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BOARD OF McPHERSON COUNTY
SEPTEMBER 20, 2005
CHAIRMAN SCHROEDER PRESENT
COMMISSIONER PATRICK PRESENT
item was added to the agenda: HOME Grant Payment Request. Commissioner Patrick made a motion to
approve the agenda as amended. Chairman
Schroeder seconded. All voted aye.
were in attendance to speak again about the wind farm issue. At 10:00 a.m. Chairman Schroeder asked for
public input and asked that comments be brief and new information only. Maleta Forsberg, 2605 24th Ave.,
voiced a concern for damage to roads during the construction period and also stated
that Spain, Germany and Switzerland have all cut subsidy to wind farms. Larry Weibert, 2752 18th Ave. and
Kathy Malm, 1791 Svensk Rd. spoke about last night’s Planning and Zoning
meeting and the way it was conducted.
Pat Weibert, 2752 18th Ave., Carolyn Gilley, 2680 19th
Ave. and Julie Young, 2107 19th Ave. also spoke against wind farms
being allowed in their area.
Public Works Director, joined the meeting at 10:30 a.m. with an update on
ongoing road projects. He also
presented the following agenda items:
A. Award Bid for 2005 Crack Filler. After brief discussion it was suggested that
the old crack filler was still in good condition and neither of the vendor’s
bids reflected a good trade-in amount for the old filler. It was the consensus of the Commissioners to
not purchase a new crack filler at this time.
B. Mr. Bohnenblust requested ten minutes, from
10:40 to 10:50 a.m., in executive session to discuss potential land acquisition
and to include Mr. Witte. Commissioner
Patrick made a motion to go into executive session as requested. Chairman Schroeder seconded. All
voted aye. The Commissioners returned to open session
at 10:50 a.m. No action was taken
during executive session.
Mr. Everett Jenson, Gypsum Creek
Township Board Trustee, joined the meeting at 10:55 a.m. to request the
appointment of a Treasurer to the Gypsum Creek Township Board to fill the
vacancy left by the death of Larry Norbert, their elected treasurer. The two remaining board members submitted
several names and both agreed on Dave Eagles to be their Board Treasurer. Commissioner Patrick made a motion to
approve the appointment of Dave Eagles as Treasurer of the Gypsum Creek
Township Board. Chairman Schroeder
seconded. All voted aye.
The minutes of September 13th
will be held until next week when all three Commission members are present.
Commissioner Patrick made a motion
to approve the checks and claims as presented.
Chairman Schroeder seconded. All
Commissioner Patrick made a motion
to approve the adds and abates register of September 16, 2005. Chairman Schroeder seconded. All voted aye.
Mr. Witte presented a Class “A”
Club License for McPherson Country Club in New Gottland Township. Commissioner Patrick made a motion to have
the Chairman sign the Class “A” Club License as presented. Chairman Schroeder seconded. All voted aye.
Mr. Witte presented a payment
request from SCKEDD, the County’s administrator for the HOME Grant. One home has been completed and SCKEDD is requesting
payment of $15,370 to the contractor and the 5% administration fee of $768.50
to SCKEDD. Commissioner Patrick made a
motion to have the Chairman sign the payment request as presented. Chairman Schroeder seconded. All voted aye.
At 11:20 a.m. Chairman Schroeder
made a motion to adjourn. Commissioner
Patrick seconded. All
Commission Minutes taken by Irene R. Goering.
L. Schroeder, Chairman
J. Patrick, Vice-Chairman
G. Terry, Commissioner
Attest: County Clerk