August 18, 2014


The Banner County Board of Commissioners met in special session in the Commissioners’ room of the Banner County Courthouse on August 18, 2014.  This is in accordance with the adjournment of the August 5, 2014 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 mailed to each board member on August 15, 2014.  The agenda was not amended less than 24 hours prior to the meeting.

The chairman called the meeting to order at the hour of 10:11 a.m. with the pledge of allegiance to the flag.  Present on roll call were Chairman Robert J Gifford; Vice Chairman John-Robert Faden; Member Robert Post; Sharon Sandberg, Assessor, and Lori Hostetler, Clerk. Also present at various times: Monty Stoddard, Treasurer; Dick McGowan, Weed Superintendent; Tom Neal, Highway Superintendent, and Pete Peterson.

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.


Item #1 – Budget Workshop – The budget was discussed.
Recessed: 12:35 p.m.
Resumed: 1:14 p.m.

Post made a motion to adjourn the special meeting of the Banner County Board of Commissioners at 2:57 p.m.  Second by Faden.  Roll call vote:  Gifford, yes; Post, yes; Faden, yes. The next meeting will be held in regular session on August 19, 2014 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.