November 20, 2017
The Ness County Board of Commissioners met in regular session
Monday, November 20, 2017, at 9:30 a.m. in the Commissioner’s Room. Chairman Sandra Y. Rupp called the meeting to order with Commissioners, Mark Davis, David L. Albers and County Clerk Renee S. Kerr in attendance.
Sheriff Bryan Whipple presented a resignation.
Motion: Upon the motion of Rupp, seconded by Albers, the Commission voted unanimously to accept the resignation of Elizabeth Spangler effective December 18, 2017.
Minutes for the Board of Canvassers and regular meeting on November 13,, 2017 were read and approved. The special meeting minutes for the November 17, 2017 meeting were read and approved as well. Correspondence was reviewed and acknowledged.
Road and Bridge
Road and Bridge/Landfill Supervisor Ron Johnson filed weekly reports.
$135.00 was taken in as tipping fees at the landfill November 7-11, 2017.
1,660 yards of sand was hauled last week.
Road conditions and concerns were reviewed.
Machinery maintenance was discussed.
Motion: Upon the motion of Rupp, seconded by Albers, the Commission voted unanimously to go into executive session for a period of 5 minutes beginning at 10:09 a.m. for the discussion of nonelected personnel. (Albers, Davis, Rupp and Johnson in executive session). Regular session resumed at 10:14 a.m.
County Appraiser Kelly Des Lauriers and the Commission discussed attorney fees to protest Salt Water Disposal protests at the Board of Tax Appeals level. They also discussed final review progress.
Motion: Upon the motion of Albers, seconded by Rupp, the Commission voted unanimously to purchase the Kansas Human Resource Manual and Model Policies and Forms for Kansas Employers.
County Attorney Kevin Salzman and the Commission discussed a road opening and court cases.
Accounts Payable checks and vouchers were reviewed and signed.
Daily Statements for November 1-16, 2017 were reviewed and signed.
Employee Appreciation Supper will be held on January 14, 2017 in Utica.
The meeting adjourned at noon.