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November 21, 2011 Minutes  

November 21, 2011

North Platte, Nebraska

 

Meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners.  Present were Commissioners Joe Hewgley and Duane Deterding, County Clerk, Rebecca Rossell, and Board Assistant Tammy White.  Commissioner Roethemeyer was absent.  Commissioner Hewgley offered prayer.  Commissioner Deterding called the meeting to order at 9:00 A.M.

 

Chairman Deterding 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 Hewgley, seconded by Deterding to approve the minutes regarding the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners meeting held on November 14, 2011.  Upon roll call vote Hewgley and Deterding voted “aye”.  Nays, none.  Roethemeyer absent.

 

Commissioner Roethemeyer arrived at 9:02 A.M.

 

Motion by Hewgley, seconded by Roethemeyer to receive and order filed the treasurer’s receipts.  Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Roethemeyer and Deterding voted “aye”.  Nays, none.

 

Motion by Roethemeyer, seconded by Hewgley to approve the substitution of securities by Adams Bank and Trust as pledged to the Lincoln County Treasurer.  Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Roethemeyer and Deterding voted “aye”.  Nays, none.

 

Motion by Hewgley, seconded by Roethemeyer to receive and order filed the fee reports submitted by the County Sheriff.  Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Roethemeyer and Deterding 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 Deterding 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. Julie Stenger was present.

 

Motion by Roethemeyer, seconded by Hewgley to approve the minutes regarding the Lincoln County Board of Equalization meeting held on November 14, 2011.  Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Roethemeyer and Deterding voted “aye”.  Nays, none.

 

There were no certificates of correction or refund submitted.

 

The Lincoln County Board of Equalization adjourned at 9:16 A.M. and the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners reconvened.

 

Veterans Service Officer, Paul Cooper, gave his quarterly report to the County Board.

 

Motion by Hewgley, seconded by Roethemeyer to approve the special designated liquor permit submitted by Fraternal Order of Eagles #2839 for an event to be held at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds on December 17, 2011.  Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Roethemeyer and Deterding voted “aye”.  Nays, none.

 

Commissioner Hewgley reported that he had met with Adam Parsons of the North Platte Fire Department.  Adam had helped Jim Nitz on a limited basis.  He also met with Fire Chief, Paul Pederson, and discussed appointing Adam as Interim Emergency Management Director on a very limited part time basis.

 

Commissioner Hewgley then stated he had received a resume from Dan Guenthner offering services on an interim basis and stating he would make application for the full time position.

 

Mr. Guenthner gave a brief summary of his qualifications and commented he would like to reside in the area.  He had recent conversations with Jim about current events and upcoming items.

 

Commissioners discussed the interim position and would like to keep the playing field level for applicants.

 

Motion by Hewgley, seconded by Roethemeyer to appoint Adams Parson as Interim Emergency Management Director on a limited part time basis.  Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Roethemeyer and Deterding voted “aye”.  Nays, none.

 

Motion by Hewgley, seconded by Roethemeyer to advertise for the Emergency Management Director position in local papers, Nebraska Workforce Development, on the county website and through other appropriate state organizations.  Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Roethemeyer and Deterding voted “aye”.  Nays, none.

 

The applications for the Emergency Management Director position will be accepted until 5:00 P.M. on Friday, December 9th with a salary range of $34,000 – $36,000.

 

Approved the following claims presented for payment:

 

The meeting was adjourned at 11:35 A.M.

 

Advance notice and the agenda for the November 21, 2011 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 November 28, 2011 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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