Marshall County Commission Meeting Minutes – April 11, 2016

The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular adjourned session with Charles R. Loiseau, Chairman; Robert S. Connell and Thomas K. Holle members and Sonya L. Stohs, County Clerk present.

The meeting was called to order at 8:40 a.m.

The Board opened the meeting with the flag salute.

The minutes and agenda were approved as presented upon a motion by Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle.

Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to have the Chairman sign the letter of support for the planned improvement project at the Marshall County Fair Grounds. Unanimous.

County Health Nurse Sue Rhodes met with the Board to give them a monthly update.

Nathan Caffrey, Caffrey Brothers Inc., Frankfort, KS met with the Board to present an estimate in the amount of $6,538.00 to seal and reinstall some ducting on the main level of the Courthouse. Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to approve the estimate from Caffrey Brothers, Inc., Frankfort, KS in the amount of $6,538.00 and the work will start within the next 2-4 weeks and take 5-8 days to complete. Unanimous.

County Attorney/County Counselor Laura Johnson-McNish met with the Board.

Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to go into executive session for twenty minutes at 9:25 a.m. to discuss matters of potential litigation with County Attorney/Counselor Laura Johnson-McNish present. Unanimous. No action was taken as a result of executive session.

Custodian Lou Wassenberg met with the Board.

Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to go into executive session for five minutes at 9:46 a.m. to discuss matters of non-elected personnel with County Attorney/Counselor Laura Johnson-McNish and Custodian Lou Wassenberg present. Unanimous.

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

Garry Montre, Welborn Sales, Inc., Salina, KS met with the Board to be present for the bid opening for corrugated tubing and bands.

Public Works Administrator Mike Craig presented the following bids for 137 assorted sized corrugated tubes and bands.

Metal Culverts, Inc., Jefferson City, MO-$69,690.70
J & J Drainage Products, Hutchison, KS-$78,507.25
Welborn Sales, Inc., Salina, KS-$70,547.02

Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to accept the bid from Welborn Sales, Inc. Salina, KS in the amount of $70,547.02 for 137 assorted sized corrugated tubes and bands. Unanimous.

Public Works Administrator Mike Craig presented the following bids to rent a mowing tractor.

Landmark Implement, Marysville, KS
2016 John Deere 6130 R, $16.50 an hr./500 hrs. max – $8,250.00

Bruna Implement, Marysville, KS
2012 Case IH Maxxum 115, $25.60 an hr./500 hrs. max – $12,800.00

Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to approve the bid from Landmark Implement, Marysville, KS in the amount of $8,250.00 for the rental of a 2016 John Deere 6130 R tractor rental for a max of 500 hours. Unanimous.

Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to approve the following purchase orders. Unanimous.

Welborn Sales, Salina, KS
ofr various corrugated tubes and bands
$70,547.02-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 108536

IBS of Northern Kansas, Topeka, KS
for batteries
$675.75-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 108532

BG Consultants, Inc., Manhattan, KS
for 3rd payment of preliminary engineering for signing project
$4,353.28-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 108535

Mike’s OK Tire, Marysville, KS
for tires
$621.04-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 108161

Truck Repair Plus, Marysville, KS
for labor and parts
$3,050.00-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 108534

M & R Auto Parts, Frankfort, KS
for parts
$504.95-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 108533

County Sanitarian Marlene Stamm met with the Board.

Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to approve the variance for the proximity of the well to the sewer system at 1103 14th Rd., Marysville, KS. Unanimous.

Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to approve the following purchase orders. Unanimous.

Card Services (Mac Mall), Kansas City, MO
for Mac computer
$1,699.00-Special County Attorney fund-P.O. # 5089

Argo Construction, Marysville, KS
for countertop, shelves, and wiring
$1,468.75-Agency on Aging fund-P.O.# 4741

Brown County Treasurer, Hiawatha, KS
for share of 4-County budget
$939.73-General (District Court) fund-P.O. # 5076

Jayhawk Fire Sprinkler Co., Topeka, KS
for replace sprinkler head-flush system
$657.00-General (Building) fund-P.O. # 5093

Dave’s Body Shop, Marysville, KS
for tires
$527.08-General (Sheriff’s) fund-P.O. # 5054

Dave’s Body Shop, Marysville, KS
for tires
$551.44-General (Sheriff’s) fund-P.O. # 5053

Manatron, Inc., Chicago, IL
for hardware-software maintenance support
$31,553.55-General (Computer & Equipment) fund-P.O. # 5095

Marysville Advocate, Marysville, KS
for publication fees for the tax sale
$1,687.50-General (County Attorney) fund-P.O. # 5094

Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to approve the Neighborhood Revitalization application for Rodney Hasenkamp, Axtell, KS with the preconstruction pictures that were provided by the applicant and the Neighborhood Revitalization application for William J. Wilson Marysville, KS with the preconstruction pictures that were provided by the applicant. Unanimous.

Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to approve the Home Sewer bills and pay them from the appropriate funds available. Unanimous.

County Attorney Laura Johnson-McNish and Public Works Administrator Mike Craig met with the Board to discuss the closing of a railroad crossing on Sunflower Road between 20th and 21st Road in Vermillion Township.

North Central Regional Planning Commission Executive Director Doug McKinney and North Central Planning Commission Community Development Representative Emily Benedick met with the Board.

P4G Economic Development Director Ellen Barber was present to hear the presentation from North Central Regional Planning Commission.

Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to approve the vouchers, as presented, and issue warrants from the respective funds. Unanimous.

Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to adjourn at 12:14 p.m. Unanimous. The next scheduled meeting will be Monday, April 18, 2016 starting at 9:00 a.m.

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