Commissioners Minutes January 26, 2015

The Sheridan County Board of Commissioners met in regular session at 9:15 A.M. in the Commissioners Office, Courthouse. Kling and Andersen present, Krotz was excused. 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. Andersen made a motion to accept the agenda. Kling seconded the motion. All voted aye. Andersen made a motion to accept the minutes of 1-8-2015 with corrections. Kling seconded the motion. With a roll call vote all voted aye.

The board signed salary checks and approved claims.

Assessor Lane visited with the board about wages for her employees. The board advised her to make sure that the money for the raises were allowed in the adopted budget. 

Rick Schneider visited with board and Road Superintendent Kuester about 440th road. The road is very busy and with the size of the semis and trucks now days Schneider feels that something needs to be done. Schneider feels the road either needs signage or widened. Schneider has met with the State Department of Roads and they were not willing to do anything to help the situation. After much discussion the board asked Kuester to take a look at it and report back.

Andersen made a motion to approve Resolution #2015-1 setting February 23, 2015 at 11 A.M. for the 1 & 6 year hearing to discuss road improvements for the current year. Kling seconded the motion. With a roll call vote all voted aye. 

Kuester presented the board with end of year reports for them to review. 

Extension Unit Leader Jenny Nixon introduced Extension Educator Meredith Bremer to the board. Nixon also asked the boards approval of a new extension board member. Andersen made a motion to approve the appointment of Jennifer Dieriex as a new extension board member. Kling seconded the motion. With a roll call vote all voted aye. 

Weed Superintendent Kristi Paul presented the annual reports for the board to review. Paul informed the board that if they had any questions to contact her. 

Andersen made a motion to approve Resolution #2015-2 authorizing a subdivision of land for Margaret Walgren in Section 10- Township 30- Range 46. Kling seconded the motion. With a roll call vote all voted aye. 

The board appointed Meredith Bremer as contact person for the Livestock Friendly Report. 

The board visited with Gary Sones, Dwaine Sones and Jeanette Graber about LB 560 and the procedures to track hours for employees. 

The board and Building Superintendent Sones did a Jail Inspection. 

Adjourn: 11:50 A.M.

Attest: Sindy L. Coburn

Clerk 

Dan R. Kling

Chairman 

Published: February 18, 2015