The York County Board of Commissioners met according to law on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. as per notice in the York News Times on October 23, 2014, with Chairman Bill Bamesberger presiding, with Jack Sikes, Paul Buller and Tom Shellington.   Kurt Bulgrin was absent.  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 Buller, to approve the minutes of the October 14, 2014 Board of Commissioners meeting and October 14, 2014 Zoning Meeting held at 7:00 p.m.;  roll call:  yeas, Shellington, Buller, Sikes and Bamesberger, nays none, Bulgrin absent, motion carried.

 

Moved by Sikes, seconded by Shellington, to approve the agenda for the York County Board of Commissioners meeting for Tuesday October 28, 2014; roll call: yeas, Sikes, Shellington, Buller and Bamesberger; nays none, Bulgrin absent motion carried.

 

Denny Crowell met with the Board to discuss hail damage to the Extension Office, Area on Aging office and the Holiday Lights on the Courthouse.

 

Harvey Keim met with the Board to discuss the hail damage to the Road Department buildings.

 

GENERAL ASSISTANCE:

There was no General Assistance to come before the Board.

 

PAYROLL AND VENDOR CLAIMS:

Moved by Shellington, seconded by Buller, to approve the payroll in the amount of $150,322.96 and vendor claim, with added claim to Rural Apprehensive Program in the amount of $3,681.00, roll call: yeas, Shellington, Buller, Sikes and Bamesberger; nays none; Bulgrin absent motion carried.

 

Fund

Name

Description

Total

Gen

American Institute of Toxicology

Autopsy

$180.00

Gen

American Legion Post 0019

Dues

$35.00

Rd

Aurora Cooperative Elevator Co.

Machinery

$20,736.32

Gen

Bob Barker

Equipment

$104.42

Rd

Baum Hydraulics Corp

Shop Supplies

$115.86

Gen

Blue Knight Security

Contract

$576.00

Gen

Marjorie Braman

Retirement

$11.00

Gen

Patricia Bredenkamp

Retirement

$10.00

VisPro

Cash-Wa Candy Company

Promo Supplies

$36.46

Rd

CCP Industries Inc

Shop Supplies

$234.25

Gen

Gary Charlton

Retirement

$11.00

Gen,Amb

City of York

Misc/Ambulance

$53,931.00

Gen

Connecting Point Computers Center

Data Processing

$50.00

Rd

Cornhusker Cleaning Systems

Shop Supplies

$71.99

Rd

Cross-Dillon Tire

Equipment

$107.00

Gen

Sharon Cuda

Retirement

$10.00

Gen

CWC of York

Building/Grounds

$13.00

Gen

Derby Ind

Equipment

$558.00

Gen

Des Moines Stamp MFG

Office Supplies

$39.00

Gen

Douglas County Treasurer

Autopsy

$250.00

Gen,Rd

Eakes Office Plus

Office Supplies

$158.52

Gen

Election Systems and Software

Voting Supplies

$12,631.75

Gen

Fillman Law Offices

Attorney Fees

$332.50

Rd

Farmers Cooperative

Tire Equipment

$779.94

Gen

Fillmore County Sheriff

Court Fees

$41.90

Rd

Five Star Truck Wash

Equipment

$179.42

Rd

Curtis Folkerts

Misc

$100.00

Rd

Friesen Ford

Equipment

$99.83

Gen

Galls/Quartermaster

Uniform

$521.96

Gen

General Fire and Safety Equipment

Building/Grounds

$120.55

Rd

L. Joan George Estate

Misc

$144.00

Gen

Scott Grafton

Attorney Fees

$209.00

Rd

Grainger

Shop Supplies

$85.15

Rd

Great Plains Pest Management

Building/Grounds

$89.00

Gen

Harry Hecht

Retirement

$16.00

Gen

Holiday Inn-Kearney

Lodging

$375.80

Gen

Home Care Plus

Medical-Prisoners

$300.00

Gen

Hometown Leasing

Rental Equipment

$389.95

Rd

Hooker Bros. Sand & Gravel

Gravel & Royalty

$3,274.45

Rd

HTR Inc

Road Equipment

$58.15

Gen

Hy-Tec Auto Services

Machinery

$47.37

Rd

Inland Truck Parts & Service

Road Equipment

$176.01

Gen

Jackson Services

Maintenance

$108.81

Rd

Jensen Lumber Company

Shop Supplies

$229.18

Gen

JM Monograms, Inc

Uniform

$119.50

Gen

Jury Duty

Court Fees

$3,053.84

Rd

Johnson Sand & Gravel

Gravel & Royalty

$30,188.10

Rd

Kerford Limestone Company

Rock

$8,414.27

Rd

Kirkham Michael Engineers

Misc

$755.89

Gen

Lancaster County Sheriff

Court Fees

$19.18

Gen

Larue Distributing

Other Equipment

$122.24

Rd

Lichti Bros Oil Co

Machinery

$20,347.20

Gen

Lichti's Inc

Furniture

$930.79

Gen

Loup Valley Lighting

Building/Grounds

$234.65

Rd

Lyle Signs

Signs & Posts

$1,961.00

Gen

Mid America First Call

Autopsy

$618.00

Rd

Midwest Pump and Equipment

Building/Grounds

$661.00

Rd

Midwest Right of Way Service

Misc

$382.50

Rd

Mike's Equipment Company

Road Equipment

$130.40

Rd

Miller Seed & Supply Company

Road Equipment

$33.66

Gen

Momar Inc

Medical-Prisoners

$415.99

Gen

Moore Medical

Medical-Prisoners

$270.36

Rd

Myers Tire Supply

Shop Tools

$163.75

Rd

Nebraska Air Filter

Shop Supplies

$132.30

VisPro

Ne Cardio Vascular Pulmonary Rehab

Misc

$250.00

Gen

NE Emergency Service Comm Assoc

Dues

$45.00

StateIns

Nebraska Health & Human Services

Monthly Fees

$549.00

Gen

NE Public Health Environmental Lab

Drug Testing

$210.00

Rd

Nebraskaland Glass

Road Equipment

$208.85

Rd

Nissen Electric LLC

Building/Grounds

$462.75

Aging

North Office Supply

Program Supplies

$41.36

Gen

Northeast Nebraska Juvenile Service

Court Fees

$1,020.00

Rd

O'Reilly Auto Parts

Shop Supplies

$103.97

Rd

Officenet

Office Supplies

$556.67

Rd

Orscheln Card Center

Shop Supplies

$415.00

Rd

Overland Sand & Gravel

Gravel & Royalty

$2,717.29

Gen

Perennial Public Power District

Electricity

$369.19

Rd

Rasmussen Auto Parts

Road Equipment

$628.88

Gen

Svehla Law Offices

Attorney Fees

$361.00

Rd

RDO Truck Center

Road Equipment

$66.12

Gen

Melvin Reetz

Retirement

$12.00

StateIns

Region V Services

Misc

$6,081.00

Gen

Region V Systems

Misc

$6,529.25

Rd

Safety-Kleen Systems

Shop Supplies

$351.50

Rd

Wayne & Marlus Sandall

Misc

$2,205.00

Rd

Sapp Bros. Petroleum

Machinery

$712.50

Gen

Seams Possible

Uniform

$12.00

Rd

Shur-Co

Road Equipment

$160.96

Rd

Snap-on Tools

Shop Supplies

$18.15

Gen

Stahr and Associates

Planning/Zoning

$200.00

Rd

Standard Battery, Inc

Shop Equipment

$187.90

Gen

State of NE/DAS Central Finance

Data Processing

$70.60

Gen

Dept Correctional SVCS

Prisoner

$1,281.90

Gen

Stephens Law Offices

Attorney Fees

$893.00

Rd

Superior Signals

Road Equipment

$660.48

Gen

Svehla Law Offices

Attorney Fees

$474.00

Rd

TA Operating

Road Equipment

$907.25

Gen

The Window Guy

Maintenance

$321.00

Gen

Trans Union Risk Alternative

Other Equipment

$110.00

Rd

Tri County Automotive

Shop Supplies

$5.49

Rd

Truck Center Companies

Road Equipment

$89.02

Gen

Verizon Wireless

Phone Service

$486.09

Rd

Village of Bradshaw

Water

$18.69

Rd

Village of McCool

Water/Sewer

$45.00

Gen

Walgreens

Medical-Prisoners

$389.09

Gen

Webster County Sheriff

Court Fees

$38.00

Rd

Weldon Industries

Road Equipment

$453.64

Gen

West Payment Center

Dues

$2,594.04

JuvDiv,Aging,Gen

Windstream Communications

Telephone Service

$1,399.28

Gen

Windgate Inn

Lodging

$242.85

Rd

Woodhouse-Ford-Chrysler

Road Equipment

$90.72

Aging

York Area Senior Center

Building   

$272.00

Gen

York County Attorneys Office

Court Fees

$3.25

Gen

York County Court

Court Fees

$17.00

Gen

York County Highway Dept

Machinery

$959.45

Gen

York County Treasurer

Inter-Fund Trans

$28,981.57

Rd

York Equipment

Grader Blades

$436.02

Rd

York Farm Supply

Road Equipment

$167.00

Gen

York General Hospital

Medical-Prisoners

$142.00

Gen,Weed,Rd

York News Times

Printing

$279.80

Gen,Rd

York Printing Company

Office Supplies

$255.00

VisPro

York Promotional Products

Office Supplies

$1,094.62

 

INTERFUND TRANSFERS:

There was no Interfund Transfers to come before the Board.

 

Moved by Buller, seconded by Sikes to adopt Resolution #14-80, Amendment and Addendum to NIRMA/NIRMA II Intergovernmental/Interlocal Agreement, roll call; yeas, Buller, Sikes, Shellington and Bamesberger, nays none, Bulgrin absent, motion carried.

RESOLUTION #14-80

FOR AMENDMENT AND ADDENDUM TO

NIRMA/NIRMA II INTERGOVERNMENTAL/INTERLOCAL AGREEMENTS

 

WHEREAS, York County has previously entered into Intergovernmental/Interlocal Agreements with various other Nebraska Counties and other public agencies to form and participate in the Nebraska Intergovernmental Risk Management Association (NIRMA) and the Nebraska Intergovernmental Risk Management Association II (NIRMA II) as authorized by the Intergovernmental Risk Management Act (Neb.Rev.Stat 44-4301 et seq.) and the Nebraska Interlocal Cooperation Act (Neb.Rev.Stat. 13-801 et seq.); and

 

WHEREAS, Counties and other Public Agencies as defined in Neb.Rev.Stat 44-4303 are allowed to participate in said cooperative undertakings; and

 

WHEREAS, the Legislature has found that proper risk management requires the spreading of risk so as to minimize fluctuation in insurance needs and that benefits can be derived through the pooling of insurance purchasing by local government, and

 

WHEREAS, NIRMA and NIRMA II have provided coverages to the County in a cost effective way which meet and exceed that provided by standard insurance carriers; and

 

WHEREAS, NIRMA and NIRMA II provided risk management services such as loss prevention, safety audits, claims and litigation management, and coverages tailored to address loss exposures counties and other related public entities face not economically available from other sources; and

 

WHEREAS, these coverages and risk management services are essential for the continued effective and efficient use of county taxpayer dollars; and

 

WHEREAS, the current Intergovernmental/Interlocal Agreements will expire on June 30, 2015, and

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the York County Board hereby:

 

1.      Extend its commitment to participate in NIRMA and NIRMA II for the period July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2018; and

2.      Declares that this Resolution shall service as an amendment and addendum to the previous Intergovernmental/Interlocal Agreement entered into by the County Board, said Intergovernmental/Interlocal Agreement readopted by and incorporated herein by this reference as amended.

After motion duly made by member Paul Buller and seconded by member Jack Sikes, the following members voted by roll call vote in favor of passage and adoption of said Resolution: Tom Shellington and Bill Bamesberger.

 

The following members voted against the same: N/A.

 

The following members were absent or not voting: Kurt Bulgrin.

 

PASSED AND APPROVED this 28th day of October, 2014.

 

Moved by Shellington, seconded by Sikes to approve Resolution #14-81for a Agreement made and entered into by the State of Nebraska, Department of Roads and York County for the purpose of providing partial funding of Contractor’s Public Transportation System, roll call; yeas, Shellington, Sikes, Buller and Bamesberger, nays none, Bulgrin absent, motion carried.

 

RESOLUTION #14-81

 

WHEREAS, this agreement made and entered into by the State of Nebraska, Department of Roads, hereinafter referred to as Department, and the York County, hereinafter referred to as Contractor is for the purpose of providing partial funding of Contractor’s Public Transportation System, and

WHEREAS, the Federal Transit Act, permits the Federal Transit Administration, hereinafter FTA, to carry out public transportation projects for public transportation in areas other than urbanized areas, and

WHEREAS, the Nebraska Public Transportation Act as provided by Neb Rev Stat 13-1201 through 13-1214 (Reissue 1997), established a public transportation assistance program to provide State financial assistance to qualified eligible recipients, and

WHEREAS, Contractor wishes to provide transportation services in areas other than urbanized areas, and

WHEREAS, the Contractor qualifies as an eligible recipient of public transportation assistance, and

WHEREAS, the Department wishes to assist the Contactor by providing funds available under the Federal Transit Act and the Nebraska Public Transportation Act for the operation of a public transportation project,

 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT, York County, signed the Agreement for the purpose of providing partial funding of Contractor’s Public Transportation System

Dated this 28th day of October, 2014.

 

Moved by Shellington, seconded by Buller, to adopt Resolution #14-82 to add Pledge Security, Cornerstone Bank CUSIP #729796AM4 in the amount of $95,000.00, roll call; yeas, Shellington, Buller, Sikes and Bamesberger, nays none, Bulgrin absent, motion carried.

 

RESOLUTION #14-82

 

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 Plymouth Neb Rural Fire Protection;

 

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: Plymouth Neb Rural Fire Protection

Maturity Date:  06/15/2026      

CUSIP:  #729796AM4

Pledged amount:  $95,000.00

 

DATED this 28th day of October, 2014.

 

Moved by Shellington, seconded by Sikes, to adopt Resolution #14-83 to release Pledge Security, Cornerstone Bank, CUSIP #313381J97 in the amount of $2,500,000.00, Cornerstone Bank, CUSIP #3130A1NP9 in the amount of $600,000.00 and Cornerstone Bank, CUSIP #3130A1NP9 in the amount of $400,000.00, roll call; yeas, Shellington, Sikes, Buller and Bamesberger, nays none, Bulgrin absent, motion carried.

 

RESOLUTION #14-83

 

            WHEREAS, Cornerstone Bank  was heretofore designated as a depository for County Funds and to secure the same from time to time, has heretofore deposited in escrow, certain securities, which have from time to time with the approval of the County Board been submitted for other securities; and

 

            WHEREAS, at this time there are on deposit with said Cornerstone Bank in escrow, to secure the County deposits in said Federal Home Loan Bank the following security:

 

        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 release and that the Depository Receipts herewith filed with the County Clerk covering the following described securities:

 

Cornerstone Bank

Safekeeping Department: Federal Home Loan Bank

Maturity Date:  12/20/2024

Cusip #: 313381J97

Face Amount $2,500,000.00

Original Resolution #13-31

 

Cornerstone Bank

Safekeeping Department: Federal Home Loan Bank

Maturity Date: 07/28/2017

Cusip #: 3130A1NP9

Face Amount $600,000.00

Original Resolution #14-75

 

Cornerstone Bank

Safekeeping Department: Federal Home Loan Bank

Maturity Date: 07/28/2017

Cusip # 3130A1NP9

Face Amount $400,000.00

Original Resolution #14-38

 

            DATED this 28th day of October, 2014

 

Moved by Buller, seconded by Shellington, to authorize the Chairman to sign the Election Procedures for Voting for NACO officers, roll call; yeas, Buller, Shellington, Sikes and Bamesberger, nays none, Bulgrin absent, motion carried.

 

Moved by Sikes, seconded by Buller, to sign end of the year documents for the Road Department, Certification Board of Public Roads Classifications and Standards, Addendum Standardized System of Annual Reporting (SSAR) Road and Streets Certification Required by LB 904 (2006) and Road and Bridge Contracts Report to The Board of Public Roads Classifications and Standards, roll call; yeas, Sikes, Buller, Shellington and Bamesberger, nays none, Bulgrin absent, motion carried.

 

Moved by Shellington, seconded by Buller, to approve the recommendation from Harvey Keim, Highway Superintendent, the bid from Norfolk Contracting, Inc for  Project B-961 Road 10 between Road C and D, Bradshaw S.W. Bridge Replacement in the amount of $94,783.00, roll call; yeas, Shellington, Buller, Sikes and Bamesberger, nays none, Bulgrin absent, motion carried.

The bids are as followed

Norfolk Contracting, Inc, Norfolk, Nebraska      $94,783.00      Additional abutment   $26.00/Lin-Ft

                                                                                                      Less abutment               $16.00/Lin-Ft

 

Theisen Construction, Inc                                    $131,510.00    Additional abutment   $32.00/Lin-Ft

                                                                                                      Less abutment               $15.95/Lin-Fit

 

The Diamond Engineering Co                             $212,500.00    Additional abutment   $46.00/Lin-Ft

                                                                                                      Less abutment               $27.00/Lin-Ft

Moved by Buller, seconded by Sikes, to approve the extension of an 8 inch water main along Road 12 and Road N in the road ditch with the depth of 5 ½ feet, roll call; yeas, Buller, Sikes, Shellington and Bamesberger, nays none, Bulgrin absent, motion carried

 

Moved by Buller, seconded by Bamesberger  to table writing a letter to the  City of York to request that they square off their Zoning Jurisdiction, roll call; yeas, Buller, Bamesberger, Shellington and Sikes, nays none, Bulgrin absent, motion carried.

           

Committee reports were given.

 

The Chairman declared the meeting adjourned at 9:23 a.m.  The next meetings will be held, November 10, 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