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11/07/2016 Minutes

November 7, 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.  Henry 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 October 31, 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 an engagement letter with McChesney Martin Sagehorn for Lincoln County financial statement evaluation. Upon roll call vote Deterding, Henry and Hewgley voted “aye”.  Nays, none.

 

Motion by Henry, seconded by Deterding to receive and order filed the fee report submitted by the County Clerk. 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.

 

County Assessor, Julie Stenger 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 October 31, 2016. 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.  Upon roll call vote Deterding, Henry and Hewgley voted “aye”.  Nays, none.

 

Motion by Deterding, seconded by Henry to approve the motor vehicle tax exemption applications as recommended by the County Treasurer as follows: Great Plains Health, North Platte Catholic Schools, Servants of Mary, West Central District Health Department.  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 as recommended by the County Treasurer as follows: Apostolic Worship Center, Salvation Army, Bethel Evangelical Church, First Church of the Nazarene.  Upon roll call vote Deterding, Henry and Hewgley voted “aye”.  Nays, none.

 

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

 

Motion by Henry, seconded by Deterding to approve the Click It or Ticket grant application for the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office in the amount of $7840 to be submitted to the Office of Highway Safety and authorize the Chairman to sign. Upon roll call vote Deterding, Henry and Hewgley voted “aye”.  Nays, none.

 

Motion by Deterding, seconded by Henry to approve the DUI Crackdown grant application for the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office in the amount of $20,160 to be submitted to the Office of Highway Safety and authorize the Chairman to sign. Upon roll call vote Deterding, Henry and Hewgley voted “aye”.  Nays, none.

 

Motion by Deterding, seconded by Henry to set December 5, 2016 at 10:00 A.M. to accept bids for the construction of the Lake Maloney Hike and Bike Trail Phase II (and the extra .10 mile). 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 10:10 A.M.

 

Advance notice and the agenda for the November 7, 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 November 4, 2016; and was also emailed to the media on November 4, 2016.

 

The agenda for the meetings to be held on Monday, November 14, 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

 

Publish, Saturday, November 12, 2016.

 

 

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