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April 6, 2015 Minutes  

April 6, 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 March 30, 2015. Upon roll call vote Deterding, Henry and Hewgley voted “aye”. Nays, none.

Motion by Henry, seconded by Deterding 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 approve special designated liquor permit submitted by Sculley LLC for a reception to be held on April 24, 2015 at Harbor Lights. Upon roll call vote Deterding, Henry and Hewgley voted “aye”. Nays, none.

Motion by Henry, seconded by Deterding to approve fee reports submitted by the County Sheriff, County Clerk, Clerk of District Court and County Court. Upon roll call vote Deterding, Henry and Hewgley voted “aye”. Nays, none.

Motion by Deterding, seconded by Henry to approve the appointment of Todd Herndon, Noxious Weed Superintendent, to the Lincoln County Safety Committee to finish the term through June, 2015. 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 as well as County Treasurer, Sue Fleck.

Motion by Henry, seconded by Deterding to approve the minutes regarding the Lincoln County Board of Equalization meeting held on March 30, 2015. Upon roll call vote Deterding, Henry and Hewgley voted “aye”. Nays, none.

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

Motion by Deterding, seconded by Henry to approve the motor vehicle tax exemption applications submitted by Diocese of Grand Island, North Platte Catholic Schools and West Central District Health Department as recommended for approval by the County Treasurer. Upon roll call vote Deterding, Henry and Hewgley voted “aye”. Nays, none.

Motion by Henry, seconded by Deterding to approve the motor vehicle tax exemption applications submitted by North Platte Baptist Church and Community Action Partnership as recommended for approval by the County Treasurer. Upon roll call vote Deterding, Henry and Hewgley voted “aye”. Nays, none.

The Lincoln County Board of Equalization adjourned at 9:20 A.M. and the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners reconvened.

Motion by Deterding, seconded by Henry to approve the Lincoln County security codes for emergency situations. 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 9:40 A.M. regarding a strategy session concerning collective bargaining and pending litigation, and to protect attorney client privilege, which is clearly necessary to protect the public interest. Upon roll call vote Deterding, Henry and Hewgley voted “aye”. Nays, none.

Chairman Hewgley restated the motion for the closed session.

Motion by Deterding, seconded by Henry to approve going into open session at 10:00 A.M. Upon roll call vote Deterding, Henry and Hewgley voted “aye”. Nays, none.

Approved the following claims as presented for payment:

The meeting was adjourned at 11:00 A.M.

Advance notice and the agenda for the April 6, 2015 board meetings were sent to the county board and all others requesting the same. Advance public notice (includes agenda) of the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners meeting and the Lincoln County Board of Equalization meeting was posted at the Lincoln County Courthouse, City Hall and the Lincoln County website on April 3, 2015; and was also emailed to the media on April 3, 2015.

The agenda for the meetings to be held on Monday, April 13, 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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