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C20060706                                                                                         July 6, 2006

 

            The Board of County Commissioners met in special session at 10:00 a.m. with all members and the County Clerk present. Robin Hathaway, County Attorney, also attended the meeting.

 

            The meeting was called for the purpose of discussing non-elected personnel.

 

            Marty Long made the motion to recess into executive session for 30 minutes for the purpose of discussing non-elected personnel. Carl Higgs seconded the motion and it passed unanimously.

 

            David Graber, part time county employee, was called to meet with the commissioners. Carl Higgs made the motion to recess into executive session for 20 minutes for the purpose of discussing non-elected personnel. Marty Long seconded the motion and it passed unanimously. After 20 minutes the meeting continued in open session.

 

            Vivian Button, part time county employee, was called to meet with the commissioners.  Marty Long made the motion to recess into executive session for 10 minutes for the purpose of discussing non-elected personnel. Carl Higgs seconded the motion and it passed unanimously. After 10 minutes the meeting continued in open session.

 

            Lee Wright, county employee, was called to meet with the commissioners. Carl Higgs made the motion to recess into executive session for 10 minutes for the purpose of discussing non-elected personnel. Marty Long seconded the motion and it passed unanimously. After 10 minutes the meeting continued in open session.

 

            At 11:45 a.m. the commissioners recessed until 2:30 p.m.

 

            Robin Hathaway, County Attorney, met with the commissioners. David Wagner, Transfer Station Manager also met with the commissioners. Marty Long made motion to recess into executive session for 15 minutes for personnel matters. Carl Higgs seconded the motion and it passed unanimously. After 15 minutes the meeting continued in open session.

 

            Cindy Heaton, Transfer Station Weigh Master/Secretary, met with the commissioners. Carl Higgs made the motion to recess into executive session for 15 minutes for the personnel matters. Marty Long seconded the motion and it passed unanimously. After 15 minutes, the meeting continued in open session.

 

            Marty Long made motion to terminate David Wagner’s employment as Transfer Station Manager effective today. Carl Higgs seconded the motion and it passed unanimously.

 

            Carl Higgs made motion to terminate Cindy Heaton’s employment as secretary at the Transfer Station effective today. Marty Long seconded the motion and it passed unanimously.

 

            Marty Long made motion to appoint Lee Wright as interim Transfer Station Manager and compensate him at the rate of $15.44/hour until a manager is hired. Carl Higgs seconded the motion and it passed unanimously. At that time, Mr. Wright’s hourly rate will return to the rate he was earning prior to the interim manager position.

 

            Carl Higgs made the motion to appoint Vivian Button as interim secretary at the Transfer Station and compensate her at the rate of $12.40/hour until a new secretary is hired. Marty Long seconded the motion and it passed unanimously.

 

            Marty Long made the motion to adjourn at 3:40 p.m. to meet again in regular session on July 18, 2006. Carl Higgs seconded the motion and it passed unanimously.

 

Linda McHenry, County Clerk                          Madison Traster, Chairman