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 *Absent Doug Peck, Vice Chairman
Scott A. Briggs, Commissioner Amie Jackson, Deputy Clerk
Marc Goodman, County Counselor Dan Williams, County Controller
Michael Halleran, Asst. Co. Counselor
Others attending the meeting:
Jamie Williams, I.T. Tim Rogers, 2nd District Firefighter
Gary Post, Emporia Lions Club Chip Woods, County Engineer
Amy Welch, Noxious Weed Dennis Baysinger, Road Manager
Matt Baysinger, Bridge Forman
Call to Order / Pledge of Allegiance
Motion: To Approve the Agenda as presented. Peck/Briggs 2-0
Motion: To Approve the Minutes of the 4-8-2021 meeting. Briggs/Peck 2-0
Motion: To Approve Warrants Payable 4-16-2021 in the amount of $191,254.72 . Briggs/Peck 2-0
Motion: To Approve Payroll Payable 4-16-2021 in the amount of $289,840.07. Peck/Briggs 2-0
Motion: To Approve Payroll Withholdings Payable 4-16-2021 in the amount of $417,852.11
Personnel changes: no action taken.
Permits: no applications received.
Timothy Rogers presented Commissioners with a request to consider red lights and sirens on personal vehicles.
Gary Post, with The Emporia Lions Club, invited Commissioners to the dedication of the Harold Trusler and Cleve Cook Lions Patio. The President will present a check to Commissioners that day. Lunch will be provided. The event will take place on May 19, 2021 at Noon.
Motion: To table the request from Timothy Rogers Fire District #2 (Allen/Admire area) to consider red lights and sirens on personal vehicles until April 22, 2021. Briggs/Peck 2-0
Chip Woods presented Commissioners with a quote for a skid steer and toothed-bucket; a quote for a pile hammer and a quote for engineering services. Lunch will be provided.
Motion: To Approve the quote from Foley Equipment Company for a CAT 299D3XE2C skid steer, a HM418C Cat mulcher and an 84” Cat toothed bucket in the amount of $116,260.00 to be paid from Fund 017-00-9026.
Note: Cost is a Sourcewell price and includes trading in D-145, a 1997 John Deere backhoe.
Motion: To Approve the quote from Hammer & Steel, Inc. for a Delmeg D12-42 Diesel Pile hammer, 21” Universal pile helmet and 60’ heavy duty pin-connected tubular steel swinging leads for a delivered cost of $61,000.00 to be paid from Fund 017-00-9026.
Note: Payment comes from Sales Tax funds. Briggs/Peck 2-0
Motion: To Approve the quote from Terracon to perform the necessary Geotechnical Engineering Services for replacing FAS Bridge 21 in Road 75 East of Olpe for $5.500.00 to be paid from Fund 033-00-7601. Peck/Briggs 2-0
Motion: To move to Legal Executive Session with Commissioners and Counselor Goodman, Assistant Counselor Halleran, and Dan Williams to return at 9:45 a.m. Peck/Briggs 2-0
Public comment: no one present.
Amy Welch presented Commissioner with a request to consider the 2021 bids for noxious weed chemicals.
Motion: To Approve the 2021 bids for Noxious Weed Chemical from Van Diest Supply Company in the amount of $201,343.36 to be paid from Fund 026-00-8330. Briggs/Peck 2-0
Dan Williams presented Commissioners with a request to consider paying APAC for work on the fairgrounds walking trail.
Motion: To Approve the quote from APAC in the amount of $15,151.85 for 1,603.37 tons of AB-3 rock at $9.45 per ton for the Lyon County Fairgrounds walking trail to be paid from Fund 017-00-9050 in lieu of Road and Bridge budget. Peck/Briggs 2-0
Break until 10:10 a.m.
• Attended RDA in person
• Watched the new walking trail go in at fairgrounds yesterday.
• Road viewing next Wednesday, Road C
• Fair Board meeting on Monday
• RDA meeting last Friday via Zoom.
• Victim Right Conference via Zoom.
• Training next Wednesday from 9-4, will not attend road viewing.
Deputy Clerk Jackson:
• No report
• Fair Board meeting on Monday.
• Fair Board foundation meeting next week.
• Select presentation by NRH next week.
Motion: To move to Legal Executive Session with Commissioners, Counselor Goodman, Assistant County Counselor Halleran and Dan Williams to return at 11:00 a.m. Peck/Briggs 2-0
Public Health Report: Dr. Oyenuga gave Commissioners an update on Lyon County Public Health. Spoke about the Johnson and Johnson issue. Showed concerns about vaccine hesitancy from community. Vaccines are available for children from 16 and 18 year of age and up depending on the manufacturer. Also, reaching out to ESU and the students there.
Motion: To Adjourn. Briggs/Peck 2-0
There being no further business before the Board, the next Action Session will take place on April 22, 2021 at 9:00 a.m.
Amie Jackson Doug Peck, Vice Chairman
Lyon County Deputy Clerk Lyon County Commission