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Marshall County Commissioners’ Meeting Minutes

July 5, 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 Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle. Unanimous.

Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to approve the Neighborhood Revitalization application for Ron and Vicki Lee, Hoyt, KS with the preconstruction pictures that were provided by the applicant; to approve the Neighborhood Revitalization application for Jerry T. and Joyce Stowell, Frankfort, KS with the preconstruction pictures that were provided by the applicant; to approve the Neighborhood Revitalization application for Donald F. Minge, Bremen, KS with the preconstruction pictures that were provided by the applicant; to approve the Neighborhood Revitalization application for David and Geraldine Schwarz, Home, KS with the preconstruction pictures that were provided by the applicant. Unanimous.

County Treasurer Linda Weber met with the Board to discuss the distribution of the Federal Land Management-PILT Program. Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to approve splitting half the County’s share of the Federal Land Management-PILT Program money between the three Townships by the percentage presented by the County Treasurer. 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.

J & J Excavating, Axtell, KS

for machine hire

$689.00-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 107263

M & R Auto Parts, Frankfort, KS

for fender and bracket kits

$1,052.90-Road & Bridge fund-P.O.# 107286

Marysville Ready Mix, Inc., Marysville, KS

for concrete

$818.00-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 107262

County Sanitarian Gary May met with the Board.

Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to approve a waiver of the $250.00 inspection on the McNeal house in Section 24 of St. Bridget Township. Unanimous.

The Board placed a call to City Administrator Rick Shain to ask about having the ability to dump septic clean out in the Marysville wastewater area.

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.

Kansas Department of Transportation, Topeka, KS

for payment share on 58C-4369-01

$384,000.00-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 107264

County Attorney Laura Johnson-McNish met with the Board to discuss the appointment for the Wells Township Trustee vacancy.

Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to appoint Mike Bailey, Frankfort to fill the vacancy on the Wells Township Trustee left by Doug Rogers, Frankfort who resigned. Unanimous.

Robert Peschel and his daughters Emma and Eva were in observance of the meeting.

 

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

Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle 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.

Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to go into executive session for five minutes at 11:30 a.m. to discuss matters of non-elected personnel. Unanimous.

Blue Valley Telecommunications Marketing/Customer Service Manager Angie Armstrong and Blue Valley Telecommunications Controller/CFO Candice Wright met with the Board to discuss the impact of the National Broadband Plan on Rural America. The Board will be sending letters to the FCC, Senators and Representatives stating their concerns with the National Broadband Plan on Rural America.

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 Charles R. Loiseau to adjourn at 12:08 p.m. Unanimous. The next scheduled meeting will be Monday, July 11, 2011 starting at 9:00 a.m.

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