Commissioners Minutes October 22, 2018

The Sheridan County Commissioners met in regular session at 9 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. Krotz made a motion to accept the agenda. Andersen seconded the motion. All voted aye. Krotz made a motion to approve the minutes of 10-15-2018. Andersen seconded the motion. All voted aye.

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

Krotz made a motion to approve the appointment of Ken Gibson to the Sheridan County Veteran Service Committee. Andersen seconded the motion. With a roll call vote all voted aye.

Krotz made a motion to authorize Resolution #2018-26 correcting the legal description of a subdivision for a site of a Viaero cell tower, that was approved at an earlier meeting. Andersen seconded the motion. With a roll call vote all voted aye.

Road Superintendent Tom Kuester presented his recommendation on the purchase of a new truck. Krotz made a motion to purchase a 2020 model T-800 Kenworth Semi for $101,968. Andersen seconded the motion. With a roll call vote all voted aye.

Michelle Heck and Ron Fisher were present to express their concern on the maintenance of 560th road. Heck stated that she has written down over 30 residents that live beyond her residence and is not sure why maintenance doesn’t extend past Mike and Vicki Wellnitz residence. The board asked Heck to come to the 1 & 6 year hearing. 

Jonathan Nielson was present to express to the board that he is not interested in purchasing a gravel trailer and would like to request 10 loads of gravel in his area. Kuester informed Nielson and the board that his department has already started hauling. 

Chuck Lemp of Atarah Management Holdings LLC met with the board to further discuss the sale of 60,000 tons of rock at $17/ton from the Cowboy Trail between the County line and Merriman. Atarah will remove the granite ballast from the road-bed, transport it to the agreed upon stockpiles, remove any steel and crush the rock to county specifications. Atarah has agreed to accept payment over the course of four fiscal years. 

Krotz made a motion to enter into a contract with Atarah Management Holdings LLC for the purchase of 60,000 ton of material at $17/ton contingent upon the provision of a performance bond. Andersen seconded the motion. With a roll call vote all voted aye.

Chairman Paul announced that the County received a dividend check in the amount of $12,021 from Nebraska Intergovernmental Risk Management (NIRMA) the member owned self-insurance pool for Nebraska counties. 

Adjourn: 11:25 A.M.

Attest: Sindy L. Coburn

Clerk

Loren L. Paul

Chairman 

Published: November 21, 2018