October 2, 2017
Kiowa County Commissioners Meeting
Courthouse Lower Level Conference Room
October 2, 2017
Bert Lowery, Ron Freeman, John Unruh, Kristi Cooper, Travis Payne, Chay Howard, Richard McVey, Dalton Glasscock and Matt Christenson attended the meeting.
Consent agenda included: Agenda, Payroll and AP reports and Commissioner minutes of 9/18:
After the prayer was given by, Bert opened the meeting and Ron moved to approve the consent agenda as presented and John seconded motion carried 3-0.
Travis came forward to give updates for R&B, Solid Waste and Noxious Weed. Travis presented figures on a chip seal on E Scott St from Heft and Sons for $8,120.00, After some discussion John moved to surface Scott St and Ron seconded, motion carried 3-0. Additionally, they continued the discussion on the mowing deck and it was decided to table this till next spring. John asked about grading on minimum maintenance roads and it was asked to not grade them on a regular schedule since it causes more issues. Travis will talk with his crew and remind them not to do grade them regularly. Bert also added he went and looked at the bridge and Travis added he hasn’t gotten any word from Kirkham and Michael but will try again. John moved to look at the end of 37th Ave at the low crossing and to bring in some product in and Ron seconded, motion carried 3-0.
Dalton Glasscock with congressman Estes of the 4th district came to talk to the Commissioners. And explained that they are going to all 17 Counties in his district and to see if they have any questions or concerns that he could pass on.
Kristi presented payroll changes A Davis (merit increase), M Adolph (resignation), M Brown (new hire). Ron moved to approve the changes Bert seconded, motion carried 3-0.
Break till 9:35
John moved for an executive session for non-elected personnel to discuss employee relations for 10 minutes at 9:35 and Bert seconded, motion carried 3-0. Regular session began at 9:45 with no action taken.
Richard McVey came to inform them that they are getting a new lease on a copier from Bolen and that they will be saving a little money with the new machine. And added that he is working on getting the community service officer job description ready for the pay plan.
Travis came back for an executive session for non-elected personnel to discuss employee relations per the Commissioner’s request. John moved for 15 minutes for the executive session at 10:17 and Bert seconded, motion carried 3-0. Regular session began at 10:32 with no action taken.
No topics discussed during Commissioner discussion.
Meeting adjourned at 10:51.
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