April 1st, 2019
Kiowa County Commissioners Meeting
April 1, 2019
Bert Lowery, John Bertram, Ronald Freeman, Kristi Cooper, Ellen Peters, Kerri Ulrich, Kristen Hines, Matt Christenson, Tina Thronesbery, Kaylan Jones and Jay Schmidt attended the meeting.
Consent agenda included: Agenda and Commissioner minutes of 3/29.
After the prayer was given by Ellen Peters, Bert opened the meeting. Ron moved to approve the consent agenda as presented and Bert seconded, motion carried 3-0.
Jay Schmidt came to give updates for Public Works departments which included; 2019 Federal Funds Exchange, bridge expectations done from Kirkham and Michael, tree trimming and gopher baiting. Ron moved to approve the request to exchange federal funds in the amount of $61,356.66 and they will receive $55,220.99 and Bert seconded, motion carried 3-0.
Kristin Hines with CASA came to give updates and submit their 2020 funding request.
Matt Christenson came to present bids for mowing from Dave Moyer and Jason Irvin. After some discussion they asked Matt to talk to Dave and Jason about splitting up the mowing bids and if they approved with that then, Matt could make the decision of who mows what pending the insurance is provided that is required by Jason and he would report back at the next meeting.
Bert called for a break, so they could go over to the new health department building and look at the progress with Kerri and Matt. Regular session began at 10:30 and they discussed parking, generator and placement of a new carport.
During Commissioner discussion they discussed the use of first responder vehicles for out of town training. Tina Thronesbery and Kaylan Jones came to be part of the discussion. Chay informed them that only control the County has over the Ambulance service is the budget and that they provide the vehicles. He explained that with the contract the County has with Great Plains for the operations of the Ambulance that Great Plains controls the operations not the County.
Meeting was adjourned at 11:05.
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