Marshall County Commission Meeting Minutes – 3/4/19

The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular session with David E. Baier, Chairman; Keith Bramhall and Barbara Kickhaefer members and Sandra Wilson, Deputy County Clerk present.

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

Steve Boyda, Marysville was present to observe the meeting.

The Board opened the meeting with the flag salute.

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

Keith Bramhall moved, seconded by Barbara Kickhaefer to approve the following 2018 abatements with a value of 1,503 with a total tax of $178.26. Unanimous.

Keith Bramhall moved, seconded by Barbara Kickhaefer to approve the following purchase orders. Unanimous.

Eakes Office Solutions, Grand Island, NE
for accounts payable checks
$503.76-General fund-P.O. # 5875

Kevin M. Hill, Hiawatha, KS
for Assistant County Attorney
$3,333.33-General (County Attorney) fee-P.O. # 5876

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

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

M & R Auto Parts, Inc., Frankfort, KS
for hydraulic pump
$550.00-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 108915

Lacal Equipment, Jackson Center, OH
for carbide plow blades
$2,157.84-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 108914

Foley Industries, Park City, KS
for labor and parts to recondition outrigger cylinder
$891.62-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 108916

Public Works Administrator Mike Craig informed the Board that County Township Day will be March 12th at 9:00 a.m. at the Helvering Center. KAC Road Engineer Norm Bowers will be the speaker and Foley Equipment will be the sponsor.

Steve Butler, Marysville was present at 8:53 a.m. to observe the meeting.

Public Works Administrator Mike Craig presented the following bid for a belly dump trailer rental.

Chuck Henry Sales, Solomon, KS – $1,850.00 a month

David E. Baier moved, seconded by Keith Bramhall to approve renting a belly dump trailer from Chuck Henry Sales, Solomon, KS at the rate of $1,850.00 a month now through June of 2019. Unanimous.

Commissioner Kickhaefer informed the Board that she spoke with Coby Sedlacek and Don Landoll about the belly dump trailer that we ordered and about renting one from Landoll Corporation until the new one is built in June. They will let us know. She also informed the Board that she is going with Rich Nietfeld to look at a complaint after the meeting. Public Works Administrator Mike Craig said he has received the complaint and knows exactly where he will be taking her and they have put rock down but this winter has made it hard to keep up with all the roads.

County Treasurer Jami Ellenbecker met with the Board to present a State of Kansas Municipal Investment Pool Resolution. She would take local bids and if they won’t match or are not higher than the Municipal Pool then she could invest in the State of Kansas Municipal Investment Pool. David E. Baier moved, seconded by Barbara Kickhaefer to approve signing State of Kansas Municipal Investment Pool Resolution. Unanimous.

County Treasurer Jami Ellenbecker also informed the Board that she did not budget to publish her publications in both newspapers. Commissioner Bramhall informed her that the Frankfort Area News is ok with not publishing the big publications in their paper also.

County Treasurer Jami Ellenbecker presented a rough draft of a Marshall County Investment Policy to review.

County Counselor Jason Brinegar met with the Board to inform them that they will be publishing the tax sale this week.

County Treasurer Jami Ellenbecker met with the Board in reference to the Marshall County Investment Policy she presented for review. David E. Baier moved, seconded by Barbara Kickhaefer to approve the Marshall County Investment Policy as presented. Unanimous.

County Extension Agents Susie Latta and Anastasia Johnson met with the Board to go over a Memorandum of Understanding outlining the County Extension Office and gave a summary of their job duties to the Board.

Diane Schroller, Central Office Supply sales representative met with the Board to introduce herself to the new Commissioners and hand out her business card.

Sheriff Daniel A. Hargrave met with the Board to discuss the maintenance of the Chevy Traverse. The Board informed him that the maintenance will be paid out of the General Fund. He also informed the Board that Departments have been signing up to use the vehicle.

Agency on Aging Director Ashley Lyhane met with the Board to ask about advertising for a part-time bus driver. David E. Baier moved, seconded by Barbara Kickhaefer to approve advertising for a part-time bus driver for two weeks in the local newspapers. Unanimous.

Agency on Aging Director Ashley Lyhane also discussed the 2013 Dodge Caravan that she would like to put up for sealed bids as it is no longer in use at the Agency on Aging department. David E. Baier moved, seconded by Keith Bramhall to advertise for sealed bids for the 2013 Dodge Caravan in the local newspapers with bids due on March 22nd at 4:00 p.m. to be opened on March 25th. Unanimous.

Agency on Aging Director Ashley Lyhane also informed the Board she will be on vacation the week of March 11th through March 15th.

Sheriff Daniel A. Hargrave met with the Board to move Gail Woodyard, Marysville from Corrections Officer to Deputy Sheriff, 1 year at $18.42 an hour. David E. Baier moved, seconded by Barbara Kickhaefer to approve the movement of Gail Woodyard, Marysville from Corrections Officer to Deputy Sheriff, 1 year at $18.42 an hour effective March 8, 2019. Unanimous. He also informed the Board that Gail will have to go to Academy 14 week program probably in June.

County Health Nurse Sue Rhodes met with the Board to present purchase orders for approval. David E. Baier moved, seconded by Barbara Kickhaefer to approve the following purchase orders. Unanimous.

Merck, Carol Stream, IL
for vaccine
$3,748.30-Health fund-P.O. # 5789

Pfizer, Boston, MA
for vaccine
$9,002.40-Health fund-P.O. # 5790

Glaxo Smith Kline, Atlanta, GA
for vaccine
$1,342.50-Health fund-P.O. # 5788

David E. Baier moved, seconded by Barbara Kickhaefer to adjourn at 10:30 a.m. The next scheduled meeting will be Monday, March 11, 2019 starting at 8:30 a.m.