The York County Board of Commissioners met according to law on Monday, November 10, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. as per notice in the York News Times on November 6, 2014, with Chairman Bill Bamesberger presiding, with Jack Sikes, Paul Buller, Kurt Bulgrin and Tom Shellington.   Also present at the meeting was Melanie Wilkinson with the York News Times, Kelly Turner, County Clerk and Randy Obermier future County Commissioner. 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 October 28, 2014 Board of Commissioners meeting; roll call:  yeas, Shellington, Sikes, Buller, Bulgrin and Bamesberger, nays none, motion carried.

 

Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Sikes, to approve the agenda for the York County Board of Commissioners meeting for Monday November 10, 2014; roll call: yeas, Bulgrin, Sikes, Shellington, Buller and Bamesberger; nays none, motion carried.

 

Harvey  Keim met with the Board with updates on the Road Department.

 

Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Buller to adopt Resolution #14-84 to amend the increase to the Highway Allocation Fund and Decrease the taxes paid to the Road Department; roll call: yeas, Bulgrin, Buller, Sikes, Shellington and Bamesberger, nays none, motion carried

 

Resolution #14-84

 

 

WHEREAS, the York County Board of Commissioners met at their regular meeting on the 10th day of  November,  2014, to discuss and act on an adjustment within the General and Road Fund Budgets, and

 

WHEREAS,  the revenue in the Highway Allocation line within the Road  Fund was increased from $1,200,000.00 to $1,435,111.00 and the transfer-in line was reduced from $2,152,746.16 to $1,917,635.16, and

 

WHEREAS, the Interfund transfer line for the Road Fund within the Miscellaneous General Function was decreased from $2,152,746.16 to $1,917,635.16 and the Capital outlay total within the County Building Function was increased from $50,000.00 to $285,111.00 , and

 

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, the Board approved the amended numbers on the Budget for fiscal year 2014-2014

 

            DATED this 10th day of November, 2014

 

Moved by Buller, seconded by Bulgrin, to adopt resolution #14-85 to amend the General Assistance Manual, roll call; yeas: Buller, Bulgrin, Shellington, Sikes and Bamesberger, nays none, motion carried.

 

Resolution #14-85

 

WHEREAS, the York County Board of Commissioners is mandated by Nebraska Revised Statue, Sections 68-104-148 to provide General Assistance, Medical Assistance and Burial Assistance programs for the poor of the County and,

 

WHEREAS, these programs, however, and considered “payer of last resort” in that an applicant must not be eligible for benefits under any Federal, State, public/private program of third party benefits to which he/she may be eligible and,

 

WHEREAS. The York County Board of Commissioners desires to amend its program for clarification purposes in Chapter 5: County Cremations.

 

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, by this York County Board of Commissioners, that the revised General Assistance Program manual be amended as started therein, and is approved and adopted by this Board of Commissioners and shall become effective on the 10th day of November, 2014.

 

            DATED this 10th day of November, 2014

 

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 $147,267.07 and vendor claim, with added claim to NACO in the amount of $600.00, roll call: yeas, Shellington, Buller, Sikes, Bulgrin and Bamesberger; nays none; motion carried.

 

Fund

Name

Description

Total

VisPro

Avery Outdoor

Advertising

$500.00

Aging

Bag N Save

Health Promo

$1,621.35

Gen

Beaver Bearing Co

Building & Grounds

$24.16

Rd, Gen

Black Hills Energy

Heating Fuels

$1,029.56

Gen

Blue Knight Security

Contract

$732.00

Gen

Paul Buller

Telephone Service

$30.00

Gen

Business Telecommunication Systems

Building & Grounds

$612.44

Gen

Capital Business Systems

Office Supplies

$140.84

Rd

Car Parts Inc

Shop  Supplies

$65.43

Aging

Cash-Wa Candy Company

Promo Supplies

$511.69

VisPro

Consumer Direct Marketing

Printing & Publication

$185.00

Gen

Cornerstone Bank

Office Supplies

$12.73

Rd

Cornhusker Cleaning Systems

Shop Supplies

$132.45

Gen,Stop,Rd

Corporate Payment Systems

supplies/training

$2,059.79

Rd

Cross-Dillon Tire

Shop Supplies

$2,229.00

Gen

Culligan Water Conditioning

Equipment

$56.00

Gen

Dept of Health & Human Services

Misc

$5,846.94

Gen

Benjamin Dennis

Mileage/Meals

$129.06

Gen

Diebold Inc

Office Supplies

$115.00

Gen

Clerk of District Court-Douglas

Court Costs

$16.75

Rd

Randy Doremus

Uniform Allowance

$50.00

Gen,Rd,VisPro

Eakes Office Plus

Office Supplies

$1,805.80

Rd

Filter Care

Equipment

$179.55

Rd

Five Star Truck Center

Equipment Repair

$189.40

Rd

Friesen Ford

Road Equipment

$82.70

Rd

Kermith Friesen

Telephone Service

$30.00

Rd

G I Trailer

Road Equipment

$426.75

Gen

Galls/Quartermaster

Uniform Allowance

$167.35

Rd

General Fire and Safety Equipment

Safety Equipment

$101.00

Gen

GIS Workshop

Data Processing

$1,500.00

Gen

Joshua Gillespie

Safety Equipment

$167.34

Aging

Grand Central Foods

Health Promo

$525.91

Gen

Great Plains Pest Management

Maintenance Agreement

$106.00

Aging

Area on Aging

Office Supplies

$12.64

Aging

The Henderson News

Printing & Publication

$63.00

Aging

Janet Hines

Mileage/Program

$75.97

Gen

Nancy Hoblyn

Mental Health Board

$665.00

Gen

Hometown Leasing

Data Processing

$973.20

Rd

Hooker Bros. Sand & Gravel

Gravel & Royalty

$5,664.29

Rd

HTR/ Klute Truck Equipment

Road Equipment

$246.38

Rd

Hydraulic Equipment Service

Road Equipment

$1,924.42

Rd

Jensen Lumber Company

Road Equipment

$55.47

Gen

Jackson Services

Maintenance Agreement

$53.25

Gen

JEO Consulting

Hazard Mitigation

$602.50

Rd

Johnson Sand & Gravel

Gravel & Royalty

$8,338.70

Rd

Kerford Limestone Company

Road/Bridge/Rock

$15,712.31

Rd

Kimball Midwest

Shop Supplies

$412.06

Gen

Kopchos Sanitation

Building & Grounds

$183.00

Gen

Eileen Krumbach

Mileage

$95.20

VisPro

The Lamar Companies

Advertising

$490.00

Gen

Lancaster County Sheriff

Court Fees

$6.59

Gen

Lancaster County Youth Services CTR

Juvenile Care

$472.00

VisPro

Bailey Lauerman

Advertising

$4,595.00

Gen

Loup Valley Lighting

Building & Grounds

$170.24

Rd

Mac Tools Distributor

Shop Tools

$288.09

Gen

Mailfinance Inc

Office Equipment

$840.21

Rd

Matheson Tri-Gas

Shop Supplies

$34.83

Rd

Mead Lumber & Rental-York

Building/Grounds

$76.27

Rd

Medical Enterprises Inc

Safety Equipment

$62.00

Aging

Jerri Merklinger

Garnishment

$231.56

Gen

Microfilm Imaging Systems

Data Processing

$293.00

EmMan

Midwest Card and ID Solutions

supplies

$196.29

Gen

MIPS Inc

Data Processing

$5,741.65

Gen

Mogul's Transmition

Machinery

$184.13

Gen

Nebraska Assoc. of County Officials

Dues

$600.00

Gen

NE Emergency Service Comm Assoc

Dues

$30.00

Gen,Rd,VisPro

Nebraska Public Power District

Electricity

$4,999.73

VisPro

Nebraska Travel Association

Dues

$12.00

Gen

 North Office Supply

Office Supplies

$108.96

Gen

O'Keefe Elevator Company

Maintenance Agreement

$385.47

Rd

O'Reilly Auto Parts

Building/Grounds

$74.04

Rd

Omaha Signs

Shop Supplies

$974.87

Rd

Osceola Implement

Road Equipment

$37.72

Gen

Paper Tiger Shredding

Misc

$35.00

Rd

Terry Paulsen

Telephone Service

$30.00

Rd

Penner's Tire & Auto

Machinery Repair

$260.98

Rd,VisPro

Perennial Public Power District

Electricity

$134.23

Rd

Petro Lube

Machinery Supplies

$363.48

Gen

Pieper Plumbing & Well Drilling

Building & Grounds

$147.10

Gen

Plains Power & Equip

Janitorial Equip.

$23.15

Rd

John Deere Financial

Shop Supplies

$2,723.97

Rd

Power Plan

Road Equipment

$2,043.13

Rd

Pruitt Outdoor Power

Road Equipment

$22.69

Rd

RDO Truck Center

Road Equipment

$354.14

Gen

Redfield & Company

Office Supplies

$411.15

Gen

Amanda Ring

Mileage

$57.68

Rd

Sapp Bros. Petroleum

Machinery

$190.14

Gen

Don Sandman

Mileage/Meals/Phone

$117.49

VisPro

Robert Sautter

Mileage

$305.20

Gen

Brenda Scavo

Office Supplies

$117.31

Gen

Kevin Schlender

Mental Health Board

$665.00

Gen

Sequioa Consulting Group

Misc

$1,460.00

Rd

Service master by Kudron

cleaning

$354.00

EmMan

Seward County Courthouse

Monthly feels

$13,819.99

Gen

Seward County Sheriff

Sheriffs Fees

$7.00

VisPro

St Joseph's Athletic Club

Printing & Publication

$90.00

Gen

Susan Stahr

Mileage Allowance

$96.32

Reap

Standard Appraisal Service

Appraiser's Fees

$14,230.00

Gen

DAS Central Finance

Equipment Rental

$448.00

Gen

Stephanie Stanley

Mileage

$59.52

Rd

Charles Starbuck

Telephone Service

$29.05

Gen

Nancy Waldron

Mileage

$123.20

Gen

James Stecker

District Judge Supplies

$114.10

Gen

Lori Suddarth

Misc

$550.00

Gen

Svehla Law Offices

Attorney Fees

$915.00

Rd

Thermo King Christensen

Shop Supplies

$312.91

Gen

Kelly Thomas

Attorney Fees

$698.50

Gen

Time Warner Cable

Dues

$88.87

Rd

Truck Center Companies

Road Equipment

$217.75

VisPro

Usa Outdoor II, LLC

Advertising

$390.00

Gen, Rd

Verizon Wireless Services

Telephone Service

$729.46

Gen

Windgate Inn

Lodging

Rd

Village of Bradshaw

Road/Bridge/Water

$17.91

Gen,Rd,Aging,Rel

Windstream Communications

Telephone Service

$4,319.52

Gen

JS Wurm & Associates

Court Costs

$125.00

E911

Windstream Communications

Telephone Service

$101.65

Rd,Gen

Burst LLC

Shop Supplies

$98.42

VisPro

York Area Chamber of Commerce

Misc

$557.30

Gen

York County Attorneys Office

Consulting Fee

$173.33

Aging

York County Clerk-Petty Cash

Office Supplies/Dues

$590.00

Gen

York County Court

Court Costs

$1,167.25

VisPro

York County Development Corp

Misc

$1,172.71

Gen

York County District Court

Court Costs

$730.00

Weed

York County Highway Dept

Fuel

$188.75

Gen

York County Sheriff

Misc

$2,053.51

Rd

York Equipment

Machinery Supplies

$418.69

Gen

York General Hospital

Medical/Prisoners

$848.00

Gen

York News-Times

Printing & Publication

$364.96

Gen

York Printing Company

Printing & Publication

$317.12

Gen

Gary Zoubek

Mileage

$210.00

 

 

INTERFUND TRANSFERS:

There was no Interfund Transfers to come before the Board.

 

Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Sikes, to approve that the Courthouse be closed at 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday December 24, 2014 for the Christmas Holiday, roll call; yeas, Bulgrin, Sikes, Shellington, Buller and Bamesberger, nays none, motion carried.

 

The Commissioners recommend that Harvey Keim, Highway Superintendent, Denny Crowell, County Maintenance and Dale Radcliff, County Sheriff get estimates for the hail damage that occurred June 3, 2014, so these estimates can be sent to NIRMA for review.

 

Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Sikes to adopt Resolution #14-86 to released Pledge Security, Cornerstone Bank CUSIP #313380SK4 in the amount of $1,000,000.00, Cornerstone Bank CUSIP #313381SL0 in the amount of $750,000.00, Cornerstone Bank CUSIP # 31330D87 in the amount of $600,000.00 Cornerstone Bank CUSIP #313381CK9 in the amount of $1,250,000.00, Cornerstone Bank CUSIP # 313380XY8 in the amount of $2,000,000.00 and Cornerstone Bank CUSIP # 313382SD6 in the amount of $1,000,000.00,  roll call; yeas, Bulgrin, Sikes, Buller, Shellington and Bamesberger, nays none, motion carried.

 

RESOLUTION #14-86

 

            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:  10/15/2021

Cusip # 313380SK4

Face Amount $1,000,000.00

Original Resolution #14-11

 

Cornerstone Bank

Safekeeping Department: Federal Home Loan Bank

Maturity Date: 07/30/2021

Cusip # 313381SL0

Face Amount $750,000.00

Original Resolution #14-11

 

Cornerstone Bank

Safekeeping Department: Federal Home Loan Bank

Maturity Date: 08/08/2022

Cusip # 31330D87

Face Amount $600,000.00

Original Resolution #14-11

 

Cornerstone Bank

Safekeeping Department: Federal Home Loan Bank

Maturity Date: 12/07/2012                                                                     

Cusip # 313381CK9

Face Amount $1,250,000.00

Original Resolution #13-01

 

Cornerstone Bank

Safekeeping Department: Federal Home Loan Bank

Maturity Date: 10/29/2021

Cusip # 313380XY8

Face Amount $2,000,000.00

Original Resolution #13-31

 

Cornerstone Bank

Safekeeping Department: Federal Home Loan Bank

Maturity Date: 12/20/2024

Cusip #313382SD6

Face Amount $1,000,000.00

Original Resolution #13-31

 

            DATED this 10th day of November, 2014

 

Moved by Shellington, seconded by Sikes, to adopt Resolution #14-87 to added Pledge Security, Cornerstone Bank CUSIP #313381HC2 in the amount of $1,100,000.00, roll call; yeas, Shellington, Sikes, Buller, Bulgrin and Bamesberger, nays none,  motion carried.

 

RESOLUTION #14-87

 

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:  12/28/2023      

CUSIP:  #313381HC2

Pledged amount:  $1,100,000.00

 

DATED this 10th day of November, 2014.

 

FEE REPORTS (reports were reviewed and placed on file)

County Clerk, October 2014                                                 $14,382.98

Clerk of the District Court, October 2014                              $7,077.31

 

County Treasurer – Fund Balances as of October 30, 2014

General                                                                             $2,067,649.73

Roads                                                                                $1,052,802.17

Highway Bridge Buy Back Program                                   $152,549.37

Adult Diversion                                                                       $4,499.42

Juvenile Diversion                                                                $15,270.08

Child Support Enforcement Cty Atty                                   $24,695.63

Reappraisal                                                                            $99,633.50

ROD Preservation Fund                                                          $4,727.98

Employment Security                                                           $24,498.00

Area on Aging                                                                         $9,077.24

Relief & Medical                                                                  $11,743.39

State Institutions                                                                     $1,911.93

Veterans Aid Fund                                                                $27,589.14

Busy Wheels                                                                            $5,854.88

STOP                                                                                       $4,967.75

York Co Drug Fund                                                                    $475.00

Federal Drug Law Enf                                                             $3,954.00

Debt Service                                                                        $254,292.30

Inheritance Tax                                                                 $2,131,658.08

911 Wireless Serv                                                                 $28,899.49

911 Wireless Serv Holding                                                 $138,826.12

Emergency Mgmt                                                                  $68,773.80

Noxious Weed Dist                                                               $10,137.47

Ambulance                                                                            $37,583.64

911 Emergency                                                                    $112,718.20

CDBG                                                                                           $10.01

Co Visitors Impr Fund                                                        $188,276.91

Visitors Promotion                                                               $ 82,204.82

 

 

Committee reports were given.

 

The Chairman declared the meeting adjourned at 9:35 a.m.  The next meetings will be held, November 25, 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