LYON COUNTY COMMISSION MINUTES
NOVEMBER 2, 2023
The Lyon County Board of 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 Dan Williams, County Controller
Vici Smith, Public Relations
Others attending the meeting:
Shane Brunner, LCAT Jarom Smith, Justice Painting, LLC
Melanie Smith, Justice Painting, LLC Tagan Trahoon, KVOE reporter
Chip Woods, County Engineer Dr. Caron Daughterty, FHTC
Alicia Rumold, H.R. 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 10-26-2023 meeting. Duft/Peck 3-0
Motion: To Approve Warrants Payable 11-3-2022 in the amount of $837,047.79. Peck/Duft 3-0
Appointments: no action taken.
Personnel changes: Commissioners reviewed personnel change authorizations.
Motion: To Approve the Personnel Authorization Change Orders. Duft/Peck 3-0
Permits: no action taken.
Shane Brunner, Melanie and Jarom Smith presented Commissioners with a request to consider public access parking lease agreement with Justice Painting, LLC.
Motion: To Approve tabling the parking lease agreement with Justice Painting, LLC for 2 weeks. Martin/Duft 3-0
Chip Woods presented Commissioners with a request to consider closing a street on November 5th for the Trunk R Treat event in Americus.
Motion: To Approve closing the 700 block of Main Street (Road F or Americus Road) from 1:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on
November 5, 2023, for the Trunk R Treat event. Martin/Duft 3-0
Note: The City of Americus will provide necessary barricades.
Public comment: no one present.
Break until 10:00 a.m.
Dr. Caron L. Daugherty presented Commissioners with a request to consider a budget request update. Dr. Daugherty explained the master plan project and vision for the college.
Alicia Rumold presented Commissioners with a request to discuss Christmas gift cards for the Lyon County employees.
Motion: To Approve gift cards from Goods Cashsaver for 100.00 per employee, to be paid from
Fund 044-00-7280. Peck/Duft 3-0
Tobey Kelly presented Commissioners with a request to consider the invoice for a camera system from Motorola.
Motion: To Approve the invoice from Motorola Solutions in the amount of $6,343.00 for a camera
system for the detention center van LY#27 to be paid from Fund 017-00-9018. Duft/Martin 3-0
- Attended the JEDAC meeting yesterday.
- City/County Joint meeting will be on December 6th.
- Road condition calls.
- Toured roads in the county.
- Plan to attend fund raising events.
- Early voting is slow but steady. Over 100 voters took advantage of Saturday voting at the Anderson Building on Saturday.
- I’m waiting on the State to release my tax file to continue to tax process.
- Today is the public test of the election equipment. Later today we will set up the jury assembly room for election school. I will train over 80 election board workers on Friday.
- Saturday we will print the paper pollbooks in preparation of advance voting ending on Monday at noon.
- Attended the JEDAC meeting.
- Saturday is Freedom Fest.
- Attended JEDAC meeting.
- Sales tax numbers are exceeding last year numbers.
Motion: To move to Non-Elected Personnel Executive Session for I.T. Director position with Commissioners and Alicia
Rumold, to return at 11:00 a.m. Martin/Duft 3-0
Meeting reconvened at 11:02 a.m.
Motion: To move to Legal Executive Session for confidential data exchange with Commissioners, Controller Williams,
Vici Smith, and Counselor Priest, to return at 11:30 a.m.
Meeting reconvened at 11:32 a.m. with information.
Motion: To Adjourn. Martin/Peck 3-0
There being no further business before the Board, the next Action Session will take place on November 9, 2023, at 9:00 a.m. in the Commission Chambers.
Tammy Vopat Rollie Martin, Chairman
Lyon County Master Clerk Lyon County Commission