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May 27 & 28, 2014 – Board of Supervisor’s Minutes

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MINUTES

May 27, 2014

 

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 27, 2014, at West Point, Nebraska with Meister, Mutzenberger, Ross, Ott, Wiechman and Sill, present; Tichota absent.

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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 Vice-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; April 16th – May 15th activity reports for Extension Educators, closeout letter for FEMA Disaster 1902 from Emergency Management Agency, quotes from B&B Video & JP Electric for replacement of existing CAT 3 wire, memorandum from NACo regarding election of officers, information from National Insurance Services, letter from Beemer Community Club regarding the Play Daze Parade, notice from IRS regarding tax exempt status of Cuming County Economic Development Inc., letter from West Point Public Schools regarding the Dinklage scholarships, and a deductible savings report for 2013. All documents are available for public inspection at the County Clerk’s Office.

 

1. MINUTES

A motion was made by Mutzenberger and seconded by Ross to approve the minutes of the last meeting as read. Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Meister, Ott, Sill, Ross, Mutzenberger and Wiechman yeas; nays none; Tichota absent; motion carried.

 

2. REPORTS

After reviewing revenue reports from the County Sheriff ($1,442.76), Clerk of Dist. Court ($2,582.51), Zoning Adm. ($300.00), Roads – (no report) and County Clerk ($8,371.02), a motion was made by Ott and seconded by Mutzenberger to accept the reports and place on file. Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Meister, Ott, Sill, Ross, Mutzenberger and Wiechman, yeas; nays none; Tichota absent; motion carried.

 

3. RECEIPTS

A motion was made by Sill and seconded by Mutzenberger to approve $992,185.67 of miscellaneous Treasurer’s receipts and place on file. Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Meister, Ott, Sill, Ross, Mutzenberger and Wiechman, yeas; nays none; Tichota absent; motion carried.

 

4. REVISION TO SUPERVISOR COMMITTEE LIST

Due to current legislation, the supervisor committee list required revision which would reduce the committee members to three or less. A motion was made by Mutzenberger and seconded by Wiechman 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, Meister, Wiechman

Goldenrod Hills Joint Housing Sill, alternate – Tichota

Goldenrod Hills Comm. Council Tichota, alternate – Sill

Nebr. Area on Aging Ott, alternate – Meister

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

Region IV Mental Health Serv. Ross, alternate – Mutzenberger

E911 Mutzenberger alternates – Sill & Ross

NENEED Mutzenberger, alternate-Sill

Juvenile Jail Ott, alternate – Tichota

Louis & Abby Faye Dinklage Tichota, Sill

RC & D Ross, alternate – Wiechman

District Bd of Health Tichota, Erin Ridder – alternate Sill

JAG Committee Ross – alternate – Ott

Technology Committee Sill, Mutzenberger, Wiechman

County Economic Development Sill, alternate – Mutzenberger

Personnel & Grievance Board Mutzenberger, Wiechman, Sill

Planning & Zoning Sill, Mutzenberger & Ross

Diversion-TeamMates Mutzenberger, Bracht

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

 

5. BANK SECURITY

Citizens National Bank of Wisner requested release of security CUSIP 31382RD34 for $25,000. A motion was made by Sill and seconded by Meister to grant the request to release security CUSIP 31382RD34. All members present voted yea in favor of said motion.

 

6. GIS WORKSHOP

A representative from GIS Workshop was present to demonstrate a Web GIS Program. No formal action was taken.

 

7. BLACK HILLS ENERGY GAS LINE

Representatives from Black Hills Energy were present to present the proposed route for a natural gas line that will run across northern Cuming County. No formal action was taken.

 

8. 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 11:50 a.m. the Board reconvened as a Board of Supervisors to adjourn for the day to reconvene the following morning at 9:00 a.m.

 

 

May 28, 2014

 

The Board met at 9:00 a.m. pursuant to the previous day’s business with Mutzenberger, Ross, Ott, Wiechman, Sill and Meister present; Tichota absent. Vice-Chairman Meister restated that a current copy of the “Open Meetings Act” was posted at the entrance to the meeting room with a pamphlet form of the act available upon request. The Board began the meeting by reviewing the Road Department and Planning and Zoning Department monthly action reports. No formal action was taken.

 

9. CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT #265

Vice-Chairman Meister opened a public hearing at 9:30 a.m. to consider a request from Robert Wostoupal et.al. to separate an existing farmstead in SE1/4SE1/4 Sec 28 T23N R6E. There was no one present to object to the permit which was recommended for approval by the planning commission and zoning administrator. A motion was made by Ross and seconded by Ott to approve conditional use permit #265. Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Ott, Ross, Sill, Wiechman, Mutzenberger and Meister, yeas; nays none; Tichota absent; motion carried.

 

10. ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT REPORT & REVIEW DINKLAGE APPLICATION

Garry Clark was present to update the Board on Economic Development projects and to ask the Board to consider a Dinklage Application for $80,500. If granted, the funds would help with expenses for the office for two years. A motion was made by Mutzenberger and seconded by Wiechman to forward the application to the Dinklage Foundation. Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Ott, Ross, Sill, Wiechman, Mutzenberger and Meister, yeas; nays none; Tichota absent; motion carried.

 

11. QUOTES FOR BRIDGE SLABS

The Board followed the bidding procedure for materials for bridge project C-20(237). The bids were opened at the April 30, 2014, meeting. Because of the demand, the county did not receive any bids for bridge slabs. Because of the lack of bids, suppliers were notified asking to bid the bridge slabs only. As a result, the bids tallied as follows; Oden Enterprises $84,984.53, Wahoo Concrete $75,898.20, Husker Steel $88,500.00. A motion was made by Mutzenberger and seconded by Ross to accept the bid from Wahoo Concrete for $75,898.20. A motion was made by Mutzenberger and seconded by Wiechman to forward the application to the Dinklage Foundation. Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Ott, Ross, Sill, Wiechman, Mutzenberger and Meister, yeas; nays none; Tichota absent; motion carried.

 

12. EMPLOYEE BENEFITS

The Board had been reviewing proposals for employee benefits for the last two months. As a result, a motion was made by Mutzenberger and seconded by Sill to sign the NACO renewal form for the next six months. Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Ott, Sill, Mutzenberger and Meister, yeas; nays Ross and Wiechman; Tichota absent; motion carried.

 

13. RIGHT-OF-WAY PERMITS

A right-of-way permit was presented from CenturyLink QC to place fiber cable and associated handholes for service to a cell tower at 990 16th Rd in Sections 22 & 27, T22N R6E. A motion was made by Mutzenberger and seconded by Ott to authorize the Vice-Chairman to sign the permit. A motion was made by Mutzenberger and seconded by Wiechman to forward the application to the Dinklage Foundation. Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Ott, Ross, Sill, Wiechman, Mutzenberger and Meister, yeas; nays none; Tichota absent; motion carried. A second permit was discussed to allow a gas line from the City of Wisner to a local feedlot. Due to many variables with the proposed route, no formal action was taken.

 

14. DRAFT ZONING REGULATIONS

The Board reviewed draft language to the zoning regulations. No formal action was taken.

 

15. TOWNSHIP INTERLOCAL AGREEMENTS

Due to the change made to the formula for the calculation of gravel allotment at the April 30, 2014, Board Meeting, discussion was held with the County Attorney regarding changing the interlocal agreement with the Townships. No formal action was taken.

 

16. CLAIMS

A motion was made by Ott and seconded by Wiechman to approve the following claims: General Payroll & Employee Reimb $107,772.84; Road Payroll $37,731.83; Economic Development Payroll $7,248.06; E911 Payroll & Employee Reimb $15,757.80; Ameritas Dental 875.16 co share ins, Ameritas Life Ins. 6971.62 co share retire, Blue Cross 21846.99 co share health, F&M Bank 7114.03 co share soc sec, employee deductible reimb. 2000.00, Election workers $3719.96, 4Imprint 320.65 supplies, American Legion 853.25 co. government day expenses, Ammunition 1208.50 supplies, Appeara 56.56 supplies, Associated Computer Systems 3081.30 AS400 maint, Auto Value 281.06 repairs, Baker Counseling 120.00 serv, Black Hills Energy 489.28 utilities, Bomgaars 27.72 parts, Daniel Bracht 5051.05 reimbs, Cardmember Serv. 1038.55 supplies, Central Valley Ag 706.72 fuel, CenturyLink 1345.64 serv, City of West Point 9399.52 solid waste, City of Wisner 2682.42 solid waste, Claritus 159.34 postage, Clerk of Dist Ct 139.00 court fees, Crop Production Serv 608.75 supplies, Cuming Co. Court 102.00 court costs, Cuming Co. Historical Society 200.00 cemetery care, CCPPD 76.58 utilities, Cuming Co. Sheriff 97.10 reimb, Sherry Deway 58.08 witness fees, Thomas Donner 13928.69 ct apnt atny, Douglas Co. Treas 250.00 autopsy costs, Elite Computers 49.00 supplies, Ewalt Law Office 1278.42 ct apnt atny, Floor Maint 488.58 supplies, Janelle Foltz 173.20 court costs, GIS Workshop 8400.00 GIS Licensing, Graybeals 60.53 supplies, Greatamerica Fin. Serv 222.50 equip lease, Nebr HHS 183.00 institutional care, Larry Howard 48.72 reimb, JP Electric 163.32 supplies, Jack’s Uniforms 868.99 supplies, Johnson & Mock 901.60 ct apnt atny, Kindschuh Bros 956.55 fuel & repairs, Russell Kreikemeier 769.00 ct apnt atny, Lancaster Co. Sheriff 18.59 dist ct costs, Arlen Lierman 10.08 mileage, Sean Linder 249.90 repairs, Mary Jo Lueckenhoff 14.32 supplies, Madison Co. Court 4.25 copies, Madison Co. Sheriff 3000.00 prisoner bd, Mailfinance 417.00 postage, Merriman Inc. 734.55 supplies, Microfilm Imaging 59.00 microfilming, Motorola Solutions 5326.50 equip, MIPS 2481.80 computer support, NACEB 100.00 dues, Nat’l 4-H Council 117.65 supplies, NE Co. Assessor’s Asn. 50.00 dues, NE Public Health Envir Lab 315.00 blood tests, NIRMA 25.00 reg fee, No American Truck & Trailers 220.00 repairs, NE Nebr Area on Aging 5240.00 Cuming Co. share, NE Nebr Economic Dev 875.00 membership dues, NE Research & Extension 1608.77 equip, Office Systems 347.70 equip, Peterson Body & Paint 60.00 labor, PetroMart 1665.96 fuel, Physicians Lab 190.00 autopsy costs, Pizza Ranch 61.46 court costs, Quality Printing 1073.99 supplies, Ramada Inn 138.00 lodging, Sapp Bros Petroleum Inc 95.87 fuel, Debra Schroeder 212.46 reimb, LK Ventures 35.00 court costs, Smidt’s Garbage Serv 45.00 serv, Alvin Sorensen 16.80 mileage, Stan Ortmeier 88.24 repairs, Stigge Machine 241.45 repairs, Tom Swenson Adv 240.85 supplies, Teeco Inc 256.20 supplies, Thurston Co. Sheriff 1450.00 inmate bd, Time Clock Deals 23.40 adm fee, UNL Marketplace 85.80 supplies, UNL 740.00 training expenses & telephone serv, US Postage 7000.00 postage meter, Verizon Wireless 313.68 serv, Village of Bancroft 403.24 solid waste, Village of Beemer 1175.20 solid waste, Glen Vollmer 17.92 mileage, Washington Co. Court 2.00 copies, Wells Fargo 95.00 supplies, West Point Light & Water 1714.96 utilities, West Point News 1392.02 supplies, Western Office Tech 224.97 supplies, Woodbury Co. Sheriff 18.43 court costs, Yosten True Value 167.23 supplies, Total General Fund $139,833.17; Ameritas Dental 238.68 co share dental ins, Ameritas Life Ins. 2169.16 co share retire, Blue Cross 5958.27 co share health ins, F&M Bank 2326.14 co share soc sec., A&R Construction 161169.92 materials & labor, ACE Irrigation 5120.00 culverts, Alley Cat Trucking 25.00 garbage serv, Auto Value 169.80 supplies, Bader’s Highway & Street 24252.00 materials & labor, Black Hills Energy 120.64 utilities, Bomgaars 124.23 chemicals, Central Valley Ag 2526.57 fuel, CenturyLink 12.86 serv, City of Wisner 174.60 utilities, Constellation New Energy 44.16 utilities, Conway’s Corner 366.22 fuel, CCPPD 229.67 utilities, Floor Maintenance 125.94 supplies, Franciscan Care Serv 78.00 CDL testing, Gempler’s 44.40 supplies, Great Plains 155.21 serv, JR Tools 49.95 tools, Kimball Midwest 135.39 supplies, Kindschuh Bros 1300.60 fuel, Lamp Auto Parts 59.42 supplies, Medical Enterprises 31.00 CDL testing, Midwest Services & Sales 949.10 signs, Milestone Land Surveying 500.00 survey, Murphy Tractor 1063.44 repairs, NMC 546.86 parts, S&S Willers 13493.58 gravel, Sapp Bros Petroleum 95.06 fuel, Seals & Service 13.80 supplies, Marvin Siebrandt 8536.36 gravel, Skywave Wireless 43.95 serv, Smidt Sanitation 50.00 serv, Stalp Gravel 59196.61 gravel, Stigge Machine 137.67 supplies, Tim’s Sinclair 6171.34 fuel, Time Clock Deals 9.10 adm fee, Verizon Wireless 216.95 serv, Welding Construction Co 47469.56 contract work, West Point Impl 19.92 supplies, West Point Light & Water 370.22 utilities, West Point News 79.45 publ, Wisner West 90.00 fuel, Yosten True Value 51.76 supplies, Total Road Fund $346,112.56; Cuming Co. Economic Development 4125.63 Dinklage Grant, NE Community College 3250.00 Dinklage Grant, Total Special Projects $7375.63; Cuming County Fair Found 500.00 grant, Nebraska Life Publ 510.00 adv, Neihardt Center 500.00 grant, Pape’s Auto Body & Sign 1141.00 grant, Total Lodging Tax Fund $2651.00; MIPS 262.90 computer support, Total Reg of Deeds Fund $262.90; Ameritas Dental 53.04 co share dental ins, Ameritas Life 465.96 co share retire, Blue Cross 1324.06 co share health, F&M Bank 525.81 co share soc sec, ASC Lockers 2407.50 Nielsen grant, Arvid’s Foodtown 5000.00 Nielsen grant, Cardmember Serv 353.52 supplies, etc, CenturyLink 2.63 serv, Karen Palmer 2500.00 Nielsen Grant, Quality Printing 313.75 supplies, Total Economic Development 12,946.27; Ameritas Dental 106.08 co share dental ins, Ameritas Life Ins. 869.47 co share retire, Blue Cross 2648.12 co share health, F&M Bank 977.74 co share soc sec, AS Central Finance 448.00 teletype serv, Cardmember Service 50.58 supplies, CenturyLink 821.16 serv, GIS Workshop 3790.00 serv, Great Plains 280.62 serv, Time Clock Deals 7.80 adm fee West Point Volunteer Fire 1500.00 pagers; Total E911 $11,499.57. Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Ott, Mutzenberger, Sill, Ross, Wiechman and Meister, yeas; nays none; Tichota absent; motion carried.

 

The Board recessed until 3:30 p.m. and reconvened with Mutzenberger, Ross, Wiechman, Sill and Meister present, Ott and Tichota absent, to discuss rewriting the current interlocal agreement between the State of Nebraska and Cuming County to provide additional support staff for the District Court Office. If this is accomplished the Board is foreseeing a sizeable cost savings for the County. It was decided to form a committee to discuss the possibility of rewriting the interlocal agreement. No formal action was taken.

 

The Board agreed to adjourn and reconvene June 24th & 25th, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. The agenda kept current in the office of the county clerk and on the website (www.cumingcounty.ne.gov).

 

Cuming County Clerk

Approved: _____________________________

Chairman

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

May 27, 2014 – Board of Equalization Minutes

BOARD OF EQUALIZATION MINUTES

May 27, 2014

 

A meeting of the Board of Equalization of the County of Cuming, in the State of Nebraska was convened in open and public session at 11:30 a.m. on May 27, 2014, at West Point, Nebraska with Meister, Mutzenberger, Ross, Ott, Wiechman, Sill and Meister present; Tichota absent.

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Notice of the meeting was given in advance thereof by publication in the West Point News, legal newspaper for Cuming County, one of the County’s designated methods for giving notice, a copy of the agenda being attached to these minutes. Notice of this meeting was published as a combined notice with the County Board of Supervisors May 27th & 28th, 2014 notice. Notice of this meeting was given in advance to the members of the Board of Equalization and a copy of their acknow-ledgment 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 Vice-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 Mutzenberger and seconded by Wiechman to approve the minutes of the last meeting as read. All present voted yea in favor of said motion.

 

2. TAX CORRECTIONS

The following tax corrections were presented to the Board for approval; ID# 15547 – correct assessment of land value – corrected 2012 and 2013 tax list, added $872.84 to the tax rolls; ID# 1120 – sold business, accelerated 2014 taxes – corrected 2013 tax list, added $105.16 to the tax rolls. A motion was made by Sill and seconded by Mutzenberger to approve the tax corrections as presented. Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Ott, Meister, Wiechman, Sill, Mutzenberger and Ross, yeas; nays none; Tichota absent; motion carried.

 

3. UNDERVALUED, OVERVALUED OR OMITTED TAX LIST

A list of undervalued, overvalued or omitted properties was presented to the Board for approval. The list is available for public inspection at the County Clerk’s Office. A motion was made by Sill and seconded by Meister to accept the list and place on file. Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Ott, Meister, Wiechman, Sill, Mutzenberger and Ross, yeas; nays none; Tichota absent; motion carried.

 

4. DATE FOR PROTEST HEARINGS

The Board set the protest hearings for the afternoons of June 24 and 25 and all day July 10 and July 11 if needed.

 

5. ADJOURN

A motion was made by Sill and seconded by Mutzenberger to adjourn as a Board of Equalization and reconvene as a Board of Supervisors. All present voted yea in favor of said motion. The Board of Equalization agreed to reconvene when needed. The agenda kept current in the office of the County Clerk and on the County Website (www.cumingcounty.ne.gov).

 

Bonnie Vogltance

Cuming County Clerk

Approved: ____________________________

Chairman

 

 

April 29-30, 2014

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MINUTES

April 29, 2014

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 29, 2014, at West Point, Nebraska with Meister, Mutzenberger, Ross, Ott, Wiechman and Sill, present; Tichota absent. Read More

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 Vice-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; March 16th – April 15th activity reports for Extension Educators, notice from Health and Human Services regarding General Assistance, findings and orders from the Nebraska Tax Equalization and Review Commission, letter from Thurston County regarding the Thurston County jail project, privacy policy from Ameritas, letter from Village of Beemer regarding tipping fees, letter from Department of Roads regarding the State Transportation Improvement Plan, hog unit inspection procedures for the Cuming County Assessor’s Office, graduation employment report from Northeast Community College and a letter from State Court Administrator. All documents are available for public inspection at the County Clerk’s Office.

1. MINUTES

A motion was made by Sill and seconded by Ross to approve the minutes of the last meeting with the following correction; In the March 25th minutes, the Board gave permission for Deb Schroeder to lease a new copy machine from Office Systems, Sioux City, IA. The minutes incorrectly stated that Office Systems was from Norfolk, NE. Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Meister, Ott, Sill, Ross, Mutzenberger and Wiechman yeas; nays none; Tichota absent; motion carried.

2. REPORTS

After reviewing revenue reports from the County Sheriff ($1,223.74), Clerk of Dist. Court ($820.43), Zoning Adm. ($100.00), Roads – (no report) and County Clerk ($7,024.69), a motion was made by Sill and seconded by Ott to accept the reports and place on file. Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Meister, Ott, Sill, Ross, Mutzenberger and Wiechman, yeas; nays none; Tichota absent; motion carried.

3. RECEIPTS

A motion was made by Sill and seconded by Wiechman to approve $778,215.96 of miscellaneous Treasurer’s receipts and place on file. Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Meister, Ott, Sill, Ross, Mutzenberger and Wiechman, yeas; nays none; Tichota absent; motion carried.

4. EMPLOYEE HEALTH INSURANCE/WELLNESS

Holmes-Murphy presented a captive benefit proposal to the Board for review. No formal action was taken.

8. 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 reconvened as a Board of Supervisors.

9. BANK SECURITIES

The following two securities were presented to the Board from F&M Bank to secure county funds; CUSIP 313370JS8 for $2,000,000 and security CUSIP 3133XTFG6 for $2,000,000. A motion was made by Ott and seconded by Sill to accept the securities as presented. Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Meister, Ott, Sill, Ross, Mutzenberger and Wiechman, yeas; nays none; Tichota absent; motion carried.

The Board recessed until 1:00 p.m. and reconvened to hear a proposal on an employee benefit package from Benefits Management. No formal action was taken.

The Board agreed to adjourn and reconvene the following morning at 9:00 a.m.

April 30, 2014

The Board met at 9:00 a.m. pursuant to the previous day’s business with all members present. Chairman Tichota restated that a current copy of the “Open Meetings Act” was posted at the entrance to the meeting room with a pamphlet form of the act available upon request. The Board began the meeting by reviewing the Road Department and Planning and Zoning Department monthly action reports. No formal action was taken.

10. BRIDGE MATERIAL BIDS

One bid was received from Husker Steel for materials for Project Bancroft NW C-20(237) totaling $82,009.60. After review, a motion was made by Ott and seconded by Mutzenberger to accept the $82,009.60 bid for materials from Husker Steel. Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Meister, Ott, Ross, Sill, Wiechman, Mutzenberger and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.

11. QUOTES FOR CULVERT MATERIAL

Three quotes were received for twin 60” tubes and tallied as followed: Oden Enterprises $16,365.24, Midwest Sales and Service $16,325.64 and Husker Steel $22,996.00. A motion was made by Meister and seconded by Ross to accept the quote from Midwest Sales and Service. Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Meister, Ott, Ross, Sill, Wiechman, Mutzenberger and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.

12. CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT #263

Chairman Tichota opened a public hearing at 10:00 a.m. to consider a request from Roy Carlson et.al. to separate an existing farmstead in SW1/4 Sec. 35 T24N R7E. There was no one present to object to the permit which was recommended for approval by the planning commission and zoning administrator. A motion was made by Ross and seconded by Ott to approve conditional use permit #263. Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Meister, Ott, Ross, Sill, Wiechman, Mutzenberger and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.

13. CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT #266

Chairman Tichota opened a public hearing at 10:00 a.m. to consider a request from Kenneth Gentrup to separate an existing farmstead in W1/2NW1/4 and W1/2NW1/4SW1/4 Sec. 29 T22N R6E. There was no one present to object to the permit which was recommended for approval by the planning commission and zoning administrator. A motion was made by Mutzenberger and seconded by Ott to approve conditional use permit #266. Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Meister, Ott, Ross, Sill, Wiechman, Mutzenberger and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.

14. PROPOSALS FOR EMPLOYEE BENEFITS

A benefit package was presented from NACO Benefit Services for review. No formal action was taken.

15. DRAFT ZONING REGULATIONS

The Board reviewed draft language to the zoning regulations. No formal action was taken.

16. TOWNSHIP GRAVEL ALLOTMENT

Several township officials were present to discuss gravel allotment with the Board. After discussion, a motion was made by Sill and seconded by Mutzenberger to allow the townships to carry over the unused gravel allotment for the 2013/2014 fiscal year and to amend the interlocal agreement with the townships allowing the county to pay for 35% of the total cost for gravel and rock purchased with a 90 ton per mile limit. Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Meister, Ott, Ross, Sill, Wiechman, Mutzenberger and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.

17. RIGHT OF WAY PERMITS

A motion was made by Ott and seconded by Ross to grant a right of way permit to CenturyLink QC to relocate cable on 16th Road in Sec 10, T22N, R6E. Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Meister, Ott, Ross, Sill, Wiechman, Mutzenberger and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.

A motion was made by Sill and seconded by Meister to grant a right of way permit to Great Plains Communications to bury fiber optic cable on 6th Road from P to South of I Road. Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Meister, Ott, Ross, Sill, Wiechman, Mutzenberger and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.

18. CLAIMS

A motion was made by Ott and seconded by Wiechman to approve the following claims: General Payroll & Employee Reimb $101,868.84; Road Payroll $33,692.70; Economic Development Payroll $7,178.06; E911 Payroll & Employee Reimb $14,010.21; Employee Deductible Reimb 39.90, Ameritas Dental 875.16 co share ins, Ameritas Life Ins. 7462.30 co share retire, Blue Cross 21846.99 co share health, F&M Bank 7664.10 co share soc sec, jury fees 3762.08, Alco 35.94 supplies, Appeara 55.56 supplies, Area Abstract 150.00 serv, Kathy Baker 960.00 professional serv, Black Hills Energy 757.46 utilities, Daniel Bracht 4398.26 reimb, Scott Buhrman 5.00 supplies, C&H Distributors 376.00 supplies, C&J Auto Serv. 69.00 tire repair, Cardmember Service 1121.48 supplies & travel, Central Valley Ag 445.79 fuel, CenturyLink 2540.19 serv, City of West Point 7571.46 solid waste, City of Wisner 1491.88 solid waste, Clerk of Dist Ct Asn 75.00 dues, Continental Research Corp. 127.43 supplies, Cuming Co. Court 295.00 court costs, CCPPD 113.25 utilities, Cuming Co. Sheriff 14.68 postage, Digital Ally 410.00 supplies, Dugan Business Forms 648.00 supplies, Eakes Office Plus 84.85 equip maint. ES&S 6368.67 election programming & supplies, Engelhardt TV 99.99 equip, Fairfield Inn 359.80 lodging, Floor Maint 307.84 supplies, Franciscan Care Serv 287.00 blood tests, Fremont Tech 95.83 support, Grahm Tire Co. 430.80 tires, Graybeals Food 48.77 supplies, GreatAmerica Financial Serv. 153.45 equip, HHS 93.00 institutional care, Heartland Juvenile Serv. 138.00 reg fees, Stanley Herrick 44.98 supplies, Larry Howard 111.43 mileage, Bernie Hunke 350.23 meals & supplies, Jack’s uniforms & Equip 86.89 supplies, Jaskierny 900.00 autopsy costs, Johnson & Mock 622.50 ct apnt atny, Kindschuh Bros 127.40 repairs & fuel, Russell Kreikemeier 2296.70 ct apnt atny, Arlen Lierman 10.08 mileage, Kelli Lechtenberg 15.34 supplies, Louderback Drug 389.00 prisoner meds, Mary Jo Lueckenhoff 17.29 supplies, LK Ventures 157.50 supplies, Madison Co. Sheriff 4974.78 prisoner bd, Microfilm Imaging 113.00 microfilming, Midwest Health Partners 184.00 inmate care, Stuart Mills 4556.25 ct apnt atny, MIPS 2513.20 computer support, NE Assn of Treasurers 125.00 reg fee, NE Asn Emg Management 50.00 dues, NE Co. Atny’s Asn 1140.00 dues & reg fee, DEQ 4.00 supplies, Nebr. Lablinc 227.13 inmate care, Daniel Niemeyer 62.14 fuel, O’hana Studio 75.00 supplies, O’Keefe Elevator Co. 164.94 repairs, Office Systems Co. 2668.54 maint, Peterson Body & Paint 170.00 signs, Petromart 1908.62 fuel, Platte Co. Detention 150.00 inmate bd, Pottawattamie Co. Sheriff 20.00 court costs, Quality Print 2112.33 supplies, Region IV 4973.75 mental health serv, Wendy Ridder 50.85 mileae, Debra Schroeder 201.53 expenses, Sirius XM Radio 278.80 service, Smidt Sanitation 45.00 serv, Alvin Sorensen 16.80 mileage, Stigge Machine 367.04 repairs, Stratton, Delay & Doele 849.90 ct apnt atny, Teeco Inc 183.35 supplies, Telebeep Cellular 133.70 serv, Thurston Co. Sheriff 1500.00 inmate bd, Clarence Tichota 100.24 mileage, Thomson Reuters 220.00 supplies, Tim’s Sinclair 108.70 repairs, Tom’s Rexall 5.29 supplies, UNL 9404.18 reimb, Verizon Wireless 219.46 serv, Village of Bancroft 178.60 solid waste, Village of Beemer 595.92 solid waste, Glen Vollmer 17.92 mileage, West Point Chevrolet 24.08 repairs, West Point Light & Water 1552.07 utilities, West Point News 1151.64 publ, Wisner News 20.00 publ, Western Office Tech 295.00 supplies, Yosten True Value 236.91 supplies, Total General Fund $120,858.91; Ameritas Dental 238.68 co share dental ins, Ameritas Life Ins. 2546.90 co share retire, Blue Cross 5958.27 co share health ins, F&M Bank 2754.25 co share soc sec., Auto Value 150.06 parts, B’s Enterprises 2814.50 signs & culverts, Black Hills Energy 1718.08 utilities, Bomgaars 205.67 supplies & tools, Cardmember Serv 52.74 supplies, Central Valley Ag 460.44 fuel, Centurylink 265.27 serv, City of Wisner 400.18 utilities, Constellation New Energy 166.70 fuels, Conway’s Corner 211.46 fuel, CCPPD 233.37 utilities, DXP Enterprises Inc. 208.89 tools, Engelhardt TV 59.97 supplies, Farmers Pride 2383.16 fuel, Great Plains Comm. 155.15 serv, JR Tools 814.00 tools, Kimball Midwest 460.12 supplies, Kindschuh Bros. 1366.40 fuel, Mainelli Wagner 3531.53 engineering fees, Medical Enterprises 31.00 CDL testing, NE Asn of Hwy Supt 110.00 reg fee, Parts Junction 9.72 supplies, S&S Willers 6749.81 gravel, Quality Printing 5.98 supplies, Sapp Bros 8644.36 fuel, Seals & Serv 131.00 repairs, Marvie Siebrandt 15880.86 rock, Skywave Wireless 485.75 serv, Smidt’s Sanitation 50.00 serv, Stalp Gravel 66,252.63 gravel & rock, Dept. of Labor 3586.00 unemployment, Stigge Machine & Supply Co. 714.87 supplies, Tim’s Sinclair 7100.40 fuel, Verizon Wireless 214.02 serv, Welding Const 8980.00 contract work, West Point Design 7.39 repairs, West Point Home Center 75.87 parts, West Point Light & Water 356.67 utilities, Wisner Auto Parts 84.23 tools, Yosten True Value 40.99 supplies, Total Road Fund $146,667.34; Goldenrod Hills Comm. Action 684.54 Dinklage Grant, Total Special Projects $684.54; Cuming Co. Clerk 10.00 tire tax reimb, Total Sinking Fund $10,00; Cuming County Economic Development 800.00 contract labor, Fremont Tech 95.83 website support, Nielsen Community Center 660.00 grant, West Point News 3000.00 publ, Wisner Chamber 500.00 grant, Total Lodging Tax Fund $5055.83; MIPS 262.90 computer support, Quality Printing 21.99 supplies, Total Reg of Deeds Fund $284.89; Ameritas Dental 53.04 co share dental ins, Ameritas Life 489.24 co share retire, Blue Cross 1324.06 co share health, F&M Bank 552.20 co share soc sec, B&B Video 600.00 adv, Cardmember Serv. 63.60 adv, CenturyLink 78.88 serv, Garry Clark 50.00 phone reimb, Creative Notions 3500.00 Nielsen Grant, Graybeals Foods 47.50 supplies, Fremont Tech 158.34 website support, KTIC/KWPN 460.00 adv, Peterson Body & Paint 42.73 vehicle repairs, Pizza Ranch 65.98 supplies, PetroMart 8.18 fuel, Quality Print 478.70 adv, Rachel Design & Photography 96.00 serv, West Point News 365.40 adv, Total Economic Development 8433.85; RDG Planning & Design 770.00 consulting, Total Inheritance Tax $770.00; Ameritas Dental 79.56 co share dental ins, Ameritas Life Ins. 1063.27 co share retire, Blue Cross 1986.09 co share health, F&M Bank 1197.81 co share soc sec, AS Central Finance 448.00 teletype serv, CenturyLink 1828.42 serv, Engelhardt TV 2535.00 town rent, Great Plains 68.62 serv, Nebr Emg Serv 65.00 reg fee, Ramada Inn 144.00 lodging, St. Francis Mem Hosp 200.00 reg fees; Total E911 $9,615.77. Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Meister, Ott, Mutzenberger, Sill, Ross, Wiechman and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.

The Board agreed to adjourn and reconvene May 27 & 28, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. The agenda kept current in the office of the county clerk and on the website (www.cumingcounty.ne.gov).

 

Cuming County Clerk

Approved: _____________________________

Chairman

April 29, 2014

BOARD OF EQUALIZATION MINUTES

April 29, 2014

A meeting of the Board of Equalization of the County of Cuming, in the State of Nebraska was convened in open and public session at 11:00 a.m. on April 29, 2014, at West Point, Nebraska with Meister, Mutzenberger, Ross, Ott, Wiechman, Sill and Meister present; Tichota absent.

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Notice of the meeting was given in advance thereof by publication in the West Point News, legal newspaper for Cuming County, one of the County’s designated methods for giving notice, a copy of the agenda being attached to these minutes. Notice of this meeting was published as a combined notice with the County Board of Supervisors April 29th & 30th, 2014 notice. Notice of this meeting was given in advance to the members of the Board of Equalization and a copy of their acknow-ledgment 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 Wiechman and seconded by Sill to approve the minutes of the last meeting as read. All present voted yea in favor of said motion.

2. TAX CORRECTIONS

The following tax corrections were presented to the Board of approval; ID# 12097.01 – sold farm equipment – accelerated 2014 taxes added $783.08 to the tax rolls; ID# 11861 – clerical error – deducted $1708.12 from the tax rolls, corrected 2013 and 2014 tax list; ID# 56000.01 – clerical error – deducted $517.34 from the tax rolls, corrected 2011, 2012 and 2013 tax list. A motion was made by Mutzenberger and seconded by Sill to approve the tax corrections as presented. Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Ott, Meister, Wiechman, Sill, Mutzenberger and Ross, yeas; nays none; Tichota absent; motion carried.

3. UNDERVALUED, OVERVALUED OR OMITTED TAX LIST

A list of undervalued, overvalued or omitted properties was presented to the Board for approval. The list would add $497,750 to the total county valuation. A motion was made by Mutzenberger and seconded by Sill to accept the list and place on file. Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Ott, Meister, Wiechman, Sill, Mutzenberger and Ross, yeas; nays none; Tichota absent; motion carried.

4. VEHICLE EXEMPTIONS

Two vehicle exemptions were presented to the Board for review – Church of the Assumption of the BVM, West Point – 2014 Nissan Altima; Elkhorn Valley Assembly of God, West Point – 2002 Dodge Sports Van. A motion was made by Sill and seconded by Ott to approve the exemptions as presented. Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Ott, Meister, Wiechman, Sill, Mutzenberger and Ross, yeas; nays none; Tichota absent; motion carried.

5. ADJOURN

A motion was made by Sill and seconded by Mutzenberger to adjourn as a Board of Equalization and reconvene as a Board of Supervisors. All present voted yea in favor of said motion. The Board of Equalization agreed to reconvene when needed. The agenda kept current in the office of the County Clerk and on the County Website (www.cumingcounty.ne.gov).

Bonnie Vogltance

Cuming County Clerk

Approved: ____________________________

Chairman

April 29, 2014 – Board of Equalization Minutes

BOARD OF EQUALIZATION MINUTES

April 29, 2014

A meeting of the Board of Equalization of the County of Cuming, in the State of Nebraska was convened in open and public session at 11:00 a.m. on April 29, 2014, at West Point, Nebraska with Meister, Mutzenberger, Ross, Ott, Wiechman, Sill and Meister present; Tichota absent. Read More

Notice of the meeting was given in advance thereof by publication in the West Point News, legal newspaper for Cuming County, one of the County’s designated methods for giving notice, a copy of the agenda being attached to these minutes. Notice of this meeting was published as a combined notice with the County Board of Supervisors April 29th & 30th, 2014 notice. Notice of this meeting was given in advance to the members of the Board of Equalization and a copy of their acknow-ledgment 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 Wiechman and seconded by Sill to approve the minutes of the last meeting as read. All present voted yea in favor of said motion.

2. TAX CORRECTIONS

The following tax corrections were presented to the Board of approval; ID# 12097.01 – sold farm equipment – accelerated 2014 taxes added $783.08 to the tax rolls; ID# 11861 – clerical error – deducted $1708.12 from the tax rolls, corrected 2013 and 2014 tax list; ID# 56000.01 – clerical error – deducted $517.34 from the tax rolls, corrected 2011, 2012 and 2013 tax list. A motion was made by Mutzenberger and seconded by Sill to approve the tax corrections as presented. Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Ott, Meister, Wiechman, Sill, Mutzenberger and Ross, yeas; nays none; Tichota absent; motion carried.

3. UNDERVALUED, OVERVALUED OR OMITTED TAX LIST

A list of undervalued, overvalued or omitted properties was presented to the Board for approval. The list would add $497,750 to the total county valuation. A motion was made by Mutzenberger and seconded by Sill to accept the list and place on file. Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Ott, Meister, Wiechman, Sill, Mutzenberger and Ross, yeas; nays none; Tichota absent; motion carried.

4. VEHICLE EXEMPTIONS

Two vehicle exemptions were presented to the Board for review – Church of the Assumption of the BVM, West Point – 2014 Nissan Altima; Elkhorn Valley Assembly of God, West Point – 2002 Dodge Sports Van. A motion was made by Sill and seconded by Ott to approve the exemptions as presented. Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Ott, Meister, Wiechman, Sill, Mutzenberger and Ross, yeas; nays none; Tichota absent; motion carried.

5. ADJOURN

A motion was made by Sill and seconded by Mutzenberger to adjourn as a Board of Equalization and reconvene as a Board of Supervisors. All present voted yea in favor of said motion. The Board of Equalization agreed to reconvene when needed. The agenda kept current in the office of the County Clerk and on the County Website (www.cumingcounty.ne.gov).

Bonnie Vogltance

Cuming County Clerk

Approved: ____________________________

Chairman

March 25 & 26, 2014 BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MINUTES

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MINUTES

March 25, 2014

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 March 25, 2014, at West Point, Nebraska with all members present.

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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; February 16th – March 15th activity reports for Extension Educators, notice of Dept. of Roads regional meeting, letter regarding FEMA Disaster 1878, letter from Sequoia Consulting Group dated March 21, 2014, letter regarding Federal Funds Purchase Program, 2013 community benefits report from Franciscan Care Services, Inc, March 19th Safety Committee Minutes, notice of May 7thhealth insurance meeting, list of current bank securities, documents in support of the County Economic Development Program, information from Dennis Vodicka regarding bridges and a letter from State Court Administrator. 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 with the following corrections; correct the time the Board entered into closed session from 1:15 p.m. to 11:15 a.m. and correct the vote to approve claims, Ott was listed as absent and not voting, Ott was present and voted to approve claims. All present voted yea to approve said motion.
2. REPORTS

After reviewing revenue reports from the County Sheriff ($1,068.33), Clerk of Dist. Court ($1,555.30), Zoning Adm. ($200.00), Roads ($607.54) and County Clerk ($4,460.76), 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; Meister, Ott, Sill, Ross, Mutzenberger, Wiechman and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.
3. RECEIPTS

A motion was made by Sill and seconded by Wiechman to approve $866,277.33 of miscellaneous Treasurer’s receipts and place on file. Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Meister, Ott, Sill, Ross, Mutzenberger, Wiechman and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.
4. CITY OF WEST POINT DINKLAGE GRANT

An application for $250,000.00 was submitted to the Board for a paving and lighting project at the Nielsen Community Center. A motion was made by Mutzenberger and seconded by Sill to table the application until the following day at 11:15 a.m. All present voted yea in favor of said motion.

5. SCRIBNER-SNYDER DINKLAGE GRANT

A Dinklage Application was presented to the Board requesting $2000 to support two scholarships for two Cuming County students graduating from Pender High School. A motion was made by Wiechman and seconded by Ross to forward the application to the Foundation. All present voted yea in favor of said motion.
6. COPY MACHINE LEASE

The County Extension Office presented quotes from four different vendors to lease a new copy machine. After review, a motion was made by Sill and seconded by Mutzenberger to allow Deb Schroeder to enter into a five year lease and service contract for a new copy machine with Office Systems, Norfolk, NE. Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Meister, Ott, Ross, Sill, Wiechman, Mutzenberger and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.
7. REVIEW RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE WEGNER SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE

One scholarship application was present to the Board for approval from Amanda Murphy. A motion was made by Ott and seconded by Sill to accept the recommendation of the Wegner Scholarship Committee and award Amanda Murphy a $1500.00 scholarship in 2015. All presented voted yea in favor of said motion.
8. RECESS AS A BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

A motion was made by Mutzenberger 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 11:15 a.m. the Board reconvened as a Board of Supervisors to review the rules and definitions section of the draft County Zoning Regulations. No formal action was taken.

The Board agreed to adjourn and reconvene the following morning at 9:00 a.m.

March 26, 2014

The Board met at 9:00 a.m. pursuant to the previous day’s business with all members present. Chairman Tichota restated that a current copy of the “Open Meetings Act” was posted at the entrance to the meeting room with a pamphlet form of the act available upon request. The Board began the meeting by reviewing the Road Department and Planning and Zoning Department monthly action reports. No formal action was taken.
9. TOWNSHIP GRAVEL ALLOTMENT

Several township officials were present to discuss gravel allotment with the Board. They presented a new formula to calculate the amount of gravel allotment to be received by each township. After discussion, a motion was made by Sill and seconded by Ross to table the issue until more information is gathered. All present voted yea in favor of said motion.
10. CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT #262

Chairman Tichota opened a public hearing at 10:00 a.m. to consider a request from David Baumert to separate an existing farmstead in Sec. 27 T21N R6E. There was no one present to object to the permit which was recommended for approval by the planning commission and zoning administrator. A motion was made by Mutzenberger and seconded by Sill to approve conditional use permit #262 with the condition that the correct legal description be attached before filing in the Register of Deeds office. Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Meister, Ott, Ross, Sill, Wiechman, Mutzenberger and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.
11. FIRSTNET COMMITTEE

The Board received a letter from Brenda Decker, Chief Information Officer, State of Nebraska, requesting a representative be appointed to a FirstNet Committee. As a result, a motion was made by Mutzenberger and seconded by Ott, to appoint Steve Sill to represent Cuming County. All present voted yea in favor of said motion.
12. MOTOR GRADER BIDS

Bids were received for a new motor grader and tallied as follows. All bids included trading County machine #5: Murphy Tractor – Bid #1 John Deere 772GP, $205,917.00; Bid #2 John Deere 772G, $192,561.00; NMC Cat, Caterpillar 140M AWD, $230,194.00. After review, a motion was made by Mutzenberger to purchase the John Deere 772G, conventional, from Murphy Tractor for $192,561.00. Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Meister, Ott, Ross, Sill, Wiechman, Mutzenberger and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.
13. CRACK SEALING BIDS

Two bids were received to seal cracks on 10 miles of county hard surface roads. The bids tallied as follows; Bader’s Highway & Street – $24,742.00 start date April 27, 2014; Hein Construction $18,817.60 start date May 20th or fall October 1st. After discussion and review, a motion was made by Mutzenberger and seconded by Meister to award the bid to Bader Highway & Street due to the time factor. Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Meister, Ott, Ross, Sill, Wiechman, Mutzenberger and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.
14. WISNER BRIDGE PROJECT

In October of 2010 a letter was sent to the Corp of Engineers addressing the Section 14 grant to develop a plan to protect the Wisner Elkhorn River Bridge from flooding. Cuming County was later granted funds through the Section 14 program. After discussion with Jeff Wagner, County Engineer, a motion was made by Tichota and seconded by Mutzenberger to reject the Corp of Engineers proposal in conjunction with the engineer’s advice. Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Meister, Ott, Ross, Wiechman, Mutzenberger and Tichota, yeas; nays Sill; motion carried.
15. CITY OF WEST POINT DINKLAGE GRANT

The Dinklage Application for the City of West Point was tabled from the previous day. The application, if granted, would provide $250,000 for the paving and lighting project around the Nielsen Community Building. A motion was made by Mutzenberger and seconded by Ott to forward the corrected application to the Foundation. Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Meister, Ott, Ross, Sill, Wiechman, Mutzenberger and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.
16. CLAIMS

A motion was made by Ott and seconded by Mutzenberger to approve the following claims: General Payroll & Employee Reimb $98,415.13; Road Payroll & Employee Reimb $31,334.59; Economic Development Payroll & Employee Reimb $6,878.06; E911 Payroll & Employee Reimb $13,456.40; Ameritas Dental 875.16 co share ins, Ameritas Life Ins. 6830.19 co share retire, Blue Cross 21846.99 co share health, F&M Bank 6948.24 co share soc sec, employee deductible reimb 2,228.26, Mark Albin 254.25 mental health bd, Alco 39.54 supplies, Appeara 55.56 supplies, Barone Security 78.00 repairs, Black Hills Energy 1174.53 utilities, Daniel Bracht 4256.31 reimb, Kevin Brester 71.68 mileage, Burt Co. Sheriff 78.97 court costs, Capital Business Systems 239.07 equip maint, Cardmember Service 30.48 travel expenses, Central Community College 120.00 reg fee, Central Valley Ag 266.19 fuel, CenturyLink 1221.31 service, City of West Point 6683.30 solid waste, City of Wisner 1762.54 solid waste, Clerk of Dist Ct 107.00 court costs, Colfax Co Sheriff 6.50 court costs, Continental Research Corp. 366.18 supplies, Cuming County Court 85.00 court costs, Cuming County Mutual Aid 35.00 dues, CCPPD 141.96 utilities, Cuming Co. Sheriff 115.19 court costs, Dodge Co. Court 3.50 copies, Tom Donner 1782.50 ct apnt atny, Duane Drieling 11.20 mileage, Faith Regional Physician Serv 336.00 inmate care, Ann Flood 100.00 mental health bd, Floor Maint. 466.33 supplies, Franciscan Care Services 270.00 blood tests, Daniel Fullner 172.40 mental health bd, Graybeals 34.74 supplies, GreatAmerica Fin Serv 153.45 equip lease, Larry Howard 10.64 mileage, Tim Hunke 11.76 mileage, JP Electric 72.36 supplies, Kate Jorgensen 2098.29 ct apnt atny, Rick Jacobs 22.40 mileage, Kindschuh Bros 162.95 repairs, Russell Kreikemeier 949.50 ct apnt atny, Arlen Lierman 10.08 mileage, Louderback Drug 182.85 inmate meds, Madison Co. Sheriff 8450.00 inmate bd, Matthew Bender 283.31 subs, Microfilm Imaging 74.00 microfilming, Midwest Health Partners 688.00 inmate care, Stuart Mills 150.00 ct apnt atny, Elwood Moore 10.08 mileage, Mostek Repair 210.96 repairs, MIPS 2975.70 computer support, Nance Co. Court 2.25 copies, Nebr. Asso Emg Managers 50.00 dues, Nebr. HHS 84.00 institutional care, Nebr. Lablinc 113.75 inmate care, NE Law Enforcement Intelligence 300.00 reg fee, Daniel Niemeyer 6.00 meal, NE Research & Extension 69.26 equip, NSA/POAN Conf. 190.00 reg fee, Peterson Body 50.00 repairs, PetroMart 1720.07 fuel, Pierce Co. Court 2.00 copies, Platte Co. Court 1.50 copies, Postmaster 190.00 supplies, Quality Print 868.11 supplies, Ramada Inn 146.00 lodging, Region IV Mental Health 10002.00 3rd & 4th qrtr payment, Marjorie Schaffer 116.80 mental health bd, Jesse Schold 11.20 mileage, LK Ventures 35.00 court costs, Sirius XM Radio 34.06 dues, Alvin Sorensen 16.80 mileage, Nancy Schramm 100.00 mental health bd, Debra Schroeder 46.63 supplies, Smidt’s Garbage 45.00 serv, Brian Sorensen 39.20 mileage, South Dakota Sheriff’s Assn. 195.00 reg fee, Stratton Delay & Doele 759.90 ct apnt atny, Teeco 118.35 supplies, Thurston Co. Court 2.25 copies, Thurston Co. Sheriff 4371.69 inmate bd, Lyle Tienken 8.98 repairs, Uline 150.24 supplies, UNL 6.00 supplies, US Postage Serv. 5000.00 postage meter, Verizon Wireless 369.03 serv, Vievu 30.00 repairs, Village of Bancroft 162.74 solid waste, Village of Beemer 850.46 solid waste, Glen Vollmer 17.92 mileage, West Point Home Center 635.09 repairs, West Point Light & Water 1525.71 utilities, West Point News 707.08 publ, Wisner News Chronicle 107.60 publ, Yosten True Value 80.99 supplies, Total General Fund $104,948.88; Ameritas Dental 238.68 co share dental ins, Ameritas Life Ins. 2115.09 co share retire, Blue Cross 5958.27 co share health ins, F&M Bank 2264.88 co share soc sec., Auto Value 187.10 supplies, B’s Enterprises 1613.50 signs, Black Hills Energy 129.29 utilities, Bomgaars 122.62 supplies, Central Valley Ag 2611.23 fuel, CenturyLink 101.25 serv, City of Wisner 494.06 utilities, Constellation New Energy 540.61 utilities, Conway’s Corner 40.75 fuel, CCPPD 235.50 utilities, Elkhorn Filter Care 19.35 labor, Engelhardt TV 6.00 radio repairs, Gene Steffy 98.68 repairs, Great Plains 155.15 serv, JR Tools 625.80 tools, Kimball Midwest 371.61 supplies & tools, Kindschuh Bros. 1492.70 fuel, Mainelli Wagner 7563.54 engineering fees, Leona Meier 675.27 reimb, Midwest Service 5728.75 steel, blades & signs, Quality Printing 192.35 supplies, S&W Welding 505.70 equip, Sapp Bros. 358.40 fuel, Schmader Electric 115.50 repairs, Seals & Service 298.66 parts, Skywave Wireless 43.95 serv, Smidt’s Garbage 50.00 serv, Stalp Gravel 32112.14 gravel, Stan Ortmeier 506.22 repairs, Stigge Machine 367.51 parts, Tighton Fastener 4795.00 equip, Tim’s Sinclair 3745.65 fuel, Verizon Wireless 221.41 serv, Welding Const 6720.00 contract work, West Point Light & Water 437.25 utilities, West Point News 55.18 publ, Wisner Auto Parts 54.50 supplies, Wisner True Value 35.26 supplies, Wisner West 241.52 fuel, Yosten True Value 104.67 supplies, Total Road Fund $84,349.55; St. Francis Mem. Hosp Found 50,000.00 grant, Total Special Projects $50,000.00; West Point News 136.20 publ, Wisner News Chronicle 87.60 publ, Total Wegner Scholarship Fund $223.80; Cornhusker International 686.80 tires, LCL Truck Equipment 4685.00 spreader, Total Sinking Fund $5,371.80; Microfilm Imaging 239.89 microfilming, MIPS 262.90 computer support, Total Reg of Deeds Fund $502.79; Quality Print 103.74 supplies, Wisner Police 1730.00 equip, Total STOP Fund 1834.74; Theresa Klitz 160.00 serv, Total Federal Grant Fund $160.00; Ameritas Dental 53.04 co share dental ins, Ameritas Life 464.27 co share retire, Blue Cross 1324.06 co share health, F&M Bank 523.89 co share soc sec, Arvid’s Foodtown 50.00 adv, Eugene Lyon 71.79 meals, Cardmember Service 549.79 website and adv expenses, CenturyLink 42.23 serv, Garry Clark 50.00 reimb, Fiesta Brava 1825.00 Nielsen grant, Flower & Gift Gallery 50.00 supplies, Grandma’s Attic 53.04 workshop expenses, International Economic Dev. 385.00 dues, Nebr. Travel Assn 13.00 workshop expenses, PetroMart 57.81 fuel, Quality Print 45.99 adv, Skywave Wireless 3500.00 Nielsen grant, West Point Chamber 200.00 workshop expenses, West Point News 93.00 adv, Total Economic Development $9,351.91; Harold R. Jordan Memorial Library 2250.00 county aide, John A. Stahl Memorial Library 2250.00 county aide, Karlen Memorial Library 2250.00 county aide, Wisner Public Library 2250.00 county aide, Total Inheritance Tax $9000.00; Ameritas Dental 106.08 co share dental ins, Ameritas Life Ins. 908.30 co share retire, Blue Cross 2648.12 co share health, F&M Bank 1021.78 co share soc sec, AS Central Finance 448.00 teletype serv, CenturyLink 403.93 service, City of Wisner 378.45 pagers, Creative Xpressions 346.55 uniforms, Great Plains 68.62 serv, McCooknet Internet 69.95 serv, Quality Print 5.36 supplies, West Point News 221.00 publ; Total E911 $6,626.14. Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Meister, Ott, Mutzenberger, Sill, Ross, Wiechman and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.
The Board agreed to adjourn and reconvene April 29 & 30, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. The agenda kept current in the office of the county clerk and on the website (www.cumingcounty.ne.gov).
Cuming County Clerk

Approved: _____________________________

Chairman

Cuming County

West PointBeemerWisnerBancroft

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