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April 16, 2021                                                Friday 8:30 am (Special Meeting)


The Bourbon County Commission met in open session for a special Commission meeting, all three of the Commissioners, the County Counselor and the County Clerk were present.


Also present were the following, Anne Dare and Mr. & Mrs. Clint Walker.


Lynne made a motion to go into a 10 minute executive session for KSA 75-4319(b) (2) for consultation with an attorney for the body or agency which would be deemed privileged in the attorney-client relationship for possible litigation, the subject to be discussed is BWERKS, the Commissioners will meet in another location and reconvene in the Commission room at 8:44 am, Clifton seconded and all approved (the session included the Commissioners and Justin Meeks).  At 8:44 am, Lynne made a motion to return to the Commission room and resume the normal meeting; he said the results of the session were a motion to give Counselor Meeks permission to contact Mr. Reynolds on a BWERKS issue, Clifton seconded and all approved.  Lynne made a motion to seek outside counsel to handle any actual or ongoing issues concerning BWERKS, Jim seconded and all approved.


Lynne said that there was a BEDCO meeting last night and BWERKS was on the agenda; he said that BEDCO has been modeled after Thrive Allen County and that the board had voted to incorporate BWERKS into their operation.  Lynne said this was proposed by him to transfer BWERKS over to BEDCO.  He said that BEDCO will run BWERKS now and after 12/31/2021 they will need to meet again to transfer the BWERKS assets over to BEDCO.


At 8:47, Jim made a motion to adjourn, Clifton seconded and all approved.




(ss) Lynne Oharah, Chairman

(ss) Jim Harris, Commissioner

(ss) Clifton Beth, Commissioner


Kendell Mason, Bourbon County Clerk

April 20, 2021, Approved Date