LYON COUNTY COMMISSION MINUTES NOVEMBER 14, 2013

LYON COUNTY COMMISSION MINUTES
NOVEMBER 14, 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, Commissioner                                           Tammy Vopat, County Clerk
Mike Halleran, Asst. Co. Counselor                            Dan Williams, County Controller

Others attending part of the meeting:
Brandy Nance, Gazette Reporter

Call to Order / Pledge of Allegiance

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

Motion: To Approve the Consent Agenda as follows:                                      Martin/Slater 3-0
a. Approve the Minutes of the 11-7-2013 meeting.
b. Approve Warrants Payable 11-15-2013 in the amount of $221,952.03.
c. Approve the bid for 100 pieces of 10” Steel “H” from Norfolk Iron for
$53,730.00 to be paid from the Special Bridge Fund 033-00-8350.
Note: They were not the low bidder but were under the 3% allowed for local vendors.
d. Approve the low bid for Structural Steel from Husker Steel for $35,935.00
to be paid from the Special Bridge Fund 033-00-8350.
e. Approve Road & Bridge sending out requests for Grader Blades according
to the County Engineer’s specifications.
f. Approve the Chairman signing the promulgating of the Lyon County
Emergency Operations Plan.
g. Approve Lyon County accepting the Transfer of a Mobile Communications
Satellite System from Homeland Security.
h. Approve the submission of an L-Cat Grant Application for Capital and
Operating Assistance from KDOT F-15.
i. Approve the Signature Authorization Letter for the L-Cat Grant Application to be
signed by Department on Aging Director, Doug Stueve.
j. Approve the Commission signing the Certification Letter for Local Funding for
both Operating and Capital Local Funding Sources.

Reports

Commissioner Martin:
• I attended the Veteran’s Day parade on Saturday.
• I also attended the USD #252 board meeting last evening.
• Next Wednesday I will attend the Fairground Improvement Committee meeting.

Commissioner Briggs:
• I attended the Veteran’s Day parade and Memorial Ceremony.
• I attended the RDA meeting last Friday and will attend the RDA Retreat meeting tomorrow which will focus on mapping the economic development area.
• I attended the Board of Regents meeting on Tuesday at ESU.
• I also attended the USD #252 board meeting last evening.

Commissioner Slater:
• I attended the Veteran’s Day parade.
• I also attended the USD #252 meeting last evening.
• N. Lyon County Library meeting is coming up.

Tammy Vopat:
• Thank you to Commissioners for welcoming the Kansas Association of Public Information Officers to our county. Over forty members attended, seven of which were from Lyon County.
• I participated in the Veteran’s Day Parade. The parade is always well attended and a great tribute to our Veteran’s.
• I received notification from the State Property Valuation Department that my abstracts have been audited and released which finalizes the tax roll process.

Dan Williams:
• I attended the Veteran’s Day parade and Memorial Services.
• Time Clock Plus training is ongoing and we will go live on December 1st.

Mike Halleran:
• No report.

Motion: To Approve Commission signing a Letter of Support for Hetlinger Developmental Services Inc., for their Transportation Grant Application.
                                                                                                                                 Martin/Slater 3-0

Motion: To move to Legal Executive Session with Commissioners, Dan Williams and Mike Halleran, to return at 8:45 a.m.
                                                                                                                                 Martin/Briggs 3-0
Meeting reconvened at 8:45 a.m. with information.

Public Comment: no one present.

Motion: To move to Legal Executive Session with Commissioners, Mike Halleran and Dan Williams to return at 9:05 a.m.
                                                                                                                                 Martin/Briggs 3-0
Meeting reconvened at 9:05 a.m. with information.

Motion: To move to NEP Executive Session with Commissioners, to return at 9:30 a.m.
                                                                                                                                 Martin/Briggs 3-0
Meeting reconvened at 9:34 a.m.

Motion: To Adjourn at 9:35 a.m.                                                                        Martin/Slater 3-0

There being no further business before the Board, the next Action Session will take place on November 21, 2013. There will be no Study Session.

Attest:     Affirm:

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

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