LYON COUNTY COMMISSION ACTION SESSION THURSDAY, JANUARY 22, 2015

LYON COUNTY COMMISSION ACTION SESSION
THURSDAY, JANUARY 22, 2015

8:00 A.M. I. CALL TO ORDER/PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE.
II. CONSIDER AGENDA.
III. CONSIDER WARRANTS PAYABLE 01/23/2015 IN THE AMOUNT OF $.
IV. DISCUSS PERSONNEL CHANGES.
V. PERMITS.
VI. CONSIDER MINUTES OF 01/15/2015 MEETING.
VII. OTHER BUSINESS.
A. Consider the Jackson, Agnes City and Emporia Township Reports.
B. Consider Board Appointments.
8:15 A.M. VIII. COMMISSIONER/COUNSELOR/CONTROLLER REPORTS.
A. Dan Slater                              D. Tammy Vopat
B. Scott A. Briggs                       E. Dan Williams
C. Rollie Martin                         F. Marc Goodman
8:30 A.M. IX. GARY STAPP – LYON COUNTY APPRAISER.
A. Consider purchasing a replacement copier/printer machine.
8:45 A.M. X. BRIAN ANSTEY – SHERIFF OFFICE.
A. Consider installing cage in vehicle.
9:00 A.M. XI. RUSSELL TORRENS – NOXIOUS WEEDS.
A. Consider attending 2015Annual Works Conference and 2015 Annual Noxious Weed Conference.
9:15 A.M. XII. EXECUTIVE SESSION.
A. Legal (1).
B. NEP (1).
9:30 A.M. XIII. BREAK.
9:45 A.M. XIV. PUBLIC COMMENT.
10:00 A.M. XV. EXECUTIVE SESSION.
A. Legal (1).
B. NEP (1).
11:00 A.M. XVI. EMPLOYEE RECOGNITION CEREMONY.
Note: Fred Kurzen will receive a special recognition for 45 years of service.
11:30 A.M. XVII. ADJOURNMENT.

* Action Session Items
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LYON COUNTY COMMISSION MINUTES JANUARY 8, 2015

LYON COUNTY COMMISSION MINUTES
JANUARY 8, 2015

The Board of Lyon County Commissioners met in Action Session at 8:00 a.m. in the Commission Chambers with the following people in attendance:
Rollie Martin, Chairman                                      Scott A. Briggs, Vice Chairman
Dan Slater, Commissioner                                   Tammy Vopat, County Clerk
Marc Goodman, County Counselor                   Dan Williams, County Controller

Others attending the meeting:
Michael Halleran, Asst. Co. Counselor             Matt Collins, Road & Bridge
Jeff Cope, Sheriff                                                   Janice Huffman, Human Resources
John Koelsch, Undersheriff                                Jesse Murphy, Gazette reporter
Robert Sullivan, Comm. Corrections Dir.        Bob Davis, resident
Sam Seeley, Zoning

Call to Order / Pledge of Allegiance

Motion: To Approve the Agenda as presented.
Martin/Slater 3-0

Motion: To Approve the Consent Agenda as follows:
Slater/Briggs 3-0
a. Approve Warrants Payable 1-9-2015 in the amount of $104,128.27.
b. Approve the Minutes of the 1-2-2015 meeting.

Motion: To Approve the purchase of a desk for the Payroll Office from cymax.com in the amount of $1,151.45 to be paid from Fund 010-16-9001.
Briggs/Slater 3-0

Motion: To Appoint Janice Huffman as the Human Resource Director for Lyon County, Kansas.
Martin/Slater 3-0

Motion: To Appoint Dan Slater to the Regional Development Association Board.
Briggs/Martin 2-1
Dan Slater abstained.

Motion: To Appoint Phil Mott to the Lyon County Planning /Appeals Board for a term to expire 12-31-17.
Martin/Briggs 3-0

Motion: To Appoint Mike Langley to the Lyon County Planning/Appeals Board for a term to expire 12-31-17.
Martin/Slater/ 3-0

Reports:
Commissioner Martin:
• I attended the JEDAC meeting on Tuesday.
• Attended the Lyon County Extension Board meeting last evening.
• Tomorrow I plan to attend Elected Officials Day at the Emporia Christian School.
• The Joint City/County Luncheon is next Wednesday.
• The Fair Board Annual meeting is a week from Saturday.

Commissioner Briggs:
• I participated in a fence viewing at 3544 Road P also.
• Tonight is the Ft. Riley Study Session.
• Tomorrow is the Flint Hills Regional Council meeting in Clay Center.
• Next Saturday is the Fair Board Annual meeting.

Commissioner Slater:
• I participated in a fence viewing at 3544 Road P yesterday.
• Tomorrow I will attend the RDA meeting.
• I will attend the Elected Officials day at the Emporia Christian School.
• I attended the meeting with the Chamber of Commerce. A final legislative agenda was decided on and the Chamber is asking that the Commission support their legislative agenda.

Marc Goodman:
• Attended the JEDAC meeting on Tuesday.
• I will attend the RDA meeting tomorrow.
• I will also participate in the Elected Officials Day at the Emporia Christian School.
• I will likely have 2 jury trials at the end of this month.
• I will attend the KCEAA Dinner in Topeka on January 28th.

Tammy Vopat:
• I recorded the minutes of the fence viewing yesterday at 3544 Road P.
• I attended the Local Emergency Planning Committee meeting on Tuesday.

Dan Williams:
• Attended the pre-construction meeting on Tuesday for the Anderson Building.
• Working on issues with KPERS.

Matt Collins presented Commissioners with several items to consider along with the Natural Resource Advisory Board meeting minutes and the Crushed Rock Distribution report for 2010 through 2014.

Motion: To Approve the purchase of a used 50 ton lowboy trailer from Waechter Hay and Grain for $25,000.00 to be paid from the Multi-Year Fund 017-00-9026.
Briggs/Martin 3-0
Note: the retired equipment will be sold on Purple Wave.

Motion: To Approve the purchase of 1,302.0 feet of used 24” steel casing at $30.00 per foot from Henry Hoelting for $39,060.00 to be paid from the Road & Bridge Fund 011-00-8223.
Slater/Martin 3-0

Motion: To Approve Commission Chairman to sign the Agreement with KDOT for the Kansas Local Improvement Program.
Briggs/Slater 3-0

Sheriff Cope presented Commissioners with a plan for vehicle purchases for the Sheriff’s Office from Capital Outlay in 2015.

Motion: To Approve the 2015 Vehicle Purchase Plan for the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office in the amount of $137,142.00 to be paid from Fund 017-00-9016 and related equipment to be paid from Fund 017-00-9031.
Slater/Briggs 3-0

Robert Sullivan presented Commissioners with an updated job description for the Community Corrections Director position. Counselor Goodman suggested Commissioners create a panel for interviewing applicants. Commissioners gave direction to Robert Sullivan to proceed with posting the position opening and assist in creating an interview panel.

Motion: To move to Legal Executive Session with Commissioners, Marc Goodman, Dan Williams, Janice Huffman and Robert Sullivan to return at 9:35 a.m.
Martin/Briggs 3-0
Meeting reconvened at *9:42 a.m.

Break

Public Comment: no one present.

Motion: To move to NEP Executive Session with Commissioners, Marc Goodman, Robert Sullivan, Dan Williams and Janice Huffman, to return at 10:00 a.m.
Martin/Briggs 3-0
Meeting reconvened at *10:03 a.m. with information.

Motion: To move to NEP Executive Session with Commissioners and Sam Seeley, to return at 10:20 a.m. Martin/Briggs 3-0
Meeting reconvened at 10:20 a.m. with a request for an extension and Marc Goodman to join the session, to return at 10:45 a.m. Martin/Briggs 3-0
Meeting reconvened at *10:57 a.m. with a request for an extension, to return at *11:22 a.m.
Sam Seeley gave Commissioners an update on the Anderson Building Improvement Project. The demolition phase will begin tomorrow with monthly updates scheduled.

Commissioners will hold a Study Session next Wednesday, January 14th at 9:30 a.m.

Motion: To Adjourn.
Martin/Slater 3-0

There being no further business before the Board, the next Study Session will take place on January 14, 2015 at 9:30 a.m. and the next Action Session on January 15, 2015.

Attest: Affirm:

___________________________________ ___________________________________
Tammy Vopat                    Rollie Martin, Chairman
Lyon County Clerk            Lyon County Commission

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