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Marshall County Commissioners’ Meeting Minutes

August 27, 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 Robert S. Connell seconded by Charles R. Loiseau. Unanimous.

Marlene Stamm, Washington met with the Board to discuss the possibility of a County Sanitarian position.

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

Sheriff Daniel A. Hargrave met with the Board. Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to go into executive session for ten minutes at 10:16 a.m. to discuss matters of non-elected personnel with Sheriff Daniel A. Hargrave present. Unanimous.

Sheriff Daniel A. Hargrave recommended hiring Eric Bohlken, Blue Rapids as a Correction Officers at $11.94 an hour effective August 27, 2012. Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to approve hiring Eric Bohlken, Blue Rapids as a Corrections Officer at $11.94 an hour effective August 27, 2012. Unanimous.

Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau Holle 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.

Charlie Friedrichs, Marysville met with the Board to present the characteristics of the Marshall County Housing-Moderate Income grant. The grant would allow the possible building of 14 modest homes for middle income families. Mr. Friedrichs states that he has at least two free lots in the following communities in the County for houses to be built: Axtell, Beattie, Blue Rapids, Frankfort, Marysville, and Waterville. The project will be managed by Marshall County Community Resource and Education Center and will have an advisory committee of interested community members from Marshall County. Fiscal and developmental progress will be reported to the Marshall County and Commissioners on a regular basis. Project funds will be requested from KHRC in the form of a line of credit with fund drawn at the beginning of a construction cycle and repaid at the end of construction cycle and real estate closing.

Carol and Wayne Hill, Waterville was present for the Moderate Income Housing grant discussion at Mr. Friedrichs request.

The Board asked that Mr. Friedrichs present the information to the County Attorney to have her review the proposed paperwork. Until the County Attorney gives her approval and construct Resolution for the Board to sign at a Special meeting there is no action on the grant application.

Agency on Aging Director Heather Ruhkamp met with the Board to discuss the first aid and CPR training for the Agency on Aging department.

The Board placed a call to the Washington County Commissioners to discuss the County Sanitarian position being shared between Clay, Cloud, Washington, and Marshall Counties. The Cloud County Attorney will be drafting a proposal for the multi-County joint County Sanitarian and will be sending it to the Marshall County Attorney to receive.

The Board placed a call to Eric Strader at his request to discuss the permitting process in Marshall County for drilling. The Board informed Mr. Strader that Rural Lakes in Junction City, KS is contracted to do the permitting until a permanent situation solution is found.

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

Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to adjourn at 12:15 p.m. Unanimous. The next scheduled meeting will be Tuesday, September 4, 2012 starting at 9:00 a.m.

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