Burt County Board of Supervisors Meeting Minutes


OFFICE OF THE BURT COUNTY CLERK January 13, 2015
TEKAMAH NE 68061

The Burt County Board of Supervisors met this date pursuant to adjournment of their last meeting with the following members present: Clifford Morrow, David Schold, Greg Brummond, Matt Connealy, Perry Rogers and Ted Connealy. Absent: Gerald Newill.

The meeting opened at 9:00 A.M. upon motion by Rogers, seconded by Schold, with roll call vote as follows: Ayes – Morrow, Schold, Brummond, M.Connealy, Rogers and T.Connealy. Nays – none. County Clerk Sarah Freidel informed the public that the Nebraska Open Meeting Act is posted on the wall.

The first order of business was reorganization. County Clerk Freidel asked for nominations for Chairman of the Board. Brummond motioned to nominate Clifford Morrow, and M.Connealy seconded the motion. Schold moved that the nominations cease and that Morrow be elected Chairman of the Board for 2015. The motion was seconded by Rogers, with roll call vote as follows: Ayes – Morrow, Schold, Brummond, M.Connealy, Rogers and T.Connealy. Nays – none.

The next order of business, also part of reorganization, was to appoint a Vice- Chairman. Chairman Morrow asked for nominations for Vice-Chairman of the Board. Schold moved to nominate Matt Connealy, and Brummond seconded the motion. Morrow moved that the nominations cease and that M.Connealy be elected Vice-Chairman of the Board for 2015. The motion was seconded by Schold, with roll call vote as follows: Ayes – Morrow, Schold, Brummond, M.Connealy, Rogers and T.Connealy. Nays – none.

Upon motion by Brummond, seconded by M.Connealy the agenda was approved as amended with the addition of the possible formation of a Road Committee, with roll call vote as follows: Ayes – Morrow, Schold, Brummond, M.Connealy, Rogers and T.Connealy. Nays – none.

The County Clerk Report of Fees, the County Court Report of fines, the District Court Fee Report and the Zoning Report for December, as well as the Sheriff’s Quarterly Reports and the Treasurer’s 6 Month Report, were approved upon motion by M.Connealy, seconded by Rogers, with roll call vote as follows: Ayes – Morrow, Schold, Brummond, M.Connealy, Rogers and T. Connealy. Nays – none.

The minutes of the last meeting were approved upon motion by Rogers, seconded by Brummond, with roll call vote as follows: Ayes – Morrow, Schold, Brummond, M.Connealy, Rogers and T.Connealy. Nays – none.

The following Miscellaneous Receipts in the amount of $122,157.44, along with the Fund Balance Report, were approved upon motion by M.Connealy, seconded by T.Connealy, with roll call vote as follows: Ayes – Morrow, Schold, Brummond, M.Connealy, Rogers and T.Connealy. Nays – none.

TOBACCO LICENSE
ZONING PERMITS
CO CLERK-FILING & RECORDING
CO CLERK-DOC STAMPS-COUNTY SHARE CO CLERK-MISC FEES
DISTRICT COURT-FILING FEES
DISTRICT COURT-MISC FEES & REVENUE DISTRICT COURT-FEES & COST
DISTRICT COURT-FILING FEES
CO COURT-MISC FEES
ELECTION REIMBURSEMENT
CO SHERIFF-SERVICE FEES
CO SHERIFF-MILEAGE & COSTS
TITLE INSPECTIONS
GUN PERMITS
CO ATTNY FEES-CHECK COLLECTION OVERLOAD FINES-25% COUNTY SHARE INTEREST ON INVESTMENTS
MISC REVENUE
HIGHWAY/STREET ALLOCATION ROAD-MISC REVENUE
PRESERVATION & MODERNIZATION INHERITANCE TAX
INHERITANCE TAX
911 WIRELESS SERVICE FUND
COUNTY 911 SURCHARGE
OVERLOAD FINES-75% STATE SHARE COUNTY COURT FINES-REGULAR
IN LIEU TAXES-1957 PRIOR

10.00 375.00 1,866.00 1,030.90 285.50 90.00 35.00 10.00 850.00 119.00 1,595.74 565.00 680.32 320.00 35.00 27.00 93.75 1,072.41 36.97 81,562.22 330.81 329.50 13,259.06 6,564.17 4,771.30 832.00 281.25 5,105.00 24.54

Newly Elected County Attorney Francis W. Barron III came before the Board to introduce himself and to offer his services for any needs of the Burt County Board.

Board Member Rogers offered the following resolution and moved for its adoption:

RESOLUTION #2015-01

BE IT RESOLVED that the County Treasurer be authorized to deposit funds in excess of the capital and surplus in any depository designated for county funds, provided such depository furnish the proper securities as provided by law, and that the Treasurer be and she hereby is, authorized to invest surplus funds, if there be any, in United States Treasury bills or certificates of deposit in the following financial institutions: First Nebraska Bank, Decatur, First National Bank Northeast, Tekamah, and Washington County Bank, Tekamah.

DATED this 13th day of January, 2015, at Tekamah, Nebraska.

ATTEST: SARAH J. FREIDEL CLIFF MORROW, CHAIRMAN BURT COUNTY CLERK BURT COUNTY BOARD OF

SUPERVISORS

Board Member M.Connealy seconded the motion, the Board Chairman declared it adopted, with roll call vote as follows: Ayes – Morrow, Schold, Brummond, M.Connealy, Rogers and T.Connealy. Nays – none.

Upon motion by M.Connealy, seconded by T.Connealy, the Board appointed Peggy Smith as Burt County Highway Superintendent for 2015, with roll call vote as follows: Ayes – Morrow, Schold, Brummond, M.Connealy, Rogers and T.Connealy. Nays – none.

Also part of reorganization for 2015, upon motion by M.Connealy, seconded by T.Connealy, the Board approved the following board committee appointments, with roll call vote as follows: Ayes – Morrow, Schold, Brummond, M.Connealy, Rogers and T.Connealy. Nays – none.

Clifford Morrow

Gerald Newill

Ted Connealy

Greg Brummond

Matt Connealy

Perry Rogers

Elkhorn- Logan Valley Public Health Dept

Region IV
Heartland of Nebraska Board

Northeast Nebraska Community Action Partnership (NENCAP) Burt County Economic Development Board

Northeast Nebraska Juvenile Services – alternate Burt County Economic Development Board Northeast Nebraska Economic Development District

North Star & Region IV Services
Region 5/6 Homeland Security
Northeast Nebraska Waste Coalition-alternate

Nebraska Loess Hills RC & D Council Northeast Nebraska Juvenile Services

David Schold N.E. Nebraska Area Agency on Aging
N.E. Nebraska Waste Coalition, Advisory & Governing Board

All of the Burt County Supervisors are on the Burt County Weed Board.

Upon motion by Schold, seconded by Brummond, the Board approved special designated liquor licenses for Ronnie’s Bar at St Patrick’s Catholic Church for Lenten fish fry dinners on February 20, February 27, March 6, March 13, March 20 and March 27, 2015, with roll call vote as follows: Ayes – Morrow, Schold, Brummond, M.Connealy, Rogers and T.Connealy. Nays – none.

Upon motion by T.Connealy, seconded by Schold, the Board approved an annual cost of living raise based on the Midwest Economic Consumer Prices available January 16, not to exceed 3%, with roll call vote as follows: Ayes – Morrow, Schold, Brummond, M.Connealy, Rogers and T.Connealy. Nays – none.

Highway Superintendent Smith discussed the 1 and 6 Year Road Plan with the Board. Allen Soll came before the Board to visit with Smith and the Board to request to keep Airport Road in the County Road Plans.

Upon motion by M.Connealy, seconded by Schold, the Board authorized Chairman Morrow to sign the Burt County Weed Control Authority Activities and Information Report, with roll call vote as follows: Ayes – Morrow, Schold, Brummond, M.Connealy, Rogers and T.Connealy. Nays – none.

Board Member T.Connealy briefly reported information on the lease of a tractor for the possible replacement of an existing County Tractor.

Discussions followed regarding the possible formation of a Road Committee, no action was taken at this time.

There being no further business to come before the Board at this time, the Board adjourned at 10:20 A.M. until 9:00 A.M. January 30, 2015.

ATTEST: SARAH J. FREIDEL CLIFFORD L. MORROW, CHAIRMAN BURT COUNTY CLERK BURT COUNTY BOARD OF

SUPERVISORS

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