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Marshall County Commissioners’ Meeting Minutes, June 20th

June 20, 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 Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle. Unanimous.

Agency on Aging Director Heather Ruhkamp met with the Board to recommend the following step raises: Office Manager Sharon Peeks from Clerk II, Step I at $12.57 an hour to Clerk II, Step II at $12.77 an hour; Bus driver Eldon Zimmerman from Clerk I, Step II at $12.29 an hour to Clerk II to Step I at $12.57 an hour; Roberta Temeyer from Clerk I, Step I at $11.95 an hour to Clerk I, Step II at $12.29 an hour; part-time Grace Grable from Nutrition Step IV at $11.38 hour to Nutrition Site V at $11.67 an hour effective July 1, 2011. Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to approve the following step raises: Office Manager Sharon Peeks from Clerk II, Step I at $12.57 an hour to Clerk II, Step II at $12.77 an hour; Bus driver Eldon Zimmerman from Clerk I, Step II at $12.29 an hour to Clerk II to Step I at $12.57 an hour; Roberta Temeyer from Clerk I, Step I at $11.95 an hour to Clerk I, Step II at $12.29 an hour; part-time Grace Grable from Nutrition Step IV at $11.38 hour to Nutrition Site V at $11.67 an hour effective July 1, 2011. Unanimous.

Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to go into executive session for ten minutes at 9:17 a.m. at the request of County Clerk Sonya L. Stohs to discuss matters of non-elected personnel with County Clerk Sonya L. Stohs and Agency on Aging Director Heather Ruhkamp present. Unanimous.

Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to approve the Neighborhood Revitalization application for J. Leo Caffrey, Vermillion, KS with the preconstruction pictures that were provided by the applicant. Unanimous.

Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to approve the Neighborhood Revitalization application for Jeff Heinen, Axtell, KS with the preconstruction pictures that were provided by the applicant. Unanimous.

Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to approve a Proclamation in recognition of Community Memorial Healthcare (CMH), Inc. for the dedication and grand opening of its brand new $17.3 million state-of-the-art facility on Sunday, June 26, 2011. Unanimous.

Public Works Administrator Mike Craig met with the Board.

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

Marysville Ready Mix, Inc., Marysville, KS

for concrete

$838.00-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 107256

Public Works Administrator Mike Craig presented the following 2012 Solid Waste budget request in the amount of $473,850.00 which is an increase of $8,750.00 from the 2011 budget; 2012 Noxious Weed budget in the amount of $89,450.00 which is the same as the 2011 budget; 2012 HHW/Recycling budget in the amount of $64,000.00 which is the same as the 2011 budget.

Jeff Younger, Seminole Energy Services placed a call to the Board asking if they would authorize a release of billing and consumption history information from Kansas Gas Service so that he could see if the County qualified to purchase gas through Seminole Energy Services. The Board agreed to file the release waiver.

Register of Deeds Martha Roesch met with the Board to present the 2012 Register of Deeds budget request in the amount of $87,208.00 which is the same as the 2011 budget.

County Health Nurse Sue Rhodes met with the Board to present the 2012 County Health Department budget request in the amount of $317,526.00 which is an increase of $831.00 from the 2011 budget.

Economic Development Director George McCune and Community Development Coordinator Juanita McCune met with the Board to present the 2012 Economic Development budget in the amount of $56,800.00 which is a decrease of $900.00 from the 2011 budget.

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

RDJ Specialities,

for natural disaster educational materials

$506.70-Emergency Management grant-P.O. # 3952

Mail Finance, San Fransico, CA

for July-Sept lease mail machine

$650.61-Courthouse General-P.O. # 3951

Election Systems and Software, Omaha, NE

for election equipment maintenance

$5,068.91-Election Equipment Reserve fund-P.O. # 3950

Wyeth, Vonore, TN

for private vaccine

$11,188.20-Health fund-P.O. # 3884

Glaxo Smith Kline, Atlanta, GA

for private vaccine

$3,087.50-Health fund-P.O. # 3796

Sanofi Pasteur, Chicago, IL

for private vaccine

$653.68-Health fund-P.O. # 3797

County Appraiser Janet Duever met with the Board to present with the 2012 County Appraiser budget request in the amount of $165,880.00 which is a decrease of $3,000.00 from the 2011 budget.

Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to go into executive session at the request of County Clerk Sonya L. Stohs for fifteen minutes at 11:50 a.m. to discuss matters of non-elected personnel with County Clerk Sonya L. Stohs present. Unanimous.

County Attorney Laura Johnson-McNish met with the Board.

Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to go into executive session for ten minutes at 12:00 p.m. to discuss matters of non-elected personnel with County Clerk Sonya L. Stohs and County Attorney Laura Johnson-McNish present. Unanimous.

Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to approve the Neighborhood Revitalization application for William Schooler, Frankfort, KS with the preconstruction pictures that were provided by the applicant. Unanimous.

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

Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to adjourn at 12:20 p.m. Unanimous. The next scheduled meeting will be Monday, June 27, 2011 starting at 9:00 a.m.

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