Jewell County Commissioners-February 4, 2019

The Jewell County Commissioners met Tuesday, February 4, 2019 at 8:30 a.m. Commissioners, Steve Greene, Mark Fleming and Keith Roe were present. Carla J Waugh, County Clerk was present for the meeting.

The minutes of the January 28, 2019 County Commissioners meeting were approved.

Don Jacobs, Sheriff, reviewed quotes for a 2020 Ford Explorer with police inceptor package:

Long MacArthur – $33,716.00

Rusty Eck – $32,320.00

Womack Sunshine Ford – $33,116.56

Mark Fleming approved the purchase of the 2020 Ford Explorer with police inceptor package from Rusty Eck Ford for $32,320.00. Keith Roe seconded the motion. Motion passed unanimously.

Don Jacobs said that Luke Winters will start employment in March as a deputy, he has completed law enforcement academy.

Steve Greene moved to go into executive session for 10 minutes to discuss non-elected personnel to review applications beginning at 9:14 a.m. Keith Roe seconded the motion. Motion passed unanimously. Regular session resumed at 9:24 a.m. with no action taken.

Steve Greene moved to go into executive session for 10 minutes to discuss non-elected personnel to review applications beginning at 9:37 a.m. with Carla Waugh present. Mark Fleming seconded the motion. Motion passed unanimously. Regular session resumed at 9:47 a.m. with no action taken.

Anna Porter, County Appraiser, discussed values for 2019 agricultural land.

Joel Elkins, General Superintendent, gave Carla Waugh the file for the specifications and documents for the proposed new building. Carla uploaded the files to the county website on the notices page. The Commissioners discussed the bridges on the Mitchell County line.

Roger Fedde, Jewell County Historical Society, provided a 2019 budget report.

Mark Fleming moved and Keith Roe seconded to approve the Cummins agreement, option 2 for the load test on the courthouse generator. Motion passed unanimously.

The regular meeting was adjourned at 11:33 a.m.

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