March 4th, 2019 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, Jimmy Wilkins and Stephanie Confer were present at roll call. The following were also present: City Clerk Lynley Sanford and City Attorney Jeff Heiman. There were no resident or township members attending.

Mary Jane Hoffer motioned to approve the meeting minutes for February 4, 2019. Stephanie Confer seconded the motion.
Motion passed 5 yeas, 0 nays

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

Bryce Visser contacted the City Office regarding zoning codes and lot division options for the property at 344 Clark St. The City Council indicated they needed more information before any determinations could be made.

Easter donation for community Easter egg hunt – The council has donated $350.00 in previous years. Jimmy Wilkins motioned to approve donating $350 towards the community Easter egg hunt candy fund. Stephanie Confer seconded the motion.
Motion passed 5 yeas, 0 nays

Jeff Heiman discussed an issue with the South-crest subdivision re-plat regards to a portion of the street that was not vacated in the re-plat He is waiting to hear from the Surveyor, and maybe an amendment can be made.

Lynley Sanford –
– A company had reached out to the City regarding updates to our website and web hosting. The vendor provided information and a quote. The council discussed and didn’t see any reason to make a change. If we would like to make some updates to our current website, maybe look into reaching out to local Olivia Schwyhart, she does a lot of website.

Old Business –
– City Limit sign repair – 2 bids were available from Bob Treanor and Schurle. Council reviewed and discussed both bids. Elsie Middleton motioned to approve the bid from Bob Treanor with the #3 design option as it was provided. Jimmy Wilkins seconded the motion.
Motion passed 5 yeas, 0 nays
– Boiler repairs – reviewed the bid from American Boiler for repairs and full replacement of the Pride building boiler. The council discussed and decided to table the decision for now, until we have warmer weather in the event that during the repairs the boiler has to be down long term.

New Business –
– Scott Temperature was out on 2/27 for repairs to PRIDE kitchen/Ft. Titus room furnace.
– Elsie Middleton provided an update on E-Community from the planning session. A few things from to note from the meeting: The facilitator not enough volunteers at meetings, E-communities is thinking about changing their name that better indicates what they offer, There were only 4 entries in the youth entrepreneur program they may not go on again. Jill asked if a person or if the City would consider donating $200.00 for refreshments for the class. Jimmy Wilkins motioned to approve the City donate $200.00 towards refreshments for the class. Mary Jane Hoffer seconded the motion.
Motion passed 5 yeas, 0 Nays
– A township resident on 500 rd. Kirsetn Bosnack reported a pack of 7 feral dogs had crossed her front lawn. What was inquiring what the City might be able to do to help get rid of them. The City indicated that there wasn’t anything we could do. One suggestion was to contact the Kansas Department of Wildlife.
– Mary Jane Hoffer noted that the meeting regarding the Grocery store in Perry was very well attended. A smaller ground of volunteers was created to get more details on building & what residents and community people are interested in.

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

Lynley Sanford, City Clerk