MARCH 28, 2013

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                                    Tammy Vopat, County Clerk

Marc Goodman, County Counselor                      Dan Williams, County Controller

Others attending part of the meeting:

Mike Halleran, Asst. Co. Counselor                      Ben Fitch, Gazette Reporter

Call to Order / Pledge of Allegiance

Motion:  To Approve the Agenda as Amended.                        Martin/Slater 3-0

Motion:  To Approve the minutes of the 3-21-13 minutes as corrected.
                                                                                                           Slater/Martin 3-0

Motion:  To Approve Warrants Payable 3-29-13 in the amount of $160,947.27.
                                                                                                          Briggs/Slater 3-0

Motion:  To Approve Payroll Payable 3-29-13 in the amount of $232,418.37.
                                                                                                         Slater/Briggs 3-0

Motion:  To Approve Payroll Withholdings Payable 3-29-13 in the amount of $143,207.14
                                                                                                        Briggs/Martin 3-0


Commissioner Briggs:

  • Participated in delivering Meals on Wheels on Tuesday.
  • I will attend a special RDA meeting Friday morning.

Commissioner Martin:

  • I participated in delivering Meals on Wheels on Tuesday also.
  • Attended Council on Aging meeting on Monday. Focus of the discussion was on funding.
  • April 3rd is the joint meeting with Newman Regional Hospital.
  • Next Tuesday is JEDAC meeting.
  • I encourage everyone to get out and vote.

Commissioner Slater:

  • I enjoyed participating with delivering Meals on Wheels on Tuesday.  Thank you to the media for their coverage and promotion.
  • I did not attend the Flint Hills Health Department board meeting. I was not informed of the meeting in time.

Tammy Vopat:

  • The election is going well, I will teach 2 three hour sessions of election school tomorrow.
  • I have generated the motor vehicle estimates and submitted them to the treasurer.
  • Reminder, the Canvass of the 2013 General Election will take place on April 8, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. in the Lyon County Commission Chambers.
  • My election staff will be working on Saturday to print the poll books and ready the supplies to be issued on Monday.

Dan Williams:

  • Sales tax numbers for March are ahead of last year.
  • Value-Net is testing and cutting over next week on the phone system.
  • Payroll was processed successfully.
  • Received a letter from the state requesting the KDEM reimbursement.

Marc Goodman:

  • I will be attending a Victim’s Rights Conference next week in Wichita and unable to attend the JEDAC and NRH meetings that week.
  • The next RDA meeting is April 12th.
  • Legislation issues continue.

Motion:  To Adopt Resolution 05-13, a Resolution Authorizing Foreclosure of Tax Liens and Sale of Real Property for Collection of Delinquent Taxes.

Martin/Briggs 3-0

Motion:  To move to Proprietary Legal Executive Session with Commissioners, Marc
Goodman and Mike Halleran, to return at 9:10 a.m.                               Martin/Briggs 3-0

Meeting reconvened at 9:10 a.m. with a request for an extension, to return at 9:30 a.m.
                                                                                                                         Martin/Briggs 3-0

Meeting reconvened at 9:30 a.m. with information.


Public Comment: no one present.

Motion:  To move to NEP with Commissioners and Marc Goodman, to return at 10:00 a.m.
                                                                                                                             Martin/Slater 3-0

Meeting reconvened at 10:00 a.m.

Commission discussed the agenda item time slots.  Next week’s study session is scheduled from 10:00-11:30 a.m.

 Motion:  To Adjourn.
                                                                                                                              Slater/Briggs 3-0

There being no further business before the Board, the next Study Session will take place on April 3, 2013 and the next Action Session on April 4, 2013.

Attest:                                                         Affirm:

__________________________________             ___________________________________

Tammy Vopat                                              Rollie Martin, Chairman

Lyon County Clerk                                     Lyon County Commission

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