Brown County Commission 3.19.18

The Board of Brown County Commissioners met in regular session on Monday, March 19, with the following members present: Chairman Steve Roberts, Dwight Kruse and Keith Olsen. Also present was County Clerk Melissa Gormley and Deputy County Clerk Dawn Boyles. County Attorney Kevin Hill was present for a portion of the meeting. Roberts opened the meeting at 8:10 a.m.

Bob Hamilton with the Kansas Department of Transportation presented Brown County Sheriff John Merchant with the AAA Platinum Award for Traffic Safety Issues. This is the fourth award the Brown County Sheriff’s Office has received.

The commissioners held a five-minute executive session on non-elected personnel with the three commissioners, Merchant and Gormley present to discuss personnel matters of non-elected personnel with executive session necessary to protect privacy interests. No binding action was taken following the executive session.

Gormley presented ideas for the two new benches to be purchased for the Courthouse Square. The commissioners decided to purchase two six-foot park benches at the cost of $828.85 each.

Department Reports

Olsen reported Nicholas Isaacs submitted his resignation Friday, March 16. Olsen recommends moving Brandon Killoren from Rover to District 2 Road Crew.

Also at the meeting:

The March 14, 2018, payroll was approved as follows: General, $69,521.62; Road and Bridge, $12,771.34; Election, $1,665.77; Technology, $1,041.82; Appraiser, $7,140.02; Noxious Weed, $1,500.75; Diversion, $5,450; ACC, $6,201.33; JJA Core, $6,884.26; Reinvestment Grant, $1,687.23; ACE Fund, $158.42; Services for Elderly, $2,613; Solid Waste, $2,541.20; Employee Benefit FICA, $7,572.71; and Employee Benefit KPERS, $9,248.94. After State Unemployment and Workers Compensation of $188.06 and Insurance of $2,704.79 were taken out, the total was $133,105.56.

The commissioners approved the March 12 minutes.

The commissioners approved Road and Bridge Permit No. 18-01.

The next regular meeting will be held Friday, March 30, to approve month-end bills.

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