City Counci lMeeting Minutes April 18, 2016


7:00 P.M. Mayor Sandy Jacquot brought the Lecompton City Council Meeting to order at 327 Elmore, Lecompton, KS. Council Members Jimmy Wilkins, Tim McNish, 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, City Attorney Jeff Heiman. Residents or township members included: Jamin Nally, Ron & Racheal Ricley, and Douglas County Health representative Chris Tilden.

Elsie Middleton motioned to approve the April, 4 2016 minutes; Susie Hackathorn seconded the motion, with one correction, to changes “los” to “lots”
Motion passed 5 yeas, 0 nays.

Mary Jane Hoffer motioned to approve the bills before the council. Tim McNish seconded the motion.
Motion passed 5 yeas, 0 nays

Jeff Heiman/Ron Ricley
– Chapel of Lecompton zoning question. The property is zoned an R1 – single family dwelling. Mr. Ricley said that there is only 1 apartment in the building, which is 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms with a living area and a kitchen. Mr. Ricley said that his brother & his wife are living in the apartment currently. Mr. Ricley also said that when he purchased the building from the Gottstein’s that the property had 4-apartments in it because it had been used as a boy’s home.

Chris Tilden – Lawrence Douglas County Health annual report for 2015 –Douglas County is one of the for first 100 public health departments to become accredited. The health department has extended hours (over lunch and open until 7pm on Mon/ 6pm on Wed). The health department would like two individuals from City and private sector to be on the volunteer board.

Rance –
– 69% on wastewater exam. Will be contacting other Cities to partner up for some training on specific sections of the wastewater exam. Retake in August during water/wastewater school. Council agreed this sounds like a good plan.
– Jeff Lamphers with KRWA is interested in holding a 1 day training class at the community building for wastewater in Lecompton.
Lynley –

Old Business –
– Community Building complementary use available for the following community organizations: Girl/Boy Scouts, Goldenrods, Masons, Historical Society, Churches, Al-non, Sunshine Club, Perry Lecompton Community Library, Governmental Agencies, USD 343 School District. Refund Elsie Middleton $50 for pre-paid rental for the historical society use on April 23rd.
– Territorial Days Electrical Permit # 16-252. Susie Hackathorn motioned to approve the electrical inspection permit. Tim McNish seconded the motion. Motion passed 5 yeas, 0 nays
– Ed Smith building permit for 30×50 pole barn. Jimmy Wilkins motioned to approve building permit 16-251, Mary Jane Hoffer seconded the motion. Motion passed 5 yeas, 0 nay.
– Jamin Nally – building permit question regarding a shelter/picnic area for his house. General consensus of the council is that a building permit is not needed.
– Mary Jane Hoffer brought discussion regarding the former area at the PRIDE building that had a green house on it. About turning the area into a parking area. The general consensus of the council is it’s okay to clean it up.

New Business –
Territorial Days power – set new pole on west-side of Elmore street

7:58 PM – Jimmy Wilkins motioned to adjourn. Susie Hackathorn seconded the motion.
Motion passed 5 yays, 0 nays

Lynley Sanford, City Clerk