LYON COUNTY COMMISSION MINUTES MARCH 6, 2014

LYON COUNTY COMMISSION MINUTES
MARCH 6, 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 Laurie Redeker, Human Resources
Joe Norton, Gilmore & Bell

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:                                      Slater/Briggs 3-0
a. Approve Warrants Payable 3-7-2014 in the amount of $116,533.04.
b. Approve the Minutes of the 2-27-2014 meeting.
c. Approve placing steel decking and asphalt deck on Bridge 943.0-514.6 on
Road “K” north of Road 190 at an estimated cost of $9,000.00 per request of
the Dirty Kanza 200 promotion committee.
d. Approve Authorizing the Negotiations Committee to begin negotiations with a
consultant for the 2014 Fracture Critical Bridge Inspections.
e. Approve canceling Purchase Order #11473, dated 12-31-2013 for Longbine
Auto Plaza, Inc. in the amount of $18,000.00 for the Appraiser’s Office
vehicle purchase.
f. Approve Chairman signing a Letter of Support to Valu Net, LLC for
participating in the FCC’s Next Generation Network Experiments in Rural
America.

Personnel Changes: none

Reports

Commissioner Martin:
• I attended the JEDAC meeting on Tuesday.
• I attended the Lyon County Fairground Improvement Committee meeting on Tuesday evening which was very productive.
• Attended the Lyon County Extension Board meeting. Note: SB411 passed out of committee and will go to the Senate.
• Reminder, the Dialogue with Commissioners is this Saturday at 8:00 a.m. in the annex.
• Next Tuesday is a public meeting on the HWY 50 Access Plan hosted by KDOT at the Flint Hills Technical College from 5:00-7:00 p.m.
• Total appraised value in Lyon County is 26.7 million dollars.

Commissioner Briggs:
• No report.

Commissioner Slater:
• Compliments to the Appraiser’s Office for their service.
• Month end numbers are looking very positive.

Tammy Vopat:
• I was accepted to serve on the Board of Directors at Hetlinger Developmental Services.

Dan Williams:
• Yesterday I met with BCBS Representatives to discuss insurance options.

Marc Goodman:
• I attended the JEDAC meeting on Tuesday.

Commissioner Briggs noted an incorrect statement in the Emporia Gazette editorial regarding the proposed commercial development on Industrial Road. It was reported that the Lyon County Zoning Board denied the application. The correction is the Metropolitan Area Planning Commission.

Commissioners discussed a rural directory sample from Farm & Home Publisher representative, Tracy Jackson.

Motion: To Approve Farm & Home Publishers to provide the rural directories for the county for the year 2014. The county will sell the directories for $25.00 plus tax to the general public.
                                                                                                                                 Slater/Briggs 3-0

Permits: A Cereal Malt Beverage application was received from Ross Phillips and Dusty Spaulding for a special event in the Anderson Building on the Lyon County fairgrounds.

Motion: To Approve Application #115965 for a Cereal Malt Beverage License for Ross Phillips and Dusty Spaulding for a special event March 15, 2014 in the Anderson Building on the Lyon County fairgrounds.
                                                                                                                                 Martin/Briggs 3-0

Motion: To move to Legal Executive Session with Commissioners, Marc Goodman and Michael Halleran, to return at 8:50 a.m.
                                                                                                                                 Martin/Briggs 3-0
Meeting reconvened at 8:50 a.m. with information.

Motion: To move to Legal Executive Session with Commissioners, Marc Goodman, Michael Halleran and Sam Seeley, to return at 9:10 a.m.
                                                                                                                                 Martin/Briggs 3-0
Meeting reconvened at 9:10 a.m. with direction.

Motion: To move to Legal Executive Session with Commissioners, Marc Goodman, Michael Halleran, Dan Williams and Sam Seeley, 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 Proprietary Executive Session with Commissioners, Marc Goodman, Michael Halleran, Dan Williams and Laurie Redeker, to return at 10:00 a.m.
                                                                                                                                 Martin/Briggs 3-0
Meeting reconvened at 10:00 a.m. with direction.

Motion: To move to Legal Executive Session with Commissioners, Marc Goodman, Michael Halleran and Dan Williams, to return at 10:20 a.m.
                                                                                                                                 Martin/Briggs 3-0
Meeting reconvened at 10:20 a.m.

Motion: To move to Legal Executive Session with Commissioners, Marc Goodman, Michael Halleran, Dan Williams and Joe Norton, to return at 11:00 a.m.
                                                                                                                                 Martin/Briggs 3-0
Meeting reconvened at 11:03 a.m. with request for an extension to return at 11:30 a.m.
Meeting reconvened at 11:18 a.m.

Motion: To Adjourn at 11:20 a.m.

Commission will not hold a Study Session next week.

There being no further business before the Board, the next Action Session will take place on March 13, 2014.

Attest: Affirm:

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

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