The York County Board of Commissioners met according to law on Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at 8:30 a.m. as per notice in the York News Times on July 30, 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 Sikes, seconded by Bulgrin, to approve the minutes of the July 21, 2015, Board of Commissioners meeting; with the change of, the Commissioners approve to sign Resolution #15-48 Preliminary Engineering Service Agreement between York County and JEO Consulting Group, Inc. during the Board meeting on July 7, 2015; roll call:  yeas, Sikes, Bulgrin, Obermier, Buller and Bamesberger; nays none, motion carried


Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Sikes to adopt the agenda for Tuesday, August 4, 2015; roll call: yeas, Bulgrin, Sikes, Obermier, Buller and Bamesberger; nays, none; motion carried.


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


Bill Boyer met with the Board



There were no General Assistance to come before the Board.



Moved by Obermier, seconded by Sikes, to approve the payroll in the amount of $144,749.40 and vendor claims; roll call: yeas, Obermier, Sikes, Buller, Bulgrin and Bamesberger; nays, none; motion carried.


Fund                  Name                                                           Description                              Total      


Road                   Abee Auto Glass & Upholstery                  Equipment Repair                            475.00

General, Rd        Black Hills Energy                                      Heating Fuels                              148.33

Road                   CCP Industries Inc.                                      Shop Supplies                         236.60

General              Charlie’s U Save Pharmacy                        Medical-Prisoners                        51.99

General              Charlton, Ann L                                       Reimbursement                                           337.31

General              City of York                               Water/Sewer                                                1,562.96

General              Dell Marketing, L.P.                                   Office Supplies                         529.95

General              Des Moines Stamp MFG Co.                      Office Supplies                         44.00

General              Eakes Office Plus                                        Office Supplies                         343.91

Aging                 Eckard, Linda                                              Mileage Allowance                      64.40

General              EyeCare Associates LLC                            Medical-Prisoners                        158.00

General              Fillman Law Offices                                   Court Costs                              1,373.00

General              Fillmore County Sheriff                              Court Costs                              67.70

General              Gale’s Welding, Inc.                                       Equipment/Steel Products                           326.20

General              Galls/Quartermaster                                    Uniform Allowance                      113.56

Road                   General Fire and Safety Equipment            Safety Equipment                     130.70

General              Great Plains Pest Management, Inc.           Maintenance Agreement                     50.00

General              Green, Carla E                                       Reimbursement                                           38.58

Aging                 Hines, Janet K                                       Reimbursement                                           6.39

General              Hometown Leasing                                     Equipment Rental                            150.00

General              JM Monograms, Inc.                                   Uniform Allowance                      76.15

Road                   Johnson Sand & Gravel Co, Inc.                 Gravel & Royalty                          14,350.28

General              Lancaster County Youth Services Ctr        Juvenile Care Costs                     649.00

General              Larue Distributing, Inc.                                 Equipment                                                   43.08

General              Loup Valley Lighting, Inc.                          Building & Ground                           245.19

General              Mailfinance Inc.                                          Office Equipment                     840.21

General              Martelle, Jamie L                                       Reimbursement                                           33.55

Road                   Medical Enterprises, Inc.                            Safety Equipment                     31.00

Road                   Midwest Pump and Equipment Co.            Building Repair                            391.00

Road                   Midwest Service & Sales                            Road Equipment                     2,544.00

Road                   Naber’s Locksmith Service                         Building & Ground                           11.16

State Institute    NE Health and Human Services                  Monthly Fee                                 468.00

General              NE Public Health Environmental Lab        Drug & Alcohol Test                  210.00

General              NE Public Power District                           Electricity                                                    7,974.20

General              North Office Supply                                    Office Supplies                         250.53

General              Northern Agri-Services, Inc.                       Building Repair                            105.40

Road                   Pavers Inc.                                 Asphalt                                                        1,128.75

General, Rd        Perennial Public Power District                           Electricity                                                    326.61

Road                   Petro Lube/TA Operating LLC                   Equipment Repair                            849.13

General              Rasmussen Mechanical Services, Inc.        Building Repair                            1,206.08

General              Region V Services                                       Quarterly Participation                  6,081.00

General              Region V Systems                                       Alcoholism/Miscellaneous                         7,322.00

Visit Promo       Sautter, Robert R                                       Reimbursement                                           240.93

General              Schlender, Kevin                                         Mental Health Board                 142.50

General              Solutions, Inc.                                 Maintenance                                                1,500.00

Aging                 Spartan Stores, LLC.                                   Health Promotion                      1,577.80

General              State of NE/DAS Central Finance              Equipment Rental                            448.00

General              Svehla Law Offices                                     Court Costs                              11,516.00

General              Thomson Reuters/West Payment Center    Court Costs                              285.00

General              Time Warner Cable                                     Dues    84.76

General              US Postal Service                                        Postal Services                         98.00

General              Verhage, Dr. Carroll                                    Mental Health Board                 268.55


Rel & Medical   Windstream Communications                    Telephone Service                           194.94

General              York County Development Corp                Meals   12.00

General              York County Sheriff                                    Office Supplies                         2,268.68

General              York News-Times                                       Miscellaneous                                             158.00



There were no Interfund Transfer to come before the Board


Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Sikes, to approve the authorizing of the Chairman to sign the Sub-Grant between The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services Division of Children and Family Services Child Support Enforcement and York County Clerk of the District Court, roll call: yeas, Bulgrin, Sikes, Obermier, Buller and Bamesberger, nays none, motion carried.


Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Obermier, adopt Resolution #15-49  to cap the Veterans Aid Fund (1900) at $30,000.00, roll call; yeas, Bulgrin, Obermier, Sikes, Buller and Bamesberger, nays none, motion carried.


RESOLUTION #15-49        


WHEREAS, the York County Board of Commissioners met at their regular meeting on the 4th day of August 2015, and discussed the capping of the Veterans Aid Fund (1900) and,


WHEREAS, the York County Board of Commissioner set that the Veterans Aid Fund (1900) be capped in the amount of $30,000.00


NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED: that the budget of the York County Veterans Aid Fund (1900) will be capped at the set amount of $30,000.00.


            Dated this 4th day of August, 2015.


The propose  911 center for the upcoming budget year 2015-2016 was tabled until the next Board meeting set for Tuesday August 18, 2015.


The funding for the courthouse security as to its effects on the 2015-2016 budget was tabled, until the Board has received the report from the US Marshall and to check with the County Court for their input on moving the metal detector to the North door on the main floor.  Bamesberger will speak with Denny Crowell to get pricing on additional panic buttons for all offices.


Bids were opened as advertised in the York News Times on July 15, 22 and 29, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. for the purchase of a Bottom Dump Trailer.  The following bids were received.


Murphy Tractor and Equipment Co

No Bid


Jim Hawk Truck Trailers, Inc

2016 CTS Bottom Dump “Pack Mule” Tri-Axle with Rear Axle lift            $44,380.00

Freight from Sikeston, MO to York 623 miles @ 2.45 per mile                  $ 1,526.00

Total                                                                                                               $45,906.00


Klassic Trailer Sales

2016 Construction Trailer Specialists Pack Mule                                         $44,250.00



2015 Trail King TKBD 22-48 Advantage Series Bottom Dump                  $61,310.00


Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Obermier,  to accept the recommendation from the Highway Superintendent Harvey Keim for the purchase a 2016 CTS Bottom Dump “Pack Mule” Tri-Axle with Rear Lift in the amount of $45,906.00, roll call; yeas, Bulgrin, Obermier, Sikes, Buller and Bamesberger, nays none, motion carried.


Met with Gary Peterson, Emergency Management, with updates on EMA activities.


Moved by Buller, seconded by Sikes, to pay an added claim to the Nebraska State Treasurer Office in the amount of $3,904.85, roll call; yeas, Buller, Sikes, Obermier, Bulgrin and Bamesberger, nays none, motion carried.


Committee reports were given.


The Chairman declared the meeting adjourned at 9:58 a.m.  The next meeting will be held August 18, 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