July 2, 2018
Ronald Freeman, John Unruh, Bert Lowery, Kristi Cooper, Matt Christenson, Wade Reh and Jay Schmidt attended the meeting.
Consent agenda included: Agenda and Commissioner minutes of 07/29.
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.
Jay Schmidt came in the absence of Travis for public works discussions. Jay had nothing to report but, they discussed grading territories and roads with him. Jay left the meeting. John moved for an executive session for 10 minutes at 9:15 to discuss employee relations for non-elected personnel and Bert seconded, motion carried 3-0. Regular session began at 9:25 with no action taken.
Kristi Cooper present a payroll change for J Finch (merit increase) for approval. After review John moved to approve the payroll change and Bert seconded, motion carried 3-0. Next, she presented a payroll change for A Brown (correction on merit increase) for approval. After review Bert moved to approve the payroll change and Ron seconded, motion carried 3-0.
Wade Reh came to give a breakdown of the County Extension budget request and wanted to answer any questions they may have. He informed them they had a 3 day 4-H day camp last week and is getting ready for the upcoming fair.
Chay Howard via phone called regarding the settlement offer from Pratt Wells Inc. between the counties that are affected from the lawsuit. It was by consensus to ask for 80% of the back taxes and wait to hear back with their acceptance or denial.
John requested a 5-minute executive session for non-elected personnel to discuss employee relations at 9:50 and Bert seconded, motion carried 3-0. Regular session began at 9:55 with no action was taken.
Commissioners began the pre-budget workshop and went through the individual budgets
Meeting adjourned at 11:47
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