July 10, 2019

Boardroom-Courthouse

Loup City, Nebraska

 

Sherman County Board of Commissioners

 

  The Sherman County Board of Commissioners met in regular session on Wednesday, July 10, 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, 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 June 25, 2019 regular meeting. An agenda was posted in the Clerk’s office and kept continuously current.  Motion by Kaslon and seconded by Griffith to approve the previous minutes as written with proof of posting on file. Vote: Ayes: All. Motion carried.

Public Comment- None

Committee Reports:

Griffith: Mid Nebraska Individual Services

Bandur: Region 26

·         The Board reviewed the mail received, the monthly reports of the County Clerk, Sheriff’s Office, Clerk of the District Court, the Treasurer’s Current List of Securities, Financial Statement and Tax Collection Report.

·         DISSCUSSION

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

Josh Salter-Sherman County Chief Deputy Sheriff, reviewed the monthly reports with the Board.

ACTION ITEMS

·         Motion by Griffith and seconded by Kaslon to approve and authorize Chairman to sign Resolution No. 14-19, rename fund 2501 as the Crime Commission Grant Fund. Vote: Ayes: All. Motion carried.

·         Motion by Griffith and seconded by Bandur to approve and authorize Chairman to sign Board of Commissioners Inventory for fiscal year 2018/2019.  Vote: Ayes: All. Motion carried.

·         Motion by Bandur and seconded by Griffith to approve and authorize Chairman to sign Bowman Lake Recreation Area Inventory for fiscal year 2018/2019. Vote: Ayes: All. Motion carried.

·         Motion by Griffith and seconded by Kaslon to approve a base cost of living increase as presented for employees for budget purposes. Vote: Ayes: All. Motion carried.

·         ROAD DEPARTMENT

·         DISCUSSION

·         Michael Spotanski of Farwell Irrigation discussed the lateral improvement project that will be affecting County Roads: 783 Road  and 483 Ave. with the Board.

·         General Road business and GWorks mapping for Planning & Zoning and the Road Department was discussed with Eric Person – Interim Highway Superintendent.

·         CLOSED SESSION

Motion by Bandur and seconded by Griffith to go into closed at 11:15a.m. with Heather Sikyta-County Attorney and Eric Person-Interim Highway Superintendent to prevent harm to the reputation of an individual. Vote: Ayes: All. Motion carried. The Board returned to regular session at 11:30a.m.

·         ACTION ITEMS

·         Motion by Griffith and seconded by Kaslon to approve up to a 4% cost of living and performance increase for employees for budget purposes. Vote: Ayes: All. Motion carried.

·         Motion by Kaslon and seconded by Griffith to approve and authorize Chairman to sign Statement of Work Project No. 0360-014 submitted by Gworks for Planning and Zoning. Vote: Ayes: All. Motion carried.

·         Motion by Griffith and seconded by Bandur to approve and authorize Chairman to sign Statement of Work Project No. 0360-013 submitted by Gworks for the Road Department. Vote: Ayes: All. Motion carried.

·         ADJOURN – Chairman Kaslon adjourned the meeting at 12:20p.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