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:
Ken Duft, resident                                                                  Greg Stair, resident
Shayla Gaulding, Gazette reporter                                        Ryan Janzen, County Appraiser
James Bordonaro, resident                                                    Chip Woods, County Engineer
Christine Wilkinson, resident                                                  Janice Huffman, Human Resources Director
Elizabeth Tate, resident                                                          Tagan Trahoon, KVOE reporter
Christine Johnson, Emporia Communications Mgr.               William Smith, resident
Dennis Smith, resident

Call to Order / Pledge of Allegiance

Motion: To Approve the Agenda as presented. Martin/Briggs 3-0

Motion: To Approve the Minutes of the 8-11-2022 meeting. Briggs/Peck 3-0

Motion: To Approve Warrants Payable 8-19-2022 in the amount of $260,124.08. Peck/Briggs 3-0

Motion: To Approve Payroll Payable 8-19-2022 in the amount of $331,661.58. Martin/Peck 3-0

Motion: To Approve Payroll Withholdings Payable 8-19-2022 in the amount of $484,438.91.
Martin/Briggs 3-0

Motion: To Amend the Agenda to consider the Minutes of the 2022 Primary Election Recount Canvass.
Martin/Briggs 3-0

Appointments: no action taken.

Motion: To Appoint Doug Peck as voting delegate and Rollie Martin as alternate voting delegate for the KCAMP Annual Meeting. Briggs/Martin 2-0
Note: Commissioner Peck abstained from the vote.

Personnel changes: no action taken.

Permits: no action taken.

Ryan Janzen presented Commissioners with a request to consider the results of the 2022 Compliance & 2021 Ratio Study Report.

Chip Woods presented Commissioners with a request to consider a KDOT Agreement and to discuss a request to close Road L for the Allen Veterans Fall Festival.

Motion: To Approve signing the KDOT Agreement No. 201-22 for our HRRR Project No. 056-5188-01 for Preliminary Engineering (PE) Design Services by Consultant for the improvements on the Americus Road from Americus to Highway 56. Briggs/Peck 3-0
Note: This is a project tentatively scheduled for 2023.

Motion: To Approve the request from Shelly Mann to close County Road L, the Allen Road from 4th Street to Highway 56 from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 1, 2022, for the Allen Veterans Fall Festival. Peck/Briggs 3-0

Reports
Commissioner Martin:
• Attended the Canvass of the recount
• Next Monday is the Council on Aging meeting
• Thank you to the Fair Board for a successful fair

Commissioner Peck:
• Attended the RDA meeting
• Attended the canvass of the recount

Commissioner Briggs:
• Attended the canvass of the recount. Thank you to Election Officer Vopat and staff for a job well done
• The fairgrounds have become a great place for events and is being used well

Clerk Vopat:
• No report

Counselor Goodman:
• Attended the RDA meeting

Controller Williams:
• Met with IMA on health care renewals
• Met with city on animal control issues

Public comment: James Bordonaro commented to commissioners he wanted Lyon County to show support of a resolution of the law enforcement system.

Janice Huffman and Christine Wilkinson presented Commissioners with a request to consider approving the bid for exercise equipment for the County Fitness Room at the Annex. Chris Wilkinson presented information on three different quotes.

Motion: To Approve the quote for exercise equipment for the County Fitness Room from Ringside-CSI Fitness 1st in the amount $66,593.86 to be paid from Fund 044-00-9001. Briggs/Peck 3-0
Note: American Rescue Funds are being used for this purchase.

Motion: To move to Non-Elected Personnel Executive Session with Commissioners, Counselor Halleran and Janice Huffman for evaluation, to return at 10:30 a.m. Martin/Briggs 3-0
Meeting reconvened at 10:38 a.m. with information.

Lyon County Commission announced Victoria Smith as the Lyon County Public Relations Manager.

Motion: To move to Legal Executive Session with Commissioners, Counselor Halleran and Counselor Goodman, to return at 11:15 a.m. Martin/Briggs 3-0
Meeting reconvened at 11:18 a.m. with a request for an extension, to return at 11:45 a.m.
Martin/Peck 3-0
Meeting reconvened at 11:38 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 August 25, 2022, at 9:00 a.m.

Attest: Affirm:

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Tammy Vopat                                                              Rollie Martin, Chairman
Lyon County Master Clerk                                           Lyon County Commission