Uncategorized — 17 August 2012

August 6, 2012             The Board of Kingman County Commissioners met in regular session, in the Commissioners’ Meeting Room, Kingman County Courthouse, Kingman, Kansas, on August 6, 2012.  Those present: Carol Voran, Chairperson; Fred Foley, Commissioner; Inge Luntsford, County Clerk and John Caton, County Counselor.
Chairperson Voran declared that a quorum was present and called the meeting to order at 8:00 a.m.
Agenda: Commissioner Voran made a motion to approve the agenda.  Commissioner Foley seconded, the vote was unanimous.
Staff: Fred Simon, Emergency Preparedness Manager,  Stan Goetz, HR/Planning/Zoning Director, Matt Ricke, County Attorney, Charlie Arensdorf, Public Works Director.
Visitors: Gary Hardman, H & H,  Janet McMurray with Blue Cross and Blue Shield.
Old Business: Commissioner Voran and Commissioner Foley attended the tax sale from 10:00 to 11:00.
Staff Reports: Fred Simon presented Commissioners with a letter from the Kansas Division of Emergency Management stating that Kingman County is eligible to receive a total of $14,480.00 for the 2012 Emergency Management Performance Grant Program.  Simon told Commissioners “this is 100% of the amount Kingman County is qualified for, and only three more requirements remain to receive the total amount.”
Stan Goetz & Commissioners discussed the following.
1. Department Head meeting minutes.
2. Approved Zoning Permits.
3. BP moving hearing to September 24, 2012.
4.  Misc. zoning items.
Charlie Arensdorf and Commissioners discussed the following:
1. Drive Entrance Permit.
2. Underground Construction Permit.
3. Finalize fuel quotes.
4. Execute change order for 2012 Surface Overlay Program.
5. Personnel.
6. Process collection hauling permit.
Visitor Reports:
Gary Hardman & Janet McMurray met with Commissioners to discuss the county insurance plan effective October 1, 2012.
Executive Session: Commissioner Voran moved for an executive session with the County Counselor and HR Director and County Attorney for non-elected personnel matters from 8:20 to 8:30.  Commissioner Foley seconded, the vote was unanimous.  The Board of County Commissioners returned to open session at 8:30.
Commissioner Voran moved for an executive session with the County Counselor, Public Works Director and HR Director for non-elected personnel matters from 9:35 to 9:40.  Commissioner Foley seconded, the vote was unanimous.  The Board of County Commissioners returned to open session at 9:40.
Commissioner Voran moved for an executive session with the County Clerk and HR Director for non-elected personnel matters from 11:30 to 11:40.  Commissioner Foley seconded, the vote was unanimous.  The Board of County Commissioners returned to open session at 11:40.
Motion: Commissioner Foley made a motion to accept the fuel quote from Farmers Coop Equity Company in the amount of Unleaded $3.29, #1 Diesel $3.59 and #2 Diesel $3.34.  Commissioner Voran seconded, the vote was unanimous.
Commissioner Voran made a motion to accept Change Order #1 Kingman County Construction Program Surface Overlay Program 2012.  Commissioner Foley seconded, the vote was unanimous.
Commissioner Foley made a motion to approve the sale of a tract located in the E2 of SW4 section 10-27-5 in the amount of $300.00 to Michael D Smarsh Revocable Trust.  Commissioner Voran seconded, the vote was unanimous.
Commissioner Voran made a motion to approve the sale of lots 13, 14 & 15 in the town of Varner to Farmers Coop Elevator Company in the amount of $50.00.  Commissioner Foley seconded, the vote was unanimous.
Zoning Permits: 1. Orrin Westerman for agricultural sheds in the SW4 of section 7-29-7 issued on July 30, 2012.
2. Greg Reno for an underground swimming pool in the SE4 of section 28-27-5 issued on July 30, 2012.
3. Loren Beshore for a pole shed in the NE4 of section 4-29-7 issued on August 2, 2012.
Drive Entrance: 1. Jonas Stucky – North side of section 36-27-7 (White).
Underground Construction Permit: 1. Cox Communications – Lay fiber optic cable along section C 34 & 35-27-10 (Dresden).
2. Zenda Telephone Company – Fiber Optic Project – Peters, Rochester, Belmont & Chikaskia Townships.
Approval of Minutes: Commissioner Foley made a motion to approve the minutes of the July 30, 2012 Commission Meeting.  Commissioner Voran seconded, motion carried.
Adjournment:
Commissioner Voran made a motion to adjourn.  Commissioner Foley seconded, motion carried.

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