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03-30-2020 Minutes

March 30, 2020

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. Henry called the meeting to order at 9:00 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 Johnson, seconded by Woodruff to approve the minutes regarding the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners emergency meeting held on March 18, 2020. Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Weems, Henry, Johnson and Woodruff voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

Motion by Weems, seconded by Johnson to approve the minutes regarding the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners meeting held on March 23, 2020. Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Weems, Henry, Johnson and Woodruff voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

Motion by Hewgley, seconded by Weems 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 Weems, seconded by Hewgley to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign the right of way submitted by Custer Public Power District. 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 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 Weems, seconded by Woodruff to approve the minutes regarding the Lincoln County Board of Equalization meeting held on March 23, 2020. Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Weems, Henry, Johnson and Woodruff voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

Motion by Johnson, seconded by Weems to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign the certificates of correction or refund submitted by the County Assessor on personal property. Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Weems, Henry, Johnson and Woodruff voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

The Lincoln County Board of Equalization adjourned at 9:18 A.M. and the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners reconvened.

 

Motion by Johnson, seconded by Weems to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign the agreements with CTM Media and Certified Folder Display Services, Inc. for brochure distribution for the North Platte/Lincoln County Visitor’s Bureau. Motion carried.

 

Brandon Myers, of Region 51 Emergency Management, appeared by telephone to update the County Board on COVID-19 issues.

 

Shannon Vanderheiden, Executive Director of West Central District Health Department appeared to discuss the necessary steps to adopt rules and regulations for the prevention of spread of communicable disease, illness or poisoning under Title 173 Chapter 6. She commented these regulations would mirror what is being done at the state and national level.

 

County Attorney, Rebecca Harling, commented that Enforcement is also part of these regulations.

 

Motion by Hewgley, seconded by Johnson to set April 6, 2020 at 9:30 A.M. to receive comments on the proposed local Health Department Directed Health Regulations. Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Weems, Henry, Johnson and Woodruff voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

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

 

The County Board postponed the quarterly jail inspection. Commissioner Johnson will visit with the County Sheriff.

 

Approved the following claims as presented for payment:

 

General:

Acme Prtg                                                         se                                                           57.43

Acromat                                                             su                                                         375.90

BD&B                                                                 se                                                           60.00

Blue Vlly                                                             re                                                          366.47

B Brkr Co                                                           su                                                         481.32

B Boyer                                                             reb                                                           26.38

Brite                                                                    su                                                         128.00

CBS                                                                    se                                                         120.00

CashWa                                                             se                                                         186.93

Chrtr Com                                                          su                                                         137.98

Clk Dst Crt                                                         se                                                         596.00

CWL&W                                                             se                                                         530.00

Cmmrcl Inv                                                         rt                                                          375.00

D Moore                                                             ex                                                         337.13

Eales                                                                  su                                                         818.04

Frst Ntl                                                               ldg                                                         599.70

Frst Cncrd                                                         ex                                                         155.00

Galls                                                                   ex                                                         188.02

GPH                                                                   se                                                         255.21

G4s                                                                   cont                                                     1717.39

Intxmtrs                                                              se                                                         146.25

J Higgins                                                            su                                                           47.07

Kwik Stp                                                             su                                                           19.47

Lndmr Lw                                                         cont                                                     9290.00

Mnrds                                                                 su                                                              9.93

Meyer Crtv                                                         su                                                           51.04

Mdwst Crd                                                         eq                                                         780.00

ML&W                                                                se                                                     11900.02

NE SOS                                                             su                                                           30.00

NWE                                                                   se                                                         185.32

P Rchrt                                                              reb                                                           25.04

P Hicks                                                              reb                                                           32.08

Poplar St                                                            su                                                           95.25

Qdnt Fin                                                             se                                                         198.62

Quill                                                                    su                                                           10.87

R Schroeder                                                      se                                                       2000.00

Rdwd Tox                                                          se                                                         322.95

Snells                                                                 se                                                       1520.07

Staples                                                               su                                                         800.27

Summit Fd                                                       cont                                                     8396.30

Home Dpt                                                          su                                                         925.26

Unitech                                                               su                                                         396.50

US Cell                                                               se                                                         740.63

Verizon                                                             cont                                                        800.43

Wlmrt                                                                  su                                                         700.46

York CS                                                             se                                                              7.50

911 Custm                                                         su                                                         135.93

 

County Roads:

Cnsldted                                                            se                                                         605.67

DPPD                                                                 se                                                           62.16

Mnrds                                                                 su                                                           46.62

NWE                                                                   se                                                         323.78

 

Building Fund:

BTS                                                                    Eq                                                    15254.00

 

March Payroll $719,732.22

 

The meeting was adjourned at 10:26 A.M.

 

Advance notice and the agenda for the March 30, 2020 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 March 27, 2020; and was also emailed to the media on March 27, 2020.

 

The agenda for the meetings to be held on Monday, April 6, 2020 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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