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Marshall County Commission Meeting Minutes – April 7th

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.

County Attorney Laura Johnson-McNish met with the Board. Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to go into executive session for ten minutes at 9:06 a.m. to discuss matters of attorney client privilege with County Attorney Laura Johnson-McNish present. Unanimous.

County Health Nurse Sue Rhodes met with the Board to give them a monthly update on the Marshall County Health Department.

Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to allow the County Health Department to donate vacation and sick leave to fellow employee Lisa Kenworthy. Unanimous.

Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to go into executive session for five minutes at 9:30 a.m. to discuss matters of non-elected personnel with County Attorney Laura Johnson-McNish and County Health Nurse Sue Rhodes present. Unanimous. No action as a result of the session.

County Appraiser Janet Duever met with the Board to have them sign the 2014 Kimball Mapping contract in the amount of $9,800.00 which is an increase of $400.00 from the previous year contract. Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to approve the 2014 Kimball Mapping contract in the amount of $9,800.00. Unanimous.

Brenda Staggenborg, Marysville Chamber of Commerce met with the Board to discuss an upcoming event called the Pony Express Gravel Dash which is a 60 to 120 mile bike ride on County Roads around Marshall County on September 6, 2014.

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

Public Works Administrator Mike Craig presented a bid from Haug Communications, Seneca in the amount of $6,963.00 for 13 mobile and 2 handheld radios.

Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to approve the purchase of 13 mobile and 2 handheld radios from Haug Communications in the amount of $6,963.00. Unanimous.

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

  • Haug Communications, Inc., Seneca, KS for radios. $6,963.00-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 108296.
  • Matheson Tri-Gas, Inc., Dallas, TX for welding supplies. $525.01-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 108295.
  • BAT Tire Co., Frankfort, KS for tires. $729.45-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 108293.
  • Ron Novak, Jamestown, KS for pallet grinding. $3,060.00-Solid Waste fund-P.O. # 108294.

Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to approve the Neighborhood Revitalization application for Larry and Mildred Donahue, Frankfort, KS with the preconstruction pictures that were provided by the applicant and the Neighborhood Revitalization application for John A. Vering III, Marysville, KS with the preconstruction pictures that were provided by the applicant. Unanimous.

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

  • Galloway, Wiegers & Brinegar, Marysville, KS for sign language interpreter. $1,624.13-General (District Court) fund-P.O. # 4627.
  • Steven A. Kraushaar, Attorney, Marysville, KS for monthly contract fee. $2,100.00-General (District Court) fund-P.O. # 4626.
  • Merck, Carol Stream, IL for private vaccine. $8,348.14-Health fund-P.O. # 4612.
  • North Central KS Reg. Juv. Det. Fac., Junction City, KS for 2nd Quarter expense. $3,104.94-General (Juvenile Detention) fund-P.O. # 4648.
  • Frontier Forensics Midwest, LLC., Kansas City, KS for autopsy. $650.00-General (Coroner) fund-P.O. # 4647.
  • Manatron, Inc., Chicago, IL for annual maintenance and support. $28,846.27-General (Computer and Equipment) fund-P.O. # 4635.

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

Marysville Fire Chief David Richardson, Undersheriff Tim Ackerman, Emergency Management Director William Schwindamann Jr. met with the Board at their request to have a lengthy discussion on the County Burn/Burn Ban policy. The Emergency Management and Sheriff Departments will put an article in the papers as a reminder of the County Burn Policy.

Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to adjourn at 11:40 a.m. Unanimous. The next scheduled meeting will be Monday, April 14, 2014 starting at 9:00 a.m.

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