Burt County Board of Supervisors Meeting Minutes


OFFICE OF THE BURT COUNTY CLERK

Minutes of the Burt County Board of Supervisors

September 8, 2015

TEKAMAH NE 68061

The Burt County Board of Supervisors met in regular session on Tuesday, September 8, 2015 in the Boardroom of the Burt County Courthouse in Tekamah, Nebraska, pursuant to adjournment of their last meeting. Notice of the meeting was given in advance thereof by Publication in the Plaindealer, upon a 1st floor bulletin board within the courthouse and on the County’s Website. A copy of the proof of publication is on file in the office of the County Clerk. The following members were present: Cliff Morrow, David Schold, Greg Brummond, Matt Connealy, Perry Rogers, Ted Connealy and Gerald Newill.

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

Upon motion by Rogers, seconded by T.Connealy, the agenda was approved, with roll call vote as follows: Ayes –Morrow, Schold, Brummond, M.Connealy, Rogers, T.Connealy and Newill. Nays-none.

The County Clerk Report of Fees, the County Court Report of Fines, the District Court Fee Report and the Zoning Report for August were approved upon motion by Schold, seconded by M.Connealy, with roll call vote as follows: Ayes – Morrow, Schold, Brummond, M.Connealy, Rogers, T.Connealy and Newill. Nays – none.

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

The following Miscellaneous Receipts in the amount of $680,736.45 and fund balances were approved upon motion by Rogers, seconded by Newill, with roll call vote as follows: Ayes – Morrow, Schold, Brummond, M.Connealy, Rogers, T.Connealy and Newill. Nays – none.

ZONING PERMITS
AIRLINE TAX FROM STATE
CO CLERK-FILING & RECORDING FEES
CO CLERK-DOC STAMPS (COUNTY SHARE) CO CLERK-MISC FEES
ADVERTISING LIQUOR LICENSE
DISTRICT COURT-FILING FEES
DISTRICT COURT – REFUNDS
DISTRICT COURT-MISC FEES & REVENUE DISTRICT COURT-FEES & COST
CO COURT-MISC FEES

550.00 1,900.61 5,177.00 4,567.54

231.44 15.00 105.00 16.00 219.00 32.45 17.00

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CO SHERIFF-SERVICE FEES
CO SHERIFF-MILEAGE & COSTS
TITLE INSPECTIONS
GUN PERMITS
FINGER PRINT CHARGES
CO ATTNY FEES-CHECK COLLECTION OVERLOAD FINES-25% COUNTY SHARE INTEREST ON INVESTMENTS MISCELLANEAOUS REVENUE HIGHWAY/STREET ALLOCATION
SALES OF VEHICLES
MISC REVENUE
TRANSFER -GENERAL TO ROAD
CO CLERK-PRESERVATION & MODERNIZATION DIVERSION – CUMING CO
STOP PROGRAM
INHERITANCE TAX
INHERITANCE TAX
INHERITANCE TAX
INHERITANCE TAX
PLAT BOOK SALES
COUNTY 911
OVERLOAD FINES-75% STATE SHARE
COUNTY COURT FINES-REGULAR
COUNTY COURT BOND FORFEITURES
LIQUOR LICENSE
DECATUR FIRE- GENERAL
DECATUR FIRE – BOND
TEKAMAH CITY -GENERAL
CARLINE TAX FROM STATE
HOUSING AUTHORITY

587.00 629.06 400.00

30.00

40.00 210.00 231.25 267.49

20.00 79,719.03 1,980.00 964.00 500,000.00 827.50 75.00 100.00 25,149.62 1,357.67 18,487.65 23,844.04 68.00 1,304.00 693.75 4,886.00 448.00 300.00 23.95 9.84 78.00 2,066.40 3,108.16

Chairman Morrow declared a Public Hearing open at 9:16 A.M., for the purpose of the 2015-2016 Budget Hearing.
Fred Mytty of Mytty PC Consulting was present to answer questions. There was no public comment. Morrow thanked Fred for his great work on the budget. At 9:21 A.M. Chairman closed the hearing, and the board returned to regular session.

Motion was made by M.Connealy, seconded by Schold, to accept and approve the 2015-2016 Budget as presented, with roll call vote as follows: Ayes – Morrow, Schold, Brummond, M.Connealy, Rogers, T.Connealy and Newill. Nays – none

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

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RESOLUTION #2015-20

WHEREAS, a proposed budget for fiscal year 2015-2016, prepared by the budget making authority, was transmitted to the County Board on the 8th day of September, 2015, at 9:15 A.M.

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Burt County Board of Supervisors as follows:

Section 1. That the budget for the fiscal year July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016, as categorically evidenced by the budget document is, and the same hereby is adopted as the budget for Burt County, Nebraska for said fiscal year.

Section 2. That the offices, departments, activities and institutions hereby named are hereby authorized to expend the amounts hereby appropriated to them during the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2015.

Section 3. That the income necessary to finance the appropriations made and expenditures authorized shall be provided out of the unencumbered cash balance in each fund, and tax requirements for each fund.

AND WHEREAS, the following is also set: 2014-2015 Property Tax Request: $4,423,236.00 2015-2016 Property Tax Request: $4,651,348.00 2014-2015 Tax Rate: 0.28919
Proposed 2015-2016 Tax Rate: 0.25111
Accepted 2015-2016 Tax Rate: 0.25111

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Burt County Board of Supervisors that the above be approved.

DATED this 8th day of September, 2015 at Tekamah, Nebraska.

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

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

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

RESOLUTION #2015-21

WHEREAS, the Burt County Budget as adopted September 8, 2015, incorporates certain transfers of monies between funds and

WHEREAS, these transfers enable a stable tax base and adequate cash flow in existing funds.

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BURT COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS THAT the Clerk and Treasurer are hereby authorized to transfer $542,000.00 from the Inheritance Fund to the General Fund to lower property taxes.

DATED this 8th day of September 2015, at Tekamah, Nebraska.

ATTEST: SARAH J. FREIDEL BURT COUNTY CLERK

CLIFFORD L MORROW, CHAIRMAN BURT COUNTY BOARD OF

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SUPERVISORS

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

Motion was made by M.Connealy, seconded by T.Connealy, to increase restricted funds spending authority by 2.5%, with roll call vote as follows: Ayes – Morrow, Schold, Brummond, M.Connealy, Rogers, T.Connealy and Newill. Nays – none

Motion was made by Schold, seconded by Rogers, to increase restricted funds spending authority by an additional 1%, with roll call vote as follows: Ayes – Morrow, Schold, Brummond, M.Connealy, Rogers, T.Connealy and Newill. Nays – none.

Larry and Donette Jackson were in attendance to ask questions about various road projects that were discussed at previous meetings that they could not attend. They also inquired about the LB 65 Townships process. The board thanked them for coming and for their interest in Burt County business.

Brad Slaughter from Ameritas Investment Corp. presented the Board with their latest Bonds options. He gave great information and the Board thanked him for coming and for the update. After discussions, the Board decided to take no action on the callable Bonds at this time.

Road Superintendent Peggy Smith discussed with the Board various road needs and projects. She reported that she would have a bid coming in for CR. C; at this point in time, the project is being planned out in order to fall within the next two budget years.

A reminder was given for the coming meetings:
Sept. 16 @ Norfolk, NE – Transportation Committee Hearing. They’re encouraging County Board Members to attend.
Sept. 18 @ Schuyler, NE – NACO Northeast District Meeting

There being no further business to come before the Board at this time, the meeting adjourned at 10:25 A.M. until September 30, 2015.

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

These minutes are not the official record and may be corrected. A copy of the approved official minutes is available to the public at the Clerk’s Office.

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