Commissioners Minutes May 23, 2016

The Sheridan County Board of Commissioners met in regular session at 9:10 A.M. in the Commissioners 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. Krotz made a motion to accept the agenda. Andersen seconded the motion. All voted aye. Andersen made a motion to approve the minutes of 5-16-2016. Krotz seconded the motion. With a roll call vote all voted aye. 

The board audited and approved salary claims and signed claim checks.

Road Superintendent Kuester visited with the board about repairs and informed the board that they are finishing up 640th Road. 

County Attorney Jamian Simmons, Road Superintendent Tom Kuester, GIVE Director Jeanette Graber, Veteran’s Service Officer Gary Sones, Clerk of Dist Court Carol Stouffer, Weed Superintendent Kristi Paul and Building Superintendent Dwaine Sones all met with the board to discuss the County policy on vacation time carry-over. Simmons suggested using wording from the NIRMA Personnel Policy that James Krotz had provided her with. The board asked Simmons to put something into writing to review and possibly adopt at the June 6, 2016 meeting. 

County Attorney Simmons asked the board to approve an amended version of the Inter-Local Law Enforcement Agreement with Grant County. The amended version more carefully defines the area of Sheridan County where Grant County officers may function and specifically requires that they be cross-deputized in Sheridan County. Andersen made a motion to approve the amended version of the Grant County Inter-local Agreement for law enforcement. Krotz seconded the motion. With a roll call vote all voted aye.

County Clerk Coburn presented the Blue Cross/Blue Shield subgroup application for 2016-17 for approval. Andersen made a motion to continue with the $1500 deductible plan with the County to buy down to $250 deductible. Krotz seconded the motion. The increase in premium will be about $44 per month per employee. With a roll call vote all voted aye. 

David Goebel and Tyler Glesne met with the board to outline the next steps in the AMERESCO energy upgrade audit for the Courthouse and Law Enforcement Center. 

Adjourn: 12:20 P.M.

Attest: Sindy L. Coburn


Dan R. Kling


Published: June 15, 2016