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Marshall County Minutes

January 9, 2012

 

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

 

Agency on Aging Director Heather Ruhkamp met with the Board to recommend a step increase for Diane Broxterman from Clerk I, Step I at $11.95 an hour to Clerk I, Step II at $12.29 an hour effectiveFebruary 1, 2012.  Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to approve the step increase for Diane Broxterman from   Clerk I, Step I at $11.95 an hour to Clerk I, Step II at $12.29 an hour effectiveFebruary 1, 2012.  Unanimous. 

 

Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to approve signing a letter of support for the KDOT transportation grant for Agency on Aging.  Unanimous. 

 

Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to go into executive session at the request of Agency on Aging Director Heather Ruhkamp for five minutes at9:08 a.m.to discuss matters of non-elected personnel with Agency on Aging Director Heather Ruhkamp present.  Unanimous. 

 

Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to move Julie Caffrey and Nan Roeder to Nutrition Site, Step II at $10.63 an hour with KPERS benefits and no more than 1,200 hours effectiveFebruary 1, 2012. 

 

Mark Lawlor, Cleanline Energy Services met with the Board to discuss being able to transport wind energy through direct current transmission lines with a current project called the Green Belt Express (western Kansas to Illinois). 

 

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

 

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

 

                        Network Computer Solutions,Manhattan,KS

                        for HP/Compaq Elite 8100 computer

                        $1,075.07-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 107666

 

Lisa Davies, Rural Development met with the Board to introduce Donnie Wolfe,Junction Cityas the newCountySanitarianwho is replacingGaryMay that retired in December.

 

Undersheriff Tim Ackerman met with the Board to request Corrections Officers I at $11.85 an hour to Sheriff Deputy, Probation at $12.66 an hour effectiveJanuary 9, 2012.  Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to approve the movement of Chance Hartner from Corrections Officers I at $11.85 an hour to Sheriff Deputy, Probation at $12.66 an hour effectiveJanuary 9, 2012.  Unanimous.  The movement of personnel is due to the retirement of Sheriff Deputy William Pennington effectiveDecember 31, 2011.   

 

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

 

                        Mail Finance,San Francisco,CA

                        for 2012 Jan-Mar lease agreement

                        $1,090.62-General (Courthouse) fund-P.O. # 4083

 

                        KWORCC,Topeka,KS

                        for 2012 Premiums for workman’s comp

                        $64,095.00-Workmen’s Comp fund-P.O. # 4081

 

                        Frontier Forensics,Topeka,KS

                        for 2011 autopsy

                        $650.00-General (District Coroner)-P.O. # 4082 (2011 funds)

 

                        Midland Medical Supply, Omaha, NE

                        for supplies

                        $577.14-Health fund-P.O. # 4035

                        Slup’s Repair,Marysville,KS

                        for car repairs

                        $759.98-General (Sheriff) fund-P.O. # 3984 (2011 funds)

 

                        Modern Marketing, Atlanta, GA

                        for shelter in place brochures

                        $508.90- EM Grant funds-P.O. # 4015

 

                        B & W Electric,Marysville,KS

                        for 4” backflow preventer for the Courthouse bsmnt sprinkler sys

                       $3,535.32-CourthouseBuildingfund-P.O. # 4080

 

Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to accept the resignation of Richard Petr as the Blue Rapids Township Treasurer effectiveFebruary 1, 2012.  Unanimous.   

 

Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to approve the Neighborhood Revitalization application for Steve Yager,Marysville,KSwith the preconstruction pictures that were provided by the applicant.  Unanimous. 

 

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

 

       REORGANIZATION OF THE BOARD OF MARSHALL COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

11:00 a.m.,January 9, 2012

 

The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular adjourned session with Robert S. Connell, Thomas K. Holle and Charles R. Loiseau, members; and Sonya L. Stohs County Clerk, present.  

 

Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to appoint Thomas K. Holle as chairman of the Board for 2012.  Unanimous.

 

Emergency Management Director:

Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to reappoint William Schwindamann Jr. as Emergency Management Director for 2012.  Unanimous.

 

Public Works Administrator:

Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to reappoint Mike Craig as Public Works Administrator for 2012.  Unaimous.

Investments:

Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to authorize County Treasurer Linda Weber to invest the County’s funds in County Federally insured depositories and State Investment Pool for 2012.  Unanimous.

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