York County Board of Commissioners met according to law on Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. as per notice in the York News Times on February 26, 2014, with Chairman Bill Bamesberger presiding, with Kurt Bulgrin, Tom Shellington, Paul Buller and Jack Sikes.  Also present at the meeting were Melanie Wilkinson, correspondent for the York News Times.


The agenda of the meeting was posted on the bulletin board in the County Clerk’s office and a copy of the agenda was made available to each Commissioner.


Bamesberger announced that the Open Meetings Act was posted outside the door along with copies in the back of the Board Room.  Proof of publication was also available.


Moved by Shellington, seconded by Sikes to approve the minutes of the February 18th and 25th 2014, Board of Commissioners meeting; motion carried 5-0


Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Sikes to adopt the agenda for Tuesday, March 4, 2014; motion carried. 5-0


Randy Doremus from the Road Department would like to rehire Norm Dickey to help out with the grading of roads.

Candace Dick York County Attorney updated the Commissioners on the Cooperation Agreement for probation Expenses. 


Moved by Bulgrin seconded by Sikes to go into executive session at 8:47 a.m.; motion carried. 5-0


Moved by Bulgrin seconded by Sikes to come out of executive session at 8:52 a.m. which no action was taken; motion carried. 5-0



Moved by Bulgrin seconded by Sikes to approve General Assistance Case# 4-2 to York Housing Authority for the amount of $100.00; motion carried. 5-0



There were no Interfund Transfers to come before the Board.



Moved by Sikes, seconded by Bulgrin to approve the payroll in the amount of $139,181.67 and vendor claims along with added claim to Lori Suddarth (York County Spelling Contest) for $550.00; motion carried. 5-0


Fund                   Name                                                           Description                                       Total                                                                                        



Aging                 Bag N Save                                                  Food       3,186.08                                      

Gen                    Bob Barker Company, Inc                           Clothing-Prisoners                        359.85

Gen                    Matthew Bender & Co                                Dues          130.16

Gen                    Lori A Byers                                                Mileage/Parking                                       175.12

Gen                    Black Hills Energy                                      Heating   2,787.60

Rd                      Black Hills Energy                                      Heating   1,986.05

Gen                    Blue Knight Security, Inc                            Security     984.00

Gen                    Buffalo County Sheriff Dept                       Feeds           32.36

Gen                    Central NE County Officials Assoc            Registration                                       280.00

Gen                    Centre Place Dental, P.C.                            Medical-Prisoners                        622.00

Gen                    Countryman Associates, P.C.                      Audit      6,500.00

Gen, Stop           Corporate Payment Systems                       Equipment 506.19

Gen                    Data Tech Computer Services                    Equip Repair                                       419.95

Gen                    Dell Marketing L.P.                                    Office Supplies                                       221.98

Rd                      Richard S Doremus                                     Uniform       50.00

Gen                    Douglas County Treasurer                          Autopsy     500.00

Gen, Aging        Eakes Office Plus                                        Office Supplies                                       543.11

Gen                    Dr Todd Fago                                              Witness Fee                                       350.00

Rd                      Fairfield Inn & Suites                                 Lodging     299.90

Gen                    Faller Landscape                                         Service Fee  56.25

Rd                      Fastenal Industrial & Const Supply            Equipment 492.43

Gen                    Fillman Law Offices                                   Feed        3,720.00

Gen                    First Concord Benefits Group, LLC           Insurance 3,563.37

Rd                      Friesen Chevrolet, Inc                                 Equipment   26.10

Aging                 Grand Central Foods                                   Food          179.10

Gen                    Hall County Sheriff                                     Court Costs 39.04

Rd                      Kyle D Hein                                                 Uniform       50.00

Gen                    LS Hiebner, Inc                                           Vehicle Repair                                       250.00

Aging                 Janet K Hines                                              Mileage       48.75

Em Man             Gerald A Hinrichs                                       Travel Expense                                       31.92

Gen                    Home Care Plus                                           Medical-Prisoner                                       187.00

Gen                    Hometown Leasing                                     Equipment Rental                                       482.14

Gen                    Hy-Tec Auto Service                                   Equipment & Service Fee                    338.02

Gen                    Renee Iwan, DCYC                                     Registration Fee                                       99.00

Gen                    Jackson Services Inc.                                  Maintenance Agreement                     81.50

Gen                    Knox County Sheriff                                   Service Fee  29.80

Gen                    Eileen Krumbach                                         Mileage       67.20

Gen                    Lancaster County Sheriff                            Service Fee  21.56

Rd                      Lichti Bros Oil Co Inc                                 Fuel      26,532.00

Gen                    Lichti’s Inc                                                  Equipment 179.90

Gen                    Ross A Luzum                                             Attorney Fees                                       112.50

Gen                    Mason Electric                                            Service Fee                                       762.35

Gen                    McCormicks Heating & Air Condition      Service Fee                                       157.92

Aging                 Jerri A Merklinger                                      Mileage & Postage                          74.50

Gen                    Microfilm Imaging Systems Inc                 Data Proc Equipment                     155.00

Gen                    Mid-American Research Chemical            Janitorial Fee                                       103.00

Gen                    Moore Medical, LLC                                  Medical-Prisoners                        154.43

Gen                    Moses Motor Co                                          Machinery & Equipment                     42.34

Gen, Rd              Naber’s Repair Service                               Building Repair                                       73.90

State Inst            Nebraska Health & Human Services          Monthly Fees                                       519.00

Gen                    NE Public Health Environmental Lab        Drug Tests 210.00

Gen                    Nebraska Public Power District                  Electricity                                       3,226.26

Rd                      Orscheln Card Center                                  Shop Tools 236.76

Gen                    Perennial Public Power District                  Electricity 422.16

Gen                    Gerald W Peterson                                      Mileage       57.12

Gen                    Physicians Laboratory Services PC            Autopsy     389.00

Gen                    Polk County Clerk                                       Certified Copies                                       24.00

Weed                  Rasmussen Auto Parts                                 Equipment 234.13

State Inst            Region V Systems                                       Service Fee                                       372.00

Gen                    Saunders County Sheriff                             Service Fee  18.50

Gen                    Sirchie Finger Print Laboratories               Equipment 143.00

Gen                    State of NE Das Central Finance                Equipment Rental                                       448.00

Rd                      Surplus Center                                             Equipment 443.80

Gen                    Svehla Law Offices                                     Attorney Fees                                       15.00

Gen                    Time Warner Cable                                     Subscription 81.00

Gen                    Verizon Wireless Services LLC                 Telephone Service                           103.22

Gen                    Nancy Waldron                                           Registration Fee                                       25.00

Gen                    West Payment Center                                  Legal Fees                                       2,371.88

Gen                    Windstream Communications                    Telephone Service                           238.58

Gen                    JS Wurm & Associates                               Transcription Fee                                       65.37

Gen                    York County Court                                      Court Costs                                       519.45

Gen                    York County Hwy Dept                               Fuel           662.68

Gen                    York Fire Department                                 Medical-Prisoners                        469.00

Gen                    York Medical Clinic PC                              Medical-Prisoners                        20.00

Gen, Aging        York News-Times                                       Publishing Fee                                       28.94

Gen                    York Printing Company, LLC                     Office Supplies                                       487.92


Moved by Buller, seconded by Sikes to approve the 2012-2013 York County Audit, motion carried. 5-0


Drawdown #34 for the Bond Fund was discussed.

Moved by Sikes, seconded by Buller to approve Bond Drawdown #34 in the amount of $62,502.94, (Diamond Engineering Co. $62,502.94); motion carried.5-0


            Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Sikes to adopt Resolution #14-17 to approve reappointing Barbara Woodruff and John Mittman to the Extension Board, motion carried. 5-0      


Recess until 9:30 A.M.


Moved by Shellington, seconded by Sikes to approve the York County visitors Bureau Improvement Fund Grant Application for new Press Box, Bleachers, and Locker Rooms located at north side of East Hill Ball Park in the amount of $50,000.00 over a two year period; motion carried. 3-2


Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Sikes to deny the York County Visitors Bureau Improvement Fund Grant Application to paint the south water tower located at the intersection of I-80 and Hwy 81; motion carried. 4-1


Committee reports were given.


The Chairman declared the meeting adjourned at 10:02 a.m.  The next meeting will be held March 18, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. in the County Commissioners Room, lower level of the Courthouse for the regular meeting.



­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Respectfully Submitted

Kelly Turner

York County Clerk