of County Commissioners met in regular session with all members and the County
department head meeting was held with the following in attendance: Tom Kramer,
Road Supervisor; Don Button, Emergency Management Coordinator; John Crosby,
Fire Chief; Todd Hampton, City/County Building Official; Lance Babcock,
Sheriff; Frank Goldsby, Public Works Administrator; Nancy Ramski, Civic Center
Building and Grounds Manager; Rita Gee, Treasurer; and Mary K. Sullivan,
Register of Deeds.
Schwein made the motion to approve the minutes of the December 17, 2002
meeting. Carl Higgs seconded the motion and it passed unanimously.
Skiles, Economic Development Director, reported that he has resigned his
position. He thanked the commissioners
for their support and the actions they have taken in support of economic
development. He commended other county officials for their professionalism and
friendliness. The commissioners thanked Mr. Skiles for his efforts while he has
Shapland, Pheasants Forever, asked the commissioners to waive the fees at the
Civic Center for their annual banquet. The commissioners explained that the
organization would have to adhere to the contract regarding security, etc. Gene
Schwein made the motion to waive the fees at the Civic Center for the Pheasants
Forever banquet. Carl Higgs seconded the motion and it passed unanimously.
made the motion to approve Resolution 03-01 approving the amended Kansas County
Association Multiline Pool By-laws. Gene Schwein seconded the motion and it
Babcock, Sheriff, requested approval to solicit bids for another vehicle. He
plans to take bids for a rear wheel drive because the front wheel drive cars
they have had have not held up. The commissioners approved his request.
Ramski, Civic Center Building and Grounds Manager, requested approval to
solicit bids for installing four electrical outlets on each column of the west
patio at the civic center. The commissioners approved her request. Ms. Ramski
asked the commissioners to think about putting a locking gate at the entrance
to the parking lot due to damage to the parking lot caused by misuse of
vehicles when there are no activities at the civic center.
City Administrator, reported that Steve Dieker, owner of Bedrock Trailer Park,
is concerned about stray animals at the park. Mr. Powers suggested using
population density as a factor in developing a resolution that the city animal
control officer could enforce within the three-mile area around the city. The
commissioners will discuss this with the county attorney.
made the motion to approve the claims against the various funds of the
county. Gene Schwein seconded the
motion and it passed unanimously.
commissioners adjourned to meet again in regular session on January 21, 2003.
Linda McHenry, County Clerk Madison Traster, Chairman