Commissioners Proceedings Statement - Monday, March 12, 2018
By James Krotz

Present were Chairman Loren Paul, Commissioners Jack Andersen and James Krotz, and County Clerk Sindy Coburn.

Sheriff Terry Robbins presented the law-enforcement contract between his office and the City of Rushville.  The new contract increases the amount the city will provide toward the purchase of one new patrol vehicle to $35,000 each three years.

Road Superintendent Tom Kuester presented to the Board an adjusted bid on the purchase of a new CAT motor-grader.  The machine immediately available from NMC is a demo model with 100 hours and includes a $15,000 ripper attachment and a $27,000 parts allowance.  The adjusted bid is for $275,000, an increase of $5,500.  The Board approved the adjusted bid.

At Kuester’s request the Commissioners declared as surplus a 1995 JD motor-grader, a 1999 Chevrolet Pickup and two army surplus utility trailers.   The motor-grader will be sold by means of an on-line auction services and the other items at Otte’s spring equipment auction.

The Commissioners approved a service agreement with Valley Heating and Air Conditioning for the maintenance of the new HVAC system in the law enforcement center.

The next meeting of the Commissioners is scheduled for Monday, March 19.
All meetings of the Board of Commissioners are held in compliance with Nebraska Open Meetings Act and the public is always welcome.