August 28, 2017
The Ness County Board of Commissioners met in regular session
Monday, August 28, 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.
Jenny Lutters met with the Commission regarding the landfill fees after the fire in Ransom. The Commission explained that they received permission to accept construction and demolition at the landfill, not to waive landfill fees.
Minutes of the August 21, 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.
$290.00 was taken in as tipping fees August 15-19, 2017.
1080 yards of sand was hauled to roads last week.
Road conditions were reviewed.
Machinery maintenance was discussed.
A construction permit was issued to Gabel Lease Service/Triple Crown. Construction permits are on file at the Road and Bridge Department.
County Appraiser Kelly DesLauriers and the Commission discussed a laptop that was to be used for GIS. They also discussed a hearing that is scheduled for October 2, 2017 and reinspection.
Health Department Administrator Shelly Pavlu, RN-BSN and Office Clerk Sheridan Schaben met with the Commission regarding Ipad bids for the KDADS grant. The bids are as follows: Apple, $899.00; Sears, $1172.96 and WalMart, $999.00.
Motion: Upon the motion of Albers, seconded by Rupp, the Commission voted unanimously to accept the low bid from Apple.
County Attorney & Court Services
Court Services Chief Gail Antenen, County Attorney Kevin Salzman and the Commission discussed the Court Services drug testing budget. They also discussed the rent and phone bill for Court Services.
Salzman and the Commission discussed drug testing.
Sheriff Bryan Whipple presented a resignation.
Motion: Upon the motion of Davis, seconded by Albers, the Commission voted unanimously to accept a resignation from Stan Berry effective September 30, 2017.
Accounts Payable checks and vouchers were reviewed and signed.
The meeting adjourned at 12:30 p.m.