May 25, 2004

 

The Fillmore County Board of Supervisors convened in open and public session at 9.00 a.m. on May 25, 2004, in the Courthouse Boardroom in Geneva, Nebraska with Chairman Kimbrough presiding. Members present were Yates, Simacek, Galusha, Cerny, Mueller, and Capek.  Simacek left at noon. The County Clerk was present to record the minutes of the meeting. 

 

            Notice of the meeting was given by publication and by broadcasting on radio station KAWL.  A copy of the affidavit of publication is on file in the County Clerk’s Office.  All proceedings hereinafter shown were taken while the convened meeting was open to the public.  The meeting adjourned at 2.03 p.m.

 

MINUTES APPROVED

 

            Since there were no additions or corrections to the minutes, the Chairman declared them approved as presented.

 

LOCAL EMERGENCY DECLARATION

 

            Chairman Kimbrough advised the Board that on May 24, 2004, he signed a Local Emergency Declaration due to damage from the storms on May 22nd.

 

HOMELAND SECURITY GRANT

 

            Emergency Management Director Marshall and Sheriff Burgess reported to the Board that the grant application submitted for new communications systems for Fillmore County and seven other counties resulted in approval of grant funds of $492,000, about 50% of what was requested. Applications for grants for additional funds will be submitted later this year.

 

APPOINTMENT TO PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION

 

            Yates moved and Galusha seconded the motion to approve the appointment of Reg Noel as the representative of the Village of Shickley on the Fillmore County Joint Planning and Zoning Board.  Upon roll call, the vote was as follows:

 

Ayes: Simacek, Capek, Yates, Galusha, Kimbrough, Mueller, and Cerny

Nays: None

 

            The Chairman declared the motion carried.

 

DRIVEWAY PERMITS

 

            Galusha moved and Simacek seconded the motion to approve the following applications for driveway permits:

 

            Don Manning – to replace the driveway into the residence at 1805 Road I, on the north side of the W ½ NW ¼ of Sec. 13-7-2, Madison Township,

            Ryan Winter – to put a culvert into the existing driveway into the residence at 1701 Road 5, on the west side of the SW ¼ SW ¼ of Sec. 11-7-4, Bennett Township, and

            Dwayne Luzum – to put a new drive into a pasture on the on the south side of the S ½ of the SE ¼ of Sec. 31-7-1, Liberty Township.

 

Upon roll call, the vote was as follows:

 

Ayes: Capek, Yates, Galusha, Kimbrough, Mueller, Cerny, and Simacek

Nays: None

 

            The Chairman declared the motion carried.

 

SILT CLEANING PERMIT

 

            Simacek moved and Mueller seconded the motion to approve the following application for a silt-cleaning permit: 

            Noel Bros., to remove silt from a ditch adjacent to the east side of the NE ¼ SE ¼ of Sec. 2-5-3, Hamilton Township, from the north drive to the waterway.

 

Upon roll call, the vote was as follows:

 

Ayes: Yates, Galusha, Kimbrough, Mueller, Cerny, Simacek, and Capek

Nays: None

 

            The Chairman declared the motion carried.

 

GRADER AND DRAG BLADES

 

            The Highway Superintendent presented current prices on drag and grader blades.  The Board agreed that he should continue to order from the company with the lowest quote.

 

PERSONNEL MANUAL, SICK LEAVE BANK

 

            The Board discussed setting up a sick leave bank for employees on a voluntary basis.  In addition, they agreed that the elected officials and department heads should start meeting to revise and update the personnel manual, including the addition of a policy setting up a sick leave bank.

 

HOIST

 

            A quote for an A-frame hoist for the county shop was received.  Total cost for the two-ton hoist was estimated at $3,856. 

 

After discussion, Mueller moved and Cerny seconded the motion to adjust the A-frame hoist design to handle five-ton. Upon roll call, the vote was as follows:

 

Ayes: Galusha, Kimbrough, Mueller, Cerny, Simacek, and Capek

Nays: None                                          Abstaining due to conflict of interest: Yates

 

            The Chairman declared the motion carried.

 

PUBLIC HEALTH SOLUTIONS

 

            Tiffany Sutter, Administrator of Public Health Solutions, brought some items for distribution to the public on West Nile Virus and rabies.  The agency’s role has been expanded by several functions that the state and federal government have turned over to local health organizations.

 

BOARD OF EQUALIZATION

 

            At the request of the County Assessor, Yates moved and Mueller seconded the motion to go into session as the County Board of Equalization at 11.06 a.m.  Upon roll call, the vote was as follows:

 

Ayes: Kimbrough, Mueller, Cerny, Simacek, Capek, Yates, and Galusha

Nays: None

 

            The Chairman declared the motion carried.

 

PROTESTS

 

            The Assessor has received a protest on proposed taxation for 2004 of the farmland owned by the State Department of Aeronautics at the Fairmont Airfield.  Deputy County Attorney Ach told the Board that the notice sent by the Board of Equalization was past the deadline for such notices, and that the Supreme Court decision in the case of the York Municipal Airport vs. the York County Board of Equalization covered the same situation.  The Court found that the York Municipal Airport should not be taxed for the same reasons that the Department of Aeronautics presented to the Board of Equalization last year.

 

TO SEND LETTER WITHDRAWING NOTICE OF INTENTION TO TAX

 

            Simacek moved and Capek seconded the motion to authorize the County Attorney to send a letter to the Nebraska Department of Aeronautics withdrawing the notice of intent to tax the farm ground owned by the State at the Fairmont State Airfield. Upon roll call, the vote was as follows:

 

Ayes: Mueller, Cerny, Simacek, Capek, Yates, Galusha, and Kimbrough

Nays: None

 

            The Chairman declared the motion carried.

 

TAX CORRECTIONS

 

            Cerny moved and Yates seconded the motion to approve the tax corrections as listed by the County Assessor and a copy of said list is hereby attached to and made a part of these minutes.  Upon roll call, the vote was as follows:

 

Ayes: Cerny, Simacek, Capek, Yates, Galusha, Kimbrough, and Mueller

Nays: None

 

            The Chairman declared the motion carried.

 

RETURN TO REGULAR SESSION

 

            Capek moved and Mueller seconded the motion to return to regular session of the Fillmore County Board at 11.23 a.m. Upon roll call, the vote was as follows:

 

Ayes: Simacek, Capek, Yates, Galusha, Kimbrough, Mueller, and Cerny

Nays: None

 

            The Chairman declared the motion carried.

 

CLAIMS

 

The claims were presented for payment.  The following abbreviations describe the expenditures: Equi – equipment, HDM’s – home delivered meals, Insu – insurance, Main –maintenance, Mtgs – meetings, Mile – mileage, Misc – miscellaneous, Post – postage, Pro – proceedings, Rep – repairs, Ret – retirement, Ser – services, SS – social security, Sup – supplies, Uni – uniform allowance, Uti – utilities, Wksh – workshop expense

 

 

  

GENERAL FUND

 

 

Joan Ackland

Mileage, misc

$      60.82

Alamar Uniforms

Sup

194.95

Alltel

Uti

290.64

Ameritas Life Insur Corp

Ret

3,781.31

Aramark Uniform Serv Inc

Ser

176.36

Drs Ashby &  Ashby

Ser

345.00

Assurity Life Insur Co

Ser

168.00

Blue Valley Comm Action

4th qtr budget alloc

4,986.75

Blue Valley Mental Health Center

Ser

128.16

Bottorf & Maser, Attys

Ser

234.38

Buffalo Co Sheriff

Ser

16.00

Chaney Chemical Inc

Sup

301.60

Marilyn Christiancy

Ret

25.00

City of Geneva

Ser, rent

940.00

Clay Co Sheriff

Ser

27.40

Election Systems & Software

Ser

1,467.58

Evercom

Sup

122.50

F & S Supply Co Inc

Sup

159.85

Farmer & Son Funeral Homes Inc

Ser

266.40

Fillmore Co Court

Reimb

1,337.05

Fillmore Co Treas

Transfer of funds

320,775.29

Gambles

Sup

231.74

Garbage Co

Ser

95.00

Geneva St Bank

SS

3,982.30

Geneva Super Foods

Sup

282.34

Great Plains Appraisal

Ser

3,600.00

Norma Gregory

Ret

25.00

Dean N Hansen Atty

Ser

592.50

Heinisch Law Office

Ser

92.62

Hilty’s

Sup

920.32

Hometown Leasing

Ser

374.00

Kalkwarf & Smith Law Offices LLC

Ser, misc

2,619.67

Stephen J Kraviec Atty

Ser, post

1,596.16

Lease Consultants Corp

Ser

249.00

Ann H McDonald

Ret

18.00

Mel’s Guns & Ammo

Equi

618.13

Mid-American Research Chem Corp

Sup

392.74

Willard H Mussman

Ret

23.00

Nat’l Sheriff’s Assoc

Sup

50.00

NE Co Atty’s Assoc

Dues, wksh

756.50

NE Fire Sprinkler Corp

Ser

363.00

NE Forensic Med Serv PC

Ser

1,700.00

Nebr Nat’l Bank

Ser

187.49

NPPD

Uti

724.88

Nebr Signal

Sup

197.00

Nebr State Bar Assoc

Sup

29.00

Nebr Tech & Telecommun

Uti

1,122.14

Phillips 66

Fuel

76.52

Platte Valley Commun

Rep

102.00

Radiology Assoc

Ser

52.00

Raney Pest Control Inc

Ser

65.00

Redfield & Co Inc

Sup

175.67

Region V Systems

Ser

330.00

NE Sec of State

Sup

20.00

NE Dept of Admin Serv

Ser

38.95

NE Dept of M V

Sup

8.00

NE Health & Human Serv Lab

Ser

150.00

Thayer Co Extension

Post, sup, main

322.73

UNL Cooperative Exten

Sup

273.11

UNL IS-Telecommun

Ser

44.38

USDA-APHIS

4th qtr budget allocation

1,513.00

Carroll Verhage MD

Ser

220.00

Walter F Stephens Jr Inc

Sup

203.66

Weaver Pharmacy

Sup

96.20

Dorothy Novak

Pt time help

26.44

Kathy Peppard

Pt time help

80.00

Patty Scarborough

Pt time help

680.94

Salaries

Payroll

57,151.58

 

 

 

ROAD/BRIDGE FUND

 

 

Ameritas Life Insur Corp

Ret

1,684.65

B’s Enterprises

Sup

794.40

Casper’s Construction Co

Shop bldg

105,450.00

Contech Constr Prod

Sup

3,380.01

Don’s Signs

Sup

96.25

Farmers Coop

Fuel

1,359.75

Drummond American

Sup

134.27

Farm Plan

Sup

583.87

Gambles

Sup

41.07

Garbage Co

Ser

45.75

Ralph Gould

Ret

18.00

Geneva St Bank

SS

1,819.98

Grafton Mini Mart

Fuel

43.98

Grafton Oil

Fuel

1,044.60

Pat Halbur

Mile

55.50

Elmer Hessheimer

Sup

29.00

Donovan Jirkovsky

Ret

25.00

Lauber Seed Farms

Sup

640.10

Lichti Bros Oil Co

Fuel

8,727.21

Nebr-Iowa Indust Fast

Sup

9.24

NPPD

Uti

85.17

Nebr Tech & Telecommun Inc

Uti

107.37

Donna Saltzman

Ser

30.00

Perennial Public Power

Uti

31.77

Speece-Lewis Eng

Ser

7,136.73

Superior-Deshler Inc

Fuel

63.70

Tie Yard

Right of Way

1,550.00

Universal Lubricants Inc

Sup

1,006.60

Payroll

Salaries

24,957.73

 

 

 

JUVENILE JUSTICE FUND

 

 

Blue Valley Mental Health

Ser

6,079.00

 

 

 

TOURISM-ECONOMIC DEVEL

 

 

Shickley Lumber Co

Sup

22.24

 

 

 

MEDICAL/RELIEF FUND

 

 

Weaver Pharmacy

Sup

723.88

 

 

 

INSTITUTIONS FUND

 

 

NE Health & Human Serv

April patient care

450.00

 

 

 

SENIOR SERVICES FUND

 

 

Ameritas Life Insur Corp

Ret

141.39

Geneva St Bank

SS

297.24

Claribel Mumm

Pt time help

99.20

Payroll

Salaries

3,828.03

 

 

 

COPS GRANT

 

 

Geneva St Bank

SS

66.30

Jeremy Goeken

Sal

866.67

 

 

 

HOSPITAL OPERATING

 

 

Fillmore Co Hospital

Apr taxes

24,873.54

 

 

 

NOXIOUS WEED FUND

 

 

Ameritas Life Insur Corp

Ret

151.20

Geneva St Bank

SS

157.59

Payroll

Salaries

2,240.06

 

 

 

911 EMERGENCY COMMUN FUND

 

 

Alltel Commun

Uti

886.27

Platte Valley Commun

Rep

60.00

 

CLAIMS

 

            Galusha moved and Cerny seconded the motion to approve the claims as presented.  Upon roll call, the vote was as follows:

 

Ayes: Capek, Yates, Galusha, Kimbrough, Mueller, and Cerny

Nays: None                                          Absent:  Simacek

 

            The Chairman declared the motion carried.

 

ADMINISTRATIVE SUBDIVISIONS

 

            The Planning and Zoning Administrator presented two applications for Administrative Subdivisions:

 

            Kamler Subdivision of part of the NE ¼ of Sec. 15-6-4, Momence Township, and

            Schlegel Subdivision of part of the SE ¼ of Sec. 6-5-3, Hamilton Township,

 

and recommended that both be approved as they meet the requirements for Administrative Subdivisions.

 

KAMLER ADMINISTRATIVE SUBDIVISION

 

            After discussion, Yates moved and Galusha seconded the motion to approve the Kamler Subdivision application, contingent upon the required signatures being on the plat when filed with the County Clerk’s office, and described as follows:

 

            A tract of land comprising a part of the Northeast Quarter (NE ¼) of Section 15, Township 6 North, Range 4 West of the 6th P.M., Fillmore County, Nebraska, said tract being more particularly described as follows:

 

            With reference to the Southeast corner of the said NE ¼; thence running on an assumed bearing of

N 00O00’00”E on the East line of said NE ¼ for a distance of 309.00 feet to the actual POINT OF BEGINNING; thence continuing N 00o00’00”E on the East line of said NE ¼ for 580.00 feet; thence N 89o00’00”W for 165.00 feet thence S 00o00’00”E for 400.00 feet; thence N 89o00’00”W for 202.00 feet; Thence S 00o00’00”E for 180.00’; thence S 89o00’00”E for 367.00 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING, said tract containing 3.031 acres more or less, the Easterly 33.00 feet thereof being Fillmore County road right-of-way.

 

Upon roll call, the vote was as follows:

 

Ayes: Yates, Galusha, Kimbrough, Mueller, Cerny, and Capek

Nays: None                                          Absent: Simacek

 

            The Chairman declared the motion carried.

 

SCHLEGEL ADMINISTRATIVE SUBDIVISION

 

            Cerny moved and Mueller seconded the motion to approve the Schlegel Administrative Subdivision application, contingent upon the required signatures being on the plat when filed with the County Clerk’s office, and described as follows:

 

            A tract of land comprising of part of the SE ¼ of Section 6, Township 5 North, Range 3 West of the 6th P.M., Fillmore County, Nebraska, described as follows: Commencing at the SE corner of said SE ¼ , and assuming the South line of said SE ¼ to have a bearing of N90o00’00” W;  thence N90o00’00”W, and on the South line of said SE ¼, 1247.72 feet; thence N00o00’00” E, and perpendicular to the South line of said SE ¼, 65.00 feet to the point of beginning, said point being a ¾” rebar w/cap on the North R.O.W. line of Highway #74; thence N90o00’00” W, and parallel with the South line of said SE ¼, and on the North R.O.W. line of Highway #74, 307.31 feet to a ¾ “ rebar w/cap; thence N10o01’34”E, 553.50 feet to a ¾” rebar w/cap; thence S90o00’00”E, and parallel with the South line of said SE ¼, 172.49 feet to a ¾” rebar w/cap; thence S04o02’07”E, 546.40 feet to the point of beginning and containing 3.00 acres more or less.

 

Upon roll call, the vote was as follows:

 

Ayes: Galusha, Kimbrough, Mueller, Cerny, Capek, and Yates

Nays: None                                          Absent: Simacek

 

            The Chairman declared the motion carried.

 

ADJOURN

 

            The Chairman declared the meeting adjourned until 8.30 a.m. June 8, 2004.

 

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Attest                                                                                         Chairman

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