Commissioners Minutes September 11, 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. Paul made a motion to approve the minutes of 8-28-2017. Krotz seconded the motion. With a roll call vote all voted aye. 

The board audited and approved claims. 

Sheriff Robbins met with the board to discuss how to best handle an insurance check made out to the Sheriff’s Department. The check was for damage done to a department vehicle when a civilian motorist backed into it. The board felt that the check needed to be deposited into the General Fund and then a check would be paid out of the General Miscellaneous account for the repairs.

Gordon and Greg Greenamyre were present to discuss the sidewalk project that they bid for. Krotz made a motion to accept the bid of $16,820 from Steven Greenamyre for the replacement of sidewalk and parking lot approaches along Hwy 20 North of the Sheriff’s Office. Paul seconded the motion. With a roll call vote all voted aye.

Road Superintendent, Tom Kuester reported that he has retained a private hauler to deliver approximately 2,000 yards of gravel to the Lakeside area. 

Kuester also reported on a request for the county to purchase red rock and private individuals haul it. Negotiations continue. 

Kuester asked the board about a request from Mracek about the county fixing a section line road for a residence. The board declined this request as they have never done it before. 

County 4-H Assistant Melissa Mracek reported on recent and upcoming activites that have been scheduled. Mracek visited about a “wearable technology” training that they plan to have. 

Mracek asked the board about using the County Attorney for some legal questions/actions that they are experiencing. The board suggested she visit with Jamian herself to see if she could help. 

The board visited about budget issues. Paul made a motion to not be a member of Panhandle Area Development District (PADD) for the 2017-2018 fiscal year. Krotz seconded the motion. With a roll call vote all voted aye.

Building & Grounds Superintendent, Dwaine Sones visited with the board about the sidewalk project. The board informed him that they accepted the bid from Steven Greenamyre and that they plan to start soon. 

Adjourn: 11:20 A.M.

Attest: Sindy L. Coburn


Jack Andersen


Published: September 27, 2017