The York County Board of Commissioners met according to law on Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at 8:30 a.m. as per notice in the York News Times on January 29, 2015, with Chairman Bill Bamesberger presiding, with Kurt Bulgrin, Randy Obermier, Paul Buller and Jack Sikes.  Also present at the meeting was Melanie Wilkinson, correspondent for the York News Times and Kelly Turner, York 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 Obermier, seconded by Sikes to approve the minutes of the January 20, 2015, Board of Commissioners meeting; roll call: yeas, Obermier, Sikes, Buller, Bulgrin and Bamesberger ; nays, none; motion carried.


Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Sikes, to adopt the agenda for Tuesday February 3, 2015, roll call: yeas; Bulgrin, Sikes, Buller, Obermier and Bamesberger; nays, none; motion carried.


Jenni Harrington met with the Board, member of the Planning Commission with her research on other County and Local government on land use regulations related to pipeline projects.


Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Sikes, to go into executive session at 8:37 a.m.; roll call: yeas; Bulgrin, Sikes, Obermier, Buller and Bamesberger; nays, none; motion carried.


Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Sikes to come out of executive session at 8:47 a.m. which no action was taken; roll call: yeas; Bulgrin, Sikes, Obermier, Buller and Bamesberger; nays, none; motion carried.



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


Met with the Elected Officials and Department Heads to discuss the time clock usage and time sheets for payroll.



Moved by Sikes, seconded by Buller, to approve the payroll in the amount of $146,072.99, with added claim to Business Brokers Corp in the amount of $4,750.88 and vendor claims, roll call: yeas; Sikes, Buller, Bulgrin, Obermier and Bamesberger; nays; none; motion carried.


Fund                  Name                                                           Description                              Total      


General              Angle, Murphy, Valentino & Campbell     Court Costs                  1,712.61

General              ATCO International                                     Jail Equipment         115.00

General, Rd        Black Hills Energy                                      Heating Fuels                  5,272.61

General              Blue Knight Security, Inc.                           Security Contract             852.00

General              Braman, Marjorie             Retirement                                                   11.00

General              Bredenkamp, Patricia              Retirement                                                   10.00            

General              Claritus                           Miscellaneous                                             193.61

General              Connecting Point Computer Center            Data Processing Equip.                                                                   50.00

General              Contryman Associates, P.C.                        Audit Costs                  2,000.00

General              Cornerstone Bank                                        Office Supplies             12.73

General              Crossroads Awards                           Miscellaneous                                             4.20

General              Cuda, Sharon                Retirement                                                   10.00

General              CWC of York, Inc.                                      Office Equipment         478.55

General              Eakes Office Plus                                        Office Supplies, Data Process                                                           1,278.65

Aging                 Eckard, Linda                                              Mileage Allowance          89.60

General              Elite Court Reporting Service, Inc.             Court Costs                  110.90

General              Fillman Law Offices                                   Court Costs                  503.50

General              Galls/Quartermaster                                    Uniform Allowance          73.16

General, Rd        Great Plains Pest Management, Inc.           Maintenance Agreement         116.00

General              Hecht, Harry                  Retirement                                                   16.00

General              Heiden Surveying                                        Surveyor Contract             1,773.35

Road                   Hilton Omaha               Lodging                                                       258.00

General              Home Care Plus                                           Medical-Prisoners            172.00

General              Hometown Leasing                                     Equipment Rental                150.00

General              Independent Tabulation, Inc.                       Voting Supplies             119.94

General              Jack’s Uniforms & Equipment                   Uniform Allowance          91.94

General              JM Monograms, Inc.                                   Uniform Allowance          29.85

Road                   Johnson Sand & Gravel Co, Inc.                 Gravel & Royalty              2,002.70

General              Kracl, Denise J. / Attorney at Law              Attorney Fees                    1,047.25

General              Krumbach, Eileen                                        Mileage Allowance          80.50

General              Lancaster County Sheriff                            Court Costs                  19.51

Road                   Medical Enterprises, Inc.                            Safety Equipment         31.00

Emerg Mgmt     Midwest Card ad ID Solutions LLC                    Supplies                                                       969.13

General              Midwest Door and Hardware                      Jail Equipment         176.00

Road                   Midwest Machinery & Supply Co.             Shop Supplies             40.50

General              National Everything Wholesale                  Janitorial Equipment         966.99

General, Rd        Nebraska Assoc. of County Officials         Office Supplies             110.00

General              NE Association of County Treasurers        Dues    75.00

Road                   Nebraska Assoc. Of Hwy Superintendent   Dues  200.00

General              Nebraska Clerks of District Ct Assoc.        Dues    50.00

State Instit         Nebraska Health and Human Services        Norfolk, Beatrice, Lincoln                                                                    582.00

General              NE Public Health Environmental Lab        Drug & Alcohol Test      525.00

General              Nebraska Public Power District               Electricity                                                    3,833.84

Road                   NMC Exchange LLC                                   Equipment Repair                2,254.64

Hwy Buyback    Norfolk Contracting, Inc.                     Bridges                                                        101,023.00

General              North Office Supply                                    Office Supplies             63.93

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

General              OfficeNet                                                     Office Supplies             94.00

General, Rd        Perennial Public Power District               Electricity                                                    424.12

General              Pieper Plumbing & Well Drilling Inc.        Jail Equipment         184.63

General              Platte Country Sheriff Dept.                       Court Costs                  18.50

Road                   Power Services Inc.                                     Equipment Repair                18.50

General              Radiology Associates PC                            Medical-Prisoners            46.00

General              Redfield & Company, Inc.                          Office Supplies             420.14

General              Reetz, Melvin               Retirement                                                   12.00

General              Region V Systems                                       Mental Health                5,269.25

Road                   Rose Holdings Inc.                                      Road & Bridge Materials                                                                    2,165.23

General              Shipps, Elizabeth                                         Court Costs                  20.00

Road                   Snap-On Tools                                             Shop Tools                  30.15

Aging                 Spartan Stores, LLC.                                   Health Promotion          2,038.98

General              Stahr and Associates                                   Contractual Services             200.00

General              State of NE/DAS Central Finance#6507    Data Processing, Equip Rental                                                       70.60

General              State of NE/DAS Central Finance#6506    Equipment Rental                448.00

General              Svehla Law Offices                                     Court Costs                  753.50

General              Teegerstrom, Marla                                     Awards Banquet              235.00

General              Thompson Reuters/West Payment Center  Consulting Fees                    92.50

General              Time Warner Cable                                     Dues    80.99

Road                   U.S. Department of Agriculture        Easement                                                     460.00

General              Wallingford Sign Co., Inc.                     Equipment                                                   51.20

General              Wilke, Tracy                                                Court Costs                  20.00

General              Williams, Eric J. P.C. L.L.O.                      Court Costs                  256.50


Co Relief           Windstream Communications                    Telephone Service               472.97

General              Woods & Aitken L.L.P.                           Miscellaneous                                             2,314.00

Aging                 York Area Senior Center                             Feb. Contribution      272.00

General              York County Court                                      Court Costs                  470.75

Inherit Tax         York County Development Corp                Annual Investment         70,000.00

Inherit Tax         York County Treasurer                               Transfers – Area                   16,500.00

General              York County Sheriff                                    Postal, Supplies, Equip 4,637.00

General              York General Hospital                                Medical-Prisoners            229.00

General, Rd,

Aging                 York News-Times                                       Dues, Printing & Publication                                                           172.46

General              York Printing Company, LLC                     Supplies, Equipment         99.10

General              Zoubek, Gary                                               Mileage Allowance          312.80




There were no interfund transfer at this time.


Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Obermier, to adopt Resolution #15-06 to transfer $150,000.00 from the Inheritance Tax Fund to the General Fund the make up the difference of York County Health Insurance Cost, roll call; yeas, Bulgrin, Obermier, Sikes, Buller and Bamesberger, nays none, motion carried.


RESOLUTION #15-06        


WHEREAS, the York County Board of Commissioners met at their regular meeting on the 3rd day of February 2015, and discussed the fact that interfund transfers from the Inheritance Tax Fund to the General Fund to make up the difference for the York County Health Insurance Cost; and


WHEREAS, at this time it is necessary to transfer funds from the Inheritance Tax Fund to the General Fund in the amount of $150,000.00  


NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the York County Treasurer shall transfer the sum of $150,000.00, from the Inheritance Tax Fund to the General Fund to make up the difference of Health Insurance Cost.


Dated this 3rd day of February 2015.


Moved by Obermier, seconded by Bulgrin, employees are not required to wear ID badges for security reasons, roll call; yeas, Obermier, Bulgrin, Sikes, Buller and Bamesberger, nays none, motion carried.


At 9:00 a.m. as advertised on January 22 and January 29, 2015, in the York News Times, with proof of publication attached, Chairman Bamesberger declared a public hearing be held to hear support, opposition, suggestions, criticism or observation for the One and Six Year Road and Bridge Program.


Terry Van Housen had a comment on what was done with the dirt that was removed from the ditches.  The hearing was closed at 9:14 a.m.


Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Sikes to table the One and Six Year Road and Bridge Program until Tuesday February 17, 2015.  That the One and Six Year Road and Bridge Program and Map be posted on the York County Web Site for the public to review,  roll call: yeas; Bulgrin, Sikes, Obermier, Buller and Bamesberger, nays none, motion carried.


Moved by Sikes, seconded by Obermier, to eliminate the Coalition and Juvenile Service Committees for which no meeting were ever conducted, roll call; yeas, Sikes, Obermier, Buller, Bulgrin and Bamesberger, nays none, motion carried...


Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Bamesberger to adopt Resolution #15-07 to NOT adopt Zoning Regulation Section 509, roll call; yeas, Bulgrin, Bamesberger, Sikes and Obermier, nays Buller, motion carried.


RESOLUTION #15-07        


WHEREAS, the York County Board of Commissioners met at their regular meeting on the 3rd day of February 2015, and


WHEREAS, the York County Board have agreed not to adopt Zoning Regulation 509, and  


NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the York County Board of Commissioner has agreed to NOT to adopt Zoning Regulation 509


Dated this 3rd day of February 2015.


Committee reports were given.


The Chairman declared the meeting adjourned at 10:55 a.m.  The next meeting will be held February 17, 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, Chairman                                     Kelly Turner, County Clerk 

York County Board of Commissioners                                 York, Nebraska