December 4, 2017
The Ness County Board of Commissioners met in regular session
Monday, December 4, 2017, at 9:00 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.
Minutes for the Board of Commissioners November 27, 2017 meeting were read and approved. Correspondence was reviewed and acknowledged.
The Commission agreed to discontinue the Foundation Center service that is housed at the Ness City Public Library due to lack of interest and use.
Motion: Upon the motion of Rupp, seconded by Davis, the Commission voted unanimously to accept the 40-cent increase for residential cart service from Northend Disposal.
Road and Bridge
Road and Bridge/Landfill Supervisor Ron Johnson filed weekly reports.
$95.00 was taken in as tipping fees at the landfill November 21-25, 2017.
1,500 yards of sand was hauled last week.
Three Construction Permits were issued to American Warrior.
A bid was received from Mobile Radio for an 800 mhz radio and 4 handheld radios with a charging station for the amount of $10,415.00 including trade-ins. Johnson reported that there were $3,500.00 in trade-ins.
Motion: Upon the motion of Albers, seconded by Davis, the Commission voted unanimously to accept the bid.
Road conditions and concerns were reviewed.
Machinery maintenance was discussed.
Sheriff Bryan Whipple presented activity reports for his department for the month of November.
Noxious Weed Supervisor Charles Halbleib and the Commission discussed the injector pump on spraying equipment, the Commission agreed to have Simpsons repair the equipment. They also discussed year end chemical purchases.
The following changes were made to the 2016 and 2017 tax roll: 2016 Real Estate, Add-$362.54 Abate $362.10. 2017 Real Estate: Add-11,064.66 Abate-$401.60 and Intangibles-Abate-$50.20.
Health Department Administrator Shelly Pavlu, RN-BSN and the Commission discussed vacation time in her department.
Pavlu has enrolled in an ACLS class (Advanced Cardiac) she paid for the class herself, she requested that the County pay for her time. The Commission agreed to the request.
Daily Statements for November 22-30 were reviewed and signed.
The meeting adjourned at 12:03 p.m.