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Marshall County Board of Commission Meeting Minutes – Jan. 21

The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular adjourned session with Thomas K. Holle Chairman; Charles R. Loiseau and Robert S. Connell 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.

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

  • TMHC Service, Inc., Topeka, KS for training for 3 nurses. $600.00-Health fund-P.O. # 4561.

County Attorney Laura Johnson-McNish and Sheriff Daniel A. Hargrave met with the Board.

Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to go into executive session for fifteen minutes at 9:06 a.m. to discuss matters of non-elected personnel with County Attorney Laura Johnson-McNish and Sheriff Daniel A. Hargrave. Unanimous.

Custodian Lou Wassenberg met with the Board.

Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to go into executive session for five minutes at 9:28 a.m. to discuss matters of non-elected personnel with Custodian Lou Wassenberg present. Unanimous.

Sheriff Daniel A. Hargrave met with the Board.

Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to go into executive session for five minutes at 9:43 a.m. to discuss matters of non-elected personnel with Sheriff Daniel A. Hargrave present. Unanimous.

Sheriff Daniel A. Hargrave announced the resignation of Lisa Mooradian, Marysville as the full-time Cook/Communications Operator effective February 19th and recommended hiring Derek Martin, Marysville as the full-time Cook/Communications Operator at $13.26 an hour effective February 1, 2014. He also recommended a step increase for Chance Hartner from Deputy Sheriff, 1 year at $16.12 an hour to Deputy Sheriff, 2 year at $16.37 an hour effective February 1, 2014.

Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to approve the resignation of Lisa Mooradian, Marysville as the full-time Cook/Communications Operator effective February 19th and recommended hiring Derek Martin, Marysville as the full-time Cook/Communications Operator at $13.26 an hour effective February 1, 2014, and also approved a step increase for Chance Hartner from Deputy Sheriff, 1 year at $16.12 an hour to Deputy Sheriff, 2 year at $16.37 an hour effective February 1, 2014. Unanimous.

Public Works Coordinating Supervisor Larry Polson met with the Board.

Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to approve the Neighborhood Revitalization application for Joseph “Newell” and Debra Stock, Summerfield with the preconstruction pictures that were provided by the applicant minus the value of the basement that has been poured. Unanimous.

Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to approve Resolution 14-01-21-1 urging the Kansas Legislature and Governor Sam Brownback to retain the mortgage registration fee, as provided in K.S.A. 79-3102, and reject any or all legislative proposals abolishing such fee. Unanimous.

Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to approve Joy Padgett, Marysville as the Marshall County representative on the NEK-CAP Board of Directors for 2014. Unanimous.

County Treasurer Jami Ellenbeck, Register of Deeds Martha Roesch, Appraiser Janet Duever, Public Works Office Manager Sondra Klover, Agency on Aging Director Heather Ruhkamp, Health Nurse Sue Rhodes, Sheriff Daniel A. Hargrave, County Attorney Laura Johnson-McNish, and Custodian Lou Wassenberg met with the Board for a Department Head meeting and discussed the following issues:

  • Keep Board notified of issues in Departments.
  • Unused vacation time.
  • Unused sick time.
  • Paying bills off of statements with receipts not just receipts.
  • Travel reimbursement.
  • Meal reimbursement.
  • Back Courthouse parking lot parking restrictions.
  • Meeting room usage.
  • Cell phone policy.
  • Internet usage.
  • CPR classes.

Agency on Aging Director Heather Ruhkamp met with the Board to announce two new advisory council members Donna Wilson and Ed Henry and to discuss a new copier for her department.

Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to approve putting an antique oak desk from the Treasurer’s office as surplus and placing an ad for bids to be opened on February 3, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. Unanimous.

Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to approve the Home City Sewer bills and pay them from the appropriate funds available. Unanimous.

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

Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to adjourn at 11:55 a.m. Unanimous. The next scheduled meeting will be Monday, January 27, 2014 starting at 9:00 a.m.

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