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-absent Tammy Vopat, County Clerk
Marc Goodman, County Counselor Dan Williams, County Controller
Others attending the meeting:
Linzi Garcia, Gazette reporter Jim Brull, Road & Bridge
Tagan Trahoon, KVOE reporter Ruth Wheeler, District Court
Janice Huffman, Human Resources Ken Bazil, resident
Call to Order / Pledge of Allegiance
Motion: To Approve the Agenda as presented. Martin/Briggs 2-0
Motion: To Approve the Minutes of the 7-25-2019 meeting as amended.
Motion: To Approve Warrants Payable 8-2-2019 in the amount of $757,158.07. Martin/Briggs 2-0
Appointments: no action taken.
Personnel changes: no action taken.
Permits: no applications received.
• I attended the Friends of the 4-H Picnic last Thursday.
• I will attend the JEDAC meeting on Tuesday.
• Received an invitation from the Flint Hills Community Health Center for a meet and greet.
• I participated in the KVOE Newsmaker session regarding the budget.
• I attended the Friends of the 4-H Picnic also.
• Wind mill project is moving along very well.
• Working on voter registration drives.
• Attended the Friends of the 4-H Picnic.
• Attended the Ignite Emporia meeting.
• I will attend a housing meeting tomorrow.
• Sales tax numbers are up from last year.
• I will attend the JEDAC meeting.
• RDA meeting is Friday.
• There is a Jury trial starting on Monday.
Dan Williams presented Commissioners with a request to amend the 2019 Lyon County Budget.
Motion: To Approve publishing the Notice of Budget Hearing Amending the 2019 Lyon County Budget. Briggs/Martin 2-0
Note: This amendment allows for budget authority to expend funds as planned previously. The budget hearing will take place on August 29th at 10:00 a.m.
Ruth Wheeler presented Commissioners with a request to upgrade and replace computers, software and server in District Court.
Motion: To Approve the quotes from Advantage Computer Jayhawk Software in the amount of $66,726.85 for upgrades and computers for District Court to be paid from Fund 017-00-9009. Briggs/Martin 2-0
Janice Huffman presented Commissioners with a request to consider sponsoring a Corporate Challenge Team and paying the registration fee.
Motion: To Approve a 2019 Corporate Challenge Team and pay $150.00 registration fee from Fund 010-18-7600. Martin/Briggs 2-0
Motion: To move to Legal Executive Session for confidential date with Commissioners, Controller Williams and Counselor Goodman, to return at 9:30 a.m. Martin/Briggs 2-0
Meeting reconvened at 9:30 a.m.
Public comment: Ken Bazil discussed the mill levy rates and increased valuations in Lyon County. He indicated the senior population is struggling with meeting the increases.
Motion: To move to Legal Executive Session for confidential date with Commissioners, Controller Williams and Counselor Goodman, to return at 10:15 a.m. Martin/Briggs 2-0
Meeting reconvened at 10:15 a.m. with a request for an extension, to return at 10:35 a.m. Martin/Briggs 2-0
Motion: To Adjourn. Martin/Briggs 2-0
There being no further business before the Board, the next Action Session will take place on August 8, 2019.
Tammy Vopat Rollie Martin, Chairman
Lyon County Master Clerk Lyon County Commission