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E911 Advisory Board Meeting

Notice of Meeting

Notice is hereby given that a meeting of the E911 Advisory Board of Cuming County, Nebraska, will be held commencing at 7:00 pm October 21st, 2015 in the E911 Communications Center, which meeting will be open to the public.  An agenda for such meeting is kept continuously current and is available for public inspecting at the E911 Communications Center.  The agenda may be modified to include items of an emergency nature, only, at such meeting.

 

Nicole Lund

 

 

 

Crack Sealing Bid Notice

CUMING COUNTY CRACK SEALING — April 2015

The Cuming County Board of Supervisors will receive sealed bids for crack sealing until 9:45 a.m. on April 29, 2015. Read More

Bids shall be marked as “Cuming County Crack Sealing Bid — April 2015” and may be mailed or delivered to Cuming County Clerk at 200 S. Lincoln Street, Room 100, West Point, NE 68788. Bids will be opened at 9:45 a.m. on April 29, 2015, at the Supervisors Meeting Room, Cuming County Courthouse, West Point, NE.

LOCATIONS:

6th Road between Highway 32 and `J’ Road — Three (3) miles

4.5 Road between Highway 275 and ‘W’ Road — Three and quarter (3.25) miles

V Road between 14th Road and Highway 9 — Three (3) miles

22nd Road between Highway 32 and        Road Three (3) miles
N Road between Highway 9 and ’201h Road Three (3) miles

Board of Equalization

Notice of Meetings

 

Notice is hereby given that a regular meeting of the Board of Supervisors of Cuming County, Nebraska, Read More

will be held commencing at 9:00 a.m. on April 28, 2015, and continue on April 29, 2015, at 9:00 a.m. in the regular meeting room of the Board in the Cuming County Courthouse in West Point, Nebraska, which meeting will be open to the public.  At 11:15 a.m. on April 28, the Board will recess to convene as a Board of Equalization.  Agenda for said meetings kept continuously current are available for public inspection at the office of the County Clerk and on the County Web Site (www.cumingco.com).  The agendas may be modified to include items of an emergency nature, only, at such meeting.

 

Bonnie Vogltance

Cuming County Clerk

General Assistance Program

Notice of Meeting

 

The County Board of Supervisors will hear testimony or evidence from the public regarding the amendment to the Cuming County General Assistance Program Read More

commencing at 10:00 a.m. on April 28, 2015, in the 2nd floor meeting room of the Board, Cuming County Courthouse in West Point, Nebraska, which meeting will be open to the public. State Statute 68-133 states that each county shall adopt written standards of eligibility and assistance for general assistance to poor persons.  The hearing is being scheduled to comply with State Statute 68-135 which states that no county shall adopt standards or amendments to such standards pursuant to section 68-133 or 68-134 without first holding a public hearing to permit discussion and the presentation of testimony or evidence by interested persons.

 

 

Bonnie Vogltance

Cuming County Clerk

 

 

 

 

Crack Sealing Bid Document

EXHIBIT “A”

CUMING COUNTY CRACK SEALING — April 2015

The Cuming County Board of Supervisors will receive sealed bids for crack sealing until 9:45 a.m. on April 29, 2015. Read More

Bids shall be marked as “Cuming County Crack Sealing Bid — April 2015” and may be mailed or delivered to Cuming County Clerk at 200 S. Lincoln Street, Room 100, West Point, NE 68788. Bids will be opened at 9:45 a.m. on April 29, 2015, at the Supervisors Meeting Room, Cuming County Courthouse, West Point, NE.

LOCATIONS:

6th Road between Highway 32 and `J’ Road — Three (3) miles

4.5 Road between Highway 275 and ‘W’ Road — Three and quarter (3.25) miles

V Road between 14th Road and Highway 9 — Three (3) miles

22nd Road between Highway 32 and        Road Three (3) miles
N Road between Highway 9 and ’201h Road Three (3) miles

SPECIFICATIONS:

All cracks need to be blown out, cleaned, sealed and squeegeed.

Sealant will be State of Nebraska approved. Contractor is responsible for traffic control.

Work shall be completed within_______ days of acceptance of bid.

Bidder’s bond or cashier’s check in the amount of $500.00 will be made payable to the Cuming County Treasurer to insure good faith by bidder upon acceptance of bid.

Bid Amount: ______________________________  Date to Begin Work:

Company: _________________________________  Signature:

Date: ____________________________

Chairman, Cuming County Board of Supervisors: __________________________________

Date:

New Online Real Estate Records Search

For Immediate Release:

Cuming County residents have new tools available to them!  County Assessor Cherie Kreikemeier, Highway Superintendent Chris Howser, Read More

and the Cuming County Board of Commissioners are pleased to announce that complete Cuming County property information is now available to the public, 24/7, in an enhanced mapping format on the Internet at http://cuming.gisworkshop.com/ through a partnership with GIS Workshop, LLC.

 

The website features both an Assessor Tab as well as a Roads tab displaying layers and tools specific to the Roads Department. Visitors to the user-friendly mapping site will find County property information at their fingertips through the Property Search tool.  The search fields allow searches by parcel ID, owner name, address or legal description.  In addition, residents can perform a more advanced search by sale information such as sale date, price range, acreage, or year built. Users may also view the Roads tab to see locations of bridges, signs, and road information such as surface type. Cuming County is pleased to  provide this popular information to the residents in an attractive, easy-to-navigate web format.  Full data regarding values, taxes, and even a photo of the property is now conveniently available to anyone with an internet connection.  Additional enhancements to the site include a Measurement tool, Quick Identify tool, Photo tool, Advanced Printing tool, and Zoom in/out and Aerial Imagery slider bars featuring several years of FSA aerial imagery.

 

GIS Workshop, LLC., headquartered in Lincoln NE, offers quality geographic information system (GIS), GPS and imagery services using the latest hardware, software and techniques in the GIS industry.  Services include fully customized desktop/web/mobile mapping solutions and spatial information management, as well as GIS training. The company works with a wide array of government agencies and corporations.  GIS Workshop has for over 16 years partnered with organizations throughout the Midwest. Visit www.gisworkshop.com  for more information.

 

 

Board of Supervisor’s Minutes – February 24 & 25, 2015

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MINUTES

February 24, 2015

 

A meeting of the Board of Supervisors of the County of Cuming, in the State of Nebraska was convened in open and public session at 9:00 a.m. on February 24, 2015, at West Point, Nebraska with all members present. Read More

 

Notice of the meeting was given in advance thereof by publication in the Wisner News Chronicle, 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 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 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.

 

The following correspondence was received by the Board; county extension activity reports from January 16th to February 15th, letter announcing the County Road Superintendent received a Class A license, letter from West Point Public Schools regarding Dinklage scholarships, letter from the NE Nebr. Juvenile Services regarding reimbursement, copies of LB 609 and LB 626, NIRMA annual report, minutes from the February 16th Board of Adjustment meeting and a letter regarding county lodging tax. All documents are available for public inspection at the County Clerk’s Office.

 

  1.   MINUTES

A motion was made by Mutzenberger and seconded by Sill to approve the minutes of the last meeting with the following change; edit Supervisor’s Committee document to replace Ott with Ross on the Juvenile Diversion Committee.  All present voted yea in favor of said motion.

 

  1.   REPORTS

After reviewing revenue reports from the County Sheriff ($1,422.33), Clerk of Dist. Court ($836.13), Zoning Adm. ($200.00), Roads ($122.83) and County Clerk ($6,440.18), a motion was made by Meister and seconded by Mutzenberger to accept the reports and place on file. Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Mutzenberger, Ott, Ross, Wiechman, Meister, Sill and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.

 

  1.  RECEIPTS

A motion was made by Mutzenberger and seconded by Sill to approve $1,087,178.39 of miscellaneous Treasurer’s receipts and place on file.  Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Ott, Ross, Mutzenberger, Wiechman, Meister, Sill and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.

 

  1. RESOLUTION 20150203

Supervisor Mutzenberger, with a second by Supervisor Sill, moved the passage of Resolution 20150201; a resolution to set up a petty cash fund for $250,000 to administer the County Employee Health Insurance Program.  Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Mutzenberger, Ross, Ott, Meister, Wiechman, Sill and Tichota, yeas; nays none; resolution adopted.  A complete copy of resolution 20150201 can be found in Resolution Record #1 Page 116.

 

  1. GENERAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

The Board received an update regarding the County General Assistance Program.  By state statute a County is required to manage a program for assistance to the indigent County citizens.  The County Attorney’s office is working to create the documents needed to present to the public at a public hearing at the March meeting.  Bernie Hunke, VSO/Emergency Manager has agreed to administer the plan as adopted by the Board of Supervisors.  No formal action was taken.

 

  1. NORTHEAST JUVENILE SERVICES REFUND

In May of 2002 Cuming County paid a special assessment of $10,000 to help buy down an operative loan to run the Northeast Juvenile Jail.  Due to current circumstances, Cuming County will receive a refund of $7000.00.  As a result, a motion was made by Ott and seconded by Mutzenberger to accept the refund and place it in the General Fund.  Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Mutzenberger, Ott, Ross, Wiechman, Meister, Sill and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.

 

 

  1. HOUSING TRUST FUND

The Cuming County Economic Development Board (CCED) discussed with Board of Supervisors last month, the goals of the comprehensive plan adopted in 2014.  The goals included improving overall housing quality, increasing the number of quality market rate rentals, promote the development of sites and lots that have urban services in place and increasing the appeal of rehabilitating housing in communities countywide.  To begin working on these goals, the CCED Board is asking for funding for a pilot housing rehabilitation program.  The CCED Board will also be reaching out to communities and the private sector to raise funds for the program.  After discussion, a motion was made by Sill and seconded by Wiechman to table the issue until February 25th.  All present voted yea in favor of said motion.

 

  1. COUNTY HEALTH AND WELLNESS PLAN

Craig Johnson, Holmes Murphy, was present to discuss the new insurance program and issues arising from the change to the captive program.  He was also present to discuss the details of the wellness plan.  No formal action was taken.

 

At 12:30 the Board agreed to recess and reconvene the following morning at 9:00 a.m.

 

February 25, 2015

 

The Board met pursuant to the previous day’s business with Meister, Mutzenberger, Ross, Sill, Ott and Tichota present; Wiechman absent.  The Chairman restated that a current copy of the “Nebraska Open Meetings Act” is posted at the entrance and a pamphlet form of the act is available upon request.

 

  1. ASPHALT BIDS

The County Board received bids from three vendors to supply materials and labor for an asphalt overlay project for three miles northeast of Wisner on 8th Road from Highway 51 to the intersection of 8th Road and V Roads.  The bids tallied as follows; Western Engineering Company $792,334.38 – Oldcastle Materials Midwest Company $823,437.58 – Knife River Corporation $841,781.63.  After review, a motion was made by Mutzenberger and seconded by Sill to accept the bid of Western Engineering minus items totaling $47,839.00 which include earth shoulder construction, seeding and water which will be done by county forces for a total bid price of $744,495.38.  Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Mutzenberger, Ott, Ross, Meister, Sill and Tichota, yeas; Wiechman absent; nays none; motion carried.

 

  1. At 9:30 a.m. the Board received verbal action reports from the roads and planning and zoning departments. No formal action was taken.  Supervisor Wiechman entered the meeting at 9:40 a.m.

 

  1.  CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT #287

At 9:45 a.m. Chairman opened a public hearing to consider a request from Kevin Robart to replace an existing dwelling in SE1/4SE1/4 Section 33 T21N R6E. There was no one present to object to the permit which was recommended for approval by the planning commission and zoning administrator.  After discussion, a motion was made by Meister and seconded by Wiechman to approve conditional use permit #287.  Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Meister, Sill, Mutzenberger, Ott, Ross, Wiechman and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.

 

  1. RESOLUTION 20150202

Supervisor Mutzenberger with a second by Supervisor Ross moved the passage of Resolution 20150202, a resolution to reaffirm the appointment of Chris Beutler to the Cuming County Planning Commission.  Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Meister, Sill, Mutzenberger, Ott, Ross, Wiechman and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.  Supervisor Mutzenberger went on record stating that the Board appreciates Mr. Beutler’s, and other members of the planning commission, willingness to serve on the commission especially now as the County goes through the process of rewriting the zoning regulations.  (A complete copy of resolution 20150202 may be found in Resolution Record #1 Page 115.)

 

  1. DISCUSSION OF LB 609 AND LB 564

Discussion of legislative bills 609 and 564 was held amongst Board members, County Highway Superintendent, Scott Japp and Gill Wigington who participated through a conference call.  Also present at the meeting was Glen Rodick.  Mr. Japp and Mr. Wigington spoke in opposition of both legislative bills and encouraged the Cuming County Board of Supervisors to contact the Transportation and Telecommunications committee before March 9th to express the Board’s opinion on both bills.  After discussion, a motion was made by Mutzenberger and seconded by Ott to go on record that the Cuming County Board of Supervisors opposes legislative bills 609 and 564 as written and to have the Clerk draft a letter with the Board’s concerns and authorize Chairman Tichota to review and sign it.  All present voted in favor of said motion.

 

  1. CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT #295

At 10:30 a.m. Chairman opened a public hearing to consider a request from Alan & Kay Becher to construct a residential dwelling on 108.79 acres in SW1/4 Section 18 T24N R4E. There was no one present to object to the permit which was recommended for approval by the planning commission and zoning administrator.  After discussion, a motion was made by Ott and seconded by Mutzenberger to approve conditional use permit #295.  Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Meister, Sill, Mutzenberger, Ott, Ross, Wiechman and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.

 

  1. ONE & SIX YEAR ROAD PLAN (RESOLUTION 20150201)

Chairman Tichota opened a public hearing to receive objections, concerns or comments about the proposed One & Six year road plan.  Glen Rodick was present and inquired about future asphalt and paving projects.  No one was present to object to the plan.  After review, Supervisor Mutzenberger with a second by Supervisor Wiechman, moved the passage of resolution 20150201; a resolution to adopt the one & six year road plan as presented. Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Meister, Sill, Mutzenberger, Ott, Ross, Wiechman and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried. (A complete copy of resolution 20150201 may be found in Resolution Record #1 Page 114.)

 

  1. GRAVEL BIDS

Two bids for gravel were received for the 2015 construction year and tallied as follows; S&S Willers –$12.00 per ton FOB for both the north half and south half and $18.00 per ton delivered to any county road in the north half of the county and $17.00 per ton delivered to any county road in the south half of the county; Stalp Gravel – $12.00 per ton FOB for both the north half and south half, $17.00 per ton delivered to any county road in the north half and $16.00 per ton delivered to any county road in the south half.  A motion was made by Mutzenberger and seconded by Sill to accept all bids from both providers.  Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Meister, Ott, Mutzenberger, Ross, Sill, Wiechman and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.

 

  1. BRIDGE REPAIR BID

No formal bids were submitted, therefore no action was taken.

 

  1. DISTRICT ZONING CHANGE

Chairman Tichota opened a public hearing to consider a request from Loren Siebrandt to rezone 8.89 acres in the SE1/4 Section 20 T22N R6E.  Mr. Siebrandt presented a survey dividing the property into 5 lots and asked that lot 1 be rezoned from an A-1 to a C-1 zoning district and lots 2, 3, 4 & 5 be rezoned from an A-1 to R-1 zoning district.  There was no one present in opposition of the permit which was recommended for approval by the planning commission.  After review, a motion was made by Mutzenberger and seconded by Ott to approve both requests for zone changes. Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Meister, Ott, Mutzenberger, Ross, Sill, Wiechman and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.

 

  1.  APPROVE CLAIMS

A motion was made by Mutzenberger and seconded by Ott to approve the following claims; General payroll and reimbursements $102,700.88; Road payroll $34,284.97; ROD Fund payroll $204.00; Economic Development payroll & reimbursements $7,323.99; E911 payroll & reimbursements $13,915.83; Lincoln Financial 973.12 co share vision & dental ins, Ameritas Life Ins. 7125.05 co share retire, CC Clerk Insurance Account 167,082.32 co share ins, F&M Bank 7381.95 co share soc sec, Advanced Correctional HealthCare 17.74 inmate care, Appeara 88.65 supplies, Apothecary Shop 18.56 inmate care, Jan Auten 300.00 registration fee, Black Hills Energy 1087.92 utilities, Daniel Bracht 4412.94 reimb, Brevis Corp. 45.50 supplies, Cardmember Serv 683.72 supplies, Central Valley Ag 69.27 fuel, CenturyLink 163.21 service, City of West Point 7812.48 solid waste, City of Wisner 1901.12 solid waste, Clerk of Dist Ct 343.00 court costs, Cuming Co. Court 210.75 court costs, Cuming Co. Sheriff 33.18 court costs, Eakes Office Solutions 201.23 supplies, Elkhorn Valley Outfitters 20.00 equip, Engelhardt TV 2194.97 I-pad fees & tower rent, Farm & Home Publishers 1269.50 plat books, First Concord Benefits 70.00 adm fee, Graybeals 2.91 supplies, GreatAmerica Financial Serv 163.00 equip lease, HHS 93.00 institutional bd, Holiday Inn 92.95 lodging, Carl Jarl 340.65 repairs, Jack’s Uniforms 49.95 equip, Russell Kreikemeier 751.80 ct apnt atny, Arlen Lierman 10.35 mileage, Tom Mackie 30.00 supplies, Madison Co. Sheriff 4650.00 inmate bd, MIS 59.00 microfilming, Mailfinance 437.85 postage, The Cornhusker 198.00 lodging, Mid-States Organized Crime 100.00 dues, Stuart Mills 506.25 ct apnt atny, MIPS 2605.99 computer support, NACVSO 30.00 dues, Nebr. Assn Co. Clerks 50.00 dues, NACO 136.00 reg fee, NAEM 50.00 dues, Nebr. Dept. of Revenue 630.00 reg fee, Nebr. Public Health 105.00 blood tests, NENACO 250.00 reg fee, NE Juvenile 12,684.36 annual assessment, O’Keefe Elevator Co. 25.00 repairs, Office Systems Co. 329.27 equip maint, Oxide Design 250.00 computer support, Pender Community Hospital 348.00 inmate care, PetroMart 1130.05 fuel, Physicians Lab 135.00 autopsy costs, Postmaster 190.00 postage, Quality Print 1030.27 supplies, Roteck.com 116.00 supplies, Schmader Electric 200.00 labor, Debra Schroeder 191.85 travel expenses, Smidt’s Garbage 45.00 serv, Alvin Sorensen 17.25 mileage, Stan Ortmeier & Co. 684.34 bldg repairs, Stratton, Delay & Doele 582.80 ct apnt atny, Telebeep 53.48 serv, Thurston Co. Sheriff 3750.00 inmate care, Tim’s Sinclair 16.00 tire repair, Verizon Wireless 119.06 serv, Village of Bancroft 100.60 solid waste, Village of Beemer 1053.52 solid waste, Wagner Tire 168.43 fuel, West Point Home Center 29.88 repairs, West Point Light & Water 1943.05 utilities, West Point News 418.31 publ, Wisner News 213.70 publ, Wisner Police Dept. 290.00 blood tests, Yosten True Value 120.67 supplies,  Total General Fund $241,069.16; Lincoln Financial 273.69 co share vision & dental ins., Ameritas Life Ins. 2314.22 co share retire, F&M Bank 2497.08 co share soc sec, CC Clerk Insurance 46991.88 co share health ins, employee deductible reimb 510.91, Alley Cat Trucking 27.00 garbage serv, B’s Enterprises 1456.00 asphalt, Black Hills Energy 1202.23 utilities, Bomgaars 506.00 tools & supplies, Cardmember Serv 13.84 postage, Central Valley Ag 921.68 fuel, CenturyLink 5.51 serv, Chemsearch 706.94 parts, Constellation New Energy 428.25 utilities, Conway’s Corner 52.31 fuel, CCPPD 405.54 utilities, Engelhardt TV 19.99 supplies, Franciscan Care Services 41.00 CDL testing, GIS Workshop 3500.00 computer consulting, Great Plains Comm. 158.75 serv, Kimball Midwest 137.36 supplies, Mainelli Wagner 6091.93 engineering fees, Midwest Service & Sales 3305.30 steel, Murphy Tractor 277.80 parts, NE Assn of Co. Engineers 50.00 dues, Nebr. Loess Hills 100.00 dues, NENACO 50.00 reg fee, Northeast Glass 205.00 repairs, Pender Implement 312.80 oil, PetroMart 52.69 fuel, Quality Print 779.26 supplies, Sapp Bros 2659.95 fuel, Skywave Wireless 61.90 supplies, Smidt’s Garbage 50.00 serv, Stalp Gravel 115.21 gravel, Stan Ortmeier & Co. 504.92 supplies, Steffen 370.93 parts, Tighton Fasteners 213.92 supplies, Tim’s Sinclair 1833.52 fuel, Verizon Wireless 211.77 serv, Wagner Tire 944.32 fuel, West Point Impl 2641.59 parts, West Point Light & Water 538.73 utilities, Wisner Auto Parts 73.19 tools, Wisner West 519.36 fuel, Yosten True Value 43.47 tools, Total Road Fund $84,177.74; Goldenrod Regional Housing Agency 137.20 Dinklage grant, Total Special Projects $137.20; West Point News 136.20 adv, Wisner News 89.40 adv, Total Wegner Scholarship Fund $225.60; West Point Chamber 500.00 grant, Total Lodging Tax Fund $500.00; MIPS 269.90 computer support, Office Systems Co. 30.00 maint fee, Total Reg of Deeds Fund $299.90; Nebr. State Patrol Foundation 1402.34 equip, Total STOP Fund $1,402.34; Lincoln Financial  30.41 co share vision & dental ins, Ameritas Life Ins. 494.36 co share retire, F&M Bank 558.00 co share soc sec, CC Clerk Insurance 10442.64 co share insurance, Cardmember Serv 641.29 adv, CenturyLink 1.34 serv, City of West Point 110.00 rent, PetroMart 24.32 fuel,  Quality Printing 168.80 printing, Total Economic Development Fund $12,471.16; RDg Planning & Design 1218.50 consulting fee, Total Inheritance Tax Fund $1,218.50; Lincoln Financial 121.64 co share vision & dental ins., Ameritas Life Ins. 939.32 co share retire, F&M Bank 1056.92 co share soc sec, CC Clerk Insurance 20885.28 co share ins, AS Central Finance 448.00 teletype serv, Cardmember Serv 53.36 supplies, CenturyLink 1830.79 serv, City of Wisner 105.43 pagers, Karen Palmer 803.80 uniforms, Great Plains Comm 68.62 serv, NACO 17.00 sub, Quality Print 4.28 supplies, Total E911 $26,334.44.  Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Meister, Sill, Mutzenberger, Ross, Ott, Wiechman and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.

 

  1. HOUSING TRUST FUND

Discussion was tabled from the February 24th meeting regarding support for a housing trust fund.  After more discussion a motion was made by Mutzenberger and seconded by Sill to support the pilot housing project and agree to partial funding of a private/public partnership.  Total amount of County funding to be determined at a later date.  Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Meister, Sill, Mutzenberger, Wiechman and Tichota, yeas; nays Ross and Ott; motion carried.

 

The Board agreed to adjourn and reconvene for a special meeting on March 9th, 2015, at 9:00 a.m.  The agenda kept current in the office of the county clerk and on the website (www.cumingco.com).

 

_____________________________________

Cuming County Clerk

Approved:  _____________________________ Chairman

 

 

 

 

 

Notice of Meeting

Notice of Meeting

Notice is hereby given that a special meeting of the Board of Supervisors of Cuming County, Nebraska, will be held commencing at 9:00 a.m. on March 9, 2015, Read More

in the Supervisor’s 2nd floor meeting room, Cuming County Courthouse, West Point, NE. The meeting is being called to discuss the duties and responsibilities of the personnel committee and to discuss an incentive for the County wellness program.  An agenda for such meeting is kept continuously current and is available for public inspection at the office of the County Clerk at the courthouse and on the Cuming County Web Site. (www.cumingco.com). The agenda may be modified to include items of an emergency nature, only, at such meeting.

 

Bonnie Vogltance

Cuming County Clerk

January 27 & 28, 2015 – Board of Supervisor’s Minutes

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MINUTES

January 27, 2015

 

A meeting of the Board of Supervisors of the County of Cuming, in the State of Nebraska was convened in open and public session at 9:00 a.m. on January 27, 2015, at West Point, Nebraska with all members present.

 

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 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 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.

 

The following correspondence was received by the Board; county extension activity reports from December 16th to January 15th, list of bank securities, letter from Nebraska Emergency Management Agency regarding the County Local Emergency Operations Plan, letter from the Department of Agriculture regarding the Livestock Friendly Program, annual report from Cuming County Extension, annual report from the Cuming County Weed Department and the six month fund balance accumulated report.  All documents are available for public inspection at the County Clerk’s Office.

 

  1.   MINUTES

A motion was made by Ott and seconded by Mutzenberger 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 ($1,242.74), Clerk of Dist. Court ($769.31), Zoning Adm. ($50.00), Roads ($3,007.72) and County Clerk ($10,063.28), a motion was made by Meister and seconded by Sill to accept the reports and place on file. Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Mutzenberger, Ott, Ross, Wiechman, Meister, Sill and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.

 

  1.  RECEIPTS

A motion was made by Ross and seconded by Wiechman to approve $626,711.26 of miscellaneous Treasurer’s receipts and place on file.  Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Ott, Ross, Mutzenberger, Wiechman, Meister, Sill and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.

 

  1. REORGANIZATION

SINE DIE

A motion was made by Sill and seconded by Mutzenberger to adjourn sine die. All present voted yea.

TEMPORARY CHAIRMAN

Chairman Tichota asked for nominations from the floor for a Temporary Chairman.  A motion was made by Sill and seconded by Mutzenberger to elect Steve Meister as temporary chairman by vote of acclamation. All voted yea by the same sign; motion carried.

BOARD CHAIRMAN

Temporary Chairman Meister, opened the floor for nominations for Board Chairman.  Supervisor Sill with a second by Supervisor Mutzenberger made a motion to nominate Supervisor Tichota as Chairman  and to cease nominations and elect Tichota by vote of acclamation.  All present voted yea; motion carried.  Clarence Tichota was named Chairman for 2015.

VICE-CHAIRMAN

Chairman Tichota opened the floor for nominations for Vice-Chairman.  Supervisor Wiechman with a second by Supervisor Sill made a motion to elect Supervisor Meister as Vice-Chairman by vote of acclamation. All present voted yea; motion carried. Supervisor Meister was named Vice-Chairman for 2015.

COMMITTEES

A motion was made by Sill and seconded by Mutzenberger to approve the following committees:

Chairman                                                             Tichota

Vice-Chairman                                                  Meister

Buildings & Grounds                                       Mutzenberger, Meister, Wiechman

Co.Weeds, Roads & Bridges                        Ross, Ott, Wiechman

Budget & Long Term Planning                    Sill, Mutzenberger, Wiechman

Goldenrod Hills Joint Housing                     Sill, alternate – Tichota

NENCAP                                                               Tichota, alternate – Sill

Nebr. Area on Aging                                       Ott, alternate – Meister

Northstar Services-Region IV, Inc             Tichota, alternate – Mutzenberger

Region IV Mental Health Serv.                   Ross, alternate – Mutzenberger

E911                                                                       Mutzenberger alternate – Sill

NENEED                                                               Mutzenberger, alternate – Sill

Juvenile Jail                                                        Ott, alternate – Tichota

Louis & Abby Faye Dinklage                         Tichota, alternate – Sill

RC & D                                                                  Ross, alternate – Wiechman

District Bd of Health                                        Tichota, Erin Ridder – alternate Sill

Technology Committee                                 Sill, Mutzenberger, Wiechman

County Economic Development                                Sill, alternate – Mutzenberger

Personnel                                                           Mutzenberger, Wiechman, Sill

Planning & Zoning                                            Sill, Mutzenberger, Ross

JAG, Diversion-TeamMates                         Ott, Bracht

Grievance                                                           Meister, Sill

All present voted yea; motion carried.

COUNTY NEWSPAPER

A motion was made by Sill and seconded by Mutzenberger to appoint the Wisner News Chronicle as the legal newspaper for 2015 and that the proceedings be published in the West Point News as well for the set fee of $20.00 per month with the legal paper to publish the proceedings the week following the meeting and the West Point News within a month from the meeting.  Notices, minutes and agendas will also be posted on the County Website (www.cumingco.com).  Notices for special and emergency meetings, if time does not allow posting in the newspaper, will be posted in one bank in each community and in the courthouse and on the County Web Site.  All present voted yea; motion carried.

COUNTY PHYSICIAN

A motion was made by Meister and seconded by Ott to appoint Dr. Scott Green as the County Physician.  All present voted yea; motion carried.

COUNTY BANKS

A motion was made by Sill and seconded by Wiechman to adopt the following resolution;

BE IT RESOLVED that the County Treasurer be authorized to deposit funds in excess of the capital and surplus in any depository designated for county funds, provided such depository furnish the proper securities as provided by law, and that the Treasurer be, and she hereby is, authorized to invest surplus funds, if there be any, in United States Treasury bills or certificates of deposit in the following financial institutions; First Community Bank, Beemer and Bancroft, First Bank of Bancroft, Wells Fargo, West Point Branch, Pinnacle Bank, Wisner Branch, Citizens State Bank of Wisner and West Point, F&M Bank, NA of West Point, CharterWest National Bank of West Point, Midwest Bank of Wisner and Npait.  Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Meister, Wiechman, Ross, Mutzenberger, Ott, Sill and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.

 

  1. VSO/EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT REPORT

Bernie Hunke was present to give a verbal report on the activities of his office. Hunke has been working with a family to bring the remains of a World War II veteran home for burial.  He informed the Board that this is moving forward but will take some time yet.  He also reported a change to LB1087 which is a bill regarding homestead exemptions for veterans.  With the change, 18 veterans will receive the benefit.  Under the old rules seven were eligible.  He also worked on three appeals for widows of veterans and the appeals resulted in $165,000 in payback.  He informed the Board that he is working on the Local Emergency Operations Plan due in 2015, and that in 2015 he will be working with the fire departments on training.  One particular training will involve evacuation of nursing homes and elderly housing facilities.  No formal action was taken.

 

  1. DIVERSION/TEAMMATES REPORT

Addisen Beck was present to report on the activities of her office.  Addisen started as the new coordinator for Diversion and TeamMates on January 1, 2015.  She has been busy familiarizing herself with the two programs and all the supporting boards and agencies.  She is currently working on the interlocal agreement with Burt County to provide Diversion services.  She also shared her goals for the program.  No formal action was taken.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. RECESS

A motion was made by Wiechman and seconded by Sill to recess as a Board of Supervisors and convene as a Board of Equalization.  All present voted yea in favor of said motion.

 

At 11:20 a.m. the Board reconvened as a Board of Supervisors to discuss the housing goals and strategies identified in the County Comprehensive Plan.  Those goals and strategies include improving overall housing quality, increasing the number of quality market rate rentals, promoting the development of sites and lots that have urban services in place, increasing the appeal of rehabilitating housing in communities countywide, forming a lending consortium, creating a housing trust fund and developing city partnerships related to housing.  Supervisor Ott spoke in opposition of spending county funds on the housing strategies identified in the plan.  The Board asked the Cuming County Economic Development Board to come back with more detail about the use of county funds to promote the strategic goals.  No formal action was taken.

 

  1. BANK SECURITIES

A bank security CUSIP 557353HT9 was presented from F&M Bank for $895,000 to secure county funds deposited in their institution.  A motion was made by Sill and seconded by Mutzenberger to approve the security as presented.  Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Meister, Wiechman, Ross, Mutzenberger, Ott, Sill and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.

 

  1. NEW BANK ACCOUNT

Discussion was held regarding opening a new county bank account to help with the administration of the new county health insurance program.  This account is necessary to separate the funds designated for health insurance claims from other county funds.   A motion was made by Mutzenberger and seconded by Sill to authorize the County Clerk to open a Cuming County Clerk Insurance Account and to authorize the Chairman and the County Clerk as signers for the account.

Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Meister, Wiechman, Ross, Mutzenberger, Ott, Sill and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.

 

  1. HEALTH INSURANCE

Discussion was held regarding the new health insurance and the unexpected problems that evolved resulting in making the effective date February 1st.  They also were presented with a document that included options for employee screenings.  No formal action was taken.

 

At 12:15 the Board agreed to recess and reconvene the following morning at 9:00 a.m.

 

 

January 28, 2015

 

The Board met pursuant to the previous day’s business with Meister, Mutzenberger, Ross, Sill, Ott and Tichota present; Wiechman absent.  The Chairman restated that a current copy of the “Nebraska Open Meetings Act” is posted at the entrance and a pamphlet form of the act is available upon request.  The Board began their meeting by receiving the Road Department and Zoning Department monthly action reports.

 

  1.  CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT #292

At 9:30 a.m. Chairman Tichota asked for a motion to reopen a public hearing tabled on December 30th, to consider a request from Lorain Will to separate an existing farmstead in Section 29 T22N R7E. Supervisor Mutzenberger with a second by Supervisor Sill moved to reopen the public hearing.  All present voted yea in favor of said motion.   There was no one present to object to the permit which was recommended for approval by the planning commission and zoning administrator.  Lynn Stofferahn was present to represent Mrs. Will.  After discussion, a motion was made by Mutzenberger and seconded by Sill to approve conditional use permit #292.  Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Meister, Sill, Mutzenberger, Ott, Ross, and Tichota, yeas; Wiechman, absent; nays none; motion carried.

 

  1. REVIEW INFORMATION FOR COUNTY ONE & SIX YEAR ROAD PLAN

Chris Howser was present to review the projects he will be submitting in the County One & Six Year Road Plan at the public hearing on February 25th at 10:45 a.m.  The proposed plan will be uploaded in advance to the County Web Site for review by the public.  No formal action was taken.

 

  1. WEED SUPERINTENDENT REPORT

Daniel Niemeyer, Weed Superintendent, was present to give an update on his activities and present his annual report.  No formal action was taken.

 

  1. TOWNSHIP BONDS

The following township official bonds were presented for approval; Allan Franzluebbers, Terry Hunke, William McNamara, Elwood Minds, Artwin Fullner, Byron Osten, Byron Keller, Robert Evert, Doug Breitkreutz Jr, Paul Lehmkuhl, Fred Reppert, Kenneth Metzger, Gene Wieneke, Travis Hallsted, Larry Zobel, Lorrin Toelle, Lary Moeller, Dudley Persson, Roy Ritter.  A motion was made by Sill and seconded by Mutzenberger to approve the bonds as presented.  All present voted yea in favor of said motion.

 

  1. DISTRESS WARRANT REPORT

The Board was presented with the final list of distress warrants.  Of the $21,543.94 of uncollected funds, the County Sheriff collected $21,508.79 including interest.  A motion was made by Ott and seconded by Mutzenberger to accept the list and to strike #18 from the list. Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Meister, Sill, Mutzenberger, Ott, Ross, and Tichota, yeas; Wiechman, absent; nays none; motion carried.

 

  1. SUPPLEMENTAL INSURANCE

The Board reviewed quotes for Life and Disability Insurance to replace the coverage that was lost through the NACO Blue Cross Blue Shield Plan.  No formal action was taken.

 

  1. TRANSFER FUNDS

A motion was made by Sill and seconded by Meister to transfer $25,000 from the Inheritance Fund to the E911 Fund.  Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Meister, Sill, Mutzenberger, Ott, Ross, and Tichota, yeas; Wiechman, absent; nays none; motion carried.

 

  1. COUNTY GOVERNMENT DAY

On behalf of the American Legion, Supervisor Tichota asked the Board for a motion to fund $1000 of the expenses for County Government Day.  A motion was made by Meister and seconded by Ott to allow the $1000 expenditure.  Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Meister, Sill, Mutzenberger, Ott, Ross, and Tichota, yeas; Wiechman, absent; nays none; motion carried.

 

  1.  APPROVE CLAIMS

A motion was made by Ott and seconded by Mutzenberger to approve the following claims; General Payroll and reimbursements $107,241.18; Road Payroll $33,391.43; ROD Fund $318.00; Economic Development Payroll $7,898.69; E911 Payroll & reimbursements $14,929.13; Lincoln Financial 973.12 co share vision & dental ins, Ameritas Life Ins. 7432.18 co share retire, F&M Bank 8011.58 co share soc sec, 1244.13 employee deductible reimb, Antelope Co. Court 25.85 supplies, Appeara 59.10 supplies, Barone Security Systems 192.00 repairs, Black Hills Energy 1436.49 utilities, Daniel Bracht 4852.05 reimb, Cardmember Serv. 163.79 supplies, CenturyLink 1340.05 serv, City of West Point 4946.50 solid waste, City of Wisner 2387.58 solid waste, Clerk of Dist Ct 227.00 court costs, Cuming Co. Sheriff 12.00 court costs, Cuming County Court 166.00 court costs, Cuming Co. 4-H Council 245.00 pop machine revenue, Cuming Co. Sheriff 3.94 postage, Dave’s Dry Cleaning 24.00 supplies, Dell Marketing 239.98 supplies, Delmont Sign Co. 200.00 lettering, Digital Ally 160.00 supplies, Robert Dinslage 35.48 repairs, Douglas Co. Treas 250.00 autopsy costs, Elite Computers 398.00 supplies, Engelhardt TV 4241.70 parts & labor, First Concord 37.50 adm. fee, Franciscan Care Services 692.00 blood tests, GreatAmerica Financial Serv 163.00 equip lease, Nebr. HHS 93.00 institutional care, Larry Howard 43.70 reimb, Infogressive Inc 414.60 router, Russell Kreikemeier 1143.30 ct apnt atny, Lancaster Co. Court 8.50 copies, Mary Jo Lueckenhoff 30.00 fuel, Madison Co. Sheriff 3078.29 inmate bd, DMG-Maximus 1848.18 adm fee, Microfilm Imaging 59.00 equip lease, Stuart Mills 150.00 ct apnt atny, Minnick Funeral Services 375.00 transportation, MIPS 3164.08 computer support, NE Dist. Ct Clerk’s Assn 25.00 dues, NE Assn Co. Treas 75.00 dues, Nebr. Dept. of Revenue 67.20 sales tax, Nebr. Public Health Envir Lab 105.00 blood tests, Nebr. State Bar Assn 35.00 dues, NE Nebr Assn Co. Assessors 25.00 dues, Office Systems 272.52 equip maint, Rita Olberding 191.15 court costs, William Ouren 75.00 autopsy costs, Peterson Body & Paint 500.00 repairs, PetroMart 1471.97 fuel, Physicians Lab 900.00 autopsy costs, Platte Co. Detention 50.00 inmate bd, Quality Printing 906.87 supplies, Region IV 4973.75 mental health serv, S&W Welding 8.00 repairs, Debra Schroeder 272.25 supplies, Secretary of State 20.00 reg fee, Skywave Wireless 159.91 supplies, Smidt’s Garbage 45.00 serv, Alvin Sorensen 17.25 mileage, Teeco 111.85 supplies, Thurston Co. Sheriff 3950.00 inmate bd, Time Clock Deals 40.68 adm fee, UNL 3356.84 youth educator reimb, UNL Marketplace 12.00 supplies, US Postage 3000.00 postage meter, Verizon Wireless 265.34 serv, Village of Bancroft 363.46 solid waste, Village of Beemer 677.56 solid waste, Glen Vollmer 18.40 mileage, Wagner Tire 350.60 repairs, Ina Welding 57.70 prior serv, West Point Home Center 1.55 supplies, West Point Light & Water 1939.95 utilities, West Point News 103.45 publ, Wisner News 643.18 publ & supplies, Western Office 152.15 supplies, Yosten True Value 206.89 supplies, Total General Fund $76,207.26; Lincoln Financial 273.69 co share vision & dental ins., Ameritas Life Ins. 2253.92 co share retire, F&M Bank 2482.52 co share soc sec, employee deductible reimb 2000.00, Auto Value 949.84 repairs & supplies, Black Hills Energy 1205.72 utilities, Bomgaars 151.64 repairs & supplies, Cardmember Serv 18.18 subs, Central Valley Ag 916.32 fuel, CenturyLink 92.70 serv, City of Wisner 690.79 utilities, Constellation New Energy 342.24 utilities, Conway’s Corner 35.00 fuel, CCPPD 387.91 utilities, Engelhardt TV 775.00 equip, Farmers Pride 1820.10 fuel, Floor Maintenance 98.77 supplies, Great Plains 158.48 serv, JR tools 1134.08 tools, Kimball Midwest 311.06 supplies, Medical Enterprises 31.00 CDL testing, Midwest Service & Sales 588.25 signs, Nebr. Dept of Revenue 262.39 sales tax, Dan Niemeyer 105.50 reg fee, North American Truck & Trailers 493.20 parts, S&W Welding 54.90 parts, Sapp Bros 238.68 fuel, Seals & Service 118.89 parts & labor, Skywave Wireless 43.95 serv, Smidt’s Garbage 50.00 serv, Stalp Gravel 13948.33 gravel, Stan Ortmeier 71.02 repairs, Dept. of Labor 1742.00 unemployment, Stigge Machine 215.41 supplies, Tim’s Sinclair 1960.49 fuel, Time Clock Deals 12.95 adm fee, Verizon Wireless 230.60 serv, Wagner Tire 1876.37 fuel & tires, West Point Light 522.72 utilities, Wisner West 341.17 fuel, Total Road Fund $39,005.71;  CCED 17670.26 grant, GACC 4000.00 scholarship grant, Harold Jordan Memorial Library 2250.00 grant, Howells-Dodge Public School 4000.00 scholarship grant, Pender Public School 1000.00 scholarship grant, Total Special Projects $28920.26; CCED 1200.00 contract labor, Nielsen Community Center 1000.00 grants, Westside Publ. Co. 1700.00 adv, Total Lodging Tax Fund $3900.00; MIPS 269.90 computer support, Office Systems Co. 30.00 maint fee, Total Reg of Deeds Fund $299.90; Ed Roehr Safety Products 3411.96 equip, Total STOP Fund $3,411.96; Lincoln Financial  60.82 co share vision & dental ins, Ameritas Life Ins. 533.16 co share retire, F&M Bank 601.97 co share soc sec, Cardmember Serv 285.04 adv, CenturyLink 39.85 serv, Quality Printing 39.75 printing, Total Economic Development Fund $1,560.59; RDg Planning & Design 1218.50 consulting fee, Total Inheritance Tax Fund $1,218.50; Lincoln Financial 121.64 co share vision & dental ins., Ameritas Life Ins. 1679.54 co share retire, F&M Bank 1134.43 co share soc sec, employee deductible reimb 251.24, AS Central Finance 448.00 teletype serv, Cardmember Service 425.61 software, CenturyLink 819.88 serv, City of Wisner 282.10 pagers, Engelhardt TV 2664.31 tower rent, Great Plains Comm 160.62 serv, Time Clock Deals 11.10 adm fee, West Point News 42.50 subs, Total E911 $7,326.64.  Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Meister, Sill, Mutzenberger, Ross, Ott and Tichota, yeas; Wiechman absent; nays none; motion carried.

 

The Board agreed to adjourn and reconvene February 24 & 25, 2015, at 9:00 a.m.  The agenda kept current in the office of the county clerk and on the website (www.cumingco.com).

 

_____________________________________

Cuming County Clerk

Approved:  _____________________________

Chairman

 

 

 

 

Notice to Bidders

NOTICE TO BIDDERS
Sealed bids will be received by the Cuming County Clerk until February 25, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. bridge
repairs for the 2015 construction season and for gravel for the 2015 construction season Read More

BRIDGE REPAIR CONTRACT

 

 

This agreement made and entered into in duplicate the 25th day of February, 2015, by and between County of Cuming, State of Nebraska, hereinafter referred to as County, and _________________________________________________ , hereinafter referred to as Contractor.

 

Now, therefore, in consideration of the mutual promises, convenants and benefits by and between the parties, it is hereby agreed as follows:

 

1) That for and in consideration of the unit prices for bridges, bridge work, culvert work, and earth fill, said unit prices as set forth in the attached Exhibit “A” and incorporated herein by reference, County hereby agrees to pay Contractor the unit prices as set forth in Exhibit “A”, and Contractor hereby agrees to repair county structures in a good and workmanlike manner in compliance with the specifications of the most recent edition of the State of Nebraska, Department of Roads Standard Specification for Highway Construction, as amended from time to time, which are incorporated herein and made a part hereof by reference, and to the full satisfaction of County.

 

2) That said earth fill shall be inclusive of all necessary and incidental work to repair the adjacent roads to said structure(s).

 

3) That such repairs ordered by County shall be furnished and completed by Contractor within 10 days from date of such order or a dated agreed upon between Contractor and County.

 

4) That due notice shall be given to County by Contractor when Contractor is about to commence the repairs in order that County may provide for the inspection of labor to be performed and, unless otherwise specially provided, that the person designated by motion of the Board of Supervisors of Cuming County from time to time shall be authorized to act for and on behalf of County with respect to matters arising under this agreement at all times when the Board of Supervisors of said County is not in official session.

 

5) Contractor shall indemnify and hold harmless County and all it representatives from any and all suits, actions, claims, demands, loss or liability resulting from the injury to, or death of any person or persons, or injury to the property of any person, occurring after execution of this agreement and related in any way to the work to be performed hereunder, or resulting from any condition or the conduct of the Contractor, Contractor’s agents, employees or other representatives, or resulting from any claims or amounts arising or recovered under the worker’s compensation laws. Contractor shall be responsible for all damages or injury to persons or property of any character during the repair of any project resulting from any act, omission, negligence or misconduct, inclusive but not limited to the manner or method of execution said work, of or non erection of or defective work or at any time said responsibility absolutely shall continue until the roadway or project shall have been completed and accepted by County.

 

6) Payment by County shall be made only on completed projects and completed adjacent roads or earth fill upon proper filing of sworn statement by Contractor and such payment shall become due and payable to Contractor at the first regular meeting of the Board of Supervisors of County after the completion of such repairs and acceptance by County.

 

7) Contractor shall furnish within ten days from the date hereof, a good and sufficient surety bond acceptable to County for $100,000.00 which is near to 100% of the contract conditioned for the faithful performance of this contract.

 

Contractor shall not begin work under this contract until it has obtained all insurance coverages required under this section and such insurance has been approved by the County.  The following insurance coverages shall be kept in force during the life of the Contract and shall be primary with respect to any insurance or self-insurance programs covering the County, its commissioners/supervisors, officials, agents, representatives and employees.

 

  1. Workers’ Compensation and Employers Liability Insurance

The minimum acceptable limits shall be the statutory limits as required by the State of Nebraska for Coverage A, Workers’ Compensation and $500,000 for Coverage B, Employers Liability.

 

  1. Commercial General Liability Insurance

Coverage shall include liability coverage addressing premises and operations, contractual, independent contractors, and products/completed operations.  The coverage must protect against claims for damages resulting form bodily injury, including death, personal injury and property damage.

 

The minimum acceptable limits of liability shall be $1,000,000 each occurrence.  If the coverage contains a general aggregate such limit shall not be less than $2,000,000.  The products/completed operations limit shall not be less than $2,000,000.  If written on a claims made form, the products/completed operations coverage is to be maintained for two years after final payment.

 

The County is to be named as an additional insured on the insurance coverage required under this section.

 

  1. Automobile Liability Insurance

Coverage shall include liability coverage addressing claims for damages resulting from bodily injury, including death and property damage, which may arise from the operations of any owned, hired or non-owned automobile.  The minimum acceptable limit of liability shall be $1,000,000 Combined Single Limit for each accident.

 

The County is to be included as an additional insured on the insurance coverage required under this section.

 

  1. Certificate of Insurance

The Contractor shall furnish the County with a certificate(s) of insurance evidencing the coverages required in this section.  Such certificate(s)shall specifically state that the insurance company or companies underwriting these insurance coverages shall give the County at least thirty (30) days written notice in the event of cancellation of, or material change in, any of the coverages.  If the certificate(s) is shown to expire prior to completion of all the terms of this contract, the Contractor shall furnish a certificate(s) of insurance evidencing renewal of its coverage to the County.

 

The Contractor shall require each and every Subcontractor performing work under this Contract to maintain the same coverages required of the Contractor in this section, and upon the request of the County, shall furnish the County with a certificate(s) of insurance evidencing the Subcontractor’s insurance coverages required in this section.

 

  1. Insurance Company

All insurance coverages herein required of the Contractor shall be written by an insurance company or companies transacting business as an admitted insurer in the State of Nebraska or under the Nebraska Surplus Lines Insurance Act.  All insurance companies must possess a minimum A.M. Best Insurance Company rating of A-.

 

Upon request of the County, the Contractor shall furnish evidence that the insurance company or companies being used by the Contractor meet the minimum requirements listed in this subsection.

 

Upon request by the County, the Contractor shall furnish the County with complete and accurate copies of the insurance policies required within this section.  If at anytime during the life of this Contract, the Contractor’s insurance coverages and limits do not meet or exceed the minimum insurance requirements presented in this section, the Contractor is required to notify the County of any deviations from the minimum requirements presented in this section.

 

8) Contractor shall comply with and continue to comply with all fair labor standards in the pursuit of his business and in the execution of this agreement.

 

9) Contractor shall provide and pay for all equipment, labor, transportation, construction equipment and machinery, tools, appliances, fuel, power, light, heat, telephone, water and sanitary facilities, and all other facilities and incidentals necessary for completion of the work.  All materials furnished by Contractor shall be new and, if required by County, Contractor will furnish satisfactory evidence as to the kind and quality of materials to be used.

 

10) Contractor shall keep the construction premises free from accumulations of waste, materials, rubbish and other debris resulting from the work, and at completion of the work, shall remove and dispose of all waste materials, spoils, rubbish and debris from and about the premises as well as all tools, construction equipment and machinery, and surplus materials, and return the site to the pre-construction appearance, which shall include, but is not limited to the removal and disposal of all steel, wood or other materials of any structures that are being removed, placed or repaired.

 

11) Contractor shall be responsible for initiating, maintaining and supervising all safety precautions and programs in connection with the work. Contractor shall take all necessary precautions for the safety of, and shall provide the necessary protection to prevent damage, injury, or loss.

 

12) Contractor shall comply with all applicable laws, ordinances, rules, regulations and orders of any public body having jurisdiction for the safety of persons or property or to protect them from damage, injury or loss. Contractor shall erect and maintain, as required by the conditions and progress of the work, all necessary safeguards for the safety and protection, including posting danger signs and other warnings against hazards, and promulgating safety regulations.

All construction signing shall be performed according to the most current edition of the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices and any additions or supplements thereto.

 

 

This contract shall be binding upon the heirs, personal representatives and assigns of the respective parties hereto.

 

In witness whereof, the parties hereto have set their hands the day and year first above written.

 

WITNESS                                                                   Board of Cuming County

Supervisors

 

______________________________                        ______________________________

Cuming County Clerk

______________________________

 

______________________________                        ______________________________

Contractor

______________________________

 

______________________________

 

______________________________

 

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Exhibit A

 

 

TO THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF CUMING COUNTY, NEBRASKA:

 

The undersigned hereby submits the bid for bridge repair pursuant to the advertisement, as follows:

 

For repair of County road structures as directed by the County Road Superintendent, but not including the furnishing of materials at a price as follows:

 

  1. For driving steel piling 8” $______ per foot.
  2. For driving steel piling 10” $_____ per foot.
  3. For placing cable and clamps on wings $_______each.
  4. For placing common lumber $________ per thousand board foot.
  5. For removing old lumber $________ per thousand board foot.
  6. Force account work, cost plus $_____ plus a profit of $______ .
  7. For removing old piling $______ per lineal foot of piling.
  8. For hauling bridge materials $______ per ton per mile.
  9. For hauling pile driver over three miles $______ per ton per mile. Less than three miles, free of charge.
  10. Compacted earth fill $_______ per hour.
  11. Pouring concrete $_________. per cubic yard.
  12. Steel erection $__________ lb.
  13. Driving sheet piling $_______ per square foot.
  14. 10-ton crane $_________per hour.
  15. 18-ton crane $_________per hour.
  16. 12 ½ truck crane $_______ per hour.
  17. 5 cubic yard backhoe $________ per hour.
  18. 170 H.P. track loader $_______ per hour.
  19. 11 cubic yard scraper $_______ per hour.
  20. 190 H.P. tack loader $________per hour.
  21. Cutting and welding $________ per hour.

 

It is understood that this bid is made with the understanding that all repairs shall be in conformity with the specifications of the most recent edition of the State of Nebraska, Department of Roads Standard Specifications for Highway Construction.

 

Herewith I enclose a personal check for $1000.00 payable to the County Clerk of Cuming County, Nebraska, as required in Notice to Contractors, to be forfeited by me in the event that this proposal is accepted and the contract awarded to me and I fail, neglect, or refuse to enter into said contract and execute the bond required, said bond and contract having been by me examined and approved.

 

 

Dated this _________ of _______________, _______.

 

 

__________________________________

Company

 

__________________________________

Signature

 

GRAVEL CONTRACT                                    Page 1 of 3

The Cuming County Board of Supervisors will open sealed bids on February 25 at 11:00 a.m., in the Supervisors Meeting Room, Cuming County Courthouse, West Point, Nebraska, for gravel for the 2015 construction year.

Each bid shall be submitted in a sealed envelope to the Cuming County Clerk, 200 S Lincoln, Room 100, West Point, Nebraska, and marked “bid for gravel”. Each bid shall be accompanied with a certified check in the amount of $500.00 made payable to the Cuming County Treasurer, which shall guarantee good faith on the part of the bidder. Cuming County will retain this until all specifications and shipments have been completed to the satisfaction of the Cuming County Board.

The Board of Supervisors of Cuming County reserves the right to waive any irregularities in said proposal prior to entering into contract and further reserves the right to reject any or all bids.

This agreement WITNESSETH:

That the Contractor has sold and the County has bought road gravel to be placed by the Contractor as directed by the County, its officers and agents, upon roads in Cuming County, Nebraska, or loaded on county trucks on the following terms and conditions:

The material shall be weighed in the vehicle on a State inspected and approved scale and subject to inspection as to quantity and quality. Material shall be taken from stockpiles.

Material Requirements:

Gravel for surfacing will conform to the State of Nebraska Department of Roads 1985 Standard Specifications for Highway Construction Section 401.02 & 401.06 & 401.07.

The vehicles at all times must maintain an orderly procession in single line either way on surface of roadway to prevent undue damage to the prepared subgrade and to permit an uninterrupted and continuous use of the highway by traffic.

Methods of Payment:

The gravel shall be paid for by actual weight of the material placed on the roadway as directed or loaded on county trucks upon receipt and processing of claims in the proper manner.

General Stipulations:

            Contractor shall not begin work under this contract until it has obtained all insurance coverages required under this section and such insurance has been approved by the County.  The following insurance coverages shall be kept in force during the life of the Contract and shall be primary with respect to any insurance or self-insurance programs covering the County, its commissioners/supervisors, officials, agents, representatives and employees.

 

  1. Workers’ Compensation and Employers Liability Insurance

The minimum acceptable limits shall be the statutory limits as required by the State of Nebraska for Coverage A, Workers’ Compensation and $500,000 for Coverage B, Employers Liability.

 

  1. Commercial General Liability Insurance

Coverage shall include liability coverage addressing premises and operations, contractual, independent contractors, and products/completed operations.  The coverage must protect against claims for damages resulting form bodily injury, including death, personal injury and property damage.

 

The minimum acceptable limits of liability shall be $500,000 each occurrence.  If the coverage contains a general aggregate such limit shall not be less than $1,000,000.  The products/completed operations limit shall not be less than $1,000,000.  If written on a claims made form, the products/completed operations coverage is to be maintained for two years after final payment.

 

The County is to be named as an additional insured on the insurance coverage required under this section.

 

  1. Automobile Liability Insurance

Coverage shall include liability coverage addressing claims for damages resulting from bodily injury, including death and property damage, which may arise from the operations of any owned, hired or non-owned automobile.  The minimum acceptable limit of liability shall be $1,000,000 Combined Single Limit for each accident.

 

The County is to be included as an additional insured on the insurance coverage required under this section.

 

  1. Certificate of Insurance

Contractor shall furnish the County with a certificate(s) of insurance evidencing the coverages required in this section.  Such certificate(s)shall specifically state that the insurance company or companies underwriting these insurance coverages shall give the County at least thirty (30) days written notice in the event of cancellation of, or material change in, any of the coverages.  If the certificate(s) is shown to expire prior to completion of all the terms of this contract, the Contractor shall furnish a certificate(s) of insurance evidencing renewal of its coverage to the County.

 

Contractor shall require each and every Subcontractor performing work under this Contract to maintain the same coverages required of the Contractor in this section, and upon the request of the County, shall furnish the County with a certificate(s) of insurance evidencing the Subcontractor’s insurance coverages required in this section.

 

  1. Insurance Company

All insurance coverages herein required of the Contractor shall be written by an insurance company or companies transacting business as an admitted insurer in the State of Nebraska or under the Nebraska Surplus Lines Insurance Act.  All insurance companies must possess a minimum A.M. Best Insurance Company rating of A-.

 

Upon request of the County, Contractor shall furnish evidence that the insurance company or companies being used by the Contractor meet the minimum requirements listed in this subsection.

 

Upon request by the County, Contractor shall furnish the County with complete and accurate copies of the insurance policies required within this section.  If at anytime during the life of this Contract, Contractor’s insurance coverages and limits do not meet or exceed the minimum insurance requirements presented in this section, Contractor is required to notify the County of any deviations from the minimum requirements presented in this section.

Gravel to be taken from a stock pile shall consist of not less than 1,000 tons at all times, further this stock pile must be accessible to the County or Buyer herein, FOB at all times during this contract period.

Contractor shall indemnify and hold harmless County and all it representatives from any and all suits, actions, claims, demands, loss or liability resulting from the injury to, or death of any person or persons, or injury to the property of any person, occurring after execution of this agreement and related in any way to the work to be performed hereunder, or resulting from any condition or the conduct of the Contractor, Contractor’s agents, employees or other representatives, or resulting from any claims or amounts arising or recovered under the worker’s compensation laws. Contractor shall be responsible for all damages or injury to persons or property of any character during the erection or construction of any project resulting from any act, omission, negligence or misconduct, inclusive but not limited to the manner or method of execution said work, of or non erection of or defective work or at any time said responsibility absolutely shall continue until project shall have been completed and accepted by County.

The quantity of gravel furnished hereunder shall be paid for upon completion of the procedure as herein set forth at the following rates:

North ½ Cuming County        $ _____ per ton FOB

$ _____ per ton delivered to any county road in N ½

 

South ½ Cuming County        $ ______ per ton FOB

$ ______ per ton delivered to any county road in S ½

 

 

 

This agreement made and entered into this 26th day of February, 2014, by and between Cuming County, Nebraska hereinafter called Buyer, and Stalp Gravel, Inc., called Seller.

 

 

 

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Seller – Gravel Company                                  Signature and Title

 

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Chairman, Cuming County Supervisors

 

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Cuming County Clerk

 

 

Cuming County

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