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Marshall County Minutes

December 6, 2010

The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular 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 discuss hiring some additional part-time as needed kitchen help for the Marysville and Frankfort Nutrition Sites.  Michael J. Keating moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to hire Margie Anderson, Frankfort as a part-time as needed kitchen help for the Frankfort and Marysville Nutrition Sites at $10.82 an hour.  Unanimous.

County Attorney Laura Johnson-McNish and Sheriff Daniel A. Hargrave met with the Board. 

Michael J. Keating moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to go into executive session for fifteen minutes at 9:20 a.m. to discuss matters of pending federal litigation with County Attorney Laura Johnson-McNish and Sheriff Daniel A. Hargrave present.  Unanimous.   No action was taken.

Blue Rapids City Township officers Gus Sandmann and Richard Petr; landowner  Dan Petr; and Soil Conservationist Dan Faulkner met with the Board to discuss 11th Road ½ mile north of Sunflower Road in Blue Rapids City Township where the river channel is encroaching on road and the possible federal funding for weirs construction.  The Board is going to view the road situation in the afternoon.  

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.

                        Foley Equipment, Wichita, KS

                        for record implement pump

                        $1,043.11-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 106429

                        CES Group P.A., Marysville, KS

                        for 5-year update for County Soild Waste Management Plan

                        $3,300.00-Solid Waste fund-P.O. # 106430 

At 10:30 a.m. the Commissioners held a public hearing for the renewing of the Neighborhood Revitalization Plan.  No one from the public was present.  Michael J. Keating moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to approve the renewal for the 2011-2013 three year Neighborhood Revitalization Plan as presented with no changes from the previous plan with the findings according to page 3 of the plan referencing K.S.A. 1994 Supp. 12-17, 114-120 and K.S. A. 12-17, 115.  Unanimous.  

County Sanitarian Gary May met with the Board. 

Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Michael J. Keating to approve a  variance to the County Sanitary Code for Rick Stoll, Marysville to use his existing lagoon for five cabins with the clear understanding that a second cell may be required if the waste eater lagoon becomes too full at least once each year.  Unanimous. 

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

                        Central Office Supply, Clay Center, KS

                        for 5 mesh high back chairs 

                        $1,995.00-Co. General fund-P.O. # 3827

                        Herbster Law Firm, Sabetha, KS

                        for court appointed attorney fees

                        $579.88-Co. General (District Court) fund-P.O. # 3810

                        Brown County Treasurer, Hiawatha, KS

                        for share of 4-County budget reimbursement

                        $1,089.26-Co. General (District Court) fund-P.O. # 3813

                        Advanced Lighting, Colwich, KS

                        for lighting project

                        $20,498.57-Building fund-P.O. # 3826

                        VIEVU, Seattle, WA

                        for wearable video camera

                        $951.94-Special County Attorney fund-P.O. # 3828

Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to go into executive session for five minutes at 10:50 a.m. to discuss matters of non-elected personnel.  Unanimous.  No action was taken.

Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to approve the Home City Sewer bills and pay them from the appropriate funds available.  Unanimous.

Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to approve Resolution # 10-12-6-1 to transfer a portion of the free and unencumbered balance remaining in the 2010 Treasurer budget not to exceed the amount of $4,000.00 to the County Equipment fund.  Unanimous. 

County Clerk Sonya L. Stohs met with the Board to discuss leasing a new postage machine and presented bids from Pitney Bowes and Lineage.  Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to approve the 60 month lease of an IM 480 with DWP scale mail machine with Lineage of Lenexa, KS.  Unanimous.

Sheriff Daniel A. Hargrave met with the Board to discuss expanding the jail kitchen and purchasing some of the surplus kitchen equipment from the hospital remodel.  The Board approved the remodel of the jail kitchen to be paid out of the County Building fund.    

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

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

Michael J. Keating moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to go into executive session for five minutes at 11:22 a.m. at the request of County Clerk Sonya L. Stohs to discuss matters of non-elected personnel with County Clerk Sonya L. Stohs present.  Unanimous.  No action was taken.   

County Health Nurse Sue Rhodes met with the Board to discuss using the office space that is currently being used for the Main Street office as storage for Health Department.  Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to have the County Clerk send a letter to Marysville Main Street giving them 30 day notice to be out of the building and that the County is taking back the office space and using it for storage for Health Department.  Unanimous.

Michael J. Keating moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to adjourn the meeting at 12:00 p.m.  Unanimous.  The next meeting will be Monday, December 13, 2010 starting at 9:00 a.m.

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