of County Commissioners met in regular session at 9:30 a.m. with all members
and the county clerk present.
made the motion to approve the minutes of the October 1, 2002 meeting and to
approve the claims against the various funds of the county. Gene Schwein seconded the motion and it
Ramski, Civic Center Building and Grounds Manager, presented an update of her
department. Only one bid for air
conditioning for the Commercial Building was received. Frank Goldsby, Public Works Administrator,
also attended this portion of the meeting.
John Crosby was called and came to answer questions regarding the bid
from Ross Heating and Plumbing. Gene
Schwein made the motion to accept the base bid and alternate one from Ross
Heating and Plumbing not to exceed $17,006.70.
Carl Higgs seconded the motion and it passed unanimously.
Skiles, Economic Development Director, presented the Grant County Economic
Incentive Fund Policy that was reviewed by the commissioners. Carl Higgs made the motion to reappoint Rod
Kreie to the Economic Development Board for a three-year term, and to appoint
David Jesse to a three-year term replacing Chuck Hacker whose term has expired. Gene Schwein seconded the motion and it
Road Supervisor, and Frank Goldsby, Public Works Administrator, presented bids
for two belly dump trailers. Berry
Tractor and Equipment bid $36,200; Foley Equipment Co. bid $61,634; and Murphy
Tractor and Equipment Co. bid $41,286. Gene Schwein made the motion to accept the low bid from Berry
Tractor and Equipment Co. for two Ranco trailers at a total cost not to exceed
$36,200. Carl Higgs seconded the motion
and it passed unanimously.
Pauda, local citizen, requested that the commissioners waive fees for use of
the civic center for the 15th birthday party for a young girl who
has a life threatening kidney disorder.
The commissioners agreed to this and asked only that a regular contract
be executed and all rules be complied with.
They asked her to talk to Sheriff Babcock regarding security for the
function. Nancy Ramski, Civic Center
Building and Grounds Manager, asked that there be no beer or alcohol at the
function. Mrs. Pauda said she had no
problem with that, and that she would talk to the sheriff regarding security.
Lofland, Transfer Station Manager, updated the commission on the fire at his
facility last week. He reported that an
engineer has assessed the building and there is no structural damage. He said the trailer is a total loss, the
truck is fine except for the smoke smell and the tractor is repairable.
was held on renewing the contract with Nex-Tech for computer support. Gene Schwein made the motion to contract
with Nex-Tech for support and the annual upgrade at a cost of $10,717 for
support and $750 for the annual IBM/AS400 operation system upgrade. Carl Higgs seconded the motion and it passed
made the motion to accept the agreement for the annual audit to be performed by
Hay, Rice and Associates at an approximate cost of $19,800. Gene Schwein seconded the motion and it
commissioners adjourned to meet again in regular session on November 5, 2002.
Linda McHenry, County Clerk Madison Traster, Chairman