Jewell County Commissioners – May 8, 2017


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The Jewell County Commissioners met May 8, 2017 at 8:30 a.m. with Commissioners, Steve Greene, Mark Fleming and Keith Roe present. Carla J. Waugh, County Clerk was present for the meeting.

The minutes of the May 1, 2017 County Commissioners meeting were approved.

Donald Jacobs, Sheriff, discussed operations.

Tammy Kimminau, Solomon Valley Transportation, had a proclamation declaration for national transportation week of May 14th through 20th 2017. Steve Greene moved and Keith Roe seconded that the proper officers sign the Solomon Valley Transportation Proclamation to proclaim the week of May 14th through May 20th, 2017 as National Transportation Week. Motion passed unanimously. Joanne Freeman, Jewell County Record, was present to take a picture.

Joel Elkins, General Superintendent, discussed road and bridge repairs. The Commissioners reported road concerns. Joel said the County received $18,986.50 in proceeds from Bouray and Becker Consignment Auction.

Mark Fleming moved and Keith Roe seconded that the proper officer sign the maintenance agreement with File Safe for the paper shredder. Motion passed unanimously.

Darrell Miller, County Attorney, reported that Lawrence and Myron Bouray want the ditch filled back in with dirt. Darrell shared pictures that Myron Bouray provided of the concerned area. Joel Elkins was present for the discussion.

The Commissioners signed a letter in support of North Central-Flint Hills Area Agency on Aging application to continue provide services as the statewide Aging and Disability Resource Center.

Keith Roe left the meeting at 9:50 a.m.

Donald Jacobs, Sheriff, discussed the quote for 3 – APX100 Motorola radios at an estimated price of $2262 each and to be purchased from the special law fund. The Commissioners gave their approval.

The meeting was adjourned at 11:13 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 2020 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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