Due to the ongoing pandemic involving COVID-19 and the extreme importance of social distancing, this meeting will be held via teleconference.  While Chair Waymire will be in the Commission Chambers, all of the other Commissioners as well as County staff will be participating via telephone.  Members of the public who show up for the meeting will not be permitted to enter the Chambers.  If you wish to watch the meeting in real time, it will be livestreamed on the Franklin County KS Government YouTube channel.  If you wish to make a public comment or otherwise listen to the meeting by telephone, please contact Janet Paddock at 785-229-3415 and she will make arrangements for you to be on the conference call.  Per the County’s normal procedure, at the conclusion of the meeting, video will be posted at www.franklincoks.org.

 AGENDA

BOARD OF FRANKLIN COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
Wednesday, January 20, 2021 |  8:30 a.m.

 

TO BE HELD VIA TELECONFERENCE


A.

ROLL CALL:

   Waymire    Harris      Dunn     Dickinson      Stottlemire
B.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

C.

INVOCATION:

1.

Invocation Led By Pastor Dakota Smith, Ottawa Bible Church, Ottawa.

D.

CORRESPONDENCE & ORGANIZATIONAL BUSINESS

1.

Consider January As Human Trafficking Awareness Month. Martha Terhaar, WIllow Domestic Violence Center.

2.

Receive Presentation on ECKAAA Annual Report. Elizabeth Maxwell, Director.

E.

PUBLIC COMMENT:

A citizen desiring to speak on an item not on the agenda may do so at this time.  Discussion is limited to five minutes and the Commission will not take action or discuss items at this time. Discussion should be limited to matters of County Commission business and public comment is not permitted in regard to personnel matters or on pending legal matters.  Items introduced under 'Public Comment' may become agenda items at a later date.
F.

CONSENT AGENDA:

Items listed on the 'Consent Agenda' are considered routine and shall be enacted by one motion of the Board of Commissioners with no separate discussion.  If separate discussion is desired by a member of the Governing Body, that item may be removed from the 'Consent Agenda' and placed on the regular agenda 'Items of Business.'
1.

Consider And Approve Claim Vouchers And Tax Change Orders.

2.

Consider And Approve Franklin County Commission Meeting Minutes For January 13, 2021.

3.

Consider and Approve Soliciting Bids to Replenish our Stock of Tires. W. David Lee, Public Works Director.

4.

Consider and Approve Soliciting Bids to Replenish our Stock of Culverts. W. David Lee, Public Works Director.

G.

ITEMS OF BUSINESS:

1.

Approval of Rezoning Application #2008-1781 (Turner 5 Trust) to rezone approximately 6.79 acres from an A-1 (Agriculture) Zoning District to an R-E (Residential Estate) Zoning District and to rezone approximately 98.07 acres from an A-1 (Agriculture) Zoning District to an A-2 (Transitional Agriculture) Zoning District. Larry Walrod, Planning & Zoning Director.

2.

Consider approving Solicitation of Bids for the 2021 Chip Seal Project. W. David Lee, Public Works Director.

3.

Consider approving Solicitation of Bids for the 2021 Painted Pavement Marking Project. W. David Lee, Public Works Director.

4.

Recognition of employees for their service to Franklin County. Sari Maple, Human Resources Director.

H.

STAFF REPORTS

I.

COMMISSIONER COMMENTS AND BOARD REPORTS

J.

CONSIDER A MOTION FOR ADJOURNMENT

K.

INFORMATION AND ANNOUNCEMENTS:

1.

Upcoming Events

January 25 - Commission Study Session @ 8:30
January 27 - Commission Meeting @ 8:30