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Marshall County Commissioners Minutes 2-19-2013

February 19, 2013

 

The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular adjourned session with Robert S. Connell, Chairman, Charles R. Loiseau member 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 Charles R.  Loiseau seconded by Robert S. Connell.  Motion carried.

 

Agency on Heather Ruhkamp met with Board to discuss a van for the Meals on Wheels delivery.

Charles R. Loiseau moved Robert S. Connell to approve the following purchase order.  Unanimous.

 

Slup’s Repair, Marysville, KS

for rack and pinion steering gear and labor

$545.52-KDOT fund-P.O. # 4151

 

Agency on Aging Director Heather Ruhkamp recommended step increase for Diane Broxterman, Home, KS from Clerk I, Step II at $12.90 an hour to Clerk II, Step I at $13.18 an hour effective March 1, 2013 and Grace Grable from Clerk I, Step II at $12.90 an hour to Clerk II, Step I at $13.18 an hour effective March 1, 2013.  Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by Charles R. Losieau to approve the step increase for Diane Broxterman, Home, KS from Clerk I, Step II at $12.90 an hour to Clerk II, Step I at $13.18 an hour effective March 1, 2013.  Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by Charles R. Losieau to approve the step increase for Grace Grable from Clerk I, Step II at $12.90 an hour to Clerk II, Step I at $13.18 an hour effective March 1, 2013.  Unanimous.

 

County Treasurer Linda Weber met with the Board to discuss the generator in the Courthouse.

 

Commissioner Holle arrived at the meeting at 9:16 a.m.

 

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

 

Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to approve the following purchase orders.  Unanimous.

 

Foley Industries, Park City, KS

for troubleshoot engine oil pump

$530.24-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 107815

 

CRA Payment Center for KanEquip, Philadelphia, PA

for pole pruner

$584.99-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 107814

 

Farmer Service, Waterville, KS

for tires

$660.76-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 107829

 

Marshall County Sheriff, Marysville, KS

for 2007 Ford F-150

$8,000.00-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 107816

 

Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to approve signing the 2013 Annual Noxious Weed Management Plan.  Unanimous.

 

Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to approve signing the Annual Noxious Weed Eradication Progress Report for 2012.  Unanimous.

 

Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to go into executive session for five minutes at 10:25 a.m. to discuss matters of non-elected personnel with Public Works Administrator Mike Craig and Public Works Coordinating Supervisor Larry Polson present.  Unanimous.  No action was taken as result of the session.

 

Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to approve two Neighborhood Revitalization applications for Keystone Investments, Axtell, KS with the preconstruction pictures that were provided by the applicant.  Unanimous.

 

Nancy Vogelsberg-Busch, Home met with the Board to give them a presentation on her opposition to the Clean line Energy transmission lines proposed 300 ft. wide 700 plus mile swipe through Kansas.  Ms. Vogelsberg-Busch requested that the Board send a letter to all 19 County Commissioners involved in the program, the Kansas Corporation Commission, and the State and Federal legislators asking their support in stopping the Clean line Energy project.

 

County Attorney Laura Johnson-McNish met with the Board at their request.  The Boared asked her to construct a letter to be sent to the 19 County Commissioners involved in the program, the Kansas Corporation Commission, and the State and Federal legislators asking for assistance and informing them of the widespread opposition to the Clean line Energy project in Marshall County.

 

The Board also placed a call to Randall Allen the Director of the Kansas Association of Counties to discuss the Clean line Energy project.

 

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

 

Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to approve the following purchase orders.  Unanimous.

 

 

Infant and Toddler Services, Marysville, KS

for 160 backpacks and 160 healthy baby bags

$1,428.40-Breastfeeding grant fund-P.O. # 4270

 

Total Funds by Hasler, Tampa, FL

for postage

$3,000.00-General (Dist Court, Crthse, Econ Dev) fund-P.O. # 4342

Pfizer Inc., Boston, MA

for private vaccine

$3,768.41-Health fund-P.O. # 4269

 

Glaxo Smith Kline, Atlanta, GA

for private vaccine

$7,800.00-Health fund-P.O. # 4268

 

Navrats, Emporia, KS

for tax statements and envelopes

$1,579.50-General (Treasurer) fund-P.O. # 4341

 

SS Consulting, Topeka, KS

for backup data on 4 computers and install

$1,350.00-Election fund-P.O. # 4343

 

First Call Morgue, Kansas City, KS

for two autopies

$1,500.00-General (District Coroner)fund-P.O. # 4344

 

Watch Guard Video, Allen, TX

for overhead video console system

$9,910.00-Special County Attorney fund-P.O. # 4310

 

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

 

 

Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to adjourn at 12:25 p.m.  Unanimous.  The next scheduled meeting will be Monday, February 25, 2013 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.