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BOARD OF McPHERSON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

 

 

DECEMBER 20, 2005

9:00 A.M.

MEET WITH JAY EMLER AND CLARK SCHULTZ

REGULAR MEETING

10:00 A.M.

ALL PRESENT

 

The Commissioners and other interested persons met at 9:00 a.m. with Senator Jay Emler and Representative Clark Schultz for an open forum work session to discuss legislative issues of interest and concern to McPherson County.  There was no action taken during the work session by the County Commissioners.  At 10:00 a.m. they recessed to the Commission Room and reconvened for their regular weekly meeting.

 

Two items were added to the agenda: 1) Cereal Malt Beverage Notice to Township – Smoky Hill Township and 2) Quit Claim Deed for Crestwood Cemetery Plots.  Commissioner Terry made a motion to approve the agenda as amended.  Commissioner Patrick seconded.  All voted aye.

 

No one spoke for Public Input Session.

 

Fern Hess, Public Health Department Director joined the meeting at 10:10 a.m. to request signature on the Kansas Department of Health & Environment (KDHE) Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Local Contract.  The contract runs from September 1, 2005 thru August 31, 2006 and by approving it, the County will receive $38,938 in KDHE Bioterrorism dollars to be used as outlined in the contract.  Commissioner Patrick made a motion to have the Chairman sign the KDHE Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Local Contract as presented.  Commissioner Terry seconded.  All voted aye.  Ms Hess updated the Commissioners on various projects (both on-going and completed) in the Health Department during the last year.

 

Dillard Webster, Emergency Management/Communications Director joined the meeting at 10:47 a.m. to request signature on a contract with Logistic Systems, Inc. for purchase and installation of the Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD). The contract has been reviewed by the County Counselor.  Total cost of the project should be just under $140,000, all of which will be paid by grant money.  Commissioner Terry made a motion to sign the contract, with the understanding that training will take place in the McPherson County Dispatch Center.  Commissioner Patrick seconded.  All voted aye.

 

Commissioner Terry made a motion to approve the minutes of December 12 & 13, 2005 as corrected.  Commissioner Patrick seconded.  All voted aye.

 

Commissioner Patrick made a motion to approve the payroll for December 23, 2005.  Commissioner Terry seconded.  All voted aye.

 

Commissioner Terry made a motion to approve the adds and abates and landfill register of December 16, 2005.  Commissioner Patrick seconded.  All voted aye.

 

Commissioner Terry made a motion to approve a Personnel Change Notice (PCN) to change the Old Mill’s Weekend/Holiday Staff from 24 to 25 hours per week, effective December 18, 2005.  Commissioner Patrick seconded. All voted aye.

 

Commissioner Terry made a motion to approve a Personnel Change Notice (PCN) for end of probation (10/A to 10/B) in the County Attorney’s Office, effective January 1, 2006.  Commissioner Patrick seconded.  All voted aye.

 

Mr. Witte presented annual contracts for signature as follows:

                McPherson County Council on Aging, Inc. for a sum not to exceed $225,000

                McPherson Family Life Center, Inc for a sum not to exceed $12,500

                Prairie View, Inc. for a sum not to exceed $155,000

                Multi-Community Diversified Services, Inc. (MCDS) for a sum not to exceed $111,434 - to

                   be allocated to MCDS $68,217 and Disability Supports $43,217

                Indigent Defense Panel for a sum not to exceed $82,400 divided among seven lawyers

Commissioner Terry made a motion to sign the annual contracts as presented.  Commissioner Patrick seconded.  All voted aye.

 

Commissioner Patrick made a motion to approve the Cereal Malt Beverage License renewal for Prime Time Store #121 in Inman, KS.  Commissioner Terry seconded.  All voted aye.

 

Commissioner Patrick made a motion to have the Chairman sign the Cereal Malt Beverage License Notice to Township Clerk for the Lindsborg Golf Club, Inc. in Lindsborg, KS.  Commissioner Terry seconded.  All voted aye.

 

Commissioner Patrick made a motion to approve a Quit Claim Deed for cemetery plots in the Crestwood Cemetery.  Commissioner Terry seconded.  All voted aye.

 

At 12:05 p.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