The York County Board of Commissioners met according to law on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 8:30 a.m. as per notice in the York News Times on May 18, 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 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 Bamesberger, to approve the minutes of the May 9, 2017, Board of Commissioners meeting; with adding to the minutes, Tom Mommems from the City of York met with the Board about charging the county to dispose of tires at the landfill, roll call: yeas, Bulgrin, Bamesberger, Obermier, Buller and Sikes, nays, none; motion carried.


Moved by Obermier, seconded by Sikes, to adopt the agenda for Tuesday May 23, 2017, roll call: yeas; Obermier, Sikes, Bamesberger, Buller and Bulgrin; nays, none; motion carried.


Megan Burda, Extension Director, met with the Board with update on the Extension Office.


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



There were no General Assistance at this time



Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Obermier, to approve the payroll in the amount of $154,351.96 and vendor claims, with an additional claim to NACO in the amount of $100.00 and the correction to Rasmussen Mechanical Services to only pay $145,000.00 until heating and cooling project is completed. Roll call: yeas; Bulgrin, Obermier, Bamesberger, Buller and Sikes; nays none; motion carried.

Fund                  Name                                                           Description                              Total      


General              Adams County Sheriff                                Sheriff’s Fees                                7.00

Road                   Allied Oil & Supply, Inc.                            Oil     761.20

General              Annie Jeffrey Health Cent                          Medical-Prisoners                        1,530.89

General              Applied Concepts, Inc.                                Safety Equip                             1,990.00

General              Atco International                  Equipment                                                   150.00

Road                   Aurora Cooperative Elevator Co.                                 Fuel                                                              12,128.00

General              Aurora Vet Clinic                             Equipment                                                   110.53

General              Barker Company, Inc., Bob                                Equipment                                                   198.46

General              Blue Knight Security, Inc.                           Security Contract                         978.00

General              Bohn, PSY.D, LLC., Jennifer Cimpl           Court Costs/Fees                     2,306.25

General              Bredenkamp, Patricia                                  Court Costs                              60.00

General              Burda, Megan                                              Mileage Allowance                      714.76

General              Business Brokers Corporation                                       Rent/Utilities                                               4,569.66

General              Byers, Lori A                                       Reimbursement                                           20.00

Aging                 Cash-Wa Distributing Co.                           Health Promotion                      706.70

General              Central Nebraska Refrigeration                  Building & Ground                           91.11

Road                   Compulink, LTD.                                        Computer Consultant                     1,000.00

General              Cornerstone Bank                                        Office Supplies                         171.43

General, Rd        Corporate Payment Systems                       Monthly Payment                         1,662.45

General              Crawford, Tanya L                                       Reimbursement                                           179.23

Road                   Cross-Dillon Tire                                        Tire Repair                            675.00

General              CWC of York, Inc.                                      Office Equipment                     16.00

Road                   Del-Ray Quality                                          Equipment Repair                            328.00

General              Des Moines Stamp MFG Co.                      Data Processing                     300.00

Aging                 Doran, Larry                                                Mileage Allowance                      67.41

General              Douglas County Treasurer                          Autopsy Costs                              750.00

General, Aging  Eakes Office Plus                                        Office Supplies/Equip              2,137.62

Aging                 Eckard, Linda                                              Mileage Allowance                      67.41

General              Fillman Law Offices                                   Court Costs                              3,701.00

Aging                 Fox, Alvin                                                    Mileage Allowance                      67.41

General              Gillespie, Joshua J                                       Reimbursement                                           605.00

General, Rd        Global Tech Inc.                                          Data Processing                     2,771.64

General, Aging  Grand Central Foods                                   Board of Prisoner/Health             4,140.59

General              Green, Carla E                                       Reimbursement                                           21.83

Aging                 Green, Duane                                               Mileage Allowance                      86.67

General              HD Arms                                                     Safety Equipment                     390.00

Visit Improve    Henderson Heritage & Tourism                  Capital Construction                  18,107.50

Aging                 Hines, Janet K                                       Reimbursement                                           4.13

General              Home Care Plus                                           Medical-Prisoners                        198.00

General              Hometown Leasing                                     Equipment Rental                            489.99

Road                   Husker Steel                                                Road & Bridge                            5,423.00

General              Hy-Tec Auto Service                                   Fuel   651.19

General              IntelliCorp                                       Miscellaneous                                             18.14

General              Jackson Services                                         Maintenance Agreement                     137.50

General              Janssen Ford of York                                  Fuel   151.31

Road                   Jensen Lumber Company                            Equipment Repair                            19.56

General              JM Monograms, Inc.                                   Uniform Allowance                      31.90

Road                   Johnson Sand & Gravel Co, Inc.                 Gravel & Royalty                          22,270.73

Road                   Kerford Limestone Company                       Rock                                                             7,387.10

General              Kopchos Sanitation, Inc.                                 Garbage                                                       202.00

General              Larue Distributing, Inc.                                 Equipment                                                   82.06

General              Latimer Reporting                                       Court Costs                              217.65

General              Levander’s of York LLC                             Fuel 1,269.39

General              Lichti Bros Oil Inc.                                     Fuel     37.36

General              Lichti’s Inc.                                 Equipment                                                   69.95

Road                   Lyle Signs, Inc.                                            Sings & Posts                              6,890.36

Road                   Mac Tools Distributor                                 Shop Supplies                         59.98

Road                   Medical Enterprises, Inc.                            Safety Equipment                     62.00

General              Microfilm Imaging Systems, Inc.               Data Processing                     184.00

General              Mid-American Research Chemical            Janitorial Supplies                         218.00

Road                   Midwest Pump and Equipment Co.            Building & Ground                           684.50

Road                   Miller Seed & Supply Co., Inc.                   Road & Bridge                            447.95

Road                   Mills, Auddie                                       Reimbursement                                           72.75

General              Mogul’s Transmission, Inc.                        Fuel   265.95

Road                   Myers Tire Supply-Kansas City                 Shop Supplies                         87.51

General              Naber’s Locksmith Service                         Office Supplies                         181.63

Aging                 NAEIR                                                         Office Supplies                         32.75

General              NATP                                                           Dues  115.00

General              NE Assoc. of County Officials                   Dues  230.00

General              NE County Attorneys Assoc.                            Dues                                                             1,363.00

General              NE Emergency Service Comm.                  Dues    75.00

State Institute    NE Health and Human Services                  Monthly Payment                         180.00

General              NIRMA                                                        Dues    25.00

General, Rd        NMC Exchange LLC                                       Maintenance/Equip                                     10,762.86

General              North Office Supply                                    Office Supplies                         182.82

Road                   Overland Sand & Gravel Company            Gravel & Royalty                          4,496.77

General              Perennial Public Power District                           Electricity                                                    14.74

Aging                 Philson, Ann                                                Health Promotion                      508.50

General              Phoenix Supply, LLC                                Equipment                                                   258.88

General              Physicians Laboratory Services PC            Autopsy Costs                              3,080.00

Road                   Pieper’s Pottys                                            Sewer   40.00

Road                   Platte Valley Communications, Inc.           Radio Equipment                     112.50

General              Prairie Creek Family Medicine                  Medical-Prisoners                        100.00

General              Radiology Associates PC                            Medical-Prisoners                        38.00

General              Ramada Inn Kearney NE                             Dues    76.00

Road                   Rasmussen Auto Parts                                 Shop Supplies/Tools               466.99

General              Rasmussen Mechanical Services, Inc.        Capital Outlay                            145,472.08

Road                   RDO Truck Center Co.                                Equipment Repair                            314.47

State Institute    Region V Systems                                       Miscellaneous                                             4,021.00

General              RR Donnelley                                              Office Equipment                     163.25

Road                   Sapp Bros. Petroleum, Inc.                          Fuel   648.07

General              Seward County Detention Center               Board of Prisoners                        1,485.00

General              Skip’s Radiator & Automotive                   Fuel     14.00

Road                   Slack Auto Supply, LLC                             Shop Supplies                         160.70

General              Solutions, Inc.                                 Maintenance                                                1,500.00

Road                   Standard Battery, Inc.                                  Office/Shop Supplies                         235.34

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

General              Steube, Sharilyn K                                       Reimbursement                                           26.61

General              Supply Works                                              Building & Ground                           1,023.36

Fed Drug Law    Tactical Lighting & Equipment LLC                                       Miscellaneous                                             2,641.00

General              Thompson CO., The                                    Board of Prisoners                        2,812.77

General              Thomson Reuters/West Payment Center                                       Fees/Equipment                                           3,314.01

General              Trans Union Rick and Alternative                     Equipment                                                   110.00

Road                   Troester Basin Farm, Inc.                                       Miscellaneous                                             559.27

General              Urgent Care or York                                    Medical-Prisoners                        224.72

General              Verizon Wireless Services LLC                 Telephone Service                           387.25

General              Walgreen Company                                     Medical-Prisoners                        1,249.45

Road                   Weldon Industries, Inc.                               Equipment Repair                            602.35


911 Emergency  Windstream Communications                    Telephone Service                           2,077.24

General              Wollenburg, Nicholas L                                       Reimbursement                                           30.00

General              York Ace Hardware                                       Miscellaneous                                             20.34

General              York County Attorneys Office                    Court Costs                              49.00

General              York County District Court                        Court Costs                              654.92

General, Weed   York County Highway Dept.                       Equip Rental/Fuel                    2,230.58

General              York County Sheriff                                    Fees/Court Costs/Misc                     2,682.71

General              York Dental Associates, P.C.                      Medical-Prisoners                        896.00

Road                   York Equipment, Inc.                                  Equip Rental/Repair                6,830.32

General, Rd        York General Hospital                                       Prisoners/D&A Test                                    582.00

General              York Medical Clinic PC                              Dues    57.00


Visit Promo       York News Times                                        Printing & Publication                    1,421.59



There were no interfund transfer at this time.


Jon Day with Blue Valley Behavioral Health met with the Board with update and fund request of $5,000.00.


Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Bamesberger, to change the Tuesday July 4th Commissioners Meeting to Monday July 3rd, the courthouse will be closed for the 4th of July Holiday, roll call; yeas, Bulgrin, Bamesberger, Obermier, Buller and Sikes, nays none, motion carried.


DJ Plautz and JD Simmons with Vocational Rehabilitation, met with the Board, about keeping the office space that they are currently using.


Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Obermier, to table Vocational Rehabilitation request for office space, roll call; Bulgrin, Obermier, Bamesberger, Buller and Sikes, nays none, motion carried.


Moved by Obermier, seconded by Bulgrin to approve the Blue Cross Blue Shield Freedom Option 34 with $1,000.00 Employee HRA buy down, starting August 1, 2017 roll call; yeas, Obermier, Bulgrin, Bamesberger and Sikes, Buller abstained, nays none, motion carried.


Jill Clay, with Contryman Associates P.C., met with the Board on the 2017-2018 Budget that they will be preparing for theYork County.


Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Buller, to appoint Bill Bamesberger and Randy Obermier to the Budget Committee (Financial Committee), roll call, yeas; Bulgrin, Buller and Sikes, Bamesberger and Obermier abstained, nays none, motion carried.


FEE REPORTS (reports were reviewed and placed on file)

County Clerk, April 2017                                                     $ 14,057.40

Clerk of the District Court, April 2017                                 $ 3,180.77

Sheriff April 2017                                                                   $4,805.78


County Treasurer – Fund Balances as of April 30, 2017

0100 General                                                                    $1,258,372.85

0300 Roads                                                                          $466,504.57

0650 Highway Bridge Buy Back Program                          $365,774.90

0676 Juvenile Diversion                                                         $2,513.72

0985 Child Support Enforcement Cty Atty                          $31,362.09

0990 Visitors Promotion                                                      $ 48,536.21

0995 Co Visitors Impr Fund                                               $196,400.90

1100 Reappraisal                                                                   $88,483.50

1150 ROD Preservation Fund                                               $27,576.81

1200 Employment Security                                                  $33,518.36

1300 Area on Aging                                                              $21,929.21

1500 Relief & Medical                                                         $17,375.33

1700 State Institutions                                                          $16,271.51

1900 Veterans Aid Fund                                                       $28,497.22

2200 Busy Wheels                                                                 $10,151.52

2355 STOP                                                                              $7,898.83

2360 York Co Drug Fund                                                      $16,630.10

2410 Federal Drug Law Enf                                                  $47,412.04

2411 Federal Drug Law Cty Att                                            $11,456.83

2601 Debt Service                                                               $747,828.71

2700 Inheritance Tax                                                        $3,748,246.98

2913 911 Wireless Serv                                                        $69,174.47

2914 911 Wireless Serv Holding                                        $170,010.86

2915 Emergency Mgmt                                                         $55,474.51

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

4000 Courthouse                                                                              $.38

5400 Noxious Weed Dist                                                      $23,282.64

5502 Ambulance                                                                   $86,303.39

5907 911 Emergency                                                           $158,601.67


Committee reports were given.


The Chairman declared the meeting adjourned at 10:37 a.m.  The next meeting will be held June 6, 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, Chairman                                                             Kelly Turner, County Clerk 

York County Board of Commissioners                                 York, Nebraska