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Marshall County Commission Meeting Minutes – 7/18/2022

ByChad J. Johnson

Jul 22, 2022

The Marshall County Board of Commissioners met in regular session at the Marshall County Fairgrounds office in Blue Rapids, KS with Barbara Kickhaefer, Chair, Keith Bramhall, Member, Fritz Blaske, Member and Sandra Wilson, Clerk of the county present. Chris Pannbacker of the Marysville Advocate was also present at the meeting.

Commissioner Kickhaefer opened the meeting at 9 am. The meeting was opened by the salute to the flag.

Moved by Keith Bramhall, seconded by Fritz Blaske, to approve the minutes of the meeting of 7/11/22 and the agenda for today’s meeting. Unanimous.

Commissioners Kickhaefer and Bramhall received a letter from Sue Jones regarding Old World blue stem grass spreading. Public Works Administrator Mike Craig said he knew it was there, but until they considered it a weed no action could be taken.

Public Works Administrator Mike Craig met with council.

Moved by Keith Bramhall, seconded by Fritz Blaske, to approve the following purchase orders. Unanimous.

Husker Steel, Columbus, NE
For bridge steel 24 x 20 C#21.1-CC.0
$120,841.50 – Roads and Bridges Special Fund – PO #109354

BAT Tire Co, Frankfurt, KS
For 2 Hankook truck tires 425.65 R22.5
$1,954.82 – Roads and Bridges Fund – PO # 109355

McConnell & Associates, N. Kansas City, MO
For 112 UPM cold patch 50# bags
$1,800.40 – Roads and Bridges Fund – PO 109356

Moved by Barbara Kickhaefer, seconded by Fritz Blaske, to approve resolution 20-22-7-18-1 to adopt the Marshall County Waste Management Plan without revisions. Unanimous.

Commissioner Blaske received a phone call from a Nebraska landowner regarding the State Highway Bridge in Oketo Township. Council will discuss with County Councilor Jason Brinegar the possibility of sending a letter to Gage Co, Nebraska encouraging them to include partial funding for the bridge replacement in their next budgeting process.

County Councilor Jason Brinegar met with council. The publication for the sale of the 30′ x 25′ shed is underway and bids will open on July 25 at 10:00 a.m. Publications of the tax sale will begin this week. The county received a distribution from the opioid settlement and Jason is working out the details of those dollars. Austin St. John has not yet sent any information regarding the recycling trailer, as soon as he receives this information he will work on a deal.

It is moved by Barbara Kickhaefer, seconded by Fritz Blaske to approve the following purchase orders. Unanimous.

Imaging Office Systems, Inc.
For Application Extension Scan Contract 11-1-22 to 11-30-23
$3,600.00 – District Court Fund – PO #6696

Superior Emergency Response Vehicle, Andover, KS
For 2022 Ram Truck
$49,587.51 – County General Fund (Sheriff) – PO #6597

Midwestern Mobile
For emergency repair of 911 equipment
$1,410.00-911 Local-PO Fund #6417

Landoll Family Realty, LLC, Marysville, KS
For Keys, levers, service call at 1500 Center
$1,686.62 – Health Strengthening Fund – PO #6677

Card services
For partitions
$1,000.38 – Investigative Fund – PO #6675

Card services
For the replacement of an item damaged by a tornado
$12,095.49 – Health Strengthening Fund – PO 6678

Barbara Kickhaefer moved, seconded by Fritz Blaske, to enter into a one-year lease agreement with Landoll Family Rental, LLC for the temporary Health Department location at 1500 Center, Marysville, KS at the rate of $2,500/ month. Unanimous.

Moved by Barbara Kickhaefer, seconded by Fritz Blaske, to accept Network Computer Solutions’ offer to purchase and install an HPE Proliant DL325 GEN10 plus server in the amount of $22,049.77. Unanimous.

Council received a draft copy of the 2021 audit. County Clerk Sandra Wilson also presented Council with a draft budget with a proposed levy of 45.864 mills, down 1.207 mills from the previous year, but exceeding by 1.304 mils the proposed revenue neutrality rate of 44.560. Intention to exceed the neutral income rate shall be communicated to County Clerk Sandra Wilson by the end of the business day on 7/20/22.

Moved by Keith Bramhall, seconded by Fritz Blaske, to approve warrants as presented and issue manual warrants. Unanimous.

Fritz Blaske moves, seconded by Barbara Kickhaefer, to close the meeting at 10:40 a.m. Unanimous. The next regularly scheduled meeting will take place on Monday, July 25, 20222 starting at 8:30 a.m.