Nemaha County Commission 7.23.18

Submitted by Mary Kay Schultejans, County Clerk

The Board of Nemaha County Commissioners met in regular session on Monday, July 23, in the Commissioner’s Room of the Nemaha County Courthouse. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Dennis Henry leading the flag salute. Present also were Commissioners Gary Scoby and Tim Burdiek, Road and Bridge/Solid Waste Supervisor Dennis Ronnebaum, Office Manager Kathy Haverkamp, and County Clerk Mary Kay Schultejans recording the minutes.

Commissioners left the meeting room at 10:50 a.m. to look at the renovations completed at the Nemaha County Community Building kitchen and the new Driver’s License Office in the Pioneer Building. Commissioners returned to the meeting room at 11:55 a.m.

Department Reports

Ronnebaum advised the board that:

• Crews are still working on sealing the Sabetha-Wetmore Road at this time.

• A KDOT representative is coming today to look at a few county bridges with Ronnebaum.

Sheriff Rich Vernon advised the board that:

• Jail is currently holding 11 inmates, and one inmate at the Osawatomie State Hospital.

• Four individuals were booked into the jail this past week.

Budget Requests

The board reviewed a 2019 budget request submitted by Kanza Mental Health and Guidance Center. They are requesting $63,196.35 for 2019, which is an increase of $3,009.35 over what was levied for this organization for 2018.

Also at the meeting:

The board reviewed and approved the minutes from the July 16 meeting.

The next regularly scheduled meeting was held Monday, July 30. These minutes were not available at The Herald’s press time.

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