The Atchison County Commission met Tuesday, November 12, 2019. Present were: Presiding Commissioner Curtis Livengood, South District Commissioner Richard Burke, North District Commissioner Jim Quimby, and Susette Taylor, Clerk of the Commission.

Presiding Commissioner Livengood called the meeting to order.

Minutes of the previous meeting were read and approved.

Bills were reviewed and approved.

Clerk Taylor and the commission completed the STIP and maintenance priorities for Atchison County for submission to the Transportation Advisory Committee regarding transportation needs in Atchison County.

Budget meetings were held with Jayne Scott, Public Administrator, and Rhonda Wiley, E-9-1-1/Emergency Management Director.

The commission reviewed Floodplain Development Permit / Application #2019-002 from HDR, Inc., (Attn: Dan Pfeifer) for BNSF Railway (Attn: Kyle Sumsion). Description of the development: The existing BNSF MP 124.21 Bridge needs to be replaced with a new bridge structure. The new bridge would occupy the same location as the existing bridge crossing the Nishnabotna Drainage Ditch. After reviewing all attached documents, the commissioners voted to approve the permit as presented.

The commission reviewed Floodplain Development Permit / Application #2019-003 from HDR, Inc., (Attn: Dan Pfeifer) for BNSF Railway (Attn: Kyle Sumsion). Description of the development: The existing BNSF MP 124.21 Bridge has failed after a storm event and temporary culverts and a shoofly detour are to be installed at the location in order to restore service to the track as well as facilitate repairs to the bridge. Principal use: A temporary track and railroad bridge crossing the Nishnabotna Drainage Ditch. After reviewing all attached documents, the commissioners voted to approve the permit as presented.

The commission reviewed Floodplain Development Permit / Application #2019-004 from HDR, Inc., (Attn: Dan Pfeifer) for BNSF Railway (Attn: Kyle Sumsion). Description of the development: General repairs, access road, culvert installation, culvert replacement and track modifications from MP 118.00 thru 140.00. Attachments to the permit show extent of work performed. Principal use: Varies – Railroad alignment across length of county. After reviewing all attached documents, the commissioners voted to approve the permit as presented.

Reed Bartle introduced the commission to Kelly Meyer with Invenergy. Invenergy will be the new developer of the Outlaw Project.

There being no further business, the commission adjourned.