October 22, 2019

Boardroom-Courthouse

Loup City, Nebraska

 

Sherman County Board of Commissioners

 

  The Sherman County Board of Commissioners met in regular session on Tuesday, October 22, 2019 in the Boardroom of the Sherman County Courthouse with the following persons present: Kenneth Kaslon – Chairman,  Larry Griffith and Tom Bandur.  Also present was Marcy L. Sekutera-Sherman County Clerk and Heather Sikyta-Sherman County Attorney. The Chairman called the meeting to order at 9:00a.m. Notice of the meeting was given by advanced publication in the Sherman County Times, given in advance to all members of the Board. At the beginning of the meeting, the Chairman announced and informed the public that a current copy of the Open Meeting Act was posted on the South wall of the Boardroom with copies of the Act also available in the Boardroom for public viewing.

   The Board reviewed the minutes of the October 9, 2019 regular meeting. An agenda was posted in the Clerk’s office kept continuously current.  Motion by Bandur and seconded by Kaslon to approve the previous minutes as written with proof of publication on file. Vote: Ayes: Griffith, Kaslon, Bandur. Motion carried.

 

   Public Comment – Dawn Skibinski-Sherman County Economic Director updated the Board on the grant application for Bowman Lake.

 

  The Board reviewed the mail received, the claims submitted for payment, the Treasurer’s Receipt Report for September 2019, the Library Board minutes and the NPDES Permit renewal for K&N Mac Farms Inc.

·         AGENDA NON ACTION ITEMS.

·         Jennifer Smydra president of the Loup City Area Chamber of Commerce discussed improvements to the Welcome to Loup City sign located at Highway 92 and O Street in Loup City, with the Board.

·         ACTION ITEMS

·         Motion by Bandur and seconded by Griffith to approve the Tourism Improvement Grant Application submitted by the Loup City Area Chamber of Commerce for the Welcome to Loup City sign, not to exceed $1400.00.

Vote: Ayes: All. Motion carried.

·         Motion by Kaslon and seconded by Bandur to approve the Sherman County Chief Deputy Agreement for an additional two year period from January 3, 2020 to January 2, 2022. Vote: Ayes: All. Motion carried.

·         Motion by Kaslon and seconded by Griffith to approve the claims submitted for payment and the Treasurer’s Receipt report for September, 2019. Vote: Ayes: All. Motion carried.

·         ROAD DEPARTMENT

·         ACTION ITEMS

·         Motion by Kaslon and seconded by Bandur to approve Lance M. Harter of Oak Creek Engineering to execute documents for Sherman County for the incentive funds through the Nebraska Department of Transportation.

Vote: Ayes: All. Motion carried.

·         Motion by Griffith and seconded by Bandur to approve and authorize Chairman to sign Resolution No. 27-19, authorizing County Treasurer to transfer funds from Highway Buyback Program to Road Fund for Highway Allocation Pledge Bonds. Vote: Ayes: All. Motion carried.

·         AGENDA NON ACTION ITEMS

·         General Road business was discussed with Eric Person – Interim Highway Superintendent.

·         ADJOURN – Chairman Kaslon adjourned the meeting at 11:40a.m.

 

The permanent record of these proceedings is available for viewing in the office of the Sherman County Clerk.

Marcy Sekutera

Sherman County Clerk