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BOARD OF McPHERSON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

 

JULY 13, 2004

REGULAR MEETING

10:00 A.M.

MEET WITH PUBLIC WORKS AT PUBLIC WORKS

1:00 A.M.

 

ALL PRESENT

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Steve Johnson, County Sanitarian, joined the meeting at 10:10 a.m. to request approval of the KDHE Local Environmental Protection Program (LEPP) Grant Agreement.  The SFY 2005 LEPP Grant Budget reflects an increase of $5,059 over the SFY 2004 Budget.  As in the past, there is a 10% match for the grant.  Commissioner Schroeder made a motion to have the Chairman sign the SFY 2005 LEPP Grant Agreement.  Commissioner Patrick seconded.  All voted aye.

 

Fern Hess, Health Department Director, joined the meeting at 10:15 a.m. to request changes in the Public Health Nurse (PHN) I and II descriptions and, for now, leave the Public Health Nurse III position description  as it is.  Changes for PHN I and II would involve duties, responsibilities and certification.  Commissioner Schroeder made a motion to approve the changes in job descriptions for Public Health Nurse I and II as requested.  Commissioner Patrick seconded.  All voted aye.  Ms. Hess also requested approval to move the PHN I position from a pay grade of 18 to a pay grade of 20 and the PHN II position from a pay grade of 19 to 21.  Commissioner Schroeder made a motion to move the PHN I and PHN II pay grades as requested.  Commissioner Terry seconded.  Commissioners Terry and Schroeder voted aye.  Commissioner Patrick voted nay.

 

Dick Beasley, Community Corrections Director, joined the meeting at 10:42 a.m. with two agenda items as follows:

A.  Request approval of the FY 2005 Award of Community Corrections and SB 123 Supervision Grant Funds Budget Summary.  Because of Senate Bill 123 (SB123) there is an increase in the grant funds which will allow Community Corrections to hire an additional ISO, bring the current ISO II’s up on the State Scale and make the McPherson Secretary’s position an Administrative Assistant position.  The Community Corrections Advisory Board has approved these changes.  Commissioner Schroeder made a motion to approve the FY2005 Award of Grant Funds Community Corrections and SB123 Supervision Grant Funds Budget Summary.  Commissioner Patrick seconded.  All voted aye.

B.  Request approval of the 2005 prevention grants for Offender/Victim Ministries, Inc. in the amount of $500,000; Big Brothers/Sisters of McPherson County for $5,000; Big Brothers/Sisters of Harvey County for $7,500; and Early Childhood Intervention through Harvey County Partnership/Communities in Schools, Inc. for $12,500.  Commissioner Patrick made a motion to approve the prevention contracts as presented.  Commissioner Schroeder seconded.  All voted aye.

 

Commissioner Patrick made a motion to approve the adds and abates register of July 9, 2004.  Commissioner Schroeder seconded.  All voted aye.

 

Brenda Becker, County Treasurer, joined the meeting at 11:00 a.m. and presented Personnel Change Notices to promote Marcy Davenport from a Clerk (6/A) in the MVL Office to Accountant (9/A) in the Treasurer’s Office and to promote Helen Moennich from Bookkeeper/Clerk (9/E) to Tax Supervisor (12/D) in the Treasurer’s Office.  Both would be effective July 18, 2004.  Commissioner Schroeder made a motion to approve the PCN’s as presented, with the exception of the Accountant position being Bookkeeper/Clerk at 9/A.  Commissioner Patrick seconded.  All voted aye.

 

Mr. Witte requested 15 minutes, from 11:15 to 11:30 a.m. in executive session to discuss potential land acquisition.  Commissioner Patrick made a motion to go into executive session as requested, and to include Mr. Witte.  Commissioner Schroeder seconded.  All voted aye.  The Commissioners returned to open session at 11:30 a.m.  No action was taken during executive session.  At 11:45 a.m. the Commissioners recessed and reconvened at 1:00 p.m. at Public Works for a work session with Public Works personnel.  No action was taken during the work session.  At 3:45 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