The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular adjourned session with David E. Baier, Chairman, Robert S. Connell and Lynn Feldhausen members and Sonya L. Stohs, County Clerk present.
The meeting was called to order at 8:30 a.m.
Steve Boyda, Marysville was present to observe the meeting.
The Board opened the meeting with the flag salute.
The minutes and agenda were approved as presented upon a motion by David E. Baier seconded by Lynn Feldhausen. Unanimous.
Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by Lynn Feldhausen to approve the following purchase orders. Unanimous.
Elizabeth M. Olson, Attorney, Hiawatha, KS
for contract attorney
$1,440.00-General (District Court) fund-P.O. # 5667
Frontier Forensics, Nashville, TN
$1,550.00-General (Coroner) fund-P.O. # 5666
Neofunds, Tampa, FL
$4,000.00-General (Commissioners) fund-P.O. # 5665
Slup’s Repair, Marysville, KS
$833.15-KDOT fund-P.O. # 5395
Northeast Kansas Area Agency on Aging, Hiawatha, KS
for annual local match
$2,164.00-Agency on Aging fund-P.O. # 5396
Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by David E. Baier to approve the vouchers, as presented, and issue manual warrants from the respective funds. Unanimous.
Public Works Administrator Mike Craig and Public Works Coordinating Supervisor Larry Polson met with the Board.
David E. Baier moved, seconded by Lynn Feldhausen to approve the following purchase order. Unanimous.
Johnny’s Welding, Inc., Beatrice, NE
for labor to reseal dump cylinder
$1,260.85-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. #108803
Midland Exteriors, Manhattan, KS
for labor and material to replace guttering on Courthouse
$7,244.37-General (Building fund)-P.O. # 108804
David E. Baier moved, seconded by Lynn Feldhausen to go into executive session for ten minutes at 9:02 a.m. to discuss matters of non-elected personnel with County Clerk Sonya L. Stohs present. Unanimous.
County Clerk Sonya L. Stohs informed the Board that Angie Fredrickson has resigned from the County Clerk’s Office as of May 31, 2018.
County Counselor Jason Brinegar met with the Board. David E. Baier moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to go into executive session for ten minutes at 9:18 a.m. to discuss matters of attorney client privilege with County Counselor Jason Brinegar present. Unanimous. No action taken as a result of the executive session.
County Health Nurse Sue Rhodes met with the Board to discuss the immunization refrigerator not working well and it is not worth fixing. She presented the following bids for a new refrigerator.
Ott Electric, Marysville – Frigidaire All Refrigerator – $789.00
Dave’s Hardware, Axtell – Danby All Refrigerator – $850.00
David E. Baier moved, seconded by Lynn Feldhausen to approve the low bid from Ott Electric, Marysville for the Frigidaire All Refrigerator in the amount of $789.00. Unanimous.
County Health Nurse Sue Rhodes also reported to the Board that the dehumidifier in the basement of the Courthouse is not working she is going to get bids on a new industrial dehumidifier from Dave’s Hardware, Ott Electric and Global Industries and return next week with those bids.
County Health Nurse Sue Rhodes also discussed the need to purchase new lobby and exam room chairs due to the current chairs needing replaced. The following bids for chairs were given:
2 exam room chairs at $69.00 a piece, one double chair for the lobby at $230.00,
2 oversize chairs for the lobby at $139.00 and 15 lobby chairs at $59.00 each
The exam room chairs and 15 waiting room chairs will be purchased from OfficeMax and the double chair and 2 oversize chairs will be purchased from Amazon.
Lynn Feldhausen moved, seconded by David E. Baier to approve the purchase of he office chairs for the Health Department to not exceed $1,400.00 for the regular waiting room chairs excluding the oversized chairs and to purchase 2 exam room chairs. Unanimous.
David E. Baier moved, seconded by Lynn Feldhausen to adjourn at 9:48 a.m. Unanimous. The next scheduled meeting will be Tuesday, May 29, 2018 starting at 8:30 a.m.
The County Offices will be closed on Monday, May 28, 2018 to observe Memorial Day.