August 24, 2004

 

The Fillmore County Board of Supervisors convened in open and public session at 9.00 a.m., August 24, 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 4.30 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

 

 

Alltel

Cellular

   $      330.06

Ameritas Life Insur

Ret

4.019.12

Aramark Uniform Ser

Ser

131.77

Drs Ashby & Ashby

Ser

70.00

Assurity Life Insur Co

Ser

162.00

Beyke Signs

Ser

152.50

Chaney Chemical Inc

Sup

358.05

Marilyn Christiancy

Ret

25.00

City of Geneva

Rent

440.00

Coats to Coast Computer Prod

Sup

178.60

Continental Research Corp

Sup

161.15

County Assessor’s Assoc

Wksh

140.00

Jill R Cunningham

Mile

82.50

Drummond American

Sup

38.40

Dugan Business Forms

Sup

247.04

Eakes Office Plus

Sup

50.99

Fillmore Co Hosp

Sup

34.50

Fillmore Co Treas

Transfers, wksh, post, training

7,080.00

Fillmore Co Treas

Witness fees

868.67

Garbage Co Inc

Ser

95.00

Geneva St Bank

SS

4,430.75

Geneva St Bank

Sup, ser

79.15

Geneva Super Foods

Sup

177.12

Great Plains Appraisal

Ser

3,000.00

Norma Gregory

Ret

25.00

Hilty’s

Sup

854.12

Hometown Leasing

Ser

374.00

JEO Consulting Group Inc

Ser

210.00

Jim’s Repair

Rep

157.11

Vicky Johnson, Dist Judge

Sup, post, misc

138.44

Jury Fees

Jury

151.56

Kalkwarf & Smith Law Offices

Ser, uti, post, misc

2,866.39

Lease Consultants Corp

Ser

249.00

LTR Inc

Ser

91.30

Ann H McDonald

Ret

18.00

Willard H Mussman

Ret

23.00

NE Law Enforce Training Cent

Training

160.00

NE National Bank

Ser

187.59

NPPD

Uti

1,846.52

NE Signal

Subs

24.50

NE Technology & Telecomm

Uti

1,180.25

Mary Novak

Sup

9.98

Platte Valley Commun

Rep

79.57

Postmaster

Post

38.00

Russ’s Pest Control

Ser

120.00

SE Dist Co Officials Assoc

Wksh

45.00

NE Dept of Admin Serv

Ser

41.77

Swanson Crop

Misc

66.78

UNL IS Telecommun

Uti

36.44

Nancy G Waldron, Atty

Ser

738.16

Daniel L Werner, Atty

Ser

153.75

York Co Sheriff

Boarding prisoners

55.00

York General Hosp

Ser

250.50

Payroll

Salaries

64,055.97

 

 

 

ROAD AND BRIDGE FUND

 

 

Ameritas Life Insur Corp

Ret

1,723.46

Casey’s General Stores Inc

Fuel

 98.25

Contech  Constr Prod

Culverts

14,657.04

Farmers Coop

Fuel

122.17

Garbage Co

Ser

45.75

Geneva St Bank

SS

1,931.78

Ralph Gould

Ret

18.00

Grafton Oil

Fuel

1,245.45

Industrial Safety Co

Sup

31.74

Donovan Jirkovsky

Ret

25.00

Kabredlo’s Inc

Fuel

39.19

Nebr Machinery Co

Sup

946.54

NPPD

Uti

162.28

NE Technology & Telecomm

Uti

104.93

Nelson Petrol

Fuel

634.87

North Central Air

Sup

1,425.00

Overland Sand & Gravel

Gravel

3,764.90

Perennial Pub Power

Uti

26.33

Presco Sales & Serv

Sup

2,498.11

Roit Repair

Rep

25.39

SE Dist Co Officials Assoc

Wksh

30.00

Speece Lewis Engineers

Ser

6,441.81

Subway

Sup

68.22

Superior Deshler Inc

Fuel

30.00

Tie Yard

Gravel

1,125.11

Payroll

Salaries

26,452.74

 

 

 

MEDICAL/RELIEF FUND

 

 

Farmer & Son Funeral Home

Ser

1,504.50

Raymond A Hansen MD

Ser

184.20

NE Dept of Health & Human Serv

Ser

209.00

Weaver Pharmacy

Sup

751.91

 

 

 

SENIOR SERVICES

 

 

Ameritas Life Insur Corp

Ret

144.39

Exeter Golden Agers

USDA

148.73

Dawg’s Smokehouse Café

HDM’s

154.45

Fairmont Aging Serv

USDA

417.93

Geneva Senior Center

USDA

1,518.58

Geneva St Bank

SS

303.95

HHS – Gov Conf on Aging

Wksh

120.00

Nancy Kohler

Sup

50.59

NE Assoc of Sr Centers

Wksh

135.00

Payroll

Salaries

4,014.90

 

 

 

COPS GRANT

 

 

Geneva St Bank

SS

135.91

Payroll

Salaries

1,776.66

 

 

 

HOSPITAL FUND

 

 

Fillmore Co Hospital

July taxes

1,239.22

 

 

 

NOXIOUS WEED FUND

 

 

Ameritas Life Insur Corp

Ret

154.20

Geneva St Bank

SS

160.98

Payroll

Salaries

2,284.40

 

 

 

E911 COMMUNICATIONS

 

 

Alltel

Ser

944.19

 

APPROVE CLAIMS

 

            Yates 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, Cerny, and Simacek

Nays: None

           

            The Chairman declared the motion carried.

 

MINUTES APPROVED

 

            As there were no additions or corrections, the chairman declared the minutes of the August 10, 2004 meeting approved as presented.   

 

DRIVEWAY PERMIT

 

            Simacek moved and Mueller seconded the motion to approve the application of Eugene Dondlinger for a permit to install a driveway on the east side of the N ½ NE ¼ of Sec. 29-5-4, Bryant Township, about 20 feet north of the quarter mile line. 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.

 

PERMIT TO BURY CABLE IN COUNTY RIGHT-OF-WAY

 

            Capek moved and Yates seconded the motion to approve the application of Alltel Communications for a permit to bury communications cable in North Railroad Street in Ohiowa and the County Road right-of-way extending east from North Railroad Street to Road 21, approximately 870 feet, and that said Alltel Communications shall assume all liability for the construction, maintenance, and repair of said buried communications line.  Upon roll call, the vote was as follows:

 

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

Nays: None

           

            The Chairman declared the motion carried.

 

TO INSTALL STOP SIGNS

 

            The County Highway Superintendent presented traffic studies for two locations where stop signs had been requested.  The locations are at the intersection of Roads E and 23, and at Roads S and 7.  It was recommended that a stop sign be placed on Road 23 to stop southbound traffic; and that signs be placed on Road S to stop north and southbound traffic.    

 

            Mueller moved and Galusha seconded the introduction of the following resolution:

 

RESOLUTION NO. 2004-18

 

In accordance with the standards set forth in the Manual for Uniform Traffic Control Devices, as from time to time amended, and

 

            WHEREAS, it is in the best interest of Fillmore County, Nebraska, to establish and maintain proper consistent highway signing in conformity with said manual,

 

            The Fillmore County Highway Department therefore requests formal approval to place, erect, and maintain traffic control devices on Fillmore County Roads at the following location:

 

                        TYPE OF DEVICE                                                     LOCATION

 

STOP sign                                            at the intersection of County Roads E and 23, sign to be placed on Road 23 to stop south-bound traffic

 

            NOW THEREFORE Be It Resolved by the Fillmore County Board of Supervisors that this resolution is approved the 24th day of August 2004.

 

Upon roll call, the vote was as follows:

 

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

Nays: None

           

            The Chairman declared the resolution adopted.

 

 

TO INSTALL STOP SIGNS

 

            Yates moved and Capek seconded the introduction of the following resolution:

 

RESOLUTION NO. 2004-19

 

In accordance with the standards set forth in the Manual for Uniform Traffic Control Devices, as from time to time amended, and

 

            WHEREAS, it is in the best interest of Fillmore County, Nebraska, to establish and maintain proper consistent highway signing in conformity with said manual,

 

            The Fillmore County Highway Department therefore requests formal approval to place, erect, and maintain traffic control devices on Fillmore County Roads at the following locations:

 

                        TYPE OF DEVICE                                                     LOCATION

 

STOP signs                                           at the intersection of County Roads S and 7, signs to be placed on Road S to stop north and southbound traffic

 

NOW THEREFORE Be It Resolved by the Fillmore County Board of Supervisors that this resolution is approved the 24th day of August 2004.

 

Upon roll call, the vote was as follows:

 

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

Nays: None

           

            The Chairman declared the resolution adopted.

 

HAULING DIRT FOR ROAD AT FAIRGROUNDS

 

            After discussion, Galusha moved and Simacek seconded the motion to authorize the Highway Department to help with hauling dirt for the new road at the Fairgrounds. 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.

 

COUNTY ATTORNEY TO SEND LETTER TO LANDOWNER

 

            After discussion, Yates moved and Mueller seconded the motion to request the County Attorney to send a letter to the Trustee of the NW ¼ and part of the N ½ SW ¼ of Sec. 13-5-4, Bryant Township, requesting that the natural drainage through this property be cleaned out as provided by statute. 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.

 

AUTHORIZING CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENTS

 

            After discussion, Cerny moved and Capek seconded the motion to authorize the Chairman to sign the necessary documents for the transfer of land from the Nebraska Department of Roads to the County for a windmill and sign at the south entrance to Strang.

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.

 

ADMINISTRATIVE SUBDIVISION

 

            The Planning and Zoning Administrator submitted an application for Administrative Subdivision of a tract of land in the SW ¼ of Sec. 11-8-1, Exeter Township, totaling 4.58 acres.

The subdivision met all the requirements for an Administrative Subdivision. Mrs. Coates and the purchasers of the property, Mr. and Mrs. Garrison, were present for the discussion.

 

APPROVE ADMINISTRATIVE SUBDIVISION

 

            Mueller moved and Galusha seconded the motion to approve the application for the Garrison Subdivision of part of the SW ¼ of Sec. 11-8-1, Exeter Township, as follows:

 

            A tract of land located in the SW ¼ of Section 11, T8N, R1W, of the 6th P.M., Fillmore County, Nebraska, described as follows:

 

            Commencing at the NW corner of said SW ¼; thence S00o00’00”W (assumed bearing) on the west line of said SW ¼, 922 feet to the point of beginning; thence N89o21’05”E, 450.00 feet; thence S29o03’58”E, 213.85 feet, thence S04o02’02”W, 230.00 feet; thence N82o45’55”W, 542.00 feet to the west line of said SW ¼; thence N00o00’00”E on said west line, 343.00 feet to the point of beginning containing 4.58 acres more or less.

 

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.

 

FLOOD PLAIN MAPS APPROVED

 

            Planning and Zoning Administrator Slezak submitted the latest flood plain maps to the Board for approval. Maps for the entire county were included in the set.  On May 13, 2002, the County Board adopted Resolution No. 2002-23, the Flood Plain Management Resolution, and No. 2002-44, the “Nebraska Ordinance/Resolution for Emergency Program and Regular Program Direct Conversion 60.3(b)” in order to meet the requirements of statute.

 

            After discussion, Yates moved and Simacek seconded the motion to approve the updated flood plain maps for Fillmore County, effective September 16, 2004, as provided by

Resolution No. 2002-23, the Flood Plain Management Resolution, and No. 2002-24, the “Nebraska Ordinance/Resolution for Emergency Program and Regular Program Direct Conversion 60.3(b)”.  Upon roll call, the vote was as follows:

 

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

Nays: None

           

            The Chairman declared the motion carried.

 

COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATION AGREEMENT

 

            After discussion, Mueller moved and Capek seconded the motion authorizing Emergency Management Coordinator, Terry Marshall, to sign the Coordination Agreement with the Nebraska Department of Administrative Services, Division of Communications.  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.

 

PURCHASE E-911 RECORDING EQUIPMENT

 

            Galusha moved and Simacek seconded the motion to approve the purchase of a new recording system for the #911 phone system from Platte Valley Communications of York (see August 10th minutes for prices).  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.

 

REPORTS

 

The June report for Fillmore County Transit Service was reviewed and ordered placed on file.  The minutes and financial reports for Family Health Services was reviewed and ordered placed on file in the Clerk’s office.  The following is a synopsis of the July minutes:

 

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            The Family Health Services Governing Board met July 15, 2004 at 4.00 p.m. in the CAMED room.  Chairman Kotas called the meeting to order. Present were Kotas, Nelson, Johnson, Marget and Eichelberger.  Kudlacek arrived at 4.50 p.m.  Lulf was also present.

 

            The minutes of the June meeting were approved as presented.

 

            It was moved and seconded to approve the renovation plans as presented.  Carried 4-1, Kudlacek excused.

 

            Specialty clinic use for June was 325 compared to 277 for June 2003.  Year to date totals for 2004 are 1805 and 1796 for 2003.

 

            The June data report, financial report and check register were presented.  Cash flow remains positive.  It was moved and seconded to accept the reports as presented.  Carried 4-0.

 

            It was moved and seconded to approve Dr. David Gilbert, Nephrologist for consulting medical staff privileges, pending approval by the Medical Staff.  Carried 5-0.

 

            Various aspects of the hospital/clinic services were discussed and questions answered by Eichelberger and Lulf.

 

            The meeting adjourned until August 19, 2004 at 4 p.m. in the CAMED room.

 

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CONTRACT FOR EPC SERVICES

 

            Galusha moved and Cerny seconded the motion to approve the contract with the Region V Systems for Emergency Protective Custody services for the period from July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005 at the current rate.  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.

 

AGREEMENT FOR TRANSPORTATION FUNDS

 

            Cerny moved and Yates seconded the motion to approve the Letter of Agreement between the Nebraska Department of Roads and Fillmore County for funding of the county transit service for 2004-05. 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.

 

GIS INFORMATION

 

            Marcus Tooze of GIS Workshop and Larry Dix, NACO Executive Director, met with the Board for an update on GIS. The software from GIS Workshop is compatible with software the used by the Highway Department, E-911, and the Assessor’s office.

 

VETERANS MEMORIAL PLAQUE

 

            Lambert Hopken brought in the Veteran’s Memorial Plaque listing the names of Fillmore County members of the armed forces who lost their lives during wars of the 20th century.  Plans are to hang it on the first floor of the courthouse.

 

TURKEY CREEK DAM

 

Lower Big Blue NRD Executive Director Dave Claybaugh, technician Scott Sobotka and Eric Dove of Olsson Associates gave the Board information about several proposed dams in the Turkey Creek watershed in eastern Fillmore and Western Saline Counties.  One dam, located in Sec. 23-7-1, Liberty Township, is proposed in Fillmore County.

 

EMERGENCY DECLARED TO ADD ITEM TO AGENDA

 

            Cerny moved and Mueller seconded the motion to declared an emergency exists and to add the following item to the agenda: 

 

Increase 911 surcharge rate

 

Upon roll call, the vote was as follows:

 

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

Nays: Capek

           

            The Chairman declared the motion carried.

 

TO INCREASE THE 911 SURCHARGE RATE

 

            Cerny moved and Mueller seconded the introduction of the following resolution:

 

RESOLUTION NO. 2004-20

 

 

            WHEREAS, the Fillmore County Board of Supervisors adopted a resolution on September 10, 1991, establishing 911 emergency telephone service for all telephone exchanges in Fillmore County and setting the surcharge at .50 cents per month, and

 

            WHEREAS, the Fillmore County Board of Supervisors increased that rate from 50 cents per line to 75 cents per line, effective January 1, 1999, and

 

            WHEREAS, Fillmore County is upgrading service and needs funds to upgrade the system now in place,

 

            NOW THEREFORE, be it resolved that the 911 surcharge shall be increased from 75 cents per line to $1.00 per line, effective January 1, 2005.

 

Upon roll call, the vote was as follows:

 

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

Nays: Kimbrough and Capek.

           

            The Chairman declared the motion carried.

 

SET LIMITS FOR MISCELLANEOUS LEVIES

 

            Cerny moved and Galusha seconded the motion to set the allowable maximum levies for miscellaneous subdivisions included in the county levy limit, as follows:

 

            Agricultural Society       .008912           Historical Society          .000915

            Fire Districts                 .031588           Townships                    .034047

 

Upon roll call, the vote was as follows:

 

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

Nays: None

           

            The Chairman declared the motion carried.

 

INVENTORIES

 

            The inventories of the various county offices and departments were reviewed and signed by the Board.

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

            As there was no other business to come before the Board, the Chairman declared the meeting adjourned until 9.00 a.m. on September 14, 2004.

 

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Attest                                                               Chairman

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