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Jewell County Commissioners

The Jewell County Commissioners met April 2, 2018 at 8:30 a.m. Commissioners, Keith Roe, Steve Greene and Mark Fleming were present. Carla J. Waugh, County Clerk, was present for the meeting.

The minutes of the March 26, 2018 County Commissioners meeting were approved.

Travis Garst, Solid Waste Director, said they are preparing the landfill for spring/summer activities. He will provide the monthly activity report next week.

Carla Waugh requested an executive session to discuss non-elected personnel. Mark Fleming moved and Keith Roe seconded to go into executive session to discuss non-elected personnel beginning at 9:25 a.m. for 10 minutes with Carla Waugh present. Motion passed unanimously. Regular session resumed at 9:35 a.m. with no action taken.

Don Jacobs, Sheriff, reported that the part-time deputy is unable to continue working for Jewell County.

Joel Elkins, General Superintendent, discussed current projects. The Commissioners discussed the need for Landowners to notify the Road & Bridge Department when they are planning to build a new fence next to the county road. The Commissioners discussed road concerns.

Julie Snavely NCK CASA Administrative Assistant and Leon Boden, Jewell County CASA Representative presented the Proclamation for April as Child Abuse Prevention Month. She reviewed services provided in Jewell County and the other counties served. Leon and Karen Boden have been advocates for 16 years.

Keith Roe moved and Steve Greene seconded the motion to approve the Proclamation for April as Child Abuse Prevention Month. Motion passed unanimously.

The meeting was adjourned at 11:00 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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