The Fillmore County Board of Supervisors convened in open and public session at 9:00 a.m., June 27, 2006, in the Courthouse Boardroom in Geneva, Nebraska with Chairman Mueller presiding.  Members present were Cerny, Kimbrough, Yates, Capek, Galusha, and Simacek.  The County Clerk was present to record the minutes of the meeting.

 

            Notice of 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 as open to the public.  The meeting adjourned at 3:04 p.m.

 

MINUTES APPROVED

 

            Chairman of the Board, Mueller declared the minutes approved as presented.

 

REPORTS

 

            The May 2006 reports for the Fillmore County Rural Transit and minutes of the Fillmore County Hospital Governing Board were reviewed and ordered placed on file in the Clerk’s office.

 

            The following is a synopsis of the May minutes of the Fillmore County Hospital Governing Board:

               

                The Fillmore County Hospital Governing Board met on May 18, 2006 in the conference room at the hospital at 12:00 noon with Chairman Kotas presiding.  Members present were Nelson, Johnson, Marget, and Eichelberger.  CFO Kudlacek was also present.

 

                The minutes of the April meeting were accepted as presented.

 

                The hospital data and financial reports, and check register were presented.  After discussion, it was moved and seconded to accept the reports as presented.  Carried 4-0.

 

                Totals of the specialty clinic for April 2006 are 329 compared to 297 in April 2005.  Year to date totals for 2006 were 1,294 compared to 1, 125 for 2005.

 

                Discussion was held on the cost and plans for upgrading the computers and computer system.  It was moved and seconded to begin the process for the upgrade.  Carried 4-0.

 

                As there was no further business to come before the Board, it was moved and seconded that the meeting adjourn until June 15, 2006 in the hospital conference room.

 

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 – service, SS – social security, Sup – supplies, Uni – uniform allowance, Uti – utilities, Wksh – workshop expense.

 

GENERAL FUND

 

 

Joan Ackland

Meals

$8.43

Alltel

Uti, Ser

3,764.23

Alltel (Cell)

Uti

445.97

Ameritas Life Insurance Corp.

Ret

2,181.57

Larry Biester

Mile, Mtgs

38.90

Thomas Boyer

Mile, Mtgs

23.01

Busses Food Center

Sup

380.46

Marilyn Christiancy

Ret

25.00

City of Geneva

Rent

440.00

Clements Associates, Inc.

Ser

332.79

Conoco Phillips Fleet

Fuel

1,382.11

Cornhusker State Industries

Equip

450.00

Jill R. Cunningham

Mile

32.04

Duckwall

Sup

70.21

Robert Dumpert

Mile, Mtgs

85.05

Eakes Office Plus

Sup

424.20

Sharon Elznic

Mile, Mtgs

88.48

Evercom

Sup

157.02

Farm & Home Publishers, LTD

Sup

1,194.00

Fillmore County Sheriff

Sup, Ser

657.24

Fillmore County Treasurer

Post, Wksh, Transfer, Sup

295,985.05

Galls – Aramark Company

Sup

23.98

Gambles

Sup

117.61

Geneva State Bank

Ser

25.00

Geneva State Bank

SS

2,899.19

Geneva TV & Appliance, Inc.

Rep

31.49

Norma Gregory

Ret

25.00

Matt Harre

Mile, Mtgs

29.24

Hilty’s Of Geneva

Sup

335.59

Hometown Leasing

Ser

238.62

Howard Johnson

Mile

13.35

Ralph Kassik

Mile, Mtgs

100.46

Kerry’s Auto Repair & Service

Rep, Sup

134.25

Dennis Kimbrough

Mile

98.80

Richard Kleinschmidt

Mile

29.12

Knoche Appraisal & Consulting, LLC

Ser

5,165.00

Jim Kotas

Mile

69.42

Gary Kudlacek

Mile

13.35

Galen Kuska

Mile

21.36

William Leif

Mile

63.72

Harold Long

Mile

34.60

Madison County Sheriff

Boarding Prisoner

750.00

Thomas Manning

Mile, Mtgs

46.02

Annette Marget

Mile

35.60

Ann H. McDonald

Ret

18.00

Mel’s Automotive, Inc.

Rep

71.00

Microfilm Imaging Systems, Inc.

Ser

100.00

Morley Most

Mile, Mtgs

85.05

Naber’s Repair Service

Rep, Sup

432.20

Nebraska Assoc. of County Extension Boards

Dues

100.00

Nebraska Public Power Dist.

Uti

1,206.94

Nebraska Technology & Telecommunications, Inc.

Uti

1,177.78

Galen Niederklein

Mile

67.64

Reg Noel

Mile, Mtgs

82.38

Mary Novak

Mile

66.75

Omaha Wholesale Hardware

Sup

80.80

PC Nuts

Equip

220.00

Platte Valley Communications

Sup, Equip

1,005.45

Platte Valley Comm. of Hastings

Sup, Ser

2,333.01

Platte Valley Comm. of Hastings

Equip

261.25

Postmaster

Rent

804.00

Mary L. Saum

Mile

315.07

State of Nebraska Dept. of Admin. Services

Ser

58.11

Jan Stoldorf

Mile

18.69

Brandy VanDeWalle

Mile, Lodging

156.51

Terri Volkmer

Mile

50.00

Mary Lu Vossler

Mile

10.68

Daniel L. Werner, PC, LLO

Ser, Sup

129.50

Barb Whitley

Mile

67.64

Eric Williams

Meal, Lodging

785.52

Williams Exterminating, Inc.

Ser

110.00

York County Sheriff

Boarding Prisoner

110.00

Payroll

Salaries

40,148.61

 

 

 

ROAD/BRIDGE FUND

 

 

Ameritas Life Insurance Corp.

Ret

1,534.14

Dorchester Farmers Coop

Fuel

4,016.60

Farm Plan

Parts

135.52

Fillmore County Shop

Post, Misc

28.24

Gambles

Parts, Sup, Rental

97.41

Geneva State Bank

SS

1,829.93

Ralph Gould

Ret

18.00

Grafton Mini Mart

Fuel

90.71

Grafton Oil

Fuel

1,068.00

Donovan Jirkovsky

Ret

25.00

Kelch Plumbing, Heating & Refrig.

Equip, Ser

13,071.00

L. J. Webb Contractor, Inc.

Box Culvert

26,192.25

Lichti Oil

Fuel

2,540.42

Nebraska Public Power

Uti

195.28

Nebraska Truck & Equipment

Parts

49.86

Nelson Petroleum Company

Fuel

1,187.51

Nichols Construction

Gravel

15,812.99

Overland Sand & Gravel

Gravel

1,325.63

Perennial Public Power

Uti

31.36

Postmaster

Post

132.00

Ramada Inn

Lodging

165.00

Speece Lewis Engineers

Ser

25,241.37

Payroll

Salaries

25,105.09

 

 

 

JUVENILE DIVERSION FUND

 

 

Dave Wythers

Ser, Mile, Post, Uti

4,613.40

 

 

 

ECONOMIC DEV/TOURISM FUND

 

 

Revitalize Geneva Promotion Co.

Ad

250.00

 

 

 

MEDICAL/RELIEF FUND

 

 

Associated Anesthesiologists, PC

Ser

146.50

Urology, PC

Ser

138.72

Weaver Pharmacy

Sup

722.42

 

 

 

INSTITUTIONS FUND

 

 

State of Nebraska Health & Human Services

May Billing

378.00

 

 

 

SENIOR SERVICES FUND

 

 

Ameritas Life Insurance Corp

Ret

127.82

Exeter Golden Agers

April USDA

39.33

Fairmont Aging Services

April USDA

138.51

Fillmore County Treasurer

Post

195.00

Geneva Senior Center

April USDA

545.49

Geneva State Bank

SS

161.40

Payroll

Salaries

2,143.02

 

 

 

DEQ – TIRE CLEAN UP FUND

 

 

Butler County Landfill, Inc.

Ser

1,054.55

Fillmore County Treasurer

Repay Loan

4,387.86

 

 

 

INHERITANCE TAX FUND

 

 

Andrew’s Electric Co., Inc.

Rep, Ser, Sup

6,221.00

Fillmore County Treasurer

Transfers

169,987.87

 

 

 

COURTHOUSE BOND FUND

 

 

Fillmore County Treasurer

Repay Loan

5,000.00

 

 

 

ETHANOL ROAD BOND FUND

 

 

Constructors, Inc.

Road G

344,531.88

 

 

 

HOSPITAL OPERATING FUND

 

 

Fillmore County Hospital

Taxes Dec. ‘05 to May ‘06

63,205.70

 

 

 

NOXIOUS WEED FUND

 

 

Ameritas Life Insurance Corp.

Ret

75.73

Geneva State Bank

SS

374.47

Payroll

Salaries

4,893.86

 

 

 

 

CLAIMS APPROVED

 

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

 

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

Nays: None                   Abstaining due to conflict of interest: Kimbrough

 

            The Chairman declared the motion carried.

 

DRIVEWAY PERMITS

 

            Yates moved and Galusha seconded the motion to approve the following applications for a driveway permit:

 

            Dennis Kimbrough – install a new 40’ driveway on the south side of the SE ¼, Section 14-6-3, Stanton Township;

            Kurt & Kent Myers – extend existing driveway north to the ½ mile line on the west side of the NW ¼, Section 29-6-2, Chelsea Township;

            Paul Mumm – widen existing driveway to 40’ on the north side of the NW ¼, Section 26-6-3, Stanton Township;

            Richard Reeb – widen existing driveway to 40’ on the west side of the NW ¼, Section 24-5-4, Bryant Township;

            Perennial Public Power District – install a new 30’ driveway on the east side of the SE ¼, Section 6-6-1, Glengary Township.

 

            Upon roll call, the vote was as follows:

 

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

Nays: None                   Abstaining due to conflict of interest: Kimbrough

 

            The Chairman declared the motion carried.

 

DITCH CLEANING PERMITS

 

            Kimbrough moved and Cerny seconded the motion to approve the following applications for a permit to clean silt from a road ditch:

 

            Jess Schropfer – to clean silt from the road ditch adjoining the east side of the SE ¼, Section 15-5-1, Franklin Township;

            Perennial Public Power District – to clean silt from the road ditch adjoining the east side of the SE ¼, Section 6-6-1, Glengary 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.

 

OCCUPY COUNTY RIGHT-OF-WAY

 

            Galusha moved and Simacek seconded the motion to approve the following application for a permit to occupy county right-of-way:

 

            Mike Walters – to bury irrigation line between the SW ¼, Section 27-6-4 and the NW ¼, Section 34-6-4, Momence Township.  The owner agrees to cooperate fully with the officials of Fillmore County and will keep them fully informed of all construction or maintenance work required.  The surface of the road will be restored to the same condition as it was prior to the work and such restoration will be accomplished to the reasonable satisfaction of Fillmore County Officials.

 

            Upon roll call, the vote was as follows:

 

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

Nays: None

 

            The Chairman declared the motion carried.

 

NATURAL DRAINAGE AREA

 

            After discussion, Simacek moved and Cerny seconded the motion to have the County Attorney write a letter to William Schultz landowner of the W ½ of the SE ¼, Section 3-8-2, Fairmont Township to inform him that it is the landowner’s responsibility to clean out the natural drainage area.  Upon roll call, the vote was as follows:

 

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

Nays: Galusha

 

            The Chairman declared the motion carried.

 

SPEED ZONE

 

            Elmer Hessheimer, Highway Superintendent informed the Board that the Village of Exeter would like the County to install a speed zone sign on the south side of Exeter in accordance with Ordinance #543.

 

            After discussion, Kimbrough moved and Yates seconded the introduction of following resolution:

 

RESOLUTION 2006-27

 

            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

 

25 mph SPEED ZONE sign                   On a portion of Road 21 (East Boundary Ave.) located south of Hwy. 6 to the south edge of Village limits.

 

            NOW THEREFORE, Be It Resolved by the Fillmore County Board of Supervisors that this resolution is approved this 27th day of June, 2006.

 

            Upon roll call, the vote was as follows:

 

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

Nays: None

 

            The Chairman declared the resolution adopted.

 

LINCOLN AREA AGENCY ON AGING

 

            June Pederson, Director and Denise Boyd presented the annual report and budget request for 2006-2007.  The budget request for the County increased to $8,041.00 or $864.00 more than 2005-2006 budget year.  Action on the request will be taken during the budget process later this summer.

 

SENIOR SERVICES

 

            Nancy Kohler presented the budget request for the Senior Services for 2006-2007.  The budget request for the County increased to $114,720.00 or $13,364.00 more than 2005-2006 budget year.  Action on the request will be taken during the budget process later this summer.

 

PANDEMIC FLU PRESENTATION

 

            E. J. Schumaker, Public Health Solutions gave a presentation on the Pandemic Flu.  Present for the presentation were: Teri Gemar, Joan Ackland, Jill Cunningham, Terry Marshall, Bill Burgess, Elmer Hessheimer, Delton Myers, Bob Higel, Carolyn Ackermann, Rod Norrie, Barb Whitley, Amy Nelson, and all Board members.

 

SALARY COMMITTEE

 

            After discussion Kimbrough moved and Galusha seconded the motion to approve a $.25 salary increase for all hourly employees at the discretion of the Department Head.  The Highway Superintendent, Senior Services Director, Emergency Manager, Deputy Civil Defense, Veteran’s Service Officer, Weed Supervisor and the Custodian/Groundskeeper salaries will be set by the Board.  All salary increases are to be included in each office budget and held at a zero percent increase in each office overall budget.  Upon roll call, the vote was as follows:

 

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

Nays: Cerny and Simacek

 

            The Chairman declared the motion carried.

 

HIGHWAY SUPERINTENDENT SALARY

 

            After discussion, Galusha moved and Simacek seconded the motion to keep the Highway Superintendent’s salary at the same as last year with no increase.  Upon roll call, the vote was as follows:

 

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

Nays: Kimbrough and Cerny

 

            The Chairman declared the motion carried.

 

BUDGET HEARING

 

            The public hearing on the proposed amendment to the budget for 2005-2006 was opened at 1:00 p.m. and held open until 1:25 p.m.  The purpose of this hearing was to amend the Noxious Weed Fund.  No one appeared to testify either for or against the proposal.

 

DEPUTY CIVIL DEFENSE SALARY

 

            After discussion, Yates moved and Kimbrough seconded the motion to have no change in salary for the Deputy Civil Defense.  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.

 

SENIOR SERVICES DIRECTOR SALARY

 

            After discussion, Cerny moved and Yates seconded the motion to increase the Senior Services Director’s salary by $1.07 an hour.  Upon roll call, the vote was as follows:

 

Ayes: Yates, Kimbrough, Cerny, and Mueller

Nays: Capek, Simacek, and Galusha

 

            The Chairman declared the motion carried.

 

EMERGENCY MANAGER SALARY

 

            After discussion, Yates moved and Capek seconded the motion to increase the Emergency Manager’s salary by $499.60 a year.  Upon roll call, the vote was as follows:

 

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

Nays: None

 

            The Chairman declared the motion carried.

 

VETERAN’S SERVICE OFFICER SALARY

 

            After discussion, Kimbrough moved and Simacek seconded the motion to increase the Veteran’s Service Officer’s salary by $.24 an hour.  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.

 

CUSTODIAN/GROUNDSKEEPER SALARY

 

            After discussion, Yates moved and Simacek seconded the motion to increase the Custodian/Groundskeeper salary by $.70 an hour.  Upon roll call, the vote was as follows:

 

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

Nays: Kimbrough

 

            The Chairman declared the motion carried.

 

WEED SUPERVISOR SALARY

 

            After discussion, Yates moved and Galusha seconded the motion to increase the Weed Supervisor’s salary by $.25 an hour.  Upon roll call, the vote was as follows:

 

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

Nays: Cerny and Kimbrough

 

            The Chairman declared the motion carried.

 

CHILD SUPPORT CONTRACT

 

            Stephen Kraviec discussed the contract with the Board.

 

            After discussion, Cerny moved and Galusha seconded the motion to approve and sign the contract with Stephen J. Kraviec to be the “Authorized Attorney” for Child Support for a yearly fee of $19,495.00.  Contract begins July 1, 2006 and ends June 30, 2007.  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.

 

PLANNING COMMISSION BOARD

 

            Kimbrough moved and Galusha seconded the motion to appoint Ken Real to the Planning Commission board for the term of July 1, 2006 until June 30, 2009.  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.

 

EMERGENCY PROTECTIVE CUSTODY CONTRACT

 

            Simacek moved and Yates seconded the motion to approve the contract with Region V Systems to provide emergency protective care services to residents of the geographical area.  The contract begins July 1, 2006 and ends June 30, 2007.  Upon roll call, the vote was as follows:

 

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

Nays: None                   Abstaining due to conflict of interest: Galusha

 

            The Chairman declared the motion carried.

 

ADOPT AMENDED BUDGET

 

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

 

RESOLUTION 2006-24

 

            RESOLVED, that the amendment to the 2005-2006 budget for Fillmore County, as advertised and heard at the public hearing held June 27, 2006, be approved, and the 2005-2006 budget for Fillmore County is hereby amended to reflect the changes as advertised and adopted.  Upon roll call, the vote was as follows:

 

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

Nays: None                   Absent: Kimbrough

 

            The Chairman declared the resolution adopted.

 

EMERGENCY DECLARED TO ADD ITEM TO AGENDA

 

            At the request of the County Clerk, Amy Nelson, Simacek moved and Galusha seconded the motion to declare an emergency in order to add an item to the agenda, said item “Deficit Appropriation – County Extension”.  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.

 

DEFICIT APPROPRIATION

 

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

 

RESOLUTION 2006-26

 

            WHEREAS, all of the funds in the 2005-2006 budget for the County Extension has been expended due to unforeseen circumstances, and

 

            WHEREAS, it is necessary to have county funds available in these budgets to meet all obligations for the 2005-2006 budget year,

 

            NOW THEREFORE, Be it Resolved by the Fillmore County Board of Supervisors that a need does exist for additional funds and that the sum of $112.00 be appropriated to the County Extension budget from the unused funds in the Miscellaneous account of the General Fund Budget for 2005-2006 of said County.

 

            Upon roll call, the vote was as follows:

 

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

Nays: None                   Absent: Galusha

 

            The Chairman declared the resolution adopted.

 

DEFICIT APPROPRIATION

 

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

 

RESOLUTION 2006-25

 

            WHEREAS, all of the funds in the 2005-2006 budget for the Jail has been expended due to unforeseen circumstances, and

 

            WHEREAS, it is necessary to have county funds available in these budgets to meet all obligations for the 2005-2006 budget year,

 

            NOW THEREFORE, Be it Resolved by the Fillmore County Board of Supervisors that a need does exist for additional funds and that the sum of $20,610.00 be appropriated to the Jail budget from the unused funds in the Miscellaneous account of the General Fund Budget for 2005-2006 of said County.

 

            Upon roll call, the vote was as follows:

 

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

Nays: None                   Absent: Galusha

 

            The Chairman declared the resolution adopted.

 

PUBLIC DEFENDER CONTRACT

 

            Simacek moved and Yates seconded the motion to approve and sign the contract with Kalkwarf and Smith Law Offices, LLC for public defender services.  Contract will begin July 1, 2006 and end on June 30, 2008.  Upon roll call, the vote was as follows:

 

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

Nays: None                   Absent: Galusha

 

            The Chairman declared the motion carried.

 

ADDING SECURITIES

 

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

 

RESOLUTION 2006-28

 

            RESOLVED, that the Cornerstone Bank of Geneva, Nebraska, be allowed to add the following security held by U. S. Bank to-wit:

 

                        CUSIP 661666CM7 North Platte NE SWR in the amount of $100,000.00

 

            Upon roll call, the vote was as follows:

 

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

Nays: None

 

            The Chairman declared the resolution adopted.

 

BOARD OF EQUALIZATION

 

            At the request of the Fillmore County Assessor, Capek moved and Yates seconded the motion to go into session as the Fillmore County Board of Equalization at 1: 35 p.m.  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.

 

VALUATION CHANGES

 

            After discussion, Cerny moved and Kimbrough seconded the motion to approve the list of valuation changes that didn’t get completed prior to the abstract deadline.  A complete list was ordered to be filed in the County Clerk’s office.  Upon roll call, the vote was as follows:

 

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

Nays: None

 

            The Chairman declared the motion carried.

 

TAX CORRECTIONS

 

            After discussion, Simacek moved and Capek seconded the motion to approve Tax Corrections #17-05, 18-05, 19-05, 20-05, and 21-05 as presented by the County Assessor.  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.

 

RETURN TO REGULAR SESSION

 

            Yates moved and Kimbrough seconded the motion to adjourn as Board of Equalization and return to regular session of the Fillmore County Board of Supervisors at 1:37 p.m.  Upon roll call, the vote was as follows:

 

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

Nays: None

 

            The Chairman declared the motion carried.

 

USDA WILDLIFE SERVICES

 

            Spencer Nelson with USDA Wildlife presented his annual report and budget request for 2006-2007. The budget request for the County increased to $6,355.00 or $303.00 more than 2005-2006 budget year.  Action on the request will be taken during the budget process later this summer.

 

            Spencer presented an annual contract to provide for protection of agricultural interests, other private and public property, and human health and safety from wildlife damage from July 1, 2006 to June 30, 2007.

 

            Yates moved and Capek seconded the motion to approve and sign the annual contract with USDA Wildlife.  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.

 

COOPERATIVE SERVICE AGREEMENT WITH USDA WILDLIFE

 

            Spencer Nelson presented the cooperative agreement between Fillmore County and U. S. Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service-Wildlife Services.  This agreement provides funds to conduct a Wildlife Services Program.

 

            Yates moved and Galusha seconded the motion to approve and sign the cooperative agreement.  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.

 

BOARD OF EQUALIZATION

 

            At the request of the Fillmore County Treasurer, Galusha moved and Simacek seconded the motion to go into session as the Fillmore County Board of Equalization at 2: 35 p.m.  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.

 

HEARING FOR EXEMPTION FROM MOTOR VEHICLE FEES

 

            The County Treasurer presented an application from Central Plains Mennonite Conference for exemption from motor vehicle fees.

 

            Kimbrough moved and Galusha seconded the motion to approve the application from Central Plains Mennonite Conference for a 2005 Honda Accord UEX.  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.

 

RETURN TO REGULAR SESSION

 

            Capek moved and Yates seconded the motion to adjourn as Board of Equalization and return to regular session of the Fillmore County Board of Supervisors at 2:36 p.m.  Upon roll call, the vote was as follows:

 

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

Nays: None

 

            The Chairman declared the motion carried.

 

KENO AUDIT

 

            Barbara Stephenson, County Treasurer reported to the Board that her office had received a letter from the State of Nebraska in regards to not receiving the July 1, 2004 to June 30, 2005 Keno audit from Zeilinger’s Keno.  The Board requested that the County Attorney write a letter to Zeilinger’s Keno requesting them to comply with our contract and submit the audit to the State of Nebraska.

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

            Agenda item “General Assistance” was tabled until a future Board meeting.  As there were no other items to come before the board, the Chairman declared the meeting adjourned until 9:00 a.m. July 11, 2006.

 

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Attest                                                                           Chairman