Appointment of Anna Van Ophem
Approved the appointment of Anna Van Ophem – Third District Representative to the Library Board through April 30, 2025. Vote: Surpassed 7-0.
Appointment of Charles McAllister Jr.
Approved the appointment of Charles W. McAllister Jr. – Fifth District Representative to the library board through April 30, 2027. Vote: Surpassed 7-0.
Appointment of Catherina Kelly
Approved the appointment of Catherina Kelly – Third District Representative to the Commission on Aging through August 31, 2025. Vote: Surpassed 7-0.
Appointment of Gary Ristow
Approved the appointment of Gary Ristow – Second District Representative to the Parks and Recreation Commission through January 31, 2026. Vote: Surpassed 7-0.
Reconfirmation by George Schlagel
Approved reappointment of George Schlagel – Sixth District Representative to the Parks and Recreation Commission through January 31, 2026. Vote: Surpassed 7-0.
Reconfirmation by Larry Meeker
Approved reappointment of Larry Meeker – 2nd District Representative to the Public Art Commission through December 31, 2025. Vote: Surpassed 7-0.
CIP modified for the purchase of an area near the AirCenter
Amended Fiscal Year (FY) 2023-2027 Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) to include Airport-Land Purchase and approved a real estate purchase agreement with Charles O. Pretz, Douglas Alan Hardy, Melinda Hardy Goff and J&P Farm Properties, LLC to purchase approximately 32 acres adjacent to the New Century AirCenter for $1,726,056 and has authorized reallocation and spending of County General Fund reserves not exceeding $1,000,000 to partially fund the purchase, to be repaid by the Johnson County Airport Commission over the next 10 years and authorized the reallocation and spending of $726,056 of Airport Enterprise Fund reserves. Vote: Surpassed 7-0.
Upgrade agreements for wastewater project
Authorized the Chief Executive Officer of Wastewater to execute the necessary utility transfer and upgrade agreements with Evergy, WaterOne and Kansas Gas Service to support the Nelson Wastewater Treatment Facility (NEL-C001) project and entered into a memorandum of understanding with Evergy to secure future easements for Evergy’s infrastructure upon project completion. Vote: Surpassed 7-0.
Early Termination Agreement with Evergreen Living Innovations, Incorporated
Approved an early termination agreement between the Board of County Commissioners of Johnson County, Kansas, and Evergreen Living Innovations, Incorporated and approved the reallocation and spending of General Fund reserves up to $25.8 million for the fiscal year (FY) 2023. Vote: Surpassed 5-2.
- YES: Quick, Meyers, Allenbrand, Hanzlick, Kelly
- NO: Ashcraft, O’Hara
Adoption of the Code of Ethics
Adopted amended Johnson County Government Code of Ethics for Public Officials. Vote: Surpassed 7-0.
Revised employee code of ethics
Adopted revised Human Resources Policy 401, Ethics, Conduct, and Performance Expectations, for Johnson County Government Employees, effective February 16, 2023. Vote: Surpassed 7-0.
Funding of the Lenexa Med-Act project
Approved and authorized a $1,662,030 increase for the Lenexa Med-Act capital project bringing the total new project authorization to no more than $5,520,030 and reallocating and using reserves from the General Fund of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 in the amount of $2,912,030 to be transferred to the Public Housing Commission (PBC) for the Lenexa Med-Act Capital Project. Vote: Surpassed 7-0.
Funding for court project
Approved and cleared a $4,366,343 increase for the Johnson County Courthouse Design Build capital project bringing the total new project clearance to no more than $219,932,002. Vote: Surpassed 6-1.
- YES: Fast, Meyers, O’Hara, Allenbrand, Hanzlick, Kelly
- NO: Ashcraft
Transfer of electric utilities
Approved an agreement with Evergy to relocate electrical utilities needed for the 199th Street Shoulder Structural Improvement and Safety Project between Clare Road and US Highway 169, at a cost not to exceed $183,674. Vote: Surpassed 7-0.