LYON COUNTY COMMISSION MINUTES MAY 9, 2013

LYON COUNTY COMMISSION MINUTES

MAY 9, 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                Marc Goodman, County Counselor

Dan Williams, County Controller

Others attending part of the meeting:

Chuck Samples, KVOE Reporter             Mike Halleran, Asst. Co. Counselor

Sam Seeley, Zoning                                    Kay Calvert, LVW

Rob Gilligan, Emporia City Mayor           Joe Torres, County Clerk Staff

Rick Frevert, Emergency Mgr.                 Jeff Cope, Sheriff

Mark Runge, ESU                                       Carrie Boettcher, ESU

Call to Order / Pledge of Allegiance

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

Motion:  To Approve the Consent Agenda as follows:              Briggs/Martin 3-0

a.  Approve the Minutes of the 5-2-2013 meeting.

b.  Approve Warrants Payable 5-10-2013 in the amount of $141,837.70.

c.  Approve Payroll Payable 5-10-2013 in the amount of $220,624.07.

d.  Approve Payroll Withholdings Payable 5-2-2013 in the amount of $159,546.91.

e.  Approve Permit #115962 for a Cereal Malt Beverage for a Special Event License

at the Lyon County Fairgrounds.

Reports

Commissioner Martin:

  • Attended the Fairgrounds Improvement Committee meeting on Thursday.
  • Attended the JEDAC meeting on Tuesday.
  • Attended the RDA meeting on Wednesday.
  • Attended the Lyon County Extension Board meeting last Wednesday.
  • Thank you letter received from Newman Regional Hospital for the use of the Bowyer Community Building.

Commissioner Briggs:

  • I will attend an RDA meeting tomorrow.
  • Attended the RDA luncheon yesterday.

Commissioner Slater:

  • Attended the RDA luncheon yesterday.
  • Next week I will be attending the ECKAN meeting.

Marc Goodman:

  • Last Friday I attended the Law Day luncheon.
  • Tuesday I attended the JEDAC meeting.
  • Yesterday I attended the RDA finance meeting.
  • Attended the RDA meeting on Friday.
  • Tomorrow I will attend a Conference in Lawrence.

Dan Williams:

  • Working on open enrollment of Health Insurance tomorrow.
  • Met with Matt Zimmerman, Mark McAnarny and Gary Stapp.

Motion:  To Amend the Agenda, to add Item D to Other Business; to consider Lyon County establishing the Fairground Improvement Fund with the Emporia Charitable Foundation.                                                                                                   Martin/Slater 3-0

Motion:  To move to Legal Executive Session with Commissioners, Marc Goodman, Mike Halleran, Sam Seeley and Dan Williams, to return at 8:30 a.m.

                                                                                                                         Martin/Briggs 3-0

Meeting reconvened at 8:30 a.m.

Motion:  To Approve a Proclamation Designating May 26, 2013 through June 2, 2013 as “Lyon County 2013 Bicycle Days”.                                                            Martin/Briggs 3-0

Motion:  To move to NEP Executive Session with Commissioners and Marc Goodman, Mike Halleran, Jeff Cope, Rick Frevert, Mark Runge, Rob Gilligan and Carrie Boettcher to return at 9:17 a.m.                                                                                        Martin/Slater 3-0

Meeting reconvened at 9:17 a.m. with direction to Rick Frevert and counsel.

Motion:  To Approve Lyon County Commission establishing the Fairground Improvement Fund with the Emporia Charitable Foundation. Authorized signers will be Commissioner Martin, Controller Dan Williams and Fairground Committee Member, Brian Keith.
                                                                                                                        Martin/Slater 3-0

Note:  Establishing this fund will allow for the future advancement and development of the fairgrounds with private contributions.

Motion:  To Amend the Motion to remove the names of authorized signers on the Emporia Charitable Foundation Fund.                                                        Martin/Slater 3-0

Motion:  To Approve the Lyon County Commission, with the Emporia Charitable Foundation to Establish a Fairground Development Fund and Authorizing the County Commission Chairman, County Controller and a designated private citizen as signers on the account.                                                                                                           Martin/Briggs 3-0

Motion:  To Authorize Fairground Improvement Committee Member, Brian Keith as a co-signer for Lyon County with the Emporia Charitable Foundation for the Fairground Development Fund.                                                                                        Martin/Slater 3-0

Public Comment:  no one present.

Motion:  To move to Legal Proprietary Executive Session with Commissioners, Marc Goodman, Mike Halleran and Dan Williams, to return at 9:50 a.m.

                                                                                                                         Martin/Briggs 3-0

Meeting reconvened at 9:50 a.m.

Commission noted:  there will be no Study Session next week.

Motion:  To Adjourn.                                                                                  Briggs/Slater 3-0

There being no further business before the Board, there will be no Study Session on May 15, 2013.  The next Action Session will take place on May 16, 2013.

Attest:                                                         Affirm:

______________________________________      __________________________________

Tammy Vopat                                              Rollie Martin, Chairman

Lyon County Clerk                                     Lyon County Commission

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