The York County Board of Commissioners met according to law on Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. as per notice in the York News Times on September 11, 2014, with Chairman Bill Bamesberger presiding, with Jack Sikes, Kurt Bulgrin and Tom Shellington.  Absent was Paul Buller.   Also present at the meeting was Melanie Wilkinson with the York News Times, 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 Bulgrin, to approve the minutes of the September 2, 2014 Board of Commissioners meeting; roll call:  yeas, Shellington, Bulgrin, Sikes and Bamesberger, nays none, Buller absent, motion carried.


Moved by Shellington, seconded by Sikes, to approve the agenda for the York County Board of Commissioners meeting for Tuesday September 16, 2014; roll call: yeas, Shellington, Sikes, Bulgrin and Bamesberger; nays none, Buller absent, motion carried.


Harvey Keim talked with the Board about letting all of York County Fire Districts use the Road Departments water tanker for emergency situations.  Also Harvey discussed rebuilding a motor grader.


Candace Dick talked to the Board about Comprehensive Plan, Sub-Division Regulations and Zoning Regulations.


Bill Dunavan met with the Board about zoning issues.


Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Sikes, to go into executive session at 9:03 a.m.; roll call: yeas; Bulgrin, Sikes, Shellington and Bamesberger, nays none, Buller absent, motion carried.


Moved by Shellington, seconded by Bulgrin, to come out of executive session at 9:15  a.m., where no action was taken; roll call: yeas; Shellington, Bulgrin, Sikes and Bamesberger, nays none, Buller absent, motion carried.



Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Shellington to approve General Assistance Case #14-4, to Charlie’s U-Save Pharmacy for the amount of $22.68, roll call; yeas, Bulgrin, Shellington, Sikes and Bamesberger, nays none, Buller absent, motion carried.



Moved by Sikes, seconded by Shellington, to approve the payroll and vendor claims, roll call: yeas, Sikes, Shellington, Bulgrin and Bamesberger; nays, none; Buller absent, motion carried.


Fund                  Name                                                           Description                              Total      


Rd                      Ace Irrigation and MFG                  Culverts                                                       6795.48

Rd                      Allied Oil & Supply, Inc                             Machinery & Equipment     761.20

VisPro                ARTFX                                                        Promotional Supplies             224.80

Gen                    ATCO International                                     County Jail Equip                 239.85                                                                               

VisPro                Avery Outdoor                                             Advertising                                  250.00

 Rd                     B.B.’s Metal Works, Inc                             Road Equipment         15.75

Gen                    Bob Barker Company, Inc                           County Jail Equip                 452.85

Rd                      Bauer Built Tire Inc                                    Mach & Equip Tire          2447.60

Gen                    Blue Knight Security, Inc                            Security Contract             972.00

VisPro                Bradshaw Days Committee         Grants                                                          1500.00

Gen                    Marjorie Braman              Retirement                                                   11.00

Gen                    Patricia Bredenkamp      Retirement                                                   10.00

Gen                    Buffalo County Sheriff Dept                       Court Fees                    20.97

Rd                      Car Parts Inc                                                Shop Supplies             59.98

Gen                    Cash-Wa Candy Company           Prisoners                                                      1036.41

Aging                 Cash-Wa Distributing Co                            Health Prom                  326.05

Gen                    Centre Place Dental, P.C.                    Prisoners                                                      8.50

Gen                    Chances R Restaurant & Lounge                Juror Meals                                    93.67

CoRelief            Charlie’s U Save Pharmacy           Medical                                                        22.68

Gen                    Gary Charlton             Retirement                                                   11.00

Gen                    Connecting Point Computer Center            Data Processing         50.00

Gen                    CoOportunity Health                                   Misc  483.01

Gen                    Cornerstone Bank                                        Data Processing         45.00

Rd                      Cornhusker Cleaning Systems Inc              Shop Supplies             90.40

Gen                    Corporate Payment Systems                       Office Supplies             855.02

Rd                      Cross-Dillon Tire                                        Tire Equip                 184.00

Gen                    Sharon Cuda                   Retirement                                                   10.00

Gen                    CWC of York, Inc                                       Office Supplies             495.00

Gen                    Discovery Benefits, Inc                               Misc    86.70

Gen                    Eakes Office Plus                                        Office Supplies             1839.37

Rd                      Farm Plan                    Equipment                                                   1668.40

Gen                    Fillman Law Offices                                   Attorney Fees                    4735.50

Rd                      Filter Care                                                   Equipment Repair                80.95

Rd                      Kermith Friesen                                          Telephone Service               30.00

Gen                    Galls/Quartermaster                                    Uniform Allowance          73.95

Gen                    GIS Workshop                                             Data Processing         2500.00

Gen                    Global Tech Inc                                           Office Supplies             287.50

Rd                      Grand Central Foods                                   Shop Supplies             7.42

Gen                    Carla Green                                                 Office Supplies             4.28

Rd                      Hansen International Truck Inc                   Road Equipment         814.63

Gen                    Harry Hecht                 Retirement                                                   16.00

VisPro                Henderson Chamber of Commerce         Grants                                                          2000.00

Aging                 Janet Hines                                                  Program Supplies             74.90

Gen                    Hitz Towing Inc                      Machinery                                                   219.76

Gen                    Nancy Hoblyn                                              Mental Health Board     37.50

Gen                    Hometown Leasing                                     Data Processing         1279.03

Rd                      Hooker Bros. Sand & Gravel                      Gravel & Royalty              9697.73

Gen                    Hy-Tec Auto Service                                   Machinery                            165.28

Gen                    Jackson Services Inc                      Maintenance                                                162.06

Rd                      Jensen Lumber Company           Road/Bridge                                                96.87

Gen                    JM Monograms Inc                                     Uniform Allowance          19.90

Rd                      Johnson Sand and Gravel                            Gravel & Royalty              22135.80

Rd                      Kerford Limestone Company           Bridge/Rock                                                8071.92

Rd                      Kimball Midwest                                        Road Equipment         359.99

Gen                    Kopchos Sanitation          Garbage                                                       183.00

Gen                    Eileen Krumbach          Mileage                                                        168.00

VisPro                The Lamar Companies         Advertising                                                  490.00

Gen                    Larue Distributing Inc                      Equipment                                                   122.24

Rd                      Lichti Bros Oil Co Inc                      Machinery                                                   21542.24

Rd                      Mac Tools Distributor                                 Shop Supplies             68.99

Rd                      Matherson Tri-Gas Inc                                Shop Supplies             223.73

Rd                      Maxwell Equipment Company           Road/Bridge                                                350.00

Aging                 Merklinger, Jerri                    Mileage                                                        112.00

Gen                    Microfilm Imaging Systems, Inc                Data Processing         293.00

Gen                    Mid-American Research Chemical            Janitorial Supplies             309.00

Rd                      Midwest Service & Sales                  Road/Bridge                                                61.05

Rd                      Miller Seed & Supply Co                      Road/Bridge                                                375.00

Gen                    MIPS Inc                                                      Data Processing         1192.65

Gen                    Mogul’s Transmission Inc                      Machinery                                                   284.59

Gen                    Moore Medical LLC                    Prisoners                                                      115.58

Rd                      Naber’s Locksmith Service                         Repair  30.00

Rd                      Nebraska Department of Roads                 Signs/Posts                                                  6394.57

Gen                    Nebraska Public Power District               electricity                                                    87.04

VisPro                Nebraska Tourism Commission                 Special Projects              500.00

Rd                      Nebraskaland Glass                  Equipment                                                   440.00

Rd                      NMC Exchange LLC                    Equipment                                                   3484.39

Gen                    North Office Supply                                    Office Supplies             175.34

Gen                    NSA & POAN Conference Fund                 Conference Fees                    120.00

Gen                    O’Keefe Elevator Company, Inc                      Maintenance                                                385.47

Rd                      O’Reilly Auto Parts                                     Shop Supplies             236.16

Rd                      Officenet                                                      Office Supplies             246.52

Rd                      Overland Sand & Gravel                             Gravel & Royalty              19963.66

Gen                    Paper Tiger Shredding                                Misc    35.00

Rd                      Terry Paulsen                                              Telephone Service               30.00

Gen                    Perennial Public Power District               Electricity                                                    3686.01

Gen                    Gerald Peterson             Mileage                                                        101.36

Rd                      Ta Operating, LLC/Petro Lube                   Equipment Repair                279.56

Rd                      Platte Valley Communications                   Equipment Repair                90.00

Gen                    Pollack and Ball, LLC                                 Court Appointed Costs                                                                     1651.37

Gen                    USPS/Postmaster                                        Postal Service               140.00

Rd                      Power Plan                                                   Safety Equipment         220.33

Rd                      Rasmussen Auto Parts                                 Shop Tools/Supplies   727.21

Rd                      RDO Truck Center Co                                 Road Equipment Repair                                                                  771.68

Gen                    Melvin Reetz                                               Retirement                                     12.00

Gen                    Robert Honken                                            Maintenance Agree                 300.00

Rd                      Sahling Kenworth Inc.                                 Road Equipment Repair                                                                  155.08

Gen                    Donald Sandman                                         Telephone Service               60.00

Rd                      Sapp Bros Petroleum                                   Machinery & Equipment     4695.63

VisPro                Robert Sautter               Mileage                                                        488.88

Rd                      Charles Starbuck                                         Telephone Service               29.05

Gen                    Kevin Schlender                                          Mental Health Board     37.50

Gen                    Skip’s Radiator & Automotive                   Vehicle Equipment         41.95

Rd                      Snap-On Tools                                             Shop Tools                  29.95

InHer                  Southeast Nebraska Development Dist      Econ Development     10303.00

Rd                      Speece Lewis Engineers                              Misc  555.63

Gen                    Stahr & Associates                                      Contractual Service               1700.00

ReAp                  Stanard Appraisal Service Inc                     Appraiser’s Fee                     14230.00

Gen                    DAS Central Finance/DAS Comm             Equipment Rental                448.00

Gen                    Svehla Law Offices                                     Attorney Fees                    285.00

Gen                    Time Warner Cable                  Subscription                                                81.00

Rd                      Titan Machinery                                          Road Equipment         1055.00

Rd                      Truck Center Companies                            Equipment Repairs               1241.44

VisPro                USA Outdoor II, LLC                    Advertising                                                  390.00

Gen                    Verizon Wireless Services                          Telephone Service               206.07

Rd                      Village of Bradshaw                                    Water   11.62

Rd                      Village of McCool Junction             Water/Sewer                                                46.75

VisPro                Waco Community Betterment Org                     Grants                                                          1000.00

Gen                    Jodie Ward                  Mileage                                                        62.72

VisPro                Web Tech Solutions                                    Misc    55.00

Rd                      Weldon Industries                                       Shop Supplies             193.77

Gen                    Windstream Communications                    Telephone Service               3470.29

Rd                      Burst LLC                                                    Shop Tools/Equipment                                                                    71.47

VisPro                York Area Chamber of Commerce         Grants                                                          400.80

Gen                    York County Court                                      County Court Costs        170.00

VisPro                York county Development Corp                 Monthly Services             1547.37

Gen                    York County District Court                        District Court Costs        265.00

Gen                    York County Highway Dept                           Mileage/Machinery                                     1492.35

Rd                      York Equipment                                          Road Equipment         195.84

Gen                    York Medical Clinic PC                              Prisoners                            108.00

Gen                    York News-Times                                       Publications                            1521.74

Gen                    York Printing Company, LLC                     Sheriff Costs                  142.91

Gen                    Gary Zoubek                                                Mileage                            193.76


Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Sikes to approve adding a link to Nebraska Department of Labor on the County website, roll call; yeas, Bulgrin, Sikes, Shellington and Bamesberger, nays none, Buller absent, motion carried



Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Shellington to appoint Paul Buller and Bill Bamesberger as liaisons to the First Net Nationwide Public Safety Broadband Network roll call; yeas, Bulgrin, Shellington, Sikes and Bamesberger, nays none, Buller absent, motion carried.


Moved by Sikes, seconded by Bulgrin to approve the use of the Road Department water tanker to all the Fire Districts in York County for emergency situations, roll call; yeas, Sikes, Bulgrin, Shellington and Bamesberger, nays none, Buller absent, motion carried.


Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Sikes to adopt Resolution #14-74 to Amend Resolution #14-65 to transfer monies from Road and Bridge Buy Back Fund to the Road Department Fund, roll call; yeas, Bulgrin, Sikes, Shellington and Bamesberger; nays none, Buller absent, motion carried.



            WHEREAS, the York County Board of Commissioners met at their regular meeting on the 16th day of September,  2014, and discussed transferring funds from the Road and Bridge Buy Back Fund to the Road Department Fund,


            WHEREAS, the Board of Commissioners are AMENDING Resolution #14-65 to have $11,654.95 transferred from the Road and Bridge Buy Back Fund to the Road Department Fund,


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


            Dated this 16th day of September, 2014.


Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Sikes, to adopt Resolution #14-75 to add Pledge Securities, Federal Home Loan Bank, roll call; yeas, Bulgrin, Sikes, Shellington and Bamesberger, nays none, Buller absent, motion carried.




WHEREAS, Cornerstone Bank was heretofore designated as a depository for county funds and to secure the same from time to time, has heretofore deposited securities with Federal Home Loan Bank;


BE IT THEREFORE RESOLVED, that the deposit of securities heretofore made to secure the County deposits with said Cornerstone Bank be and the same are hereby approved and that the Depository Receipts herewith filed with the County Treasurer covering the following described securities be approved:


Cornerstone Bank,

Security Description: Federal Home Loan Bank

Maturity Date:  07/28/2017      

CUSIP:  #3130A1NP9

Pledged amount:  $600,000.00


Cornerstone Bank,

Security Description: Federal Home Loan Bank

Maturity Date:  08/09/2022      

CUSIP:  #313380CB1

Pledged amount:  $500,000.00


Cornerstone Bank,

Security Description: Federal Home Loan Bank

Maturity Date:  10/29/2021     

CUSIP:  #313380XY8

Pledged amount:  $2,000,000.00


DATED this 16th day of September, 2014.


Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Sikes to amend payroll and vendor claims, the only change was not paying the Juvenile Diversion claims, roll call; yeas, Bulgrin, Sikes, Shellington and Bamesberger, nays none, Buller absent, motion carried.



There was no Interfund Transfers to come before the Board.


FEE REPORTS (reports were reviewed and placed on file)

County Clerk, August 2014                                                   $11,424.17

Clerk of the District Court, August 2014                               $1,249.45


County Treasurer – Fund Balances as of August 31, 2014

General                                                                             $2,458,003.37

Roads                                                                                $1,156,340.55

Highway Bridge Buy Back Program                                   $164,229.56

Adult Diversion                                                                       $5,117.24

Juvenile Diversion                                                                     $753.28

Child Support Enforcement Cty Atty                                   $24,695.63

Reappraisal                                                                          $128,093.50

ROD Preservation Fund                                                          $3,061.98

Employment Security                                                           $23,143.18

Area on Aging                                                                       $19,661.79

Relief & Medical                                                                  $13,965.80

State Institutions                                                                   $10,620.80

Veterans Aid Fund                                                                $27,589.14

Busy Wheels                                                                            $2,439.49

STOP                                                                                       $4,027.75

York Co Drug Fund                                                                    $475.00

Federal Drug Law Enf                                                             $1,250.77

Debt Service                                                                        $188,272.51

Inheritance Tax                                                                 $2,218,132.18

911 Wireless Serv                                                                 $18,384.81

911 Wireless Serv Holding                                                 $138,826.12

Emergency Mgmt                                                                  $71,203.36

Law Enforcement Sheriff                                                        $1,832.87

Noxious Weed Dist                                                                 $8,576.91

2012 Hwy Allocation Project                                                            

Ambulance                                                                            $71,971.23

911 Emergency                                                                    $109,758.83

CDBG                                                                                           $10.01

Co Visitors Impr Fund                                                        $147,219.91

Visitors Promotion                                                               $ 82,584.55


Committee reports were given.


The Chairman declared the meeting adjourned at 9:52 a.m.  The next meetings will be held, September 30, 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