The York County Board of Commissioners met according to law on Tuesday, March 29, 2016 at 8:30 a.m. as per notice in the York News Times on March 24, 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 for KAWL, 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 Buller, seconded by Sikes, to approve the minutes of the March 15, 2016, Board of Commissioners meeting; roll call: yeas; Buller, Sikes, Obermier, Bulgrin and Bamesberger ; nays, none; motion carried.


Moved by Obermier, seconded by Bulgrin, to adopt the agenda for Tuesday March 29, 2016, roll call: yeas; Obermier, Bulgrin, Buller, Sikes and Bamesberger; nays, none; motion carried.


Megan Burda, York County Extension Office, introduced Tanya Crawford to the Board.  Tanya is a new employee at the Extension office.


Jim Green from the Village of McCool met with the Board; the Village of McCool is in the process of changing some street names.


Harvey Keim, York County Highway Superintendent met with the Board with updates on the Road Department


Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Sikes, to adopt Resolution #16-9, the Federal Funds under section 5311 of the Federal Transit Act, roll call: yeas; Bulgrin, Sikes, Obermier, Buller and Bamesberger, nays none, motion carried.



WHEREAS, there are federal funds available under Section 5311 of the Federal Transit Act and for the Nebraska Public Transportation Assistance Program, and

WHEREAS, the York County Public Transportation system desires to apply for said funds to provide public transportation in York County.

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED; the York County Board of Commissioners hereby instructs the York County Public Transportation system to apply for said funds.  Said funds are to be used for the York County Public Transportation system transportation operations in the FY 2016-2017 Application for Public Transportation Assistance.



There were no General Assistance at this time.



Moved by Obermier, seconded by Buller, to approve the payroll in the amount of $145,481.28 and vendor claims, roll call: yeas; Obermier, Buller, Bulgrin, Sikes and Bamesberger; nays; none; motion carried.


Fund                  Name                                                           Description                              Total      


Road                   A & L Trucking, LLC                                       Miscellaneous                                             1,162.72

General              Aurora HW Corporation/Vet Clinic           Sheriff Costs                              90.86

General              Blue Knight Security, Inc.                           Security Contract                         834.00

General              Bredenkamp, Patricia                          Retirement                                                   10.00

Ambulance        City of York-Ambulance                            Quarterly Costs                              51,750.00

General              Consolidated Management Company         Dues      9.50

General              Cornerstone Bank                                       Supplies/Data Processing                            171.43

General, Rd,

Aging                 Corporate Payment Systems                       Monthly Payment                         757.45

General              Coventry Healthcare of NE, Inc.                 Friedli Cobra                             940.48

General              Cuda, Sharon                            Retirement                                                   10.00

General              Eakes Office Plus                                        Office Supplies                         1,139.55

General              Fillman Law Offices                                   Court Costs                              790.00

General              Franklin County Sheriff                              Court Costs                              6.00

General              Galls/Quartermaster LLC                           Uniform Allowance                      443.96

General              Grand Central Foods                                   Dues    22.74

Road                   Hampton Inn Kearney                         Lodging                                                       218.00

General              Hecht, Harry                              Retirement                                                   16.00

Aging                 Hines, Janet K                                       Reimbursement                                           13.43

General              Hoblyn, Nancy                                             Mental Health Board                 95.00

General              Home Care Plus                                           Medical-Prisoners                        107.50

General              Hometown Leasing                                     Equipment Rental                            145.00

General              JEO Consulting Group, Inc.                        Hazard Mitigation                      16,142.25

General              JM Monograms, Inc.                                   Uniform Allowance                      39.80

Road                   Johnson Sand & Gravel Co, Inc.                 Gravel & Royalty                          9,518.21

General              Justice Data Solutions Incorporated                                       Miscellaneous                                             1,000.00

Road                   Keim, F. Harvey                                       Reimbursement                                           28.75

General              Lancaster County Sheriff                            Court Costs                              19.14

Road                   Medical Enterprises, Inc.                            Safety Equipment                     31.00

Road                   Metro Count USA Inc.                                       Miscellaneous                                             993.00

Visit Promo       Midwest Meetings                                       Printing & Publication                    500.00

Aging                 Mom’s Meals LTD                                      Health Promotion                      115.00

Road                   Mommens, Thomas P                                       Reimbursement                                           80.96

General              Naber’s Locksmith Service                         Sheriff Costs                              30.00

General              NE Emergency Service Comm Assoc.       Dues    15.00

State Institute    NE Health and Human Services                  Monthly Payment                         546.00

Weed                  NE Weed Control                                        Dues  125.00

General              Peavey Company, Lynn                              Drug & Alcohol Test                  128.40

General, Rd        Perennial Public Power District                           Electricity                                                    407.68

General              Phoenix Supply, LLC                                Equipment                                                   83.23

General              Physicians Laboratory Services PC            Autopsy Costs                              980.00

General              Pieper Plumbing & Well Drilling Inc.                                 Equipment                                                   200.00

Road                   Pieper’s Pottys                                            Sewer   40.00

General              Pottawattamie County Sheriff                    Court Costs                              21.00

General              Redfield & Company, Inc.                          Office Supplies                         555.82

General              Reetz, Melvin                           Retirement                                                   12.00

General              Rollins, Paula J                                       Reimbursement                                           16.79

General              Schlender, Kevin                                         Mental Health Board                 95.00

General              Stahr and Associates                                   Contractual Services                         200.00

General              State of NE/Dept Correctional Svcs           Medical-Prisoners                        180.06

General              Stephens Law Offices, P.C., L.L.O.            Court Costs                              1,301.50

General              Thomson Reuters/West Payment Center    Legal Fees                                2,499.48

General              Time Warner Cable                                     Internet Service                           760.00

General              Turner, Kelly B                                       Reimbursement                                           106.38

General              University of NE Medical Ctr                     Court Costs                              1,025.00

General              Windstream Communication                      Telephone Service                           136.27

Aging                 York Area Senior Center                             Monthly Donation                        355.56

General              York County Court                                      Court Costs                              1,200.00

General              York County Sheriff                                    Unpaid Fees                                2,485.75

General              York County Treasurer                               Inter-Fund Transfer                         14,998.85


Visit Promo       York News Times                                        Printing & Publication                    898.50

General              York Printing Company, LLC                     Office Supplies                         317.12

General              York Vacuum Center                                       Miscellaneous                                             143.40




There were no interfund transfer at this time.


Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Sikes with reluctance from the Board to except Beverly Nelson letter of resignation from General Assistance, Beverly last day April 29, 2016, roll call: yeas; Bulgrin, Sikes, Obermier, Buller and Bamesberger, nays none, motion carried.


Moved by Bulgrin,  seconded by Obermier to table the claim to Sign-up LTD for Resident Marker Sign,  to the next board meeting Tuesday April 12, 2016, roll call: yeas; Bulgrin, Obermier, Sikes, Buller and Bamesberger, nays none, motion carried.


Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Buller, to go into executive session at 9:33 a.m. with Benjamin Dennis, Deputy County Attorney and Candace Dick, County Attorney, possible litigation; roll call: yeas; Bulgrin, Buller, Obermier, Sikes and Bamesberger; nays, none; motion carried.


Moved by Sikes, seconded by Obermier,  to come out of executive session at 9:44 a.m. which no action was taken on possible litigation;  roll call: yeas; Sikes, Obermier, Buller, Bulgrin and Bamesberger; nays, none; motion carried.


Committee reports were given.


The Chairman declared the meeting adjourned at 9:44 a.m.  The next meeting will be held April 12, 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