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Marshall County Commission Meeting Minutes – May 12th

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 9:19 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.

Emergency Management Clerk Carly Tyler met with the Board to present the following bids for a desktop computer for the Dispatch office.

  • Dell Inc. – XPS 8700 desktop – $1,279.98
  • Quill.com – Smart buy Elitedesk 800 – $1312.82

Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to approve the purchase of the XPS 8700 desktop computer from Dell Inc. in the amount of $1,279.98.  Unanimous.

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

  • Dell, Inc., Round Rock, TX For computer. $1,279.98-911 fund-P.O. # 4498.

Emergency Management Clerk Carly Tyler also asked for the Board to sign the Emergency Management Performance Grant application in the amount of $22,644.00 for year 2014.   Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to approve the Chairman signing the Emergency Management Performance Grant application in the amount of $22,644.00 for year 2014.  Unanimous.

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

Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to approve the following purchase orders.  Unanimous.

  • Bolton McNish Trust, Marysville, KS for Lots 16 and 17 less 8’ of Lot 18 in Waterville, KS. $24,580.49-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 108312.
  • Mustang Motors, Waterville, KS for 2006 Chevy ½ ton pickup. $8,500.00-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 108311.
  • Interstate Battery-System of NE Kansas, Topeka, KS for batteries. $659.75-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 108310.
  • North Central Air, Inc., Downs, KS for air compressor. $1,385.00-Solid Waste fund-P.O. # 108308.
  • Koch Excavating, Axtell, KS for machine hire. $1,705.00-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 108309.

The Board authorized Public Works Administrator Mike Craig to place bids not to exceed $15,000.00 each on two belly dump trailers that are up for auction on Purplewave.

The Board went to view a 2007 Freightliner Columbia semi-tractor that was brought up to test drive by Kansas Truck Center, Salina, KS.

Public Works Administrator Mike Craig recommended making Public Works Intern Jacob Friedrichs, Marysville as a full time Probation Laborer at the Waterville Shop effective May 19, 2014 at $13.67 an hour.  Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to approve Jacob Friedrichs, Marysville as a full time Probation Laborer at the Waterville Shop effective May 19, 2014 at $13.67 an hour.  Unanimous.

County Clerk and Election Official Sonya L. Stohs met with the Board.

Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to approve signing the Polling Place Lease Agreement with the American Legion in Marysville, KS.  Unanimous.

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

  • FridgeFreeze, Inc., Escondido, CA for portable FridgeFreeze and cart. $3,924.00-Health Capital Outlay fund-P.O. # 4618.
  • Security Transport Service, Topeka, KS for 2 transports. $1,000.35-General (Sheriff) fund-P.O. # 4532.
  • Stericycle, Carol Stream, IL for sharps disposal. $912.60-Health fund-P.O. # 4636.
  • Network Computer Solutions, Manhattan, KS for 5 computers. $6,187.03-Health Capital Outlay fund-P.O. # 4617.
  • Frontier Forensics Midwest, Kansas City, KS for autopsy/Haas. $650.00-General (Coroner) fund-P.O. # 4662.
  • Dave’s Body Shop, Marysville, KS for tires. $551.44-General (Sheriff) fund-P.O. # 4533.
  • Herbster Law Firm, LLC, Topeka, KS for contract attorney flat fee. $1,700.00-General (District Court) fund-P.O. # 4660.
  • Total Funds by Hasler, Tampa, FL for postage. $3,500.00-General fund-P.O. #4672.

Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to approve appointing Chairman Holle to sign the closing document on May 13, 2014 at 9:15 a.m. for the Waterville Property for the Public Works department.  Unanimous.

The Board placed a call to North Central Regional Planning Commission Director Doug McKinney to discuss a proposed Resolution.

Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by Chalres R. Loiseau to approve the following Resolution # 14-05-12-1 to approve the participation in and adoption of the Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy for the region served by the North Central Regional Planning Commission.  Unanimous.

Twin Valley Director Ed Henry met with the Board to present the 2015 budget request for Twin Valley Development Services, Inc. in the amount of $55,000.00 which is the same as the 2014 budget.  No action was taken.

Public Works Administrator Mike Craig and Kansas Truck Center salesman Jimmy Branham met with the Board to discuss the purchase of the 2007 Freightliner Columbia semi-tractor in the amount of $30,000.00.  Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau approve the purchase of the 2007 Freightliner Columbia semi-tractor in the amount of $30,000.00.  Unanimous.

Attorney John McNish met with the Board to discuss the closing of the 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.

Public Works Administrator Mike Craig met with the Board.

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

  • Kansas Truck Center, Salina, KS for 2007 Freightliner Columbia Semi-tractor. $30,000.00-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 108313.

Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to adjourn at 12:40 p.m.  Unanimous.  The next scheduled meeting will be Monday, May 19, 2014 starting at 9:00 a.m.

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