The York County Board of Commissioners met according to law on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 8:30 a.m. as per notice in the York News Times on March 23, 2017, with Chairman Jack Sikes presiding, with Kurt Bulgrin, Randy Obermier, Paul Buller and Bill Bamesberger. Also present at the meeting was Melanie Wilkinson, correspondent for the York News Times, Luke Fochtman correspondent for KAWL, 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.
Sikes 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 Obermier, to approve the minutes of the March 14, 2017, Board of Commissioners meeting with correcting the spelling of introduce to introduced roll call: yeas; Bulgrin, Obermier, Bamesberger, Buller and Sikes, nays, none; motion carried.
Moved by Bamesberger, seconded by Bulgrin, to adopt the agenda for Tuesday March 28, 2017, roll call: yeas; Bamesberger, Bulgrin, Buller, Obermier and Sikes nays, none; motion carried.
Harvey Keim, York County Highway Superintendent met with the Board with updates on the Road Department
Megan Burda, York County Extension Director met with the Board with updates on the Extension Office.
Moved by Obermier, seconded by Bamesberger, to go into executive session at 8:38 a.m. to prevent needless injury to an individual roll call: yeas; Obermier, Bamesberger, Buller, Bulgrin and Sikes; nays, none; motion carried.
Moved by Buller, seconded by Bulgrin, to come out of executive session at 8:47 a.m. which no action was taken; roll call: yeas; Buller, Bulgrin, Bamesberger, Obermier and Sikes, nays, none; motion carried.
Moved by Bamesberger, seconded by Obermier to approve General Assistance Cases #17-4, for utilities in the amount of $380.00, roll call, yeas; Bamesberger, Obermier, Buller, Bulgrin and Sikes, nays none, motion carried.
PAYROLL AND VENDOR CLAIMS:
Moved by Obermier, seconded by Bamesberger, to approve the payroll in the amount of $157,916.97 and vendor claims, with added claim to Eakes in the amount of $104.49, roll call: yeas; Obermier, Bamesberger, Buller, Bulgrin and Sikes nays; none; motion carried.
Fund Name Description Total
General Blue Knight Security, Inc. Security Contract 1,086.00
General Bredenkamp, Patricia Court Costs 120.00
Road CCP Industries Inc. Shop Supplies 248.16
General Chief Corporation Safety Equipment 189.80
Ambulance City of York-Ambulance Quarterly Payment 51,750.00
General, Rd Corporate Payment Systems Monthly Payment 972.37
General Discovery Benefits, Inc. Cobra Monthly 1,185.40
General Djernes, Amanda Witness Fees 31.77
General Dugan Business Forms Data Processing 1,280.50
General Eakes Office Plus Office Supplies 1,042.30
Road Fastenal Industrial & Const Supply Shop Supplies/Tools 85.47
General Fillman Law Offices Court Costs 2,565.00
General Galls/Quartermaster LLC Uniform Allowance 162.80
General GEO Group Company Equipment 27.00
General Good 2 Go Travel Center Fuel 320.12
General Grand Central Foods Board of Prisoner 2,354.05
General HD Arms Safety Equipment 200.00
General Hoblyn, Nancy Mental Health Board 95.00
General Home Care Plus Medical-Prisoners 176.00
General Hometown Leasing Equipment Rental 302.25
Road J & A Traffic Products Sings & Posts 600.00
General Jack’s Uniforms & Equipment Uniform Allowance 61.94
Road Johnson Sand & Gravel Co, Inc. Gravel & Royalty 30,386.90
Inherit Tax Kilgore Memorial Library City Library 15,000.00
General Larue Distributing, Inc. Equipment 122.04
General Lichti’s Inc. Equipment 1,159.85
General Loup Valley Lighting, Inc. Building & Ground 199.75
Road Mac Tools Distributor Shop Tools 15.99
General MailFinance Inc. Office Equipment 1,118.52
Road Mogul’s Transmission, Inc. Equipment Repair 38.42
General Momar, Inc. Janitorial Supplies 869.48
General Moore Medical, LLC Medical-Prisoners 202.35
Aging NAEIR Program Supplies 121.50
Road NE Assoc. of Hwy Superintendents Dues 220.00
Road Oak Creek Engineering, LLC Engineering 1,900.00
General, Rd Perennial Public Power District Electricity 336.28
General Pieper Plumbing & Well Drilling Inc. Building & Ground 3,645.92
Emerg Mgmnt Pinnacle Bank/Visa Office Equipment 369.99
General PTS of America, LLC Miscellaneous 1,982.50
General R.C. Booth Enterprises Office Supplies 780.00
General Radiology Associates PC Medical-Prisoners 440.00
Weed Rasmussen Auto Parts Fuel 19.69
General Red, Teri Garnishment 92.56
Aging Rhodes, Abbie Senior Citizen Program 58.00
Road Sahling Kenworth Inc. Equipment Repair 74.06
General Schlender, Kevin Mental Health Board 95.00
General Secretary of State-Election Voting Supplies 10.00
General Sparqdata Solutions, Inc. Maintenance 890.00
Road Standard Battery, Inc. Equipment Rental/Supplies 473.80
General State of NE/DAS Central Finance Data Processing/Equip Rental 115.88
General Stuckey, Todd Court Costs 1,837.50
General Svehla Law Offices Court Costs 1,256.00
General Thayer County Sheriff Court Costs 31.56
General Thompson Co., The Board of Prisoners 1,302.38
General Thomson Reuters/West Payment Canter Legal Fees 2,750.01
General Urgent Care of York Medical-Prisoners 762.00
General Verizon Wireless Services LLC Telephone Service 280.07
General Walgreens Medical-Prisoners 814.59
General Williams, P.C., L.L.O., Eric J. Court Costs 674.50
911 Emergency Windstream Communications Telephone Service 1,467.94
General Wurm & Associates, JS Court Costs 1,264.00
General York Ace Hardware Janitorial Supplies 372.23
General York County District Court Court Costs 2,252.56
Weed York County Highway Dept. Fuel 105.65
General York County Sheriff Court Costs/Supplies/Misc. 1,001.88
General, Rd York General Hospital Medical-Prisoners/Equip 1,903.82
General York Surgical Associates Medical-Prisoners 900.00
There were no interfund transfer at this time.
Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Buller, to reduce the maximum earned Compensation time from 120 hours to 40 hours in the Sheriff’s Department, roll call, yeas, Bulgrin, Buller, Bamesberger, Obermier and Sikes, nays none, motion carried.
Moved by Bamesberger, seconded by Bulgrin to use $5,000.00 of the commissary money to purchase two (2) guardians, for the jail, roll call, yeas, Bamesberger, Bulgrin, Buller, Obermier and Sikes, nays none, motion carried.
Moved by Obermier, seconded by Bamesberger, to adopt Resolution #17-10, to sign the Advanced Railroad Signing HRRR-STWD (116), roll call, yeas, Obermier, Bamesberger, Buller, Bulgrin and Sikes, nays none, motion carried.
SIGNING OF THE HRRR PROJECT PROGRAM AGREEMENT-BL1679
WHEREAS: York County is proposing a transportation project for which it would like to obtain Federal funds;
WHEREAS: York County understands that it must strictly follow all Federal, State and local laws, rules, regulations, policies and guidelines applicable to the funding of the Federal-aid-project: and
WHEREAS: York County and Nebraska Department of Roads (NDOR) wish to enter into a new Project Program Agreement setting out the various duties and funding responsibilities for the Federal-aid-project.
BE IT RESOLVED: by the Board of Commissioners of York County that: Chair of the York County Board of Commissioners is hereby authorized to sign the attached Project Program Agreement between the York County and the NDOR. York County is committed to providing local funds for the project as required by the Project Program Agreement. NDOR Project Number: HRRR-STWD (116)
NDOR Control Number: 00868
NDOR Project Name: Advance Railroad Warning Signs
Dated, this 28th day of March, 2017.
Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Obermier, to adopt Resolution #17-11 reappointing Larry Mertens to the Visitors Bureau Board for a three (3) year term continuing from, March 28, 2017 through, March 28, 2020, roll call; yeas, Bulgrin, Obermier, Bamesberger, Buller and Sikes, nays none, motion carried.
WHEREAS, the Visitors Bureau Board has requested the reappointment of a member to its Board; and
WHEREAS, current board members, Larry Mertens has agreed to be reappointed for another 3 years; and
NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that as of March 28, 2017, through March 28, 2020, Larry Mertens hereby reappointment to another three (3) year term with the Visitors Bureau Board.
Dated, this 28th day of March, 2017.
Commissioners discussed finding a CPA to do the 2017-2018 Budget
Commissioners, Elected Officials and Department heads discussed proposed changes to the handbook and Insurance.
Committee reports were given.
The Chairman declared the meeting adjourned at 10:33 a.m. The next meeting will be held April 11, 2017 at 8:30 a.m. in the County Commissioners Room, lower level of the Courthouse for the regular meeting.
Jack Sikes, Chairman Kelly Turner, County Clerk
York County Board of Commissioners York, Nebraska