September 4, 2018
Kiowa County Commissioners Meeting
Courthouse Lower Level Conference Room
September 4, 2018
Ronald Freeman, John Unruh, Bert Lowery, Kristi Cooper, Chay Howard, Jay Schmidt, Jeff Blackburn and Matt Christenson attended the meeting.
Consent agenda included: Agenda and Commissioner minutes of 08/31.
After prayer was given by Jeff Blackburn, Ron opened the meeting. Bert moved to approve the consent agenda with the additions and John seconded, motion carried 3-0.
Jay Schmidt came to give updates for public works. He presented a payroll change for C Erikson (resignation) L Thronesbery (promotion/range change). He informed them that he had some guys put cones up on some of the flooded roads yesterday after the rain and that he is going out to further access the roads. Next, they discussed roads N of Haviland, culverts that need to be cleaned out and mowing on weekends. Last Bert asked Jay to call Pratt County to see if they could use any assistance due to the flooding.
Kristi Cooper presented Policy 315 Volunteer Emergency Responders Leave with a provision per Chay’s request. After review of the provision, Bert moved to approve the change and John seconded, motion carried 3-0.
Matt Christenson came to discuss the County website per John’s request. He explained some changes that he will be doing with the current website and that he will assist with the updates.
Break was called at 9:32 and John left the meeting.
Matt came back with Travis and reported some small leaks in the Commons building and that Travis will look them and get those corrected.
Chay Howard presented the KSA 22-3612 regarding criminal appeals from district court costs and explained how those are handled. Kristi added that the statues states those cost are to be paid out of County General and not the Diversion fund. She will get with Brenda on to see if this should be handled as a transfer or special AP to correct the voucher.
There was no topics for the Commissioner’s discussion and the meeting was adjourned at 10:22
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