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Marshall County Commissioners Minutes 9/26/11

September 26, 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,CountyClerkpresent.

 

The meeting was called to order at9:00 a.m.

 

The Board opened the meeting with the flag salute.

 

The minutes and agenda were approved as presented upon a motion by Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell.  Unanimous.

 

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

 

Agency on Aging Director Heather Ruhkamp met with the Board.  Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to go into executive session for fifteen minutes at9:07 a.m.at the request of Agency on Aging Director Heather Ruhkamp to discuss matters of non-elected personnel with Agency on Aging Director Heather Ruhkamp and County Clerk Sonya L. Stohs present.  Unanimous. 

 

Agency on Aging Director Heather Ruhkamp recommended hiring Diane Broxterman, Home, KS as the Agency on Aging Office Manager as Clerk I, Step I.  Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to approve the hiring of Diane Broxterman, Home, KS as the Agency on Aging Office Manager as Clerk I, Step I effective October 10.  Unanimous.   

 

Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to approve the Neighborhood Revitalization application for Luke Seematter, Frankfort, KS with the preconstruction pictures that were provided by the applicant;  the Neighborhood Revitalization application for Douglas and Karen Rengstorf, Bremen, KS with the preconstruction pictures that were provided by the applicant; and the Neighborhood Revitalization application for Fred and Julie Lienemann, Marysville, KS with the preconstruction pictures that were provided by the applicant.  Unanimous. 

 

Blue City Rapids Township Harry Steinfort, Gus Sandmann and Richard Petr met with the Board to discuss a road issue in the Township.  The Board suggested all parties meeting next Monday, October 3, 2011 at 1:30 p.m. to discuss a solution to the problem.  County Clerk Sonya L. Stohs will contact the County Attorney and have her contact all parties of the meeting.

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

Public Works Administrator Mike Craig presented the following bids for a bridge package for the low water crossing between Sections 10 and 11 of CottageHillTownshipon 5th Road.

 

Oden Enterprises, Wahoo, NE – $28,623.76

MidwestService and Sales,Schuyler,NE- $27,451.71

Husker Steel,Columbus,NE- $24,532.50

 

Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to approve the low bid for a bridge package from Husker Steel,Columbus,NEin the amount of $24,532.50.  Unanimous.

 

Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to approve the following purchase order.   Unanimous. 

 

                        Husker Steel,Columbus,NE

                        for steel bridge package

                        $24,532.50-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 107417

 

Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to approve a new lease for a New Holland skid loader for $4,000.00 from November 2011 to November 2012 from Kan Equipment,Marysville,KS.  Unanimous. 

 

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

 

                        Stormont-Vail Heathcare,Topeka,KS

                        for confidential rape exam

                        $1,309.73-General  (County Attorney) fund-P.O. # 4026

 

                        Underground Vaults & Storage,Hutchison,KS

                        for yearly lease rental

                        $1,782.44-General (District Court) fund-P.O. # 4010

 

                        BrownCountyTreasurer,Hiawatha,KS

                        forMarshallCountyshare of 4-County budget

$662.39-General (District Court) fund-P.O. # 4011

 

                       MercyRegionalHealthCenter,Manhattan,KS

                        for sexual assault exam

                        $710.00-General (County Attorney) fund-P.O. #4027

 

Sheriff Daniel A. Hargrave met with the Board to discuss putting 55 mph speed limit signs on 8th Road south of Blue Rapids to theCzechChurch corner and then west onCyclone Road to Hwy 77. 

 

 

 

CountyTreasurerLinda Weber met with the Board to discuss the new vehicle program in the Treasurer’s office.  Linda informed the Board that statewide December 1 through December 7 no vehicle transactions, driver’s licenses, or title work will be done in the Treasurer’s office because of the new program conversion.

 

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.

 

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

 

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

 

                        Wyeth,Vonore,TN

                        for private vaccine

                        $5,594.10-Health fund-P.O. # 3965

 

                        B & W Electric,Hanover,KS

                        for HVAC final payment

                        $17,693.70-General (Building) fund-P.O. # 4028

 

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

 

Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to adjourn the meeting at11:50 p.m.  Unanimous.  The next scheduled meeting will beMonday, October 3, 2011starting at9:00 a.m. 

 

About Kevin Rippe

Kevin Rippe was born in Marysville and moved to Smith Center at the age of 1, then graduated from Smith Center High School in 1995. He graduated from Cloud County Community College in 1997, and joined the staff of KKAN/KQMA radio in Phillipsburg a year later. Since June of 2011 Kevin has been with us here at Your Country KNDY. You can hear Kevin on daily news reports, as well as calling area high school football and basketball. Kevin lives in Marysville with his wife Melissa, and 4 children Brennen, Jacob, Bailee, and Joshua.