The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular session with Robert S. Connell, Chairman and Thomas K. Holle member and Sonya L. Stohs, County Clerk present.
Commissioner Loiseau was absent from the meeting.
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 Thomas K. Holle seconded by Robert S. Connell. Motion carried.
Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to approve the following 2012 abatement with a value of $1,686 and a total tax of $346.75. Unanimous.
Vicky Gross, Marysville was entered the meeting at 9:08 a.m. to observe the meeting.
County Health Nurse Sue Rhodes met with the Board to give them a monthly update.
Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to approve the following purchase orders. Motion carried.
Kansas County Appraiser’s Assoc., Meade, KS
for orion training and conference fee
$640.00-Appraiser fund-P.O. # 4366
Lamunyon, Clay Center, KS
for Courthouse and Sheriff’s Department air duct cleaning
$22,100.00-General (Building) fund-P.O. # 4365
Marshall County Partnership for Growth, Marysville, KS
for donation to NCPRC Revolving Loan fund-
$2,500.00-Gen(Econ.Dev and Commissioners) fund-P.O. # 4164
Steven A. Kraushaar, Marysville, KS
for Court Appointed Attorney
$544.00-General (District Court) fund-P.O. # 4406
Brown County Treasurer, Hiawatha, KS
for share of 4-County budget
$606.72-General (District Court) fund-P.O. # 4405
Meyer Laboratory, Blue Springs, MO
for cleaning supplies
$639.40-General (Sheriff) fund-P.O. # 4317
Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to approve the vouchers, as presented, and issue manual warrants from the respective funds. Motion carried.
Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to accept the resignation of Paula Brown as Franklin Township Treasurer effective May 3, 2013. Motion carried.
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.
Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to approve the Chairman signing the Memorandum of Understanding between Marshall County and the Kansas Commission on Veterans Affairs allowing for the use of certain office space located at 111 South 8th Street, Marysville, KS. Motion carried.
Public Works Administrator Mike Craig and Public Works Coordinating Supervisor Larry Polson met with the Board.
Public Works Administrator Mike Craig informed the Board that the Kansas Department of Transportation had Trans Systems complete a bridge scouring work on bridges in the State and Marshall County has two bridges that they are asking we close until repairs are made. The bridges, one located between Sections 8 and 9 of Cleveland Township on 27th Road and the other located in Section 17 of Waterville Township on 2nd Terrace will be closed until a plan of action is approved by the Kansas Department of Transportation and the repairs are made.
Agency on Aging Direcotor Heather Ruhkamp met with the Board to inform them that Pat Brady a member of her Marshall County Area Agency on Aging Council sent an email to Senator Dennis Pyle and Representative Sharon Schwartz outlining the concerns the Council has with the new transportation calling center in Manhattan. There is a meeting set up for Monday, May 13th in Topeka to discuss these concerns.
Agency on Aging Director Heather Ruhkamp also informed the Board that she would like to hold a Senior Health Expo and Open House in the fall at the Helvering Center.
Economic Development Director George McCune met with the Board.
Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to approve the Chairman signing a letter of certification that the $17,600 in required local match is in place for Marshall County and we acknowledge that the match shall remain a part of the capital base of the NCRPC Revolving Loan Fund in perpetuity.
Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to adjourn at 11:23 a.m. Motion carried. The next scheduled meeting will be Monday, May 13, 2013 starting at 9:00 a.m.