LARNED — The Pawnee County Commission met at 9 a.m. Dec. 5 at the Pawnee County Courthouse. The following are approved minutes submitted by Pawnee Commission clerk Ruth Searight.
9 a.m. — Pawnee County commissioners Donna Pelton and Kathy Bowman were present and John C. Haas was absent.
Commissioners approved and signed checks for payroll, bills and expenses.
Commissioners signed abatements No. 2011 — 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 8 and 9.
Commissioners read and approved the minutes of Nov. 28, 2011.
Commissioners signed a letter of understanding for the 2012 audit with VonFeldt, Bauer and VonFeldt.
Commissioners signed letter of understanding for the 2013 budget planning and completion.
Commissioners corrected the minutes of March 11 to (correct clerical error) to include Resolution 2011 – 06.
Commissioners corrected the minutes of March 28 to change the Resolution (regarding a conditional use permit for SBA Tower, Inc.), number to Resolution 2011 – 06 –A.
Commissioners approved the county employees using the commissioner room on second floor to set up the food for their Christmas Party.
John Settle, Pawnee County attorney, discussed the Bond Issue Documents to be signed in the afternoon.
10:40 a.m. — Cheryl Hoberecht, Pawnee County Health Department, discussed the changes that Governor Sam Brownback is wanting to make regarding transferring Child Care Licensing, Healthy Start and Home Visitor, and JJA to Department of SRS.
Commissioners approved the county clerk publishing a public hearing notice for all the 2011 budgets that need to be amended.
Notice will be published Friday, Dec. 9 with the public hearing scheduled for 10 a.m. Dec. 19.
1:30 p.m.— Commissioners sorted through mail.
2:05 p.m. — Steve Befort, Viaero business account executive, and Rick Martin, government account executive, presented and discussed services and plans they have to offer.
Commissioner John Haas joined the meeting. Haas informed commissioners of his meeting in Wichita regarding the Kansas Wildlife and Parks grant.
3:45 p.m. — Ten Larned Junior City Council students, and their sponsors met with the commissioners. The commissioners explained their duties and the Pawnee County organization.
4 p.m. — Sarah Steele, Gilmore and Bell; Matt Heyn, Pawnee Valley Community Hospital administrator; Tom Giessel, Public Building Commission chair; Dick King, PBC secretary; and County Attorney Settle joined the meeting.
Commissioners and PBC signed the following documents for the Hospital Bond Issue:
Bond Trust Indenture; Lease; Sublease: Sub-Sublease; Preliminary Official Statement with Certificate Deeming Preliminary Official Statement Final; Official Statement; Bond Purchase Agreement; Tax Compliance Agreement with attachments as follows:
Exhibit A — IRS Form 8038-G.
Exhibit B — Receipt for Purchase Price.
Exhibit C — Receipt for Bonds and representation.
Exhibit D — Description of Property Comprising the Financial Improvements.
Exhibit E — Post-Issuance Compliance Checklist – Exhibit F – Allocation of Sources and Uses.
Schedule I — Debit Service Schedule and Bond Yield; Continuing Disclosure Agreement; and County’s Closing Certificate.
5:10 p.m. — The meeting was adjourned. The next regular meeting is scheduled at Dec. 12.