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Marshall County Commissioners Approve Road Closing

May 2, 2011

The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular 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 Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell. Unanimous.

Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to approve a Proclamation from Pawnee Mental Health Services proclaiming the month of May as Mental Health Month. Unanimous.

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

County Appraiser Janet Duever met with the Board. Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to go into executive session for five minutes at 9:15 a.m. to discuss matters of non-elected personnel with County Appraiser Janet Duever present. Unanimous.

County Attorney Laura Johnson-McNish met with the Board. Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to go into executive session for ten minutes at 9:25 a.m. to discuss matters of possible litigation with County Attorney Laura Johnson-McNish present. Unanimous.

County Treasurer Linda Weber met with the Board to discuss the check issuing process of the Neighborhood Revitalization program.

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

Robert Peschel, Marysville was present for the hearing.

At 10:00 a.m. a Public Hearing was conducted on a road vacation on a portion of 24th Road, Beginning at a point 150 feet South of the Northeast corner of the SE quarter of Section 35, Township 3 South, Range 9 East of the 6th P.M.; Thence running south along the East Line of said SE quarter for 2490 feet more or less to the Southeast Corner of said Section 35.

Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to approve Resolution # 11-05-2-1 vacating a certain township road in Rock Township, Marshall County, Kansas: a portion of 24th Road, Beginning at a point 150 feet South of the Northeast corner of the SE quarter of Section 35, Township 3 South, Range 9 East of the 6th P.M.; Thence running south along the East Line of said SE quarter for 2490 feet more or less to the Southeast Corner of said Section 35 and the terminus. Unanimous.

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

Mike’s OK Tire, Marysville, KS

for backhoe tire

$606.25-Solid Waste fund-P.O. # 106694

Van Diest Supply Co., Webster City, IA

for chemical

$1,533.80-Noxious Weed fund-P.O. # 106693

Mike’s OK Tire Inc., Marysville, KS

for tires

$650.50-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 106695

Agency on Aging Director Heather Ruhkamp met with the Board to inform them that she received information on her KDOT grant application for SFY 2012 and it was cut by18%. She also discussed with the Board that as of July 1, 2011 all drivers have to have a CDL physical and she has found that Marysville Clinic and Community Physicians Clinic are $129.00 and Seneca Family Practice are $117.00. The Board decided to allow the drivers to have the physical at there own physician if they so choose and Agency on Aging Director Heather Ruhkamp will write up a policy for approval by the Board.

County Sanitarian Gary May met with the Board.

Twin Valley Director Ed Henry met with the Board to present the 2012 budget request of $55,000.00 which is the same as last year.

Sheriff Daniel A. Hargrave met with the Board.

Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to approve the voucher for the Home Sewer District and instruct the County Treasurer to pay these bills out of funds available for this purpose. Unanimous.

Vernita Peeks, Marysville met with the Board to discuss areas of concerns in the Emergency Management Department.

Emergency Management Director William Schwindamann Jr. met with the Board at their request.

Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to go into executive session for five minutes at 11: 40 a.m. to discuss matters of non-elected personnel with Emergency Management Director William Schwindamann Jr. present. Unanimous.

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

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

Merck, Carol Stream, IL

for private vaccine

$4,295.86-Health fund-P.O. # 3878

Modern Marketing, Atlanta, GA

for shelter in place public information materials

$1,330.16-EMPG grant-P.O. # 3930

Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to approve the Neighborhood Revitalization application for Robert Voet, Home, KS with the preconstruction pictures that were provided by the applicant and the Neighborhood Revitalization application for Dale L. Meinecke, Summerfield with the preconstruction pictures that were provided by the applicant. Unanimous.

County Attorney Laura Johnson-McNish met with the Board.

Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to adjourn at 12:20 p.m. Unanimous. The next scheduled meeting will be Monday, May 9, 2011 starting at 9:00 a.m.

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