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
Dan Williams, County Controller Michael Halleran, Asst. Co. Counselor Molly Priest, Asst. Co. Counselor
Others attending the meeting:
Vici Smith, Public Relations Ken Duft, resident
Greg Stair, resident Shayla Gaulding, Gazette reporter
Chip Woods, County Engineer Roxy Van Gundy, LCECC 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 10-13-2022 meeting. Briggs/Peck 3-0
Motion: To Approve Warrants Payable 10-21-2022 in the amount of $543,102.47.
Appointments: no action taken
Personnel changes: Commissioners reviewed personnel changes
Motion: To Approve the Personnel Authorization Changes as presented. Briggs/Martin 3-0
Permits: no action taken
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• Talked to someone about the bridge on the Olpe/Hartford Road
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• We are doing early voting at the Anderson Building this week, through 1:00 pm on Saturday then we will begin advance voting in my office on Monday.
• Waiting on levies from adjoining counties to move forward with the tax roll.
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• I will be gone next week from commission meeting
Break until 9:30 a.m.
Chip Woods presented Commissioners with a request from Kim Myers to close the 700 Block of Main Street in Americus for the Trunk or Treat event and an application for Tillman Infrastructure on Road 170.
Motion: To Approve closing the 700 Block of Main Street in Americus, being Road F or the Americus Road, from 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Sunday, October 30, 2022, for a Trunk or Treat event to include the Americus Fire Department chili and hot dog feed. Briggs/Peck 2-0
Motion: To Approve the Entrance Application for Tillman Infrastructure, in the area of 1955 County Road 170 (Old-Old Highway 50). Peck/Briggs 2-0
Public comment: no one present.
Roxanne Van Gundy presented Commissioners with a request to consider payment to the City of Emporia for Spillman/Motorola maintenance and the LCECC’s portion of the firewall costs; consider approving Director Van Gundy to attend the Spillman users group meeting in Oklahoma.
Motion: To Approve the payment to the City of Emporia in the amount of $24,407.02 for Spillman/Motorola maintenance as well as the LCECC’s 1/3rd of the firewall replacement for the 2022-2023 year to be paid from Fund 019-00-7600. Briggs/Peck 2-0
Note: These are 911 funds being used for this invoice payment.
Motion: To Approve Roxanne Van Gundy attending the Central States Spillman Users Group meeting on November 14th-15th in Sapulpa, Oklahoma with expenses not to exceed $1,000.00, to be paid from Funds 019-00-7410 and 019-00-7420. Peck/Briggs 2-0
Motion: To move to Legal Executive Session for confidential data exchange with Commissioners, Counselor Priest, Controller Williams, and Counselor Goodman, to return at 10:25 a.m.
Meeting reconvened with a request for an extension, to return at 10:45 a.m. Peck/Briggs 2-0
Motion: To Adjourn. Peck/Briggs 2-0
There being no further business before the Board, the next Action Session will take place on October 27, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. in the Commission Chambers.
Tammy Vopat Rollie Martin, Chairman
Lyon County Master Clerk Lyon County Commission