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10-28-2019 Minutes

October 28, 2019

North Platte, Nebraska

 

Meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners. Present were Commissioners Joe Hewgley, Bill Henry, Kent Weems, Walt Johnson, Jerry Woodruff and County Clerk, Rebecca Rossell. Johnson offered prayer. 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 Henry, seconded by Johnson to approve the minutes regarding the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners meeting held on October 21, 2019. Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Weems, Henry, Johnson and Woodruff voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

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

 

Motion by Woodruff, seconded by Weems to approve and adopt Resolution No. 2019-34 for withdrawal of securities pledged to the Lincoln County Clerk by NebraskaLand National Bank. Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Weems, Henry, Johnson and Woodruff voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

The right of way applications submitted by Hershey Cooperative Telephone Company was tabled until the next board meeting to obtain additional information.

 

Motion by Weems, seconded by Johnson to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign Change Order #4 with Western Engineering Company for 2019 overlay projects. Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Weems, Henry, Johnson and Woodruff 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.

 

Motion by Johnson, seconded by Weems to approve the minutes regarding the Lincoln County Board of Equalization meeting held on October 21, 2019. Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Weems, Henry, Johnson and Woodruff voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

Motion by Weems, 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 Hewgley, Weems, Henry, Johnson and Woodruff voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

Motion by Woodruff, seconded by Henry to approve notice of valuation change number 2019-45 as submitted by the County Assessor. Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Weems, Henry, Johnson and Woodruff voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

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

 

Discuss and consider authorizing the Chairman to sign two Nebraska Office of Highway

Safety enforcement grants for the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office. Corporal Tom

Courter stated the two grant applications are the Click It or Ticket Campaign which runs

from November 27, 2019 to December 1, 2019 and the You Drink, You Drive, You

Lose Campaign which runs the first two weeks in December.

 

Motion by Henry, seconded by Weems to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign

both Nebraska Office of Highway Safety enforcement grants for the Lincoln County

Sheriff’s Office. Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Weems, Henry, Johnson and Woodruff

voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

Discuss and consider authorizing the Chairman to sign Change Order No. 1 for the

Lake Maloney Hike and Bike Trail Phase IV which was to remove and replace a culvert

In the amount of $5,080.19

 

Motion by Weems, seconded by Johnson to approve and authorize the Chairman to

sign Change Order No. 1 for the Lake Maloney Hike and Bike Trail Phase IV. Upon roll

call vote Hewgley, Weems, Henry, Johnson and Woodruff voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

Motion by Weems, seconded by Johnson to accept the bid from DTI Trucks of Colorado for a 2002 Ford F550 in the amount of $23,750 for a service truck for the Lincoln County Department of Roads. Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Weems, Henry, Johnson and Woodruff voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

Motion by Weems, seconded by Woodruff to set November 18, 2019 at 10:00 A.M. to accept bids for the South River Road Re-Construction Project. Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Weems, Henry, Johnson and Woodruff voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

Motion by Henry, seconded by Weems to go into closed session at 10:03 A.M. concerning strategy session regarding imminent litigation and to protect attorney client privilege, which is clearly necessary to protect the public interest. Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Weems, Henry, Johnson and Woodruff voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

Chairman Hewgley restated the motion for the closed session.

 

Motion by Henry, seconded by Woodruff to go into open session at 10:15 A.M. Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Weems, Henry, Johnson and Woodruff voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

Hear concerns from Elected Officials, Department Heads and their representative.

 

Approved the following claims as presented for payment:

 

General:

A Colburn                                                          se                                                         386.00

Am Jail Assoc                                                   se                                                         300.00

Am Red Cross                                                  se                                                         210.00

Appl Concpts                                                     re                                                          132.00

Big Rd Twg                                                       se                                                           85.00

B Barker Co                                                      su                                                         123.04

BD & T                                                               se                                                         680.00

Browns SF                                                         ex                                                         556.50

Cap Bus Sys                                                     se                                                         904.82

Chrtr Comm                                                      se                                                         137.98

C Brown                                                            fee                                                           20.00

Crnhskr St Ind                                                  eq                                                       1033.00

DAS                                                                     rt                                                      15283.80

Dell Mrktg                                                          eq                                                       1883.61

Dr Deb’s                                                             se                                                           70.00

Dugan                                                                su                                                       1361.08

Eakes                                                                 su                                                         347.27

Fair Law                                                             se                                                       1290.00

Fairfld Inn                                                          ldg                                                         341.85

GPH                                                                   se                                                         q12.35

Grdn RFID                                                       cont                                                     6185.85

G4S                                                                  cont                                                     1741.20

Hmptn Inn                                                         ldg                                                         624.00

Hrtlnd Anml Ctr                                                 se                                                         135.81

Hmtwn Lsg                                                      cont                                                        235.35

Knobel Ref                                                        se                                                         390.47

Ext-PC                                                               su                                                           38.04

LC Jail-PC                                                         se                                                         451.85

Ltl Csrs                                                               su                                                           38.85

Madison Ntl Lf                                                  ins                                                         498.91

Mpl Prk Dntl                                                      se                                                         414.00

Menards                                                             su                                                         120.34

Nzcka Lw                                                           se                                                     22737.48

Mdwst Conn                                                    pstg                                                        126.24

Mbl Bndrs                                                          eq                                                           80.00

ML&W                                                                se                                                       4814.72

Myrs Const                                                        se                                                  164493.30

NACO                                                                reg                                                        750.00

Pplr CW                                                             su                                                         101.75

Rmda Mdtwn                                                    ldg                                                           94.00

R Rossell                                                           mi                                                         113.68

R Schroeder                                                      se                                                         800.00

Recgntn Unl                                                      su                                                           16.35

Rsslls Rntl                                                         se                                                         606.70

S Lindstedt                                                        se                                                       3375.00

Sel Crpt                                                              se                                                         141.00

Shaffer Com                                                      se                                                           79.90

Sheriff-PC                                                         reb                                                               .55

Staples                                                               eq                                                       1232.30

Stone Pvg                                                          se                                                       1198.75

Smmt Fd Se                                                      se                                                       6163.50

T Stasser                                                           mi                                                         196.04

T Heessel                                                          mi                                                         113.68

Hm Dpt Pro                                                       su                                                       1074.51

Trnst Wrks                                                         se                                                         265.44

TransUnion                                                       se                                                         121.00

US Bk                                                                 se                                                         129.56

UHaul                                                                 su                                                           48.00

UNL                                                                    mi                                                         188.24

US Cell                                                             cont                                                        522.50

Verizon                                                               se                                                         800.32

WM&H                                                               se                                                       6165.23

WM                                                                     su                                                         410.75

Wstfld Pharm                                                    ex                                                     10770.67

S Troshynski                                                     se                                                         348.94

Wd & Atkn                                                         se                                                       7671.05

WEX Bk                                                             se                                                         198.04

 

County Roads

AT&T                                                                  se                                                           49.22

Bd of Exmners                                                  se                                                         100.00

Brico Pst Ctl                                                      su                                                         150.00

Cement Prod                                                     su                                                       4494.28

Madison Ntl Lf                                                  ins                                                           82.08

ML&W                                                                se                                                         386.00

NDOT                                                                 su                                                           16.15

Telegraph                                                          eq                                                           50.27

 

Lodging

Madison Ntl Lf                                                  ins                                                             9.00

 

Self-Funded Ins

Frst Concrd                                                       ex                                                       4258.98

 

Juvenile Facility

WM&H                                                               se                                                         870.00

 

Building Fund

T Wentz                                                             se                                                       2300.00

 

The meeting was adjourned at 10:58 A.M.

 

Advance notice and the agenda for the October 28, 2019 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 October 25, 2019; and was also emailed to the media on October 25, 2019.

 

The agenda for the meetings to be held on Monday, November 4, 2019 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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