The York County Board of Commissioners met according to law on Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 8:30 a.m. as per notice in the York News Times on May 19, 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 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 Sikes, seconded by Obermier, to approve the minutes of the May 10, 2016, Board of Commissioners meeting; roll call: yeas, Sikes, Obermier, Buller, Bulgrin and Bamesberger ; nays, none; motion carried.


Moved by Obermier, seconded by Bulgrin, to adopt the agenda for Tuesday May 24, 2016, roll call: yeas; Obermier, Bulgrin, Buller, Sikes and Bamesberger; nays, none; motion carried.


Nick Wollenburg, Veterans Service Officer met with the Board with update on old medical equipment

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

Jenny Rees, Extension Coordinator met with the Board with update on the Extension Office

Jim McGowan met with the Board on wetland drainage


Moved by Buller, seconded by Sikes, to go into executive session at 8:43 a.m.; roll call: yeas; Buller, Sikes, Obermier, Bulgrin and Bamesberger; nays, none; motion carried.


Moved by Obermier, seconded by Sikes, to come out of executive session at 8:50 a.m. which no action was taken; roll call: yeas; Obermier, Sikes, Buller, Bulgrin and Bamesberger; nays, none; motion carried.



Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Buller to approve General Assistance Case# 16-1 to Terry Bell for rent; roll call: yeas; Bulgrin, Buller, Sikes, Obermier and Bamesberger, nays none, motion carried.



Moved by Obermier, seconded by Sikes, to approve the payroll in the amount of $144.673.49 and vendor claims, roll call: yeas; Obermier, Sikes, Buller, Bulgrin and Bamesberger; nays none; motion carried.

Fund                  Name                                                           Description                              Total      


General              Election Workers                                        Election 2016                               7,042.78


Visit Improve    AAA-Mail Stop 2                                        Media-Advertising                    3,944.00

Road                   Abee Auto Glass & Upholstery                  Equipment Repair                            250.00

Road                   Ace Irrigation and MFG                              Culverts                                                       1,312.62

General              Atco International                  Equipment                                                   116.00

Road                   Aurora Cooperative Elevator Co.                                 Fuel                                                              12,171.60

Visit Promo       Avery Outdoor                                             Media-Advertising                    250.00

General              Beaver Bearing Co. of York, LLC              Grounds Repair                            7.42

General              Blue Knight Security, Inc.                           Security Contract                         1,062.00

General              Burda, Megan                                              Mileage Allowance                      280.80

General              Business Brokers Corporation                    Probation Costs                              4,388.04

General              Byers, Lori A                                       Reimbursement                                           111.93

Road                   Car Parts Inc.                                               Shop Supplies                         110.09

General              Cash-Wa Candy Company                          Board of Prisoners                        1,709.29

Aging                 Cash-Wa Distributing Co.                           Health Promotion                      411.72

Road                   CCP Industries Inc.                                      Shop Supplies                         236.71

Ambulance        City of York-Ambulance                            Quarterly Payment                         51,750.00

General              Clerk of the Supreme Court                        Court Costs                              125.00

Road                   Compulink, LTD.                                        Computer                                        1,000.00

General              Cornerstone Insurance Group                     HRA Contributions                 1,006.69

Weed                  Cornhusker Cleaning Systems Inc.             Fuel   313.00

General, Rd,

Aging                 Corporate Payment Systems                       Monthly Payment                         1,775.57

Road                   Cross-Dillon Tire                                        Tire Repair                            115.80

General              CWC of York, Inc.                                      Office Supplies                         243.25

Weed                  Deprez, Douglas L                                       Reimbursement                                           180.00

General              Dick, Candace L                                       Reimbursement                                           74.20

General              Digital Ally                                                 Safety Equipment                     395.00

General              Discovery Benefits, Inc.                              Cobra Monthly                         86.70

General, Aging  Eakes Office Plus                                        Office Supplies                         1,755.97

Road                   Extreme Automotive LLC                          Tire Repair                            50.00

Road                   Fastenal Industrial & Const Supply            Equipment Repair                            21.40

General              Fillman Law Offices                                   Court Costs                              1,567.50

General              Fillmore County Sheriff                              Court Costs                              45.36

Road                   Flair-Master                                                Grader Blades                            175.42

Road                   Gale’s Welding, Inc.                                   Equipment Repair                            306.81

General              Galls/Quartermaster LLC                           Uniform Allowance                      159.90

General              Gillespie, Joshua J                                       Reimbursement                                           1,495.00

General              Grafton Law Offices, P.C., L.L.O.              Court Costs                              4,435.74

General, Aging  Grand Central Foods                                   Board of Prisoners/Health            3,823.29

General              Grenfell, Lorraine                                       Election 2016                               11.25

General              Hamilton County Sheriff                            Court Costs                              18.50

Road                   Hawk Truck Trailer Inc., Jim                      Shop Supplies                         20.10

General              Herman, Demetria W.                                 Special Fees                                680.00

General              Hild, Janet                                                   Election 2016                               103.50

Aging                 Hines, Janet K                                       Reimbursement                                           7.56

General              Hitz Towing, Inc.                                         Fuel 1,412.70

General              Home Care Plus                                           Medical-Prisoners                        172.00

General              Hometown Leasing                                     Office Equipment Rental          636.75

Road                   Hooker Bros. Sand & Gravel, Inc.              Gravel & Royalty                          20,262.48

General              Hy-Tec Auto Service                                   Fuel   993.59

Road                   Inland Truck Parts & Service                      Equipment Repair                            241.34

General              Jackson Services Inc.                                  Maintenance Agreement                     94.00

General              Jacques, Bobby                                            Witness Fees                                       20.00

Road                   Jensen Lumber Company                            Equipment Repair                            23.94

Inherit Tax         JEO Consulting Group, Inc.                                       Miscellaneous                                             590.00

Road                   Johnson Sand & Gravel Co, Inc.                 Gravel & Royalty                          20,256.31

Road                   Johnson Trucking                                       Miscellaneous Contract                              149.28

Road                   Kerford Limestone Company                       Rock                                                             9,309.54

Visit Promo       Lamar Companies, The                               Media-Advertising                    490.00

General              Larue Distributing, Inc.                                 Equipment                                                   122.04

General              Liermann’s Service                                     Fuel     66.35

Aging                 Lincoln Aging Partners                               Data Processing                     1,725.00

General              Malouf & Associates                                  Janitorial Supplies                         1,114.84

General              Microfilm Imaging Systems, Inc.               Data Processing                     184.00

General, Rd        Miller Seed & Supply Co, Inc.                    Maintenance Agreement                     322.05

General              Mogul’s Transmission, Inc.                        Fuel   137.94

Aging                 Mom’s Meals LTD                                      Health Promotion                      105.00

General              Moore Medical, LLC                                  Medical-Prisoners                        238.56

General              NE Assoc. of County Officials                   Dues  160.00

Road                   NE Department of Roads                            Shop Supplies                         5,356.97

State Institute    NE Health and Human Services                  Monthly Payment                         360.00

Road                   NE Truck Center, Inc.                                 Equipment Repair                            20.29

General                                                   Court Costs                              6.00

Visit Improve    NET-Foundation for Radio                         Media-Advertising                    956.25

Road                   NMC Exchange LLC                                   Equipment Repair                            22,287.18


Visit Promo       North Office Supply                                    Office Supplies                         104.35

Road                   O’Reilly Auto Parts                                     Equipment Repair                            47.96

Road                   Orkin, LLC                                                  Building & Ground                           450.00

General              Otoupal Insurance                                       Dues    80.00

Road                   Overland Sand & Gravel Company            Gravel & Royalty                          3,841.10

Road                   Paulsen, Terry L                                       Reimbursement                                           30.00

General              Pedersen, Anna M.                                       Reimbursement                                           106.38


Visit Promo       Perennial Public Power District                           Electricity                                                    279.42

General              Phoenix Supply, LLC                                Equipment                                                   332.02

General              Physicians Laboratory Services PC            Autopsy Costs                              190.00

General              Pieper Plumbing & Well Drilling Inc.                                 Equipment                                                   240.00

General              Plains Equipment Group                             Grounds Repair                            30.82

Road                   Power Service Inc.                                       Equipment Repair                            290.90

General              Quinn, Nancy                                               Election 2016                               45.00

Road                   Rasmussen Auto Parts                                       Supplies/Equip Repair                                182.53

General              Rasmussen Mechanical Services, Inc.        Building & Ground                           85.50

Road                   RDO Truck Center Co.                                Equipment Repair                            982.67

General              Ring, Amanda C                                       Reimbursement                                           48.06

General              Roehr Safety Products, Ed                                       Uniform/Safety Equip                                 8,269.99

Road                   Rose Holdings Inc.                                      Road & Bridge                            5,289.52

Road                   Safety-Kleen Systems                                 Shop Supplies                         351.50

Road                   Sapp Bros. Petroleum, Inc.                          Fuel 2,793.26

General              ServiceMaster Clean of York                     Building & Ground                           67.41

Emerg Mgmnt   Seward County Courthouse                         Gary Petersen                         3,818.36

General              Skip’s Radiator & Automotive                   Fuel     56.85

General              Sparqdata Solutions, Inc.                            Data Processing                     265.00

General              Stanley, Stephanie R                                       Reimbursement                                           34.88

General              State of NE/DAS Central Finance              Data Processing                     123.60

General              Stephens Law Offices, P.C., L.L.O.            Court Costs                              6,203.50

General              Svehla Law Offices                                     Court Costs                              578.80

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

General              Trans Union Risk and Alternative                     Equipment                                                   220.00

Road                   Troester, Timothy D                                       Miscellaneous Contract                              3,359.71

General              Urgent Care of York                                    Medical-Prisoners                        559.00

Visit Promo       USA Outdoor II, LLC                                  Media-Advertising                    390.00

General              Verizon Wireless Services LLC                 Telephone Service                           387.39

General              Walgreens                                                    Medical-Prisoners                        3,971.00

Visit Promo       Web Tech Solutions                                       Miscellaneous                                             50.00

Road                   Weldon Industries, Inc.                                       Supplies/Equip Repair                                504.58

General              Williams, P.C., L.L.O., Eric                        Court Costs                              1,054.50

General              Windstream Communications                    Telephone Service                           963.34

General              York Ace Hardware                                     Grounds Repair                            340.79

Visit Promo       York Area Chamber of Commerce                                       Projects/Grants                                            1,349.95

Visit Promo       York College                                               Printing and Publication                    75.00

General              York County Court                                      Court Costs                              1,390.25

Visit Promo       York County Development Corp                                       Miscellaneous/Grants                                 5,339.03

General              York County Highway Dept.                       Fuel 2,016.34

General              York County Sheriff                                    Postal Services/Misc.               1,767.00

Road                   York County Treasurer                               Inter Fund Transfer                         100,000.00

General              York Dental Associates, P.C.                      Medical-Prisoners                        610.00

Weed                  York Electronics                                         Office Supplies                         59.99

Road                   York Equipment, Inc.                                  Equipment Repair                            7,484.73

Weed                  York Farm Supply LLC                              Fuel   135.65

General              York General Hospital                                Drug & Alcohol/Physical           663.00

General, Rd,

Visit Promo,

Aging                 York News Times                                        Printing & Publication                    6,416.68

General              York Printing Company, LLC                     Office Supplies                         115.50



There were no interfund transfer at this time.


Moved by Sikes, seconded by Bulgrin, to approve that every Thursday from 5p.m. to 6 p.m. and every Monday from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. the Jehovah’s Witnesses will display a literature cart on the Courthouse lawn, roll call, yeas; Sikes, Bulgrin, Obermier and Bamesberger, nays none, Buller abstain, motion carried.


Mitch Doht and Aaron Dressel, from the City of York met with the Board with a detailed update on the future conveyance pipeline to the new Water Resource Recovery Center Southeast of the City.


Deb Robertson and Mike Teeter, with the York Library met with the Board with a quarterly budget showing what the money from the county was used for.


Moved by Buller, seconded by Sikes to form a Facilities Needs Committee, which consist of Bill Bamesberger, Paul Buller, Megan Burda, Harvey Keim, Sharilyn Steube, Nick Wollenburg, John Prusia and Denny Crowell, roll call, yeas; Buller, Sikes, Obermier, Bulgrin and Bamesberger, nays none, motion carried.


Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Obermier to approve the amount of $5,598.00 from Bethune Construction LLC to overlay with new laminate the Clerk’s and Assessor’s office counter tops, roll call, yeas; Bulgrin, Obermier, Sikes, Buller and Bamesberger, nays none, motion carried.


Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Obermier, to approve the amount of $3,638.78 from Paint Monkeys to paint the Clerk’s and Assessor’s office, roll call, yeas; Bulgrin, Obermier, Sikes, Buller and Bamesberger, nays none, motion carried.


Jon Day with Blue Valley Behavioral Health met with the Board with update and fund request.


            Moved by Sikes, seconded by Bulgrin, to adopt Resolution #16-16 to approve appointing Orval Stahr to the Aging Services Board, for a 2 year term starting June 1,2016 to June 1, 2018, roll call: yeas; Sikes, Bulgrin, Buller, Obermier and Bamesberger; nays none; motion carried.




WHEREAS, the Aging Service Commission Board has requested the appointment of a member to its Board; and


WHEREAS, Orval Stahr has agreed to be appointed for 2 years; and


NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that as of June 1, 2016, Orval Stahr hereby be appointed for a two (2) year term which will expires June 1, 2018.


Dated, this 24th day of May, 2016


Tabled to the next Board of Commissioners meeting on Tuesday June 7, 2016 to gather more information concerning the decision on JEO Consulting Firm


            Moved by Sikes, seconded by Obermier, to continue with the Interlocal Agreement with the Village of Gresham concerning Cherry Street in Gresham, roll call; yeas, Sikes, Obermier, Buller, Bulgrin and Bamesberger, nays none, motion carried.


Committee reports were given.


Moved by Obermier, seconded by Sikes, to go into executive session at10:30 a.m.; roll call: yeas; Obermier, Sikes, Buller, Bulgrin and Bamesberger; nays, none; motion carried.


Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Sikes to come out of executive session at 10:54 a.m. which no action was taken; roll call: yeas; Bulgrin, Sikes, Obermier, Buller  and Bamesberger; nays, none; motion carried.


The Chairman declared the meeting adjourned at 10:54 a.m.  The next meeting will be held June7, 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