Board approves Baumann's tire bid
Cloud County board of commissioners Tuesday approved accepting the bid from Baumann's Repair for tires for the field appraiser. Baumann's low bid of $517.80 met all of the bid specifications, had a 60,000 mile rating and included road hazard.
In other business, Andy Asch, highway administrator presented a classification change for Corey Roush from utility worker to heavy equipment operator with a wage change from $12.66 per hour to $13.44 per hour, effective Feb. 18, to fill an open position. The board approved the change.
Justin Murdock, Solid Waste director, reported that he and Steve Horkman will be attending the Works Conference in Manhattan March 26 and 27 and that workers will be finishing the 120 cover at the construction/demolition site. He also said that 88 tons of recyclables have been shipped so far this year. Murdock asked about applying for the Household Hazardous Waste grant. The board decided to table a decision on the application indefinitely.
Troy Shepard, maintenance manager, requested a five- minute executive session to discuss non-elected personnel. County Clerk Linda Bogart was included in the session.
Gertrude Poe and Don Ramseyer of the Cloud County Commission on Aging asked about the procedure and possibility of removing the Jamestown Senior Center from the Cloud County Commission on Aging because of inactivity and inability for representatives to attend the Commission on Aging Board meetings. The board will research the matter before any decision is made.
Commissioner Gail Engle participated on KNCK Coffeetime Feb. 15 and commissioner Johnita Crawford reported she attended the Tourism Committee meeting Feb. 12.
Deb Scheibler, Workforce One, gave an overview of the services available and the Kansas Works program.
In other matters the board
•approved sending a letter to the Concordia city manager and the Concordia city commission stating their views on the use of TIF funds as matching funds for the grant application.
•approved department payrolls totaling $126,745.14.
•acknowledged the resignation of Kimberly Randall, Home Health director effective Feb. 25.
•approved signing the Chief Elected Officials Agreement with Kansas Workforce.
The board recessed at 11:50 a.m. and attended a luncheon and owners meeting at the jail site at 1 p.m. Adjournment was at 2:45 p.m.
Fire caused extensive damage to a Concordia home, 525 E. 13th St., early Sunday morning. The Concordia Fire Department received a call from the homeowner at about 2 a.m. The first fire engine arrived at 2:04 a.m., and the fire was under control at 2:14. The last unit... [More]
Police Dept. Report Arrests—Officers arrested a 15-year-old juvenile at approximately 10:20 p.m., Oct. 9, in the 400 block of West 6th Street charging him with Minor in Consumption. He was released to his parents. Officers arrested Faithlyn Piggee, 18, Ardmore, Okla., at... [More]
District Court LIMITED CIVIL Settled: Central National Bank received a judgment of $68.43 from Walter P. Stimatze, Concordia. Mohawk Serving Inc. received $2,047.55 plus interest and costs from Rug & Wrap. Concordia. Central National Bank received a judgment of $317.05 plus... [More]
Power, finesse and a little trickery led to three touchdowns in the third quarter as the Concordia Panthers pulled away to a 27-0 North Central Kansas League win over Wamego Friday night at Harold M. Clark Stadium. Concordia fullback Karter Steinle pounded out... [More]
Rattling off five consecutive wins after losing to Sabetha in the opening round of pool play, the Concordia High School volleyball team won the Marysville Invitational on Saturday. Concordia bounced back from the loss to Sabetha to defeat Nemaha Central, Marysville... [More]
Dear Editor, There have been a lot of different stories evolve in the news and Facebook lately regarding the flu vaccine. The flu became more prevalent in the United States after the outbreak at Fort Riley, Kansas, among a group of soldiers in 1918. The conditions... [More]
Screened Porch Memories . . . All my life I have looked lovingly at screened in porches, the larger the better, and for a portion of my childhood and growing up and coming home to, it was part of our home life. Even our dog's who, since we were country, could sleep... [More]