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08-14-2017 Minutes

August 14, 2017

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.  Deterding offered prayer. Chairman Henry called the meeting to order at 9:04 A.M.

 

Chairman Henry 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 Hewgley, seconded by Deterding to approve the minutes regarding the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners meeting held on August 7, 2017. Upon roll call vote Deterding, Hewgley and Henry voted “aye”.  Nays, none.

 

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

 

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

 

Motion by Hewgley, seconded by Deterding to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign the Interlocal agreement between Lincoln County, NE and Cheyenne County, NE for housing inmates at the Lincoln County Detention Center. Upon roll call vote Deterding, Hewgley and Henry voted “aye”.  Nays, none.

 

Motion by Hewgley, seconded by Deterding to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign an amendment on a sub-award between Nebraska Dept. of Health & Human Services Child Support Enforcement and Lincoln County to extend the effective date to September 30, 2018. Upon roll call vote Deterding, Hewgley and Henry voted “aye”.  Nays, none.

 

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

 

Motion by Deterding, seconded by Hewgley to approve the reappointment of Kurt Pieper, Zac Eickhoff and Steve Koch to the Lincoln County Planning Commissioner for three year terms. Upon roll call vote Deterding, Hewgley and Henry voted “aye”.  Nays, none.

 

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

 

Chairman Henry 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 Deterding, seconded by Hewgley to approve the minutes regarding the Lincoln County Board of Equalization meeting held on August 7, 2017. Upon roll call vote Deterding, Hewgley and Henry voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

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

 

Motion by Deterding, seconded by Hewgley to approve notice of valuation changes numbered 2017-40 through 2017-42 as submitted by the County Assessor. Upon roll call vote Deterding, Henry and Hewgley voted “aye”.  Nays, none.

 

Motion by Hewgley, seconded by Deterding to approve appealing the decision of the Nebraska Tax Equalization & Review Commission (Commission) in the following cases that were appealed by Nebraska Cooperative Republican Platte Enhancement Project (N-CORPE) to said Commission appealing the decision of the Lincoln County Board of Equalization, to wit: Case Nos. 14E 020, 14E 021, 14E 022, 14E 023, 14E 024, 14E 025, 14E 026, 14E 027, 14E 028, 14E 029, 14E 030, 14E 031, 14E 032, 14E 033, 14E 034, 14E 035, 14E 036, 14E 037, 14E 038, 14E 039, 14E 040, 14E 041, 14E 042, 14E 043, 14E 044, 14E 045, 14E 046, 14E 047, 14E 048, 14E 049, 14E 050, 14E 051, 14E 052, 14E 053, 14E 054, 14E 055, 14E 056, 14E 057, 14E 058, 14E 059, 14E 060, 15E 006, 15E 007, 15E 008, 15E 009, 15E 010, 15E 011, 15E 012, 15E 013, 15E 014, 15E 015, 15E 016, 15E 017, 15E 018, 15E 019, 15E 020, 15E 021, 15E 022, 15E 023, 15E 024, 15E 025, 15E 026, 15E 027, 15E 028, 15E 029, 15E 030, 15E 031, 15E 032, 15E 033, 15E 034, 15E 035, 15E 036, 15E 037, 15E 038, 15E 039, 15E 040, 15E 041, 15E 042, 15E 043, 15E 044, 15E 045, & 15E 046. Upon roll call vote Deterding, Hewgley and Henry voted “aye”.  Nays, none.

County Board gave land owners a chance to voice their comments/concerns about the N-CORPE project.

 

The Lincoln County Board of Equalization adjourned at 9:44 A.M. and the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners reconvened.

 

Motion by Deterding, seconded by Hewgley to set September 11, 2017 at 10:00 A.M. for public hearing to receive comments on the proposed 2017/2018 fiscal year Lincoln County, NE budget. Upon roll call vote Deterding, Hewgley and Henry voted “aye”.  Nays, none.

 

Motion by Deterding, seconded by Hewgley to approve to set September 11, 2017 at 10:15 A.M. for public hearing for the purpose of receiving comments relating to setting the final tax request at a different amount than the prior year. Upon roll call vote Deterding, Hewgley and Henry voted “aye”.  Nays, none.

 

Motion by Hewgley, seconded by Deterding to approve exceeding the budget limit by an additional 1% for the 2017/2018 fiscal year Lincoln County, NE budget. Upon roll call vote Deterding, Hewgley and Henry voted “aye”.  Nays, none.

 

Motion by Hewgley, seconded by Deterding to approve going into closed session at 10:02 A.M. concerning discussion regarding deployment of security personnel and/or devices in the Lincoln County Courthouse, buildings own or leased by Lincoln County, and its grounds, which is clearly necessary to protect the public interest, and to protect attorney client privilege. Upon roll call vote Deterding, Hewgley and Henry voted “aye”.  Nays, none.

 

Chairman Henry restated the motion for the closed session.

 

Motion by Deterding, seconded by Hewgley to approve going into open session at 10:48 A.M. Upon roll call vote Deterding, Hewgley and Henry voted “aye”.  Nays, none.

 

Conducted a 2017/2018 Budget Work Session.

 

Approved the following claims as presented for payment:

 

The meeting was adjourned at 11:45 A.M.

 

Advance notice and the agenda for the August 14, 2017 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 August 11, 2017; and was also emailed to the media on August 11, 2017.

 

The agenda for the meetings to be held on Tuesday, August 22, 2017 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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