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BOARD OF McPHERSON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

 

 

JULY 12, 2005

REGULAR MEETING

10:00 A.M.

ALL PRESENT

 

 

Commissioner Terry requested one item be added to the agenda: Mileage Reimbursement Discussion.  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 Patrick made a motion to approve the minutes of July 5, 2005 as presented.  Commissioner Terry seconded.  All voted aye.

 

Commissioner Terry made a motion to approve the landfill abatements of July 8, 2005.  Commissioner Patrick seconded.  All voted aye.

 

Commissioner Terry made a motion to approve the checks and claims register and the payroll for June 22, 2005.  Commissioner Patrick seconded.  All voted aye.

 

Dick Beasley, Community Corrections Director joined the meeting at 10:15 a.m. to request approval of the Kansas Dept. of Corrections (KDOC) FY2006 Community Corrections and SB 123 Supervision Grant Funds Budget Summary and Budget Narrative.  After discussion, Commissioner Terry made a motion to approve the KDOC FY2006 Community Corrections and SB 123 Supervision Grant Funds Budget Summary and Budget Narrative as presented.  Commissioner Patrick seconded.  All voted aye.

 

Mr. Witte presented two items for the Public Works Department as follows:

A.   Presented the Local Public Authority (LPA) agreement between McPherson County and the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) which would authorize McPherson County Public Work employees to perform the construction inspection on the federally funded bridge project (Project 59C 3795-01).  The bridge is located 0.1 miles south of Marquette.  KDOT will reimburse 80% of the actual expense not to exceed $37,799.50.  Commissioner Patrick made a motion to have the Chairman sign the agreement as presented.  Commissioner Terry seconded.  All voted aye.

B.   Presented Resolution No. 05-12, “A Resolution Establishing the Speed Limit on a Certain Section of County Road 448 Between the City of Galva and Moccasin Road.”  Commissioner Terry made a motion to sign Resolution No. 05-12 as presented.  Commissioner Patrick seconded.  Chairman Schroeder voted aye.  Commissioner Patrick voted aye.  Commissioner Terry voted aye.

 

Chad Bahr, Planning & Zoning Administrator, joined the meeting at 10:25 a.m. to request approval of Resolution 05-13, “…approving and adopting a new fee structure for various planning and zoning administrative functions and applications.”  There has been no change in the Planning/Zoning fees since 2001.  Resolution 05-13 would increase fees for Building Permits, Conditional Use Permits (CUP’s), Lot Splits, Subdivision CUP’s, Variances and Zoning Amendments.  Commissioner Terry made a motion to approve Resolution 2005-13 as presented.  Commissioner Patrick seconded.  Chairman Schroeder voted aye.  Commissioner Patrick voted aye.  Commissioner Terry voted aye.

 

There was discussion on the County’s mileage reimbursement rate, which is currently at 37.5 cents per mile.  The current Federal rate is at 40.5 cents per mile.  Commissioner Terry made a motion to change the County’s mileage reimbursement rate to be equal to the Federal rate, effective August 1, 2005.  Commissioner Patrick seconded.  All voted aye.

 

Steve Johnson, County Sanitarian, joined the meeting at 10:40 a.m. to request approval of the SFY2006 Local Environmental Protection Program (LEPP) Grant Agreement.  The grant is for approximately $16,255 in KDHE funds for the McPherson County LEPP Program.  Commissioner Patrick made a motion to have the Chairman sign the SFY 2006 LEPP Grant Agreement as presented.  Commissioner Terry seconded.  All voted aye.

 

Dianna Carter, County Appraiser, joined the meeting at 11:00 a.m. and requested 30 minutes, from 11:00 to 11:30 a.m. in executive session to discuss non-elected personnel in the Appraiser’s Office and to include Mr. Witte.  Commissioner Patrick made a motion to go into executive session as requested.  Commissioner Terry seconded.  All voted aye.  At 11:30 a.m. Commissioner Patrick made a motion to extend executive session an additional 15 minutes, from 11:30 to 11:45 a.m.  Chairman Schroeder seconded.  All voted aye.  The Commissioners returned to open session at 11:45 a.m.; no action was taken during executive session.  It was a consensus of the Commissioners to authorize each Department Head to set reasonable and logical dress codes for their respective departments and submit them in writing to the Board of County Commissioners for approval.  Commissioner Patrick made a motion to approve the written dress code for the Appraiser’s Department as submitted by the County Appraiser, effective immediately.  Commissioner Terry seconded.  All voted aye.

 

At 12:00 noon, 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