The York County Board of Commissioners met according to law on Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at 8:30 a.m. as per notice in the York News Times on April 7, 2016, with Chairman Bill Bamesberger presiding, with Kurt Bulgrin, Randy Obermier and Paul Buller, Jack Sikes was absent. Also present at the meeting was Melanie Wilkinson, correspondent for the York News Times, Luke Fochtman, correspondent for the KAWL radio 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 Bulgrin, seconded by Buller to approve the minutes of the March 29, 2016, Board of Commissioners meeting; roll call: yeas, Bulgrin, Buller, Obermier and Bamesberger ; nays none; Sikes absent, motion carried.
Moved by Obermier, seconded by Buller, to adopt the agenda for Tuesday April 12, 2016, roll call: yeas; Obermier, Buller, Bulgrin and Bamesberger; nays none; Sikes absent, motion carried.
Harvey Keim Highway Superintendant met with the Board with update on the Road department.
There were no General Assistance at this time.
PAYROLL AND VENDOR CLAIMS:
Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Obermier, to approve the payroll in the amount of $146,629.44 and vendor claims, roll call: yeas; Bulgrin, Obermier, Buller and Bamesberger; nays none; Sikes absent, motion carried.
Fund Name Description Total
Road A & L Trucking, LLC Miscellaneous 577.22
Road Ace Irrigation and MFG Culverts 7,163.00
Visit Promo Avery Outdoor Media-Advertising 250.00
General Bamesberger, William H Reimbursement 416.16
Road Baum Hydraulics Corp Shop Supplies 50.79
General, Rd Black Hills Energy Heating Fuels 2,407.55
General Blue Knight Security Security Contract 1,854.00
General Buffalo County Sheriff Dept. Court Costs 19.25
General Cash-Wa Candy Company Board of Prisoners 1,500.99
Aging Cash-Wa Distributing Co. Program Supplies 77.56
General Central Nebraska Refrigeration Building & Ground 2,541.25
General Charlton, Ann L Reimbursement 486.85
General, Rd City of York Water/Sewer 2,090.12
General City of York RAP Files 2,257.00
General Claritus Miscellaneous 168.71
General Clerk of the Supreme Court Court Costs 125.00
General Cornerstone Insurance Group HRA Contributions 3,192.93
Road Cornhusker Cleaning Systems Inc. Shop Supplies 84.41
General Cornhusker State Industries Equipment 100.00
General County Veterans Serv Officers Assoc. Dues 60.00
Weed Deprez, Douglas L Reimbursement 183.44
General Dodge County Sheriff’s Office Court Costs 18.50
General Douglas County Treasurer Autopsy Costs 250.00
Road DXP Enterprises, Inc. Shop Tools 199.99
Aging Eakes Office Plus Office Supplies 5,751.52
General Election Systems & Software, Inc. Voting Supplies 4,749.56
Road Fastenal Industrial & Const Supply Equipment/Supplies 167.15
General Fillman Law Offices Court Costs 1,073.50
Road Friesen Ford Equipment Repair 96.42
Road Friesen, Kermith D Reimbursement 30.00
General Global Tech Inc. Data Processing 5,513.57
General, Aging Grand Central Foods Supplies/Health Promotion 4,493.18
Road Grant Built Logistics, LLC Miscellaneous 610.66
General, Rd Great Plains Pest Management, Inc. Maintenance/Supplies 284.00
General Green, Carla E Reimbursement 14.79
Road Hawk Truck Trailers Inc., Jim Equipment Repair 176.30
General Heiden Surveying Surveyor Contract 4,783.90
Visit Promo Henderson Chamber of Commerce Grants 2,251.00
Aging Hines, Janet K Reimbursement 68.58
Emerg Mgmnt Hinrichs, Gerald A Reimbursement 27.00
Road Hinz Repair Equipment Repair 612.57
General Hometown Leasing Equipment Rental 480.00
General, Rd Jackson Services Inc. Agreement/Supplies 244.31
Road Jensen Lumber Company Equipment Repair 40.51
Inherit Tax JEO Consulting Group, Inc. Miscellaneous 4,130.00
General JM Monograms, Inc. Uniform Allowance 497.99
General Johnson, Mary A Reimbursement 174.96
Road Johnson Sand & Gravel Co, Inc. Gravel & Royalty 26,589.58
Road Kerbow, Juan Jr Reimbursement 100.00
Road Kimball Midwest Shop Supplies 489.51
General Kopchos Sanitation, Inc. Garbage 275.00
Visit Promo Lamar Companies, The Media-Advertising 490.00
General Larue Distributing, Inc. Equipment 162.02
General Latimer Reporting Court Costs 42.25
Road Lichti Bros Oil Co Inc. Fuel 10,894.40
Road Logan Contractors Supply Inc. Grader Blades 411.79
Road Mac Tools Distributor Shop Tools 38.98
General Madison County Sheriff Sheriff’s Fees 7.65
Road Matheson Tri-Gas, Inc. Shop Supplies 233.93
Road Medical Enterprises, Inc. Safety Equipment 31.00
General Microfilm Imaging Systems, Inc. Data Processing 339.00
General Mid-American Research Chemical Janitorial Supplies 232.00
General Midwest Auto Fire Sprinkler Co. Maintenance Agreement 206.00
Road Midwest Service & Sales Shop Supplies 2,598.72
General MIPS Inc. Data Processing 1,152.13
General Mogul’s Transmission, Inc. Fuel 1,613.67
Aging Mom’s Meals LTD Health Promotion 105.00
General NE Assoc. of County Treasurer Dues 115.00
General NE DOL/Boiler Inspection Program Maintenance Agreement 54.00
General, Rd NE Public Power District Electricity 4,057.87
General, Aging North Office Supply Office Supplies 135.72
General O’Keefe Elevator Company, Inc. Maintenance Agreement 711.47
Road O’Reilly Auto Parts Shop Supplies 211.40
Road OfficeNet Office Supplies 116.95
General Paper Tiger Shredding Monthly Payment 35.00
Road Payne Jr, William D Reimbursement 210.00
Road Penner’s Tire & Auto, Inc. Tire Repair 271.85
Rd, Visit Promo Perennial Public Power District Electricity 207.05
General Phelps County Sheriff Court Costs 18.50
General Phoenix Supply, LLC Equipment 821.45
General Pieper Plumbing & Well Drilling Inc. Building & Ground 943.69
Road Plains Equipment Group Equipment Repair 1,267.74
Road Platte Valley Communications Equipment Repair 620.40
Road Power Plan Equipment Repair 41,505.72
Road Rasmussen Auto Parts Shop Tools/Supplies 688.33
Road Rose Holdings Inc. Road & Bridge 8,011.38
Road Sahling Kenworth Inc. Equipment Repair 563.09
General Saline County Sheriff Court Costs 16.00
Visit Promo Sautter, Robert R Reimbursement 175.50
Road Starbuck, Charles L Reimbursement 58.75
General Secretary of State-Election Div Voting Supplies 20.00
Emerg Mgmnt Seward County Courthouse Gary Petersen 3,844.98
Road Snap-On Tools Shop Tools 76.99
General Solutions, Inc. Data Processing 1,500.00
General State of NE/Das Central Finance Equipment Rental 448.00
General Stephens Law Offices, P.C., L.L.O. Court Costs 380.00
General Steube, Sharilyn K Reimbursement 45.36
General Svehla Law Offices Court Costs 6,781.30
Drug Law Tactical Technologies Inc. Miscellaneous 3,423.00
Road Thermo King Christensen Equipment Repair 78.00
General Time Warner Cable Dues 84.76
Road Trausch Dynamics Supplies/Equip Repair 402.19
General University of Nebraska-Lincoln Office Supplies 600.00
General Urgent Care of York Medical-Prisoners 735.00
Visit Promo USA Outdoor II, LLC Media-Advertising 390.00
General, Rd Verizon Wireless Services LLC Telephone Service 804.17
Road Village of Bradshaw Electricity 24.81
Road Village of McCool Junction Water/Sewer 45.00
Visit Promo Web Tech Solutions Miscellaneous 70.45
General Williams, P.C., L.L.O., Eric J Court Costs 1,235.00
Rel & Med,
911 Emergency Windstream Communications Telephone Service 3,625.63
General Windstream Communications, Inc. Equipment 325.00
General Wollenburg, Nicholas L Reimbursement 46.04
General, Rd York Ace Hardware Repair/Supplies/Tools 234.58
Visit Promo York Area Chamber of Commerce Grants 7,107.25
General York County Clerk-Petty Cash Court Costs 104.38
General York County Court Court Costs 2,920.75
General York County Development Corp Meals 50.00
General York County District Court Court Costs 1,086.00
Emerg Mgmnt York County Mutual Aid District Dues 500.00
General York County Sheriff Postal Service/Sheriff Costs 32.44
General York Dental Associates, P.C. Medical-Prisoners 592.00
General York Electronics Office Supplies 29.98
Road York Equipment, Inc. Equipment Repair 3,578.03
General York Medical Clinic PC Medical-Prisoners 90.64
General York News Times Printing & Publication 794.61
There were no interfund transfer at this time.
Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Buller, to appoint Dena Bushnell to the position of General Assistance Coordinator with the salary to be set at $15.50 an hour (5 hours per week) with an effective date of May 1, 2016, roll call: yeas, Bulgrin, Buller, Obermier and Bamesberger, nays none, Sikes absent, motion carried.
The Board discussed the conceptional drawing from JEO Consulting Firm
Dave Merrill from Region V Services met with the Board of Commissioners to give Annual Report.
C.J. Johnson from Region V Systems met with the Board of Commissioners to give Annual Report.
Moved by Buller, seconded by Obermier, to adopt Resolution #16-10 that pursuant to Neb Rev. Statues Section 12-807 to 12-812 the County Board of York County, Nebraska declares the Zion/Brabham/Grace Chapel Cemetery, located in the northeast corner of the southwest quarter of Section 32 Township 12 Range 4 abandoned or neglected, roll call: yeas; Buller, Obermier, Bulgrin and Bamesberger, nays none, Sikes absent, motion carried.
DECLARING ZION/BRABHAM CEMETERY ABANDONED
WHEREAS, pursuant to Nebraska Revised Statute Section 12-808, the York County Board finds that the pioneer cemetery commonly referred to as the Zion Cemetery a/k/a Brabham Cemetery a/k/a Grace Chapel Cemetery located in the northeast corner of the southwest quarter of Section 32-Township 12- Range 4, is neglected or abandoned.
WHEREAS, in declaring this cemetery abandoned or neglected, the County Board specifically finds as follows:
(1) That the land upon which this cemetery is situated was deeded to the founders of the cemetery on July 5, 1882.
(2) That this cemetery contains the grave or graves of homesteaders, Henry Harrison Brabham and Robert R Ryan. Robert R Ryan was also a Civil War Veteran.
(3) That this cemetery has been generally abandoned or neglected for a period of at lease five consecutive years.
WHEREAS, pursuant to Nebraska Revised Statue Section 12-807, the County Board has been petitioned by more than thirty-five (35) adult residents of York County to declare this cemetery abandoned or neglected, and to expend money from the general fund of York County for the continuous preservation and maintenance, including mowing, of the cemetery.
WHEREAS, the County Board published notice of the petition requesting York County expend money from the general fund for the continuous preservation and maintenance of this cemetery in one issue of the York News Times on April 1, 2016.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT HEREBY RESOLVED, that pursuant to Neb. Rev Statutes Sections 12-807 to 12-812 the County Board of York County, Nebraska declares the Zion/Brabham/Grace Chapel Cemetery, located in the northeast corner of the southwest quarter of Section 32 Township 12 range 4 abandoned or neglected.
The County Board shall expend money from the general fund of the County for the care and maintenance of this cemetery, not to exceed one thousand dollars ($1,000) in a calendar year. The County Board shall provide for at lease on mowing annually of such cemetery each year, and one of such mowings shall occur within a period of two weeks prior to Memorial Day. Additional mowing shall be at the discretion of the County Board, and each additional mowing may be subject to a public hearing at which the need for the additional mowing shall be presented to the County Board.
Within five years after the maintenance and preservation of this cemetery is commenced by the County, a historical marker giving the date of the establishment of the cemetery and a short history of the cemetery may be placed at the site of the cemetery. One directional marker showing the way to the cemetery may be placed on the nearest state highway to such cemetery.
The owner of the property upon which this cemetery is located may specify a pathway to the cemetery for pedestrian access. When possible, visitors to the cemetery shall notify the property owner of their presence prior to accessing the cemetery.
DATED this 12th day of April, 2016
Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Obermier, to authorize the Chairman of the Board to sign the application for the Federal Funds under section 5311 of the Federal Transit Act, roll call: yeas; Bulgrin, Obermier, Buller and Bamesberger, nays none, Sikes absent, motion carried.
The Board had a short workshop with the E-meeting representatives.
FEE REPORTS (reports were reviewed and placed on file)
County Clerk, March 2016 $27,552.92
Clerk of the District Court, March 2016 $5,053.26
Sheriff February 2016 $5,692.97
County Treasurer – Fund Balances as of February 29, 2016
0100 General $1,130,154.66
0300 Roads $242,324.30
0650 Highway Bridge Buy Back Program $365,774.90
0666 Adult Diversion $4,377.68
0676 Juvenile Diversion $1,913.75
0985 Child Support Enforcement Cty Atty $18,069.09
0990 Visitors Promotion $ 105,437.89
0995 Co Visitors Impr Fund $215,012.78
1100 Reappraisal $64,243.50
1150 ROD Preservation Fund $18,062.48
1200 Employment Security $26,704.05
1300 Area on Aging $17,614.14
1500 Relief & Medical $17,299.14
1700 State Institutions $6,315.18
1900 Veterans Aid Fund $28,897.22
2200 Busy Wheels $8,497.92
2355 STOP $10,065.33
2360 York Co Drug Fund $15,074.10
2410 Federal Drug Law Enf $15,665.61
2411 Federal Drug Law Cty Att $13,056.81
2601 Debt Service $423,004.90
2700 Inheritance Tax $2,765,977.80
2913 911 Wireless Serv $59,701.63
2914 911 Wireless Serv Holding $183,826.12
2915 Emergency Mgmt $60,584.56
2940 Law Enforcement/911 Comm $1,000,000.00
5400 Noxious Weed Dist $10,446.79
5502 Ambulance $90,644.53
5907 911 Emergency $152,613.82
Committee reports were given.
The Chairman declared the meeting adjourned at 10:30 a.m. The next meeting will be held April 26, 2016 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