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BOARD OF McPHERSON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

 

 

SEPTEMBER 7, 2004

REGULAR MEETING

10:00 A.M.

 

ALL PRESENT

 

 

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

 

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

 

Commissioner Schroeder made a motion to approve the minutes of August 31, 2004 as corrected.  Commissioner Patrick seconded.  All voted aye.

 

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

 

Commissioner Schroeder made a motion to approve the adds and abates register of September 3, 2004.  Commissioner Patrick seconded.  All voted aye.

 

Dave Bohnenblust, Public Works Director, joined the meeting at 10:10 a.m.  There was discussion on letters received from the Rice County Commissioners and the Odessa Township Board in Rice County.  Odessa Township wants to vacate two miles of road in their township that border South Sharps Creek Township in McPherson County.  All three South Sharps Creek Township Board members have verbally agreed to the vacation of the two-mile section of road.  The Commissioners instructed Mr. Bohnenblust to proceed with the vacation of the road as requested by Odessa Township in Rice County.

 

Mr. Bohnenblust requested 10 minutes in executive session with the Commissioners to discuss non-elected personnel.  Commissioner Patrick made a motion to go into executive session for 10 minutes, from 10:20 to 10:30, to discuss non-elected personnel in the Public Works Department.  Commissioner Schroeder seconded. 

All voted aye.  At 10:30 a.m. Commissioner Patrick made a motion to extend executive session an additional 5 minutes, from 10:30 to 10:35 a.m.  Chairman Terry seconded.  All voted aye.  The Commissioners returned to open session at 10:35 a.m.  No action was taken during executive session.  Mr. Bohnenblust presented Personnel Change Notices (PCN’s) for three Maintenance Worker I’s for end of probation (9/A to 9/B), for all three he also requested a promotion for two of them (9/B to 11/B), all effective September 12, 2004.  Commissioner Schroeder made a motion to approve the PCN’s as presented.  Chairman Terry seconded.  Commissioners Schroeder and Terry voted aye.  Commissioner Patrick voted nay.

 

Fern Hess, Health Department Director, joined the meeting at 10:40 a.m. and presented a PCN to hire Lorraine Emler as a Public Health Nurse I (20/A) effective September 27, 2004.  Commissioner Patrick made a motion to approve the PCN as presented.  Commissioner Schroeder seconded.  All voted aye.

 

At 11 a.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