Brown County Commission 2.20.18
The Board of Brown County Commissioners met in regular session Tuesday, Feb. 20. Those present were commissioners Dwight Kruse and Keith Olsen, County Clerk Melissa Gormley and Deputy County Clerk Dawn Boyles.
Karen Compton, Aflac Benefits Professional, spoke with the commissioners regarding benefits for the employees of Brown County.
The board appointed Commissioner Kruse to the Northeast Kansas Environmental Services Board of Directors in place of Commissioner Roberts.
The Commissioners reviewed and approved the Township Annual Reports. Powhattan Township and Washington Township Annual Reports were not approved due to not being received.
Brown County Undersheriff Randy Linck reported that there are 23 inmates — 21 males and two females — in the County Jail.
Brandon Killoren of the Road and Bridge Department updated the commission on the distributor class he attended last week.
Also at the meeting:
The Feb. 14 payroll was approved as follows: General, $69,718.08; Road and Bridge, $12,549.17; Election, $1,665.77; Technology, $646.19; Appraiser, $7,140.02; Noxious Weed, $1,656; ACC, $6,207.48; JJA Core, $6,887.99; Reinvestment Grant, $1,687.82; ACE Fund, $161.78; Services for Elderly, $2,613; Solid Waste, $2,512.50; Employee Benefit FICA, $7,141.54; and Employee Benefit KPERS, $8,702.03. After State Unemployment/Workers Compensation of $197.34 and Insurance of $2,698.84 were taken out, the total paid was $126,393.19.
Gormley presented a resignation letter from Dr. Lowell Searight to the commission. Commissioners appointed Dr. Gary McIntosh to the NEK Multi County Health Board to fulfill the unexpired term of Dr. Searight.
Commissioners approved the Feb. 12 minutes. The Jan. 31 minutes were corrected.
The next meeting will be held Wednesday, Feb. 28.