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E911 Advisory Board meeting

Notice of Meeting

Notice is hereby given that a meeting of the E911 Advisory Board of Cuming County, Nebraska, will be held commencing at 7:00 pm August 19th, 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

 

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Board of Supervisors Minutes – July 27 & 28, 2015

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MINUTES

July 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 July 28, 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, Probation 2015-2016 budget report, thank you letter from Knox County for services received from the Emergency Manager and a letter from DHHS regarding future billing for competency evaluation. All documents are available for public inspection at the County Clerk’s Office.

 

  1.   MINUTES

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

 

  1.   REPORTS

After reviewing revenue reports from the County Sheriff ($1,444.30), Clerk of Dist. Court ($536.93), Roads ($2,013.05), Zoning – includes months of May, June and July ($450.00) and County Clerk ($7,487.06), a motion was made by Mutzenberger and seconded by Sill to accept the reports and place on file.  All present voted yea in favor of said motion.

 

  1.  RECEIPTS

A motion was made by Meister and seconded by Mutzenberger to approve $359,389.82 of miscellaneous Treasurer’s receipts and place on file.  Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Ott, Ross, Wiechman, Sill, Mutzenberger, Meister and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.

 

  1. BIDS FOR PATROL VEHICLE

Two bids were received for a new patrol vehicle.  The bids included trading a 2010 Ford Explorer.  The bids tallied as follows; Woodhouse – 2015 Ford Explorer with trade $25,460; Courtesy Ford – 2016 Ford Explorer with trade $19,978.  A motion was made by Sill and seconded by Mutzenberger to accept the bid from Courtesy Ford, Norfolk, NE for a 2016 Ford Explorer, trading a 2010 Ford Explorer.  Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Ott, Ross, Wiechman, Sill, Mutzenberger, Meister and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.

 

  1. NEIHARDT DINKLAGE APPLICATION

A Dinklage application was presented to the Board for approval from the John G. Neihardt Historic Site for $25,000.  The funds, if granted, would be used for a sculpture project.  A motion was made by Ott and seconded by Mutzenberger to forward the application to the foundation.  Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Ott, Ross, Wiechman, Sill, Mutzenberger and Tichota, yeas; nays Meister; motion carried.

 

  1. RECESS AS A BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

The Board spent some time reviewing county department budgets for 2015-2016. At 11:35 a.m. the Board agreed to recess until the following morning at 9:00 a.m.

 

July 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 report from the Road Department and reviewing the 2015-2016 road budget.

 

  1. BIDS FOR TRUCK

Two bids for a truck for the weed department were submitted from Danko Emergency Equipment, Snyder, NE for a 2016 Ford F350 for 30,259.00 and a 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD for $33,093.00.  A motion was made by Tichota and seconded by Ott to purchase the Ford F350 for $30,259. Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Ott, Ross, Wiechman, Sill, Meister, Mutzenberger and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.

 

  1. QUOTES FOR MATERIAL

Two quotes were received for materials for culvert project C-20(522) as follows; Midwest Service & Sales – $13,567.98 and B’s Enterprises $13,215.00.  A motion was made by Ott and seconded by Sill to accept the quote from B’s Enterprises for $13,215.00. Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Ott, Ross, Wiechman, Sill, Meister, Mutzenberger and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.

 

  1. BIDS FOR THREE CULVERT PROJECTS

Three bids were received to provide materials for projects C-20(533), C-20(541) and C-20(555) and tallied as follows; ConTech Engineered Solutions – $75,379.70; B’s Enterprises Inc. – $88,620.60; Midwest Service & Sales $83,129.66.  After review, a motion was made by Wiechman and seconded by Mutzenberger to award the bid to ConTech Engineered Solutions, Lincoln, NE.  Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Ott, Ross, Wiechman, Sill, Meister, Mutzenberger and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.

 

  1. CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT 2015008

At 10:15 a.m. Chairman Tichota opened a public hearing to consider a request from David Peterson to erect a 301-1000 AU swine confinement barn in the E1/2SW1/4 Section 34 T22N R5E. No one was present to object to the permit which was recommended for approval by the planning commission and zoning administrator.  A motion was made by Ott and seconded by Mutzenberger to approve conditional use permit #2015008 pending survey from DEQ.  Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Wiechman, Meister, Sill, Mutzenberger, Ross, Ott and Tichota, yeas; nays, none; motion carried.

 

  1. ZONING CHANGE

At 10:30 a.m. Chairman Tichota opened a public hearing to consider a zoning change request from Loren Siebrandt for the Lake Valley View Subdivision located in Section 20 T22N R6E. No one was 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 the request to change the Lake Valley View Subdivision lot 1 to residential and lot 5 to commercial.  Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Wiechman, Meister, Sill, Mutzenberger, Ross, Ott and Tichota, yeas; nays, none; motion carried.

 

  1. CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT #2015009

The Cuming County Planning Commission tabled conditional use permit #2015009, therefore no formal action was taken by the Board of Supervisors.

 

  1. BIDS FOR CULVERT CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS

Due to the lack of bids for the labor for construction projects C20(533), C20(541) and C20(555), no action was taken.

 

  1.  APPROVE CLAIMS

The following county positions receive salaries or wages as listed; County Supervisors $1107.08 to 1315.41, County Officials $4369.00 – $4748.33, Deputies $19.16 – $20.73 per/hr, Appraiser $4630.00, Office Assistants $12.00 – $20.73 per/hr, Custodian $16.60 – $19.00 per/hr, Sheriff Deputies $3,921.00 – $4,290.00, Matrons $13.00 per/hr, Diversion Coordinator $2625.00, Emg. Manager/VSO $4870.25, Deputy Emg. Manager $325.00, Surveyor $1000.00, Highway Supt. $5163.33, Road Foreman $26.63 per/hr, Road Equipment Operators $17.30 – $23.02 per/hr, Sign Maintenance $19.65 per/hr, Weed Supt./Mechanic $21.25 per/hr, Economic Development/Zoning Adm. $7337.85, Dispatchers $13.50 – $20.50 per/hr.  Dispatchers receive an additional $1.50 per/hr for the midnight to 8:00 a.m. shift, horticultural aide $8.75 per/hr. (monthly salaries are listed except where indicated).

 

A motion was made by Wiechman and seconded by Mutzenberger to approve the following claims; General payroll and reimbursements $116,138.22; Road payroll $39,522.81; ROD Fund payroll $555.00; Economic Development payroll & reimbursements $8,298.81; E911 payroll & reimbursements $19,855.88; Lincoln Financial 2242.92 co share supplemental ins, Ameritas Life Ins. 7877.41 co share retire, CC Clerk Insurance Account 50,973.36 co share ins, F&M Bank 8558.36 co share soc sec, Advanced Correctional Healthcare 12.20 inmate care, AMC Rifle Range 100.00 dues, Appeara 151.96 supplies, B&B Video 48.15 supplies, Bill’s Tree 135.00 ground care, Black Hills Energy 233.89 utilities, Daniel Bracht 5454.92 reimb, Burt County 50.00 reimb, Cardmember Serv 209.15 supplies, Central Valley Ag 359.36 supplies & fuel, CenturyLink 3560.10 serv, City of West Point 9,203.48 solid waste, City of Wisner 2632.76 solid waste, Claritus 185.66 postage, Clk of Dist Ct 116.00 court costs, Comfort Inn 189.90 lodging, Julie Crandall 39.25 reimb, CC Court 285.00 court costs, CC Sheriff 81.16 meals & postage, CC Historical Society 200.00 mowing, DataSpec Inc 399.00 dues, Eakes Office Solutions 174.01 supplies, Elite Computers 330.00 training, Engelhardt TV 48.50 supplies, Les Feyerherm 18.40 mileage, Fisher Agency 1000.00 consultant, Floor Maintenance 474.70 supplies, Franciscan Care Serv 439.00 breath tests, GIS Workshop 600.00 fees, Graybeals 8.67 supplies, GreatAmerica Fin 163.00 equip maint, Nebr. HHS 874.00 institutional care, St. Francis Memorial Hosp 40.13 witness fees, Healthport 146.38 witness fees, Janitor Depot 249.55 supplies, David Jaskierny 900.00 autopsy costs, Kim Knobbe 45.00 reimb, Russell Kreikemeier 2473.70 ct apnt atny, Mary Jo Lueckenhoff 11.70 supplies, Madison Co. Dist Ct 100.58 court costs, Madison Co. Treas 15723.72 probation costs, Microfilm Imaging 59.00 microfilming, Stuart Mills 2381.25 ct apnt atny, MIPS 2677.37 computer support, Moore Medical 395.18 supplies, NE Crime Comm 16.00 supplies, State Treas 2611.52 reimb, Office Systems 103.00 equip maint, Pender Comm Hosp 131.00 inmate care, PetroMart 890.46 fuel, Quality Printing 3083.32 supplies, Region IV 4973.75 qrtly expenses, Jeremy Rehak 227.70 mileage, Debra Schroeder 135.06 reimb, Lee Schroeder 229.45 reimb, Mark Schroeder 192.41 reimb, LK Ventures 35.00 paper shredding, Skywave Wireless 315.13 computer support, Smidt’s Garbage 45.00 serv, Alvin Sorensen 17.25 mileage, Stan Ortmeier & Co 51.76 supplies, Dept of Labor 4284.00 unemployment, Stratton Delay & Doele 2208.60 ct apnt atny, Teeco Inc 124.85 supplies, Telebeep Cellular 28.48 serv, Thurston Co. 4950.00 inmate bd, Tim’s Sinclair 174.43 fuel, Time Clock Deals 34.72 fees, United of Omaha 220.00 MPower360, Verizon Wireless 298.52 serv, Village of Bancroft 918.58 solid waste, Village of Beemer 866.84 solid waste, Glen Vollmer 18.40 mileage, Wagner Tire 197.88 fuel, Washington Co. Sheriff 550.00 inmate bd, Wayne Co. Dist Ct 4294.89 judge expenses, West Point Light 3184.67 utilities, West Point News 141.00 publ, Wisner News 454.97 publ, Wisner Public Schools 120.75 mileage, Wisner True Value 5.98 supplies, Woods & Aitken 234.00 legal fees, Yosten True Value 37.45 supplies, Youngs 163.71 supplies, Total General Fund $159,125.54; Ameritas Life Ins. 2667.78 co share retire, F&M Bank 2895.85 co share soc sec, Auto Value 254.69 supplies, B’s Enterprises 3568.00 culvert material, Black Hills Energy 86.92 utilities, Bodwell Const. 936.18 rock, Bomgaars 117.24 supplies, Breitkreutz Ag 1974.00 gravel, C&J Auto 1329.12 tires, Central Valley Ag 179.47 fuel, CenturyLink 166.55 serv, City of Wisner 222.12 utilities, Constellation New Energy 56.52 utilities, Conway’s Corner 108.02 fuel, Crop Production Serv 152.62 chemicals, CCPPD 286.16 utilities, Elite Computers 176.00 serv, Engelhardt TV 19.99 supplies, Great Plains 161.44 utilities, Jebro Inc 829.50 asphalt, Kaup Seed 86.50 chemicals, Kimball Midwest 119.76 supplies, Mainelli Wagner 18470.76 engineering fees, Midwest Service & Sales 667.30 culverts & signs, NMC Exchange 1502.32 parts, Pender Imp. 626.51 parts & fuel, S&S Willers 12336.86 gravel, Quality Printing 24.99 supplies, Ru-de’s Mart 72.00 fuel, Sapp Bros 141.77 fuel, Skywave Wireless 43.95 serv, Smidt’s Garbage 50.00 serv, Stalp Gravel 59472.77 gravel, Dept. of Labor 2048.00 unemployment, Stigge Machine 22.38 supplies, Tim’s Sinclair 1811.72 fuel, Time Clock Deals 15.12 adm fee, Verizon Wireless 230.72 serv, Wagner Tire 1649.87 fuel, West Point Light 263.87 utilities, West Point Travel Plaza 581.44 fuel, Yosten True Value 211.50 supplies, Total Road Fund $116,638.28; CC Ag Society 1500.00 grant, CC Economic Dev. 1200.00 contract labor, West Point Chamber 600.00 grants & dues, West Point Community Theatre 500.00 grant, Total Lodging Tax Fund $3,800.00; F&M Bank 42.46 co share soc sec, Microfilm Imaging 66.50 microfilming, MIPS 275.70 computer support, Office Systems Co. 30.00 maint fee, Total Reg of Deeds Fund $372.20; John A. Stahl Lib 3000.00 Dinklage Grant, Total Special Projects $3,000.00; Ameritas Life Ins. 560.17 co share retire, F&M Bank 632.57 co share soc sec, B&B Video 2400.00 publ, Beemer Comm Club 140.00 printing, Cardmember Service 1838.79 website expenses, NE Economic Dev Asso 100.00 dues, Oxide Design 125.00 website expenses, Quality Printing 220.15 adv, Total Economic Development Fund $6,016.68; RDg Planning & Design 3810.25 professional serv, Total Inheritance Tax Fund $3,810.25; Ameritas Life Ins. 1340.30 co share retire, F&M Bank 1504.96 co share soc sec, AS Central Finance 448.00 teletype serv, CenturyLink 1212.27 serv, Wade Eisenhauer 97.75 mileage, Elite Computers 758.00 equip, Great Plains Comm 68.62 serv, Charles Muller 43.70 mileage, Brian Schultz 46.00 mileage, Andy Soll 21.85 mileage, Time Clock Deals 12.96 fees, Total E911 $5,554.41.  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, August 4, 2015 at 7:00 p.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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Joint Board of Supervisors/Planning Commission Mtg – August 4, 2015

Notice of Meeting

Joint Cuming County Planning Commission and Board of Supervisors

 

Notice is hereby given that a special joint meeting of the Board of Supervisors and the Planning Commission of Cuming County, Nebraska, will be held commencing at 7:00 p.m. on August 4, 2015 in the courthouse basement meeting room, West Point, Nebraska, which meeting will be open to the public.  The meeting is being called to review the draft zoning regulations document and the revised zoning map.  The agenda for said meeting 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 agenda may be modified to include items of an emergency nature, only, at such meeting.

 

Bonnie Vogltance

Cuming County Clerk

Board of Equalization Minutes – July 22, 2015

BOARD OF EQUALIZATION MINUTES

July 22, 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 9:00 a.m. on July 22, 2015, Read More

at West Point, Nebraska with all members present.

 

Notice of the meeting was given in advance thereof by publication in the Wisner News Chronicle, legal newspaper for Cuming County and on the County Website, two of the County’s designated methods for giving notice, a copy of the agenda being attached to these minutes. Notice of this meeting was published as a combined notice with the County Board of Supervisors July 22, 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 Ott and seconded by Mutzenberger to approve the minutes of the last meeting as read.  All present voted yea in favor of said motion.

 

  1. TAX CORRECTIONS

The following tax correction was presented to the Board for approval; ID# 000000015 – PP; sold business, accelerated the 2015 personal property taxes as 2014; added $106.84 to the tax rolls.  A motion was made by Mutzenberger and seconded by Meister to accept the tax correction as presented.  Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Meister, Mutzenberger, Ross, Sill, Wiechman, Ott and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.

 

  1. OVERVALUED, UNDERVALUED OR OMITTED PROPERTY LIST

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

 

  1. PROTEST HEARINGS

#4  Douglas Redding

Legal description:  SE1/4 SW1/4 Dec 15 T23N R7E 40 acres

Assessed Value: $118,645 – Requested Value:  100,000

Reason for protest:  pasture ground is unusable due to wet conditions

Assessor’s recommendation: $115,440

A motion was made by Mutzenberger and seconded by Meister to accept the recommendation made by the County Assessor and set the value at $115,440. Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Wiechman, Mutzenberger, Ross, Ott, Sill, Meister and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.

 

#5  Thomas Donner

Legal description:  tract in N1/2 Sec 5 T23N R4E 52.4 acres

Assessed Value: $37,570 – Requested Value: $15,100

Reason for protest:  property is subject to wetlands reserve program easement and trees were destroyed in 2014 tornado

Assessor’s recommendation: $33,505

A motion was made by Mutzenberger and seconded by Ott to accept the recommendation made by the County Assessor and set the value at $33,505. Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Wiechman, Mutzenberger, Ross, Ott, Sill, Meister and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.

 

#6  Larry French

Legal description:  TL 26, 32 & 33 West Point Industrial Tract North

Assessed Value: $89,105 – Requested Value:  $76,290

Reason for protest:  property is in a flood plain, no major updates, drainage ditch is silted in and overgrown with weeds and flood gate is in terrible shape

Assessor’s recommendation: $71,765

A motion was made by Mutzenberger and seconded by Wiechman to reduce the valuation to $79,250.  Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Wiechman, Mutzenberger, Ross, Ott, Sill, Meister and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.

 

#7  Mary Neiman

Legal description:  Lots, 18, 19, 22 & 23, Blk 3, Blairs Add, West Point City

Assessed Value: $73,880 – Requested Value:  $63,360

Reason for protest:  flood plain area, commercial district across the street, relocation of gravel pit caused additional truck traffic

Assessor’s recommendation: $70,530

A motion was made by Sill and seconded by Mutzenberger set the valuation at $64,360.  Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Wiechman, Mutzenberger, Ross, Ott, Sill, Meister and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.

 

#8  Tyler Westerman

Legal description:  S50’ Lot 2, Blk 48, West Point City

Assessed Value: $81,240 – Requested Value:  $62,000

Reason for protest:  small lot and not garage, purchased for much less

Assessor’s recommendation: $69,290

A motion was made by Sill and seconded by Wiechman to accept the Assessor’s recommendation and set the valuation at $69,290. Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Wiechman, Mutzenberger, Ross, Ott, Sill, Meister and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.

 

#9  Western Ventures

Legal description:  N 22’ of lots 5 all of 6 and 22’ of lot 7, Blk 9, West Point City

Assessed Value: $193,070 – Requested Value:  $190,000

Reason for protest: some units are still tied to a HUD agreement, current occupancy rate and current condition of the property

Assessor’s recommendation: $193,070

A motion was made by Meister and seconded by Ott to reduce the valuation to $190,000 with the understanding that the property will be reviewed again next year.  Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Wiechman, Mutzenberger, Ross, Ott, Sill, Meister and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.

 

#10  Western Ventures

Legal description:  S 16’ Lot 8 and all Lot 7, Blk 16, West Point City

Assessed Value: $170,115.00 – Requested Value:  $146,528.00

Reason for protest: some units are still tied to a HUD agreement, current occupancy rate and current condition of the property

Assessor’s recommendation: $170,115

A motion was made by Wiechman and seconded by Mutzenberger to reduce the valuation to $156,520 with the understanding that the property will be reviewed again next year.  Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Wiechman, Mutzenberger, Ross, Ott, Sill, Meister and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.

 

#11  Roberta Luedtke

Legal description:  S 30’ lot 5 and all of lot 6, Blk 76, 4th Add, Wisner City

Assessed Value: $80,375 – Requested Value:  $77,220

Reason for protest:  property increase too much in one year and neighboring property not cared for

Assessor’s recommendation: reduce to $80,375

A motion was made by Ross and seconded by Mutzenberger to make no change.  Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Wiechman, Mutzenberger, Ross, Ott, Sill, Meister and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.

 

#12  Ken Metzger

Legal description:  TL 5, Sec 12 T23N R6E 5.62 acres

Assessed Value: $38,635 – Requested Value:  $21,525.00

Reason for protest:  the inability to sell the property to build a home due to current zoning

Assessor’s recommendation: $38,635

A motion was made by Mutzenberger and seconded by Meister to reduce the valuation to make no change.  Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Wiechman, Mutzenberger, Ross, Ott, Sill, Meister and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.

 

 

#13  L-Four LLC

Legal description:  NE1/4 Sec 31 T23N R4E 160 acres

Assessed Value: $765,720 – Requested Value:  $727,434

Reason for protest:  third year in a row on bid increases in the assessed value

Assessor’s recommendation: $765,720

A motion was made by Sill and seconded by Mutzenberger to make no change to the valuation.  Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Wiechman, Mutzenberger, Ross, Ott, Sill, Meister and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.

 

#14 L-Four LLC

Legal description:  S1/2NE1/4 & N1/2SE1/4 Sec 27 T22N R4E

Assessed Value: $857,585 – Requested Value:  $797,554

Reason for protest:  third year in a row on bid increases in the assessed value

Assessor’s recommendation: $857,585

A motion was made by Ott and seconded by Ross to make no change to the valuation.  Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Wiechman, Mutzenberger, Ross, Ott, Sill, Meister and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.

 

#15  Carol Krokstrom Trust

Legal description:  W1/2 SE1/4 Sec 26 R21N R6E 80 acres

Assessed Value: $438,185 – Requested Value:  none stated

Reason for protest:  greedy valuation hikes, State trying to push towards corporate farming

Assessor’s recommendation: $428,185

A motion was made by Ott and seconded by Ross to accept the Assessor’s recommendation and make no change.  Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Wiechman, Mutzenberger, Ross, Ott, Sill, Meister and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.

 

#16  Carol Krokstrom Trust

Legal description:  N1/2 NE1/4 Sec 10 R24N R7E 80 acres

Assessed Value: $408,455 – Requested Value:  none stated

Reason for protest:  greedy valuation hikes, State trying to push towards corporate farming

Assessor’s recommendation: $408,455

A motion was made by Mutzenberger and seconded by Ross to accept the Assessor’s recommendation and make no change.  Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Wiechman, Mutzenberger, Ross, Ott, Sill, Meister and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.

 

#17  Derick and Amanda Engelbart

Legal description:  lot 6 Lakeview Subd 3.68 acres

Assessed Value: $281,095 – Requested Value:  $272,983

A motion was made by Mutzenberger and seconded by Ross to accept the assessor’s recommendation and make no change.  Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Wiechman, Mutzenberger, Ross, Ott, Sill, Meister and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.

 

  1. ADJOURN AS A BOARD OF EQUALIZATION

The Board agreed to adjourn as a Board of Equalization and convene as a Board of Supervisors.  All vote yea in favor of said motion. The Board of Equalization will reconvene as needed.

 

 

Bonnie Vogltance

Cuming County Clerk

Approved:  ____________________________

Chairman

 

 

 

 

Board of Supervisors Minutes – July 22, 2015

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MINUTES

July 22, 2015

 

A special meeting of the Board of Supervisors of the County of Cuming, in the State of Nebraska was convened in open and public session at 1:30 p.m. on July 22, 2015, Read More

at West Point, Nebraska with all members present.  The meeting was called to review the county employee insurance report and to authorize the County Clerk to complete the annual certification form for STP and HBP funds receive by the Department of Roads.

 

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.

 

  1. HEALTH INSURANCE

The Board reviewed the four month report regarding the county employee health insurance program.  The Board will be addressing renewing the program for 2016 at their August meeting.  No formal action was taken.

 

  1. ANNUAL CERTIFICATE FOR STP AND HBP FUNDS

The County is required by the Department of Roads to complete an annual certificate indicating how the funds allocated to counties through the “Highway Street Buyback Program” and the “Highway Bridge Buyback Program” are being used.  The Board of Supervisors is required to authorize a person from the Local Public Agency (county) to complete the Certificate.  A motion was made by Sill and seconded by Mutzenberger to authorize the County Clerk to complete the annual certification form for STP and HBP funds.  Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Meister, Mutzenberger, Ott, Wiechman, Ross, Sill and Ticota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.

 

The Board agreed to adjourn and reconvene on July 28 & 29, 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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Notice of Meeting – July 28 & 29, 2015

Notice of Meeting

 

Notice is hereby given that a meeting of the Board of Supervisors of Cuming County, Nebraska, will be held commencing at 9:00 a.m. on July 28th, 2015, Read More

and continue on July 29th, 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. Agenda for said meeting 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

Board of Supervisors Meeting

County Supervisor/County Board of Equalization

Notice of Meeting

 

Notice is hereby given that a meeting of the Board of Equalization of Cuming County, Nebraska, will be held commencing at 9:00 a.m. on July 22, 2015, local time Read More

at the regular meeting room of the Board in the Cuming County, Nebraska courthouse in West Point, Nebraska, which meeting will be open to the public.  The meeting is called to conduct real estate protest hearings.  The Cuming County Board of Supervisors will meet on July 22, 2015 at the conclusion of the Board of Equalization meeting to discuss employee health insurance and to authorize the County Clerk to act on the County’s behalf to report on STP and HBP funds received from the State.  An agenda for such meetings is kept continuously current and is available for public inspection at the office of the County Clerk at the courthouse and on the Cuming County Web Site. (www.cumingco.com) The agenda may be modified to include items of an emergency nature, only, at such meeting.

 

 

Bonnie Vogltance

Cuming County Clerk

 

 

 

 

 

 

Notice to Bidders – E911 Center

NOTICE TO BIDDERS

Bids for E911 Center

 

Sealed bids will be taken to replace the E-911 phone hardware and software, radio console for the E-911 center and furniture to support an E-911 system until August 25, 2015, Read More

at which time the bids will be reviewed by the County Board of Supervisors.  Bids for E-911 phone hardware and software will be opened at 10:00 a.m.  Bids for the radio console for the E-911 center will be opened at 10:10 a.m. and bids for the furniture to support an E-911 system will be opened at 10:20 a.m. Specifications for bids may be obtained at the County Clerk’s Office or on the County Website (www.cumingco.com).  Bids may be delivered or mailed to the Cuming County Clerk’s Office, 200 S Lincoln St, Rm 100, West Point, NE  68788.  If bidding all three projects, please submit each bid in a separate envelope indicating which project is enclosed. The Cuming County Board of Supervisors reserves the right to reject any or all bids.

 

Bonnie Vogltance

Cuming County Clerk’s Office

 

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