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Marshall County Board of Commissioners Meeting – Dec. 23

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.

County Sanitarian Marlene Stamm met with the Board to give the quarterly update for NCK Environmental LLC and discussed the 13 Rural Lakes permits that are still pending completion. Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to give the 13 pending completion Rural Lakes permits until May 1, 2014 to be finalized or they will need to re-permit through NCK Environmental LLC. Unanimous.

Jamie Lee, Lee Chevrolet placed a call to the Board asking for a six month extension on his Neighborhood Revitalization application. Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to give Jamie Lee, Lee Chevrolet a six month extension on their Neighborhood Revitalization as of December 31, 2013. Unanimous.

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

  • Herbster Law Firm, LLC., Sabetha, KS for flat contract fee. $1,700.00-General (District Court) fund-P.O. # 4570.

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

Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to go into executive session for ten minutes at 9:13 a.m. to discuss matters of non-elected personnel with County Clerk Sonya L. Stohs present. Unanimous.

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

Public Works Coordinating Supervisor Larry Polson presented the following bridge bids.

20 ft. bridge pkg:

Oden Enterprises, Wahoo, NE – $30,910.18

32 ft. bridge pkg:

Oden Enterprises, Wahoo, NE – $37,271.70

Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to accept the only and low bid from Oden Enterprises for both bridge packages. Unanimous.

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

  • Rob Novak, Jamestown, KS for machine hire. $8,425.00-Solid Waste fund-P.O. # 108265.
  • Oden Enterprises, Wahoo, NE for steel bridge pkg. $30,910.18-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 108266.
  • Oden Enterprises, Wahoo, NE for steel bridge pkg. $37,271.70-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 108267.

Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to approve the Neighborhood Revitalization application from Frank and Denise Bruna, Bremen, KS with the preconstruction pictures that were provided by the applicant, the Neighborhood Revitalization application from Lyle B. Schafer, Vermillion, KS with the preconstruction pictures that were provided by the applicant, the Neighborhood Revitalization application from Brett and Nicole Ronnebaum with the preconstruction pictures that were provided by the applicant. Unanimous.

County Attorney Laura Johnson-McNish met with the Board.

Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to go into executive session for fifteen minutes at 10:34 a.m. to discuss matters of non-elected personnel with County Attorney Laura Johnson-McNIsh and County Clerk Sonya L. Stohs present. Unanimous.

Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to go into executive session for fifteen minutes at 10:49 a.m. to discuss matters of non-elected personnel with County Attorney Laura Johnson-McNIsh, Emergency Management Director William Schwindamann Jr. and County Clerk Sonya L. Stohs present. Unanimous.

Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to go into executive session for five minutes at 11:10 a.m. to discuss matters of non-elected personnel with County Attorney Laura Johnson-McNIsh and County Clerk Sonya L. Stohs present. Unanimous.

Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to approve the following 2013 abatements with a value of 25,226 with a total tax of $3,789.14. Unanimous.

Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to approve 2014 cereal malt beverage licenses for Homefries, LLC d/b/a Little Hap’s, in Home, KS (Franklin Twp.); Don Minge, The Well, Bremen, KS (Logan Twp.); Betty Raymond, Lillis Tavern, Lillis, KS (Cleveland Twp.); Home City Depot, Home, KS (Franklin Twp.). Unanimous.

Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to not ask for further exemptions for the conceal carry in all County buildings. Unanimous.

Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to approve the vouchers, as presented, and issue manual warrants from the respective funds. Unanimous.

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

Register of Deeds Martha Roesch met with the Board to discuss the purchasing of a new typewriter for her office.

Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to approve the purchasing of a new typewriter in the amount of $599.95 from Progressive Methods. Unanimous.

Register of Deeds Martha Roesch also recommended a step increase for part-time employee Mary Ellen Wetter from Clerk, probation at $12.86 an hour to part-time Clerk at $13.15 an hour effective January 1, 2014. Unanimous.

Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to approve a step increase for part-time employee Mary Ellen Wetter from Clerk, probation at $12.86 an hour to part-time Clerk at $13.15 an hour effective January 1, 2014. Unanimous.

Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to adjourn at 12:00 p.m. Unanimous. The next scheduled meeting will be Monday, December 30, 2013 starting at 9:00 a.m.

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