LYON COUNTY COMMISSION MINUTES DECEMBER 19, 2013

LYON COUNTY COMMISSION MINUTES
DECEMBER 19, 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
Marc Goodman, County Counselor                             Dan Williams, County Controller

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

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:                                      Martin/Slater 3-0
a. Minutes of the 12-12-2013 meeting.
b. Warrants Payable 12-20-2013 in the amount of $146,906.63.
c. Payroll Payable 12-20-2013 in the amount of $284,898.14.
d. Payroll Withholdings Payable 12-20-2013 in the amount of $334,018.00.
e. Approve the I.T. Department purchase of a Sonicwall NSA 3600 3 year
Secure Upgrade in the amount of $5,542.00 to be paid from Fund 010-51-9001.
f. Authorize the Chairman to sign the FY 2014 Community Corrections Grant
Funds Additional Allocation Budget Summary and Budget Narrative in the
amount of $5,202.69.
g. Authorize the Chairman to sign the FY 2014 Community Corrections Behavioral
Health Budget Summary and Budget Narrative in the amount of $18,750.00.
h. Approve the Department on Aging to pay Lyon County’s portion of the
Administrative Match to North Central Flint Hills Area Agency on Aging Inc.
in the amount of $9,806.00 to be paid from Fund 010-61-7603 in 2014.
i. Approve the Department on Aging to pay the Lyon County’s Senior Care Act
match to the North Central Flint Hills Area on Aging Inc. in the amount of
$8,479.00 to be paid from Fund 010-61-7603 in 2014.
j. Approve Facility’s purchase from Superior Control Concepts, Inc. and upgrade
the Building Controls for the Annex, in the amount of $9,800.00 to be paid from
Fund 010-70-9001-09.
k. Approve Facility’s purchase of 2 overhead heaters for the Lyon County Jail
Sallyport from Modern Air, in the amount of $3,900.00 to be paid from
Fund 010-70-9001-20.
l. Approve Facility’s purchase from Superior Control Concepts, Inc. for an upgrade
to the front end of the Building Controls for the Courthouse, in the amount of
$24,400.00, to be paid from Fund 010-70-9001-10.
m. Approve the GIS Geodatabase conversion and training for the County Appraiser
in the amount of $12,620.00, to be paid from Fund 010-25-7620.
n. Approve the Contract for TEAM Consulting for Commercial Appraisal Assistance
for 2014, in an amount not to exceed $5,000.00, to be paid from
Fund 010-25-7602.
o. Approve the Appraiser to purchase a vehicle in an amount not to exceed
$18,000.00, to be paid from Fund 010-25-9001.

Reports

Commissioner Martin:
• Attended the Council on Aging meeting on Monday.
• I participated in an interview for the Newman Regional Hospital CEO.
• Attended the Fairgrounds Improvement Committee meeting.
• Combined Commission meetings for the next two weeks on December 26th and January 2nd, 2014.

Commissioner Slater:
• Participated in the interview for the Newman Regional Hospital CEO.
• I attended the Lyon County Health Department meeting yesterday.
• ECKAN meeting is today.
• I have been invited to attend Elected Official’s Day at the Emporia Christian School.

Commissioner Briggs:
• Received compliments about Doug Stueve and his staff at the Department of Aging for their work for the seniors.
• Merry Christmas to everyone.

Tammy Vopat:
• Merry Christmas, I hope everyone stays safe and enjoys the holiday.

Dan Williams:
• I.T. Department install of the firewall resulted in a major amount of space available now, money well spent.
• Time Clock update, all are up and running and working properly and working out the training issues.
• Request that the Flint Hills Regional Economic Development Council costs are taken from the 2014 budget.

Marc Goodman:
• December 14th I attended the Kansas County & District Attorney’s Association board meeting in Wichita.
• Yesterday Lyon County Attorney’s Office donated $2,500.00 to Lyon County 4H Shooting Sports and $2,000.00 to TRYSA for the implementation for the Emporia Soccer Academy. These donations are from the Diversion Fund and not tax dollars.
• Crime statistics are showing they are the highest they have been in 3 years.

Motion: To Approve the purchase of a new key code lock for the Law Library from
Midwest Locksmiths, Inc. in the amount of $907.00, to be paid from Fund 010-70-0746-10.
                                                                                                                                 Slater/Briggs 3-0

Commissioners discussed the benefits and importance of joining the Economic Development Council. Benefits are growth, advantages of grants and leadership.

Motion: To Approve Lyon County, Kansas joining the Flint Hills Regional Economic Development Council and pay the annual fees of $3050.00 from Fund 010-01-7609.
                                                                                                                                 Martin/Slater 3-0

Motion: To Amend the Agenda to allow for an Executive Session.
                                                                                                                                 Martin/Briggs 3-0

Motion: To move to Legal Executive Session with Commissioners, Marc Goodman,
Mark McKenna and Dan Williams, to return at 9:00 a.m.
                                                                                                                                 Martin/Briggs 3-0
Meeting reconvened at 9:00 a.m. with information.

Board Appointments:

Motion: To Appoint Kenneth D. Buchele to the Non-Lawyer Member of District Judicial Court for 5th Judicial District, appointment to expire March, 2018.
                                                                                                                                 Briggs/Martin 3-0
Motion: To Appoint Leona Boosinger to the Lyon County Council on Aging, at large position, to expire 12-31-2016.
                                                                                                                                 Martin/Briggs 3-0

Motion: To Appoint Virginia Graham to the North Central Flint Hills Agency on Aging for a term to expire 12-31-2015
                                                                                                                                 Slater/Briggs 3-0

Motion: To Appoint Patrick Weiderholdt to the RDA Board position for a term to expire on 12-31-2016.
                                                                                                                                 Briggs/Martin 3-0

Motion: To Appoint Monte Miller to the Metropolitan Area Planning Commission for a term to expire 12-31-16.
                                                                                                                                 Slater/Briggs 3-0

Motion: To Appoint Susan Fowler to the Metropolitan Area Planning Commission for a term to expire 12-31-16.
                                                                                                                                 Martin/Briggs 3-0

Motion: To Appoint Deanne Korsak to the Newman Regional Hospital Board of Trustees for a term to expire 12-31-17.
                                                                                                                                 Martin/Slater 3-0

Motion: To Appoint Tim Duncan to the Newman Regional Hospital Board of Trustees for a term to expire 12-31-15.
                                                                                                                                 Martin/Briggs 3-0

Motion: To Appoint Kendall Wright to the Newman Regional Hospital Board of Trustees for a term to expire 12-31-14.
                                                                                                                                 Briggs/Martin 3-0

Motion: To Appoint Ty Wheeler to the Community Corrections Advisory Board for a term to expire 12-31-2015.
                                                                                                                                 Martin/Slater 3-0

Motion: To Appoint Dan Slater to the Community Corrections Advisory Board for a term to expire 12-31-2015.
                                                                                                                                 Briggs/Martin 3-0

Break

Public Comment: no on present.

Motion: To move to Proprietary Legal Executive Session with Commissioners, Marc Goodman and Dan Williams, to return at 10:05 a.m.
                                                                                                                                 Martin/Briggs 3-0
Meeting reconvened at 10:05 a.m. with a request for an extension to return at 10:20 a.m.
                                                                                                                                 Martin/Briggs 3-0
Meeting reconvened at 10:20 a.m. with information.

Motion: To move to NEP Executive Session for evaluations with Commissioners, to return at 10:45 a.m.
                                                                                                                                 Martin/Briggs 3-0
Meeting reconvened at 10:45 a.m.

Employee Recognition Award Ceremony: Commissioners recognized and awarded 41 employees for their years of service to Lyon County.

Motion: To Adjourn at 11:15 a.m.                                                                       Martin/Briggs 3-0

There being no further business before the Board, the next Action Session will take place on Thursday, December 26, 2013. There will be no Study Session.

Attest: Affirm:

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

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