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BOARD OF McPHERSON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

 

MAY 31, 2005

REGULAR MEETING

10:00 A.M.

ALL PRESENT

 

 

Commissioner Terry 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 Patrick made a motion to approve the minutes of May 24, 2005 as corrected.  Commissioner Terry seconded.  All voted aye.

 

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

 

Ty Kaufman, County Attorney, 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 in his office.  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 10:20 a.m.  No action was taken during executive session.  Mr. Kaufman requested to advertise for a legal secretary at 10/A on the pay scale.  Commissioner Terry made a motion to approve the request to advertise for a legal secretary at 10/A.  Commissioner Patrick seconded.  All voted aye.

 

Commissioner Terry made a motion to approve the adds register dated May 27, 2005.  Commissioner Patrick seconded.  All voted aye.

 

A letter and contract was received from the Department of Revenue, Division of Property Valuation for approval and signature.  The contract is for a temporary appraiser to be appointed by the State to serve as McPherson County Appraiser until the Board of County Commissioners appoints an appraiser effective July 1, 2005.  Commissioner Terry made a motion to sign the contract as presented.  Commissioner Patrick seconded.  All voted aye. 

 

There was brief discussion on the County’s Strategic Plan for the Enhanced Enterprise Zone Designation.  No action was taken at this time.

 

Commissioner Terry made a motion to approve a Personnel Change Notice (PCN) for end of probation (12/B to 12/C) for Nancy Krehbiel, Personal Property Specialist in the Appraiser’s Office.  Commissioner Patrick seconded.  All voted aye.

 

Commissioner Patrick shared a newspaper from Greeley Colorado with an article about the Roller Mill at the Old Mill Museum in Lindsborg.  Commissioner Patrick also shared a letter he received from the Eagle Rock Land Owner’s Association.  This is an advisory committee being set up to discuss concerns that landowners have about wind farms.  The Committee will be meeting June 3rd.

 

The Commissioners recessed at 11:05 a.m. and reconvened at 1:30 p.m. in Lindsborg at the Old Mill for a work session with Old Mill Staff and Robert Metzker of Metzker Restorations.  Mr. Metzker discussed stripping and painting the Depot Building on the Museum grounds.  He also updated the Commissioners on work his company will be doing on the Swedish Pavilion (with private funding) and a long-term maintenance plan for the windows he restored in the Roller Mill building.  No action was taken during the work session.  At 3:05 p.m. the Commissioners recessed and Commissioners Patrick and Schroeder reconvened at 1:00 p.m. on June 1, 2005 at Public Works for a mower w/flex arm demonstration.  At 2:15 p.m. Commissioner Patrick made a motion to adjourn.  Commissioner Schroeder 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