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BOARD OF McPHERSON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

 

 

JANUARY 13, 2004

REGULAR MEETING

10:00 A.M.

ALL PRESENT

 

 

Commissioner Patrick made a motion to approve the agenda as presented.  Commissioner Schroeder seconded.  All voted aye.

 

There was no public input.

 

Commissioner Schroeder made a motion to approve the minutes of January 6, 2004 as presented.  Commissioner Patrick seconded.  All voted aye.

 

Commissioner Schroeder made a motion to approve the checks and claims register of January 9, 2004.  Commissioner Patrick seconded.  All voted aye.

 

Commissioner Schroeder made a motion to approve the adds and abates.  Commissioner Patrick seconded.  All voted aye.

 

A Public Hearing was held at 10:10 a.m. concerning economic development tax incentives for Aero Transportation Products, Inc.  Mr. Kyle Hawk read a letter from the McPherson Industrial Development Company, Inc. in favor of issuing the requested tax incentives of 50% for 10 years on machinery and equipment ($700,000).  There was no comment from the audience.  Commissioner Patrick made a motion to approve Resolution 04-01 “A Resolution Granting Economic Development Tax Incentives to Aero Transportation Products, Inc.”  Commissioner Schroeder seconded.  Chairman Terry voted aye.  Commissioner Schroeder voted aye.  Commissioner Patrick voted aye.

 

Dave Bohnenblust, Public Works Director, joined the meeting at 10:30 a.m. and presented a Personnel Change Notice (PCN) for end of probation (11/A to 11/B) for Troy Schroeder, Maintenance Worker II, effective January 18, 2004.  Commissioner Patrick made a motion to have the Chairman sign the PCN as presented.  Commissioner Schroeder seconded.  All voted aye.  Chairman Terry presented Mr. Bohnenblust with his certificate of approval as County Engineer for McPherson County from the State Department of Transportation

 

Dick Beasley, Community Corrections Director, joined the meeting at 10:50 a.m. and presented Personnel Change Notices (PCN’s) for end of probation (22/A to 22/B State) for Timothy Gadde and Betty Laney.  Both are Intensive Supervision Officers in the Harvey County Community Corrections Office.  Mr. Gadde’s end of probation is effective January 18, 2004 and Ms. Laney’s on January 4, 2004.  Commissioner Schroeder made a motion to have the Chairman sign the PCN’s as presented.  Commissioner Patrick seconded.  All voted aye.

 

At 11:15 the Commissioners recessed and reconvened at 1:00 p.m. at Public Works for a work session with Public Works personnel.  At 3:50 p.m. Commissioner Schroeder left, at 4:30 p.m. Commissioners Terry and Patrick recessed.  No action was taken during the work session.  The Commissioners reconvened at 8:30 a.m. on January 14, 2004 at KNGL/KBBE Radio station where they were interviewed by Chamber of Commerce Director Cheryl Lyn Higgins on the direction of the County for 2004 and things accomplished in 2003.  No action was taken by the Commissioners during that time.  At 9:00 a.m. Commissioner Schroeder made a motion to adjourn.  Commissioner Patrick seconded.  All voted aye.

 

 

Commission Minutes taken by Irene R. Goering.

 

 

Harris G. Terry, Chairman

Don L. Schroeder, Vice-Chairman

Duane J. Patrick, Commissioner

 

 

Attest:  County Clerk

Susan R. Meng