County board meets with department heads
Cloud County board of commissioners Monday conducted its monthly meeting with department heads.
County officials gave these reports:
EXTENSION agent Pat Gerhardt reported she is conducting child care provider training and her office has begun preparing for the Cloud County Fair.
CLERK of DISTRICT COURT LeaDawn Throckmorton reported her department is waiting for installation of a new server to be completed and employees are using the Highway Patrol electronic ticketing system and it is working well. She also discussed proposed legislation that will affect the courts.
HIGHWAY administrator Andy Asch reported the spraying season will be starting for the Weed Department.
MAINTENANCE manager Troy Shepard reported his employees have been completing routine maintenance projects.
IT director Jerry Collins reported the new county web-site has been up for approximately one month. He discussed the new CIC inventory program and reported there have been several problems with computer viruses within the last month.
APPRAISER Barry Porter discussed proposed legislation and how it could affect the county.
SOLID WASTE director Justin Murdock reported his department is working on plans for the secondary containment for the above ground fuel and oil tanks; more than 100 tons of recyclables have been shipped so far this year and employees will try to concrete the loading dock at the Recycling Center this year.
HEALTH administrator Diana Gering reported that Friday, April 12, is Kindergarten Roundup and her department will be preparing for kindergarten immunizations. She is waiting to hear from the State about the grant funding for the next year.
COUNTY CLERK Linda Bogart reported her office is finishing work on the City/ School Election.
During open session, Asch reported he is waiting on quotes for chemical prices which are to be returned to him by April 19 and discussed several road projects that are being planned.
Asch and commissioners Gail Engle and Gary Caspers reported they attended the NCK County Highway Officials Association meeting April 3 in Minneapolis.
Murdock reported he will be attending a KDHE Financial Assurance Workshop May 7 in Garden City.
Student visitors at Monday's meeting were Will Strommen, Devin O'Neil, Lexie Gilbert, Nikki Blankenbeckley, Madison Brockman, Erin Hansen, Natasha Bess, Logan Whitney, Bailey Kymer and Daniel Longfellow.
Police Dept. Report Arrest—Officers arrested Jesus Reyes 27, Concordia, at 6:45 p.m., Aug. 28, in the 400 block of West 6th. He was charged with Attempted 2nd Degree Murder and transported to Cloud County Law Enforcement Center. Accident—Officers investigated an Accident... [More]
Officers arrested a 27-year-old Concordia man Thursday evening, charging him with attempted second degree murder. According to Cloud County Attorney Rob Walsh, Jesus Reyes was arrested after an investigation into life-threatening injuries sustained by a 16-month-old... [More]
District Court CRIMINAL Joseph Leroy Tholstrup appeared Aug. 28 and was found Guilty and Convicted of Disorderly Conduct. He was sentenced to 30 days in the Cloud County Jail, ordered to pay costs of the action, $158, attorney fees of $100 and a fine of $200 by Sept. 3.... [More]
Last week, Cloud County Community College lost one of a kind with the death of its first head basketball coach Larry Forsythe. Forsythe coached the Thunderbirds from 1966 through 1975, compiling a record of 167 wins and 99 losses. His teams never finished lower... [More]
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