LYON COUNTY COMMISSION MINUTES DECEMBER 6, 2012

LYON COUNTY COMMISSION MINUTES

DECEMBER 6, 2012


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, Vice Chairman                               Teresa Walters, Commissioner

Tammy Vopat, County Clerk                                Dan Slater, County Controller

Mike Halleran, Asst. Co. Counselor

Others attending part of the meeting:

Deputy Clerk, Lanny Linebarger                          Laurie Redeker, HR Director

Jeff Cope, Sheriff                                                  Mark McKenna, Facilities

John Koelsch, Sheriff’s Office                               Sam Seeley, Zoning

Call to Order / Pledge of Allegiance

Motion:  To Approve the Agenda as amended.                         Walters/Martin 2-0

Motion:  To Approve Warrants Payable 12-7-2012 in the amount of $45,488.45.

Martin/Walters 2-0

Motion:  To Approve Payroll Payable 12-7-2012 in the amount of $225,601.97.

Walters/Martin 2-0

Motion:  To Approve Payroll Withholdings Payable 12-7-2012 in the amount of $157,326.85.                                                                             Martin/Walters 2-0

Motion:  To Approve the minutes of the 11-28-2012 meeting as amended.

Martin/Walters 2-0

Motion:  To move to NEP Executive Session with Commissioners and Laurie Redeker to return at 8:40 a.m.                                                Martin/Walters 2-0

Meeting reconvened at 8:40 a.m. with information and direction.

Reports

Commissioner Martin:

  • I attended the Lyon County Extension Annual Meeting last evening.
  • I attended the Newman Regional Board of Trustees quarterly meeting on Wednesday.
  • I attended the Master Gardeners December meeting.
  • Tuesday I attended the JEDAC meeting at ESU..

Commissioner Walters:

  • Saturday I will be a server for the Red Stocking Breakfast for the Kansas Children’s Service League.

Mike Halleran:

  • Met with John Mallon, discussing the new conference center progress.  He submitted plans for the commission to review.
  • Meeting with city on 911 tax revenue.  Discussion will be focused on a Memorandum of Understanding with the City of Emporia.

Dan Slater:

  • I attended the Lyon County Extension Annual Meeting last evening.
  • Attended the Master Gardeners Annual meeting.
  • I attended the Newman Regional Board of Trustees quarterly meeting on Wednesday.
  • Month end numbers are looking very good.

Tammy Vopat:

  • I attended the Lyon County Extension Annual Meeting on Wednesday evening at which I administered the oath of office for the newly elected officers.
  • Next Thursday is the courthouse Christmas party and Friday is the retirement celebration for Dan Slater.

Motion:  To Amend the Agenda to consider republishing the budget.

Martin/Walters 2-0

Motion:  To Approve republishing the 2012 Lyon County budget.

Walters/Martin 2-0

John Koelsch:  Discussed a waiver of capital purchasing policy procedures for 2013 fleet purchases.

Motion:  To Approve waiving the capital purchasing policy procedure for law enforcement 2013 fleet purchases.                                           Walters/Martin 2-0

Mike Halleran and Mark McKenna: discussed the ESU artwork which is showcased in the courthouse hallways.  ESU asked for the artwork to be rotated.  Mark informed the commission that over time, changing the artwork would require boring new holes in the woodwork.

Break

Public Comment: no one present.

Sam Seeley:  Fairgrounds update.

Motion:  To move to Legal Executive Session with Commissioners and Mike Halleran to return at 10:35 a.m.                                              Walters/Martin 2-0

Meeting reconvened at 10:28 a.m.

Motion:  To move to NEP Executive Session with Commissioners and Dan Slater, to return at 10:45.                                                                   Martin/Walters 2-0

Meeting reconvened at 10:45 a.m.

Motion:  To Adjourn.                                                               Walters/Martin 2-0

There being no further business before the Board the meeting was adjourned.  There will be no Study Session next week. The next Action Session will take place on December 13, 2012.

Attest:                                                Affirm:

________________________________      ____________________________________

Tammy Vopat                                    Rollie Martin, Vice Chairman

Lyon County Clerk                            Lyon County Commission

 

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