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 Tammy Vopat, County Clerk
Marc Goodman, County Counselor Dan Williams, County Controller
Michael Halleran, Asst. Co. Counselor
Others attending the meeting:
Adam Blake, Gazette reporter Dennis Baysinger, Road & Bridge
Tagan Trahoon, KVOE reporter Janice Arb, LCAT
Roxie Van Gundy, 911 Director Jarrod Fell, Emergency Manager
Steve Ingersoll, Westar Tommy Lewis, Hayden Tower Svc.
Jim Brull, Road & Bridge Scott Price, City of Emporia I.T.
Angela Cushing, resident Roxie Barrett, resident
Steve Willis, Community Corr. Dir.
Call to Order / Pledge of Allegiance
Motion: To Approve the Agenda as amended. Martin/Briggs 3-0
Motion: To Approve the Minutes of the 8-29-2019 meeting. Briggs/Martin 3-0
Motion: To Approve Warrants Payable 9-6-2019 in the amount of $557,811.40. Slater/Briggs 3-0
Motion: To Approve Payroll Payable 9-6-2019 in the amount of $269,113.11.
Motion: To Approve Payroll Withholdings Payable 9-6-2019 in the amount of $197,099.59. Martin/Slater 3-0
Appointments: no action taken.
Personnel changes: no action taken.
Permits: no applications received.
• No report.
• I attended the JEDAC meeting on Tuesday morning.
• Next Tuesday is the Lyon County Extension Board meeting.
• This Friday, Lyon County is hosting the Northeast Kansas County Officials meeting.
• Community Corrections meeting is next week.
• I attended the JECDAC meeting on Tuesday.
• I will attend the Community Corrections meeting next week.
• No report.
• Preparing for the Northeast Kansas County Officials meeting on Friday.
• Next week is an abstract workshop in Topeka.
• I will be speaking to 4th grade students at Logan Avenue School on Wednesday.
• Saturday we will have a voter registration booth at the Great American Market.
Dan Williams presented Commissioners with the IMA, Inc. Annual Agreement. This is the Lyon County insurance broker to secure lower insurance costs.
Motion: To Approve the IMA, Inc. Annual Agreement in the amount of $36,000.00 to be paid from Fund 010-18-7600. Slater/Briggs 3-0
Jim Brull presented Commissioners with a request to send staff to a training and safety seminar in Peoria, Illinois on October 7-9th. Jim also presented a resolution for consideration. Attendees will receive continued certification hours.
Motion: To Approve Seth Snyder, Ty Short and Josh Stevenson attending the 2019 CAT Government Training and Safety Seminar in Peoria, Illinois on October 7-9, 2019. Martin/Slater 3-0
Motion: To Rescind Resolution 30-10 and give directions to allow for a revised Entrance Application Form. Martin/Briggs 3-0
Janice Arb presented Commissioners with a request to consider LCAT transportation for the 2019 Merit Badge U Program. Commissioners gave direction to provide LCAT transportation services for the 2019 Merit Badge U Program.
Jarrod Fell presented Commissioners with information related to a lease with Westar Lang Substation for improved cellular coverage in the county and to consider approval to pay Haden Tower for the construction of the infrastructure buildings at three radio towers.
Motion: To Approve paying Haden Tower an amount not to exceed $400,000.00 for the construction of infrastructure buildings at three radio towers to be paid from Fund 017-00-9011. Briggs/Martin 3-0
Note: This is paid from the Multi-Year Capital Outlay fund using sales tax dollars.
Motion: To move to Legal Executive Confidential Data Session with Commissioners, Jarrod Fell, Roxie Van Gundy, Dan Williams, Counselor Halleran and Counselor Goodman, to return at 9:30 a.m. Martin/Briggs 3-0
Meeting reconvened at 9:30 a.m.
Public comment: Roxie Barrett requested information about the regulations related to the joint city/county plan. Commissioner Briggs suggested
Steve Willis presented Commissioners with information related to the Kansas Department of Corrections reimbursement budgets.
Motion: To Approve the FY 2020 Carryover Reimbursement Budget for Adult Services Kansas Department of Corrections. Martin/Briggs 3-0
Motion: To Approve the FY 2020 Carryover Reimbursement Budget for Juvenile Services Kansas Department of Corrections. Slater/Briggs 3-0
Motion: To Approve the submission of the 2020 Federal Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant. Briggs/Slater 3-0
Motion: To move to Legal Executive Session for Confidential Data with Commissioners, Asst. Counselor Halleran, Controller Williams and Counselor Goodman, to return at 11:00 a.m. Martin/Briggs 3-0
Meeting reconvened at 11:00 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 12, 2019
Tammy Vopat Rollie Martin, Chairman
Lyon County Master Clerk Lyon County Commission