BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MINUTES
April 29, 2014
A meeting of the Board of Supervisors of the County of Cuming, in the State of Nebraska was convened in open and public session at 9:00 a.m. on April 29, 2014, at West Point, Nebraska with Meister, Mutzenberger, Ross, Ott, Wiechman and Sill, present; Tichota absent.
Notice of the meeting was given in advance thereof by publication in the West Point News, legal newspaper for Cuming County, one of the County’s designated methods for giving notice, a copy of the agenda being attached to these minutes. Notice of this meeting was given in advance to the members of the Board of Supervisors and a copy of their acknowledgment of receipt of notice and the agenda are attached to these minutes. Availability of the agenda was communicated in the advance notice and in the notice to the County Board of Supervisors of this meeting. The Vice-chairman of the Board publicly stated to all in attendance that a current copy of the “Nebraska Open Meetings Act” was posted in the entrance to the meeting room and the pamphlet form of the act is available upon request. All proceedings hereafter shown were taken while the convened meeting was open to the attendance of the public.
A motion was made by Sill and seconded by Ross to approve the minutes of the last meeting with the following correction; In the March 25th minutes, the Board gave permission for Deb Schroeder to lease a new copy machine from Office Systems, Sioux City, IA. The minutes incorrectly stated that Office Systems was from Norfolk, NE. Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Meister, Ott, Sill, Ross, Mutzenberger and Wiechman yeas; nays none; Tichota absent; motion carried.
After reviewing revenue reports from the County Sheriff ($1,223.74), Clerk of Dist. Court ($820.43), Zoning Adm. ($100.00), Roads – (no report) and County Clerk ($7,024.69), a motion was made by Sill and seconded by Ott to accept the reports and place on file. Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Meister, Ott, Sill, Ross, Mutzenberger and Wiechman, yeas; nays none; Tichota absent; motion carried.
A motion was made by Sill and seconded by Wiechman to approve $778,215.96 of miscellaneous Treasurer’s receipts and place on file. Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Meister, Ott, Sill, Ross, Mutzenberger and Wiechman, yeas; nays none; Tichota absent; motion carried.
4. EMPLOYEE HEALTH INSURANCE/WELLNESS
Holmes-Murphy presented a captive benefit proposal to the Board for review. No formal action was taken.
8. RECESS AS A BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
A motion was made by Sill and seconded by Mutzenberger to recess as a Board of Supervisors and convene as a Board of Equalization. All present voted yea in favor of said motion.
At 11:30 a.m. the Board reconvened as a Board of Supervisors.
9. BANK SECURITIES
The following two securities were presented to the Board from F&M Bank to secure county funds; CUSIP 313370JS8 for $2,000,000 and security CUSIP 3133XTFG6 for $2,000,000. A motion was made by Ott and seconded by Sill to accept the securities as presented. Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Meister, Ott, Sill, Ross, Mutzenberger and Wiechman, yeas; nays none; Tichota absent; motion carried.
The Board recessed until 1:00 p.m. and reconvened to hear a proposal on an employee benefit package from Benefits Management. No formal action was taken.
The Board agreed to adjourn and reconvene the following morning at 9:00 a.m.
April 30, 2014
The Board met at 9:00 a.m. pursuant to the previous day’s business with all members present. Chairman Tichota restated that a current copy of the “Open Meetings Act” was posted at the entrance to the meeting room with a pamphlet form of the act available upon request. The Board began the meeting by reviewing the Road Department and Planning and Zoning Department monthly action reports. No formal action was taken.
10. BRIDGE MATERIAL BIDS
One bid was received from Husker Steel for materials for Project Bancroft NW C-20(237) totaling $82,009.60. After review, a motion was made by Ott and seconded by Mutzenberger to accept the $82,009.60 bid for materials from Husker Steel. Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Meister, Ott, Ross, Sill, Wiechman, Mutzenberger and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.
11. QUOTES FOR CULVERT MATERIAL
Three quotes were received for twin 60” tubes and tallied as followed: Oden Enterprises $16,365.24, Midwest Sales and Service $16,325.64 and Husker Steel $22,996.00. A motion was made by Meister and seconded by Ross to accept the quote from Midwest Sales and Service. Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Meister, Ott, Ross, Sill, Wiechman, Mutzenberger and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.
12. CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT #263
Chairman Tichota opened a public hearing at 10:00 a.m. to consider a request from Roy Carlson et.al. to separate an existing farmstead in SW1/4 Sec. 35 T24N R7E. There was no one present to object to the permit which was recommended for approval by the planning commission and zoning administrator. A motion was made by Ross and seconded by Ott to approve conditional use permit #263. Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Meister, Ott, Ross, Sill, Wiechman, Mutzenberger and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.
13. CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT #266
Chairman Tichota opened a public hearing at 10:00 a.m. to consider a request from Kenneth Gentrup to separate an existing farmstead in W1/2NW1/4 and W1/2NW1/4SW1/4 Sec. 29 T22N R6E. There was no one present to object to the permit which was recommended for approval by the planning commission and zoning administrator. A motion was made by Mutzenberger and seconded by Ott to approve conditional use permit #266. Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Meister, Ott, Ross, Sill, Wiechman, Mutzenberger and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.
14. PROPOSALS FOR EMPLOYEE BENEFITS
A benefit package was presented from NACO Benefit Services for review. No formal action was taken.
15. DRAFT ZONING REGULATIONS
The Board reviewed draft language to the zoning regulations. No formal action was taken.
16. TOWNSHIP GRAVEL ALLOTMENT
Several township officials were present to discuss gravel allotment with the Board. After discussion, a motion was made by Sill and seconded by Mutzenberger to allow the townships to carry over the unused gravel allotment for the 2013/2014 fiscal year and to amend the interlocal agreement with the townships allowing the county to pay for 35% of the total cost for gravel and rock purchased with a 90 ton per mile limit. Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Meister, Ott, Ross, Sill, Wiechman, Mutzenberger and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.
17. RIGHT OF WAY PERMITS
A motion was made by Ott and seconded by Ross to grant a right of way permit to CenturyLink QC to relocate cable on 16th Road in Sec 10, T22N, R6E. Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Meister, Ott, Ross, Sill, Wiechman, Mutzenberger and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.
A motion was made by Sill and seconded by Meister to grant a right of way permit to Great Plains Communications to bury fiber optic cable on 6th Road from P to South of I Road. Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Meister, Ott, Ross, Sill, Wiechman, Mutzenberger and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.
A motion was made by Ott and seconded by Wiechman to approve the following claims: General Payroll & Employee Reimb $101,868.84; Road Payroll $33,692.70; Economic Development Payroll $7,178.06; E911 Payroll & Employee Reimb $14,010.21; Employee Deductible Reimb 39.90, Ameritas Dental 875.16 co share ins, Ameritas Life Ins. 7462.30 co share retire, Blue Cross 21846.99 co share health, F&M Bank 7664.10 co share soc sec, jury fees 3762.08, Alco 35.94 supplies, Appeara 55.56 supplies, Area Abstract 150.00 serv, Kathy Baker 960.00 professional serv, Black Hills Energy 757.46 utilities, Daniel Bracht 4398.26 reimb, Scott Buhrman 5.00 supplies, C&H Distributors 376.00 supplies, C&J Auto Serv. 69.00 tire repair, Cardmember Service 1121.48 supplies & travel, Central Valley Ag 445.79 fuel, CenturyLink 2540.19 serv, City of West Point 7571.46 solid waste, City of Wisner 1491.88 solid waste, Clerk of Dist Ct Asn 75.00 dues, Continental Research Corp. 127.43 supplies, Cuming Co. Court 295.00 court costs, CCPPD 113.25 utilities, Cuming Co. Sheriff 14.68 postage, Digital Ally 410.00 supplies, Dugan Business Forms 648.00 supplies, Eakes Office Plus 84.85 equip maint. ES&S 6368.67 election programming & supplies, Engelhardt TV 99.99 equip, Fairfield Inn 359.80 lodging, Floor Maint 307.84 supplies, Franciscan Care Serv 287.00 blood tests, Fremont Tech 95.83 support, Grahm Tire Co. 430.80 tires, Graybeals Food 48.77 supplies, GreatAmerica Financial Serv. 153.45 equip, HHS 93.00 institutional care, Heartland Juvenile Serv. 138.00 reg fees, Stanley Herrick 44.98 supplies, Larry Howard 111.43 mileage, Bernie Hunke 350.23 meals & supplies, Jack’s uniforms & Equip 86.89 supplies, Jaskierny 900.00 autopsy costs, Johnson & Mock 622.50 ct apnt atny, Kindschuh Bros 127.40 repairs & fuel, Russell Kreikemeier 2296.70 ct apnt atny, Arlen Lierman 10.08 mileage, Kelli Lechtenberg 15.34 supplies, Louderback Drug 389.00 prisoner meds, Mary Jo Lueckenhoff 17.29 supplies, LK Ventures 157.50 supplies, Madison Co. Sheriff 4974.78 prisoner bd, Microfilm Imaging 113.00 microfilming, Midwest Health Partners 184.00 inmate care, Stuart Mills 4556.25 ct apnt atny, MIPS 2513.20 computer support, NE Assn of Treasurers 125.00 reg fee, NE Asn Emg Management 50.00 dues, NE Co. Atny’s Asn 1140.00 dues & reg fee, DEQ 4.00 supplies, Nebr. Lablinc 227.13 inmate care, Daniel Niemeyer 62.14 fuel, O’hana Studio 75.00 supplies, O’Keefe Elevator Co. 164.94 repairs, Office Systems Co. 2668.54 maint, Peterson Body & Paint 170.00 signs, Petromart 1908.62 fuel, Platte Co. Detention 150.00 inmate bd, Pottawattamie Co. Sheriff 20.00 court costs, Quality Print 2112.33 supplies, Region IV 4973.75 mental health serv, Wendy Ridder 50.85 mileae, Debra Schroeder 201.53 expenses, Sirius XM Radio 278.80 service, Smidt Sanitation 45.00 serv, Alvin Sorensen 16.80 mileage, Stigge Machine 367.04 repairs, Stratton, Delay & Doele 849.90 ct apnt atny, Teeco Inc 183.35 supplies, Telebeep Cellular 133.70 serv, Thurston Co. Sheriff 1500.00 inmate bd, Clarence Tichota 100.24 mileage, Thomson Reuters 220.00 supplies, Tim’s Sinclair 108.70 repairs, Tom’s Rexall 5.29 supplies, UNL 9404.18 reimb, Verizon Wireless 219.46 serv, Village of Bancroft 178.60 solid waste, Village of Beemer 595.92 solid waste, Glen Vollmer 17.92 mileage, West Point Chevrolet 24.08 repairs, West Point Light & Water 1552.07 utilities, West Point News 1151.64 publ, Wisner News 20.00 publ, Western Office Tech 295.00 supplies, Yosten True Value 236.91 supplies, Total General Fund $120,858.91; Ameritas Dental 238.68 co share dental ins, Ameritas Life Ins. 2546.90 co share retire, Blue Cross 5958.27 co share health ins, F&M Bank 2754.25 co share soc sec., Auto Value 150.06 parts, B’s Enterprises 2814.50 signs & culverts, Black Hills Energy 1718.08 utilities, Bomgaars 205.67 supplies & tools, Cardmember Serv 52.74 supplies, Central Valley Ag 460.44 fuel, Centurylink 265.27 serv, City of Wisner 400.18 utilities, Constellation New Energy 166.70 fuels, Conway’s Corner 211.46 fuel, CCPPD 233.37 utilities, DXP Enterprises Inc. 208.89 tools, Engelhardt TV 59.97 supplies, Farmers Pride 2383.16 fuel, Great Plains Comm. 155.15 serv, JR Tools 814.00 tools, Kimball Midwest 460.12 supplies, Kindschuh Bros. 1366.40 fuel, Mainelli Wagner 3531.53 engineering fees, Medical Enterprises 31.00 CDL testing, NE Asn of Hwy Supt 110.00 reg fee, Parts Junction 9.72 supplies, S&S Willers 6749.81 gravel, Quality Printing 5.98 supplies, Sapp Bros 8644.36 fuel, Seals & Serv 131.00 repairs, Marvie Siebrandt 15880.86 rock, Skywave Wireless 485.75 serv, Smidt’s Sanitation 50.00 serv, Stalp Gravel 66,252.63 gravel & rock, Dept. of Labor 3586.00 unemployment, Stigge Machine & Supply Co. 714.87 supplies, Tim’s Sinclair 7100.40 fuel, Verizon Wireless 214.02 serv, Welding Const 8980.00 contract work, West Point Design 7.39 repairs, West Point Home Center 75.87 parts, West Point Light & Water 356.67 utilities, Wisner Auto Parts 84.23 tools, Yosten True Value 40.99 supplies, Total Road Fund $146,667.34; Goldenrod Hills Comm. Action 684.54 Dinklage Grant, Total Special Projects $684.54; Cuming Co. Clerk 10.00 tire tax reimb, Total Sinking Fund $10,00; Cuming County Economic Development 800.00 contract labor, Fremont Tech 95.83 website support, Nielsen Community Center 660.00 grant, West Point News 3000.00 publ, Wisner Chamber 500.00 grant, Total Lodging Tax Fund $5055.83; MIPS 262.90 computer support, Quality Printing 21.99 supplies, Total Reg of Deeds Fund $284.89; Ameritas Dental 53.04 co share dental ins, Ameritas Life 489.24 co share retire, Blue Cross 1324.06 co share health, F&M Bank 552.20 co share soc sec, B&B Video 600.00 adv, Cardmember Serv. 63.60 adv, CenturyLink 78.88 serv, Garry Clark 50.00 phone reimb, Creative Notions 3500.00 Nielsen Grant, Graybeals Foods 47.50 supplies, Fremont Tech 158.34 website support, KTIC/KWPN 460.00 adv, Peterson Body & Paint 42.73 vehicle repairs, Pizza Ranch 65.98 supplies, PetroMart 8.18 fuel, Quality Print 478.70 adv, Rachel Design & Photography 96.00 serv, West Point News 365.40 adv, Total Economic Development 8433.85; RDG Planning & Design 770.00 consulting, Total Inheritance Tax $770.00; Ameritas Dental 79.56 co share dental ins, Ameritas Life Ins. 1063.27 co share retire, Blue Cross 1986.09 co share health, F&M Bank 1197.81 co share soc sec, AS Central Finance 448.00 teletype serv, CenturyLink 1828.42 serv, Engelhardt TV 2535.00 town rent, Great Plains 68.62 serv, Nebr Emg Serv 65.00 reg fee, Ramada Inn 144.00 lodging, St. Francis Mem Hosp 200.00 reg fees; Total E911 $9,615.77. Upon a roll call the vote resulted as follows; Meister, Ott, Mutzenberger, Sill, Ross, Wiechman and Tichota, yeas; nays none; motion carried.
The Board agreed to adjourn and reconvene May 27 & 28, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. The agenda kept current in the office of the county clerk and on the website (www.cumingcounty.ne.gov).
Cuming County Clerk