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Washington County Commission Meeting Minutes – Oct. 14

–These minutes are unofficial until approved by the Washington County Board of Commissioners at their next meeting. Prepared by Denae Dimler, County Clerk.

The Board of County Commission (BOCC) for Washington County met in regular session on Monday, October 14, 2013 in the commission room at the Washington County Courthouse. Members present: Roger Otott, Vice Chairman, 2nd District Commissioner; Gary Ouellette, 3rd District Commissioner; and Denae Dimler, County Clerk. Alison Mueller, 1st District Commissioner, Chairman, was absent

Next regular meeting will be Monday, October 21, 2013 at 8:30 A.M.

Vice-Chairman Otott called the meeting to order.

Denae Dimler, County Clerk, presented bills and payroll totaling $255,601.82. Denae advised the Board that she is in receipt of a public notice regarding a permit being reissued for an existing swine facility with the owner located at 173 Bismark Rd., Clifton. There is no change in the permitted animal units. The public notice will be posted in the entrance of the courthouse until the expiration date of November 9, 2013. The Board approved and signed official minutes from October 7, 2013.

Kyle Applegarth, Under Sheriff, reported there are currently 5 Washington County and 1 Republic County inmates in the jail. Klye reported that Washington County Sheriff, Justin Cordry, met with Gage County Sheriff Millard “Gus” Gustafson last week to discuss details of an agreement between the two counties which would have the Gage County prisoners sent to the 34-bed jail in Washington that was built in 2007.

Bids for reinforced concrete boxes were opened at 11:00. Two bids were opened. Commissioner Ouellette made a motion to accept the low bid from Walter Brothers of Washington providing all items are in order. Commissioner Otott seconded the motion. Motion passed.

David Willbrant, Public Works Administrator, presented weekly work report. David reported that all items on the Purple Wave auction were sold last week for a total of $47,157.50.

The Board broke for lunch at noon and resumed regular session at 1:00 acting as the Public Building Commission (PBC). Minutes from that meeting are available through the County Attorney’s office. The Board resumed acting as the BOCC at 2:30, joined by Elizabeth Hiltgen, County Attorney; and Denae Dimler, County Clerk. The Board adopted an addendum to the personnel policies and procedures handbook.

The meeting adjourned at 2:45 P.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. six radio stations. In 2005 Derek joined the staff of KCFX radio in Kansas City as a production coordinator for the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network, which airs on over 70 radio stations across 12 Midwest states and growing.