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Atchison County Commisssion Meeting

Commission Room
423 North 5th St
Atchison, KansasĀ  66002
February 23, 2021

Chairman Jack Bower, 1st District

Commissioner Eric Noll, 2nd District

Commissioner Casey Quinn, 3rd District

ZOOM MEETING ID # 967 8134 4832


Topics up for discussion


Kenny Blair, And Lonnie Martin, Cook Flatt & Strobel Engineers

Update on NextEra Transmission Line Project

Wes Lanter, Emergency Management/IT Director, And Lori Forge, Atchison County Health Officer

Discussion of Emergency Order of Local Health Officer Expiration

Wes Lanter, Emergency Management/IT Director ; Roger Denton, GIS Coordinator; Jamie Madison, HR Director

IT-GIS Department Position

Joe Bowen, Maintenance Supervisor

Boiler Update

Joe Snyder, Road & Bridge Superintendant

Department Update

Kimberly Glover, Road & Bridge Administrative Assistant

2021 Chemical Bid Sheet Review

Patrick Henderson, County Counselor

Social Media Policy

Per Chairman Bower

1. Communication discussion for budget preparation for elected officials and department heads.
2. Needed workshops.
3. Meeting with Townships and Cities.

Zoom Details

Atchison County will be limiting public access to all Atchison County departments and offices to take preventative measures designed to reduce the spread of the Coronavirus illness.  We are making arrangements to adjust services to be in the best interest of the employees and citizens of Atchison County and following the interim guidance as provided by KDHE and the CDC.  The Atchison County Board of County Commission meetings will be utilizing Zoom to meet the Kansas Open Meetings Act. Members of the public can connect to the meetings via smart phone, or computer connections.  The meeting ID number will be listed on the corresponding agenda.  Members of the public can attend the BOCC meeting in-person; however, we urge and encourage all citizens to take active steps to prevent the spread of COVID-19.  If you have any symptoms similar to the flu, including fever, cough or shortness of breath, please do not attend until symptoms have subsided and you have been fever-free for 24 hours.