Commissioners Minutes January 5, 2017

The Sheridan County Board of Commissioners met in regular session at 9 A.M. in the Commissioners Office, Courthouse. All members present. Andersen 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. Paul seconded the motion. All voted aye. Krotz made a motion to approve the minutes of 12-19-2016. Andersen seconded the motion. Andersen and Krotz voted aye. Paul abstained. 

Krotz made a motion to nominate Jack Andersen as the Chairman of the Board. Paul seconded the motion. With a roll call vote all voted aye.

Paul made a motion to nominate James Krotz as Vice Chairman of the Board. Andersen seconded the motion. With a roll call vote all voted aye. 

Krotz made a motion to designate www.sheridancountyne.com as the official website and the primary means of publication of meeting dates for the County and to designate the Sheridan County Journal Star as the official newspaper of record for the County. Paul seconded the motion. With a roll call vote all voted aye. 

Paul made a motion to appoint First National Bank of Gordon, Bank of the West of Gordon, Security First Bank of both Rushville and Hay Springs and Sandhills Bank of Hay Springs as the Official Depository Banks for the County. Krotz seconded the motion. With a roll call vote all voted aye.

Krotz made a motion to remove Dan Kling and add Loren Paul to the Official Boards, with the change of Andersen to be member of Panhandle Area Development District, and to strike the Tourism board from the list. Paul seconded the motion. With a roll call vote all voted aye.

Jack Andersen: Panhandle Mental Health, Region 1 Office Human Dev, Panhandle Area Development District

James Krotz: Community Action, Emergency Management, GIVE, Extension

Loren L. Paul: SWANN, Aging Office Western NE, Panhandle Public Health 

Paul made a motion to appoint Sindy Coburn as the NIRMA Contact Person, with Geri Landreth as an alternate. Krotz seconded the motion. With a roll call vote all voted aye. 

Paul made a motion to re-appoint Tom Kuester as Sheridan County Highway Superintendent for 2017. Krotz seconded the motion. With a roll call vote all voted aye.

Paul made a motion to set the Official Meeting Calendar as the 2nd, 3rd and 4th Mondays of each month and at other times called by the chairman or the clerk. Krotz seconded the motion. With a roll call vote all voted aye. 

Road Superintendent Tom Kuester visited with the board about a mowing assessment that should not have been charged. Paul made a motion to remove parcel #61953 (9-27-46) from the list of assessments. Krotz seconded the motion. With a roll call vote all voted aye.

Kuester asked the board about purchasing merchandise using his personal e-bay account. The board approved as long as he has a clear paper trail.

Krotz made a motion to recess as the board of Commissioners at 9:55 A.M. 

Paul seconded the motion. With a roll call vote all voted aye.

At 10:20 A.M. Andersen called the Board of Commissioners meeting back in session. 

Sheriff, Terry Robbins visited with the board about a new vehicle. Robbins informed the board that he has ordered a 2017 Ford F150 Pickup off of State bid from Sides & Milburn for $34,139. This purchase has been approved in his budget. 

The board moved the meeting to the Rushville American Legion Club at 206 Sprague St for the Liquor License Hearings for D & S Pioneer Service, State Line Liquor, Jumping Eagle Inn and Arrowhead Inn. 

At 4:10 P.M. the board moved the meeting back to the Courthouse. 

Adjourn: 4:30 P.M.

Attest: Sindy L. Coburn

Clerk

Jack Andersen

Chairman 

Published: January 18, 2017