Post Tagged with: "Dan Holub"

Commissioners favor plan for roads

The Marion County Board of Commissioners Monday gave tentative approval to a plan developed by Road and Bridge Director Randy Crawford to widen dirt and gravels roads up to two miles at a time to originally planned widths. Crawford often has spoken about how county dirt and gravel roads over a century of use have gradually narrowed from Kansas legally […]

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Commissioners favor 2-mill tax hike for roads

? They also favor hiring three experienced road and bridge workers to address current need. All three members of the Marion County Board of Commissioners said at the Friday, July 31, payday meeting that they will favor at least a two-mill budget increase for 2016 to improve county roads. With this, they are still looking at hiring three experienced road […]

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Commission responds to concerns on rural roads

Commission responds to concerns on rural roads

This week may mark a turning point in Marion County?s road and bridge program.<p>The Marion County Commission was expected to meet all morning Monday to discuss road and bridge options with department personnel (See story on page X).<p>Commission Chairman Dan Holub said this would be likely followed at the Friday payday meeting with major announcements for expansion of road and […]

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Commissioners call for public meeting about roads

Marion County commissioners agreed at their July 14 meeting to call a public meeting for 7 p.m. Monday, July 20, at the Marion County Lake Hall to hear about county roads. The commission took the action following weeks of meetings in which farm operators and homeowners have asked for more action in repairing roads washed out by unusually heavy spring […]

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Holub asks colleagues to state position on courthouse

Responding to the public, County Commission Chairman Dan Holub asked commissioners at Monday?s meeting to state their position regarding preliminary plans for multi-million-dollar additions and upgrades to the historic courthouse submitted by an architectural firm last month. ?Marion County cannot afford $7.5 million right now or in the foreseeable future to upgrade the courthouse and spend that kind of money,? […]

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Commission troubled by state budget actions

Marion County Board of Commissioners chairman Dan Holub called Monday for a 20-minute session to discuss county problems caused by actions of the Kansas Legislature. Holub said legislators are considering easing the state?s budget problems by adding a $3 per acre excise property tax for all landowners. Holub said that might not add up to much for city owners of […]

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Holub steps in as commission chairman for 2015

Lori Lalouette, a Hills?boro attorney, was sworn in as the 1st District commissioner for Marion County by 8th District Court Judge Michael Powers prior to the board?s Monday meeting. The swearing occurred at a public reception in the hallway outside of the meeting room at the courthouse. Lalouette was elected to succeed Roger Fleming of Hillsboro, who chose not to […]

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Fleming completes service with county

Fleming completes service with county

?Hillsboro commissioner served four years. Roger Fleming capped his four-year run as the 1st District representative on the Marion County Board of Commissioners as the guest of honor at a farewell reception following Monday?s business agenda. His feelings on the last day on the job couldn?t have been more different than the day he was sworn in four years earlier. […]

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Serving the public

? Our public officials aren?t perfect, but the vast majority are in the arena to make life better. With the pending transition in membership on the Marion County Board of Commissioners, we want to express appreciation to Roger Flem?ing for the contributions he made as 1st District county commissioner during his four years of service. In the same vein, we […]

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Fleming receives well-wishes after Monday meeting

Marion County Commis?sion Chairperson Roger Fleming completed his four-year term on the board Monday with the business agenda ending with well wishes from friends and county employees, and servings of his favorite chocolate coconut cream cake. Fleming is expected to be followed in office next week by commissioner-elect Lori Lalouette-Crawford. In his final vote on an issue, Fleming made a […]

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