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09-21-2020 Minutes

September 21, 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 meeting held on September 14, 2020.  Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Weems, Henry, Johnson and Woodruff voted “aye”.  Nays, none.

 

Motion by Woodruff, 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 Hewgley, seconded by Weems to approve the renewal contract with Pritchard & Abbott, Inc., for professional appraisal services on mineral property and authorize the Chairman to sign in the amount of $180 per tax year. Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Weems, Henry, Johnson and Woodruff voted “aye”.  Nays, none.

 

Motion by Johnson, seconded by Hewgley to adopt Resolution No. 2020-32 to enter into an interlocal agreement with the Village of Hershey to provide law enforcement services and authorize the Chairman to sign from 10-1-2020 to 9-30-2024.  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 fee report submitted by the County Sheriff.  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 Hewgley to approve the minutes regarding the Lincoln County Board of Equalization meeting held on September 14, 2020. Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Weems, Henry, Johnson and Woodruff voted “aye”.  Nays, none.

 

Motion by Hewgley, seconded by Weems 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 Weems, seconded by Johnson to approve the notice of valuation change numbered 2020-40 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.

 

Motion by Johnson, seconded by Woodruff to adopt Resolution No. 2020-33 to enter into an agreement with the City of North Platte for Dispatch services beginning 10-1-2020.  Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Weems, Henry, Johnson and Woodruff voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

Motion by Hewgley, seconded by Weems to adopt Resolution No. 2020-34 to enter into an agreement with the City of North Platte for maintenance of roads in the County’s jurisdiction from 10-1-2020 to 9-30-2020 and authorize the Chairman to sign.  Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Weems, Henry, Johnson and Woodruff voted “aye”.  Nays, none.

 

Motion by Woodruff, seconded by Weems to adopt Resolution No. 2020-35 to enter into an agreement with the City of North Platte for maintenance of roads in the City’s jurisdiction from 10-1-2020 to 9-30-2020 and authorize the Chairman to sign.  Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Weems, Henry, Johnson and Woodruff voted “aye”.  Nays, none.

 

Motion by Weems, seconded by Woodruff to adopt Resolution No. 2020-36 to enter into an agreement with the City of North Platte for Emergency Management Services from 10-1-2020 to 9-30-2021.  Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Weems, Henry, Johnson and Woodruff voted “aye”.  Nays, none.

 

Kim Schroll of NebraskaLand National Bank appeared to discuss questions concerning the pooled collateral option that is now available per NE statute.  She explained that the pool pledging would be everything allowed by state statute.

 

Motion by Weems, seconded by Hewgley to direct the Lincoln County Attorney’s Office to draft a new Resolution, replacing Resolution No. 2008-27, in regards to depositories securing County deposits that are in excess of the amounts as specified in Neb. Rev.

Stat. § 77-2318 by giving security as provided in the Public Funds Deposit Security Act.  Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Weems, Henry, Johnson and Woodruff voted “aye”.  Nays, none.

 

Deputy County Attorney, Joe Wright, led discussion regarding the Robert F. Hanich Charitable Trust and the County being one of the possible beneficiaries to the Trust.  The four counties involved in the trust are Keith, Lincoln, Logan and McPherson.  The trustee decides who receives money, and it does include political subdivisions as well as charitable organizations. It appears there will be a competition for funds.

 

Chairman Henry asked Commissioners Hewgley and Weems to visit with the Trustee to understand what guidelines or projects were discussed when establishing the trust.

 

County Board discussed Sargent Irrigation and Drilling bid for test wells concerning the Lincoln County Courthouse HVAC system.

 

Commissioner Hewgley suggested holding off doing anything with the test wells until spring.

 

Deputy County Attorney, Tyler Volkmer, commented that the County is waiting on decisions from District Court.  He also commented that the County does not want the data compromised due to weather.

 

Commissioner Henry questioned how the weather factored into the decision.

 

Commissioner Hewgley replied that the County might have to do something different with the existing well.

 

Chairman Henry tabled the drilling bid from Sargent Irrigation and Drilling for test wells concerning the Lincoln County Courthouse HVAC system.

 

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

 

Conducted a quarterly jail inspection of the Lincoln County Detention Center.

 

Approved the following claims as presented for payment:

 

General:

AT&T Mobile                                                 se                                                   51.29

C Bazata                                                        se                                               1062.00

Big Red Twg                                                 se                                                 157.00

B Edwards                                                     mi                                                 333.15

Brouillette,Dugan                                         se                                               5868.10

Browns Shoes                                              ex                                                 144.50

Cap Bus Sys                                                 cont                                              230.09

C Shaw                                                          se                                               2943.53

DAS St Acct                                                  cont                                              264.06

Dr Debs                                                         cont                                            1150.00

Eakes                                                             su                                                 866.88

ES&S                                                             se                                               9801.69

Fair Law                                                         se                                               1190.00

G Petersen                                                    rt                                                 2874.00

GR-Emrgncy Veh                                        se                                               1575.00

GP Health                                                     se                                               2382.68

G4S Sec                                                        cont                                            1392.96

Insight                                                            ex                                                 901.08

J LeMoine                                                     mi                                                 205.28

C Durham                                                     se                                               3290.00

Madison Lf                                                    ins                                                392.28

Menards                                                        su                                                   59.85

Mentzers Oil                                                  su                                                   37.51

Midway USA                                                 su                                                 338.45

Midwst Conn                                                su                                                 166.53

M Schiley                                                      reb                                                    4.73

Monument Inn                                              ldg                                                170.00

ML&W                                                            se                                                 170.79

NAAS Tec Sol                                              se                                               1202.99

NE Inst Frnsic                                               se                                                 400.00

NP Opp Ctr                                                    su                                                   85.00

NP Police                                                      cont                                         10441.87

NP Tele                                                          adv                                               944.90

P Heng                                                          se                                               6170.38

Pederson Lw                                                 se                                                 310.00

Poplar St CW                                                se                                                   77.50

Praetorian Dig                                              cont                                            2592.00

Quadient Lsg                                                ex                                                 395.76

R Saner                                                         mi                                                 278.30

Summit Fd                                                     cont                                            4061.81

Home Depot                                                  su                                                   42.12

US Bk                                                             su                                               2895.96

UNL                                                                mi                                                 394.96

Verizon                                                          se                                                   59.06

Veterans Info                                                se                                                   60.00

Viaero                                                            se                                                 177.02

 

Roads:

ACE Irrg                                                         su                                                 153.28

Croell Inc                                                       su                                             49588.22

 

Child Support Inc:

LC Treas                                                        ins                                                   17.39

Madison Lif                                                   ins                                                   17.39

 

Lodging:

Als Lock & Safe                                            re                                                    60.00

Culligan                                                         su                                                   46.15

Dusty Trails                                                   se                                                 400.00

Eakes                                                             su                                                   29.88

Ideal                                                               su                                                   66.80

Integrated                                                      se                                                   19.00

KNOP-TV                                                      adv                                               297.00

Lamar Co                                                      rt                                                   600.00

Link Media                                                     adv                                             1300.00

L Sabin                                                          adv                                               150.00

Madison Lf                                                    se                                                      9.00

NP Tele                                                          adv                                                 19.43

NWE                                                               se                                                   18.78

Platte River Crs                                            grt                                                 583.09

Presto-X                                                         re                                                    40.00

Sowders                                                        adv                                                 75.00

US Bank                                                        su                                               3733.65

Wex Bnk                                                        su                                                   30.48

 

Juvenile Fac:

A Bellew                                                        se                                                 709.55

 

The meeting was adjourned at 11:45 A.M.

 

Advance notice and the agenda for the September 28, 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 September 18, 2020; and was also emailed to the media on September 18, 2020.

 

The agenda for the meetings to be held on Monday, September 28, 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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