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04-05-2021 Minutes

April 5, 2021

North Platte, Nebraska

 

Meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners. Present were Commissioners Joe Hewgley, Bill Henry, Kent Weems, Chris Bruns, Jerry Woodruff and County Clerk, Rebecca Rossell.  Woodruff offered prayer. Weems called the meeting to order at 9:00 A.M.

 

Chairman Weems 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 Henry, seconded by Bruns to approve the minutes regarding the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners meeting held on March 29, 2021.  Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Weems, Henry, Bruns and Woodruff voted “aye”.  Nays, none.

 

Motion by Woodruff, seconded by Bruns to receive and order filed the treasurer’s receipts.  Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Weems, Henry, Bruns and Woodruff voted “aye”.  Nays, none.

 

Motion by Henry, seconded by Hewgley to authorize the Chairman to sign a right of way permit for Consolidated Companies.  Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Weems, Henry, Bruns and Woodruff voted “aye”.  Nays, none.

 

Motion by Bruns, seconded by Hewgley to authorize the Chairman to sign a right of way permit for Custer Public Power District.  Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Weems, Henry, Bruns and Woodruff voted “aye”.  Nays, none.

 

Motion by Henry, seconded by Bruns to authorize the Chairman to sign a right of way permit for Hershey Coop Telephone Co.  Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Weems, Henry, Bruns and Woodruff voted “aye”.  Nays, none.

 

Motion by Bruns, seconded by Woodruff to authorize the Chairman to sign an agreement for professional civil engineering services with T.C. Engineering, Inc.  Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Weems, Henry, Bruns 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 Weems 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 Bruns, seconded by Hewgley to approve the minutes regarding the Lincoln County Board of Equalization meeting held on March 29, 2021. Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Weems, Henry, Bruns and Woodruff voted “aye”.  Nays, none.

 

Motion by Woodruff, seconded by Henry to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign the certificates of correction or refund submitted by the County Assessor on real estate.  Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Weems, Henry, Bruns and Woodruff voted “aye”.  Nays, none.

 

The Lincoln County Board of Equalization adjourned at 9:18 A.M. and the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners reconvened.

 

Motion by Hewgley, seconded by Henry to set May 3, 2021 at 10:00 A.M. to receive bids for the 2nd & 3rd Floor Restroom remodel project.  Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Weems, Henry, Bruns and Woodruff voted “aye”.  Nays, none.

 

One bid was received for Lincoln County Department of Roads 2021 asphalt projects from Paulsen Inc. for $2,302,171 @ $89.37 per ton.

 

O’Dell reported that the bid was $280,000 more than what was included in her budget line item.

 

County Board discussed various options to offset the cost.

 

Motion by Hewgley, seconded by Woodruff to accept the bid of Paulsen Inc. in the amount of $2,302,171 for the 2021 asphalt projects with a start date of August 16, 2021 and a completion date of September 30, 2021.  Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Weems, Henry, Bruns 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:

ACE                                                    su                           87.79

Allo                                                     se                         415.65

Bear Com Flr                                    se                       1200.00

Brlltt Dug Trosh Bllw                       se                       6902.85

Bfflo Cnty Shrff                                 se                           33.82

Capt Bus Systm                                cont                      834.69

CshWa                                               su                           41.04

St of NE Admin                                cont                      204.30

NP Pub Servc                                   su                         144.41

Clrk Dist Crt                                       se                       1712.00

Clfr Wd Lyns Wd                              se                       1590.00

Cnsldtd Mng Co                               se                           51.69

Cnty Assr Assoc                               se                           50.00

Dwsn Cnty Shrff                               se                              6.00

Dr Scrbs                                             eq                         116.78

Eakes                                                 su                         964.58

Ellts Auto                                           se                         894.57

Frst Bnk Crd                                      se                           57.96

Frntr Cnty Shrff                                se                           24.59

FyrTek                                                eq                         140.00

Galls                                                   su                         659.93

Glbstr                                                  se                         107.38

Grnd Cnty Shrff                                se                           29.72

Grt Plns Hlth                                     se                         338.18

Ideal Ln                                              su                         168.62

Jnssn Chrslr                                     eq                    19812.02

J Orr                                                    se                           57.12

J Stenger                                           mi                           59.36

Klly Sup Co                                       se                           23.98

Knbl Refrdg                                       re                          164.97

LC Att PC Crmnl                              se                           68.00

LC Att PC Chld Sup                        reimb                      25.00

Lindmr Law                                       cont                    9429.33

Mllry Sfty                                            eq                         240.42

M Haines                                           se                         385.00

McCrtr Reprtng                                 se                           77.90

Mnrds                                                 su                         161.85

Mntzr                                                  su                           92.83

MIPS                                                  su                         263.97

Mrrl Cnty Shrff                                  se                           18.59

Mors Wtchmns                                 su                         127.00

Naco                                                   dues                     410.00

NP Tlgrph                                          se                           61.17

NWE                                                   ut                          210.46

P Cooper                                           mi                           59.36

Prkns Cnty Em                                 eq                           86.34

Pckt Prss                                           su                           60.44

R Rossell                                           mi                           59.36

Recog Unlmtd                                  su                           19.85

Schrdr & Schrdr                               se                       2694.00

Seevrs                                                re                            58.89

Shrff Fee Accnt                                se                       1089.94

Shrd it                                                 su                         396.79

Span Psych Serv                             se                         720.00

Stricycl                                               se                           95.00

Smmt Food                                       cont                    4732.92

T Fox                                                  se                         646.70

US Bnk                                              se                              4.00

US Cell                                              se                         764.19

Verizon                                              se                         425.21

Wood Atkn                                        se                       1113.60

 

Roads:

AKRS                                                 eq                    19200.00

AKRS                                                 eq                    76500.00

Blue Crss Emp Cont                        ins                      3436.60

Capt Bus Systm                                su                              7.49

Consltdt                                             se                         622.03

Dwsn Pub Powr                               se                           95.59

Jnnsn Chryslr                                   se                              2.73

McCk Pub Pwr                                  se                         171.57

Mdlnds Occ Med                              su                           20.00

NWE                                                   se                         510.59

Vllg Brdy                                            se                           88.29

 

Lodging:

Affdbl Strg                                         rent                         89.00

Cert Fldr Disp                                   se                       5109.50

Holms Wll Drllng                              se                       2988.29

KS Plus                                             rent                    3500.00

Lamar                                                 se                         833.33

NWE                                                   ut                            91.04

Pro Prntng                                         se                         150.00

Prtx Cent                                           su                         360.00

Stn Crk Lndscp                                se                         490.00

 

Juvenile Fund:

Brlltt Dugn Trshk Bllw                     se                         770.00

 

Building:

Trnor HL                                            se                       9522.09

 

The meeting was adjourned at 10:16 A.M.

 

Advance notice and the agenda for the April 5, 2021 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 2, 2021; and was also emailed to the media on April 2, 2021.

 

The agenda for the meetings to be held on Monday, April 12, 2021 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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