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July 28, 2014 – Board of Equalization Minutes

BOARD OF EQUALIZATION MINUTES

July 28, 2014

 

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 July 28, 2014, at West Point, Nebraska with Mutzenberger, Ross, Ott and Tichota present; Wiechman, Sill and Meister, absent.

 

Notice of the meeting was given in advance thereof by publication in the West Point News, legal newspaper for Cuming County, one 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 July 28 & 29, 2014 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 in 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.

 

1.  MINUTES

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

 

2.  VEHICLE EXEMPTION

An application from GACC was presented to the Board to exempt six vehicles from motor vehicle tax.  A motion was made by Mutzenberger and seconded by Ott to approve the application as presented. Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Ott, Mutzenberger, Ross and Tichota, yeas; nays none; Sill, Wiechman and Meister absent; motion carried.

 

3.  TAX CORRECTIONS

The following tax corrections were presented to the Board for approval; Personal Property ID#12258 – failure to file a personal property list with the Assessor’s office for 2012 and 2013 – added $25.64 to the tax rolls.  A motion was made by Mutzenberger and seconded by Ross to approve the tax corrections as presented.  Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Ott, Mutzenberger, Ross and Tichota, yeas; nays none; Sill, Wiechman and Meister absent; motion carried.

 

4.  UNDERVALUED, OVERVALUED OR OMITTED TAX LIST

A motion was made by Ott and seconded by Mutzenberger to accept the verbal list of overvalued, undervalued or omitted properties.  Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Ott, Ross, Mutzenberger and Tichota, yeas; nays none; Sill, Wiechman and Meister absent; motion carried. A complete list is available in the County Clerk’s Office.

 

5.  APPLICATION FOR HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION

A homestead application was presented to the Board from Eldon Lofgren.  The application requires Board approval if filed after the deadline.  A motion was made by Mutzenberger and seconded by Ott to accept the Homestead Application for Eldon Lofgren due to the stated circumstances. Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Ott, Ross, Mutzenberger and Tichota, yeas; nays none; Sill, Wiechman and Meister absent; motion carried.

 

6.  ADJOURN AS A BOARD OF EQUALIZATION

The Board of Equalization agreed to adjourn and reconvene as needed. The agenda kept current in the office of the County Clerk and on the County Website (www.cumingco.com).

 

Bonnie Vogltance

Cuming County Clerk

Approved:  ____________________________

Chairman

 

 

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