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AGENDA

LANCASTER COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

COUNTY-CITY BUILDING, ROOM 112

TUESDAY, JUNE 20, 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, June 13, 2017. 

 

2)     CLAIMS:

 

A.       Approval of all claims processed through June 20, 2017.

 

3)     NEW BUSINESS:

 

A.       Reappointment of Bruce Trautwein to the Lancaster County Veterans Service Committee. 

 

B.       Resolution in the matter of authorizing use of the County Visitors Improvement Fund for Visitor Promotion.  (R-17-0046)

 

C.        Resolution in the matter of transferring appropriations from the General Fund Miscellaneous Budget to various General Fund Agencies.  The amount to be transferred is $70,700.  (R-17-0047)

 

D.       Resolution in the matter of adopting the updated Lancaster County Local Emergency Operations Plan (LEOP).  (R-17-0048)

 

E.        Resolution authorizing the installation of driveway warning signs on Bluff Road and on NW 56th Street, in Lancaster County.  (R-17-0049)

 

F.        An agreement between the Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and the Lancaster County Sheriff's Office for the hiring of sheriff's deputies to assist the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Police Department with security of University facilities and the safety of the public for University events.  The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Police Department will pay the Lancaster County Sheriff's Office for the deputies' hours worked at the rate of one and one-half (1.5) times the regular hourly pay, plus benefits and also pay vehicle charges, if requested.  The contract shall expire on June 30, 2018.  (C-17-0432)

 

G.       Agreement between the Regents of the University of Colorado on behalf of the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs and Lancaster County for the Mental Health Crisis Center, to establish an internship program at the Crisis Center for the University's students in the Arthur E. Johnson Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences.  The term of the agreement is from June 1, 2017 through May 31, 2022.  (C-17-0433)

 

H.       Interlocal agreement among Lancaster County, the City of Lincoln and Saunders County for the development of a Local Workforce Development Area.  (C-17-0434)

 

I.        Recommendation from the Purchasing Department and the County Engineer to award a contract to TCW Construction, Inc., for concrete box culverts H-128, H-130 and J-143.  The cost to the County is $715,937.  (B-17-0171)

 

J.        Amendment to County Contract C-16-0162 with Allan Enterprises for the annual supply of microfilming supplies.  The estimated cost for the products will be increased by 40% for the remainder of the contract term.  The contract total will remain at $12,000.  (C-17-0426)

 

K.       Amendment to County Contract C-10-0317 with Correctional Healthcare Companies (CHC) for medical services for the Youth Service Center (Bid No. 09-275).  The amendment extends the contract from July 1, 2017 through November 30, 2017.  The cost to the County is not to exceed $90,000.  (C-17-0430)

 

L.        Amendment to County Contract C-11-0252 with Correct Care Solutions, LLC for health care services for the Adult Detention Facility (Bid No. 10-173).  The amendment extends the contract from July 1, 2017 through November 30, 2017.  The cost to the County is not to exceed $819,299.  (C-17-0431)

 

M.      Grant contract with CASA for Lancaster County in the amount of $5,000 for the CASA program.  The contract is funded by the Joint Budget Committee for the period of July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018.  (C-17-0427)

 

N.       Grant contract with Human Services Federation in the amount of $5,000 for the Case Management program.  The contract is funded by the Joint Budget Committee for the period of July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018.  (C-17-0428)

 

O.       Grant contract with CEDARS Youth Services in the amount of $20,450 for the Reporting Center program through the Nebraska Commission on Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Juvenile Services Aid State Grant (#17-CB-529).  Term of the grant contract is July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018.  (C-17-0348)

 

P.        Reappointments to the Lincoln-Lancaster County Board of Health as follows:  Jacquelyn Miller for a term to expire on April 15, 2020 and Bill Avery for a term to expire on January 1, 2020.

 

Q.       Appointment of Bennie Shobe to the Lincoln-Lancaster County Board of Health for a term to expire on May 31, 2020.

 

R.       Reappointment of Dennis Scheer, Peter C. (Chris) Hove and Terry Corr to the Lincoln-Lancaster County Planning Commission for terms beginning August 25, 2017 through August 24, 2023.

 

4)     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. 

 

5)     ANNOUNCEMENTS:

 

A.       The Lancaster County Board of Commissioners will not hold a staff meeting on Thursday, June 22, 2017 due to lack of a quorum. 

 

B.       The Lancaster County Board of Commissioners will hold their next regular meeting on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at 9:00 a.m., in Room 112 of the County-City Building (555 S. 10th Street, Lincoln).

 

C.        The Lancaster County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at 9:00 a.m., in Room 112 of the County-City Building (555 S. 10th Street, Lincoln) regarding the proposed sale of property generally located at 2201 South 11th Street in the City of Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska, which includes declaring that the property no longer serves a County purpose, determining fair market value and setting the date for sale of the property. 

 

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


E.        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.

 

6)     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.)


 

AGENDA

LANCASTER COUNTY BOARD OF EQUALIZATION

COUNTY-CITY BUILDING, ROOM 112

TUESDAY, JUNE 20, 2017

IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE LANCASTER COUNTY

 BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MEETING

 

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 Equalization meeting held on Tuesday, June 13, 2017.

 

2)  ADDITIONS AND DEDUCTIONS TO THE TAX ASSESSMENT ROLLS(See attached additions and deductions).

 

3)  PUBLIC HEARING:

 

A.   Motor Vehicle Tax Exemption Applications  (See correlating item 4)

 

                                     1.    American Red Cross

                                     2.    Angelic Temple Church of God in Christ

                                     3.    CEDARS Youth Services

                                     4.    Christian Retirement Homes, Inc., d/b/a Eastmont Towers

                                     5.    College View Academy

                                     6.    Epona Horse Rescue

                                     7.    Food Bank of Lincoln

                                     8.    Good Neighbor Community Center

                                     9.    People's City Mission

                                  10.    Radiant Church

                                  11.    Resources for Human Development

                                  12.    Second Baptist Church

                                  13.    Sisters of Mercy

                                  14.    University of Nebraska Foundation

 

4)  ACTION ON MOTOR VEHICLE TAX EXEMPTION APPLICATIONS

 

5)  PUBLIC COMMENTThose wishing to speak on items relating to County Board of Equalization 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)  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.

 

 

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