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Marshall County Board of Commissioners Meeting Minutes – Oct. 28

The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular adjourned session with Robert S. Connell Chairman; Thomas K. Holle member and Sonya L. Stohs, County Clerk present.

Commissioner Charles R. 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.

Agency on Aging Director Heather Ruhkamp met with the Board.

Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to approver signing a letter of support for the Agency on Aging General Public Transportation program for the Kansas Department of Transportation grant and a letter authorizing Agency on Aging Heather Ruhkamp to fill out a Kansas Department of Transportation grant application for Agency on Aging General Public Transportation program. Motion carried

County Attorney Laura Johnson-McNish met with the Board. Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to go into executive session for five minutes at 9:07 a.m. to discuss matters of attorney client privilege with County Attorney Laura Johnson-McNish present. Motion carried.

Leonard Wolfe, Chairman Kansas Bankers Association met with the Board to discuss the Mortgage Registration tax that is a State regulated tax. The Bankers Association is currently working to gain support throughout the state with the Legislature to repeal the tax in the next legislative session.

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

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

  • Midwest Products LLC, Hanover, KS for concrete. $2,541.25-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 108249.
  • Moore Equipment Co., Chillicothe, MO for drive shaft. $778.29-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. #108248.
  • Foley Industries, Park City, KS for heater assembly and parts. $1,564.49-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 108247.

Commissioner Charles R. Loiseau placed a call to the Board at 10:20 a.m.

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

  • Gordon R. Olson, Sabetha, KS for court appointed attorney. $1,700.00-General (District Court) fund-P.O. # 4508.
  • Hibu, Inc., Cedar Rapids, IA for advertising for General Transit for 1 year. $828.00-KDOT fund-P.O. # 4413.
  • Chief Todd Ackerman, Marysville for reimbursement of 3 airfare tickets to a homicide seminar. $766.80-Special County Attorney fund-P.O. # 4513.

Emergency Management Director William Schwindamann met with the Board. Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to go into executive session for five minutes at 10:45 a.m. to discuss matters of non-elected personnel with Emergency Management Director William Schwindamann presents. Motion carried.

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

Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to approve the County’s share of payrolls and related vouchers, as presented, processed the motor vehicle payroll and issued manual warrants from the respective funds. Unanimous.

Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to adjourn the meeting at 10:55 a.m. Unanimous. The next scheduled meeting will be Monday, November 4, 2013 starting at 9:00 a.m.

About Derek Nester

Derek Nester was born and raised in Blue Rapids, and graduated from Valley Heights High School in May of 2000. He attended Cowley College in Arkansas City and Johnson County Community College in Overland Park studying Journalism & Media Communication. After stops at KFRM and KCLY radio in Clay Center, he joined KNDY in 2002 as a board operator and play by play announcer. Derek is now responsible for the digital content of Dierking Communications, Inc. 6 radio stations. In 2005 Derek joined the staff of KCFX radio in Kansas City as a production assistant for the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network, which airs on 69 radio stations across 9 Midwest states.