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Washington County Commissioners Minutes 3-18-2013

The Board of Washington County Commission met in regular session on Monday, March 18, 2013 in the commission room at the Washington County Courthouse.  Present:  Alison Mueller, 1st District Commissioner, Chairman; Roger Otott, Vice Chairman, 2nd District Commissioner; Gary Ouellette, 3rd District Commissioner; and Denae Dimler, County Clerk.

 

Next regular meeting will be Monday, March 25, 2013 at 8:30 A.M.

 

Chairman Mueller called the meeting to order.

 

The Board received notice from Mueting Engineering for LEI River View, LLC for a new swine facility at 2015 27th Rd., Hollenberg, Kansas.

 

Joe Calogne, Loss Control Specialist with EMC Insurance Companies, presented information on recommendations for improvements in county departments.

 

Francine Crome, County Appraiser, presented quotes on a printer for the Appraisers office.  The Board agreed to purchase printer from Manatron.

 

Becky Pannbacker, Washington County Senior Citizens Services, presented income and expense report/meal analysis for the year ended 12/31/2012.

 

Bob Jones asked Chairman Mueller to attend the annual “Older Worker Awards Ceremony” sponsored by the Silverhaired Legislature and the Kansas Department of Commerce on April 9th in Topeka.  Chairman Mueller will consider attending.

 

Duane Bruna, Environmental Science Director, reported on routine matters.

 

The Board approved and signed official minutes from February 11, 19, 25 and March 4, 11.

 

David Willbrant, Public Works Director, reported that he talked to Floyd Else regarding damage to his fence.  The Public Works Department is working to clear the area.  A motion was made and carried to award the grader blade bid to Welborn Sales.  Chairman Mueller signed the bid quote.  The Board also signed 3 utility permits for AT&T.  David indicated environmental inspections are being done tomorrow for the bridges that are going to be under construction with the new CDBG Grant.  The Board agreed to have Cook, Flatt & Strobel begin design work on the bridges.

 

Justin Cordry, County Sheriff, reported there are 6 Sedgwick and 5 Washington County inmates in the jail.  Justin met with the City of Hanover last week regarding patrolling and enforcing code and local ordinances.  The Board gave Justin permission to look at having GPS systems installed in patrol cars.

 

The meeting adjourned at 1:00 P.M.

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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.