Marshall County Commissioners Meeting Minutes – May 16, 2016 (Last Week)

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 9:00 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. Unanimous.

Allison Slifer, Vermillion was present to observe the meeting.

Custodian Lou Wassenberg met with the Board to update them on the following issues.

• Waxing and buffing of the basement floor
• Basement generator
• Re-key the mechanical door in the basement of the Courthouse

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

WatchGuard, Dallas, TX
for Vista HD wearable camera (Frankfort PD)
$907.00-Special Co. Attorney fund-P.O. # 5149

Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to approve the Neighborhood Revitalization application for Andy and Brooke Mitchell, Frankfort, KS with the preconstruction pictures that were provided by the applicant. Unanimous.

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

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

Cross Dillion Tires, Lincoln, NE
for tires
$563.89-Road & Bridge fund-P.O. # 108548

Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to approve having the Chairman sign the Final Report on the Supplemental Environmental Project for the KDHE Case No. 16-E-01 BWM. Unanimous.

Public Works Administrator Mike Craig recommended the purchase of the 2012 John Deere 655K with 2145 hours $150,400 including the trade in of the 1990 CAT 953.

Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to purchase the John Deere 655K track loader with 2145 hours $150,400 including the trade in of the 1990 CAT 953. Unanimous.

Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to go into executive session for five minutes at 10:25 a.m. to discuss matters of non-elected personnel with Public Works Administrator Mike Craig and Public Works Coordinating Supervisor Larry Polson present. Unanimous.

Public Works Administrator Mike Craig recommended a step increase for Clayton Dick, Waterville from Operator II at $16.32 an hour to Senior Operator at $17.32 an hour effective June 1, 2016.

Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to approve the step increase for Clayton Dick, Waterville from Operator II at $16.32 an hour to Senior Operator at $17.32 an hour effective June 1, 2016. Unanimous.

Agency on Aging Director Patrick O’Neal met with the Board to discuss the following policies.

• Transit Publication Plan
• Compliant Procedures
• LAP Plan
• Ridership Handbook
• Agency on Aging Policy and Procedure Handbook

Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Robert S. Connell to approve the following policies for the Agency on Aging and KDOT transportation. Unanimous.

• Transit Publication Plan
• Compliant Procedures
• LAP Plan
• Ridership Handbook
• Agency on Aging Policy and Procedure Handbook

Commissioner Loiseau informed the Board that the Frankfort Nutrition Site Appraisal will be done this week. The Frankfort Care Home Board’s next meeting will be held on May 23, 2016 to discuss the Nutrition Site building remodel.

Charles R. Loiseau moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to go into executive session for twenty minutes at 10:55 a.m. to discuss matters of non-elected personnel with County Clerk Sonya L. Stohs present. Unanimous.

Public Works Administrator Mike Craig met with the Board.
Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to approve the following purchase order. Unanimous.

Murphy Tractor and Equipment Co., Topeka, KS
for used 2012 John Deere 655K track loader
$150,400.00-Solid Waste fund-P.O. # 108550

County Treasurer Jami Ellenbecker met with the Board.

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

Neofunds by Neopost, Tampa, FL
for postage
$4,000.00-General fund-P.O. # 5150

Thomas K. Holle moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to approve the vouchers, as presented, and issue warrants from the respective funds. Unanimous.

Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by Thomas K. Holle to adjourn at 11:36 a.m. Unanimous. The next scheduled meeting will be Monday, May 23, 2016 starting at 9:00 a.m.

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