August 10, 2004

 

The Fillmore County Board of Supervisors convened in open and public session at 9.00 a.m., August 10, 2004, in the Courthouse Boardroom in Geneva, Nebraska with Chairman Kimbrough presiding.  Members present were Yates, Simacek, Galusha, Cerny, Capek, and Mueller. 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 3.10 p.m.

 

CLAIMS

 

The claims were presented for payment.  The following abbreviations describe the expenditures: Equ – equip-ment, 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

 

 

Howard F Ach, Atty

Rent, copies, misc

2,949.99

Alltel

Uti

267.28

Ameritas Life Insur Corp

Ret

483.94

Aquila

Uti

59.61

Auto Value Parts Stores

Sup

34.57

Ian Barnett

Uni, fuel

40.49

Joseph N Bixby, Atty

Ser

360.00

BryanLGH Medical Center

Ser

58.00

William L Burgess

Uni

35.00

Daryl L Callenius

Uni, fuel

67.80

Century Lumber Center

Sup

77.19

City of Geneva

Uti

438.00

Jill R Cunningham

Mile

60.00

DAS Communications

Rent

350.00

Dictaphone Corp

Sup

96.00

Duckwall-Alco Stores

Sup

144.94

Eakes Office Plus

Sup, main

876.90

Earl’s Window Ser

Ser

4.00

Executive Copier Systems

Main

111.92

Fillmore Co Building & Grounds

Sup

50.00

Fillmore Co Sheriff

Fees

245.08

Fillmore Co Treas

Reim

697.00

Ft Dearborn Life Insur Co

Insu

184.57

Gambles

Sup

172.17

Geneva St Bank

Ss

967.49

Geneva TV & Appliance

Sup

17.99

Jeremy Goeken

Uni, sup

48.85

Hall Contracting Co Inc

Ser

330.00

Head Start Chile & Fam Devel

Budget alloc

7,240.00

Heinisch Law Office

Ser

552.26

Terry Hejny

Mile, uti, misc

392.74

Hometown Leasing

Ser

211.25

Stephen J Kraviec, Atty

Ser, post

1,657.70

Patty A Lentfer

Mile

58.50

Terry Marshall

Cell phone, I-net

153.91

Mid-American Research Chem

Sup

229.13

MIPS/County Solutions LLC

Ser

1,736.81

Richard Mueller/Tom Biegert

Rent

625.00

Nebr Child Support Enforce Assoc

Wksh

75.00

Nebr Signal

Sup, ads, pro

823.44

Nelson Petrol Co

Fuel

451.36

Nick’s Farm Store Co

Rep

183.44

Mary Novak

Mile

28.13

Outsiders, The

Ser

770.00

Phillips 66

Fuel

703.64

Platte Valley Commun – Hastings

Equ, ser

12,729.81

Protex Central Inc

Rep

486.40

Quinlan Publishing Grp

Sup

269.77

Ralph’s Geneva Tire

Rep, ser

201.10

Stephen G Roemmich

Uni

35.00

St Louis Univ Dept of Pathology

Ser

125.00

NE Health & Human Serv Lab

Ser

75.00

Thayer Co Extension

Reim

440.11

Nancy G Waldron Atty

Ser

387.04

Weaver Pharm

Sup

289.31

Daniel Werner, Atty

Ser

1,511.76

Payroll

Salaries

13,070.88

 

 

 

ROAD/BRIDGE FUND

 

 

Alltel

Uti

95.30

Ameritas Life Insur Corp

Ret

1,723.46

Aquila

Uti

55.12

Auto Value Parts Stores

Sup

236.81

B’s Enterprises

Sup

794.40

Barco Municipal Pord

Sup

292.44

Business World Prod

Ser

26.50

Caspers Construct Co

Pt pmt – Building

76,677.35

Century Lumber Cent

Sup

127.90

City of Geneva

Uti

26.90

Don’s Signs

Sup

269.50

Dorchester Coop

Fuel

2,096.64

Fillmore Co Shop

Post, misc

25.56

Ft Dearborn Life Insur

Insu

120.65

Gambles

Sup

100.33

Geneva Carquest

Sup

36.97

Geneva Impl Co Inc

Sup

37.51

Geneva St Bank

SS

1,912.42

Geneva Welding & Supply

Equi

3,396.15

Grafton Oil Inc

Fuel

576.25

Lichti Bros Oil Co

Fuel

538.14

Nebr Bolt

Sup

30.90

Nebr-Iowa Indust Fasteners

Sup

227.62

Nebr Truck & Equip Co Inc

Sup

24.15

Nelson Petroleum

Sup, fuel

2,686.69

Nichols Construction

Gravel

29,687.93

Nick’s Farm Store

Sup

3.38

Overland Sand & Gravel

Gravel

8,795.41

Pavon Corp

Ser

388.50

Perennial Pub Pow Dist

Uti

17.49

Powerplan

Sup

63.14

Ralph’s Geneva Tire

Tires & tire rep

658.59

Shickley Lumber co

Sup

14.99

Speece Lewis Eng

Contracted ser

3,114.33

Texaco Fleet Mgmt

Fuel

37.51

UNL Tech Transfer Center

Wksh, dues

60.00

Village of Fairmont

Uti

32.23

Payroll

Salaries

26,199.74

 

 

 

TOURISM-ECONOMIC DEVELOP

 

 

Geneva Chamber of Comm

Grant

250.00

 

 

 

SENIOR SERVICES FUND

 

 

Exeter Care Center

HDM’s

462.00

Exeter Golden Agers

USDA, LAAA qtrly advance

300.73

FAIRMONT Aging Serv

USDA, LAAA qtrly advance

1,821.56

Ft. Dearborn Life Insur

Insu

11.30

Geneva Senior Center

Uti, rent, USDA, LAAA, misc

2,864.64

Susan Kerl

Ser

60.00

Nancy Kohler

Mile

186.84

Elizabeth M Manning

Ser

172.90

Nebr Signal

Ad

10.50

Ron’s Tavern

HDM’s

208.00

Rhonda Stokebrand

Mile

30.60

 

 

 

COPS GRANT FUND

 

 

Ft Dearborn Life Insur

Insu

5.65

 

 

 

NOXIOUS WEED FUND

 

 

Alltel

Uti

39.53

Casey’s

Fuel

165.23

City of Geneva

Uti

11.30

Eagle Auto Co

Sup

19.74

Merlin Ehmen

Wksh, mile, misc

589.34

Ft Dearborn Life Insur Co

Insu

2.26

Geneva St Bank

SS

12.32

Grafton Mini Mart

Fuel

303.79

Payroll

Salaries

161.01

 

CLAIMS APPROVED

 

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

 

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

Nays: None                              Abstaining due to conflict of interest: Yates

 

            The Chairman declared the motion carried.

 

MINUTES APPROVED

 

            As there were no additions or corrections, the Chairman declared the minutes of the July 27, 2004 meeting approved as presented.

 

 

REPORTS

 

            Yates moved and Mueller seconded the motion to approve the following fee reports for the month of July:

 

            County Clerk - $6,570.12            Sheriff - $1,613.66      Clerk of District Court - $105.00

 

Upon roll call, the vote was as follows:

 

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

Nays: None                              Not voting:  Capek

 

            The Chairman declared the motion carried.

 

JAIL INSPECTION

 

            The annual inspection report of the county jail conducted by the Jail Standards was reviewed and ordered placed on file in the Clerk’s office.

 

ROAD AT FAIRGROUNDS

 

            Fair Board members Marvin Swartz and Dale Stengel met with the Board to ask for help hauling in dirt for the new drive in the northwest corner of the fairgrounds.   Action was deferred until the August 24th meeting.

 

DRIVEWAY PERMITS

 

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

 

Jacob Schaldecker – for a new driveway on the west side of the NW ¼ of Sec. 11-8-4, Grafton Township, at about the ¼ mile line;

Glenn Carlson – to widen two existing driveways on the west side of the NW ¼ of Sec. 33-6-3, Stanton Township;

John Biegert – to widen an existing driveway on the north side of the NW ¼ of Sec.  22-5-4, Bryant Township, near the ½ mile line.

 

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.

 

OTHER ROAD DEPARTMENT DISCUSSION

 

            Natural drainage through part of Section 13-5-4, Bryant Township, needs to be cleaned as it is backing up water north into the Section 12.  The landowner has told the Highway Department that he does not have the money to clean it himself.  Further reference will be made.

           

            The ditch on the east side of the road between Sections 3 and 4-6-4, Momence Township, north of the landfill, has silted in and water is backing up in the ditch north toward Highway 41.  The landowner has not yet applied for a permit to clean the ditch.

 

            Damage to roads because of irrigation system end-guns failing to shut off was discussed.  Statute provides for fines for more than two occurrences.

 

            Consulting Engineer services were discussed.  Other counties having contracts with firms on a fee for service basis will be contacted for information on how the contracts are set up.

 

            E-911 signs will be put up on Roads 13 and U south and west of Strang.

 

LINCOLN AREA AGENCY ON AGING

 

            June Pederson and Denise Boyd with the Lincoln Area Agency on Aging provided the annual report for the agency.  The budget request is for $6,525, an increase of $851 over 2003-2004.  This amount is used to cover the 25% local cost share for administration as required by Federal regulations.  Action will be taken during the budgeting process.

 

CARE MANAGEMENT CONTRACT

 

            Senior Services Coordinator Nancy Kohler requested the Board to approve the Care Management Contract for 2004-2005 with the Lincoln Area Agency on Aging (LAAA).

 

            After discussion, Simacek moved and Capek seconded the motion to approve the contract with the Lincoln Area Agency on aging for reimbursement of care management services for 2004-2005. Carried 7-0. 

 

E911 RECORDING SYSTEM

 

            Quotes from three firms for a new 911 recording system were discussed.  Quotes were received from the following firms:

 

Platte Valley Communications, York – WahlTek systems AudioLog Pro Digital Recording System $15,980

 

Dictaphone, Cedar Rapids, IA – Dictaphone system    $25,698 less trade and discount, $16,830

 

DPL Surveillance Equipment,  Reseda, CA –    DPL- 19 system, $13,360  do-it-yourself or by local contractor

 

Action was deferred until the August 24th meeting.          

 

BOARD OF EQUALIZATION

 

            Mueller moved and Capek seconded the motion to go into session as the Fillmore County Board of Equalization at 1.37 p.m. Carried 7-0.

 

TAX CORRECTIONS, CHANGE OF VALUATION NOTICE

 

            Yates moved and Mueller seconded the motion to approve Tax Corrections 19-03 through 22-03, to void Tax Correction no. 16-03, and to approve the issuance of a change of valuation on Parcel #7202, as listed by the Assessor. Carried 7-0

 

RETURN TO REGULAR SESSION

 

            Capek moved and Yates seconded the motion to adjourn the Fillmore County Board of equalization and return to regular session of the Fillmore County Board at 1.42 p.m. Carried 7-0. 

 

CONTRACT WITH GREAT PLAINS APPRAISAL

 

            Yates moved and Mueller seconded the motion to approve the maintenance contract for services for 2004-05 with Great Plains Appraisal Services. Carried 7-0

 

CONTRACT WITH ES & S

 

            Capek moved and Galusha seconded the motion to approve the contract with Election Systems and Software, Inc. for Unity Online application services and ballot layout services. Carried 7-0. 

 

ADDENDUM TO CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT AGREEMENT

 

            Addendum #2 to Cooperative Agreement #8436 for Child Support Enforcement (Clerk of District Court), the option to extend the agreement for two years,  for the period July 1, 2004 to June 30, 2006, was signed by the Chairman.

 

WESTERN WIRELESS AGREEMENT

 

            Galusha moved and Simacek seconded the motion to approve the Non-Disclosure and Confidentiality Agreement with Western Wireless, concerning E911 services. Carried 7-0. 

 

BUDGET DISCUSSION

 

            Cuts of $66,000 in the Road budget and several small amounts in the General Fund were made at the Budget Meeting on August 3rd.  The tax requirement to meet the budget requirement after these changes was up $612,800 over 2003-2004.  After discussion, several small reductions were made in the some of the accounts in the General Fund and the Clerk was instructed to increase the amount of money to be transferred to the General Fund from the Inheritance Tax Fund to equal what was transferred in 2003-2004.  These changes reduced the tax requirement to $421,600 over 2003-2004.  Further cuts are planned.

 

PERSONNEL MANUAL

 

            Board members received a copy of the personnel manual with revisions and additions as proposed by the Handbook Committee.  A special meeting to review the manual will be held at 9.00 a.m., September 7, 2004 in the Board Room.

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

            As there was no other business to come before the Board, the Chairman declared the meeting adjourned until 9.00 a.m., August 24, 2004.

 

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Attest                                                                                           Chairman

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