COMMISSION MINUTES

The Nodaway County Commission met in regular session Tuesday, June 4.

In attendance were Presiding Commissioner Bill Walker, North District Commissioner Chris Burns, South District Commissioner Robert Stiens and County Clerk Melinda Patton. 

Business before the board included:

• Approvals and requisitions: recorder and clerk fee reports for May; payment requisition for County Binders for repairs to recorder of deeds books.

• Correspondence: Grant Township financial statement; CenturyLink email with regard to cable relocation in the Pickering area; county budget report through May 31. 

• A meeting with Missouri Department of Transportation staff with regard to semiannual bridge inspections conducted December through February.

• A meeting with Nodaway County Emergency Management Director Christy Forney with regard to flood damage estimates.

• A gravel quarry up date from Nick Jameson of Schildberg Construction.

Inspections: a drainage tube on road 170 in Hopkins Township; a bridge on road 32 in Lincoln Township.

The Nodaway County Commission met in regular session Thursday, June 6.

In attendance were Presiding Commissioner Bill Walker, North District Commissioner Chris Burns, South District Commissioner Robert Stiens and County Clerk Melinda Patton. 

Business before the board included:

• Approvals and requisitions: assessor fee report for May; payment requisition to Murphy Tractor for supplies.

• Correspondence: email from a Washington Township resident with a drainage tube concern; a vehicle sales tax/fuels tax report (through May); fuel/equipment report (through May); certificates of liability insurance from Murphy Oil USA, Busy Bees Housekeeping Professionals, FrankCrum  and Young’s General Contracting; an email from Missouri Department of Transportation engineer Randy Mendenhall with regard to the county’s “soft match” credit balance for bridge construction. The balance, based on county-funded bridge work qualifying as a match for state funding, currently stands at just over $1 million.

• A status update from Ryan Choquette on the Tenaska Clear Creek win farm project.

• A meeting with Chris Rader of the Natural Resources Conservation Service with regard to possible funding for streambank stabilization.

• Inspection of bridges 296 and 285 in Union Township.