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07-26-2021 Minutes

July 26, 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 Deputy County Clerk, Terry Heessel.  Hewgley 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 July 19, 2021.  Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Henry, Weems, Bruns and Woodruff voted “aye”.  Nays, none.

 

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

 

Motion by Bruns, seconded by Hewgley to receive and order filed the Condition of the Treasury from January 1, 2021 to June 30, 2021 as submitted by the County Treasurer.  Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Henry Weems, Bruns and Woodruff voted “aye”.  Nays, none.

 

Motion by Henry, seconded by Bruns to authorize the Chairman to sign special designated liquor permit submitted by La Casa Del Rios LLC for a class reunion on August 7, 2021 at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds Ag Building. Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Henry, Weems, Bruns and Woodruff voted “aye”.  Nays, none.

 

Motion by Bruns, seconded by Woodruff to authorize the Chairman to sign the special designated liquor license application submitted by Callaway Market LLC for a reception on August 21, 2021 at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds Ag Building.  Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Henry, Weems, 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 along with Bethany Deardoff, Homestead Clerk.

 

Motion by Henry, seconded by Hewgley to approve the minutes regarding the Lincoln County Board of Equalization meeting held on July 19, 2021. Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Henry, Weems, Bruns and Woodruff voted “aye”.  Nays, none.

 

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

 

Motion by Woodruff, seconded by Bruns to approve the letter of explanation for late filing of 2021 homestead exemption application by Debra Moore.  Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Henry, Weems, Bruns and Woodruff voted “aye”.  Nays, none.

 

The Lincoln County Board of Equalization adjourned at 9:21 A.M. and the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners reconvened.

 

Brandon Myers, Region 51 Emergency Management Director gave the quarterly report.

 

County Assessor, Julie Stenger and Lead Appraiser, Charity Farley presented the Three Year Plan of Assessment update for Lincoln County 2021.

 

Motion by Bruns, seconded by Woodruff to go into closed session at 10:00 A.M. regarding collective bargaining which is clearly necessary to protect the public interest.  Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Henry, Weems, Bruns and Woodruff voted “aye”.  Nays, none.

 

Chairman Weems restated the motion for the closed session.

 

Motion by Henry, seconded by Woodruff to go into open session at 10:21 A.M.  Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Henry, Weems, Bruns and Woodruff voted “aye”.  Nays, none.

 

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

 

The meeting was adjourned at 10:56 A.M.

 

Approved the claims as presented for payment.

 

Advance notice and the agenda for the July 19, 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 16, 2021; and was also emailed to the media on July 16, 2021.

 

The agenda for the meetings to be held on Monday, July 26, 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.

 

 

 

Terry L. Heessel

Lincoln County Deputy Clerk

 

 

 

 

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