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04-18-2016 Minutes

April 18, 2016

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 April 11, 2016. 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 Deterding, seconded by Henry to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign the rental agreements for use of the Lincoln County Fairgrounds building as a polling site. Upon roll call vote Deterding, Henry and Hewgley voted “aye”.  Nays, none.

 

Motion by Henry, seconded by Deterding to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign the right of way applications submitted by Dawson Public Power District and J & K Irrigation. Upon roll call vote Deterding, Henry and Hewgley voted “aye”.  Nays, none.

 

Motion by Henry, seconded by Deterding to place on file the fee report submitted by the County Treasurer. 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 April 11, 2016. Upon roll call vote Deterding, Henry 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 9:16 A.M. and the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners reconvened.

 

Joe Vynhalek, Lincoln County Building & Grounds Director, informed the board that he had contacted seven different companies for informal bids but was only received one informal bid in writing as requested.

 

The following informal bid was received for roof repair of the Lincoln County Courthouse maintenance building:   Weathercraft – $14,858.00.

 

Motion by Deterding, seconded by Henry to approve and accept the bid of Weathercraft in the amount of $14,858.00 for roof repair of the Lincoln County Courthouse maintenance building.  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 Nebraska Office of Highway Safety Mini Grant application to be submitted by the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office. Upon roll call vote Deterding, Henry and Hewgley voted “aye”.  Nays, none.

 

Brandon Myers was recognized as Outstanding New Emergency Management Professional of the Year 2015.

 

Brandon Myers, Emergency Management Director, gave his quarterly report for the period ending March 31, 2016.

 

Motion by Deterding, seconded by Henry approve a Public Hearing be set for May 2, 2016 at 9:30 A.M., before this Board, for discussion regarding the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners, bases on the Board’s power to purchase real estate for The county of Lincoln, in the State of Nebraska, attempting to purchase a parking lot located at 115 -115 ½ West 2nd Street, North Platte, Nebraska, from LeRoy W. Wood, for an amount of $72,500.00, which has a legal description of “The West 54’ of Lot 6, Block 16, Original Town to the City of North Platte, Lincoln County, Nebraska,” for the purpose of consummation of the purchase of the property (real estate) thirty days or more after the Public Hearing per Neb. Rev. Statute 25-2505, and instruct the Lincoln County Clerk to have the Public Hearing advertised (Notice of Public given) as required by law. 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 10:19 A.M.

 

Advance notice and the agenda for the April 18, 2016 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 15, 2016; and was also emailed to the media on April 15, 2016.

 

The agenda for the meetings to be held on April 25, 2016 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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