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
Others attending the meeting:
Ryann Brooks, Gazette reporter Tagan Trahoon, KVOE reporter
Gary Stapp, Appraiser
Call to Order / Pledge of Allegiance
Motion: To Approve the Agenda as presented. Martin/Slater 3-0
Motion: Approve the Minutes of the 12-20-2018 meeting as amended. Briggs/Slater 3-0
Motion: To Approve Warrants Payable 12-28-2018 in the amount of $163,602.47. Slater/Briggs 3-0
Motion: To Approve Payroll Payable 12-28-2018 in the amount of $269,102.98. Martin/Briggs 3-0
Motion: To Approve Payroll Withholdings Payable 12-28-2018 in the amount of $364,886.59. Martin/Briggs 3-0
Appointments: Commissioners discussed board appointments.
Motion: To Approve Joe Wellnitz as Emporia Township Trustee for a term to expire 12-31-2022. Slater/Briggs 3-0
Personnel changes: no action taken.
Motion: To Approve Payroll Change Authorizations as presented. Briggs/Slater 3-0
Permits: no applications received.
• Joint hospital meeting coming up.
• Congratulations to Peggy Humphrey on her retirement.
• Attended Peggy Humphrey’s retirement ceremony.
• I plan to attend the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the new Emergency Center at Newman Regional Hospital.
• I will attend the joint hospital meeting next week.
• Talked with the fire chief at Olpe regarding the radios.
• January 8th is the next JEDAC meeting.
• Working on year end processes and inventory.
• Working on end of year process.
• Sales tax numbers are up from last month and overall year to date.
Jeff Cope presented Commissioners with a request for the purchase of cameras and lights for sheriff vehicles.
Motion: To remove from the table a request for the purchase of sheriff vehicles lights from TCS Upfitting Svcs. Inc. Slater/Briggs 3-0
Motion: To Approve the purchase of cameras and lights for sheriff vehicles from TCS Upfitting, a Division of Traffic Control Services, Inc. in the amount of $20,056.70 to be paid from Fund 017-00-9013. Briggs /Slater 3-0
Marc Goodman presented Commissioners with request to consider sale of private property to private individuals. These are properties not bid on during the Sheriff’s tax sale. K.S.A. 79-2803b allows for the sale of these properties to private individuals.
Motion: To Approve the sale of private property in Allen, Kansas to a private individual in the amount of $75.00. Slater/Briggs 3-0
Motion: To Approve two offers of private property to the City of Neosho Rapids for 4 lots in Block 56 in Neosho Rapids, Kansas in the amount of $1.00 each.
Note: These lots abut the railroad properties which if not sold may result in liability and maintenance to the county.
Motion: To move to Non-Elected Personnel Executive Session with Commissioners and Appraiser Stapp, to return at 9:15 a.m. Martin/Briggs 3-0
Meeting reconvened at 9:18 a.m.
Motion: To move to Legal Proprietary Executive Session with Commissioners and Counselor Goodman, to return at 9:40 a.m. Martin/Briggs 3-0
Meeting reconvened at 9:42 a.m.
Public comment: no one present.
Motion: To move to Legal Proprietary Executive Session with Commissioners, Controller Williams and Counselor Goodman, to return at 10:30 a.m. Martin/Briggs 3-0
Meeting reconvened at 10:35 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 January 3, 2019.
Tammy Vopat Rollie Martin, Chairman
Lyon County Master Clerk Lyon County Commission