Commissioners Minutes April 21, 2014

The Sheridan County Board of Commissioners met in regular session at 9 A.M. in the Commissioner’s 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 posted on the guest desk. Andersen made a motion to accept the agenda. Krotz seconded the motion. All voted aye. Krotz made a motion to approve the minutes of 4-14-2014. Andersen seconded the motion. With a roll call vote all voted aye. 

The board audited and approved salary claims. Claims checks were signed.

Barb Van Kerrebrook and Jeanette Graber from the GIVE office reported on recent activities of the program. Ten students are currently competing for the Student Community Service Award. Van Kerrebrook also visited with the board about a claim from CIMA that they had questions about. CIMA covers the volunteer accident and excess auto coverage insurance. The board agreed to pay the claim. 

Graber informed the board of her concern regarding Microsoft Corporation’s decision to end support for Windows XP used on the program’s computers. It was decided that no updates were needed at this time.

Sandy Roes and Sherry Retzlaff presented information on the Panhandle Partnership for Health and Human Services Comprehensive Youth Services Assessment Plan 2015-2019. Retzlaff announced that the $14,000 grant for a school resource officer for the Gordon/Rushville School system has been approved. 

Road Superintendent Kuester met with the board and informed them that he was doing more checking into the Cowboy Trail gravel offer. 

Karen Eisenbarth, Executive Director of Northwest Community Action Partnership appeared to request approval of a resolution authorizing NWCA to apply for funding from the Federal Transit Act and the Nebraska Public Transportation Program. Andersen made a motion to approve resolution #2014-6 authorizing them to apply for funding. Krotz seconded the motion. With a roll call vote all voted aye. 

Building Superintendent Dwaine Sones met with the board to review several building maintenance issues. 

County Assessor Trudy Winter informed the board that the Tax Equalization and Review Commission will hold a “show cause” hearing on the proposed valuation of irrigated land in Sheridan County on Wednesday, April 30 at noon. The hearing will be a teleconference call and will be held in the Commissioners meeting room in the courthouse. Interested parties are welcome to attend. 

Adjourn: 11:50 A.M.

Attest: Sindy L. Coburn


Dan R. Kling


Published: May 7, 2014