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Marshall County Commissioners’ Meeting Minutes

January 23, 2012

 

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

 

County Appraiser Janet Duever and County Appraiser Clerk Mandy Cook met with the Board to discuss that County Appraiser Clerk Mandy Cook was excepted into the five day Marshall County Leadership program and they would like the five days to be covered under regular time rather than having to take vacation to attend the Leadership Marshall County program.  Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to approve allowing County Appraiser Clerk Mandy Cook to use three of the five days of the five day Leadership School be covered under regular time and the remaining two days the employee vacation must be used.  Motion carried.  Commissioner Holle abstained.

 

Agency on Aging Director Heather Ruhkamp met with the Board.  Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to have the Board sign a letter of commitment for the Agency on Aging KDOT transportation grant.  Unanimous.  Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to approve signing a letter giving Agency on Aging Heather Ruhkamp permission to sign the grant forms for the KDOT grant on behalf of the County.  Unanimous.  

 

County Attorney Laura Johnson-McNish met with the Board.  Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to approve going into executive session for twenty minutes at9:14 a.m.to discuss matters of litigation and non-elected personnel with County Attorney Laura Johnson-McNish present.  Unanimous.  Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to extend executive session for five minutes at9:34 a.m.for the same reasons with the same persons present.  Unanimous. 

 

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 bids for 250 pieces of assorted size bridge plank:

 

MidwestService and Sales,Schuyler,NE- $13,908.40

Bridge and Highway Material,Enid,OK- $13,123.60

 

Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to approve the low bid from Bridge and Highway Material,Enid,OKin the amount of $13,123.60 for 250 piece assorted size bridge plank.  Unanimous.

 

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

 

                        Truck Repair Plus, Inc.,Marysville,KS

                        for 5th wheel and kit pin

                        $1,053.67-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 107669

 

                        Bridge & Highway Material, Inc.,Enid,OK

                        for 250 pc. ACZA treated bridge timber

                        $13,123.60-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 107670

 

Sheriff Daniel A. Hargrave met with the Board to recommend the following step raises for Lynn Feldhausen, Brian Kenworthy and Donald Self from Deputy Sheriff Step II at $14.64 an hour to Deputy Sheriff Step III at $15.24 an hour effectiveFebruary 1, 2012.  Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to approve the following step raises for Lynn Feldhausen, Brian Kenworthy and Donald Self from Deputy Sheriff Step II at $14.64 an hour to Deputy Sheriff Step III at $15.24 an hour effectiveFebruary 1, 2012.  Unanimous. 

 

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

 

                        Wyeth, Dallas, TX

                        for private vaccine

                        $5,927.30-Health fund-P.O. # 4036

 

                        Glaxo Smith Kline,Atlanta,GA

                        for private vaccine

                        $4,365.10-Health fund-P.O. # 4037

                        Election Systems and Software,Chicago,IL

                        for maintenance for election equipment

                        $3,400.00-Election Reserve fund-P.O. # 4085

 

CountyHealthNurse Sue Rhodes met with the Board to get clarification of what shots they are suggesting (Hep B and Tdap).  If you do not have insurance or what the insurance does not cover the Health Department will bill the Commissioners.      

 

Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to go into executive session for five minutes at10:46 a.m.to discuss matters of non-elected personnel with County Health Nurse Sue Rhodes and County Clerk Sonya L. Stohs present.  Unanimous. 

Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to approve moving Hannah Largen cleaning wage at the Health Department from $13.35 an hour to $13.41 an hour effectiveFebruary 1, 2012.  Unanimous. 

 

Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to give a $50.00 a month cost of living increase for all full-time County employees and prorated for part-time employees within County Departments not Appropriations effectiveJanuary 1, 2012.  Unanimous.

 

Landoll Corporation Administrative Assistant Laurie Cudney, Landoll Corporation Owner/President Don Landoll and Landoll Corporation Controller Dan Caffrey met with the Board to discuss a ten year tax abatement for a new expansion of 32,000 square foot at the 1085 Pony Express Hwy. location south side to be called Shop 80 for additional manufacturing assembly and storage area to that location. 

 

Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to approve setting a Public Hearing for February 13, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. to discuss approving a ten year tax abatement for a new expansion of 32,000 square foot at the 1085 Pony Express Hwy. location south side to be called Shop 80 for additional manufacturing assembly and storage area to that location.

 

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

 

Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to adjourn at 12:10 p.m.  Unanimous.  The next scheduled meeting will beMonday, January 30, 2012starting at9:00 a.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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