March 20, 2018

 

BANNER COUNTY
BOARD OF EQUALIZATION PROCEEDINGS

The Banner County Board of Equalization met in regular session in the Commissioners’ room of the Banner County Courthouse on March 20, 2018. This is in accordance with the adjournment of the March 6, 2018 meeting and notice published in the Scottsbluff Star Herald and posting notices in Harrisburg, NE at the Post Office, the Banner County School, and at the clerk’s office and on the front window of the Banner County Courthouse.  Proof of publication is on file in the office of the County Clerk and is made a part of the proceedings by reference.

The agenda for the meeting was kept current and was available during the regular business hours at the office of the County Clerk.  A copy was emailed to each board member on March 14, 2018.  The agenda was not amended less than 24 hours prior to the meeting.

The chairman called the meeting to order at the hour of 8:35 a.m. Present on roll call were: Chairman John-Robert Faden; Vice Chairman Robert J. Gifford; Member Robert Post; Tom Neal, Highway Superintendent: Toney Krajewski, Assistant Highway Superintendent; Sharon Sandberg, Assessor; Kyle Boettcher, and Lori Hostetler, Clerk.

The chairman stated that the open meetings law is posted on the meeting room wall and that paper copies are available on the table in the corner of the room.

The agenda was examined, and Gifford moved to approve as presented. Second by Faden.  Roll call vote: Faden, yes; Gifford, yes; Post, yes.

The minutes of the previous meeting had been supplied to each board member. Gifford moved to approve the minutes for March 6, 2018 and that the actions therein be ratified. Second by Post. Roll call vote: Gifford, yes; Faden, yes; Post, yes.

ITEMS OF BUSINESS BEFORE THE BOARD

Sharon Sandberg, Assessor presented the valuations for 2018.


Gifford made a motion to adjourn the Banner County Board of Equalization meeting at 8:45 a.m.  Second by Post.  Roll call vote: Gifford, yes; Post, yes; Faden, yes. The next meeting will be held in regular session on April 3, 2018 or at the call of the clerk.  A full agenda of the matters to be considered at such date and time is kept continually current and is available for public inspection during normal business hours at the office of the Banner County Clerk in the Courthouse in Harrisburg.

      BOARD OF EQUALIZATION
      BANNER COUNTY, NEBRASKA


BANNER COUNTY
COMMISSIONERS  PROCEEDINGS

The Banner County Board of Commissioners met in regular session in the Commissioners’ room of the Banner County Courthouse on March 20, 2018.  This is in accordance with the adjournment of the March 6, 2018 meeting and notice published in the Scottsbluff Star Herald and posting notices in Harrisburg, NE at the Post Office, the Banner County School, the clerk’s office, and on the front window of the Banner County Courthouse.  Proof of publication is on file in the office of the County Clerk and is made a part of the proceedings by reference.

The agenda for the meeting was kept current and was available during the regular business hours at the office of the County Clerk.  A copy was emailed to each board member on March 14, 2018.  The agenda was not amended less than 24 hours prior to the meeting.

The chairman called the meeting to order at the hour of 8:45 a.m. with the pledge of allegiance to the flag.  Present on roll call were:  Chairman John-Robert Faden; Vice Chairman Robert J. Gifford; Member Robert Post; Tom Neal, Highway Superintendent; Toney Krajewski, Assistant Highway Superintendent; Kyle Boettcher; Monty Stoddard, Treasurer, and Lori Hostetler, Clerk.

Also present at various times: Bill Griffiths and Kathy Natale

The chairman stated that the open meetings law is posted on the meeting room wall and that paper copies are available on the table by the door.

The agenda was examined and Gifford moved to approve. Second by Post. Roll call vote: Gifford, yes; Post, yes; Faden, yes.

The minutes of the previous meeting had been supplied to each board member. Post moved to approve the minutes for March 6, 2018 and that the actions therein be ratified:  Second by Gifford.  Roll call vote: Faden, yes; Gifford, yes; Post, yes.

CORRESPONDENCE

NIRMA Annual Report

CLAIMS

The following claims were audited, and Gifford moved that the claims be approved and warrants ordered drawn on the respective funds. Second by Post. Roll call vote: Post, yes; Faden, yes; Gifford, yes.

                                                                               GENERAL FUND

Banner County Court, cc cost - 219.00; CenturyLink, phone - 617.76; DAS State Accounting-Central Finance, data processing - 107.84; GIS Workshop, dues - 300.00; High West Energy, lights - 505.00; Lori Hostetler, supplies - 23.00; Ideal Linen Supply, Janitorial - 33.88; Kimball County Treasurer, extension expenses - 5,055.20; Madelung Law Office, court appt counsel - 84.00; MIPS Inc., data processing - 1,386.02; Money Wise Inc., Supplies - 35.35; NE Assoc Of Co Clerks, Reg Of Deed, dues - 75.00; Panhandle Coop Association, fuel - 148.50; William C Peters, ct appt counsel - 234.35; Poster Compliance Center, supplies - 79.95; Rockin M Photography, film - 200.00; Star-Herald, printing - 876.87; Totalfunds By Hasler, postage - 300.00; Verizon Wireless, phone - 66.88; Wildcat Surveying,
survey materials - 1,600.00

 

                                                                                    ROAD FUND

B & C Steel Corporation, steel - 69.77; CenturyLink, phone - 172.28; Contractors Materials, Inc., shop supplies - 179.00; Crescent Electric Supply Co., shop supplies - 133.85; Fastenal Company, shop supplies - 245.79; High West Energy, lights - 420.00; Ideal Linen Supply, shop supplies - 46.07; Inheritance Tax Fund, motor grader pymt. - 22,500.00; Networkfleet, Inc., shop supplies - 256.99; NMC Exchange LLC, repair parts - 1,181.57; Pack Rat Disposal, garbage - 150.00; Panhandle Coop Association, lf fuel & diesel - 4,580.35; Respond First Aid Systems, med & safety - 45.25; Star-Herald, misc. - 16.03; Verizon Wireless, phone - 56.88; Western Pathology Consultant Inc., drug test - 121.50;
Wyrulec Co, lights - 29.78

                                                               HIGHWAY BRIDGE BUYBACK FUND

  Martin Marietta, asphalt - 2,300.36
                                                        
                                                            PRESERVATION & MODERNIZATION FUND
MIPS, supplies – 83.12
 
ITEMS OF BUSINESS BEFORE THE BOARD

Item #1 – Correction regarding the contracted price for gasoline in the accepted bid – It was confirmed that the contracted price for gasoline in the accepted bid was $2.58 a gallon.

REPORTS

COMMITTEE REPORTS
Gifford reported that Emergency Management had a special meeting with the City of Scottsbluff police chief and the city manager to discuss the organizational structure with Emergency Management.

Post reported that the process of replacing Panhandle Mental Health with other providers is moving along well for Region 1.

HIGHWAY SUPERINTENDENT
Tom Neal, Highway Superintendent discussed when to hold the CPR and AED training for county employees.

TREASURER
Monty Stoddard, Treasurer presented the report of taxes not sold at tax sale. All are for severed minerals. The commissioners advised to take no action on the severed mineral taxes at this time. Monty reported that MIPS will install 2 new computers in his office this week. The computers will allow them to handle the DMV upgrade.

CLERK
Lori Hostetler, Clerk presented the clerk and the clerk of the district court fee reports. She informed that a new groundskeeper will have to be hired and discussed the options for dates to attend the NACO Blue Cross/ Blue Shield renewal meeting. She said she is continuing to prepare for the primary election and is on the NACO Scholarship selection committee again this year.

No other reports.

Items discussed not agenda:

Bill Griffiths discussed issues he has with county weed inspections and notices. He questioned the timeliness of the mailing of notices after inspections are performed.

Kathy Natale discussed the possibility of getting a grant from the NIRMA Assist Program for a defibrillator. 

Post made a motion to adjourn the meeting of the Banner County Board of Commissioners at 9:54 a.m.  Second by Gifford.  Roll call vote: Post, yes; Gifford, yes; Faden, yes. The next meeting will be held in regular session on April 3, 2018 or at the call of the clerk.  A full agenda of the matters to be considered at such date and time is kept continually current and is available for public inspection during normal business hours at the office of the Banner County Clerk in the Courthouse in Harrisburg.


     BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
     BANNER COUNTY, NEBRASKA