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BOARD OF McPHERSON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

 

MAY 17, 2005

REGULAR MEETING

10:00 A.M.

COMMISSIONERS PATRICK AND TERRY PRESENT

WORK SESSION AT PUBLIC WORKS

1:15 P.M.

SOLID WASTE UTILITY BOARD OF DIRECTORS’ ANNUAL MEETING

5:30 P.M

ALL PRESENT

 

Three items were added to the agenda: 1: Appoint Voting Delegate for NACo Annual Conference; 2) All School’s Day Button Committee – Draw for Winning ASD Buttons; 3) Dave Bohnenblust, Public Works Director – Request to Award Bids for Traffic Striping Paint & Beads.  Commissioner Terry 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.

 

D. Brillinger, Debra Kerns and Jennifer Willard, All Schools Day (ASD) Button Committee members joined the meeting at 10:05.  Ms Brillinger and Ms Kerns asked Commissioner Patrick to draw the winning ASD Button Number winners.  The winning numbers and prizes are as follows: 1st Prize of $1,000 in merchandise from the Furniture Store, #1605; winning number for a bicycle, #2044; winning numbers for water passes at the Water park were #756 and #2423.  Ms Willard asked Commissioner Patrick to draw one name from all the correct button hunt entries for a $500 cash prize and the winner was Sandra Winter of Galva.

 

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

 

Commissioner Terry made a motion to approve the landfill abatement.  Commissioner Patrick seconded.  All voted aye.

 

Dave Bohnenblust, Public Works Director, joined the meeting at 10:15 a.m. to request to award the bid for 2005 traffic striping paint and beads.  Bids were received from six vendors.  Low bid for striping paint (6,460 gallons white and 2,915 gallons yellow) was from Ennis paint of Texas at a cost of $7.06 per gallon for white and $6.90 per gallon for yellow.  Low bid for glass beads (37,200 pounds) was from Sherwin-Williams at $.26 per pound.  Commissioner Terry made a motion to award the paint/bead bids to the low bidders as presented.  Commissioner Patrick seconded.  All voted aye.

 

Mr. Witte presented a NACo 2005 Credentials Voting Identification Form for the Commissioners to appoint a voting delegate for the 2005 NACo Annual Conference July 15-21, 2005.  Commissioner Terry made a motion to appoint Commissioner Patrick as the McPherson County Voting Delegate at the 2005 NACo Annual Conference.  Commissioner Patrick seconded.  All voted aye.

 

Linda Kirkwood, McPherson EMS, was unable to attend the meeting because of a job related emergency situation in the county.  Mr. Witte presented the proclamation to designate the week of May 15-21, 2005 as Emergency Medical Services Week in McPherson County.  Commissioners Terry read the proclamation and made a motion to sign the proclamation as presented.  Commissioner Patrick seconded.  All voted aye.

 

The Commissioners recessed at 11:25 a.m. and reconvened, including Chairman Schroeder, at 1:00 p.m. to discuss the County Appraiser position.  Commissioner Terry made a motion to offer the position of McPherson County Appraiser to Dianna Carter-Frantz, RMA, effective July 1, 2005.  Commissioner Patrick seconded.  All voted aye. 

 

Commissioner Patrick made a motion to approve the minutes of May 10, 2005.  Commissioner Terry seconded.  All voted aye.

At 1:10 p.m. the Commissioners recessed and reconvened at 1:15 at Public Works for a work session with Public Works personnel.  No action was taken during the work session.  Commissioner Patrick left the work session at 4:00 p.m.  At 4:55 p.m. Commissioners Schroeder and Terry recessed and all three Commissioners reconvened at 5:30 p.m. at Perkins Restaurant where they met with the McPherson Area Solid Waste Utility (MASWU) for their annual meeting.  The Commissioners took no action during the MASWU meeting.  At 8:30 p.m. Commissioner Terry made a motion to adjourn.  Commissioner Patrick seconded.  All voted aye.

 

Commission Minutes taken by Irene R. Goering.

 

Don L. Schroeder, Chairman

Duane J. Patrick, Vice-Chairman

Harris G. Terry, Commissioner

 

 

Attest:  County Clerk

Susan R. Meng