Osborne County Commissioners – February 20, 2018


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Present: Alfred Reif, Craig Pottberg, C.W. “Bill” Seaman, and Amy Stanton, Deputy County Clerk.

Alfred Reif called the meeting to order at 8:57 a.m.

Sara LaRosh and Nadine Sigle from Osborne County Community Foundation came in and gave an update.  Dane G. Hansen will match amounts up to $50,000 per year for five years.  She explained that there are other categories that the foundation is working on:  Strategic Doing, Community Calendar, and ROZ programs.  Discussion was held on each subject.

Brent “Bo” French and Collin Clark entered the meeting.  Nadine Sigle continued to tell commissioners that between Bo and herself had applied for a grant for $6,500.00 for tire clean up in county.  Tires will be dropped off at the landfill.   Sara LaRosh and Nadine Sigle both stated that Alton Pride was doing a tire clean up in the Alton area.  They had figured enough for one truck load.  Grant applications for paint, white goods and other household hazarders waste is due March 1st.   Dates for collecting tires will run for three weeks.  Discussion was held.


Bo French and Collin Clark continued to meet with commissioners and discussed bridges, belly dumps, and forklift.   Bo brought it to the commissioners attention that Commercial Drivers License has to be done in Phillipsburg or Hays.  In Smith Center you can renew your licenses, you need to have the following documentation in hand:  social security card (not laminated), certified copy of your birth certificate, proof of address like a utility bill.  Discussion was held.


Collin Clark asked commissioners what he had to do to get his daughter on the county insurance.


C.W. “Bill” Seaman made the motion to purchase the 2007 GMC Yukon XL Denali from J & S Auto of Downs.  Price of vehicle was $13,000, with a three year or 36,000 miles ASC warranty for $1,150 for purchase price of $14,150.00.  They had inquired about other vehicles at More, Barry Curry, and Beckers.  Craig Pottberg second the motion.  Vote:  all motion carried.


Commissioners read the minutes from the meeting held February 12, 2018.  Craig Pottberg moved to approve the minutes as presented Alfred Reif second. Vote: all motion carried.


Commissioners approved county transfer 18-06 for $357.74.


Alfred Reif made the motion to accept the bid for Center Glass & Supply Company out of Smith Center for $3,869.86.  This is to replace the East door on the bottom floor of the courthouse.  Craig Pottberg second.  Vote:  all motion carried.  Commissioner Craig Pottberg called Center Glass to let him know to order the doors and have it keyed the same as the other doors.


Amy Stanton brought it to the commissioners attention that she had been notified from the auditor that we were out of balance at end of year.  After doing some investigating we were balanced and it was a software problem with Thomson Reuters.   BobbiJo Boxum came into elaborate on the problem just a bit before, Chris Rhoades, was called to come visit with commissioners.  Chris Rhoades stated that he is unable to get into those programs so he is not aware of any problems.  Discussion was held.


Craig Pottberg moved to adjourn the meeting with no other business, C.W. “Bill” Seaman second.  Vote:all motion carried.  Meeting ended at 11:10 a.m



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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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