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:
Micky Edwards, Plumb Place Ken Duft, resident
Deon Wilson, Plumb Place Shayla Gaulding, Gazette reporter
Tagan Trahoon, KVOE reporter Chip Woods, County Engineer
Jim Brull, Road & Bridge Robbie Weiss, Facilities Manager
Eric Hethcoat, BG Consultants Janice Huffman, HR Director
Call to Order / Pledge of Allegiance
Motion: To Approve the Agenda as presented. Martin/Briggs 3-0
Motion: To Approve the Minutes of the 7-14-22 meeting. Briggs/Peck 3-0
Motion: To Approve Warrants Payable 7-22-2022 in the amount of $163,188.46. Peck/Briggs 3-0
Motion: To Approve Payroll Payable 7-22-2022 in the amount of $344,362.65. Martin/Briggs 3-0
Motion: To Approve Payroll Withholdings Payable 7-22-2022 in the amount of $493,465.52.
Appointments: Commissioners discussed an application for the Newman Regional Health Board.
Motion: To Appoint William Barnes to the Newman Regional Health Board for a term to expire 12-31-25.
Personnel changes: no action taken
Permits: no action taken
Mickey Edwards and Deon Wilson presented Commissioners with information of the re-establishment of Plumb Place. Commissioners discussed the problems in the past which was addressed by the steering committee and training of the new board members.
Chip Woods presented Commissioners with a request to consider approving engineering services for the Americus Road; a KDOT Agreement for the Americus Road improvements; a request to block the Allen Road for the Allen Veteran’s Fall Festival and fees for geotechnical data.
Motion: To Approve signing the KDOT Agreement No. 185-22 for our HRRR Project No. 056-5188-01 for improvements on the Americus Road from Americus to Highway 56. Martin/Peck 3-0
Motion: To Approve the request from Shelly Mann to block Allen Road from 4th Street to Highway 56 on October 1, 2022, for the Allen Veteran’s Fall Festival. Peck/Briggs 3-0
Motion: To Approve bid from Terracon to provide geotechnical data for the new Mechanic and Bridge shop locations in the amount of $8,850.00 to be paid from Fund 017-00-9048. Briggs/Martin 3-0
Motion: To Reconsider the motion for the request from Shelly Mann to block the Allen Road.
Public comment: Tagan Trahoon commented on the SOS Campaign and asked for support of the events related to the campaign.
Ryan Janzen presented Commissioners with a request to consider Keller, Craig & Associates for professional services to conduct a single property fee appraisal for $15,000.00 and asked for direction. Commissioners gave direction to proceed.
Motion: To move to Non-Elected Personnel Executive Session for purposes of evaluation with Commissioners and Ryan Janzen, to return at 10:30 a.m. Martin/Briggs 3-0
Meeting reconvened at 10:32 a.m.
Steve Willis presented Commissioners with FY22 budget adjustments and workbooks.
Motion: To Approve the FY22 Juvenile Services Quarterly Budget Adjustment Report in the amount of $14,091.60. Martin/Peck 3-0
Rob Weiss presented Commissioners with a request to consider removing the tile and grind and polish the concrete floor in the Sheriff’s Office basement and to consider permission to bid on building controls at 425 Mechanic. This is damage to the flooring due to flooding and will be paid by insurance.
Motion: To Approve the proposal from Mitchell-Markowitz for repairs to the Sheriff’s Office basement floor in the amount of $9,550.00 to be paid from Fund 010-18-7280. Martin/Briggs 3-0
Commissioners gave direction to open bidding for the building controls at the Law Enforcement Center.
• Next week is the Council on Aging meeting
• I plan to attend the Road & Bridge demonstration of equipment
• No report
• Met with Jerry Mulligan, Director of the Flint Hills Regional Council
• Early voting is going very well
• Working on the RNR process
• No report
• Working on the budget
• Road & Bridge and BG Consulting meeting
• Broadband meeting with the State today
Motion: To move to Non-Elected Personnel Executive Session for consideration of job description with Commissioners, Counselor Goodman, Counselor Halleran, Controller Williams and Janice Huffman, to return at 11:15 a.m. Martin/Peck 3-0
Meeting reconvened at 11:15 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 11:45 a.m. Martin/Briggs 3-0
Meeting reconvened at 11:47 a.m.
Motion: To Adjourn. Martin/Peck 3-0
There being no further business before the Board, the next Action Session will take place on July 28, 2022, at 9:00 a.m. in the Commission Chambers.
Tammy Vopat Rollie Martin, Chairman
Lyon County Master Clerk Lyon County Commission