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BOARD OF McPHERSON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

 

MARCH 30, 2004

REGULAR MEETING

10:00 A.M.

COMMISSION WORK SESSION

11:20 A.M.

ALL PRESENT

 

One item was added to the agenda: Dave Bohnenblust, Public Works Director – Request to Award Bids for Liquid Asphalt for 2004 Roadway Program.  Commissioner Schroeder made a motion to approve the agenda as amended.  Commissioner Patrick seconded.  All voted aye.

 

No one spoke for Public Input Session at 10:00 a.m.

 

Commissioner Patrick made a motion to approve the minutes of March 23rd and 25th, 2004 as corrected.  Commissioner Schroeder seconded.  All voted aye.

 

Commissioner Schroeder made a motion to approve the adds and abates register of March 26, 2004.  Commissioner Patrick seconded.  All voted aye.

 

Commissioner Schroeder made a motion to approve the payroll for April 2, 2004.  Commissioner Patrick seconded.  All voted aye.

 

John Klenda, County Counselor, joined the meeting at 10:12 a.m. and requested fifteen minutes, from 10:12 to 10: 27, in executive session with the Commissioners under the attorney/client privilege to discuss litigation matters.  He further requested that Mr. Witte be included.  Commissioner Patrick made a motion to go into executive session as requested.  Commissioner Schroeder seconded.  All voted aye.  At 10:27 a.m. Commissioner Patrick made a motion to extend executive session an additional five minutes, from 10:27 to 10:32 a.m.  Chairman Terry seconded.  All voted aye.  The Commissioners returned to open session at 10:32 a.m.; no action was taken during executive session.

 

Dave Bohnenblust, Public Works Director, joined the meeting at 10:32 a.m. to request to award bids for liquid asphalts for the 2004 Roadway Program.  Bids were received from three vendors.  Mr. Bohnenblust recommended awarding the bids as follows:  Liquid Asphalt PG 64-22 and/or AC-20 to Trigeant (formerly ElPaso of ElDorado, KS) at a cost of $0.717/gal; Liquid Asphalt CRS-1HP to Koch of Wichita at a cost of $1.015/gal; Liquid Asphalt CSS-1H - FOB suppliers terminal - to Koch at $0.790/gal.; Liquid Asphalt CSS-1H - FOB county plant - to Koch at $0.854/gal.; Liquid Asphalt SS-1H - FOB suppliers terminal - to Koch at $0.780/gal.; Liquid Asphalt SS-1H - FOB county plant - to Koch at $0.844/gal; and Liquid Asphalt MC-800 - FOB county plant - to Vance Brothers of Kansas City, KS at $0.944.  Commissioner Patrick made a motion to approve the liquid asphalt bids as recommended.  Commissioner Schroeder seconded.  All voted aye.

 

Commissioner Patrick made a motion to approve a Proclamation proclaiming the month of April as Fair Housing Month in McPherson County.  Commissioner Schroeder seconded.  All voted aye.

 

Commissioners Patrick and Terry gave a report on the North Central Kansas County Highway Officials Association (NCKCHOA) annual meeting held in Ellsworth, KS on March 25th.

 

At 11:20 a.m. the Commissioners held a work session, during that time there was discussion on a Settlement and Release of Claims between McPherson County and Action Equipment of Moundridge regarding their sign which was cited by Planning & Zoning as being in violation of Planning & Zoning regulations concerning height restrictions and signage requirements. Action Equipment had already signed, agreeing to the terms of the Settlement and Release of Claims.  Commissioner Schroeder made a motion to sign the Settlement and Release of Claims as presented.  Commissioner Patrick seconded.  All voted aye.

 

At 12:00 p.m. the Commissioners recessed for lunch and reconvened at 1:00 p.m. to continue the work session.  No other action was taken during the work session.  At 2:45 p.m. Commissioner Patrick made a motion to adjourn.  Commissioner Schroeder 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