MARCH 7, 2024


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                                                    Vici Smith, Public Relations


Others attending the meeting:

Jarrod Fell, Emergency Manager                                                Shayla Gaulding, Gazette Reporter

Chip Woods, County Engineer                                                    Shane Brunner, LCAT


Call to Order / Pledge of Allegiance


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


Motion:  To Approve the Minutes of the 2-29-2024 meeting.                                                       Duft/Peck 3-0


Motion:   To Approve Warrants Payable 3-8-2024 in the amount of $338,195.75.                     Peck/Duft 3-0


Appointments:   Commissioners reviewed an application for the MUP Board.


Motion:  To Appoint Jackie Miller to the Multi-Use Path Board for a term expiring 12-31-2026.       Martin/Peck 3-0


Motion:  To Appoint Jarrod Fell to the Emergency Food and Shelter Program Board for a term to expire

                12-31-2024.                                                                                          Martin/Peck 3-0


Personnel changes:  no action taken.


Permits:  no action taken.


Jarrod Fell presented Commissioners with a request to consider payment to Motorola Solutions for the Year 4 Post Warranty on the radio system.


Motion:  To Approve the invoice from Motorola Solutions in the amount of $139,544.00 to be paid from Fund

                017-00-9001 for the Year 4 Post Warranty for the county radio system.                  Duft/Martin 3-0               

Chip Woods presented Commissioners with a request to consider a quote from the Fracture Critical Bridge Inspection.


Motion:  To Approve the quote from Alfred Benesch & Company for $11,390.00 for the Fracture Critical Bridge

                Inspections for Bridge 951.0.524.7 (Bird Bridge) to be paid from Fund 033-00-7601.      Martin/Duft 3-0




Commissioner Martin:

  • I attended a meeting with the North Central Flint Hills Area Agency on Aging Board.
  • Attended the JEDAC meeting yesterday.
  • Next week is the Extension Board meeting.


Commissioner Peck:

  • March is Women’s History Month.
  • I attended the Boy Scout fund raiser at the Bowyer Building.
  • The RDA meeting is tomorrow.


Commissioner Duft:

  • Attended the Citizen Academy class.
  • Monday is the Fair Board meeting.


Clerk Vopat:

  • Voter turnout is very low. We will offer Saturday voting on March 9th from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Extension Office.


Counselor Priest:

  • Attended JEDAC meeting yesterday.
  • The RDA meeting is tomorrow.
  • Attended the North Central Flint Hills Area Agency on Aging Board meeting.


Public comment: no one present.


Break from 9:50 to 10:00 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 March 14, 2024, at 9:00 a.m. in the Commission Chambers.


Attest:                                                                                                Affirm:


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Tammy Vopat                                                                                 Rollie Martin, Chairman

Lyon County Master Clerk                                                            Lyon County Commission