May 8, 2019

Boardroom-Courthouse

Loup City, Nebraska

 

Sherman County Board of Commissioners

† The Sherman County Board of Commissioners met in regular session on Wednesday, May 8, 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 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 posted and given by 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 Board room for public viewing.

†† The Board reviewed the minutes of the April 23, 2019 regular meeting. An agenda was posted in the Clerkís office and kept continuously current.† Motion by Griffith and seconded by Kaslon to approve the previous minutes as written with proof of publication on file. Vote: Ayes: All. Motion carried.

Public Comment- None

Committee Reports:

Griffith: Central Nebraska Community Action Partnership

         The Board reviewed the mail received, the monthly reports of the County Clerk, Sheriffís Office and the Clerk of the District Court and the Treasurerís Current List of Securities.

         DISSCUSSION

Dawn Skibinski-Sherman County Economic Development Director, monthly updates.

Don Shuda-Veteranís Service Officer, Sherman County Veteranís Committee Members-Ervan Dzingle, Arnold Palu Jr., Ron Siegel discussed the renewal contract with the Veteranís Service Office for the 2019/2020 fiscal year with the Board.

Ervan Dzingle-Bowman Lake Advisory Committee, Dawn Skibinski-Sherman County Economic Development Director discussed the first step in the Nebraska Game & Parks grant process for a Hike & Bike Trail for Bowman Lake.

Paul Moyer-State Inspector Nebraska Department of Agriculture and Mitch Dzingle-Noxious Weed Superintendent reviewed the 2018 Reports and Requirements ratings for Sherman County with the Board.

Michael Jepsen-Sherman County Sheriff, monthly updates, discussion on budget.

ACTION ITEMS

         Motion by Kaslon and seconded by Bandur to approve the 2019/2020 budget request of the Litchfield Cemetery District for upkeep and mowing. †Vote: Ayes: All. Motion carried.

         Motion by Griffith and seconded by Bandur to approve the proposal submitted by Patty Eurek to perform budget services for Sherman County for the 2019/2020 fiscal year up to $1450.00.

Vote: Ayes: All. Motion carried.

         Motion by Griffith and seconded by Kaslon to approve and authorize Commissioners to sign claim submitted by Wholesale Stone for rip rap rock in the amount of $16,839.34, for flood damage. Vote: Ayes: All. Motion carried.

         Motion by Bandur and seconded by Griffith to approve amended Juvenile Services Community Three-Year Plan. Vote: Ayes: All. Motion carried.

         Motion by Griffith and seconded by Kaslon to approve and authorize Chairman to sign NACO Blue Cross Blue Shield Health and Dental Subgroup Application for employee coverage effective July 1, 2019. Vote: Ayes: All. Motion carried.

         Motion by Griffith and seconded by Bandur to accept the recommendation of the Sherman County Veteranís Committee and approve the renewal contract for the Veteranís Service Office for the 2019/2020 fiscal year with a $200.00 increase for a total amount $21,661.00. Vote: Ayes: All. Motion carried.

         ROAD DEPARTMENT

         DISCUSSION

General road business was discussed with Eric Person- Interim Highway Superintendent.

         ADJOURN Ė Chairman Kaslon adjourned the meeting at 12:00p.m.

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

Marcy L. Sekutera

Sherman County Clerk