LYON COUNTY COMMISSION MINUTES MARCH 7, 2013

LYON COUNTY COMMISSION MINUTES
MARCH 7, 2013

The Board of Lyon County Commissioners met in Action Session at 8:00 a.m. with the following people in attendance:

Rollie Martin, Chairman Dan Slater, Commissioner
Tammy Vopat, County Clerk Dan Williams, County Controller
Mike Halleran, Asst. Co. Counselor
*Scott Briggs, Vice Chairman not present for the commission meeting, attending the Commission on Emergency Planning & Response meeting in Topeka, Ks.

Others attending the meeting:
Kay Calvert, LWV Chuck Samples, KVOE

Call to Order / Pledge of Allegiance

Motion: To Approve the Agenda as amended.                         Slater/Martin 2-0
Motion: To Approve the Consent Agenda as follows:             Martin/Slater 2-0
a) Approve the minutes of the 2-28-2013 meeting.
b) Approve Warrants Payable 3-8-2013 in the amount of $207,835.22
c) Approve Chip Woods attending the 2013 Kansas Transportation Engineering Conference in Manhattan on April 9 & 10, 2013 and pay the $115.00 registration and related travel expenses from Fund 011-00-7420.
d) Approve the purchase by Tammy Vopat, County Clerk, for an Asus F75VD-EB51 Notebook from NewEgg.com in the amount of $699.99 to be paid from Fund 017-00-9001. This laptop computer will be used for duties performed by the PIO, County Clerk and Election Officer.
e) Approve the Sheriff’s Department purchase of new uniforms for $19,000.00 to be paid from the Sheriff’s Drug Forfeiture Fund. Money in this fund is a non-tax fund of the Sheriff’s Department.

Reports

Commissioner Slater:
• I was unable to attend the ECKAN meeting.
• I attended the Health Department board meeting on Tuesday.

Commissioner Martin:
• I attended the JEDAC meeting on Tuesday.
• On Wednesday I attended meetings with the Fairgrounds Management Team, the Fairgrounds Improvement Committee meeting and the Lyon County Extension Board meeting.
• The League of Women Voters Eggs & Issues session with County Commissioners will take place on Saturday April 20th at the Lyon County Annex.

Mike Halleran:
• No report.

Dan Williams:
• Month end is complete and auditors are finishing up.

Tammy Vopat:
• If you need to change your voter registration or to register to vote, the deadline is Tuesday, March 12th at 5:00 p.m. Advance voting will start on Wednesday, March 13th. The election process is moving along as planned.

Motion: To Appoint Tracey Graham as the Lyon County Representative to the Natural Resources Advisory Board for the term expiring December 31, 2015.
                                                                                                                     Slater/Martin 2-0

Motion: To move to Legal Executive Session with Commissioners and Mike Halleran, to return at 8:40 a.m.                                                                                  Martin/Slater 2-0
Meeting reconvened at 8:40 a.m. with information.

Motion: To move to NEP Executive Session with Commissioners and Betty Rust, to return at 9:00 a.m.                                                                                               Martin/Slater 2-0
Meeting reconvened at 8:55 a.m.

Break until 9:45 a.m.

Public Comment: no one present.

Motion: To Adjourn.                                                                                Martin/Slater 2-0

There being no further business before the Board, the next Study Session will take place on March 13, 2013 and the next Action Session on March 14, 2013.

Attest: Affirm:

_______________________________ ___________________________________
Tammy Vopat Rollie Martin, Chairman
Lyon County Clerk Lyon County Commission

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