The Atchison County Commission met Thursday, October 22, 2020. 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 presented the 2021 departmental budget forms and notified the commission that all elected officials and departments heads had received their documents and were given time slots to meet with the commission to review their anticipated budget needs.

Clerk Taylor reviewed the registration information for the 2020 Missouri Association of Counties virtual conference which will be held on Monday, November 23.

There being no further business, the commission adjourned.

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The Commission met Tuesday, October 27, 2020. 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 presented the acceptance and conveyance for the agreement between Atchison County and MoDOT for Bridge Replacement Project J1P3054. Adam Meyer, Road and Bridge Supervisor, was called in to discuss the acceptance before signing. Supervisor Meyer told the commission that the right-of-way for the project was not complete due to complications with a utility that was in the area. Presiding Commissioner Livengood contacted Andrew James, Intermediate Right-of-Way Specialist, Northwest District MoDOT, via conference call to discuss the matter. The commission was not willing to sign off on the project until this matter was resolved. Mr. James said he was unaware of this issue and would follow up. The acceptance of the conveyance was tabled.

Greg Beck, Maintenance Supervisor, was in to discuss the need for some repairs and maintenance at the courthouse. Bats have taken up residence on the back of the gutter downspouts. The estimate to secure a backer material to eight voids to prevent any future roosting was $2,000.00. In addition, a Mist Net has been installed in the attic to monitor any future bat activity. They suggested monitoring the activity moving forward on a bi-yearly basis. The commission approved the requested maintenance.

There being no further business, the commission adjourned.

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The Commission met Thursday, October 29, 2020. 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.

Adam Meyer, Road and Bridge Supervisor, and Nick Jameson, sales representative with Schildberg Construction Co., Inc. were present for the opening of the 2021 rock bids at 9:00 a.m.

Two bids were received. Bids were as follows:

• Norris (Maitland Quarry): 1¼” crushed stone, $12.05 per ton; 1” base rock, $12.05 per ton; 2” road rock, $12.05 per ton; rip rap, $12.60 per ton; and backfill, $8.80 per ton.

• Schildberg (Graham Quarry): 1¼” crushed stone, $11.65 per ton; 1” base rock, $11.75 per ton; 2-1/2” road rock, $11.75 per ton; and rip rap $12.80, per ton. Schildberg (Shambaugh Quarry): 1¼” crushed stone, $12.70 per ton; 1” base rock, $12.45 per ton; 2-1/2” road rock, $12.45 per ton; and rip rap, $13.30 per ton.

All bids were tabled for review. After review, Supervisor Meyer recommended accepting all bids for 2021 road rock. The commissioners voted to accept all bids for 2021 road rock.

There being no further business, the commission adjourned.

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The Commission met Tuesday, November 3, 2020. 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.

Month-end reports were reviewed and approved.

Clerk Taylor reported that all the polling locations were open, very busy and running smoothly.

There being no further business, the commission adjourned.