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BOARD OF McPHERSON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

 

JUNE 22, 2004

REGULAR MEETING

10:00 A.M.

BUDGET HEARINGS

1:00 P.M.

 

ALL PRESENT

 

One item was added to the agenda: Brenda Becker, County Treasurer, Budget Presentation at 3:00 p.m. Commissioner Schroeder made a motion to approve the agenda as amended.  Commissioner Patrick seconded.  All voted aye.

 

During Public Input Session at 10:00 a.m. John Holecek, representing the Ministerial Alliance invited the Commissioners and Mr. Witte to attend the Third Annual 4th of July Prayer Walk to be held at 7:00 p.m. on July 4th at Lakeside Park.

 

Commissioner Patrick made a motion to approve the minutes of June 15, 2004 as corrected.  Commissioner Schroeder seconded.  All voted aye.

 

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

 

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

 

Rick Batchellor, County Appraiser, joined the meeting at 10:10 a.m. and requested 10 minutes, from 10:10 to 10:20 a.m., in executive session to discuss non-elected personnel, and to include Mr. Witte.  Commissioner Patrick made a motion to go into executive session as requested.  Commissioner Schroeder seconded.  All voted aye.  The Commissioners returned to open session at 10:20 a.m.  No action was taken during executive session.  Mr. Batchellor presented a Personnel Change Notice (PCN) to promote Melinda Sloup from Review/Field Appraiser I to Review/Field Appraiser II (10/E to 12/D) based on her successful completion of IAAO’s Course 102, Income Approach to Valuation.  Commissioner Schroeder made a motion to approve the PCN as presented.  Commissioner Patrick seconded.  All voted aye.

 

Dave Bohnenblust, Public Works Director, joined the meeting at 10:25 a.m. to request signature on a resolution authorizing the construction and maintenance of a gate across 8th Avenue north of Wells Fargo Road.  The portion of road is a mile long and is largely pastureland.  Construction and maintenance costs are to be the responsibility of the landowners.  Commissioner Schroeder made a motion to sign Resolution 04-15, “A resolution to fence and gate a certain section of road known as 8th Avenue within McPherson County, Kansas; and provisions regarding the construction and maintenance pursuant to K.S.A. 68-126.  Chairman Terry seconded.  Chairman Terry voted aye.  Commissioner Schroeder voted aye.  Commissioner Patrick abstained.

 

Fern Hess, Health Department Director, joined the meeting at 10:50 a.m. to request approval to contract with Larry Smith, a local Pharmacist, to serve as Pharmacist in Charge for the Health Department.  The current pharmacist has asked to be replaced.  Commissioner Schroeder made a motion to have the Chairman sign the contract for Pharmacist in Charge as presented.  Commissioner Patrick seconded.  All voted aye.

 

John Klenda, County Counselor, joined the meeting at 10:55 a.m. and requested 30 minutes (from 10:55 to 11:25 a.m.) in executive session under the attorney/client privilege and to include Mr. Witte.  Commissioner Patrick made a motion to go into executive session as requested.  Commissioner Schroeder seconded.  All voted aye.  The Commissioners returned to open session at 11:25.  No action was taken during executive session.

 

At 11:45 a.m. the Commissioners recessed for lunch and reconvened at 1:00 p.m. for budget hearings from the Director of Noxious Weeds, the County Appraiser, the Health Department Director, the Register of Deeds and the County Treasurer.  No action was taken during budget hearings.  At 3:45 p.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