BOARD OF EQUALIZATION MINUTES
January 26, 2016
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 January 26, 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 published as a combined notice with the County Board of Supervisors’ January 26 and 27, 2016, 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 Ott and seconded by Meister to approve the minutes of the last meeting as read. All present voted yea in favor of said motion.
- TAX CORRECTIONS
The following tax corrections were presented to the Board for approval; ID No. 0002520.00-RE qualified for homestead – corrected 2015 tax list – deducted $677.82 from the tax rolls; ID# 0040870.00-RE did not qualify for homestead exemption -changed 2015 tax list – added $300.94 to the tax rolls; ID No. 000012554-PP duplicated equipment – corrected 2015 tax list – deducted $1.60 from the tax rolls; ID No. 000010254-PP duplicated item – corrected 2015 tax list – deducted $103.70 from the tax rolls. A motion was made by Sill and seconded by Mutzenberger to accept the tax corrections as presented. Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Meister, Sill, Ross, Ott, Mutzenberger, Wiechman and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.
- REAL ESTATE EXEMPTION HEARINGS
The Board reviewed real estate exemption applications from the following; American Legion Post #191 – Pt Lt 12, Blk 2 Bancroft, American Legion Post #159, Lts 4, 5 & pt 3, Blk 16 Beemer, Apostolic Assembly of the Faith in Christ Jesus, Lt 1 & pt 2, Blk 16 Beemer, Bancroft Senior Citizens Center, Lt 12 & pt 13, Blk 1 Bancroft, Beemer Mennonite Church, Lt 1-5, Blk 10, 2nd Add Beemer, Beemer Senior Citizens Center, pt of Lt 3 & Lts 4 & 5, Blk 16 Beemer, Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses, Lt 5 Blk 2, Crawfords Add. West Point, Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lts 9, 10 & pt 8, Blk 13; Lts 1 & 2 Blk 31; Lt 12, Blk 32, 1st Add Wisner, Church of Dios Es Amor, Lts 1-3, Blk 8, Kountze Add. West Point, Elkhorn Valley Assembly of God, Lt 8, Blk 44 West Point, First Presbyterian Church, Lts 21-22, Blk 14 Bancroft, Franciscan Care Services, 4 acres outlot A, Add B; Pt Lts 3 & 4, Blk 71; Lts 1-4, Blk 65; Lts 1-8 Blk 66; Lts 1, 2, 8 Blk 71; E 6.25 acres & .61 acre outlot A, Add B; all of Blk 68 West Point, Fraternal Order of Eagles Lts 3, 4 & pt 6, pt 7, Blk 47, West Point, Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lts 6-8, Blk 84, West Point, Immanuel Lutheran Church, pt SW1/4SW1/4 4 acres 11-22-5 & pt NW1/4
14-22-5 5 acres; Legal Aid of Nebraska Lot 11, Blk 8, Bancroft, Nebraska District Council of the Assembly of God Lts 9 & 10, Blk 44, West Point, Redeemer Lutheran Church Lts 1, 2 & 3, Blk 3, West Point, Region IV Lts 3-6, Blk 76, West Point, St John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lt 1, Blk 41; Lt 1 Blk 40; pt of Lt 4 & all of Lt 5, Blk 16 Landis Add. Beemer, Sunshine Center Lt 5, 6, 7 & 8, Blk 11, West Point, St John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church TL 4 in E1/2 20-24-6 5.44 acres, Pender, St Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church Lts 3-10, Lt 17, Blk 26, Wisner, St Paul’s Lutheran Church Lts 28-32, Blk 14, Park Add Bancroft, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Lts 1-2, 5-8 Blk 1, West Point, St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Lts 1-4 Blk 8 West Point, Trinity Church Lt A & TL 37 Trinity Add, West Point, United Methodist Church Lts 5-6, Blk 11 Beemer, United Methodist Church of Christ Lts 6-89, Blk 19; Lts 11-12 Blk 76 4th Add. Wisner, West Point Church of Christ Pt of Blk 9 Crawford Add, West Point, West Point Family Worship Center Blk 6 Kountze Add; Lt 10 Little Add. West Point; West Point Sportsman Club 83 acres in W1/2SE1/4 & TL 23 3-21-6; Wisner Community Arts & Recreation Lt 2 Schultz’s Subd, Wisner, Wisner Community Development Lt 2, Blk 1 19th Add. Wisner, Wisner Comm. Senior Citizens Center Lts 12-13, Blk 29 Wisner, Zion St John’s Lutheran Church TLs 3 & 6 in NW1/4 24-22-4 5.33 acres; pt TL 1 in NE1/4 23-22-4 2.5 acres; Holy Cross Church lts 1, pt 2, pt 3, 4, 5 & 6, Blk 9 Bancroft, Holy Cross Church Lts 1 & 2, Blk 11 Beemer, St Boniface Church of Monterey TL 10, 11 & 1 13-21-5 8.38 acres; St Anthony’s Church of St. Charles TLs 4, 5 & pt 7 17-21-6 6.64 acres; Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Lts 3-6 Blk 67; pt Lt 7 & all Lt 8, Blk 78; Lts 1-4 Blk 69; Lts 1-8 Blk 70; Lts 5-7 Blk 71; Lts 5-8 Blk 75, West Point, Central Catholic High School Lts 1-2 & pt Lt 3 Blk 75; Lts 1-8 Blk 77, West Point, St. Aloysius Church TL 5 in SW1/4 31-22-5 3.85 acres; St. Joseph’s Catholic Church Lts 1-10 Blk 10 Wisner, Zion Lutheran Church SW1/4SW1/4 8-23-7. A motion was made by Mutzenberger and seconded by Ott to approve the applications as presented. Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Meister, Sill, Ross, Ott, Mutzenberger, Wiechman and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.
4. ADJOURN AS A BOARD OF EQUALIZATION
A motion was made by Sill and seconded by Mutzenberger, 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