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Washington County Commission Minutes

           COMMISSION MINUTES, June 25, 2012         


The Board of Washington County Commission met in regular session on Monday, June 25, 2012 in the commission room at the Washington County Courthouse.  Present: Alison Mueller, 1st District Commissioner, Chairman;

Roger Otott, Vice Chairman, 2nd District Commissioner; Gene Helms, 3rd District Commissioner; Elizabeth Hiltgen, County Attorney, and Lou Kern, County Clerk.   


Chairman Mueller called the meeting to order.


The next regular meeting is Monday, July 2, 2012 at 8:30 A.M.


County offices will be closed on Wednesday, July 4 for the holiday.


The board approved and paid bills and payroll totaling $340,399.92.


The board approved and signed change order nos. 2011-83 through 2011-86.


Duane Bruna, Noxious Weed and Solid Waste Director, was presented when the one bid for haying at the transfer station was opened.  Gene Helms moved and Roger Otott seconded to award the bid to Curtis Stamm for $81.00.  Motion carried.


Undersheriff Wes Weber reported that the current jail census is 12 Sedgwick County inmates; 1 Washington County inmate and 1 Marshall County inmate.  Two Washington County females are being jailed in Marshall County


Dave Kettlehut asked for a culvert for a field entrance between Sections 28 and 29 in Highland Township.  David Willbrant, Public Works Administrator, was present to receive the information.  David Willbrant gave weekly work report.  CDBG surveys that have not been returned are being re-distributed in the hope that the targeted land owners will respond. North Central Kansas Regional Planning Commission will begin tabulating results for preparation of a bridge grant application.  Stamm Masonry is to give a written quote for doors at the county shop.  Roger Otott moved to adopt the snow policy previously submitted and to adopt the amended job descriptions as submitted.  Gene Helms seconded and motion carried.


The board recessed at noon for lunch and reconvened at 1:00 P.M.


At 1:05 P.M. Gene Helms moved to go into executive session with Dr. Roger Baskerville and Elizabeth Hiltgen, County Attorney, for 45 minutes to discuss non elected personnel.  Roger Otott seconded and motion carried.  At 1:50 P.M. the board returned to regular session.  No action was taken.


At 1:55 P.M.  Roger Otott moved to go into executive session for 15 minutes with Duane Bruna, Noxious Weed and Solid Waste Director, and Elizabeth Hiltgen, County Attorney, under the attorney/client privilege.  At 2:10 P.M. the board returned to regular session.  No action was taken.


The meeting adjourned at 2:15 P.M.

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