Jeff Schuele Named as Atchison County Commissioner Chairman

Atchison County native Jeff Schuele, shown here in this MSC News file photo, has been appointed as the new Executive Director of Live Well, Live Atchison.


 Atchison County Commissioner Tom Wagner nominates Commissioner Jeff Schuele to become Chairman for the Commissioner for 2012.

This took place during the county’s re-organizational meeting this (Monday) morning.

New Commissioner Mike Bodenhausen was named vice-chair.

Also during the 20 minute meeting, commissioners voted to add New Year’s Eve as a county holiday for 2012 as well as adopting a 51 cent a mile re-imbursement rate for personal vehicle use for jobs by county employees.

Commissioners also appointed themselves and others to various boards.

Commissioner Schuele will be on the Community Corrections advisory board, while Commissioner Wagner will serve on the Juvenile Justice Association board as well as the Local and Regional Council with Kristi Isaacs.

Commissioner Bodenhausen will serve on the Project Concern Board, as well as the County Health and NE-CAP board.

Commissioners also approved the 2012 fee schedule for the sheriff’s department.

Changes in those fees from last year include an increase for vehicle inspections to 15 dollars, up from 10.

Sheriff Sale fees will go up five dollars to 30 dollars each.

Sheriff John Calhoon reported that they average 100 to 120 Friday morning sales annually.

Commissioners continued discussion on the new state legislative mandates for a county scrapping permit.

Schuele says this will affect a lot of scrappers in the county.

SCHUELE SCRAP RT: :30 OC: "…metal liscense."

In their last meeting, they approved the mandate from House Bill 2312 that gives scrappers a 10 year permit for 400 dollars.

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