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August 30, 2010 Minutes  

August 30, 2010

North Platte, Nebraska

 

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

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

and County Clerk, Rebecca Rossell. Roethemeyer offered prayer. Chairman Hewgley

called the meeting to order at 9:00 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 Deterding, seconded by Roethemeyer to approve the minutes regarding the

Lincoln County Board of Commissioners meeting held on August 23, 2010. 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 receive and order filed the fee report

submitted by the County Sheriff. 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 the right of way application submitted by Qwest. Upon roll call vote

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

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners recessed at 9:15 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.

Deputy County Assessor, Julie Stenger appeared.

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

Lincoln County Board of Equalization meeting held on August 23, 2010. Upon roll call

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

Deputy County Attorney, Joe Wright arrived at 9:16 A.M.

No certificates of correction and refund were submitted by the County Assessor.

Max and Diane Lovitt appeared to protest a notice of valuation change on real property

they had recently purchased from a tax exempt organization. The purchase price of the

property was $48,000 and the 2010 valuation was set at $51,980 by the assessor.

Deputy Assessor, Julie Stenger, said that after review the assessor’s recommendation

would be to set the total value for the real property at $49,310.

Motion by Deterding, seconded by Roethemeyer to set the value of real property

protested by Max and Diane Lovitt at $49,310 as recommended by the assessor. Upon

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

The Lincoln County Board of Equalization adjourned at 9:25 A.M. and the Lincoln

County Board of Commissioners reconvened.

Motion by Deterding, seconded by Roethemeyer to adopt Resolution No. 2010-21

determining final allocation of levy for political subdivisions for 2010. Upon roll call vote

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

Kirk Nichols (Construction Project Manager/Owners Representative) gave a

construction update of the Lincoln County Jail Project.

Motion by Roethemeyer, seconded by Deterding to go into closed session at 9:47 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 10:07 A.M.

Conducted a budget work session for the 2010 Lincoln County budget.

Approve the following claims presented for payment:

The meeting was adjourned at 10:30 A.M.

Advance notice and the agenda for the August 30, 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 September 7, 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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