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Commission Board Meeting on Wed, February 14, 2018 - 4:00 PM

Meeting Agenda: 


4:00 p.m.

(1) (a)  Consider approval of Commission Orders;
(b) Consider authorization to renew pavement markings contract (Keith Browning);
(c) Consider approval of 2018 Tow Service Provider Agreements (Jill Jolicoeur); and
(d) Consider approval of Annual Noxious Weed Management Plan and   Eradication Progress Report (Keith Browning)

(2) Approve Application and Data Hosting Agreement by and between Johnson County, Kansas, and Douglas County, Kansas (Jill Jolicoeur);

(3) Report from executive director of Peaslee Center (Kevin Kelley)-No backup

(4) E-Community update (Jill Jolicoeur)-Backup to follow

(5) (a) Consider approval of Accounts Payable (if necessary)  
(b) Appointments  
-Board of Zoning Appeals (1) positions 10/17
-Building Code of Appeals Board (2) positions 12/16
-Community Corrections Advisory Board (1) position 
-Senior Services Board of Directors (3) positions
-JAAA Advisory Council (1) position
 (c)  Public Comment
(d) Miscellaneous

(6) Adjourn


Related Document(s): 
Meeting Location: 
County Courthouse
Street Address: 
1100 Massachusetts Street, Lawrence, Kansas 66044
Meeting Minutes: 

February 14, 2018

Thellman called the regular meeting to order at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 with all members present.

Thellman moved approval of the following Consent Agenda:
►  Commission Order No. 18-010 (on file in the office the County Clerk);
►   Authorized the Public Works Director to renew the contract with Midwest Striping, Inc. for 2018 pavement markings in the amount of $178,792.23.
►   2018 Tow Service Provider Agreement to qualify for rotation list; and
►   Annual Noxious Weed Management Plan and Eradication Progress Report.

Motion was seconded by Derusseau and carried 2-0.

The County Commissioners considered the approval of an Application and Data Hosting Agreement by and between Johnson County and Douglas County for My Resource Connection. Jill Jolicoeur, Assistant to the County Administrator, presented the item.

 The estimated costs for the next three years are as follows: 2018 ($33,151.64); 2019 ($16,917) and 2020 ($17,347). Funding to support the implementation and maintenance of these services has been included in the FY 2018 budget. The agreement has been reviewed by our legal counsel. Upon approval of the Application and Data Hosting Agreement, the Phase I project team will move forward in approving the requisition Business Associate Agreements (BAA) with Douglas County and Johnson County. The BAAs will ensure compliance with all federal and state laws, and are entered into with the partner agencies with Johnson County as the application administrator and data host, and Douglas County as the entity which will be utilizing the data in MyResource. Staff hopes to have a beta test produce available by late spring or early summer.

Thellman opened the item for public comment. No comments were received.

After discussion, Thellman moved to approve the application and Data Hosting Agreement by and between Johnson County, Kansas and Douglas County, Kansas. Motion was seconded by Gaughan and carried 3-0.

The report from the executive director of the Peaslee Center was deferred to the February 21 agenda.

E-COMMUNITY 02-14-18
Jill Jolicoeur, Assistant to the County Administrator, gave an update to the Board on the progress of our local E-Community Entrepreneurship program.

Between 2012-2017, E-Community disbursed money for 10 loans in the amount of $208,680 total. Three of the loans have already been paid off. The average loan is $20,000 at an average interest rate of 4.48%. Businesses in our community that have utilized the E-Community revolving loan fund are: Elite Chiropractic in Baldwin City; Aunt Netters Café and Bakery in Lecompton; Wakarusa Brewery and Tasting Room in Eudora, Homestead Kitchen and Bakery, Eudora Yoga Center, and the Kansas Bell Dinner Train in Baldwin City.  New in 2018, our local E-Community will have access to the Network Kansas Regional Loan Fund which will increase the maximum individual loan amount to $75,000 from a $250,000 annual loan fund.

Speakers included Erik Pedersen, Network Kansas; Janet Blackmar, Baldwin Chamber of Commerce; and Mary Kirkendoll, Eudora chamber of Commerce.

Thellman moved to approve payroll in the amounts of $1,979,723.46 to be paid on 02/15/18 and $200.00 paid on 02/08/18. Motion was seconded by Derusseau and carried 3-0.

Derusseau moved the following appoints to the Fire District No.1 Board: reappointment of Lori Wilkins for a three-year term ending 12/20; and appoint Mary Jane Hoffer to fill the unexpired term of Tim McNish ending 12/19.
Thellman moved to adjourn the meeting. Motion was seconded by Gaughan
and carried 3-0.  


____________________________  ____________________________
 Nancy Thellman, Chair                    Michelle Derusseau, Vice-Chair
 ___________________________  _____________________________  
Jamie Shew, County Clerk                Mike Gaughan, Member