Commissioners Minutes October 9, 2018

The Sheridan County Commissioners met in regular session at 9:30 A.M. in the Commissioners Office, Courthouse. All members present. Paul 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 9-24-2018. Andersen seconded the motion. All voted aye.

Road Superintendent Tom Kuester presented the Board the annual County Certification to the Board of Public Roads Classification and Standards. Andersen made a motion to authorize the chairman to sign the certification for submission to the State. Krotz seconded the motion. With a roll call vote all voted aye.

Chuck Lemp of Atarah Management Holdings LLC appeared before the board to ask if they were interested in purchasing 60,000 ton of crushed rock. Lemp plans to enter into a contract with the Department of Game and Parks to remove the ballast from the Cowboy Trail right of way east from the County line to Merriman. The board expressed interest in the proposal and will discuss the matter further on October 15.

County Attorney Jamian Simmons, Assessor Tina Skinner and Deputy Treasurer Renee Thies met with the board to review the process for considering claims for the refund of taxes. Simmons informed the board that they need to review a request for refund in the same manner they do other claims.

County Attorney Jamian Simmons informed the board that she did not have a Public Defender Contract ready for approval yet.

The board reviewed a contract with BJ Harris Company for the maintenance of the emergency generator that provides backup power to the law enforcement center. Krotz made a motion to approve the contract. Andersen seconded the motion. With a roll call vote all voted aye.

Adjourn: 11:50 A.M.

Attest: Sindy L. Coburn

Clerk 

Loren L. Paul

Chairman

Published: October 24, 2018