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Marshall County Commission Meeting Minutes – May 19th

The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular adjourned session with Thomas K. Holle Chairman; Robert S. Connell member and Sonya L. Stohs, County Clerk present.

Commissioner Charles R. Loiseau was absent from the meeting.

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.  Motion carried.

Soil Conservation board members Sue Rowland, Mike Pacha, Chairman Bob Voet, District Conservationist Dan Faulkner and District Manager Melinda Bergmann met with the Board to present the 2015 Soil Conservation budget request in the amount of 36,000.00 which is an increase of $2,000.00 from the 2014 budget.  No action was taken.

Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to go into executive session for ten minutes at 9:17 a.m. to discuss matters of non-elected personnel with County Clerk Sonya L. Stohs present.  Motion carried.  No action was taken as a result of the executive session.

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

Commissioner Loiseau placed a call to the Board.

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

  • Truck Repair Plus, Inc., Marysville, KS for parts and labor. $1,331.36-Recycling fund-P.O. # 108316.
  • Newman Traffic Signs, Inc., Jamestown, ND for signs and numbers. $916.41-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 108314.
  • Midwest Service & Sales Co., Schuyler, NE for guardrail ends. $700.00-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 108315.
  • Fact Machine Shop, Palmer, KS for rebuilt cylinder. $600.00-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 108317.

Public Works Administrator Mike Craig recommended to the Board an increase in the Transfer Station fee from $37.00 to $45.00 effective July 1, 2014.

Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to approve Resolution # 14-05-19-1 providing the assessment of fees for the collection and disposal of Solid Waste effective July 1, 2014.  Motion carried.

Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to go into executive session for ten minutes at 10:09 a.m. to discuss matters of non-elected personnel with County Clerk Sonya L. Stohs present.  Motion carried.  No action was taken as a result of the executive session.

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

  • Midwest Products, Hanover, KS for west sidewalk replacement. $1,360.00-Agency on Aging fund-P.O. # 4592.

Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to approve the vouchers, as presented, and issue manual warrants from the respective funds.  Motion carried.

Jared Smith, JD Construction; Rob Peschel, CES Group; City of Marysville Attorney John McNish; City of Marysville Inspector Dave Richardson; and County Attorney Laura Johnson-McNish met with the Board to discuss the Lily Creek Plat.

City of Marysville Mayor Bill Phillipi and City of Marysville Administrator Rick Shain met with the Board to discuss the City of Marysville’s desire for the County Commissioners to put in place a countywide sales tax of 1 percent.  The City of Marysville has a loss of revenue of between $165,000.00 and $175,000.00.  They need help in making up that loss through an additional sales tax in order to offset their current transfer of funds from the City’s current sales tax fund to operate the General fund.  The City currently has no reserve funds available.  The Board made no decision on their request.

County Treasurer Jami Ellenbecker was present and Commissioner Loiseau by phone for the City of Marysville presentation.

Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to remove the parcels from the Neighborhood Revitalization Plan that have not paid their taxes in full by the May deadline as stated in the Neighborhood Revitalization Plan.  Motion carried.  County Clerk Sonya L. Stohs will send out letters notifying the affected parcel owners.

Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to adjourn at 12:05 p.m.  Unanimous.  The next scheduled meeting will be Tuesday, May 27, 2014 starting at 9:00 a.m.

The Courthouse will be closed on Monday May 26, 2014 to observe Memorial Day.

The Board went and toured the newly acquired Waterville Public Works property in the afternoon.

 

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