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07-06-2021 Minutes

July 6, 2021

North Platte, Nebraska

 

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

 

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 Bruns, seconded by Henry to approve the minutes regarding the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners meeting held on June 28, 2021.  Upon roll call vote Weems, Henry, Bruns and Woodruff voted “aye”.  Nays, none.  Hewgley absent.

 

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

 

Motion by Bruns, seconded by Woodruff to approve the special designated liquor license application submitted by Pal’s Brewing Company for a ceremony to be held at Buffalo Bill Ranch State Park on July 31, 2021.  Upon roll call vote Weems, Henry, Bruns and Woodruff voted “aye”.  Nays, none.  Hewgley absent.

 

Motion by Henry, seconded by Bruns to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign a right-of-way permit submitted by Adam Steffes Farm.  Upon roll call vote Weems, Henry, Bruns and Woodruff voted “aye”.  Nays, none.  Hewgley absent

 

Motion by Woodruff, seconded by Henry to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign a letter of engagement with McChesney Martin Sagehorn PC for 2021-2022 budget services in the amount not to exceed $7100.00. Upon roll call vote Weems, Henry, Bruns and Woodruff voted “aye”.  Nays, none.  Hewgley absent.

 

Motion by Bruns, seconded by Woodruff to receive and order filed the fee report submitted by the County Clerk.  Upon roll call vote Weems, Henry, Bruns and Woodruff voted “aye”.  Nays, none.  Hewgley absent.

 

Motion by Bruns, seconded by Woodruff to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign a letter of understanding with the NE Auditor of Public Accounts for audit services for fiscal year ending June 30, 2021.  Upon roll call vote Weems, Henry, Bruns and Woodruff voted “aye”.  Nays, none.  Hewgley absent.

 

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 along with Shelli Franzen, Lincoln County Treasurer.

 

Motion by Henry, seconded by Bruns to approve the minutes regarding the Lincoln County Board of Equalization meeting held on June 28, 2021. Upon roll call vote Weems, Henry, Bruns and Woodruff voted “aye”.  Nays, none. Hewgley absent.

 

Motion by Woodruff, seconded by Bruns 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 Weems, Henry, Bruns and Woodruff voted “aye”.  Nays, none.  Hewgley absent.

 

Motion by Henry, seconded by Woodruff 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 Weems, Henry, Bruns and Woodruff voted “aye”.  Nays, none.  Hewgley absent.

 

Motion by Henry, seconded by Woodruff to approve notice of valuation changes numbered 2021-62 to 202-65 as submitted by the County Assessor.  Upon roll call vote Weems, Henry, Bruns and Woodruff voted “aye”.  Nays, none.  Hewgley absent.

 

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

 

The special designated liquor license application submitted by Feather River Vineyard for a ceremony to be held at Buffalo Bill Ranch State Park (picnic area) on July 31, 2021 was tabled until the July 12, 2021 Commissioner’s meeting.

 

The following bid was received for the North Platte Trail Network Bike Trail:  Myers Construction, Inc. of Broken Bow, NE in the amount of $325,883.68.

 

The North Platte Trail Network Bike Trail committee members asked that this be tabled until the July 12, 2021 Commissioner’s meeting.  The bid is approximately $175,000 more than they were anticipating and they need to visit with the rest of the committee.

 

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

 

Recess as the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners at 10:20 A.M. and reconvene as the Lincoln County Board of Equalization.

 

Discussed and considered property valuation protests – Form 422’s.

 

Recess as the Lincoln County Board of Equalization at 12:33 PM and reconvene as the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners.

 

Approved the following claims as presented for payment:

 

General:

Acme Prtg                                          se                           54.92

Adams Cnty EMA                            dues                     100.00

Bear Flr Care                                    se                         870.40

Brouillette,Dgn,Trosh                      se                           59.35

BTS                                                    se                         180.00

Capital Bus Sys                                rt                           251.44

Capital Cty Conc                              se                       9950.00

Capital One                                       su                         587.73

Carquest                                            su                         114.98

Cash-Wa                                           se                         162.39

Charter Comm                                  se                         124.97

C Shaw                                              se                       5029.84

Cty of NP                                           se                         166.17

Colfer,Wd,Lyn                                  se                       3240.00

Eakes                                                 se                           14.60

ECCA Ctl                                           se                           50.00

Glblstar                                              se                         107.94

Ideal                                                   su                         210.54

Knobel Ref                                        se                       3771.00

Lindemeier Law                                cont                    9429.33

M McKoene PC                                se                       2912.50

Menards                                            su                         142.36

NE Spclty Net                                   se                         328.00

NWE                                                   se                           17.70

P Heng Law                                      se                       3610.52

Rosenberg                                        ins                           70.00

Sheriff Acct                                       se                         894.61

Snell Se                                             re                          338.67

Stanley Conv                                    cont                      525.00

Summit Food                                    se                       4874.96

Home Depot                                      su                       1003.56

Van Diest                                           su                       1940.00

Verizon                                              se                         425.23

 

Roads:

Capital Bus                                       su                           24.26

Consolidated                                    se                         347.87

NWE                                                   se                           20.78

 

Self-Funded Ins:

First Cncrd                                        se                       4081.35

 

Building Fund:

Treanor HL                                        se                       4037.39

 

June Payroll $800,362.60

 

The meeting was adjourned at 12:34 PM.

 

Advance notice and the agenda for the July 6, 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 July 2, 2021; and was also emailed to the media on July 2, 2021.

 

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