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Board of Supervisor Minutes – May 26 & 27, 2015

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MINUTES

May 26, 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 May 26, 2015, at West Point, Nebraska with all members present. Read More

 

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 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.

 

The following correspondence was received by the Board; thank you letters from Dinklage scholarship recipients from Bancroft-Rosalie, equity redemption letter from CVA, letter from Beemer Community Club regarding Play Daze Parade, activity reports from extension educators for April 16 to May 15, 2015, thank you letter from West Point Public Schools regarding Dinklage scholarships, and a list of bank securities. All documents are available for public inspection at the County Clerk’s Office.

 

  1.   MINUTES

A motion was made by Mutzenberger and seconded by Wiechman 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 ($1,422.98), Clerk of Dist. Court ($1,347.79), Zoning Adm. ($200.00), Roads ($0) and County Clerk ($4,932.09), a motion was made by Wiechman and seconded by Ott to accept the reports and place on file.  All present voted yea in favor of said motion.

 

  1.  RECEIPTS

A motion was made by Sill and seconded by Mutzenberger to approve $1,085,603.66 of miscellaneous Treasurer’s receipts and place on file.  Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Ott, Ross, Wiechman, Meister, Sill, Mutzenberger and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.

 

  1. GENERAL ASSISTANCE ADMINISTRATOR

The Board adopted the General Assistance and Medical Assistance Program for indigent citizens at the April meeting.  As a result, a motion was made by Mutzenberger, and seconded by Ross, to appoint Bernie Hunke as the administrator of the Cuming County General Assistance and Medical Assistance Program. Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Ott, Ross, Wiechman, Meister, Sill, Mutzenberger and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.

 

  1. HIPPA

To comply with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA) regulations, the Board was presented with a Breach of Information Privacy Policy, Safeguarding PHI Policy, Individual HIPPA Rights document, Level 1 Non-Discrimination Policy and an Appropriate Uses and Disclosures Policy. A motion was made by Mutzenberger and seconded by Meister, to adopt the policies as presented and to accept and distribute the Individual HIPPA Rights document to county employees and to accept the presented job description and appoint Bonnie Vogltance as the HIPPA Privacy Officer.  Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Ott, Ross, Wiechman, Meister, Sill, Mutzenberger and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.

 

  1. ADA COORDINATOR

A motion was made by Ross and seconded by Mutzenberger to appoint Bonnie Vogltance as the County’s ADA (American’s with Disability Act) Coordinator.  All present voted yea in favor of said motion.

 

 

 

  1. BANK SECURITIES

Security CUSIP 946153GH0 for $150,000 was presented to replace security CUSIP 23087RCG1 for $150,000 from F&M Bank.  A motion was made by Ott and seconded by Sill to approve the release of security CUSIP 946153GH0 and accept security CUSIP 23087RCG1.

 

  1. BEEMER FIRE & RESCUE DINKLAGE APPLICATION

Beemer Fire and Rescue presented a Dinklage Application for $20,000.  The funds, if granted, would be used to repair the roof on the Beemer Ballroom.  A motion was made by Sill and seconded by Ott to forward the application to the Dinklage Foundation.  All present voted yea in favor of said motion.

 

  1. GIS WORKSHOP

GIS Workshop presented a proposal for a planning and zoning tab on the current Cuming County GIS Workshop website.  The total set-up cost is $3,500 with an annual cost of $3,500.00.  A motion was made by Sill and seconded by Mutzenberger to authorize the Chairman to sign the statement of work document and the master service agreement. Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Ott, Ross, Wiechman, Meister, Sill, Mutzenberger and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.

 

  1. APPROVE TOWNSHIP BONDS

The following township bonds were presented to the Board for approval: Vincent Rolf, David Schmuecker and Kenneth Ortmeier.  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. RECESS AS A BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

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

 

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

 

May 27, 2015

 

The Board met pursuant to the previous day’s business with all members present.  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 continued their meeting from the previous day by receiving the monthly action reports from the Road Department.

 

  1. BIDS FOR TRUCK

The bid opening for a new truck for the Weed Department was postponed until next month due to the lack of bidders.  No formal action was taken.

 

  1. RESOLUTION 20150501

Supervisor Mutzenberger, with a second by Supervisor Ott, moved the passage of Resolution 20150501, a resolution to authorize the Chairman to sign the agreement for the 2015 fracture critical bridge inspections.  Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Ott, Ross, Wiechman, Meister, Sill, Mutzenberger and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.  (The agreement identifies Mainelli & Wagner as the provider for the inspections and also accepts county soft match credit as payment.)

 

  1.  CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT #2015004

At 10:00 a.m. Chairman Tichota opened a public hearing to consider a request from Steve Ferguson & Rick Bayer to enlarge the footprint of the existing acreage in N1/2SE1/4 Section 34, T22N, R7E. 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 Wiechman to approve conditional use permit #2015004.  Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Ott, Ross, Wiechman, Meister, Sill, Mutzenberger and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.

 

  1. CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT 2015005

At 10:15 a.m. Chairman Tichota opened a public hearing to consider a request from Loren Jahnke to erect a 5200 head swine confinement barn in the N1/2N/12NE1/4NW1/4 Section 30 T23N R7E. Bill and Cheryl Weiler were present to object to the permit which was recommended for approval by the planning commission and zoning administrator.  Weilers are objecting to the permit because they have plans to build a home on property they own adjacent to the proposed site.  After discussion, a motion was made by Ross and seconded by Mutzenberger to table conditional use permit #2015005.  Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Ott, Ross and Mutzenberger yeas; nays Meister, Sill, Wiechman and Tichota; motion failed.  As a result of the failed motion, a motion was made by Sill and seconded by Meister to approve conditional use permit #2015005.  Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Wiechman, Meister, Sill, and Tichota, yeas; nays, Mutzenberger, Ross and Ott; motion carried.

 

  1. BRIDGE #C20(433)

The Board readdressed the replacement of a bridge on a portion of a minimum maintenance road located on 22nd Road and Highway 16 with Mark Mainelli, County Engineer.  Mainelli gave the Board three different options to provide field access to property owners.  After discussion, a motion was made by Ott and seconded by Mutzenberger to replace the bridge with three, ten foot round tubes with headwalls, rip-rap and a possible concrete roadway over the tubes at the estimated cost of $100,000.  Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Ott, Wiechman, Meister, Sill, Mutzenberger and Tichota, yeas; nays none; Ross abstained; motion carried.

 

  1. BRIDGE PROJECT BRO-7020(19)

Replacement of a truss bridge on D Road between roads 21 & 22, in Cuming Township was discussed with the County Engineer.  No formal action was taken.

 

  1. PUBLIC RIGHT OF WAY PERMIT

A motion was made by Sill and seconded by Ott to authorize the Chairman to sign a permit to allow CenturyLink QC to place fiber cable and associated handholes and cabinets in a county right-of-way along River Road north of Highway 32 in Sec 33 T22N R6E.  All present voted yea in favor of said motion.

 

  1.  APPROVE CLAIMS

A motion was made by Ott and seconded by Mutzenberger to approve the following claims; General payroll and reimbursements $103,510.88; Road payroll & reimbursements $31,162.39; ROD Fund payroll $195.00; Economic Development payroll & reimbursements $8,024.50; E911 payroll & reimbursements $13,164.32; Lincoln Financial 942.71 co share vision & dental ins, Ameritas Life Ins. 7100.35 co share retire, CC Clerk Insurance Account 27,314.35 co share ins, F&M Bank 7503.75 co share soc sec, Advanced Correctional Healthcare 36.24 inmate care, Mark Alvin 256.50 mental health bd, Apothecary Shop 409.09 inmate care, Appeara 60.01 supplies, B&B Video 56.15 supplies, Black Hills Energy 405.70 utilities, Daniel P. Bracht 4702.38 reimb, Burt County 25.00 reimb, Cardmember Serv 885.02 travel expenses & supplies, Central Valley Ag 95.63 fuel, CenturyLink 210.96 serv, City of West Point 9529.26 solid waste, City of Wisner 2114.32 solid waste, Clerk of Dist. Ct 169.00 court costs, Julie Crandall 94.99 travel expenses, Cuming Co. Court 217.00 court costs, Cuming Co. Sheriff 335.06 court costs, Dodge Co. Court 2.00 copies, Jennie Dugan-Hinrichs 75.00 autopsy costs, James Egley 125.00 mental health bd, Elite Computers 66.00 repairs, Engelhardt TV 295.50 radio repairs, Ann Flood 50.00 mental health bd, Franciscan Care Serv 297.00 inmate care, Graybeals 12.20 supplies, Great American Financial Serv 163.00 equip, Health Information Management 34.78 court costs, Russell Kreikemeier 2757.00 ct apnt atny, Arlen Lierman 10.35 mileage, Mary Jo Lueckenhoff 6.63 postage, Madison Co. Sheriff 173.15 inmate bd, Mailfinance 417.00 postage, Microfilm Imaging 59.00 microfilming, Stuart Mills 1068.75 ct apnt atny, Morrow, Davies & Toelle 8400.00 audit services, MIPS 2970.20 computer support, Judy Mutzenberger 296.31 reimb, NACO 410.00 reg fees, Nebr. Ass’n Co. Treas. 125.00 reg fee, Nebr. HHS 90.00 institutional care, Nebr. Public Health Envir. 103.50 lab fee, NE Area on Aging 5463.00 service, NE Research 2809.31 equip, Office Systems 895.36 maint fees, Valorie Olson 50.00 mental health bd, Oxide Design 937.50 website expenses, Peterson Body & Paint 92.72 mileage, PetroMart 968.60 fuel, Quality Print 815.56 supplies, Ramada Inn 415.00 lodging, RR Donnelley 81.78 supplies, Debra Schroeder 346.56 supplies & equip, Smidt’s Garbage Serv 45.00 serv, Daniel Smith 221.25 ct apnt atny, Alvin Sorensen 17.25 mileage, Stan Ortmeier & Co. 751.02 repairs, Stratton, Delay & Doele 2375.60 ct apnt atny, Michale Sullivan 50.00 mental health bd, Teeco Inc. 269.20 supplies, Telebeep Cellular 51.74 serv, Thurston Co. Sheriff 5000.00 inmate bd, Tim’s Sinclair 191.88 fuel, Time Clock Deals 30.50 adm fee, UNL 600.00 telephone serv, US Postal Serv 3000.00 postage, Village of Bancroft 650.00 solid waste, Verizon Wireless 247.81 serv, Village of Beemer 898.56 solid waste, Glen Vollmer 18.40 mileage, Wagner Tire 430.05 fuel & tires, West Point Light & Water 1886.67 utilities, West Point News 720.75 supplies, Wisner News 415.15 publ, Yosten True Value 211.94, supplies,  Total General Fund $111,429.00; Lincoln Financial 273.69 co share vision & dental ins., Ameritas Life Ins. 2103.44 co share retire, F&M Bank 2258.19 co share soc sec, CC Clerk Insurance 7924.01 co share health ins, Auto Value 514.78 repairs & tools, B’s Enterprises 885.00 bridge erosion control material, Black Hills Energy 75.36 fuel, Bodwell 1150.91 gravel, Bomgaars 101.64 tools & supplies, Breitkreutz Ag 2536.23 gravel, Cardmember Service 13.30 adm serv, CenturyLink 1.94 serv, City of Wisner 155.85 utilities, Conway’s Corner 111.79 fuel, CCPPD 305.88 utilities, Engelhardt TV 19.00 repairs, Farmers Pride 2847.98 fuel, Filter Care 129.50 repairs, Great Plains Comm. 161.53 serv, JR Tools 463.50 tools, Kaup Seed 2217.50 erosion control material, Kimball Midwest 179.89 supplies, Mainelli Wagner & Asso. 10847.56 engineering fees, NMC Exchange 63.71 parts, NE Auto Glass 1015.00 repairs, PetroMart 45.18 fuel, S&S Willers 19880.86 gravel, Quality Printing 24.26 supplies, Ramada Inn 207.00 lodging, Sapp Bros. 2125.81 fuel, Schaeffer Mfg 1510.36 oil, Marvin Siebrandt 13,159.25 gravel, Skywave Wireless 43.95 serv, Smidt’s Garbage 50.00 serv, Stalp Gravel 211,398.29 gravel, Stigge Machine 162.85 parts, Tim’s Sinclair 7890.87 fuel, Time Clock Deals 13.30 adm fee, Verizon Wireless 230.72 serv, Wagner Tire 1100.93 fuel, Welding Const 6948.00 bridge repair, West Point Light & Water 333.88 utilities, West Point News 246.75 publ, West Point Travel Plaza 392.72 fuel, Wisner News 15.34 publ, Yosten True Value 26.99 tools, Total Road Fund $301,461.27; Cardmember Services 14.44 postage, City of Wisner 1500.00 visitor’s bureau grant, Cuming County Fair Foundation 500.00 visitor’s bureau grant, Hear Nebraska 2000.00 event costs, Maly Marketing 1490.00 advertising, Neihardt Historic Site 500.00 visitor’s bureau grant, Total Lodging Tax Fund $6,004.44; F&M Bank 14.92 co share soc sec, Microfilm Imaging 239.61 microfilming, MIPS 269.90 computer support, Office Systems Co. 30.00 maint fee, Total Reg of Deeds Fund $539.51; Watchguard Video 907.00 equip, Total STOP Fund $907.00; Lincoln Financial 60.82 co share vision & dental ins, Ameritas Life Ins. 541.65 co share retire, F&M Bank 611.59 co share soc sec, Bancroft-Rosalie 62.50 prize money, Cardmember Serv 2161.65 software & advertising, CenturyLink 3.83 serv, City of West Point 450.00 rent, Jo’s Angels 1000.00 Nielsen Grant, KTIC/KWPN 565.00 advertising, MDG Catering 3275.75 annual dinner, NEDA 175.00 reg fee, Quality Printing 555.14 professional serv, Bruce Schlecht 30.00 supplies, Shear Inspirations 2500.00 Nielsen Grant, Table Linens 199.50 annual dinner, West Point Public 125,00 prize money, West Point Home Center 559.67 rental fee, West Point News 982.75 advertising, Wisner News 223.50 advertising, Wisner Pilger 62.50 prize money, Total Economic Development Fund $14,145.85; RDg Planning & Design 7641.50 professional serv, Total Inheritance Tax Fund $7641.50; Lincoln Financial 121.64 co share vision & dental ins, Ameritas Life Ins. 888.59 co share retire, F&M Bank 999.43 co share soc sec, CC Clerk Insurance 3209.24 co share ins, AS Central Finance 448.00 teletype serv, Cardmember Serv 11.40 adm services, CenturyLink 825.36 serv, City of Wisner 105.43 pagers, GIS Workshop Inc. 3790.00 annual support, Great Plains Comm 166.62 serv, Time Clock Deals 11.40 adm fee, Total E911 $10,577.11.  Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Mutzenberger, Meister, Sill, Ross, Ott, Wiechman and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.

 

The Board agreed to adjourn and reconvene on, Monday, June 8, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. for a special meeting to review a liquor license.  The agenda kept current in the office of the county clerk and on the website (www.cumingco.com).

 

 

 

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County Clerk                                                                   Chairman

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

April 28, 2015 – Board of Equalization Minutes

BOARD OF EQUALIZATION MINUTES

April 28, 2015

 

A meeting of the Board of Equalization of the County of Cuming, in the State of Nebraska was convened in open and public session at 11:15 a.m. on April 28, 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 published as a combined notice with the County Board of Supervisors’ April 28 & 29, 2015 notice.  Notice of this meeting was given in advance to the members of the Board of Equalization and a copy of their acknowledgment of receipt of notice and the agenda are attached to these minutes.  Availability of the agenda was communicated in the advance notice and in the notice to the County Board of Equalization of this meeting.  The Chairman of the Board publicly stated to all in attendance that a current copy of the “Nebraska Open Meetings Act” was posted 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 Ross and seconded by Meister to approve the minutes of the last meeting as read.  All present voted yea in favor of said motion.

 

  1. OVERVALUED, UNDERVALUED OR OMITTED PROPERTY

A list of overvalued, undervalued or omitted property was presented to the Board for approval.  After a review, a motion was made by Mutzenberger and seconded by Wiechman to approve the list as presented.  Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Meister, Ross, Sill, Wiechman, Ott, Mutzenberger and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.

 

  1. VEHICLE EXEMPTION

An application for exemption from motor vehicle taxes was presented by the Elkhorn Valley Assembly of God, West Point, NE for a 2002 Dodge sport van.  After review, a motion was made by Ott and seconded by Ross to approve the application as presented.  Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Meister, Ross, Sill, Wiechman, Ott, Mutzenberger and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.

 

  1. TAX CORRECTIONS

The County Assessor reported to the Board on a future tax correction.  She also stated that the Board will be presented with a 451 real estate exemption application from the Church of Dios es Amos, West Point, NE.  Time on the May agenda will be scheduled for their review of the application.  No formal action was taken.

5.   ADJOURN AS A BOARD OF EQUALIZATION

At 11:40 a.m., 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 May 26, 2015. The agenda kept current in the office of the County Clerk and on the County Website (www.cumingco.com).

 

 

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Cuming County Clerk

Approved:  _____________________________

Chairman

 

 

 

Board of Supervisor’s Minutes – April 28 & 29, 2015

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MINUTES

April 28, 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 April 28, 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; closeout letter from the Emergency Management Agency regarding Disaster 4183, findings and orders of the Nebraska Tax Equalization and Review Commission for tax year 2015, letter regarding the multi-jurisdictional hazard mitigation plan update, letter from the Secretary of State notifying the Board of a $750 reimbursement for election costs, thank you letter from Karlen Memorial Library and a list of taxes sold through County Tax sales.  All documents are available for public inspection at the County Clerk’s Office.

 

  1.   MINUTES

A motion was made by Meister and seconded by Ott to approve the minutes of the last meeting with a correction to item #11 of the March 25, 2015 minutes; it was stated that Conditional Use Permit #297 pertained to property in Section 27 T22N R7E.  The correct legal description for Conditional Use Permit #297 is TL 5 in NE1/4 Section 12, T23N R6E. All present voted yea in favor of said motion.

 

  1.   REPORTS

After reviewing revenue reports from the County Sheriff ($1,493.09), Clerk of Dist. Court ($1,184.57), Zoning Adm. ($250.00), Roads (20.85) and County Clerk ($8,335.53), a motion was made by Mutzenberger and seconded by Ross to accept the reports and place on file.  All present voted yea in favor of said motion.

 

  1.  RECEIPTS

A motion was made by Sill and seconded by Mutzenberger to approve $554,945.05 of miscellaneous Treasurer’s receipts and place on file.  Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Ott, Ross, Wiechman, Meister, Sill, Mutzenberger and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.

 

  1. GENERAL ASSISTANCE PUBLIC HEARING

At 10:00 a.m. Chairman Tichota opened a public hearing to hear testimony or evidence from the public regarding the amendment to the Cuming County General Assistance Program.  There was no one present at the public hearing.  After review, a motion was made by Mutzenberger and seconded by Wiechman to approve the Cuming County General Assistance and Medical Assistance Program as presented with the cleanup changes as discussed.  Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Ott, Ross, Wiechman, Meister, Sill, Mutzenberger and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.

 

  1. DAVIS FAMILY AUTO CLAIM

Randy Davis was present to discuss a claim he presented to the Board for approval.  No formal action was taken.  The Board agreed to approve Mr. Davis’s claim during the normal and customary claims process.

 

  1. TOWNSHIP BONDS

The following township bonds were presented to the Board for approval: Jeremy Uhing, Craig Wooldrik, Gary Buhrman and Michael Neuvirth.  A motion was made by Wiechman and seconded by Ott to approve the bonds as presented.  All present voted yea in favor of said motion.

 

  1. BANK SECURITY

A bank security from F&M Bank was presented to the Board for approval.  Security CUSIP 557353HT9 for $895,000 was presented to secure County funds.  A motion was made by Sill and seconded by Mutzenberger to accept the security as presented.  All present voted yea in favor of said motion.

 

  1. APPOINT MEMBER TO THE VETERAN’S SERVICE BOARD

A motion was made by Sill and seconded by Mutzenberger to accept the recommendation from the Veteran’s Service Board and appoint Les Feyerherm to fill the vacancy on the Cuming County Veteran’s Service Board.  All present voted yea in favor of said motion.

 

  1. RECESS AS A BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

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

 

At 11:30 a.m. the Board agreed to recess for the day and reconvene the following morning at 9:00 a.m.

 

April 29, 2015

 

The Board met pursuant to the previous day’s business with all members present.  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 continued their meeting from the previous day by receiving the monthly action reports from the Road Department and the Planning and Zoning Department.

 

  1.  CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT #2015002

At 9:30 a.m. Chairman Tichota opened a public hearing to consider a request from Richard and Tim Baumert to enlarge the footprint of the existing acreage in NE1/4 Section 14, T21N, 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 Mutzenberger and seconded by Ott to approve conditional use permit #2015002.  Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Ott, Ross, Wiechman, Meister, Sill, Mutzenberger and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.

 

  1. BIDS FOR CRACK SEALING HARD SURFACED ROADS

Two bids were received to seal cracks on 15.25 miles of county hard surfaced roads.  The bids tallied as follows; Bader’s Highway & Street – $35,841.00; Hein Construction – $35,528.60.  A motion was made by Sill and seconded by Mutzenberger to award the bid to Bader’s Highway & Street based on their past service and the beginning and start dates. Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Ott, Ross, Wiechman, Meister, Sill, Mutzenberger and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.

 

  1. LIFE AND DISABILITY INSURANCE

After reviewing quotes from two different providers, a motion was made by Mutzenberger and seconded by Ross to accept the quote from Benefits Management and add life and disability insurance to the employee benefit package at a cost of $830.74 per/month.  Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Ott, Ross, Wiechman, Meister, Sill, Mutzenberger and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.

 

  1. CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT 2015001

At 10:15 a.m. Chairman Tichota opened a public hearing to consider a request from Thomas Schantz to erect a dwelling on 40 acres in the SW1/4 Section 9 T23N R5E. 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 Sill and seconded by Mutzenberger to approve conditional use permit #2015001.  Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Ott, Ross, Wiechman, Meister, Sill, Mutzenberger and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.

 

  1.  CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT #297

At 10:30 a.m. Chairman Tichota reopened a public hearing tabled from March 25th, to consider a request from Kenneth and Marian Metzger to replace a dwelling on a farmstead in Sec 12 T23N R6E. Ken Metzger was present to answer questions regarding his permit.   The Planning Commission and Zoning Administrator recommended that conditional use permit #297 be denied because the farmstead does not meet the definition of an existing farmstead according to the current zoning regulations.  After discussion, a motion was made by Ott and seconded by Sill to deny conditional use permit #297.  Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Ott, Meister, Sill, Mutzenberger and Tichota, yeas; Wiechman and Ross, nays; motion carried.

 

  1. BRIDGE #C20(433)

Citizens from Bancroft Township were present to petition for replacement of a bridge on a portion of a minimum maintenance road located on 22nd Road and Highway 16.  The current bridge is a narrow truss bridge and doesn’t allow today’s modern equipment room to cross.  The Highway Superintendent had discussed options with the County Engineer which include a low water crossing estimated at $80,000, box culverts estimated at $200,000, which would include obtaining permits from the Corp of Engineers, and a new bridge estimated at $350,000.  The Board will be meeting with the County Engineer next month to discuss the project.  No formal action was taken.

 

  1. CUMING COUNTY VISITOR’S BOARD

Due to the resignation of Tom Goulette on the Visitor’s Board, a motion was made by Mutzenberger and seconded by Meister to appoint Chris Kreikemeier to the Cuming County Visitor’s Board. Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Ott, Meister, Sill, Mutzenberger, Wiechman, Ross and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.

 

  1. ZONING FEES

Discussion was held regarding the zoning fee schedule.  The group decided to ask the Planning and Zoning committee to make a recommendation to the Board for review.  No formal action was taken.

 

  1.  APPROVE CLAIMS

A motion was made by Ott and seconded by Wiechman to approve the following claims; General payroll and reimbursements $110,316.25; Road payroll & reimbursements $37,663.45; ROD Fund payroll $186.00; Economic Development payroll & reimbursements $8,670.06; E911 payroll & reimbursements $17,593.96; Lincoln Financial 942.71 co share vision & dental ins, Ameritas Life Ins. 7630.54 co share retire, CC Clerk Insurance Account 20,257.71 co share ins, F&M Bank 8023.67 co share soc sec, 4Imprint 565.21 subs, Advanced Correctional Healthcare 22.71 inmate care, American Legion Post 70 1000.00 co. government day expenses, Appeara 60.43 supplies, Apothecary Shop 204.69 inmate care, Auto Value 139.99 equip, Beed Trans. 100.00 towing, Black Hill Energy 536.90 serv, Bomgaars 25.96 supplies, Daniel Bracht 5217.14 reimb, Burt Co. Sheriff 39.17 court costs, Cardmember Service 1229.14 advertising & supplies, Central Valley Ag 300.35 fuel & supplies, CenturyLink 2533.98 serv, City of West Point 8537.36 solid waste, City of Wisner 2010.32 solid waste, Claritus 159.71 postage, Clk of Dist Ct 64.00 court costs, Constellation New Energy 64.37 utilities, Julie Crandall 18.40 travel expenses, Cuming Co. Court 270.00 court costs, Cuming Co. Sheriff 230.54 court costs, Davis Family Auto 1157.00 reimb, Dell Marketing 239.98 supplies, Franciscan Care Serv. 99.00 blood tests, Douglas Co. Health 250.00 autopsy costs, Eakes Office 799.00 equip & supplies, Elite Computers 250.04 equip & supplies, Engelhardt TV 62.27 repairs, Jennifer Erb 20.00 witness fee, Floor Maint 348.70 supplies, Franciscan Care Serv. 284.00 blood tests, Francotyp-postalia Inc. 443.40 postage, Graybeals 30.70 supplies, GreatAmerica Financial 163.00 equip, Health Info. Management 2.75 court costs, Johnson & Mock 2231.35 ct apt atny, Marc Johnson 20.00 witness fees, Kreikemeier Law 6218.70 ct apt atny, Arlen Lierman 10.35 mileage, Mary Lueckenhoff 23.35 mileage & postage, Mary Luther 59.10 witness fees, Madison Co. Court 2.75 copies, Madison Co. Sheriff 700.00 inmate bd, Marriott 99.00 lodging, Deb McCarthy 75.00 reg fee, Sandy Meyer 80.12 equip, Microfilm Imaging 59.00 microfilming, Stuart Mills 1650.00 ct apt atny, Minnick Funeral Serv 375.00 autopsy costs, Mostek Repair 524.00 repairs, Dennis Mostek Jr. 155.00 reg fee, MIPS 4061.26 computer support, NACEB 100.00 reg fee, NACO 65.00 reg fee, NACO Planning & Zoning 30.00 dues, NE Co. Atny’s Asso 1240.00 dues, Nebr. Public Health Env Lab 210.00 blood tests, NHHS 93.00 institutional care, NNED 875.00 dues, NPZA 180.00 dues, O’Keefe Elevator 171.53 repairs, Office Systems Co. 103.00 equip maint, Pender Comm Hosp 1508.00 inmate care, PetroMart 1295.29 fuel, Mary Jo Pritchett 20.00 witness fee, Quality Inn 1435.39 supplies, Ramada Inn 72.00 lodging, Redfield & Co. 335.76 supplies, Region IV 4973.75 4th qrtr payment, Region IV Mental Health 5001.00 4th qrtr payment, Debra Schroeder 193.46 mileage & supplies, Skywave Wireless 800.00 equip, Smidt’s Garbage 45.00 utilities, Daniel Smith 318.75 ct apnt atny, William Stokely 1800.00 county burial, Teeco Inc. 131.35 supplies, Telebeep Cellular 53.48 serv, Thurston Co. Sheriff 8150.00 inmate bd, US Postage 4970.00 postage, UNL Print 533.00 supplies, UNL 10361.13 4-H aide expenses, Verizon Wireless 283.27 serv, Village of Bancroft 238.40 solid waste, Village of Beemer 907.40 solid waste, Glen Vollmer 18.40 mileage, Wagner Tire 711.20 fuel & tires, West Point Light & Water 1860.16 utilities, West Point News 503.78 publ, Wisner News 371.03 publ, Western Office Tech 325.00 supplies, Wisner City Office 100.00 reimb, Yosten True Value 111.30 supplies,

Total General Fund $131,173.58; Lincoln Financial 273.69 co share vision & dental ins., Ameritas Life Ins. 2542.27 co share retire, F&M Bank 2755.55 co share soc sec, CC Clerk Insurance 5362.29 co share health ins, Alley Cat Trucking 27.00 garbage serv, Auto Value 345.20 parts & supplies, B’s Enterprises 1768.00 signs & culverts, Black Hills Energy 831.47 serv, Bomgaars 123.90 parts & supplies, Cardmember Serv. 9.66 adm fee, Central Valley Ag 42.63 fuel, CenturyLink 174.73 serv, City of Wisner 266.66 utilities, Conway’s Corner 105.83 fuel, Constellation New Energy 10.91 serv, CCPPD 458.68 serv, Equipment Services 15.07 parts, Event Corporate Bill 206.50 lodging, Great Plains Comm. 161.32 serv, JR Tools 286.15 shop tools, Kimball Midwest 313.74 supplies, Midwest Service 200.00 sandbags, Murphy Tractor 131.65 parts, NMC Exchange 507.66 parts & supplies, Parts Junction 18.96 supplies, Peterson Body & Paint 79.95 labor, S&S Willers 7546.18 gravel, Productivity Plus 1481.30 grader blades, Sapp Bros 5522.79 fuel & grease, Schmader Electric 36.00 bldg repairs, Seals & Service 112.50 parts & labor, Marvin Siebrandt Trucking 6180.80 gravel, Skywave Wireless 57.90 serv, Smidt’s Garbage 50.00 serv, Stalp Gravel 87,721.14 gravel, Dept. of Labor 4416.00 unemployment, Stigge Machine & Supply 447.36 parts & supplies, US Postage 30.00 postage, Verizon Wireless 235.72 serv, Wagner Tire 1260.22 fuel, West Point Impl 924.79 parts, West Point Light 392.52 utilities, West Point Travel Plaza 102.63 fuel, Wisner Auto Parts 5.88 tools, Wisner True Value 27.99 tools, John Woerdemann 185.94 reimb., Total Road Fund $133,757.13; Cuming County Economic Development 2794.73 Dinklage Grant, Goldenrod Regional Housing Agency 4300.80 Dinklage Grant, Franciscan Care Services 50,000.00 Dinklage Grant, Total Special Projects $57,095.53; West Point News 141.00 adv, Wisner News Chronicle 89.40 adv, Total Wegner Scholarship Fund $230.40; City of West Point 1500.00 visitor’s bureau grant, Wisner Chamber of Commerce 1000.00 visitor’s bureau grant; Total Lodging Tax Fund $2,500.00; MIPS 269.90 computer support, Office Systems Co. 30.00 maint fee, Total Reg of Deeds Fund $299.90; Lincoln Financial 60.82 co share vision & dental ins, Ameritas Life Ins. 585.22 co share retire, F&M Bank 660.97 co share soc sec, August Ash Inc. 5638.50 website expenses, Cardmember Serv 1018.79 adv, CenturyLink 76.15 serv, Elite Computers 242.00 software, KTIC/KWPN 35.00 adv, Peterson Body & Paint 80.00 adv, Pizza Ranch 89.77 workshop expenses,  Quality Printing 756.80 printing, West Point News 477.50 adv, Wisner News Chronicle 193.70 adv, Total Economic Development Fund $9,915.22; 4 Lanes for Nebraska, Inc. 2,500.00 aid, RDg Planning & Design 2567.00 professional serv, Total Inheritance Tax Fund $5067.00; Lincoln Financial 121.64 co share vision & dental ins., Ameritas Life Ins. 1187.60 co share retire, F&M Bank 1338.31 co share soc sec, CC Clerk Insurance 2383.24 co share ins, AS Central Finance 448.00 teletype serv, Cardmember Serv 8.22 adm services, CenturyLink 1206.58 serv, City of Wisner 197.40 pagers, Great Plains Comm 68.62 serv, NESCA 150.00 reg fee, Ramada Inn 148.00 lodging, Total E911 $7266.31.  Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Meister, Sill, Ross, Ott, Wiechman and Tichota, yeas; nays none; Mutzenberger absent; motion carried.

 

The Board agreed to adjourn and reconvene on May 26 & 27, 2015, 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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County Clerk                                                                   Chairman

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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).

 

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Cuming County Clerk

Approved:  _____________________________ Chairman

 

 

 

 

 

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