Commissioners Minutes September 28, 2015

The Sheridan County Board of Commissioners met in regular session at 9:15 A.M. in the Commissioners Office, Courthouse. Krotz and Andersen present, Kling excused. Krotz 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. Krotz seconded the motion. Andersen made a motion to approve the minutes of 9-21-2015. Krotz seconded the motion. With a roll call vote all voted aye.

The board signed salary checks.

Road Superintendent Tom Kuester presented the board a request for an approach to the county right of way. Andersen made a motion to approve the right of way request for Troy Goings on 430 Lane. Krotz seconded the motion. With a roll call vote all voted aye.

Kuester visited with the board about the Insurance check that is made out to the County and Consolidated services for repairs to the Hay Springs Shop. Andersen made a motion to give Kuester authority to sign the check when it comes in or in his absence Vice Chair Krotz. Krotz seconded the motion. The board asked Jim Gardner, who was present for the meeting, how it should be handled. Gardner informed the board that the money should run through the county system. With a claim presented and a check written by the county. Motion was withdrawn by Andersen. The Insurance check will be presented to the Treasurer for deposit and a claim will be presented and the payment will be made to Consolidated services.

Jim Gardner CPA of FALCO presented the Financial Report and Independent Audit Report for the year ending June 30, 2015. Gardner commented that the County’s cash reserve was in very good shape. The auditors cover letter stated that they had no disagreements with management during the course of the audit. Gardner commented on the experienced Officials and staff in the offices of the Treasurer and Clerk and how their experience helps facilitate a smooth audit. 

Gardner informed the board that he will send a copy to the State Auditor. The public is welcome to review the audit report which is available at the office of the County Clerk or on line at the website of the Nebraska State Auditor. 

Andersen made a motion to accept the audit report for the year 2015 given by Jim Gardner of FALCO. Krotz seconded the motion. With a roll call vote all voted aye. 

Clerk Coburn presented the board resolutions authorizing the Treasurer to transfer funds as per the budget document. 

Andersen made a motion to approve resolution 2015-14 authorizing the Treasurer to transfer $893,730 from the General Fund to the Road/Bridge Fund to provide adequate funding for that department. Krotz seconded the motion. With a roll call vote all voted aye.

Andersen made a motion to approve resolution 2015-15 authorizing the Treasurer to transfer $500 from the Visitor Promotion Fund to the General Fund to provide adequate funding for the GIVE program. Krotz seconded the motion. With a roll call vote all voted aye.

Adjourn: 10:40 A.M.

Attest: Sindy L. Coburn

Clerk

James Krotz

Vice Chairman 

Published: October 28, 2015