COMMISSION MINUTES

The Nodaway County Commission met in regular session Thursday, Oct. 31.

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

• Approvals and requisitions: Approved Inventory Transfer/Disposal forms. Road and Bridge to Taylor Concrete Pumping for concrete for Bridge #01980081; The Railroad Yard for supplies. Treasurer to MTE for equipment and supplies. Commission to MTE for equipment. Prosecuting Attorney to MTE for office supplies; CIS, LLC for investigative services.

• Review of mail and email: Fiscal Year 20 Transportation Needs Priorities survey.

• Ed Walker, Road and Bridge Supervisor, discussed the progress of various county projects.

• Adam Teale with Midland Survey requested a letter from Bob Stiens, County Floodplain Administrator, regarding a property at Golden Acres. A letter was drafted and sent to Teale.

• Sally Tatro with A.J. Gallagher Insurance gave information regarding the county insurance pricing update. She is processing updated applications, but is planning to conduct open enrollment for employees on November 19, 2019 at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.

• Robert Rice, Prosecuting Attorney, updated on his office and discussed his FY20 budget requests.

• Marilyn Jenkins, Collector/Treasurer, opened one sealed tax sale bid on a property known as 212 West 2nd, Maryville, Missouri. After reviewing the bid, submitted by Kevin Evans and Vince Shelby it was accepted by the commission.

• Ryan Choquette introduced the Commission to Brett Cline who will be one of the new contacts for the Clear CreekWind project. Choquette and Cline gave status updates 

• Senator Dan Hegeman stopped in to discuss and update the Commission on legislative items.

• Donation request letters regarding the Northwest Commissioners’ Meeting, were drafted, approved and signed.

• The commission inspected Bridge #672 and Road #416, where they met with a landowner in Jackson Township.

The Nodaway County Commission met in regular session Tuesday, Nov. 5.

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

• Approvals and requisitions: Approved Inventory Transfer/Disposal forms. Assessor, Clerks and Recorder fee reports; Invoice from IHP Industrial Inc. Contractors; Kevin Hartman for Hazardous Waste site management.

• Review of mail and email: Vehicle sales tax, gas tax reports for October 2019; Fuel, equipment reports for October 2019; Letter from Missouri Department of Natural Resources and Elevator Safety Services, Inc. letter.

• Ed Walker, Road and Bridge Supervisor, discussed the progress of various county projects.

• The commissioners received a draft of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) from Greg McDanel, City of Maryville Manager. The draft was reviewed and sent to Ivan Schraeder, county attorney and Robert Rice, Prosecuting Attorney. A follow up call was made to Schraeder and later recommended revisions were sent.

• The commission left a message with Jim Knox, Norris Quarries, and spoke with Nick Jameson, Schildberg Quarries, both regarding CART rock hauling.

• Tammy Carter, H.R. Director, asked the commission to approve bringing Busy Bees Cleaning Service in for extra cleaning projects. Carter will put together information on hours and costs. A letter was signed by the commission to the insurance broker adding Carter as a co-administrator. Carter also presented the salary schedule changes based on proposed COLAs for 2020. The commission asked for additional information which Carter will present at a later meeting.

• An official closeout letter was received regarding FEMA-4238-MO-DR.

• A call was made to Greg Fisher with Maryville Glass and Lock regarding scheduling a time to repair window in assessor’s office.

• Craig McNeese and Kevin Henry with Jackson Insurance dropped in with a donation for the NW Commissioner’s meeting.

• A representative with SafetyNet called to request the county sponsor books from the Missouri Extension Office.

• The commission inspected tubes on Road #659 and #705 in Jefferson Township and tubes on Road #1022 and #1009 in Washington Township.

• The Commission filled out a transportation needs survey for NW Missouri Regional Council of Governments.

The Nodaway County Commission met in regular session Thursday, Nov. 7.

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

• Approvals and requisitions: Approved Maryville Outdoor LLC invoices; Complete Outdoor Services invoice; Snyder & Associates invoice. County to SecureTech for batteries and warranty extension; Road and Bridge to Gray Oil for diesel, Loch Sand and Construction Company for concrete.

• Review of mail and email: Email from Jeremy Price Permitting and Licensing Specialist with Enel; Email from Sally Tatro, Benefit Consultant with Gallagher Benefit Services, Inc.

• Ed Walker, Road and Bridge Supervisor, discussed the progress of various county projects.

• Following a call to Billy Mitchell with MEI Total Elevator Solutions, the Commissioners reviewed the existing service agreement for both county elevators as well as reviewing the new contract sent.

• Sheriff Randy Strong and Captain Scott Wedlock gave departmental updates. Also reviewed the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) submitted by the Greg McDanel, City of Maryville and the revisions Ivan Schraeder recommended. Strong and Wedlock will review and add the changes they would like to see and meet back with the Commission at a later date. Approved an Employee Change Request submitted by Strong.

• Tammy Carter, H.R. Director, reported the CPR/AED/First Aid training date has been set for December 12. Jim Ellison, County Employee Retirement Fund representative saw 10 employees on November 6. The Commission denied the request for Busy Bees to do additional cleaning. Carter received recommendations for the handbook from Robert Rice, Prosecuting Attorney. Carter will update the handbook with these changes and submit to the Commission for final approval. A COLA summary was completed per the Commissioners request. An Employer Size Survey was signed.

• A call was made to Jim Knox with Norris Quarries regarding CART road rock. Knox reported all township’s approved rock had been hauled. Also reported rock hauling had begun for County Road #183.

• Mark Wilson, Polk Township Road Supervisor discussed asphalt and tubes on Jade Road. Wilson requested assistance on the asphalt costs for 1.1 mile. The Commission requested quotes.

• Larry Dougan, Missouri Association of County Transportation Officials (MACTO) agreed to sponsor morning refreshments for the NW Regional Commissioner’s meeting. Donations from Oden Enterprises, Inc. and Northwest Cell were also received. A call was put in to Mozingo Conference Center to confirm setup.

• Robert Rice reviewed the MOU provided regarding the consolidated 911 and gave recommendations.

• A call was put into Sally Tatro with Gallagher Benefit Services to approve the insurance rate for 2020.

• Brandi Snively, Facility Maintenance Technician, discussed recycling efforts for the buildings. Patton will work on getting pricing options to present to the Commission on recycling containers and estimates for rug service. Greg Fisher, Maryville Glass and Lock, discussed options with the North set of doors, West door closer issues.  A slide bolt will be installed on the West door and the lock will be moved to the East door.  A crew plans to be at the Assessor’s office on Friday, November 8 to work on the window.

• Letters to MODOT regarding Bridge No. 10390021 over Turkey Creek on Project No. BRO-074(61.)

• The Missouri Association of Prosecuting Attorneys Victims of Crime Act Circuit Based Victim Advocate Grant award information for 2019-2021 was shared

• A citizen called in with questions concerning the brush laws within the county.

• A call was put into Larry Wickersham with Complete Outdoor Services regarding lawn care at the courthouse for FY2020. Wickersham stated they will honor the same quote as last year. The Commission gave the go to keep them as their lawn care service.

• Rex Wallace, Assessor, reviewed Clear Creek Wind Project windmill assessment information for schools.

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