The Ness County Board of Commissioners met in regular session
Monday, August 7, 2017, at 9:00 a.m. in the Commissioner’s Room. Chairman Sandra Y. Rupp called the meeting to order with Commissioners, David L. Albers, Mark Davis and County Clerk Renee S. Kerr in attendance.
Minutes of the July 31, 2017 meeting were read and approved.
Road and Bridge
Road and Bridge/Landfill Supervisor Ron Johnson and Assistant Supervisor L.D. Ochs filed weekly reports.
$220.00 was taken in as tipping fees July 25-29, 2017.
No sand, dirt, or rock was hauled.
Road conditions were reviewed.
Machinery maintenance was discussed.
Computers were discussed.
Johnson and Ochs reported that abandoned sand and rock pits were inspected last week.
The open mechanic position was discussed.
Accounts Payable checks and vouchers were reviewed and signed.
Sheriff Bryan Whipple filed his monthly activity reports.
Sheriff Whipple presented applications for the vacant deputy position.
Motion: Upon the recommendation of Sheriff Whipple, Davis made a motion, seconded by Albers to employ Patrick Piper at Pay Level 1. Motion carried unanimously.
Whipple and the Commission discussed cattle running at large in the Brownell/McCracken area.
County Attorney Kevin Salzman and the Commission discussed court activity. They also discussed the delinquent tax sale.
Correspondence was reviewed and acknowledged.
The meeting adjourned at 12:12 p.m.