June 29, 2018
Kiowa County Commissioners Meeting
Courthouse Lower Level Conference Room
June 29, 2018
Ronald Freeman, John Unruh, Bert Lowery, Kristi Cooper, Travis Payne and Chris Tedder attended the meeting.
Consent agenda included: Agenda, Payroll/Accounts Payable reports and Commissioner minutes of 06/18.
After the pledge of Allegiance, Ron opened the meeting. Bert moved to approve the consent agenda as presented and John seconded, motion carried 3-0.
Travis came forward to give updates for Public works departments. He presented the following payroll changes; C Tuttle (job reclassification) J Schmidt (6-month evaluation) R Schmidt (full-time status change) R Tedder (part-time new hire) B Foster (merit increase) After review of the changes Bert moved to approve them as presented and John seconded, motion carried 3-0. Next, they discussed grading routes and some county roads that need some attention.
Break called at 9:36
Chris Tedder came to present a payroll change for S Davis (part-time new hire). After review Bert moved to approve the payroll change and John seconded, motion carried 3-0. He also reported that the new transport vehicle has been purchased and they will be looking at getting some new tasers.
In Mitzi’s absence Kristi Cooper presented the nursing contract with Bucklin schools for approval for next year. After review of the contract Bert moved to approve the contract and Ron seconded, motion carried 3-0. Next, she presented a payroll change for A Brown (merit increase) for approval. Bert moved to approved to payroll change and John seconded, motion carried 3-0. Kristi presented payroll changes for the G Koehn (part-time deputy) A McVey (resignation) and M Hesser (merit increase) for approval. Bert moved to approve the payroll changes and John seconded motion carried 3-0. Additionally, she presented a tax correction and after review of the tax correction John moved to approve the tax correction and Bert seconded, motion carried 3-0. Last she read the Economic Development letter read for their 2019 budget request.
Break called till 10:30
Commissioner Discussion they discussed the fence for the rodeo grounds and will ask Chay if he has got a response back from the Triangle Rodeo Club. Next, John wanted to talk about the budget request for the Media Center and his concerns on their request due to them closing to the public and programs that they no longer provide. It was by consensus to visit with him for clarification on the budget letter he submitted.
Meeting adjourned at 11:19
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