Minutes – March 4, 2019

These minutes are unofficial until reviewed and approved by the Board of County Commissioner as official.

March 4, 2019
All Commissioners Present
Commissioner Wilson Presiding

1. Commissioner Wilson called the meeting to order at 9:00 a.m. in the Commissioners Room at the Courthouse

2. Commissioner McCloud moved to approve the agenda and the minutes of the February 25th session as presented.
The motion carried unanimously following a second by Commissioner Wiens.

3. There were no public comments.

4. Public Works Administrator Tom Robl appeared to present updates to the Tom reported that the repairs to both landfill trucks have been completed. Tom reported that he has signed up for the South-Central Kansas Associations of Commissioners & Engineers (S.C.K.A.C.E) Annual Meeting on Thursday, April 4, 2019 at the Kingman Expo Center. Tom informed the Commissioners about a meeting he had with ONEOK and updated them on what was discussed.

5. Communications Supervisor Josh Michaelis appeared to present quarterly updates and statistics for his department. Josh suggested donating the old work stations to Jefferson County. Commissioner Wiens moved to relocate the old work stations to Jefferson County. The motion carried unanimously following a second by Commissioner McCloud.

Josh reported that he wanted to reduce his phone lines and move to a POTS (Plain Old Telephone Service) line with a savings of $389 per month.  Commissioner McCloud moved to have Josh follow through with dropping phone lines. The motion carried unanimously with a second by Commissioner Wiens.  Commissioner McCloud moved to enter into Executive Session for Non-elected personnel from 11:10 – 11:20. The motion carried unanimously following a second by Commissioner Wiens. County Counselor Scott Bush and Communications Supervisor Josh Michaelis were present. Commissioners will return to regular session at 11:20 in the Commissioners room.

Commissioners returned to open session at 11:20 in the Commissioners Room.

Commissioner McCloud moved to enter Executive Session for Non-elected personnel from 11:20 – 11:25. The motion carried unanimously following a second by Commissioner Wiens. County Counselor Scott Bush and Communications Supervisor Josh Michaelis were present. Commissioners will return to regular session at 11:25 in the Commissioners room.

Commissioners returned to open session at 11:25 in the Commissioners Room.

6. City of Lyons Administrator Chad Buckley and Public Works Administrator Tom Robl appeared to discuss Airport Lease Agreements.

Commissioner McCloud moved to enter into a Lease Agreement with Robert F. Challans. The motion carried unanimously following a second by Commissioner Wiens.

Commissioner Wiens moved to enter into a Fixed Based Operator and Airport Manager Agreement with A+ Aviation and Tracey Hillegeist. The motion carried unanimously following a second by Commissioner McCloud.

Chairman Wilson left to attend a meeting at 11:45. Commissioner McCloud continued the meeting as vice chairman.

7. Public Works Administrator Tom Robl reported that the bridge at the Salt Plant needs to be inspected annually due to corrosion. Tom estimated the cost at approximately $350.00.

8. Deputy Clerk Aurelia Garcia presented the commissioners with an annual Lyons Chamber of Commerce membership form. Commissioner McCloud moved to continue the Bronze membership in the amount of $100.00 for the year.

The motion carried unanimously following a second by Commissioner Wiens.

Commissioner McCloud adjourned the meeting.

Adjourned.

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