The York County Board of Commissioners met according to law on Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at 8:30 a.m. as per notice in the York News Times on March 10, 2016, with Chairman Bill Bamesberger presiding, with Kurt Bulgrin, Randy Obermier, Paul Buller and Jack Sikes.  Also present at the meeting was Melanie Wilkinson, correspondent for the York News Times, Luke Fochtman, correspondent with KAWL, Benjamin Dennis, Deputy County Attorney and Kelly Turner, York 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 Sikes to approve the minutes of the March 1, 2016, Board of Commissioners meeting; roll call: yeas, Obermier, Sikes, Buller, Bulgrin and Bamesberger ; nays, none; motion carried.


Moved by Sikes, seconded by Bulgrin, to adopt the agenda for Tuesday March 15, 2016, roll call: yeas; Sikes, Bulgrin, Buller, Obermier and Bamesberger; nays, none; motion carried.


Harvey Keim, Highway Superintendant, met with the Board with update on the Road Department


Carrie Kolburn, Publisher with York News Times introduced herself to the Board



There were no General Assistance at this time.



Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Buller, to approve the payroll in the amount of $143,904.61and vendor claims, roll call: yeas; Bulgrin, Buller, Sikes, Obermier and Bamesberger; nays; none; motion carried.

Fund                  Name                                                           Description                              Total      


General              Angle, Murphy, Valentino & Campbell     Court Costs                              1,169.61

Visit Promo       Avery Outdoor                                             Media-Advertising                    250.00

Road                   Baum Hydraulics Corp                                Equipment Repair/Supplies             257.93

General, Rd        Black Hills Energy                                      Heating Fuels                              3,272.64

Road                   Bosselman                                                   Fuel 23,992.88

General              Burda, Megan                                              Mileage Allowance                      237.60

General              Business Telecommunication Systems                         Furniture                                                      194.00

Road                   Butler County Landfill, Inc.                        Road & Bridge                            69.38

Road                   Car Parts Inc.                                       Supplies/Tools                                             228.00


Visit Promo       Cash-Wa Candy Company                          Board of Prisoners/Supplies         1,332.76

Aging                 Cash-Wa Distributing Co.                           Health Promotion                      879.99

General              Central States Telecom, Inc.                       Safety Equipment                     980.04

General              City of York                               Water                                                           1,879.02

General              Consolidated Management Company         Dues    95.00

Road                   Cornhusker Cleaning Systems Inc.             Shop Supplies                         90.15

Road                   Cross-Dillon Tire                                        Tire 1,779.04

General              CWC of York, Inc.                                      Office Supplies                         578.00

General              Des Moines Stamp MFG Co                       Office Supplies                         118.30

General              Discovery Benefits, Inc.                              Cobra-Monthly                         86.70

General              Douglas County Treasurer                          Autopsy Costs                              397.55

General, Rd,

Aging                 Eakes Office Plus                                        Office Supplies                         894.98

Aging                 Eckard, Linda                                              Mileage Allowance                      60.48

General              Faller Landscape                                         Maintenance Agreement                     53.00

Road                   Fastenal Industrial & Const Supply            Shop Tools/Supplies               140.39

General              Fillman Law Offices                                   Court Costs                              2,917.50

Road                   Filter Care                                                   Equipment Repair                            262.15

Visit Promo       Flagship Publishing, Inc.                             Printing & Publication                    280.00

Road                   Friesen, Kermith D                                       Reimbursement                                           30.00

General              Galls/Quartermaster LLC                           Uniform Allowance                      283.52

General, Rd        General Fire and Safety Equipment            Safety Equipment                     5,943.00

General              Gillespie, Joshua J                                       Reimbursement                                           2,673.45

General, Aging  Grand Central Foods                                   Board of Prisoners                        3,291.77

General, Rd        Great Plains Pest Management, Inc.           Janitorial Supplies                         128.00

General              Hall County Sheriff                                     Court Costs                              8.85

Visit Promo       Henderson Chamber of Commerce                     Grants                                                          1,374.35

Road                   Hiebner Body Shop                                     Equipment Repair                            269.58

Aging                 Hines, Janet K                                       Reimbursement                                           47.41

General              Hoblyn, Nancy                                             Mental Health                            190.00

General              Hometown Leasing                                     Office Equipment                     914.38

Road                   HTR Inc. (Klute Truck Equipment)            Shop Supplies                         96.32

General              Hy-Tec Auto Service                                   Fuel 1,467.64

General, Rd        Jackson Services Inc.                                       Agreement/Supplies                                    167.04

General              Jaskierny, Jr., LLC, David J.                       Autopsy Costs                              900.00

General              Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office              Court Costs                              19.00

Road                   Jensen Lumber Company                            Shop Tools                              24.95

General              JM Monograms, Inc.                                   Uniform Allowance                      15.95

Road                   Johnson Sand & Gravel Co, Inc.                 Gravel & Royalty                          5,699.22

Road                   Keim, F. Harvey                                       Reimbursement                                           100.00

Road                   Kerford Limestone Company                       Rock                                                             11,050.65

Road                   Kimball Midwest                                        Shop Supplies                         552.04

General              Kopchos Sanitation, Inc.                                 Garbage                                                       152.00

Visit Promo       Lamar Companies, The                               Media-Advertising                    490.00

General              Larue Distributing, Inc.                                 Equipment                                                   79.96

General              Lawsoft, Inc.                                                Court Costs                              90.00

Road                   Mac Tools Distributor                                 Shop Supplies                         36.99

Road                   Matheson Tri-Gas, Inc.                               Shop Supplies                         123.68

General              Microfilm Imaging Systems, Inc.               Data Processing                     339.00

General              Mid America First Call, Inc.                       Autopsy Costs                              585.20

General              Mid-American Research Chemical            Janitorial Supplies                         117.00

General              MIPS Inc.                                                     Data Processing                     1,417.13

General              Mogul’s Transmission, Inc.                        Fuel   340.02

General              Moore Medical, LLC                                  Medical-Prisoners                        179.61

General, Weed   Moses Motor Co.                                         Fuel   517.59

Road                   Myers Tire Supply-Kansas City #16          Shop Tools/Supplies               302.04

General              NE Assoc. of County Treasurer                  Dues    75.00

Emerg Mgmnt   NE Assoc of Emergency Mgnt                   Dues    85.00

General              NE Commission on Law Enf & Criminal   Dues  150.00

General, Rd        NE Public Power District                           Electricity                                                    571.00

Visit Promo       NE State Fair                                               Special Projects                          615.00

Road                   Nebraskaland Glass                                     Equipment Repair                            305.00

Visit Improve    NET-Foundation for Radio                         Tourism Promotion                      2,750.00

General              Nirma                                       Miscellaneous                                             14,946.94

Road                   NMC Exchange LLC                                   Equipment Repair                            16,284.65

General              North Office Supply                                    Office Supplies                         205.93

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

Road                   O’Reilly Auto Parts                                     Equipment Repair                            121.27

General              Obermier, Randy S                                       Reimbursement                                           90.00

Road                   OfficeNet                                                     Office Equipment                     127.17

General              Paper Tiger Shredding                                Monthly Payment                         35.00

Road                   Penner’s Tire & Auto, Inc.                          Tire Repair                            1,916.66

Rd, Visit Promo Perennial Public Power District                           Electricity                                                    239.91

General              Phoenix Supply, LLC                                Equipment                                                   1,372.10

Road                   Plains Equipment Group                             Equipment Repair                            1,804.47

Road                   Power Plan                                                   Equipment Repair/Supplies             491.86

Road                   Rasmussen Auto Parts                                 Equipment Repair/Supplies             355.69

Road                   RDO Truck Center Co                                 Equipment Repair                            152.77

General              Red Willow County Sheriff’s Office          Board of Prisoners                        135.00

General              Redfield & Company, Inc.                          Office Supplies                         152.47

Road                   Rose Holdings Inc.                                      Road & Bridge                            2,760.58

Road                   Sahling Kenworth Inc.                                 Equipment Repair                            280.12

Road                   Sapp Bros. Petroleum, Inc.                          Fuel   580.92

Visit Promo       Sautter, Robert R                                       Reimbursement                                           279.72

General              Schlender, Kevin                                         Mental Health/Court Costs        15,247.50

Emerg Mgmnt   Seward County Courthouse                         Gary Petersen                         3,715.68

General              Solutions, Inc.                                              Data Processing                     1,500.00

Aging                 Spartan Stores, LLC.                                   Health Promotion                      1,588.37

Visit Promo       St. Joseph’s Athletic Club                           Printing & Publication                    90.00

General              Stanard Appraisal Service Inc.                    Appraiser’s Fees                                267.00

Road                   Standard Battery, Inc.                                  Equipment Repair/Supplies             477.60

Road                   Starbuck, Charles L                                       Reimbursement                                           30.00

General              State of NE/DAS Central Finance              Data Processing                     123.60

General              State of NE/DAS Communication              Equipment Rental                            448.00

General              Svehla Law Offices                                     Court Costs                              3,444.00

General              Sweeney, Pamela Jean                                       Reimbursement                                           51.48

General              Time Warner Cable                                     Dues    84.76

Road                   Titan Machinery                                          Road Equipment                     14.91

General              Trans Union Risk and Alternative                     Equipment                                                   110.00

Road                   Truck Center Companies                            Equipment Repair                            307.30

General              Urgent Care of York                                    Medical-Prisoners                        425.00

Visit Promo       USA Outdoor II, LLC                                  Media-Advertising                    390.00

General, Rd        Verizon Wireless Services LLC                 Telephone Service                           836.40

Road                   Village of Bradshaw                       Electricity                                                    27.65

Road                   Village of McCool Junction                         Water/Sewer                                                45.00

General              Waldron, Nancy                                          Court Costs                              587.10

General              Walgreens                                                    Medical-Prisoners                        2,222.34

Road                   Weldon Industries, Inc.                               Equipment Repair/Supplies             1,772.80

General              Williams, P.C., L.L.O., Eric J.                    Court Costs                              522.50

Road, Rel&Med,

E911,911 Emerg,

General, Aging  Windstream Communications                    Telephone Service                           4,769.19

General              Wollenburg, Nicholas L                                       Reimbursement                                           39.00

General              Wurm & Associates, JS                              Court Costs                              178.75

Road                   Wy-Ad Utility Contractors Inc.                                       Miscellaneous                                             6,312.50

General, Rd        York Ace Hardware                                     Equipment Repair/Tools                  220.38

Visit Promo       York Area Chamber of Commerce             Dues  589.00

Visit Promo       York County Development Corp                                       Miscellaneous                                             844.65

General              York County District Court                        Court Costs                              451.00

General              York County Highway Dept.                       Fuel 2,633.71

General              York County Sheriff                                    Office Supplies                         39.88

General              York Dental Associates, P.C.                      Medical-Prisoners                        353.00

Road                   York Equipment, Inc.                                  Fuel   419.70

Road                   York Farm Supply LLC                              Shop Supplies                         12.00

General, Rd        York General Hospital                                Drug & Alcohol/Physical           408.25

General              York Medical Clinic PC                              Medical-Prisoners                        269.89

General, Aging  York News Times                                        Printing & Publication                    21.76

General              York Printing Company, LLC                     Office Supplies                         407.48




There were no interfund transfer at this time.


Moved by Sikes, seconded by Bulgrin to approve the E-meeting Service SaaS Agreement, and pay claim in the amount of $265.00, roll call; yeas, Sikes, Bulgrin, Buller, Obermier and Bamesberger, nays none, motion carried.

Candace Dick, York County Attorney met with the Board to discuss an Internship summer program and hiring someone to write Grants for the County.


A Public Hearing was held at 9:00 a.m. as published in the York News Times on March 4, 2016 to hear support, criticism, suggestions or observations relating to conditional use Zoning Permit applied for by Stuart Spader for a proposed second house in the same quarter-quarter section located in the S1/2 of the New ¼ of 1-10-2. 


 Proof of publication was available.   Present at the hearing were Commissioners Bamesberger, Buller, Bulgrin, Obermier, and Sikes; Melanie Wilkinson for the News Times, Luke Fochtman, for KAWL radio, Clerk Kelly Turner, and Benjamin Dennis, Zoning Administrator.


 Stuart Spader was present at the hearing and recommended to change the condition of 1 year to 2 years to remove the old house.  The hearing was closed at 9:14 a.m.


Moved by Obermier, seconded by Sikes, to approve the conditional use Zoning Permit applied for by Stuart Spader for a proposed second house in the same quarter-quarter section located in the S1/2 of the New ¼ of 1-10-2, with the condition of 2 year deadline to remove the old house, roll call: yeas; Obermier, Sikes, Buller, Bulgrin and Bamesberger, nays none, motion carried.


 Rex Heiden met with the Board to get permission from the Board that he can Mark York County Road Right-A-Way, by the request of Benjamin Dennis, Zoning Administrator.


 Bill Bamesberger, Chairman of the Board of Commissioners approve the recommendation of Benjamin Dennis, Zoning Administrator, the recommendation that the application be approved  after the surveyor’s certificated is changed to comply with the Comprehensive Plan.


Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Buller to authorize the Chairman to sign the Letter of Assurance for County Wide Safe Room Project, roll call; yeas, Bulgrin, Buller, Sikes, Obermier and Bamesberger, nays none, motion carried.


Josh Moenning, with 4 Lane 4 Highway met with the Board with updates.


Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Buller to approve the rates for Labor, Motor Grader, Dump Truck and Semi to haul gravel and Snow Removal on the portion of Cherry Street, for the  Interlocal Cooperation Agreement between York County and the City of Gresham, roll call; yeas, Bulgrin, Buller, Sikes, Obermier and Bamesberger, nays none, motion carried.


Moved by, Obermier  seconded by Bulgrin to approve the rates for Labor, Motor Grader, Dump Trucks for Gravel and Semi to haul gravel and to remove the snow removal clause for the Interlocal Cooperation Agreement between York County and the City of Henderson, roll call; yeas, Obermier, Bulgrin, Buller Sikes and Bamesberger, nays none, motion carried.


FEE REPORTS (reports were reviewed and placed on file)

County Clerk, February 2016                                                $11,578.84

Clerk of the District Court, February 2016                            $1,566.36

Sheriff January 2016                                                               $6,882.48



County Treasurer – Fund Balances as of February 29, 2016

0100 General                                                                    $1,398,012.76

0300 Roads                                                                          $258,496.77

0650 Highway Bridge Buy Back Program                          $146,476.98

0666 Adult Diversion                                                              $4,377.68

0676 Juvenile Diversion                                                         $1,913.75

0985 Child Support Enforcement Cty Atty                          $18,958.09

0990 Visitors Promotion                                                    $ 108,184.14

0995 Co Visitors Impr Fund                                               $210,564.17

1100 Reappraisal                                                                   $64,243.50

1150 ROD Preservation Fund                                               $17,445.48

1200 Employment Security                                                  $26,595.16

1300 Area on Aging                                                              $29,012.62

1500 Relief & Medical                                                         $17,408.35

1700 State Institutions                                                            $8,486.49

1900 Veterans Aid Fund                                                       $28,897.22

2200 Busy Wheels                                                                   $8,497.92

2355 STOP                                                                              $9,715.33

2360 York Co Drug Fund                                                      $15,074.10

2410 Federal Drug Law Enf                                                  $18,301.11

2411 Federal Drug Law Cty Att                                            $13,056.81

2601 Debt Service                                                               $406,131.06

2700 Inheritance Tax                                                        $2,617,561.13

2913 911 Wireless Serv                                                        $54,462.43

2914 911 Wireless Serv Holding                                        $183,826.12

2915 Emergency Mgmt                                                         $63,955.28

2940 Law Enforcement/911 Comm                                 $1,000,000.00

5400 Noxious Weed Dist                                                      $15,575.10

5502 Ambulance                                                                   $85,082.55

5907 911 Emergency                                                           $150,619.30


Committee reports were given.


The Chairman declared the meeting adjourned at 10:48 a.m.  The next meeting will be held March 29, 2016 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