Commissioners Minutes November 10, 2014

The Sheridan County Board of Commissioners met in regular session at 9 A.M. in the Commissioners Office, Courthouse. All members present. Kling stated that the meeting would be conducted in accordance with the provisions of the Nebraska Open Meeting Act a copy of which is available on the guest desk. Krotz made a motion to accept the agenda. Andersen seconded the motion. All voted aye. Krotz made a motion to approve the minutes of 10-27-2014. Andersen seconded the motion. With a roll call vote all voted aye.

The board audited and approve claims. 

Sheriff Terry Robbins presented the board with a proposal from Emergency Call Works for a new E-911 system. The costs of the system is $145,732.45 and will include installation, training, updates and service for five years. Funds to pay for the system will come from fees already collected on telephone landlines and cell phones in the area. Andersen made a motion to accept the proposal for the E-911 system from Emergency Call Works. Krotz seconded the motion. With a roll call vote all voted aye. 

Gordon Greenamyre appeared before the board to discuss a property clean-up agreement the County had entered into in 1984 with the Hewitt family. The agreement called for the County to clean up the property. Greenamyre purchased the property in 1986. Greenamyre is asking for the County to complete the clean up. The board asked for time to review the documents and consult with legal counsel before action is taken.

Kristin Scott met with the board to discuss her road. She is requesting the improvement of a ¾ mile stretch of 340th Lane. The road is part of the County road system but serves only the Scott residence and neighboring pastureland. The board offered pit run material , as like other similar situations, at no cost with the understanding that the Scotts must transport it. 

At 9:55 A.M. Andersen made a motion to go into closed session with Tom Kuester to discuss negotiations on a land lease. Krotz seconded the motion. With a roll call vote all voted aye. 

At 10:06 A.M. Krotz made a motion to come out of executive session. Andersen seconded the motion. With a roll call vote all voted aye. No decision made. 

Tom Kuester informed the board that Chuck Lemp is doing a change order on the Cowboy Trail Project 6 miles East of Gordon. The board will discuss this with Lemp at the next scheduled meeting.

Building and Grounds Superintendent, Dwaine Sones met with the board to discuss cleaning options. Sones informed the board that he is working on a list of duties. The board asked Sones to go ahead and advertise for a contract cleaning position.

Adjourn: 10:30 A.M.

Attest: Sindy L. Coburn

Clerk

Dan R. Kling

Chairman

Published: November 26, 2014