July 01, 2013


7:02 P.M. Mayor Sandy Jacquot brought the Lecompton City Council Meeting to order at 327 Elmore, Lecompton, KS. Council Members Tim McNish, Mary Jane Hoffer, Jimmy Wilkins, were present at roll call. Susie Hackathorn arrived at 7:05pm and Elsie Middleton arrived at 7:27pm. The following were also present: City Clerk Lynley Sanford, City Superintendent Rance Roberts, and City Attorney Jeff Heiman. Residents or township residents attending include Sandy Nichols, Paul Bahnmaier, Lori Wilkins and John Hackathorn.

Jimmy Wilkins motioned to approve the June 17, 2013 City Council Meeting Minutes. Tim McNish seconded the motion. Motion passed 3 yeas, 0 nays.
Mary Jane Hoffer motioned to approve the bills before the council. Jimmy Wilkins seconded the motion.
Motion passed 3 yeas, 0 nays.

The council requested that it be noted that PRIDE will be requesting a check from DCCF to reimburse the City for the Kennedy Glass bill.

Paul Bahnmaier – shared information about Lecompton’s important pre-civil war historical significance, and the city being identified as such in a book named the “Great Divide”

Rance –
Water/Waste Water Training 7/30-8/1 he would like to attend the training.
Tim McNish motioned for the City to pay for and to allow Rance to go to water/wastewater training at KU. Susie Hackathorn seconded the motion.
Motion passed 4 yeas, 0 nays
Water tower inspection/cleaning – it was discussed; the council would like to find out names and references of companies that provide this service and more information about it.

Lynley – Overfield Security bid for the fire monitoring panel. The council reviewed the bid and decided to take no action at this time. Council instructed Lynley to check out other security companies to see if they have better monitoring rates.
Old Business
– Allen Jack property complaint – reviewed photos – update from Douglas County Health inspector Andrew Stull, it was reported to the council that Andrew and spoke with the property owner Allen Jack about the gray water issue. It was revealed that the water is from a shower and sink. Andrew reportedly told Allen that the plumbing needs to be repaired so it disposes of the water appropriately. The City Council decided that a letter from the City Attorney should be sent regarding this matter.
– Westside park sidewalk – reviewed bid from Huey Tubbs. Availability of funds was discussed.
Jimmy Wilkins motioned to approve the brick sidewalk repair bid from Huey Tubbs for the amount of 3998.20, Elsie Middleton seconded the motion.
Motion passed 5 yays, 0 nays
New Business
– Ideas for CB cleanup person – contact Vicki Clark
– Westar electricity update – mtg at 10am Friday at H20 plant
– Turned in 2 insurance claims on broken windows in the PRIDE bldg.
– Bldg. permit #13-214 for cox communications was approved by Mayor Sandy Jacquot.
– Mayor Sandy Jacquot reappointed Wayne Riley as the City of Lecompton’s representative for Douglas County Emergency Management.
Susie Hackathorn motioned to accept Mayor Sandy Jacquot’s appointment. Tim McNish seconded the motion.
Motion passed 5 yays, 0 nays
8:20 PM – Jimmy Wilkins motioned to adjourn. Mary Jane Hoffer seconded the motion.
Motion passed 5 yays, 0 nays
Lynley Sanford, City Clerk