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Washington County Commission Meeting Minutes – Jan. 30, 2017

The Board of Washington County Commission met in regular session on Monday January 30, 2017 in the commission room at the Washington County Courthouse. Members present: Tim Mueller, 1st District Commissioner, David Willbrant 2nd District Commissioner, Gary Ouellette 3rd District Commissioner, and Kathy Fritz, Deputy County Clerk to record minutes.

Tiffany Hayman, County Health Administrator, called the board to discuss computer equipment she wished to purchase from a grant she is applying for.

Ann Hawk, County Treasurer, met with the board to have them sign signature information for First National Bank for both checking accounts and the safety deposit box.

Commissioner Ouellette reported that he had received a question concerning fire board elections.

Commissioner Willbrant moved to approve the consent agenda which included payroll and bills in the amount of $305,801,92; 2017 wage adjustment for Gloria Moore; approved the Haddam and Logan Township Annual Reports; and change orders 2016 – 43-45, 47-50. Commissioner Ouellette seconded the motion. Motion passed unanimously.

Commissioner Willbrant reported that he had received a call from Leslie Bruna, Little Blue Township Clerk requesting the board to appoint Chris Bruna Little Blue Township Treasurer. Commissioner Willbrant moved to appoint Chris Bruna Little Blue Township Treasurer. Commissioner Ouellette seconded the motion. Motion passed unanimously.

Justin Novak, Road and Bridge Supervisor, presented fuel bids. Commissioner Willbrant moved to accept the low bid of Sapp Bros. for 4,000 gallons of unleaded fuel and 3,500 gallons of diesel fuel. Commissioner Ouellette seconded the motion. Motion passed unanimously. Road materials were discussed.

Duane Bruna, Environmental Science Director, spoke with the board about well test sites for the landfill and the possibility of obtaining more land.

Randy Hubbard, Emergency Management Coordinator, met with the board. Commissioner Willbrant moved to go into executive session for 10 minutes under personnel exception. Commissioner Ouellette seconded the motion. Motion passed unanimously. No action was taken upon returning to regular session. The board approved travel vouchers for Hubbard for February 9th and May 2nd – May 4th.

Dave White, Communications Specialists for Worldnet Solutions, spoke with the board about the county phone system and future needs. The board asked White to update them quarterly.

Mary White, Hanover, stopped to ask the commissioners to place more road signs on 19th Road.

Justin Cordry, Sheriff, and Sheila Ouellette, Communications Director, met with the board to present statistics on their budget, crime numbers and inmate count as previously requested. Cordry reported that he had received a grant for equipment involving data extraction.

At 12:05 P.M. Commissioner Willbrant made the motion to adjourn. Commissioner Ouellette seconded the motion. Motion passed unanimously.

Derek Nesterhttps://sunflowerstateradio.com
Derek Nester was born and raised in Blue Rapids and graduated from Valley Heights High School in 2000. He attended Cowley College in Arkansas City and Johnson County Community College in Overland Park studying Journalism & Media Communications. In 2002 Derek joined Taylor Communications, Inc. in Salina, Kansas working in digital media for 550 AM KFRM and 100.9 FM KCLY. Following that stop, he joined Dierking Communications, Inc. stations KNDY AM & FM as a board operator and fill-in sports play-by-play announcer. Starting in 2005 Derek joined the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network as a Studio Coordinator at 101 The Fox in Kansas City, a role he would serve for 15 years culminating in the Super Bowl LIV Championship game broadcast. In 2021 he moved to Audacy, formerly known as Entercom Communications, Inc. and 106.5 The Wolf and 610 Sports Radio, the new flagship stations of the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network, the largest radio network in the NFL. Through all of this, Derek continues to serve as the Digital Media Director for Sunflower State Radio, the digital and social media operations of Dierking Communications, Inc. and the 6 radio stations it owns and operates across Kansas.

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