Osborne County Commissioners – February 27, 2017


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Osborne County Commissioners – Minutes for February 27, 2017

Present: Craig Pottberg, C.W. “Bill” Seaman, Alfred Reif, and Vienna Janis, County Clerk.

Alfred Reif called the meeting to order at 8:59 a.m.

Sarah LaRosh met with commissioners to give an update on Osborne County Foundation. She reminded commissioners that Pizza Hut fundraiser is February 28 and ten percent of the proceeds of every purchase will go to the foundation. She reported that the breakfast meetings went well.

Commissioners signed and approved checks and vouchers totaling $277,001.15:

General                                   $145,606.24

Road & Bridge                         41,548.75

Health                                     12,734.44

Election                                   2,561.47

Noxious Weed                         6,362.96

Ambulance                              33,046.80

Waste Disposal                       6,092.69

Sheriff’s Equipment Fund        2,760.00

OFD #1 General                      237.69

OFD #2 General                      217.26

OFD #3 General                      3,659.67

Payroll Clearing                      3,938.14

Local E-911 Fund                     98.01

Special R&B Improve              10,653.60

Appraiser Cost                         7,483.43

Total                $277,001.15

Kenton Lyon met with commissioners to let them know that value notices will be sent by March 1, 2017. Kenton asked to go into executive session for 15 minutes. Alfred Reif moved to go into executive session for 15 minutes for non-elected personnel, Craig Pottberg second. Vote: all motion carried. Executive session started at 9:36 a.m. with commissioners and Kenton Lyon and ended at 9:51 a.m. Commissioners explained to Kenton Lyon that he would need to advertise any position for five day in-house first before advertising in the paper.

Brent “Bo” French met with commissioners and discussed the following items: did not get the bid for the scraper, rock trucks in need of repair, card board trailer at Downs, and purchasing a scraper.

Scottie Becker met with commissioners and presented an agreement with Saline County for taking Saline County inmates. C.W. Seaman moved to approve the agreement between

Osborne County and Saline County to house Saline County Inmates, Craig Pottberg second. Vote: all motion carried.

Tom Bowler met with commissioners to report that they will be replacing the steps on the East side of the building on March 15 and it will be closed. He stated that he is going to take out wooden post that are behind the courthouse.

C.W. Seaman moved to pay the invoice for N.W. Kansas Planning and Commissioner for $5,176.00 for 2017 dues, Craig Pottberg second. Vote: all motion carried.

Commissioners read the minutes for special meeting held February 21, 2017. C.W. Seaman moved to approve the minutes as presented for February 21, 2017, Craig Pottberg second. Vote: all motion carried.

Commissioners approved the following transfers: 17-10 for $7,244.72, 17-11 for $660.84, 17-12 for $94.23, 17-13 for $84.00, and 17-14 for $155.55.

Janice Boland met with commissioners and discussed the following: vehicle is still not working right the wiring needs to be re-done, students taking test more than once and the county paying for it, and employee on leave. C.W. Seaman asked Janice if ambulance runs were up or down and she stated “she didn’t know.” She stated that for February runs were up.

Vienna Janis presented 2016 annual township report for Liberty Township. Commissioners reviewed it. Craig Pottberg moved to approve the 2016 annual report for Liberty Township, Alfred Reif second. Vote: all motion carried.

Commissioners discussed putting the Jeep up for sealed bids. Alfred Reif moved to advertise that commissioners will be taking sealed bids for Jeep Cherokee on March 13 at 10:00 a.m. and to advertise in the Osborne County Farmer and Waconda Trader, C.W. Seaman second. Vote: all motion carried.

C.W. Seaman moved to adjourn the meeting with no other business, Craig Pottberg second. Vote: all motion carried. Meeting was adjourned at 11:45 a.m.



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Derek Nester
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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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