January 16, 2018 City Council Meeting Agenda


7:00 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, Susie Hackathorn and Elsie Middleton were present at roll call. The following were also present: City Clerk Lynley Sanford. Superintendent Rance Roberts was absent. No other city residents or township members were present.

Mary Jane Hoffer motioned to approve the January 2, 2018 and the January 8, 2018 City council Meeting Minutes. Susie Hackathorn seconded the motion with two corrections.
Motion passed 5 yeas, 0 nays

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

Council reviewed Resolution 299 regarding health and environmental nuisance at 344 Clark St. Jimmy Wilkins motioned to approve the resolution. Elsie Middleton seconded the motion. Motion carried
5 yeas, 0 nays

Council reviewed Resolution 300 which was the GAAP waiver for 2018. Tim McNish motioned to approve the resolution. Susie Hackathorn seconded the motion.
Motion passed 5 yeas, 0 nays.

Building permit no. 18-264 – Clark street accessory building for Mr. Lemesany. Susie motioned to approve the building permit contingent upon the owner informing us if they are having electrical done at the same time as build occurs. Jimmy Wilkins seconded the motion.
Motion passed 5 yeas, 0 nays.

Lynley –
-No updates

Old Business
– Sidewalk grinding in commercial district. Jimmy has spoken with Chuck Folks regarding the sidewalk grinding and has also heard from Mr. Penny, whom the concrete work was originally sub-contracted to. Jimmy was guaranteed the grinding would occur, he will stay on this matter until it is resolved. The council also requested that Chuck be informed about the lack of completion of the repairs and replacement of the bricks in the brick portion of the sidewalk.

New Business
– Planning commission openings: Crystal Leming has moved outside the City limits and is no longer eligible to be on the planning commission board. Kevin Newman has requested to step down as a planning commission member now that his term has expired. Letters were sent to several individuals in the community that might be interested in participating. Jonathon Gilligan called after receiving a letter, had some questions and said he would be willing to serve on the board.
Mayor Sandra Jacquot appointed Johnathan Gilligan to the Planning Commission Board. Susie Hackathorn motioned to approve the appointment. Mary Jane Hoffer seconded the motion.
Motion passed 5 yeas, 0 nays.

Mayor Sandy Jacquot updated the council on recent events. She had met with the state legislative delegation along with Paul Bahnmaier, she spoke with the delegates about how silly it was to have a meeting specifically for swearing in newly elected officials. The delegates indicated they understood, and they had already heard some frustration from the school board regarding this. Mayor Jacquot also mentioned to the delegates that the tax lid was a problem and the City was only able to raise another $900 because of the lid.

Elsie mentioned that the Bleeding Kansas seminar on January 18th at 2pm would be very interesting. Mr. Rockhill is going to speak about Constitution Hall restoration project. Wint Winter Jr. will also be speaking.

– A question was asked regarding order of violations that had been served. Lynley is to check with the City Attorney and let the council know at next council meeting.
– Also as a notable mention, discussion about constitution hall as a State Historic Site, out of 16 original State sites, there are only 2 remaining year round sites. They include Constitution Hall and a Native American site.

7:37PM – Jimmy Wilkins motioned to adjourn. Mary Jane Hoffer seconded the motion.
Motion passed 5 yays, 0 nays

Lynley Sanford, City Clerk