November 30, 2021
Kiowa County Commissioners Meeting
November 30, 2021
John Bertram, David White, Bert Lowery, Kristi Cooper and Kendal Lothman attended the meeting.
Consent agenda included: Agenda, Payroll reports, Accounts Payable reports and Commissioner minutes of 11/15/2021.
After prayer given by Tony Factor, John Bertram opened the meeting at 9:00. Bert moved to approve the consent agenda as presented David seconded, motion passed unanimously.
Kendal Lothman came to present a payroll change for K Long (new hire) for approval. Bert moved to approve the payroll change as presented and John seconded, motion passed unanimously. Gave a quick update on operations in the jail regarding housing prisoners for surrounding counties. He is also looking into a correctional medical service proposal and gave the advantages of the service but will report back with a quote once he receives one.
Kristi Cooper presented tax corrections for approval. After review of the corrections Bert moved to approve them as presented and John seconded, motion passed unanimously. Next, she informed the commissioners that Ray asked for her to present a quote from Pratt County Emergency Management regarding the shared weather tower in Belvidere for the updating the lighting on the tower and that our share would be $1714.37. Bert moved to approve the shared cost for the lighting on the weather tower and John seconded, motion passed unanimously. Last she presented payroll changes for the elected officials for a pay adjustment. After review of the changes David moved to approve them as presented and John seconded, motion passed unanimously.
During Commissioner discussion they revisited the commercial traffic on county roads, overtime impacts on budgets.
Meeting adjourned at 10:14.
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