December 30, 2020
Kiowa County Community Center
December 30, 2020
Ronald Freeman, John Bertram Bert Lowery(absent), Kristi Cooper, Jay Schmidt, Jeff Blackburn, Shelly Wadel, David White and Rosa Hettinger attended the meeting.
Consent agenda included: Agenda and commissioner minutes of 12/21
After the prayer given by Jeff Blackburn, Ron opened the meeting at 9:00. John moved to approve the consent agenda as presented and Ron seconded, motion carried 2-0.
Jay Schmidt came to give updates for public works departments which included; speed limit signs posted on South Oak and Mockingbird lane, 100 cutting edges for graders quotes from Welborn $13,676 Foley $13,646 and Byram Blades $14,700, paying for the new dodge pickup to Lopp Motors. After some discussion on the blades it was by consensus to try to keep the business local and buy them from Bryam Blades in the amount of $14,700. Next, John moved to post 4 30 mph signs on the two roads mentioned and Ron seconded, motion carried 2-0. Last it was by consensus to go ahead and pay for the truck from Lopp Motors.
Shelly Wadel came to request to transfer $6000 from the District Court budget to go into the Special Equipment fund for District Court for microfilming. Ron moved to allow the transfer and John seconded, motion carried 2-0.
Rosa Hettinger came to discuss year end transfer in the amount of $23,194.51 to the Ambulance Special Equipment fund. John moved to approve the transfer and Ron seconded, motion carried 2-0.
Kristi Cooper presented an appointment letter for the Council on Aging board for appointment for Harry Koehn. John moved to appoint Harry Koehn to the Council on Aging board and Ron seconded, motion carried 2-0. She also requested them to allow a transfer $10,000 from the Community Center fund into the Special Equipment fund for the Community Center that would go towards the purchase of tables and chairs. And informed them that this transfer is separate from the one Matt requested at the last meeting. Ron moved to allow to transfer and John seconded, motion carried 2-0. Next, she requested a transfer from the Election budget of $15,000 to go into the Special Equipment fund to be used for election equipment such as new electronic poll pads. John moved to allow $15,000 and Ron seconded, motion carried 2-0. Last she presented payroll changes for A Taylor(merit), R Freeman(separation), C Tedder(separation), K Lothman(new hire) and D White(new hire) for approval. She explained the elected payroll changes would be effective January 11th. After review of the payroll changes Ron moved to approve them as presented and John seconded, motion carried 2-0.
During Commissioner discussion they discussed a purchase of a camera and after looking into the vouchers, Kristi explained that it was for the camera that they purchased from the Kiowa County Media Center that they currently use and that there was a delay in the invoice from them. Also, they discussed looking into microphones so the audience that is watching the stream can hear since they had concerns of people saying that they could not hear the meetings very well. Kristi will reach out to Grant and report back.
Meeting adjourned at 9:42
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