The York County Board of Commissioners met according to law on Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at 8:30 a.m. as per notice in the York News Times on April 9, 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, 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 Bulgrin, seconded by Sikes to approve the minutes of the March 31, 2015, roll call; yeas, Bulgrin, Sikes, Obermier, Buller and Bamesberger, nays none, motion carried.


Moved by Sikes, seconded by Obermier to adopt the agenda for Tuesday, April 14, 2015, roll call: yeas; Sikes, Obermier, Buller, Bulgrin and Bamesberger; nays, none; motion carried.


Bill Boyer with Murphy Tractor introduced himself to the board.



Moved by Bulgrin  seconded by Buller  to approve the payroll in the amount of $143,119.15 and vendor claims with added claim to York County Title Company in the amount of $200.00, roll call: yeas; Bulgrin, Buller, Obermier, Sikes and Bamesberger; nays none;  motion carried.

Fund                  Name                                                           Description                              Total      


Road                   Ace Irrigation and MFG                              Culverts                                                       1,329.60

Fed Drug Law    Aurora Veterinary Clinic                            Canine miscellaneous                77.92

Visit Promo       Avery Outdoor                                             Media-Advertising                    250.00

General              Bamesberger, William                                       Reimbursement                                           452.25

General              Bob Barker Company, Inc.                                 Equipment                                                   684.61

General, Rd        Black Hills Energy                                      Heating Fuels                              4015.11

General              Blue Knight Security                                   Security Contract                         714.00

General              Bowen, Robert E, M.D., P.C.                      Autopsy Costs                              900.00

General              Bredenkamp, Patricia                                  Court Costs                              35.00

Juv Diver           Business Brokers Corporation                                       Rent/Utilities                                               2,992.82

General              Capital Business Systems, Inc.                   Printing & Publication                    14.58

Road                   Car Parts Inc.                                               Shop Supplies                         49.36


Visit Promo       Cash-Wa Candy Company                          Supplies/ Board of Prisoners         864.64

Aging                 Cash-Wa Distributing Co.                           Health Promotion                      540.89

Visit Promo       Chances R Restaurant and Lounge             Meals 148.15

General, Rd        City of York                               Water/Sewer                                                1,359.59

General              Coast to Coast Solutions                        Equipment                                                   65.10

General              Cornerstone Bank                                        Data Processing                     45.00

General              CWC of York, Inc.                                       Supplies/Equipment                                    49.50

General              Dell Marketing, L.P.                                   Office Supplies                         256.78

Road                   DXP Enterprises, Inc.                                  Shop Tools                              180.58

General, Aging,


Emer Mgmt       Eakes Office Plus                                       Supplies/Equipment                                    2,067.44

General              Fillman Law Offices                                   Court Costs                              769.50

General              Fillmore County Sheriff                              Court Costs                              44.30

Road                   Filter Care                                                   Equipment Repair                            72.50

Road                   Friesen, Kermith D                                       Reimbursement                                           30.00

General              Galls/Quartermaster                                    Uniform Allowance                      181.68

General              Global Tech, Inc.                                         Data Processing                     487.50

General              Grafton Law Offices, P.C., L.L.O.              Court Costs                              789.15

General              Graham Tire Lin. North                              Fuel 1,015.28

General, Aging  Grand Central Foods                                   Board of Prisoners                        4,428.65

General              Great Plains Pest Management, Inc.           Janitorial Supplies                         62.00

General              GT Distributors, Inc. –Austin                     Uniform Allowance                      6.95

General              Hall County Sheriff                                     Court Costs                              40.94

Aging                 Hines, Janet K                                       Reimbursement                                           70.68

Emer Mgmt       Hinrichs, Gerald A                                       Reimbursement                                           31.05

General              Hits Towing, Inc.                                         Fuel   140.00

General              Hoblyn, Nancy                                             Mental Health Board                 142.50

General              Hometown Leasing                                     Equipment Rental                            635.00

General              Hy-Tec Auto Service                                   Fuel 1,100.14

General              Jackson Services Inc.                                  Maintenance Agreement                     134.94

Road                   Johnson Sand & Gravel Co, Inc.                 Gravel & Royalty                          2,614.50

Road                   Kimball Midwest                                        Shop Supplies                         240.54

General              Kopchos Sanitations, Inc.                                 Garbage                                                       404.00

Visit Promo       Lamar Companies, The                               Media-Advertising                    490.00

General              Lancaster County Sheriff                            Court Costs                              20.42

General              Larue Distributing, Inc.                                 Equipment                                                   160.32

General              Lichti’s Inc.                                 Equipment                                                   519.95

Road                   Mac Tools Distributor                                 Shop Tools                              56.48

General              Martelle, Jamie L                                       Reimbursement                                           44.28

Road                   Matheson Tri-Gas, Inc.                               Shop Supplies                         144.60

Road                   Mead Lumber Co.                                       Equipment Rental                            271.50

General              Microfilm Imaging Systems, Inc.               Data Processing                     293.00

General              MIPS Inc.                                                     Data Processing                     1,360.65

Road                   Naber’s Locksmith Service                         Shop Supplies                         11.22

General              National Sheriffs’ Association                   Dues  109.00

Road                   Nebraska Machinery Company                   Graders & Loaders                          50,000.00

General              NE Public Health Environmental Lab        Drug & Alcohol Test                  105.00

General, Rd        Nebraska Public Power District                           Electricity                                                    3,798.36

General              North Office Supply                                    Office Supplies                         34.40

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

Road                   Overhead Door Co.                                      Building & Grounds                         938.32

Juv Diver           Owens Educational Services                                       Miscellaneous                                             360.00

General              Paper Tiger Shredding                                Monthly Fee                                 78.00

Road                   Paulsen, Terry L                                       Reimbursement                                           30.00

Road                   Pavelka Truck & Trailer Repair                 Equipment Repair                            2,161.79

General              Lynn Peavey Company                               Drug & Alcohol Test                  80.20

Road                   Penner’s Tire & Auto, Inc.                          Tire Repair                            707.12


Visit Promo       Perennial Public Power District                                       Electricity/Advertising                               246.44

General              Peterson, Gerald W                                       Reimbursement                                           41.40

General              Physicians Laboratory Services PC            Autopsy Costs                              380.00

Road                   John Deere Financial (Plains Equipment)                                       Supplies/Equip Repair                                312.09

General              Polk County Sheriff                                    Court Costs                              22.94

Road                   Power Plan                                                   Equipment Repair                            510.94

General              Region V Services                                       Miscellaneous                                             6,081.00

General              Roehr Safety Products, Ed                          Safety Equipment                     363.00

Visit Promo       Sautter, Robert R                                       Reimbursement                                           305.90

General              Schlender, Kevin                                         Mental Health Board                 142.50

General, Aging  Service Press                                               Printing & Publication                    815.00

Emer Mgmt       Seward County Courthouse                         Gary Petersen                         3,720.14

Sinking Fund     Stanard Appraisal Service Inc.                    Appraiser’s Fees                                14,240.00

Road                   Starbuck, Charles L                                       Reimbursement                                           30.00

General              State of NE/DAS Central Finance              Equipment Rental                            448.00

General              Stephens Law Offices, P.C., L.L.O.            Court Costs                              200.00

General              Sullivan Family Dentistry                           Medical-Prisoners                        905.50

General              Svehla Law Offices                                     Court Costs                              3,715.00

Road                   Thermo King Christensen                           Shop Supplies                         27.35

General              Thomson Reuters/West Payment Center    Court Costs                              237.60

General              Time Warner Cable                                     Dues    80.99

Road                   CNH Industrial Capital Prod. Plus (Titan) Equipment Repair                            187.00

General              Trans Union Risk and Alternative                     Equipment                                                   110.00

General              Urgent Care of York                                    Medical-Prisoners                        50.00

Visit Promo       USA Outdoor II, LLC                                  Media-Advertising                    390.00

General, Rd        Verizon Wireless Services LLC                 Telephone Service                           1,102.03

General              Wallingford Sign Co., Inc.                          Vehicle Repair                            786.25


Visit Promo       Web Tech Solutions                                    Data Processing/Misc.           408.34

Visit Improve    Wessels Living History Farm                     Capital Construction                  17,718.24

General, Aging,

Juv Div, Relief  Windstream Communications                                       Telephone/Internet Service                         2,075.20

General              JS Wurm & Associates                               Court Costs                              58.50

Visit Promo       York Area Chamber of Commerce                                       Grants/Miscellaneous                                 2,213.00

Visit Promo       York College                                               Printing & Publication                    75.00

General, Rd        York County Clerk-Petty Cash                   Court Costs/Dues                     695.75

General              York County Court                                      Court Costs                              276.25


Visit Promo       York County Development Corp                                       Meals/Miscellaneous                                  908.28

General              York County District Court                        Court Costs                              754.00

General, Weed   York County Highway Dept.                       Fuel 3,141.75


Fed Drug Law    York County Sheriff                            Equipment                                                   474.97

Road                   York Equipment, Inc.                                  Shop Supplies                         299.66

General              York General Hospital                                       Miscellaneous                                             769.25

General              York Medical Clinic PC                              Medical-Prisoners                        100.85


Visit Promo       York News-Times                                       Printing & Publication                    396.84

General              Zoubek, Gary                                               Mileage Allowance                      333.50



There were no interfund transfers at this time.


Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Obermier to go into executive session at 8:36 a.m.; roll call: yeas; Bulgrin, Obermier, Sikes, Buller and Bamesberger; nays none; motion carried.


Moved by Buller, seconded by Obermier to come out of executive session at 9:00 a.m. which no action was taken; roll call: yeas; Buller, Obermier, Sikes, Bulgrin and Bamesberger; nays none; , motion carried.



Moved by Buller, seconded by Sikes, to approve General Assistance to be paid to Lancaster County Clerk in the amount of $800.00, roll call; yeas Buller, Sikes, Obermier, Bulgrin and Bamesberger, nays none, motion carried.


Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Buller to Deny General Assistance Case # C-15-2 to Lancaster County Clerk for the amount of $1,200.00; roll call: yeas; Bulgrin, Buller, Sikes, Obermier and Bamesberger; nays none; motion carried.


Orval Stahr met with the Board to go over the Wellhead Zoning Regulations.


Moved by Sikes, seconded by Bulgrin to approve contract (service agreement) with Time Warner Cable, to set up Dedicated Internet Access for the Courthouse, roll call; yeas, Sikes, Bulgrin, Obermier and Bamesberger, nays Buller, motion carried.


Moved by Bulgrin seconded by Sikes to adopt Resolution #15-21 to start the process, of said property to be up for sale to the highest bidders with a public hearing on April 28, 2015 at 10:45 a.m., York County Property Southeast Quarter (SE1/4) of the Southeast Quarter (SE1/4) of Section 34, Township 9, Range 3, roll call; yeas, Bulgrin, Sikes, Obermier, Buller and Bamesberger, nays none, motion carried.


                                                RESOLUTION #15-21 

            WHEREAS, The York County Board of Commissioners met at their regular meeting on the 14th day of April, 2015, to discuss and act on the sale of the said property Southeast Quarter (SE ¼) Southeast Quarter (SE ¼) of Section 34 Township 9 Range 3 North West of the 6th P.M.


            WHEREAS, in June 1916, the County purchased the said property for road purposes from George W. Henry and Sara Henry, and


            NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT, the York County Board of Commissioners find it to be in the best interest that this said property to be up for sale to the highest bidder,


            Ninety one hundredths (91/100) of an acre more of less, as follow’, lying and situated  in SE ¼ of SE ¼ of Sec 34 Town 9 Range 3 West of the 6th P.M. Commencing at the stake on the W County Road lies between York and Fillmore Counties Two rods N. and 654 4/10 feet W of the North East corner of Section No 3 Town No 8 N Ranger No 3 W of the 6th P.M. and running thence North westerly (variation N. 64 degrees W) 205 feet to a stake thence Southwesterly (variation S 49 degrees W) 182 feet to a stake on the N. Line of the old County road thence W on said line 228 ft to a stake and W angle also W point of the new road thence North easterly (variation N 49 degrees E) 318 Feet to a cedar stake at the N. angle of said road thence south easterly (variation S 64 degrees E ) 270 feet to a stake on the N  line of the old County road, thence W on said old County road line 102 feet to the carrier and place of beginning.


            DATED, this 14th day of April, 2015.


Moved by Obermier, seconded by Sikes to adopt Resolution #15-22 to transfer $30,000.00 from E911 Wireless Fund to E911 Wireless Holding Fund, roll call; yeas, Obermier, Sikes, Bulgrin, Buller and Bamesberger, nays none, motion carried

                                                RESOLUTION #15-22

WHEREAS, the York County Board of Commissioners met at their regular meeting on the 14th day of April  2015, to discuss and act on a transfer of funds from the E911 Wireless (2913) to the E911 Wireless Holding Fund (2914) to purchase communications equipment for the Sheriff Department;


NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the York County Board of Commissioners hereby authorizes the transfer of $30,000.00 from the E911 Wireless Fund (2913) to the E911 Wireless Holding Fund for purchase of communications equipment for the Sheriff Department.


DATED this 14th day of April, 2015.


FEE REPORTS (reports were reviewed and placed on file)

County Clerk, March 2015                                                    $38,557.57

Clerk of the District Court, March 2015                                $2,721.82


County Treasurer – Fund Balances as of March 30, 2015

General                                                                             $1,846,883.78

Roads                                                                                $1,232,083.31

Highway Bridge Buy Back Program                                   $260,216.04

Adult Diversion                                                                       $4,377.68

Juvenile Diversion                                                                  $7,941.41

Child Support Enforcement Cty Atty                                   $24,695.63

Reappraisal                                                                            $42,713.50

ROD Preservation Fund                                                          $8,501.98

Employment Security                                                           $22,369.31

Area on Aging                                                                       $29,007.06

Relief & Medical                                                                    $9,097.69

State Institutions                                                                     $1,676.45

Veterans Aid Fund                                                                $27,589.14

Busy Wheels                                                                            $6,307.67

STOP                                                                                       $6,290.33

York Co Drug Fund                                                               $18,905.10

Federal Drug Law Enf                                                           $16,899.11

Federal Drug Law Cty Att                                                       $2,782.38

Debt Service                                                                        $427,474.87

Inheritance Tax                                                                 $1,997,730.71

911 Wireless Serv                                                                 $53,686.19

911 Wireless Serv Holding                                                 $138,826.12

Emergency Mgmt                                                                  $57,644.18

Noxious Weed Dist                                                               $13,870.05

Ambulance                                                                              $3,930.93

911 Emergency                                                                    $123,820.61

CDBG                                                                                           $10.01

Co Visitors Impr Fund                                                        $144,938.38

Visitors Promotion                                                               $ 86,897.35


Committee reports were given.


The Chairman declared the meeting adjourned at 10:05 a.m.  The next meeting will be held April 28, 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