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Road Closure Dominates County Commissioner’s Meeting

April 30, 2012

 

The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular adjourned session with Thomas K. Holle Chairman; Charles R. Loiseau and Robert S. Connell member s 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.

 

County Appraiser Janet Duever met with the Board to discuss purchasing a new printer for her office.  Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to approve the purchase of a Lexmark T652dn printer in the amount of $1,299.47.  Unanimous.

 

County Attorney Laura Johnson-McNish met with the Board.

 

Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to approve the Home City Sewer bills and pay them from the appropriate funds available.  Unanimous.

 

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

 

Network Computer Solutions, Manhattan, KS

for Lexmark T652dn printer

$1,299.47-Appraiser fund-P.O. # 4156

 

Intoximeters, Inc., St. Louis, MO

for 3 Alco-sensor FST and 200 mouthpieces

$1,285.00-General(Sheriff’s) fund-P.O. # 4057

 

Truck Repair Plus Inc., Marysville, KS

for new pads for springs on lift bus

$508.76-KDOT fund-P.O. # 4142

 

Banker’s Credit Card Service, Oklahoma City, OK

for ad in K-State Collegian

$656.25-General (Economic Development)fund-P.O. # 3341

 

Stericycle, Carol Stream, IL

for sharps disposal

$623.88-Health fund-P.O. # 4106

 

 

Service Brass & Aluminum Foundry, Wichita, KS

for markers

$886.00-General (Commissioner) fund-P.O. # 4141

 

Brown County Treasurer, Hiawatha, KS

for share of 4-County reimbursement

$928.20-General (District Court) fund-P.O. # 4132

 

Herbster Law Firm, Sabetha, KS

for Court Appointed Attorney Fee

$528.16-General (District Court) fund-P.O. # 4131

Emergency Management Director William Schwindamann Jr. met with the Board.

 

Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to approve the Chairman signing the 2012 Application Emergency Performance grant with Kansas Division of Emergency Management.  Unanimous.

 

Vicki Gross, Marysville was present to observe the meeting.

 

Marty and Denise Nordhus, Marysville; Kenny Claeys, Marysville; Wilbur and Loretta Jueneman, Hanover; Marysville Township Officer John  Howard;  Dave Claeys, Oketo, and Mark Goeckel, Hanover met with the Board to discuss whether Harvest Road is a road from 10th Road ½ mile west.

 

Register of Deeds Martha Roesch was present to read a deed to help clarify the question of whether it was a road.

 

Laura Johnson-McNish met with the Board to discuss the question of is it a road or not.  She told the group that she would do further research on the road situation and have a legal determination next week.

 

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

 

Emergency Management Director William Schwindamann Jr and Public Works Administrator Mike Craig discussed their concerns on the possible detour that the Kansas Department of Transportation has for the replacement of the K-9 Coon Creek bridge on how it would affect emergency personnel and vehicles response times.

 

Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to approve Resolution # 12-04-30-1 to establish the speed limit and regulate traffic on Indian Road from the West City limits of Axtell traveling West 4.8 miles to the junction of Kansas Highway 99 commonly known as the Axtell Blacktop Road, be established and regulated at 50 mph.  Unanimous.

 

North Central Regional Planning Director Doug McKinney and North Central Regional Planning Housing Director Carol Torkelson did a presentation on a Home grant program that the County could apply for that would allow income qualifying homeowners to apply for $25,000.00 towards rehabilitation projects. Economic Development Director George McCune, Community Development Coordinator Juanita McCune, County Appraiser Janet Duever, and Charles Friedrichs, Marysville were also present for the presentation.

 

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

 

Carla Grund, Marysville met with the Board to ask them two budget questions.

 

Sheriff Daniel A. Hargrave met with the Board to express his concerns with the proposed detour on the K-9 Coon Creek bridge project.

 

Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to approve the vouchers, as presented, and issue manual warrants from the respective funds.  Unanimous.

 

Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to approve the County’s share of payrolls and related vouchers, as presented, processed the motor vehicle payroll and issued manual warrants from the respective funds.  Unanimous.

 

Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to adjourn at 1:47 p.m.  Unanimous.  The next scheduled meeting will be Monday, May 7, 2012 starting at 9:00 a.m.

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