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January 14, 2013 Minutes  

January 14, 2013

North Platte, Nebraska

 

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

 

Chairman Roethemeyer 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 elect Joe Hewgley as Lincoln County Board of Commissioners Chairman for 2013. Upon roll call vote Deterding, Roethemeyer and Hewgley voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

Motion by Roethemeyer, seconded by Hewgley to elect Duane Deterding as Lincoln County Board of Commissioners Vice Chairman for 2013. Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Roethemeyer and Deterding voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

Motion by Deterding, seconded by Roethemeyer to approve the minutes regarding the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners meeting held on January 7, 2013. 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 Roethemeyer, seconded by Deterding to approve the substitution of securities by Equitable Bank as pledged to the County Treasurer. Upon roll call vote Deterding, Roethemeyer and Hewgley voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

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

 

Motion by Roethemeyer, seconded by Hewgley to receive and order filed the fee reports submitted by County Clerk, Register of Deeds, County Sheriff, County Court, Clerk of District Court and County Treasurer. Upon roll call vote Deterding, Roethemeyer and Hewgley voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

Motion by Roethemeyer, seconded by Deterding to appoint The North Platte Telegraph as official newspaper to publish legal notices in 2013 for Lincoln County, Nebraska. Upon roll call vote Deterding, Roethemeyer and Hewgley voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

Motion by Roethemeyer, seconded by Deterding to approve and adopt Resolution No. 2013-02 authorizing the County Treasurer to invest funds for 2013. Upon roll call vote Deterding, Roethemeyer and Hewgley voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners recessed at 9:22 A.M. and the Lincoln County Board of Equalization convened.

 

Chairman Roethemeyer 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 appeared.

 

Motion by Deterding, seconded by Roethemeyer to elect Joe Hewgley as Lincoln County Board of Equalization Chairman for 2013. Upon roll call vote Deterding, Roethemeyer and Hewgley voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

Motion by Roethemeyer, seconded by Hewgley to elect Duane Deterding as Lincoln County Board of Equalization Vice Chairman for 2013. Upon roll call vote Roethemeyer, Hewgley and Deterding voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

Motion by Roethemeyer, seconded by Deterding to approve the minutes regarding the Lincoln County Board of Equalization meeting held on January 7, 2013. Upon roll call vote Deterding, Roethemeyer and Hewgley voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

No certificates of correction or refund submitted by the County Assessor.

 

The Lincoln County Board of Equalization adjourned at 9:24 A.M. and the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners reconvened.

 

Motion by Deterding, seconded by Roethemeyer to approve the appointments to the following boards for 2013 as follows:

 

Joe Hewgley

  • Region II Human Services
  • North Platte Economic Development Corp. Board
  • Economic Development Task Force
  • North Platte/Lincoln County Convention & Visitors Bureau Advisory Board
  • ADA Coordinator
  • Front Road Grade Separation Project Coordinator

 

Duane Deterding

  • West Central Area on Aging
  • North Platte Senior Center Advisory Committee
  • West Central Development District
  • Drug Task Force
  • Appointee to receive drug testing

 

Willis Roethemeyer

  • West Central District Health Board
  • West Central Weed Management Area
  • Home Health Agency
  • Sandhills RC & D
  • West Central Development District – Alternate
  • Lincoln County Jail Project Coordinator

 

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

 

Motion by Roethemeyer, seconded by Deterding to also appoint Joe Wright to receive drug testing for 2013. Upon roll call vote Deterding, Roethemeyer and Hewgley voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

Motion by Deterding, seconded by Roethemeyer for the following appointment:

 

Roland Coker

  • Mid Nebraska Community Services

 

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

 

Motion by Deterding, seconded by Roethemeyer to approve the appointment of the following and set 2013 salaries as follows:

 

Veterans Service Officer                            Paul Cooper             $38,000

Highway Supt.                                              Jerry Hitchcock         $54,060

Noxious Weed Supt.                                   Rod Yost                    $40,280

Emergency Management Director                       Dan Guenthner        $40,560

 

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

 

Dan Guenthner gave his quarterly report for period ending December 31, 2012.

 

Approved the following claims as presented for payment:

 

The meeting was adjourned at 10:55 A.M.

 

Advance notice and the agenda for the January 14, 2013 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 Tuesday, January 22, 2013 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 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 at the Lincoln County Courthouse in the Commissioners Room at 9:15 A.M.

 

Rebecca J. Rossell

Lincoln County Clerk

 

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