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BOARD OF McPHERSON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

 

MAY 18, 2004

REGULAR MEETING

10:00 A.M.

WORK SESSION WITH PUBLIC WORKS AT PUBLIC WORKS

10:30 A.M.

MIDC ANNUAL MEETING AT BANK OF AMERICA BUILDING

4:00 P.M.

COMMISSIONERS SCHROEDER AND PATRICK PRESENT

 

McPHERSON AREA SOLID WASTE UTILITY ANNUAL MEETING AT PERKINS RESTAURANT

6:00 P.M.

ALL PRESENT

 

 

One item was added to the agenda: “Request for Road Closure – Union Township”.  Commissioner Patrick made a motion to approve the agenda as amended.  Commissioner Schroeder seconded.  All voted aye.

 

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

 

The minutes of May 11, 2004 and Agenda items E & F will be held until next week’s meeting when all three Commissioners are present. 

 

Commissioner Patrick made a motion to approve the checks and claims.  Commissioner Schroeder seconded.  All voted aye.

 

Commissioner Patrick made a motion to approve the abates register of May 13, 2004.  Commissioner Schroeder seconded.  All voted aye.

 

Lori Kerns, All Schools Day General Chairperson and Cheryl Stevens, All Schools Day Button Chairperson, joined the meeting at 10:10 a.m. for the drawing of the winning All Schools Day Button numbers.  Commissioner Schroeder drew the numbers and the winning button numbers were as follows:

            #4691 for the Furniture Store Gift Certificate

            #106 for a Water Park Pass

            #4306 for a Water Park Pass

            #2065 for a Bicycle

Winners have until 5 p.m. Friday, May 21st to present their winning button and claim their prize.

 

Mr. Witte presented a request from Union Township to close 8th Avenue between Wells Fargo Road and Wheatridge Road.  They would like to construct a gate across 8th Avenue about 100 feet north of Wells Fargo Road.  All the adjoining landowners have also requested the closing.  The request will be sent to the Public Works Department for a recommendation on closing the road and where to put the gate.

 

At 10:30 a.m. Commissioners Schroeder and Patrick recessed and reconvened at Public Works where they met with Public Works Personnel for a work session.  No action was taken during the work session.  At 3:10 p.m. they recessed and reconvened at 4:00 p.m. in the 5th Floor Bank of America Building meeting room for the MIDC Annual meeting.  At 5:10 p.m. the Commissioners recessed again and reconvened at 5:15 at Perkins Restaurant for the Small Cities portion of the McPherson Area Solid Waste Utility meeting.  At 6:00 p.m. Chairman Terry arrived and all three Commissioners attended the McPherson Area Solid Waste Utility Board meeting at Perkins Restaurant.  At 9:30 p.m. Commissioner Patrick made a motion to adjourn.  Commissioner Schroeder seconded.  All voted aye.  No action was taken by the Commissioners during the MIDC meeting or the McPherson Area Solid Waste Utility meeting.

 

Commission Minutes taken by Irene R. Goering.

 

Harris G. Terry, Chairman - Absent

Don L. Schroeder, Vice-Chairman

Duane J. Patrick, Commissioner

 

 

Attest:  County Clerk

Susan R. Meng