Lewis County Missouri Commissioners Meeting Minutes Nov 6th, 2023

February 26th, 2024 – Lewis County Commission

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February 26, 2024 

The Commission met pursuant to order of adjournment on February 20, 2024, with Presiding Commissioner Wayne Murphy Jr., and Associate Commissioners Travis Fleer and Deanne Whiston were present. When and where the following proceedings were had to wit: Commissioner Murphy called the meeting to order: 

Minutes: Commissioner Fleer made a motion to approve minutes for February 20, 2023. Commissioner Murphy seconded; Commissioner Whiston agreed. Approved 3-0. 

Payroll: Commissioner Murphy motioned to approve the payment of warrants #203310-203311 from General fund, warrants #203312-203317 from Road & Bridge fund, warrants #203318 from Assessment fund, and warrant # from LEOF. Commissioner Fleer seconded; Commissioner Whiston agreed. Passed 3-0. 

Payroll: Commissioner Murphy motioned to approve the payment by EFTP of warrants #2587- 2603 from General fund, warrants #2604-2606 from Road & Bridge fund, warrants #2607-2608 from Assessment fund, and warrant #2609-2623 from LEOF fund. Commissioner Fleer seconded; Commissioner Whiston agreed. Approved 3-0. 

Bills: Commissioner Fleer motioned to approve the payments of warrants #31784-31798 from General Revenue, warrants #22111-22118 from Road & Bridge, warrants #5743-5745 from the Assessment, warrants #20873-20878 from L.E.O.F, and warrants # from Co Farm. Commissioner Whiston seconded; Commissioner Murphy agreed. Approved 3-0. 

Road & Bridge: Road and Bridge Supervisor Larry Janes and Secretary Colclough were present. 

Replaced tube #420 

Dipped out each end of tube #582, 264 & 291 

2 new tires for the 1995 Ford 

Bladed roads- #588, 597, 594, 587, 582, 575, 562, 523, 521, 505, 509, 313, 319, 339, 329, 320, 353, 326, 357, 363, 336, 340, 373 

Hauled Spot Rock- #293, 550, 264 

Other Business: The sheriff’s office is making Tasha Graves full time as of March 17th 

The sheriff’s office hired Matthew Pearl as full time jailer starting at $15.50 as of February 21st 

LEOF had a reimbursement check from United Healthcare for insurance overpayment 

Commissioner Fleer made a motion to give Hadlee Hope $10,000.00 in ARPA funds. Commissioner Whiston seconded; Commissioner Murphy agreed. Approved 3-0. 

The commission approved the financial statement for the Press News Journal- after Clerk Sapp made changes to the descriptions of the vendor payments noted by the commission 

Adjourn: Motion to adjourn to Monday, March 6, 2023, by Commissioner Whiston. Commissioner Fleer seconded; Commissioner Murphy agreed, passed 3-0. 

Respectfully submitted: 

Shannon Sapp, County Clerk 

Wayne Murphy Jr., Presiding Commissioner 
Travis Fleer, Southern Commissioner 
Deanne Whiston, Northern Commissioner 

See previous minutes here


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