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Stafford County Board of Commissioners approve budget

Stafford County Commission

The Stafford County Board of County Commissioners met in regular session on Wednesday, September 14th, 2022, in the Commission Room in the Annex. Chairman Wycoff called the meeting to order at 8:30 a.m.

Present: Todd Wycoff, Bryce Garner, and Clayton Grimmett.

At 8:30 a.m. the Revenue Neutral Rate hearing commenced for the 2023 Stafford County and Stafford County Fire District No. 1 budgets.

There were no citizens present. Commissioner Garner moved and Commissioner Grimmett seconded, to adopt Resolution 2022-21, A resolution of Stafford County, Kansas to levy a property tax rate exceeding the revenue neutral rate and 2022-22, A resolution of Stafford County Fire District No. 1, Kansas to levy a property tax rate exceeding the revenue neutral rate.

Motion carried 3-0. The regular budget hearing was then held. Again, there were no citizens present. Commissioner Garner moved, and Commissioner Wycoff seconded, to approve the 2023 budget as presented. Motion carried 3-0.
Commissioner Grimmett moved, and Commissioner Garner seconded, to approve the minutes from the September 7th session.

Motion carried 3-0.

Misty Rudy, EMS Director, and Dr. Fritz Farmer joined the meeting. A debriefing discussion was held regarding the major vehicle accident that occurred last week on Hwy 50. It was decided that Misty would put together first responder kits to equip fire trucks and patrol cars with emergency medical supplies.

Carl Miller joined the meeting. He advised that he had been approached by Wichita County to help them train a replacement appraiser. He explained that most of his time spent there would be on weekends. He wanted to make the commissioners aware that he would be doing this and how it would work as to not disrupt his time in Stafford County.

September accounts payable vouchers and checks were approved and signed from the following funds:
General 1,420.69
Road & Bridge 643.91
Health 70.86
Nox Weed 34.72
EMS 73.20
Motor Vehicle 118.94
Sp Cap Improv 5,000.00

TOTAL $ 7,362.32
The meeting adjourned at 10:05 a.m.