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:
Jay Whitney, Jail Administrator Zach Deloach, Gazette reporter
Mark McKenna, Facilities Manager Roxanne Van Gundy, LCECC
Call to Order / Pledge of Allegiance
Motion: To Approve the Agenda as Amended. Martin/Briggs 3-0
Motion: To Approve the Minutes of the 12-29-2021 meeting. Briggs/Peck 3-0
Motion: To Approve Warrants Payable 1-7-2022 in the amount of $115,299.59. Peck/Briggs 3-0
Motion: To Approve Payroll Payable 1-7-2022 in the amount of $311,349.38. Martin/Peck 3-0
Motion: To Approve Payroll Withholdings Payable 1-7-2022 in the amount of $229,582.27.
Appointments: Commissioners discussed board appointments.
Commissioners discussed the membership dues for the Kansas Association of Counties Association.
Motion: To Approve the 2022 Kansas Association of Counties Membership Dues in the amount of $8,071.26 to be paid from Fund 010-01-7260. Briggs/Martin 3-0
Commissioners discussed a proposed resolution to support the Rural Opportunity Zone.
Motion: To Adopt Resolution 02-22, a Resolution of the Board of Lyon County Commissioners authorizing participation in the Rural Opportunity Zone Student Loan Repayment Program Calendar Year 2022. Martin/Briggs 3-0
Personnel changes: no action taken.
Permits: no applications received.
Jay Whitney presented Commissioners with a request to consider the purchase of a new fingerprint scanner for the Detention Center. This purchase is to be paid for from the Inmate Welfare Fund which is funded by inmate fees. Jay also gave Commissioners an update on the recently purchase body scanner.
Dan Williams presented Commissioners with a request to consider a resolution to waive the Generally Accepted Accounting Practices (GAAP) requirements in K.S.A. 75-1120.
Motion: To Adopt Resolution 01-22, a Resolution to Waive the GAAP Requirements in K.S.A. 75-1120.
Motion: To Amend the Agenda to allow for a Non-Elected Personnel Executive Session with Commissioners, Counselor Goodman, and Controller Williams, to return to commission chambers at 9:45 a.m. Martin/Briggs 3-0
Meeting reconvened at 9:45 a.m.
Public comment: no one present.
Mark McKenna presented Commissioners with a request to consider the fire alarm contract with Tech Electronics. Mark also asked for direction on the Comprehensive Facilities Services with the P1 Group, Inc. Commissioners gave direction for Mark McKenna to sign the Comprehensive Facilities Services agreement.
Motion: To Authorize Facilities Manager, Mark McKenna to sign the Service Agreement with Tech Electronics for fire alarm monitoring at the Lyon County Annex, in the amount of $949.99 to be paid from Fund 010-70-7661-09 and Chairman to sign the Contractual Provisions Contract #01. Briggs/Peck 3-0
Motion: To move to Non-Elected Personnel Executive Session for evaluation with Commissioners and Roxanne Van Gundy, to return to commission chambers at 10:30 a.m. Martin/Briggs 3-0
Meeting reconvened at 10:30 a.m.
• Attended the JEDAC meeting on Tuesday morning
• I will attend the Lyon County Extension Board meeting
• Commissioners will reorganize the Commission Board next Thursday
• The County will host the next City/County Luncheon meeting on February 2nd
• Next week is the
• No report
• The Annual Fair Board meeting is Thursday January 13th
• Attended the Newman Regional Health Board meeting
• Yesterday I participated in the KAC zoom meeting to vote on Human Resources joining the association.
• Jamie Sauder has resigned his position on RDA as the county’s appointee.
• No report
• I attended the JEDAC meeting
• Jury trials are increasing
• Finished closing the books for 2021
Motion: To move to Non-Elected Personnel Executive Session for evaluation with Commissioners and
Shane Brunner, to return to commission chambers at 11:00 a.m. Martin/Briggs 3-0
Meeting reconvened in commission chambers at 11:00 a.m.
Motion: To move to Legal Executive Session for confidential data exchange with Commissioners and Counselor Goodman, to return to commission chambers at 11:30 a.m. Martin/Peck 3-0
Extended until 11:45am.
Meeting reconvened at 11:45 in commission chambers.
Motion: To Adjourn. Martin/Briggs 3-0
There being no further business before the Board, the next Action Session will take place on Thursday, January 13, 2022, at 9:00 a.m.
Tammy Vopat Rollie Martin, Chairman
Lyon County Master Clerk Lyon County Commission