November 8, 2005

 

            The Fillmore County Board of Supervisors convened in open and public session at 9:00 a.m., November 8, 2005, in the Courthouse Boardroom in Geneva, Nebraska with Chairman Kimbrough presiding.  Members present were Cerny, Simacek, Yates, Capek, Galusha, 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 3:52 p.m.

 

MINUTES APPROVED WITH CORRECTION

 

            Cerny moved and Yates seconded the motion to approve the minutes of the October 25, 2005 meeting, with the following correction: the 1997 Dodge Spirit listed as surplus should be a 1995 Dodge Spirit.  Upon roll call, the vote was as follows:

 

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

Nays: None

 

            The Chairman declared the motion carried.

 

AIR CONDITIONING CONCERNS

 

            Jason Naber with Central Nebraska Refrigeration, Inc. and Terry Volkmer, Custodian informed the Board that an Eddy Test had been performed on the chiller and the results of that test.  Jerry Berggren, Architect and Ron Geary, Project Manager will be informed of the Eddy Test results.

 

DRIVEWAY PERMITS

 

            Simacek moved and Mueller seconded the motion to approve the following driveway permits:

 

            Betty Buzek and HP Farms – to install a new driveway on the half mile line on the west side of the W ½ of Section 1-6-1, Glengary Township.

 

            Bill Cudaback – to install a new 30’ driveway on the south side of the SW ¼, Section 13-8-2, Fairmont Township.

 

            Galen Kennel – to install a new 20’ – 25’ driveway on the north side of the NW ¼, Section 21-5-3, Hamilton Township.

 

            Ralph Jansen – to install a new 30’ driveway on the south side of the SE ¼, Section 17-8-1, Exeter Township.

 

            Tom Bumgarner – to widen existing driveway to 40’ and to move a drive to center of pivot on the south side of the SE ¼, Section 13-6-2, Chelsea Township.

 

            Upon roll call, the vote was as follows:

 

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

Nays: None

 

            The Chairman declared the motion carried.

 

DITCH CLEANING PERMIT

 

            Yates moved and Galusha seconded the motion to approve the following application for a permit to clean silt from a road ditch:

 

            Henry Fehr Jr. – to clean silt from a ditch adjoining the east side of the NE ¼, Section 1-7-5, this adjoins Clay County.

 

            Upon roll call, the vote was as follows:

 

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

Nays: None                  Absent: Cerny

 

            The Chairman declared the motion carried.

 

LUBRICATING OIL

 

            After discussion, Mueller moved and Cerny seconded the motion to award the lubricating oil letting to Grafton Oil, with the condition that their bid included providing the bulk storage containers, pumps, and any etc. items.  Upon roll call, the vote was as follows:

 

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

Nays: None

 

            The Chairman declared the motion carried.

 

4–DOOR MINIVAN LETTING

 

            Bids for the 4-door minivan were opened at 10:30 a.m.  The following bids were received:

 

            Richard Mueller – 2004 Ford Freestar SEL, White, 22,000 miles, 4.2 V6, remaining factory warranty of 3 years or 36,000 miles factory warranty for $17,000.00

            Friesen Chevrolet - 2005 Chevy Venture, Silver, 18,410 miles, 3.4 V6, no ABS, remaining factory warranty of 3 years or 36,000 miles for $15,690.00

            Friesen Chevrolet – New 2006 Chevy Uplander LS, 3.5 V6 with factory warranty for $18,000.00

            Erdkamp Motors – 2005 Dodge Caravan SXT, Blue, 7,800 miles, 3.3 V6, remaining factory warranty of 3 years or 36,000 miles for $15,995.00

            Erdkamp Motors – 2005 Dodge Grand Caravan, Blue, 10,800 miles, 3.3 V6, remaining factory warranty of 3 years or 36,000 miles for $15,600.00

            Erdkamp Motors – New 2006 Dodge Grand Caravan, 3.3 V6 with factory warranty of 3 years or 36,000 miles for $19,400.00

            Erdkamp Motors – New 2006 Dodge Caravan SE, 3.3 V6 with factory warranty of 3 year or 36,000 miles for $17,150.00

            John Kohl Auto Center – 2005 Pontiac Montana Extended, Silver, 24,454 miles, 3.4 V6, remaining factory warranty of 39 months or 39,000 miles for $15,700.00

            Fleet Auto Sales – 2003 Ford Windstar LX, White, 28,740 miles for $12,075.00

            Fleet Auto Sales – 2003 Ford Windstar LX, White, 26,693 miles for $12,075.00

 

            After discussion, the Board members decided they needed to go and look at a few of these minivans during lunch.

           

EDWARD JONES INVESTMENTS

 

            After discussion, Mueller moved and Galusha seconded the motion to have Tyler Williams and Tom Sorenson with Edward Jones Investments handle the possible bond for the road project on the west ½ of Road G, between Road 12 and Highway 81.  Upon roll call, the vote was as follows:

 

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

Nays: None                  Abstaining due to conflict of interest: Cerny

 

            The Chairman declared the motion carried.

 

COLONIAL SUPPLEMENTAL INSURANCE

 

            Kurt Genrich, with Colonial Supplemental Insurance informed the Board of the products Colonial offers as well as they are a benefits communication company, an enrollment company, and a supplemental insurance company.

 

4-DOOR MINIVAN

 

            After discussion, Mueller moved and Galusha seconded the motion to buy the 2005 Dodge Grand Caravan from Erdkamp Motors with 10, 800 miles for $15,600.00.  Upon roll call, the vote was as follows:

 

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

Nays: None

 

            The Chairman declared the motion carried.

 

EMPLOYEE RECOGNITION DINNER

 

            Yates moved and Capek seconded the motion to approve the employee recognition dinner on January 13, 2007 at Evening with Friends in Milligan.  Upon roll call, the vote was as follows:

 

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

Nays: None

 

            The Chairman declared the motion carried.

 

CLAIMS

 

            The claims were presented for payment.  The following abbreviations describe the expenditures: Equip – equipment, HDM’s – home delivered meals, Insur – 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

 

 

Access Data Corporation

Ser

$875.00

Howard F. Ach, Atty

Rent, Post, Sup, Copies

3,826.12

Joan Ackland

Sup

38.51

Alltel

Uti

470.53

Ameritas Life Insurance Corp.

Ret

700.92

Jon Anderson

Uni

35.00

Aquila

Uti

55.82

Assurity Life Insurance Company

Ser

156.00

Aurora Cooperative Elevator Co.

Rock

35.00

Blue Cross/Blue Shield of NE

Insur

14,036.15

William Burgess

Uni

35.00

Business Telecommunication Systems, Inc.

Ser

220.00

Daryl L. Callenius

Uni, Fuel

56.00

City of Geneva

Uti

495.10

Conoco Phillips 66

Fuel

1,124.32

Dr. R. J. Cronk

Ser

75.00

DAS Communictions

Ser

350.00

Earl’s Window Service

Ser

4.00

Evercom

Sup

140.00

F & S Supply Co., Inc.

Sup

86.40

Fillmore County Building & Grounds

Petty Cash

49.76

Fillmore County Court

Misc

373.50

Fillmore County Treasurer

Witness Fees, Sup

776.00

Amy Fletcher

Witness Fee

39.40

Fort Dearborn Life Ins.

Insur

215.14

Terri Garland

Witness Fee

34.55

Teri Gemer

Meals, Mile, Dues

227.60

Geneva State Bank

SS

1,070.57

Hometown Leasing

Ser

221.25

Steve A. Julich

Uni

35.00

Kevin Kamler

Witness Fee

131.55

Shirley Kamler

Witness Fee

37.46

Tom Kamler

Witness Fee

37.46

Knoche Appraisal & Consulting, LLC

Ser

1,460.00

Brandon Korbelik

Witness Fee

97.60

Lancaster County Sheriff

Ser

16.55

Richard Mueller/Tom Biegert

Rent

625.00

Naomi Mussman

Sup

352.00

Naber’s Repair Service

Rep

75.00

Nebraska Association of County Officials

Sup

15.00

Nebraska County Court Assoc.

Dues

25.00

Nebraska Public Power District

Uti

73.05

The Nebraska Signal

Sup, Pro, Ads

1,131.71

Nelson Petroleum Co.

Fuel

876.04

Mary Novak

Dues, Sup

38.45

Steve Ozenbaugh

Witness Fee

35.52

Protex Central, Inc.

Sup

76.00

Ralph’s Geneva Tire & Service Center, Inc.

Rep

57.00

Rasmussen Mechanical Services, Inc.

Rep

1,568.00

Steven G. Roemmich

Uni

35.00

Russ’s Pest Control

Ser

30.00

Patty Scarborough

Mile

31.04

Secretary of State Rules & Regulations

Ser

20.00

Seiler & Parker, P.C.

Ser, Sup

1,623.54

Gerald Slezak

Mile, Copies, Sup

40.78

Stanton County Sheriff

Ser

15.00

State of NE, Dept. of Correctional Services

Boarding Prisoners

8,231.09

Tie Yard of Omaha

Rock

683.69

David Turner

Uni

35.00

Brandy VanDeWalle

Mile, Dues

297.57

Nancy G. Waldron

Court Appointed Atty

721.99

Eric Williams

Post, Mile, Meals

217.85

Payroll

Salaries

14,383.94

 

 

 

ROAD & BRIDGE

 

 

Alltel

Uti

66.98

Ameritas Life Insurance Corp.

Ret

1,573.35

Aquila

Uti

97.69

Aurora Coop

Fuel

1,360.00

Aurora Coop – Geneva Branch

Misc.

30.00

Auto Value Parts Stores

Sup, Parts

162.58

Baum Hydraulic Corp.

Sup

22.51

Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Nebraska

Insur

10,159.63

Business World Products

Ser

29.25

Century Lumber Center

Sup, Parts

148.34

City of Geneva

Uti

50.70

Dorchester Farmers Coop

Fuel

1,681.25

Farm Plan

Parts

331.00

Fillmore County Hospital

Ser

30.00

Fillmore County Shop

Post, Sup, Misc

44.21

Filter Care of Nebraska

Parts

64.75

Fort Dearborn Life Insurance Co.

Insur

114.71

Geneva Carquest

Parts, Sup

119.75

Geneva Implement

Parts

47.72

Geneva State Bank

SS

1,844.81

Geneva Welding & Supply

Sup

35.15

Grafton Oil, Inc.

Fuel

1,146.33

Marlborough

Sup

103.00

Nebraska Signal

Ads

82.07

Nelson Petroleum

Parts, Fuel

4,168.01

Nichols Construction

Gravel

9,533.80

Norder Agri Supply, Inc.

Fuel

1,407.14

Perennial Public Power

Uti

52.78

Power Plan

Parts

139.75

Ralph’s Geneva Tire

Sup, Rep

1,908.24

Speece Lewis Engineers

Ser

13,927.50

Texaco/Shell

Fuel

68.30

Tie Yard of Omaha

Gravel

1,289.75

Village of Fairmont

Uti

37.15

Payroll

Salaries

25,354.78

 

 

 

 SENIOR SERVICES

 

 

Janet Bartak

Sup, Mile

69.07

Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Nebraska

Insur

912.92

Exeter Care Center

HDM’s

406.00

Fort Dearborn Life Insurance Co.

Insur

11.30

Geneva Senior Center

Rent, Sup, Uti, Copies

193.60

Nancy Kohler

Mile

106.70

Nebraska Signal

Ad

39.00

Rhonda Stokebrand

Mile

82.70

 

 

 

COURTHOUSE BOND FUND

 

 

Fillmore County Treasurer

Interest

21,620.00

 

 

 

ROAD BOND FUND

 

 

Fillmore County Treasurer

Principal & Interest

96,798.75

 

 

 

HOSPITAL FUND

 

 

Fillmore County Hospital

Taxes Collected

37,810.08

 

 

 

NOXIOUS WEED FUND

 

 

Alltel

Uti

39.26

Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Nebraska

Insur

456.46

City of Geneva

Uti

7.10

Conoco Phillips Fleet

Fuel

111.41

Merlin Ehmen

Rent

220.00

Ekeler Repair

Rep, Parts

520.11

Fort Dearborn Life Insurance Co.

Insur

1.42

The Nebraska Signal

Ad

11.57

 

 

 

 

CLAIMS APPROVED

 

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

 

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

Nays: None                  Abstaining due to conflict of interest: Yates

 

            The Chairman declared the motion carried.

 

FEE REPORTS

 

            Cerny moved and Mueller seconded the motion to approve the following fee reports for October, 2005:

 

Clerk of District Court: $205.00             County Clerk: $9,983.16                        Sheriff: $942.07

 

            Upon roll call, the vote was follows:

 

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

Nays: None

 

            The Chairman declared the motion carried.

 

GIS SOFTWARE

 

            After discussion, Yates moved and Mueller seconded the motion to upgrade our current ArcView software and to purchase ArcEditor software for $5,000.00 for the Assessor’s office.  Upon roll call, the vote was as follows:

 

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

Nays: None                  Absent: Galusha

 

            The Chairman declared the motion carried.

 

NIRMA INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT

 

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

 

RESOLUTION 2005-40

 

            WHEREAS, Fillmore County has previously entered into Intergovernmental/Interlocal Agreements with other Nebraska Counties to form and participate in the Nebraska Intergovernmental Risk Management Association (NIRMA) and the Nebraska Intergovernmental Risk Management Association II (NIRMA II) as authorized by the Intergovernmental Risk Management Act (Neb. Rev. Stat. §44-4301 et seq); and

 

            WHEREAS, Counties and other Public Agencies as defined in §44-4303 are allowed to participate in said cooperative undertakings; and

 

            WHEREAS, NIRMA and NIRMA II provide risk management services such as loss prevention, safety audits, claims and litigation management, and coverage’s tailored to address liability exposures a county faces not economically available from other sources; and

 

            WHEREAS, these coverage’s and risk management services are essential for the continued effective and efficient use of county taxpayer dollars; and

 

            WHEREAS, the current Intergovernmental/Interlocal Agreements will expire on July 31, 2006, and

 

            NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that Fillmore County Board hereby:

 

  1. Extends its commitment to participate in NIRMA and NIRMA II for an additional three years covering the period August 1, 2006 through July 31, 2009; and

 

  1. Declares that this Resolution shall serve as an amendment and addendum to the original Intergovernmental/Interlocal Agreements entered into by the County Board, said Intergovernmental/Interlocal Agreements readopted by and incorporated herein by this reference as amended.

 

Upon roll call, the vote was as follows:

 

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

Nays: None

 

            The Chairman declared the resolution adopted.

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

            Agenda items “Generator for 911 Tower, Sheriff’s Office Computer Issues, time clock & pay period changes and Handbook changes” were tabled until the November 22, 2005 meeting.  As there were no other items to come before the Board, the Chairman declared the meeting adjourned until 9:00 a.m. November 22, 2005.

 

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Attest                                                                                       Chairman