The Ness County Board of Commissioners met in regular session Monday,
June 20, 2016, at 9:00 a.m. in the Commissioner’s Room. Chairman
Jay Harris called the meeting to order with Commissioners, Sandra Y. Rupp Frederick P. Flax, and County Clerk Renee S. Kerr in attendance.
Minutes of the June13, 2016 meeting were read and approved.
Health Department Administrator Shelly Pavlu RN-BSN presented bids for a new copier. Tri-Central, $3,844.00 (with 1 year maintenance), Northwestern Office Suppliers, Inc., $3,995.00 and OPI, $5,394.00.
Motion: Upon the motion of Harris, seconded by Rupp, the Commission voted unanimously to accept the low bid from Tri Central.
Road and Bridge
$140.00 was taken in at the landfill as tipping fees June 6- 7, 2016.
240 yards of dirt was hauled to washovers, and 750 yards was hauled to the landfill.
$1,102.05 was received for scrap metal.
Road Concerns were reviewed.
Machinery maintenance was discussed.
The following changes were made to the 2015 tax roll: Abate, Oil-$1,253.38 and Real Estate-$26,468.48.
Economic Development Director Anthony Roy presented his schedule for the past two weeks. He attended the wKREDA Conference in Dodge City, helped with the LMI survey, hosted the Farmer’s Market, attended the Kansas Prevention Collaborative training, worked with the children’s lunch program and posted a job listing.
Motion: Upon the motion of Flax, seconded by Harris, the Commission voted unanimously to allow Roy to sign the KDADS grant agreement.
Daily Statements for the month of May were reviewed and signed.
County Appraiser Kelly DesLauriers and the Commission discussed small claims hearing results. She reported that several oil companies did not have informal hearings and that entities should take that in consideration when budgeting, as there is a chance that they will pay under protest at tax time.
She also reported that she won a real estate small claims hearing.
Motion: Upon the motion of Flax, seconded by Rupp, the Commission voted unanimously to accept the resignation of Dylan Schlegel effective June 23, 2016.
Noxious Weed Director Charles Halbleib met with the Commission. Halbleib reported on progress spraying county roads. The Commission asked him to clean up the area north of his building.
County Attorney Craig Crosswhite and the Commission discussed court cases, correspondence received by the Appraiser’s Office, bills submitted for payment, conflict of interest, and burning without a permit. A survey was completed on road CC, the county is waiting on a copy of the survey before a road viewing and hearing is held.
Accounts Payable checks and vouchers were reviewed and signed.
The meeting adjourned at 12:40 p.m.