BOARD OF BARTON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS Agenda Meeting
January 13, 2020 ~ 9:00 a.m. Until Close
I. OPENING BUSINESS:
A. Call Meeting to Order.
B. Recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance.
C. Consider Approval of the Agenda.
D. Consider Minutes of the Monday, January 6, 2020, Regular Meeting.
E. Any citizen wishing to make statements during the discussion of any item must first be recognized by the Commission Chair. After being recognized, that person should state their name and the name of any organization represented. Statements should be limited to five minutes.
F. Cell phones and other electronic devices, other than those used by the media and law enforcement, should be shut off.
II. OLD BUSINESS - Items tabled, or scheduled, from previous Commission Meetings, will be heard at this time.
-There is no Old Business at this time.
III. NEW BUSINESS - All new business to be considered by the Commission will be heard at this time.
A. ELECTION FOR CHAIRMAN AND CHAIRMAN PRO TEM OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS:
-Nominations are in order for the 2020 Commission Chairman and Chairman Pro Tem as is allowed under Kansas Statute 19-219. The Board of County Commissioners consists of Commissioners James R. Daily, Don Davis, Homer Kruckenberg, Jennifer Schartz and Kenny Schremmer.
B. COUNTY CLERK’S OFFICE: CEREAL MALT BEVERAGE LICENSE:
-Per K.S.A. 41-2702, no retailer shall sell any cereal malt beverage without having secured a license for that business. When a business is located in the unincorporated portion of the County, that application shall be made to the Board of County Commissioners. Donna Zimmerman, County Clerk, will present an application for Mike Harwood, d/b/a The Rack Billiard Café.
C. RESOLUTION 2020-02: Operating Year 2020 - Requesting a Waiver Under K.S.A. 75- 1120a:
-It is standard procedure to request a waiver of the requirements of K.S.A. 75-1120a relating to the preparation of financial statements and financial reports each year. The basis is that statements prepared in conformity with this statute are of no significant value to Barton County nor to the general public. Matt Patzner, Finance Officer, will provide details.
D. RESOLUTION 2020-03: Designation of the Official County Newspaper:
-Resolution 2020-03 calls for the designation of the official County newspaper. The newspaper selected must meet the qualifications as prescribed by K.S.A. 64-101. To meet this statute, and to best reach the citizens of Barton County, the Commission shall consider the designation of The Tribune. Phil Hathcock, County Administrator, will provide details.
E. DESIGNATION OF OFFICIAL DEPOSITORIES FOR COUNTY FUNDS:
-A designation of Barton County financial institutions as official depositories comes before the Commission. Such institutions must meet the 100% pledged securities requirement for all County funds. According to County Resolution 2017-16, all depositories must provide to the County Treasurer and the Financial Officer proof of security for these funds whenever such information is requested. Jim Jordan, County Treasurer, will present details.
IV. ENDING BUSINESS – After new items are heard by the Commission, the following items, including announcements, will be heard.
A. ANNOUNCEMENTS: -Following the close of the Agenda Meeting, the Commission will consider the authorization of personnel changes for classified positions, sign any documentation approved during the agenda meeting or sign any other documentation required for regular County business. Similar action may take place throughout the day.
Although subject to change, the following appointments have been scheduled:
JANUARY 13, 2020
9:45 a.m. or following the close of the Agenda Meeting – Bulk Mailing of Valuation Notices – Barb Esfeld, County Appraiser
10:00 a.m. – Chamber Updates – Hoisington, Great Bend
10:30 a.m. – Health Advisory Committee, Childcare Licensing Surveyor and Nightingale Subscription – Shelly Schneider, Health Director 10:45 a.m. – Regular Business Discussion – Phil Hathcock, County Administrator, and Donna Zimmerman, County Clerk
THE COUNTY EDITION, KVGB-AM – Thursdays at 11:05 a.m. Members of the Health Department are scheduled for January 16, 2020.
V. OTHER BUSINESS:
A. Discussion Items.
B. Citizens or organizations may present requests or proposals for initial consideration.
C. The Commissioners are available to the Public on Mondays during regular business hours.
D. The Commissioners may, individually, schedule personal appointments related to County business at their discretion.
E. The next Regular Meeting will be at 9:00 a.m., Monday, January 20, 2019.