August 19th, 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, Jimmy Wilkins, Tim McNish and Stephanie Confer were present at roll call. Council woman Elsie Middleton was absent. The following were also present: City Clerk Lynley Sanford and City Superintendent Rance Roberts. Residents or township members attending included Beverly Stauffer, Katie Wells, Bethany Wells, Matt Dixon, Dom Judy and Alex Adams.

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

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

Dog incident was discussed. Beverly Stauffer introduced Matt Dixon as the owner of the dog that was involved with the incident. The dog was identified as a spayed female named Zelda. She is a mastiff Rhodesian ridgeback mix. The dog is in quarantine for 10 days, and then will have a disposition review performed. The Council discussed options and agreed the dog would need to wear a muzzle, body harness and leashed any time she is taken out of the house. Depending on the outcome of the disposition review, insurance for vicious dog may be required. The City needs a copy of current rabies vaccination and Zelda’s city tag needs renewed.

Rance –
– Dredging of lagoons is roughly 2 weeks out. Working on finding the

Lynley Sanford –
– Had council sign the approved city budget for 2020.

Old Business –
– Greg Trendel – 339 Halderman was not present to discuss his property with the City Council.
– City Hall Roof – Mary Jane Hoffer motioned to rescind Jimmy Wilkins motion from the August 5th council meeting awarding the roofing bid to Alpha Roofing, but instead awarding the bid to Gardner Roofing and to replace the roof with 29G roofing metal, repairs to the soffits/fascia and gutters. Also to accept the reimbursement check for damages from the insurance company. Jimmy Wilkins seconded the motion. Motion passed 4 yeas, 0 nays.
– Water service to 1000 E. Woodson to homes in that neighborhood. Jimmy Wilkins motioned to approve the bid provided by Torgeson Trenching to extend a 2” waterline, bore under Eisenhower and connect to water meter at 1000 E. Woodson. Stephanie Confer seconded the motion. Motion passed 4 yeas, 0 nays.
– 214 N. Elmore – Beverly Stauffer residence –They have had a roll off delivered. Beverly has been dealing with a back issue which has kept her from doing some yard work. Asked for an extension to complete cleanup until meeting after Labor Day. General consensus of the City Council is that would be okay.
– Ag-zoning district text amendment needs to go to the planning commission before the city council can approve it. The council requested that we proceed with the process.
– Update – boiler at the Pride building is done.

New Business
– Kyle Newman provided a project request for his Eagle Scout project. The project is for a library box to be installed at the PRIDE building on the West side next to the park bench. Stephanie Confer motioned to approve the project. Tim McNish seconded the motion.
Motion passed 4 yeas, 0 nays.
– Mary Jane Hoffer brought discussion about an Eagle Scout project at the PRIDE building. The Scout is interested in working on designing some landscaping/beautification with plants in the N.E. side of the PRIDE building. The PRIDE group suggested keeping it low maintenance and drought resistant.
– Tree fell in park – City employees and community volunteers did a great job cleaning it up.
– Council asked to get recommendations from Jennifer Smith for replacing the trees.
– Containment edging for playground equipment – Is 4” PVC

8:17PM – Mary Jane Hoffer motioned to adjourn. Stephanie Confer seconded the motion.
Motion passed 4 yays, 0 nays

Lynley Sanford, City Clerk