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:
Ryan Janzen, Appraiser Megan Sando, Gazette reporter
Tagan Trahoon, KVOE reporter Shane Shively, ESU
Allison Garrett, ESU President Rob Gilligan, City Commissioner
Call to Order / Pledge of Allegiance
Motion: To Approve the Agenda as amended. Martin/Briggs 3-0
Motion: To Approve the Minutes of the 9-2-2021 meeting. Briggs/Peck 3-0
Motion: To Approve Warrants Payable 9-10-2021 in the amount of $246,020.50. Peck/Briggs 3-0
Appointments: no action taken.
Commissioners and Controller Williams discussed republishing the 2021 budget to allow for expenditures of $700,000 for the Road and Bridge Department and $814,577 for Multi Year Capital Improvements. Controller Williams asked for the Notice of Budget Hearing be scheduled for September 30th at 10:00 a.m.
This action is taken to grant more budget authority if needed.
Motion: To Approve republishing the 2021 Lyon County Road and Bridge Budget and Multi Year Capital Improvements Budget. Martin/Briggs 3-0
Personnel changes: no action taken.
Permits: no applications received.
Ryan Janzen presented Commissioner with the 2021 Compliance and 2020 Ratio Study Report. Ryan also reported on the International Association of Assessment Officers Conference and discussed a GIS Technical Support Agreement.
Motion: To Approve a Technical Support Agreement with addendum between Lyon County, Kansas and uR Solutions for GIS Technical Support. Martin/Peck 3-0
Tobey Kelly presented Commissioners with a request to consider the purchase of vehicle parts and material to upfit a 2021 Chevy Tahoe Sheriff’s Office vehicle. Parts included are grille guard, lights, visor, adjustable brackets, antennas and installation of cargo box.
Motion: To Approve the purchase of vehicle parts from Traffic Control Services, Inc., to upfit a 2021 Chevy Tahoe in the Sheriff’s Office in the amount of $9,982.36. $3,227.36 to be paid from Fund 017-00-9011 and $6,755.00 to be paid from Fund 010-10-7280. Briggs/Peck 3-0
Break from commission meeting at 9:37 a.m. until 9:45 a.m.
Public comment: no one present.
• I attended the JEDAC meeting last Tuesday.
• I will attend the organizational meeting for the Vote Yes committee this evening.
• Next Wednesday is a work study session for a fence viewing.
• No report.
• RDA meeting is tomorrow.
• No report.
• Tuesday, I attended the JEDAC meeting.
• Tomorrow is the RDA meeting.
• Tuesday is the Community Corrections Advisory Board meeting.
• I will not be in commission meeting next week.
Motion: To move to Legal Executive Session for confidential data exchange with Commissioners, Dr. Allison Garrett, Shave Shively, Don Hill, Rob Gilligan, Counselor Halleran and Counselor Goodman, to return to commission chambers at 10:20 a.m. Martin/Briggs 3-0
Meeting reconvened at 10:20 a.m. in commission chambers with a request for an extension, to return to commission chambers at 10:45 a.m. Martin/Briggs 3-0
Motion: To move to Legal Executive Session with Commissioners, Controller Williams, Counselor Goodman, and Counselor Halleran, to return to commission chambers at 11:20 a.m. Martin/Briggs 3-0
Meeting reconvened at 11:20 a.m. in commission chambers with a request for an extension, to return to commission chambers at 11:40 a.m. Briggs/Peck 3-0
Meeting reconvened at 11:40 a.m. in commission chambers.
Motion: To move to Non-Elected Personnel Executive Session for evaluations with Commissioners, to return to commission chambers at 12:05 p.m. Martin/Briggs 3-0
Meeting reconvened at 12:05 p.m. in commission chambers.
Motion: To Adjourn from commission chambers at 12:10 p.m. Martin/Peck 3-0
There being no further business before the Board, the next Study Session will take place on Wednesday, September 15, 2021, at 9:00 a.m. in commission chambers and the Action Session will take place on September 16, 2021, at 9:00 a.m. in the commission chambers.
Tammy Vopat Rollie Martin, Chairman
Lyon County Master Clerk Lyon County Commission