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AGENDA

LANCASTER COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

COUNTY-CITY BUILDING, ROOM 112

TUESDAY, MAY 23, 2017

9:00 A.M.

 

COMMISSIONERS:  Todd Wiltgen, Chair; Bill Avery, Vice Chair;

Roma Amundson; Jennifer Brinkman; and Deb Schorr

 

Location Announcement of Nebraska Open Meetings Act:  A copy of the Nebraska Open Meetings Act is located on the wall at the rear of the Hearing Room.  Additionally, a copy of all written material to be discussed at today's open meeting is available from the County Clerk's staff.  These materials can also be viewed on the County's web site at lancaster.ne.gov. 

 

Those wishing to speak on items specific to today's agenda are asked to do so when the item is called by the County Clerk.  Each speaker is limited to five (5) minutes.  Time limits may be extended or reasonably decreased at the discretion of the County Board Chair.

 

Those wishing to speak on items relating to other County business not on the agenda may speak during the public comment portion of the agenda.  Each speaker is limited to five (5) minutes.  These time limits may be extended or reasonably decreased at the discretion of the County Board Chair.  The public comment period will be limited to one (1) hour.

 

If you are here to participate on an item and need special consideration because of a schedule conflict or some other reason, please let the Clerk know prior to the meeting so we may accommodate your needs.

 

1)     MINUTES:

 

A.       Approval of the minutes of the Board of Commissioners meeting held on Tuesday, May 16, 2017. 

 

2)     CLAIMS:

 

A.       Approval of all claims processed through May 23, 2017.

 

3)     NEW BUSINESS:

 

A.       Special designated license application from Kramer Bar & Grill for an event to be held on July 8, 2017 at Kramer Bar & Grill, 11365 W. Kramer Street, Kramer, Nebraska. 

 

B.       Resolution in the matter of the closure of Structure H-115.  (R-17-0039)

 

C.        Agreement with the League of Human Dignity to provide to residents the "Independent Living" curriculum.  Term of the agreement is from July 1, 2017 through January 31, 2019.  There is no cost to the County.  (C-17-0351)


D.       Renewal of an agreement with Ameritas Group for the administration of the Lancaster County self-insured dental plan from January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018.  The monthly fee of $4.47 per enrolled employee will be applicable from the stated term.  (C-17-0352)

 

E.        Renewal of an agreement with Ameritas Group for the administration of the Lancaster County vision plan from January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018.  The current plan and rates will be the same as those applicable to the period of January 1, 2016 through December 31, 2017.  (C-17-0353)

 

F.        Nebraska Medicaid Participating Provider Agreement between WellCare of Nebraska, Inc. and Lancaster County.  Term of the agreement is for one year from the effective date.   (C-17-0354)

 

G.       Licensing agreement with Swank Motion Pictures, Inc. for showing DVD movies at the Youth Services Center.  The County will pay $449.10 for the license.  Term of the agreement is July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018.  (C-17-0355)

 

H.       Memorandum of Understanding among the City of Lincoln, the Lincoln-Lancaster County Public Building Commission and Lancaster County to upgrade 5 City TV equipment.  The cost to the County is approximately $2,019.05.  (C-17-0342) 

 

I.        Agreement with NASRO to provide an advanced training program for up to fifteen School Resource Officers from June 14-16, 2017.  Cost to the County is $4,800.   (C-17-0356)

 

J.        Grant contract with the YWCA of Lincoln in the amount of $10,455 for the Girls Circle program though the Nebraska Commission on Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Services Aid State Grant #16-CB-523.  Term of the grant contract is April 1, 2017 through June 30, 2017.  (C-17-0299)

 

K.       Amendment to County Contract C-17-0254 with the Human Services Federation to facilitate the Youth Thrive Training.  The cost for the two additional trainings will increase the contract by $4,150 for the remainder of the contract term with a revised total amount of $9,500.  (C-17-0361)

 

L.        Recommendation from the Purchasing Department and County Engineer to award a contract to Gana Trucking and Excavating for 2017 Erosion Control (Project No. 17-08; Bid No. 17-139).  The total amount is $271,106.45.  (B-17-0139)

 

M.      Agreement with Constructors, Inc., for asphalt and resurfacing projects in 2017, the amount of $5,097,807.23, with an option for additional work in the amount of $1,038,302.06.  Work is to be completed on or before November 1, 2017. (C-17-0357)

 

N.       Amendment to County Contract C-15-0217 with Gary's Lawn & Landscape for the annual service of noxious weed control, spraying and mowing (Bid No. 15-087).  The amendment renews the contract from May 19, 2017 through May 18, 2018.  The cost to the County is not to exceed $15,000.  (C-17-0337)

 

4)     CONSENT ITEMSThese are routine business items that 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 approval of: 

 

A.         Setting a public hearing on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at 9:00 a.m., in Room 112 of the County-City Building (555 S 10th Street, Lincoln) for County Text Amendment No. 17008 to amend Articles 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 20 and 22 of the Lancaster County Zoning Resolution.  

 

B.       Right-of-way contracts between Lancaster County and the following:

 

1.     SSAR, LLC, South 84th Street and Rokeby Road, in the amount of $2,070.50.  (C-17-0358) 

2.     Catholic Bishop of Lincoln, South 84th Street and Rokeby Road, in the amount of $1,361.25.  (C-17-0359)

3.     Donnie W. Johnson, Trustee, North 176th Street and Waverly Road, in the amount of $230.50.  (C-17-0360)

 

C.        Utility Permit No. 1544 allowing Windstream Nebraska, Inc., to re-locate 500 linear feet of buried fiber optic cable on NW 112th Street west to the County right-of-way.  There is no cost to the County.  (C-17-0350)

 

5)     PUBLIC COMMENT: Those wishing to speak on items relating to County business not on the agenda may do so at this time. 

 

Per the Lancaster County Board of Commissioners' Guidelines for Public Participation each speaker is limited to five (5) minutes.  Time limits may be extended or reasonably decreased at the discretion of the County Board Chair.  The public comment period is limited to one (1) hour in duration. 

 

6)     ANNOUNCEMENTS:

 

A.       The Lancaster County Board of Commissioners will hold a staff meeting, including department budget hearings, on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 9:00 a.m., in the Bill Luxford Studio (Room 113) of the County-City Building (555 S. 10th Street, Lincoln).  Please note the time change due to the Employee Recognition Breakfast.

 

B.       The Lancaster County Board of Commissioners will hold their next regular meeting on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at 9:00 a.m., in Room 112 of the County-City Building (555 S. 10th Street, Lincoln).

 

C.        The County Commissioners can be reached at 402-441-7447 or commish@lancaster.ne.gov


D.       The Lancaster County Board of Commissioners meeting is broadcast live.  It is rebroadcast on Tuesdays (1:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.), Wednesdays (12:00 a.m. midnight) and Saturdays (3:30 p.m.) on 5 City-TV, Cable Channel 5.  In addition, the meeting may be viewed on the internet at lancaster.ne.gov under 5 City-TV, Video on Demand or 5 City-TV on YouTube.

 

7)     ADJOURNMENT

 

This agenda, which is kept continually current, is available for inspection during regular business hours in the office of the Lancaster County Clerk, located at 555 S. 10th Street, Room 108, Lincoln, Nebraska.  The Board of Equalization meeting agendas and minutes are also available on the County's web site at lancaster.ne.gov.

 

Interpreters for the hearing impaired are available upon request.  Please contact the County Clerk's Office at 402-441-7481 at least 48 hours prior to the meeting if this accommodation is required, or if you have any other special communication needs requiring assistance. 

 

Si necesita ayuda con el idioma español, por favor haga arreglos con el secretario del condado de Lancaster en un plazo de dos días antes de la reunión pública.  El número de teléfono del secretario del condado de Lancaster es 402-441-7481.  (If you need Spanish language assistance, please make arrangements with the Lancaster County Clerk within two days of the public meeting.  The phone number for the Lancaster County Clerk is 402-441-7481.)

 

 

 

 

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