The York County Board of Commissioners met according to law on Tuesday, July 5, 2016 at 8:30 a.m. as per notice in the York News Times on June 30, 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 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 June 21, 2016, Board of Commissioners meeting; roll call: yeas, Sikes, Obermier, Buller, Bulgrin and Bamesberger ; nays, none; motion carried.


Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Buller, to adopt the agenda for Tuesday July 5, 2016, roll call: yeas; Bulgrin, Buller, Sikes, Obermier and Bamesberger; nays, none; motion carried.



 Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Obermier to adopt Resolution #16-27 to transfer monies from General Fund to the Noxious Weed Fund for $12,000.00, roll call; yeas, Bulgrin, Obermier, Buller, Sikes and Bamesberger, nays none, motion carried.

RESOLUTION #16-27        


WHEREAS, the York County Board of Commissioners met at their regular meeting on the 5th day of July  2016, and discussed the fact that in the proposed budget for 2016-2017, the Noxious Weed Fund would be partially funded by way of interfund transfers from the General Fund; and


WHEREAS, at this time it is necessary to transfer proposed budgeted funds in order to meet obligations in the amount of $12,000.00  


NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the York County Treasurer shall transfer the sum of $12,000.00 budgeted dollars from the General Fund to the Noxious Weed Fund for the budget year of 2016-2017.


Dated this 5th day of July 2016


Travis Boyll, introduce himself to the board as the new sales representative for Nebraska Machinery


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



There were no General Assistance at this time.



Moved by Obermier, seconded by Sikes, to approve the payroll in the amount of $143,570.26 and vendor claims, with excluding the claim to Sign up LTD, in the amount of $22,850.00 roll call: yeas; Obermier, Sikes, Buller, Bulgrin and Bamesberger; nays; none; motion carried.

Fund                  Name                                                           Description                              Total      


Road                   Aurora Cooperative Elevator Co.                                 Fuel                                                              13,305.60

General              Blue Knight Security, Inc.                           Security Contract                         960.00

General              Buffalo County Sheriff Dept.                      Court Costs                              21.00

General              Capital Business Systems, Inc.                   Office Supplies                         150.84

General              CareerTrack                                                 Dues    99.00

General              Central Nebraska Refrigeration                  Building & Ground                           135.00

General              City of York- RAP                                       Intergovernmental                                       9,816.00

General              Cornerstone Insurance Group                     HRA Contributions                 1,543.36

General              Eakes Office Plus                                        Office Supplies                         255.52

General              Fillman Law Offices                                   Court Costs                              2,888.00

General              Galls/Quartermaster LLC                           Uniform Allowance                      32.35

General              GIS Workshop, LLC                                    Data Processing                     19,227.50

General              Grafton Law Offices, P.C., L.L.O.              Court Costs                              38.00

General              Hometown Leasing                                     Equipment Rental                            150.00

Road                   Hotel Grand Conference Center                  Dues  189.90

Inherit Tax         JEO Consulting Group, Inc.                                       Miscellaneous                                             590.00

Road                   Johnson Sand & Gravel Co, Inc.                 Gravel & Royalty                          28,845.56

Road                   Kerford Limestone Company                       Rock                                                             3,072.15

General              Larue Distributing, Inc.                                 Equipment                                                   122.04

Road                   Mac Tools Distributor                                 Shop Tools                              137.07

Road                   Medical Enterprises, Inc.                            Safety Equipment                     62.00

Road                   NE Dept of Roads                                        Shop Supplies                         156.00

General              NE Public Environmental Lab                    Drug & Alcohol Test                  525.00

General, Rd        NE Public Power District                           Electricity                                                    6,917.37

General              Nirma                                                           Nirma Contribution                  242,322.00

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

Road                   Overland Sand & Gravel Company            Gravel & Royalty                          1,364.42

General, Rd        Perennial Public Power District                           Electricity                                                    343.63

General              Phoenix Supply, LLC                                Equipment                                                   148.00

General              Pieper Plumbing & Well Drilling Inc.        Building & Ground                           69.00

General              Platte County Sheriff Dept.                         Court Costs                              45.68

General              Rasmussen Mechanical Services, Inc.        Building & Ground                           499.10

State Institute    Region V Systems                                       Miscellaneous                                             955.00

General              Seams Possible                                            Uniform Allowance                      25.00

General              Secretary of State-Election Division          Voting Supplies                         20.00

General              State of NE/DAS Comm                             Equipment Rental                            448.00

General              Stephens Law Offices, P.C., L.L.O.            Court Costs                              1,985.50

General              Thayer County Sheriff’s Office                  Court Costs                              28.26

General              Time Warner Cable                                     Internet Service/Dues                 848.78

Road                   Timothy D Troester                                       Miscellaneous Contract                              1,395.94

General              Urgent Care of York                                    Medical-Prisoners                        430.00

Road                   Verizon Wireless Services LLC                 Telephone Service                           310.93

Road                   Village of McCool Junction                         Water/Sewer                                                45.00

General              Williams, Eric J, P.C., L.L.O.                     Court Costs                              332.50


Rel&Med           Windstream Communications                    Telephone Services                         175.73

General              Wurm & Associates, JS                              Court Costs                              491.55

Aging                 York County Ag Society                             Fair Booth Rental                            60.00

General              York County Court                                      Court Costs                              279.25

General              York County Sheriff                                    Court Costs/Equipment           68.95

General              York Electronics                                         Office Supplies                         20.97

General              York Printing Company, LLC                     Office Supplies                         246.36


Moved by Sikes, seconded by Buller, to approve to dispose of Veteran Surplus Medical Supply’s as listed below, roll call; yeas, Sikes, Buller, Bulgrin, Obermier and Bamesberger, nays none, motion carried.


Surplus Medical Supply’s

Walker’s                                 6

Wheelchairs                            6

Crutches                                  30 or 15 pairs

Shower Chairs                        6

Toilet Risers                           1

Boots-Thrown away               2


Moved by Obermier, seconded by  Sikes, to accept the Highway Allocation Fund revenue for fiscal year 2016-2017 to help address local road and bridge maintenance and construction needs, roll call; yeas, Obermier, Sikes, Buller, Bulgrin and Bamesberger, nays none, motion carried.


Dr Paul Illich with Southeast Community College met with the Board to discuss Southeast Community College School Bond.


John Bachelor and Jim Klute met with the Board about a project that was to be completed about 12 years ago. The Board is having Harvey Keim, Highway Superintendant look into the project and report back to the Commissioners.


The Board met with the Elected Officials and Department head to discuss a pay schedule that maybe implemented for the next year budget.


Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Sikes, to approve the authorizing of the Chairman to sign the Sub-Grant between The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services Division of Children and Family Services Child Support Enforcement and York County Clerk of the District Court, roll call: yeas, Bulgrin, Sikes, Buller, Bulgrin and Bamesberger, nays none, motion carried.


Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Buller, to approve Resolution #16-28 to reappoint Max Peterson and Gary Eberle and appoint Aaron Kavan and Rod Matlock to the Planning and Zoning Commission, for a 3 year term, starting July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2019 roll call; yeas, Bulgrin, Buller, Obermier, Sikes and Bamesberger, nays none, motion carried.



WHEREAS, there the Board has been advised that the terms of Max Peterson, and Gary Eberle on the Planning and Zoning Commission have expired; and


WHEREAS, the Board has been advised that Aaron Kavan and Rod Matlock that   are willing to be appointed; and


WHEREAS, Max Peterson and Gary Eberle are willing to be reappointed to the Planning and Zoning Commission;


WHEREAS, Aaron Kavan and Rod Matlock are willing to be appointed to serve on the Planning and Zoning Commission:


NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Aaron Kavan is appointed for a 3 year term from July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2019; Rod Matlock is appointed for a 3 year term from July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2019; Max Peterson and Gary Eberle are re-appointed for a 3 year term from July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2019.


Dated this 5th day of July, 2016


Moved by Sikes, seconded by Obermier, to sign the Emergency Protective Custody Services Contract with Region V Systems, roll call: yeas, Sikes, Obermier, Buller, Bulgrin and Bamesberger, nays none, motion carried.


Moved by Sikes, seconded by Bulgrin, to change the overtime hour form 171 hours in a 28 day pay cycle to a 43 hour a week cycle for the Deputy Sheriffs and Correction Staff,  with the start date of after the 28 day pay cycle is over, roll call; yeas, Sikes, Bulgrin, Buller, Obermier and Bamesberger, nays none, motion carried.


Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Buller, to go into executive session at 10:33 a.m., with Candace Dick, County Attorney also present, roll call: yeas; Bulgrin, Buller, Obermier, Sikes and Bamesberger; nays, none; motion carried.


Moved by Obermier, seconded by Bulgrin to come out of executive session at 11:06 a.m. which no action was taken; roll call: yeas; Obermier, Bulgrin, Buller, Sikes and Bamesberger; nays, none; motion carried.


Committee reports were given.


The Chairman declared the meeting adjourned at 11:18 a.m.  The next meeting will be held July 19, 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