The York County Board of Commissioners met according to law on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. as per notice in the York News Times on July 17, 2014, with Chairman Bill Bamesberger presiding, with Jack Sikes, and Paul Buller.   Kurt Bulgrin and Tom Shellington absent.  Also present at the meeting was Melanie Wilkinson, correspondent for the York News Times and Kelly Turner, County Clerk. 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 Sikes, seconded by Buller, to approve the minutes of the July 8, 2014, Board of Commissioners meeting; roll call:  yeas, Sikes, Buller and Bamesberger; nays none, Bulgrin and Shellington absent, motion carried


Moved by Buller, seconded by Sikes, to adopt the agenda for York County Board of Commissioners meeting for Tuesday July 22, 2014; roll call: yeas, Buller, Sikes and Bamesberger; nays none, Bulgrin and Shellington absent, motion carried.



There was no General Assistance to come before the Board.



There were no Interfund Transfers to come before the Board.



Moved by Buller, seconded by Sikes, to approve the payroll and vendor claims with added claims to Desert Snow LLC in the amount of  $1,980.00 and NIRMA in the amount of $255,965.00, roll call: yeas, Buller, Sikes, Bulgrin and Bamesberger; nays, none; Shellington absent, motion carried.



Fund                  Name                                                           Description                              Total      


Gen                    ATCO International                  Equipment                                                   115.00

Gen                    Bob Barker Company                       Equipment                                                   369.69

Aging                 Bag N Save                                                  Health Promotion                      1274.50

Rd                      Baum Hydraulics                                         Road Equipment                     103.19

VisPro                Benedict Volunteer Fire Department                    Grant                                                            1430.00

Gen                    Marjorie Braman                          Retirement                                                   11.00

Gen                    Patricia Bredenkamp                  Retirement                                                   10.00

                        Gen, Aging        Lori Byers                                                   Supplies/Programs                                      390.01

                        Gen                    Cash-Wa Candy Company                                   Prisoners                                                      1418.29

                        Gen                    Cash-Wa Distributing Company                 Health Prom                                          315.06

                        Rd                      CCP Industries                                             Shop Supplies                                     234.14

                        Gen                    Gary Charlton                                     Retirement                                                   11.00

                        Gen                    Codex Corporation                               Maintenance                                                3509.32

                        Gen                    Connecting Point Computer Center            Data Processing                                 50.00

                         Gen                   Opportunity Health                                     Misc  483.01

                         Gen                   Cornerstone Bank                                        Data Processing                                 45.00

                         Rd                     Cornhusker Cleaning Systems Inc              Shop Supplies                                     42.00

                         Rd, Gen             Corporate Payment Systems                       Supplies                                     1147.97

                         Gen                   Sharon Cuda                                           Retirement                                                   10.00                                                 

                        Gen                    CWC of York, Inc                                              Supplies                                                       87.75

                        FedD                  Desert Snow LLC                                        Misc 1980.00

                        Gen                    Discovery Benefits, Inc                               Misc    86.70

                        Gen                    Douglas County Sheriff                              Court Fees                                            18.59

                        Gen                    Douglas County Treasurer                                   Autopsy                                                       250.00

                        Gen, Rd, Aging  Eakes Office Plus                                            Supplies                                                       1136.60

                        Aging                 Linda Eckard                                        Mileage                                                        71.68

                        Gen                    ETS Development Group                                         maintenance                                                3014.00

                        Gen                    First Concord Benefits Group                     Misc 3825.00

                        Rd                      Friesen, Kermith                                         Phone Service                                       30.00

Rd                      Gale’s Welding                         Equipment                                                   34.00

E911                   GeoComm, Inc                                            E911 Wireless                         5822.25

Gen                    Global Tech, Inc                                          Data Processing                     2539.77

Gen                    Scott Grafton                                               Court Appointed                      877.50

Gen                    Grand Central Foods                             Prisoners                                                      3712.21

Gen                    Great Plains Pest Management, Inc            Janitorial Supplies                         121.00

Gen                    Gropp Law and Mediation                          Court Appointed                      877.50

Gen                    Harry Hecht                                                 Retirement                                        16.00

VisPro                Henderson Heritage & Tourism                         Publication                                                  1654.00

Aging                 Janet Hines                              Mileage                                                        49.28

Gen                    Hitz Towing Inc                                  Equipment                                                   12.50

Gen                    Home Care Plus                                Prisoners                                                      392.00

Gen                    Hometown Leasing                                     Equipment rental                              389.95

Rd                      Hooker Bros Sand & Gravel                                       Gravel/royalty                                             9479.61

Gen                    Hy-Tec Auto Service                                   Equipment                                        701.67

Rd                      Inland Truck Parts & Service                      Road Equipment                     3236.18

Gen                    Jackson Services Inc                                  Maintenance                                                87.28

Gen                    David Jaskierny                        Autopsy                                                       900.00

Rd                      Jensen Lumber Company                       Lumber                                                        49.21

Gen                    JM Monograms                                           Uniform Allowance                      57.80

Gen                    Norman Johnson                                          Office Supplies                         5.35

                        Rd                      Johnson Sand & Gravel Co                                                   Gravel/Royalty                                            9548.90

                        Rd                      Kerford Limestone Company                                   Bridge/Road                                                1453.78

                        Rd                      Kimball Midwest                                        Road Equipment                                 334.58

                        Gen                    Kirkham Michael Engineers                       Office supplies                                      6.00

                        Rd                      Dennis Kliewer                                      Road/Bridge                                                91.12

                        Gen                    Lancaster County Sheriff                            Dist. Court                                          19.18

                        Gen                    Larue Distributing, Inc.                               Uniform Allowance                                  174.32

                        Gen                    Light and Siren                                            Safety Equipment                                 213.04

                        Gen                    Medical Enterprises Inc                                              Physical                                                       31.00

                        Gen                    Microfilm Imaging Systems                       Data Processing                                 293.00

                        Rd                      Midwest Pump & Equipment                                 Machinery                                                   291.00

                        Gen                    Miller Seed & Supply Co                                              Maintenance                                                225.29

                        Gen                    MIPS                                                            Data Processing                                 265.00

                        Gen                    Mogul’s Transmission Inc                                              Equipment                                                   536.36

                        Weed                  Moses Motor Co                                              Machinery                                                   61.71

                        Gen                    Murphey Electric Inc                                  Repairs 43.48

                        VisPro                NACVB Treasurer                                       Dues  120.00

                        Rd                      National Safety Council                              Dues    40.00

                        Rd                      Nebraska Dept. of Roads                                         Flares/Flags                                                 321.22

                        StateIn                Nebraska Health & Human Services          Monthly Fees                                            540.0

                        Rd                      Nebraska Truck & Equipment                                 Equipment                                                   117.69

                        EmpSec              Nebraska Workforce Development                                                   Unemployment payment                             1103.13

                        Rd                      Nebraska Machinery Company                                   Bridge/Road                                                72.02

                        Rd,Weed,Gen    NIRMA                                                   misc/insurance                                            255965.00    

Gen                    North Office Supplies                                       Equipment/Supplies                                    51.98

Rd                      O’Reilly Auto Parts                               Equipment                                                   14.98

Rd                      Officenet                                                      Office Equipment                     42.00

Rd                      Perennial Public Power District                           Electricity                                                    66.81

Rd                      TA Operating LLC                                Equipment                                                   352.62

Gen                    Platte Valley Communications           Maintenance                                                5527.20

Rd                      Power Plan                                                   Road Equipment                     99.45

Gen                    RC Booth Enterprises                                  Misc 1575.00

Gen                    Radiology Associates PC                                  Prisoner                                                       168.00

Rd                      Rasmussen Auto Parts                                 Road Equipment                     188.72

Gen                    Rasmussen Mechanical Services                                       Building/Grounds                                        597.73

Gen                    Melvin Reetz                              Retirement                                                   12.00

Rd                      Safety-Kleen Systems                                 Shop Supplies                         351.50                                                         

Gen                    Donald Sandman                                       Mileage/Phone Service                               61.08

Gen                    Kevin Schlender                                          Attorney Fees                                487.50

Gen                    Seams Possible                                            Uniform Allowance                      12.00

Gen                    Secretary of State-Election Div.                 Voting Supplies                         20.00

EmMan              Seward County Courthouse                         Travel Expenses/salary             4365.23

Gen                    Snow’s Car Clinic                                       Handi-bus                                 75.00

Reap                   Stanard Appraisal Service                           Appraiser’s Fees                                14230.00

Rd                      Standard Battery Inc                                    Road Equipment                     99.23

Rd                      Charles Starbuck                                         Telephone Service                           29.05

Gen                    State of Nebraska Dist 5 Probation             District Court                              2032.70

Gen                    State of NE/AS Central Services                Data Processing                     518.60

Rd                      Straight-Line Striping                                 Pavement Marking                         6627.55

Rd                      Surplus Center                                             Safety Equipment                     263.84

Gen                    Thomas Reuters                                           Legal Fees                                2371.88

Gen                    Time Warner Cable                              Subscription                                                81.00

Gen                    Trans Union Risk Alternative                     Equipment                                                   110.00

Rd                      Trausch Dynamics                                       Road Equipment                     138.13

Gen                    Bern Tuttle                             Retirement                                                   69.24

Rd                      Gary Van Ness                                             Uniform Allowance                      34.74

Gen                    Verizon Wireless Services                          Telephone Services                         383.25

Rd                      Village of Bradshaw                                    Water   11.79

Rd                      Village of McCool Junction                         Water/Sewer                                                46.75

Gen                    VPI Inc                                  Maintenance                                                2184.00

Gen                    Nancy Waldron                                           Attorney Fees                                997.50

Gen                    Walgreens                                       Medical/Prisoners                                       791.67

VisPro                Web Tech Solutions                                    Misc    61.67

Gen,JuvD           Windstream Communications                    Telephone Service                           955.06


Gen                    Burst LLC                    Equipment                                                   82.45

                        VisPro                York Area Chamber of Commerce             Special Project                                       32.09

                        Gen                    York Boot-n-Repair                                    Uniform Allowance                                  5.00

                        Gen                    York County Court                                      Court Costs                                          909.49                                                                               

Gen                    York County Highway Dept                        Fuel 4020.23

Gen                    York Electronics                                         Office supplies                          31.96

Gen                    York Fire Department                                       Medical/Prisoners                                       738.20

Gen                    York Medical Clinic                                       Medical/Prisoners                                       69.70

Gen                    York News-Times                             Publications                                                 712.54                                               

Gen                    York Printing Company                       Supplies                                                       141.60


Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Buller to authorize the Chairman to sign the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Service Division of Children and Family Services Child Support Enforcement, roll call: yeas, Bulgrin, Buller, Sikes and Bamesberger, nays none, Shellington absent, motion carried


Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Sikes to adopt Resolution #14-65 to transfer monies from Highway Bond to Road and Bridge Buy Back Fund in the amount of $11,654.95, roll call: yeas, Bulgrin, Sikes, Buller and Bamesberger, nays none, Shellington absent, motion carried.





            WHEREAS, the York County Board of Commissioners met at their regular meeting on the 22nd day of July 2014, and discussed transferring funds from the Highway Bond Fund to the Road And Bridge Buy Back Fund,


            WHEREAS, at this time there are funds available for $11,654.95 from the Highway Bond Fund to the Road and Bridge Buy Back Fund.


WHEREAS, than the remaining funds to be transferred after the final July statement.


            NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the York County Treasurer shall transfer the sum of $11,654.95 from the Highway Bond Fund to the Road and Bridge Buy Back Fund and the remaining funds be transferred after the final July statement.


            Dated this 22nd day of July, 2014.


Moved by Buller, seconded by Sikes to purchase two (2) Samsung Digital Video recorders for the County Security Cameras in the amount of $2,422.00, roll call: yeas, Buller, Sikes, Bulgrin and Bamesberger, nays none, Shellington absent, motion carried.


Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Sikes, to adopt Resolution #14-66 to re-appoint to the Area on Aging Services Board,  Paul Toms; roll call: yeas, Bulgrin, Sikes, Buller and Bamesberger; nays none, Shellington absent, motion carried.





WHEREAS, the Area on Aging Service Board has requested the reappointment of a member to its Board; and


WHEREAS, current board member, Paul Toms has agreed to be reappointed for an additional two year term;


NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that as of July 1, 2014, Paul Toms is hereby reappointment to another two (2) year term which will expire July 1, 2016.


Dated this 22nd day of July, 2014.



Moved by Sikes, seconded by Buller, to adopt Resolution #14-67 to re-appoint to the Area on Aging Service Board,  Jim Stansberry; roll call:  yeas, Sikes, Buller,  Bulgrin and Bamesberger; nays none, Shellington absent, motion carried.





WHEREAS, the Area on Aging Service Board has requested the reappointment of a member to its Board; and


WHEREAS, current board member, Jim Stansberry has agreed to be reappointed for an additional two year term;


NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that as of July 1, 2014, Jim Stansberry is hereby reappointment to another two (2) year term which will expire July 1, 2016.


Dated this 22nd day of July, 2014.


Moved by Buller, seconded by Bulgrin to table the York County Public Transportation Substance Abuse Policy until the County Attorney has time to review the policy, roll call: yeas, Buller, Bulgrin, Sikes and Bamesberger, nays none, Shellington absent, motion carried.


Annually, the Board by a super majority may approve an additional 1% budget authority.


Moved by Buller, seconded by Sikes, to authorize an additional 1% budget authority for purposes of the 2014-2015 budget; roll call: yeas, Buller, Sikes, Bulgrin and Bamesberger; nays, none; Shellington absent, motion carried


Moved by Sikes, seconded by Buller, to meet with the City Council on July 31, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, at the City Offices, roll call: yeas, Sikes, Buller, Bulgrin and Bamesberger, nays none, Shellington absent, motion carried.


Denise Boyd along with June Pederson, Aging Partners Director and Lori Byers, Manager of the York County Aging Services provided the Board with an annual update of the York County Aging Services and Public Transportation.  They also gave their budget request of $30,864.00.  This amount will be taken into consideration when drafting the budget.


Met with Larry L Fahrenbruch from Legal Shield to discuss what Legal Shield has to offer York County Employees.  From Legal Advice, Mortgage documents preparation, Identity theft etc.


Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Sikes to approve an added claim to District 5 Probation in the amount of $2,032.70, roll call: yeas, Bulgrin, Sikes, Buller and Bamesberger, nays none, Shellington absent, motion carried.


The Board recessed to conduct the quarterly jail inspection.


Committee reports were given.


The Chairman declared the meeting adjourned at 10:00 a.m.  The next meetings will be held July 31, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. at the City Council Chambers and August 5, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. in the County Commissioners Room, lower level of the Courthouse for the regular meeting.


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William H Bamesberger, Chairman                                      Kelly Turner, County Clerk 

York County Board of Commissioners                                 York, Nebraska