August 30, 2017

North Platte, Nebraska

 

Special meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners. Present were Commissioners Duane Deterding, Bill Henry, Joe Hewgley and County Clerk, Rebecca Rossell. Chairman Henry called the meeting to order at 1:00 P.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 Deterding, seconded by Hewgley to approve a Memorandum of

Understanding between The county of Lincoln, in the State of Nebraska, and Nebraska

Public Power District (NPPD), a public corporation and political subdivision of the State

of Nebraska, concerning the County leasing land for a trail (approximately 0.6 miles

long) from NPPD, which is in regards to the County applying for a federally funded grant

through the Nebraska Game & Parks Commission “Recreational Trails Program” that

would be used for the “Lake Maloney Hiking and Biking Trail, Phase IV,” so that such

trail could take place and authorize the Chairman to sign. Upon roll call vote Deterding,

Hewgley and Henry voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

Motion by Deterding, seconded by Hewgley to approve acceptance of commitment from Mid-Nebraska Community Foundation regarding matching funds to the project known as “Lake Maloney Hiking and Biking Trail, Phase IV.” Upon roll call vote Deterding, Hewgley and Henry voted “aye”.  Nays, none.

 

Motion by Hewgley, seconded by Deterding to approve entering The county of Lincoln, in the State of Nebraska, the recipient, into an Escrow Agreement with Mid-Nebraska Community Foundation, the contributor, and Title Services of the Plains, LLC, the escrow agent, for the purpose of the Mid-Nebraska Community Foundation contributing matching funds to the Project known as “Lake Maloney Hiking and Biking Trail, Phase IV,” if the County is awarded a grant for said project by the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission and the County accepts the grant and authorize the Chairman to sign. Upon roll call vote Deterding, Hewgley and Henry voted “aye”.  Nays, none.

 

Motion by Hewgley, seconded by Deterding to approve and adopt Resolution No. 2017-22 for the purpose of The county of Lincoln, in the State of Nebraska, applying for a federal grant under the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission Recreational Trails Program, Project Title of the County’s project being Lake Maloney Hiking and Biking Trail, Phase IV. Upon roll call vote Deterding, Hewgley and Henry voted “aye”.  Nays, none.

Motion by Hewgley, seconded by Deterding to accept the letter of resignation from Joe Vynhalek as Building & Grounds Director for Lincoln County in lieu of any disciplinary action taken by the County Board. Upon roll call vote Deterding, Hewgley and Henry voted “aye”.  Nays, none.

The meeting was adjourned at 1:35 P.M.

 

Advance notice and the agenda for the August 30, 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 25, 2017; and was also emailed to the media on August 25, 2017.  The amended agendas followed the same procedure and were sent on August 28 & August 29, 2017.

 

The agenda for the meetings to be held on Tuesday, September 5, 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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