Board of County Commissioners Monthly Recap: Sept. 2023

Here are highlights of the Board of County Commissioners’ actions and activities in September 2023.

More information, including official minutes, votes and videos on all items is available at

Early start date for programs

Authorized a Fiscal Year 2023 start date for the FY 2024 approved 1.0 FTE Senior Health Insurance Counseling for Kansas Coordinator, Capital Replacement, and Major Asset Replacement Program; and authorized the reallocation and expenditure of reserves for FY 2023 in the amount of $5,777,000 from the General Fund. Vote: Passed 7-0.

Using Construction Manager at Risk for Sunflower Fire Station

Conducted a public hearing and authorized Johnson County Facilities Management to:

  • utilize the Construction Manager at Risk (CMAR) alternative project delivery method for the Sunflower Fire Station Project
  • designate a Selection Committee to act on behalf of the Board to oversee the CMAR firm selection process, and
  • designate Johnson County Financial Management and Administration staff to oversee and evaluate the CMAR bidding process for self-performed work.

Vote: Passed 7-0.

Professional services for database upgrade and migration for Johnson County Wastewater

Approved a Statement of Work addendum to JCW’s 2009 License Agreement and Exception to Competition for Cayenta, a division of N. Harris Computer Corporation, for professional services to migrate the Cayenta Oracle database to Microsoft SQL Server database, at an estimated cost of $155,500. Vote: Passed 7-0.

Connectivity and fiber optic use inter-local agreement

Approved a connectivity and fiber optic use inter-local agreement between Johnson County, Kansas, and the Gardner/Edgerton Unified School District No. 231. Vote: Passed 7-0.

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