LYON COUNTY COMMISSION MINUTES JANUARY 19, 2017

LYON COUNTY COMMISSION MINUTES
JANUARY 19, 2017

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 Dan Slater, Vice Chairman
Scott A. Briggs, Commissioner Nadine M Buell, Deputy Co. Clerk
Marc Goodman, County Counselor Dan Williams, County Controller

Others attending the meeting:
John Robinson, Gazette reporter Mike Halleran, Asst. CO Counselor Chip Woods, County Engineer Matt Collins, Safety Supervisor Russell Torrens, Noxious Weed Dir. Janice Huffman, Human Resources

Call to Order / Pledge of Allegiance

Motion: To Approve the agenda as presented. Martin/Briggs 3-0

Motion: To Approve Warrants Payable 1-20-2017 in the amount of $924,105.01. Slater/Briggs 3-0

Personnel Changes: no action taken.

Permits: no applications received.

Motion: To Approve the Minutes of the 1-12-2017 as amended.
Martin/Slater 3-0

Commissioner Slater:
• Attended the RDA meeting last Friday.
• Saturday’s Annual Fair Board meeting was rescheduled for tonight.

Commissioner Briggs:
• Attended the Flint Hills Regional Economic Development Council meeting last week Friday in Riley, KS.
• Saturday’s Annual Fair Board meeting was rescheduled for tonight.

Commissioner Martin:
• Meet with Jerrold Fell Emergency Preparedness Coordinator to sign a Resolution/Proclamation of a State of Local Disaster Emergency for Lyon County due to the weather predictions.
• Met with Erin Starr regarding LCAT.
• Attending the City/County Meeting at 11:45 a.m. at the Public Library today.
• Attending the Annual Fair Board Meeting that was rescheduled for tonight.
• The Lyon County Council on Aging meeting will be next week Monday.
• Received a letter from Governor Brownback regarding the CDGB Grant that was awarded to the Rural Water District #1.
• Received a thank you letter from Lynn Lopez with the Emporia Salvation Army for the use of the Anderson Building.

Deputy Buell:
• No report.

Counselor Goodman:
• Attended the RDA meeting last week Friday.

Controller Williams:
• Completed W-2’s yesterday and will distribute them this week.
• I will not be attending next week’s meeting.

Motion: To Approve the Jackson Township Annual Reports as received. Martin/Briggs 3-0

No Appointment to approve.

Chip Woods presented quotes for two tractors, request to send out bids for signage material, presented a comparison of 2015 and 2016 expenses, and crushed rock distribution from 2012 through 2016.

Motion: To Approve the quote from KanEquip, Inc. for a used New Holland TS6 Tractor with a Tiger Bengal Boom Mower for $113,906.16 to be paid from the Multi Year Fund 17-00-9026. Briggs/Slater 3-0
Note: The mower will be sold on Purple Wave.

Motion: To Approve the quote from KanEquip, Inc. for a used New Holland TS6 130 Tractor for $63,249.16 to be paid from the Multi Year Fund 17-00-9026. Martin/Slater 3-0
Note: The old tractor will be sold on Purple Wave.

Motion: To Approve sending out requests for proposals for complete signs, aluminum blanks, and barricade sheeting, according to the County Engineer’s specifications. Slater/Briggs 3-0

Motion: To Adopt Resolution #5-17, A Resolution Adopting Agreement between the Kanas Department of Health and Environment and Lyon County For Collection and Disposal of Waste Tires to Help Prevent Mosquito Breeding and Help Stop the Spread of Mosquito Borne Diseases. Martin/Slater 3-0

Janice Huffman presented to the Commissioners to consider Veterans Preference Changes.

Motion: To adopt the Veterans Preference changes in the employment manual. Martin/Slater 3-0

Dan Williams and Janice Huffman presented the following for the Commissioners to consider the KPERS 457 Roth Option and Security Services Contract with Silverson Security.

Motion: To Approve to add the KPERS 457 Roth Option to the Lyon County cafeteria plan. Briggs/Slater 3-0

Motion: To Approve the 2017 Silverson Security Contract for security services at the Lyon County Fairgrounds. Slater/Briggs 3-0

Motion: To move to NEP Executive Session with Commissioners and Janice Huffman, to return at 9:30 a.m. Martin/Briggs 3-0
Meeting reconvened at 9:32 a.m.

Break

Public Comment: no one present.

Motion: To move to Legal Executive Session with Commissioners, Marc Goodman, and Dan Williams, to return at 10:15 a.m. Martin/Briggs 3-0
Meeting reconvened at 10:15 a.m. with a request for an extension, to return at 10:40 a.m. Martin/Briggs 3-0
Meeting reconvened at 10:42 a.m.

Motion: To move to NEP Executive Session with Commissioners and Mike Halleran, to return at 11:00 a.m. Martin/Slater 3-0
Meeting reconvened at 11:01 a.m.

Motion: To Adjourn. Martin/Briggs 3-0

There being no further business before the Board, the next Action Session will take place on January 26, 2017.

Attest: Affirm:

___________________________________ ___________________________________
Nadine M. Buell                 Rollie Martin, Chairman
Deputy County Clerk        Lyon County Commission

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