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Marshall County Commissioners’ minutes

May 3, 2010

The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular session with Michael J. Keating, Chairman; Thomas K. Holle member; 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 Michael J. Keating. Motion carried.

Custodian Lou Wassenberg met with the Board to discuss chairs outside of the Courtroom and the smoking ban.

Agency on Aging Director Heather Ruhkamp met with the Board to changes the rental agreement for the backroom of the Helvering Center. Heather presented the following changes from her Board and the County Attorney: that no key be given out, an employee must open and close the building, raise the rent from $50.00 for a half day and $100.00 for a full day to a flat $150.00, and increase the deposit from $50.00 to $200.00. No decision was made. Heather also informed the Board that the part-time assistant cook at the Maryville Nutrition Site has resigned.

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

Public Works Administrator Mike Craig and Public Works Coordinating Supervisor Larry Polson met with the Board.

Alan Bruna, Bruna Implement met with the Board to make sure the tractor that the County purchased last year is working well for the Public Works department.

Gary Montre, Welborn Sales met with the Board to be present for the tube bid opening.

Public Works Administrator Mike Craig presented the following bids for 124 various tube sizes for the County and Township orders.

DC Wholesale, Concordia, KS – $56,865.26

J & J Drainage, Hutchinson, KS – $57,925.86

Kahn Culverts, Paola, KS – $50,982.72

Midwest Service & Sales, Schulyer, NE – $58,314.96

Welborn Sales, Salina, KS – $48,806.72

Metal Culverts, Jeff City, MO – $54,877.82

Michael J. Keating moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to approve the low bid from Welborn Sales, Salina, KS in the amount of $48,806.72 for 124 various tube sizes.

Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Michael J. Keating to approve the following purchase orders. Motion carried.

Welborn Sales, Salina, KS

for corrugated metal pipe as per bid

$48,806.72-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 106002

Pony Express Service Center, Hanover, KS

for 8-steel wheels

$820.00-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 105950

Marysville Ready Mix, Marysville, KS

for concrete

$1,111.75-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 106001

Commissioner Loiseau joined the meeting at 9:50 a.m.

Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Michael J. Keating to go into executive session for ten minutes at 9:55 a.m. to discuss matters of non-elected personnel with Public Works Administrator Mike Craig and Public Works Coordinating Supervisor Larry Polson present. Unanimous. Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Michael J. Keating to extend executive session for ten minutes at 10:05 a.m. for the same reasons with the same persons present. Unanimous.

County Sanitarian Gary May, Bob Magnett, Lillis; Karra L. Magnett,Lillis; Janet Magnett, Lillis met with the Board. Michael J. Keating moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to approve a space variance for their septic system permit. Unanimous.

Michael J. Keating moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to go into executive session for five minutes at 10:40 a.m. to discuss matters of non-elected personnel. Unanimous.

Pawnee Mental Health board members Bill Oborny and Lucy Papes met with the Board to have them sign a Proclamation declaring May Mental Health Month. Michael J. Keating moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle proclaiming May Mental Health Month in Marshall County. Unanimous.

Joe Hurla, 360 Energy Solutions met with the Board. Michael J. Keating moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to approve the Design Services Agreement with 360 Energy Solutions for the performance of design and analysis services to determine the scope of improvements for Marshall County. Unanimous.

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

Sheriff Dan Hargrave met with the Board.

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 Michael J. Keating to adjourn the meeting at 12:00 p.m. Unanimous. The next scheduled meeting will be Monday, May 10, 2010 starting at 9:00 a.m.

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