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 Buell, Deputy County Clerk
Marc Goodman, County Counselor Dan Williams, County Controller
Michael Halleran, Asst. Co. Counselor
Others attending the meeting:
John Robinson, Gazette reporter Shane Brunner, Election Clerk
Chip Woods, County Engineer Mark McKenna, Facilities Manager
Janice Huffman, Human Resources Gary Stapp, Appraiser
Jarrod Fell, Emergency Manager Ronald Buckridge, LCECC
Chuck Samples, KVOE Brandon Peoples, KVOE
Laura Krimmer, KVOE Chase Sossi, KVOE intern
Call to Order / Pledge of Allegiance
Motion: To Approve the Agenda as presented. Martin/Briggs 3-0
Motion: To Approve the Minutes of the 03/30/17 meeting as presented. Briggs/Slater 3-0
Motion: To Approve Warrants Payable 04-07-2017, in the amount of $185,003.23. Slater/Martin 3-0
Motion: To Approve Payroll Payable for 04/07/2017, in the amount of $248,920.90. Martin/Briggs 3-0
Motion: To Approve Payroll Withholdings Payable for 04/07/2017, in the amount of $188,956.32. Martin/Slater 3-0
Motion: To Table up to 30 days for the City of Emporia and Lyon County phone system upgrade with ValuNet Fiber in the amount of $90,179.85 to be paid from Fund 017-00-9001. Slater/Briggs 3-0
Motion: To Approve the purchase of 33 electronic poll books from Knowink in the amount of $47,300.00 to be paid from Fund 017-00-9008. Slater/Martin 3-0
Motion: To Approve Personnel Changes as listed. Briggs/Slater 3-0
No Permits presented.
• Jury duty next week.
• Attending the City/County meeting next Wednesday.
• Attending RDA meeting on Friday.
• Attended the JEDAC meeting on Tuesday.
• Attending the Airport meeting next week Tuesday.
• Attending the City/County meeting next week Wednesday in the Jury Assembly Room next week at 11:30 a.m.
• Attending Lyon County Extension meeting next Wednesday.
• Attending Emporia Township meeting next week Thursday.
• Martin asked Dan to give a report on the items that will be discussed at the City/County meeting next week.
1. Update on Comprehensive plan
2. Update on Joint Facility Group
3. RHID Review
4. Phone System
5. Casey Wood with Main Street regarding incubator system.
• Work Study Session next week Wednesday at 10:00 a.m.
• Next week Monday, there will be a phone conference with Flint Hills Regional Economic Development Council.
• Next week Monday I plan to attend the Fair Board Meeting.
• Attending the City/County luncheon meeting next week Wednesday.
Deputy Clerk Buell:
• USD 252 Canvass is Monday May 22nd at 9:00a.m.
• Attended the JEDAC meeting on Tuesday.
• No Report.
Chip Woods presented the County Engineer’s Annual Report for 2016 and the crushed Rock Distribution from 2013 through 2017.
Motion: To Approve the County Engineer’s Annual Report for 2016.
Mark McKenna presented Commission with the Natural Gas Contract.
Motion: To Approve the base agreement with Constellation for the Natural Gas Contract subject to legal counsel review. Martin/Slater 3-0
Motion: To enter an agreement with Constellation to sign contract for the extended agreement from January 2018-October 2021, plus .05 per unit not to exceed the max price of 3.50 per unit. Briggs/Slater 3-0
Motion: To move to NEP Executive Session with Commissioners, Gary Stapp, and Janice Huffman, to return at 9:30 a.m. Martin/Slater 3-0
Meeting reconvened at 9:33 a.m.
Public Comment: Chuck Samples from KVOE introduced Brandon Peoples and Laura Krimmer who will be rotating on covering the commissioners meetings.
Jarrod Fell invited the Commission to attend the dedication of Richard E Frevert Emergency Management Operations Center room naming to be hosted at the April 13th LEPC Meeting at noon, in the basement of conference room of the Sheriff’s Office. He presented the NE Homeland Security Region Message Board update, consider transfer of Property Agreement, and Proclamation for the National Public Safety Telecommunicator Week.
Motion: To Approve Jerrod Fell to sign the transfer of Property Agreement from NE Homeland Security to Lyon County’s inventory list.
Motion: To Approve a Proclamation for National Public Safety Telecommunicators week, April 9-15, 2017. Martin/Slater 3-0
Motion: To move to NEP Executive Session with Commissioners and Janice Huffman, to return at 10:20 a.m. Martin/Briggs 3-0
Meeting reconvened at 10:13 a.m.
Motion: To move to Legal Proprietary Executive Session with Commissioners, Michael Halleran, Marc Goodman and Dan Williams, to return at 11:00 a.m. Martin/Slater 3-0
Meeting reconvened at 11:00 a.m.
Motion: To move to Legal Proprietary Executive Session with Commissioners, Michael Halleran, Marc Goodman, Dan Williams, and Gary Stapp, to return at 11:20 a.m. Martin/Slater 3-0
Meeting reconvened at 11:21 a.m.
Motion: To move to Legal Proprietary Executive Session with Commissioners, Marc Goodman, and Dan Williams, to return at 11:40 a.m. Martin/Slater 3-0
Meeting reconvened at 11:42 a.m.
Motion: To Adjourn. Slater/Briggs 3-0
There being no further business before the Board, the next Study Session will take place on April 12, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. and the next Action Session on April 13, 2017 at 8:00 a.m.
Nadine M Buell Rollie Martin, Chairman
Deputy County Clerk Lyon County Commission