JULY 25, 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 A. Briggs, Vice Chairman
Dan Slater, Commission                                Tammy Vopat, County Clerk
Mike Halleran, Asst. County Counselor      Dan Williams, County Controller

Others attending part of the meeting:
Alan Twitchell, Gazette reporter                  Sam Seeley, Zoning/Fairgrounds
Bruce Boettcher, BG Consulting                  Kelli Brenner, Court Trustee Dept.
Chuck Samples, KVOE

Call to Order/Pledge of Allegiance

Motion: To Approve the Agenda as amended.                                           Martin/Briggs 3-0

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

• Approve the Minutes of the 7-18-2013 meeting.
• Approve Warrants Payable 7-26-2013 in the amount of $155,226.25.
• Approve the low bid for Steel U-Channel Sign Posts from National Sign
• Company for $5,855.00 to be paid from the Special Road & Bridge Fund

• Approve the purchase of 180 gallons of Pathway at $27.83/gallon for a total
of $5,009.40 from Red River Specialties, Inc. to be paid from the Road &
Bridge Fund 011-00-8330.

• Approve the Courthouse Security Office to purchase 2 Panasonic Digital
Video Recorders in the amount of $10,311.40 to be paid from Fund 010-70-7655-10.


Commissioner Martin:
• I attended the Council on Aging meeting on Monday.
• Mike Lane has resigned from the Newman Regional Hospital Board.  We will need to consider applications for his replacement.

Commissioner Briggs:
• No report.

Commissioner Slater:
• I was unable to attend the Health Board meeting.

Tammy Vopat:
• Carolyn Brock was here on Monday and Tuesday to assist 25 districts with budget preparation.

Mike Halleran:
• No report.

Dan Williams:
• Working on budgets and the Americus Rural Water Grant.

Motion: To Approve Chairman signing the Grant Agreement 13-PF-025 for the Rural Water
District #1 in Americus.                                                                                   Briggs/Slater 3-0

Sam Seeley discussed the need for repairs to the Bowyer Community Building.  Installation of wainscoating will prevent further damage to interior walls of the building.

Motion: To Approve the quote from Evergreen Design Build for repairs to the Bowyer Community Building in an amount not to exceed $8,300.00 to be paid from
Fund 017-00-9050.                                                                                         Slater/Martin 3-0

Commission discussed the Kansas Association of Counties request of $1000.00.  This is to cover the cost for Lyon County’s portion of the County Map in the new Visitors Center, Kansas Statehouse in Topeka, Kansas.

Motion: To Approve payment of $1,000.00 to the Kansas Association of Counties for engraving the Lyon County name in the stone floor map in the new Visitors Center at the
Statehouse to be paid from Fund 010-01-7609.                                         Martin/Slater 3-0

Budget Discussion: Dan Williams presented an adjusted budget as requested by the Commission.


Public Comment: no one present.

Motion: To move to Legal Executive Session with Commissioners, Mike Halleran and
Dan Williams, to return at 10:05 a.m.                                                        Martin/Briggs 3-0

Meeting reconvened at 10:05 a.m. with information.

Motion: To move to Legal Proprietary Executive Session with Commissioners, Mike Halleran
Sam Seeley and Dan Williams to return at 10:20 a.m.                             Martin/Briggs 3-0

Meeting reconvened at 10:22 a.m. with information.

Motion: To Adjourn.                                                                                      Martin/Briggs 3-0

There being no further business before the Board, the next Study Session will take place on July 31, 2013 and the next Action Session on August 1, 2013.

Attest: Affirm:

_________________________________              _________________________________

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

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