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. County Counselor
Others attending the meeting:
Ryann Brooks, Gazette reporter Chip Woods, County Engineer
Janice Huffman, Human Resources Gary Stith, FHRC
Sam Seeley, Zoning Jean Barnett, I.T. Department
Chuck Samples, KVOE reporter Jeff Cope, Sheriff
Steve Willis, Community Corrections Dir. Brian Ansty, Jail
Bev Hilbish, Community Corrections Ruth Wheeler, District Court
Jamie Williams, I.T. Department Jim Brull, Road & Bridge
Call to Order / Pledge of Allegiance
Motion: To Approve the Agenda as presented. Martin/Slater 3-0
Motion: To Approve the Minutes of the 9-6-2018 meeting as amended. Briggs/Slater 3-0
Motion: To Approve Warrants Payable 9-14-2018 in the amount of $507,473.86. Briggs/Martin 3-0
Motion: To Approve Payroll Withholdings Payable 9-14-2018 in the amount of $65.03.
Dan Williams gave an update on the condition of the fairground buildings in need of maintenance.
Motion: To Approve the quote from England Paint Contracting, Inc. to paint the internal of the Anderson and Bowyer Community Buildings and seal the external of the Anderson Building in the amount of $17,913.00 to be paid from Fund 017-00-9050. Martin/Slater 3-0
Personnel changes: no action taken.
Permits: no applications received.
• Attended the Lyon County Extension Board meeting yesterday.
• Began working with Senior Citizens on issues.
• Received a letter from the State of Kansas that Lyon County is handling the CDBG Grant very efficiently.
• I attended the Community Corrections Advisory Board meeting.
• Tomorrow is RDA meeting.
• I attended the Fair Board meeting on Monday.
• Visited with Legislator Mark Schreiber yesterday.
• I attended the abstract class in Topeka yesterday.
• I will attend the Northeast Kansas County Officials meeting in Leavenworth County tomorrow.
• Attended the Fair Board meeting on Monday.
• The Flu Clinic is October 12th for county employees.
• The RDA meeting is tomorrow.
• Community Corrections Advisor Board meeting was last Tuesday.
Chip Woods presented Commissioners with a request for the purchase of tires for the Road & Bridge Department.
Motion: To Approve the purchase of 24-14.00R24 Bridgestone VUT Grader tires from Mel’s Tire at $990.00 per tire for a total of $23,760.00 to be paid from Fund 011-00-8431. Slater/Briggs 3-0
Janice Huffman presented Commissioners with a grade pay change for consideration. Commission gave direction to change the Grade Pay structure of the Assistant County Attorney and 1st Assistant County Attorney.
Gary Stith gave an update on the Flint Hills Regional Economic Development Group related to the EPA Grant.
Motion: To Approve the Brownfields Assessment Coalition, Memorandum of Agreement between the Flint Hills Regional Council, Riley County, Geary County, Lyon County, Morris County, City of Manhattan and the City of Junction City. Martin/Slater 3-0
Jean Barnett presented Commissioners with a quote for wiring in the Law Enforcement Center.
Motion: To Approve the quote from ValuNet Fiber in the amount of $6,543.24 to be paid from Fund 017-00-7646, for wiring in the Law Enforcement Center for the phone system installation and authorize Controller Williams to sign related documents. Martin/Briggs 3-0
Motion: To Amend the Agenda to all for a Non-Elected Personnel Executive Session with Commissioners and Marc Goodman, to return at 9:30 a.m.
Meeting reconvened at 9:30 a.m.
Public comment: no one present.
Jeff Cope presented Commissioners with a request to consider replacing the entry door to the sally port in the detention center; a request to cancel a P.O. for Thunderbird Fire Arms Academy; consider the purchase of rifles from Sig Sauer and equipment.
Motion: To Approve cancelling P.O. #11766 in the amount of $14,233.83 to Thunderbird FireArms Academy originally drawn on account 017-00-9013 on November 16, 2017. Martin/Slater 3-0
Motion: To Approve the purchase of 9 rifles in the amount of $15,026.40 from Sig Sauer to be paid from Fund 017-00-9013. Slater/Briggs 3-0
Motion: To Approve the purchase of 9 Sling Systems, Lights, and Vertical fore grip rifle equipment from Range 54 in the amount of $2,344.50 to be paid from Fund 017-00-9013. Briggs/Martin 3-0
Motion: To Approve the quote from Integrity Steel Works in the amount of $6,572.00 to be paid from Fund 017-00-9029. Martin/Slater 3-0
Motion: To Amend the Agenda to allow for Legal Proprietary Executive Session with Commissioners, Jim Brull, Sam Seeley, Dan Williams, Michael Halleran and Marc Goodman, to return at 10:30 a.m. Martin/Briggs 3-0
Meeting reconvened at 10:30 a.m.
Steve Willis presented Commissioners with a request for approval on budgets.
Motion: To Approve the Adult KDOC Reimbursement budget in the amount of $164,782.25. Briggs/Martin 3-0
Motion: To Approve the Juvenile KDOC Reimbursement Budget in the amount of $11,850.76. Slater/Martin 3-0
Motion: To Approve the Drug Court Database from Five Point Solutions in the amount of $18,900.00 to be paid from Fund 017-00-9001. Slater/Briggs 3-0
Motion: To move to Non-Elected Personnel Executive Session with Commissioners and Janice Huffman, to return at 11:25 a.m.
Meeting reconvened at 11:25 a.m.
Motion: To Adjourn. Martin/Briggs 3-0
There being no further business before the Board, the next Action Session will take place on September 20, 2018.
Tammy Vopat Rollie Martin, Chairman
Lyon County Master Clerk Lyon County Commission