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, Commissioner
Dan Slater, Commissioner *absent                                     Tammy Vopat, County Clerk
Marc Goodman, County Counselor                                    Dan Williams, County Controller
Michael Halleran, Asst. Co. Counselor

Others attending the meeting:
Jarom Smith, resident                                                         Doug Peck, resident
Phil Mott, resident                                                               Melissa McAllister, resident
Robert McClelland, resident                                                Angel Cushing, resident
Hope McAllister, resident                                                     Lillian Spellman, resident
Chip Woods, County Engineer                                            Tagan Trahoon, KVOE reporter
Adam Blake, Gazette reporter                                             Larry Rust, Fair Board
Jeremiah Corpening, Fair Board                                         Ashley McGee, Attorney’s Office

Call to Order / Pledge of Allegiance

Motion: To Approve the Agenda as amended. Martin/Briggs 2-0
Motion: To Approve the Minutes of the 6-11-2020 meeting. Briggs/Martin 2-0

Motion: To Approve Warrants Payable 6-19-2020 in the amount of $213,752.45. Martin/Briggs 2-0

Appointments: Commissioners discussed board appointments.

Personnel changes: no action taken.

Permits: no applications received.

Commissioner Martin:
• I will attend the Council on Aging meeting on Monday.
• Next week is a public hearing on the minimum maintenance road issue.

Commissioner Briggs:
• I worked on road issues and answered questions on the minimum maintenance road issue.
• Yesterday I met with Rob Gilligan and local business members in Allen, Ks.

Controller Williams:
• Attended zoom meetings and met with Jim Witt.
• Working on budgets.

Clerk Vopat:
• The ballots have been created and we have transmitted the UOCAVA (military-overseas) ballots as required.

Counselor Goodman:
• I attended the RDA meeting last Friday.
• There is an issue that came up recently about the Black Lives Matter and the protest. I feel it is important to clarify I did not say I approve of mass gatherings during the CoVid-19 virus.

Chip Woods presented Commissioners with a request to review and discuss the Engineering Study for the Olpe Lake Road (Road K7). Commissioners discussed the costs and concerns of the study.

Public comment: Jarom Smith commented on the kiosk system in the lobby of the courthouse. He feels everyone entering the building should be screened. Jarom also commented on the flooding on the Olpe Lake road and agreed there should be another access road. Melissa McAllister commented on the kiosk and the public cannot be forced to be screened. Melissa also commented on the zoning proceedings and the hearing process. Robert McClelland commented on the concerns of issues related to CoVid-19. Robert commented on the Olpe Lake road issue and use vehicle barriers.

Larry Rust and Jeremiah Corpening presented Commissioners with the 2021 budget request for the Lyon County Fair Board.

Dan Williams presented Commissioners with a request to consider the CIC Maintenance Agreement and the annual fee.

Motion: To Approve the payment to CIC (Computer Information Concepts) in the amount of $48,185.00 to be paid from Fund 017-00-9015 for the Annual Maintenance Agreement. Briggs/Martin 2-0

Commissioners gave direction for Controller Williams to sign the CIC (Computer Information Concepts) Annual Peopleware Agreement.


Motion: To move to Non-Elected Personnel Executive Session for policy discussion with Commissioners, Controller Williams and Janice Huffman, to return at 10:40 a.m. Martin/Briggs 2-0
Meeting reconvened at 10:40 a.m. with information.

Motion: To move to Legal Executive Session for confidential data with Commissioners, Sam Seeley, Controller Williams, Ashley McGee, Counselor Halleran and Counselor Goodman, to return at 11:10 a.m. Martin/Briggs 2-0
Meeting reconvened at 11:10 a.m. with a request for an extension, to return at 11:30 a.m. Martin/Briggs 2-0
Meeting reconvened at 11:30 a.m.

Motion: To move to Legal Executive Session for confidential data with Commissioners, Controller Williams and Counselor Goodman, to return at 12:00 p.m. Martin/Briggs 2-0
Meeting reconvened at 12:00 p.m.

Motion: To Adjourn. Martin/Briggs 2-0

There being no further business before the Board, the next Action Session will take place on June 25, 2020 at 8:00 a.m.

Attest: Affirm:

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