CITY OF FORT SCOTT
SPECIAL CITY COMMISSION MEETING
Minutes of January 14th, 2021 Special Meeting #2
A special meeting of the Fort Scott City Commission was held January 14th, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. in the City Commission Meeting Room, 123 S. Main Street, Fort Scott, Kansas.
Commissioners Kevin Allen, Pete Allen, Randy Nichols and Lindsey Watts were present with Mayor Josh Jones presiding.
AUDIENCE IN ATTENDANCE: Travis Shelton and Chad Brown.
Consideration of Financial Transfers – Susan Bancroft, Director of Finance, informed the Commission that these transfers were discussed at the work session held on Tuesday this week. She made some adjustments to the numbers after their discussions. She asked for approval to make the financial transfers for the year end of 2020.
R. Nichols moved to approve the financial transfers. L. Watts seconded. All voted aye.
APPROVED THE FINANCIAL TRANSFERS FOR THE YEAR END OF 2020.
Consideration of a Bourbon County contract – Mayor Jones said that the Bourbon County Commission approved this contract on Tuesday of this week at their meeting. This Memorandum of Understanding is between the City of Fort Scott and Bourbon County. Susan Bancroft, the City’s Director of Finance will also provide duties for the County as their Business Director. Bourbon County will pay the City of Fort Scott $60,000 annually for this service. Ms. Bancroft will expend up to 20 hours per week in her position as Business Director at the County. This agreement will expire on December 31st, 2021 and the City or the County can terminate this agreement at any time.
L. Watts moved to approve the Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Fort Scott and Bourbon County for the shared service position of Business Manager. R. Nichols seconded. All voted aye.
approved the Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Fort Scott and Bourbon County for the shared service position of Business Manager.
Executive Session – Discussion of non-elected personnel – L. Watts moved that the City Commission recess into Executive Session for the purpose of discussing non-elected personnel exception in K.S.A. 75-4319(b)(1). The open meeting will resume in the Commission meeting room at City Hall at 4:50 p.m. K. Allen seconded. All voted aye. This included the City Commission.
L. Watts moved that the City Commission come out of Executive Session at 2:00 p.m. J. Jones seconded. All voted aye.
L. Watts moved to come out of Executive Session at 4:50 p.m. R. Nichols seconded. All voted aye.
L. Watts moved to adjourn the meeting at 4:51 p.m. R. Nichols seconded. All voted aye.
ADJOURNED MEETING AT 4:51 P.M.
Diane K. Clay, M.M.C.