COMMISSION MINUTES

The Nodaway County Commission met in regular session Tuesday, September 22.

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 governing board included:

• Approvals and requisitions: Road and Bridge to Taylor Concrete Pumping for concrete on Bridge #1020007; to Railroad Yard for supplies for Road #234; Sheriff to 911 Custom for equipment.

• Review of mail and email: Email NW Workforce Development Board re: NW Region Job Center certifications;Vehicle Sales Tax and Motor Fuel Tax Report

• Ed Walker, road and bridge supervisor, discussed options for Road #223 in Independence Township that the commission asked him to look into. Also discussed where the crew has been working.  

• A conference call with Timothy Christensen was held introducing the county to what Granite has to offer in saving the county money and improving telecom services.

• The commission met with Greg McDanel, City of Maryville manager, Jessica Rickabaugh, Ron Christian and Mike Stolte, all with Maryville Public Safety to get updates on the status of the Consolidated 911 Center. Rickabaugh stated the “go-live” date is currently set for October 1, 2020. McDanel stated that they would have a limited open house for county and city officials and media with an open house for the public sometime next year.

The commission inspected Road #1051 in Polk Township

• The commission reviewed CARES Act Fund applications submitted under round two of the Small Business grant process with Marilyn Jenkins, collector/treasurer on hand to answer questions. The small business grant and civic organization grants are now closed and no longer accepting applications.  

The Nodaway County Commission met in regular session Thursday, September 24.

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 governing board included:

• Approvals and requisitions: Sheriff to Hy-Vee, Graves Food and Falls City Mercantile for inmate food and supplies.

• Review of mail and email: Signed letter for Nodaway County Economic Development (NCED) for an EDA Economic Adjustment Assistance Grant;Public Service Commission on Empire District Electric Company d/b/a Liberty District; Signed form for the Sheriff’s Department for the Missouri Surplus contract

• Lindsey Chaffin and Spencer Jones with Great River Engineering stopped in to talk to the commission about 2021 projects.

• Josh McKim, Nodaway County Economic Development and Lily White, Maryville Chamber Director discussed hours worked with the county assisting with the CARES Act Funds application process. McKim and White also made a formal request for CARES Funds that would be used to assist with a local marketing Shop Nodaway County campaign. Burns suggested the commission call the State Treasurer to ensure this is an allowable expense.  

• The commission inspected Road #807 and #789 in Hughes Township and Roads #759, 758 and #751 all in White Cloud Township. These roads are within Enel’s White Cloud Wind Project being worked on to be taken back over by the townships.

• The commission did a walk-through inspection of the courthouse with Angie Gaebler of Strata Architecture and Preservation. Gaebler will be working with the Nodaway County Clerk’s office to gather further maintenance information.

• Geist Heating and Cooling looked at an air conditioning unit not working correctly. They will be in to work on the unit on Friday, September 25.

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