Commission Meeting Minutes — August 29, 2017          Certified September 5, 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 Kenny McGraw, Amy England, Darin Layman, and Danny Brown.

The meeting was called to order at 9:01 a.m.

9:01 a.m.:  Jared Boast made a motion to approve the Crawford County Commission Meeting Agenda of August 29, 2017, upon amendment to include a closed session for the discussion of personnel per RSMo. 610.021(1).  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

9:01 a.m.:  Rob Cummings made a motion to approve the meeting minutes of the Crawford County Commission for August 22, 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

9:03 a.m.:  Mail reviewed: letter from MDC regarding cutting of CART funds to road districts for 2018; application to Crawford County Sr. Board from Joyce Olney. Citizen participation opened; none presented.

9:09 a.m.:  Ryan Storz entered the meeting.  Jared Boast made a motion to adjourn to closed session per RSMo. 610.021(1) for the discussion of personnel issues.  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

9:30 a.m.:  Open session reconvened with Ryan Storz, Amy England, Kenny McGraw, Leo Sanders, Jared Boast, Rob Cummings, John Martin, and Alex Pellmann in attendance.  Clerk presented tax levy information to educate commissioners on process ahead of today’s vote.

10:00 a.m.:  Don Hale entered the meeting.  Bid opening for Blunt Road Bridge Project.  Jeff Bandaret of Great Rivers Engineering was present to aid in adjudication of bids from the following companies:  KCI, LLC. = $399,996.00; Joan Hays from Lehman Construction = $337,651.95; Alex Pellmann from St. Louis Bridge Co. = $346,800.10; Jerry Jedes from Boone Construction = $347,294.55; Christen Haile from Gene Haile Excavating = $352,810.00; Rocky Robertson from Joe’s Bridge and Grading = $338,910.50; Matt Powelson from Millstone Weber = $372,172.75; and LeAnn Leudecke from Brockmiller Construction = $354,502.45.  Engineer’s estimate on the project was $358,779.75, according to Mr. Bandaret.

 

10:14 a.m.:  Joan Hays, Alex Pellmann, Jerry Jedes, Christen Haile, Rocky Robertson, Matt Powelson, LeAnn Leudecke, and Don Hale exited.

10:20 a.m.:  Jeff Bandaret and Danny Brown exited.  Jim Turnbough entered.

10:24 a.m.:  Rob Cummings made a motion to set the county General Revenue Fund tax levy at $0.0899 per $100.00 of assessed valuation for tax year 2017, which includes the state-mandated rollback for sales tax collections.  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

10:34 a.m.:  Jim Turnbough thanked Road District #1 for the fine work done on his road.

10:37 a.m.:  Jim Turnbough exited.  Pat Schwent entered to discuss surplus payments made during the tax sale held on Monday, August 28, 2017.

10:45 a.m.:  Rob Cummings took a phone call regarding a road signage issue.

10:50 a.m.:  Jared Boast made a motion to allow Pat Schwent to turn over the total amount of $47,815.60 in surplus tax sale funds to the county treasurer.  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

10:51 a.m.:  Jared Boast made a motion to set the county Road and Bridge Fund tax levy at $0.2060 per $100.00 of assessed valuation for tax year 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

10:52 a.m.:  Bills reviewed and signed.  Ryan Storz exited.

10:59 a.m.:  Amy England exited.

11:18 a.m.:  Danny Brown and Jeff Bandaret re-entered to discuss future BRO funds for future bridge repairs.

11:30 a.m.:  Rob Cummings made a motion to adjourn the August 29, 2017 meeting of the Crawford County Commission.  Jared Boast provided a second.  All in favor; motion carried.

The Commission adjourned to meet September 5, 2017, at 9:00 a.m.

                                                

Leo Sanders, Presiding Commissioner