keating moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to go into executive session for ten minutes at 11:05 a.m. to discuss matters of attorney client privilege and pending litigation with County Attorney Brian Carroll present. Unanimous. .

Emergency Management Director William Schwindamann met with the Board to inform them of an antenna that needs replaced at the Sheriff’s department.

Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Michael J. Keating to approve the following purchase order. Unanimous.

Midwest Mobile Radio Service, St. Joseph, MO for radio antenna. $1,086.00-911 fund-P.O. # 3681.

Economic Development Director George McCune and Community Development Coordinator Juanita McCune met with the Board with a weekly update.

Luke Pugh, Pugh Communications, County Treasurer Linda Weber, County Appraiser Janet Duever, and Register of Deeds Linda Fincham met with the Board to discuss the new phone systems and possible upgrades.

Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Michael J. Keating to approve the purchase of the upgrades to the phone system with a total cost for the system of $14,856.19. Unanimous.

Michael J. Keating moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to adjourn the meeting at 1:46 p.m. Unanimous. The next scheduled meeting will be Monday, April 26, 2010 starting at 9:00 a.m.

About Derek Nester

Derek Nester was born and raised in Blue Rapids, and graduated from Valley Heights High School in May of 2000. He attended Cowley College in Arkansas City and Johnson County Community College in Overland Park studying Journalism & Media Communication. After stops at KFRM and KCLY radio in Clay Center, he joined KNDY in 2002 as a board operator and play by play announcer. Derek is now responsible for the digital content of Dierking Communications, Inc. 6 radio stations. In 2005 Derek joined the staff of KCFX radio in Kansas City as a production assistant for the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network, which airs on 69 radio stations across 9 Midwest states.