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10-12-2020 Minutes

October 12, 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 Johnson, seconded by Weems to approve the minutes regarding the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners meeting held on October 5, 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 Hewgley, seconded by Weems to receive and order filed the fee reports submitted by the Register of Deeds, County Sheriff and Clerk of District Court.  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 County Treasurer, Shelli Franzen.


Motion by Weems, seconded by Johnson to approve the minutes regarding the Lincoln County Board of Equalization meeting held on October 5, 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.


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


Motion by Hewgley, seconded by Weems to adopt Resolution No. 2020-38 setting the 2020 tax levies for all political subdivisions headquartered in Lincoln County.  Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Weems, Henry, Johnson and Woodruff voted “aye”.  Nays, none.


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 Johnson to enter into an agreement with USDA Wildlife Services from 9-1-2020 to 8-30-2021 for aerial services and authorize the Chairman to sign.  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:


Agri Comptr                                                       eq                                                       2750.75

Allo                                                                     se                                                       1840.84

Amzn Cap                                                         su                                                         261.22

  1. VanVelson se 1218.80

Axon Ent                                                            su                                                       2321.00

Berreckman,Davis                                           se                                                       1280.00

Boyz in Da Hood                                              se                                                         400.00

Cap Bus                                                          agree                                                      165.47

Cash-Wa                                                           se                                                           71.12

AS Ctrl                                                               se                                                           54.60

Century Link                                                      se                                                         882.32

Charter Comm                                                  se                                                         151.19

Clk Dist Crt                                                        se                                                         861.00

C Schuman                                                       se                                                         240.25

D Ford                                                                se                                                         155.03

Dive Rescue                                                     eq                                                       1006.17

Dr Debs                                                            cont                                                     1150.00

Dugan Prtg                                                        su                                                       3837.30

Eakes                                                                 se                                                         614.12

Galls                                                                   ex                                                         146.09

Garrett                                                                re                                                       1003.89

Gov Forms                                                        su                                                         141.16

GP Med                                                             su                                                           14.00

G4S                                                                    se                                                       1596.00

Hinton’s Lock                                                    se                                                         177.98

Hometwn Lsg                                                    rt                                                          293.29

I 80 Cenex                                                         su                                                           18.80

JC’s AW                                                             su                                                              7.48

Attny PC                                                            se                                                           30.00

CSE/PC                                                             se                                                           86.50

LC Crt                                                                 se                                                       3474.68

Jail/PC                                                               se                                                         322.60

B Malcom                                                          se                                                         200.00

Maxwells                                                            re                                                       1170.61

Menards                                                             su                                                         281.13

Mentzer Oil                                                        su                                                         141.77

MIS                                                                     se                                                         560.70

Microfilm Img                                                    se                                                         101.70

Midwest Conn                                                   se                                                              8.71

NACO                                                                reg                                                        375.00

NP Animal Shtr                                                 se                                                         144.00

NP Do-It                                                             su                                                           33.63

NP Police Dpt                                                 cont                                                   10441.87

NP Telegraph                                                   se                                                       2606.77

NWE                                                                   se                                                         498.32

O’Reilly                                                               re                                                            37.99

Pathology                                                          se                                                           56.72

P Heng                                                               se                                                           60.00

M Pederson                                                       se                                                       2350.00

Perkins Cnty EM                                              se                                                         332.55

Prodigy Sol                                                        su                                                     13174.49

Quadient Fin                                                     se                                                         300.00

Radiology                                                          se                                                         543.02

R Schroeder                                                      se                                                       1200.00

Schaben San                                                    se                                                         708.60

Cnty Sheriff WF                                                se                                                       2193.96

Shred It                                                              se                                                         520.53

Snells                                                                 se                                                       2364.02

Stanley Convrgt                                              cont                                                        525.00

Summit Food                                                    se                                                       4162.57

TO Haas                                                            su                                                           19.74

Home Depot                                                      su                                                         108.00

TKs Wldg                                                           re                                                          829.77

Transunion Rish                                             cont                                                        125.00

US Bank                                                            su                                                         879.82

UNL-Linc                                                           mi                                                         754.25

UPS                                                                    se                                                           57.91

Verizon                                                               se                                                         242.33

Wstfld Pharm                                                    se                                                       2684.25

Wintmur Public                                                 su                                                         156.00

Wex Bank                                                          su                                                       4471.65



Ag Valley                                                           su                                                         200.00

AKRS                                                                 se                                                       1311.05

Allo                                                                     se                                                         152.83

Blk Hills Enrgy                                                  se                                                           63.92

Carquest                                                            re                                                       1032.74

C Odell                                                              reb                                                             2.50

Cty NP                                                               su                                                     29182.53

Const Rntl                                                         su                                                       1191.98

DPPD                                                                 se                                                         208.48

Dell                                                                     eq                                                       1537.34

Fastenal                                                             su                                                              7.53

Garrett                                                                re                                                       7622.03

Gothenburg Tire                                               re                                                            50.00

Guynan Mach                                                   re                                                       1559.80

Hershey Coop                                                   se                                                           79.15

Home Lmbr                                                       se                                                              7.98

Ideal                                                                   su                                                         254.83

Inland Trk Pts                                                    re                                                       7476.51

Knapp Elec                                                        su                                                         439.62

Mentzer Oil                                                        su                                                       6837.15

Miller Repair                                                      su                                                         336.75

Murphy Tractor                                                 re                                                       9021.80

NE Trk Ctr                                                         43                                                       6122.17

NMC                                                                   re                                                       5850.22

Telegraph                                                         adv                                                          48.91

Paulsens                                                            su                                                  541665.24

RDO                                                                   re                                                          787.12

Schaben San                                                    se                                                         161.26

Sutherland Farm                                               re                                                          392.01

Tital Mach                                                          se                                                           38.70

Tractor Su                                                         su                                                           19.99

Twin Rivers UC                                                se                                                           90.00

V of Brady                                                         se                                                           83.82

V of Hershey                                                     se                                                         120.71

V of Maxwell                                                     se                                                           71.50

V of Wallace                                                      se                                                           23.00


P & M:

Microflm Img                                                     su                                                           45.00


Self-Funded Ins:

First Conc                                                         Ins                                                      4608.34


Jail Bldg Fund:

Treanor HL                                                        se                                                       9662.92


The meeting was adjourned at 10:20 A.M.


Advance notice and the agenda for the October 12, 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 October 9, 2020; and was also emailed to the media on October 9, 2020.


The agenda for the meetings to be held on Monday, October 19, 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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