Commission Meeting Minutes — April 18, 2017           Certified April 25, 2017

Crawford County Commission met pursuant to adjournment with these members present: Leo Sanders, Presiding Commissioner; Rob Cummings, Commissioner District 1; Jared Boast, Commissioner District 2; John Martin, County Clerk; and the following proceedings were had to viz;

Attendees at the beginning of the meeting included Darin Layman, Danny Brown, Donna Lott, Amy England, Theda Sanders, and Kenny McGraw.

The meeting was called to order at 9:05 a.m.

9:05 a.m.:  Rob Cummings made a motion to approve the Crawford County Commission Meeting Agenda of April 18, 2017.  Jared Boast provided a second.  All in favor; motion carried.

Roll Call Vote was held as follows:  

Leo Sanders – Yea

Rob Cummings – Yea    

Jared Boast – Yea

9:05 a.m.:  Jared Boast made a motion to approve the Crawford County Commission Meeting Minutes of April 11, 2017.  Rob Cummings provided a second.  All in favor; motion carried.

Roll Call Vote was held as follows:  

Leo Sanders –Yea

Rob Cummings – Yea    

Jared Boast – Yea

9:06 a.m.:  Don Gummersheimer entered the meeting. Mail reviewed.

9:08 a.m.:  Citizens participation—Donna Lott requested to be reappointed to the SB40 Board upon expiration of her term; no action taken.  Ryan Storz entered the meeting.

9:12 a.m:  Old Business discussed — County auction on May 13, 2017, as well as new information from Cigna for health insurance choices.

9:16 a.m.:  Donna Lott exited.  Leo Sanders placed a call to Dustin Bly to discuss Cigna health insurance quote.

9:34 a.m.:  Danny Brown exited.

9:36 a.m.:  Kellie Vestal and Danny Brown entered the meeting.

9:38 a.m.:  Darrell Decker of Greene County called in regarding consortium insurance plan with surrounding counties; no action taken.

9:39 a.m.:  Danny Brown stepped out.

9:45 a.m.:  Ryan Storz left the meeting.

9:48 a.m.:  Ryan Storz returned.

9:51 a.m.:  Kerry Summers entered; recess called.

10:00 a.m.:  Meeting reconvened with Darin Layman, Kerry Summers, Kenny McGraw, Danny Brown, Amy England, Ryan Storz, John Martin, Jared Boast, Rob Cummings, Leo Sanders, Theda Sanders, and Jeff Laxton in attendance.  Mr. Laxton voiced his displeasure with the commission not formally placing newspaper notices of bidding for health insurance.  He was ultimately informed that the commission had a contract with Bukaty Insurance Company as broker of record, and that Bukaty was authorized to either provide renewals over the three year span of the contract, or to shop out the insurance for better prices.  As both of those tasks were performed as contracted, the commission declared that information presented by Bukaty would be used to make a decision.  Mr. Laxton became increasingly insistent that the county wouldn’t be saving money unless they allowed him to delve into the bidding process.  Mr. Laxton was invited to participate in any future bids made by the commission.

10:34 a.m.:  Jeff Laxton exited; further discussion of insurance rates and plans already presented.

10:48 a.m.:  Sheriff Layman reported that the “Adopt-an-Innovator” program at the jail was working well with inmates.

10:50 a.m.:  Commissioners reviewed and signed bills.

10:52 a.m.:  Amy England and Ryan Storz left the meeting.

11:00 a.m.:  Jared Boast made a motion to adjourn the April 18, 2017 meeting of the Crawford County Commission.  Rob Cummings provided a second.  All in favor; motion carried.

The Commission adjourned to meet April 25, 2017, at 9:00 a.m.

                                                

Leo Sanders, Presiding Commissioner