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Marshall County Commission Meeting Minutes – Sept. 9

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 Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell. Unanimous.

Larry Ditsworth met with the Board. Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to approve the Neighborhood Revitalization application from Larry Ditsworth, Frankfort with the preconstruction pictures that were provided by the applicant. Unanimous.

Sheriff Daniel A. Hargrave met with the Board to discuss replacing the commercial grade refrigerator in the kitchen at the Sheriff’s Department.

The Marshall County Commission met in regular session on Tuesday, September 3rd at the Marshall County Courthouse. Below are the unofficial minutes of the meeting, as provided by Marshall County Clerk Sonya L. Stohs.

Vernita Peeks, Marysville met with the Board to thank them for the action they have taken filing the letter to intervene with the Kansas Corporation Commission on the Cleanline Energy Transmission line.

Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to approve the Neighborhood Revitalization application from Lawrence and JoAnn Ronnebaum, Axtell with the preconstruction pictures that were provided by the applicant and to approve the Neighborhood Revitalization application from Carl and Linda Dressman, Frankfort with the preconstruction pictures that were provided by the applicant. Unanimous.

Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to approve the following purchase orders. Unanimous.

  • Kansas Legal Services, Seneca, KS for court appointed attorney. $878.30-General (District Court) fund-P.O. # 4477.
  • Mark Bigham, Blue Rapids, KS for installation of lights, siren, and gun lock on patrol truck. $650.00-General (Sheriff) fund-P.O. # 4432.
  • Steven A. Kraushaar, Attorney, Marysville, KS for monthly Court Appointed Attorney contract fee. $2,100.00-General (District Court) fund-P.O. # 4450.
  • Ackerman Lock & Key, Marysville, KS for open & replace lock $531.09-General (Building) fund-P.O. # 4485.
  • Gordon N. Stowe, Wheeling, IL for calibration of machines $864.50-Health fund-P.O. # 4399.
  • Underground Vault and Storage, Hutchinson, KS for lease rental storage fee $2,257.98-General (District Court) fund-P.O. # 4478.
  • Washington Co. Sheriff Dept., Washington, KS for prisoner housing $510.00- General (Sheriff) fund-P.O. # 4434.

The Board went to view the new office enclosure at the Agency on Aging in Marysville and went to look at the proposed sites for the Marshall County business park.

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

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

  • KDOT, Topeka, KS for 2001 Sterling State truck and 1999 IHC State truck. $35,000.00-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 108229.

Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to approve Resolution# 13-09-09-1 amending provisions to the Marshall County Solid Waste Management Plan. Unanimous.

Vicky Gross, Marysville was present to observe the meeting at 10:30 a.m.

Health Nurse Sue Rhodes met with the Board to give them a monthly update.

Emergency Management Director William Schwindamann Jr. met with the Board to give them updates on the needed upgrades to the 911 system, Regionalization of software for the 911 system, and a portable Wi-Fi Satellite Internet Hotspot.

Public Works Administrator Mike Craig met with the Board. Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to sign the Federal-Aid Construction Engineering Inspection Services by Consultant agreement for the Hazen bridge project. Unanimous.

Sheriff Daniel A. Hargrave met with the Board to present the following bids for a commercial grade refrigerator.

  • Ott Electric, Marysville, KS – $3,698.00 plus $240.00 removal fee. Hobart, Lenexa, KS – $4,550.00 plus freight.
  • Sunflower Restaurant Supply, Salina, KS – $3,729.00 plus freight.

Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to approve the bid from Ott Electric, Marysville in the amount $3,698.00 plus $240 removal fee for a commercial grade refrigerator. Unanimous.

County Attorney Laura Johnson-McNish met with the Board. Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to go into executive session for ten minutes at 12:00 p.m. to discuss matters of non-elected personnel with County Attorney Laura Johnson-McNish present. Unanimous.

Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to approve the vouchers, as presented, and issue manual warrants from the respective funds. Unanimous.

Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to adjourn the meeting at 12:40 p.m. Unanimous. The next scheduled meeting will be Monday, September 16, 2013 starting at 9:00 a.m.

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