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Marshall County Board Minutes

December 12, 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.

 

Agency on Aging Director Heather Ruhkamp met with the Board to recommend a step increase for Grace Grable from Clerk I, Step I at $11.95 an hour to Clerk I, Step II at $12.29 an hour effectiveJanuary 1, 2011.  Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to approve the step increase for Grace Grable from Clerk I, Step I at $11.95 an hour to Clerk I, Step II at $12.29 an hour effectiveJanuary 1, 2011.  Unanimous.    

 

Fred Feldkamp, Axtell met with the Board to ask for a six month extension for his Neighborhood Revitalization application.  Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to approve the six month extension for the Neighborhood Revitalization application effective December 3, 2011.  Unanimous.

 

The Board reviewed the Network Solutions bill and designated the 4 hours of prepaid time. 

 

North Central Regional Planning Commission Director Doug McKinney was present to observe the meeting. 

 

The Board placed a call to Custodian Lou Wassenberg to discuss applying for a grant for waste tire landscaping mulch for the Courthouse landscape.   

 

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

 

                        Farm & Home Publishers, Belmond, IA

                        for 60 Plat books

                        $1,004.00-General (Courthouse) fund-P.O. # 4074

 

                        Manatron, Inc., Hays, KS

                        for Lexmark printer

                        $3,211.00-Election Reserve fund-P.O. # 4073

 

Morrison, Frost, Olsen,Irvine,Jacksonand Schartz,Manhattan,KS

                        for court appointed attorney

                        $676.04-General (District Court) fund-P.O. # 4070

 

                        Roehr Safety Products, St. Louis, MO

                        for taser

                        $830.95-General (Sheriff) fund-P.O. # 3983

 

Marysville Township Officer Sue Grauer, City of Marysville Councilman Bob Shipman, Marysville Township officer Ralph Plegge, City Administrator Rick Shain, City Attorney John McNish, Marysville Township grade maintainer John Sedlacek and Marysville Township Officer John Howard met with the Board to discuss the changing the speed limit and transferring the right of way on North Street from Marysville Township to the City of Marysville.    They also discussed 12th and 8th Road dust control.  The City ofMarysville wants to participate in the dust control program. 

 

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

 

Public Works Coordinating Supervisor Larry Polson presented the following bridge bids:

 

SteelBridgepackage bid for a 20 x 20 structure: 

 

Husker Steel,Columbus,NE- $24,503.00

Oden Enterprises, Wahoo, NE – $24,915.52

MidwestService and Sales,Schuyler,NE- $24,559.10

 

SteelBridgepackage bid for a 20 X 24 structure:

 

Husker Steel,Columbus,NE- $24,783.00

Oden Enterprises, Wahoo, NE – $25,441.93

MidwestService and Sales,Schuyler,NE- $25,195.84             

 

Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to approve the low bids from Husker Steel,Columbus,NEfor the two bridge packages.  Unanimous. 

 

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

 

                        Husker Steel,Columbus,NE

                        for steel bridge pkg.

                        $24,783.00-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 107632

 

                        Husker Steel,Columbus,NE

                        for steel bridge pkg.

                        $24,503.00-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 107633

 

 

Foley Industries, Wichita, KS

                        for 2011 CAT 12M motor grader

                        $210,190.80-Special Machinery fund-P.O. # 107627

 

                        Wildcat Concrete Services,Topeka,KS

                        for Cragle bridge repair project

                        $37,863.00-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 107630

 

                        Floyd’s Truck Repair,Sabetha,KS

                        for align & balance steer axle tires and road test

                        $871.72-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 107631                    

 

Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to ask that all County Employees get a tetanus and Hepatitis shot or be up to date on those two shots and of you are not get them at the Marshall County Health Department and the County will pay for the shots.  They are asking that the Public Works Department especially get the shots.  Unanimous.   

 

Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to approve having a Public Hearing to amend the Health Department budget onDecember 27, 2011at10:30 a.m.in the Commissioners Room at the Courthouse.  Unanimous.

 

Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to approve the following 2007 abatement with a value of 1,619 and a total tax of $244.37, 2008 abatement with a value of 1,587 and a total tax of $237.31, 2009 abatement with a value of 1,587 and a total tax of $240.33, and 2010 abatement with a value of 649 and a total tax of $94.73.  Unanimous.     

 

CountyTreasurerLinda Weber met with the Board.

 

Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to approve the Neighborhood Revitalization application for Thomas Rottinghaus and Donna J. Rottinghaus Trust, Axtell with the preconstruction pictures that were provided by the applicant.  Unanimous. 

 

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

 

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

 

Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to adjourn the meeting at12:16 p.m.  Unanimous.  The next scheduled meeting will beMonday, December 19, 2011starting at9:00 a.m. 

 

 

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