AUGUST 1, 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                                Scott A. Briggs, Vice Chairman
Dan Slater, Commissioner                             Tammy Vopat, County Clerk
Mike Halleran, Asst. County Counselor      Dan Williams, County Controller
Sam Seeley, Zoning

Others attending part of the meeting:
Robert Sullivan, Community Corrections   Gary Stapp, Appraiser
Erin Rodriguez, Community Corrections    Rick Frevert, Emergency Manager
Beverly Hilbish, Community Corrections

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 7-25-13 meeting.
B. Approve Warrants Payable 8-2-2013 in the amount of $216,035.46.
C. Approve Payroll Payable 8-2-2013 in the amount of $223,805.78.
D. Approve Payroll Withholdings Payable 8-2-2013 in the amount of $164,612.35.
E. Approve all of the Cutback Asphalt Bids that Road & Bridge received for 2013.
F. Accept the 2012 Lyon County Audit by Agler and Gaeddert.


Commissioner Martin:
• I will attend the JEDAC meeting next Tuesday morning.
• Commission needs to appoint a voting delegate and alternate for KAC./
• Received Mike Lane’s resignation from the Newman Regional Hospital Board.  Commission is seeking applications for this vacancy.

Commissioner Briggs:
• Commission gave direction to Facilities to enter into contract for natural gas at a set rate.

Commissioner Slater:
• Received a few requests to view the road conditions in the county.

Mike Halleran:
• No report.

Dan Williams:
• This month’s sales tax numbers are the highest ever since the 1 cent sales tax has been collected.

Tammy Vopat:
• The Emergency Operations Center was activated on Sunday to investigate a substance in the Cottonwood River.  I was called to report as the Public Information Office to prepare and send out press releases.

Commissioners commented the Friends of the 4-H dinner is tonight.

Commissioner Martin asked for assistance in finding volunteers to participate in a focus group for the fairgrounds.

Sam Seeley, Zoning discussed insurance options for those renting the fairground buildings.

Motion: To Approve the purchase of Liability Insurance for the Fairgrounds from Philadelphia Insurance Companies “TULIP Program”, not to exceed $2,000.00 to be paid
from Fund 010-00-0016.                                                                                Martin/Slater 3-0

Discussion of the revisions made to the 5 Year Solid Waste Management Plan.

Motion: To Adopt Resolution No. 09-13.  A Resolution relating to the Solid Waste Management Plan of Chase County, The City of Emporia and Lyon County, Kansas.
                                                                                                                           Martin/Briggs 3-0

Robert Sullivan, Community Corrections discussed a revision to the FY2014 Community Corrections Grant Funds Budget.

Motion: To Approve Commission Chairman signing the FY2014 Community Corrections Grant Funds Final Revised Budget Summary and Budget Narrative.    Slater/Martin 3-0

Motion: To move to NEP Executive Session with Commissioners, Robert Sullivan, Erin Rodriguez, Beverly Hilbish and Dan Williams, to return at 9:05 a.m.   Martin/Slater 3-0

Meeting reconvened at 9:07 a.m. with information.

Motion: To move to NEP Executive Session with Commissioners and Gary Stapp, to return at
9:30 a.m.                                                                                                           Martin/Briggs 3-0

Meeting reconvened at 9:30 a.m.


Public Comment: Rick Frevert updated the Commission on the status of the flood conditions.

Budget Discussion: Dan Williams presented Commissioners with a revised budget.

Motion: To Adjourn.                                                                                       Slater/Martin 3-0

There being no further business before the Board, the next Study Session will take place on August 7, 2013 and the next Action Session on August 8, 2013.

Attest:     Affirm:

__________________________________             __________________________________

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

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