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May 12, 2014 Minutes

May 12, 2014

North Platte, Nebraska

 

Meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners. Present were Commissioners Duane Deterding, Willis Roethemeyer, Joe Hewgley and County Clerk, Rebecca Rossell. Hewgley offered prayer. Chairman 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 Roethemeyer, seconded by Hewgley to approve the minutes regarding the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners meeting held on May 5, 2014. Upon roll call vote Roethemeyer, Hewgley and Deterding voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

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

 

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

 

Motion by Roethemeyer, seconded by Hewgley to approve entering Lincoln County, Nebraska, into a Settlement Agreement and Release with Roche Constructors, Inc., in regards to an action before the United States District Court for the District of Nebraska, styled Roche Constructors, Inc. v. Lincoln County, Nebraska (Case No. 7:12CV5011), and authorize the Lincoln County Board Chairman to sign the Settlement Agreement and Release for Lincoln County, Nebraska. 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 appeared.

 

Motion by Roethemeyer, seconded by Hewgley to approve the minutes regarding the Lincoln County Board of Equalization meeting held on May 5, 2014. Upon roll call vote Roethemeyer, Hewgley and Deterding voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

Motion by Hewgley, seconded by Roethemeyer to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign the certificates of correction or refund submitted by the County Assessor on personal property. Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Roethemeyer and Deterding voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

Carol Bender appeared concerning a protest of rejection of homestead exemption for tax year 2013. She is having issues and would appreciate any assistance the county could give her.

 

County Assessor, Julie Stenger, reported that Bender did not file a homestead exemption application in 2013. She has filed an application for 2014 which should be approved. There is nothing to be done by state statute.

 

Commissioners agreed that by law there is nothing they can do for the 2013 tax year.

 

Motion by Hewgley, seconded by Roethemeyer to deny the request for homestead exemption for tax year 2013 submitted by Carol Bender as the board has no jurisdiction on this matter. Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Roethemeyer and Deterding voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

Motion by Roethemeyer, seconded by Hewgley to go into closed session at 9:27 A.M. concerning strategy regarding pending litigation and to protect attorney client privilege, which is clearly necessary to protect the public interest. Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Roethemeyer and Deterding voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

Chairman restated the motion for the closed session.

 

Motion by Roethemeyer, seconded by Hewgley to go into open session at 9:34 A.M. Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Roethemeyer and Deterding voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

No action was taken following the closed session.

 

The Lincoln County Board of Equalization adjourned at 9:35 A.M. and the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners reconvened.

 

The special designated liquor permit submitted by Bull’s Bar & Grill was postponed to the next board meeting as the applicant could not appear.

 

Motion by Hewgley, seconded by Roethemeyer to approve entering The county of Lincoln, Nebraska, into a contract with Western Engineering Company, Inc., in regards to the Asphalt Concrete Project for the Lincoln County Department of Roads, Project Number LCDOR 2014-1, and authorize the Lincoln County Board Chairman to sign the written contract for The county of Lincoln, Nebraska in the amount of $1,081,290. Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Roethemeyer and Deterding voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

Sheriff Kramer appeared and stated that the RENOVO hardware and software being requested are just an addition to the current system. They are unique items and no other vendors could add to the current system, so it was not put out for bid.

 

Motion by Hewgley, seconded by Roethemeyer to approve entering The county of Lincoln, Nebraska into an amendment to the VisPay Agreement with RENOVO Software, Inc. in regards to additional hardware and software which would allow professional and public visitors to visit over the web with the inmates housed at the Lincoln County Detention Center, and authorize the Lincoln County Board Chairman to sign the written amendment for The county of Lincoln, Nebraska. Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Roethemeyer and Deterding voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

Motion by Roethemeyer, seconded by Hewgley to go into closed session at 10:21 A.M. concerning strategy regarding pending litigation and to protect attorney client privilege, which is clearly necessary to protect the public interest. Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Roethemeyer and Deterding voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

Chairman restated the motion for the closed session.

 

Motion by Roethemeyer, seconded by Hewgley to approve going into open session at 10:32 A.M. Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Roethemeyer and Deterding voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

No action was taken following the closed session.

 

Approved the following claims as presented for payment:

 

General:

Ace Hrdwr                                                        su                                                           17.08

Affrdbl Strg                                                      rt                                                            79.00

Alamar                                                              ex                                                       2247.22

Brean Chrch                                                     rt                                                            40.00

B Barker                                                            ex                                                           89.97

B Aufdenkamp                                                 reb                                                        119.99

Clvry Bptst Chrch                                           rt                                                            40.00

Cptl Busnss Sys                                               se                                                           84.32

Cashwa                                                              su                                                           86.83

CBM                                                                   se                                                       3435.75

CntryLnk                                                          se                                                          855.71

Clrk of Dist Crt                                                fees                                                      662.00

Codex                                                                 se                                                         807.90

CMC                                                                   se                                                            83.50

Crtv Prntrs                                                       ad                                                         224.00

DPPD                                                                 se                                                          239.78

Dr. Deb                                                              se                                                          120.00

D Martin                                                           se                                                          350.00

E&R                                                                   su                                                               9.70

Eakes                                                                 su                                                        4854.91

Elletts                                                                se                                                        3049.44

Frst Bptst Chrch                                              rt                                                            80.00

G Petersen                                                        eq                                                        1115.00

Grc Cmmnty Chrch                                        rt                                                            40.00

G Fear                                                               su                                                          155.03

Hrshy Snr Cntr                                                rt                                                            50.00

Hldy Inn Exprss                                              rt                                                          100.00

Hmtwn Lsng                                                    rt                                                          295.94

Ibm                                                                    eq                                                       3844.00

ICS                                                                     re                                                            171.50

J Clark                                                               mi                                                         150.64

Keefe Cmmssry                                               su                                                        1055.18

Keith Co Clrk                                                   se                                                          177.63

K King                                                               ex                                                         105.00

Lmntr.com                                                       eq                                                         627.96

Lindemeier Gillett                                          se                                                           58.00

Maxwells                                                          eq                                                           92.75

McKoene Lw                                                   se                                                       2419.05

McCook Intrnt                                                se                                                           45.00

Menards                                                            eq                                                           33.23

Messiah Lthrn Chrch                                      rt                                                           80.00

Mthdst Chrch                                                   rt                                                          125.00

Mthdist Chrch Sthrlnd                                   rt                                                            40.00

Nozicka Lw                                                       se                                                       1360.00

MIS                                                                     rt                                                       2025.00

Mdwst Cnnct                                                     se                                                         315.00

NACEB                                                              dues                                                      100.00

NACO                                                                reg                                                        170.00

Clrk Dist Crt Assoc                                         se                                                            75.00

NE Lw Enfrcmnt Trn                                     se                                                           80.00

N Lncln Cmfrt Inn                                          lodg                                                       386.72

NP Blltn                                                            se                                                          560.00

No Do It Ctr                                                     su                                                           37.62

NP Mnmnt                                                       se                                                         255.00

NPPD                                                                se                                                       9282.81

NP Tlgrph                                                        se                                                       3685.74

NW Energy                                                      se                                                         179.82

Orrs                                                                   ex                                                           10.50

Ppr Drgon                                                        se                                                         105.00

Pthlgy Se                                                          se                                                           80.17

Pederson Lw                                                   se                                                       2430.00

Pop Crnr                                                          su                                                         251.00

Pro Prntng                                                      su                                                         882.00

Rdlgy Se                                                          se                                                           97.20

R Rossell                                                         mi                                                           59.36

R Olberding                                                    se                                                           76.78

Slvtn Army Cmmnty Ctr                              rt                                                            80.00

Seevers                                                            re                                                          520.65

Co Shrff Fees                                                 fees                                                       978.13

Strcycle                                                           se                                                         138.08

Sunmart                                                         su                                                           47.30

US Bnk                                                           su                                                         347.55

UNL                                                                rt                                                        1004.67

UNL Mrktplc                                                su                                                           30.00

UPS                                                                 se                                                           15.31

Vlly Chrstn Chrch                                        rt                                                            40.00

Verizon                                                           su                                                         111.95

Wllc Lgn Pst                                                  rt                                                            50.00

Wstfld Phrmcy                                              se                                                       2505.27

Wlfe Invstgtns                                               ex                                                           50.00

Roads:

Ace Hrdwr                                                      su                                                           81.18

All Str Glss                                                     re                                                          158.33

Carquest                                                         re                                                       1031.52

Cty NP                                                            su                                                     10679.37

Crnhskr Intl                                                  re                                                          170.02

C Sellon                                                          su                                                         800.00

DPPD                                                              se                                                         266.12

E&R                                                                 re                                                            53.00

Eakes                                                               re                                                          356.47

GCR Trs                                                          su                                                         618.16

Gray Mnfctrng                                               eq                                                       4398.00

Hrshy Tele                                                      se                                                           46.00

Hintons                                                           se                                                           79.98

Ideal                                                                 su                                                         287.84

Inland                                                              re                                                       2218.35

Menards                                                          su                                                         235.51

Mdwst Ele                                                       se                                                         136.76

Murphy                                                            re                                                       7617.78

NTC                                                                  re                                                     10933.35

NMC                                                                 re                                                       8379.18

Np DoIt Ctr                                                     su                                                           98.80

NP Tlgrph                                                        eq                                                           78.10

Ppr Drgn                                                          su                                                         119.00

Paulsen                                                            su                                                       1342.87

Plains Eq                                                         re                                                            34.29

Schaben                                                           se                                                           64.93

Source Gs                                                        se                                                         249.40

TLctrick                                                           su                                                         132.00

Trctr Su                                                           su                                                           50.88

Vllg Brdy                                                         se                                                           64.19

Vllg Hrshy                                                       se                                                           85.67

Vllg Mxwll                                                       se                                                           52.00

Vllg Wllc                                                          se                                                           23.00

Wstrn Eng                                                       su                                                       1019.70

Self-Funded:

Frst Cncrd                                                       se                                                       4131.00

2014 Federal Forfeiture:

E Roehr                                                           se                                                         395.00

Inheritance:

Est M Goldsmith                                           se                                                     56173.72

Juvenile Fac:

Cmmnty Cnnctns                                          se                                                     22279.00

Building:

W Dwnwr Cnst                                              eq                                                  213317.18

Jail Building:

Wood & Aitken                                              eq                                                     16408.29

The meeting was adjourned at 11:48 A.M.

 

Advance notice and the agenda for the May 12, 2014 were sent to the county board 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 Monday, May 19, 2014 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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