COUNTY CEMETERY DISTRICT
MEMBERS PRESENT: Chairman Darrin Figgins, Board Members Mary Sullivan, Cecil Simpson, Kathy Olson and Ronald Craft
MEMBERS ABSENT: None
STAFF PRESENT: Secretary Paula Shapland, Sexton Bernard LaFever
PUBLIC PRESENT: None
Chairman Darrin Figgins called the meeting to
Minutes: The minutes of August 8, 2014 were approved
upon motion by Ronald Craft and second by Mary Sullivan.
Financial Reports. The 3rd
quarter reports were accepted unanimously upon motion by Cecil Simpson and second
by Ronald Craft.
Sexton Report: Sexton Bernard LaFever
reported they are mowing. He purchased new front tires for the backhoe. He
also reported that the equipment is in good condition.
Irrigation Filter. Chairman Figgins reported
that the filter is to be delivered October 17th. He will talk to
Ruben about storing the filter until the building is completed.
Filter Building. Cecil Simpson reported that
we are waiting for the filter to be delivered to see what size the building
needs to be.
Water Rights. Secretary Shapland reported
that the application was returned for a signature and information and is still
Personnel Policy. Board Members discussed
whether or to consider the policy at this time and determined to table it until
the next meeting to give board members time to consider which portions, if any,
they want to adopt.
Drug Testing Policy. Following discussion,
Kathy made the motion to go ahead with drug testing for pre-employment,
accident, or reasonable suspicion. Motion was seconded and carried
unanimously. The cost per test will be $70 and setup charges have been waived
since we are closely associated with Grant County.
Lattimore Monument. Chairman Figgins reported
that Ragels is waiting for the stone to come back to them so it can be cut and returned
to the cemetery.
Disinterment of Klein baby. Chairman Figgins
updated the board members that Joyce Klein has declined to have the baby moved
after she was given the cost information which was clarified at the last
Other: Board Member Kathy Olson resigned her
position effective October 10, 2014. Chairman Figgins thanked her for many
years of public service to the cemetery district. She stated that Keith Wood
may be interested in the position. Chairman Figgins advised that a new board
member will be elected at the next regular meeting in January.
being no further business, Kathy Olson moved, Ronald Craft seconded, that the
meeting be adjourned at 12:35 p.m.