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Marshall County Commissioners Minutes 8-13-12

August 13, 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 Board of Commissioners met as the Board of Canvassers at 8:00 a.m. and canvassed the 2012 Primary Election results.

 

The meeting was called to order at 9:30 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 Charles R. Loiseau.  Unanimous.

 

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 go into executive session for five minutes at 10:05 a.m. to discuss matters of non-elected personnel with Public Works Administrator Mike Craig, Public Works Coordinating Supervisor Larry Polson and County Clerk Sonya L. Stohs present.  Unanimous.

 

Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to approve Thomas K. Holle as the voting delegate and Robert S. Connell and Charles R. Loiseau as the alternate voting delegates for the Kansas Association of Counties Annual Conference in November.  Unanimous. 

 

The Board of Commissioners called Agency on Aging Director Heather Ruhkamp at her request at a conference in Dodge City, KS.  Agency on Aging Director Heather Ruhkamp recommended to the Board to hire Rachel Combs, Frankfort as the Marysville Nutrition Site Assistant Cook at $10.94 an hour with KPERS benefit effective August 13, 2012. 

 

Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to approve the hiring of Rachel Combs, Frankfort as the Marysville Nutrition Site Assistant Cook at $10.94 an hour with KPERS benefit effective August 13, 2012.  Unanimous. 

 

Conservation District representatives Melinda Bergmann, Rich Schotte, Doug Plegge, Mike Pacha and County Health Nurse Sue Rhodes met with the Board to discuss the concerns they have with not having a County Sanitarian to close out or start cost share permits for lagoons and septic systems in the County since Rural Lakes in Junction City dropped the County July 1, 2012 when the State pulled funding.  The group had lengthy discussion on possible options and will be looking into them further to be able to meet back and make some long term plans for the program.  The Board will be putting together a contract with Rural Lakes to get the already open permits closed out. 

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

 

Charlie Friedrichs, Marysville met with the Board to present his proposal for submitting an application for the Kansas Moderate Income Housing program put into action by the State Legislature through the Kansas Housing Resources Corporation.  No decisions were made and Mr. Friedrichs will be back the end of the month for more discussion.

 

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

 

                        Bruce’s Body Shop, Marysville, KS

                        for repairs

                        $5,020.40-General (Sheriff’s) fund-P.O. # 4064

 

                        Midland Medical Supply, Lincoln, NE

                        for medical supplies

                        $509.39-Health fund-P.O. # 4182

 

                        Merck, Carol Stream, IL

                        for private vaccine

                        $5,010.59-Health fund-P.O. # 4183

 

                        Champlin Tire Recycling, Inc., Concordia, KS

                        for 500-25 lbs. of rubber mulch

                        $5,625.00-General (Custodian) fund-P.O. # 4241

 

                        Stericycle, Carol Stream, IL

                        for sharps disposal

                        $623.88-Health fund-P.O. # 4184

 

                        Blue Valley Telecom, Home, KS               

                        for ½ tower rent

                        $750.00-911 Local fund-P.O. # 4124

 

                        Lee Chevrolet, Frankfort, KS

                        for 2003 Suburban

                        $6,200.00-Election Reserve fund-P.O. # 4240

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

 

Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to approve the vouchers, as presented, and issue warrants from the respective funds.  Unanimous.

 

 

 

County Clerk Sonya L. Stohs presented to the Board the 2013 Proposed Marshall County budget for their review during the Budget Workshop in the amount of $10,208,150.00 with a levy of 53.275.  The Board asked that an additional $5,000.00 be budgeted for County Sanitarian and to add a $50.00 a month Cost of Living into each department’s budget and to present a new budget next week for review. 

 

The Board placed a call to the Washington County Commissioners to inquire into how they appropriate funds to the Three Rivers Program and ask about how they are handling the loss of a County Sanitarian.

 

County Attorney Laura Johnson-McNish met with the Board. 

 

Sheriff Daniel A. Hargrave met with the Board to discuss getting the Sheriff’s department doors rekeyed.  The Board asked him to get a couple of proposals and bring them back to discuss at a later date.   

 

Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to adjourn at 2:30 p.m.  Unanimous.  The next scheduled meeting will be Monday, August 20, 2012 starting at 9:00 a.m.  

 

About Kevin Rippe

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.