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08-24-2020 Minutes

August 24, 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. Weems 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 August 17, 2020. Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Weems, Henry, Johnson and Woodruff voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

Motion by Woodruff, seconded by Johnson 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 re-appointment of Amy Johnston for a 4 year term on the North Platte/Lincoln County Visitor’s Bureau Advisory Board. Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Weems, Henry, Johnson and Woodruff voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

Motion by Hewgley, seconded by Woodruff to receive and order filed the report from the County Treasurer on property taxes which are uncollectible and need to be stricken per Nebraska State Statute 77-1738. 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 Special Designated Liquor License Applications submitted by Pal’s Brewing Company for the Pumpkin Patch Festival on October 2, October 9, October 16, October 23 & October 30, 2020. Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Weems, Henry, Johnson and Woodruff voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners recessed at 9:22 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 staff, Angie Forbes appeared.

 

Motion by Weems, seconded by Woodruff to approve the minutes regarding the Lincoln County Board of Equalization meeting held on August 17, 2020. Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Weems, Henry, Johnson and Woodruff voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

No certificates of correction or refund submitted by the County Assessor.

 

The Lincoln County Board of Equalization adjourned at 9:23 A.M. and the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners reconvened.

 

Motion by Weems, seconded by Woodruff to adopt Resolution No. 2020-23B by Lincoln County determining the final allocation of levy for political subdivisions under the county levy limit for the 2020-2021 budget year. Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Weems, Henry, Johnson and Woodruff voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

Motion by Hewgley, seconded by Weems to exceed the budget limit by an additional one percent (1%) for the 2020-2021 fiscal year Lincoln County, NE budget. Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Weems, Henry, and Woodruff voted “aye”. Johnson voted “nay”. Motion carried.

 

Motion by Hewgley, seconded by Woodruff to set September 14, 2020 at 11:00 A.M. for public hearing to receive comments on the proposed 2020-2021 fiscal year Lincoln County, NE budget. Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Weems, Henry, Johnson and Woodruff voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

Motion by Weems, seconded by Johnson to set September 14, 2020 immediately following the close of the budget hearing for the purpose of receiving comments relating to setting the final tax request at a different amount than the prior year. Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Weems, Henry, Johnson and Woodruff voted “aye’. Nays, none.

 

Motion by Woodruff, seconded by Weems to adopt Resolution No. 2020-24 to enter into an Interlocal Agreement to provide additional police services to the Village of Wallace from October 1, 2020 to September 30, 2024 and authorizing the Chairman to sign the agreement. Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Weems, Henry, Johnson and Woodruff voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

No action was taken on the Resolution to enter into an Interlocal Agreement to provide library services of the Village Library with the Village of Sutherland. The Village will revise the agreement to be a two year contract and will be put back on the County Board agenda for consideration. This will put the library agreement with the City of North Platte and the Village of Sutherland on the same renewal cycle. The formula for financial support for both libraries will then be based on the same tax contributions percentage.

 

Motion by Woodruff, seconded by Johnson to approve entering into a contract with Mid-Continental Restoration Co., Inc. for tuck pointing work on the Lincoln County Courthouse in the amount of $25,776.80 and authorize the Chairman to sign. Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Weems, Henry, Johnson and Woodruff voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

Motion by Hewgley, seconded by Johnson to authorize the Chairman to sign the Form 17 – Purchasing Agent Appointment form concerning sales tax for the project with Mid-Continental Restoration Co., Inc. Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Weems, Henry, Johnson and Woodruff voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

Motion by Weems, seconded by Woodruff to approve the proposal from Shelco Asphalt and Paving for the Hershey-Dickens Road Project in the amount of $18,062.00. Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Weems, Henry, Johnson and Woodruff voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

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

 

County Board conducted a 2020-2021 budget work session.

 

Approved the following claims as presented for payment:

General:

AT&T                                                                  se                                                           49.54

ACE                                                                    su                                                         180.76

Al’s Twg                                                             se                                                         236.80

Amazon Cap                                                     su                                                           18.21

Beatrice St                                                         se                                                           93.00

B Hoaglund                                                       su                                                           16.95

Berreckman, Davis                                          se                                                       3542.00

B Duran                                                          reimb                                                           7.58

Big Rd Twg                                                       se                                                         109.00

B Knolls                                                          reimb                                                           5.60

A Bellew                                                             se                                                       8559.81

Captl Business                                                 lse                                                         236.93

Central Rest.                                                    Su                                                           44.20

C Durham                                                          se                                                       3738.40

C Shaw                                                              se                                                         539.63

NP Sanitation                                                    ex                                                           25.00

CDC                                                                   ex                                                         897.00

Colfer,Wood                                                      se                                                       1355.00

Comm Conn                                                     grt                                                    23853.91

DAS St Acctg                                                  cont                                                     3991.14

Dudden & Fair                                                  se                                                         630.00

Eakes                                                               cont                                                        594.26

ECCA Ctl                                                           se                                                           48.00

FedEx                                                                ptg                                                           20.67

G McCoy                                                        reimb                                                           5.21

G Petersen                                                       lse                                                       2874.00

GP Comm                                                         se                                                         344.10

GP Health                                                          se                                                       1029.22

G4S                                                                  cont                                                     1741.20

Lincoln Reg Ctr                                                 se                                                         381.00

Ideal                                                                   su                                                         200.03

Jacks Unif                                                          su                                                         114.89

Madison Lf                                                        ins                                                         439.51

Maly Mrktg                                                       cont                                                        480.00

Mid-Am Resrch                                                 su                                                         339.18

Menards                                                             su                                                         447.95

Mentzer Oil                                                        su                                                           64.71

Midwst Conn                                                     su                                                           17.05

Miller Repr                                                         su                                                           21.90

Newegg Business                                            su                                                         649.60

Norfolk Reg Ctr                                                 se                                                         558.00

NP Fire                                                            reimb                                                      732.64

NWE                                                                   se                                                           22.07

P Heng                                                               se                                                       3448.31

M Pederson                                                       se                                                       3250.00

S Newton                                                        reimb                                                         16.64

Signal 88                                                           se                                                       4320.00

Snell Srvs                                                          re                                                            80.00

Staples                                                               su                                                         422.10

T&S Re                                                              eq                                                       1669.47

T Stasser                                                           mi                                                         149.50

T Cash                                                            reimb                                                           8.67

US Bnk                                                               su                                                       5216.81

Verizon                                                             cont                                                        800.30

Viaero                                                                 se                                                         177.02

Watersprt                                                          eq                                                         292.30

Weathercraft                                                     re                                                          413.00

Wood& Aitken                                                   ex                                                     11792.83

 

Roads:

AT&T                                                                  se                                                           51.89

Capital Business                                              su                                                           90.00

Fastenal                                                             su                                                         307.45

GWorks                                                              se                                                         612.00

Madison Lf                                                        ins                                                           67.86

Twin Rivers BS                                                 re                                                          500.00

US Bnk                                                               su                                                         672.80

 

Fed Buy Back Fund:

Miller & Asso                                                   cont                                                     6250.00

 

Lodging:

Madison Lf                                                        ins                                                             9.00

 

P & M:

Microfilm Img                                                    se                                                       2821.00

 

Juvenile Fac:

A Bellew                                                             se                                                         360.00

 

Building Fund:

Schemmer                                                         se                                                       9287.50

 

The meeting was adjourned at 12:25 P.M.

 

Advance notice and the agenda for the August 24, 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 August 21, 2020; and was also emailed to the media on August 21, 2020.

 

The agenda for the meetings to be held on Monday, August 31, 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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