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Marshall County Commissioners minutes

August 16, 2010

The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular adjourned session with Michael J. Keating, Chairman; Charles R. Loiseau and 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 Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle.  Unanimous. 

County Auditor Marcus Frese met with the Board at their request. 

County Attorney Brian Carroll and County Attorney elect Laura Johnson-McNish met with the Board. 

Michael J. Keating moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to go into executive session for five minutes at 9:20 a.m. to discuss matters of attorney client privilege with County Attorney Brian Carroll, County Attorney elect Laura Johnson-McNish and County Auditor Marcus Frese present.  Unanimous. 

County Treasurer Linda Weber joined the meeting to observe.    

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

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

                        National Sign Co., Ottawa, KS

                        for 911 road sign blanks & letters

                        $1,257.60-E-911 Local fund-P.O. # 106124

                        Marysville Ready Mix, Marysville, KS

                        for concrete

                        $772.00-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 106125

Landoll Corporation Controller Dan Caffrey and County Attorney Brian Carroll met with the Board.  Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to approve Resolution # 10-08-16-1 amending Resolution # 09-05-4-1 passed and approved by the Board of County Commissioners May 4, 2009.  A full copy of the Resolution amendment is on file at the County Clerk’s office.

Emergency Management Director William Schwindamann met with the Board at their request to discuss his 2011 budget request.  The Board removed the additional budgeted hours for the administrative assistant to be paid by the County and to continue using grant funds.    

Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle 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.  He presented a draft of the payment in lieu of taxes agreement for the Marshall Wind Farm LLC.

County Sanitarian Gary May met with the Board to present a change to the Sanitary Code adding the word “sell” Section 2-4.0 and 2-7.2.  Michael J. Keating moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to approve the following changes by inserting the word “sell” to Sections 2-4.0 and 2-7.2 of the Marshall County Sanitary Code.  Unanimous.      

The Board conducted a budget workshop in the afternoon. 

Agency on Aging Director Heather Ruhkamp met with the Board at their request to discuss her 2011 budget request.  Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to change her budget request to remove the salary increase of $280 a month to a $50 a month plus the $50.00 cost of living for a total of $100.  Unanimous. 

Michael J. Keating moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to go into executive session for five minutes at 2:00 p.m. to discuss matters of non-elected personnel.  Unanimous.

Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Michael J. Keating to adjourn the meeting at 3:20 p.m.  Unanimous.  The next scheduled meeting will be Monday, August 23, 2010 starting at 9:00 a.m.

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