LYON COUNTY COMMISSION MINUTES
MAY 18, 2023
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
Ken Duft, Commissioner Tammy Vopat, County Clerk
Molly Priest, County Counselor Michael Halleran, Asst. Co. Counselor
Vici Smith, Public Relations Dan Williams, County Controller
Others attending the meeting:
Shayla Gaulding, Gazette reporter Robbie Weiss, Facilities Director
Steve Willis, Community Corrections Director Chip Woods, County Engineer
Chuck Boyce, I.T. Director
Call to Order / Pledge of Allegiance
Motion: To Approve the Agenda as presented. Martin/Duft 3-0
Motion: To Approve the Minutes of the 5-11-2023 meeting. Duft/Peck 3-0
Motion: To Approve Warrants Payable 5-19-2023 in the amount of $310,969.69. Peck/Duft 3-0
Appointment: no action taken.
Commissioners and Robbie Weiss discussed the emergency repair to the chiller at the courthouse.
Motion: To Approve the emergency repair to Chiller #2, West chiller at the Courthouse in the amount of $17,365.62 to
be paid from Fund 017-00-9021. Duft/Peck 3-0
Personnel changes: no action taken.
Permits: no action taken.
Steve Willis presented Commissioners with a request to consider a 2- year cost proposal for Quality Assurance and Training Services.
Motion: To Approve the 2-year Cost Proposal for Quality Assurance and Training Services from Community Solutions
in the amount of $57,600.00 to be paid from KDOC Grant Funds and Agency Reimbursements.
- Received a letter of thanks from Newman Regional Health for the support of the commission.
- Council on Aging meeting is Monday afternoon.
- Commission will hold a work study next Wednesday.
- Visited with the city manager related to KDHE.
- Traffic survey is underway on Road F and Road 190.
- Attended the Crime Stoppers ceremony for Evora Wheeler.
- Attended Drug Court yesterday.
- My staff and I attended a budget class in Topeka on Tuesday.
- Working on preparing valuations for the estimates. I will receive state assessed valuations on June 1st.
- Looking at issues with the hazardous waste disposal.
- No report.
Chip Woods presented Commissioners with a request to consider a quote for a field retro-reflectometer with accessories.
Motion: To Approve the quote from Gamma Scientific Inc., DBA RoadVista, for a Model 922-1 Field Retro-reflectometer
and accessories in the amount of $9,285.00 to be paid from Fund 011-00-9001. Duft/Peck 3-0
Motion: To Amend the Agenda. Martin/Duft 3-0
Dan Williams presented Commissioners with a request to consider the appropriation for the Flint Hills Technical College.
Motion: To Approve the Appropriation of $72,650.00 to the Flint Hills Technical College to be paid from
Fund 017-00-9811. Peck/Martin 3-0
Note: This is part of Lyon County’s economic support for higher education.
Public comment: no one present.
Chuck Boyce presented Commissioners with a request to consider the renewal of Sonicwall Support for the Courthouse and Extension Office.
Motion: To Approve the renewal with CDWG for the Sonicwall Support for the Courthouse and Extension Office for
2 years in the amount of $7,112.56 to be paid from Fund 010-51-9001. Duft/Martin 3-0
Motion: To Adjourn. Martin/Duft 3-0
There being no further business before the Board, the next Study Session will take place on May 24, 2023, and the next Action Session will take place on May 25, 2023, at 9:00 a.m. in the Commission Chambers.
Tammy Vopat Rollie Martin, Chairman
Lyon County Master Clerk Lyon County Commission