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Commission Meeting Minutes Oct-25-21

October 25, 2021                                                               
4th Day                                                                            
October Term

NOW ON THIS DAY THE COUNTY COMMISSION met pursuant to law in the Courthouse in the City of Lamar, MO. The Barton County Commission met and opened their meeting with the pledge of allegiance.

  • Jeff Tucker moved to accept the minutes of the October 25, 2021 meeting as read. Ben Reed seconded and all agreed.
  • Approved October Expenditures
  • Approved October Payroll
  • County Commission met with Mary Miller, Davis Insurance. She brought the 2022 renewal of health and life insurance costs for the county employees. The cost was .08% less than 2021. Our health Insurance will remail with Anthem for 2022.
  • County Commission met with Sheriff John Simpson and he gave an update on the cell area renovations at the jail. If everything works out they should be able to move prisoners back around the first part of November.
  • Kristina Crockett, County Clerk, submitted a report to the Commission on the results of the Salary Commission meeting held on Friday, October 15, 2021. The salaries for 2022 are as follows:
    • Presiding Commissioner -    $30,867.04
    •  District One Commissioner -  $28,765.84
    • District Two Commissioner -  $28,765.84
    • County Clerk -  $43,584.60
    • Collector/Treasurer -   $43,584.60
    • Recorder of Deeds -   $43,584.60
    • Public Administrator -  $43,584.60
    • Assessor -  $43,584.60
    • Coroner -  $14,677.80
    • Sheriff - $48,297.00
    • Prosecuting Attorney - $52,499.40
County Commission met with Interim Dispatch Director Tina Byers and discussed the lack of staffing of dispatchers. The Commission agreed to pay the dispatchers over time this pay period instead of comp time.
Present were:  Mike Davis, Presiding Commissioner; Ben Reed, District One Commissioner; Jeff Tucker, District Two Commissioner and Kristina Crockett, County Clerk


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