October 27, 2020

Boardroom-Courthouse

Loup City, Nebraska

 

Sherman County Board of Commissioners

 

  The Sherman County Board of Commissioners met in regular session on Tuesday, October 27, 2020 in the Boardroom of the Sherman County Courthouse with the following persons present: Kenneth Kaslon – Chairman, Tom Bandur and Larry Griffith. 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 posted and 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 14, 2020 regular meeting. An agenda was posted in the Clerk’s office kept continuously current.  Motion by Griffith and seconded by Bandur to approve the previous minutes as written with proof of posting on file. Vote: Ayes: All. Motion carried.

 

Public Comment – None.

 

  The Board reviewed the mail received, the claims submitted for payment, the Treasurer’s Receipt Report for August, the Treasurer’s current list of securities and the Library Board minutes.

 

·         DISCUSSION

·         Everett Butzine- Sherman County Economic Development Director, monthly updates.

The Board reviewed and discussed the proposal from BTS on communication system for Courthouse.

·         ACTION ITEMS

·         Motion by Kaslon and seconded by Griffith to approve and authorize Chairman to sign Resolution No. 31-20, amendment to NIRMA/NIRMA II Intergovernmental/Interlocal Agreement, for the period of July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2024.

Vote: Ayes: All. Motion carried.

·         Motion by Griffith and seconded by Kaslon to approve and authorize Chairman to sign Voter Registration for Sherman

County for December 2020 NACO Election. 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, 2020. Vote: Ayes: All. Motion carried.

·         ROAD DEPARTMENT

·         ACTION ITEMS

·         Motion by Bandur and seconded by Griffith to approve the bid submitted by Nebraska Machinery on October 14, 2020 for a 2020 140 AWD motor grader in the amount of $277,550.00 and authorize Interim Highway Superintendent to sign all necessary documents. Vote: Ayes: All. Motion carried.

·         Motion by Kaslon and seconded by Bandur to approve and authorize Chairman to sign Resolution No. 32-20, transfer of funds from Highway Buyback Program to Road Fund for Highway Allocation Fund Pledge Bonds for the November 15, 2020 payment in the amount of $85,782.50. Vote: Ayes: All. Motion carried.

·         Motion by Griffith and seconded by Kaslon to approve and authorize Chairman to sign Easement granting NCTC the right to install fiber optic cable along 477 Avenue, Section 9, Township 13, Range 14. Vote: Ayes: All. Motion carried.

·         DISCUSSION

·         The Board discussed general road business with Eric Person-Interim Highway Superintendent.

·         ADJOURN – Chairman Kaslon adjourned the meeting at 12:15p.m.

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

Marcy Sekutera

Sherman County Clerk