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Marshall County Commission Meeting Minutes – 1/8/19

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

Commissioner Feldhausen was absent from the meeting.

The Board of Commissioners called the meeting to order at 8:30 a.m.

The Board opened the meeting with the flag salute.

Steve Boyda, Marysville and Barb Kickhaefer, Marysville were present for the meeting.

The minutes and agenda were approved as presented upon a motion by Robert S. Connell seconded by David E. Baier. Motion carried.

Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by David E. Baier to approve the Home Sewer bills and pay them from the appropriate funds available. Motion carried.

David E. Baier moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to approve the following purchase orders. Motion carried.

Pfizer,
for private vaccine
$9,002.40-Health fund-P.O. # 5779

Merck,
for private vaccine
$6,095.05-Health fund-P.O. # 5750

GlaxoSmithKline
for vaccine
$7,054.00-Health fund-P.O. # 5749

Meghan K. Voracek, Attorney, Seneca, KS
for contract attorney fees
$2,500.00-General (District Court) fund-P.O. # 5801

Steven A. Kraushaar, Attorney, Marysville, KS
for contract attorney fee
$2,500.00-General (District Court) fund-P.O. # 5800

AT&T, Carol Stream , IL
for 911 phone line charge
$909.73-911 Local fund-P.O. # 5778

Midwest Mobile, St. Joseph, MO
for maintenance
$819.83-911 Local fund-P.O. # 5813

Central Mechanical Construction, Manhattan, KS
for replace failed blower motor
$927.27-General (Sheriff) fund-P.O. # 5817

Public Works Administrator Mike Craig and Public Works Coordinating Supervisor Larry Polson met with the Board.

Public Works Administrator Mike Craig presented the 2019 proposal from Schwab Eaton, Manhattan, KS for 358 bridges inspections which includes 18 fracture critical bridges in the amount of $44,714.00.

Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by David E. Baier to approve the bridge inspection proposal and have Public Works Administrator Mike Craig sign the 2019 proposal with Schwab Eaton, Manhattan, KS for 358 bridge inspections in the amount of $44,714.00. Motion carried.

David E. Baier moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to approve the following purchase orders. Motion carried.
Schwab Eaton, Manhattan, KS
for biennial bridge inspection and fracture critical inspection services
$44,714.00-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 108895

Steve Butler, Marysville was present at the meeting at 9:00 a.m.

David E. Baier moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to approve the Reese & Novelly, PA engagement letter for the year end December 31, 2018 audit in the amount of $16,650.00. Motion carried.

Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by David E. Baier to approve the following 2018 abatements with a value of 6,255 with a total tax of $770.47. Motion carried.

Partnership for Growth representative Ellen Barber met with the Board to give updates on projects going on in the County.

County Counselor Coleman Younger met with the Board. David E. Baier moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to go into executive session for five minutes at 9:49 a.m. to discuss matters of attorney client privilege with County Counselor Coleman Younger present. Motion carried. David E. Baier moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to extend executive session for five minutes at 9:56 a.m. for the same reasons with the same persons present. Motion carried. No action taken as a result of the executive session.

Sheriff Daniel A. Hargrave met with the Board to present an AIA Document Standard Form of an Agreement between Loyd Builders, Ottawa, KS and Marshall County at a rate of 4.5% of construction cost. David E. Baier moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to approve the Chairman signing the AIA Document Standard Form of an Agreement between Loyd Builders, Ottawa, KS and Marshall County at a rate of 4.5% of construction cost. Motion carried.

Agency on Aging Director Patrick O’Neil met with the Board. David E. Baier moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to go into executive session for ten minutes at 10:10 a.m. to discuss matters of non-elected personnel with Agency on Aging Director Patrick O’Neil present. Motion carried. No action was taken as a result of the executive session.

Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by David E. Baier to adjourn at 10:21 a.m. Motion carried. The next scheduled meeting will be Monday, January 14, 2019 starting at 8:30 a.m.

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