The York County Board of Commissioners met according to law on Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at 8:30 a.m. as per notice in the York News Times on December 29, 2016, for purposes of reorganization.

 

The meeting was opened with the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

Roll call was taken by County Clerk, Kelly Turner.  Answering roll call was: Commissioner District #1 – Paul Buller; Commissioner District #2 – Kurt Bulgrin; Commissioner District #3 – Bill Bamesberger; Commissioner District #4 – Randy Obermier and Commissioner District #5 – Jack Sikes.  Also, present at the meeting were Kelly Turner, County Clerk, Melanie Wilkinson, Correspondent for the York News Times and Luke Fochtman, correspondent for KAWL.

 

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 Law was posted outside the door along with copies available in the back of the Board Room.  Proof of publication was also available.

 

The first order of business was to elect a temporary Chairman.

 

Moved by Bamesberger, seconded by Obermier, to nominate Jack Sikes as the temporary chairman, moved by Bulgrin seconded by Buller to cease nominations, unanimous ballot has been cast; roll call: yeas, Bamesberger, Obermier, Buller, Bulgrin and Sikes; nays, none; motion carried.

 

Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Buller to nominate Jack Sikes as the County Board Chairman; moved by Bamesberger, seconded by Obermier to cease nominations, unanimous ballot has been cast, roll call: yeas, Bulgrin, Buller, Bamesberger, Obermier and Sikes; nays, none; motion carried.

 

Moved by Bamesberger, seconded by Sikes to nominate Randy Obermier as the Vice Chairman of the Board of Commissioners; moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Bamesberger to cease nominations, unanimous ballot has been cast; roll call: yeas, Bamesberger, Sikes, Buller and Bulgrin, Obermier abstained, nays, none; motion carried.

 

Moved by Obermier, seconded by Bulgrin to nominate Jack Sikes as the Chairman of the Board of Equalization, moved by Bamesberger, seconded by Bulgrin to cease nominations, unanimous ballot has been cast; roll call: yeas, Obermier, Bulgrin, Bamesberger, Buller, and Sikes, nays none; motion carried.

 

Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Sikes, to nominate Randy Obermier as the Vice Chairman of the Board of Equalization, moved by Bamesberger, seconded by Bulgrin, to cease nominations, unanimous ballot has been cast; roll call: yeas, Bulgrin, Sikes, Bamesberger and Buller, Obermier abstained, nays none, motion carried.

 

Moved by Bamesberger, seconded by Obermier to approve the minutes of the December 20, 2016 Board of Commissioners meeting; roll call: yeas, Bamesberger; Obermier, Buller, Bulgrin and Sikes, nays, none; motion carried.

 

Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Buller, to approve the agenda for Tuesday January 3, 2017; roll call: yeas, Bulgrin, Buller, Bamesberger; Obermier and Sikes, nays, none; motion carried.

 

Harvey Keim met with the Board with updates on the Road Department.

 

Sharilyn Steube, York County District Court Clerk met with the Board to discuss having her office start taking pictures for passports.

 

GENERAL ASSISTANCE CLAIMS:

There were no General Assistance at this time.

 

PAYROLL AND VENDOR CLAIMS:

Moved by Obermier, seconded by Bamesberger, to approve the payroll in the amount of $157,582.74 and vendor claims; roll call: yeas, Obermier, Bamesberger; Buller, Bulgrin and Sikes, nays, none; motion carried.

Fund                  Name                                                           Description                              Total      

 

General              Adams County Sheriff                                Court Costs                              6.50

General              Atco International                  Equipment                                                   230.00

Fed Drug Law    Barco Municipal Products Inc.                                       Miscellaneous                                             465.60

General              Bender & Co., Matthew                              Court Costs                              72.08

General              Blue Knight Security                                   Security Contract                         852.00

Road                   Bosselman                                                   Fuel 16,999.00

General              Capital Business Systems, Inc.                   Printing & Publication                    156.84

General, Rd,

Aging                 Corporate Payment Systems                       Monthly Payment                         595.21

Weed                  Dick’s Motor Company                       Pickups                                                        18,900.00

General              Douglas County Sheriff                              Court Costs                              8.14

General              Douglas County Treasurer                          Autopsy Costs                              250.00

General, Aging,

Weed                  Eakes Office Plus                                        Office Supplies                         919.93

General              Fillman Law Offices                                   Court Costs                              2,784.50

General              Galls/Quartermaster                                    Uniform Allowance                      104.77

General              Global Tech Inc.                                          Data Processing                     1,476.91

General              Graham Tire Lin. North                              Fuel   556.60

General              Greenwall Law Office                                 Court Costs                              798.00

Fed Drug Law    HD Arms                                       Miscellaneous                                             1,565.00

General              Hitz Towing, Inc.                                         Fuel   100.00

General              Hoblyn, Nancy                                             Mental Health Board                 190.00

General, Rd        Holiday Inn Express                          Lodging                                                       1,399.30

Inherit Tax         Hope Crisis Center                                      Community Action                            6,500.00

General              Lancaster County Sheriff                            Court Costs                              18.57

General              Mailfinance Inc.                                          Office Equipment                     1,118.52

Road                   Mainelli Wagner & Associates, Inc.                                 Engineering                                                 1,007.50

Road                   Medical Enterprises, Inc.                            Safety Equipment                     31.00

General              Midwest Medical Transport Co, LLC         Autopsy Costs                              1,751.60

General              MIPS Inc.                                                     Data Processing                     551.45

General              NE Clerks of District Ct Assoc.                  Dues    50.00

State Institute    NE Health and Human Services                  Monthly Payment                         360.00

General              NE Public Health Environmental Lab        Drug & Alcohol Test                  105.00

General              NE Public Power District                           Electricity                                                    87.87

Weed                  NE Weed Control                                        Dues  125.00

General              North Office Supply                                    Office Supplies                         305.47

General              Northeast Nebraska Juvenile Service         Juvenile Care Costs                     637.50

General, Rd        Perennial Public Power District                           Electricity                                                    348.09

General              Phoenix Supply, LLC                                Equipment                                                   141.69

State Institute    Region V Systems                                       Miscellaneous                                             1,910.00

General              Schlender, Kevin                                         Mental Health Board                 190.00

General              Skip’s Radiator & Automotive                   Vehicle Equipment                     44.49

General              State of NE/DAS Central Finance              Data Processing/Equip Rental                                                                    115.88

General              State of NE/DAS Communication              Equipment Rental                            448.00

General              Stephens Law Offices, P.C., L.L.O.            Court Costs                              1,510.50

General              Svehla Law Offices                                     Court Costs                              4,163.00

General              Time Warner Cable                                       Internet/Dues                                               1,132.78

Road                   Troester Basin Farm, Inc.                                       Miscellaneous                                             1,139.06

General              Urgent Care of York                                    Medical-Prisoners                        359.00

General              Williams, Eric J. P.C., L.LO.                      Court Costs                              703.00

General,

911 Emergency  Windstream Communications                    Telephone Service                           1,707.33

General              York Ace Hardware                       Equipment                                                   70.94

Aging                 York Area Senior Center                                       Miscellaneous                                             82.44

General              York Boot-N-Repair                                    Uniform Allowance                      10.00

Inherit Tax         York County Development Corp                York Comm Development                 70,000.00

General              York County Sheriff                                       Court/Sheriff Costs/Misc.                           616.13

Weed                  York County Highway Dept.                       Fuel     55.22

General              York Printing Company, LLC                    Office Supplies                                        98.49

INTERFUND TRANSFERS:

There were no interfund transfers at this time.

 

Moved by Obermier, seconded by Buller to table the 911 Surcharge for 2017; roll call: yeas, Obermier, Buller, Bamesberger, Bulgrin and Sikes, nays; none, motion carried.

 

Moved by Buller, seconded by Obermier to reappoint Harvey Keim as the York County Highway Superintendant, roll call; yeas, Buller, Obermier, Bamesberger, Bulgrin and Sikes, nays none, motion carried.

 

At 9:00 a.m. as advertised on December 22 and December 29, 2016, in the York News Times, with proof of publication attached, Chairman Jack Sikes, declared a public hearing be held to hear support, opposition, suggestions, criticism or observation for appointment of a member of the Board of Trustees of Hospital Authority No.1. Name as follows: Nancy Eberle.

 

             No one was present for the public hearing therefore; the public hearing was closed at 9:04 a.m.

 

            Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Obermier, to adopt Resolution #17-1 to appoint Nancy Eberle for a Six (6) year term starting January 31, 2017 as Trustees of the York County Hospital Authority No.1; roll call: yeas, Bulgrin, Obermier, Bamesberger, Buller and Sikes; nays, none; motion carried.

RESOLUTION #17-1

 

whereas, on January 3, 2017, a petition was filed with the York County Clerk seeking the appointment of members to the Board of Trustees of hospital authority number one of York County; and

 

WHEREAS, the Board of County Commissioners have been given the authority to appoint trustees to the hospital authority under the provisions of the Nebraska Hospital Authorities Act §23-3591 Reissue Revised Statutes of Nebraska, 1943, as amended; and

 

WHEREAS, the Board has ascertained, to its satisfaction, that the petition is valid and duly executed, that the required notice of the hearing on the request contained in the petition has been published as required by law, and that each of the proposed members of the Board of Trustees have met the qualifications set forth under the provisions of the Hospital Authority Act and should be appointed to serve the respective terms set forth in said petition until their successors are appointed and have qualified;

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the following individual be appointed to serve as Trustees of Hospital Authority No. 1 of York County, Nebraska for their respective term until their successors are appointed and have qualified:

 

Name                                      Term of Office

Nancy Eberle                          Six years from January 31, 2017

520 20th Road

Bradshaw, Ne 68319

 

Dated the 3rd of January, 2017.

 

            Moved by, Obernier, seconded by Bamesberger to approve Defined Benefits for York County Health Insurance, as presented starting February 1, 2017, roll call: yeas, Obermier, Bamesberger, Buller, Bulgrin and Sikes, nays none, motion carried.

 

Moved by Buller, seconded by Bamesberger, to approve the 2015-2016 York County Audit, roll call: yeas, Buller, Bamesberger, Bulgrin, Obermier and Sikes, nays none; motion carried.

 

Moved by Buller, seconded by Obermier, to sign 2017 Juvenile Justice Grant application, roll call, yeas, Buller, Obermier, Bamesberger, Bulgrin and Sikes, nays none, motion carried.

 

Recessed at 9:45.

 

Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Bamesberger, to go into executive session at 10:02 a.m.; to prevent needless injury to an individual, also present, Dale Radcliff, York County Sheriff, Amanda Ring, Deputy County Clerk, Kelly Turner, County Clerk, Candace Bottorf, York County Attorney, Benjamin Dennis, Deputy County Attorney, roll call: yeas; Bulgrin, Bamesberger, Obermier, Buller and Sikes, nays, none; motion carried.

 

Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Obermier., to come out of executive session at 10:30 a.m. which no action was taken; roll call: yeas; Bulgrin, Obermier, Bamesberger, Buller and Sikes, nays, none; motion carried.

 

Committee Reports given.

 

The Chairman declared the meeting adjourned at 10:31 a.m.  The next meeting will be held January 17, 2017 at 8:30 a.m. in the County Commissioners Room, lower level of the Courthouse for the regular meeting.

 

 

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Jack Sikes                                                                               Kelly Turner, County Clerk 

York County Board of Commissioners                                 York, Nebraska