Osborne County Commissioners
Minutes for June 19, 2017
Present: Alfred Reif, Craig Pottberg, C.W. “Bill” Seaman, and Vienna Janis, County Clerk.
Alfred Reif called the meeting to order at 9:00 a.m.
Commissioners read the minutes for June 12, 2017. Craig Pottberg moved to approve the minutes for the June 12, 2017 meeting, C.W. Seaman second. Vote: all motion carried.
Sarah LaRosh, Nadine Sigle and Don Steffen met with commissioners to discuss economic development, enterprise zone, leadership class, and community concerns.
Brent “Bo” French met with commissioners to discuss employees with health issues, hiring some part time help, roads, and Bethany Township.
Carla Mans met with commissioners to discuss having to spend $2,500 under the bio-terrorism grant. She presented portable coolers for carrying vaccines to sites. Alfred Reif moved to approve the purchase of two portable coolers for $1,348.00, Craig Pottberg second. Vote: all motion carried.
Commissioners received a letter from the Kansas State Historical Society saying they could proceed with the roof project. Alfred Reif moved to award the roof bid to KAPE Roofing out of Saline, KS for $266,370 for roof, fascia, and gutter and $6,670 for second floor roof for a total of $273,040, C.W. Seaman second. Vote: all motion carried.
Commissioners approved the following change orders to the 2016 tax roll: 2016-185 and 2016-186.
BobbiJo Boxum met with commissioners to let them know that Hinkle Termite was spraying at the health department and they were spraying upstairs. Julie Parsons wanted to know who was going to pay for the spraying. Commissioners stated they figure the Sheriff’s Department would because they have things stored up there.
Vienna Janis presented a resolution appointing Kenton Lyon as the Osborne County Appraiser from July 1, 2017 until June 30, 2021. C.W. Seaman moved to approve resolution 2017-04 to appoint Kenton Lyon as Osborne County Appraiser from July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2021, Alfred Reif second. Vote: all motion carried.
Alfred Reif recessed the meeting at 11:26 a.m. to go look at Sears Building on Main Street and reconvened at 1:00 p.m.
Commissioners called Johnnie Adam to let him know that they awarded the roof bid to KAPE Roofing.
John Mapes-Auditor met with commissioners to discuss the 2018 proposed budget for the county. John went over the request from departments. Commissioners decided to cut the Register of Deeds budget request by $1,030. Discussion was held on mil levy and commissioners decided to set the mil levy at 78.000 mils for 2018.
Tom Bowler stopped in and asked about locking the Sears Building and commissioners stated they locked it up.
Craig Pottberg moved to adjourn the meeting with no other business, Alfred Reif second. Vote: all motion carried. Meeting ended at 3:34 p.m.