Minutes – November 19, 2018

These minutes are unofficial until reviewed and approved by the Board of County Commissioner as official.

November 19, 2018
All Commissioners Present
Commissioner McCloud Presiding

1. Commissioner McCloud called the meeting to order at 9:00 a.m. in the Commissioners Room at the Courthouse.

2. Commissioner Wilson moved to approve the agenda with the addition of Greg Klein at 10:45 and the minutes of the November 5th session as prepared. The motion carried unanimously following a second by Commissioner Wiens.

3. There were no public comments.

4. Sheriff Bryant Evans appeared to present a quarterly report for the department. He presented a report of the vehicles for the department and discussed replacement of the older ones.  Bryant discussed a shed for storage and will be discussed further in the future.  He reported on the number of current deputies and informed the Commissioners that interviews have been conducted.  Bryant requested an executive session.

5. Commissioner Wilson moved to enter into executive session from 9:22 to 9:30 for a non-elected personnel issue pertaining to policy. The motion carried unanimously following a second by Commissioner Wiens.

Commissioners returned to open session.

6. Public Works Administrator Tom Robl appeared to present updates to the Commissioners. He reported that the landfill building supplies have been delivered.  There are some that are still on order and repairs should begin next week.  Tom reported on quotes for termite prevention from Robertson Termite & Pest Control.  Commissioners authorized Tom to get a contract for the termite control for the airport and the office at the Public Works yard.  The cost at the airport is $1,165.00 reinstallation and $420 annually for monitoring.  The cost at the office at the Public Works yard is $785.00 for installation and $240.0 annually for monitoring.  Tom reported on the repairs on the transmission of a grader.  Tom discussed the replacement of the fork lift.

7. Communications Supervisor Josh Michaelis and Shift Supervisor Stephanie Sigler appeared to present a quarterly update for the department. Stephanie presented a spreadsheet of training for the department and explained requirements for certification of employees of the department.  She presented updates on the funds for the department.  Josh presented a report on Managed IT Services and quotes for the services.  A decision will be made in the near future.  Josh gave an update of the relocation project.

8. Lyons City Administrator Chad Buckley appeared to present information to the Commissioners. He proposes having an intergovernmental meeting with the County, City of Lyons and USD 405 sometime in January to include the State Senator and Representative.  Commissioners agree to participate in the meeting and Chad will get back with the Commissioners on an actual date.  Chad discussed the City Planning & Zoning Commission and the Commissioners informed him that the Planning & Zoning Committees need to work together.

9. EMS/EM Director Greg Klein appeared to present information to the Commissioners. He would like to make a year-end purchase for a new TV and possibly get a recliner replacement and new splints for ambulances. Commissioners granted permission to go over $500.

10. Public Health Administrator Marci Detmer and Nurse Supervisor Pam Guldner appeared to present updates to the Commissioners. Pam reported on the flu shot clinics. Marci reported on the status of the window replacement quotes, replacement of dry wall in the office that has mold, requested a key pad lock be installed on their storage closet and a separate water softener for their part of the building. Marci requested an Executive Session for a non-elected personnel matter concerning policy.

11. Commissioner Wiens moved to enter into Executive Session from 11:10 to 11:25 for a non-elected personnel issue concerning policy. The motion carried following a second by Commissioner Wilson. Public Health Administrator Marci Detmer, Nurse Supervisor Pam Guldner, Deputy Clerk Aurelia Garcia and County Counselor Scott Bush were present for the session.

Commissioners returned to open session.

12. Economic Development Director Stacy Clark and Janel Rose appeared to report on the status of the Bicycling & Pedestrian Plan. Janel presented the Commissioners with the master plan as well as a Bike safety route map and a High Risk Rural Roads Grant that has allowed for the implementation of safety signs in addition to the initial 4 that they had funding for.

13. Commissioner Wiens moved to approve Bicycle Route Master Plan as presented. The motion carried unanimously following a second by Commissioner Wilson.

14. Commissioner Wiens moved to approve the 2019 NACo Membership dues in the amount of $450.00. The motion carried unanimously following a second by Commissioner Wilson.

15. Commissioner Wiens moved to approve the 2019 KLPG Membership dues in the amount of $2,747.07. The motion carried unanimously following a second by Commissioner Wilson.

16. Commissioners reviewed and discussed a sexual predator case and cost.

17. Commissioner McCloud moved to enter into executive session from 12:15 to 12:30 for attorney-client privilege. The motion carried unanimously following a second by Commissioner Wilson. County Counselor Scott Bush was present for the session.

Commissioners returned to open session.

18. Commissioner McCloud adjourned the meeting.

Adjourned.

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