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October 11, 2010 Minutes  

October 11, 2010

North Platte, Nebraska

 

Meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners. Present were Commissioners Joe Hewgley,

Willis Roethemeyer, Board Assistant, Tammy White and County Clerk, Rebecca Rossell.

Roethemeyer offered prayer. Chairman Hewgley called the meeting to order at 9:02 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 Hewgley to approve the minutes regarding the Lincoln County

Board of Commissioners meeting held on October 4, 20101. Upon roll call vote Deterding and

Hewgley voted “aye”. Nays, none. Deterding absent.

Motion by Roethemeyer, seconded by Hewgley to receive and order filed the treasurer’s receipts.

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

Motion by Roethemeyer, seconded by Hewgley to approve the right of way permit submitted by Lynn

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

absent.

Motion by Roethemeyer, seconded by Hewgley to receive and order filed the fee reports submitted by

the County Treasurer, County Clerk, Clerk of District Court, County Court, County Sheriff and

Register of Deeds. Upon roll call vote Deterding and Hewgley voted “aye”. Nays, none. Deterding

absent.

Motion by Roethemeyer, seconded by Hewgley to approve the substitution of securities by First

National Bank as pledged to the County Treasurer. Upon roll call vote Roethemeyer and Hewgley

voted “aye”. Nays, none. Deterding absent.

Commissioner Deterding arrived at 9:13 A.M.

Motion by Roethemeyer, seconded by Deterding to receive and order filed the Final Report of 2008

Distress Warrants issued in Lincoln County, Nebraska as submitted by the County Treasurer. Upon

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

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

Treasurer on property taxes which are uncollectible and need to be stricken per Nebraska State

Statute 77-1738. Upon roll call vote Deterding, Roethemeyer and Hewgley voted “aye”. Nays, none.

Motion by Deterding, seconded by Hewgley to authorize the Chairman to sign a supplemental

agreement with TranSystems for Project RRZ-1390 (3), State Control No. 61416 (Front Road Grade

Separation). 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.

County Treasurer, Sue Fleck and County Assessor, Mary Ann Long was present.

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

Board of Equalization meeting held on October 4, 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.

Motion by Deterding, seconded by Roethemeyer to approve the motor vehicle tax exemption

application submitted by Great Plains Regional Medical Center as recommended for approval by the

County Treasurer. Upon roll call vote Deterding, Roethemeyer and Hewgley voted “aye”. Nays,

none.

Motion by Roethemeyer, seconded by Deterding to approve the motor vehicle tax exemption

application submitted by North Platte Opportunity Center as recommended for approval by the

County Treasurer. Upon roll call vote Deterding, Roethemeyer and Hewgley voted “aye”. Nays,

none.

The Lincoln County Board of Equalization recessed at 9:23 A.M. and the Lincoln County Board of

Commissioners reconvened.

Jack Gier, Lincoln County Building & Ground Supervisor, asked the board to consider an energy

study for the courthouse. He suggested a survey for efficiency of heating and cooling systems. Two

of the current boilers are from the 1960’s and 1 was bought in 1984. He is hopeful the county would

be able to qualify for some energy grants.

Commissioner Hewgley commented it is getting harder to find parts for the boilers and that it would

be good to plan ahead.

Commissioners Roethemeyer and Deterding concurred.

Commissioner Hewgley suggested sending out a request for proposals with multiple phases for the

project.

Gier will work with Commissioner Deterding on the request for proposal and report back to the board.

Motion by Deterding, seconded by Roethemeyer to recommend approval to the Nebraska Liquor

Control Commission for the special designated permit submitted by Chef Lalanne LLC for an event to

be held at the Golden Spike Tower on November 11, 2010. 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.

 

Approved the following claims presented for payment:

The meeting was adjourned at 11:29 A.M.

Advance notice and the agenda for the October 11, 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 October 18, 2010 were 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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