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January 20, 2015 Minutes  

January 20, 2015

North Platte, Nebraska

 

Meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners. Present were Commissioners Duane Deterding, Bill Henry, Joe Hewgley and County Clerk, Rebecca Rossell. Hewgley 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 Henry to approve the minutes regarding the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners meeting held on January 12, 2015. Upon roll call vote Deterding, Henry and Hewgley voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

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

 

Motion by Henry, seconded by Deterding to place on file fee reports submitted by the County Treasurer and County Sheriff. Upon roll call vote Deterding, Henry and Hewgley voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

Motion by Henry, seconded by Deterding to approve the special Designated Liquor Permit submitted by Fraternal Order of Eagles for a pool tournament to be held March 13-15 at the D & N Event Center. Upon roll call vote Deterding, Henry and Hewgley voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

Motion by Henry, seconded by Deterding to receive and order filed the Condition of the Treasury of Lincoln County, NE from July 1, 2014 to December 31, 2014. Upon roll call vote Deterding, Henry and Hewgley voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

Motion by Deterding, seconded by Henry to approve and have Commissioners sign a letter concerning Economic Development Certified Community re-certification- North Platte/Lincoln County approving Commissioner Hewgley as the voting member on the governing board and Development Committee. Upon roll call vote Deterding, Henry 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, Pat Collins appeared.

 

Motion by Henry, seconded by Deterding to approve the minutes regarding the Lincoln County Board of Equalization meeting held on January 12, 2015. Upon roll call vote Deterding, Henry and Hewgley voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

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

 

The Lincoln County Board of Equalization adjourned at 9:17 A.M. and the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners reconvened.

 

Motion by Deterding, seconded by Henry to approve File No. SU15-001 an application by Thomas Rivera for Rivera Administrative Subdivision located at 5000 West North River Road and is described as part of Tracts B & C Section 12, Township 14 North, Range 31 West of the 6th P.M., Lincoln County, Nebraska as recommended for approval by Planning Staff. Upon roll call vote Deterding, Henry and Hewgley voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

Quarterly report of the Emergency Management Director, Brandon Myers.

 

Motion by Deterding, seconded by Henry to approve hiring Harding & Schulz as the

private law firm to provide representation to the County regarding collective bargaining

negotiations and conflicts related there from, and give the Chairman authority to sign

appropriate documents with the firm so hired. Upon roll call vote Deterding, Henry and

Hewgley voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

Motion by Deterding, seconded by Henry to approve going into closed session at 10:10 A.M. regarding a strategy session concerning collective bargaining, protecting the public interest, and to protect attorney client privilege. Upon roll call vote Deterding, Henry and Hewgley voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

Chairman Hewgley restated the motion for the closed session.

 

Motion by Henry, seconded by Deterding to approve going into open session at 10:22 A.M. Upon roll call vote Deterding, Henry and Hewgley and voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

Approved the following claims as presented for payment:

 

The meeting was adjourned at 11:27 A.M.

 

Advance notice and the agenda for the January 20, 2015 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, January 26, 2015 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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