MINUTES FOR AUGUST 27, 2018
BOARD OF CHEROKEE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
CHEROKEE COUNTY, KANSAS
Chairman Cory Moates called the regular session of the Cherokee County Board of Commissioners (The Board), to order at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, August 27, 2018 in the Commission Room, #109 of the Cherokee County Courthouse located at 110 W Maple St., Columbus,Kansas. Commissioner Anderson opened the meeting with prayer followed by the Pledge of Allegiance. Commissioners Cory Moates, Pat Collins, Neal Anderson, County Counselor Barbara Wright, and County Clerk Rodney Edmondson were present.
Members of the press present: Larry Hiatt
A motion was made by Commissioner Anderson to approve the minutes of the August 20, 2018 BOCC meeting as written. The motion was seconded by Commissioner Collins. The motion carried 3-0.
Leonard Vanatta, County Road Supervisor, appeared before the Board on county road business. Leonard stated that he checked on a fence that was built on the north side of SW Blackjack Rd. between 40th& 50th Streets. He stated that the old fence line was 50’ from the center of the roadway. The new fence line is four to five feet into the county right-of-way. The fence is ¼ mile long. The Board asked Counselor Wright to write the owner a letter, giving them 90 days to move the fence out of the right-of-way, or the county will remove it.
Commissioner Moates asked Leonard to check on the condition of W North 10th St. going west from SE 40th St. He stated that the EPA built another pond on that road, tore it up, and then left. Moates suggested rock to build the base layer back up.
A motion was made by Commissioner Moates to approve the payroll for the period ending August 17, 2018. The motion was seconded by Commissioner Anderson. The motion carried 3-0.
A motion was made by Commissioner Anderson to approve the accounts payable for the period ending August 21,2018. The motion was seconded by Commissioner Collins. The motion carried 3-0.
Clerk Edmondson read an email regarding the results of the LMI Survey for Crestline. The final LMI is 71% with a total population of 101. That would allow the County to apply for $202,000 in CDBG funds, with a recommended match of 50%.
A motion was made by Commissioner Collins to apply for $202,000 in CDBG funds for the sidewalk project in Crestline. The motion was seconded by Commissioner Anderson. The motion carried 3-0.
The Board decided that due to the Columbus Day holiday on October 8th, and the KAC meeting on October 15th, they will meet in regular sessions on Friday, October 5th, and Friday, October 12th, 2018.
The Board reviewed the purchase agreement with Computer Information Concepts (C.I.C.) for hardware and software products for multiple county offices.
A motion was made by Commissioner Collins to approve the agreement with Computer Information Concepts for hardware and software services. The motion was seconded by Commissioner Anderson. The motion carried 3-0.
Commissioner Anderson made a motion to adjourn until the regular meeting set for Monday, September 10, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. The motion was seconded by Commissioner Moates. The motion carried 3-0 at 10:25 a.m.
The Board will not meet on Monday, September 3, 2018 due to the Labor Day holiday.
ATTEST: Resolved and ordered this 10th day of September, 2018
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