April 5, 2021
Meeting held at the County Community Center Building
April 5, 2021
John Bertram, David White, Bert Lowery, Kristi Cooper, Jay Schmidt, Jason West, Matt Christenson, Kendal Lothman, Kerri Ulrich and Jonathon Clayton attended the meeting.
Consent agenda included: Agenda and Commissioner minutes of 03/31/21.
After the pledge of allegiance. John Bertram opened the meeting at 9:00. Bert moved to approve the consent agenda as presented and John seconded, motion carried 3-0.
Jay Schmidt came to give updates for the Public Works departments which included; landfill discussion regarding AG plastic tarps and storage bags with Jason West, payroll change D Liggett(department change) and new 140 grader lease for signatures. Bert moved to approve the payroll change after review and David seconded, motion carried 3-0. The commissioners advised Jason and Jay that we will continue to accept the tarps and bags but ask that they be brought in rolled and tied up.
Kendal Lothman came to continue the discussion on the proposal from Service Master. After some discussion Bert moved to approve the proposal from Service Master to come out of the Special Equipment fund in the amount of $966.75 and John seconded, motion carried 2-1.
Kerri Ulrich came to discuss the health fair fees and informed them that they had received a few donations and they are going to use it such as applying it to the overall cost of the lab fees. Which would allow them to change it from $30 a person to $25 a person. Next, she asked if they would like to pay for all the employees labs as they have done in the past. After some discussion, Bert moved to pay for all the health fair lab work for County employees and those who work in County owned facilities (County Media Center, County Museum, County Extension and County Libraries) to be paid by the Commissioners and David seconded, motion carried 3-0.
Matt Christenson came to present quotes on mowing from Dave Moyer and Jason lawn service. He explained that Dave submitted the bid for all properties as advertised and that the other bid only listed a few of the properties. After some discussion, Bert moved to accept Dave Moyer bid and David seconded, motion carried 3-0. Next, they discussed sealing quotes for the Commons building. Matt will reach out to PEC engineer that did our study for the structure before and get his opinion of what to do and report back.
Break called till 10:16
Jonathan Clayton came to discuss registering the Mullinville Library on historical registry. Kansas historical society preservations and explained the benefits of registering the library and gave a brief summary of what the procedure would be.
During Commissioner discussion Kristi presented minutes for signatures and list of properties on the tax sale.
John moved to hold all the meetings at the courthouse moving forward and Bert seconded motion carried 3-0. John moved to going to into executive session for non-elected personnel to discuss employee relations for 30 minutes and David seconded, motion carried 3-0. Regular session began at 11:20 with no action taken. Bert moved to go back for an additional 40 minutes to discuss employee relations for non-elected personnel and David seconded, motion carried 3-0. Regular session began at 12:00 with no action taken. John requested an additional 20-minute executive session to discuss employee relations for non-elected personnel and Bert seconded, motion carried 3-0. Regular session began at 12:20 no action taken.
Meeting adjourned at 12:26
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