COMMISSIONERS PROCEEDINGS

 

Taylor, Nebraska†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1:00 P.M.††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† December 13, 2017

 

The Loup County Board of Commissioners met pursuant to adjournment this 13th day ofDecember, 2017 at 1:00 P.M. at the Loup County Courthouse in Taylor, Nebraska.Present were Commissioners Brown, Ralls and Ruppel and County Clerk Postany. Larry Tylkowski was also present for portion of the meeting. County Attorney White andCounty Engineer Johnson was present later in the afternoon.Chairman Brown called the meeting to order.†† Board members acknowledged receipt of the November 8, 2017 meeting minutes with no corrections or additions to same.Receipt of advance notice and agenda for the December 13, 2017 meeting was also affirmed by all members present.Chairman Brown referenced the Open Meeting Laws poster located in the meeting room and advised that handouts concerning said laws are available to the public.

Ralls moved to audit the claims.2nd by Ruppel.Roll call vote; yes; Ruppel, Brown and Ralls.Nays; absent or not voting; none.

 

GENERAL FUND

Salaries††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 20,242.61

Internal Revenue Service††††††††††††† County Share Social Security††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1983.52

Ameritas Life Ins. Corp.††††††††††††††††† County Share Retirement††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1429.24

AFLAC†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Various Ins/All Funds†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 188.10

Debbie Postany†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Phone††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 25.00

Dixie Kraus†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Phone††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 25.00

Deb Starr†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Phone††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 25.00

Brenda Kettleborough††††††††††††††††††† Phone††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 25.00

Don Brown††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Phone††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 40.00

Greg Ralls†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Phone††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 40.00

Jack Ruppel††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Phone††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 40.00

Zane Young†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Phone††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 40.00

Burwell Tribune†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Publishing††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 219.51

Taylor Public Library†††††††††††††††††††††† Expenses††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1060.00

Dixie Kraus†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Zoning Administrator/Mileage†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 318.52

Trevor Kraus†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Emergency Mgr††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 75.00

Don Brown††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† In Lieu of Hlth Ins †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 600.00

Dixie Kraus†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† In Lieu of Hlth Ins††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 600.00

Trevor Kraus†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† In Lieu of Hlth Ins †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 600.00

Lonnie Owen††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† In Lieu of Htlh Ins††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 600.00

Debbie Postany†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† In Lieu of Hlth Ins/HSA††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 600.00

Greg Ralls†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† In Lieu of Hlth Ins††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 600.00

Jack Ruppel††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† In Lieu of Hlth Ins††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 600.00

Deb Starr†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† In Lieu of Hlth Ins††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 600.00

Ed Sherbeck†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† In Lieu of Hlth Ins††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 600.00

Jason White††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† In Lieu of Hlth Ins††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 600.00

Levi Williams††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† In Lieu of Hlth Ins††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 600.00

Cemetery Expense††††††††††††††††††††††††† 5 @ $200††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1000.00

NACO††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 2nd Half Dues†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 962.22

Loup Basin RC & D Council†††††††† Dues††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 75.00

Nebraska Central Telephone††††††† Phones††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 311.75

DAS State Accounting††††††††††††††††††† Tech Fee/Treasurer Online†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 104.16

MIPS Inc.†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Programs/Email Accts†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 706.64

Dixie Kraus†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Janitor††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 163.00

Custer Public Power District††††††††† Electricity†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 145.88

Village of Taylor†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Sewer/Landfill Fee††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 34.58

J & J Sanitation††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Garbage†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 33.50

Appeara†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Towel/Mat Service†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 15.39

Great Western Gas Company††††††† Propane††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 369.20

Dunne-Rite Plumbing††††††††††††††††††† Stool Repair††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 74.00

Wadas Inc.††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Filter†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 37.82

Staples Credit Plan†††††††††††††††††††††††† Supplies††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1023.85

Marshall & Swift/Boeckh, LLC†††††† Pricing Program†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 525.95

Sawyer Precinct†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Special Election/Poll Workers†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 678.89

Microfilm Imaging Systems††††††††††† Equipment Rental†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 52.00

Office Net††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Supplies††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 42.56

Taylor Postoffice††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Postage†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 245.00

Loup County Treasurer††††††††††††††††† Petty Cash††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 148.75

Trevor Kraus†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Phone/Uniform/Cash Pd Out††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 114.19

Schaper & White††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Secretary Salary††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 150.00

G-L-W District Extension Office††† Support ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1596.21†††††††††††

Don Brown††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Mileage††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 10.70††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Greg Ralls†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Mileage††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 5.35††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Jack Ruppel††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Mileage††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 96.30†††††††††††

Zane Young†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Reimb. Reg. Fee††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 125.00†††††††††††††††††††††††

GENERAL FUND TOTAL†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† $41,224.39††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

AMBULANCE FUND

 

Nebraska Central Telephone††††††† Phone/Internet†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 105.35

Dearborn National Life Ins. Co.††† EMT/FR Life Insurance††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 48.16

EMS Billing Service Inc.†††††††††††††††† Billing Fee††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 196.40

Corner Stop Enterprises Inc.†††††††† Fuel††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 20.03

Valley County Ambulance Services Intercept Fee††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 150.00

AMBULANCE FUND TOTAL††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† $519.94

 

ROAD FUND

Salaries††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 8,193.72

Internal Revenue Service††††††††††††† County Share Social Security†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 605.80

Ameritas Life Ins. Corp ††††††††††††††††† County Share Retirement††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 553.08

Levi Williams††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Phone/Mileage††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 120.25

Ed Sherbeck†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Phone††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 40.00

Lonnie Owen††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Phone††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 40.00

Johnson Engineering CompanyCounty Engineer/Annual Rd Report†††††††††††††††††† 700.00

Custer Public Power District††††††††† Electricity†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 65.08

J & J Sanitation††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Garbage†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 16.90

Burwell Independent Oil Co.†††††††† Fuel††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 687.96

Corner Stop Enterprises Inc.†††††††† Fuel†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1634.68

Maverick Truck Stop††††††††††††††††††††††† Tire Repair††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 426.00

NMC Exchange LLC†††††††††††††††††††††† Parts††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1075.42

ROAD FUND TOTAL†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† $14,158.89

 

 

Ruppel moved to allow the claims.†† 2nd by Ralls.Roll call vote: yes; Ruppel, Ralls and Brown.Nays; absent or not voting; none.

The Board reviewed the Clerk of the District Court Monthly Fee Report.

Brown moved for the adoption of a resolution transferring tax monies from the General Fund to the Road and Special Road Fund.2nd by Ralls.Roll call vote; yes; Ralls, Ruppeland Brown.Nays; absent or not voting; none.Said resolution can be found in Commissioners Record No. 9 page 429.

Amanda Keating and Jessica Fenske, Healing Hearts & Families, met with the Board.They provided a handout outlining the steps for their juvenile diversion program.County Clerk Postany advised the Board she had emailed Michelle Sawyer, G-L-W Childrenís Council, and was told the Board did not need to adopt the annual Juvenile Services resolution as G-L-W did not apply for the Juvenile Justice grant.The Board was unsure of contractual commitments to G-L-W Childrenís Council and staying with the local group seemed the best course of action.After discussion, the Board asked Clerk Postany to contact Trish Crandall to determine if Loup County was still contractually obligated to G-L-W.Ms. Crandall advised Clerk Postany that Loup County was free to contract with Healing Hearts and Families.Brown moved to sign the Memorandum of Understanding for 2018 Community-Based Juvenile Services Aid with Healing Hearts and Families.2nd by Ralls.Roll call vote: yes; Ruppel, Ralls and Brown.Nays; absent or not voting; none.

Ralls moved for the adoption of a resolution setting the 2019 salaries for elected officials in Loup County.2nd by Ruppel.Roll call vote; yes; Ruppel, Brown and Ralls.Nays; absent or not voting; none.Said resolution can be found in Commissioners Record No. 9 page 430.

Ralls moved to approve tax list corrections #2017-1 and #2017-2.2nd by Brown.Roll call vote; yes; Ralls, Ruppeland Brown.Nays; absent or not voting; none.

The Loup County Clerk presented her Report to the County Board concerning the Special Election conducted for Loup County Public Schools.Said report can be found in Commissioners Record No. 9 page 431.

Ruppel moved to approve the appointment of Deb Starr to a three year term on the G-L-W Cooperative Extension Board with said term to begin in January, 2018.2nd by Ralls.Roll call vote: yes; Ruppel, Ralls and Brown.Nays; absent or not voting; none.

Ruppel moved to reappoint the following persons to four year terms on the County Visitorís Committee, Roger Goos, Marah Sandoz and Sue Switzer with the new terms to end December 31, 2021.2nd by Brown.††† Roll call vote: yes; Brown, Ralls and Ruppel.Nays; absent or not voting; none.††

Brown moved to give the three road employees and the Weed-Superintendent a 2% raise in salary for 2018 consistent with the raise the elected officials and appointed staff will receive.2nd by Ruppel.Roll call vote; yes; Ralls, Ruppeland Brown.Nays; absent or not voting; none.

There being no further business, the Board adjourned.

 

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† s/ Donald Brown, Chairman of the Loup

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Attest:

 

 

Debbie Postany

Loup County Clerk