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Board of Supervisors Minutes – February 23 & 24, 2016

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MINUTES

February 23, 2016

 

A meeting of the Board of Supervisors of Cuming County, in the State of Nebraska, was convened in open and public session at 9:00 a.m. on February 23, 2016, 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 given in advance to the members of the Board of Supervisors 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 Supervisors of this meeting.  The Chairman of the Board publicly stated to all in attendance that a current copy of the “Nebraska Open Meeting 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.

 

The following correspondence was received by the Board; extension educators activity reports from January 16, 2016 to February 15, 2016, letter from NIRMA regarding law enforcement and corrections seminar series, report from the Juvenile Diversion Coordinator and a letter from the Nebraska Tourism Commission regarding the Visitor Improvement Fund Grant.  All documents are available for public inspection at the County Clerk’s Office.

 

  1. MINUTES

A motion was made by Wiechman and seconded by Ott to approve the minutes of the last meeting as read.  All present voted yea in favor of said motion.

 

  1. REPORTS

After reviewing revenue reports from the County Sheriff ($1,193.54), Clerk of District Court ($1,255.10), Road Department (no report), Zoning ($150.00) and County Clerk ($7,889.61), a motion was made by Mutzenberger and seconded by Meister to accept the reports and place on file.  All members presented voted yea in favor of said motion.

 

  1. RECEIPTS

A motion was made by Sill and seconded by Wiechman to approve $336,913.99 of miscellaneous Treasurer’s receipts and place on file.  Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Meister, Mutzenberger, Sill, Ross, Ott, Wiechman and Tichota yeas; nays none; motion carried.

 

  1. RESOLUTION 20160201

An interlocal agreement was presented to increase the effectiveness of the investigative efforts in drug and violent crime cases in the jurisdictions involved in the III Corp Drug Task Force.  Supervisor Mutzenberger, with a second by Supervisor Meister, moved the passage of Resolution 20160201 which authorizes the Chairman to sign the necessary documents to execute the III Corp Drug Task Force Interlocal Agreement.  Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Meister, Mutzenberger, Sill, Ross, Ott, Wiechman and Tichota yeas; nays none; resolution adopted.

 

  1. INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT WITH DOUGLAS COUNTY

An interlocal agreement with Douglas County was presented to the Board for consideration.  The agreement would provide forensic services to members of the III Corp Drug Task Force.  No payment is required unless services are provided.  A motion was made by Mutzenberger and seconded by Wiechman to authorize the Chairman to sign the interlocal agreement on behalf of Cuming County.  Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Meister, Mutzenberger, Sill, Ross, Ott, Wiechman and Tichota yeas; nays none; motion carried.

 

  1. RESOLUTION 20160207

A resolution was being considered to authorize the Chairman to execute interlocal agreements for road gravel with the County Townships.  A motion was made by Mutzenberger and seconded by Sill to table the resolution until the following day.  All present voted yea in favor of said motion.

 

  1. REPORT FROM DIVERSION COORDINATOR

A report was presented to the Board from Addisen Beck on the activities of the Juvenile Diversion Office from October 1, 2015 to January 31, 2016.  No formal action was taken.

 

  1. BUSINESS SPECIALIST REPORT

Alex Norton, Business Specialist, gave a report on his accomplishments since January 1st.  No formal action was taken.

 

  1. AID TO LIBRARIES

The County Librarians were present to request $3000 of financial aid for the four county libraries and to ask for approval to forward Dinklage Applications for Karlen Memorial Library, Bancroft Public Library and John A. Stahl Memorial Library to the foundation.  A motion was made by Sill and seconded by Mutzenberger to provide $3000 of aid to the four county libraries and to forward the Dinklage Applications as presented.  Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Meister, Mutzenberger, Sill, Ross, Ott, Wiechman and Tichota yeas; nays none; motion carried.

 

  1. ZONING PUBLIC HEARINGS

The Board recessed at 11:45 a.m.  At 2:30 p.m. the Board reconvened to receive recommendations from the Cuming County Planning Commission. The Chairman restated that a current copy of the open meetings act was posted on the back wall of the courtroom. The Board discussed the agenda as presented and agreed to follow the same agenda as the Planning Commission.  The Chairman then asked for a motion to open a public hearing to consider recommendations from the Planning Commission on Conditional Use Permit #1 JaMor Pork requesting to erect a nursery for swine on part of the NE1/4SE1/4 Section 20 T24N R4E and Conditional Use Permit #2 – Eric Brockmann requesting to erect a 300-1000 animal unit swine finishing barn on a tract located in SE1/4SW1/4 Section 20 T22N R6E.  A motion was made by Sill and seconded by Ott to open a public hearing to consider Conditional Use Permit #1 and Conditional Use Permit #2.  Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Meister, Mutzenberger, Sill, Ross, Ott, Wiechman and Tichota yeas; nays none; motion carried.  Zoning Administrator Clark reviewed both Conditional Use Permits which were recommended for approval by the Planning Commission.  A motion was made by Ott and seconded by Sill to close the public hearing.  Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Meister, Mutzenberger, Sill, Ross, Ott, Wiechman and Tichota yeas; nays none; motion carried.  Supervisor Sill, with a second by Supervisor Mutzenberger, moved the passage of Resolution 20160203 to approve Conditional Use Permit #1.  Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Meister, Mutzenberger, Sill, Ross, Ott, Wiechman and Tichota yeas; nays none; resolution adopted.  Supervisor Mutzenberger, with a second by Supervisor Meister, moved the passage of Resolution 20160204 to approve Conditional Use Permit #2.  Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Meister, Mutzenberger, Sill, Ross, Ott, Wiechman and Tichota yeas; nays none; resolution adopted.  Chairman Tichota then asked for a motion to open a public hearing to amend the current zoning regulations.  Supervisor Sill made the motion with a second by Supervisor Mutzenberger to open a public hearing to receive public input on amendments to the zoning regulations. Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Meister, Mutzenberger, Sill, Ross, Ott, Wiechman and Tichota yeas; nays none; resolution adopted.  Zoning Administrator Clark reviewed the changes to the zoning regulations which were recommended by the Planning Commission.  A motion was made by Sill and seconded by Mutzenberger to close the public hearing.  Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Meister, Mutzenberger, Sill, Ross, Ott, Wiechman and Tichota yeas; nays none; resolution adopted.  As a result of the public hearing, Supervisor Mutzenberger with a second by Supervisor Ott, moved to adopt Resolution 20160202 which approves the changes to the regulations. Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Meister, Mutzenberger, Sill, Ross, Ott, Wiechman and Tichota yeas; nays none; resolution adopted.  Chairman Tichota then asked for a motion to open a public hearing to review the proposed zoning map.  Supervisor Ott, with a second by Supervisor Sill, made a motion to open a public hearing to receive input regarding the proposed zoning map. Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Meister, Mutzenberger, Sill, Ross, Ott, Wiechman and Tichota yeas; nays none; resolution adopted.  With no public comments, Chairman Tichota asked for a motion to close the public hearing.  Supervisor Ross, with a second by Supervisors Ott, made a motion to close the public hearing.  Due to the planning commission’s motion to table action concerning the zoning map, a motion was made by Sill and seconded by Wiechman to table until the Board received a recommendation from the Planning Commission.

 

The Board agreed to recess until the following morning at 9:00 a.m.

 

February 24, 2016

 

The Board met at 9:00 a.m. pursuant to the previous days business with all members present.  Chairman Tichota restated to all present that a current copy of the open meetings act was posted at the entrance to the meeting room.  The Board began the meeting by receiving the Road Department action report.  No formal action was taken.

 

  1. ONE & SIX YEAR ROAD PLAN

The board reviewed the 2016 One and Six Year Road Plan for Cuming County with the County Road Superintendent.  After review, Supervisor Sill with a second by Supervisor Mutzenberger, moved the passage of Resolution 20160206 to adopt the One and Six Year Road Plan without changes.  Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Meister, Mutzenberger, Sill, Ross, Ott, Wiechman and Tichota yeas; nays none; resolution adopted.

 

  1. WEAPONS POLICY

An edited version of the weapons policy incorporated into the employee handbook was presented to the Board for approval.  A motion was made by Sill and seconded by Mutzenberger to adopt as presented.  Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Meister, Mutzenberger, Sill, Ross, Ott, Wiechman and Tichota yeas; nays none; motion carried.

 

  1. DISTRESS WARRANTS

The County Sheriff presented the list of distress warrants which included $0 of uncollectible taxes for 2015.  A motion was made by Ott and seconded by Ross to accept the list as presented.  Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Meister, Mutzenberger, Sill, Ross, Ott, Wiechman and Tichota yeas; nays none; motion carried.

 

  1. RESOLUTION 20160207

Resolution 20160207 was tabled from the previous days business.  The Resolution was to authorize the Chairman to execute interlocal agreements with the townships to provide gravel.  After review, Supervisor Mutzenberger with a second by Supervisor Wiechman moved to adopt Resolution 20160207.  Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Meister, Mutzenberger, Sill, Ross, Ott, Wiechman and Tichota yeas; nays none; resolution adopted. (Copies of all resolutions adopted at the February meeting may be found in Resolution #1 beginning on page 601).

 

  1. CLAIMS

A motion was made by Mutzenberger and seconded by Ott to approve the following claims as presented except claim #16020119. Total General Payroll and reimbursements $107,136.16, Total Road Payroll and reimbursements $38,809.17, Total Economic Development Payroll and reimbursements $7,671.81, Total E911 Payroll and reimbursements $16,523.65; Ameritas Life Ins 7,417.41 co-share retirement, F&M Bank 7,771.87 co-share soc sec, Lincoln Financial 2,488.94 co-share supplemental ins, CC Clerk Ins 25,544.65 co-share ins. 4Imprint 359.02 supplies, Mark Albin 273.75 court apnt atty, Appeara 61.62 supplies, Apothecary Shop 600.23  prisoner meds, AS Central 26.00 supplies, Black Hills Energy 1,064.93 utilities, Daniel P Bracht 4,732.16 reimb, Cardmember Serv 390.86 meals, travel  & supplies, Central Valley Ag 113.45 fuel & supplies, CenturyLink 1,289.42 serv,  City of West Point 7,042.14 supplies & solid waste, City of Wisner 1,786.72 solid waste,  Clerk of Dist Ct 96.00 court costs, Cuming Co Sheriff 43.81 meals & court costs, Cuming Co Court 153.00 court costs, CVSOAN Treasurer 120.00 dues, Dell Marketing 289.97 supplies, Thomas B Donner 23,163.16 court apnt atty, Douglas Co Treasurer 250.00 autopsy cost, Dugan Business Forms 745.50 supplies, Eakes Office Solutions 86.37 supplies, Engelhardt TV & Comm 1,287.20 repairs & tower rent, Les Feyerherm 17.28 mileage, Franciscan Care 149.00 blood tests, Graybeals 25.99 supplies, Great America Leasing 163.00 equip lease, Ellen Hasenkamp 90.00 reimb, JP Electric Inc 312.25 repairs, Kreikemeier Law 1,268.40 court apnt atty, Lancaster Co Sheriff 22.56 subpeona serv, Mary Jo Lueckenhoff 35.00 reimb, Madison Co Sheriff 950.00 Prisoner bd, Matthew Bender & Co 72.85 subscr, Microfilm Imaging 298.61 equip lease, Minnehaha Co Treasurer 1,014.97 prisoner bd, Stuart Mills 993.75 court apnt atty,   MIPS 2,904.46 supplies & computer support, NACVSO 30.00 dues, Nebr Assoc Co Clerks 50.00 dues, Nebr Clerk of Dist Court Assoc 35.00 dues, NHHS 186.00 care, Nebr Public Health Environment 105.00 blood tests, Office System 340.00 equip lease, Val Olson 75.00 exceptions & copies, One Office Sol 480.98 equip & supplies, Pengad Inc 86.53 supplies, Peterson Body & Paint 500.00 repairs, Petromart 824.06 fuel, Pizza Ranch 76.25 juror meals, Quality Print 1,737.26 supplies, Debra Schroeder 298.78 travel & supplies, Seton Products 167.55 signs, Skywave Wireless 103.95 serv, Smidt’s Garbage Serv 45.00 garbage, Alvin Sorensen 16.20 mileage, Stan Ortmeier 114.80 repairs, State of Nebr Election Division 30.00 supplies, Teeco 111.85 supplies, Telebeep 53.48 serv, Thurston Co Sheriff 3,150.00 prison bd, Tim’s Sinclair, 53.64 fuel, Time Clock Deals 34.72 serv, Verizon Wireless 98.29 serv, Village of Beemer 741.78 solid waste, Glen Vollmer 17.28 mileage, Wagner Tire & Repair 102.90 fuel & repairs, West Point Home Center 35.96  repairs, West Point Light & Water 1,951.90 utilities, West Point News 1,222.75 publ, Wisner News 707.51 publ,  Yosten True Value 249.99 supplies Total General Fund $109,350.71; Ameritas Life Ins 2,619.62 co-share retirement, F&M Bank 2,827.54 co-share soc sec,  Alley Cat Trucking 27.00 garbage, Auto Value 876.59 supplies & repairs, B’s Enterprises 8,300.00 repairs, Black Hills Energy 1,596.71 utilities, Bodwell Construction 617.69 crushed concrete, Bomgaars 81.16 supplies, Central Valley Ag 1,128.37 fuel, CenturyLink 86.72 serv, Chemsearch 259.36 supplies, Constellation New Energy Gas 837.30 utilities, Conway’s Corner 51.00 fuel, Cuming Co Public Power 876.10 serv & utilities, Elite Computer & Consulting 155.00 repairs, Engelhardt TV & Comm 775.00 tower rent, Equipment Service 20.58 repairs, Farmers & Feeders Tire & Serv 16.00 repairs, Great Plains Comm 161.83 serv, Horizon Inn & Suites 78.99 lodging, Independent Salt Co 2,475.00 salt, JR Tools 154.14 equip, Kimball Midwest 448.39 supplies, Mainelli Wagner & Assoc 15,731.10 engineering fees, Midwest Serv & Sales 2,677.55 supplies & chains, Nebr Assoc County Engineers 50.00 dues, Northeast Glass 1,137.00 repairs, NMC Exchange 2,028.81 blades,  Office Systems 1,595.00 equip, Productivity Plus Acct 44.88 repair, Quality Print 470.93 supplies, Sapp Bros Petroleum 1,726.64 fuel, Skywave Wireless 85.90 serv, Smidt’s Garbage 50.00 garbage, Stigge Machine & Supply 18.25 supplies, Stalp Gravel 37,293.65 gravel, Stan Ortmeier & Co 324.72 repairs, Sunrise Excavating Co 3,569.00 bridge repair, Tim’s Sinclair 1,800.48 fuel, Time Clock Deals 15.12 serv, Verizon Wireless 213.43 phone serv, Wagner Tire & Repair 479.60 fuel, West Point Light & Water 654.36 utilities, West Point Travel Plaza 871.08 fuel, Wisner Auto Parts 41.99 repairs, Wisner True Value 21.48 supplies, Wisner West 122.50 fuel Total Road Fund $95,493.56; Guardian Angels Technology Project 969.81 Dinklage Found Total Special Projects Fund $969.81; American Cancer Soc. Relay for Life 500.00 grant reimb, Cardmember Serv 106.49 training, Cuming Co Economic Development 1,200.00 contract labor, West Point Chamber of Commerce 500.00 grant reimb. Total Lodging Tax Fund  $2,306.49; MIPS 275.70 computer support Total Reg of Deeds Fund $275.70; Tactical Solutions Gear 2,929.90 law enforcement equip. Total STOP Fund $2,929.90; Ameritas Life Ins 517.84 co-share retirement, F&M Bank 584.61 co share soc sec, B&B Video Productions ,2400.00 video production, Cardmember Service 2,430.86 travel, mileage & advertising, CenturyLink 3.07 phone service, Flower & Gift Gallary 63.90 promotions, Oxide 225.00 webpage improvements, Wagner Tire & Repairs 34.69 fuel, West Point Chamber of Commerce 50.00 meals, West Point News 769.63 advertising, Wisner News 91.08 publ. Total Economic Development Fund $7,170.68; Harold R Jordan Memorial Library 3,000.00 support, John A Stahl Memorial Library 3,000.00, support, Karlen Memorial Library 3,000.00 support, Wisner Public Library 3,000.00 support Total Inheritance Tax Fund $12,000.00; Ameriitas Life Ins 1,115.36  co-share retirement, F&M Bank 1,239.48 co-share soc sec, AS Central Finance 448.00 serv, CenturyLink 236.70 serv, Consolidated Management Co 56.00 meals, Elite Computers & Consulting 174.00 equip, Great Plains Comm 164.62 serv, Office Systems Co 179.00 lease, Skywave Wireless 71.95 serv, Time Clock Deals 12.96 serv. Total E911 Fund $3,698.07.  Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Meister, Mutzenberger, Ross, Sill, Wiechman, Ott and Tichota yeas; nayes none; motion carried.

The Board agreed to adjourn and reconvene on March 29 and 30, 2016 at 9:00 a.m.  The agenda kept current in the office of the county clerk and on the website (www.cumingco.com).

 

 

 

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