The York County Board of Commissioners met according to law on Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at 8:30 a.m. as per notice in the York News Times on June 18, 2015, with Chairman Bill Bamesberger presiding, with Jack Sikes, Randy Obermier, Kurt Bulgrin and Paul Buller.  Also present at the meeting was Melanie Wilkinson, correspondent for the York News Times, 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 June 9, 2015, Board of Commissioners meeting; with one change remove the (s) on Richard Nation last name;  roll call:  yeas, Bulgrin, Sikes, Obermier, Buller and Bamesberger; nays none, motion carried

 

Moved by Obermier, seconded by Sikes to adopt the agenda for Tuesday, June 23, 2015; roll call: yeas, Obermier, Sikes, Buller, Bulgrin and Bamesberger; nays, none; motion carried.

 

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

 

GENERAL ASSISTANCE:

There were no General Assistance to come before the Board.

 

PAYROLL AND VENDOR CLAIMS:

Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Obermier, to approve the payroll in the amount of $148,330.07 and vendor claims, roll call: yeas, Bulgrin, Obermier, Sikes, Buller and Bamesberger; nays, none; motion carried.

 

Fund                  Name                                                           Description                              Total      

 

General              Adams County Sheriff                                Court Costs                  14.47

General              Angle, Murphy, Valentino & Campbell     Court Costs                  22.50

General              Barker Company, Inc., Bob                    Equipment                                                   327.70

Fed Drug Law    Bauernhof K-9                           Miscellaneous                                             250.00

General              Black Hills Energy                                      Heating Fuels                  20.69

General              Blue Knight Security, Inc.                           Security Contract             912.00

Road                   Bosselman                                                   Fuel 16,280.00

General              Buffalo County Sheriff Dept.                      Court Costs                  46.80

Visit Promo       Cash-Wa Candy Company                          Promotional Supplies             36.46

Road                   Caterpillar Financial Services Corp.          Motor Graders & Loaders                                                                 157,708.44

General              Chances R Restaurant and Lounge             Juror Costs                  381.00

General              Cima Companies, Inc., The                           Miscellaneous                                             1,315.08

Ambulance        City of Henderson                                       Ambulance District Contrib. 6,000.00

General              City of York                                                Water   63.67

General              Coast to Coast Solutions            Equipment                                                   75.97

General              Connecting Point Computer Center            Office Supplies             85.00

911 Emergency  Cornerstone Tower Service, Inc.                 Telephone Service               287.50

Road                   Cornhusker Cleaning Systems Inc.             Shop Supplies             21.66

General, Rd        Corporate Payment Systems                       Monthly Payment             1,116.87

General              Countryside Lawn, Inc.                               Maintenance Agreement         175.00

Weed                  Crop Production Services                           Weed Control               8,212.16

Road                   Cross-Dillon Tire                                        Tire Repair/Equipment                                                                  914.08

General              CWC of York, Inc.                                      Office Equipment         6.25

General              Dash Medical Gloves Inc.                     Equipment                                                   187.60

General              Discovery Benefits, Inc.                              Cobra-Monthly             86.70

General, Rd,

Aging                 Eakes Office Plus                                        Office Supplies             2,091.57

General              EyeCare Associates LLC                            Medical-Prisoners            141.00

Weed                  Farmers Cooperative                                   Fuel   153.50

Road                   Fastenal Industrial & Const. Supply           Shop Supplies/Equipment                                                               216.18

General              Fillman Law Offices                                   Court Costs                  3,937.13

General              Fillmore County Sheriff                              Court Costs                  18.60

Road                   Filter Care                                                   Equipment Repair                87.25

Road                   Friesen Ford                                                Equipment Repair                278.56

Road                   Friesen, Kermith D                           Reimbursement                                           80.00

General              Galls/Quartermaster                                    Uniform Allowance          126.43

General              Grafton Law Office, P.C., L.L.O.                Court Costs                  1,200.00

General, Aging  Grand Central Foods                                   Board of Prisoners            4,009.62

General, Rd        Great Plains Pest Management, Inc.           Maintenance Agreement         234.00

Aging                 Hines, Janet K                           Reimbursement                                           16.08

Emer Mgmt       Hinrichs, Gerald A                           Reimbursement                                           33.35

Road                   Hinz Repair                                                 Equipment Repair                83.31

General              Home Care Plus                                           Medical-Prisoners            426.50

General              Hometown Leasing                                     Office Equipment         185.00

Road                   Hooker Bros. Sand & Gravel, Inc.              Gravel & Royalty              3,026.48

General              Hy-Tech Auto Service                                 Fuel   895.72

General              Jack’s Uniforms & Equipment                   Uniform Allowance          153.89

General, Rd        Jackson Services Inc.                                  Maintenance Agreement         183.77

General              JM Monograms, Inc.                                   Uniform Allowance          218.40

Aging                 Johnson, Helen                                            YSC Program             50.00

Road                   Johnson Sand & Gravel Co, Inc.                 Gravel & Royalty              11,151.06

Road                   Kerford Limestone Company           Rock                                                             1,522.95

General              Kopchos Sanitation, Inc.                     Garbage                                                       38.00

General              Loup Valley Lighting, Inc.                          Building Repair                144.05

General              M&O Metals, Inc.                                       Building Repair                4,000.00

Road                   Medical Enterprises, Inc.                            Safety Equipment         124.00

General              Microfilm Imaging Systems, Inc.               Data Processing         155.00

General              Midwest Auto Fire Sprinkler Co.               Maintenance Agreement         150.00

Road                   Midwest Service & Sales                            Signs & Posts                  1,170.00

General              Mundt, Ed                                                    Office Equipment         275.00

Road                   Myers Tire Supply-Kansas City #16          Shop Supplies             93.63

General              NE Assoc. of County Extension Boards     Dues  100.00

General              NE Public Power District               Electricity                                                    76.20

General, Rd        Nebraskaland Glass                                     Equipment Repairs               195.00

Road                   NMC Exchange LLC                                   Equipment Repair                2,472.65

General              North Office Supply                                    Office Supplies             988.34

Road                   O’Reilly Auto Parts                                     Equipment Repair                178.18

Road                   Pavelka Truck & Trailer Repair                 Equipment Repair                2,159.43

Road                   Penner’s Tire & Auto, Inc.                          Tire Repair                3,307.03

General              Peterson, Gerald W                           Reimbursement                                           13.80

Road                   Petro Lube/TA Operating LLC                   Fuel   560.46

Road                   John Deere Financial (Plains Equipment)  Equipment Repair                784.30

Road                   Power Plan                                                   Equipment Repair                196.05

Road, Weed       Rasmussen Auto Parts                                 Shop Supplies/Fuel     1,004.11

General              Rasmussen Mechanical Services, Inc.        Building Repair                15,106.64

Road                   RDO Truck Center Co                                 Equipment Repair                69.47

Inherit Tax         Region V Systems                                       Public Assistance          1,134.00

Road                   Road Builders Machinery & Supply Co     Equipment Repair                1,482.08

Road                   Rowekamp Associates Inc.                         Computer Consultant         400.00

General              RR Donnelley                                              Office Supplies             60.28

Road                   Safety-Kleen Systems                                 Shop Supplies             351.50

General              Sandman, Don                                             Telephone Service               30.00

General              Scavo, Brenda L                           Reimbursement                                           101.20

General              Seward County Sheriff                                Court Costs                  30.20

Fed Drug Law    Snap-On Incorporated                           Miscellaneous                                             885.76

Road                   Snap-On Tools                                             Shop Tools                  53.25

Aging                 Spartan Stores, LLC.                                   Health Promotion          2,309.60

Road                   Standard Battery, Inc.                                  Equipment Repair                317.80

General              Stanley, Stephanie R                           Reimbursement                                           56.35

Road                   Starbuck, Charles L                           Reimbursement                                           89.13

General,

Rel&Medical     State of NE/DAS Central Finance              Data Processing         86.88

General              Stephens Law Offices, P.C., L.L.O.            Court Costs                  1,111.50

Road                   Truck Center Companies                            Equipment Repair                2,094.16

General              Turner, Kelly B                           Reimbursement                                           205.86

General              UNL Extension Lincoln                              Dues    70.00

General              Verizon Wireless Services LLC                 Telephone Service               280.07

Road                   Village of McCool Junction             Water/Sewer                                                45.00

General              Walgreens                                                    Medical-Prisoners            1,331.92

Visit Promo       Web Tech Solutions                           Miscellaneous                                             25.00

Road                   Weldon Industries, Inc.                               Equipment Repair                718.56

General              Williams, P.C., L.L.O., Eric J.                    Court Costs                  199.50

General,

911 Emerg         Windstream Communications                    Telephone Service               1,226.48

General, Rd        York Ace Hardware                                     Supplies/ Repair                175.41

Aging                 York County Ag Society                             Booth Rental                60.00

General              York County Clerk-Petty Cash                   Dues/Court Costs                  415.00

General              York County Court                                      Court Costs                  405.50

General              York County Sheriff                                    Office/Radio Equipment         69.46

Road                   York Equipment, Inc.                                  Shop Supplies             3,009.69

General, Rd        York General Hospital                                Drug & Alcohol Test/Capacity                                                           227.00

Road                   York Heating & Air Conditioning              Building & Ground               88.95

General, Visit

Promo, Aging,

Emerg Mgmt     York News-Times                                       Printing & Publication        240.31

General              Zoubek, Gary                                               Mileage Allowance          274.28

 

 

INTERFUND TRANSFERS:

There were no interfund transfer to come before the Board.

 

Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Obermier, to adopt Resolution #15-35 that the York County Treasurer shall transfer the sum of $2,000.00 from the General Fund to the Veterans Aid Fund, roll call: yeas, Bulgrin, Obermier, Sikes, Buller and Bamesberger, nays none, motion carried.

 

RESOLUTION #15-35

 

            WHEREAS, the York County Board of Commissioners met at their regular meeting on the 23rd day of June 2015, to discuss the fact that in the 2014-2015 budget, funds were budgeted in the amount of $2,000.00 to be transferred from the General Fund to the Veterans Aid Fund,

 

            NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, by the County Board of Commissioners that the York County Treasurer shall transfer the sum of $2,000.00 from the County General Fund to the Veterans Aid Fund.         

 

            Dated this 23rd day of June, 2015.

 

 

Moved by Obermier, seconded by Sikes to adopt Resolution #15-36 that the York County Treasurer shall transfer the sum of $50,000.00 from the General Fund to the Reappraisal Sinking Fund, roll call: yeas, Obermier, Sikes, Buller, Bulgrin and Bamesberger, nays none, motion carried.

 

RESOLUTION #15-36

 

           

            WHEREAS, the York County Board of Commissioners met at their regular meeting on the 23rd day of June 2015, to discuss the fact that in the 2014-2015 budget, funds were budgeted in the amount of $50,000.00 to be transferred from the General Fund to the Reappraisal Sinking  Fund,

 

            NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, by the County Board of Commissioners that the York County Treasurer shall transfer the sum of $50,000.00 from the County General Fund to the Appraisal Sinking Fund.

 

            Dated this 23rd day of June, 2015.

 

 

Moved by Sikes, seconded by Buller to adopt Resolution #15-37 that the York County Treasurer shall transfer the sum of $300,000.00 from the Road Fund to the Inheritance Tax Fund, roll call: yeas, Sikes, Buller, Bulgrin, Obermier and Bamesberger, nays none, motion carried.

 

RESOLUTION #15-37

 

            WHEREAS, the York County Board of Commissioners met at their regular meeting on the 23rd day of June 2015, to discuss the fact that in the prior fiscal year budget, funds were budgeted in the amount of $300,000.00 to be transferred from the Road Fund to the Inheritance Tax  Fund,

 

            NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, by the County Board of Commissioner that the York County Treasurer shall transfer the sum of $300,000.00 from the County Road Fund to the Inheritance Tax Fund.

 

            Dated this 23rd day of June, 2015.

 

Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Sikes to adopt Resolution #15-38 that the York County Treasurer shall transfer the sum of $18,316.54 from the Child Support/County Attorney Fund to the Inheritance Tax Fund, roll call: yeas, Bulgrin, Sikes, Obermier, Buller and Bamesberger, nays none, motion carried.

 

RESOLUTION #15-38

 

                        WHEREAS, the York County Board of Commissioners met at their regular meeting on the 23rd day of June 2015, to discuss the fact that in the 2014-2015 budget, funds were budgeted in the amount of $18,316.54 to be transferred from the Child Support/County Attorney Fund to the Inheritance Tax Fund,

 

            NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, by the Board of Commissioners that the York County Treasurer shall transfer the sum of $18,316.54 from the County Child Support/County Attorney Fund to the Inheritance Tax Fund.

 

            Dated this 23rd day of June, 2015.

 

Moved by Obermier, seconded by Buller to adopt Resolution #15-39 that the York County Treasurer shall transfer the sum of $14,911.00 from the Area on Aging Fund to the Inheritance Tax Fund, roll call: yeas, Obermier, Buller, Bulgrin, Sikes and Bamesberger, nays none, motion carried.

 

RESOLUTION #15-39

 

            WHEREAS, the York County Board of Commissioners met at their regular meeting on the 23rd day of June 2015, to discuss the fact that in the 2014-2015 budget, funds were budgeted in the amount of $14,911.00 to be transferred from the Area on Aging Fund to the Inheritance Tax  Fund,

 

            NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, by the Board of Commissioners that the York County Treasurer shall transfer the sum of $14,911.00 from the County Area on Aging Fund to the Inheritance Tax Fund.           

 

            Dated this 23rd day of June, 2015.

 

Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Buller to adopt Resolution #15-40 that the York County Treasurer shall transfer the sum of $15,000.00 from the E911 Wireless Fund to the E911 Wireless Holding Fund, roll call: yeas, Bulgrin, Buller, Obermier, Sikes and Bamesberger, nays none, motion carried.

 

RESOLUTION #15-40

 

            WHEREAS, the York County Board of Commissioners met at their regular meeting on the 23rd day of June 2015, to discuss the fact that in the 2014-2015 budget, funds were budgeted in the amount of $15,000.00 to be transferred from the E911 Wireless Fund to the E911 Wireless Holding  Fund,

 

            NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the York County Treasurer shall transfer the sum of $15,000.00 from the County Area on E911 Wireless Fund to the E911 Wireless Holding Fund.

 

            Dated this 23rd day of June, 2015.

 

Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Buller to adopt Resolution #15-41to transfer budget authority in the amount of $50.00 from the Miscellaneous General Fund to the York County Zoning Fund, roll call; yeas, Bulgrin, Buller, Sikes, Obermier and Bamesberger, nays none, motion carried

 

RESOLUTION #15-41        

 

WHEREAS, the budget of the York County Zoning was set at $27,938.00 for the 2014-2015 fiscal year, and

 

WHEREAS, necessary expenditures of said office are going to result in expending over that amount, and

 

WHEREAS, an emergency exists requiring that said budget be re-opened to provide for an expansion of said budget as provided by law, and

 

WHEREAS, said additional funds to be applied to said budget must be appropriated from a line item currently existing in the General Miscellaneous Fund Budget of York County, Nebraska;

 

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED: that the budget of the York County Zoning is increased in the amount of $50.00 for the 2014-2015 fiscal years resulting in an amended budget of $27,988.00.

 

AND FURTHERMORE, BE IT RESOLVED: that the sum of $50.00 which has been added to the budget of the York County Zoning for the 2014-2015 fiscal years shall be appropriated from the Miscellaneous General –County General Fund.

 

            Dated this 23rd day of June, 2015.

 

Moved by Obermier, seconded by Sikes to adopt Resolution #15-42 to transfer budget authority in the amount of $5,000.00 from the Miscellaneous General Fund to the York County District Court Fund, roll call; yeas, Obermier, Sikes, Bulgrin, Buller and Bamesberger, nays none, motion carried

 

RESOLUTION #15-42        

 

WHEREAS, the budget of the York County District Court was set at $198,351.00 for the 2014-2015 fiscal year, and

 

WHEREAS, necessary expenditures of said office are going to result in expending over that amount, and

 

WHEREAS, an emergency exists requiring that said budget be re-opened to provide for an expansion of said budget as provided by law, and

 

WHEREAS, said additional funds to be applied to said budget must be appropriated from a line item currently existing in the General Miscellaneous Fund Budget of York County, Nebraska;

 

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED: that the budget of the York County District Court is increased in the amount of $5,000.00 for the 2014-2015 fiscal years resulting in an amended budget of $203,351.00.

 

AND FURTHERMORE, BE IT RESOLVED: that the sum of $5,000.00 which has been added to the budget of the York County District Court for the 2014-2015 fiscal years shall be appropriated from the Miscellaneous General –County General Fund.

 

            Dated this 23rd day of June, 2015.

 

Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Obermier to adopt Resolution#15-43 to transfer budget authority in the amount of $12,000.00 from the Miscellaneous General Fund to the York County Veterans Service Office Fund, roll call; yeas, Bulgrin, Obermier, Buller, Sikes, and Bamesberger, nays none, motion carried

 

RESOLUTION #15-43        

 

WHEREAS, the budget of the York County Veterans Service Office was set at $109,564.00 for the 2014-2015 fiscal year, and

 

WHEREAS, necessary expenditures of said office are going to result in expending over that amount, and

 

WHEREAS, an emergency exists requiring that said budget be re-opened to provide for an expansion of said budget as provided by law, and

 

WHEREAS, said additional funds to be applied to said budget must be appropriated from a line item currently existing in the General Miscellaneous Fund Budget of York County, Nebraska;

 

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED: that the budget of the York County Veterans Service Office is increased in the amount of $12,000.00 for the 2014-2015 fiscal years resulting in an amended budget of $121,564.00.

 

AND FURTHERMORE, BE IT RESOLVED: that the sum of $12,000.00 which has been added to the budget of the York County Veterans Service for the 2014-2015 fiscal years shall be appropriated from the Miscellaneous General –County General Fund.

 

            Dated this 23rd day of June, 2015.

 

Moved by Buller, seconded by Obermier, to authorize an additional 1% budget authority for purposes of the 2015-2016 budget; roll call; yeas, Buller, Obermier, Sikes, Bulgrin and Bamesberger, nays none, motion carried.

 

 

Moved by Bulgrin, second by Sikes to adopt Resolution #15-44 to reappoint Marsha Ward to the Aging Partners Areawide Advisory Council, roll call; yeas, Bulgrin, Sikes, Buller, Obermier and Bamesberger, nays none, motion carried.

RESOLUTION #15-44

 

WHEREAS, the Aging Partners Areawide Advisory Council has requested the reappointment of a member to its Board; and

 

WHEREAS, current board member, Marsha Ward has agreed to be reappointed for another 3 years; and

 

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that as of July 1, 2015, Marsha Ward is hereby reappointed to another three (3) year term which will expire on June 30, 2018.

 

Dated, this 23rd day of June, 2015.

 

Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Sikes to end the Noxious Weed site on the GIS Workshop and add the  Nebraska Weed Control Association link on the York County Web Site;  roll call; yeas, Bulgrin, Sikes, Obermier, Buller and Bamesberger, nays none, motion carried.

 

Recess at 9:27

 

Mitch Doht form the City of York met the Board with updates on the City Projects, pavement project, water main on 12th street, wastewater treatment plant and the landfill.

 

Recess until 1:30

 

Moved by Obermier, seconded by Buller to adopt Resolution # 15-45 to approve the York County handbook as presented with the changes that were discussed and agreed upon, roll call; yeas, Obermier, Buller, Bulgrin, Sikes and Bamesberger, nays none, motion carried.

 

RESOLUTION #15-45

 

WHEREAS, County employees are directly responsible to an elected official or the County Board;

 

WHEREAS, County officials, in working with their employees, may develop different employment practices and policies than used by other offices; and

 

WHEREAS, different practices and policies can result in disharmony among the body of County employees;

 

 THEREFORE, the undersigned County officials of York County adopt a joint employee handbook, which provides employment practices and policies common to all offices and departments of the undersigned.

 

Dated, this 23rd day of June, 2015.

 

Committee reports were given.

 

The Chairman declared the meeting adjourned at 2:45 p.m.  The next meeting will be held July 7, 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