The York County Board of Commissioners met according to law on Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. as per notice in the York News Times on December 4, 2014, with Chairman Bill Bamesberger presiding, with Paul Buller, Kurt Bulgrin and Tom Shellington.  Jack Sikes was absent.   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 Bulgrin, to approve the minutes of the November 25, 2014 Board of Commissioners meeting; roll call: yeas, Shellington, Bulgrin, Buller and Bamesberger, nays none, Sikes absent, motion carried.


Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Shellington to amend the agenda for the York County Board of Commissioners meeting for Tuesday December 9, 2014 to add to the agenda, Discuss and Act on declaring Friday December 26, 2014 a Holiday, roll call: yeas Bulgrin, Shellington, Buller and Bamesberger; nays none, Sikes absent, motion carried.


Ann Charlton County Assessor and Brenda Scavo County Treasurer met with the Board to discuss updating software for the Assessor’s and Treasurer’s office.


Susan Dunavan met with the Board about the Comprehensive Plan


Patty Warner met with the Board about the Livestock Operations


Shannon Graves met with the Board about the Zoning Regulations


Kevin Graves met with the Board about the Zoning Regulations


Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Shellington, to adopt Resolution 14-1 Comprehensive Plan, roll call; yeas Bulgrin, Shellington, Buller, and Bamesberger, nays none, Sikes absent, motion carried


Moved by Shellington, seconded by Buller, to adopt Resolution 14-2 Sub-Division Regulations, roll call; yeas Shellington, Buller, and Bamesberger, nays Bulgrin, Sikes absent, motion carried.


Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Shellington, to adopt Resolution 14-3 Zoning Regulations with the modifications to section 504 and excluding section 509 to be discussed at a further date, roll call; yeas, Bulgrin, Shellington and Bamesberger, nays Buller, Sikes absent, motion carried.



Moved by Shellington, seconded by Bulgrin, to approve the payroll in the amount of $153,012.34 and vendor claim, roll call: yeas, Shellington, Bulgrin, Buller and Bamesberger; nays none; Sikes absent, motion carried.

Fund                  Name                                                           Description                              Total      


Rd                      Aero Industries, Inc.                                    Repair Parts                   589.36

Visitors Prom    Avery Outdoor                                             Media-Advertising        250.00

Aging                 Bag N Save                   Supplies                                                       2,004.55

Gen                    Bob Barker Company, Inc.                     Equipment                                                   408.47

Gen                    Matthew Bender & Co.                           Subscriptions                                               264.32

Gen, Rd              Black Hills Energy                                      Heating Fuels                  2,769.09

Gen                    Blue Knight Security, Inc.                           Security Contract             1,074.00

Gen                    Marjorie Braman              Retirement                                                   11.00

Gen                    Patricia Bredenkamp      Retirement                                                   10.00

Gen, Aging        Lori Byers                           Reimbursement                                           51.59

Gen                    Capital Business Systems, Inc.                     Publication                                                  145.84

Rd                      Car Parts Inc.                                               Shop Supplies             35.43

Gen                    Cash-Wa Candy Company                          Board of Prisoners            1,025.85

Aging                 Cash-Wa Distributing Co.                     Supplies                                                       675.37

Gen                    Gary Charlton             Retirement                                                   11.00

Gen, Rd              City of York                   Water                                                           1,361.02

Visitors Prom    Community Publishers          Publication                                                  632.00

Gen                    Ashley Cool                                                 Court Costs                  36.80

Gen, Debt Svc    Cornerstone Bank                                        Dues/Interest                           27,295.00

Rd                      Cross-Dillon Tire                                        Tire Repair                3,916.50

Gen                    Sharon Cuda                   Retirement                                                   10.00

Gen                    Culligan Water                                            Equip Rental                106.00

Gen                    Des Moines Stamp Mfg. Co                        Office Supplies             138.05

Rd                      Dibbern Machine                                         Repair Parts                   16.52

Gen                    Dugan Business Forms                                Data Proc Supplies             931.60

Gen, Aging        Eakes Office Plus                                        Office Supplies             749.13

Rd                      Farm Plan                                                    Repair Parts                   1,680.69

Gen                    Fillman Law Offices                                   Attorney Fees                    1,734.69

Gen                    Fillmore County Sheriff                              Court Costs                  19.00

Rd                      Filter Care                                                   Repair Parts                   76.20

Gen                    First Commonwealth Bank                         Court Costs                  29.40

Visitors Prom    Flagship Publishing, Inc.                             Dues  600.00

Rd                      Brad Friedli                           Reimbursement                                           28.75

Rd                      Friesen Chevrolet, Inc.                                Repair Parts                   2,909.06

Rd                      Friesen Ford                                                Repair Parts                   173.59

Gen                    Darcy Friesen                                              Court Costs                  20.00

Rd                      Kermith Friesen                           Reimbursement                                           30.00

Gen                    Galls                                                            Uniform Allowance          239.23

Gen, Rd              General Fire and Safety Equipment            Safety Equipment         620.10

Gen                    Josh Gillespie                                              Labor   30.00

Gen                    Global Tech                                                 Equipment Repair                642.50

Gen                    Grand Central Foods                                   Board of Prisoners            3,585.54

Gen                    Great Plains Pest Management, Inc.           Maintenance Agreement         156.00

Gen                    Carla Green                           Reimbursement                                           65.28

Rd                      Hansen International Truck Inc.                  Repair Parts                   115.57

Gen                    Harry Hecht                 Retirement                                                   16.00

Aging                 Janet Hines                           Reimbursement                                           47.28

Rd                      Hitz Towing, Inc.                                         Repair Parts                   300.00

Gen                    Home Care Plus                                           Medical-Prisoners            240.00

Gen                    Hometown Leasing                                     Data Proc Equip                 597.50

Gen                    Jack’s Uniforms & Equipment                   Uniform Allowance          319.73

Gen                    Jackson Services Inc.                                  Maintenance Agreement         94.00

Rd                      JEO Consulting Group, Inc.                     Easement                                                     747.50

Gen                    Johnson County Sheriff                               Court Costs                  20.36

Rd                      Johnson Sand & Gravel Co, Inc.                     Gravel                                                          2,684.20

Rd                      Dennis Kliewer Oil Acct                             Fuel   273.36

Visitors Prom    The Lamar Companies                                Media-Advertising        490.00

Gen                    LaRue Distributing, Inc.                              Equip 160.32

Rd                      Lawson Products, Inc.                                 Shop Supplies             130.79

Rd                      Lichti Bros Oil Co Inc.                                Oil  8,451.49

Rd                      Mac Tools Distributor                                 Shop Tools                  38.10

Gen                    Malouf & Associates                                  Janitorial Supplies             1,274.55

Rd                      Matheson Tri-Gas, Inc.                               Shop Supplies             94.45

Visitors Prom    McCool Community Club                           Grant 596.00

Gen                    McCormick’s Heating & Air Condition     Building Repair                1,343.00

Rd                      Mead Lumber & Rental – York                  Fuel       9.54

Rd                      Medical Enterprises, Inc.                            Safety Equip                 62.00

Gen                    Microfilm Imaging Systems, Inc.               Data Proc Equip                 293.00

Gen                    Mid-American Research Chemical            Janitorial Supplies             100.00

Visitors Prom    Midwest Meetings            Mileage                                                        500.00

Gen                    Miller Seed & Supply Co., Inc.                   Office Supplies             62.24

Gen                    MIPS Inc.                                                     Data Proc Costs                  1,340.65

Gen                    Mogul’s Transmission, Inc.                        Vehicle Maintenance      916.90

Gen                    Moore Medical, LLC                                  Medical-Prisoners            151.51

Rd                      Murphy Tractor                                           Repair Parts                   3,718.05

Gen                    Naber’s Locksmith Service                         Building Repair                3.74

Gen                    Ne Assoc. of County Officials             Dues                                                             2,207.00

Visitors Prom    Ne Czechs of York                   Grant                                                            2,000.00

Gen                    Ne Public Health Environmental Lab         Drug Tests                  420.00

Gen, Rd              Ne Public Power District               Electricity                                                    3,761.92

Rd                      Ne Salt & Grain Co.                                    Road & Bridge                4,776.87

Gen, Rd              Ne State Fire Marshall                                Maintenance Agreement         600.00

Visitors Prom    Ne Travel Association                                 Dues  400.00

Rd                      Ne Truck Center, Inc.                                  Repair Parts                   89.81

Gen                    North Office Supply                                    Office Supplies             36.72

Gen                    Ne State Bar Association                            Dues  240.00

Gen                    O’Keefe Elevator Company, Inc.                Maintenance Agreement         385.47

Rd                      Office Net                                                    Office Supplies             522.03

Gen                    Paper Tiger Shredding                                Monthly Fee                     35.00

Rd                      Terry Paulsen                           Reimbursement                                           30.00

Gen                    Lynn Peavey Company                               Drug Tests                  62.10

Rd                      Penner’s Tire & Auto, Inc.                          Tire Repair                744.40

Rd, Visitors Pro Perennial Public Power District               Electricity                                                    177.69

Gen                    Plains Power & Equipment Inc.                  Lawn Equip Repair                907.95

Rd                      Pruitt Outdoor Power, Inc.                          Repair Parts                   113.10

Rd                      Rasmussen Auto Parts                                 Shop Supplies             559.64

Gen                    Melvin Reetz                  Retirement                                                   12.00

Rd                      Sahling Kenworth Inc.                                 Repair Parts                   61.10

Rd                      Sapp Bros. Petroleum, Inc.                          Shop Supplies             514.85

Visitors Prom    Bob Sautter                           Reimbursement                                           115.92

Emer Mgnt        Seward County Courthouse                         Monthly Expense             3,677.77

Gen                    Sheridan County Sheriff                             Court Costs                  40.00

Gen                    Sixteenth Street Car Wash                          Vehicle Costs                  200.00

Gen                    Stahr and Associates                                   Contractual Services             200.00

Reappraisal        Stanard Appraisal Services Inc.                  Appraiser’s Fees                    14,230.00

Rd                      Chuck Starbuck                           Reimbursement                                           29.05

Gen                    State of Ne Das Central Finance                 Equip Rental                448.00

Gen                    State of Ne Dept of Correctional Svcs        Medical-Prisoners            527.25

Rd                      Thermo King Christensen                           Fuel   132.00

Gen                    Time Warner Cable                                     Dues    80.99

Rd                      Titan Access Acct                                       Repair Parts                   40.39

Gen                    Trans Union Risk Alternative                     Equip 110.00

Rd                      Truck Center Companies                            Repair Parts                   342.32

Gen                    UNL Southeast Research Company            Office Supplies             100.00

Visitors Prom    USA Outdoor II, LLC                                  Media-Advertising        390.00

Gen, Rd              Verizon Wireless Services, LLC                Telephone Service               453.29

Rd                      Village of Bradshaw                                    Water   15.93

Gen                    Wagner Decorating & Hobby                     Building Repair                55.00

Visitors Imprv   Wallingford Sign Co., Inc.                          Erecting Signs                  2,788.00

Gen                    West Payment Center                                  Dues  543.00

Gen, Relief        Windstream Communications                    Telephone Service               1,507.12

Visitors Prom    York Area Chamber of Commerce             Monthly Invoice               443.40

Aging                 York Area Senior Center                             Facility Rental                272.00

Gen                    York County Court                                      Court Costs                  136.00

Visitors Prom    York County Development Corp                Monthly Fees                    1,092.69

Gen                    York County District Court                        Court Costs                  306.00

Gen                    York County Highway Dept                        Fuel     45.72

Gen                    York County Sheriff                           Reimbursement                                           402.29

Rd                      York Equipment                                          Repair Parts                   107.56

Rd                      York Farm Supply                                       Repair Parts                   20.50

Gen, Rd              York General Hospital                                Medical-Prisoners            195.75

Gen, Aging

Visitors Prom    York News-Times                 Publication                                                  664.77

Gen                    York Printing Company, LLC                    Publication                                                  490.24

Visitors Prom    Yorkshire Playhouse                                   Dues  170.00

Gen                    Gary Zoubek               Mowing                                                       736.00



Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Shellington, to go into executive session at 9:34 a.m.; roll call: yeas; Bulgrin, Shellington, Buller and Bamesberger, nays none, Sikes absent, motion carried.


Moved by Buller, seconded by Shellington, to come out of executive session at 9:52 a.m., where no action was taken; roll call: yeas; Buller, Shellington, Bulgrin and Bamesberger, nays none, Sikes absent, motion carried.


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


 The Board tabled the June 6, 2014 storm damage bids to the next meeting which is on Tuesday December 23, 2014. Waiting to get all of the estimates from all departments, to inform NIRMA with one decision. 



Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Buller, to approve General Assistance Case B/C #14-6, to be paid Metz Mortuary in the amount of $2,000.00 roll call; yeas, Bulgrin, Buller, Shellington and Bamesberger, nays none, Sikes absent, motion carried.



There was no Interfund Transfers to come before the Board.


Moved by Shellington, seconded by Buller, to adopt Resolution #14-91 to released Pledge Security, Henderson State Bank CUSIP # 98636PAF7 in the amount of $30,000.00,  roll call; yeas, Shellington, Buller, Bulgrin and Bamesberger, nays none,  Sikes absent, motion carried.



            WHEREAS,  Henderson State 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 Henderson State Bank in escrow, to secure the County deposits in said York County Nebraska School District No 0096 the following security:


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


Henderson State Bank

Safekeeping Department: York Cnty Neb Sch Dist NO 0096

Maturity Date:  12/15/2014

Cusip #: 98636PAF7

Face Amount $30,000.00

Original Resolution #12-30


            DATED this 9th day of December, 2014


Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Bamesberger, to declare Friday December 26, 2014 a Holiday, that the Courthouse will be closed, roll call; yeas, Bulgrin, Bamesberger and Buller, nays Shellington, Sikes absent, motion carried.


Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Buller, to advertise for the York County Surveyor Position, with Kurt Bulgrin and Paul Buller conducting the interviews,  which the final decision will be brought before the Board on Tuesday, January 6, 2015, roll call; yeas, Bulgrin, Buller, Shellington and Bamesberger, nays none, Sikes absent, motion carried.


Committee reports were given.


FEE REPORTS (reports were reviewed and placed on file)

County Clerk, November 2014                                             $12,783.49

Clerk of the District Court, November 2014                          $1,030.49

Sheriff, July 2014                                                                    $6,154.84


County Treasurer – Fund Balances as of October 30, 2014

General                                                                             $1,831,587.02

Roads                                                                                $1,038,642.44

Highway Bridge Buy Back Program                                   $152,549.37

Adult Diversion                                                                       $4,377.68

Juvenile Diversion                                                                $14,818.91

Child Support Enforcement Cty Atty                                   $24,695.63

Reappraisal                                                                            $85,403.50

ROD Preservation Fund                                                          $5,688.48

Employment Security                                                           $23,561.98

Area on Aging                                                                       $35,418.01

Relief & Medical                                                                  $11,374.28

State Institutions                                                                     $1,048.87

Veterans Aid Fund                                                                $27,589.14

Busy Wheels                                                                            $5,854.88

STOP                                                                                       $5,120.27

York Co Drug Fund                                                                    $475.00

Federal Drug Law Enf                                                           $28,081.57

Federal Drug Law Cty Att                                                       $3,954.00

Debt Service                                                                        $256,956.78

Inheritance Tax                                                                 $2,158,843.80

911 Wireless Serv                                                                 $32,656.83

911 Wireless Serv Holding                                                 $138,826.12

Emergency Mgmt                                                                  $64,990.71

Noxious Weed Dist                                                               $18,303.86

Ambulance                                                                            $38,258.52

911 Emergency                                                                    $112,709.52

CDBG                                                                                           $10.01

Co Visitors Impr Fund                                                        $203,451.31

Visitors Promotion                                                               $ 93,638.91



Recessed at 10:33 a.m.


At 1:00 p.m. the Board reconvened as the Board of Commissioner.


Pam Bourne from NIRMA met with the Board and Elected officials and Department Heads to discuss handbook issues.


The Chairman declared the meeting adjourned at 3:10 p.m.  The next meeting will be held, December 23, 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