The York County Board of Commissioners, ex-officio the York County Board of Equalization, met on Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. as per notice in the York News Times on June 19, 2014 with Chairman Bill Bamesberger presiding, with Tom Shellington, Jack Sikes, Kurt Bulgrin and Paul Buller. Also present was Ann Charlton, County Assessor.


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 law would be in effect and that a copy was posted outside the door and available on the table in the back of the room.  Proof of publication was also available.


Moved by Shellington, seconded by Sikes to approve the minutes of the May 27, 2014, Board of Equalization meeting as presented; roll call: yeas, Shellington, Sikes, Buller, Bulgrin and Bamesberger; nays, none; motion carried.


Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Shellington to adopt the agenda for the York County Board of Equalization meeting for Tuesday, June 24, 2014; roll call: yeas, Bulgrin, Shellington, Sikes, Buller and Bamesberger; nays, none; motion carried.


Ann Charlton presented the tax list corrections.


Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Sikes to approve the Tax List Corrections as presented by the Assessor; roll call: yeas, Bulgrin, Sikes, Buller, Shellington and Bamesberger; nays, none; motion carried.



Tax List Corrections:

#73      Richardson & Quick Farms Inc. Communication error between treasurer            -$    974.44 15YBEFI

                                                                        & taxpayer-per Dept of Revenue collect             2008

                                                                        what he will pay


All corrections are listed in the tax list book kept on file in the York County Assessor’s Office


Following is a listing of the evidence used by the County Assessor in determining valuations:

1.     Public Notice of Value Completion

2.     Equalization findings by Nebraska Tax Equalization and Review Commission

3.     2013 Level of Value as determined by TERC

4.     Calculation of value

5.     Materials and Manuals list

6.     Valuation Process for all Property, Real, Ag and Commercial

7.     Valuation for Rural Residential Properties

8.     Soil Conversion Table

9.     2013 Land Valuation Groups and values

10.  Data used to determine Special Use Area (Greenbelt)

11.  How Market Areas are determined in the City of York

12.  Neighborhood numbers for the County

13.  Commercial cost tables

14.  Site improvement tables


Property Valuation Protests:


#1        John P. Kohl, (Lt 1 Blk 1 Broadwell Sub Div City of York)

Reason for requested valuation change: Economy, no County or City support. Lucky sellers of their property   Requested Valuation: Land $300.000 Buildings $600,000.00


#2        David & Deanna Reetz, (S1/2 SW ¼ EXC TR #2 30-12-1 75.01 AC-2011 GIS AC 74.72)

Reason for requested valuation change:   Irrigated farm across the road sold for $81,000 ACR. Small field I own is only irrigated from creek when it rains   Requested Valuation: Land $200,000.


County Assessor, Ann Charlton will make her recommendation after all protests are brought before the County Board of Commissioners and they will make their decision on July 8, 2014.


There being no further business, the Board adjourned at 1:39 p.m. The next meeting will be July 8, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. in the County Commissioners room, lower level of the Courthouse.



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Bill Bamesberger, Chairman                                                 Kelly Turner, County Clerk

York County Board of Commissioners                                 York County, Nebraska