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Marshall County Commissioners

August 23, 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 Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau.  Unanimous. 

Steve Libby, Clay County Road Administrator placed a call to the Board to offer $17,000.00 for the rubber tire excavator and all attachments from the Public Works department.  Michael J. Keating moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to approve accepting the offer from Clay County, Kansas in the amount $17,000.00 for the rubber tire excavator.  Unanimous. 

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

Bryndon Meinhardt, Kan-Equip met with the Board to give a presentation on New Holland and Bobcat compact track loaders. 

Myron Dressman, Oregon Trail Equipment met with the Board to give a presentation on John Deere compact track loaders. 

Don Buessing, Bruna Implement met with the Board to give a presentation on Gehl compact track loaders. 

County Treasurer Linda Weber joined the meeting to observe. 

Michael J. Keating moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to approve the following purchase orders.  Unanimous. 

                        WH Scale Co., Inc., Topeka, KS

                        for scale

                        $4981.69-Solid Waste fund-P.O. # 106176

                        Schell Farm and Construction, Marysville, KS

                        for machine hire

                        $610.00-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 106178

Public Works Administrator Mike Craig presented agreements for signature from the Kansas Department of Transportation for the installation of railroad cross arms at the following locations:

  • 30th Terrace in Section 24 of Murray Township
  • 18th Rd. between Section 25 and 26 of Franklin Township
  • 23rd Rd. Section 14 and 15 of Guittard Township

 

Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to approve signing the agreements with the Kansas Department of Transportation for the installation of railroad cross arms at the locations noted above in the minutes.  Unanimous.   

Public Works Administrator Mike Craig presented the bridge inspection report on the structure located on Matador Road between Sections 6 and 7 of Walnut Township.  The structure was damaged by Westar Energy contractors during their project.  The damage estimate is $37,574.87 to the structure. 

Public Works Administrator Mike Craig asked for step increases from Probation Laborer to Laborer 1 for Rob Roever, Marysville and Jim Radar, Frankfort effective September 1, 2010.  Michael J. Keating moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to approve step increases from Probation Laborer to Laborer 1 for Rob Roever, Marysville and Jim Radar, Frankfort effective September 1, 2010.  Unanimous.

Rob Peschel, Marysville met with the Board. 

Michael J. Keating moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to approve 2010 cereal malt beverage license for Home City Recreational Park, Inc., (Franklin Township).  Unanimous.   

County Health Nurse Sue Rhodes met with the Board.  Michael J. Keating moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to go into executive session for five minutes at 11:13 a.m. to discuss matters of non-elected personnel with County Health Nurse Sue Rhodes and County Clerk Sonya L. Stohs present.  Unanimous.

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

The Board placed a call to Agency on Aging Director Heather Ruhkamp to discuss bills for repair to the water lines at the Helvering Center when the City turned the water off and turned it back on and it blew the resin out of the water softener into the water lines.

Emergency Management Director William Schwindamann met with the Board to get signatures on a letter of support for the E-911 grant application.  Michael J. Keating moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to approve signing the letter of support for the E-911 grant application.  Unanimous.

The Board conducted a budget workshop.  They want to finalize the budget next Monday. 

Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to adjourn the meeting at 12:17 p.m.  Unanimous.  The next scheduled meeting will be Monday, August 30, 2010 starting at 9:00 a.m.

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