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Osborne County Commissioners – January 22, 2018

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

Alfred Reif called the meeting to order at 8:58 a.m.

Commissioners read the minutes for special meeting held January 16, 2018. Alfred Reif moved to approve the minutes as presented for January 16, 2018, Craig Pottberg second. Vote: all motion carried.

Commissioners called Chris Ahern to discuss the options for electrical. Commissioners asked him to give a cost estimates for each option. Chris Ahern suggested going with option two.

Vienna Janis presented the dates for department head meetings that are held quarterly. Alfred Reif moved to approve the schedule for departments head meetings and send out the memo, C.W. Seaman second. Vote: all motion carried.

Commissioners approved the following change orders to the 2017 tax roll: 2017-67 and 2017-68.

Vienna Janis presented annual reports for Bethany and Valley Townships. Commissioners reviewed the annual reports. Craig Pottberg moved to approve the 2017 annual reports for Bethany and Valley Township, C.W. Seaman second. Vote: all motion carried.

Pat Carlin-Weed Director met with commissioners to present his 2017 annual progress report. C.W. Seaman moved to approve the 2017 annual progress report for noxious weed, Craig Pottberg second. Vote: all motion carried.

Pat Carlin presented his 2019 Noxious Weed Control Management plan that is required. C.W Seaman moved to approve the 2019 Noxious Weed Control Management plan, Craig Pottberg second. Vote: all motion carried.

Pat Carlin presented the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) Agreement to treat noxious weeds for 2018. C.W. Seaman moved to sign and approve the KDOT agreement with the State of Kansas to treat noxious weeds for 2018, Alfred Reif second. Vote: all motion carried.

Chris Rhodes met with commissioners and stated he was sick, but wanted to come in and give an update on the EMPG grant.

Cheryl Bontz met with commissioners and stated that she felt her W-2 did not match her last paystub. Vienna Janis stated she will look into it.

Commissioners called Center Glass in Smith Center and ask for an estimate on replacing the east side door in the basement.

Brent “Bo” French met with commissioners and presented a resolution to vacate a portion of road 20a with 60 feet of R/W in Bethany Township. This portion the road is a driveway that goes is Terry Steinshouer’s house. Craig Pottberg moved to approve Resolution 2018-04 to vacate a portion of Road 20a with 60 feet of R/W, C.W. Seaman second. Vote: all motion carried.

Bo French continued meeting with commissioners on the following: Bethany Township turning over, employee being sick, federal fund exchange. Bo French presented a supplemental agreement No. 1 for agreement No. 172-16 dated April 28, 2016. Craig Pottberg moved to approve and sign Supplemental Agreement No. 1 for the purpose of participating in the Secretary’s Voluntary Federal Fund Exchange Program, C.W. Seaman second. Vote: all motion carried.

Bo French presented a solid waste change request for Diana Marshall (Bos) for tax ID#1-040280780 from $240.00 commercial to $60.00 because it is no longer a business. C.W. Seaman moved to approve solid waste change request for 2018 for Diana Marshall (Bos) for tax ID#1-040280780 to $60.00 per year, Craig Pottberg second. Vote: all motion carried.

Bo French presented bids from Mid-way Coop and Bob’s Inc. for fuel bids. Mid-way Coop bid for #2 Clear Diesel was $2.395/gallon and for unleaded fuel at $2.265/gallon. Bob’s Inc. bid for #2 Clear Diesel was $2.20/gallon and for unleaded fuel at $1.94/gallon. C.W. Seaman moved to approve fuel bid for #2 Clear Diesel and Unleaded fuel to Bob’s Inc., Alfred Reif second. Vote: all motion carried.

Bo French presented a bid from Mid-way Coop for 400 tubes of black grease and was the only bid received. Mid-way Coop bid was $2.24 per tube. Craig Pottberg moved to approve the bid from Mid-way Coop for black grease at $2.24/tube, Alfred Reif second. Vote: all motion carried.

Amy Stanton brought in an e-mail along with a picture from Tim Hendrich requesting a change in a road in Covert Township to take a curve out at West 240th Drive and County Road 671 Avenue. Discussion was held and Bo French said he would look at the road.

Tom Bowler stopped in to discuss heat being brought into Register of Deeds office from downstairs.

C.W. Seaman moved to adjourn the meeting with no other business, Craig Pottberg second. Vote: all motion carried. Meeting ended at 10:55 a.m.

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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