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Commission Board Meeting on Mon, February 18, 2002 - 9:00 AM

Meeting Information: 


Meeting Location: 
County Courthouse
Street Address: 
1100 Massachusetts St, Lawrence, KS 66044, USA
Meeting Minutes: 

Chairman McElhaney called the meeting to order at 9:06 A.M. on Monday, February 18, 2002. All members were present. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited. 


Jones moved approval of the following Consent Agenda:

  • Approve Commissioners Order No. 4996. Order is on file in the office of the County Clerk; and

  • Note receipt of the Report of State Forfeitures from Sheriff Trapp.

Motion was seconded by Johnson and carried unanimously.


Marion Johnson, County Appraiser, provided a brief update on annual appraisal efforts. He indicated that the 2002 notices would be mailed on February 28, 2002. Overall values increased 9.4%.


Keith Browning, Director of Public Works/County Engineer, provided an update on Route 442 Improvement Project No. 23 C-3472-01. Final plans have been submitted to KDOT for the referenced project and easement acquisition activities are ongoing. Discussions with utility companies have been conducted, and agreements for the relocation of facilities have been mailed. Browning noted the costs for relocation of utilities will be significant. It is currently estimated that the County's costs for this project will be $778,343. Browning presented a sample agreement with Rural Water District #3 (RWD#3) for relocation of their facilities. The actual agreement will be presented to the Board for approval following execution by RWD#3. No action was taken.


Johnson moved approval of accounts payable in the amount of $150,325.55 to be paid 2/18/02, and ACH Bank Transfer in the amount of $574,687.50 to be paid on 3/1/02. Motion was seconded by McElhaney and carried unanimously.

McElhaney moved for adjournment; Jones seconded and the motion carried unanimously.

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Jere McElhaney, Chairman Bob Johnson, Member


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Patty Jaimes, County Clerk Charles Jones, Member