GRANT COUNTY CEMETERY DISTRICT
August 9, 2013
MEMBERS PRESENT: Chairman Darrin Figgins, Vice-Chairman
Cecil Simpson, and Members Ronald Craft and Kathy Olson.
MEMBERS ABSENT: David Schell
STAFF PRESENT: Sexton Bernard LaFever and Secretary Paula
PUBLIC PRESENT: Dennis Ruckman, Ofelia Guzman, Julia
Atayde, Beverly Milburn, Wayne Russett, Susan Mason, Dana McDaniel.
Chairman Figgins opened the meeting and asked for public
input about the cemetery decorations policy. Comments were made about needing clarification
on wording about decorations, maintenance interference, and who can remove
decorations. Chairman Figgins thanked the public for their input and advised
that the policy would be revised as soon as possible and published and welcomed
the public to stay for the remainder of the meeting. The public left the
Minutes: Minutes of July 12 and 29, 2013 were reviewed.
Kathy Olson moved, Cecil Simpson seconded that the minutes of July 12, 2013 be
approved. Carried unanimously. Cecil Simpson moved, Ronald Craft seconded,
that the minutes of July 29, 2013 be approved. Carried unanimously.
Budget Hearing: Chairman Figgins opened the Budget Hearing
for the 2014 Budget. There were no comments. Kathy Olson moved, Cecil Simpson
seconded, that the 2014 Budget be adopted as published $320,000. Carried
unanimously. Kathy Olson further moved and Ronald Craft seconded, that
Resolution No. 2013-1, waiving the requirements of K.S.A. 75-1120a, be
adopted. Carried unanimously. Chairman Figgins closed the hearing.
Neighborhood Revitalization Program: Chairman Figgins
opened the hearing for the NRP. There were no comments. Cecil Simpson moved,
Ronald Craft seconded, that the Interlocal Agreement with Grant County be
approved. Carried unanimously.
Decorations Policy: Following discussion, it was decided
to revise the draft to clarify the above items and send the final draft to
board members. Kathy Olson moved, Ronald Craft seconded, that the revised
policy be adopted as long as the revision meets the board?s intention. Carried
unanimously. The board wants the regulations published and provided to all
purchasers. The sign at the Cemetery will also be updated. Darrin Figgins
will visit with the American Legion about working with the Sexton prior to
placement of the crosses.
Irrigation System: Cecil reported that Ruben with the
City is looking into filters for us to improve the water flow from the sewage
The meeting was adjourned at 1:15 p.m. upon motion by
Kathy Olson, second by Cecil Simpson.