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Marshall County Commissioners’ Meeting Minutes

 May 21, 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, County Clerk present.

 

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 Thomas K. Holle seconded by Robert S. Connell. Unanimous.

 

Dave Seagren, Marysville met with the Board to ask about dust control being put on the driveway of the Habitat for Humanity.  The Board suggested they should talk to the City of Marysville since that property is in the City limits.

 

Sheriff Daniel A. Hargrave and County Attorney Laura Johnson-McNish met with the Board.

 

Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Robert S Connell to go into executive session for ten minutes at 9:07 a.m. to discuss matters of potential litigation and attorney client privilege with County Attorney Laura Johnson-McNish and Sheriff Daniel A. Hargrave present.  Unanimous. 

 

Sheriff Daniel A. Hargrave met with the Board to request a step increase for Corrections Baier from Corrections Officer at $12.14 an hour to Corrections Officer I at $12.37 an hour as of June 1, 2012.   Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to approve a step increase for Dave Baier from Corrections Officer at $12.14 an hour to Correction Officer I at $12.37 an hour effective June 1, 2012.   Unanimous.

 

Agency on Aging Director Heather Ruhkamp met with the Board to discuss the following change to the Ridership Handbook:

 

  • Hours change to 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Dates of out of town travel
  • From door pickup – curbside pickup
  • Reduce packages to one trip and no more than 15 lbs.

 

Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to approve the changes and publication for public comment to the Agency on Aging Ridership Handbook with proposed changes set to be effective June 24, 2012.  Unanimous.

 

Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by Charles R.  Loiseau to approve the Neighborhood Revitalization application for  Daniel Rottinghaus, Axtell, KS with the preconstruction pictures that were provided by the applicant.  Unanimous.

 

Jim Taphorn, Beattie met with the Board to discuss bridge structures being replaced with tubes only and not tubes with wing walls.  He was specifically talking about a structure located in Franklin Township on Granite Road a ½ mile east of 14th Road. 

 

Public Works Coordinating Supervisor Larry Polson met with the Board. 

 

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

 

                        Newman Signs, Jamestown, ND

                        for 911 signs

                        $622.00-911 Local fund-P.O. # 106952

 

                        Mike’s OK Tire, Marysville, KS

                        for tires

                        $771.60-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 106880

 

Public Works Coordinating Supervisor Larry Polson asked the Board about replacing a structure located on Pawnee Road ½ mile east of 30th Road in Section 25 of Lincoln Township.  The Board decided to discuss the possible replacement of the structure next week. 

 

Terry Hughes, Marysville joined the meeting at 9:30 a.m. and left at 10:30 a.m.

 

Dave Claeys, Oketo; Kenny Claeys, Marysville and Ralph Plegge, Marysville met with the Board to discuss whether a ½ mile of Harvest Road west of 10th Road which starts at the Gustoff Claeys Trust property line is a road.  Commissioner Connell showed pictures of other parcels in the County that have what looks like maintained roads, but they are lanes to private property. 

 

County Attorney Laura Johnson-McNish met with the Board during their discussion of Harvest and 10th Road and informed the group that they need to file a petition for closure because of case law findings and that all parties involved need to sign letters that they will not request damages from the County.  She also stated that the landowners and trail group need to communicate.    

 

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

 

                        Midwest Mobile, St. Joseph, MO

                        for service calls

                        $994.45-911 fund-P.O. # 4122

 

                        Manatron, Portage, IL

                        for computer maintenance and mileage

                        $700.00-General (Computer Maintenance)fund-P.O. # 4173

                        Miller Electric, Marysville, KS

                        for electrical work on remodel

                        $2,182.56-Health Building fund-P.O. # 4110

 

                        Marshall County Infant & Toddler Services, Marysville, KS

                        for supplies

                        $1,132.13-Breastfeeding grant-P.O. # 4111

 

                        Slup’s Repair, Marysville, KS

                        for 4 tires, balance, stem, and disposal

                        $640.60-Appraiser fund-P. O. # 4174

 

Mercy Regional Health Center, Manhattan, KS

for sexual assault exam

$710.00-General (County Attorney) fund-P.O. # 4170

 

County Treasurer Linda Weber and County Clerk Sonya L. Stohs met with the Board to discuss the Neighborhood Revitalization parcels that did not have their taxes paid in full and were on the delinquent list ran by the County Treasurer and cross checked to the Neighborhood Revitalization parcels by the County Clerk Sonya L. Stohs. 

 

Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell that all real and personal properties that were not paid in full and were all on the delinquent list printed by the County Treasurer on May 15, 2012 are out of the Neighborhood Revitalization program.  Unanimous.  They also stressed the need that all real and personal property owned by the applicants be paid in full by May 10th of every year.  

 

North Central Regional Planning Commission Director Doug McKinney, Economic Development George McCune, Community Development Coordinator Juanita McCune and County Appraiser Janet Duever met with the Board to discuss the County filing an application for the HOME grant. 

 

Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to approve the vouchers, as presented, and issue warrants from the respective funds.  Unanimous.

 

Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to adjourn the meeting at 12:05 p.m.  Unanimous.  The next scheduled meeting will be Tuesday, May 29, 2012 starting at 9:00 a.m. 

 

Marshall County offices will be closed on Monday, May 28, 2012 to observe Memorial Day.

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