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BOARD OF McPHERSON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

 

June 10, 2003

10:00 A.M.

REGULAR MEETING – COURTHOUSE

ALL PRESENT

 

There were no additions or deletions to the agenda.

 

Commissioner Schroeder made a motion to approve the agenda as printed.  Commissioner Patrick seconded.  All voted aye.

 

No one spoke during the Public Input Session at 10:00 a.m.

 

Commissioner Patrick made a motion to approve the June 3, 2003 minutes as corrected.  Commissioner Schroeder seconded.  All voted aye

 

Commissioner Schroeder made a motion to approve the Checks, Claims and Payroll Registers.  Commissioner Patrick seconded.  All voted aye.

 

Commissioner Schroeder made a motion to approve the Adds & Abates.  Commissioner Patrick seconded.  All voted aye.

 

Dan Schrag, Noxious Weed Director, joined the meeting to present the 2004 budget for the Noxious Weed Department.  No action was taken.

 

Leon Hobson, Public Works Director, appeared to present a resolution for signature.  He stated that McPherson Township had requested that stop signs be placed at the intersection of Navajo Road and 18th Avenue.  He stated there had been an engineering traffic study done with the results being that there should be stop and or yield signs.  McPherson Township has elected to sign with stop signs. Commissioner Schroeder made a motion to pass resolution 03-14, establishing the location of certain road signs in McPherson Township.  Commissioner Patrick seconded.  Chairman Terry voted aye.  Commissioner Schroeder voted aye.  Commissioner Patrick voted aye.

 

Mr. Hobson also presented the 2004 budget for the Public Works Department.  No action was taken.

 

Fern Hess, Health Department Director and Steve Johnson, Sanitarian, appeared to present the LEPP grant application for approval.  Steve stated that State funding for the grants fiscal year beginning July 1, 2003 would be $16,255.00. After further discussion, Commission Schroeder made a motion to approve the 2004 LEPP grant proposal.  Commissioner Patrick seconded.  All voted aye.

 

Dillard Webster, Emergency Management/Communications Director, appeared to present vehicle bids.  Mr. Webster stated he had sent out bids to the three car dealerships in McPherson City.  He stated all three had returned bids.  The bids are as follows;

 

                Wallace Chevrolet               2003 Blazer                            $22,326

                                                                2003 Blazer                        $22,564 

                                                                Note – Wallace found two units in dealer inventories, but could not

                                                                            guarantee either would still be available, thus two prices.  The

                                                                            higher price includes a 6 way electric seat option.

 

 

 

 

 

                Lacy-Rgehr                           2003 Explorer                         $24,878

                                                                2004 Explorer                         $23,209   60-90 day delay

 

                Midway Motors                   2003 GMC Envoy $23,921  60-90 day delay

 

After discussion, Commissioner Patrick made a motion to accept one of the two lowest bids for a 2003 Blazer from Wallace Chevrolet.  Commissioner Schroeder seconded.  All voted aye.

 

Mr. Webster also gave an update on the Department of Justice funding.

 

Rick Witte, County Administrator/Finance Manager, presented a letter from Lone Tree Township requesting that Harold Johnson be appointed as Treasurer of Lone Tree Township  to replace Gary Honomichl who moved out of the Township. Commissioner Patrick made a motion to appoint Harold Johnson to replace Gary Honomichl as the Treasurer for Lone Tree Township.  Commissioner Schroeder seconded.  All voted aye.

 

Mr. Witte presented the Conditions of Grant from Kansas Juvenile Justice Authority to the McPherson County Board of County Commissioners for signature. Commissioner Schroeder made a motion to have Chairman Terry sign the JJA Grant.  Commissioner Patrick seconded.  All voted aye.

 

Mr. Witte presented the contract for provision of education services for MCKIDS for signature. Commissioner Patrick made a motion to have Chairman Terry sign the MCKIDS contract.  Commissioner Schroeder seconded.  All voted aye.

 

Mr. Witte presented a Personnel Change Notice for the Sheriff’s Office to hire Karla Rostine as a Substitute Cook working less than 10 hours per week. Commissioner Patrick made a motion to approve the hiring of  Karla Rostine as the Substitute Cook.  Commissioner Schroeder seconded.  All voted aye.

 

Mr. Witte presented a Personnel Change Notice for MCKIDS to hire Sherri Horun as  Paraprofessional-Temp.  Mr. Witte stated that the Paraprofessional-Temp is to replace an employee that will be out for medical leave. Commissioner Patrick made a motion to approve the hiring of Sherri Horun as a Paraprofessional-Temp.  Commissioner Schroeder seconded.  All voted aye.

 

The Commission recessed at 11:40 a.m. and reconvened at 1:00 p.m. for a work session with Leon Hobson, Public Work Director, at Public Works. No action was taken during the work session.  At 3:45 Commissioner Schroeder made a motion to adjourn.  Commissioner Patrick seconded.  All voted aye.

 

 

 

Commission minutes taken by Rachel L. Johnson

               

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                                                                                                                Harris G. Terry, Chairman

 

 

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                                                                                                                Don L. Schroeder, Vice-Chairman

 

 

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                                                                                                                Duane J. Patrick, Commissioner

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ATTEST:  County Clerk

Susan  R. Meng