The York County Board of Commissioners met according to law on Tuesday, October 27, 2015 at 8:30 a.m. as per notice in the York News Times on October 22, 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 Obermier, seconded by Bulgrin, to approve the minutes of the October 13, 2015, Board of Commissioners meeting; roll call; yeas, Obermier, Bulgrin, Buller, Sikes and Bamesberger; nays none, motion carried.


Moved by Sikes, seconded by Buller, to adopt the agenda for Tuesday, October 27, 2015; roll call: yeas, Sikes, Buller, Bulgrin, Obermier and Bamesberger; nays none; motion carried.


Harvey Keim met with the Board with updates on the Road Department



There were no General Assistance to come before the Board.



Moved by Sikes, seconded by Obermier, to approve the payroll in the amount of $154,523.74 and vendor claims roll call; yeas, Sikes, Obermier, Buller, Bulgrin and Bamesberger; nays, none; motion carried.

Fund                  Name                                                           Description                              Total      


General              Atco International                                       Other Equipment                     96.00

General              Barker Company, Inc., Bob                         Other Equipment                     97.39

General              Black Hills Energy                                      Heating Fuels                              595.62

General              Blue Knight Security, Inc.                           Security Contract                         480.00

Road                   Bosselman                                                   Fuel 17,029.58

General              Buffalo County Sheriff Dept.                      Court Costs                              6.00

General              Charlton, Ann L                                       Reimbursement                                           492.12

General              City Directory, Inc.                                     Office Supplies                         308.00

General              City of York                               Water                                                           1,536.50

General              Coast to Coast Solutions                             Other Equipment                     168.23

Road                   Comfort Inn                                  Lodging                                                       95.95

General              Consolidated Management Company         Dues    57.00

General, Road    Corporate Payment Systems                       Monthly Payment                         2,510.07

General              CWC of York, Inc.                                      Office Equipment                     509.30

General              Dennis, Benjamin B                                       Reimbursement                                           130.00

General              Discovery Benefits, Inc.                              Monthly Payment                         86.70

General              Douglas County Treasurer                          Autopsy Costs                              250.00

General              Drivers License Guide Company                Office Supplies                         29.95

General              Eakes Office Plus                                        Office Supplies                         302.85

General              Fillman Law Offices                                   Court Costs                              693.50


Fed Drug Law    Galls/Quartermaster LLC                           Uniform Allowance                      1,042.86

General              Global Tech Inc.                                          Data Processing                     779.98

General              Hall, Kathy                                       Miscellaneous                                             25.00

General              Heiden, Rex                                                 Surveyor Contract                         2,841.30

General              Hoblyn, Nancy                                             Mental Health Board                 47.50

Visit Promo       Holthus Convention Ctr Foundation           Special Projects                          1,249.00

General              Home Care Plus                                           Medical-Prisoners                        252.00

General              Hometown Leasing                                     Equipment Rental                            204.99

General              Jackson Services Inc.                                  Maintenance Agreement                     134.75

General              JM Monograms, Inc.                                   Uniform Allowance                      30.90

Road                   Johnson Sand & Gravel Co, Inc.                 Gravel & Royalty                          8,837.50

Road                   Johnson Trucking                                        Miscellaneous                                             4,183.71

Road                   Klein Survey Systems Inc.                          Shop Tools                              1,309.00

General              Kopchos Sanitation, Inc.                                 Garbage                                                       183.00

General              Lancaster County Sheriff                            Court Costs                              19.82

General              Larue Distributing, Inc.                               Other Equipment                     160.32

General              Mason Electric                                            Building & Ground                           93.25

Road                   Medical Enterprises, Inc.                            Safety Equipment                     31.00

General              Metz Mortuary                                            Autopsy Costs                              75.00

General              Microfilm Imaging Systems, Inc.               Data Processing                     207.00

General              Mid-American Research Chemical            Janitorial Supplies                         290.25

General              Moore Medical, LLC                                  Medical-Prisoners                        107.04

Road                   Myers Tire Supply-Kansas City                 Shop Supplies/Tools               216.20

General              Naber’s Locksmith Service                         Building & Ground                           48.72

General              NE APCO/NENA                                        Dues  218.00

State Institute    NE Health and Human Services                  Monthly Payment                         681.00

General              NE Public Power District                           Electricity                                                    5,952.53

General                                                   Court Costs                              4.00

Road                   NMC Exchange LLC                                   Equip Repair/Supplies             3,052.25

General              North Office Supply                                    Office Supplies                         99.96

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

General              Peavey Company, Lynn                              Drug & Alcohol Test                  42.00

General, Road    Perennial Public Power District                           Electricity                                                    331.46

General              Phoenix Supply, LLC                                  Other Equipment                     615.53


State Institute    Region V Systems                                       Mental Health Services             7,307.50

General              Rob’s Window Service                               Maintenance Agreement                     300.00

General              Schlender, Kevin                                         Mental Health Board                 47.50

General              Secretary of State-Election Division          Voting Supplies                         20.00

General              Sikes, Jack                                       Reimbursement                                           98.90

General              Skip’s Radiator & Automotive                   Cars & Trucks                            2,435.93

General              Stanley, Stephanie R                                       Reimbursement                                           23.51

General              State of NE/DAS Central Finance              Data Processing                     123.60

General              State of NE/Dept of Correctional Svcs       Medical-Prisoners                        289.49

General              State of NE/District 5 Probation Office     District Court                              26,544.00

General              Stephens Law Offices, P.C., L.L.O.            Court Costs                              655.50

Hwy Buyback    Straight-Line Stripping, Inc.                       Pavement Marking                         9,821.55

General              Svehla Law Offices                                     Court Costs                              1,335.30

General              Thomson Reuters/West Payment Center                                       Supplies/Legal Fees                                    1,600.18

General              Todd, Douglas A                                       Reimbursement                                           60.59

General              Turner, Kelly B                                       Reimbursement                                           96.60

General              Urgent Care of York                                    Medical-Prisoners                        633.00

Road                   Village of McCool Junction                         Water/Sewer                                                45.00

General              Waldron, Nancy                                          Court Costs                              469.30

General              Walgreens                                                    Medical-Prisoners                        1,094.71

General              Wallingford Sign Co, Inc.                           Cars & Trucks                            603.72

Visit Promo       Web Tech Solutions                                       Miscellaneous                                             54.00

Visit Promo       Wessels Living History Farm                     Dues    60.00

General              Williams, Eric J. P.C., L.L.O.                     Court Costs                              494.00

911 Emergency  Windstream Communications                    Telephone Service                           934.45

General              Wurm & Associates, JS                              Court Costs                              715.00

General              York Ace Hardware                                     Grounds Repair                            79.12

Visit Promo       York Area Chamber of Commerce             Dues    50.00

General              York County Extension Office                   Mileage Reimbursement             170.00

Weed                  York County Highway Dept.                       Fuel   193.62

General              York County Sheriff                                       Miscellaneous                                             2,628.63

Weed                  York Farm Supply LLC                              Fuel   146.00

General, Road    York General Hospital                                Medical-Prisoners                        1,809.30

Weed                  York News Times                                        Printing & Publication                    291.00

General              York Printing Company, LLC                     Office Supplies                         61.29




Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Sikes, to adopt Resolution #15-74 to transfer $5,000.00 from Inheritance Tax Fund to State Institutions Fund, roll call; yeas, Bulgrin, Sikes, Obermier, Buller and Bamesberger, nays none, motion carried.



WHEREAS, the York County Board of Commissioners met at their regular meeting on the 27th day of October 2015, to discuss and act on an emergency created in the funds available in the State Institutions Fund; and


WHEREAS, operating expenses have unexpectedly exceeded revenue; and


WHEREAS, the York County Board of Commissioners has been advised by the County Clerk that a deficit appropriation in the sum of $5,000.00; and


NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the York County Treasurer shall transfer the sum of $5,000.00 from the Inheritance Tax Fund to the State Institutions Fund. 


DATED this 27th day of October, 2015.


Moved by Sikes, seconded by Buller, to sign end of the year documents for the Road Department, Certification Board of Public Roads Classifications and Standards, Addendum Standardized System of Annual Reporting (SSAR) Road and Streets Certification Required by LB 904 (2006) and Road and Bridge Contracts Report to The Board of Public Roads Classifications and Standards, roll call; yeas, Sikes, Buller, Bulgrin, Obermier and Bamesberger, nays none, motion carried.


The Board advised, Harvey Keim the Highway Superintendant to draft a list of land owners and give to Benjamin Dennis, Zoning Administator to contact the land owners about fences in the York County Right-A-Way.


Mark Johnson from Trans Canada met with the Board with up dates on Keystone Pipeline.


The Board discussed to set a policy for rural 911 signage as far as additional and replacement signs.


Moved by Obermier, seconded by Sikes , to adopt Resolution #15-75 to release Pledge Security, Cornerstone Bank, CUSIP # 313379TY5 in the amount of $1,000,000.00, CUSIP #313381HC2 in the amount of $1,100,000.00,  CUSIP #313382XX6 in the amount of $600,000.00 AND CUSIP #313381CK9 in the amount of $1,050,000.00, roll call; yeas, Obermier, Sikes, Buller, Bulgrin 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;


        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 release and that the Depository Receipts herewith filed with the County Clerk covering the following described securities:


Cornerstone Bank, (5722)

Security Description: FHLB

Maturity Date:  12/26/25    

CUSIP #313379TY5

Pledged amount:  $1,000,000.00

Original Resolution # 15-70


Cornerstone Bank, (5867)

Security Description: Federal Home Loan Bank

Maturity Date:  12/28/2023    

CUSIP #313381HC2

Pledged amount:  $1,100,000.00

Original Resolution # 14-87


Cornerstone Bank, (6008)

Security Description: Federal Home Loan Bank

Maturity Date:  05/08/2024  

CUSIP #313382XX6

Pledged amount:  $600,000.00

Original Resolution # 14-11


Cornerstone Bank, (5859)

Security Description: FHLB

Maturity Date:  12/07/2023 

CUSIP #313381CK9

Pledged amount:  $1,050,000.00

Original Resolution # 15-70


DATED this 27th day of October, 2015.


Recess until 9:20 a.m.


Willow Holoubek met with the Board to discuss livestock friendly designation for York County.


Moved by Obermier, seconded by Bulgrin, to accept the offer from Central States Telecom in the amount of $19,816.00 for a new telephone system for the Courthouse, roll call; yeas, Obermier, Bulgrin, Buller, Sikes and Bamesberger, nays none, motion carried.


Committee reports were given.


The Chairman declared the meeting adjourned at 10:18 a.m.  The next meeting will be held November 10, 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