Commissioners Minutes - Monday, December 18, 2017
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 Board of Commissioners met in regular session at 9 A.M. in the Commissioners Office, Courthouse.  All members present.  Andersen stated that the meeting would be conducted in accordance with the provisions of the Nebraska Open Meeting Act a copy of which is available on the guest desk.

Krotz made a motion to accept the agenda.  Paul seconded the motion.  All voted aye.

Krotz made a motion to approve the minutes of 12-11-2017 with corrections.  Paul seconded the motion.  With a roll call vote all voted aye.

The board signed claim checks and audited and approved salary claims.  

Leala Jimerson of the Extension office informed the board that the Extension board has approved the purchase of 2014 Arcadia from GMC of Chadron for $22,499.  Paul made a motion to accept the recommendation of the Extension Office for the purchase of the 2014 Arcadia.  Krotz seconded the motion.  With a roll call vote all voted aye. 

Jimerson also requested the board to approve the appointment of two new members to the Extension Board and renew another member.  Paul made a motion to re-appoint Muffy Forney to a second term of office and appoint Michael Cookston and Tim Tankersley as new members to the Sheridan County Extension Board.  Krotz seconded the motion.  With a roll call vote all voted aye.

Road Superintendent Tom Kuester reported to the board that the state intends to transfer responsibility for the inspection of fracture-critical bridges to the County in 2020.  Fracture-critical bridges are those constructed in such a manner that the failure of any component would compromise the entire structure.  Sheridan County has two fracture critical bridges, the Rath bridge and the Sandoz bridge. 

At 10 A.M. the board opened the Road Mowing hearing with Tom Kuester, Richard Cross and Chad Thomas present.   
	Chad Thomas of Alliance was present to discuss the mowing at Rolling Meadows Ranch.  Thomas was unaware that he was to mow the ditches.  His lease agreement was unclear on the mowing responsibilities.  The board did not feel they could forgive this assessment as the mowing had been done.  Thomas will have to take this charge up with the property owner.
	Krotz made a motion to assess parcel ID#28271/Scott Vejraska.  Paul seconded the motion.  With a roll call vote all voted aye.
	Krotz made a motion to assess parcel ID#27801/Scott Vejraska.  Paul seconded the motion.  With a roll call vote all voted aye.	
	Krotz made a motion to assess parcel ID#27305/TGI, LLC. Paul seconded the motion.  With a roll call vote all voted aye.
	Krotz made a motion to assess parcel ID#27542/Jesse Agler. Paul seconded the motion.  With a roll call vote all voted aye.   
	Krotz made a motion to assess parcel ID#267585/Rolling Meadows Ranch.  Paul seconded the motion.  With a roll call vote all voted aye.
	Krotz made a motion to assess parcel ID#27240/Rolling Meadows Ranch.  Paul seconded the motion.  With a roll call vote all voted aye.
	Paul made a motion to assess parcel ID#90465/Rolling Meadows Ranch.  Krotz seconded the motion.  With a roll call vote all voted aye.
	Krotz made motion to assess parcel ID#27585/Rolling Meadows Ranch.  Paul seconded the motion.  With a roll call vote all voted aye.
	Paul made a motion to assess parcel ID#38145/Joseph Johnson.  Krotz seconded the motion.  With a roll call vote all voted aye.
	Paul made a motion to assess parcel ID#38161/Johnson Dairy.   Krotz seconded the motion.  With a roll call vote all voted aye.
	Krotz made a motion to assess parcel ID#90341/Sandra Koinzan.  Paul seconded the motion.  With a roll call vote all voted aye.
	Paul made a motion to assess parcel ID#90236/Kyle Westlake.  Krotz seconded the motion.  With a roll call vote all voted aye.  
	Krotz made a motion to assess parcel ID#89149/McAllister.  Paul seconded the motion.  With a roll call vote all voted aye.
	Paul made a motion to assess parcel ID#267691/Patricia Thomas.  Krotz seconded the motion.  With a roll call vote all voted aye.
	Krotz made a motion to assess parcel ID#22915/Jay Holeman.  Paul seconded the motion.   With a roll call vote all voted aye.
	Paul made a motion to assess parcel ID#165059/Jay Holeman.  Krotz seconded the motion.  With a roll call vote all voted aye.
	Paul made a motion to assess parcel ID#165968/Mark Pieper.  Krotz seconded the motion.  With a roll call vote all voted aye.
	Krotz made a motion to assess parcel ID#9676/Nebraska Beef Packers, Inc.  Paul seconded the motion.  With a roll call vote all voted aye.
	Paul made a motion to assess parcel ID#18543/Nebraska Beef Packers, Inc. Krotz seconded the motion.  With a roll call vote all voted aye.
	Krotz made a motion to assess parcel ID#5174/Board of Ed Lands.  Paul seconded the motion.  With a roll call vote all voted aye.
	Paul made a motion to assess parcel ID#12979/Board of Ed Lands.  Krotz seconded the motion.  With a roll call vote all voted aye. 
	Paul made a motion to assess parcel ID#41308/Roffers Ranch LLC.  Krotz seconded the motion.  With a roll call vote al voted aye.	
	Paul made a motion to assess parcel ID#4178/Vonda Ford.  Krotz seconded the motion.  With a roll call vote all voted aye.
	Paul made a motion to assess parcel ID#3775/Vonda Ford.  Krotz seconded the motion.  With a roll call vote all voted aye.
	Paul made a motion to assess parcel ID#38757/Tim Campbell.  Krotz seconded the motion.  With a roll call vote all voted aye.
	Paul made a motion to assess parcel ID#18047/Client Nielson.  Krotz seconded the motion.  With a roll call vote all voted aye.
	Krotz made a motion to strike parcel ID#18101/Plum Thicket Farms due to error in legal.  Paul seconded the motion.  With a roll call vote all voted aye.
	Paul made a motion to assess parcel ID#17946/Mary Ann Wefso.  Krotz seconded the motion.  With a roll call vote all voted aye.  
	Paul made a motion to assess parcel ID#15781/Strasburger Land & Cattle.  Krotz seconded the motion.  With a roll call vote all voted aye.
	Paul made a motion to assess parcel ID#23296/Claire Shogrin.  Krotz seconded the motion.  With a roll call vote all voted aye.  
	Paul made a motion to adopt Resolution 2017-25 assessing 29 parcels of land for mowing.  Krotz seconded the motion.  With a roll call vote all voted aye.  

At 11 A.M. Carol Stouffer, Terry Robbins, Renee Thies, Shavonna Henry, Aaron Conn and Sindy Coburn met with the board to discuss the setting of salaries for officials for the next four-year term.  Discussion was held and the board will take final action on January 8, 2018.

In public comment Carol Stouffer asked how we are to inform the cleaning people of a specific request.  The board felt leaving them a note on the counter would be sufficient but if that doesn't work to report back to them.

Adjourn:  12:25
Attest:  Sindy L. Coburn, Clerk
Jack Andersen, Chairman
Posted by Jack Andersen
The minutes of this and all meetings of the Board of Commissioners are available to the public at the office of the Sheridan County Clerk.
All meetings of the Board of Commissioners are held in compliance with Nebraska Open Meetings Act and the public is always welcome.