October 1, 2018 City Council Meeting Minutes


7:00 P.M. Jimmy Wilkins brought the Lecompton City Council Meeting to order at 327 Elmore, Lecompton, KS. Council Members Tim McNish, Mary Jane Hoffer, Jimmy Wilkins, and Elsie Middleton were present at roll call. Mayor Sandy Jacquot and Council woman Susie Hackathorn were absent. The following were also present: City Clerk Lynley Sanford, Superintendent Rance Roberts. City attorney Jeff Heiman was asked to come to the second meeting this month instead of the first. There were no Lecompton residents or township members.

Mary Jane Hoffer motioned to approve the City Council Meeting Minutes from September 17th, 2018. Elsie Middleton seconded the motion.
Motion passed 4 yeas, 0 nays

Tim McNish motioned to approve the bills before the council. Mary Jane Hoffer seconded the motion adding a correction for one of the billing names.
Motion passed 4 yeas, 0 nays

Rance –
– Big Springs asphalt plant maybe shutting down for good – will do some investigating. It will slow down street repairs if we have to go all the way into Topeka for asphalt.
– Remember rock and concrete pad for PRIDE (planning to be poured same time entrance to Clark St. is completed)
Lynley –
– Review Fall Newsletter
– Update: registration sticker for special vehicles have been ordered
– Update: City walking maps have been ordered and the winery was added to the list of businesses.

Old Business –
– 334 Clark street update: the contract was sent to Danny’s Demolition, have not heard back yet. Electricity and water has been disconnected, waiting on Gas Service to remove meters before demolition starts.

New Business –
– German Shepherd at Stauffer’s house broke off leash again and came after people walking by on 9/24 (2nd time) working on letter with City Attorney.
– Kathleen Wallace on Boone St. has a black dog that has been reported as being at large on several occasions. He barks and growls at people. Council asked that a letter be sent to her.
– Trio of little dogs running around town –believed to be Leo Pollards – please send him an in-kind letter as well.
– Elsie Middleton expressed some concern over cars parked roadside on Halderman. During snow removal, will they be in the way? Should we send them a letter? Rance said he would speak with the home owners and see what their plan for the car is.

7:12 PM – Mary Jane Hoffer motioned to adjourn. Elsie Middleton seconded the motion.
Motion passed 4 yays, 0 nays

Lynley Sanford, City Clerk