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 Dan Slater, Vice Chairman
Scott A. Briggs, Commissioner Tammy Vopat, County Clerk
Marc Goodman, County Counselor Dan Williams, County Controller
Michael Halleran, Asst. Co. Counselor
Others attending the meeting:
Ryann Brooks, Gazette reporter Chip Woods, County Engineer
Jarrod Fell, Emergency Manager Sam Seeley, Zoning
Chuck Samples, KVOE reporter Jim Brull, Road & Bridge
Dennis Baysinger, Road & Bridge
Call to Order / Pledge of Allegiance
Motion: To Approve the Agenda as presented. Martin/Briggs 3-0
Motion: To Approve the Minutes of the 8-23-2018 meeting. Martin/Slater 3-0
Motion: To Approve Warrants Payable 8-31-2018 in the amount of $148,087.26. Slater/Briggs 3-0
Motion: To Approve the 2019 Holiday Schedule for Lyon County.
Personnel changes: no action taken.
Permits: no applications received.
• I attended the Council on Aging meeting on Monday.
• Participated in the Talk of Emporia.
• Tuesday I will be unable to attend the JEDAC meeting. Dan Slater will be present in my absence.
• I will attend the JEDAC meeting on Tuesday.
• Health Department Board meeting was Tuesday.
• Main Street had their open house which was very nice.
• There is no RDA meeting on Friday.
• I met with a few of the Flint Hills Regional Council members last week.
• I attended the CIC Software Symposium in Wichita last week.
• Sales tax numbers are up and steady.
• No report.
Executive privilege to allow for Michael Halleran to present.
Michael Halleran presented Commissioners with a request for transportation for Boy Scout event at Flint Hills Technical College.
Motion: To Approve L-CAT Transportation for the Boy Scout events at the Flint Hills Technical College on September 8th. Slater/Martin 3-0
Chip Woods presented Commissioners with a request from the City of Americus regarding the Americus Fall Festival and the Recycle Trailer report.
Motion: To Rescind the motion made on July 12, 2018 regarding the Americus Fall Festival and Block Party. Martin/Briggs 3-0
Motion: To Approve closing the 600 Block of Main Street, and Locust Street (Road 240) between Fifth Street and Main Street from Noon on October 6th to 2 a.m. on October 7th for the Americus Fall Festival and Block Party.
Motion: To Amend the Agenda to allow for a Legal Proprietary Executive Session with Commissioners, Michael Halleran and Dan Williams, to return at 9:00 a.m. Martin/Briggs 3-0
Meeting reconvened at 9:00 a.m.
Jarrod Fell presented Commissioners with a request to approve the acquisition of a Message Board Project (Northeast Homeland Security Region). Commissioners gave direction to Jarrod Fell to proceed with the Message Board Project and sign the authorization.
Motion: To move to Non-Elected Personnel Executive Session with Commissioners, Janice Huffman and Michael Halleran, to return at 9:35 a.m.
Meeting reconvened at 9:35 a.m.
Public comment: no one present.
Motion: To move to Legal Proprietary Executive Session with Commissioners, Chip Woods, Michael Halleran, Dan Williams, Sam Seeley, Jim Brull and Dennis Baysinger to return at 10:15 a.m. Martin/Briggs 3-0
Meeting reconvened at 10:15 a.m.
Motion: To move to Non-Elected Personnel Executive Session with Commissioners, Janice Huffman and Marc Goodman, to return at 10:35 a.m.
Meeting reconvened at 10:38 a.m.
Motion: To Adjourn. Martin/Slater 3-0
There being no further business before the Board, the next Action Session will take place on September 6, 2018.
Tammy Vopat Rollie Martin, Chairman
Lyon County Clerk Lyon County Commission