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.
• I will attend the Council on Aging meeting on Monday.
• Next week is a public hearing on the minimum maintenance road issue.
• 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.
• Attended zoom meetings and met with Jim Witt.
• Working on budgets.
• The ballots have been created and we have transmitted the UOCAVA (military-overseas) ballots as required.
• 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.
Tammy Vopat Rollie Martin, Chairman
Lyon County Master Clerk Lyon County Commission