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Washington County Commission Minutes – April 28

These minutes are unofficial until approved by the Washington County Board of Commissioners at their next meeting. Prepared by Denae Dimler, County Clerk.

The Board of County Commission for Washington County met in regular session on Monday, April 28, 2014 in the commission room at the Washington County Courthouse. Members present: Alison Mueller, 1st District Commissioner, Chairman; Roger Otott, Vice Chairman, 2nd District Commissioner; and Gary Ouellette, 3rd District Commissioner. Denae Dimler, County Clerk, was present to record meeting minutes.

Next regular meeting will be Monday, May 5, 2014 at 8:30 A.M.

Chairman Mueller called the meeting to order.

Denae presented payroll and bills totaling $454,331.09.

Chairman Mueller signed a payroll change notice for Chris Speakman, Deputy, for completion of 1 year training period.

The Board received a notice from KDHE indicating a swine facility located in section 26 of Highland Township has applied for a permit renewal. The notice will be on file in the Clerk’s office for public viewing. Comments are due by May 24.

Duane Bruna, Environmental Science Director, informed the Board that the free days at the County landfill last week was successful. Commissioner Otott said he had complaints about Duane entering properties to perform a survey for noxious weeds. Duane said he compared prices of 24D LV6 chemicals with surrounding counties and area businesses and reported that the County is competitively priced.

David Willbrant, Public Works Director, presented weekly work report. He reported Public Works is renting a Bomag and performing work on Rainbow Rd. south of Hwy. 36. David received a quote to purchase the Bomag but said he would like to wait and see how this works and if it’s necessary to buy or just rent when needed.

Kyle Applegarth, Under Sheriff, called in to report there are 5 Washington County inmates in the jail.

Gloria Moore, Tourism Director, presented April tourism report.

The Board commenced acting as the Public Building Commission at 11:30 A.M. and adjourned at 12:20 P.M.

The Board reconvened as the BOCC at 12:20 P.M.

Ellen Anderson, 12th Judicial District Community Corrections Director, asked the Board for signatory approval on the Community Corrections FY2015 Grant Application.

The commissioners unanimously approved the following action:
1. To sign permit agreement for use of public right of way with AT&T.
2. To sign Resolution 04-14 establishing a road maintenance connecting link policy
3. To sign Community Corrections FY2015 Grant Application.

The meeting adjourned at 12:30 P.M.

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