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CITY COUNCIL MEETING PROCEEDINGS

September 17, 2018

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 17th day of September, 2018, at 6:00 o’clock P.M. The following individuals were present: John Coates, Miles Bannan, Mark Werner, George Klein and Keith Crofutt. Councilmembers absent: None. Others present: City Manager Greg Yanker, City Clerk Donna Rust, City Attorney Adam Edmund, Chief of Police Tim Lordino, Public Works Director Milo Rust, and Finance Officer Jeanette Puzzo. Others absent: Zoning/Building Official Janet Johnson.

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 approve the agenda as written and distributed. 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:

1) Minutes for City Council Meeting No. 2018-19, September 4, 2018

The Minutes were approved as written and distributed.

2) Correspondence

There was no correspondence to report.

3) Minutes for Boards and Commissions

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

4) Monthly Treasurer’s Report and Water Report

The Treasurer’s Report and Water Report for the month of August 2018 were accepted as presented and ordered placed on file.

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

The Council considered Resolution No. 2018-98, which Resolution approves the City of Chadron Municipal Airport Farm Lease Agreement between the City of Chadron and Goodman Brothers. The following Councilmembers voted Aye: Klein, Crofutt, Coates, Bannan, Werner. The following voted Nay: None. Resolution No. 2018-98 was passed and adopted.

The Council considered Ordinance No. 1407 on its first reading: AN ORDINANCE amending Chadron Municipal Code, Chapter 16, “Traffic Regulations”, Article 3, “Parking”, Section 16-327, Section 16-328 and Section 16-329 of the Municipal Code to Provide for Snow Emergency Declarations by the City Manager or Designee.

City Manager Yanker explained the changes and encouraged all to sign up for “Code Red” notifications.

The second reading of Ordinance No. 1407 will be on October 1, 2018.

The Council considered Resolution No. 2018-99, which Resolution determines that the bid of Fuller Construction, in the amount of $31,000.00 for the construction of the Wastewater Treatment Facility Revisions Project, should be accepted. The following Councilmembers voted Aye: Klein, Crofutt, Coates, Bannan, Werner. The following voted Nay: None. Resolution No. 2018-99 was passed and adopted.

The Council considered Resolution No. 2018-100, which Resolution recommends approval of the request from bean Broker, LLC, for a Special Designated Liquor License for a Teammates Event on November 3, 2018. The following Councilmembers voted Aye: Klein, Crofutt, Coates, Bannan, Werner. The following voted Nay: None. Resolution No. 2018-100 was passed and adopted.

The Council considered Resolution No. 2018-101, which Resolution approves the Lease Amendment with the United States of America General Services Administration for office and related space in the Barrel Hangar located at the Chadron Municipal Airport. The following Councilmembers voted Aye: Klein, Crofutt, Coates, Bannan, Werner. The following voted Nay: None. Resolution No. 2018-101 was passed and adopted.

Motion was made, seconded to approve the list of claims as submitted. After addressing several questions, the following Councilmembers voted Aye: Bannan, Werner, Klein, Crofutt, Coates. The following voted Nay: None. Motion carried.

A&M Aviation LLC, Reimb. fuel, 4,523.47; A.M. Leonard, Su, 130.55; Arrow Building Center, Su, 199.92; Bauerkempers, Inc., Su, 1,797.02; Brennan Electric, Se, 9,898.62; business Connection, Su, 398.58; Butler Ag Equipment, Se, 4,515.38; Century Link, Se, 144.43; Chadrad Communications, Se, 200.00; Chadron Ace Hardware, Su, 16.74; Chadron Ace Hardware, Su, 307.88; Chadron Chamber, Support, 1,650.00; Chadron Glass & Windows, Window, 800.00; Chadron Housing Authority, Support, 687.50; Chadron Lock, Se, 100.00; Chadron Lumber Company, Su, 842.45; Chadron Motor Company, Su, 104.19; Chadron, City of, 9/18 Dental Ins. Side Fund, 1,303.94; Chadron, City of, 9/18 Health Ins. Side Fund, 24,582.66; Chadron, City of, FICA thru 9/4/18, 7,055.27; Chadron, City of, FICA thru 9/12/18, 903.49; Chadron, City of, Payroll thru 9/4/18, 96,899.16; Chadron, City of, Payroll thru 9/12/18, 11,810.32; CityServiceValcon, Fuel, 11,816.71; CityServiceValcon, Maint, 62.00; Civic Plus, Fee/Support, 3,582.50; Cornhusker State Industries, Furniture, 4,138.00; Croell Inc., Concrete, 1,221.50; Culligan Water Conditioning, Su, 121.25; DBC Irrigation Supply, Su, 457.85; Demco, Su, 3,007.24; Downs Rural Services, Inc., Sprinkler System, 4,000.00; Eagle Communications, Inc., Se, 100.00; Edmund, Adam, Se, 3,394.84; Essential Screens, Se, 40.00; ETS Corporation, Fees, 691.12; First National Bank NP, HSA thru 9/4/18, 953.22; First Nat’l Merchant Solutions, Fees, 60.93; Galls, LLC, Su, 1,800.00; Golden West Industrial Su., Su, 379.64; Great Plains Communications, Se, 511.90; Gregory’s Insurance, Ins, 2,772.00; HTM Sales, Inc., Se, 4,199.77; ICMA, Renewal, 632.00; Ingram Library Services, Su, 911.68; Intralinks, Inc., Maint, 5,344.77; J&J Asphalt Co., Su, 1,988.25; Keep Chadron Beautiful, Support, 937.50; Knapp Electric, Se, 2,621.50; Kutschara, Shauna, Se, 417.00; League of NE Municipalities, Conference, 1,260.00; Littrel Construction Company, Su, 24.00; Loup Valley Lighting, Inc., Su, 132.29; Mail Finance, Lease, 390.00; Martens, Brandon, Per Diem, 450.00; Matheson Tri-Gas, Inc., Su, 32.42; Matt Parrott, Su, 972.23; Menke, Thomas, Reimb, 27.70; Metal Products Company, Su, 68.65; Midwest Laboratories, Inc., Su, 61.95; Midwest Tape, Su, 730.70; Mobius Communications Co., Se, 880.00; Morford’s Decorating Center, Blinds/Se, 839.00; Motorola Solutions, Inc., Radios, 6,500.00; Municipal Supply, Inc., Su, 2,382.18; NE Dept. of Aeronautics, Maint, 160.00; NE Department of Revenue, Fee, 25.00; NE Law Enforcement Training, Su, 20.00; Nebraska PPD, Se, 343.07; Nebraska PPD, Se, 21,370.39; Nebraska Salt & Grain Co., Su, 2,035.00; Neofunds by Neopost, Postage, 500.00; Northwest Nebraska Dev., Support, 10,000.00; Northwest Pipe Fittings, Inc., Su, 1,734.74; Northwest Rural PP Dist., Se, 16,557.90; O’Brien, Patrick, Per Diem, 450.00; One Call Concepts, Inc., Se, 49.23; Oordt, Jerry & Joleen, Su, 10.54; Outlaw Printers, Su, 198.28; Panhandle Drilling, Inc., Se, 208.00; Panhandle Worksite Wellness, Registration, 240.00; Petersen Drug Store, Su, 177.00; Positive Promotions, Inc., Su, 309.99; R&J Industries Plus, Inc., Sidewalk, 3,948.00; Rapid City Journal, Subscr, 441.75; Region I OHD, Se, 248.00; Regional Care, Inc., Dental Claims, 317.61; Regional Care, Health Claims, 19,813.35; Regional Care, Inc., 9/18 Dental Premium, 33.00; Regional Care, Inc., 9/18 Health Premium, 22,700.64; Rhembrandt, Jack, Per Diem, 525.00; Ryan, Bob, Se, 675.01; Sandry Fire Supply, Su, 170.746.33; Sandry Fire Supply, Su, 185.02; Scott Roberts Electric, Inc., Se, 1,889.19; SD LTAP, Conference, 100.00; Simon Materials, Red Rock, 597.47; Skeeter’s Auto Parts, Su, 873.49; Solid Waste Agency NWNE, Collections, 59,439.43; Scottsbluff Star-Herald, Subscr, 218.40; Sturdevant’s Auto Parts, Su, 123.04; SVS (RSVP), Support, 937.50; Tree Dock, Se, 900.00; Trusted Media Brands, Inc., Su, 33.98; Twin City Roofing, Se, 607.00; Valley Bank, HSA thru 9/4/18, 80.34; Van Diest Supply Company, Su, 2,281.50; Vantagepoint Trust, Employee pension thru 9/4/18, 3,637.04; Vantagepoint Trust, Police Pension thru 9/4/18, 1,765.70; Vantagepoint Trust, Police Pension thru 9/12/18, 708.62; Various City Employees, Wellness Activity, 100.00; Verizon Wireless, Se, 50.00; Verizon Wireless, Se, 925.69; Wahlstrom Ford, Inc., Se, 1,087.57; Wess Construction, Se, 3,310.51; Western Communications, Maint, 760.00; Western Cooperative Co., Fuel, 5,945.66; Wex Bank, Fuel, 4,962.70; World Trade Press, Subscr, 480.00; WPCI, Se, 146.00; Xerox Corporation, Lease/Copies, 1,268.28. TOTAL: $607,664.47.

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

City Manager Yanker informed everyone that he will be out of the office for approximately one week due to the birth of his second child. He also updated the Council regarding the Fixed Base Operator at the Chadron Municipal Airport.

Councilmember Klein acknowledged and congratulated Chadron State College on the new stadium, and thanked all who made it happen.

Mayor Coates also commented on the dedication of the new Chadron State College stadium and the game.

Councilmember Werner acknowledged the Chadron High School students who were in attendance at the meeting.

Motion was made and seconded to adjourn the meeting at 6:41 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

/s/ Donna J. Rust

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Regular Board Meeting

October 8, 2018

The Board of Education of Chadron Public Schools was convened in Regular Session on October 8, 2018 by President Menke at 5:30 PM.

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

One board position vacancy.

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 by the door.  The Pledge of Allegiance was recited. A quorum was determined to be present.

Motion by Ms. Montague-Roes, seconded by Mr. Hoffman, to declare the meeting properly publicized and open to the public.  Roll Call:

Voting Yes:  Hoffman, Huffman, Menke, Montague-Roes, O’Rourke

Voting No:  None

Vacant Board Position

Motion Carried:  5-0-1

Motion by Mr. O’Rourke, seconded by Mr. Huffman, to approve the agenda for the Regular Board Meeting for October 8, 2018.  Sections 7 and 6 were moved to after 3a. Roll Call:

Voting Yes:  Hoffman, Huffman, Menke, Montague-Roes, O’Rourke

Voting No:  None

Vacant Board Position

Motion Carried:  5-0-1

Motion by Mr. Hoffman, seconded by Mr. Huffman, to approve the minutes from the Regular Meeting on September 10, 2018.  Roll Call:

Voting Yes:  Hoffman, Huffman, Menke, Montague-Roes, O’Rourke

Voting No:  None

Vacant Board Position

Motion Carried:  5-0-1

Awards and/or Honors

Michael Sandstrom is one of 114 teachers selected for a National History Day® program titled Legacies of World War I.  Abigail Hyer & Kaylie Elliott were named National Merit Semi-Finalists. HS teacher Jon Cogdill was inducted into the University of Wyoming Hall of Fame.

High Fives

Primary building teachers & secretary for promptly addressing a child’s need so the child could spend the rest of the day learning.

Recognition of Public Requesting to Comment on Specific Agenda Items

None

Business Transactions

Treasurer’s Report as of September 30, 2018

Fund, Beginning Balance, Revenue, Expenditures, Transfers/Others*, Ending Balance, Ending Balance 9.30.17

General Fund 2,895,899.14 472,009.69 875,550.38 (14.56) 632.06 2,492,975.95 2,287,185.40    

Depreciation Fund 538,474.13 449,574.13 199,474.13

Lunch Fund 87,780.83 36,583.17 88,900.00 124,364.00 97,871.95

Special Building Fund 301,624.29 4,821.64 296,802.65 289,995.10

Cooperative Fund 3,507.15 3,245.92 3,348.01 3,405.06 1,180.23

Total 3,827,285.54 511,838.78 972,620.03 617.50 3,367,121.79 2,875,706.81

An updated August 2018 Treasurer’s Report was also presented, tax receipts report for August were not received until September 12.

After one month the General Fund expenses are under budget by 1.55% or $201,279.

Motion by Finance Committee, seconded by Mr. Huffman to approve the bills and claims for the General Fund in the amount of $111,966.28, the Lunch Fund in the amount of $1,324.39, the Special Building Fund in the amount of $128,491.64, and the Cooperative Fund in the amount of $82.35.  Roll Call:

Voting Yes:  Hoffman, Huffman, Menke, Montague-Roes,

Voting No:  O’Rourke

Vacant Board Position

Motion Carried:  4-1-1

Motion by Finance Committee, seconded by Mr. Huffman, to approve the bills and claims for the Activity Fund in the amount of $15,186.27.  Roll Call:

Voting Yes:  Hoffman, Huffman, Menke, Montague-Roes, O’Rourke

Voting No:  None

Vacant Board Position

Motion Carried:  5-0-1

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.

Primary Principal Uhing reported that CSC has been a great partnership for the K-2 building with lots of donations and interactions with CSC student/athletes.

High School Principal Mack reported that the sophomores tried a new fundraiser and it was much more successful than the magazine sales.  Also, thanks to Student Council for their hard work preparing for Homecoming week.

Finance Committee reported that RFPs have been received from banks for fund accounts.  Two banks will be asked to give presentations before a decision is made. Building and Grounds reminded everybody that demo of the auditorium will happen December 19 - 21, 2018 and volunteers are needed.  The Personnel Committee is working on negotiations with the teachers.

Superintendent’s Report

Dr. Winchester reported that the auditors completed their sight visit September 28.  Rule 10 requirements were reviewed with the Building Principals, Curriculum Director, Library/Media & Guidance.  MS teacher Austin Thies is a member of the state social studies standards review team. Many trainings and meetings have been held with the start of school.  Walkthroughs of each building have been conducted. Preparation for the AdvancEd visit in November continue.

New Business

Motion by Policy Committee, seconded by Mr. Menke, to approve on second reading Policy 3271 Lease, Sale, or Disposal of School District Buildings & Sites.  Roll Call:

Voting Yes:  Hoffman, Huffman, Menke, Montague-Roes, O’Rourke

Voting No:  None

Vacant Board Position

Motion Carried:  5-0-1

Third reading of Policy 9250 Remuneration and Reimbursement was tabled.

Motion by Policy Committee, seconded by Mr. Menke, to approve on second reading Policy 6140 Curriculum.  Roll Call:

Voting Yes:  Hoffman, Huffman, Menke, Montague-Roes, O’Rourke

Voting No:  None

Vacant Board Position

Motion Carried:  5-0-1

Motion by Policy Committee, seconded by Mr. Menke, to approve on second reading Policy 6161.2 Guidelines for Care of Instructional Materials.  Roll Call:

Voting Yes:  Hoffman, Huffman, Menke, Montague-Roes, O’Rourke

Voting No:  None

Vacant Board Position

Motion Carried:  5-0-1

Motion by Policy Committee, seconded by Mr. Menke, to delete Policy 6161 Equipment, Books, and Materials.  This policy is moved to 6140 & 6161.2. Roll Call:

Voting Yes:  Hoffman, Huffman, Menke, Montague-Roes, O’Rourke

Voting No:  None

Vacant Board Position

Motion Carried:  5-0-1

Motion by Policy Committee, seconded by Mr. Menke, to delete Policy 6145.5 Nondiscrimination.  This policy is included in 6140 plus others. Roll Call:

Voting Yes:  Hoffman, Huffman, Menke, Montague-Roes, O’Rourke

Voting No:  None

Vacant Board Position

Motion Carried:  5-0-1

Motion by Policy Committee, seconded by Mr. Menke, to approve on second reading Policy 6145.9 Insurance.  Roll Call:

Voting Yes:  Hoffman, Huffman, Menke, Montague-Roes, O’Rourke

Voting No:  None

Vacant Board Position

Motion Carried:  5-0-1

Motion by Policy Committee, seconded by Mr. Menke, to approve on first reading Policy 3316 Procurement Plan-School Food Authorities.  Changes are based on federal law changes. Roll Call:

Voting Yes:  Hoffman, Huffman, Menke, Montague-Roes, O’Rourke

Voting No:  None

Vacant Board Position

Motion Carried:  5-0-1

First reading of Policy 6163.1 Libraries/Media Centers and Addendum.

Policy 6146.1 Early Graduation was reviewed, no changes made.

Motion by Mr. Menke, seconded by Ms. Montague-Roes, to approve Matt Howe to graduate in December 2018, upon successful completion of all class requirements.  Roll Call:

Voting Yes:  Hoffman, Huffman, Menke, Montague-Roes, O’Rourke

Voting No:  None

Vacant Board Position

Motion Carried:  5-0-1

Motion by Mr. Menke, seconded by Ms. Montague-Roes, to approve the Multicultural Report.  Roll Call:

Voting Yes:  Hoffman, Huffman, Menke, Montague-Roes, O’Rourke

Voting No:  None

Vacant Board Position

Motion Carried:  5-0-1

Motion by Mr. Huffman, seconded by Ms. Montague-Roes, to hire a search firm to assist with the new superintendent search and hiring process.  Roll Call:

Voting Yes:  Hoffman, Huffman, Menke, Montague-Roes, O’Rourke

Voting No:  None

Vacant Board Position

Motion Carried:  5-0-1

Motion by the Building and Grounds Committee, seconded by Mr. Menke, to accept the proposal from Fisher Roofing for $57,200 for the remainder of the roof replacement at the Primary Building.  Roll Call:

Voting Yes:  Hoffman, Huffman, Menke, Montague-Roes, O’Rourke

Voting No:  None

Vacant Board Position

Motion Carried:  5-0-1

Madison Nitsch was interviewed for the vacant board position.

Motion by Ms. Montague-Roes, seconded by Mr. Huffman, to appoint Mrs. Nitsch to the vacant board position based on her interview and experience.  Roll Call:

Voting Yes:  Hoffman, Huffman, Menke, Montague-Roes, O’Rourke

Voting No:  None

Vacant Board Position

Motion Carried:  5-0-1

Personnel

The Exit Interviews were discussed.  The majority of past employees noted frustration with time and financial constraints.  The Personnel Committee will review the questions and process of the exit interview/questions.  The administration will be included in the discussion.

Board Member Roundtable (Non-Action)  

Appointing a new board member is something the board did tonight for student learning.

The following are potential dates and times for the BOE to meet with the AdvancED team: Dinner on Sunday, 11.25.18 @6 PM, Interviews on Monday 11.26.18 @ 9 AM and Concluding Meeting on Wednesday 11.28.18 @ 3 PM

Strategic Planning Action Plans and CIP Goals were tabled

Advance Planning

Curriculum Committee Meeting, October 15, 2018 at Noon

Policy Committee Meeting-October 15, 2018 at 7:00 AM

Building & Grounds Committee Meeting-November 5, 2018 @ Noon

Personnel Meeting-November 12, 2018 at 7:00 AM

Finance Committee Meeting – November 12, 2018 at Noon

Regular Board Meeting–November 12, 2018 at 5:30 PM

November 6, 2018 Statewide General Election

NASB/NCSA State Conference-November 14-16 in LaVista

AdvancED Engagement Review-November 25-28, 2018

NASB New BOE Member Workshop-November 27, 2018 in Gering  

Public Comment Time for items not on the Agenda

None            

Adjournment

Motion by Mr. Hoffman, seconded by Mr. Huffman, to adjourn at 7:04 PM.  Roll Call:

Voting Yes:  Hoffman, Huffman, Menke, Montague-Roes, O’Rourke

Voting No:  None

Motion Carried:  5-0

Tom Menke

President, Board of Education

Sara Taylor

Secretary, Board of Education

Bills

Alpha Rehabilitation, P.C. 338.14 American Scholastic Achievement League 70.00 ARROW BUILDING CENTER 462.98 Baymont Inn and Suites Lincoln 1,110.00 Beguin, Brad 497.06 Black Hills Energy 903.01 BLACK HILLS WEEKLY GROUP 714.16 Bloom 19.96 Burch, Shelley 201.93 Buskirk, Kristen 88.54 Capital Business Systems Inc. 1,296.15 CAPITAL BUSINESS SYSTEMS 1,388.63 Cash-Wa Distributing-Kearney 42.05 Chadron Ace Hardware 89.82 CHADRON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL 9,417.05 CHADRON GLASS 5,850.00 CHADRON MEDICAL CLINIC P.C. 306.71 Chadron Public Schools 78.78 CITY OF CHADRON 4,210.55 COGDILL, WILLIAM 288.92 Connell, Dina 413.18 CPI 150.00 Craig, Tyler 265.60 Cullan, Melissa 141.34 Cyber Acoustics 819.00 DAS State Accounting-Central Finance, 229.49 Discount Magazine Subscription Service, Inc. 1,155.01 Do Drop In 1,585.63 Domino’s Pizza 276.00 EDUCATIONAL SERVICE UNIT #13 15,322.11 Ewald, Catherine 795.29 Fisher, Jessica 40.39 Follett School Solutions, Inc. 163.04 Froman, CJ 206.59 Galbraith, Jennifer 295.13 GOPHER 869.66 Great Plains Communications 1,456.24 Gregory, Margaret 40.00 HAGGERTYS MUSICWORKS 3,080.92 HENCEY PLUMBING 559.18 Hillyard/Sioux Falls 1,086.84 Hughbanks -Pyle, Jennifer 619.77 IDEAL LINEN SUPPLY 1,097.63 IPEVO 297.00 John Deere Financial 15.74 Johns, Shellie 90.10 Johnson, Lucius 413.18 Kahl, Bryan 295.13 Kimball Junior High 25.00 LaQuinta Inns & Suites Kearney 231.92 Lemmon, Ruth 442.69 Lien, Kayla 206.59 Lincoln Marriott Cornhusker 211.00 Maan Inc. 54.96 MADSEN, JUSTIN 265.61 MODERN FARM EQUIPMENT 2,100.66 Mosaic @ Bethphage Village 11,027.10 NACIA 15.00 NASB 867.00 NCSA 490.00 NE SAFETY CENTER @ UNK 25.00 Nebraska Academy of Sciences 300.00 Nebraska Gov 101.00 NEBRASKA PUBLIC POWER DIST. 11,155.92 NEW LEAF 40.00 Nordick, Sam 369.69 O’Donnell, George 236.10 One Source 132.00 OUTLAW PRINTERS 320.30 PERRY, GUTHERY, HAASE, & GESSFORD, P.C., L.L.O. 240.00 PROTEX CENTRAL 7,595.83 QUALITY TIRE 739.95 RASMUSSEN MECHANICAL SERVICES 2,944.69 REGION I 133.46 ROBERT’S ELECTRIC 1,012.83 RON’S REPAIR15.00 SAFEWAY STORES 30.23 Scherbarth, Chelsey 363.47 Sellman, Sandi 619.77 Skeeter’s NAPA Auto Parts 223.05 SMALLWOOD LOCK SUPPLY 271.98 Smith, Heidi 368.89 Smith, Nathan 195.72 South Platte NRD 17.00 Stoker, Laura 646.18 STURDEVANT’S AUTO PARTS 2,845.28 SWINNEY, KACI 40.00 U.S. Bank 2,272.34 Verizon Wireless 405.01 WAL-MART 1,451.96 WESTERN COOPERATIVE COMPANY 17.36 WESTERN PATHOLOGY CONSULTANTS 404.00 Wild, Waymann 545.22 Winchester, Caroline 58.75 WRIGHT EXPRESS FCS 737.14 General Fund 111,966.28

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CHADRON, NEBRASKA

October 09, 2018

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 9:01 A.M. on the 9th day of October, 2018 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 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 September 11, 2018 minutes as published. Roll call vote, Ayes: Rivera, Stewart and Johnson. Nays: None. Motion carried. No correspondence was received. Resolution No. 2018-22 setting the 2018-2019 levies for various political subdivisions was introduced by Commissioner Rivera, seconded by Johnson. Roll call vote, Ayes: Rivera, Stewart and Johnson. 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 9:10 A.M. The next meeting will be held on November 13, 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, November 08, 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

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CHADRON, NEBRASKA

October 09, 2018

DAWES COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

The Public convened meeting of the Dawes County Commissioners in regular session was commenced at the hour of 9:11 A.M. on the 9th day of October, 2018 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, amending the Agenda to add executive session after interviews for the Public Defender position with approval of the remaining Agenda items. Roll call vote, Ayes: Johnson, Rivera and Stewart. Nays: None. Motion carried. Motion by Commissioner Rivera, seconded by Johnson, approving the minutes of the September 25, 2018 meeting with the following corrections to wit: $1,275.99 not $12,275.99; claim #18090151 wasn’t paid until Commissioner Stewart had the opportunity to visit with the Chadron Community Hospital; River A claims were approved with Commissioner Rivera abstaining from the vote and Egan South project not Lemmon South project all as published. Roll call vote, Ayes: Rivera, Stewart and Johnson. Nays: None. Motion carried. Claims were reviewed. Motion by Commissioner Johnson, seconded by Rivera, approving all claims as presented. Roll call vote, Ayes: Stewart, Johnson and Rivera. Nays: None. Motion carried. Correspondence acknowledged by the Board was a letter received from the NE National Forest. Public Comment ensued with Commissioner Stewart introducing Bernard Straetker, Scotts Bluff County Defender’s Office. Commissioner Stewart thanked Mr. Straetker for coming to Chadron and sitting in on the Public Defender interviews scheduled later in the morning. Commissioner Johnson reported officers were elected at the recent Panhandle District Meeting. By-laws will be possibly amended addressing the secretarial position. Commissioner Stewart requested anyone from the community having questions surrounding city government to please contact the City of Chadron council members, not county commissioners. The Dawes County commissioners have no control over city issues. Katie Haynes, Public Defender’s Office, joined the meeting.

At 9:37 A.M. Larry Hankin, Highway Superintendent, met with the Board. Road Updates included the following to wit: District 1-one guy working crusher and one guy blading. District 2-One mile of road built on Squaw Mound. District 3-hauling on Lone Tree Road, tree removal on West Ash Creek Road and opened a culvert. Tony Armer, Mainelli, Wagner & Associates reported the Dunlap Road reconstruction will come in at a cost of $1.3 million dollars if the project is not phased out. Funding issues were discussed. The asphalt mix design is good to go. Charles Wood joined the meeting. Discussion ensued regarding a one (1) month lease of a crusher/screener with no action taken. MSHA training is planned for all Road Department employees. In other business the Board reviewed and approved by general consent the monthly fee/mileage reports of the various departments. The Maximus certification was reviewed. Commissioner Rivera, seconded by Johnson, moved to direct the Chairman to sign the certification statement. Roll call vote, Ayes: Johnson, Rivera and Stewart. Nays: None. Motion carried. Two tourism grants were reviewed for approval to wit: Crawford Cattle Call in the amount of $2,000.00 and Dawes County Historical Museum in the amount of $30,000.00 over a two (2) year period. Commissioner Rivera, seconded by Johnson, moved to approve both grants as presented. Roll call vote, Ayes: Rivera, Stewart and Johnson. Nays: None. Motion carried. Three (3) snow removal bids were received to wit: Victor King-$50.00 each time for parking lot, no sidewalk bids. Bob’s Snow Removal-$75.00 each time for parking lot; blizzard conditions the rate increases to $75.00 per hour. No sidewalk bids. Herb Peterson-$47.00 each time for Courthouse sidewalks; $20.00 each time for 250 Main Street and $10.00 each time for 343 Main Street. No bids received for parking lot snow removal. Commissioner Johnson, seconded by Rivera, moved to award the parking lot snow removal bid of $50.00 each time to Victor King and the sidewalk bids to Herb Peterson with the stipulation they both meet with Brad Streeks, Custodian, to schedule snow removal. Roll call vote, Ayes: Stewart, Johnson and Rivera. Nays: None. Motion carried. The Board recessed at 10:12 A.M. and reconvened to regular session at 10:20 A.M. The scheduled appointment of Karl Dailey was cancelled. The Board moved the District Courtroom to conduct Public Defender interviews with Becca Chasek at 10:30 A.M. and Edwina Heise scheduled for 11:15 A.M. Commissioner Stewart was excused from participating in the interview process. At 11:38 A.M. a motion to enter executive session to discuss candidate interviews was made by Commissioner Rivera, seconded by Johnson. Roll call vote, Ayes: Johnson and Rivera. Nays: None. Motion carried. At 12:09 P.M. a motion to reconvene to regular session was made by Commissioner Rivera, seconded by Johnson, with no action taken. Roll call vote, Ayes: Rivera and Johnson. Nays: None. Motion carried.

At 12:10 P.M. there being no further business before the Board, the Vice Chairman adjourned the meeting. The next meeting of the Dawes County Commissioners will be October 23, 2018 beginning at 9:00 A.M. The meeting will be held in the former County Courtroom located in the basement of the Courthouse. A current agenda is available at the Clerk’s Office during normal business hours but will close at 12:00 P.M., October 18, 2018. 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

October 09, 2018 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 $1,471.24 100 AGING OFFICE OF WESTERN NEBRASKA $1,968.00 100 AMERITAS LIFE INSURANCE CORP $8,292.47 100 ARROW BUILDING CENTER $549.56 100 AT&T $5.54 100 BLACK HILLS ENERGY $139.72 100 BLUE CROSS & BLUE SHIELD OF NE $32,672.45 100 THE BUSINESS CONNECTION $403.26 100 CENTURYLINK $1,009.78 100 CENTURYLINK LONG DIST-CLERK $16.65 100 CENTURYLINK LONG DIST-COUNTY COURT $34.48 100 CENTURYLINK LONG DIST-E 911 $5.08 100 CENTURYLINK LONG DIST-EXTENSION $33.40 100 CHADRON ACE HARDWARE $1,083.34 100 CHADRON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL & HEALTH $2,008.48 100 CHADRON MEDICAL CLINIC $146.00 100 CHADRON MOTOR COMPANY $37.16 100 REBECCA CHASEK DBA DOUGLAS,KELLY $2,114.35 100 CITY OF CHADRON $628.44 100 CRAWFORD CLIPPER/HARRISON SUN $340.80 100 CRAWFORD CLIPPER/HUMAN RESOURCES $36.20 100 CRAWFORD HANDI BUS $1,600.00 100 CRAWFORD RSVP $1,500.00 100 CRAWFORD SENIOR CITIZENS PROGRAM $1,800.00 100 CRITES,SHAFFER,CONNEALY,WATSON,HARF $280.00 100 DARIN CROWELL $384.13 100 D&S MARKET,LLC $1,241.78 100 DAS STATE ACCOUNTING $202.93 100 DASH MEDICAL GLOVES INC $83.80 100 DAWES COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY $4,000.00 100 DAWES COUNTY TREASURER $612.00 100 DAWES COUNTY TREASURER $171.87 100 DIXIE EATON $25.00 100 ELECTION SYSTEMS & SOFTWARE INC $506.70 100 FIRST BANKCARD/CHERYL FEIST $1,152.49 100 FIRST BANKCARD/PUBLIC DEFENDER $587.16 100 FIRST NATIONAL BANK, NORTH PLATTE $13,245.69 100 FP MAILING SOLUTIONS $130.00 100 GREAT PLAINS COMMUNICATIONS $436.79 100 KATHLEEN HAYNES $148.31 100 HENCEY PLUMBING & HYDRONICS,INC $120.00 100 HILLS TIRE & SUPPLY $1,162.95 100 CHANNING JONS $35.00 100 MADISON NATIONAL LIFE $81.30 100 MANNA SYSTEMS AND CONSULTING $356.00 100 MIPS INC $3,241.78 100 MOBIUS COMMUNICATIONS $264.45 100 NATIONAL BUSINESS FURNITURE,LLC $1,031.20 100 NE DEPT OF HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES $14,532.00 100 NEBRASKA DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE $1,385.44 100 NEBRASKA DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE/LEVY $25.00 100 NEBRASKA NORTHWEST DEVELOPMENT CORP $8,250.00 100 NEBRASKA PUBLIC POWER DIST-E911 $32.50 100 NEBRASKA PUBLIC POWER DIST-WEED $129.42 100 NEBRASKA TOTAL OFFICE/CO ATTORNEY $68.95 100 NEBRASKA TOTAL OFFICE/SHERIFF $85.10 100 NEBRASKA TOTAL OFFICE/TREASURER $357.40 100 NORTHWEST RURAL PUBLIC POWER DIST $156.70 100 NOTARY PUBLIC UNDERWRITERS $96.00 100 OFFICE DEPOT CREDIT PLAN $179.99 100 OMAHA WORLD-HERALD $880.00 100 OUTLAW PRINTERS,INC $104.00 100 PESTS GO $35.00 100 QUILL CORPORATION $136.39 100 RAPID CITY JOURNAL-WEBSITE $99.00 100 RAPID CITY JOURNAL/ASSESSOR $124.44 100 RAPID CITY JOURNAL/COMMISSIONERS $1,252.76 100 REG I MENTAL HEALTH & SUBSTANCE $14,220.50 100 REG I OFFICE OF HUMAN DEVELOPMENT $3,600.00 100 REGION 23 EMERGENCY SERVICES $11,952.00 100 MALYCHANH SAYALOUNE $56.26 100 SCOTT ROBERTS ELECTRIC INC $99.59 100 SCOTTS BLUFF COUNTY $6,388.29 100 SENIOR VOLUNTEER SERVICES $2,000.00 100 SKAVDAHL & EDMUND $5,648.56 100 SKEETERS AUTO PARTS INC $235.63 100 SCOTT M SWICKARD $724.02 100 JUSTIN TOLLMAN $19.26 100 TRANSUNION RISK AND ALTERNATIVE $25.00 100 UNIVERSITY OF NE-LINCOLN CAR RENTAL $183.97 100 USDA,APHIS,WILDLIFE SERVICES $20,440.00 100 VERIZON WIRELESS/COUNTY ATTORNEY $103.23 100 VERIZON WIRELESS/E911 $160.99 100 VSP VISION PLAN $228.85 100 WALMART COMMUNITY-TREASURER $53.28 100 WALMART COMMUNITY-WEED $53.07 100 WALMART COMMUNITY/CLERK $44.20 100 BOBBI WELLNTIZ $111.70 100 SAM WELLNITZ $97.01 100 JON WORTHMAN LAW OFFICE $260.00 100 XEROX CORPORATION/E911 $440.98 100 XEROX CORPORATION/TREASURER $120.63 100 XEROX CORPORATION/VETERANS OFFICE $129.57 200 ACTION COMMUNICATIONS INC $26,812.29 200 AFLAC $264.41 200 AMERITAS LIFE INSURANCE CORP $1,019.91 200 ASAP EXPRESS $27.07 200 BIERSCHBACH EQUIPMENT & SUPPLY,INC $318.00 200 BLACK HILLS ENERGY $76.09 200 BLUE CROSS & BLUE SHIELD OF NE $2,044.03 200 BRAD’S TRUCK SERVICE $693.46 200 BUTLER MACHINERY COMPANY $54.31 200 CENTURYLINK $107.30 200 CITY OF CHADRON $107.71 200 CITY OF CRAWFORD $114.86 200 DAWES COUNTY TREASURER $55.00 200 DELUXE RADIATOR $120.00 200 FERN R ELESON ESTATE $14,715.00 200 FIRST NATIONAL BANK, NORTH PLATTE $2,836.51 200 H&H SANITATION AND RECYCLING,INC $53.50 200 HERREN BROTHERS TRUE VALUE $72.88 200 ROCKY LEMMON $57.50 200 MATHESON LINWELD INC $31.80 200 MOBIUS COMMUNICATIONS $37.61 200 NEBRASKA DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE $537.18 200 NEBRASKA PUBLIC POWER DISTRICT $71.67 200 NEBRASKA TOTAL OFFICE/ROADS $96.70 200 NETWORKFLEET,INC-ROADS $515.99 200 NORTH CENTRAL INTERNATIONAL,INC $487.45 200 POWERPLAN $6,802.29 200 RDO TRUCK CENTER $356.30 200 SKEETERS AUTO PARTS INC $2,148.09 200 STATE OF NEBRASKA $1,564.00 200 STEVE’S TRUCK & EQUIPMENT,INC $100.00 200 VSP VISION PLAN $109.94 200 WALMART COMMUNITY-ROADS $5.78 650 STACY SWINNEY $6,000.00 990 AFLAC $39.78 990 AMERITAS LIFE INSURANCE CORP $62.06 990 BLUE CROSS & BLUE SHIELD OF NE $98.11 990 CHADRON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE $1,497.89 990 FIRST BANKCARD/TOURISM $264.04 990 FIRST NATIONAL BANK, NORTH PLATTE $166.81 990 GREAT PLAINS COMMUNICATIONS $138.40 990 NEBRASKA DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE $31.93 990 NEBRASKA TOTAL OFFICE/TOURISM $71.94 990 NEBRASKALAND MAGAZINE $600.00 990 KRISTINA REEVES $342.26 990 VSP VISION PLAN $8.78 2910 INTRALINKS,INC $2,021.91

Publish Oct. 17, 2018

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