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Marshall County Board minutes

May 24, 2010

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.

Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Michael J. Keating to approve the Home City Sewer bills and pay them from the appropriate funds available. Unanimous.

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

Kimble Mapping, Inc.,

for final payment of 2009 mapping contract

$6,000.00-Appraiser fund-P.O. #3729

Agency on Aging Director Heather Ruhkamp met with the Board.

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

Hooyer Construction, Marysville, KS

for repair of roof on south side of Helvering Center

$1,676.43-Agency on Aging fund-P.O. #3595

Agency on Aging Director Heather Ruhkamp discussed an exercise equipment liability waiver to have no volunteer present at the Marysville Nutrition Site. Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to approve the exercise equipment liability waiver for the Marysville Nutrition Site. Unanimous.

Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to go into executive session for five minutes at 9:23 a.m. to discuss matters of non-elected personnel with Agency on Aging Director Heather Ruhkamp present. Unanimous.

Jim Cohorst, landowner; Marty Nordhus, landowner; John Sedlacek, Marysville Township grade maintainer; Public Works Coordinating Supervisor Larry Polson and Public Works Administrator Mike Craig met with the Board to discuss a culvert on Limestone Road in Section 36 of Marysville Township. The Board gave suggestions on what could help the possible erosion problem and that the Marysville Township Board needs to check into cleaning out the ditches on both sides.

Public Works Administrator Mike Craig met with the Board to present the following bids for 81,000 gallons of oil for the 18.5 miles chip seal.

Ergon Asphalt and Emulsions, Inc. Salina, KS – $2.04 per gallon

Vance Bros, Kansas City, KS – $2.27 per gallon

Michael J. Keating moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to approve the bid from Ergon Asphalt and Emulsions, Inc. Salina, KS at $2.04 per gallon. Unanimous.

Lyle Ladner, Frankfort placed a call to the Board to ask for a second six month extension on his Neighborhood Revitalization application. Michael J. Keating moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to approve a second six month extension for Lyle Ladner, Frankfort Neighborhood Revitalization project as of June 1, 2010. Unanimous.

Michael J. Keating moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to go into executive session for five minutes at 10:46 a.m. to discuss matters of non-elected personnel with Public Works Administrator Mike Craig and Public Works Coordinating Supervisor Larry Polson present. Unanimous. Michael J. Keating moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to go into extend executive session for five minutes at 10:51 a.m. for the same reasons with the same persons present. Unanimous.

Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to approve the following 2009 abatement with a value of 36 and a total tax of $7.31 and 2008 abatement with a value of 36 and a total tax of $7.81; and 2007 abatement with a value of 36 and a total tax of $7.11. Unanimous.

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

Lexis Nexis, Philadelphia, PA

for service and maintenance

$1,322.00-General-(Co. Attorney) fund-P.O. # 3730

Logan and Peterson, P.C., Kansas City, MO

for psychiatry expenses

$5,167.50-Special County Attorney fund-P.O. # 3731

E-Fm Consulting

for hazard mitigation plan

$21,257.44-Hazard Mitigation Grant fund-P.O. # 3682

Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to approve to approve the vouchers, as presented, and issue manual warrants from the respective funds. Unanimous.

Economic Development Director George McCune and Community Development Coordinator Juanita McCune met with the Board with a weekly update. Michael J. Keating moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to approve having Economic Development Director George McCune to have Deb Ohlde to help with Rural Development grant applications for the Oketo Fire Department for a new firehouse and for a portion of the Energy Audit. Unanimous.

Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to approve the County’s share of payrolls and related vouchers, as presented, processed the motor vehicle payroll and issued manual warrants from the respective funds. Motion carried.

Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Michael J. Keating to adjourn the meeting at 12:02 p.m. Unanimous. The next scheduled meeting will be Tuesday, June 1, 2010 starting at 9:00 a.m.

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