February 4, 2019 LECOMPTON CITY COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES
7:00 P.M. Mayor Sandy Jacquot brought the Lecompton City Council Meeting to order at 327 Elmore, Lecompton, KS. Council Members Mary Jane Hoffer, Tim McNish, Elsie Middleton, and Jimmy Wilkins were present at roll call. Council Member Stephanie Confer was absent. The following were also present: City Clerk Lynley Sanford, City Superintendent Rance Roberts and City Attorney Jeff Heiman. Resident or township members attending included Michelle Dillon, Bryce Visser, Jim Long and Andrew Keehn.
Elsie Middleton motioned to approve the meeting minutes for January 22nd, 2019. Jimmy Wilkins seconded the motion.
Motion passed 4 yeas, 0 nays
Mary Jane Hoffer motioned to approve the bills before the City Council. Tim McNish seconded the motion.
Motion passed 4 yeas, 0 nays.
Jim Long presented the 2018 financial year end report to the City Council. At this time it is incomplete, due to the KPERS GASB68 report. Jim Long will send final audit report when it is completed.
City Clerk reported that Megan Poindexter – the new director at Douglas County Senior Resources contacted the City office and has reached out to Mary Jane Hoffer and Greg and Carol Howard. They are working to develop ways to find and meet the needs of the seniors in our community.
Michelle Dillon with Jayhawk area agency on aging spoke to the City Council regarding community outreach. They provide information and resource contacts for those 60 and older in our community. They have 2 surveys they currently need feedback on, one regarding transportation and one regarding nutritional needs.
Jeff Heiman –
– Inland waste agreement review: update collection fee amount and get final version then email a copy to inland waste, see if they want to make any adjustments, and sign. Put on next agenda for meeting on the 19th.
Rance Roberts –
– What do we do with the horse trailer that was confiscated during the property clean up at 334 clark street. The balance due for the cleanup has been paid in full. The council agreed that if former owner Pat Ragan would like to take the horse trailer, he may, but he has to do it within the next 30 days or we will dispose of the trailer as we see fit.
– Rance would like to attend the Rural water conference, the council agreed that he should and go ahead and register him and set up a good hotel for him.
Lynley Sanford –
– Application review for Solicitors license, the applicant was attending the meeting and provided a copy of a letter from Edward Jones. Being as he met all the requirements of applying for a solicitors license, it was approved.
Old Business –
– City Limit sign repair –moved to next agenda
New Business –
– BCBS – Employee health insurance renewal for 2019. The premium decreased by $23.24. Tim McNish motioned to approve the renewal of the employee health insurance. Mary Jane Hoffer seconded the motion. Motion passed 4 yeas, 0 nays
– Vacancy on planning commission. The council discussed options for appointment, and suggested reaching out to Jeremy Allen, Taylor Dietz and Jeff Kirk to see if they were interested.
– Statistic overview of zip code
– Reviewed those interested in the Leadership Douglas County sessions. Those who are able to attend include Greg & Carol Howard, Lynley Sanford, Vickie Clark and Brenda Hastert.
8:05PM – Elsie Middleton motioned to adjourn. Jimmy Wilkins seconded the motion.
Motion passed 4 yays, 0 nays
Lynley Sanford, City Clerk