August 14, 2017
The Ness County Board of Commissioners met in regular session
Monday, August 14, 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.
Chairman Rupp opened the budget hearing at 9:00 a.m. Commissioner Albers, Commissioner Davis and County Clerk Renee Kerr were in attendance. There were no other appearances.
The budget for 2018 was approved and signed.
Chairman Rupp closed the hearing at 9:15 a.m.
Minutes of the August 7, 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. Wayne Scritchfield and John Riggins of Kirkham Michael were also in attendance.
$90.00 was taken in as tipping fees August 1-5, 2017.
985 yards of dirt was hauled and 200 yards of millings were hauled to Court Street in Ness City.
Road conditions were reviewed.
Machinery maintenance was discussed.
Johnson presented computer bids, the present computers are over 10 years old. The bids are as follows: ProTech-(2 computers) $2,320.22 and GBT- (2 computers) $2,474.59.
Motion: Upon the motion of Rupp seconded by Albers, the Commission voted unanimously to accept the low bid from ProTech.
The agreement for Biennial Bridge Inspection was presented by Kirkham Michael. Motion: Upon the motion of Rupp, seconded by Davis, the Commission voted unanimously to sign the agreement.
The Commission asked Johnson to review a Quit Claim Deed.
Accounts Payable checks and vouchers were reviewed and signed.
Motion: Upon the motion of Rupp, seconded by Davis, the Commission voted unanimously to go into executive session for a period of 5 minutes beginning at 10:57 a.m. for the discussion of nonelected personnel. (Albers, Davis, Rupp and Kerr in executive session) Regular session resumed at 11:02 a.m.
Correspondence was reviewed and acknowledged.
County Attorney Kevin Salzman and the Commission discussed court activity, the delinquent tax sale, landlocked statuses, dog complaints, and the child in need of care process. They also discussed a letter being sent to individuals that have cattle running at large in the Brownell/McCracken area.
The meeting adjourned at noon.