The York County Board of Commissioners met according to law on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at 8:30 a.m. as per notice in the York News Times on June 1, 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 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.


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 May 23, 2017, Board of Commissioners meeting; roll call: yeas, Bulgrin, Obermier, Bamesberger, Buller and Sikes; nays, none; motion carried.


Moved by Bamesberger, seconded by Obermier, to approve the agenda for Tuesday, June 6, 2017, roll call: yeas; Bamesberger, Obermier, Buller, Bulgrin and Sikes; nays, none; motion carried.


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 Buller, to approve the payroll in the amount of $160,165.06 and vendor claims, roll call: yeas; Obermier, Buller, Bulgrin, Bamesberger and Sikes; nays; none; motion carried.

Fund                  Name                                                           Description                              Total      


General              Angle, Murphy, Valentino & Campbell     Court Costs                              468.90

General, Rd        Black Hills Energy                                      Heating Fuels                              1,354.75

General              Bredenkamp, Patricia                          Retirement                                                   10.00

General              Capital Business Systems, Inc.                   Printing & Publication                    156.84

General              Centec Cast Metal Products                        Grave Markers                         3,047.07

General, Rd        City of York                               Water/Sewer                                                2,456.31

General              Crawford, Tanya L                                       Reimbursement                                           30.00

General              Cuda, Sharon                            Retirement                                                   10.00

General              CWC of York, Inc.                                      Office Supplies                         24.00

General              Dash Medical Gloves Inc.                                 Equipment                                                   212.70

General              Dick, Candace L                                       Reimbursement                                           109.14

General              Eakes Office Plus                                        Office Supplies/Equip Rental   215.65

General              Ellis, John H.                                               Hazard Mitigation                      3,221.25

Road                   Fastenal Industrial & Const Supply            Equip Repair/Supplies             145.21

General              Fillman Law Offices                                   Court Costs                              2,252.50

General              Friesen, Calvin R.                                       Reimbursement                                           131.74

Road                   Gale’s Welding, Inc.                                   Road & Bridge                            195.95

General              Galls/Quartermaster LLC                           Uniform Allowance                      651.40

General              Gillespie, Joshua J                                       Reimbursement                                           85.89

General              Global Tech Inc.                                          Computer Consultant                     1,382.52

General              Good 2 Go Travel Center                            Fuel     29.87

General              Grafton Law Office, P.C., L.L.O.                Court Costs                              1,130.50

General              Hall County Sheriff                                     Court Costs                              18.50

General              Hecht, Harry                              Retirement                                                   16.00

General              Henry, Tammy I                                       Reimbursement                                           30.00

General              Fehlhafer Auto Group Inc.                          Fuel   404.72

General              Hiebner Body Shop                                     Cars & Trucks                            52.00

Aging                 Hines, Janet K                                       Reimbursement                                           41.25

General              Hometown Leasing                                     Office Equipment                     171.32

Road                   Ihde, Herbert L                                       Reimbursement                                           100.00

General              JM Monograms, Inc.                                       Supplies/Uniform Allowance                     238.30

Road                   Johnson Sand & Gravel Co, Inc.                 Gravel & Royalty                          14,769.50

Road                   Johnson Trucking                                       Miscellaneous Contract                              1,564.29

General              K-9 Kennels, LLC                                Equipment                                                   92.31

Road                   Kirkham Michael Engineers                       Engineering                                                 1,625.00

General              Lancaster County Sheriff                            Court Costs                              26.82

General              Larue Distributing, Inc.                                 Equipment                                                   164.12

General              Levander’s of York LLC                             Fuel   608.58

General              Lichti’s Inc.                                 Equipment                                                   94.80

General              Lynch, Kristin M                                         Autopsy Costs                              225.00

Road                   MetroCount USA Inc.                                 Shop Supplies                         135.00

General              Mid America First Call, Inc.                       Autopsy Costs                              120.00

General              Mid-American Benefits, Inc.                      HRA  500.75

General              NE Assoc of County Extension Boards      Dues  135.00

General              NE Dept of Health & Human Services       Office Supplies                         18.00

General              NE Public Health Environmental Lab        Drug & Alcohol Test                  315.00

General, Rd        NE Public Power District                           Electricity                                                    3,311.69

General              O’Keefe Elevator Company, Inc.                Maintenance Agreement                     339.04

Road                   Orkin, LLC                                                  Building & Ground                           468.00

General, Rd        Perennial Public Power District                                       Equipment/Electricity                                 5,288.22

General              Pieper Plumbing & Well Drilling Inc.        Janitorial Supplies                         12.90

Road                   Pruitt Outdoor Power, Inc.                          Equipment Repair                            101.60

Road                   Pyramid Tarp & Repair, LLC                     Equipment Repair                            203.15

General              Reetz, Melvin                           Retirement                                                   12.00

Road                   RJ Johnson Trucking LLC                                       Miscellaneous                                             729.70

General              RR Donnelley                                       Miscellaneous                                             57.65

Visit Promo       Sautter, Robert R                                       Reimbursement                                           251.10

General              Schlender, Kevin                                         Mental Health Board                 95.00

General              Seward County Detention Center               Medical-Prisoners                        10.67

General              Stahr and Associates                                   Contractual Services                         200.00

General              Stephens Law Offices, P.C., L.L.O.            Court Costs                              7,571.50

General              Supply Works                                              Janitorial Equipment                     154.71

General              Svehla Law Offices                                     Court Costs                              5,227.50

General              Tactical Lighting & Equipment LLC                                Equipment                                                   486.85

General              Telephone Systems of Nebraska, Inc.         Office Supplies                         85.00

General              Thompson Co., The                                     Board of Prisoners                        348.01

General              Time Warner Cable                                       Internet/Dues                                               1,167.78

Road                   Troester Basin Farm, Inc.                                       Miscellaneous                                             1,386.05

Road                   Van Kirk Bros. Contracting                        Road & Bridge                            1,861.59

General              Verhage, Dr. Carroll                                    Mental Health Board                 108.91

Road                   Verizon Wireless Services LLC                 Telephone Service                           242.77

Road                   Village of McCool Junction                         Water/Sewer                                                46.00

General              Walgreen Company                                     Medical-Prisoners                        2,209.24

General              Williams, P.C., L.L.O., Eric J.                    Court Costs                              304.00


Relief & Med    Windstream Communications                    Telephone Service                           183.15

General              Wollenburg, Nicholas L                                       Reimbursement                                           30.00

General              Wurm, Jana Sue                                          Court Costs                              260.00

Road                   York Ace Hardware                                     Shop Supplies                         131.45

Aging                 York Area Senior Center                             Monthly Payment                         400.00

General, Aging  York County Ag Society                             Booth Rental                            125.00

General              York County Sheriff                                    Court Costs/Fees                     1,022.80

General              York Medical Clinic PC                              Medical-Prisoners                        61.00

General              York Printing Company, LLC                     Office Supplies                         175.19



There were no interfund transfer at this time.


            Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Sikes, to approve that the Elected Officials and Department Heads submitted their budget request on their needs for the next budget year, roll call, yeas, Bulgrin, Sikes, Obermier, Bamesberger and Buller, nays none, motion carried.


Richard Nation and Shari Wurtz-Miller from Blue Valley Community Action Partnership met with the Board with updates and fund request of $9,683.00 same as last year.


Committee reports were given.


The Chairman declared the meeting adjourned at 9:49 a.m.  The next meeting will be held June 20, 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