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Pawnee County Commission
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Pawnee commission weekly minutes
LARNED — The Pawnee County Commission met May 9 in regular session. The following are approved minutes submitted by Pawnee Commission clerk Ruth Searight.
9 a.m. — Pawnee County commissioners Kathy Bowman and John Haas were present. Donna Pelton arrived at 9;15 a.m.
Commissioners sorted through mail.
Commissioners approved and signed checks for payroll, bills and expenses.
Commissioners read and approved minutes of May 2, 2011.
Tina Keeler, Pawnee County appraiser’s office manager, visited with the  commissioners about three abatements. Haas will check out some information before commissioners approved change orders.
John Settle, county attorney, discussed CMS and Pawnee Valley Community Hospital.
He discussed Key Gas and BGB delinquent taxes.
9:20 a.m. — Mark Wagner, Pawnee County emergency management/zoning director, gave updates on activities.
11:05 a.m. — Shawn McReynolds was approved to run concessions at Camp Pawnee from May 31 until June 28, 2011, on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m. McReynolds will pay Pawnee County, $200 now, and $200 additional, plus proof of insurance before May 31.
11 a.m. -- Elaine Salmans visited with commissioners regarding a possibly grant for PVCH.
Settle discussed an ING notice. He discussed a CDBG grant application. He discussed PVCH.
Settle discussed setting up a conference call with Scott Palicki, attorney,  HaysMed, Settle and commissioners.
1:30--Rita Kurtz, Pawnee County economic development, discussed the Micro-Loan and where she  should take loan payments. Commissioners said to take checks to county treasurer.
Settle, discussed CMS and PVCH. He discussed having a Public Building Commission meeting with commissioners. He discussed clearing the title on PVCH parcels.
Settle discussed having a meeting with the Community Hospital Committee    regarding the Clinic and the planned new hospital facility.
Joe Simmons, CHC treasurer, joined the discussion. He discussed the need to set a meeting with PVCH, CHC and commissioners regarding the Clinic.
Matt Heyn, PVCH administrator, joined the discussion. Via the telephone, commseioners visited with Scott Palicki, attorney,  regarding CMS and PVCH.
Heyn gave an update on plans for PVCH. He provided other financial updates.
Commissioners were informed that the PBC will meet at 9 a.m. May 16.
Per a request from Santa Fe Trail Center/Fort Larned Historical Society, Commissioners approved hiring a full-time person, with ½ time as archivist, and ½ time as education director, which monies will then be available for this position thru 2012.
4:40 p.m. -- The meeting was adjourned. The next meeting will start at 9 a.m. May 16.