COMMISSIONERS PROCEEDINGS

 

Taylor, Nebraska                                 8:30 A.M.                                    July 11, 2018

 

The Loup County Board of Commissioners met pursuant to adjournment this 11th day of  July, 2018 at 8:30 A.M. at the Loup County Courthouse in Taylor, Nebraska.  Present were Commissioners Brown, Ralls and Ruppel and County Clerk Postany.   County Attorney White and County Engineer Johnson were present later in the morning.  Chairman Brown called the meeting to order.   Board members acknowledged receipt of the June 13, 2018 meeting minutes with no corrections or additions to same.  Receipt of advance notice and agenda for the July 11, 2018 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. 

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

 

GENERAL FUND

Salaries                                                                                                                            19,880.66

Internal Revenue Service              County Share Social Security                            1909.63

Ameritas Life Ins. Corp.                  County Share Retirement                                    1405.43

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                                                                232.63

Taylor Public Library                       Expenses                                                                1060.00

Dixie Kraus                                       Zoning Administrator                                              280.00

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/HSA                                          600.00

Jason White                                      In Lieu of Hlth Ins                                                    600.00

Levi Williams                                    In Lieu of Hlth Ins                                                    600.00

Department of Motor Vehicles       Driver Record Requests                                           15.00

Family Advocacy Network              Subscription Fee                                                     500.00

Holt County Treasurer                    Dist. 8 Probation                                                      147.59

Mid-NE Individual Services Inc.    Support                                                                      632.00

Region #26 Council                        Support 1st Qtr FY19                                             7127.50

Region III Behavioral Health Serv                                                                     1st Qtr Support            388.53

Nebraska Central Telephone        Phones                                                                      307.03

DAS State Accounting                    Tech Fee/Treasurer Online                                   104.16

 

 

MIPS Inc.                                           Programs/Email Accts                                             697.11

Dixie Kraus                                       Janitor                                                                        163.00

Custer Public Power District          Electricity                                                                   171.26

Village of Taylor                               Sewer/Landfill Fee/1/2 Dumpster Fee                 357.48

J & J Sanitation                                Garbage                                                                       33.50

Appeara                                             Towel/Mat Service                                                     15.39

Primus Lawn Service                      Mowing                                                                        45.00

Staples Credit Plan                         Supplies                                                                    319.86

Deluxe                                               Checks                                                                      113.71

Microfilm Imaging Systems            Equipment Rental                                                     52.00

Office Net                                          Supplies                                                                      33.47

Trevor Kraus                                     Phone/Uniform                                                          50.00

Schaper & White                              Secretary Salary                                                      150.00           

Don Brown                                        Mileage                                                                        10.90                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

Greg Ralls                                         Mileage                                                                        16.35                                                                                   

Jack Ruppel                                      Mileage                                                                        70.85                       

Corner Stop Enterprises Inc.         Fuel                                                                            130.16

GENERAL FUND TOTAL                                                                                         $43,543.30                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Mileage                                                                                                                                                                                   

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

                                                                                                                                                           

AMBULANCE FUND

 

Nebraska Central Telephone        Phone/Internet                                                         105.23

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

Corner Stop Enterprises Inc.         Fuel                                                                              64.63

Matheson Tri-Gas Inc.                     Oxygen                                                                        98.99

AMBULANCE FUND TOTAL                                                                                        $317.01

 

VISITORS IMPROVEMENT FUND

 

Village of Taylor                               Sidewalk Cement/Labor                                       1200.00

Taylor Area Builders                        Mulch                                                                         176.16

VISITORS IMPROVEMENT FUND TOTAL                                                             $1,376.16

 

ROAD FUND

Salaries                                                                                                                              8,357.61

Internal Revenue Service              County Share Social Security                               618.34

Ameritas Life Ins. Corp                   County Share Retirement                                      564.15

Levi Williams                                    Phone                                                                          40.00

Ed Sherbeck                                     Phone                                                                          40.00

Lonnie Owen                                    Phone                                                                          40.00

Johnson Engineering Company  County Engineer                                                     350.00

Custer Public Power District          Electricity                                                                     39.90

J & J Sanitation                                Garbage                                                                       16.90

Corner Stop Enterprises Inc.         Fuel                                                                         1751.07

Trotter Truck Plaza                           Grader Tires                                                            2022.00

NMC Exchange LLC                       Parts/Labor                                                             3341.55

ROAD FUND TOTAL                                                                                                 $17,181.52

 

BRIDGE REPLACEMENT FUND

 

Johnson Engineering Company  Bridge Design C005800205                                2050.00

BRIDGE REPLACEMENT FUND TOTAL                                                               $2,050.00

 

GIS WORKSHOP FUND

 

GIS Workshop LLC                          Maintenance/Support                                           5700.00

GIS WORKSHOP FUND TOTAL                                                                              $5,700.00

 

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

The Board reviewed the Clerk of the District Court Monthly Fee Report and the Sheriff’s Quarterly Fee Report.

Ruppel moved for the adoption of a resolution transferring tax monies from the General Fund to the Road and Special Road Funds.  2nd by Ralls.  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 486.

The Board recessed for the Board of Equalization meeting at 9:30 A.M. and returned to regular session at 9:40 A.M..

Ruppel moved to approve all county inventories on file.  2nd by Brown.  Roll call vote; yes; Brown, Ralls and Ruppel.  Nays; absent or not voting; none. 

Brown moved for the adoption of a resolution setting a preliminary 2018-19 county levy pursuant to Nebraska Statute 77-3443.  2nd by Ruppel.  Roll call vote; yes; Ralls, Ruppel and Brown.  Nays; absent or not voting; none.  Said resolution can be found in Commissioners Record No. 9 page 487.

Ralls moved for the adoption of a resolution setting 2018-19 preliminary levies for the Loup County Agricultural Society and the Loup County Fire Department.  2nd by Brown.    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 488.

Ruppel moved for the adoption of a resolution authorizing the Loup County Treasurer to purchase any real estate which remains unsold for 2018.  2nd by Ralls.  Roll call vote; yes; Brown, Ralls and Ruppel.  Nays; absent or not voting; none.  Said resolution can be found in Commissioners Record No. 9 page 489.

Emory Haynes, Loup County Veteran Service Officer, met with the Board and presented the annual report for the Veterans Service Office.  He reviewed said report with the board which included information on amounts expended for health care, compensation and pension , education, and insurance, and the changes in amounts from the previous year.

Doris Ralls, Loup County Budget preparer, met with the Board to go over various fund requests for the 2018-19 budget.

Ruppel moved to approve the 2018-19 G-L-W District Extension Budget request in the amount of $20,169.33.  2nd by Brown.  Roll call vote; yes; Ralls, Ruppel and Brown.  Nays; absent or not voting; none.

County Clerk Postany presented the Board with information concerning a lawsuit over Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) for fiscal years 2015, 2016 and 2017.  Loup County has joined the lawsuit at no cost to the county.

Ruppel moved to approve the District 8 Probation Office’s 2018-19 budget request in the amount of $575.00.  2nd by Ralls.  .  Roll call vote; yes; Ruppel, Brown and Ralls.  Nays; absent or not voting; none.

The Board reviewed Region #26 Council budget request for 2018-19 in the amount of $28,510.00.

There being no further business, the Board adjourned.

 

          s/ Donald Brown, Chairman of the

                                                                                      Loup County Board of Commissioners

 

ATTEST:

 

Debbie Postany                                          

Loup County Clerk                                     

 

 

 

BOARD OF EQUALIZATION

 

Taylor, Nebraska                                       9:30 A.M.                                  July 11, 2018

The Loup County Board of Equalization met upon recess from the regular Board of Commissioners meeting at 9:30 A.M. on July 11, 2018, at the Loup County Courthouse in Taylor, Nebraska.  Present were Commissioners Brown, Ralls and Ruppel and County Clerk ex-officio Assessor Postany.   Board members acknowledged receipt of the p[rior meeting minutes with no corrections or additions to same.  Receipt of advance notice and agenda for the July 11, 2018 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. 

R moved to appoint Appraiser William Kaiser as Loup County’s sole referee to hear any and all protests filed by the statutory deadline and to make his recommendation thereon as to valuation.  2nd by R.  .  Roll call vote; yes; Brown, Ralls and Ruppel.  Nays; absent or not voting; none.  Referee Kaiser will hear all Loup County timely filed protests at the Loup County Courthouse on July 12, 2018 and submit his recommendation to the Board of Equalization for their final action upon same.

Ex-officio County Assessor Postany presented the Board with a copy of Loup County’s 2018 Plan of Assessment which includes Loup County’s 2018 Real Property Valuation Methodology.

Board members advised County Clerk Postany to set the Board of Equalization meeting for July 20,  2018 at 8:00 A.M. and to advertise same as legally required. 

There being no further business before the Board of Equalization, said Board adjourned and returned to the regular Board of Commissioner meeting at 9:40 A.M..

 

                                                            s/ Donald Brown, Chairman of the

                                                                Loup County Board of Commissioners

ATTEST:

 

 

Debbie Postany

Loup County Clerk