The York County Board of Commissioners met according to law on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. as per notice in the York News Times on August 28, 2014, with Chairman Bill Bamesberger presiding, with Jack Sikes, Kurt Bulgrin, Tom Shellington and Paul Buller.   Also present at the meeting was 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 Shellington, seconded by Sikes, to approve the minutes of the August 19, 2014 Board of Commissioners meeting; roll call:  yeas, Shellington, Sikes, Buller, Bulgrin and Bamesberger; nays none, motion carried.


Moved by Sikes, seconded by Buller, to amend the agenda,  scheduled at 8:15 to be moved to 8:45 and the 8:30 to be moved to 8:50, for the York County Board of Commissioners meeting for Tuesday September 2, 2014; roll call: yeas, Sikes, Buller, Bulgrin, Shellington and Bamesberger; nays none, motion carried.


Susan Dunavan met with the Board about the York County Website and Zoning


Harvey Keim met with the Board with Road Department updates


Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Shellington, to go into executive session at 8:36 a.m.; roll call: yeas; Bulgrin, Shellington, Buller, Sikes and Bamesberger, nays none, motion carried.


Moved by Shellington, seconded by Sikes, to come out of executive session at 8:56 a.m., where no action was taken; roll call: yeas; Shellington, Sikes, Buller, Bulgrin and Bamesberger, nays none, motion carried.


Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Shellington to authorize the purchase of a 1994 model year caterpillar 613C series II paddle scraper if funds are available, roll call;  yeas, Bulgrin, Shellington, Sikes, Buller and Bamesberger, nays none, motion carried.


Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Buller to create a committee of the following members Kurt Bulgrin, Jack Sikes and Dale Radcliff this committee will meet with the City Council to discuss merging dispatch offices, roll call; yeas, Bulgrin, Buller, Sikes, Shellington and Bamesberger, nays none, motion carried.


Bob Wilhelm met with the Board to discuss First Net Nationwide Public Safety Broadband Network.


Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Sikes, to change the County time clocks to MIPS for 6 Finger Tec TA200 WI-FI Time clocks for $3,780.00 with a monthly software and maintenance fee of $185.00, and have Global Tech, Inc run two (2) network cables from the postage room to server room, roll call; yeas, Bulgrin, Sikes, Shellington, Buller and Bamesberger, nays none, motion carried.


Moved by Sikes, seconded by Shellington, to approve request from Bob Sautter, York County Visitors Bureau, and Brent Magner, Vice President for Advancement, for $40,000.00 to assist in the development of the Clayton Museum of Ancient History for York College, first year payment of $10,000.0 and the following two (2) years of $15,000.00, roll call; yeas, Sikes, Shellington, Buller, Bulgrin and Bamesberger, nays none, motion carried.


A Public Hearing was held at 10:00 as published in the York News Times on August 28, 2014 to hear support, criticism, suggestions or observations relating to the proposed 2014-2015 budget.  Present at the hearing were: County Commissioners Bulgrin, Bamesberger, Shellington, Sikes and Buller; Accounts Payable Clerk, Amanda Ring; County Treasurer, Brenda Scavo.


Commissioner Bamesberger reviewed the proposed budget with those in attendance.  The Public Hearing was closed at 10:15 a.m. with no pubic input.


Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Buller to adopt Resolution #14-73 adopting the budget for 2014-2015 as advertised; roll call: yeas, Bulgrin, Buller, Shellington, Sikes and Bamesberger; nays, none; motion carried.




WHEREAS, at the public hearing held on the 2nd of September, 2014, on the proposed 2014-2015 York County Budget, the summary of the tentative County Budget as computed against the uncontested valuations of $3,061,846,553 and $2,200,873,051 for County Ambulance was submitted as follows:


County General Fund                              $ 4,441,470.99

Employment Security                                    $ 4,011.37

County Relief                                               $ 15,442.44

State Institutions                                          $ 14,058.22

Debt Service                                               $ 695,765.43

Emergency Mgmt                                         $ 31,091.90

Ambulance                                                  $171,060.23


Total                                                        $ 5,372,900.58


WHEREAS, making no changes or adjustments to the proposed 2014-2015 summary of the County Budget;


NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the York County Board of Commissioners, that the County Budget be adopted.


DATED this 2nd day of September, 2014.


Moved by Bamesberger, seconded by Sikes to compensate Brenda Scavo and Amanda Ring $500.00 each for drafting the 2014-2015 budget, roll call; yeas, Bamesberger, Sikes, Shellington, Bulgrin and Buller nays none, motion carried.



There was no General Assistance to come before the Board.



There was no Interfund Transfers to come before the Board.



Moved by Buller, seconded by Sikes, to approve the payroll in the amount of $146,060.53 and vendor claims, roll call: yeas, Buller, Sikes, Shellington, Bulgrin and Bamesberger; nays, none; motion carried.



Fund                  Name                                                           Description                              Total      


Aging                 Bag n Save                                                   Health Promotion                      4469.41

Gen,Rd               Black Hills Energy                                      Heating Fuels                              108.15

Gen                    Brad Bigelow                                               Mental Health Hearing              75.00

Gen                    Aaron Bishop                                               Mental Health Hearing              75.00

Gen                    Blue Knight Security Inc                             Security Contract                         600.00

Gen                    Buffalo County Sheriff Dept                       Mental Health Board                 41.22                                                           

Gen                    Capital Business Systems                           Office Equipment                     140.84

Aging                 Cash-Wa Distributing Co                            Health Promotion                      453.25                                                         

Gen                    City Directory, Inc                                      Office Supplies                         149.00

Gen                    Connecting Point Computer Center            Data Processing                     50.00

Gen                    CWC of York, Inc                                       Office Supplies                         13.00

Gen, Aging        Eakes Office Plus                                        Office Supplies                         460.28

Gen                    Federal Safety Compliance                         Misc  298.50

Gen                    Fillman Law Offices                                   Attorney Fees                                3975.00

Rd                      General Fire and Safety Equipment            Safety Equipment                     609.15

Rd                      Global Tech Inc                                           Office Equipment                     1417.19

Aging                 Grand Central Foods                                   Health Promotion                      541.92

Gen                    Hometown Leasing                                     Equipment Rental                            64.95

Rd                      Johnson Sand and Gravel                            Gravel & Royalty                          3437.40

Gen                    Keith County Sheriff                                   Court Costs                              20.00

Gen                    Eileen Krumbach                      Mileage                                                        112.00

Gen                    Stephen Lowe                                              Mental Health Hearing              75.00

Gen                    Jamie Martelle                         Mileage                                                        51.33

Gen                    Michael Mefferd                                         Mental Health Hearing              75.00

Rd                      Thomas Mommens                                      Training Fees                                28.75

Weed                  Moses Motor Co                                          Weed Equipment                     74.40

                        Aging                 NASC                                                           Dues  110.00

                        Gen                    NATP                                                           Dues  130.00

                        Gen                                            NPPD                                                           Electricity 7107.89

                        Gen                    North Office Supply                                    Office Supplies                                     96.25

Gen                    O’Keefe Elevator Company           Maintenance                                                385.47

Rd                      Orscheln Card Center                                  Shop Tools                  182.34

Rd                      Penner’s Tire & Auto                                  Equipment Tires                   882.84

Rd                      Perennial Public Power District               Electricity                                                    177.92

Rd                      Petro Lube                                                   Equipment Repair                426.23

Gen                    Svehla Law Offices                                     Attorney Fees                    217.50

StateIns              Region V Services                                       Misc  378.00

Inher                   Roy Richters             Misc                                                             34671.50

Rd                      Rowekamp Associates Inc                          Computer Consulting         333.00

Gen                    Sequoia Consulting Group                          Misc 1493.41

Gen                    Stahr and Associates                                   Contractual Service               800.00

Gen                    Cheryl Stabenow                                         Mental Health Hearing  60.00

Gen                    James Stecker                                              District Judge Costs        36.36

Gen                    Stephens Law Offices                                 Attorney Fees                    2040.00

Gen                    Svehla Law Offices                                     Attorney Fees                    1216.00

Gen                    Kelly Thomas                                              Attorney Fees                    835.00

Gen                    University of Nebraska                               Office Equipment         94.98

Gen                    Lana Urban                                                  Mileage                            31.92

Gen                    Eric Williams                                              Attorney Fees                    1642.50

Gen,Relief         Windstream                                                 Telephone Service               280.53

Aging                                                                                                                                                                                      York County Court     Court Costs                                                  49.00

Gen                    York County District Court                        District Court Costs        1300.32

Rd                      York County Title Co                                  Right-of-way                    100.00

Rd                      York County Treasurer                               Title Fee                     15.00

Gen                    York Printing Company, LLC                     Printing & Publication        732.80

Gen                    Gary Zoubek               Mileage                                                        164.64

Rd                      3801 Harney LLC                    Equipment                                                   37000.00

Gen                    Jury Duty                                                              4805.92



Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Sikes to deny added claim to be reverted to NIRMA, roll call; yeas, Bulgrin, Sikes, Buller, Shellington and Bamesberger, nays none, motion carried. 


Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Sikes, to maintain ownership and maintenance on the Waco Road, roll call; yeas, Bulgrin, Sikes, Shellington, Buller and Bamesberger, nays none, motion carried.


Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Buller to change the date of the November 11, 2014 Board Meeting to  Monday November 10, 2014 due to Veterans Day Holiday, roll call; yeas, Bulgrin, Buller, Sikes, Shellington and Bamesberger, nays none, motion carried.


Committee reports were given.


The Chairman declared the meeting adjourned at10:52 a.m.  The next meetings will be held, September 16, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. and 7:00 p.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