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Washington County Commissioners Minutes 4-16-12

COMMISSION MINUTES,April 16, 2012        

 

The Board of Washington County Commission met in regular session on Monday, April 16, 2012in the commission room at the Washington County Courthouse.  Present: Alison Mueller, 1st District Commissioner, Chairman; Roger Otott, 2nd District Commissioner; Gene Helms, 3rd District Commissioner; Elizabeth Hiltgen,CountyAttorney and Lou Kern,CountyClerk.   

 

Chairman Mueller called the meeting to order.

 

The next regular meeting isMonday, April 23, 2012at8:30 A.M. 

 

The board approved bills and payroll totaling $291,568.76.

 

County citizens concerned over closing of polling places voiced their concerns to the commission and Lou Kern,CountyClerk.  Anna Porter, Field Staff Supervisor, Division of Property Valuation, explained the appraisal process to the group.  Francine Regan,CountyAppraiser; Bev Finlayson, Deputy County Appraiser and Elizabeth Hiltgen,CountyAttorney, were also present

 

Duane Bruna, Noxious Weed and Solid Waste Director, reported on routine matters. 

 

Sheriff Bill Dickson reported that the jail currently is holding 16SedgwickCountyprisoners and 4WashingtonCountyprisoners.

 

David Willbrant, Public Works Administrator, gave weekly work report.  Equipment repair issues were discussed. Drainage structures and federal aid projects were reviewed.  David relayed information from his conversation with Neal Horton, Bayer Construction.  David was given permission to accept the low quote for fuel tomorrow.

 

The board recessed at12:10 P.M.and reconvened at1:00 P.M.

 

At1:15 P.M.and at the request of Janice Kearn, R.N., County Health Director, Gene Helms moved to go into executive session with Janice and Elizabeth Hiltgen,CountyAttorney, for 5 minutes under the attorney/client privilege.  Roger Otott seconded and motion carried.  At1:20 P.M.the board returned to regular session.  No action was taken.

 

Meeting adjourned at1:45 P.M.

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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.