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Marshall County Commissioners’ Board Meeting Minutes

April 11, 2011

The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular adjourned session with Charles R. Loiseau, Chairman; Robert S. Connell 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 Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell. Unanimous.

Dave Lyhane, Marysville Glass met with the Board to ask why he was not approached to bid on the Courthouse window project. The Board stated that it was an oversight on their part and that he will be contacted on further projects.

Jim Woolsoncroft Jr., Vermillion met with the Board to ask for a six month extension on his Neighborhood Revitalization project. Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to give a six month extension effective April 16, 2011 on his Neighborhood Revitalization project. Unanimous.

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

Kent Rasmussen, met with the Board to discuss beaver dam located at west of Vliets on Tumbleweed between Sections 7 and 18 of Noble Township that is causing water drainage issues.

Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to approve the Neighborhood Revitalization applications for Keystone Investments, LLC, Axtell, KS as long as when the County Appraiser office goes to take preconstruction pictures that no construction has been started. Unanimous.

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

Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to approve the following purchase orders. Unanimous.

Welborn Sales, Salina, KS

for tubes

$2,093.40-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 106678

Schwab Eaton, P.A., Manhattan, KS

for interim bridge inspections

$2,461.00-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 106679

The Board placed a call to the Brown County Commissioners to discuss the chip seal process from a gravel road start.

The Board conducted a Public Hearing at 10:00 a.m. for a five year update to the Solid Waste Management Plan. Becky Dunlap, Beattie met with the Board to ask that they take a proactive stance on recycling to reduce the amount of trash put into the landfill. She gave some ideas to increase the recycling in Marshall County.

Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to approve Resolution # 11-04-11-1 amending the provisions of the Marshall County Solid Waste Management Plan previously adopted by the governing body on the first day of February, 2010. Unanimous.

Public Works Administrator Mike Craig informed the Board that the estimate on Construction Engineering for the Oketo blacktop overlay project is $24,819.00 from CES Group, PA, Marysville.

Beattie Fire District #3 members John Rueger and Frank Staggenborg met with the Board.

360 Representative Aaron Etzkorn met with the Board to give an update on them on the progress on the HVAC and Lighting System replacement also present were Custodian Lou Wassenberg, Russell and Russ Behrends, B & W Electric. B & W Electric did not bid the programmable thermostats on their bid for the HVAC systems at the Courthouse and Sheriff Office.

Public Works Administrator Mike Craig met with the Board.

Robert Peschel was present to observe the meeting.

Economic Development Director George McCune met with the Board to give them a weekly update and to discuss the establishment of a Marshall County Leadership group that would be a joint program between the County and the Marshall County Partnership for Growth.

Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to approve the following purchase orders. Unanimous.

Luckeroth Masonry, Inc., Seneca, KS

for masonry work

$4,000.00-Health Building fund-P.O. # 3877

Frontier Forensics, Topeka, KS

for autopsy

$650.00-General (District Coroner) fund-P.O. # 3925

Banker’s Credit Card, Oklahoma City, OK

for dell computer

$669.57-911 fund-P.O. # 3754

Manatron, Portage, MI

for install Trend anti-virus

$915.00-General (District Court)fund-P.O. # 3957

Dane’s Automotive, Waterville, KS

for vehicle repair

$917.91-General (Sheriff) fund-P.O. # 3923

Reese & Novelly, P. A., Manhattan, KS

for audit of the financial statements for year ending Dec. 2010

$14,400.00-General (Commissioner) fund-P.O. # 3924

BVAC, Inc., Stevensville, MT

for ammunition

$1,295.48-General (Sheriff) fund-P.O. # 3917

County Treasurer Linda Weber met with the Board to present the Quarterly Investment Report for Marshall County.

Robert Wilson, Marysville met with the Board to discuss Pheasant Road

Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to go into executive session for five minutes at 12:25 p.m. to discuss matters of potential litigation with County Attorney Laura Johnson-McNish present. Unanimous.

Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to approve the vouchers, as presented, and issue warrants from the respective funds. Unanimous.

Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to adjourn the meeting at 12:50 p.m. Unanimous. The next scheduled meeting will be Monday, April 18, 2011 starting at 9:00 a.m.

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