Minutes – June 3, 2019

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

June 3, 2019
All Commissioners Present
Commissioner Wilson Presiding

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

2. Commissioner McCloud moved to approve the agenda with the addition of Judge Burgess and Jane Hrabik at 9:15 and the minutes of the May 20th session as prepared. The motion carried unanimously following a second by Commissioner Wiens.

3. There were no public comments.

4. Commissioners conducted a discussion session that included security cameras for the 2nd & 3rd

5. Judge Richard Burgess and District Court Clerk Jane Hrabik appeared to continue the discussion of the security cameras for the 3rd Further information is being obtained and a decision will be made in the near future.

6. Public Works Administrator Tom Robl appeared to present updates to the Commissioners. Tom reported that he has hired 2 additional summer employees.  He discussed delinquent landfill charges and how to handle those delinquencies.  Commissioners authorized the addition of a late fee of $15.00 and then discontinuing further charges until the bill is paid.  Tom updated the Commissioners on the Airport Advisory Committee meeting, river accesses, and road repairs.

7. Communications Supervisor Josh Michaelis appeared to present a quarterly update for the department. He reported on 911 addressing for new structures, budget status for Communications and the 911 fund, implementation of the new state 911 fees, status of the new facility for the department, and establishment of the templets for the radios.  Commissioner McCloud moved to enter into executive session from 10:15 to 10:30 for a non-elected personnel performance appraisal and will return to open session at 10:30 in the Commissioners Room.  The motion carried unanimously following a second by Commissioner Wiens.  Communications Supervisor Josh Michaelis was present for the session.

Commissioners returned to open session at 10:30 in the Commissioners Room at the Courthouse.

8. EMS/EM Director Greg Klein appeared to present updates to the Commissioners. Greg presented resolutions for continuing disaster declarations.  Greg informed the commissioners of a cardiac monitor going bad and the need to replace the monitor in the near future.  The cost will be approximately $35,000.  Greg will get quotes and present an official proposal for the cardiac monitor in the near future.  Commissioner McCloud moved to enter into executive session from 10:42 to 11:00 for a non-elected personnel performance appraisal and will return to open session at 11:00 in the Commissioners Room at the Courthouse.  EMS/EM Director Greg Klein was present for the session.

Commissioners returned to open session at 11:00 in the Commissioners Room at the Courthouse.

9. Commissioner Wiens moved to approve Resolution 11-2019 (Continue a State of Local Disaster Emergency beginning May 15th) and Resolution 12-2019 (Continue a State of Local Disaster Emergency beginning May 22nd). The motion carried unanimously following a second by Commissioner Wilson.

10. Public Health Administrator Marci Detmer appeared to present updates to the Commissioners. Marci informed the Commissioners of the resignation of the part time RN and requested permission to rehire a full time RN for the department. Commissioners gave Marci permission to hire a part time RN and allow the RN to work more hours as the workload dictates.  Marci reported that the State of Kansas has encouraged county/city employees that will be working around the flood waters to get a tetanus shot.  The Health department has numerous free tetanus shots available.

11. Economic Development Director Stacy Clark appeared to discuss the Transient Guest Tax Charter Resolution and Interlocal Agreement. Corrections will be made and presented for approval at the June 17th

12. Sheriff Bryant Evans appeared to discuss the Saline County Inmate Housing Contract. Commissioner McCloud moved to enter into an agreement with Saline County for housing of inmates in accordance with the terms of the agreement. The motion carried unanimously following a second by Commissioner Wiens.

13. County Clerk Alicia Showalter presented a resolution for adoption. Commissioner McCloud moved to adopt Resolution 10-2019 (Establishing a Schedule of Fees for the Solid Waste Disposal Service Area). The motion carried unanimously following a second by Commissioner Wilson.

Alicia presented a resignation from the Trustee of East Washington Township.  Commissioner Wiens moved to accept the resignation of Curt Blew as the East Washington Township Trustee.  The motion carried unanimously following a second by Commissioner McCloud.  Commissioner Wiens move to appoint Terryl Jordan as the East Washington Township Trustee.  The motion carried unanimously following a second by Commissioner McCloud.

14. Alicia requested an executive session. Commissioner McCloud moved to enter into executive session from 12:15 to 12:30 for a non-elected personnel issue regarding the hiring of a specific employee and use of leave and will return to open session as 12:30 in the Commissioners Room at the Courthouse. County Clerk Alicia Showalter and County Counselor Scott Bush were present for the session.

Commissioners returned to open session at 12:30 in the Commissioners Room at the Courthouse.

15. Commissioner Wilson adjourned the meeting.

Adjourned.

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