Nemaha County Commission 12.27.17

Submitted by Mary Kay Schultejans County Clerk

The Board of Nemaha County Commissioners met in regular session on Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017, in the Commissioner’s Room of the Nemaha County Courthouse. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Tim Burdiek leading the flag salute. Present also were Commissioners Dennis Henry and Gary Scoby, Road and Bridge/Solid Waste Supervisor Dennis Ronnebaum, Office Manager Kathy Haverkamp and Clerk Mary Kay Schultejans.

Department Reports

Ronnebaum advised the board that:

• The paddle scraper was delivered last week.

• He did send some trucks out on Sunday to blade snow off of the county roads.

• A safety inspector from the Kansas Department of Labor went through the county shop recently and will be sending the county his findings following the inspection.

Undersheriff Bob Cross advised the board that:

• They are currently holding 17 inmates in the jail.

• Everything is running smoothly right now in the Sheriff’s Office.

County Attorney Brad Lippert spoke to commissioners about the changes that he is working on to the Nemaha County Employee Handbook suggested last week by the board.

Also at the meeting:

The board reviewed vouchers submitted by the different departments to be paid at the end of December.

Chairman Burdiek signed add/abate orders as presented.

Commissioners approved Resolution 2017-10, allowing Nemaha County financial statements for 2017 to be prepared on the basis of cash receipts and disbursements.

The board reviewed and approved the minutes from the Dec. 18 meeting.

With no further county business coming before the board, Chairman Burdiek adjourned the meeting at 1:45 p.m.

The next regularly scheduled meeting was held on Tuesday, Jan. 2, due to the New Year’s Day Holiday on Monday, Jan. 1. These minutes were not available at The Herald’s press time.

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