Phillips County Commissioners Meeting Minutes

April 9, 2018

Chairman Dibble called the April 9, 2018 County Commissioners meeting to order at 8:30 a.m., with the three Commissioners and the County Clerk attending.  The minutes of the April 2, 2018 meeting were read.  The motion was made by Bill Greving to approve the minutes as read.  Craig Snider seconded the motion.  Discussion followed.  Motion carried 3-0.

 

Items discussed with Rick Capps included:  closing a road in Long Island Township; pulling shoulders up on the Gretna Road; a tube on Kiowa & 600 Road; E Limestone Road, the equipment has been moved and could still use a couple loads of dirt; a bridge on Navajo Road east of the West Cedar Cemetery, best to tear the bridge out and start over with a small bridge; the condition of Kansas Avenue and a request from Ivan Wagner in Mound Township.

 

Dan Moore said he had gotten the pickup from Hays and the new door had been installed at the recycle center.  He told the Commission that Penco Engineering is still working on the storm water plan and the buffer zone requirements were also discussed.   The motion was made by Craig Snider to sign a letter to send to KDHE requesting approval in reduction of the buffer zone for Phillips County C/D Landfill Permit No. 374 from its southwest boundary line and the northeast boundary line from 150 feet to 50 feet.  Bill Greving seconded the motion.  Discussion followed.  Motion carried 3-0.

 

The motion was made by Bill Greving to sign a letter to send to KDHE requesting approval in reduction of the buffer zone for Phillips County C/D Landfill Permit No. 820 from its southwest boundary line and the northeast boundary line from 150 feet to 50 feet.  Craig Snider seconded the motion.  Discussion followed.  Motion carried 3-0.

 

The county wide cleanup will be the week of April 23-28.  E-waste can be taken to the landfill at any time.

 

Vouchers and checks for expenses for the week of April 2-6 were approved and signed.

 

Deb Grammon told the Commissioners that she was needing to purchase a new server for the District Court and purchase a new computer for her use.  The motion was made by Bill Greving to accept a quote and to approve the purchase of a Lenovo ThinkCentre M710t Desktop Computer from Nex-Tech in the amount of $1,462.94.  Craig Snider seconded the motion.  Discussion followed.  Motion carried 3-0.  This is to be paid from the District Court budget.

 

The motion was made by Craig Snider to accept a quote from Nex-Tech for a HPE ProLiant ML350 G10 4U Tower Server plus accessories for the amount of $8,111.55.  Bill Greving seconded the motion.  Discussion followed.  Motion carried 3-0.  This will be paid from the District Court Equipment Reserve Fund.

 

A thank you was received for the Northern Valley Post Prom donation.

 

Bret Derr and Alan Hale met with the Commissioners concerning an NRP parcel.

 

Kevin McDowell asked about mowing the area south of Kirwin by the NOAA tower.  The motion was made by Bill Greving and seconded by Craig Snider continue with Kevin McDowell mowing the area around the tower and to pay him $50 per time.  Discussion followed.  Motion carried 3-0.

 

Max said Harlan Nonhof had visited with him about designating a place for individuals in the county that are on oxygen should there be a disaster.

 

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