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Marshall County Commissioners Minutes 4-8-2013

The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met at 8:00 a.m. to canvass the 2013 City School General Election results.  In attendance from the public was Advocate representatives Sarah Kessinger and Sally Gray, Advocate reporter Paul Chavarria-Kessinger, Marysville City Mayor Bill Phillipi, and Vicki Sue Gross, Marysville.  County Election Officer Sonya L. Stohs reviewed the votes from Advance and Election Day and presented provisional ballots to be counted or not counted.  The Board reviewed the provisional ballots and 14 ballots were approved for being tallied.  The results of the provisional ballots were added to the vote totals and the results were made final.  The canvass was adjourned by the Board at 9:00 a.m.

 

The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular adjourned session with Robert S. Connell, Chairman, Charles R. Loiseau and Thomas K. Holle 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 Charles R. Loiseau seconded by Thomas K. Holle.  Unanimous.

 

Commissioner Loiseau left the meeting at 9:05 a.m.

 

Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to approve the Home City Sewer bills and pay them from the appropriate funds available.  Motion carried.

 

Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to approve the following purchase orders.  Motion carried.

 

Community Memorial Healthcare, Marysville, KS

for Influenza vaccine

$1,432.00-Health fund-P.O. #4379

 

Election Systems and Software, Chicago, IL

for layout charge and election coding service

$6,307.15-Eection fund-P.O. #4356

 

Steve Kraushaar, Marysville, KS

for court appointed attorney

$600.00-General (District Court) fund-P.O. #4404

 

Frontier Forensics Midwest, LLC, Kansas City, KS

for two autopsy’s

$1,250.00-General (Coroner) fund-P.O. #4357

 

Morrison and Dickson Co., LLC, Shreveport, LA

for private vaccine

$506.66- Health fund-P.O. #4380

 

Election Systems and Software, Chicago, IL

for ballots

$1,659.02-Election fund-P.O. #4360

 

Reese & Novelly, PA, Manhattan, KS

for audit fee

$7,500.00-General (Commissioner) fund-P.O. #4358

 

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

 

The Board placed a call to Commissioner Loiseau to discuss the low water crossing on the Marshall and Nemaha County line east of Vermillion, KS.

 

Public Works Administrator Mike Craig informed the Board he received a bid from Scottwood Industries, Kansas City, KS $.99 a gallon for dust control which is a $.04 increase from 2012.  Mike recommended increasing the cost of a minimum of 500 feet from $500.00 to $550.00 for the 2013 dust control.

Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to approve the increase from $500.00 to $550.00 for a minimum of 500 feet dust control.  Motion carried.

 

Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to approve the following purchase orders.  Motion carried.

 

Interstate Battery, Topeka, KS

for batteries

$521.80-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 108013

 

Power Plan, Carols Stream, IL

for brake cylinder

$1,050.46-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 107838

 

Welborn Sales, Salina, KS

for 48” corrugated metal pipe

$1,313.60-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 107907

 

BAT Tire, Frankfort, KS

for tires

$800.00-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 107883

 

 

 

Agency on Aging Director Heather Ruhkamp and Agency on Aging Office Manager Diane Broxterman met with the Board to join a conference call with KDOT representatives Josh Powers, Stacy Cowan, and Corey Davis; ATA bus representatives Ann Smith and Carlos Reyes; and Twin Valley representatives Ed Henry and Bill McGehee to discuss some issues that need to be worked out with the new regionalized dispatch and transportation system.

 

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

Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to adjourn at 12:02 p.m.  Unanimous.  The next scheduled meeting will be Monday, April 15, 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.