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 Briggs, Vice Chairman
Dan Slater, Commissioner Amie Jackson, Deputy Election
Marc Goodman, Counselor Dan Williams, County Controller
Michael Halleran, Asst. Co. Counselor

Others attending the meeting:
Lydia Kautz, Emporia Gazette Tagan Trohoon, KVOE
Bruce Boettcher, BG Consultants Glen Lochi, AT&T
Carissa Brinker, Asst. County Attorney Jeff Cope, Sheriff
Steve Willis, Director of Community Correction
Amanda Cunningham, Crosswinds Jon Koelsch, Undersheriff
Ed Owens, Emporia Police Department Steve Atherton, Attorney
Angela Childears, Community Corrections Russ Jenkins, Resident
Russ Osborn, Resident Dallas Horton, Resident
Glen Kloche, Resident Shawna Short, Resident
Sam Seeley, Zoing

Call to Order / Pledge of Allegiance

Motion: To Approve the Consent Agenda as follows: Briggs/Slater 3-0
a. Approve the Minutes of the 3/21/2019.

Motion: To Approve Warrants Payable for 3/29/2019, in the amount of $151,743.25. Slater/Briggs 3-0

Approve Appointments: No action taken.

Carissa Brinker presented 2 Resolutions to Commissioners for consideration one in abating taxes and sale of real property for collection of delinquent taxes.

Motion: To Adopt Resolution No. 05-19 a resolution abating taxes in case 2018-CV-000067. Briggs/Slater 3-0

Motion: To Adopt Resolution No. 06-19, a resolution authorizing foreclosure of tax liens and sale of real property for collection of delinquent taxes.
Martin/Slater 3-0

Dan Williams presented Commissioners with a request to Adjust KWORC insurance premium.

Motion: To Approve an adjustment to the 2018 Work Comp audit in the amount of $8,191.00 to be paid from Fund 010-58-7236. Martin/Slater 3-0
Note: This is paid per statute K.S.A. 12-2627(b)

Personal Changes: No action taken.

Permits: No applications received.

Reports:
Commissioner Briggs:
• Attending EOOC Chamber Meeting.
• Attended Road Viewing on Wednesday.
• Attended the Admire Breakfast for ESU.

Commissioner Slater:
• Attend a Board meeting with the Community Health Center.
• Attended Road Viewing on Wednesday.

Commissioner Martin:
• Attended Refinement Committee Meeting last week.
• Attended the Council on Aging meeting on Monday.
• Attended Road Viewing on Wednesday.
• Dr. Allison Garrett will report on Thursday May 2nd.
• Will attend JDAC on Tuesday.

Counselor Goodman:
• Will attend JDAC on Tuesday.
• Reminder on April 11, 2019 will be attending the Crime Victims Conference.

Deputy Jackson:
• Attended the Road Viewing on Wednesday.

Controller Williams:
• Attended Chamber Meeting on Thursday.
• Gave the Sales tax Report for March.

Chip Woods presented Commissioners with the Review of the County Engineer’s Annual Report for 2018; a request for bids for grader blades according to the County’s Engineer’s specifications; Crushed Rock Report and Recycle Trailer Tally.

Motion: To Approve sending out Request for Proposals for Grader Blades according to County Engineer’s Specifications. Slater/Briggs 3-0

Bruce Boettcher with BG Consultants Inc. presented Commissioners with an update on Lyon RWD #1 project.

Motion: To Approve Pay Request #9 to Goins Enterprises, Inc in the amount of $45,015.75. Briggs/Martin 3-0

Motion: To Approve Change Order #2 for Goins Enterprises, Inc. in the amount of $-6,391.00. Martin/Briggs 3-0
Noted: Change order is for the reduction in bid items/material used.

Motion: To Approve the Pay Request #10 for Going Enterprises, Inc. in the amount of $38,001.05. Slater/Briggs 3-0

Sam Seeley, Lyon County Zoning, presented Commissioners with a request to consider Application #2019007, a Request for Agriculture Conditional – Use “Communications Tower” by AT&T and Network Real Estate.

Motion: Remove from the Table Application #2019007, a Request for Agriculture Conditional – Use “Communications Tower” by AT&T and Network Real Estate. Martin/Slater 3-0

Motion: To send back to Planning Board Application #2019007, For Reconsideration to get a direction from all Parties involved getting more information as requested. Martin/Slater 3-0

Notes: Commissioners would like more information from the Planning Board about the Statistics and analysis of property value, why the placement of the Tower in that location and to have more members present at time of vote from the Board.

Steve Willis & Amanda Cunningham presented Commissioners with a request to consider signing a Proclamation supporting the Stepping Up to Reduce the Number of People with Mental Illnesses in Jails.

Motion: To Approve a Proclamation supporting the Stepping Up Initiative to Reduce the Number of People with Mental Illnesses in Jails.
Briggs/Martin 3-0
Note: Asst. Co. Counselor Halleran read the Proclamation into the records.

Break

Public Comment: No one present.

Public Hearing: Regarding proposed Road Vacation on Road 310.

Russ Jenkins voiced his opinion in favor for vacating the road.
Motion: To Adopt Resolution 07-19, A Resolution Vacating a portion of County Road “310” in Lyon County, Kansas, Pursuant to K.S.A. 68-102.
Slater/Briggs 3-0

Motion: To move to Non-Elected Personnel Executive Session with Commissioners and Controller Williams, to return at 10:30 a.m.
Martin/Slater 3-0

Motion: To move to Legal Proprietary Executive Session with Commissioners, Counselor Goodman, and Controller Williams to return at 11:15 a.m.
Meeting reconvened at 11:15 a.m. Martin/Slater 3-0

Motion: To Adjourn.
Slater/Briggs 3-0
There being no further business before the Board, the next Action Session will take place on April 4, 2019.

Attest: Affirm:

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Amie Jackson                                               Rollie Martin, Chairman
Lyon County Deputy Election Officer            Lyon County Commission