The York County Board of Commissioners met according to law on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at 8:30 a.m. as per notice in the York News Times on October 5, 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 Bamesberger, to approve the minutes of the September 26, 2017, Board of Commissioners meeting; roll call: yeas, Bulgrin, Bamesberger, Obermier, Buller and Sikes, nays, none; motion carried.
Moved by Obermier, seconded by Buller, to adopt the agenda for Tuesday, October 10, 2017, roll call: yeas; Obermier, Buller, Bulgrin, Bamesberger and Sikes, nays, none; motion carried.
Harvey Keim, Highway Superintendant, met with the Board with updates on the Road Department
Willard Peterson met with the Board to comment on the rock on the County Roads
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 $160,348.21 and vendor claims, roll call; yeas, Obermier, Bamesberger, Buller, Bulgrin and Sikes; nays; none; motion carried.
Fund Name Description Total
Visit Promo Avery Outdoor Media-Advertising 265.00
General, Rd Black Hills Energy Heating Fuels 1,208.12
General Blue Knight Security, Inc. Security Contract 828.00
Road Bosselman Fuel 18,617.40
Visit Promo Bradshaw Community Days Grants 1,250.00
General Buffalo County Sheriff Dept. Court Costs 26.71
General Burda, Megan Mileage Allowance 273.92
General, Aging Byers, Lori Reimbursement 851.73
General Capital Business Systems, Inc. Printing & Publication 156.84
General Charlton, Ann L Reimbursement 265.36
General, Rd City of York Water/Sewer 2,969.08
General Contryman Associates, P.C. Audit Costs/Budget Prep 11,800.00
General Cornerstone Insurance Group Monthly Payment 2,965.88
General Crawford, Tanya L Reimbursement 96.55
General CWC of York, Inc. Office Supplies/Equip Rental 722.14
General Damman, Gregory C. Court Costs 327.75
General Des Moines Stamp MFG Co. Office Supplies 93.70
Visit Promo Eakes Office Plus Office Supplies 2,070.56
General Fillman Law Office Court Costs 2,916.50
Road Filter Care Equipment Repair 57.25
Road Flail-Master Grader Blades 212.15
Road Gale’s Welding, Inc. Bridges 81.60
Road General Fire and Safety Equipment Safety Equipment 53.05
Fed Drug Law Gillespie, Joshua J Reimbursement 2,725.49
General Global Tech Inc. Computer Consultant 1,963.97
General Grafton Law Offices, PC, LLO. Court Costs 10,528.67
Drug Enforce Hayes, Tom Miscellaneous 455.40
General Helena Chemical Company Weed Control 595.00
Aging Hines, Janet K Reimbursement 28.89
General Hobart Sales & Service Other Equipment 171.82
General Hoblyn, Nancy Mental Health Board 95.00
Visit Promo Holthus Convention Ctr Foundation Grants 1,697.25
General Hometown Leasing Office Equipment 451.33
General Horak, Stephanie R Reimbursement 57.20
Road Jackson Services Inc. Shop Supplies 80.52
Road Janssen Ford of York Equipment Repair 13.66
General JM Monograms, Inc. Uniform Allowance 43.80
Road Johnson Sand & Gravel Co, Inc. Gravel & Royalty 6,197.72
Road Johnson Trucking Miscellaneous 147.50
General Kearney County Sheriff’s Office Court Costs 8.25
General Keith County Sheriff Court Costs 20.00
General Kopchos Sanitation, Inc. Garbage 52.00
Visit Promo Lamar Companies, The Media-Advertising 515.00
General Lancaster County Sheriff Court Costs 18.57
Road Lyle Signs, Inc. Signs & Posts 8,512.00
Road Mac Tools Distributor Shop Supplies 16.99
Road Matheson Tri-Gas, Inc. Shop Supplies 52.08
Road Mead Lumber Co. Miscellaneous 131.66
Road Medical Enterprises, Inc. Safety Equipment 31.00
General Microfilm Imaging Systems, Inc. Data Processing 155.00
General Mid-American Benefits, Inc. Monthly Payment 511.25
Visit Promo Midwest Meetings Printing & Publication 350.00
General MIPS Inc. Data Processing/Misc. 1,148.82
General, Rd NE Public Power District Electricity 7,242.43
Road NE-Iowa Industrial Fasteners Corp Shop Supplies 45.89
Road NMC Exchange LLC Grader Blades/Equip Repair 8,944.32
General North Office Supply Office Supplies 299.61
General O’Keefe Elevator Company, Inc. Maintenance Agreement 339.04
General, Aging Paper Tiger Shredding Miscellaneous 67.00
Road Paulsen, Terry L Reimbursement 30.00
Road Penner’s Tire & Auto, Inc. Shop Supplies 729.37
Rd, Visit Promo Perennial Public Power District Electricity 204.92
General Phoenix Supply, LLC Equipment 263.21
General Pieper Plumbing & Well Drilling Inc. Building & Ground 878.76
Road Plains Equipment Group Equipment Group 530.66
Road Power Plan Equipment Repair 1,036.61
General Rees, Jenny Mileage Allowance 94.16
Road RJ Johnson Trucking LLC Miscellaneous 553.95
Road Sahling Kenworth Inc. Equipment Repair 141.21
Visit Promo Sautter, Robert R Reimbursement 197.64
General Schlender, Kevin Mental Health Board 95.00
Road Starbuck, Charles L Reimbursement 30.00
General State of NE/Das Central Finance Equipment Rental 448.00
General State of NE/NE Public Health Drug & Alcohol Test 28.23
General Supply Works Janitorial Supplies 179.91
General Svehla Law Offices Court Costs 4,565.50
General Telephone Systems of NE, Inc. Equip-Eng & Tech 369.00
Road Thermo King Christensen Shop Supplies 10.98
General Thompson Co., The Board of Prisoner 1,079.04
General Time Warner Cable Internet/Dues 1,172.03
Road Titan Machinery Equipment Repair 517.00
General Turner, Kelly B Reimbursement 89.88
Visit Promo USA Outdoor II, LLC Media-Advertising 415.00
General, Rd Verizon Wireless Services LLC Telephone Service 495.87
Road Village of Bradshaw Electricity 23.09
Road Village of McCool Junction Water/Sewer 46.00
Visit Promo Waco Community Betterment Org. Grants 686.18
General Waldron, Nancy Court Costs 575.13
Road Windstream Communications Telephone Service 2,448.15
Road York Ace Hardware Shop Supplies/Tools 247.86
Visit Promo York Area Chamber of Commerce Grants/Misc. 7,606.93
General York County Clerk Office Supplies 19.09
Visit Improve York County Development Corp. Dues/Meals/Misc. 1,205.38
General York County District Court Court Costs 387.00
General York County Highway Dept. Fuel 80.09
General York County Sheriff Court Costs/Medical-Prisoners 413.07
General, Rd York General Hospital Autopsy Costs/Safety Equip 121.25
Visit Promo, Rd York News Times Printing & Publication 3,337.22
General York Printing Company, LLC Office Supplies 123.95
There were no Interfund Transfers at this time.
Moved by Obermier, seconded by Sikes, to sign the agreement to partner with BNSF Railway and State of Nebraska on the Railroad Crossing on Road J, roll call, yeas; Obermier, Sikes and Bamesberger, nays Bulgrin and Buller, motion carried.
Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Obermier, to allow the display of a water tower up for auction this week at the Courthouse for a period of 3- months upon the approval of the Building and Grounds Committee if they deem appropriate for display in the Courthouse, roll call, yeas; Bulgrin, Obermier and Bamesberger, nays Buller and Sikes, motion carried.
Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Bamesberger, to approve the Grant request for the Village of Gresham Mainstreet Improvement Project in the amount of $7,000.00, roll call, yeas; Bulgrin, Bamesberger, Obermier, Buller and Sikes, nays none, motion carried.
Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Buller, to sign end of the year documents for the Road Department, Certification Board of Public Roads Classifications and Standards, Addendum Standardized System of Annual Reporting (SSAR) Road and Streets Certification Required by LB 904 (2006) and Road and Bridge Contracts Report to The Board of Public Roads Classifications and Standards, roll call; yeas, Bulgrin, Buller, Bamesberger, Obermier and Sikes, nays none, motion carried.
Moved by Bamesberger, seconded by Obermier to authorize the Chairman to sign the Certificate of Cost Allocation Plan with Sequoia Consulting Group to Provide Professional Consulting Services to York County, roll call, yeas; Bamesberger, Obermier, Buller, Bulgrin and Sikes, nays none, motion carried.
Joe Hewgley, with Architects and Planners, met with the Board regarding renovation of Courthouse.
Moved by Obermier, seconded by Buller, to authorize the Chairman to sign the Interlocal agreement between County of York and City of York, to establish a Joint Communication Agency, roll call, yeas, Obermier, Buller, Bulgrin, Bamesberger and Sikes, nays none, motion carried.
Moved by Bulgrin, seconded by Buller, to approve the recommendation of the Chairman of the Board to appoint Randy Obermier and Bill Bamesberger to the Joint Communication Agency Committee, roll call, yeas; Bulgrin, Buller and Sikes, nays none, Obermier and Bamesberger abstained, motion carried.
Committee reports were given.
The Chairman declared the meeting adjourned at 10:03 a.m. The next meeting will be held October 24, 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