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Marshall County Commissioners’ minutes

November 29, 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.

Commissioner-Elect Bob Connell was present for the meeting.

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.

Michael J. Keating moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to go into executive session for five non-elected at 9:05 a.m. to discuss matters of non-elected personnel. 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.

Public Works Administrator Mike Craig met with the Board.

Marysville Township Officers Sue Grauer, Ralph Plegge, and John Howard; Jim Cohorst, Marysville met with the Board to discuss the drainage on Limestone Road between 12th and 13th Roads. The County agrees to lower the rock on the south side of the culvert after the Township cleans and widens the ditch out from the culvert west.

Public Works Administrator Mike Craig discussed with the Board the options that the County has with the Kansas Department of Transportation replacing the K110 Bridge. The Board is discussing options of having KDOT putting in a $250,000 -300,000 shoefly or taking that money and improving the 3 miles of blacktop (Indian Road) west out of Axtell to be used as part of a detour.

The Board placed a call to Kansas Department of Transportation Area Engineer Leroy Koehn to discuss the K110 Bridge project.

Michael J. Keating moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to re-appoint Bill Oborny, Marysville to the Pawnee Mental Health Board as the Marshall County representative. Unanimous.

Larry Sharp, KCAMP member service representative met with the Board to give them an annual update.

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

Vernita Peeks, Marysville met with the Board to express a concern that she wants them to be sure to get input from the taxpayers before making major decisions not just getting input from employees.

County Appraiser Janet Duever and County Treasurer Linda Weber met with the Board to discuss the Neighborhood Revitalization program. Janet would like someone to do the applications, take the pre-construction pictures, mail the reminders, and do the data entering.

County Treasurer Linda Weber presented the following information:

Total Neighborhood Revitalization refunds $1,914,791.00 for 2003-2009

taxes

County fees retained $127,543.00 from 2003-2009 taxes

County portion of Neighborhood Revitalization refunds $725,075.00 from 2003-2009 taxes

Public Works Administrator Mike Craig met with the Board to present bids for loader tires:

Nemaha Co. COOP, Seneca, KS – $4,600.00 plus mileage for non-radial tires

Plymouth Coop, Plymouth, NE – $4,800.00 for non-radial tires

$8,904.00 for radial tires

Mike OK Tire – $4,028.00 for non-radial tires

$7,397.00 for radial tires

Cross Dillon Tire, Lincoln, NE – $5,674.68 for radial tires

The Board asked Mike to review the bids and come back Monday with a recommendation.

Public Works Administrator Mike Craig asked the Board about having CES Group, PA, Marysville write a Spill Prevention plan for the Public Works fuel barrel storage area for $2,600.00. The Board asked Mike to contact Emergency Management Director William Schwindamann Jr. to see if he could write the plan. No decision was made.

Public Works Administrator Mike Craig asked the Board about having CES Group, PA, Marysville, KS update the five year plan for the Solid Waste program at the cost of $3,300.00. Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to approve the CES Group, PA, Marysville, KS to update the five year plan for the Solid Waste program at the cost of $3,300.00. Unanimous.

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

Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to adjourn the meeting at 12:10 p.m. Unanimous. The next meeting will be Monday, December 6, 2010 starting at 9:00 a.m.

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