Phillips County Commissioners Meeting Minutes

July 2, 2018

 

The July 2, 2018 County Commissioners meeting was called to order at 8:30 a.m., with the three Commissioners, Rick Capps and the County Clerk attending.  The minutes of the June 25, 2018 meeting were read.    Several corrections were made.  The motion was made by Bill Greving and seconded by Craig Snider to approve the minutes as corrected.  Discussion followed.  Motion carried 3-0.

 

Areas in the county discussed with Rick included: the dirt road on E Kiowa between 300 & 400 needs bladed; W 300 Road; road south of Logan; taking some trees out at the States Pit; tree limbs down on Yankee Road; the need to overlay from the airport to the landfill; replacement of the ‘Wyrill Bridge’ and since the road is officially closed, need to put road blocks on West Dakota Road between sections 13 and 24.

 

Sheriff Radabaugh told the Commissioners that he had sold the 2008 Dodge Charger by sealed bid for $2,505.

 

J D Shelton had some questions about the facilities north of Phillipsburg.

 

The County Attorney, Missi Schoen, told the commissioners that her case load is high.  CINC cases have increased and she recently spent 2 days in a termination hearing.  She visited about the possibility of vacation and sick leave for her secretary.

 

Change of status forms were signed for David Hasselbach promotion to equipment operator at the landfill and David Nagel to full time status.

 

John Mapes and Travis Vrbas visited about the fact that books are not balanced for the end of 2017 and that we are running out of time.  July 23rd has been set for the date to discuss the 2019 budget.

 

The motion was made by Craig Snider to donate $100 to the Coronado Area Council Boy Scouts.  Bill Greving seconded the motion.  Discussion followed.  Motion carried 3-0.

 

Randy Dick, Derek Dick and Toby McCullough visited about the where the health insurance claims stand for midyear.  At 10:33 a.m. the motion was made by Bill Greving to go into executive session with Randy, Derek and Toby for the purpose of discussing non-elected personnel in the commission chambers and to come out at 10:40 a.m. Linda McDowell was asked to stay.  Craig Snider seconded the motion.  Discussion followed.  Motion carried 3-0.

 

At 10:40 a.m., the motion was made by Craig Snider to resume to regular session.  Bill Greving seconded the motion.  Discussion followed.  Motion carried 3-0.

 

Deb Hays had visited with Max about purchasing NOAA weather radios and having them available at the county fair.

 

Linda McDowell shared a letter she had received notifying the county that we would be receiving a Payment in Lieu of Taxes of $30,907.

 

A letter was received from Chief Judge Preston Pratt thanking the Commissioners for increasing the pay jurors receive.  May 31, 2018 Governing Board Meeting Minutes were received from the High Plains Health Center for review.

A letter was received from J.R. Carlson, KNRC Executive Director thanking the county for their continuing membership and support, and asking to be considered in the 2019 Budget for dues in the amount of $5,000.

 

With no further business to discuss, at 12:00 noon, the motion was made by Bill Greving to adjourn, subject to call.  Craig Snider seconded the motion.  Discussion followed.  Motion carried 3-0.