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Commission Board Meeting on Wed, August 24, 2016 - 4:00 PM

Meeting Agenda: 

 

Amended Agenda

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 24, 2016
4:00 p.m.

CONSENT AGENDA
(1) (a) Consider approval of Commission Orders;
(b) Acceptance the 2015 Financial Statements (Sarah Plinsky);
(c)  Consider initiation of a Text Amendment to Section 20-319-4 Conditional Uses  Enumerated of the Zoning Regulations to add small scale industrial uses, with standards, to the list of uses which are permitted when approved as Conditional  Uses. (Mary Miller);
(d) Consent Agenda approval of resolution establishing 40 mph speed limit E 1200 Road  from N 1100 Road to Route 458 (Keith Browning);
(e) Consent Agenda approval of resolution establishing 40 mph speed limit N 1100 Road  from E 1200 Road to US-59 highway (Keith Browning);
(f) Extension request for Conditional Use Permit, CUP-15-00229, for Burning Barrel, a  
 specialty butcher shop (Value Added Agriculture) located at 292 N. 2100 Road.
 (Mary Miller); and
(g) Consider authorizing Emergency Communications Director to approve the 2016 service and maintenance agreement (Randy Roberts)

REGULAR AGENDA
(2) Finalize and approval 2015-2019 Capital Improvement Plan (Sarah Plinsky/Keith Browning)

(3) (a) Consider approval of Accounts Payable (if necessary)  
  (b) Appointments
  -Board of Construction Codes Appeals (1) position 12/15
  -Emergency Management Advisory Board & Local Emergency Management Committee Reorganization member list

  (c)  Public Comment
  (d)  Miscellaneous  

(4) Adjourn

 

Related Document(s): 
Meeting Location: 
County Courthouse
Street Address: 
1100 Massachusetts St, Lawrence, KS 66044, USA
Meeting Minutes: 

August 24, 2016

Flory called the regular meeting to order at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday,
August 24, 2016 with Commissioners Flory and Thellman present. Commissioner Gaughan arrived at a later time.

CONSENT AGENDA 08-24-16
Flory moved approval of the following Consent Agenda:
►  Acceptance of the 2015 Financial Statements;
►  Initiate a text amendment to Chapter 12 of the County Code, Zoning Regulations for the unincorporated territory of Douglas County, Kansas to add a small scale industrial use category to the enumerated list of Conditional Uses and to establish standards for the use;
►  Resolution 16-20 establishing a 40 mph maximum speed limit E 1200 Road from N 1100 Road to Route 458 in Wakarusa Township, also known as Route 458;
►  Resolution 16-21 establishing a 40 mph maximum speed limit on N 1100 Road from E 1200 Road to US-59 in Wakarusa Township;
►  One-year extension (to August 12, 2017) to the approval of Conditional Use Permit, CUP-15-00229, for Burning Barrel, a specialty butcher shop (Value Added Agriculture) located at 292 N 2100 Road;
►  Authorized the Emergency Communications Director to approve the 2016 service and maintenance agreement with Motorola Solutions, Inc. in the amount of $98,267.04 for the renewable annual contract cover the period of August 1, 2016 through July 31, 2017 for P25 800 MHz Digital Simulcast Radio System. 

Motion was seconded by Thellman and carried 2-0.

PRESENTATION 08-24-16
Shelly Hammond, AGH, presented the Commission with a summary of their 2015 Audit/Financial Statements audit review. AGH gave an “unmodified” opinion in the financial statement which is a clean opinion and the highest opinion the County can receive. 

Hammond stated the financial statements are free of any misstatements. She brought to the attention of the County Commissioners a new disclosure requiring counties to share information on their participation in KPERS. So far, Hammond stated she has not seen any significant impacts on bond standings throughout the state of Kansas due to this requirement.

CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PLAN 08-24-16
Gaughan moved to approve the CIP plan for 2015-2020. Motion was seconded by Thellman and carried 3-0.

PUBLIC COMMENT 08-24-16
Jenny Christie, Douglas County resident, stated she lives north of Burning Barrel property, Conditional Use Permit, and has a condition making her highly sensitive to gluten. Christie said outdoor smoking affects her medically. 

Paul Henderson, Douglas County resident, stated he is concerned the Burning Barrel owner is currently utilizing the existing building on his property has opposed to using a shipping container as approved in the CUP. 

Flory responded what is before the Commission today for consideration was only an extension of the time frame on the CUP, which is a common request.

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE 08-24-16
Thellman moved to approve accounts payable in the amounts of $1,261,130.61 paid on 08/18/16 and $458,776.36 to be paid on 08/26/16; and payroll in the amounts of $934,519.45 paid on 08/19/16 and $33,335.88 paid on 08/15/16. Motion was seconded by Gaughan and carried 3-0.

APPOINTMENTS 08-24-16
Flory moved to appoint Bob Newton to a one-year terms as the County Commission appointee to the Emergency Management Advisory Board and the following members to the Local Emergency Planning Committee for 2016-2017:

Function Groups

Member

GOVERNING BODIES

Appointed by Governing Bodies

 

Bob Newton, appointee of Douglas County Commission

 

Bill Winegar, appointee of Baldwin City Council

 

Truman Waugh, appointee of Lawrence City Commission

 

Ken Keiter, appointee of Eudora City Council

 

Wayne Riley, appointee of Lecompton City Council

 

 

EMERGENCY SUPPORT FUNCTIONS

Agency Head and/or Appointee

Transportation ESF#1

Robert Nugent, Lawrence Transit System/KU Transit System

 

Richard Haig, Lawrence Municipal Airport Advisory Board

 

 

Emergency Communications ESF#2

Randy Roberts, Emergency Communications Center

 

 

Public Work & Engineering ESF#3

Keith Browning, Douglas County Public works

 

Tammy Bennett, City of Lawrence Public Works

 

Jeanette Klamm, City of Lawrence Utilities

 

Sean Reid, Douglas County Zoning and Codes

 

 

Fire ESF#4

Mike Baxter, Fire Chief’s Association

 

 

Emergency Management ESF#5

Andrew Foster, University of Kansas Public Safety

 

 

Human Services/Mass Care ESF#6

Jane Blocher, Douglas County Red Cross

 

Lt. Matthew McCluer, Salvation Army

Resource Management ESF#7

Erika Dvorske, Roger Hill Volunteer Center

 

 

Health & Medical ESF#8

Sonia Jordan, Lawrence/Douglas County Health Department

 

Tom Damewood, Lawrence Memorial Hospital

 

 

Roy Morehead, Untied States Public Health Service

 

 

Search & Rescue ESF#9

Shaun Coffey, Lawrence Douglas county Fire Medical

 

 

HazMat ESF #10

Shaun Coffey, Lawrence Douglas county Fire Medical

 

 

Agriculture/Natural Resources ESF#11

Midge Grinstead, State Animal Response Team

 

John Bradley, DVM – Bradley Animal Hospital

 

Kate Meghji, Lawrence Humane Society

 

 

Utility/Natural Resources ESF#12

Tommy Johnson, Black Hills Energy

 

Stone Junod, Westar Energy

 

 

Law Enforcement ESF#13

Ken McGovern, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office

 

Trent McKinley, Lawrence Kansas Police Department

 

Greg Neis, Baldwin City Police Department

 

Bill Edwards, Eudora Police

 

Chris Keary, KU Public Safety Office

 

 

Public Information ESF#15

Megan Gilliland, Lawrence Communications Manager

 

Bob Newton, Emergency Management

 

 

Chemical Preparedness

Joseph Baranski, Hallmark Cards

 

Khalil Byrd, ChemTrade

 

Kay Johnson, ProSoCo

 

Jamison Honeycutt, United States Public Health Service

 

 

Community Group

Kristin Vernon, Headquarters Counseling Center

 

Nicole Rials, Bert Nash Mental Health

 

 

Education

Ron May, Lawrence Public Schools

 

Kristin Magette, Eudora Public Schools

 

Mike Russell, University of Kansas

 

Teresa Clounch, Baker University

 

Gary Goombi, Haskell Indian Nations University

 

 

Environment

Chris Lesser, ProSoCo

 

Larry Gray, LCL

 

Jason Schuler, United States Public Health Service

 

 

Facility Industry

Joe Souders, API Foils

 

 

Social Service Agency

Shannon Oury, Lawrence Housing Authority

 

Mathew Faulk, Bert Nash Mental Health

 

 

 

2016-2017 Officers & Executive Committee Members

 

Tom Damewood, Chair

 

Trent McKinley, Vice Chair

 

Shaun Coffey

 

Jeanette Klamm

 

Mike Russell

Gaughan moved to adjourn the meeting. Motion was seconded by Thellman and carried 3-0.

____________________________  ____________________________
 James E. Flory, Chair                        Mike Gaughan, Vice-Chair
 
ATTEST:
 ____________________________  _____________________________  
Jamie Shew, County Clerk                  Nancy Thellman, Member