January 21, 2014 Meeting Minutes


7:00 P.M. Mayor Sandy Jacquot brought the Lecompton City Council Meeting to order at 327 Elmore, Lecompton, KS. Council Members Tim McNish, Jimmy Wilkins, Mary Jane Hoffer, Susie Hackathorn and Elsie Middleton were present at roll call.. The following were also present: City Clerk Lynley Sanford, City Superintendent Rance Roberts and City Treasurer Ronald Thacker. Residents attending included Lori Wilkins, Lana Keever, Gary and Linda Kroeger.

Elsie Middleton motioned to approve the January 06, 2014 City Council Meeting Minutes. Mary Jane Hoffer seconded the motion.
Motion passed 5 yeas, 0 nays.

Tim McNish motioned to approve the bills before the council. Jimmy Wilkins seconded the motion.
Motion passed 5 yeas, 0 nays.

Mayor Sandy Jacquot mentioned the City was still waiting to hear from Lower, so we are still holding the check.

Lana Keever asked the council if electric meter inspection permits had to be submitted before the council to be approved or if the Mayor could approve it and then inform the council. It was decided that the council wants to see each electric inspection permit before it is approved.

Water Rates: heard comments, questions and concerns from the public – at this time it was decided to leave Kroeger apartments as is. After reviewing Ordinance #815 there were some suggested edits, to create a rate structure for rural rates for meters larger than ¾”. Additions to be made and presented at next city council meeting.

Rance –
– KRWA water/wastewater conference 3/25-3/27
o Mary Jane Hoffer motioned to approve for Rance going to the water/wastewater conference and for the city to pay for related expenses. Elsie seconded the motion.
Motion carries 5 yeas, 0 nays
– USD 343 gymnasium water pressure issue – 80lbs of pressure until a toilet is flushed and then drops to 10lbs. Don’t know if it’s a supply issue, issue inside the building, or something else. Rance will try some other testing to see if it can be tracked down. It was relayed that Phil with the school district said it has been this way since the new waterline was installed. May ask Justin VanWinkle about it.
– Flat Bed on 07’ 1-ton Truck – concerned about rust because of the sand spreader – discussed options to clean and then prevent future rust. Possibly look into Rhino Lining.
– Busy Bee car was tokens ($100 buys $110 worth of tokens) Council agreed that it was okay to do this
– CCMFOA clerk conference 3/12-3/14 – talked about materials – not going this year
– KU class on ghost town – approved to attend.

Old Business –
– Sewer Charges – Stated in Ordinance that each entity (business/residence) is to be charged 1-sewer charge each.
– Review outcome of Town Hall Post Office Meeting
– Suggested that we call Rockhill and Associates to schedule them to come out and give us a bid on floor renovation at community building.
New Business –
– Elect. Inspection permits for Mbl. Ldg. 14-219 (15B) & 14-220 (18C)
o Jimmy Wilkins motioned to approve permits 14-219 & 14-220 for electric meter inspections at the mobile lodge mobile home park, and Pre Approved 14-221(12C) & 14-222 (10B) contingent upon payment. Tim McNish seconded the motion. Motion carries 5 yeas, 0 nays


Susie Hackathorn asked about the Kansas Governing Journal – We do still receive them, only 2 copies, and when they are received, she would like one to read. Check on price for additional copies.

8:00PM – Mary Jane Hoffer motioned to adjourn. Elsie Middleton seconded the motion.
Motion passed 5 yays, 0 nays

Lynley Sanford
City Clerk