LYON COUNTY COMMISSION MINUTES OCTOBER 24, 2013

LYON COUNTY COMMISSION MINUTES
OCTOBER 24, 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
Tammy Vopat, County Clerk                                    Marc Goodman, County Counselor
Dan Williams, County Controller

Dan Slater, Commissioner (absent)

Others attending part of the meeting:
Mike Halleran, Asst. County Counselor                   Chip Woods, County Engineer

Call to Order / Pledge of Allegiance

Motion: To Approve the Agenda as amended.                                                Martin/Briggs 2-0

Motion: To Approve the minutes of the 10-17-2013 meeting.                     Martin/Briggs 2-0

Motion: To Approve Warrants Payable 10-25-2013 in the amount of $88,928.70.
                                                                                                                                Briggs/Martin 2-0

Motion: To Approve Payroll Payable 10-25-2013 in the amount of $220,920.72.
                                                                                                                                Martin/Briggs 2-0

Motion: To Approve Payroll Withholdings Payable 10-25-2013 in the amount of $294,496.53.
                                                                                                                                Briggs/Martin 2-0

Reports

Commissioner Briggs:
• I participated in the legislative bus tour and luncheon on Tuesday.

Commissioner Martin:
• I participated in the legislative bus tour and luncheon on Tuesday.
• I plan to attend the Council on Aging meeting tomorrow.
• Reception for Matt Zimmerman is today.
• Received a letter from Jeannine McKenna, she informed the Commission that Ken Bazil is serving his last term on the RDA. Commission needs to appoint a new member in 2014. Thank you to Ken for his service.
• Received letters of support for the ADA Grant improvements. Thank you to Jennifer Whatley, Adam Burnett at RCIL, William Funk, Brad Lyman and Roberta Brier who took the time to write letters to the Commission with their opinions and ideas.

Tammy Vopat:
• I am in the process of setting the levies and am waiting on Greenwood County to certify their levies.
• Election Deputy, Heather Dill and I held a mock election for the third grade students at Timmerman Elementary School. They voted on which teacher would make the best hula-hoop coach. Thank you to Deanne Kelly for the invitation, it was very educational and I hope the students enjoyed our presentation!

Dan Williams:
• I am covering for Human Resources, Laurie Redeker is in training.
• Time clocks are mounted and training is set for next week.
• Health Department is looking at revamping their lower level of their building.

Marc Goodman:
• November 3rd daylight savings ends.

Chip Woods discussed the quote for the purchase of an engine overhaul for a dump truck.

Motion: To Approve the quote from Williams Truck & Trailer of $14,280.84 for an in-frame engine overhaul for D-68, a 2006 International Class 7 tandem dump truck, to be paid from the Road & Bridge Funds $11,182.34 from 011-00-8315 for parts and $3,068.50 from 011-00-7649 for labor.
                                                                                                                                Briggs/Martin 2-0

Commission received a request to release 1/8th mineral rights that were obtained in June of 1970 at a sheriff’s sale. The property is being sold, no value remains in the mineral interest.

Motion: To Approve the Release of Mineral Interest of Lyon County in legal property described as: The West Fractional Half of the Northwest Quarter (W Fr ½ NW ¼) and the Southeast Quarter of the Northwest Quarter (SE1/4 NW1/4) of Section Thirty (30), Township Twenty-one (21) South, Range Eleven (11) East of the Sixth (6th) Principal Meridian, containing 105.99 acres more or less.
                                                                                                                                Martin/Briggs 2-0
Noted: Mineral interest has been extinguished.

Motion: To move to NEP Executive Session with Commissioners and Chuck Boyce, to return at 9:00 a.m.
                                                                                                                                Martin/Briggs 2-0
Meeting reconvened at 9:00 a.m. with information.

Motion: To move to Legal Executive Session with Commissioners, Marc Goodman, Mike Halleran and Dan Williams, to return at 9:30 a.m.
                                                                                                                                Martin/Briggs 2-0
Meeting reconvened at 9:33 a.m. with information.

Break

Public Comment: no one present.

Commissioners will at attend the Kansas Association of Counties Conference in Wichita on Tuesday and Wednesday next week. There will be no Study
Session on October 30, 2014.

Motion: To Adjourn at 10:04 a.m.                                                                     Martin/Briggs 3-0

There being no further business before the Board, the meeting was adjourned. There will be no Study Session next week. The next Action Session on October 31, 2013.

Attest: Affirm:

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

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