Marshall County Commission Meeting Minutes – 1/14/19

The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular adjourned 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.

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

Blue Valley Telecommunications, Home, KS
for tower rental
$750.00-911 Local fund-P.O. # 5814

Central Mechanical Construction, Manhattan, KS
for quarterly payment for Preventative Maintenance contract
$549.00-General (Sheriff) fund-P.O. # 5830

Dave’s Body Shop, Marysville, KS
for tires
$637.24-Appraiser fund-P.O. # 5831

Mail Finance, Dallas, TX
for lease postage machine
$1,161.78-General (Courthouse) fund-P.O. # 5829

Kansas Association of Counties, Topeka, KS
for 2019 KAC dues
$3,470.38-General (Courthouse) fund-P.O. # 5828

Frontier Forensics, Nashville, TN
for autopsy
$4,950.00-General (Coroner) fund-P.O. # 5827

KWORCC, Topeka, KS
for 2019 Premium
$50,717.00-Workman’s Comp fund-P.O. # 5826

Neopost, Carol Stream, IL
for postage
$3,500.00-General (Courthouse) fund-P.O. # 5825

Tyler Technologies, Dallas, TX
for executive cloud time access fee
$5,760.00-General (Computer Maintenance) fund-P.O. # 5824

North Central Regional Planning Commission, Beloit, KS
for 2019 membership dues
$3,500.00-General (Commissioners) fund-P.O. # 5823

KCAMP, Topeka, KS
for 2019 Liability premiums
$73,101.00-Tort Liability fund-P.O. # 5822

KALHD
for 2019 dues
$526.17-Health fund-P.O. # 5780

Dell Computers,
for 2 computers
$2,384.02-Appraiser fund-P.O. # 5754

Concordance,
for supplies
$3,374.58-Health, PHEP, State Formula funds-P.O. # 5781

David E. Baier moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to give a $100.00 a month Cost of Living increase to all employees effective January 1, 2019. Motion carried.

County Health Nurse Sue Rhodes met with the Board.

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

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

Arbor Ink, Beatrice, NE
for 5000 charge tickets for the Transfer Station
$688.19-Solid Waste fund-P.O. # 108897

Big Lakes Regional HHW, Manhattan, KS
for 2019 HHW budget assessment
$4,351.00-Household Hazardous Waste fund-P.O. # 108896

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 9:23 a.m. to discuss matters of attorney client privilege with County Counselor Jason Brinegar present. Motion carried. David E. Baier moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to extend executive session for five minutes at 9:33 a.m. for the same reasons with the same persons present. Motion carried.

Charles R. Loiseau met with the Board.

Ken Kickhaefer, Marysville; Maggie Kickhaefer, Marysville; Carla Grund, Marysville; Tom Holle, Bremen; Ellen Barber, Marysville; Extension Agent Susie Latta, Elaine and Barney Schneider, Marysville; County Treasurer Jami Ellenbecker and Sheriff Daniel A. Hargrave were present for the oath of office.

County Clerk Sonya L. Stohs gave the oath of office to Barbara A. Kickhaefer, Marysville, KS as the 1st District Marshall County Commissioner.

REORGANIZATION OF THE BOARD OF MARSHALL COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
10:00 a.m. January 14, 2019

The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular adjourned session with David E. Baier and Barbara M. Kickhaefer members; and Sonya L. Stohs County Clerk, present.

David E. Baier moved, seconded by Barbara Kickhaefer to appoint David E. Baier as chairman of the Board for 2019. Motion carried.

Emergency Management Director:
David E. Baier moved, seconded by Barbara Kickhaefer to reappoint William Schwindamann Jr. as Emergency Management Director for 2019. Motion carried.

Public Works Administrator:
David E. Baier moved, seconded by Barbara Kickhaefer to reappoint Mike Craig as Public Works Administrator for 2019. Motion carried.

County Health Nurse:
David E. Baier moved, seconded by Barbara Kickhaefer to reappoint Vicki S. Rhodes as the County Health Nurse for 2019. Motion carried.

Public Health Officer:
David E. Baier moved, seconded by Barbara Kickhaefer to reappoint Dr. John Ryan as the Public Health Officer for 2019. Motion carried.

Investments
David E. Baier moved, seconded by Barbara Kickhaefer to authorize County Treasurer Jami Ellenbecker to invest the County’s funds in County Federally insured depositories and State Investment Pool for 2019. Motion carried.

Recycling Coordinator:
David E. Baier moved, seconded by Barbara Kickhaefer to reappoint Fred Cohorst as the Recycling Coordinator for 2019. Unanimous.

County Newspaper:
Tabled

County Counselor:
David E. Baier moved, seconded by Barbara Kickhaefer to reappoint Jason Brinegar and Coleman Younger as the County Counselor for 2019. Unanimous.

Depositories of county funds:
David E. Baier moved, seconded by Barbara Kickhaefer to designate the following depositories of county funds. Unanimous.

County Treasurer:
First Commerce Bank, Marysville, KS
United Bank and Trust, Marysville, KS
Citizens State Bank, Marysville, KS
State Bank of Bern, Axtell, KS
United Bank of Beattie, Beattie, KS
First Commerce Bank of Blue Rapids, Blue Rapids, KS
First National Bank, Frankfort, KS
First Heritage Bank, Vermillion, KS
Citizens State Bank, Waterville, KS
Western National Bank, Summerfield, KS
Citizens State Bank & Trust Co., Bremen, KS

County Attorney/County Counselor:
Citizens State Bank, Marysville, KS

Sheriff:
United Bank and Trust, Marysville, KS
Citizens State Bank, Marysville, KS

Clerk of the District Court :
First Commerce Bank, Marysville, KS
Citizens State Bank, Marysville, KS

David E. Baier moved, seconded by Barbara Kickhaefer to go into executive session for ten minutes at 10:12 a.m. to discuss matters of non-elected personnel with Agency on Aging Director Patrick O’Neil present. Motion carried.

Agency on Aging:
David E. Baier moved, seconded by Barbara Kickhaefer to reappoint Ashley Lyhane as the Agency on Aging Director for 2019. Motion carried.

David E. Baier moved, seconded by Barbara Kickhaefer signing a letter of commitment correcting the fiscal year for the General Public Transportation to be 2019-2020 fiscal year. Motion carried.

David E. Baier moved, seconded by Barbara Kickhaefer to approve the following purchase orders. Motion carried.

Slup’s Repair, Marysville, KS
for tires
$653.00-KDOT fund-P.O. # 5698

Haug Communications, Seneca, KS
for radio installation in two KDOT vehicles
$670.00-KDOT fund-P.O. # 5700

Latta Plumbing, Marysville, KS
for furnace motor and installation
$814.12-Agency on Aging fund-P.O. # 5699

David E. Baier moved, seconded by Barbara Kickhaefer to approve the vouchers, as presented, and issue manual warrants from the respective funds. Motion carried.

David E. Baier moved, seconded by Barbara Kickhaefer to approve additional vouchers from the Agency on Aging. Motion carried.

David E. Baier moved, seconded by Barbara Kickhaefer to adjourn at 10:42 a.m. Motion carried. The next scheduled meeting will be Tuesday, January 22, 2019 starting at 8:30 a.m.

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