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August 23, 2010 Minutes  

August 23, 2010

North Platte, Nebraska

 

Meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners. Present were Commissioners

Duane Deterding, Willis Roethemeyer, Joe Hewgley, Board Assistant, Tammy White,

Deputy County Attorney, Joe Wright and County Clerk, Rebecca Rossell. Deterding

offered prayer. Chairman Hewgley called the meeting to order at 9:06 A.M.

Chairman Hewgley announced the Open Meeting Act with amendments is posted for

public review and the County Board will comply with the open meeting requirements.

Motion by Roethemeyer, seconded by Deterding to approve the minutes regarding the

Lincoln County Board of Commissioners meeting held on August 16, 20101. Upon roll

call vote Deterding, Roethemeyer and Hewgley voted “aye”. Nays, none.

Motion by Roethemeyer, seconded by Deterding to receive and order filed the

treasurer’s receipts. Upon roll call vote Deterding, Roethemeyer and Hewgley voted

“aye”. Nays, none.

Motion by Deterding, seconded by Roethemeyer to approve and authorize the chairman

to sign a renewal contract for oil and gas mineral interest appraisal services for tax

years 2011 and 2012 with Pritchard & Abbott Inc. Upon roll call vote Deterding,

Roethemeyer and Hewgley voted “aye”. Nays, none.

Motion by Roethemeyer, seconded by Deterding to receive and order filed the fee

reports submitted by the County Sheriff. Upon roll call vote Deterding, Roethemeyer

and Hewgley voted “aye”. Nays, none.

Motion by Roethemeyer, seconded by Deterding to approve and authorize the

Chairman to sign right of way permits submitted by Eagle Hills Ranch. Upon roll call

vote Deterding, Roethemeyer and Hewgley voted “aye”. Nays, none.

Motion by Roethemeyer, seconded by Deterding to approve the 2010 Lincoln County

inventories from all departments as presented. Upon roll call vote Deterding,

Roethemeyer and Hewgley voted “aye”. Nays, none.

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners recessed at 9:17 A.M. and the Lincoln

County Board of Equalization convened.

Chairman Hewgley announced the Open Meeting Act with amendments is posted for

public review and the county board will comply with the open meeting requirements.

County Assessor Long was present.

Motion by Deterding, seconded by Roethemeyer to approve the minutes regarding the

Lincoln County Board of Equalization meeting held on August 16, 2010. Upon roll call

vote Deterding, Roethemeyer and Hewgley voted “aye”. Nays, none.

Motion by Roethemeyer, seconded by Deterding to authorize the chairman to sign the

certificates of correction and refund as submitted by the County Assessor. Upon roll

call vote Deterding, Roethemeyer and Hewgley voted “aye”. Nays, none.

The Lincoln County Board of Equalization recessed at 9:35 A.M. and the Lincoln County

Board of Commissioners reconvened.

Motion by Roethemeyer, seconded by Deterding to approve and authorize the chairman

to sign a revised Victim Witness grant budget summary as presented. Upon roll call

vote Deterding, Roethemeyer and Hewgley voted “aye”. Nays, none.

Kirk Nichols (Construction Project Manager/Owners Representative) and Carol Rouw of

Treanor Architects (appearing by phone) gave a construction update of the Lincoln

County Jail Project.

Motion by Deterding, seconded by Roethemeyer to go into closed session at 9:45 A.M.

for strategy session concerning collective bargaining with F.O.P. Lodge #26. Upon roll

call vote Deterding, Roethemeyer and Hewgley voted “aye”. Nays, none.

Chairman Hewgley restated the reason for the closed session.

Motion by Roethemeyer, seconded by Deterding to go into open session at 10:03 A.M.

Upon roll call vote Deterding, Roethemeyer and Hewgley voted “aye”. Nays, none.

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners recessed at 10:05 A.M. and the Lincoln

County Board of Equalization reconvened.

County Assessor Long was present.

Tammy Fletcher and Richard Beed appeared concerning a protest of rejection of

homestead exemption. Mr. Beed told board members he does not use an aid to help

him walk but he does have significant problems with his hips. The VA doctor had only

seen him once and that was for his diabetes. Tammy voiced that he had received the

homestead exemption for the last 2 or 3 years and didn’t understand why he didn’t

qualify this time.

Motion by Roethemeyer, seconded by Deterding based on the doctors report and the

guidelines of the State of Nebraska to deny the exemption application for Richard Beed.

Upon roll call vote Deterding, Roethemeyer and Hewgley voted “aye”. Nays, none.

The Lincoln County Board of Equalization adjourned at 10:22 A.M. and the Lincoln

County Board of Commissioners reconvened.

Conducted a budget work session.

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners recessed at 12:55 P.M.

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners reconvened at 1:30 P.M.

The budget work session was continued.

Approved the following claims presented for payment:

The meeting was adjourned at 3:35 P.M.

Advance notice and the agenda for the August 23, 2010 board meetings were sent to

members of the county board, county attorney and all others requesting the same.

Notice was posted at the Lincoln County Courthouse, City Hall and on the county

website.

The agenda for the meetings to be held on August 30, 2010 will be kept continually

current and open for inspection at the office of the Lincoln County Clerk. The regular

meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners will be held at the Lincoln

County Courthouse in the Commissioners Room at 9:00 A.M. The regular meeting of

the Lincoln County Board of Equalization will be held at the Lincoln County Courthouse

in the Commissioners Room at 9:15 A.M.

 

Rebecca J. Rossell

     Lincoln County Clerk

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