BOARD OF EQUALIZATION MINUTES
September 29, 2015
A meeting of the Board of Equalization of the County of Cuming, in the State of Nebraska was convened in open and public session at 11:00 a.m. on September 29, 2015, at West Point, Nebraska with all members present.
Notice of the meeting was given in advance thereof by publication on the County Website and in the Wisner News Chronicle, legal newspaper for Cuming County, two of the County’s designated methods for giving notice, a copy of the agenda being attached to these minutes. Notice of this meeting was published as a combined notice with the County Board of Supervisors’ September 29 & 30, 2015 notice. Notice of this meeting was given in advance to the members of the Board of Equalization and a copy of their acknowledgment of receipt of notice and the agenda are attached to these minutes. Availability of the agenda was communicated in the advance notice and in the notice to the County Board of Equalization of this meeting. The Chairman of the Board publicly stated to all in attendance that a current copy of the “Nebraska Open Meetings Act” was posted at the entrance to the meeting room and the pamphlet form of the act is available upon request. All proceedings hereafter shown were taken while the convened meeting was open to the attendance of the public.
A motion was made by Meister and seconded by Ott to approve the minutes of the last meeting as read. All present voted yea in favor of said motion.
- OVERVALUED, UNDERVALUED OR OMITTED PROPERTY LIST
A list of overvalued, undervalued or omitted properties was presented to the Board for approval. A motion was made by Wiechman and seconded by Mutzenberger to accept the list as presented. Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Meister, Ross, Wiechman, Ott, Mutzenberger and Tichota, yeas; nays none; Sill absent; motion carried. (A complete copy of the list is available at the County Clerk’s Office).
- TAX CORRECTIONS
The following tax corrections were presented to the Board for approval; ID No. 59870.00 clerical error, corrected the 2014 tax list – added $4,856.41 to the tax rolls; ID No. 59870.00 clerical error, deducted $4,856.41 to the tax rolls; ID No. 12761PP – sold UTV accelerated 2015 taxes – added $72.32 to the tax rolls. A motion was made by Ott and seconded by Mutzenberger to accept the tax corrections as presented. Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Meister, Ross, Wiechman, Ott, Mutzenberger and Tichota, yeas; nays none; Sill absent; motion carried.
A motion was made by Wiechman and seconded by Mutzenberger to set the levies for county entities at the following rates:
|Bancroft||0.086980||West Point General||0.450000|
|Blaine||0.078318||Wisner General Fund||0.450907|
|Cleveland||0.048542||Beemer Village General||0.284167|
|Cuming||0.093013||Bancroft Village General||0.424120|
|Garfield||0.095877||West Point School||Rate|
|St. Charles||0.133826||Qualified Cap. Purpose||0.025225|
|Fire Dist.||Rate||Bancroft-Rosalie School||Rate|
|Bancroft Fire||0.009320||General Fund||0.612426|
|West Point Fire||0.024292||Qualified Capital Purpose||0.002430|
|Wisner Fire||0.009788||Cuming Co. Ag||0.005791|
Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Meister, Mutzenberger, Ross, Wiechman, Ott and Tichota, yeas; nays none; Sill absent; motion carried.
- ADJOURN AS A BOARD OF EQUALIZATION
At 11:30 a.m., a motion was made by Ross and seconded by Meister, to adjourn as a Board of Equalization and reconvene as a Board of Supervisors. All present voted yea in favor of said motion.
The Board of Equalization agreed to reconvene when necessary. The agenda kept current in the office of the County Clerk and on the County Website (www.cumingco.com).
Cuming County Clerk