Commissioners Minutes August 18, 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 available 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 8-11-2014. Andersen seconded the motion. With a roll call vote all voted aye. 

The board signed claim checks and audited and approved salary claims for the month.

Walt Simmons met with the board to discuss his ideas regarding real estate tax and school funding reform and to ask the board to sponsor legislation to effect those reforms.

Road Superintendent Kuester reported that his crews are working hard to repair blowouts caused by heavy harvest traffic. Kuester informed the board that he has approximately 6 miles of road to be armor coated this fall. Roads included are Hay Springs and Gordon cemetery roads and 440th Road east of Hwy 87. 

The board reviewed a supplement to the Inter-Local Agreement with the University Extension Service regarding the county’s responsibility for partial support of the 4-H Assistant and the provision of office space. Commissioner Krotz informed the board that they have requested this supplement because of the present interim administration. Krotz made a motion to approve the agreement. Andersen seconded the motion. Andersen made an amendment to the motion changing the wording in the agreement from County Commissioners to Sheridan County in two spots. Krotz seconded the motion. With a roll call vote all voted aye. Roll was called on the amended motion. All voted aye. 

The board discussed the upcoming meeting with budget consultant Pete Peterson scheduled for August 25. All elected and appointed officials are encouraged to attend.

Adjourn: 10:50 A.M.

Attest: Sindy L. Coburn


Dan R Kling


Published: September 3, 2014