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Marshall County Commission Meeting Minutes – 2/19/19

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

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

The Board opened the meeting with the flag salute.

Keith Bramhall, Vermillion was present for the meeting.

The minutes and agenda were approved as presented upon a motion by David E. Baier seconded by Barbara Kickhaefer. Motion carried.

David E. Baier moved, seconded by Barbara Kickhaefer to approve the following 2018 abatements with a value of 4,143 with a total tax of $491.36. Motion carried.

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

Kreisers, LLC., Chicago, IL
for supplies
$257.29-WIC fund-P.O. # 5783

Kreisers, LLC., Chicago, IL
for supplies
$2,058.09-State Formula fund-P.O. # 5782

Kreisers, LLC., Chicago, IL
for supplies
$1,094.00-Public Health Emergency Preparedness fund-P.O. # 5784

OC Rugged Laptops/Card Services, Garden Grove, CA
for Panasonic Toughbook laptop
$942.12-General (Sheriff) fund-P.O. # 5653

CDW Government, Chicago, IL
for Symantec subscription
$560.51-General (Computer & Equipment) fund-P.O. # 5865

Neofunds, Carol Stream, IL
for postage
$3,500.00-General (Courthouse) fund-P.O. # 5866

Central Mechanical Construction, Manhattan, KS
for plumbing repair
$1,204.74-General (Sheriff) fund-P.O. # 5820

Central Mechanical Construction, Manhattan, KS
for water heater
$12,400.00-General (Sheriff) fund-P.O. # 5657

Dave’s Body Shop, Marysville, KS
for tires
$561.40-General (Sheriff) fund-P.O. # 5656

Qualification Targets, Inc., Hammond, WI
for target training
$791.97-General (Sheriff) fund-P.O. # 5655

AARMS. Midway, UT
for jail training
$1,620.00-General (Sheriff) fund-P.O. # 5654

Dataworks Plus, LLC., Greenville, SC
for maintenance fee for jail program
$3,437.28-General (Sheriff) fund-P.O. # 5658

Huber & Assoc., Inc., Jefferson City, MO
for Enterpol Interface maintenance
$2,250.00-General (Sheriff) fund-P.O. # 5659

Meghan K. Voracek, Attorney, Seneca, KS
for contract attorney fee
$2,800.00-General (District Court) fund-P.O. # 5803

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

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

Dane’s Automotive, Waterville, KS
for replacing power steer gear box , cooler line, and spark plugs
$1,108.82-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 108909

AG Partners Cooperative, Inc., Seneca, KS
for backhoe tire
$650.25-Solid Waste fund-P.O. # 108908

Truck Center Companies, Lincoln, NE
for 2007 Freightliner Semi truck
$49,750.00-Special Machinery fund-P.O. # 108910

Public Works Administrator Mike Craig discussed the need for a new waste oil stove at the Marysville Shop. He gave the Board the following two bids.

Wamego Recycling, Wamego, KS
New RA350 waste oil stove – $9,950.00
Used RA350 waste oil stove – $5,500.00

David E. Baier moved, seconded by Barbara Kickhaefer to approve the purchase of a new RA350 waste oil stove from Wamego Recycling, Wamego, KS for $9,950.00. Motion carried.

Public Works Administrator Mike Craig also discussed with the Board that the 2011 CAT 12M motor grader will be up for buy back in the amount of $115,000.00 in April and he would like to go out for bids for a new grader. The Board agreed to go out for bid to replace the motor grader.

Steve Butler, Marysville was present to observe the meeting at 8:55 a.m.

Public Works Administrator Mike Craig discussed the need to replace the Kodiac flatbed truck that the bridge crew uses.

County Counselor Jason Brinegar met with the Board.

County Health Nurse Sue Rhodes met with the Board to give them a monthly update and discuss the office doors not locking and closing in the Health Department.

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

Blue Valley Telecommunication, Home, KS
For HP 1820-48G switch
$666.69-Health Department Building fund-P.O. # 5785

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

Agency on Aging Director Ashley Lyhane met with the Board to discuss increasing the rent for the backroom at the Helvering Center on March 1st from $100.00 to $150.00. David E. Baier moved, seconded by Barbara Kickhaefer to approve increasing the rent for the backroom at the Helvering Center on March 1st from $100.00 to $150.00 excluding the already rented dates. Motion carried.

Agency on Aging Director Ashley Lyhane informed the Board that she will be attening Transit Day in Topeka on Feb 27th.

Agency on Aging Director Ashley Lyhane also discussed with the Board the transferring of a 2012 Chevy Traverse from the Agency on Aging to the General fund to be used as a car for all departments to use for travel. She presented estimates of value from Kelly Blue book and NADA with an average value of $12,500.00. The Board went and looked at the vehicle.

The Board placed a call to Sheriff Daniel A. Hargrave to discuss having a check out book for the 2012 Chevy Traverse in his dispatch office so that Departments can check the vehicle out to take to meetings.

David E. Baier moved, seconded by Barbara Kickhaefer to approve transferring the 2012 Chevy Traverse from Agency on Aging to the County General and issuing a transfer of $12,500.00 from the County General fund to the Agency on Aging fund. Motion carried.

Partnership for Growth representative Ellen Barber was present for the presentation from North Central Regional Planning Commission Director Doug McKinney.

Doug McKinney, North Central Regional Planning Commission met with the Board to discuss the five year update on comprehensive strategies and also explained to the new Commissioners about North Central Regional Planning Commission.

David E. Baier moved, seconded by Barbara Kickhaefer to approve Resolution # 19-02-19-1 in support of the 2019 North Central Regional Planning Commission Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy. Motion carried.

David E. Baier moved, seconded by Barbara Kickhaefer to adjourn at 11:55 a.m. The next scheduled meeting will be Monday, February 25, 2019 starting at 8:30 a.m.

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