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Marshall County Board Meeting Minutes

December 5, 2011

 

The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular session with Thomas K. Holle acting Chairman and Robert S. Connell member; and Sonya L. Stohs,CountyClerkpresent.

 

Commissioner Loiseau was absent from the meeting. 

 

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

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

 

Paula Landoll, Leadership Marshall County met with the Board to give them an update of the upcoming Leadership Marshall County program. 

 

County Attorney Laura Johnson-McNish met with the Board.  Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to go into executive session for five minutes at9:20 a.m.to discuss matters of non-elected personnel with County Attorney Laura Johnson-McNish present.  Motion carried. 

 

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

 

Twin Valley Director Ed Henry and Recycling Coordinator Fred Cohorst met with the Board to discuss the purchasing of vertical and horizontal balers for recycled cardboard in the cost range of $75,000 – $120,000.  The equipment would be purchased through Twin Valley, but Mr. Henry wanted to make sure that the County was long term vested in the Recycling program.    

 

Commissioner Loiseau placed a call to the Board.

 

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

 

                       KanEquip, Inc.,Marysville,KS

                        for 1 yr. lease on 2011 skid steer loader

                        $4,000.00-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 107572

 

                        Moore Equipment Co.,Chillicothe,MO

                        for blades

                        $652.32-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 107491

 

                        Mike’s O Tire, Inc.,Marysville,KS

                        for tires

                        $1,301.00-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 107571

 

M & R Auto Parts,Frankfort,KS

                        for bearing and seal repair

                        $681.32-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 107497

 

                        Johnny’s Welding Shop,Beatrice,NE

                        for replacing air shift pump and seal kit

                        $1,676.58-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 107570

 

Commissioner Loiseau discussed that the rumor is that the Frankfort Public Works Shop is closing and wanted to make the public and employees to be aware that there is no truth to that rumor. 

 

Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to go into executive session for five minutes at10:30 a.m.to discuss matters of non-elected personnel with Public Works Administrator Mike Craig and Public Works Coordinating Supervisor Larry Polson present.  Motion carried.  No action was taken as a result of executive session.   

 

Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to approve the voucher for the Home Sewer District and instruct theCountyTreasurerto pay these bills out of funds available for this purpose.  Motion carried.

 

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

 

                        Kimble Mapping, Inc.,Manhattan,KS

                        for map maintenance 2011 contract 1st installment

                        $3,000.00-Appraiser fund-P.O. #4072

 

                        Herbster Law Firm, LLC,Sabetha,KS

                        for court appointed attorney

                        $520.44-General (District Court) fund-P.O. # 4069

 

Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to approve the Neighborhood Revitalization application for Brian and Teri Tjaden, Marysville with the preconstruction pictures that were provided by the applicant.  Motion carried.

 

Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to approve the following 2011 abatement with a value of 10,401 and a total tax of $1,951.93.  Motion carried.        

 

22nd District Community Corrections representative Venice Sloan met with the Board to discuss the realignment proposed by the Governor and how it affects the Juvenile Justice Authority.  The Board agreed that the realignment proposed would not be a good idea and agreed that they should send a letter to the legislators stating that they are in opposition of the proposal.     

 

County Attorney Laura Johnson-McNish met with the Board. 

 

Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to go into executive session for five minutes at11:22 a.m.to discuss matters of non-elected personnel with County Attorney Laura Johnson-McNish and County Clerk Sonya L. Stohs present.  Motion carried. 

 

Rob Peschel, Marysville joined the meeting to observe at11:40 a.m.

 

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 adjourn the meeting at 12:16 p.m.  Motion carried.  The next scheduled meeting will beMonday, December 12, 2011starting at9:00 a.m. 

 

 

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