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BOARD OF McPHERSON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

 

 

MAY 24, 2005

REGULAR MEETING

10:00 A.M.

ALL PRESENT

 

The following amendments were made to the agenda: Richard Nelson, Public Works Road & Bridge Supervisor will present the 10:10 agenda item; add Non-Elected Personnel in the Treasurer’s Office, the County Attorney’s Office and the Appraiser’s Office.  Commissioner Patrick made a motion to approve the agenda as amended.  Commissioner Terry seconded.  All voted aye.

 

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

 

Commissioner Terry made a motion to approve the minutes of May 17, 2005 as presented.  Commissioner Patrick seconded.  All voted aye.

 

Commissioner Patrick made a motion to approve the payroll for May 27, 2005.  Commissioner Terry seconded.  All voted aye.

 

Commissioner Patrick made a motion to approve the adds and abates and the landfill register of May 20, 2005.  Commissioner Terry seconded.  All voted aye.

 

Commissioner Terry made a motion to have the Chairman sign five MCKIDS contracts as presented.  Commissioner Patrick seconded.  All voted aye.

 

Mr. Witte presented a resolution to amended Resolution 03-26, a Resolution Granting Economic Development Tax Incentives to Krehbiel’s Specialty Meats, Inc.  The amended resolution changes the effective date for the tax incentives from January 1, 2004 to January 1, 2005 and changes the building amount from $250,000 to $263,799.67 as the amount for exemption (100% for 10 years).  A seconded resolution was prepared giving the option of changing the date to January 1, 2005 but leaving the exemption amount at $250,000.  Commissioner Patrick made a motion to approve Resolution 05-09, “A Resolution Amending Resolution 03-26 Granting Economic Development Tax Incentives to Krehbiel’s Specialty Meats, Inc.”, amending the effective date to January 1, 2005 and amending the Building exemption to $263,799.67.  Commissioner Terry seconded.  Chairman Schroeder voted aye.  Commissioner Patrick voted aye.  Commissioner Terry voted aye.

 

Richard Nelson, Public Works Road & Bridge Supervisor, joined the meeting at 10:20 a.m. to request to advertise for bids for a 15’ mower with “flex arm” and 90 HP tractor.  After lengthy discussion, Commissioner Terry made a motion to approve the request to advertise for bids for a 15’ mower with an appropriate tractor.  Commissioner seconded.  All voted aye.

 

Dillard Webster, Emergency Management/Communications Director, joined the meeting at 10:45 and requested 10 minutes, from 10:45 to 10:55 a.m. in executive session to discuss non-elected personnel in the Emergency Management Office, and to include Mr. Witte.  Commissioner Patrick made a motion to go into executive session as requested.  Commissioner Terry seconded.  All voted aye.  The Commissioners returned to open session at 10:55 a.m.  No action was taken during executive session.  Mr. Webster requested a 90-day extension of probation with evaluations every 30 days for an employee in the EMC Office.  Mr. Webster will return at the end of the 90-day probation extension with a recommendation for action.  Commissioner Patrick made a motion to approve the request as presented.  Commissioner Terry seconded.  All voted aye.

 

Ty Kaufman, County Attorney, joined the meeting at 10:55 a.m. and requested 10 minutes, from 10:55 to 11:05 in executive session to discuss non-elected personnel in the his office, and to include Mr. Witte.  Commissioner Terry made a motion to go into executive session as requested.  Commissioner Patrick seconded.  All voted aye.  The Commissioners returned to open session at 11:05 a.m.  No action was taken during executive session.

 

Mr. Witte presented a Personnel Change Notice (PCN) to rehire Beverly Donham, a recent retiree from the Treasurer’s Office, to return as a Temporary Part Time Clerk in that office on an “as needed” basis.  Commissioner Terry made a motion to approve the PCN as presented.  Commissioner Patrick seconded. 

All voted aye.

 

Mr. Witte requested 15 minutes, from 11:20 a.m. to 11:35 a.m., in executive session to discuss non-elected personnel in the Appraiser’s Office.  Commissioner Terry made a motion to go into executive session as requested.  Commissioner Patrick seconded.  All voted aye.  The Commissioners returned to open session at 11:35 a.m.  No action was taken during executive session.

 

At 11:50 p.m. Commissioner Patrick made a motion to adjourn.  Commissioner Terry 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