June 3rd, 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, Elsie Middleton, Jimmy Wilkins and Stephanie Confer were present at roll call. Council member Tim McNish was absent. The following were also present: City Clerk Lynley Sanford and City Superintendent Rance Roberts. Residents or township members attending included Trevor Hastert.

Stephanie Confer motioned to approve the meeting minutes for the May 20th, 2019. Mary Jane Hoffer seconded the motion.
Motion passed 4 yeas, 0 nays

Mary Jane Hoffer motioned to approve the bills before the City Council. Jimmy Wilkins seconded the motion.
Motion passed 4 yeas, 0 nays.

Trevor Hastert presented a design for a 9 hole Frisbee golf course that would primarily be laid out on School District property. He asked permission to place 2 baskets on City Property that is adjacent to the school district. The council inquired about the cost – total for baskets = $2700.00 ($300 each). Total cost of project roughly $4500.00. The plan to install won’t start until commitment of funds is met.
Council member Jimmy Wilkins motioned to approve allowing the 9-hole Frisbee golf to be set up on portions for the City property. Stephanie Confer seconded the motion.
Motion passed 4 yeas, 0 nays.

Rance Roberts – Updates:
– National Guard will be here Tuesday to purchase and haul water to Lakeside Village. The wells that serve that community are under water. They will probably be out of water for the remainder of the summer. Mary Jane Hoffer motioned to provide 100,000 gallons of water free, and then charge $7/1000 gallons after. Elsie Middleton seconded the motion.
Motion passed 4 yeas, 0 nays.
– State boiler inspector will be here Tuesday to inspect the boiler at the pride building which will help determine if we will be repairing or replacing the boiler.
– Informed council of our plans for high water levels in the event our water wells flood.
– Reviewed 2 bids from Bobcat and Murphy Tractor.

Lynley Sanford – Updates:
– Suez feedback from questions related to approve bid for tank inspection and light bulb replacement. Jim Jackson said they would include replacing the light bulb, but we have to provide the bulbs. If it burns out in 6 months they will replace for free. Additionally with concerns regarding the additional charges, Jim said that would only be if the City had locked the gates or made access impossible for job to get completed.
– Fun services has provided a copy of insurance with City named as additional insured and has provided the certificates of inspection for the inflatables.
– Last leadership Douglas County session was May 30th. It was a great meeting, we had a great table top exercise.

7:35PM – Jimmy Wilkins motioned to adjourn. Elsie Middleton seconded the motion.
Motion passed 4 yays, 0 nays

Lynley Sanford, City Clerk