COMMISSION MINUTES

The Nodaway County Commission met in regular session Thursday, June 13.

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: inventory transfer/disposal form; liquor licenses for Hy-Vee, Backyard Vine & Wine, The Q BBQ, Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar, Walgreens, Aramark, Rick’s Country Shoppe, Dollar General No. 227, The Stable Pub & Grub; payment requisition for the Railroad Yard for a steel tank, payment requisition for Gray Oil & Gas Co. for diesel fuel, payment requisition for Summa Implement Co. for parts; payment requisition for EJ Rice for 2019-’20 canvassing.

• Correspondence and reports: Extension Council expense report for May 2019, floodplain development permit/application.

• A consolidated 911 dispatch meeting attended by the commissioners, Maryville City Manager Greg McDanel, Public Safety Director Keith Wood, Sheriff Randy Strong and Sheriff’s Deputy Scott Wedlock.

• Approval of a Community Development Block Grant environmental assessment and review.

• A telephone meeting with Hughes Township Trustee Stan Sportsman with regard to roads and drainage tubes.

• A telephone meeting with a Polk Township resident who voiced concerns about Hawk Road.

• A meeting with White Cloud wind farm Development Manager Reed Bartels that included approval of an irrevocable letter of credit.

• Approval of a letter to State Conservationist J.R. Flores requesting federal assistance under the provisions of the Flood Control Act and the Agricultural Credit Act.

• A meeting with Snyder & Associates engineer Andy Macias with regard to approval of U.S. Army Corp of Engineers applications for construction for bridges 0120007, 0198008, 00320022 and 0407005.

The Nodaway County Commission met in regular session Tuesday, June 18.

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

The commission was not in session Thursday, June 20, due to the commissioners’ attendance at the quarterly Northwest District commissioners training seminar.

Business before the board on the 18th included:

• Approvals and requisitions: Liquor license approvals for Pizza Hut, El Nopal, Breaktime, State Line Cycle, Casey’s General Store (locations 3786, 3460 and 2469), Holtman Oil Co., El Maguey and Hoepker Bar & Grill.

•  Payment requisitions for The Student Body for Sheriff’s Office uniforms; Hy-Vee, Graves Food and Falls City Mercantile for inmate food and supplies; MTE Office Center for a scanner and a computer upgrade; Cody Runde for Road & Bridge Dept. uniform.

• Reports and correspondence: White Cloud wind farm delivery flow plan; Sheriff’s Office update.

• Closed session with regard to personnel.

• Proposal of possible dates for Board of Equalization hearings. Assessor Rex Wallace suggested July 9, 11, 16, 18 and 23.

• A meeting with Kim Mildward and Jerri Dearmont of the Northwest Missouri Regional Council of Governments, who reviewed services provided by the agency.

• A meeting with Ryan Choquette and Casey McGill of the Tenaska Clear Creek wind farm project. Choquette and McGill offered a project update and review of a new road-use map.

• A telephone meeting with Mitch Schmitz of ABK Fire & Safety regarding fire extinguisher inspections.

• Inspection of road 288 and 296 in Union Township.