The York County Board of Commissioners met according to law on Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at 8:30 a.m. as per notice in the York News Times on December 31, 2014, with Chairman Bill Bamesberger presiding, with Kurt Bulgrin, Tom Shellington, Paul Buller and Jack Sikes.  Also present at the meeting were Melanie Wilkinson, correspondent for the York News Times.


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 December 23, 2014 Board of Commissioners meeting; roll call: yeas, Shellington, Buller, Bulgrin, Sikes and Bamesberger; nays, none; motion carried.


Moved by Sikes, seconded by Buller, to approve the agenda for the Tuesday January 6, 2015; roll call: yeas, Sikes, Buller, Bulgrin, Shellington and Bamesberger; nays, none; motion carried.


Trey Strong from Cornerstone Insurance Group met with the Board to inform the Commissioners that they offer Health Insurance.


Harvey Keim met with the Board with update from the Road Department.


Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Buller, to go into Executive Session at 8:40 a.m.; roll call: yeas, Bulgrin, Buller, Sikes, Shellington and Bamesberger; nays, none; motion carried. 


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



Moved by Shellington, seconded by Bulgrin, to approve General Assistance Case #15-1 to Charlie’s U Save Pharmacy  in the amount of  $23.78; roll call: yeas, Shellington, Bulgrin, Sikes, Buller and Bamesberger; nays, none; motion carried.



Moved by Shellington, seconded by Sikes to approve the payroll in the amount of $157,105.10 and vendor claims; roll call: yeas, Shellington, Sikes, Buller, Bulgrin and Bamesberger; nays, none; motion carried.


Fund                  Name                                                           Description                              Total      

General              Jury Fees                                                             3,334.96

General              Bamesberger, William H                           Reimbursement                                           585.32

General              Black Hills Energy                                      Heating Fuels                  2,670.72

Road                   Bosselman                                                   Fuel 16,246.50

General              Braman, Marjorie             Retirement                                                   11.00

General              Bredenkamp, Patricia              Retirement                                                   10.00

General              Byers, Lori A                           Reimbursement                                           750.17

General              Capital Business Systems, Inc.                   Office Supplies             243.26

County Relief

and Medical       Charlie’s U Save Pharmacy           Medical                                                        23.78

General              Charlton, Gary                   Retirement                                                   11.00

Ambulance        City of York- Ambulance        Ambulance                                                  50,250.00

General              Community Service Associates                  Court Costs                  29.00

General              Consolidated Management Company         Dues    85.50

General              Contryman Associates, P.C.                        Audit Costs                  13,000.00

General              Cuda, Sharon                Retirement                                                   10.00

General              Dodge County Sheriff’s Office                   Court Costs                  7.18

General              Eakes Office Plus                                        Office Supplies             1,003.33

Aging                 Eckard, Linda                           Reimbursement                                           25.60

General              Galls/ Quartermaster                                   Uniform Allowance          73.25

General              Grafton, Scott                                              Court Costs                  408.50

General              Hecht, Harry                  Retirement                                                   16.00

General              Hitz Towing, Inc.                                         Fuel     70.00

General              Home Care Plus                                           Medical-Prisoners            140.00

General              Hometown Leasing                                     Equipment Rental                843.07

General              Jack’s Uniforms & Equipment                   Uniform Allowance          569.34

General              Jackson Services Inc.                                  Maintenance Agreement         53.25

General              JM Monograms, Inc.                                   Uniform Allowance          57.00

General              Larue Distributing, Inc.                     Equipment                                                   162.32

Road                   Lichti Bros Oil Co. Inc.                     Fuel                                                              15,048.00

General              Lichti’s Inc.                                                 Jail Equipment         630.90

General              Lincoln County Sheriff                               Court Costs                  17.80

Road                   Medical Enterprises, Inc.                            Safety Equipment         31.00

General              Midwest Auto Fire Sprinkler Co.                     Maintenance                                                150.00

General              MIPS Inc.                                                     Data Processing Costs                                                                    557.95

General              Moore Medical, LLC                                  Medical-Prisoners            197.36

General              Farm Progress Co’s Inc.                              Dues    23.95

General              NE Public Health Environmental Lab        Drug & Alcohol Test      105.00

General              Nebraska Public Power District               Electricity                                                    3,504.96

General              Neopost USA Inc.                                        Office Equipment         50.00

General              North Office Supply                                    Office Supplies             87.96

General              O’Keefe Elevator Company, Inc.                Maintenance                            385.47

Road                   Orscheln Card Center                                  Shop Supplies             269.86

Rd, General        Perennial Public Power District                  Electricity, Equipment         406.41

General              Platte Valley Communications                   Radio Equipment         676.00

General              Rasmussen Mechanical Services, Inc.        Building Maintenance      358.99

General              Reetz, Melvin               Retirement                                                   12.00

General              Saline County Sheriff                                  Court Costs                  48.00

General              Scavo, Brenda L                           Reimbursement                                           116.48

General              Schlender, Kevin                                         Court Costs                  11,114.50

General              Samson, Joyce A.                       Uniform                                                       18.00

General              Seward County Sheriff                                Court Costs                  21.34

General              Stahr and Associated                                   Contractual Services             200.00

General              DAS Central Finance                                  Equipment Rental                448.00

General              Successful Farming Magazine                    Dues    25.95

General              Sullivan Family Dentistry                           Medical-Prisoners            1,615.00

General              Svehla Law Offices                                     Court Costs                  1,988.50

General              Time Warner Cable                                     Dues    80.99

General              University of Nebraska Medical Center     Court Costs                  1,300.00

General              Verizon Wireless Services LLC                 Telephone Service               103.15

General              Walgreens                                                    Medical-Prisoners            475.88

General              Windstream Communications                    Telephone Service               125.89

Aging                 York Area Senior Center                             Facility Rental                272.00

General              York County Sheriff                                    Costs, Medical-Prisoners                                                                  150.69

General              York County Treasurer                               Inter-Fund Transfer             12,481.57

General              York General Hospital                                Medical-Prisoners            6,163.60                                                      



There were no interfund transfers at this time.


Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Sikes, to adopt Resolution #15-01 for 911 Surcharge for 2015; roll call: yeas, Bulgrin, Sikes, Shellington, Buller and Bamesberger; nays; none, motion carried.




WHEREAS, the York County Board of Commissioners recognizes that it is necessary to continue to raise revenue to fund development of the Countywide Emergency Communication System which System shall provide countywide operation of enhanced 911 services; and


WHEREAS, the York County Board of Commissioners adopted Resolution #44 on August 30, 1994, which authorized the imposition of a surcharge for the purpose of raising revenue to fund the development of a Countywide Emergency Communication system in an amount not to exceed 50 cents per month on each local exchange access line physically terminating in the York County Service area; and


WHEREAS, the York County Board of Commissioners adopted Resolution #41 on the 30th day of August 2005, authorizing an additional surcharge of 50 cents per month for each local access line physically terminating in the York County Service area; and


WHEREAS,  the initial 50 cents surcharge as enacted in 1994 plus the supplemental surcharge enacted in 2005 resulted in a total annual surcharge of $1.00 per month for each local access line physically terminating in York County Service area;


NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the surcharge previously imposed by Resolution #44 of 50 cents per month for each local access line physically terminating in the York County Service area and the additional 50 cents per month surcharge for each local exchange access line physically terminating in the York County Service area shall continue to be in effect and collected until January 1, 2015.


            Dated this 6st day of January, 2015.


The Board will table the Recommendation for York County Surveyor Position until the next meeting on January 20, 2015.


Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Sikes, to authorize the Chairman to sign the Nebraska Crime Commission 2015 Community-Based Juvenile Service Aid (CB) Grant; roll call; yeas, Bulgrin, Sikes, Buller, Shellington and Bamesberger, nays none, motion carried.


Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Buller, to adopt Resolution #15-02 to added Pledge Security, Cornerstone Bank CUSIP #3130A3KV5 in the amount of $1,000,000.00, and Cornerstone Bank CUSIP #3130A3MM3 in the amount of $1,100,000.00, roll call; yeas, Bulgrin, Buller, Sikes, Shellington and Bamesberger, nays none,  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:  12/19/2019      

CUSIP #3130A3KV5

Pledged amount:  $1,000,000.00


Cornerstone Bank,

Security Description: Federal Home Loan Bank

Maturity Date:  12/30/2019      

CUSIP #3130A3MM3

Pledged amount:  $1,100,000.00


DATED this 6th day of January, 2015.


Recess until 9:30 a.m.


The Board will table the Health Insurance for York County until the next meeting on January 20, 2015.


Committee Reports given.


The Chairman declared the meeting adjourned at 9:58 a.m.  The next meeting will be held January 20, 2015 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                                                       Kelly Turner, Deputy County Clerk

York County Board of Commissioners                                 York, Nebraska