787

CHADRON, NEBRASKA

December 12, 2017

DAWES COUNTY BOARD OF EQUALIZATION

The Public convened meeting of the Dawes County Board of Equalization in regular session was commenced at the hour of 9:00 A.M. on the 12th day of December, 2017 and published pursuant to public notice as required by law and or posted. The meeting was called to order by Commissioner Stewart. Roll was called and the following Commissioners were present: Commissioners Stewart, Johnson and Rivera. Also present was Cheryl Feist, Dawes County Clerk; Lindy Coleman, Assessor and Adam Edmund, Deputy County Attorney. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited by those present. Per LB 898 the Chairman announced the location of posted information concerning the Open Meetings Act. Copies of the Act are available upon request by anyone attending the meeting. Motion by Johnson, seconded by Rivera, approving the Agenda. Roll call vote, Ayes: Johnson, Rivera and Stewart. Nays: None. Motion carried. Motion by Rivera, seconded by Johnson, approving the minutes of the November 14, 2017 meeting as published. Roll call vote, Ayes: Rivera, Stewart and Johnson. Nays: None. Motion carried.

At 9:07 A.M. Lindy Coleman, Assessor, presented tax correction #’s 5034-5037 for the Boards review and approval. Upon review of the tax correction Commissioner Johnson, seconded by Rivera, moved to approve tax correction #’s 5034-5037 and directed the Chairman to sign such. Roll call vote, Ayes: Stewart, Johnson and Rivera. Nays: None. Motion carried.

There being no further business to be conducted by the Dawes County Board of Equalization the Chairman adjourned the meeting at 9:13 A.M. The next meeting will be held on January 09, 2018 at 9:00 A.M. A current Agenda to the Board of Equalization proceedings is kept on file in the County Clerk’s office during normal business hours for inspection, but the Agenda will close by 12:00 P.M. on Thursday, January 04, 2018. The Agenda may be modified to include items of emergency nature. The meetings of the Dawes County Board of Equalization are open to the public.

Disclaimer: A complete text of all resolutions passed by the Board of Equalization is available upon request in the County Clerk’s office during normal business hours.

ATTEST:

DAWES COUNTY BOARD OF EQUALIZATION

Cheryl Feist

Dawes County Clerk

Publish Dec. 20, 2017

788

CHADRON, NEBRASKA

December 12, 2017

DAWES COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

The Public convened meeting of the Dawes County Commissioners in regular session was commenced at the hour of 9:15 A.M. on the 12th day of December, 2017 pursuant to public notice as required by law. The meeting was called to order by Commissioner Stewart. Roll was called and the following Commissioners were present: Commissioners Stewart, Johnson and Rivera. Also present was Cheryl Feist, Dawes County Clerk and Adam Edmund, Deputy County Attorney. Per LB 898 the Chairman announced the location of posted information concerning the Open Meetings Act. Copies of the Act are available upon request by anyone attending the meeting. Motion by Commissioner Johnson, seconded by Rivera, removing the Travel Board appointment and approving the amended agenda. Roll call vote, Ayes: Johnson, Rivera and Stewart. Nays: None. Motion carried. Motion by Commissioner Rivera, seconded by Johnson, to approve the minutes of the November 28, 2017 meeting as published. Roll call vote, Ayes: Rivera, Stewart and Johnson. Nays: None. Motion carried. Mark and Myrna Betson joined the meeting. Claims were reviewed. Commissioner Johnson, seconded by Rivera, moved to approve all claims with the exception of claim#‘s 17120074 in the amount of $337.12 and 17120119 in the amount of $1386.54 both payable to River A Holdings. Roll call vote, Ayes: Stewart, Johnson and Rivera. Nays: None. Motion carried. Commissioner Johnson moved to pay claim #’s 17120074 in the amount of $337.12 and 17120119 in the amount of $1386.54 both payable to River A Holdings. Commissioner Stewart seconded the motion. Roll call vote, Ayes: Johnson and Stewart, with Rivera abstaining from the vote. Nays: None. Motion carried. There being no correspondence, Public Comment ensued with Myrna Betson expressing concern with the Boards choice of Fuller Construction for the Knueppel Bridge contract. Other individuals joining the meeting included Casey Shuhmacher and Twila Satchell.

At 9:41 A.M. Deb Lesmeister, Safety Secretary, met with the Board. Updates included claim costs to date; report on safety inspections conducted in all County buildings; a tornado drill was held in April of 2017 and training is scheduled for December 14, 2017 with Chad Engle from NIRMA. The Board strongly encouraged participation in all trainings offered. At least one representative from each department should attend trainings and share the information with fellow Staff. She reported she has also applied for two (2) NIRMA Assist grants to install a wireless panic button system in Courthouse offices and safety equipment for the Roads Department. Courtesy parking spots were discussed but no action taken at this time. Don and Kimber Clausen joined the meeting.

At 9:51 A.M. Larry Hankin, Highway Superintendent, met with the Board. He presented Resolution No’s 2017-35 introduced by Commissioner Johnson, seconded by Rivera, vacating Heesacker Road located in 25-32-47. Roll call vote, Ayes: Rivera, Stewart and Johnson. Nays: None. Motion carried. Resolution No. 2017-36 introduced by Commissioner Rivera, seconded by Johnson, vacating a portion of Hawthorne Road also known as Road #78. Roll call vote, Ayes: Stewart, Johnson and Rivera. Nays: None. Motion carried. Resolution No. 2017-37 introduced by Commissioner Johnson, seconded by Rivera, that no action be taken to vacate a portion of Arner Road also known as Road #244. Roll call vote, Ayes: Johnson and Rivera. Nays: Stewart. Motion carried. Resolution No. 2017-38 introduced by Commissioner Rivera, seconded by Johnson, vacating a portion of Lawrence Road also known as Road #8. Roll call vote, Ayes: Rivera, Stewart and Johnson. Nays: None. Motion carried. No action was taken on Resolution No. 2017-39. Road Updates included the following to wit: District 1-The 1983 RANCO trailer cylinder is worn out. District 2-Auto gates cleaned up on Hawthorne and other roads. District 3-The radiator on the 2010 MACK is done. All crews have been doing equipment maintenance, plowing snow and blading. The crusher is stripping Eleson pit to prepare it for mining. Mr. Hankin also presented information regarding the possible purchase of oil tanks in District 2 to utilize bulk oil and pricing. No action was taken. Mr. Hankin also discussed the County Bridge Match Program regarding Lemmon and Egan Road projects. He indicated he has again applied to the County Bridge Match Program for another project on Redfern Road. He informed the Board an approach is going in on Table Center Road. The Board reviewed by general consent the monthly fee/mileage reports of the various departments.

At 10:19 A.M there being no further business before the Board, the Chairman adjourned the meeting. The next meeting of the Dawes County Commissioners will be December 26, 2017 beginning at 9:00 A.M. The meeting will be held in the County Commissioner’s room located in the Courthouse. A current agenda is available at the Clerk’s Office during normal business hours but will close at 12:00 P.M., December 21, 2017.

Disclaimer: A complete text of all resolutions passed by the Board is available upon request in the County Clerk’s office during normal business hours.

ATTEST:

DAWES COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

Cheryl Feist

Dawes County Clerk

December 12, 2017 the following claims were audited, allowed and warrant orders drawn on the respective accounts: Key for claims: 100=General Fund; 200=Roads Fund; 650=Hwy Bridge Buyback Program Fund; 990=Visitor’s Fund; 1100=Reappraisal Fund; 1150=Preservation & Modernization Fund; 1900=Veterans Aid Fund; 2360=Drug Fund; 2500=Grants Fund; 2700=Inheritance Fund; 2910-911=Emergency Communications; 2913=Wireless Communications; 4000=Courthouse Bond Payment Fund.

FUND NAME TOTCLAIMS

100 AFLAC $931.85 100 AMERITAS LIFE INSURANCE CORP $8,734.91 100 JACK ARTERBURN $59.45 100 BIG BAT’S LLC-EXTENSION $53.96 100 BIG BAT’S LLC-SHERIFF $963.47 100 BIG BAT’S SHELL-VETERANS $240.12 100 BIG BAT’S SHELL-WEED $79.47 100 BLUE CROSS & BLUE SHIELD OF NE $33,853.99 100 BRANDT COURT REPORTING $1,843.49 100 CENTURYLINK $977.75 100 CENTURYLINK LONG DIST-DISTRICT CT $25.39 100 CHADRON ACE HARDWARE $89.18 100 CHADRON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL & HEALTH $102.90 100 CHADRON PUBLIC SCHOOLS $454.14 100 CITY OF CHADRON $415.38 100 CONNECTING POINT $216.30 100 COOKING LIGHT MAGAZINE $18.00 100 CRAWFORD CLIPPER/HARRISON SUN $289.10 100 CRITES,SHAFFER,CONNEALY,WATSON,HARF $160.00 100 CULLIGAN-DIST COURT $28.75 100 CULLIGAN-ASSESSOR $40.25 100 CULLIGAN-CO ATTORNEY $10.00 100 CULLIGAN-SHERIFF $132.00 100 CVSOAN TREASURER $60.00 100 D&S MARKET,LLC $1,587.44 100 DAS STATE ACCOUNTING $202.93 100 DAWES COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE $104.00 100 DAWES COUNTY TREASURER $457.00 100 DAWES COUNTY TREASURER $30.16 100 DOLLAR GENERAL $22.50 100 EAGLE CHEVROLET BUICK & PONTIAC $67.16 100 DIXIE EATON $25.00 100 FIRST BANKCARD/CHERYL DUNN $49.00 100 FIRST BANKCARD/EXTENSION $59.00 100 FIRST BANKCARD/JAKE STEWART $10.09 100 FIRST BANKCARD/PUBLIC DEFENDER $404.88 100 FIRST BANKCARD/ROBERTA COLEMAN $11.86 100 FIRST BANKCARD/WEED DEPT $56.56 100 FIRST NATIONAL BANK, NORTH PLATTE $14,402.40 100 FP MAILING SOLUTIONS $110.85 100 GREAT PLAINS COMMUNICATIONS $538.49 100 IDEAL LINEN SUPPLY,INC $116.41 100 JAEGER LAW OFFICE $610.00 100 LA SIGN & SCREEN PRINTING $960.00 100 TERRI LEMMON $29.91 100 LINCOLN CO SHERIFF $41.66 100 MANNA SYSTEMS AND CONSULTING $75.00 100 MIDWEST SPECIAL SERVICES $978.00 100 MIPS INC $3,279.41 100 MOBIUS COMMUNICATIONS $268.09 100 NACO $1,282.61 100 NE PUBLIC HEALTH ENVIRONMENTAL LAB $105.00 100 NEBRASKA DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE $1,419.50 100 NEBRASKA DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE/LEVY $25.00 100 NEBRASKA PUBLIC POWER DIST-E911 $26.75 100 NEBRASKA PUBLIC POWER DISTRICT $1,543.45 100 NEBRASKA TOTAL OFFICE/CLERK $129.08 100 NEBRASKA TOTAL OFFICE/CO ATTORNEY $138.31 100 NEBRASKA TOTAL OFFICE/COUNTY COURT $35.00 100 NEBRASKA TOTAL OFFICE/EXTENSION $58.52 100 NEBRASKA TOTAL OFFICE/PUBLIC DEFEND $25.26 100 NEBRASKA TOTAL OFFICE/ROADS $533.04 100 NEBRASKA TOTAL OFFICE/SHERIFF $179.99 100 NEBRASKALAND TIRE $11.36 100 OFFICE DEPOT CREDIT PLAN $170.99 100 PESTS GO $35.00 100 POSTMASTER $166.00 100 QUALITY TIRE $47.88 100 QUILL CORPORATION $242.21 100 RAPID CITY JOURNAL-WEBSITE $99.00 100 RAPID CITY JOURNAL/COMMISSIONERS $298.21 100 RAPID REPORTING $386.95 100 REGIONAL WEST MEDICAL CENTER $538.30 100 RIVER A HOLDING LLC $337.12 100 RUSHVILLE CLINIC $120.00 100 SADDLE ROCK ONE STOP $1,259.27 100 SCOTT ROBERTS ELECTRIC INC $112.37 100 SETON IDENTIFICATION PRODUCTS/CLERK $1,241.45 100 SKAVDAHL & EDMUND $5,278.20 100 STOCKMEN’S DRUG $6.00 100 TRANSUNION RISK AND ALTERNATIVE $25.00 100 VERIZON WIRELESS/COUNTY ATTORNEY $165.91 100 VERIZON WIRELESS/E911 $151.69 100 VSP VISION PLAN $252.26 100 WESTERN PLAINS INC $25.68 100 XEROX CORPORATION/E911 $2,211.59 100 XEROX CORPORATION $270.58 200 AMERITAS LIFE INSURANCE CORP $1,160.70 200 ARROW BUILDING CENTER $2.99 200 BAUERKEMPER’S INC $23.96 200 BLUE CROSS & BLUE SHIELD OF NE $2,097.45 200 BRAD’S TRUCK SERVICE $2,480.06 200 BUTLER MACHINERY COMPANY $5.41 200 CENTURYLINK $192.16 200 CITY OF CHADRON $109.06 200 CITY OF CRAWFORD $115.04 200 CONSTRUCTION TRAILER SPECIALISTS $2,039.60 200 CRAWFORD CLIPPER/HARRISON SUN $64.92 200 DAWES COUNTY TREASURER $55.00 200 FIRST BANKCARD/LARRY HANKIN $117.00 200 FIRST NATIONAL BANK, NORTH PLATTE $3,600.22 200 GUSH WATER CO $5.50 200 H&H SANITATION AND RECYCLING,INC $53.50 200 HERREN BROTHERS TRUE VALUE $90.44 200 HILLS MATERIALS COMPANY $1,360.00 200 INLAND TRUCK PARTS & SERVICE $346.50 200 LITTREL CONSTRUCTION COMPANY $300.00 200 MATHESON LINWELD INC $509.23 200 NEBRASKA DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE $616.03 200 NEBRASKA PUBLIC POWER DISTRICT $75.96 200 NEBRASKA TOTAL OFFICE/ROADS $83.99 200 NEWMAN SIGNS,INC $269.31 200 NMC EXCHANGE LLC/NEBRASKA MACHINERY $24,411.19 200 PANHANDLE DRILLING,INC $237.50 200 POWERPLAN $3,821.53 200 QUALITY TIRE $849.16 200 RAPID CITY JOURNAL/ROADS $138.77 200 RIVER A HOLDING LLC $1,386.54 200 RON’S REPAIR SHOP $45.20 200 SKEETERS AUTO PARTS INC $1,564.82 200 STURDEVANT’S AUTO PARTS $81.32 200 TRUENORTH STEEL $6,800.00 200 VERIZON WIRELESS/ROADS $214.21 200 VSP VISION PLAN $112.14 200 WAHLSTROM FORD INC $53.41 200 XEROX CORPORATION/ROADS $73.87 990 AFLAC $15.47 990 AMERITAS LIFE INSURANCE CORP $66.96 990 BLUE CROSS & BLUE SHIELD OF NE $88.17 990 CHADRON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE $391.67 990 CRAWFORD AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE $1,500.00 990 FIRST BANKCARD/TOURISM $88.83 990 FIRST NATIONAL BANK, NORTH PLATTE $219.11 990 HISTORIC US ROUTE 20 ASSOCIATION $100.00 990 NE GAME AND PARKS COMMISSION $800.00 990 NEBRASKA DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE $40.18 995 CHADRON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE $3,750.00 1900 VETERANS SERVICE OFFICE $607.01 2910 AMERITAS LIFE INSURANCE CORP $3.38 2910 FIRST NATIONAL BANK, NORTH PLATTE $16.50 2910 GREAT PLAINS COMMUNICATIONS $195.00 2910 NEBRASKA DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE $3.35

Publish Dec. 20, 2017

789

Regular Board Meeting

December 11, 2017

The Board of Education of Chadron Public Schools was convened in Regular Session on December 11, 2017 by President Menke at 5:30 PM.

Board members present:  Amanda Bannan, Gary Hoffman, Boone Huffman, Tom Menke, Jim O’Rourke, and Sandy Roes

Routine Matters

President Menke welcomed visitors to the meeting.  President Menke announced the posting of a complete copy of the Open Meetings Act on the west wall of the library.  The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.  A quorum was determined to be present.

Motion by Mrs. Roes, seconded by Mr. O’Rourke, to declare the meeting properly publicized and open to the public.  Roll Call:

Voting Yes:  Bannan, Hoffman, Huffman, Menke, O’Rourke, Roes

Voting No:  None

Motion Carried:  6-0

Motion by Mrs. Roes, seconded by Mr. O’Rourke, to approve the agenda for the Regular Board Meeting for December 11, 2017.  Moving item 5a. Superintendent Evaluation to the end of the meeting for executive session.  Roll Call:

Voting Yes:  Bannan, Hoffman, Huffman, Menke, O’Rourke, Roes

Voting No:  None

Motion Carried:  6-0

Motion by Mr. Hoffman, seconded by Mr. Huffman, to approve the minutes from the Regular Meeting on November 13, 2017.  Roll Call:

Voting Yes:  Bannan, Hoffman, Huffman, Menke, O’Rourke, Roes

Voting No:  None

Motion Carried:  6-0

Awards and/or Honors

Lucas Riley Ambrose, Chadron Middle School, won State NRD Poster Contest for 4th Year in a Row.  Other Regional winners include:  Brooklyn Hoffman, 4th grade and Lillian Johndreau, 3rd grade.  The local second place winners are Jace Paopao, 4th grade and Sophie Watson, 3rd grade.

High Fives

Pre-school staff and partners for their hard work on the pyramid method; Students, Staff and Parents for the outstanding test scores in both the high school and middle school; Jr. Girl Scouts for the “Buddy Bench”.  Six donated printers from Northwest Community Action Partnership.  Kudos to the Chadron Record for the “Join the Club” supplement.

Recognition of Public Requesting to Comment on Specific Agenda Items

None

Business Transactions

Treasurer’s Report for November 2017

Fund, Beginning Balance, Revenue, Expenditures, Transfers/Others*, Ending Balance, Ending Balance 11.2016

General Fund 2,271,071.95 574,303.79 964,513.86 14.56) 433.39 1,881,280.71 1,843,443.68

Depreciation Fund 199,474.13 199,474.13 99,474.13

Lunch Fund 111,198.08 50,852.41 48,220.60 113,829.89 94,072.81

Special Building Fund 187,534.00 4,138.31 4,821.64 186,850.67 237,333.41

Cooperative Fund (1,394.00) 3,938.91 4,206.15 (1,661.24) (4,894.53)

Total 2,767,884.16 633,233.42 1,021,762.25 418.83 2,379,774.16 2,269,429.50

After three months the General Fund expenses are under budget by 3.82% or $481,283.

Motion by Mr. O’Rourke, seconded by Mr. Huffman, to approve the bills and claims for the General Fund in the amount of $68,590.07, the Lunch Fund in the amount of $45,353.53, the Special Building Fund in the amount of $4,821.64, and the Cooperative Fund in the amount of $148.97. Check #72418 to Rasmussen, $2,118.48, will be held until a discussion is had with Rasmussen concerning the need for these repairs in connection with the initial installation.  Roll Call:

Voting Yes:  Bannan, Hoffman, Huffman, Menke, Roes

Voting No:  O’Rourke due to unfunded mandates

Motion Carried:  5-1

Motion by Mr. O’Rourke, seconded by Mr. Huffman, to approve the bills and claims for the Activity Fund in the amount of $15,412.69 and missed claims from October 31, 2017 for $9,908.66 for a total of $25,321.35. Roll Call:

Voting Yes:  Bannan, Hoffman, Huffman, Menke, O’Rourke, Roes

Voting No:  None

Motion Carried:  6-0

Unfinished Business

Motion by Mrs. Roes, seconded by Mr. Menkie, to approve the 2017-18 Annual Report as presented.  Roll Call:

Voting Yes:  Bannan, Hoffman, Huffman, Menke, O’Rourke, Roes

Voting No:  None

Motion Carried:  6-0

New Business

Second reading of Policy 5119 Student Fees and Policy 3240 Tuition Fees to be deleted as it will be incorporated in either Policy 5119 Student Fees or 5111.7 Nonresident/Out of State Students.

Policy 3260 Gate Receipts and Admission was reviewed.

First reading of Policy 5111.7 Nonresident/Out of State Students.

Motion by Mr. Menke, second by Mrs. Roes, to recognize the Chadron Teachers Association as the sole and exclusive bargaining agent for the 2019-2020 school year.  Roll Call:

Voting Yes:  Bannan, Hoffman, Huffman, Menke, O’Rourke, Roes

Voting No:  None

Motion Carried:  6-0

Personnel

The Superintendent Evaluation is moved to end of the meeting.

Student Performance and Program Reports

Administrator Reports Including:  Building Principals, Technology Director, Curriculum Director, and Maintenance Supervisor can be found on the district’s website at chadronschools.org.  MS Principal Dressel and HS Principal Mack reported on the recent test scores released.  Once again Chadron has excelled in the area and the state.  Primary Principal Uhing reported that Dibels testing is taking place at the primary this week, the 2nd annual penny carnival will be in February and the Primary building was the winner of the Recycle Bowl.  CIS Principal Cogdill invited everyone to a talent show on December 20th at 8:30am.

Superintendent’s Report

Dr. Winchester will begin aligning the superintendent report with AQuESTT and the administrator reports will align also.  Dave Coe did an estimate on the cost of repairing the middle school and primary parking lot, at this time it is for information purposes only.  Cherri Grant is retiring as district bookkeeper.  HS Principal Mack reviewed the new Teacher Evaluation Tool and the process.  This tool was developed by teachers and administrators and it aligns with the state and the Danielson Instructional Model.  Dr. Winchester presented several powerpoints that she received at the national convention she attended in November.  MS Principal Dressel has begun to train staff and students on a new Anti-bullying App (Crisis Go).  This is provided free of charge through the superintendent’s membership in AASA.

Board Member Roundtable (Non-Action)  

Learning about the teacher evaluation process is something the BOE did tonight for student learning.

The Outreach Committee has many upcoming presentations and volunteers are needed from the board.  On December 19th the committee will be meeting to review and evaluate the data collected.

Following the NASB/NCSA Conference Dr. Winchester would like to align the district’s Goals/Strategic Plan with AQuESTT.  Mr. Mack and Mr. Nobiling have been contacted by several schools and the NASB for more information related to their presentation at the conference on School Safety.  Mrs. Bannan and Mr. Menke commented that they learned alot at the conference and the networking was very valuable.

The BOE Self Assessment was reviewed.  There were no additional comments.

Advance Planning

Finance Committee Meeting – January 8, 2018 at Noon

Regular Board Meeting –January 8, 2018 at 5:30 PM

Curriculum Committee Meeting, December 18, 2017 at Noon

Policy Committee Meeting-December 18, 2017 @ 6:30 AM

Personnel Committee Meeting-December 18, 2017 @ 1 PM

Building & Grounds Committee-Wednesday, January 3, 2018 @ Noon

NASB Legislative Issues Conference-Lincoln on January 21 & 22, 2018

Building & Grounds Workshop-February 5, 2018 @ Noon

December 1, 2017 First Day to File for BOE

February 15, 2018 Last day for Incumbents to File for BOE

March 1, 2018 Last day for non-incumbents to file for BOE

May 15, 2018 Statewide Primary Election

November 6, 2018 Statewide General Election

Public Comment Time for items not on the Agenda

None

Motion by Mrs. Roes, seconded by Mr. Menke, to enter executive session at 7:51 PM to review the Superintendent evaluation.  Executive session is to protect the public interest.  Roll Call:

Voting Yes:  Bannan, Hoffman, Huffman, Menke, O’Rourke, Roes

Voting No:  None

Motion Carried:  6-0

Motion by Mr. Huffman, seconded by Mr. O’Rourke, to exit executive session at 8:59 PM. Roll Call:

Voting Yes:  Bannan, Hoffman, Huffman, Menke, O’Rourke, Roes

Voting No:  None

Motion Carried:  6-0

Adjournment

Motion by Mr. Hoffman, seconded by  Mrs. Roes, to adjourn at 8:59 PM.  Roll Call:

Voting Yes:  Bannan, Hoffman, Huffman, Menke, O’Rourke, Roes

Voting No:  None

Motion Carried:  6-0

Tom Menke

President, Board of Education

Sara Taylor

Secretary, Board of Education

Bills 12.11.17

Alpha Rehabilitation, P.C. 269.09 ARROW BUILDING CENTER 846.61 ASCD 89.00 Beguin, Brad 289.71 Black Hills Energy 4,801.99 BLACK HILLS WEEKLY GROUP 442.75 Brierly, Robin 213.47 Brunsch, Crystal 416.27 Buchheit, Kimberly 318.68 Burch, Shelley 579.42 Buskirk, Kristen 86.91 Caleb Piano Tuning 270.00 Capital Business Systems Inc. 1,296.15 CAPITAL BUSINESS SYSTEMS 3,297.38 Cash-Wa Distributing-Kearney 17.10 CATTIN, JOHN 555.02 CATTNACH, JENNIFER 75.00 Chadron Ace Hardware 70.16 CHADRON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL 3,974.14 CHADRON ROTARY CLUB 120.00 CHADRON STATE COLLEGE 20.00 Chasek, Patti 341.25 CITY OF CHADRON 1,834.80 COGDILL, WILLIAM 182.98 Connell, Dina 384.25 Cornhusker Marriott Hotel, The 208.00 DAS State Accounting-Central 234.93 Down Rural Services 822.48 DUANE’S UPHOLSTERY 107.30 EDUCATIONAL SERVICE UNIT #13 12,089.29 Ewald, Catherine 463.54 First National Bank - Omaha 2,397.36 Fisher, Jessica 57.94 Froman, CJ 202.80 Galbraith, Jennifer 289.71 GARRETT, CHRISTOPHER 103.69 Great Plains Communications 830.52 HASTINGS, MARLETA 1,242.50 HILLS TIRE & SUPPLY 355.89 Hillyard/Sioux Falls 161.40 Huffman, Nels 301.91 Hughbanks -Pyle, Jennifer 608.40 IDEAL LINEN SUPPLY 931.29 Kahl, Bryan 289.71 Lien, Kayla 202.80 LIFE TRACK SERVICES 798.00 LITTREL CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, LLC. 240.00 MADSEN, JUSTIN 260.74 Miller, Bobbie 405.60 Mosaic @ Bethphage Village 4,210.08 NASB 36.00 NEBRASKA PUBLIC POWER DIST. 4,642.53 O’DONNELL, AUDREY 115.88 O’Donnell, George 233.93 O’Keefe Elevator Company, Inc. 1,250.00 Obando, Alisha 376.63 Occupational Therapy Services, LLC 2,192.00 One Source 60.00 Pacific Steel & Recycling 89.59 PGH&G ATTORNEYS AT LAW 345.00 RASMUSSEN MECHANICAL SERVICES 2,118.48 REGION I 139.00 RISCHLING, LINDA 75.00 Rising, Jessica 405.60 SAFEWAY STORES 298.13 Sellman, Sandi 608.40 Skeeter’s NAPA Auto Parts 362.95 Smith, Heidi 362.14 Smith, Nathan 202.80 Soester, Jason 376.63 SOLID WASTE AGENCY OF NORTHWEST NEBRASKA 10.00 STURDEVANT’S AUTO PARTS 827.04 U.S. Bank 2,670.53 Verizon Wireless 221.25 WAL-MART 942.83 WESTERN PATHOLOGY CONSULTANTS 75.00 Wild, Waymann 376.63 WRIGHT EXPRESS 568.09 General Fund 68,590.07 Lunchtime Solutions 45,315.63 VANCO Payment Solutions 37.90 Lunch Fund 45,353.53 Security First Bank-Chadron 4,821.64 Special Building Fund 4,821.64 Barry, Heather 107.00 Verizon Wireless 27.63 Wright Express 14.34 Cooperative Fund 148.97 Total 118,914.21

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Publish Dec. 20, 2017

790

CITY COUNCIL MEETING PROCEEDINGS

NOVEMBER 20, 2017

The Mayor and City Council of the City of Chadron, Nebraska met in regular session in the City Hall Council Chambers at 234 Main Street on the 20th day of November, 2017, at 6:00 o’clock P.M. The following individuals were present: John Coates, Mark Werner, George Klein and Keith Crofutt. Councilmembers absent: Miles Bannan. Others present: City Manager Greg Yanker, City Clerk Donna Rust, City Attorney Adam Edmund, Public Works Director Milo Rust, Zoning/Building Official Janet Johnson, Lieutenant Rick Hickstein and Finance Officer Jeanette Puzzo. Others absent: Chief of Police Tim Lordino.

Mayor Coates called the meeting to order and declared a quorum present. The Mayor also read the following before continuing with the meeting: “As required by Section 84-1412, subsection 8 of the Nebraska Statutes, notice is hereby given that a copy of the Open Meetings Act is posted for your examination on the wall inside the door to these City Council Chambers.”

Motion was made and seconded to approve the agenda as written. The following Councilmembers voted Aye: Klein, Crofutt, Coates, Bannan, Werner. The following voted Nay: None. Motion carried.

The following items of business were conducted.

Motion was made and seconded to approve the Consent Agenda, which included the following items:

Minutes for City Council Meeting No. 2017-28, November 6, 2017

The Minutes were approved as written and distributed.

2) Correspondence

The Council received information regarding Operation Shoebox. Items are being collected until December 8, 2017, for care packages that are being put together and shipped to military troops. A drop box is at City Hall.

3) Minutes for Boards and Commissions

There were no minutes from other Boards and Commissions to report at this meeting.

4) Monthly Treasurer’s Report and Water Report

The Treasurer’s Report and Water Report for the month of October 2017 were distributed.

5) Fire Department Membership Updates for September and October 2017

The membership updates for the Fire Department for the months of September and October, 2017 were distributed.

The following Councilmembers voted Aye: Klein, Crofutt, Coates, Bannan, Werner. The following voted Nay: None. Motion carried.

Brooke Smith, Executive Director, Chadron Area Chamber of Commerce, gave her monthly report and update of Chamber activities.

Deb Cottier, Executive Director of Northwest Nebraska Development Corporation updated the Council regarding NNDC projects.

Nancy Bentley, CEO of the Housing Partners of Western Nebraska, was in attendance to explain the Veterans Assisted Supportive Housing (VASH) voucher program.

The Council considered Resolution No. 2017-154, which Resolution authorizes the Housing Partners of Western Nebraska to expand their territory for the VASH (Veterans Assisted Supportive Housing) Voucher program to include the City of Chadron. The following Councilmembers voted Aye: Klein, Crofutt, Coates, Bannan, Werner. The following voted Nay: None. Resolution No. 2017-154 was passed and adopted.

Discussion was held regarding the creation of a Citizen/Council Committee to research solar power for the City of Chadron. Individuals who may be interested in serving on the committee were asked to contact the City. Steve Welsh and Deb Cottier also commented on the project.

The Council discussed a committee consisting of four citizens, two Councilmembers and the City Manager.

The council considered Ordinance No. 1400 on its first reading, AN ORDINANCE to Amend Chapter 16 entitled Traffic Regulations, Article 4, Section 16-401 of the Municipal Code to Change the Speed Limits on West Highway US-20 as Recommended by the Nebraska Department of Roads. The second reading of Ordinance No. 1400 will be on December 4, 2017.

City Manager Yanker presented a report providing information on the 6th Street maintenance project which was completed this summer. Public Works Director Milo Rust and Street Superintendent Terry Birnbaum assisted with compiling the information. Mr. Rust updated the Council on other street projects which were completed during this period.

The Council discussed revisions of the proposed Rules of Procedure for City Council meetings. City Attorney Edmund has suggested that the Council move to instruct the staff to prepare a draft ordinance for adoption of the Rules of Procedure so there will be an opportunity for discussion at three Council meetings.

The Council discussed different options involving Job Performance Evaluation Procedures and Format for the City Manager and the City Clerk.

Motion was made, seconded to approve the list of claims. The following Councilmembers voted Aye: Klein, Crofutt, Coates, Bannan, Werner. Those voting Nay: None. Motion carried.

A&M Aviation, Reimb, 3,517.16: A.M. Leonard Inc., Su, 120.94; Arrow Building Center, Fence/Su, 4,948.10; Axon Enterprises, Inc., Su, 1,188.73; Bauerkempers, Inc., Su, 73.84; Big Bats, Se, 53.70; Box Butte General Hospital, Se, 51.00; Buettner Construction, 8th St. Repairs, 10,904.14; Business Connection, Su, 363.72; Business Connection, Draw #15, 2,249.00; Butler Machinery Co., Su, 14.82; Chadron Ace Hardware, Su, 51.04; Chadron Ace Hardware, Su, 151.06; Chadron Lumber Company, Hist. Society LB840, 10.45; Chadron Motor Company, Su, 88.76; Chadron Plumbing, Se, 9,136.54; Chadron, City of, FICA thru 11/14/17, 7,165.22; Chadron, City of, Payroll thru 11/14/17, 98,292.59; Circle J Glass and More, LLC, Su Hist Soc LB840, 32.50; CityServiceValcon, Fuel, 17,540.55; CityServiceValcon, Maint, 32.00; Culligan Water Conditioning, Su, 43.75; Das State Acctg, Se, 448.00; Dawes County Clerk, Release of Liens, 70.00; EBSCO Information Services, Software, 1,717.00; Edmund, Adam, Se, 3,031.92; Essential Screens, Se, 188.00; Fire & Ice Mechanical Inc., Air Conditioner/Coil, 3,640.00; First National Bank NP, HSA thru 11/14/17, 1,070.42; First National Bank Omaha, Tr Exp/Su, 4,529.02; Galls, LLC, Nameplate, 78.45; Gering, City of, Conference, 27.00; Great Plains Comm., Se, 316.90; Hawk, Jim, Se, 386.56; Hawkins, Inc., Su, 192.69; Hencey Plbg. & Hydronics, Se, 360.40; Ideal Linen Supply, Su, 220.38; Ingram, Su, 1,385.95; Inland Truck Parts & Service, Su, 2,374.66; Intralinks, Inc., Maint/Se, 1,652.50; John Deere Financial Su, 860.91; KCSR-AM/KBPY-FM, Se, 365.00; LA Sign, LLC, DC Hist Soc LB840, 685.00; Lookout Books, Su, 349.40; Mana Systems, Hard Drive, 130.00; Metal Products, Furnaces/Installation, 11,781.04; Michael Todd & Company, Su, 147.90; Midwest Connect, Su, 290.00; Midwest Tape, Su, 889.76; Morford’s Decorating Center, Tile/Carpet, 10,251.63; Nebraska Arborists Assoc., Dues, 125.00; Neb. Dept. of Aeronautics, Maint/Loan, 720.00; Nebraska Dept. of Revenue, Tax, 8,893.13; NPPD, Se, 18,452.55; NPPD, Replace Street Light, 312.24; Nebraska Safety/Fire Equip., Se, 135.00; Nebraska State Treasurer, Fees, 534.36; Neofunds by Neopost, Postage, 500.00; Northwest Pipe Fittings Inc., Su, 54.59; Northwest Rural PPD, Se, 14,375.25; Oordt, Jerry & Jolene, Su, 26.59; Outlaw Printers, Uniforms, 303.39; Plooster, Travis, Utility Refund Deposit, 7.65; Rapid City Journal, Publications/Advertising, 648.43; Region 23 Emergency Mgmt., Se, 200.00; Region I OHD, Se, 212.50; Regional Care, Inc., Dental Claims Paid, 1,161.46; Regional Care, Inc., Health Claims Paid, 5,544.87; Respond First Aid Systems, Su, 27.54; Rhembrandt, Jack, Se, 165.60; Ron’s Repair Shop, Se, 30.00; Safeway,

The foregoing schedule of claims is published in accordance with Nebraska Revised Statutes 19-1102.

City Manager Yanker reminded all of the Thanksgiving holiday schedule for City Hall, the Library and the Aquatic Center.

Councilmember Klein wished everyone a Happy Thanksgiving.

Mayor Coates sent out Thanksgiving greetings and encouraged everyone to shop locally.

Councilmember Bannan commented on the Chamber Passport Program to encourage local shopping. He reminded everyone that the winners will receive Chamber Bucks.

Councilmember Werner commented on the large influx of people for deer season, including a lot of out-of-state hunters.

Motion was made and seconded to adjourn the meeting at 7:50 o’clock p.m. The following Councilmembers voted Aye: Klein, Crofutt, Coates, Bannan, Werner. The following voted Nay: None. Motion carried.

The official Minutes are available for review at the office of the City Clerk.

CITY OF CHADRON

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Chadron Public Schools

Board Workshop

December 13, 2017

The Board of Education of Chadron Public Schools was convened in a Board Workshop on December 13, 2017 by President Menke at 6:17 PM.

Board members present:  Amanda Bannan, Gary Hoffman, Boone Huffman Tom Menke, Jim O’Rourke, and Sandy Roes

Routine Matters

President Menke welcomed visitors to the meeting.  President Menke announced the posting of a complete copy of the Open Meetings Act on the west wall of the conference room.  A quorum was determined to be present.

Motion by Mrs. Roes, seconded by Mr. O’Rourke, to declare the meeting properly publicized and open to the public.  Roll Call:

Voting Yes:  Bannan, Hoffman, Huffman, Menke, O’Rourke, Roes

Voting No:  None

Motion Carried:  6-0

Board Member Roundtable (Non-Action)

The Board and Administration discussed the Chain of Command and Teamwork.

Adjournment

Motion by Mrs. Roes, seconded by Mr. O’Rourke, to adjourn at 7:49 PM.  Roll Call:

Voting Yes:  Bannan, Hoffman, Huffman, Menke, O’Rourke, Roes

Voting No:  None

Motion Carried:  6-0

Tom Menke

President, Board of Education

Sara Taylor

Secretary, Board of Education

Publish Dec. 20, 2017

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