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04-20-2020 Minutes

April 20, 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. Hewgley 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 Hewgley, seconded by Weems to approve the minutes regarding the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners meeting held on April 13, 2020. Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Weems, Henry, Johnson and Woodruff voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

Motion by Johnson, 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 Johnson to approve and adopt Resolution No. 2020-14 establishing a $650 Petty Cash Fund for Lincoln County Court. 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 a contract with D & N Event Center for Election use on May 11 & 12, 2020 in the amount of $1250.00. Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Weems, Henry, Johnson and Woodruff voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

Motion by Weems, seconded by Johnson to approve the appointment of Sarah Lungrin to the HIPAA Steering Committee. Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Weems, Henry, Johnson and Woodruff voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

Motion by Woodruff, seconded by Johnson to approve and authorize the Chairman to the right of way permit submitted by Hershey Telephone. 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 April 13, 2020. Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Weems, Henry, Johnson and Woodruff voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

Motion by Hewgley, seconded by Woodruff to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign the certificates of correction or refund submitted by the County Assessor on real property. 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.

 

Weekly update by Brandon Myers, Region 51 Emergency Management Director on COVID-19.

 

Motion by Woodruff, seconded by Weems to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign the grant application for submission to the NE Office of Highway Safety for the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office for the Click It or Ticket program from May 18 – May 31, 2020. Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Weems, Henry, Johnson and Woodruff voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

Motion by Weems, seconded by Johnson to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign an agreement with T.C. Engineering, Inc. for professional services for the LCDOR-2020-01 overlay projects. 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 a contract with Paulsen, Inc., for the LCDOR-2020-01 overlay projects. Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Weems, Henry, Johnson and Woodruff voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

2020 Primary Election update by Rebecca Rossell, Lincoln County Clerk/ Election Commissioner. Precincts 1-12 will go to the D & N Event Center on May 12th. Precincts 13, 15, 16 and Hall Precincts will go to the Berean Church located at 202 West 8th Street. She thanked those that had contacted her about being poll workers for the upcoming election. She still needs approximately a dozen more people for the City of North Platte and 10-12 more for the rural precincts.

 

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

 

Approved the following claims as presented for payment:

 

The meeting was adjourned at 10:40 A.M.

 

Advance notice and the agenda for the April 20, 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 April 17, 2020; and was also emailed to the media on April 17, 2020.

 

The agenda for the meetings to be held on Monday, April 27, 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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