Safety Committee Minutes

Atchison County

Safety Committee Meeting

November 18, 2021

The Atchison County Safety Committee met on Thursday, November 18, 2021 via the Zoom platform and in person.  Those members in attendance were: Kim Glover, Road & Bridge; Amanda Dishong, Appraiser; Kalee Vanderweide, County Clerk; Cathy Crockett, Community Corrections; Jodi Moore, HR; Melissa Smith, HR; Kim Pruett, Joint Communications; Dirk Saragusa, Jail; Brian Oswalt, Maintenance; Staci Waggle, Solid Waste; and Julie Martinez, Atchison Senior Village.

Minutes were recorded by Kalee Vanderweide.

Amanda Dishong, Chairperson, called the meeting to order.


Minutes of October 28, 2021 Meeting – Dirk Saragusa made a motion to accept the minutes with one correction noted; change December to November for the Fourth Quarter Training of Defensive Driving.  Brian Oswalt seconded the motion.  The motion passed unanimously. 


Accident/Incident Reports: 

Senior Village: Employee was kicked on the shin by a resident with dementia. No follow up required.

The Christmas Party will be December 10, 2021.  The location for the luncheon will be at the Atchison Event Center.  The venue and the food (Cedar Ridge Catering) have been reserved.  Gift cards are ordered.  RSVP’s will need sent out with responses going to Amanda Dishong or Kalee Vanderweide.  

The County W.A.Y. chili feed for the Correctional Officer’s is today, November 18, 2021.  


Discussion was held on if the budget was spent for the Safety Committee.  

The next meeting has been set for Thursday, December 16, 2021.  There being no further business, Dirk Saragusa made a motion to adjourn the meeting.   Brian Oswalt seconded the motion.   The motion passed unanimously.