The Board of County Commission (BOCC) for Washington County met in regular session on Monday, April 13th, 2015 in the Commission room at the Washington County Courthouse. Members present: Tim Mueller, 1st District Commissioner; Roger Otott, Chairman, 2nd District Commissioner; and Gary Ouellette, Vice-Chairman, 3rd District Commissioner. Denae Jueneman, County Clerk, was present to record meeting minutes.
The next regular meeting will be Monday, April 20th, 2015 at 8:30 a.m.
Chairman Otott called the meeting to order.
The Board served as the Board of County Canvassers.
The Board discussed moving to a consent agenda in future meetings and expressed the desire to have all department heads and officers report to them on a monthly basis.
Jueneman submitted bills and payroll totaling $247,547.41.
Janice Kearn, County Health Administrator, reported she interviewed three candidates for the open RN position. Kearn requested increasing the starting wage for this candidate from $17.50/hr. to $18.00/hr. based on the candidates experience. Commissioner Ouellette made a motion to increase the starting wage for this candidate to $18.00/hr. Commissioner Mueller seconded the motion. Motion passed unanimously. The Board asked Kearn to provide a report on how many people the Health Department serves on a monthly basis.
Don Alldredge, Janitor, reported on the findings of a Kansas Department of Labor audit performed last week.
The Board approved and signed official minutes from February 25; March 2, 5, 9, 16, 23, 30; and April 6.
Elizabeth Hiltgen, County Attorney, signed accounts payable vouchers and reported Bruce Jones, Health Facilities Group, is emailing a draft of invitation for proposals for construction manager for the County Health facility project.
Jim Finlayson, Interim Public Works Director, presented weekly work report and reported on the findings of a Kansas Department of Labor audit performed last week.
Duane Bruna, Environmental Science Director, reported on the findings of a Kansas Department of Labor audit performed last week.
Commissioner Mueller made a motion at 12:10 p.m. to adjourn the meeting. Commissioner Ouellette seconded the motion. Motion passed unanimously.