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					THE PRATT COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MET JULY 7, 2008 AT 9:00 A.M. AT THE
COURTHOUSE 1ST FLOOR COMMISSIONERS ROOM WITH THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS
PRESENT: DWIGHT ADAMS AND CHARLES F RINKE.

THE MEETING WAS OPENED WITH THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE.

PURCHASE ORDERS WERE APPROVED.

TROY BLEDSOE, AMERICAN WESTERN BONDING, KINGMAN, KS, VISITED WITH THE
COMMISSIONERS ABOUT HIS BONDING BUSINESS IN THIS AREA. MR. BLEDSOE HAS BEEN
IN CONTACT WITH VERNON CHINN, SHERIFF, ABOUT NOT BEING CONTACTED FOR
BONDING CLIENTS. HE HAS HIRED TIM MCELYEA AS A LOCAL BONDING AGENT BUT HAS
NOT BEEN CONTACTED MORE THAN TWICE IN THE LAST THREE MONTHS.
THE COMMISSIONERS SUGGESTED HE TALK WITH VERNON CHINN AGAIN.

RANDY PHILLIPPI, ROAD SUPERVISOR, SUBMITTED A ROAD CROSSING PERMIT FOR L D
DRILLING INC., GREAT BEND, KS TO RUN A LINE EAST OF PRESTON AT THE INTERSECTION
OF NE 70TH ST & NE 120TH AVE GO WEST 1365’ ON NE 70TH ST TO MAKE A CROSSING FROM
SE/4 OF 28-26-11 TO NE/4 33-26-11. RANDY REPORTED THEY ARE WORKING ON TED
LOOMIS’ DRAINAGE PROBLEM.

DEAN STAAB, PRATT COUNTY ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES DIRECTOR, TOLD THE BOARD
THAT THE CARBURETOR IN ONE OF THE LANDFILL TRUCKS CAUGHT ON FIRE. THEY ARE
WAITING FOR A REPLACEMENT CARBURETOR. THE WEED DEPARTMENT IS SPRAYING AT
THE LANDFILL.

KEN VAN BLARICUM, COUNTY ATTORNEY, DISCUSSED THE 2009 BUDGET FOR THE
COUNTY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE.

DEBBIE MCGRAW, HEALTH DIRECTOR AND MARK MCMANAMAN, EMERGENCY SERVICES
DIRECTOR, REPORTED THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT STARTED GIVING ALLERGY SHOTS
LAST WEEK. DEBBIE TOLD THE BOARD THAT HARPER COUNTY WANTS TO JOIN THE
SOUTHCENTRAL COALITION FOR PUBLIC HEALTH EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 1, 2008. THE
COMMISSIONERS WILL HAVE GORDON STULL, COUNTY COUNSELOR, REVIEW THE
AMENDMENT.

D J MCMURRY, COUNTY APPRAISER, ASK TO ADJOURN INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION FOR
TEN MINUTES TO DISCUSS NON-ELECTED PERSONNEL. CHARLES RINKE MADE A MOTION
AT 10:35 A.M. TO ADJOURN INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION FOR TEN MINUTES TO DISCUSS
NON-ELECTED PERSONNEL. DWIGHT ADAMS SECONDED THE MOTION. MOTION
CARRIED. THE BOARD RECONVENED INTO REGULAR SESSION AT 10:45 A.M. NO ACTION
TAKEN.

DEDRA BRANT MET WITH THE COMMISSIONERS TO DISCUSS THE NEIGHBORHOOD
REVITALIZATION PROGRAM.

GORDON STULL, COUNTY COUNSELOR, DISCUSSED THE PERSONNEL POLICIES.

RANDY PHILLIPPI, ROAD SUPERVISOR AND GORDON STULL, COUNTY COUNSELOR,
TALKED ABOUT PRELIMINARY RESULTS OF LAND SURVEYS.

THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS DWIGHT ADAMS MADE A MOTION TO ADJOURN
THE MEETING. CHARLES RINKE SECONDED THE MOTION. MOTION CARRIED. MEETING
ADJOURNED.




                                                                  July 7, 2008
                                    ____________________________________
                                    JOE R REYNOLDS        CHAIRMAN


                                    ____________________________________
                                    DWIGHT ADAMS          MEMBER
ATTEST:

_________________________________   ____________________________________
SHERRY KRUSE, COUNTY CLERK          CHARLES F RINKE       MEMBER
THE PRATT COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MET JULY 14, 2008 AT 9:00 A.M. AT THE
COURTHOUSE 1ST FLOOR COMMISSIONERS ROOM WITH THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS
PRESENT: JOE R REYNOLDS, DWIGHT ADAMS AND CHARLES F RINKE.

THE MEETING WAS OPENED WITH THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE.

PURCHASE ORDERS WERE APPROVED.

THE COMMISSIONERS SIGNED A LETTER IN RESPONSE TO THE SUMNER COUNTY
COMMISSIONERS CONCERNING THE 30TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT’S JJA PROGRAM.

CHAIRMAN REYNOLDS SIGNED THE AMENDMENT TO BIOTERRORISM PREPAREDNESS
AND RESPONSE TO ALLOW HARPER COUNTY TO JOIN THE SOUTHCENTRAL COALITION
FOR PUBLIC HEALTH.

RANDY PHILLIPPI, ROAD SUPERVISOR, SUBMITTED A ROAD CROSSING PERMIT FOR E.
DAVID HOWARD, PRATT, KS FOR AN EASEMENT FOR THE SOUTH SIDE OF COUNTY RD
110TH ST FROM 140TH SW ST APPROXIMATELY 2.5 MILES EAST ALONG 110 TH FROM PRATT
TO APPROXIMATELY 6-9 MILES WEST OF COATS THEN 1 MILE SOUTH SECTIONS 32-33-34-
29-15 NATURAL GAS LINE. RANDY REPORTED THEY ARE HAULING ASPHALT.

DAVID WILEY, SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS COMMUNITY CORRECTIONS DIRECTOR,
PRESENTED THE FISCAL YEAR 2008 YEAR END REPORT. CHARLES RINKE MADE A MOTION
TO ACCEPT THE FY2008 YEAR END REPORT AS PRESENTED. DWIGHT ADAMS SECONDED
THE MOTION. MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY. DAVID DISCUSSED YEAR END
TRANSFERS BETWEEN LINE ITEMS IN THE BUDGET. JOE REYNOLDS MADE A MOTION TO
APPROVE THE FY 2008 YEAR END TRANSFERS. DWIGHT ADAMS SECONDED THE MOTION.
MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

VERNON CHINN, SHERIFF, INFORMED THE BOARD HE IS APPLYING FOR FBI TRAINING.
VERNON SAID THIS IS JUST THE FIRST STEP. CHAIRMAN REYNOLDS SIGNED THE
AUTHORIZATION FOR VERNON CHINN TO APPLY FOR THE FBI TRAINING. THE BOARD
DISCUSSED PROCEDURES FOR BOND AGENTS. VERNON SAID THEY DO NOT RECOMMEND
BOND AGENTS.

TIFFANY BROWN, RSVP DIRECTOR, PRESENTED BILLS AND CHECKS THAT THE BOARD
APPROVED AND SIGNED.

DEAN STAAB, PRATT COUNTY ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES DIRECTOR, REPORTED
CHEMICAL SALES HAVE INCREASED.

PEGGY LEE AND BUD SIMMONS, LAKE COMMITTEE MEMBERS, DISCUSSED THE 2009 LAKE
BUDGET.

KENNETH VAN BLARICUM, COUNTY ATTORNEY, VISITED WITH THE COMMISSIONERS.

STEVE LAPRAD, PATTON, CRAMER AND LAPRAD, REVIEWED THE PRELIMINARY 2009
BUDGET FOR PRATT COUNTY.

MARK MCMANAMAN, EMERGENCY SERVICES DIRECTOR, REPORTED AN IN-KIND
CONTRIBUTION OF $9350 FROM THE KANSAS DEPARTMENT OF WILDLIFE AND PARKS TO
PURCHASE A STORM SIREN FOR THE WILDLIFE AND PARKS AREA.

JOE REYNOLDS MADE A MOTION AT 1:05 P.M.TO ADOURN INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION FOR
15 MINUTES TO DISCUSS NON-ELECTED PERSONNEL. DWIGHT ADAMS SECONDED THE
MOTION. MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY. THE BOARD RECONVENED AT 1:20 P.M. NO
ACTION TAKEN.
PEGGY LEE ASKED THE COMMISSIONERS FOR A DONATION TO THE AMERICAN CANCER
SOCIETY RELAY FOR LIFE. DWIGHT ADAMS MADE A MOTION TO DONATE $100 TO THE
AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY RELAY FOR LIFE. CHARLES RINKE SECONDED THE MOTION.
MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

GORDON STULL, COUNTY COUNSELOR, DISCUSSED REVISIONS TO THE COUNTY
PERSONNEL POLICIES.

CHARLES RINKE MADE A MOTION AT 1:45 P.M. TO ADJOURN INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION
FOR TEN MINUTES TO DISCUSS NON-ELECTED PERSONNEL. DWIGHT ADAMS SECONDED
THE MOTION. MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY. THE BOARD RECONVENED AT 1:55 P.M.
NO ACTION TAKEN.

D J MCMURRY, COUNTY APPRAISER, DISCUSSED HIS COMPUTER DUTIES. THE
COMMISSIONERS DECIDED THAT EACH DEPARTMENT WILL TAKE RESPONSIBILITY FOR
THEIR OWN COMPUTER REPAIRS, PURCHASING AND UPDATES.

CHAIRMAN REYNOLDS SIGNED THE SEMI-ANNUAL PROGRAM INCOME REPORT ON THE
MICRO-LOAN ACCOUNT FROM GREAT PLAINS DEVELOPMENT INC.

THE MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETING WERE APPROVED.

THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS DWIGHT ADAMS MADE A MOTION TO ADJOURN
THE MEETING. CHARLES RINKE SECONDED THE MOTION. MOTION CARRIED
UNANIMOUSLY. MEETING ADJOURNED.


                                           ____________________________________
                                           JOE R REYNOLDS        CHAIRMAN


                                           ____________________________________
                                           DWIGHT ADAMS          MEMBER
ATTEST:

___________________________________        ____________________________________
SHERRY KRUSE, COUNTY CLERK                 CHARLES F RINKE       MEMBER
THE PRATT COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MET JULY 21, 2008 AT 9:00 A.M. AT THE
COURTHOUSE 1ST FLOOR COMMISSIONERS ROOM WITH THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS
PRESENT: JOE R REYNOLDS, DWIGHT ADAMS AND CHARLES F RINKE.

THE MEETING WAS OPENED WITH THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE.

PURCHASE ORDERS WERE APPROVED.

RANDY PHILLIPPI, ROAD SUPERVISOR, PRESENTED SURVEYS DONE ON NW 120 TH AVE &
NW 20TH ST AND NW 50TH ST. RANDY SAID THEY ARE ASPHALTING AND MOWING.

KENNETH VAN BLARICUM, COUNTY ATTORNEY, INTRODUCED JAY VAN BLARICUM,
ATTORNEY FOR THE KANSAS STATE BOARD OF TAX APPEALS. KEN DISCUSSED THE 2009
COUNTY ATTORNEY BUDGET. HE IS WILLING TO REDUCE HIS BUDGET BY $10,000.

VERNON CHINN, SHERIFF, REPORTED A REDUCTION IN HIS 2009 BUDGET OF $23,000.

DEAN STAAB, PRATT COUNTY ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES DIRECTOR, REPORTED ON A
NOXIOUS WEED CERTIFICATION CLASS HE AND DON KITSON ATTENDED LAST WEEK.
DEAN SAID THEY ARE GETTING READY FOR THE RECYCLING BOOTH AT THE COUNTY
FAIR.

THE MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETING WERE APPROVED.

CHAIRMAN REYNOLDS SIGNED THE NOTICE TO TOWNSHIP 12 CONCERNING A
TEMPORARY CEREAL MALT BEVERAGE LICENSE FOR NINNESCAH VALLEY CHAPTER
ROCKY MOUNTAIN ELK FOUNDATION ON AUGUST 22, 23 AND 24, 2008.

PATTY RICHARDSON, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, GREAT PLAINS DEVELOPMENT INC., DODGE
CITY, KS, PRESENTED AN OVERVIEW OF THE REGIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
AGENCY FOR 28 COUNTIES IN SOUTHWEST KANSAS. CHARLES RINKE MADE A MOTION
TO APPROVE THE MEMBERSHIP FEE OF $1885.20 TO GREAT PLAINS DEVELOPMENT INC.
DWIGHT ADAMS SECONDED THE MOTION. MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY. MS.
RICHARDSON SUBMITTED A SUBORDINATION AGREEMENT BETWEEN PRATT COUNTY
AND COX/MONTGOMERY INC., PRATT, KS. THE COMMISSIONERS WILL HAVE GORDON
STULL, COUNTY COUNSELOR, REVIEW THE AGREEMENT.

DAVE HOWARD, CITY MANAGER, DISCUSSED THE TRANSPORTATION RESOLUTION
#061608 SIGNED BY THE CITY AND COUNTY. THE RESOLUTION HAS BEEN REVISED TO
INCLUDE THE CONTINUANCE OF AIRPORT IMPROVEMENTS. DWIGHT ADAMS MADE A
MOTION TO APPROVE THE CHANGES TO RESOLUTION #061608 ENDORSING
TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENTS FOR THE CITY OF PRATT AND THE COUNTY OF
PRATT. CHARLES RINKE SECONDED THE MOTION. MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

MARK MCMANAMAN, EMERGENCY SERVICES DIRECTOR, ASKED TO ADJOURN INTO
EXECUTIVE SESSION TO DISCUSS NON-ELECTED PERSONNEL. CHARLES RINKE MADE A
MOTION AT 11:20 A.M. TO ADJOURN INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION FOR 20 MINUTES TO
DISCUSS NON-ELECTED PERSONNEL. DWIGHT ADAMS SECONDED THE MOTION. MOTION
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY. THE BOARD RECONVENED INTO REGULAR SESSION AT 11:40
A.M. NO ACTION TAKEN.

GINGER GOERING, JUVENILE JUSTICE AUTHORITY 30 TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
ADMINISTRATIVE CONTACT, TOLD THE COMMISSIONERS THERE ARE BALANCES LEFT IN
THE GRADUATED SANCTIONS PROGRAM FOR FY2008. GINGER SAID THE BIG BROTHERS
AND BIG SISTERS PROGRAM CURRENTLY DOES NOT HAVE A DIRECTOR AND IS SHOWING
NO GROWTH. THE JCAB HAS RECOMMENDED DISCONTINUING THE PROGRAM IF A
DIRECTOR IS NOT HIRED BY SEPTEMBER 30, 2008.
GORDON STULL, COUNTY COUNSELOR, REVIEWED THE SUBORDINATION AGREEMENT
BETWEEN PRATT COUNTY AND COX/MONTGOMERY INC., PRATT, KS. CHARLES RINKE
MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE SUBORDINATION AGREEMENT BETWEEN PRATT
COUNTY AND COX/MONTGOMERY INC., PRATT, KS. DWIGHT ADAMS SECONDED THE
MOTION. MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

GORDON STULL, COUNTY COUNSELOR, ASKED TO ADJOURN INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION
TO DISCUSS AN ATTORNEY/CLIENT MATTER. CHARLES RINKE MADE A MOTION AT 1:00
P.M. TO ADJOURN INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION FOR 15 MINUTES TO DISCUSS AN
ATTORNEY/CLIENT MATTER. DWIGHT ADAMS SECONDED THE MOTION. MOTION
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY. THE BOARD RECONVENED AT 1:15 P.M. NO ACTION TAKEN.

DAVID WILEY, SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS COMMUNITY CORRECTIONS DIRECTOR,
DISCUSSED THE FY2009 CARRYOVER REIMBURSEMENT PLAN BUDGET SUMMARY FOR
FY09. THE STATE REQUIRES A BUDGET BE SUBMITTED FOR SPENDING THE CARRYOVER
OF $43,477.82. MOST OF THE CARRYOVER WILL BE SPENT FOR TRAVEL, PURCHASE OF A
CAR AND ANGER MANAGEMENT CLASSES. CHARLES RINKE MADE A MOTION TO
APPROVE THE FY2009 CARRYOVER REIMBURSEMENT PLAN BUDGET SUMMARY FOR FY09.
DWIGHT ADAMS SECONDED THE MOTION. MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

THE COMMISSIONERS, STEVE LAPRAD, PATTON, CRAMER AND LAPRAD, AND
DEPARTMENT HEADS, RANDY PHILLIPPI, ROAD SUPERVISOR, DAVID WILEY, SCKCC
DIRECTOR, VERNON CHINN, SHERIFF, DEAN STAAB, PCES DIRECTOR AND MARK
MCMANAMAN, EMS DIRECTOR, MET TO DISCUSS REDUCTIONS TO THE 2009 BUDGET. THE
COMMISSIONERS GOAL IS TO KEEP THE MILL LEVY CLOSE TO THE SAME AS LAST YEAR.
OTHER DEPARTMENT HEADS HAD SUBMITTED REDUCTIONS PREVIOUSLY. DEPARTMENT
HEADS REDUCED THEIR 2009 BUDGETS TO MEET THAT GOAL.

MARK MCMANAMAN, EMERGENCY SERVICES DIRECTOR, GORDON STULL, COUNTY
COUNSELOR AND THE COMMISSIONERS DISCUSSED CHANGES TO THE RESOLUTION
PERTAINING TO BURNING RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR PRATT COUNTY, KANSAS
PASTURE, CONSERVATION RESERVE PROGRAM ACREAGE, STUBBLE LAND, WATERWAY
AND RIGHT-OF-WAY BURNING.

THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS CHARLES RINKE MADE A MOTION TO ADJOURN
THE MEETING. DWIGHT ADAMS SECONDED THE MOTION. MOTION CARRIED
UNANIMOUSLY. MEETING ADJOURNED.


                                            ____________________________________
                                            JOE R REYNOLDS        CHAIRMAN


                                            ____________________________________
                                            DWIGHT ADAMS          MEMBER
ATTEST:

__________________________________          ____________________________________
SHERRY KRUSE, COUNTY CLERK                  CHARLES F RINKE       MEMBER
THE PRATT COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MET JULY 28, 2008 AT 9:00 A.M. AT THE
COURTHOUSE 1ST FLOOR COMMISSIONERS ROOM WITH THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS
PRESENT: JOE R REYNOLDS, DWIGHT ADAMS AND CHARLES F RINKE.

THE MEETING WAS OPENED WITH THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE.

PURCHASE ORDERS WERE APPROVED.

RANDY PHILLIPPI, ROAD SUPERVISOR, REPORTED THEY ARE SHORT-HANDED WITH
EMPLOYEES ON VACATION. COMMISSIONER ADAMS DISCUSSED A REQUEST FOR A DEAD
END SIGN SOUTH OF NE 30TH ST.

VERNON CHINN, SHERIFF, DISCUSSED PURCHASING A PICKUP AND CAR.

PEGGY LEE, LAKE COMMITTEE MEMBER, TALKED WITH THE BOARD ABOUT FUNDING
OPTIONS FOR IMPROVEMENTS AT THE LAKE.

DEAN STAAB, PRATT COUNTY ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES DIRECTOR, REPORTED THEY
HAVE STARTED SPRAYING THE HIGHWAY RIGHT-OF-WAYS FOR KDOT. DEAN SAID THE
RECYCLING BOOTH AT THE COUNTY FAIR WAS A SUCCESS.

KENNETH VAN BLARICUM, COUNTY ATTORNEY, DISCUSSED THE 2009 COUNTY
ATTORNEY’S BUDGET.

THE MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETING WERE APPROVED.

MARK MCMANAMAN, EMERGENCY SERVICES DIRECTOR, TOLD THE BOARD HE HAD
PURCHASED A 2001 CHEVROLET SUBURBAN FROM DOUG REH CHEVROLET FOR $13,500.
THE COMMISSIONERS VIEWED THE VEHICLE AND THOUGHT IT WAS A GOOD DEAL.

TIFFANY BROWN, RSVP DIRECTOR, DISCUSSED THE SENIOR CENTER PROGRAMS.

RICH SANDERS, HOSPITAL BOARD MEMBER, INVITED THE COMMISSIONERS TO ATTEND
THE HOSPITAL BOARD MEETING MONDAY, AUGUST 4, 2008 AT 7:30 P.M. IN THE DAVAULT
ROOM AT PRMC. THEY WILL DISCUSS CURRENT FACILITIES AND LONG RANGE PLANS
FOR THE HOSPITAL.

GORDON STULL, COUNTY ATTORNEY, ASKED TO ADJOURN INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION TO
DISCUSS AN ATTORNEY/CLIENT MATTER. CHARLES RINKE MADE A MOTION AT 11:00 A.M.
TO ADJOURN INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION FOR 10 MINUTES TO DISCUSS AN
ATTORNEY/CLIENT MATTER. DWIGHT ADAMS SECONDED THE MOTION. MOTION
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY. THE BOARD RECONVENED AT 11:10 A.M. NO ACTION TAKEN.

LOIS GALLAUGHER, DEPUTY COUNTY TREASURER, MET WITH THE BOARD TO DISCUSS
HER JOB DUTIES DUE TO THE RESIGNATION OF THE CURRENT TREASURER.

THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS CHARLES RINKE MADE A MOTION TO ADJOURN
THE MEETING. DWIGHT ADAMS SECONDED THE MOTION. MOTION CARRIED
UNANIMOUSLY. MEETING ADJOURNED.
                                            __________________________________
                                            JOE R REYNOLDS        CHAIRMAN

                                              __________________________________
                                              DWIGHT ADAMS          MEMBER
ATTEST:
___________________________________           __________________________________
SHERRY KRUSE, COUNTY CLERK                    CHARLES F RINKE       MEMBER

				
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