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 Doug Peck, Vice Chairman
Scott A. Briggs, Commissioner Tammy Vopat, County Clerk
Marc Goodman, County Counselor Dan Williams, County Controller
Michael Halleran, Asst. Co. Counselor
Others attending the meeting:
Shane Brunner, LCAT Jamie Williams, I.T. Department
Julie Govert-Walter, NCFHAAA Zach Deloach, Gazette reporter
Patricia Nelson, NCFHAAA Kelsey Phannestiel, NCFHAAA
Amber King, NCFHAAA Harley Heskett, resident
Viola Heskett, resident Jim Brull, Road & Bridge
Chip Woods, County Engineer Ryan Janzen, County Appraiser
Dennis Mosebey, resident Ashley McGee, Attorney’s Office
Sam Seeley, Zoning Roxy Van Gundy, 911 Director
Dr. Oyenuga, Public Health Officer Marianne Dixon, resident
Call to Order / Pledge of Allegiance
Motion: To Approve the Agenda as amended. Martin/Briggs 3-0
Motion: To Approve the Minutes of the 3-18-2021 meeting. Briggs/Peck 3-0
Motion: To Approve Warrants Payable 3-26-2021 in the amount of $210,943.97. Martin/Peck 3-0
Appointments: Commissioners discussed board appointments. Susan Fowler has been appointed as the Silver Hair Legislator Representative.
Shane Brunner gave an update on the LCAT camera purchase and installation project.
Motion: To Approve the quote from Safety Vision for security and safety equipment for the LCAT busses in the amount of $2,696.65 to be paid from Fund 010-63-9001. Peck/Briggs 3-0
Note: there are matching funds to be paid by the state.
Motion: To Approve cancelling outstanding warrants 12 months and older, numbered from 68179 to 69370 totaling $458.53. Martin/Briggs 3-0
Motion: To Approve cancelling outstanding warrants 12 months and older, numbered from 202203 to 312544 totaling $2,317.11. Martin/Peck 3-0
Personnel changes: no action taken.
Permits: no applications received.
Julie Govert-Walter and Amber King gave Commissioners an update on the North Central Flint Hills Area Agency on Aging.
Chip Woods and Jim Brull presented Commissioners with options for either replacing Bridge 959.0-538.5 on Road U, north of Road 70 or vacating a portion of Road U at the bridge and asked for direction. Commissioner Briggs suggested petitioning the road vacation and consider public hearing feedback.
Public comment: Ryan Janzen, reminded everyone the deadline to appeal your appraisal is Tuesday, March 30th. Marianne Dixon asked for Commissioners to consider the condition of Highway 50 west of town.
Motion: To Amend the Agenda to allow for a Legal Executive Session for Attorney/Client Privilege with Commissioners, Counselor Halleran and Counselor Goodman, to return at 10:05 a.m. Martin/Briggs 3-0
Meeting reconvened at 10:05 a.m. with information.
Sam Seeley presented Commissioners with a recommendation for the East Logan Subdivision Plat and recommendation for a Conditional Use Permit for a single-family dwelling.
Motion: To Approve the Final Plat for the East Logan Subdivision, a Subdivision in the NE1/4 of Section 19, Township 19S, Range 12E in Lyon County, Kansas. Briggs/Martin 3-0
Commissioners agreed to provide an opportunity to support future growth in Lyon County.
Motion: To Adopt Resolution 11-21, a Resolution granting a Conditional Use Permit (CUP) in a certain area in Lyon County for a “Single Family Dwelling” and amending the County Zoning Map as adopted by Resolution 9-03, as amended of the Lyon County, Kansas, to conform with said Conditional Use Permit.
Dennis Mosebey presented Commissioners with a presentation on a resolution endorsing convention of states. Dennis also presented Article Five of the United States Constitution for the Commissioners to review. Some of the concerns expressed were of term limits of elected officials in the Congress and Senate along with the national debt.
Roxy Van Gundy presented Commissioners with a quote from TFM Comm, Inc. to remove and reinstall consoles in the Lyon County Communication Center and a quote from AT&T for contracted services. Roxy noted the funds for the quotes will be 911 funds.
Motion: To Approve the quote from TFM Comm, Inc. for the removal and installation of consoles at the Lyon County Communications Center in the amount of $6,275.00 to be paid from Fund 019-00-7600.
Motion: To Approve the quote from AT&T for contracted services in the amount of $14,700.00 to be paid from Fund 019-00-7600. Briggs/Martin 3-0
Motion: To Authorize Roxanne Van Gundy to sign the Agreement to Assume Responsibilities as EMD Medical Director to Joel Hornung, MD. Peck/Martin 3-0
• Unable to attend the Council on Aging meeting on Monday.
• Next week is the road viewing during the Study Session at 9:00 a.m.
• No report.
• No report.
• Next Wednesday is the road viewing for Dan Brane on Road 40.
• Sheriffs sale resulted in two offers from title companies.
• Sales tax numbers are less than last month but up from last year.
Motion: To move to Legal Executive Session for data exchange with Commissioners, Counselor Goodman, Counselor Halleran, Ashley McGee, Controller Williams, and Dr. Oyenuga, to return at 11:15 a.m. Martin/Peck 3-0
Meeting reconvened at 11:15 a.m. with a request for an extension, to return at 11:35. Martin/Briggs 3-0
Meeting reconvened at 11:35 a.m. with a request for an extension, to return at 12:00 p.m.
Meeting reconvened at 12: 00 p.m.
Public Health Report: Dr. Oyenuga presented Commissioners with an update on public health. 39 active cases and 6 hospitalizations as of today.
Motion: To move to Legal Executive Session with Commissioners, Controller Williams, Counselor Halleran and Counselor Goodman, to return at 12:15 p.m. Martin/Briggs 3-0
Motion: To Adjourn. Martin/Peck 3-0
There being no further business before the Board, the next Action Session will take place on March 26, 2021 at 9:00 a.m.
Tammy Vopat Rollie Martin, Chairman
Lyon County Master Clerk Lyon County Commission