The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular adjourned session with Robert S. Connell, Chairman, Lynn Feldhausen and David E. Baier members and Sonya L. Stohs, County Clerk present.
The meeting was called to order at 8:30 a.m.
The Board opened the meeting with the flag salute.
The minutes and agenda were approved as presented upon a motion by David E. Baier seconded by Lynn Feldhausen. Unanimous.
Public Works Administrator Mike Craig and Public Works Coordinating Supervisor Larry Polson met with the Board.
Public Works Administrator Mike Craig asked the Board if Public Works can change working hours from June thru Aug to 6:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The Board approved the working hour change.
Public Works Public Works Mike Craig recommended to the Board hiring Jeremy Henderson, Marysville as a Public Works Laborer, Probation at $15.11 an hour effective May 8, 2017. Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by David E. Baier to approve the hiring of Jeremy Henderson, Marysville as a Public Works Laborer, Probation at $15.11 an hour effective May 8, 2017. Unanimous.
Rich Rockwell, Marysville met with the Board about having lights put on his vehicle to be able to respond to fires.
County Attorney Laura Johnson-McNish met with the Board to discuss allowing Mr. Rockwell to equip his personnel vehicle with lights and sirens to respond to a fire. No action was taken.
Curtis Hawkinson, CEO Community Memorial Healthcare; Community Memorial Healthcare Chairman Bryce Porter; Community Memorial Healthcare Board members Gail Gilkerson and Lucy Papes met with the Board to request a .5% sales tax question be placed on the November General Election ballot to have the public vote to have a .5% sales tax go to the hospital with a ten-year sunset. They estimate that the .5% sales will generate an estimated $500,000.00 in revenue for the hospital. The Board asked for additional financial information and will try to make a decision by the end of May on whether to place a question on the November ballot.
County Appraiser Tami Antoine was present for the sales tax conversation.
David E. Baier moved, seconded by Lynn Feldhausen to approve the following Resolution # 17-04-24-1. See below.
Agency on Aging Director Patrick O’Neil met with the Board to discuss the Frankfort Nutrition Site. The Board has not seen a bill yet with the labor and materials broke out for approval for countertops as the Frankfort Care Home Board will be responsible for the cabinet cost as they are not using the County cabinets.
Twin Valley Director Ed Henry met with the Board to give them the 2018 Twin Valley Developmental Services, Inc., budget request in the amount of $55,000.00 which is the same as the 2017 request.
David E. Baier moved, seconded by Lynn Feldhausen to approve the County’s share of payrolls and related vouchers, as presented, processed the motor vehicle payroll and issued manual warrants from the respective funds. Unanimous.
Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by David e. Baier to adjourn at 11:07 a.m. Unanimous. The next scheduled meeting will be Monday, May 1, 2017 starting at 9:00 a.m.