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Marshall County Commissioners Meeting Minutes

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 Charles R.Loiseau, seconded by Thomas K. Holle. Unanimous.

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 9:10 a.m. to discuss matters of non-elected personnel and attorney client privilege with County Attorney Brian Carroll present. Unanimous. Michael J. Keating moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to extend executive session for five minutes at 9:20 a.m. for the same reasons with the same persons present. Unanimous.

Public Works Administrator Mike Craig and Public Works Coordinating Supervisor Larry Polson met with the Board to discuss the purchase of a 2004 Freightliner Semi with 366,719 miles from Midway Sterling Truck Center, Inc. in Kansas City, MO for $26,900.00.

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

Midway Sterling Truck Center, Inc., Kansas City, MO for 2004 Freightliner Semi. $26,900.00-Special Machinery fund-P.O. # 105967.

Welborn Sales, Salina, KS for tube. $1,307.52-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 105966.

Washington County Public Works, Washington, KS for corr, metal pipe. $5,323.41-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 106004.

Public Works Administrator Mike Craig recommended to the Board hiring Joe Peschel as the seasonal part-time mower for the Public Works department at $10.29 an hour. Michael J. Keating moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to approve hiring of Joe Peschel as the seasonal part-time mower for the Public Works department at $10.29 an hour effective May 10, 2010. Unanimous.

Michael J. Keating moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to go into executive session for ten minutes at 10:05 a.m. to discuss non-elected personnel with Public Works Administrator Mike Craig and Public Works Coordinating Supervisor Larry Polson present. Unanimous. No action taken.

Emergency Management Director William Schwindmann met with the Board to discuss the Hazardous Mitigation Plan and grants.

County Extension Agent Mike Vogt met with the Board to discuss receiving the quarterly county appropriation early. The Board informed Mr. Vogt that they will issue the July appropriation next Monday.

Undersheriff Timothy Ackerman met with the Board to 8th Road speed limit to all 30 mph. Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to approve changing the speed limit on the west side of 8th Road to 30 mph to match the east side from US Hwy 36 south a ¼ of a mile effective as of newspaper publication. Unanimous.

Rob Lauer, Home met with the Board to ask them for a six month extension on their Neighborhood Revitalization. Michael J. Keating moved, seconded by Chalres R. Loiseau to approve a six month extension on the Neighborhood Revitalization effective May 26, 2010. Unanimous.

Agency on Aging Director Heather Ruhkamp placed a call to the Board to discuss the rent on the community room at the Helvering Center. Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to change the Rental Agreement for the Helvering Center community room to $100.00 full day rent and a $100.00 deposit. Unanimous.

The Board placed a call to Melissa Wangemann, KAC Attorney about indigent burials being the responsibility of the County since the legislature did not budget money to pay for them through the SRS.

Rob Peschel, Marysville and Wayne Hill, Waterville met with the Board.

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

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

Brown County Treasurer, Hiawatha, KS for share of 4-Co. budget. $621.48-Co. General (District Court)fund-P.O. # 3691.

Bruces’s Body Shop, Marysville, KS for repairs to 2008 Impala. $3,143.44-General (Sheriff) fund-P.O. # 3727.

American Red Cross, Topeka, KS for CPR training and supplies. $630.00-General (Commissioners) fund-P.O. # 3728.

Pawnee Mental Health Director Robbin Cole and Pawnee Mental Health Board member Bill Oborny met with the Board to ask for 2011 budget funding in the amount of 80,738 which is the same as 2010.

Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Michael J. Keating to approve the following Resolution # 10-05-10-1 reducing the speed limit on US Hwy 36 south for one-quarter mile on 8th Road. 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.

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

Michael J. Keating moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to adjourn the meeting at 2:17 p.m. Unanimous. The next scheduled meeting will be Monday, May 17, 2010 starting at 9:00 a.m.

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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.