The York County Board of Commissioners met according to law on Tuesday, January 5, 2016 at 8:30 a.m. as per notice in the York News Times on December 31, 2015, for purposes of reorganization.
The meeting was opened with the Pledge of Allegiance.
Roll call was taken by County Clerk, Kelly Turner. Answering roll call was: Commissioner District #1 – Paul Buller; Commissioner District #2 – Kurt Bulgrin; Commissioner District #3 – Bill Bamesberger; Commissioner District #4 – Randy Obermier and Commissioner District #5 – Jack Sikes. Also present at the meeting were Kelly Turner, County Clerk and Melanie Wilkinson, Correspondent for the York News Times.
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.
Turner announced that the Open Meetings Law was posted outside the door along with copies available in the back of the Board Room. Proof of publication was also available.
The first order of business was to elect a temporary Chairman.
Moved by Sikes, seconded by Obermier to nominate Bill Bamesberger as the temporary chairman, Moved Bulgrin seconded by Sikes to cease nominations; roll call: yeas, Sikes, Obermier, Buller, Bulgrin and Bamesberger; nays, none; motion carried.
Moved by Sikes, seconded by Obermier to nominate Bill Bamesberger as the County Board Chairman; roll call: yeas, Sikes, Obermier, Buller, Bulgrin and; nays, none; Bamesberger abstain, motion carried.
Moved by Bamesberger, seconded by Bulgrin to nominate Jack Sikes as the Vice Chairman of the Board of Commissioners; roll call: yeas, Bamesberger, Bulgrin, Buller and Obermier, nays, none; Sikes abstain, motion carried.
Moved by Obermier, seconded by Sikes to approve the minutes of the December 22, 2015 Board of Commissioners meeting; roll call: yeas, Obermier, Sikes, Buller, Bulgrin and Bamesberger; nays, none; motion carried.
Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Sikes to approve the agenda for Tuesday January 5, 2016; roll call: yeas, Bulgrin, Sikes, Obermier, Buller and Bamesberger; nays, none; motion carried.
Harvey Keim met with the Board with updates on the Road Department
GENERAL ASSISTANCE CLAIMS:
There were no General Assistance at this time.
PAYROLL AND VENDOR CLAIMS:
Moved by Buller, seconded by Sikes to approve the payroll in the amount of $156,074.38 and vendor claims; roll call: yeas, Buller, Sikes, Obermier, Bulgrin and Bamesberger; nays, none; motion carried.
Fund Name Description Total
General, Rd Black Hills Energy Heating Fuels 3,422.49
General Blue Knight Security, Inc. Security Contract 426.00
General Capital Business Systems, Inc. Printing & Publication 19.58
Road City of York Equipment Rental 4,200.00
General Claritus Miscellaneous 202.61
General CWC of York, Inc. Office Equipment 18.75
General Damman, Gregory C. Mental Health Board 222.78
General Eakes Office Plus Office Supplies 211.70
General Fillman Law Offices Court Costs 5,786.50
Road Filter Care Equipment Rental 40.15
Road Firefox Rescue Equipment, Inc. Equipment Rental 75.22
General, Rd General Fire and Safety Equipment Maintenance Agreement 1,666.55
Road Gerhold Concrete Company, Inc. Building & Ground 80.00
General Global Tech Inc. Office Equipment 144.06
General Hoblyn, Nancy Mental Health Board 95.00
General Holiday Inn Express Lodging 1,249.55
General Hometown Leasing Equipment Rental 254.98
Road Johnson Trucking Miscellaneous 2,254.16
General Johnson, Julie Miscellaneous 1,600.00
General Lancaster County Sheriff Mental Health Board 4.42
General Lincoln Aging Partners Area Agency on Aging 32,841.00
Road Lyle Signs, Inc. Signs & Posts 3,427.50
Road Medical Enterprises, Inc. Safety Equipment 31.00
Aging Mom’s Meals LTD Health Promotion 20.00
Road Naber’s Locksmith Service Building & Ground 30.00
General NE Public Health Environmental Lab Drug & Alcohol Test 420.00
General, Rd NE Public Power District Electricity 3,602.33
General NE Sheriffs’ Association Sheriff Costs 285.00
General O’Keefe Elevator Company, Inc. Maintenance Agreement 385.47
General Otoupal Insurance Miscellaneous 80.00
General, Rd Perennial Public Power District Electricity 231.67
General Pieper Plumbing & Well Drilling Inc. Building & Ground 2,734.00
General Polk County Sheriff Court Costs 35.46
General Schlender, Kevin Court Costs 28,856.00
General Seward County Sheriff Court Costs 37.50
General Skip’s Radiator & Automotive Vehicle Equipment 242.93
General Svehla Law Offices Mental Health Board 133.00
General Time Warner Cable Internet/Dues 844.76
General Urgent Care of York Medical-Prisoners 90.00
General Williams, P.C., L.L.O., Eric J Court Costs 133.00
Rel&Med Windstream Communications Telephone Service 182.66
General, Aging York Area Chamber of Commerce Dues/Building 250.00
General York County Sheriff Office Equipment 3,243.24
There were no interfund transfers at this time.
Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Obermier to adopt Resolution #16-1 for 911 Surcharge for 2016; roll call: yeas, Bulgrin, Obermier, Buller, Sikes and Bamesberger; nays; none, motion carried.
WHEREAS, the York County Board of Commissioners recognizes that it is necessary to continue to raise revenue to fund development of the Countywide Emergency Communication System which System shall provide countywide operation of enhanced 911 services; and
WHEREAS, the York County Board of Commissioners adopted Resolution #44 on August 30, 1994, which authorized the imposition of a surcharge for the purpose of raising revenue to fund the development of a Countywide Emergency Communication system in an amount not to exceed 50 cents per month on each local exchange access line physically terminating in the York County Service area; and
WHEREAS, the York County Board of Commissioners adopted Resolution #41 on the 30th day of August 2005, authorizing an additional surcharge of 50 cents per month for each local access line physically terminating in the York County Service area; and
WHEREAS, the initial 50 cents surcharge as enacted in 1994 plus the supplemental surcharge enacted in 2005 resulted in a total annual surcharge of $1.00 per month for each local access line physically terminating in York County Service area;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the surcharge previously imposed by Resolution #44 of 50 cents per month for each local access line physically terminating in the York County Service area and the additional 50 cents per month surcharge for each local exchange access line physically terminating in the York County Service area shall continue to be in effect and collected until January 1, 2017.
Dated this 5th day of January, 2016
Moved by Sikes, seconded by Buller to reappoint Harvey Keim as the York County Highway Superintendant, roll call; yeas, Sikes, Buller, Bulgrin, Obermier and Bamesberger, nays none, motion carried.
Moved by Obermier, seconded by Bulgrin, to adopt Resolution #16-2 to add Pledge Security, Cornerstone Bank, CUSIP #313380S65 in the amount of $300,000.00, CUSIP #313380H34 in the amount of $1,300,000.00, CUSIP #313381AW5 in the amount of $1,500,000.00 and CUSIP #3130A6NN3 in the amount of $1,100,000.00, roll call; yeas, Obermier, Bulgrin, Buller, Sikes 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 approved and that the Depository Receipts herewith filed with the County Treasurer covering the following described securities be approved:
Security Description: FHLB
Maturity Date: 10/11/2019
Pledged amount: $300,000.00
Security Description: FHLB
Maturity Date: 09/06/2024
Pledged amount: $1,300,000.00
Security Description: FHLB
Maturity Date: 11/20/2019
Pledged amount: $1,500,000.00
Security Description: FHLB
Maturity Date: 10/29/2020
Pledged amount: $1,100,000.00
DATED this 5th day of January, 2016
Committee Reports given.
The Chairman declared the meeting adjourned at 8:55 a.m. The next meeting will be held January 19, 2016 at 8:30 a.m. in the County Commissioners Room, lower level of the Courthouse for the regular meeting.
William H. Bamesberger Kelly Turner, County Clerk
York County Board of Commissioners York, Nebraska