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Marshall County Commission Meeting Minutes – April 14

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 Robert S. Connell seconded by Thomas K. Holle. Unanimous.

County Attorney Laura Johnson-McNish met with the Board. Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to go into executive session for ten minutes at 9:03 a.m. to discuss possible land acquisition with County Attorney Laura Johnson-McNish and Public Works Administrator Mike Craig present. Unanimous.

Health Department Social Worker Julia Alfers met with the Board at their request. Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to go into executive session for fifteen minutes at 9:16 a.m. to discuss matters of non-elected personnel with Health Department Social Worker Julia Alfers present. Unanimous.

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

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

  • Cross Dillon Tire, Lincoln, NE for tires. $2,176.28-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. #108300.
  • Truck Repair Plus, Inc., Marysville, KS for seat. $562.95-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. #108075.
  • Seneca Ready Mix, Inc., Seneca, KS for concrete. $1,263.50-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 108297.
  • KU Transportation Center, Lawrence, KS for gravel workshop registration fee. $750.00-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 108298.
  • John Deere Financial Oregon Trail Equipment), Carol Stream, IL for replace flywheel gear. $4,334.55-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 108299.
  • Van Diest Supply Co., Webster City, IA for chemical. $7,128.18-Noxious Weed fund-P.O. # 108301.

Public Works Administrator Mike Craig, County Attorney Laura Johnson-McNish and Tammy Parker from Tammy Parker Realty met with the Board about purchasing a property that includes all of lot 16, lot 17 less the East 8 Feet of the South 58 feet and Lot 18 less the 58 feet, all in Block 7, Waterville Proper, in the City of Waterville, Marshall County, Kansas (Waterville Lumberyard).

Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to offer $25,000.00 for the a property (Waterville Lumberyard) that includes all of lot 16, lot 17 less the East 8 Feet of the South 58 feet and Lot 18 less the 58 feet, all in Block 7, Waterville Proper, in the City of Waterville, Marshall County, Kansas. Unanimous.

Charles R. Loiseau move, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to approve the Board signing the Real Estate Sales Contract for the property that includes all of lot 16, lot 17 less the East 8 Feet of the South 58 feet and Lot 18 less the 58 feet, all in Block 7, Waterville Proper, in the City of Waterville, Marshall County, Kansas (Waterville Lumberyard) with the purchase amount of $25,000.00 and all the disclosure forms. Unanimous.

Public Works Administrator Mike Craig informed the Board he would like approval of a four week intern Jacob Friedrichs, Marysville. He will start working in the Public Works Department starting April 21, 2014 in the amount of $11.74 an hour. Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to approve a four week internship for Jacob Friedrichs, Marysville starting April 21, 2014 in the amount of $11.74 an hour. Unanimous.

Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Thomas J. Holle to approve the following prior year 2012 abatements with a value of 5,291 with a total tax of $932.30, year 2013 abatements with a value of 5,497 with a total tax of $974.86. Unanimous.

Ted Nemec, Marysville placed a call to the Board and ask for his second six month extension for his Neighborhood Revitalization project. Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to approve a six month extension for Ted Nemec, Marysville for his Neighborhood Revitalization until August 20, 2014. If the final costs are not in and the project is not complete Mr. Nemec is out of the program. Unanimous.

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 ten minute at 10:50 a.m. to discuss matters of non-elected personnel with County Attorney Laura Johnson-McNish and Sheriff Daniel A. Hargrave present. Unanimous.

Sheriff Daniel A. Hargrave informed the Board that he is advertising for a Corrections Officer position and then after that position is filled he will be moving a Corrections Officer to Deputy.

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

  • Dave’s Body Shop, Marysville, KS for brake rotor and pad axle kit. $521.27-General (Sheriff) fund-P.O. # 4530.
  • Herbster Law Firm, LLC., Topeka, KS for contract attorney fee. $1,700.00-General (District Court) fund-P.O. # 4628.
  • Kinsley Mortuary, Marysville, KS for coroner expense. $775.00-General (Coroner) fund-P.O. # 4649.
  • Pfizer, Inc., Boston, MA for private vaccine. $6,655.19-Health fund-P.O. # 4613.
  • Glaxo Smith Kline, Atlanta, GA for private vaccine. $9,549.00-Health fund-P.O. # 4614.
  • GT Distributors, Inc., Austin, TX for 4 – 9mm Ruger Pistols. $680.00-General (Sheriff) fund-P.O. # 4531.

Public Works Administrator Mike Craig met with the Board to discuss possible plans for demolition and reconstruction of a building on the newly acquired Waterville property.

Charles R. Loiseau 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 11:56 a.m. a.m. Unanimous. The next scheduled meeting will be Monday, April 21, 2014 starting at 9:00 a.m.

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