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Commissioners Proceedings Statement - Monday, April 15, 2019
Present were Chairman Loren Paul, Commissioners Bruce Messersmith and James Krotz, Clerk Sindy Coburn, Assessor Tina Skinner, Treasurer Renee Thies, Clerk of the District Court Carol Stouffer, County Attorney Aaron Conn, Sheriff Jeff Brewer and Road Superintendent Tom Kuester.'

The Commissioners audited and approved claims.

The Elected Officials briefly discussed plans for the revision of the Personnel Manual, an update of the County IT system and the improvement of the courthouse security system.

Road Superintendent Tom Kuester reported that the repair of storm damaged roads is still hampered by soft road surfaces and the shortage of crushed rock.  The Department has reached an agreement with the insurance company for the flood-damaged 1981 D-7 dozer.  The search is now underway for a suitable replacement.

The Commissioners voted to accept a proposal from Fuller Construction of $49,370 for the removal and replacement of the ramp and steps from the south parking lot into the courthouse.

The scheduled jail inspection was postponed until the next meeting.

The next scheduled meeting of the Commissioners will be Monday, April 22 at 9:00 a.m.
Posted by James Krotz
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Commissioners Minutes - Monday, April 8, 2019
          While this is believed to be an accurate statement of the minutes, it is not the official version. Any errors or discrepancies are those of the writer.
The Sheridan County Commissioners met in regular session at 9:20 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.  Krotz made a motion to accept the agenda.  Messersmith seconded the motion.  All voted aye.  Messersmith made a motion to approve the minutes of 3-25-2019.  Krotz seconded the motion.  All voted aye.  
	 Road Superintendent Tom Kuester reported that his crews are working on re-opening roads closed by storm damage.  Kuester informed the board that Rosane is piling material at both the Tallon and Kadlecek gravel pits.    
	Kuester stated that the Road Department employees will begin working ten-hour days this week.  
	Jonathan and Trinda Nielsen met with the board to discuss options for 241st Trail that services several county residents.  Nielson informed the board that he feels something needs done prior to losing the whole road.  Kuester explained that it is on the list for John Breneman to haul material on but it takes time.  
	Kuester requested the board to appoint Verna Henderson as the authorized representative for the federally declared disaster #4420.  Messersmith made a motion to appoint Verna Henderson as the authorized representative for Sheridan County for the federally declared disaster #4420.  Krotz seconded the motion.  With a roll call vote all voted aye.  
	The board reviewed a service contract with Kone Care out of Rapid City for maintenance and inspection services for the Courthouse lift-chair.   Messersmith made a motion to approve a five-year service contract with Kone Care at the rate of $540/annually to provide maintenance and inspection services for the Courthouse lift-chair.   Krotz seconded the motion.   With a roll call vote all voted aye.  
	The board took no action on appointing a budget consultant.  Clerk will send letters inviting the applicants to come to a meeting to discuss this.
	The board reviewed a proposal from Fuller Construction of Chadron for the replacement of the concrete ramp at the south entrance of the Courthouse.   The board asked the proposal to expand and include a new sidewalk along the south parking lot.  No action taken at this time.
	Treasurer Renee Thies visited with the board about wanting to update/ move computers in her office.   Thies was wondering who the county uses as an IT person.   The board asked Thies to check around with other counties for recommendations.  

Posted by James Krotz
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          All meetings of the Board of Commissioners are held in compliance with Nebraska Open Meetings Act and the public is always welcome.


 
 
 
 
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