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Marshall County Commission Meeting Minutes – 6/18/18

The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular adjourned session with David E. Baier, Chairman and Robert S. Connell and Lynn Feldhausen members and Sonya L. Stohs, County Clerk present.

Steve Boyda, Marysville was present to observe the meeting.

The meeting was called to order at 8:30 a.m.

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 Robert S. Connell. Unanimous.

Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by Lynn Feldhausen to approve the following purchase order. Unanimous.

Neofund by Neopost, Carol Stream, IL
for postage
$4,000.00-General (Commissioner) fund-P.O. # 5686

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 orders. Unanimous.

Schwab Eaton, Manhattan, KS
for bridge inspections
$48,220.00-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 108818

J & J Excavating, Axtell, KS
for machine hire
$5,280.00-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 108820

Floyd’s Truck Repair, Inc., Sabetha, KS
for replace front leaf springs, rear engine mounts, cab mounts and more
$5,673.08-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 108817

David E. Baier moved, seconded by Lynn Feldhausen to go into executive session for five minutes at 9:00 a.m. to discuss matters of non-elected personnel with Public Works Administrator Mike Craig present. Unanimous. No action was taken as a result of executive session.

The Board approved Public Works Administrator Mike Craig getting bids for a new welder for the bridge crew.

Public Works Administrator Mike Craig informed the Board that he advertised for a Public Works Office Clerk to add an additional staff person to his office.

Soil Conservation District Manager Leslie Holthaus, District Conservationist Dan Faulkner, Board Supervisors Greg Meyer and Richard Schotte and Board Treasurer Sue Rowland met with the Board to present the 2019 Budget appropriation request in the amount of $40,000.00 which is an increase of $3,500.00 from the 2018 Appropriation. No action was taken.

County Counselor Jason Brinegar met with the Board. David E. Baier moved, seconded by Lynn Feldhausen to go into executive session for five minutes at 9:25 a.m. to discuss matters of attorney client privilege with County Counselor Jason Brinegar present. Unanimous. David E. Baier moved, seconded by Lynn Feldhausen to extend executive session for five minutes at 9:30 a.m. for the same reasons with the same persons present. Unanimous. No action was taken as a result of executive session.

Extension Council Agents Susie Latta and Anastasia Johnson, Board members Sue Rowland, Geogenia Lindquist, Wayne Holle, Shawn Schneider and Karen Rengstorf, Area Director Chris Onstad met with the Board to present the 2019 Budget appropriation in the amount of $166,885.00 which is an increase of $11,885.00. The Extension Council also requested an additional key to the outside door. They also presented a 2019 Budget Appropriation request for the Fair Building fund in the amount of $7,400.00 which is no increase from the 2018 Budget Appropriation. No action was taken.

County Attorney Laura Johnson-McNish met with the Board to discuss additional insurance in the amount of $4,120.32 for the County Attorney. She presented her 2019 County Attorney budget in the amount of $216,900.00 which is an increase of $18,202.00 from the 2018 Budget. No action was taken.

Community Memorial Hospital Chief Financial Officer Daniel Fehr, Chief Executive Officer Curtis Hawkinson, Marketing Director Ashley Kracht, Board members Ken Lamoreaux, Nick Wolfe and Bryce Porter, Board President Bob Voet, Main Street Intern Katie Scott and Main Street Director Michelle Whitesell met with the Board to request a sales tax question being placed on the November ballot for the hospital. The Board tabled the decision until July 2 on placing the question on the ballot.

RSVP Director Joni Spellmeier met with the Board to present her 2019 Budget Appropriation in the amount of $15,000.00 which is the same as the 2018 Appropriation. No action was taken.

Emergency Management Office Clerk Leslie Jeter met with the Board to present the 2019 Emergency Management budget in the amount of $104,466.80 which is an increase of $6,164.80 from the 2018 budget. No action was taken.

County Treasurer Jami Ellenbecker met with the Board to discuss a request of the Board from KAC on her duties. She discussed with the Board her office structure and duties.

David E. Baier moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to approve the following purchased order. Unanimous.

NDAA Insurance Services
for NCAA Lawyers Professional Liability
$4,120.32-Special County Attorney (Diversion) fund-P.O. # 5687

David E. Baier moved, seconded by Lynn Feldhausen to approve the vouchers, as presented, and issue manual warrants from the respective funds. Unanimous.
Commissioner Feldhausen left the meeting at 11:58 a.m.
Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by David E. Baier to adjourn at 12:08 p.m. Unanimous. The next scheduled meeting will be Monday, June 25, 2018 starting at 8:30 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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