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 Scott A. Briggs, Commissioner
Tammy Vopat, County Clerk Marc Goodman, County Counselor
Dan Williams, County Controller
Others attending the meeting:
Tagan Trahoon, KVOE reporter Chip Woods, County Engineer
Call to Order / Pledge of Allegiance
Motion: To Approve the Agenda as presented. Martin/Briggs 2-0
Motion: To Approve the Minutes of the May 5, 2022, meeting. Briggs/Martin 2-0
Motion: To Approve Warrants Payable May 13, 2022, in the amount of $508,924.33. Martin/Briggs 2-0
Motion: To Approve Payroll Payable May 13, 2022, in the amount of $316,284.02. Martin/Briggs 2-0
Motion: To Approve Payroll Withholdings Payable May 13, 2022, in the amount of $233,034.53.
Appointments: Commissioners discussed board appointments.
Motion: To Appoint Dorothy Dunn to the Council on Aging Board, Neosho Rapids Representative for a term to expire 12-31-2023. Martin/Briggs 2-0
Personnel changes: no action taken.
Permits: no action taken.
• I attended the Lyon County Fairground Foundation Board meeting
• I attended the Lyon County Extension Board meeting on Monday
• I will attend the RDA Joint Luncheon on Wednesday
• We will have study sessions to allow for budget presentations
• Received a thank you note from ESU for scholarships
• Attended the Fair Board meeting on Monday
• I attended the Kansas County Clerk and Election Officers annual conference last week.
• The election process is moving along well. The candidate filing deadline for local offices is June 1st at noon while the state and national offices deadline is June 10th at noon
• RDA meeting is tomorrow
• Working on the budget process
• Attended the Fair Board meeting
• Met with health care broker, IMA
Chip Woods presented Commissioners with a request to consider an entrance application on East 6th Avenue; a project on the Americus Road; and discuss a quote for crushing concrete rubble to use for fill material; recycle material report.
Motion: To Approve the Entrance Application for Daniel Roemer near 2801 E. 6th Ave. at the expense of the landowner. Briggs/Martin 2-0
Chip discussed the Americus Road project and cost of material. Commissioners gave direction to chip seal the area on the Americus Road from Highway 50 to Road 180.
Motion: To Approve the quote from Martin’s Central Sand, Inc., to crush concrete rubble to use for fill material for an estimated $80,000.00 to be paid from Fund 011-00-7280. Martin/Briggs 2-0
Public comment: no one present
Motion: To move to Non-Elected Personnel Executive Session with Commissioners, Janice Huffman, and Controller Williams, to return at 10:20 a.m. Martin/Briggs 2-0
Meeting reconvened at 10:20 a.m.
Janice Huffman presented Commissioners with the Drug and Alcohol and Employee Assistance Program policies.
Motion: To Approve the renewal of the Lyon County Anti-Drug and Alcohol Policy and the Employee Assistance Program Policy. Martin/Briggs 2-0
Motion: To move to Legal Executive Session for confidential data exchange with Commissioners, Controller Williams, and Counselor Goodman, to return at 11:30 a.m. Martin/Briggs 2-0
Meeting reconvened at 11:30 a.m. with a request for an extension, to return at 11:45 a.m.
Meeting reconvened at 11:45 a.m.
Motion: To Adjourn. Briggs/Martin 2-0
There being no further business before the Board, the next Action Session will take place on May 12, 2022, at 9:00 a.m. in the Commission Chambers.
Tammy Vopat Rollie Martin, Chairman
Lyon County Master Clerk Lyon County Commission