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AGENDA

LANCASTER COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

COUNTY-CITY BUILDING, ROOM 112

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 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 at the front of the Hearing Room.  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, August 29, 2017. 

 

2)     CLAIMS:

 

A.       Approval of all claims processed through September 5, 2017.

 

3)      SPECIAL PRESENTATION:

 

A.       Lancaster County Visitors Improvement Fund Grant to Friends of the Lied - Lied Center for the Performing Arts in the amount of $175,000 for improvements to the Lied Center - Bill Stephen, Executive Director of Lied Center for the Performing Arts.  (See correlating item 5A)

 

4)     PUBLIC HEARING:

 

A.       County Special Permit 16021A, an amendment to County Special Permit 16021 for Hillside Events, to amend Site-Specific Condition Number 5 to revise the landscape screening at 12400 West Denton Road, Denton, Nebraska.   (See correlating item 5B)

 

5)     NEW BUSINESS:

 

A.       Lancaster County Visitors Improvement Fund Grant contract in the amount of $175,000 to Friends of the Lied - Lied Center for the Performing Arts for improvements to the Lied Center for the Performing Arts.  The term of the grant contract is December 1, 2016 through September 30, 2018.  (C-17-0726)

 

B.       Resolution in the matter of County Special Permit No. 16021A, an amendment to County Special Permit No. 16021 for Hillside Events, to amend Site-Specific Condition Number 5 to revise the landscape screening on property generally located at 12400 West Denton Road, Lancaster County, Nebraska.  (R-17-0066)

 

C.        Special designated license application from Farm For Life, Inc., for the Luke Bryan Farm Tour concert at 701 Southwest 63rd Street, Lincoln, on September 28, 2017.

 

D.       Federal Equitable Sharing Agreement and Annual Certification Report for the Lancaster County Sheriff's Office regarding equitable sharing activity of drug forfeiture funds for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017.  (C-17-0727)

 

E.        Acquisition Contract between the State of Nebraska Department of Transportation and Lancaster County for the acquisition of additional right-of-way for U.S. Highway 6 by the State from a portion of property owned by the County.  The State will pay the County the sum of $320 for the property, as legally described in the Acquisition Contract and the County shall convey title to the property to the State by quitclaim deed.  (C-17-0728)

 

F.        Medicare enrollment application for clinics and group practices for revalidation of the Lancaster County Community Mental Health Center's enrollment information.  (C-17-0729)

 

G.       Recommendation from Purchasing and Lancaster County Records Management to award a purchase order for a maintenance agreement to Kodak Alaris.  The total amount of the yearly agreement is $10,047.55.   (C-17-0719)

 

H.       Amendment to County Contract C-16-0078 with Language Line Services, Inc., using the State of Nebraska Contract No. 48860 04 for phone and video language interpretation services.  The amendment renews the contract from August 1, 2017 through July 31, 2018.  The estimated cost to the County is not to exceed $500.  (C-17-0720)

 

I.        Amendment to County Contract C-16-0009 with Envirotech Services, Inc., using the State of Nebraska Contract No. 14318 OC for anti-icer/deicer solution.  The amendment extends the contract from August 26, 2017 through May 25, 2018.  The estimated cost to the County is not to exceed $12,000.  (C-17-0725)


J.        Contracts with the following medical providers for specialized care of General Assistance clients.  Providers will be reimbursed at the Medicaid rate.

 

1.     Central Nebraska Rehabilitation Service (C-17-0721)

2.     Head and Neck Surgical Partners, LLC d/b/a Physicians Surgical Center (C-17-0722)

3.     Gynecology and Fertility, P.C. (C-17-0723)

4.     Women's Clinic of Lincoln (C-17-0724)

 

K.       Acceptance of the POWER HOUR Grant Award 17-JS-0413 from the Nebraska Commission on Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice in the amount of $7,500.  (C-17-0732)

 

L.        Acceptance of the RESTORE Grant Award 17-JS-0425 from the Nebraska Commission on Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice in the amount of $51,000.  (C-17-0733)

 

M.      Acceptance of the ACCC Serving Refugee and Other Immigrant Youth Grant Award 17-JS-0428 from the Nebraska Commission on Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice in the amount of $56,316.  (C-17-0734)

 

N.       Grant contract with Boys and Girls Club of Lincoln-Lancaster County in the amount of $7,500 for the Power Hour program through the Nebraska Commission on Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Juvenile Services Grant (#17-JS-0418).  Term of the grant contract is July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018.  (C-17-0392)

 

O.       Grant contract with Asian Community and Cultural Center in the amount of $56,316 for the Serving Refugee and Other Immigrant Youth program through the Nebraska Commission on Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Juvenile Services Grant (#17-JS-0428).  Term of the grant contract is July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018.  (C-17-0473)

 

P.        Grant contract with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Center on Children, Families and the Law in the amount of $5,000 for the evaluation of the Restore Grant (#17-JS-425).  Term of the contract is July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018.  (C-17-0654)

 

Q.       Grant contract with Salvation Army in the amount of $31,040 for the Sudanese Advocacy program.  The contract is funded with Juvenile Justice Prevention Funds for the period of July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018.  (C-17-0716)

 

R.       Grant contract with Guidance to Success in the amount of $30,700 for the Youth Club.  The contract is funded by the Nebraska Crime Commission grant #16-CB-523.  (C-17-0730)

 

S.        Grant contract with Guidance to Success in the amount of $13,260 for the Youth Programs.  The contract is funded by Juvenile Justice Prevention Funds.  (C-17-0731)


6)     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.       Utility Permit No. 1583 allowing Windstream Nebraska, Inc., to install a new buried cable adjacent to North 148th Street to clear conflicts with Box Culvert H-130 construction.  There is no cost to the County.  (C-17-0717)

 

B.       Receive and place on file the following reports:

 

1.     County Clerk's Office for August 2017. 

2.     County Sheriff's Office for July 2017.

 

C.        Setting a public hearing on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. in Room 112 of the County-City Building (555 S. 10th Street, Lincoln) regarding the Board of Equalization property valuation protest process. 

 

7)     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. 

 

8)     ANNOUNCEMENTS:

 

A.       The Lancaster County Board of Commissioners will hold a meeting on Thursday, September 7, 2017 at 8:30 a.m., in Room 112 of the County-City Building (555 S. 10th Street, Lincoln) regarding the Lancaster County budget for fiscal year 2017-2018.

 

B.       The Lancaster County Board of Commissioners will hold a staff meeting on Thursday, September 7, 2017 at 9:00 a.m., in the Bill Luxford Studio (Room 113) of the County-City Building (555 S. 10th Street, Lincoln).

 

C.        The Lancaster County Board of Commissioners will hold their next regular meeting on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 9:00 a.m., in Room 112 of the County-City Building (555 S. 10th Street, Lincoln) with the Board of Equalization immediately following.

 

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 on LNKTV City.  For the rebroadcast schedule visit lincoln.ne.gov (keyword: LNKTV).  Meetings are also streamed live on LNKTV and can be viewed on YouTube (LNKTVcity).


9)     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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