Commissioners Proceedings Statement - Monday, November 13, 2017
By James Krotz

Present were Chairman Jack Andersen, Commissioners Loren Paul and James Krotz, County Clerk Sindy Coburn, Treasurer Peg Sones and Assessor Tina Skinner.

Mark Masterton, member of the Board of Directors of the Nebraska Intergovernmental Risk Management Association (NIRMA) appeared to thank the Commissioners for Sheridan County's continued participation and to answer any questions.  The Sheridan County Road Dept. recently received a grant of $866 to help purchase LED light bars.

Road Superintendent Tom Kuester reported that a recent gravel pile collapse caused about $2,600 in damage to a front-end loader.  NIRMA will cover most of the cost of repairs.   

Kuester also reported that roadside mowing costs will be charged against some 35 miles of county road.  The hearing for the assessment of mowing charges, usually held in December, will be set at the next meeting of the Board.

Sherry Retzlaff of the Gordon/Rushville School District presented the grant application to the Nebraska Crime Commissioner for $18,524.  The grant will help fund the School Resource Officer.  The Commissioners approved and signed the grant for submission.

Jim Gardner of Gardner, Loutzenhiser & Ryan presented the Financial Report and Audit for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2017.  The Commissioners accepted the audit a copy of which is available for review in the office of the County Clerk.

Rick Burleigh presented a request for the subdivision of a 5.2-acre parcel of land in 35-33-42 as the site for a rural residence.  The Commissioners approved the subdivision,

Clerk of the District Court Carol Stouffer led the Commissioners on a tour of the courtroom to point out a number of renovations for consideration
The next meeting of the Commissioners is scheduled for Monday, November 20.
All meetings of the Board of Commissioners are held in compliance with Nebraska Open Meetings Act and the public is always welcome.