October 16, 2017
The Ness County Board of Commissioners met in regular session
Monday, October 16, 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 October 10, 2017 meeting were read and approved. Correspondence was reviewed and acknowledged.
Bids were presented for repair of a Sheriff’s vehicle, they are as follows: Miller Auto Body Plus-$1,181.22 and Yesterday’s Body Shop-$1,579.24.
Motion: Upon the motion of Rupp, seconded by Albers the Commission voted unanimously to accept the low bid from Miller’s Auto Body.
Road and Bridge
Road and Bridge/Landfill Supervisor Ron Johnson and Assistant Supervisor L.D. Ochs filed weekly reports.
$180.00 was taken in as tipping fees at the landfill September 26 – October 7, 2017.
No sand, dirt, or rock was hauled last week due to the recent rains.
A road petition was reviewed and discussed.
Road conditions and concerns were reviewed.
Machinery maintenance was discussed.
Emergency Preparedness Director Travis Rothe presented his schedule for the past several weeks. Rothe attended a KDEM training in Quinter, a training in Phillipsburg on the Midwest Card app, spoke with Toby Prine regarding higher level NIMS training, and worked on MOUs.
County Attorney Kevin Salzman met with the Commission. They discussed a Road Petition, an IT contract, the delinquent tax sale, and a quit claim deed that he is preparing for abandonment of a bridge east of Bazine
Courthouse and Airport
Ness City Mayor Scott Barb and the Commission discussed progress on the airport.
Barb (as owner of Scott Barb Construction) and the Commission discussed the north entrance to the courthouse. The Commission asked Barb to devise a bid sheet for the repair.
Noxious Weed Director Charles Halbleib and the Commission discussed an off the job injury that will keep him out of the office for a time.
Motion: Upon the motion of Rupp seconded by Davis, the Commission voted unanimously to accept the audit report as presented last week by Teri Klitzke CPA, of Adams, Brown, Beran and Ball chartered.
The meeting adjourned at 12:18 p.m.