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Marshall County Commissioners’ Meeting Minutes

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

 

Commissioner Charles R. Loiseau was absent from the meeting. 

 

The meeting was called to order at 9:00 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 seconded by Thomas K. Holle.  Motion carried.

 

Agency on Aging Director Heather Ruhkamp met with the Board. 

 

Sheriff Daniel A. Hargrave met with the Board.  Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to go into executive session for five minutes at 9:05 a.m. to discuss matters of non-elected personnel with Sheriff Daniel A. Hargrave present.  Motion carried. 

 

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 at 9:12 a.m. to discuss matters of attorney client privilege with County Attorney Laura Johnson-McNish and Agency on Aging Director Heather Ruhkamp present. Motion carried.

 

Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to go into executive session for fifteen minutes at 9:17 a.m. to discuss matters of non-elected personnel with Agency on Aging Director Heather Ruhkamp present.  Motion carried. 

 

Agency on Aging Director Heather Ruhkamp recommended to the Board hiring Janna Dressman, Frankfort as part-time summer help at 11.44 an hour effective May 17, 2012.  Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to hire Janna Dressman, Frankfort as part-time summer help at 11.44 an hour effective May 17, 2012.  Motion carried.

 

County Attorney Laura Johnson-McNish met with the Board.

 

Vicki Gross, Marysville was present to observe the meeting at 9:30 a.m.

 

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

 

Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to go into executive session for ten minutes at 9:35 a.m. to discuss matters of non-elected personnel with County Attorney Laura Johnson-McNish and Public Works Administrator Mike Craig present.  Motion carried. 

 

Derek and Arlen Richter, Barnes met with the Board to discuss his prior employment at the County. 

 

Vicki Gross, Marysville left the meeting at 9:50 a.m.

 

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

 

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

 

                        Seneca Ready Mix, Inc., Seneca, KS

                        for concrete

                        $1,137.00-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 106848

 

                        Truck Repair Plus, Marysville, KS

                        for replace clutch, brake, and bearing

                        $1,163.81-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 106845

 

                        Johnny’s Welding Shop, Betrice, NE

                        for resealing of cylinder and repair tail latches

                        $1,158.54-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 106847

 

                        Bruna Implement Co., Marysville, KS

                        for repair to right wheel axle seal and bearings

                        $1,806.75-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 106846

 

Public Works Administrator Mike Craig informed the Board of the following items:

 

He can rent a roller for chip seal from Berry Tractor, Topeka, KS in the amount of $1,400.00 a week.  No decision was made

 

 Bridge Inspector Dave Beach from Schwab and Eaton needs to do the 12 month bridge inspections of an estimated 67 bridges in the County for less than $8,000.00.  The Board informed Public Works Administrator Mike Craig to have Mr. Beach move forward with the inspections.     

 

He received one bid for 48,000 gallons at $3.34 a gallon which is up from $3.31 a gallon last year of MC800 for chip seal from Ergon Asphalt and Emulsions, Inc. Salina, KS MC800.

 

Dust control will be applied to the different areas of the County the first week of June.

 

Sheriff Daniel A. Hargrave met with the Board during Public Works time to discuss the possibility of the Public Works Department doing some if not all of the dirt work at the new shooting range that the City of Marysville is building.  The Board would like more information to be gathered so that a plan can possibly be put a plan together. 

 

Sheriff Daniel A. Hargrave met with the Board to recommend a step increase for Corrections Officer Gail Woodyard from Corrections Officer at $12.14 an hour to Corrections Officer I at $12.37 an hour effective June 1, 2012. 

 

Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to approve the step increase for Corrections Officer Gail Woodyard from Corrections Officer at $12.14 an hour to Corrections Officer I at $12.37 an hour effective June 1, 2012.  Motion carried.

 

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

 

                        Parcells Reg. Forensics Services, Leawood, KS

                        for autopsy

                        $1,150.00-General (District Court) fund-P.O. # 4171

 

                        Nemaha Valley Motors, Seneca, KS

                        for repairs to Charger

                        $778.60-General (Sheriff) fund-P.O. # 4058

 

                        KONE, Inc., Moline, IL

                        for elevator repair

                        $565.13-General (Building) fund-P.O. # 4172

 

                        Steven A. Kraushaar, Marysville, KS

                        for court appointed attorney fees

                        $912.00-General (District Court) fund-P.O. # 4159

 

Steven A. Kraushaar, Marysville, KS

                        for court appointed attorney fees

                        $832.00-General (District Court) fund-P.O. # 4161

 

                        Foley Industries, Topeka, KS

                        for generator repairs

                        $712.89-Health Building fund-P.O. # 4109

 

Economic Development George McCune and Community Development Coordinator Juanita McCune met with the Board to discuss the possibility of the County applying for a federally funded Home Grant for County-wide housing rehabilitation.  Juanita informed the Board that she has had seven people from Blue Rapids, one from Beattie, five from Frankfort, one from Vermillion, thirteen from Marysville and ten from Waterville that would possibly qualify.  The Board will make a decision on this issue at next week’s meeting. 

 

Commissioner Charles R. Loiseau placed a call to the Board at 11:00 a.m.

 

Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to approve vouchers, minus one that the Board wanted not paid because it has not been a policy to reimburse for that type of a purchase in the past, and issue warrants from the respective funds .  Motion carried.

 

Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to adjourn at 12:14 p.m.  Motion carried.  The next scheduled meeting will be Monday, May 21, 2012 starting at 9:00 a.m.

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