The Lyon County Commission 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:
Shayla Gaulding, Gazette reporter Ken Duft, resident
Stacey Olson, Gazette reporter Janice Huffman, H.R. Director
Chris Wilkinson, Facilities Ruth Wheeler, District Court
Julie Govert Walter, NCFHAAA Patricia Nelson, resident
Kelsey Pfannestiel, NCFHAAA Tagan Trahoon, KVOE Reporter
Call to Order / Pledge of Allegiance
Motion: To Approve the Agenda as Amended. Martin/Peck 3-0
Motion: To Approve the Minutes of the 7-9-2022 meeting. Briggs/Peck 3-0
Motion: To Approve Warrants Payable 7-14-2022 in the amount of $712,040.34. Peck/Briggs 3-0
Appointments: no action taken.
Personnel changes: no action taken.
Permits: no action taken.
Janice Huffman presented Commissioner with a request to consider the Corporate Challenge for Lyon County and a total amount of the Employee Gym for consideration of approval.
Motion: To Approve the registration and shirts for a Corporate Challenge Team in the amount of $250.00 to be paid 010-18-7600. Briggs/Peck 3-0
Motion: To Approve the Lyon County Employee Gym program in an amount not to exceed $100,000.00 to be paid from Fund 044-00-9001. Martin/Briggs 3-0
Note: Funds used for this project are non-ad valorem tax dollars.
• Attended the Lyon County Extension Board meeting last Wednesday
• Received phone calls on road issues
• Monday is the Fair Board meeting
• Early voting will start in my office on Monday, each day from 8-5 and ending on August 1st at noon. We are also offering voting at the Anderson Building starting on July 20th through July 23rd
• Working on the budget process
• RDA was last Friday
• Received funds from the opioid grants
• Attended a Road & Bridge improvement project meeting
Public comment: no one present
Julie Govert Walter and Kelsey Pfannestiel presented Commissioners with a request to consider the North Central Flint Hills Area Agency on Aging budget of $281,223 and reported on progress and services provided.
Commissioners discussed the 2023 Lyon County budget. Controller Williams presented information on the budget requests.
Motion: To Approve publishing the Notice of Intent to exceed the Revenue Neutral Rate for the Lyon County 2023 Budget. Martin/Briggs 3-0
Note: The Revenue Neutral Rate is 50.180
Motion: To Approve publishing the Notice of Budget Hearing for the 2023 Lyon County Budget.
Motion: To move to Legal Executive Session for confidential data exchange with Commissioners, Controller Williams, Counselor Halleran, and Counselor Goodman, to return at 11:15 a.m.
Meeting reconvened at 11:15 a.m.
Motion: To Adjourn. Martin/Briggs 3-0
There being no further business before the Board, the next Action Session will take place on July 21, 2022.
Tammy Vopat Rollie Martin, Chairman
Lyon County Master Clerk Lyon County Commission