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07-06-2020 Minutes

July 6, 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. Woodruff 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 Weems to approve the minutes regarding the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners meeting held on June 29, 2020. Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Weems, Henry, Johnson and Woodruff voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

Motion by Weems, 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 authorize the Chairman to sign an Understanding of Services for the Lincoln County Audit for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2020 with the Nebraska Auditor of Public Accounts. 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 as well as Shelli Franzen, County Treasurer.

 

Motion by Weems, seconded by Johnson to approve the minutes regarding the Lincoln County Board of Equalization meeting held on June 29, 2020. Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Weems, Henry, Johnson and Woodruff voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

Motion by Weems, seconded by Woodruff 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.

 

Motion by Weems, 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.

 

Motion by Hewgley, seconded by Weems to approve the motor vehicle tax exemption applications submitted by North Platte Catholic Schools and Boy Scout Troop #81 as recommended for approval by the County Treasurer. Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Weems, Henry, Johnson and Woodruff voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

Motion by Weems, seconded by Woodruff to approve the motor vehicle tax exemption application submitted by Mission Life Inc. of Wellfleet as recommended for approval by the County Treasurer. Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Weems, Henry, Johnson and Woodruff voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

Motion by Johnson, seconded by Weems to approve the motor vehicle tax exemption application submitted by Great Plains Health as recommended for approval by the County Treasurer. Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Weems, Henry, Johnson and Woodruff voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

Motion by Woodruff, seconded by Weems to approve the motor vehicle tax exemption applications submitted Great Plains Health as recommended for approval by the County Treasurer. Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Weems, Henry, Johnson and Woodruff voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

Motion by Weems, seconded by Johnson to approve the motor vehicle tax exemption application submitted by First Baptist Church of North Platte as recommended for approval by the County Treasurer. Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Weems, Henry, Johnson and Woodruff voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

The Lincoln County Board of Equalization recessed at 9:28 A.M. and the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners reconvened.

 

Clerk Magistrate, Kerri Sides, explained the request to add a door at the end of the hallway in the County Court area that is secured for additional privacy. The maintenance staff will be able to put in the door without an outside contractor.

 

Commissioner Johnson asked that the Fire Marshall also approve it if necessary.

 

Motion by Hewgley, seconded by Weems to approve the addition of the door to the County Court area pending approval from the necessary authorities. 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 Fund:

 

Acc Rec Sol                                      se              $  1125.00

Adams Co EMA                                dues               100.00

Agri Comp Sales                              su                    1198.98

Allo Comm                                         se                    204.49

A Van Velson                                   se                    231.00

Berrreckman etal                              se                    3952.00

Cap Bus Sys                                     se                    236.67

Charter Comm                                  se                    137.98

City of NP                                          su                    193.66

Cornhusker Ind                                eq                    2512.00

Eakes                                                 su                    118.10

Globalstar                                          se                    102.74

G Petersen                                        rent                 3274.00

G4S                                                    se                    1741.20

LC Treasurer                                     reimb              40.00

M Troshynski                                    cont                7500.00

Menards                                            su                    63.36

Meyer Creative                                 su                    175.63

MIS                                                     rent                 130.00

Midwest Connect                             se                    295.00

Perkins Co EM                                 eq                    828.62

Quadient Fin                                     se                    300.00

Sheriff’s Fee Acct                             se                    444.52

Squeegee Wind Wash                    se                    176.00

S White                                              se                    594.00

Walmart                                             su                    130.52

W Troshynski                                   cont                4500.00

 

County Road Fund:

 

Andersen & Sons                             se                    1100.27

Goth Tire                                            su                    402.00

Level LLC                                          su                    51089.22

McCook Pub Pwr                             se                    30.00

Vill of Brady                                       se                    83.82

 

Special Road Fund:

 

W Stewart                                          se                    9846.00

Preservation & Maintenance Fund:

 

Bear Graphics                                  su                    2017.77

 

Self-Funded Insurance Fund:

 

First Concord                                    ins                   3019.80

 

Building Fund:

 

Hintons Lock                                     su                    700.00

Schemmer                                         se                    4998.85

 

Jail Building Fund:

 

TreanorHL                                         se                    30739.06

 

June, 2020 Payroll: $745,503.70

 

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners recessed at 9:46 A.M. and the Lincoln County Board of Equalization reconvened.

 

Discussed and considered Form 422 – Property Valuation Protests.

The Lincoln County Board of Equalization recessed at 1:23 P.M. and the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners reconvened.

 

The meeting was adjourned at 1:24 P.M.

 

Advance notice and the agenda for the July 6, 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 July 2, 2020; and was also emailed to the media on July 2, 2020.

 

The agenda for the meetings to be held on Monday, July 13, 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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