The York County Board of Commissioners met according to law on Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at 8:30 a.m. as per notice in the York News Times on December 3, 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 November 24, 2015, Board of Commissioners meeting; 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, December 8, 2015; roll call: yeas, Sikes, Obermier, Buller, Bulgrin and Bamesberger; nays none; motion carried.


Megan Burda, York County Extension Director, Kim Siebert, Chairman of the Extension Board and Dave Varner, UNL Southeast Director met with the Board about hiring new employee for the Extension office.


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


Brenda Scavo, York County Treasurer, met with the Board to put a State Computer on the first floor to assist with DMV.


Dale Radcliff, York County Sheriff, met with the Board, to purchase four new computers.


Moved by Obermier, seconded by Sikes, to approve the York County Visitor’s Bureau Improvement Fund Grant Application for a Railroad Car & Tracks at Heritage Park Depot, in Henderson, in the amount of $7,724.87, roll call; yeas, Obermier, Sikes, Buller, Bulgrin and Bamesberger, nays none, motion carried.


Moved by Sikes, seconded by Buller, to approve the purchase of Security Cameras for the Courthouse in the amount of 21,500.00, roll call; yeas, Sikes, Buller, Bulgrin, Obermier and Bamesberger, nays none, motion carried.


Ben Royal, Bret Ehmen, with Cornerstone Insurance and Todd Drapple with OCI, met with the Board with Health Insurance quote from Blue Cross and Blue Shield.


The Board formed an Insurance Committee consisting of Jack Sikes, Randy Obermier and Amanda Ring, to evaluate the different Insurance Companies and to present to the Board with their recommendation.



Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Sikes  to approve the payroll in the amount of $154,649.55 and vendor claims roll call; yeas, Bulgrin, Sikes, Obermier, Buller and Bamesberger; nays, none; motion carried.

Fund                  Name                                                           Description                              Total      

Road                   A & L Trucking, LLC                                 Rock  762.79

Road                   Ace Irrigation and MFG                              Culverts                                                       9,808.38

General              Advance Services, Inc.                                Custodial Reg Time                       968.80

General              Antelope County Court                               Office Supplies                         9.48

Visit Promo       Avery Outdoor                                             Media-Advertising                    250.00

General, Rd        Black Hills Energy                                      Heating Fuels                              1,228.11

General              Blue Knight Security, Inc.                           Security Contract                         612.00

General              Bredenkamp, Patricia                          Retirement                                                   10.00

General              Burda, Megan                                              Mileage Allowance                      151.50

General              Capital Business Systems, Inc.                   Printing & Publication                    165.42

General              Cash-Wa Candy Company                          Board of Prisoners                        559.07

General, Rd        City of York                               Water/Sewer                                                120.33

General              Coast to Coast Solutions                        Equipment                                                   88.01

General              Cornerstone Bank                                        Dues    25.00

General              Coventry Healthcare of NE, Inc.                 Friedli Cobra                             645.54

General              Cuda, Sharon                            Retirement                                                   10.00

General              CWC of York, Inc.                                      Office Supplies                         71.25

General              Dugan Business Forms                                Office Supplies                         487.96

Visit Promo       Eakes Office Plus                                        Office Supplies                         24.99

Weed                  Farmers Cooperative                                   Fuel     18.00

General              Fillman Law Offices                                   Court Costs                              437.00

Road                   Friesen, Kermith D                                       Reimbursement                                           30.00

General              Gillespie, Joshua J                                       Reimbursement                                           336.80

Aging                 Green, Carla E                                       Reimbursement                                           23.36

General              GT Distributors, Inc.-Austin                       Uniform Allowance                      165.95

General              Hall County Sheriff                                     Court Costs                              21.02

General              Hecht, Harry                              Retirement                                                   16.00

Aging                 Hines, Janet K                                       Reimbursement                                           57.09

General              Hometown Leasing                                     Office Equipment                     135.01

Road                   Hotsy Equipment Co.                                  Building & Ground                           639.35

Road                   Jackson Services, Inc.                                 Shop Supplies                         73.04

General              JEO Consulting Group, Inc.                        Hazard Mitigation                      1,468.75

Road                   Johnson Sand & Gravel Co, Inc.                 Gravel & Royalty                          12,069.21

Road                   Johnson Trucking                                       Miscellaneous                                             1,088.90

Road                   Kerford Limestone Company                       Rock                                                             26,130.12

Visit Promo       Lamar Companies, The                               Media-Advertising                    490.00

General              Larue Distributing, Inc.                                 Equipment                                                   160.32

General              Latimer Reporting                                       Court Costs                              48.75

General              Legband, Darlene                                        Court Costs                              20.00

General              Mann-Bonds, Ginnie                                   Court Costs                              20.00

General              Mann, John Edward                                     Court Costs                              20.00

Road                   Matheson Tri-Gas, Inc.                                       Supplies/Equipment                                    91.68

Visit Promo       McCool Community Club                               Grants                                                          602.00

General              Mid America First Call, Inc.                       Autopsy Costs                              312.60

General              Midwest Auto Fire Sprinkler Co.               Maintenance Agreement                     150.00

General              MIPS, Inc.                                                    Data Processing                     1,417.13

General              Moore Medical, LLC                                  Medical-Prisoners                        227.13

State Institute    NE Health and Human Services                  Monthly Payment                         558.00

General              NE Public Health Environmental Lab        Drug & Alcohol Test                  420.00

General, Rd        NE Public Power District                           Electricity                                                    4,032.14

Weed                  NE Weed Control                                        Dues  120.00

Road                   NMC Exchange LLC                                   Motor Graders                          156,425.00

General              North Office Supply                                    Office Supplies                         144.55

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

Road                   Paulsen, Terry L                                       Reimbursement                                           30.00

Road                   Perennial Public Power District                           Electricity                                                    303.15

Road                   Petro Lube/TA Operating LLC                   Equipment Repair                            280.23

Road                   Pieper Plumbing & Well Drilling Inc.        Plumbing Supplies                         15.34

General              Radio Accounting Service                          Sheriff Costs                              255.00

General              Redfield & Company, Inc.                          Office Supplies                         419.45

General              Reetz, Melvin                           Retirement                                                   12.00

Road                   Safety-Kleen Systems                                 Shop Supplies                         351.50

Visit Promo       Sautter, Robert R                                       Reimbursement                                           103.50

Road                   Schlegelmilch Plumbing & Well Serv       Building & Ground                           399.00

General              Schlender, Kevin                                         Mental Health Board                 190.00

Emerg Mgmnt   Seward County Courthouse                         Gary Petersen                         3,903.23

General              Solutions, Inc.                                              Data Processing                     1,500.00

General              Stahr and Associates                                   Contractual Services                         200.00

Road                   Starbuck, Charles L                                       Reimbursement                                           30.00

General              State of NE/DAS Central Finance              Equipment Rental                            448.00

General              Svehla Law Offices                                     Court Costs                              2,970.40

General              Thomson Reuters/West Payment Center    Court Costs                              624.00

General              Time Warner Cable                                       Dues/Internet Service                                  852.26

Visit Promo       USA Outdoor II, LLC                                  Media-Advertising                    390.00

General, Rd        Verizon Wireless Services LLC                 Telephone Service                           522.74

Road                   Village of Bradshaw                       Electricity                                                    26.45

General              Waldron, Nancy                                          Mental Health Board                 190.00

Aging                 Waring Johnson, Helen                               Musical Hat Program                         50.00

Visit Promo       Web Tech Solutions                                       Miscellaneous                                             25.00

Road                   Whiles, David                                       Reimbursement                                           50.00

General, Rd,

Aging, E911,

911 Emerg,

Rel & Med         Windstream Communications                    Telephone Service                           3,859.90

General              Wurm, Sue                                                   Court Costs                              463.44

Road                   York Ace Hardware                                     Shop Supplies/Tools               345.69

Aging                 York Area Senior Center                             Monthly Donation                        355.56

General              York County Court                                      Court Costs                              243.75


Visit Promo       York County Development Corp                                       Meals/Miscellaneous                                  1,203.10

General              York County District Court                        Court Costs                              867.00

General              York County Sheriff                                    Postal Services                         10.80

General              York Dental Associates, P.C.                      Medical-Prisoners                        294.00

General              York Printing Company, LLC                     Office Supplies                         315.25

General              Zoubek, Gary                                               2015 Mowing                         781.00


Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Sikes to authorize the Chairman to sign the Fitness Worx Corporate Membership Agreement, from December 1, 2015 thru November 1, 2016 roll call; yeas, Bulgrin, Sikes, Obermier, Buller and Bamesberger, nays none, motion carried.


Moved by Buller , seconded by Sikes, to adopt Resolution #15-84 to release Pledge Security, Henderson State Bank CUSIP #98636PAG5 in the amount of $30,000.00, roll call; yeas, Buller, Sikes, Obermier, Bulgrin and Bamesberger, nays none, motion carried.



WHEREAS, Henderson State 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 Henderson State Bank be and the same are hereby release and that the Depository Receipts herewith filed with the County Clerk covering the following described securities:


Henderson State Bank,

Security Description: York County NE School District 0096

Maturity Date:  12-15-2015     

CUSIP #98636PAG5

Pledged amount:  $30,000.00

Original Resolution # 12-55


DATED this 8th day of December, 2015



There were no General Assistance to come before the Board.



There were no Interfund Transfers at this time.


Cal Strong and Chad Svoboda, from Strong Financial met with the Board with Health Insurance quotes from Blue Cross Blue Shield and United Health Care.


Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Obermier to select Cornerstone Insurance to be York County Broker for the Counties Health Insurance, roll call; yeas, Bulgrin, Obermier and Sikes, nays Buller and Bamesberger, motion carried.

Committee reports were given.


The Chairman declared the meeting adjourned at 10:02 a.m.  The next meeting will be held December 22, 2015 at 8:30 a.m. in the County Commissioners Room, lower level of the Courthouse for the regular meeting.


­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­___________________________________                          ____________________________________

William H Bamesberger, Chairman                                      Kelly Turner, County Clerk 

York County Board of Commissioners                                 York, Nebraska