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Marshall County Commissioners’ Meeting Minutes

April 25, 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.

Glenn Claycamp, Blue Rapids met with the Board to discuss crossing their vacant lot on Park Street in Blue Rapids to help move a lady in Blue Rapids.

Register of Deeds Martha Roesch met with the Board to discuss the lease of a new copier.

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

Total Funds by Hasler, Tampa, FL

for postage

$2,979.96-General fund-P.O. # 3928

Brown County Treasurer, Hiawatha, KS

for share of 4-County budget

$781.11-General (District Court) fund-P.O. # 3846

Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to approve the vouchers, as presented, and issue manual warrants from the respective funds. Unanimous.

Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to approve the Neighborhood Revitalization application for Rodney Hasenkamp, Axtell with the preconstruction pictures that were provided by the applicant. Unanimous.

Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to approve the Neighborhood Revitalization application for Henrietta Holthaus, Axtell with the preconstruction pictures that were provided by the applicant. Unanimous.

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

Public Works Coordinating Supervisor Larry Polson presented the following bridge material for two 20X20 structures:

Husker Steel, Columbus, NE – $24,343.86

Midwest Service and Sales, Schuyler, NE – $25,711.06

Oden Enterprises, Wahoo, NE – $28,049.06

Husker Steel, Columbus, NE – $24,403.32

Midwest Service and Sales, Schuyler, NE – $26,400.54

Oden Enterprises, Wahoo, NE – $27,354.13

Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to approve the low bids from Husker Steel, Columbus, NE in the amounts of $24,343.86 and $24,403.32. Unanimous.

Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to approve the following purchase orders. Unanimous.

Husker Steel, Columbus, NE

for steel bridge pkg.

$24,343.86-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 106688

Husker Steel, Columbus, NE

for steel bridge pkg.

$24,403.32-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 106689

Koch Excavating, Axtell, KS

for machine hire

$2,312.50-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 106685

Mike’s OK Tire, Marysville, KS

for tire repair

$1,429.00-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 106690

The Board placed a call to the Nemaha County Commissioners to discuss the possible replacement of a low water crossing located on 31st Rd between Tumbleweed and Utah Roads in Section 13 of Noble Township.

County Treasurer Linda Weber met with the Board.

Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to put a new wet kit on the 2000 International Semi trucks and transfer the old wet kit from 1990 Ford Semi truck to Volvo Semi truck and deem the 1990 and 1980 Fords semi trucks surplus.

Sheriff Daniel A. Hargrave met with the Board at their request.

Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to go into executive session for ten minutes at 10:20 a.m. to discuss non-elected personnel with Sheriff Daniel A. Hargrave present. Unanimous.

Robert Dallas, Frankfort, Tim Olmsted, Olmsted Real Estate; Jeff Sandstrom, Marshall County Realty met with the Board to present a written proposal of questions to be answered concerning the proposed change to the Marshall County Sanitary Code requested by Rural Lakes Region Environmental Protection Program.

County Appraiser Janet Duever met with the Board. Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to approve the following purchase order. Unanimous.

Kimble Mapping, Inc., Manhattan, KS

for final 2010 maintenance payment on contract

$6,000.00-Appraiser fund-P.O. # 3929

Robert S. Connell moved, due to the fact that the Appraiser’s office and Treasurer’s office do not want to participate in the Neighborhood Revitalization program procedures that the Neighborhood Revitalization program be cancelled. Motion dies for lack of second.

Robert, Emma, and Ava Pechel were present to observe the meeting.

Economic Development Director George McCune and Community Development Coordinator Juanita McCune met with the Board with a weekly update. George presented a copy of the Memorandum of Understanding that was presented to the City of Marysville for the Industrial Park project. Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to approve the Chairman signing the Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Marysville and Marshall County to establish the Sky Trails Industrial Park. Unanimous.

Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to go into executive session for five minutes at 11:55 a.m. to discuss matters of potential land acquisition. Unanimous.

Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell 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. Since the 1st of the month falls on Sunday the checks will be deposited in the accounts on Monday.

Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to adjourn the meeting at 12:35 p.m. Unanimous. The next scheduled meeting will be Monday, May 2, 2011 starting at 9:00 a.m.

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