Randolph County Missouri

County Commission Minutes

Tuesday, December 24, 2013

The Honorable Commission convened at the Huntsville Courthouse with the following present: Susan Carter, Presiding Commissioner; Wayne Wilcox, Eastern District Commissioner; Jerry Crutchfield, Western District Commissioner and Shelby Creed, Deputy Clerk.

9:00 a.m. Com. Carter called the meeting to order and moved approval of the agenda. Com. Wilcox seconded and motion passed (3-0).

Interim Road and Bridge Supervisor Dale Herron arrived to discuss road maintenance issues. Also discussed was the county’s limited ability to improve the icy road conditions on gravel roads. Mr. Herron reported the crews were called in to work Sunday.

Commissioners received notice from Norris Quarries LLC that rock prices will be raised $0.15 per ton. The current price is $7.90 per ton and will be raised to $8.05.

Commissioners reviewed invoices for payment. Following review, Com. Wilcox made a motion to approve payments as presented. Com. Crutchfield seconded, motion passed (3-0), and checks were signed.

Steve Botkins stopped in to say hello to the Commission.

10:00 a.m. Commissioners received a call from Bill Peterson, KWIX-KRES Radio Station, for an interview discussing the recent county audit. County Clerk Will Ellis was present for the interview.

County Assessor Richard Tregnago arrived to inform the Commission of the Requested Abatement of Property Taxes by the Christos Center, a non for profit charitable organization. Assessor Tregnago reported the Missouri Revised Statutes Section 137.075 does not permit abatement or exemptions during the calendar year of purchase but will apply the following years.

11:00 a.m. Weekly fuel bid was awarded to MFA Oil at 3.125. Brownfield Oil bid at 3.139. No bid was received from Wright’s Oil.

Commissioners received a call from Mike Riffel, City Bank, to discuss local financing options for the proposed county administration building.

Commissioners contacted Permit Specialist Tracy Calhoun, Enbridge Energy Company Inc., to discuss pipeline traffic on CR 1660.

Commissioners handled correspondence.

1:00 p.m. Meeting was adjourned.

APPROVED by Susan Carter, Presiding Commissioner, Wayne Wilcox, Eastern District Commissioner, Jerry Crutchfield, Western District Commissioner, and Will Ellis, County Clerk.

To view December 24, 2013 Official Signed Minutes click link.