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June 24, 1992     Jewell County Record
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June 24, 1992

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Wednesday, June 24, 1992 - THE JEWELL COUNTY POST - Page 3 company of Frankfort, KS is removing an underground gasoline storage tank the owns. This tank located south of the grade school is an~./]/~0 ga~llon tank_ that has be~n the last 10-12 years and was used up until last fall. The reason for removal is because of EPA The cost of removal is between 81.000-$I,500. City Council needs to hear from s on possible purchase of street sweeper Council members from the clt3ts possible purchase the May and June published in the April Post stating: "The Council has received the City should con- of a street sweeper. that consider, is between Please square that indicates and return to the city notice was a llne for and a line for a signature. !only received 10 responses favor of the pur- favor. At the May Council discussed the no motions were made .- interest. Council once two Mankato busi- Bradrick and Dick a large percentage of in favor of the a street sweeper. at either meet- the Council wants to citizens of Mankato would purchase of an approxl- machine. at the May meeting, v[anu- the economic de- Real Estate MIKKELSEN-Broker, & Nebraska Salesperson Nebr. 879-4464 m3THWELL - Mankato, Kansas 111 S. West St, Mankato. Completely ~~~ house. H~ new r0oi. new wiring. "mtct,~ ~aewklt~h~ md b~hroom.Ew~hi~ "~a rand ready to move into. I b~em~ H~ ov~i clo~, Ist mo~ borne m North Mc.qoberts-2 bed- ~ and doors, weg ~ I~us mnee md lmced backlrml: t 223 E. Jay. 2 bedreem~, la'g d/r~W re~. SvtnU mSlot~ 825N.Wmt -'~ -"~ m~" utl~tF. Price has adm bern re- spread over 15 years instead of 10. After discussion, Council approved the re- quest. Council also approved the Continu- ance of the two mill levy for the Special Law Enforcement and Fire Fighting Equipment Fund for budget year 1993. Don Hamilton, City Administrator, reported this amount to be approxi- mately $3.400. The Mankato Fire Department per- sonnel operating the rescue truck are supposed to have a series of three Hepatitis B shots at a cost of $90 per person. The men can, in writing, refuse the shots. Also, since they are volun- teers, they are informed of the possible dangers of not taking the shot and side effects of receiving the shot. Council approved to pay for the shots for those I0 firemen wanting to take them. Also concerning the Mankato Fire Department, they get approximately three or four requests a year to perform a controlled watch when a farmer is burning his CRP grass. These farms are within this fire district and the farmer is not charged, however, a donation is made to the department. Council gave approval for the City to pay for the fuel to get to and from the farms so that the donations could be used to purchase equipment. Building applications were approved for Michael Reed, Brian Badger, and Clayton McNabb. McNabb's application was to add onto an existing building a 12'X16' metal addition to a cattle shed and equipment storage. The Council added a stipulation to McNabb's ap- proval. The new structure is not to be used to increase the number of live- stock currently being cared for on this property. The Mankato HousingAuthority had asked ffthey should require the roofers to have workmen's compensation in- surance to repair the hall damage to the government housing. After discussion, Council reported that the insurance should be required. Walter Campbell has resigned from the Mankato Tree Board for health reasons. Nominations for this position will be presented to the Council at a later date. The date for the public meeting concerning the T.V. franchise renewal is tentatively scheduled for August 14 in the Mankato High School Little The- atre. Council was asked If there were any special items they wanted budgeted for in the 1993 budget. The unknown cost in meeting drinking water quality stan- dards is of concern and will be consid- ered in the budget. From information received,the City's cost to comply with stormwater runoff testing at the airport, should not exceed $1,218. Larry and Kathy Stewart wanted to hire the City's loader and truck to remove and haul away a concrst~ foundation. The Council felt that this should not be done by the City. Recently there has been concern about old houses in town that are dangerous. The City staff is working on locating the owners for information about what can be done with the prop- erty. More information on the action taken at the June 2 Mankato City Council meeting will be reported in the July 1 Jewell County Post. New Employee - Wayne GF ardner Wayne graduated from Mankato High School and DeBry Institute of Tech- nology, Kansas City as an electrical engineer. Wayne is qualified to work on all types of equipment. His expertise will help us to bet- ter serve our customers. ii iiiiii!il !iiii!! !i !!i i!iiii !!!!iii!ii!!i!ii i!i!iii iiiiiiii!ii!!iiiiiiiiiiii!iliiiiii iiiii!ii iiiiiiii!iiiiiiiiii w iii ii ili ili iiiiiiii!i!i!ii i i!!ii !!i iiii !ii iiii!iiii i!!!!i! !i iiiiiiii!!iiiii iiiiii!!! Iii!i ii i i!i!ii!ii!ii i i iiiii! ii iiiiiiiii ! iiiiii i !ii i!i ii! i ii ii iii iii i i i i!iiiiiiiiiiiiii iiiiii ili iiiiiiiiiii iii i!iiiiiii !i!!!iliiiii ii iiii i iiiiiiii!ii!] I / I I I ~hss ;~ m~msdsll~m st~tl~ Behavioral Management program in Mankat0 "Successful Demential Behavioral Management Strategies" is the title of a program to be held July 11 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Farmway Credit Union, Basement, Mankato. Candace Davis, LBSW, M.Ed., Kan- sas Department of Aging, Topeka, will be the speaker. This program l.~ worth five hours of continuing education credit and is designed for RNs .and LPNs, LMHTs, Social Workers, CMAs, Nursing Home Administrators, and Nurses Aides. For more information or a copy of the brochure please contact the Northwest Kansas Area Health Education Center, 217 East 32nd, Hays, Ks. 67601. 913- 628-6128. Seasonal CDL's available July I Seasonal commercial driver licenses (CDL} will be available July I forcustom harvesters, livestock feeders and farm related, business. Seasonal CDL's will be restricted to the following conditions: Driving class B and C vehicles only. Operating a commercial motor ve- hicle within 150 miles from the place of business or farm being served. Transporting the following hazcgrd- ous materials: Diesel fuel of 1,000 gallons or less; Liquid fertilizers in vehicles with a total capacity of 3,000 gallons or less; Solid fertilizers not mixed with any organic substance. In addition to the above restrictions, a seasonal CDL will be valid only when used with a valid regular Kansas driver license, and for only 180 days begin- ning April 15. All seasonal CDL's will automatically expire on Oct. I I. To qualify for a seasonal CDL an applicant must be at least 18years old, have a good driving record, and have one year driving experience in any type of vehicle. The fee is the same :as a regular CDL: $14 for the license, $3 examination fee, and $1 photo fee, plus a $10 fee for each endorsement. Seasonal CDL'S are available at any computerized driver license examining station. County brochures to be mailed soon Good news was received at the June 22 meeting of Commercial Develop- ment as the Jewell County brochures are printed and being shipped here. It is hoped to meet this week and prepare them for mailing to all out-of-county graduates starting with the classes from the mid-forties to the sixties. This is a method of invitation to people to return to the county to live. Susan Harper, Don Koester, John Flavin, and at least one more volunteer will place labels and mail the brochures during the next week. Richard Franklin sent word that his committee had met to work on a survey which will be marled in the county extension paper. They examined, a survey done in 1981 and will secure some imput from the retail people. The 1981 survey was done by the county economic development committee in cooperation with the NCK Regional Planning Commission and the KSU Extension people. Bill Woods announced the Jewell County Fair catalog is ready. Harper encouraged people to enter the Talent Show during the Threshing Bee. Todd Bradrlck announced a pro- motion during the Threshing Bee's Old Fashioned Sat. night. Those making donations toward the summer sports program will have their names in a drawing for a weekend in Kansas City which includes tickets to ball games, Worlds of Fun and Oceans of Fun for a f~mlly of four. It was announced that the JeweB County Post will have a new editor Julyi 1. Harper will attend a workshop on KansasVlsio-ns on June 29.