Commission Meeting Minutes—March 28, 2017        Certified April 11, 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, Sean Siebert, Ryan Storz, Danny Brown, and Kenny McGraw.

The meeting was called to order at 9:02 a.m.

9:02 a.m.:  Rob Cummings made a motion to approve the Crawford County Commission Meeting Agenda of March 28, 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

9:02 a.m.:  Jared Boast made a motion to approve the Crawford County Commission Meeting Minutes of March 21, 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

9:02 a.m.:  No mail to be reviewed.

9:04 a.m.:  Sean Siebert discussed “Work Ready Education” initiative across the county to make citizens more attractive as hires for businesses.

9:05 a.m.:  Amy England entered the meeting.

9:16 a.m.:  Rob Cummings made a motion to allow Dr. Siebert’s program to be implemented in the county jail with the cooperation of Sheriff Layman.  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

9:18 a.m.:  Discussion of letter written by Becky Binkholder regarding her former place on the Crawford County Library Board.

9:21 a.m.:  Citizen Participation offered; none presented.  Tamara Gregory from MoDOT entered the meeting to get signatures for temporary easement from county in order to for MoDOT to move crosswalk.

9:25 a.m.:  Kerry Summers entered.

9:26 a.m.:  Tamara Gregory exited.  Recess called.

9:35 a.m.:  Meeting reconvened with Kenny McGraw, Ryan Storz, Amy England, John Martin, Danny Brown, Kerry Summers, Darin Layman, Kim Cook, Angela Brown, Annalee Williams, Leo Sanders, Rob Cummings, and Jared Boast present.  Kim Cook addressed the commission on behalf of the handbook committee to propose changes.

9:45 a.m.:  Jared Boast made a motion to allow for wearable identification cards to be printed for county offices.  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

9:50 a.m.:  Discussion of contract language for employees.  Jared Boast made a motion to follow HR requirements and keep the current language in the handbook.  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

9:53 a.m.:  Mark Wenner entered the meeting.

9:54 a.m.:  Discussion of FMLA requirements in the handbook.  David Smith entered.  Rob Cummings made a motion to leave FMLA language as is.  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

9:56 a.m.:  Discussion of changing all benefits eligibility to thirty days from ninety days since insurance coverage had already been changed to reflect that time period.  Jared Boast made a motion to leave FMLA language as is.  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

9:58 a.m.:  Discussion of bereavement leave.  Jared Boast made a motion to leave the bereavement leave language as is.  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

10:05 a.m.:  Discussion of weapons-free workplace and searches by law enforcement personnel.  Jared Boast made a motion to change language to allow for searches by county law enforcement personnel only.  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

10:10 a.m.: Jared Boast made a motion to change language to state that the county “shall” use a progressive discipline system for employee infractions.  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

10:14 a.m.:  Discussion with David Smith on Fourth Amendment rights led Jared Boast to move to withdraw motion from 10:05 regarding searches.  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

10:20 a.m.:  Discussion of placing courthouse building hours in handbook and on entry door.  Jared Boast made a motion to put hours in handbook and on entry door.  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

10:25 a.m.:  Jared Boast made a motion to move to closed session for discussion of legal matters 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

11:22 a.m.:  Open meeting reconvened with Leo Sanders, Jared Boast, Rob Cummings, John Martin, Amy England, Annalee Williams, Danny Brown, Mark Wenner, and Kenny McGraw in attendance.  Discussion of letter to Ozark Regional requesting accounting of funds spent in Crawford County.  Rob Cummings made a motion to send letter to Ozark.  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

11:23 a.m.:  Annalee Williams presented Ozark Regional Library budgets for 2015 and 2016.

11:34 a.m.:  Jared Boast read a letter from Bob Hathman regarding West Sullivan Water Supply District #1.  Mr. Hathman had already talked to Village of West Sullivan and had not gotten the answer he wanted from them.  He asked for county intervention.  Mr. Boast related that he did not believe the county to have any control over the situation, therefore this was not an issue for the commission to address.  He suggested that this be communicated to Mr. Hathman.  Messrs. Sanders and Cummings agreed.

11:36 a.m.:  Bills reviewed and signed.

11:41 a.m.:  Annalee Williams, Amy England, and Mark Wenner exited the meeting.

11:48 a.m.:  Rob Cummings made a motion to adjourn the March 28, 2017 meeting of the Crawford County Commission.  Jared Boast provided a second.  All in favor; motion carried.

The Commission adjourned to meet April 11, 2017, at 9:00 a.m.

                                                

Leo Sanders, Presiding Commissioner