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Marshall County Commissioners Continue Budget Discussion

The Board conducted a 2012 Budget Workshop for the County budget. County Clerk Sonya L. Stohs presented a revised budget that she had reduced the proposed mill levy to 51.598 mills with expenditures of $9,537,415 which includes the $50.00 a month raise for employees that the Board requested last week.

Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to approve Resolution # 11-08-22-1 expressing the property taxation policy for the Board of Marshall County Commissioners with respect to financing the 2012 annual budget for Marshall County. Unanimous.

Landoll Corporation Owner/President Don Landoll and Landoll Corporation Controller Dan Caffrey met with the Board to discuss a 10 year 100% property tax exemption request from Landoll Ventures LLC., Marysville, KS  for an additional 56,000 square foot expansion of  the existing building (shop 60) located on Hwy 36 in Marysville.   No decision was made

Former Commissioner Michael Keating, Marysville met with the Board to discuss his concerns with the 2012 proposed budget.  

Commissioner Holle was absent from the meeting.

The minutes and agenda were approved as presented upon a motion by Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau.  Motion carried.

Agency on Aging Director Heather Ruhkamp met with the Board to recommend hiring Rachel Combs,Frankfortpart-time at the Frankfort Nutrition Site at $11.13 an hour.  Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to approve hiring Rachel Combs, Frankfort as a part-time employee no benefits less than 70 hours a month at the Frankfort Nutrition Site at $11.13 an hour.  Motion carried. 

Agency on Aging Director Heather Ruhkamp also recommended hiring Grace Grable, Marysville as a full-time bus driver at the Marysville Nutrition Site to replace Inez Hermesch who is retiring on September 9th at $11.95 an hour.  Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to approve the hiring Grace Grable, Marysville as a full-time bus driver at the Marysville Nutrition Site at $11.95 an hour starting as a new employee with no prior years of service accrued.  Motion carried.

County Health Nurse Sue Rhodes met with the Board to present a revised bid from Heartland Awning, Omaha, NE without the cost of removing the existing awning that the Public Works department in the amount of $4,170.00 which is a reduction of $1,570.00 from the previous bid. 

Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to approve the revised bid from Heartland Awning in the amount of $4,170.00 and authorized County Health Nurse Sue Rhodes to sign the revised bid.  Motion carried.

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

                        BrownCountyTreasurer,Hiawatha,KS

                        for share of 4-County budget

                       $538.32-General (District Court)-P.O. # 3993

                        ASD Healthcare,Dallas,TX

                        for private vaccine

                        $8,865.00-Health fund-P.O. # 3956

                        Revise

                        Total Funds by Hasler,Tampa,FL

                        for postage

                        $2,762.63-Courthouse General fund-P.O. # 4006

 

                        Network Computer Solutions, Manhattan, KS

                        for computer and printer

                       $1,538.57-Special County Attorney fund-P.O. # 4007

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

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

                       Heris Machine,Washington,KS

                        for gear pump and o-rings

                        $711.20-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 107402

 

                        Cross Dillon Tire,Lincoln,NE

                        for tires

                        $1,029.78-Recycling fund-P.O. # 107370

Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to adjourn the meeting at 2:16 p.m. Unanimous. The next scheduled meeting will be Monday, August 29, 2011 starting at 9:00 a.m.

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