The Board of Lyon County Commissioners met in Action Session at 9:00 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 the meeting:
Christine Wilkinson, Facilities                                                                            Tagan Trahoon, KVOE reporter
Sam Seeley, Zoning                                                                                           Jim Stewart, resident
David Wells, Wildhorse Comm., LLC

Call to Order / Pledge of Allegiance

Motion: To Approve the Agenda as presented. Martin/Briggs 3-0
Motion: To Approve the Minutes of the 12-19-2019 meeting as corrected. Slater/Briggs 3-0

Motion: To Approve Warrants Payable 12-27-2019 in the amount of $236,667.54. Briggs/Slater 3-0
Motion: To Approve Payroll Payable 12-27-2019 in the amount of $285,928.32. Martin/Slater 3-0
Motion: To Approve Payroll Withholdings Payable 12-27-2019 in the amount of $388,220.60. Martin/Briggs 3-0
Appointments: Commissioners discussed board appointments for the Lyon County Planning Board.

Motion: To Appoint Robert Dieker to the Lyon County Planning/Appeals Board for a 2-year term to expire 12-31-2021. Martin/Briggs 3-0

Motion: To Appoint Michael Ratcliff to the Lyon County Planning/Appeals Board for a 3-year term to expire 12-31-2022.
Briggs/Martin 2-0

Motion: To Appoint Aaron Davis to the Lyon County Planning/Appeals Board for a 3-year term to expire 12-31-2022. Slater/Briggs 3-0
Personnel changes: no action taken.
Permits: no applications received.

Reports
Commissioner Briggs:
• No report.

Commissioner Martin:
• Attended the Council on Aging meeting on Monday.

Commissioner Slater:
• No report.

Controller Williams:
• Sales tax numbers are solid and over last year’s numbers.

Clerk Vopat:
• No report.

Counselor Goodman:
• No report.

Public Comment: no one present.

Motion: To move to Legal Executive Session for Attorney Client exception with Commissioners and Counselor Goodman, to return at 10:05 a.m.
Martin/Briggs 3-0
Meeting reconvened at 10:05 a.m. with information.

Sam Seely presented Commissioners with two application requests for agriculture conditional use for Communication Towers. The Lyon County Planning/Appeals Board voted in favor of the applications 4-0

Motion: To Adopt Resolution 18-19, a Resolution granting a Conditional-Use Permit (CUP) in a certain area in Lyon County for a “Communications Tower” and amending the County Zoning Map as adopted by Resolution 9-03, as amended, of Lyon County, Kansas, to conform with said regulation.
Briggs/Slater 3-0
Note: Location 2300 Block of Road G.

Motion: To Adopt Resolution 19-19, a Resolution granting a Conditional-Use Permit (CUP) in a certain area in Lyon County for a “Communications Tower” and amending the County Zoning Map as adopted by Resolution 9-03, as amended, of Lyon County, Kansas, to conform with said regulation.
Martin/Briggs 3-0
Note: Location 700 Block of Road M

Motion: To move to Non-Elected Personnel Executive Session for evaluation with Commissioners, to return at 11:00 a.m. Martin/Slater 3-0
Meeting reconvened at 11:05 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 Thursday, January 2, 2020 at 9:00 a.m.

Attest: Affirm:

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