November 27, 2017
The Ness County Board of Commissioners met in regular session
Monday, November 27, 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.
The Commission agreed to move the regular meeting time back to 9:00 a.m.
Minutes for the Board of Commissioners November 20, 2017 meeting were read and approved. 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 14-18, 2017.
860 yards of sand was hauled last week.
Road conditions and concerns were reviewed.
Machinery maintenance was discussed.
A bid was received for the 2019 signing project from KDOT.
Fred Flax joined the meeting.
Bridges, windfarms, and the airport were discussed.
Mr. Flax took leave of the meeting at this time.
Emergency Preparedness Director Travis Rothe presented his activity for the past several weeks. Rothe conducted an LEPC meeting, attended a fire meeting and KHP training, met with Toby Prine of Northwest Kansas Homeland Security, responded to a combine fire and a rollover accident. Rothe updated the Emergency Preparedness Facebook Page, posting winter weather ideas.
Rothe presented a letter from the Kansas Department of Revenue regarding the Farmer’s Market. The Commission agreed to discontinue county sponsorship of Farmer’s Market due to increased rules and regulations.
County Attorney Kevin Salzman and the Commission discussed a road opening and court cases.
Daily Statements for the November 17-22, 2017 were reviewed and signed.
Payroll time records were reviewed and signed.
The meeting adjourned at 12:03 p.m.