Board of Commissioners
Board of Commissioners
1) MINUTES: Approval of the minutes of the Board of Commissioners meeting held on Tuesday, May 6, 1997. (A copy of these minutes is on file in the Office of the Lancaster County Clerk.) 2) CLAIMS: Approval of all claims processed through Tuesday, May 13, 1997, with the exception that the vote of any Commissioner who might have a conflict of interest in the payment of any claim shall be deemed an abstention from approval for such claims alone. 3) ITEMS OF PUBLIC PARTICIPATION: It is the policy of the Lancaster County Board of Commissioners to accommodate the public to the greatest extent possible. Therefore, this agenda has been prepared with items of greatest public interest at the beginning with more routine items toward the end as a courtesy to those who wish to speak with the County Board at this meeting. If you are here to participate on an item and need special consideration because of a schedule conflict or some other problem, would you please let us know now so we can try to meet your needs. * A resolution declaring Thursday, May 15, 1997 as Peace Officers' Memorial Day (Resolution No. 5501) - Sheriff Terry Wagner COMMENTS FROM PUBLIC ON AGENDA ITEMS: Members of the public who wish to comment on any item on the agenda may come forward at this time. 4) NEW BUSINESS: A. A recommendation from the Purchasing Agent to award a bid to Industrial Services, Inc. to provide for the removal of dead animals from County roads, in the amount of $11,880. B. Recommendation from the Purchasing Agent and the County Engineer to award a bid for gravel surface coarse material hauling to Western Sand and Gravel (hauler and producer) for a total amount of $337,215 (Project Numbers 97-34H and 97- 35H). C. Emergency appropriations from the Miscellaneous General Funds to the following agencies (Resolution No. 5502): AGENCY AMOUNT Register of Deeds $ 18,427 Geographic Information System $ 32,567 Juvenile Court $227,000 Election Commissioner $ 55,364 Budget & Fiscal $ 2,593 County Engineer $ 48,078 Sheriff $116,690 Corrections $ 90,000 Veterans Service $ 4,500 D. Approval to write off an uncollectible account, for $2,202.55, owed to Lancaster Manor (Resolution No. 5503). E. Rescind a Resolution (Resolution No. 5480) directing the County Engineer to conduct a study regarding the vacation of two County roads in the Village of Jamaica in Lancaster County, Nebraska. F. An addendum to an agreement between the Attention Center for Youth and Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department to provide an additional 0.5 full-time registered nurse, at a total cost of $19,640, commencing April 1, 1997. G. An agreement with Speece and Lewis Engineers to perform design work on the Firth viaduct over the Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway Company, in the amount of $57,500. H. A contract with Perfect Cup Vending to provide vending services with a guaranteed annual minimum commission of $18,000 per year to be paid to the Corrections Department. This contract commences May 28, 1997 and ends May 27, 2000. I. An agreement with Lincoln and Lancaster County Child Guidance Center to provide mental health services for the Attention Center for Youth, not to exceed $1,500, effective upon execution of the agreement. J. An agreement with Educational Service Unit 18 to provide educational services to youth detained at the Attention Center for Youth and the Attention Center West, in an amount not to exceed $378,491, commencing August 20, 1997 and ending June 30, 1998. K. An interlocal agreement with the City of Waverly to implement financial assistance for Kinco Manufacturing Company, LLC. L. An agreement with Kinco Manufacturing Company, LLC, for Community Development Block Grant loan, in an amount not to exceed $10,000, for the creation of a new permanent job. M. A contract with Pavers LLC for asphaltic concrete resurfacing and paving, in the amount of $1,049,169.67, at the following locations: Construction of asphaltic concrete paving: On Adams Street from North 84th Street east the Stevens Creek Bridge On North 14th Street from Agnew Road to Saunders County Lancaster County office parking lot located at 444 Cherrycreek Road Construction of asphaltic concrete resurfacing course: On North 14th Street from Davey Road to Agnew Road On Firth Road from Highway 77 to South 68th Street On South 68th Street from Roca Road to Saltillo Road On Coddington Avenue from Burnham Avenue to the Lincoln City Limits Intersection reconstruction: On Coddington Avenue and West Van Dorn Street 5) CONSENT ITEMS: These are items of business before the Lancaster County Board of Commissioners which have been previously supplied to each Commissioner in writing, which are relatively routine and which are expected to be adopted without dissent. Any individual item may be removed for special discussion and consideration by a Commissioner or by any member of the public without prior notice. Unless there is an exception, these items will be approved as one with a single vote of the Board of Commissioners. These items are consideration of: A. Monthly reports for the following: AGENCY County Clerk Lancaster Manor Records and Information Management Veterans' Service Center B. Setting of a public hearing for Tuesday, May 20, 1997 at 1:30 p.m. in the Commissioners Hearing Room on the first floor of the County-City Building to increase appropriations for the Lancaster Manor Fund, the Community Mental Health Center Fund and the County-City Property Management Fund. C. An agreement with Multi-County Information and Programming Services (MIPS) for computer software support for the County Treasurer's Office, in the total amount of $1,560. D. A maintenance agreement with Solutions, in the amount of $700.70, for the Corrections Department. E. An agreement with Dwight Johnson and Associates for appraisal services, in the amount of $2,900, in connection with the acquisition of a right-of-way project on West Agnew Road. F. Contracts relating to road improvements with the following: LANDOWNER LOCATION AMOUNT Ansel B. and Ruth L. On South 56th Street $1,490 Chase near Rokeby Road Teresa L. Eisenbarth On Arbor Road near $56 Highway 77 Gerald Lee and Joan M. On Arbor Road near $2,157 Maxson (2 contracts) Highway 77 Joseph M. and Patricia On South 56th Street $6,855 A. Hyland Kevin Schlake On West Sprague Road $10 near Sprague, Nebraska James N. and Becky S. On Bluff Road near $142 and Simpson North 84th Street a land donation 6) ANNOUNCEMENTS: A. The County Board will review developments in the County Records System on Tuesday, May 13, 1997 at 3 p.m. or after the Board of Equalization, whichever is later, in the Commissioners Hearing Room located on the first floor of the County-City Building. B. The Lancaster County Board of Commissioners will hold a meeting on Thursday, May 15, 1997 at 7:30 a.m., with an overview of the Budget at 9 a.m., in the Fourth Floor Conference of the County-City Building. C. A public hearing will be held on Tuesday, May 20, 1997 at 1:30 p.m. in the Commissioners Hearing Room located on the first floor of the County-City Building for a street name change, requested by James J. Powers, Commander of Chapter 200 of the Military Order of the Purple Heart of the United States of America, to name the segment of U.S. Highway 34 between the Nebraska State Highway 79 intersection and Interstate 80 as "Purple Heart Highway" in Lancaster County, Nebraska. D. A public hearing will be held on Tuesday, June 3, 1997 at 1:30 p.m. in the Commissioners Hearing Room located on the first floor of the County-City Building regarding a vacation of South 82nd Street, Pella Road, Princeton Road and Olive Creek Road in connection with the Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway Company Project near Firth in Lancaster County, Nebraska. E. The Lancaster County Board of Commissioners will also hold Department Budget Hearings on the following dates and times in the Register of Deeds Conference Room, County-City Building, 555 South 10th Street, Lincoln, Nebraska: Tuesday, May 20, 1997 Emergency Services 8:00 a.m. Human Services & Justice Council 8:30 a.m. County Attorney 9:00 a.m. Diversion Services 9:30 a.m. Weed Control 10:00 a.m. County Treasurer 10:30 a.m. Info. Services Policy Committee 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, May 27, 1997 Extension Office 8:00 a.m. Public Defender 8:30 a.m. Register of Deeds 9:00 a.m. Corrections 9:30 a.m. Sheriff 10:00 a.m. Election Commission 10:30 a.m. Mental Health Center 11:00 a.m. Records Management 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 3, 1997 County Clerk 8:00 a.m. County Engineer & 8:30 a.m. Geographic Information System. County Assessor 9:00 a.m. Attention Center 9:30 a.m. Lancaster Manor 10:00 a.m. County Court 10:30 a.m. Property Management 11:00 a.m. Visitors Promotion 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 10, 1997 Juvenile Court 8:00 a.m. Library 8:30 a.m. Agricultural Society 9:00 a.m. Building Fund 10:00 a.m. General Fund Miscellaneous 10:30 a.m. Relief/Medical 11:00 a.m. District Court and 11:30 a.m. Clerk of the District Court Tuesday, June 17, 1997 Finalization of the review of agency budgets and seconded interviews if needed at 9:30 a.m. Other budget meetings are scheduled to be held in the Fourth Floor Conference Room of the County-City Building as follows: Thursday, June 19, 1997 at 8:30 a.m. - Working Session Thursday, June 26, 1997 at 8:30 a.m. - Working Session Thursday, July 10, 1997 at 8:30 a.m. - Working Session* Thursday, July 17, 1997 at 8:30 a.m. - Working Session *Common Budget Meeting for joint budgets - Tentative date of July 10, 1997; location and time to be announced. Tuesday, July 15, 1997 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.; Board Proposed Budget Working Session; County-City Building, Register of Deeds Conference Room. A public hearing will be held on Tuesday, August 12, 1997 at 7 p.m. in the Commissioners Hearing Room on the first floor of the County-City Building. Adoption of the County Budget will be on Tuesday, August 26, 1997. F. The Lancaster County Board of Commissioners meeting which is broadcast live at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesdays will be re-broadcast at 6:30 p.m. on Cablevision Channel 5. 7) EMERGENCY ITEMS AND OTHER BUSINESS: 8) PENDING: A. Comprehensive Plan Amendment Number 15 revising the Lincoln Land Use Plan to change an 18-acre area at the southwest corner of 56th Street and Pine Lake Road from Residential to Commercial. B. Change of Zone Number 147, from AG Agricultural to AGR Agricultural Residential, requested by Peter W. Katt on behalf of Steve Champoux, on property located at the northwest corner of 134th and "A" Streets in Lancaster County, Nebraska. C. County Change of Zone Number 139, from AG Agriculture to AGR Agricultural Residential, requested by LeRoy F. Busboom, on property located at the northeast corner of Southwest 112th Street and West Pioneers Boulevard in Lancaster County, Nebraska. (This item is scheduled for further discussion on Tuesday, July 15, 1997 at 1:30 p.m.) D. County Change of Zone Number 165, from AG Agricultural to AGR Agricultural Residential, requested by Harry Muhlbach, on property located west of North 56th Street (Highway 77) between Mill Road and Raymond Road in Lancaster County, Nebraska. (This item is scheduled for further discussion on Tuesday, September 9, 1997 at 1:30 p.m.) 9) ADJOURNMENT: This agenda, which is kept continually current, is available for inspection in the Office of the County Clerk in Lancaster County, Nebraska. NOTE: An interpreter for the hearing impaired will be available at the meeting upon request. Pease contact the County Clerk's Office at 441-6336 and ask for Susan Starcher or Kandra Hahn at least 48 hours prior to the meeting if this accommodation is required, or if you have any other special communication needs requiring assistance.May 13, 1997 Minutes
Agenda For A Meeting Of The Lancaster County Board Of Equalization To Be Held Tuesday, May 13, 1997 At 1:30 p.m. In The County Commissioners Hearing Room, First Floor, County-City Building. 1) MINUTES: Approval of the minutes of the Board of Equalization meeting held on Tuesday, May 6, 1997. (A copy of these minutes is on file in the Office of the Lancaster County Clerk.) 2) ADDITIONS AND DEDUCTIONS: Approval of 33 additions and deductions to the tax assessment rolls per Exhibit "A". 3) MOTOR VEHICLE TAX EXEMPTIONS: The Catholic Bishop of Lincoln Cedars Youth Services Clyde Malone Community Center Saint Elizabeth Community Health Center Saint Thomas Aquinas Church Sesostris Shrine Temple 4) Approval of a change of tax exemption for 1997 from a partial to a full exemption for Bennet Community Church. 5) Approval of a tax exemption for 1997 on real estate, with a late filing penalty, for the Food Bank of Lincoln, Inc. 6) Approval of a tax exemption for 1997 on personal property for St. Elizabeth Physician Resource Network dba/Holy Family Medical Specialities. 7) Appeal of a homestead exemption for Evan Haydon. 8) Protest on an omitted/undervalued notice for Watts Investments. 9) Appeals filed by Pfizer, Inc. on personal property. 10) An appeal filed by David L. Chambers on real estate.