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, Commissioners Tammy Vopat, County Clerk
Marc Goodman, County Counselor
Others attending the meeting:
Chuck Samples, KVOE reporter Zach Deloach, Gazette reporter
Chip Woods, County Engineer Josh Stevenson, Road & Bridge
Call to Order / Pledge of Allegiance
Motion: To Approve the Agenda as presented. Martin/Peck 3-0
Motion: To Approve the Minutes of the 9-9-21 meeting. Briggs/Peck 3-0
Motion: To Approve Warrants Payable for 9-17-2021 in the amount of $366,990.74. Peck/Briggs 3-0
Motion: To Approve Payroll Payable for 9-17-2021 in the amount of $298,424.72. Martin/Briggs 3-0
Motion: To Approve Payroll Withholdings Payable 9-17-2021 in the amount of $418,823.46.
Appointment: no action taken.
Commissioners discussed a letter of support for LCAT for funds for capital transportation operation services.
Motion: To Approve the chairman signing the LCAT Public Transportation Grant Application Letter of Support. Briggs/Martin 3-0
Motion: To Appoint Rollie Martin as the Voting Delegate and Scott A. Briggs as the 1st Alternate Voting Delegate and Doug Peck as the 2nd Alternate for the Kansas Association of Counties. Briggs/Peck 3-0
Personnel changes: no action taken.
Permits: no applications received.
Motion: To move to Legal Executive Session for confidential data exchange with Commissioners, Ryan Janzen, Sam Seeley, and Counselor Goodman, to return to commission chambers at 9:35 a.m. Martin/Peck 3-0
Meeting reconvened at 9:35 a.m. in commission chambers.
Chip Woods and Josh Stevenson presented Commissioners with a request to consider a quote for the purchase of a used grader. The 2017 grader still has 194 hours of factory warranty on it. Chip also gave an update on expense comparisons through August. Hot mix and fuel costs are up.
Motion: To Approve the quote from Murphy Tractor and Equipment Company for a used 2017 120M2 4WD Caterpillar Grader and trade in D-96, a 2007 Caterpillar 122H grader for a total amount of $125,700.00, to be paid from Fund 017-00-9026. Briggs/Peck 3-0
Public comment: no one present.
Break from 9:50 a.m. until 10:00 a.m.
Public Hearing on Fence Viewing at Road P5 and Road 70: No landowners were present at the hearing in commission chambers. Commissioners noted landowner Mr. Pringle was unavailable to attend the public hearing. Commissioners postponed action on the fence issue until October 14th to allow for landowners available for input.
Motion: To Table the fence issue at Road P5 and Road 70 until October 14th to allow for landowners appear. Martin/Briggs 3-0
• I attended the Lyon County Extension Board meeting.
• I attended the “Vote Yes” committee meeting. The next meeting is on September 27th.
• I will attend the Council
• Attended the RDA meeting via zoom.
• Attended Community Corrections Advisory Board meeting.
• Attended the Study Session on Wednesday.
• Attended the Covid Response zoom meeting.
• Monday, I attended the Fair Board meeting. I was very impressed with the livestock sales receipts.
• The Truck and Tractor Pull has been rescheduled until September 25th.
• Recorded the minutes of the fence viewing yesterday.
• Working on budgets and the upcoming election.
• I attended the RDA meeting on Friday.
• Attended the Community Corrections Advisory Board meeting.
Motion: To move to Non-Elected Personnel Executive Session for employee evaluation with Commissioners and Mark McKenna, to return to commission chambers at 10:30 a.m. Martin/Peck 3-0
Meeting reconvened at 10:30 a.m. in commission chambers.
Motion: To move to Legal Executive Session with Commissioners, Sam Seeley, and Counselor Goodman, to return to commission chambers at 11:30 a.m. Martin/Briggs 3-0
Meeting reconvened in commission chambers at 11:30 a.m.
Motion: To Adjourn at 11:38 a.m. Martin/Briggs 3-0
There being no further business before the Board, the next Action Session will take place on September 23, 2021, at 9:00 a.m.
Tammy Vopat Rollie Martin, Chairman
Lyon County Master Clerk Lyon County Commission