Brown County Commission 7.8.19

Submitted by Melissa Gormley, Brown County Clerk

The Board of Brown County Commissioners met in regular session on Monday, July 8, with the following members present: Chairman Keith Olsen, Dwight A. Kruse and Richard L. Lehmkuhl. Also present were Brown County Clerk Melissa Gormley and Deputy County Clerk Dawn Boyles. County Attorney Kevin Hill was present for a portion of the meeting.

Olsen opened the meeting at 8:10 a.m. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited by all. Pastor Alan Aley led the meeting with a prayer.

Manny Martinez and Ben Walker, courthouse custodians, discussed removal of the generator.

Commissioners approved the letter Union Pacific Railroad in regard to trains blocking traffic.

The commissioners discussed the Emergency Manager position. It was approved to keep the position open until filled.

Also at the meeting:

The July 3, 2019 payroll was approved as follows: General, $69,392.13; Road and Bridge, $16,861.01; Election, $1,745.77; Technology, $1,032.76; Appraiser, $7,444.96; Noxious Weed, $2,171.38; ACC, $6,447.98; JJA Core, $7,127.64; Reinvestment Grant, $1,749.46; Services for Elderly, $2,554.88; Solid Waste, $4,095.50; Special MVT, $2,640; Employee Benefit FICA, $7,994.46; and Employee Benefit KPERS, $9,628.28. After State Unemployment/Workers Compensation of $219.54 and Insurance of $2,572.94 were taken out, the total paid was $138,093.73.

Minutes from the July 1, 2019 meeting were approved.

Commissioners approved Resolution 2019-14, proclaiming July 31 through Aug. 3 as Homer White Week.

A temporary liquor license for Lisa Radley was approved for July 26-27.

Commissioner Kruse was appointed as a voting delegate for the Kansas Association of Counties, with Commissioner Lehmkuhl appointed as an alternate.

The next regular meeting was held Monday, July 15. These minutes were not available at The Herald’s press time.


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