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02-14-2022 Minutes

February 14, 2022

North Platte, Nebraska

 

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

 

Chairman Bruns 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 Woodruff, seconded by Hewgley to approve the minutes regarding the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners meeting held on February 7, 2022.  Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Weems, Bruns and Woodruff voted “aye”.  Nays, none.  Wuehler absent.

 

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

 

Motion by Weems, seconded by Woodruff to receive and order filed the fee reports submitted by the County Sheriff, Register of Deeds and Clerk of District Court.  Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Weems, Bruns and Woodruff voted “aye”.  Nays, none.  Wuehler absent.

 

Motion by Weems, seconded by Woodruff to adopt Resolution 2022-08 directing the County Attorney to foreclose on tax sale certificate #5H.  Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Weems, Bruns and Woodruff voted “aye”.  Nays, none.  Wuehler absent.

 

Motion by Woodruff, seconded by Weems to authorize the Chairman to sign the 2022-2023 Universal grant agreement with the North Platte/Lincoln County Visitors Bureau for the 100th Courthouse Anniversary Celebration.  Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Weems, Bruns and Woodruff voted “aye”.  Nays, none.  Wuehler absent.

 

Motion by Hewgley, seconded by Weems to authorize the Chairman to sign the right-of-way application submitted by Custer Public Power District.  Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Weems, Bruns and Woodruff voted “aye”.  Nays, none.  Wuehler absent.

 

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners recessed at 9:15 A.M. and the Lincoln County Board of Equalization convened.

 

Chairman Bruns 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 Woodruff to approve the minutes regarding the Lincoln County Board of Equalization meeting held on February 7, 2022. Upon roll call vote Hewgley, Weems, Bruns and Woodruff voted “aye”.  Nays, none.  Wuehler absent.

 

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

 

The Lincoln County Board of Equalization adjourned at 9:17 A.M. and the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners reconvened.

 

County Board members discussed the Juneteenth federal holiday for non-union county employees.

 

Commissioner Woodruff asked if this was both a federal and state holiday.

 

Commissioner Weems questioned how this affects county business operations.

 

This item was tabled for additional information.  We will contact the Nebraska Association of County Officials and the State of Nebraska to check if they will be open or closed for the Juneteenth holiday.

 

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

 

Approved the following claims as presented for payment:

General:

AJ Sht Mtl                                          se                         190.00

Ace Hrdwr                                         su                         178.99

Allo Comm                                         se                      1,317.75

A Speichert                                       se                      1,170.00

Amazon                                             su                           96.76

Bear Comm Flr Clng                       agree                1,800.00

B Edwards                                         mi                         121.68

Brouillette, Dgn, Trshynski             se                      8,861.19

Capital Bus Stms                              agree                     66.20

AS Cntrl Svcs                                   se                           54.60

CenturyLink                                      se                         919.19

Charter Comm                                  su                         150.33

C Durham                                         se                         580.00

C Shaw                                              se                      2,189.00

Comm Inv Svcs                                rt                             51.32

Custom Cage                                   se                      2,925.00

Dell Mktg                                            su                      5,426.16

Eakes                                                 su                         336.77

Fair Law Ofc                                     se                      4,610.00

Fastenal                                            su                           31.76

Garrett Tire                                        se                           28.15

G Peterson                                        rt                        2,930.00

Ideal Linen                                        su                         211.55

Jorgensons                                       se                      1,117.77

Justice Works                                   su                         200.00

K Florom                                            se                         166.66

K Turnbull                                         se                         650.00

K Herrick                                            reb                        145.00

Knobel Ref                                        agree                3,771.00

Larrys Glass                                      se                           46.67

Lowmans Auto Rep                         se                         392.52

MacGill Disc Med                             se                           74.90

Menards                                            se                         607.66

Mentzer Oil                                        su                           50.17

Microfilm Img Sys                            se                         741.00

NACO                                                reg                          35.00

NE Weed Cntrl Assoc                     reg                        130.00

NP Hardware                                    su                           67.54

NP Police Dept                                 se                           24.75

NP Telegraph                                   se                      4,289.09

NorthWestern Engy                         se                      5,780.06

O’Reilly Auto Parts                           se                         105.97

Page My Cell                                    se                         550.00

M Pederson                                      se                      2,850.00

Schaben Sanitation                         se                         806.74

Sherwin Williams                             su                           24.75

SHI Intl                                               su                         220.22

S Smith                                              se                         550.00

Snell Svcs                                         se                         110.76

SteriCycle                                          se                           99.75

Home Depot                                      su                      1,388.21

Thyssenkrupp Elevator Corp         se                         286.77

TK’s Welding                                    se                         155.25

T Herndon                                         reb                          27.25

US Bank                                            se                      4,941.45

Unitech                                              su                         478.80

Verizon                                              su                         360.51

WeatherCraft                                    se                         250.00

Westfield Pharmacy                        se                      4,176.73

Western NE Process Svcs             se                           40.00

Wex Bank                                         su                      6,991.34

 

Roads:

Ace Hardware                                   se                         120.93

AKRS                                                 se                         229.44

Anderson & Sons                             se                         293.08

City of NP                                          su                    23,717.67

DPPD                                                 se                         714.85

Garrett Tire                                        su                      4,557.07

Ideal Linen                                        su                         246.14

Inland Truck Parts                            se                    12,882.44

McCook PPD                                    se                         285.87

Mentzer Oil                                        su                      2,045.95

NMC                                                   se                    11,085.19

NP Hardware                                    se                         107.14

O’Reilly Auto Parts                           se                         167.36

Pauls Porta Pottys                           su                         305.00

RDO                                                   se                           10.00

Schaben Sanitation                         se                         136.08

Sutherland Farm & Auto                 su                           66.43

Vil of Maxwell                                   se                           70.00

4D Repair                                          se                         340.00

 

P & M Fund:

Eakes Office                                     su                         680.00

Microfilm Img Sys                            se                           45.00

 

Inheritance Tax:

TC Engineering                                se                    12,539.80

 

Juvenile Fac:

M Jackson                                         se                         431.16

 

Building Fund:

T Hetherington                                 se                         228.80

 

Lodging:

Affordable Stor                                 rt                           109.00

Allo                                                     se                         364.94

Comm Inv Svcs                                su                         648.00

Cornhusker Clng                             su                         571.00

Culligan                                             su                           56.12

Eakes                                                 su                         381.65

Heritage Clubs                                 se                      1,515.40

Huddle Up Group                             se                      3,492.34

Ideal Linen                                        su                           40.97

Integrated                                          su                           84.00

J Remus Auto                                   se                           46.11

KS Plus                                             rt                         3500.00

Lamar                                                 se                         600.00

Link Media                                         se                         900.00

Meyer Creative                                 se                         868.15

MLW                                                   se                         293.23

NP Pickleball                                    se                           39.87

NP Telegraph                                   se                      1,696.17

NW Engy                                           se                         286.88

Presto-X                                             se                           42.00

Maly Mktg                                          se                      2,483.33

US Bank                                            se                      4,104.48

US Cellular                                       se                         326.41

Whitetail Scrnprt                               se                         351.54

Wex Bank                                         se                         203.63

 

The meeting was adjourned at 10:26 A.M.

 

Advance notice and the agenda for the February 14, 2022 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 February 11, 2022; and was also emailed to the media on February 11, 2022.

 

The agenda for the meetings to be held on Tuesday, February 22, 2022 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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