The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular session with Keith Bramhall, chairman, Fritz Blaske, member, Jon Ungerer, member and Sandra Wilson, County Clerk present. Chris Pannbacker with the Marysville Advocate was also present for the meeting.
Commissioner Bramhall called the meeting to order at 8:30 a.m. The meeting was opened with the flag salute.
Jon Ungerer moved, seconded by Fritz Blaske to approve the minutes of the 03/27/2023 regular meeting and the agenda for today’s meeting. Unanimous.
Keith Bramhall moved, seconded by Fritz Blaske to approve the following purchase orders. Unanimous.
Axon Enterprises, Phoenix, AZ
For Body Cameras
$51,182.10-Sheriff Reserve Fund-P.O. #6660
Brown County Treasurer, Hiawatha, KS
For 4 county share budget
$1,104.01-District Court Fund-P.O. #6867
Centralized Court Payment Center
For Diversion payments
$1,516.00-Diversion Fund-P.O. #6891
Community Memorial Healthcare, Marysville, KS
For March 2023 Sales Tax
$98,075.36-Hospital Sales Tax Fund-P.O. #6894
City of Marysville, Marysville, KS
For National Night Out Donation
$2,500.00-Special Alcohol Fund-P.O. #6895
AHRS, Bern, KS
For Health Dept. design services
$3,000.00-Health Bldg Fund-P.O. #6896
Superior Emergency Response, Andover, KS
For Durango Grille Guard
$1,417.50-County General (Sheriff) Fund-P.O. #1,417.50
Fritz Blaske moved, seconded by Jon Ungerer to approve the following Home Sewer bills to be paid out of the appropriate funds. Unanimous.
Evergy – 2 lift stations $129.99
Linda Weber – wages $161.61
Anthony Oller – contract services $245.00
Public Works Administrator Mike Craig met with the Board.
Jon Ungerer moved, seconded by Fritz Blaske to approve the following purchase orders. Unanimous.
Hall Brothers, Marysville, KS
For partial 1 ½” overlay BRBT
$66,500.00-Special Rd & Bridge Fund-P.O. #109427
Hall Brothers, Marysville, KS
For 6”HMA overlay on 3 pipe locations, Pheasant Rd
$29,376.00-Special Rd & Bridge Fund-P.O. #109426
Keith Bramhall moved, seconded by Jon Ungerer to approve Resolution #20-23-04-03-1 for Public Works to take over issuing moving permits. Unanimous.
Keith Bramhall moved, seconded by Jon Ungerer to approve step raise for Mark Hawkins from laborer probation at $19.48/hr to Laborer at $20.03/hr effective April 1, 2023. Unanimous.
Jon Ungerer moved, seconded by Fritz Blaske to approve vouchers as presented and issue manual warrants. Unanimous.
Public Works Administrator Mike Craig, Emergency Management Director Bill Schwindamann Jr., Agency on Aging Director Ashley Lyhane, Health Nurse Cheryl Skalla and Appraiser Francine Crome met with the Board. The Board just wanted to remind the department heads that it is important to keep accurate track of sick, vacation, funeral leave, etc. for themselves and their employees. Also asked the department heads to reach out to the other department heads when they are going to be out of the office as a way of improving communication between the departments.
Jon Ungerer moved, seconded by Fritz Blaske to Amend Resolution #20-23-04-03-1 to include the fine of $1,000 per offense for violating the moving permit. Unanimous.
Jon Ungerer moved, seconded by Fritz Blaske to approve Neighborhood Revitalization application for Lynn Holle for the construction of an ag building located at 1527 5th Rd, Marysville, KS. Unanimous.
Keith Bramhall moved, seconded by Fritz Blaske to go into executive session per Statute KSA 75-4319(b)(1) to discuss matters of non-elected personnel – employee evaluations with the Board present to return to open session in the Board meeting room at 10:15 a.m. Unanimous.
No action taken as a result of this executive session. The Board discussed the upcoming Jail Financing Town Hall meeting for Tuesday, April 4 at 7:00 p.m. at the Axtell American Legion. Plans will be made to host another Town Hall meeting in Frankfort on the following Tuesday, April 11th. Time & location of the next meeting will be published on Facebook when confirmed.
Keith Bramhall moved, seconded by Jon Ungerer to adjourn the meeting at 10:48 a.m. Unanimous. The next regularly scheduled meeting will be held on Monday, April 10, 2023 beginning at 8:30 a.m. The courthouse will be closed on Friday, April 7, 2023 in observance of Good Friday.