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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 July 22nd, 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

 

Notice To Bidders – One Ton Dually Truck

NOTICE TO BIDDERS

Cuming County Board of Supervisors will accepting sealed bids until 9:30am on July 29, 2015, at the Supervisors Meeting Room, Cuming County Courthouse, West Point, Nebraska, for a new one ton dually truck. Read More

Each bid shall be submitted in a sealed envelope to the Cuming County Clerk, 200 S. Lincoln St, Rm 100, West Point, Nebraska, 68788, and marked “One Ton Dually” bids. The Cuming County Board reserves the right to reject any or all bids. Each bid shall be accompanied with a certified check in the amount of $500.00 made payable to the Cuming County Treasurer that shall guarantee good faith on the part of the bidder. This will be retained by Cuming County until all specifications and shipments have been completed to the satisfaction of the Cuming County Board.  Truck specifications may be found on the Cuming County Website www.cumingco.com.

 

Daniel Niemeyer

Cuming County Weed Superintendent

 

Truck to meet minimum specifications with all new equipment installed and operating as follows:

(If unable to meet these specifications please note so and also what you have that is comparable)

TRUCK SPECIFICATIONS

  1. 2015 model year or newer
  2. GVWR 13200 lbs.
  3. Dual rear wheel
  4. 0L V8 with 322 hp and 380 lb-ft of torque or comparable
  5. Heavy duty automatic transmission
  6. 4-wheel drive with manual shift lever
  7. Power steering and power brakes
  8. Front recovery hooks
  9. Full size spare tire
  10. 35 gallon fuel tank
  11. Four door extended cab (NOT CREW CAB)
  12. Wheelbase shall be capable for the mounting of an 8′ flatbed
  13. Air conditioning
  14. Tilt-wheel adjustable steering column
  15. Cruise control
  16. AM/FM stereo with auxiliary jack
  17. Fold-away camper-style rearview mirrors
  18. Integrated trailer brake controller
  19. 4-upfitter switches
  20. Vinyl; reclining,3-person, front seats with fold up center console
  21. Vinyl one piece floor mat
  22. Bids to include all services and adjustments provided in the manufacturer’s standard warranty for this type of vehicle.
  23. Bids to include the factory volume set of service manuals along with the owner’s manual
  24. The above general specifications shall be considered minimum and where the manufacturer’s standard component parts exceed these specifications, the standard components shall apply.
  25. In making the final selection of the vehicle to be ordered, the county board of supervisors may consider, in addition to the bid price, such factors as parts availability, service, warranty and delivery time.
  26. New vehicle to be delivered to the Cuming County Road Dept. Shop, West Point, NE
  27. Payment of vehicle will only be made after the vehicle is delivered, inspected and factory service manuals are handed over to the maintenance staff.

 

Any questions contact: Dan at (402-922-1857

 

Board of Equalization Minutes – June 23, 2015

BOARD OF EQUALIZATION MINUTES

June 23, 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 1:00 p.m. on June 23, 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 published as a combined notice with the County Board of Supervisors’ June 23 & 24, 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 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.  MINUTES

A motion was made by Meister 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 corrections were presented to the Board for approval; ID# 000010120 – PP – corrected cost for 2013 & 2014 – deducted $1,047.68 from the tax rolls.  A motion was made by Ross and seconded by Ott to accept the corrections 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. OVERVALUED, UNDERVALUED OR OMITTED PROPERTY LIST

A list of overvalued, undervalued or omitted property list was presented to the Board for approval.   A motion was made by Mutzenberger and seconded by Wiechman to accept 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.  (A complete copy of the list is available at the County Clerk’s Office).

 

  1. 4. PROTEST HEARINGS

#1) Humbug Investments LLC

Legal description:  Lot 1, Blk 14 Wisner Original

Assessed Value: $21,650 – Requested Value:  $19,750

Reason for protest:  removing sheds and property in rough shape

Assessor’s recommendation: reduce valuation to $20,350

A motion was made by Mutzenberger and seconded by Ott to accept the Assessor’s recommendation and change the value to $20,350. Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Wiechman, Mutzenberger, Ross, Ott, Sill, Meister and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.

 

#2) Chyanne Krause

Legal description:  E1/2 Lot 5 Blk 37 WPC

Assessed Value: $66,505 – Requested Value:  $62,500

Reason for protest:  neighborhood and square footage don’t warrant the increase in valuation

Assessor’s recommendation:  $63,490

A motion was made by Sill and seconded by Mutzenberger to accept the Assessor’s recommendation and change the value to $63,490. Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Wiechman, Mutzenberger, Ross, Ott, Sill, Meister and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.

 

#3) Jena Brazada-Toy

Legal description:  Lot 54, Valley View Add, Wisner City

Assessed Value: $129,090 – Requested Value:  $105,560

Reason for protest:  property has been listed for $134,900 and reduced to $124,000 and currently there is a pending sale for less than the current valuation.  Property needs a considerable amount of work to sell for current valuation.

Assessor’s recommendation:  $110,975

A motion was made by Meister and seconded by Sill to accept the Assessor’s recommendation and change the value to $110,975. Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Wiechman, Mutzenberger, Ross, Ott, Sill, Meister and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.

 

 

#5.  VEHICLE EXEMPTION

A vehicle exemption application to exempt motor vehicle taxes was submitted from Franciscan Care Services for a 2015 Ford Focus and a 2015 Chevrolet Sonic.  A motion was made by Sill and seconded by Wiechman to accept the application as presented.  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

At 2:15 p.m., a motion was made by Sill and seconded by Wiechman 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 July 21st and 22nd, 2015, at 9:00 a.m. for protest hearings. 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 Supervisors Minutes – June 8, 2015

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MINUTES

June 23, 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 June 23, 2015, at West Point, Nebraska Read More

with Mutzenberger, Ross, Sill, Wiechman, Ott and Meister, present; Tichota absent.

 

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 Vice-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, activity reports from extension educators for May 16 to June 15, 2015, article from the Norfolk Daily News regarding the juvenile services center, memorandum from Monica Rotherham, Madison County Clerk of District Court, regarding mental health filing and maintenance fee 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 Ott and seconded by Mutzenberger to approve the minutes of the last meeting as read. All present voted yea in favor of said motion.

 

  1.   REPORTS

After reviewing revenue reports from the County Sheriff ($989.67), Clerk of Dist. Court ($873.33), Roads ($107.28) and County Clerk ($5,019.90), a motion was made by Wiechman and seconded by Mutzenberger to accept the reports and place on file.  All present voted yea in favor of said motion.

 

  1.  RECEIPTS

A motion was made by Ross and seconded by Meister to approve $271,161.07 of miscellaneous Treasurer’s receipts and place on file.  Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Ott, Ross, Wiechman, Sill, Mutzenberger and Meister yeas; nays none; Tichota absent; motion carried.

 

Chairman Tichota arrived at 9:45 a.m. and resumed his role as Chairman.

 

  1. RESOLUTION 20150601

Supervisor Mutzenberger with a second from Supervisor Wiechman, moved the passage of Resolution 20150601; a resolution to adopt the Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan. Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Mutzenberger, Meister, Sill, Ross, Ott, Wiechman and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried. (Resolution 20150601 may be found in Resolution Book #1 Page 118).

 

  1. JUVENILE AWARENESS GROUP DINKLAGE APPLICATION

A Dinklage Application was presented for $1000 from the Cuming County Juvenile Awareness Group. A motion was made by Mutzenberger and seconded by Sill to table the application until the following day.  All present voted yea in favor of said motion.

 

  1. CLOSED SESSION

At 10:28 a.m. a motion was made by Sill and seconded by Mutzenberger to go into closed session to discuss possible litigation. All present voted yea in favor of said motion. Present in the closed session were Clerk Vogltance and County Attorney Bracht.  At 10:44 a.m. a motion was made by Sill and seconded by Mutzenberger to come out of closed session.  No formal action was taken.

 

  1. ARC OF NORFOLK DINKLAGE APPLICATION

The Arc of Norfolk presented an application for $3,500. The funds, if granted, would be used to hold a transition planning conference for students who experience a disability.  The conference would cover the northeast Nebraska area.  A motion was made by Ott and seconded by Wiechman to forward the application to the Dinklage Foundation. Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Mutzenberger, Meister, Sill, Ross, Ott, Wiechman and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.

  1. ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT

The Cuming County Economic Development Board presented an interlocal agreement with Cuming County, Bancroft Village, Beemer Village, City of West Point and the City of Wisner partnering to continue to fund the County Economic Development Program.  A motion was made by Mutzenberger and seconded by Sill to approve the interlocal agreement as presented. Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Mutzenberger, Meister, Sill, Ott, Wiechman and Tichota, yeas; nays Ross; motion carried.

 

  1. COURTHOUSE SECURITY

Courthouse security was discussed among Board members, the County Sheriff and the County Attorney.  After a recommendation by the safety committee, a motion was made by Mutzenberger and seconded by Wiechman to authorize the County Sheriff to initiate a security audit with the US Marshall’s Service at no cost to the county.  Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Mutzenberger, Meister, Sill, Ross, Ott, Wiechman and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.

 

  1. PROPOSAL FOR AUDIT SERVICES

Morrow, Davies & Toelle presented a proposal to act as county auditor for the 2014-2015 and 2015-2016 fiscal years at a cost not to exceed $8,700.00.  A motion was made by Mutzenberger and seconded by Wiechman to authorize the Chairman to sign the proposal with Morrow, Davies and Toelle.  Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Mutzenberger, Meister, Sill, Ross, Ott, Wiechman and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.

 

  1. RECESS AS A BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

At 11:35 a.m. 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.

 

June 24, 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.

 

  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. CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT 2015006

At 9:45 a.m. Chairman Tichota opened a public hearing to consider a request from Mark Kaup to erect a 301-1000 AU swine confinement barn in the SE1/4NE1/4 Section 7 T21N 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 Mutzenberger and seconded by Ott to approve conditional use permit #2015006 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. CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT 2015007

At 9:45 a.m. Chairman Tichota opened a public hearing to consider a request from Terry Roth to erect a 1000-5000 AU swine confinement barn in the NE1/4NW1/4 Section 24 T24N 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 Wiechman and seconded by Mutzenberger to approve conditional use permit #2015007 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. WAGES

The personnel committee presented wage increases for the custodian, Diversion Coordinator, VSO/Emg. Manager, Road Department employees and E911 Department employees.  As a result, a motion was made by Ott and seconded by Ross, to approve the wages as presented and to review salaries of two individuals again in three months and again in six months if necessary. Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Wiechman, Meister, Sill, Mutzenberger, Ross, Ott and Tichota, yeas; nays, none; motion carried.

 

  1. ZONING REGULATIONS

The Board spent some time reviewing the draft zoning regulations with the Zoning Administrator and Deputy County Attorney.  Also present was representatives from Nutrient Advisors and Cuming County Public Power District.  No formal action was taken.

 

  1.  APPROVE CLAIMS

A motion was made by Ott and seconded by Mutzenberger to approve the following claims; General payroll and reimbursements $104,525.56; Road payroll & reimbursements $31,086.23; ROD Fund payroll $594.00; Economic Development payroll & reimbursements $8,022.44; E911 payroll & reimbursements $15,214.14; Lincoln Financial 2561.96 co share supplemental ins, Ameritas Life Ins. 7132.19 co share retire, CC Clerk Insurance Account 81,339.32 co share ins, F&M Bank 7611.88 co share soc sec, AED Brands 409.90 supplies, Apothecary Shop 634.66 inmate meds, B&B Video 418.05 equip, Chris Beutler 19.90 mileage, Black Hills Energy 305.88 utilities, Cindy Bloedorn 153.50 mileage, Daniel Bracht 7045.61 reimb, Judy Bracht 50.00 supplies, Kevin Brester 18.06 mileage, Scott Buhrman 186.00 reg fee, Cardmember Services 4941.90 supplies, equip and travel, Central Valley Ag 295.51 fuel, Centurylink 1350.78 serv, City of West Point 10129.34 solid waste, City of Wisner 2265.12 solid waste, Clerk of Dist Ct 131.00 court costs, Julie Crandall 450.00 training expenses, CC 4-H Council 151.00 training expenses, CC Court 168.00 court costs, CC Historical Society 200.00 mowing, CC Sheriff 124.86 court costs, Dell Marketing 289.97 supplies, Robert Dinslage 30.00 labor, Julie Dorcey 74.75 mileage, Duane Drieling 10.81 mileage, Elite Computers 943.00 supplies, Engelhardt TV 5162.00 equip, Floor Maintenance 441.61 supplies, Margarita Flores 44.60 mileage, Franciscan Care Serv 142.00 blood tests, Rick Fullner 15.64 mileage, GIS Workshop 13020.00 GIS licensing, Graybeals 6.95 supplies, GreatAmerica Financial Serv 163.00 equip lease, HHS 93.00 institutional care, Holiday Inn Express 942.55 lodging, Larry Howard 66.66 travel expenses, Tim Hunke 4.26 mileage, Jack’s Uniforms 1744.60 supplies, Rick Jacobs 18.17 mileage, Terry Jahnke 71.40 mileage, Johnson & Mock 2610.00 ct apnt atny, Kate Jorgensen 2373.24 ct apnt atny, K&R Equipment 24.78 repairs, Kim Knobbe 113.00 mileage, Paul Knobbe 88.65 mileage, KOOI 86.50 equip repairs, Russell Kreikemeier 779.10 ct apnt atny, Chris Kreikemeier 44.60 bd member expenses, Madison Co. Sheriff 3066.29 inmate bd, Donna Meyer 149.50 mileage, Microfilm Imaging 59.00 microfilming, Stuart Mills 1200.00 ct apnt atny, Mobile Binders 470.48 supplies, MIPS 4388.23 computer support, NACO 2079.89 dues,  NE Assessor’s Ass’n 50.00 dues, NE Supreme Ct 200.00 subs, NIRMA 33750.95 insurance, Wahnetta Norton 88.20 bd member expenses, NSA/POAN 190.00 reg fee, O’Keefe Elevator 178.39 repairs, Office Systems 103.00 equip maint, Oxide Design 187.50 website support, Pender Comm. Hospital 7123.47 inmate care, Peterson Body 432.95 repairs, PetroMart 1012.87 fuel, Physicians Lab 290.00 autopsy costs, Postmaster 144.00 postage, Quality Inn 147.90 lodging, Quality Printing 2789.68 supplies & equip, Kay Raabe 130.50 bd member expenses, Region IV Mental Health 5189.50 qrtly payment, Jesse Schold 10.27 mileage, Debra Schroeder 1110.19 travel expenses, Lee Schroeder 289.40 training expenses, Mark Schroeder 538.20 training expenses, Skywave Wireless 879.29 internet serv, Smidt’s Garbage 45.00 serv, Brian Sorensen 19.11 mileage, Stan Ortmeier 53.94 supplies, Stratton, Delay & Doele 1270.70 ct apt atny, Teeco 131.35 supplies, Telebeep Cellular 80.22 serv, Thurston Co. Sheriff 4700.00 inmate bd, Tim’s Sinclair 167.24 fuel, Time Clock Deals 30.50 serv fee, UNL 10553.20 wage reimb & training fees, UNL Extension Platte Co. 30.80 equip, US Postal Serv 3200.00 postage, US Postmaster 88.00 postage, Verizon Wireless 248.05 serv, Village of Bancroft 787.02 solid waste, Village of Beemer 1131.00 solid waste, Wagner Tire 107.00 fuel, Wells Fargo 114.31 supplies, West Point Home Center 58.00 supplies, West Point Light 2975.35 utilities, West Point News 46.68 supplies, Western Office 874.95 equip, Wingate Inn 179.90 lodging, Wisner News Chronicle 291.49 publ, Yosten True Value 102.92 supplies,Total General Fund $251,035.68; Lincoln Financial 816.48 supplemental ins., Ameritas Life Ins. 2098.32 co share retire, F&M Bank 2252.38 co share soc sec, CC Clerk Insurance 21530.97 co share health ins, Auto Value 152.61 repairs & supplies, B’s Enterprises 180.00 grader blades, Bader’s Highway 39122.00 crack sealing, Black Hills Energy 54.11 fuel, Bodwell 10005.49 gravel, Bomgaars 846.64 supplies & tools, Angela Burgess 427.94 land lease, Central Valley Ag 58.90 fuel, CenturyLink 96.73 serv, Chemsearch 385.28 oil, Constellation New Energy 42.64 utilities, Conway’s Corner 73.01 fuel, Crop Production Serv 1146.42 chemicals, CCPPD 290.54 utilities, GIS Workshop 3500.00 subs fee, Great Plains Comm. 161.53 serv, JR Tools 575.30 tools, K&R Equip 232.13 repairs, Kaup Seed 1882.50 erosion control material, Midwest Service 3393.40 signs, NIRMA 45746.60 insurance, Overhead Door 104.75 repairs, Parts Junction 11.00 post, S&S Willers 937.70 gravel, Quality Printing 54.13 supplies, Krystal Roseman 427.94 land lease, Valerie Roseman 427.94 land lease, Sapp Bros. 3882.22 fuel, Marvin Siebrandt 26065.56 gravel, Skywave Wireless 30.00 serv, Smidt’s Garbage 50.00 serv, Stalp Gravel 173562.69 gravel, Stan Ortmeier & Co 105.40 repairs, Melodie Starr 427.94 land lease, Tim’s Sinclair 2275.29 fuel, Time Clock Deals 13.30 adm fee, Titan Machinery 126.00 repairs, Verizon Wireless 230.72 serv, Wagner Tire 1128.60 fuel, West Point Light & Water 341.49 utilities, West Point Travel Plaza 454.90 fuel, Wisner West 56.02 fuel, Yosten True Value 44.95 tools, Total Road Fund $345,830.46; Bancroft Community Club 500.00 grant,  Nebraska Travel Asso. 200.00 subs, West Point Chamber 750.00 grant, Total Lodging Tax Fund $1,450.00; Theresa Klitz 60.00 supplies, Total Federal Grant Fund $60.00; Microfilm Imaging 569.50 microfilming, MIPS 269.90 computer support, Office Systems Co. 30.00 maint fee, Total Reg of Deeds Fund $869.40; NE Community College 1950.00 Dinklage Grant, Total Special Projects $1,950.00; Lincoln Financial 185.50 co share supplemental ins, Ameritas Life Ins. 541.51 co share retire, F&M Bank 611.43 co share soc sec, August Ash 5638.50 website expenses, Bancroft-Rosalie 400.00 labor, Eugene Lyon 36.55 supplies, Beemer Community Club 40.00 adv, Cardmember Service 1424.27 travel, CenturyLink 39.59 serv, CC Alzheimer’s All 200.00 adv, International Eco. Development 385.00 subs, KTIC/KWPN 265.00 adv, Quality Printing 44.50 adv, West Point Chamber 76.96 workshop expenses, Total Economic Development Fund $9,888,81; RDg Planning & Design 3791.00 professional serv, Total Inheritance Tax Fund $3,791.00; Lincoln Financial 319.88 co share supplemental ins, Ameritas Life Ins. 1026.97 co share retire, F&M Bank 1156.23 co share soc sec, CC Clerk Insurance 9569.32 co share ins, AS Central Finance 448.00 teletype serv, CenturyLink 1015.12 serv, Great Plains Comm 68.62 serv, NIRMA 2384.45 insurance, Quality Print 51.35 supplies, Ramada Inn 148.00 lodging, Time Clock Deals 11.40 fees, Total E911 $16,199.34.  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, 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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Terry Roth-CUP #2015007

 

 

The Cuming County Planning Commission will conduct an open public hearing to hear public comments regarding Conditional Use Permit #2015007 at 8:00 p.m. on Monday, June 22, 2015 in the Cuming County Courthouse Meeting Room (Lower Level) to consider a request from Terry Roth to build a 1000-5000 AU swine confinement in NW1/4, NW1/4 of Section 24, Township 24 North, Range 5E.

 

The Cuming County Board of Supervisors will receive the recommendation from the planning commission and make a decision on the request during an Open Public Hearing in the Supervisor’s Meeting Room, Cuming County Courthouse on Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at 10:00 a.m.

 

Agendas are kept continuously current and available for public inspection at the offices of the Cuming County Planning & Zoning Administrator and the Cuming County Clerk.

Mark Kaup-CUP #20152006

The Cuming County Planning Commission will conduct an open public hearing to hear public comments regarding Conditional Use Permit #2015006 at 8:00 p.m. on Monday, June 22, 2015 in the Cuming County Courthouse Meeting Room (Lower Level) to consider a request from Mark Kaup to build a 301-1000 AU swine confinement in SE1/4, NE1/4 of Section 7, Township 21 North, Range 5E.

The Cuming County Board of Supervisors will receive the recommendation from the planning commission and make a decision on the request during an Open Public Hearing in the Supervisor’s Meeting Room, Cuming County Courthouse on Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at 9:45 a.m.

Agendas are kept continuously current and available for public inspection at the offices of the Cuming County Planning & Zoning Administrator and the Cuming County Clerk.

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 6:30 pm June 17th, 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 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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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