The York County Board of Commissioners met according to law on Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at 8:30 a.m. as per notice in the York News Times on June 2, 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 Bulgrin, seconded by Sikes, to approve the minutes of the May 24, 2016, Board of Commissioners meeting; with the correction of removing the name on the general assistance case 16-1 and enter rent, roll call: yeas, Bulgrin, Sikes, Obermier, Buller and Bamesberger ; nays, none; motion carried.


Moved by Sikes, seconded by Obermier, to approve the agenda for Tuesday, June 7, 2016 with amending to remove the 1:00 p.m. meeting with the budget committee, roll call: yeas; Sikes, Obermier, Buller, Bulgrin and Bamesberger; nays, none; motion carried.


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


Megan Burda, Extension Coordinator met with the Board with updates on the Extension Department


Nick Wollenburg, Veterans Officers met with the Board with update on surplus items in the Veterans office



There were no General Assistance at this time.



Moved by Obermier, seconded by Sikes, to approve the payroll in the amount of $147,495.58 and vendor claims, with the added claim to Sign up Ltd in the amount of $25,453.00 roll call: yeas; Obermier, Sikes, Buller, Bulgrin and Bamesberger; nays; none; motion carried.


Fund                  Name                                                           Description                              Total      


General              Election Workers                                        Election 2016                               647.28


Road                   Aurora Cooperative Elevator Co.                                 Fuel                                                              24,030.29

Visit Promo       Avery Outdoor                                             Media-Advertising                    250.00

General, Rd        Black Hills Energy                                      Heating Fuels                              1,178.07

General              Blue Knight Security                                   Security Contract                         1,056.00

Road                   Bosselman Tank & Trailer                          Equipment Repair                            405.66

General              Capital Business Systems, Inc.                   Office Supplies                         150.84

Road                   Car Parts Inc.                                               Shop Supplies                         37.65

General              Central Nebraska Refrigeration                  Building & Ground                           219.86

General, Rd        City of York                               Water/Sewer                                                2,265.92

General              Clerk of the Supreme Court                        Court Costs                              250.00

General              Cornerstone Insurance Group                     HRA Contributions                 906.72

General, Rd        CWC of York, Inc.                                      Office Supplies/Equip/Water   90.50

Road                   Dakota Fluid Power, Inc.                             Equipment Repair                            692.77

General              DataSpec Inc.                                               Dues  798.00

General              Dodge County Sheriff’s Office                   Court Costs                              27.12

General              Douglas County Sheriff (Court Services)   Court Costs                              20.71

General              Douglas County Sheriff (Civil Process)     Court Costs                              20.71


Visit Promo       Eakes Office Plus                                        Office Equipment/Supplies      1,922.73

Road                   Fehlhafer’s Inc.                                           Equipment Repair                            75.00

General              Fillman Law Offices                                   Court Costs                              760.00

Road                   Gale’s Welding, Inc.                                   Equipment Repair                            113.75


Drug Law           Gillespie, Joshua J                                       Reimbursement                                           8,213.90

General              GIS Workshop, LLC                                    Data Processing                     12,500.00

General              Global Tech Inc.                                          Data Processing                     583.87

General              Hettinger County Sheriff                            Court Costs                              29.00

Road                   Hiebner Body Shop                                     Equipment Repair                            19.08

Visit Promo       Holthus Convention Ctr Foundation           Printing & Publication                    1,105.00

General              Horse Creek Inn McCook                         Lodging                                                       178.00

General              John Kohl Auto Center, Inc.                        Fuel 1,148.20

Road                   Johnson Sand & Gravel Co, Inc.                 Gravel & Royalty                          15,002.47

Road                   Johnson Trucking                                       Miscellaneous Contract                              1,044.25

General              Johnson, Brian L                                       Miscellaneous                                             700.00

General              Kopchos Sanitation, Inc.                                 Garbage                                                       245.00

Visit Promo       Lamar Companies, The                               Media-Advertising                    490.00

General              Larue Distributing, Inc.                                 Equipment                                                   124.14

Visit Improve    Maly Marketing                                          Special Projects                          2,560.00

General              Martelle, Jamie L                                       Reimbursement                                           30.13

General              Mason Electric                                            Building & Ground                           2,079.75

Road                   Medical Enterprises, Inc.                            Safety Equipment                     95.00

General              Metz Mortuary                                            Autopsy Costs                              75.00

General              Mid America First Call, Inc.                       Autopsy Costs                              505.20

General              Midwest Auto Fire Sprinkler Co.               Maintenance Agreement                     150.00

ROD Preserve

&Modern           MIPS Inc.                                       Microfilming Cost                                      2,150.67

Aging                 Mom’s Meals LTD                                      Health Promotion                      40.00

General              Naber’s Locksmith Service                         Office Equipment                     5.58

General              NE Assoc. of County Officials                         Dues                                                             2,613.54

General              NE Dept. of Health & Human Services      Other Equipment                     54.00

General              NE Door & Window LLC                           Building & Ground                           1,543.64

General              NE Public Health Environmental Lab        Drug & Alcohol Test                  525.00

General, Rd        NE Public Power District                           Electricity                                                    4,043.99

General              North Office Supply                                    Office Supplies                         235.76

General              O’Keefe Elevator Company, Inc.                Maintenance Agreement                     326.00


Visit Promo       Perennial Public Power District                           Electricity                                                    368.11

General              Pieper Plumbing & Well Drilling Inc.                                 Equipment                                                   996.11

Road                   Plains Equipment Group                             Equip Repair/Shop Supplies    1,395.95

Weed                  Rasmussen Auto Parts                                 Fuel     54.46

Visit Promo       Sautter, Robert R                                       Reimbursement                                           293.38

General              Skip’s Radiator & Automotive                   Fuel   201.43

Road                   Snap-On Tools                                             Shop Tools                              20.15

General              Solutions, Inc.                                              Data Processing                     1,500.00

Aging                 Spartan Stores, LLC.                                   Health Promotion                      1,800.48

General              State of NE/DAS Central Finance              Equipment Rental                            448.00

General              Svehla Law Offices                                     Court Costs                              1,645.50

General              Time Warner Cable                                     Dues  844.76

Road                   Troester, Timothy D                                       Miscellaneous Contract                              2,763.77

General              Urgent Care of York                                    Medical-Prisoners                        815.00

Visit Promo       USA Outdoor II, LLC                                  Media-Advertising                    390.00

General, Rd        Verizon Wireless Services LLC                 Telephone Service                           416.64

Road                   Village of Bradshaw                       Electricity                                                    20.93

Road                   Village of McCool Junction                         Water/Sewer                                                45.00

General              Waldron, Nancy                                       Reimbursement                                           9.86

General              Wallingford Sign Co., Inc.                          Fuel   249.00

General, Aging,

Rd, Rel & Med  Windstream Communications                    Telephone Service                           2,336.14


911 Emergency  Windstream Communications, Inc.            E911 Equipment                     4,527.33

General              Wurm & Associates, JS                              Mental Health Board                 85.00

Road                   York Ace Hardware                                     Equipment Repair/Shop Supplies    73.65

Visit Promo       York Area Chamber of Commerce             Promotional Supplies                         7,500.00

Visit Promo       York College                                               Printing & Publication                    75.00

Visit Promo       York County Development Corp.                                       Miscellaneous                                             853.85

General              York County Highway Dept.                       Fuel 1,953.58

General              York County Sheriff                            Equipment                                                   172.97

Weed                  York Farm Supply LLC                              Fuel   624.50

General              York Medical Clinic PC                              Court Costs                              350.00

General              York News Times                                        Printing & Publication                    157.00

General              York Printing Company, LLC                     Printing & Publication                    25.00

Visit Promo       York Rotary Club                                        P & P/ Special Projects             15,000.00



There were no interfund transfer at this time.


Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Sikes to approve the appraisal bid from Smith’s D & D Certified General Real Property Appraiser in the amount of $2,000.00, roll call, yeas, Bulgrin, Sikes, Obermier, Buller and Bamesberger, nays none, motion carried.


Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Obermier, to adopt Resolution #16-17 that the York County Treasurer shall transfer the sum of $5,000.00 from the State Institutions Fund (2700) to the Inheritance Tax Fund (1700), roll call: yeas, Bulgrin, Obermier, Sikes, Buller and Bamesberger, nays none, motion carried.




            WHEREAS, the York County Board of Commissioners met at their regular meeting on the 7th day of June 2016, to discuss the fact that in the 2014-2015 budget, funds were budgeted in the amount of $5,000.00 to be paid back from the State Institutions Fund (1700) to the Inheritance Tax Fund (2700),


            NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the York County Treasurer shall transfer the sum of $5,000.00 from the State Institutions Fund (1700) to the Inheritance Tax Fund (2700).  


            Dated this 7th day of June, 2016


Moved by Sikes, seconded by Buller to adopt Resolution #16-18 that the York County Treasurer shall transfer the sum of $47,873.43 from the E911 Wireless Fund (2913) to the E911 Wireless Holding Fund (2914), roll call: yeas, Sikes, Buller, Bulgrin, Obermier and Bamesberger, nays none, motion carried.




            WHEREAS, the York County Board of Commissioners met at their regular meeting on the 7th day of June 2016, to discuss the fact that in the 2015-2016 budget, funds were budgeted in the amount of $47,873.43 to be transferred from the E911 Wireless Fund(2913) to the E911 Wireless Holding  Fund (2914),


            NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the York County Treasurer shall transfer the sum of $47,873.43 from the E911 Wireless Fund (2913) to the E911 Wireless Holding Fund (2914). 


            Dated this 7th day of June, 2016


 Deb Robertson and Mike Teeter with the York Library met with the Board with fund request.


Lisa Hurley with YCDC met with the Board with update and fund request.


Richard Nation from Blue Valley Community Action Partnership met with the Board with updates and fund request.


            Moved by Sikes, seconded by Bulgrin, to adopt Resolution #16-19 to approve reappointing Doug Dey to the Veterans Service Committee, for a 5 year term starting July 1,2016 to June 30, 2021, roll call: yeas; Sikes, Bulgrin, Buller, Obermier and Bamesberger; nays none; motion carried.




WHEREAS, the Board has been advised by the Veterans Service Committee that Doug Dey term is up, and


WHEREAS, the Board has been advised that Doug Dey is willing to be reappointed for a 5 Year term starting July1, 2016 through June 30, 2021, and


NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that Doug Dey is hereby reappointed to the York County Veterans Service Committee from July 1, 2016 thru June 30, 2021.


Dated this 7th day of June, 2016


Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Buller, to go into executive session at10:17 a.m.; with Dale Radcliff also present, roll call: yeas; Bulgrin, Buller, Sikes, Obermier and Bamesberger; nays, none; motion carried.


Moved by Buller, seconded by Sikes, to come out of executive session at 10:29 a.m. which no action was taken; roll call: yeas; Buller, Sikes, Obermier, Bulgrin and Bamesberger; nays, none; motion carried.


FEE REPORTS (reports were reviewed and placed on file)

County Clerk, May 2016                                                       $16,965.10

Clerk of the District Court, May 2016                                    $1,980.20

Sheriff April 2016                                                                   $4,896.07

County Treasurer – Fund Balances as of February 29, 2016

0100 General                                                                    $1,694,526.11

0300 Roads                                                                          $523,068.78

0650 Highway Bridge Buy Back Program                          $365,774.90

0666 Adult Diversion                                                                       $.00

0676 Juvenile Diversion                                                         $4,377.72

0985 Child Support Enforcement Cty Atty                          $31,362.09

0990 Visitors Promotion                                                      $ 96,785.25

0995 Co Visitors Impr Fund                                               $159,109.89

1100 Reappraisal                                                                   $89,243.50

1150 ROD Preservation Fund                                               $19,722.98

1200 Employment Security                                                  $28,684.25

1300 Area on Aging                                                              $23,653.50

1500 Relief & Medical                                                         $21,310.52

1700 State Institutions                                                          $16,123.77

1900 Veterans Aid Fund                                                       $28,897.22

2200 Busy Wheels                                                                   $8,543.12

2355 STOP                                                                            $10,865.33

2360 York Co Drug Fund                                                      $11,651.10

2410 Federal Drug Law Enf                                                  $14,545.61

2411 Federal Drug Law Cty Att                                            $13,056.81

2601 Debt Service                                                               $731,904.58

2700 Inheritance Tax                                                        $2,951,196.02

2913 911 Wireless Serv                                                        $70,180.03

2914 911 Wireless Serv Holding                                        $183,826.12

2915 Emergency Mgmt                                                         $70,679.22

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

5400 Noxious Weed Dist                                                      $12,154.02

5502 Ambulance                                                                   $33,672.11

5907 911 Emergency                                                           $155,650.18


Committee reports were given.


The Chairman declared the meeting adjourned at 10:30 a.m.  The next meeting will be held June 21, 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