The Board of Washington County Commission met in regular session on Monday April 10, 2018 in the commission room at the Washington County Courthouse. Members present were Tim Mueller, 1st District Commissioner, David Willbrant, 2nd District Commissioner, Gary Ouellette, 3rd District Commissioner, and Diana Svanda, County Clerk to record minutes, Cynthia Scheer, Washington County News was also present.
The board began the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance.
Barbara Donovan, Target Marketing & Consulting – Barbara offered recommendations as to what would be needed for an advisory committee for Economic Development Board, also she will give a presentation at the Greenleaf Legion on April 28, at 1:00 PM.
Beverly Finlayson, Deputy County Appraiser – Reported that they are going to order a new computer from Dague’s , also they will start the interview process.
Tim Mueller attended a NEKAAA, also fielded complaints about values.
David Willbrant, reported that he went to the health fair, and thought it went well, David also reported he went to the Highway meeting with Justin Novak.
Gary Ouellette had citizens contact about the Health Fair stating they thought it went well.
Justin Novak submitted KDOT Project No. 101 C-4879-01 for signature. Justin reported on last week’s work and they are getting ready for a detour south of Mahaska. Justin asked who was to submit the Airport Budget, the commissioners told him the airport board was responsible for submitting the budget.
Theresa Herrs, Communication Director – Reported they were getting ready for an Audit and they will be conducting interviews. Theresa asked the commissioners if they had a chance to consider her proposal of splitting the Deputy pay between 2 employees in her office. Commissioners agreed to her proposal.
Kyle Applegarth, Undersheriff – Talked about the hiring of new employees.
Denae Jueneman, County Treasurer – Due to a state wide testing there will be no driver’s license transactions on Monday April 16. Denae also submitted Ad valorem taxes by commissioner districts.
Diana Svanda, County Clerk – submitted a bill for Highland Township, David Willbrant made the motion to approve that the bill be paid, Tim Mueller seconded the motion, all in favor motion carried.
Personnel statues forms
Kansas Water Pollution Permit
Tourism Budget submitted
Email from the State of Kansas Insurance.
Approval of minutes from February 26 / March 26
Tim Mueller made the motion to approve the consent agenda, David Willbrant seconded the motion, all in favor, motion carried.
Elizabeth Hiltgen, County Attorney joined the meeting, and discussed the neighborhood revitalization plan.
At 11:16 AM Tim Mueller made the motion to adjourn the meeting, David Willbrant seconded the motion, all in favor motion carried.
The next regular commission meeting will be on Tuesday, April 16.