LYON COUNTY COMMISSION MINUTES JANUARY 30, 2014

LYON COUNTY COMMISSION MINUTES
JANUARY 30, 2014

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:
Michael Halleran, Asst. Co. Counselor                                   Brandy Nance, Gazette Reporter
Chip Woods, County Engineer                                                Jim Brull, Road & Bridge

Call to Order / Pledge of Allegiance

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

Motion: To Approve the Minutes of the 1-23-2014 meeting.                        Martin/Slater 3-0

Motion: To Approve Warrants Payable 1-31-2014 in the amount of $309,441.12.
                                                                                                                                 Slater/Briggs 3-0

Motion: To Approve Payroll Payable 1-31-2014 in the amount of $253,870.17.
                                                                                                                                 Briggs/Slater 3-0

Motion: To Approve Payroll Withholdings Payable 1-31-2014 in the amount of $165,490.70.
                                                                                                                                 Martin/Slater 3-0

Reports

Commissioner Briggs:
• Saturday I attended the ESU public forum in Reading, Kansas, good turnout.
• I attended the ESU Strategic Planning meeting last evening.
• Tomorrow I will attend the Flint Hills Regional Council meeting in Junction City.

Commissioner Martin:
• I attended the ESU Strategic Planning meeting last evening. Thank you to all individuals in setting up for the ESU forum.
• Monday I attended the Council on Aging meeting.
• I will attend the Soil Conservation meeting on Monday.
• I will attend JEDAC meeting on Tuesday morning.

Commissioner Slater:
• I attended the ESU Strategic Planning meeting last evening.
• Will attend Soil Conservation meeting.
• I missed the Health Department meeting, I wasn’t notified in time.

Tammy Vopat:
• I attended the Kansas County Clerks and Election Officials Association meeting in Topeka for the Legislative Day & Reception. We attended the Elections Committee meeting then toured the Capitol and visited with legislators.
• I attended the ESU Strategic Planning meeting last evening.

Dan Williams:
• Tomorrow I will meet with our insurance representatives to review our claims. Also Coventry Insurance representatives will visit about wellness plans.
• Sales tax for January is up slightly from last year.
• Auditors will be here next week.

Marc Goodman:
• I will attend JEDAC on Tuesday.
• I attended the ESU Strategic Planning meeting.
• Next Wednesday I will attend the County and District Attorneys Association meeting in Topeka.

Chip Woods discussed the need to purchase steel casing.

Motion: To Approve the purchase of 1,100 feet of used 18” steel casing for $20.00/foot and 1,400 feet of used 12” steel casing for $9.50/foot from Frank Black Pipe & Supply Company in an estimated amount of $35,300.00 to be paid from the Road & Bridge Fund 011-00-8223.
                                                                                                                                 Slater/Briggs 3-0

Motion: To Adopt Resolution 05-14, a Resolution transferring such an amount of $104,000.00 not needed in the General Fund (Fund 10) to Tort Liability Fund (Fund 53).
                                                                                                                                 Martin/Slater 3-0

Motion: To Appoint Cathy Leonard to the Lyon County Council on Aging board for a term to expire 12-31-16.
                                                                                                                                 Martin/Briggs 3-0

Motion: To Appoint Marie Kuhlmann to the Lyon County Council on Aging board for a term to expire 12-31-15.
                                                                                                                                 Martin/Slater 3-0

Motion: To Approve the Waterloo and Reading Township Annual Reports.
                                                                                                                                 Briggs/Martin 3-0

Marc Goodman discussed a contract with Thomson-Reuters which allows for researching tools used in collections. Payment will be made from both County Attorney and Court Trustee accounts.

Motion: To Authorize the Lyon County Attorney to sign a contract between the Lyon County Attorney and Thomson-Reuters.
                                                                                                                                 Slater/Martin 3-0

Motion: To move to Legal Executive Session with Commissioners and Marc Goodman, Michael Halleran and Dan Williams, to return at 9:30 a.m.
                                                                                                                                 Martin/Briggs 3-0
Meeting reconvened at 9:30 a.m. with information.

Break

Public Comment: no one present.

Motion: To move to Legal Executive Session with Commissioners, Marc Goodman, Michael Halleran and Dan Williams, to return at 10:15 a.m.
                                                                                                                                 Martin/Briggs 3-0
Meeting reconvened at 10:17 a.m.

Commission will not hold a Study Session next Wednesday.

Motion: To Adjourn at 10:22 a.m.                                                                      Martin/Briggs 3-0

There being no further business before the Board, the next Action Session will take place on February 6, 2014.

Attest: Affirm:

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

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