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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.

Emergency Management Director William Schwindamann met with the Board to give them an update on his office, classes that are being held and grant spending.

Register of Deeds Linda Fincham met with the Board to discuss a possible electrical problem in her office.

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

Jim Cohorst, Marysville met with the Board to discuss the water flow situation at the culvert on Limestone Road in Section 36 of Marysville Township.

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

Truck Repair Plus, Marysville, KS for 4 drums, cam kits, and brake pads. $925.76-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 105987.

Truck Repair Plus, Marysville, KS for pigtail and grommet. $665.08-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 106076.

Koch Excavating, Axtell, KS for machine hire. $750.00-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 105014.

M & R Auto Parts, Inc., Frankfort, KS for reman turbo. $825.00-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 105924.

Michael J. Keating moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau 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.

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

Manatron, Inc., Hays, KS for data pull for open records request. $1250.00-Appraiser fund-P.O. # 3732.

Leroy Koehn, Kansas Department of Transportation Area Engineer placed a call to the Board to discuss a shoofly vs. local road detour for K-110 bridge project.

County Sanitarian Gary May met with the Board to give them a monthly update.

Sheriff Daniel A. Hargrave met with the Board to recommend changing the speed limit on 16th Road (Oak St.) going north from US Hwy. 36 that is currently posted at 20 mph to 30 mph to be able to in force the speed limit better and to post children at play signs.  Michael J. Keating moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to approve the recommendation changing the speed limit on 16th Road (Oak St.) going north from US Hwy. 36 that is currently posted at 20 mph to 30 mph to be able to in force the speed limit better and to post children at play signs.  Unanimous.

Sheriff Daniel A. Hargrave presented the following bids for a 8X12 utility shed to be placed on the south side of the Sheriff’s department to house the lawn equipment, snow blowers, and gasoline.

Fisher Rock, Home, KS – $1,375.00
Hometown Lumber, Marysville, KS – $1,519.00

Michael J. Keating moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to purchase an 8X12 utility shed to be placed on the south side of the Sheriff’s department to house the lawn equipment, snow blowers, and gasoline.  Unanimous.

Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to approve the following 2009 abatement with a value of 50 and a total tax of $6.26.  Unanimous.

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

Deputy Appraiser Tami Mullins met with the Board at the request of Commissioner Keating to discuss how the new housing development Marysville Senior Housing should apply for Neighborhood Revitalization program as one parcel or multiple parcels.  Deputy Appraiser Tami Mullins informed the Board that she and Appraiser Janet Duever would have to discuss the situation.

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

Public Works Administrator Mike Craig met with the Board at their request to discuss the Public Works budget and what the County is going to get reimbursed from FEMA.

Michael J. Keating moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to adjourn the meeting at 11:40 a.m.  Unanimous.  The next meeting is scheduled for Monday, June 14, 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.