The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular 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 Robert S. Connell. Unanimous.
Marshall County Health Department Social Worker Julia Alfers placed a call to the Board to discuss mileage to inspect and take care of daycares in Marshall, Washington, and Nemaha Counties.
The Board placed a call to the Washington County Commissioners about continuing to receive mileage to inspect their daycares. Washington County Commissioners agreed to pay mileage at 50.5 cents per mile as long as Marshall County inspects and takes care of their daycares.
The Board placed a call to the Nemaha County Commissioners about being paid mileage to inspect their daycares. The Nemaha County Commissioners agreed to pay 50.5 cents a mile effective March 1, 2014 when we inspect the daycares in Nemaha County.
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.
Public Works Administrator Mike Craig and Public Works Coordinating Supervisor Larry Polson met with the Board.
Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to approve the following purchase orders. Unanimous.
- National Sign Co., Ottawa, KS for signs and markers. $1,813.44-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 108287.
- Henke (Div. of Alamo Sales Corp.), Dallas, TX for V plow runners and screw assembly. $1,170.40-Road & Bridge fund-P.O.# 108286.
The Board discussed concerns about the Kansas Department of Transportation bridge replacement that will be closing Hwy 77 one mile north of the County line for up to six months with no good detour options.
The Board reviewed the 14 bridge sites that they want removed from the inventory because they are no longer in service. Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to approve removing 14 sites from the Marshall County Bridge inventory because they are no longer in service. Unanimous.
RPM Access Clean Energy Co. representative George Black III met with the Board.
Charles R. Loiseau, moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to go into executive session for five minutes at 10:04 a.m. to discuss matters of non-elected personnel with Public Works Administrator Mike Craig and Public Works Coordinating Supervisor Larry Polson present. Unanimous.
Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to approve the following prior year 2013 abatements with a value of 10,792 with a total tax of $1,521.95. Unanimous.
Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to approve the following purchase orders. Unanimous.
- O’Keefe Law Office, Seneca, KS for court appointed attorney. $613.25-General (District Court) fund-P.O. # 4585.
- Manatron, Inc., Hays, KS for registered user parcel search. $1,215.78-Appraiser fund-P.O. # 4622.
- First Call Morgue, LLC., Kansas City, KS for 2 autopsies. $1,550.00-General (Coroner) fund-P.O. # 4621.
Marysville City Administrator Rick Shain and Marysville City Mayor Bill Phillipi met with the Board to present them with a letter per Councilman Grund with no City Council objection to ask the County to help in funding for the Marysville airport. The Board asked that a more detailed proposal be brought back at budget time.
Marysville City Council members Vicky Gross and Carla Grund were present during the airport funding discussion.
County Health Nurse Sue Rhodes met with the Board to discuss the daycare programs in Nemaha and Washington Counties. Sue also presented the following bids for a new pharmacy refrigerator for the Health Department.
Helmer, Noblesville, IN
Double door installed – $6,469.00
Single door (20.2 Cubic ft.) installed – $4,923.00
Single door (25.2 cubic ft.) installed – $5,529.96
Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to approve the County Health Nurse to purchase the double door pharmacy refrigerator in the amount of $6,469.00. Unanimous.
The Board also discussed with County Health Nurse Sue Rhodes going back to a five day work week with the following possible schedule with hour staggered lunches:
Monday: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 8:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m.
Thursday: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
No decision was made Sue will discuss the possible change with staff and get back to the Board next week.
Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to approve the vouchers, as presented, and issue manual warrants from the respective funds. Unanimous.
Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to adjourn at 12:20 p.m. Unanimous. The next scheduled meeting will be Monday, March 10, 2014 starting at 9:00 a.m.