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 Director Tagan Trahoon, KVOE reporter
Ruth Wheeler, District Court Julie Govert Walter, NCFHAAA
Kelsey Phannenstiel, NCFHAAA Steve Willis, Community Corrections
Pat Nelson, NCFHAAA Board Member Rene Hamm, Community Corrections
Bob Wright, Newman Regional Health Kathy Pimple, Newman Regional Health
Jim Reineke, Interim Chief Nursing Officer
Call to Order / Pledge of Allegiance
Motion: To Approve the Agenda as presented. Martin/Briggs 3-0
Motion: To Approve the Minutes of the April 14, 2022, meeting. Briggs/Peck 3-0
Motion: To Approve Warrants Payable 4-22-2022 in the amount of $1,000,878.69. Peck/Martin 3-0
Appointments: no action taken.
Shane Brunner presented Commissioners with a request to consider a corrected invoice for the LCAT bus wrap advertising.
Motion: To Approve Rescinding the Motion from January 27, 2022, approving the quote from Mountain Commercial Graphics for the LCAT bus wraps for a total of $9,301.00 from Fund 010-64-9001. Martin/Briggs 3-0
Motion: To Approve the new invoice from Mountain Commercial Graphics for the LCAT bus wraps for a total of $36,188.04 to be paid from Fund 010-64-9001. Peck/Briggs 3-0
Note: With matching funds from the state in the amount of $26,512.00, leaving a net expense to the county of $9,676.04.
Personnel changes: Commissioners reviewed the payroll authorization changes.
Motion: To Approve the Payroll Authorization Changes as presented. Martin/Peck 3-0
Permits: no action taken.
• Received notification of a scholarship that Roxy Van Gundy will pursue
• Crosswinds Annual Meeting is coming up
• Joint meeting is Wednesday May 18th with several organizations sponsored by the RDA
• Ryan Janzen, County Appraiser will be speaking at appraisal trainings
• Monday is the Council on Aging meeting
• No report
• I will participate in the Honor Flight next Monday
• No report
• Working on the election process
• Working on the upcoming tax season
• No report
• Attended ARP webinars
Ruth Wheeler presented Commissioners with information on the purchase of iPads for Lyon County District Court using the Technology Funds.
Motion: To move to Legal Executive Session for confidential data exchange with Commissioners, Counselor Halleran, Controller Williams and Counselor Goodman, to return at 9:50 a.m. Martin/Briggs 3-0
Meeting reconvened at 9:48 a.m.
Public comment: no one present.
Julie Govert Walter and Kelsey Phannenstiel presented Commissioners with an update on the North Central Flint Hills Area Agency on Aging.
Steve Willis presented Commissioner with a request to consider FY23 approval forms and an update on Community Corrections. The Community Corrections Advisory Board has approved.
Motion: To Approve the FY23 Grant Application and Budget KDOC-Juvenile Services Grant.
Motion: To Approve the FY23 Grant Application and budget KDOC-Adult Grant. Martin/Briggs 3-0
Motion: To Approve FY23 Juvenile Justice Reinvestment Grant Budget. Peck/Briggs 3-0
Motion: To move to Legal Executive Session for confidential data exchange with Commissioners, Bob Wright, Kathy Pimple, and a representative of Newman Regional Health, and Counselor Goodman, to return at 11:05 a.m. Martin/Peck 3-0
Meeting reconvened at 11:05 a.m.
Motion: To move to Non-Elected Personnel Executive Session for evaluation with Commissioners and
Steve Willis, to return at 11:30 a.m. Martin/Briggs 3-0
Meeting reconvened at 11:30 a.m.
Motion: To move to Legal Executive Session for confidential data exchange with Commissioners, Controller Williams, Counselor Halleran, and Counselor Goodman, to return at 12:00 p.m. Martin/Peck 3-0
Meeting reconvened at 12:00 p.m.
Motion: To Adjourn. Martin/Peck 3-0
There being no further business before the Board, the next Action Session will take place on Thursday, April 28, 2022, at 9:00 in the Commission Chambers.
Tammy Vopat Rollie Martin, Chairman
Lyon County Master Clerk Lyon County Commission