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Marshall County Commissioners’ Minutes

August 29, 2011

The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular adjourned session with Charles R. Loiseau, Chairman; Thomas K. Holle and Robert S. Connell member; 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 Thomas K. Holle. Unanimous.

Vicki Gross, Marysville was present to observe the Commissioner meeting.

Ron Karn, Berry Tractor representative met with the Board to invite them to the Komatzu Customer Appreciation Days October 18th and 19th in Chattanooga, TN. Berry Tractor would provide all the transportation and lodging to the Customer Appreciation Days.

Sheriff Daniel A. Hargrave met with the Board to inform them that they have acquired a canine from the Brown County Sheriff’s Department. The 5 ½ year old Belgium Malinois canine handler will be Sheriff Deputy Jake Bollhoefner, Blue Rapids. Sheriff Hargrave told the Board that the canine and his handler will attend five weeks of training in Topeka starting September 12th.

Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to approve the Neighborhood Revitalization application for Kendall and Sharon Peeks, Marysville 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.

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

Mike’s OK Tire, Marysville, KS

for tires

$778.50-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 107483

Public Works Administrator Mike Craig informed the Board that he received the labor breakdown from Norfolk Contracting, Norfolk NE which is through Husker Steel, Columbus, NE for the bridge on the Winifred Road in the amount of $39,189.00. The Board feels at this time it would be best to put the bridge on the five year plan.

Thomas K. Holle 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.

RPM Access Representative George Black met with the Board to let them know that all of the land agreements have been signed for the Marshall Wind Energy, LLC and the substation should be started before the end of the year.

Economic Development Director George McCune, Community Development Coordinator Juanita McCune, North Central Regional Planning Commission Director Doug McKinney and North Central Regional Planning Commission Housing Director Carol Torkelson, Marshall County Partnership for Growth representatives Carol and Wayne Hill, Waterville, William Oborny, Marysville, Charles Friedrichs, Marysville, Marysville City Clerk Debbie Price, City of Marysville Mayor Bill Phillipi, United Bank and Trust representative Dennis Kramer and Rob Peschel, Marysville met with the Board to discuss Housing Rehabilitation programs. There are three different programs available; the CDBG block grant; Kansas Housing Rehabilitation Corp (Home Program) and the Rural Development Housing program. The only program that can be Countywide is the Home Program but the program requires a 25% match and additional 5% in administrative costs of the project it is a low income guideline.

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

Merck, Carol Stream, IL

for private vaccine

$5,425.05-Health fund-P.O. # 3957

Marshall County Chief’s Association, Frankfort, KS

for 5% share for radio grant

$917.20-911 Local fund-P.O. # 3999

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

Public Works Administrator Mike Craig and Jim Taphorn met with the Board to discuss three structures one in Section 8 of Franklin Township East of 14th and Granite Road and two in Section 28 of Richland Township on Eagle Road.

Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to adjourn the meeting at 12:10 p.m. Unanimous. The next scheduled meeting will be Tuesday, September 6, 2011 starting at 9:00 a.m.

The Board will not be in session on Monday because of Labor Day.

 

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