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Marshall County Board of Commissioners’ Meeting

Printed as released by Marshall County Clerk via email to KNDY radio.

September 27, 2010

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 moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle.  Unanimous.

Agency on Aging Director Heather Ruhkamp met with the Board to inform them that the cook at the Frankfort Nutrition Site has given her two weeks notice and she has advertised for the position. 

Custodian Lou Wassenberg met with the Board at their request to discuss the replacing of the front windows of the Courthouse. 

Public Works Administrator Mike Craig, Bryndon Meinhardt, Kan Equip, Marysville; and Don Buessing, Bruna Implement met with the Board to open the following bid compact track loader:

Bruna Implement, Marysville –

Gehl CTL 85 with 84” bucket – $59,600.00 with option of a grapple bucket for $2,995.00

3 years/3000 hour power train with the option of 3 years/3000 hour full warranty for an additional $750.00  

No Lease option

                        Kan Equip, Marysville –

New Holland C185 with 84” bucket– $49,900.00 with option of a grapple bucket for $2,500.00, $4,200.00 Longford brush saw, $7,000.00 Dymax brush saw

12 month full warranty

Lease option $4,000.00 per year with less than 250 hrs and $15.00 per hour over 250 hours.

Buy Skid lease and trade every year option of $3,000.00 with 250 hours and $15.00 per hour over 250 hours.

Bobcat T320 with 82” bucket-$48,900.00 with option of a grapple bucket for $2,500.00, $4,200.00 Longford brush saw, $7,000.00 Dymax brush saw

12 month full warranty

Lease option $7,500.00 per year with less than 250 hours and $15.00 per hour over 250 hours.

Buy Skid lease and trade every year option of $3,000.00 with 250 hours and $15.00 per hour over 250 hours.

Bobcat T650 with 82” bucket-$43,450.00 with option of a grapple bucket for $2,500.00, $4,200.00 Longford brush saw, $7,000.00 Dymax brush saw

12 month full warranty

Lease option $5,500.00 per year with less than 250 hrs and $15.00 per hour over 250 hours.

Buy Skid lease and trade every year option of $5,000.00 with 250 hours and $15.00 per hour over 250 hours

                        Oregon Trail, Marysville –

John Deere 329D with 84” bucket-$46,608.25 with option of a grapple bucket for $4,577.32, Longford brush saw $4,064.43

12 month unlimited hour full warranty

Lease option $1,483.00 per month and $41,770.00 purchase at the end of twelve months

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

                        M & R Auto Parts, Inc., Frankfort, KS

                        for parts

                        $857.05-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 106170

                         Foley Equipment Co., Topeka, KS

                        for cutting edge and end edge

                        $1,174.08-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 106168

 Public Works Administrator Mike Craig gave the following pricing for three new fuel barrels at the Marysville Shop.

 Wanklyn Oil Co., Frankfort, KS – $6,133.00 to buy three new tanks

Kramer Oil Co., Marysville, KS – $6,511.00 to buy three new tanks

or $4,000.00 to purchase the four year old tanks

 Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to approve the purchase of the three fuel barrels for $4,000.00 from Kramer Oil Co., Marysville.  Unanimous. 

360 Representative Joe Hurla and Custodian Lou Wassenberg met with the Board to talk through the projects for the Energy grant re-bid package and new project timeline.      

 Don Buessing, Bruna Implement met with the Board to discuss a program that the County can lease a tractor for 10 cents a year as long as it stays under 250 hours. 

County Treasurer Linda Weber met with the Board.

 Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to approve getting a County credit card for Register of Deeds Martha Roesch.  Unanimous.    

 Lions Club President Bill Phillipi met with the Board to ask the County for matching funds to help in funding the purchase Sure Sight Vision screener in the amount of $5,000.00 to be housed at the Health Department to be used all over the County.    Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Michael J. Keating to approve the County giving $2,500.00 if Bill Phillipi, Lions Club comes up with the other $2,500.00.  Unanimous. 

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

 County Appraiser Janet Duever met with the Board to inform them of a discrepancy in the land records where two owners were being taxed for the same property.  She gave the Board information on statute 79-1701 that allows the County to abate back the last four years of taxes to the landowner that was not to be charged.  Michael J. Keating moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to abate back the last four years of taxes to the landowner that was in discrepancy.  Unanimous. 

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

                        Brian Carroll, Pratt, KS

                       for phone and scanner

                        $800.00-Co. Attorney fund-P.O. # 3815

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

 Public Works Administrator Mike Craig met with the Board.  Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to approve the following purchase order.  Unanimous. 

                        Kramer Oil Co., Marysville, KS

                        for three fuel barrels

                        $4,000.00-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 106195

 County Attorney 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 1:15 p.m. to discuss matters of attorney client privilege with County Attorney Laura Johnson-McNish present.  Unanimous. 

Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to approve the County’s share of payrolls and related vouchers, as presented, processed the motor vehicle payroll and issued manual warrants from the respective funds.  Unanimous.

County Clerk Sonya L. Stohs presented the 2011 insurance rates to the Board for approval.  Michael J. Keating moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to approve the 2011 insurance rates as presented.   Unanimous.  The rates will be given to all employees in their open enrollment packets next week. 

Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to approve a voucher, as presented, and issue a manual warrant from the respective fund.  Unanimous.

Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to approve the following 2009 abatement with a value of 135 and a total tax of $17.65; 2008 abatement with a value of 144 and a total tax of $17.76; 2007 abatement with a value of 153 and a total tax of $18.45; 2006 abatement with a value of 165 and a total tax of $18.2.  Unanimous.

 Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to adjourn the meeting at 1:50 p.m.  Unanimous.  The next meeting will be Monday, October 4, 2010 starting at 9:00 a.m.

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