Due to the ongoing pandemic involving COVID-19, and based upon recent guidance from Franklin County Public Health Officer, Dr. Bud Ransom, these meetings will continue to be held via teleconference. While the Commissioners and select County staff will be in the Commission Chambers, everyone else will be participating via telephone. Members of the public who show up for the meeting will not be permitted to enter the Chambers at this time. 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, video of the meeting will be posted at www.franklincoks.org/agendacenter, at the conclusion of the meeting. Per the recommendation of Dr. Ransom, the Board of County Commissioners intends to discuss and reassess allowing members of the public to attend meetings in person at the regularly scheduled meeting on April 28, 2021.

 AGENDA

BOARD OF FRANKLIN COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
Wednesday, April 28, 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 Scott Dickinson, Michigan Valley United Methodist Church, Ottawa.

D.

CORRESPONDENCE & ORGANIZATIONAL BUSINESS

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 Study Session Minutes For April 19, 2021.

3.

Consider And Approve Franklin County Commission Meeting Minutes For April 21, 2021.

4.

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

G.

ITEMS OF BUSINESS:

1.

Discuss 2021 TGT sponsorship applications and make recommendations for approval. Kaci Brady, Tourism Director.

2.

Consider for approval the Commitment of County Funds for the Emergency Relief for RS-266 Project in Franklin County. KDOT Project Number 030 C-5056-01. W. David Lee, Public Works Director.

3.

Discuss the Public Works Department 5-Year Equipment Replacement Plan for the Road & Bridge Division, the Solid Waste Division and the Noxious Weed Division. W. David Lee, Public Works Director.

4.

Consider approving the purchase of one 2021 John Deere 333G high flow compact track loader from Murphy Tractor & Equipment in the amount of $79,445. W. David Lee, Public Works Director.

5.

Consider approving the purchase of two 2021 140AWD Motor Graders from Foley Equipment in the amount of $401,436.00 ($200,718 each). W. David Lee, Public Works Director.

6.

Consider approval to enter contract negotiations with SCS Engineers to provide design and permitting services for the expansion of the Franklin County Construction and Demolition Landfill. W. David Lee, Public Works Director.

H.

STAFF REPORTS

I.

COMMISSIONER COMMENTS AND BOARD REPORTS

J.

CONSIDER A MOTION FOR ADJOURNMENT

K.

INFORMATION AND ANNOUNCEMENTS:

1.

Upcoming Events

May 3 - Commission Study Session @ 8:30 AM
May 5 - Commission Meeting @ 8:30 AM
May 12 - Commission Meeting @ 8:30 AM
May 17 - Commission Study Session @ 8:30 AM
May 19 - Commission Meeting @ 8:30 AM
May 26 - Commission Meeting @ 8:30 AM