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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.

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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