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BOARD OF McPHERSON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

 

 

SEPTEMBER 27, 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 during public input session at 10:00 a.m.

 

Commissioner Patrick made a motion to approve the minutes of September 13, 2005 as corrected.  Commissioner Terry seconded.  All voted aye.

 

Commissioner Patrick made a motion to approve the minutes of September 20, 2005 as presented.  Chairman Schroeder seconded.  Chairman Schroeder voted aye.  Commissioner Patrick voted aye.  Commissioner Terry abstained since he was absent from the September 20th meeting

 

Commissioner Patrick made a motion to approve the payroll of September 30, 2005.  Commissioner Terry seconded.  All voted aye.

 

Commissioner Terry made a motion to approve the abate register of September 23, 2005.  Commissioner Patrick seconded.  All voted aye.

 

Dave Bohnenblust, Public Works Director, joined the meeting at 10:10 a.m. with an update on road/bridge projects in the county.  He then requested approval to advertise for bids for a 40’x 60’ materials building roof.  Money is available in the 2005 Public Works budget.  Commissioner Terry made a motion to approve the request to advertise for bids as presented.  Commissioner Patrick seconded.  All voted aye.

 

Mr. Witte presented a letter from the Fire District #7 Board; they have accepted the resignation of Mr. Harold Zerger from the Fire District #7 Board effective January 1, 2006 and they have approved Mr. Steve Graber as his replacement.  Commissioner Patrick made a motion to accept the resignation of Mr. Zerger and the appointment of Mr. Graber to the FD#7 Board, effective January 1, 2006.  Commissioner Terry seconded.  All voted aye.

 

Mr. Witte requested ten (10) minutes, from 10:31 to 10:41 a.m., in executive session to discuss non-elected personnel in the County 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 10:41 a.m.; no action was taken during executive session.  Mr. Witte presented a Personnel Change Notice (PCN) to correct the step/grade on a PCN approved two weeks ago for Tiffany Blake, a new hire in the Appraiser’s Office.  The original PCN showed a step/grade of 12/A but should have been 10/A.  Commissioner Terry made a motion to approve the corrected PCN as presented.  Commissioner Patrick seconded.  All voted aye.

 

Commissioner Terry reported on a meeting with KDHE that he and Bill Ridge, McPherson Area Solid Waste Utility General Manager, attended last week.  KDHE is working on proposed changes to K.S.A. 65-3407, having to do with the constructing and/or operation of solid waste disposal areas and where they may be located. 

 

There was discussion on County Employee Health Insurance.  No action was required at this time.

At 11:40 a.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