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AGENDA

LANCASTER COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

COUNTY-CITY BUILDING, ROOM 112

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 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, September 5, 2017. 

 

B.       Approval of the minutes of the Board of Commissioners meeting held on Thursday, September 7, 2017.

 

2)     CLAIMS:

 

A.       Approval of all claims processed through September 12, 2017. 

 

3)     PUBLIC HEARING:

 

A.       County Special Permit No. 17027 - Community Unit Plan for 5 single-family lots with a wavier to subdivision regulations of 1 test well per 10 acres at Southwest 98th Street, one-half mile south of West Yankee Hill Road. (See correlating item 4A)


4)     NEW BUSINESS:

 

A.       Resolution in the matter of County Special Permit No. 17027, Community Unit Plan on property generally located at Southwest 98th Street and West Yankee Hill Road, Lancaster County, Nebraska.  (R-17-0068)

 

B.       Resolution directing the County Treasurer to issue tax sale certificates to the County on all parcels of real estate where there are delinquent taxes and also directing the County Attorney's Office to begin tax foreclosure proceedings.  (R-17-0069)

 

C.        Special designated license application from World Eats Company d/b/a The Eatery for a reception at Prairie Creek Inn, 2400 South 148th Street, Walton, on September 30, 2017. 

 

D.       Special designated license application from Meier's Wine, Inc., for a reception at Spring Creek Prairie, 11700 Southwest 100th Street, Denton, on October 1, 2017.

 

E.        Special designated license application from Meier's Wine, Inc., for a reception at Prairie Creek Inn, 2400 South 148th Street, Walton, on October 6, 2017. 

 

F.        Authorization to bind insurance coverage.

 

G.       Agreement between the Nebraska State Patrol and Lancaster County, on behalf of the Lancaster County Sheriff, for use of the County Firearms Range for training and qualification testing.  Term of the agreement is for five years.  (C-17-0745)  

 

H.       Ratification of Grant Adjustment Notice from NEMA to Lancaster County, decreasing the amount of the 2016 Emergency Management Performance Grant from $128,014.50 to $127,901.58.  (C-17-0746)

 

I.        Grant Adjustment Notice from NEMA to Lancaster County, increasing the amount of the 2016 Emergency Management Performance Grant from $127,901.58 to $175,561.45.  (C-17-0747)

 

J.        Contract with The Clark Enersen Partners to provide design and construction observation services for the repair of the storm sewer and drainage ditch at the Lancaster County Adult Detention Facility.  The cost to the County is not to exceed $5,000.  (C-17-0748)

 

K.       Engagement letter from Baylor Evnen to provide professional legal services to Lancaster County.  (C-17-0749)   

 

L.        Network provider contract with the Regional Behavioral Health Authority (Region V) for the provision of certain behavioral mental health services at the Mental Health Crisis Center.  The County shall be reimbursed up to $1,172,103 for the services.  Term of the agreement is July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018.  (C-17-0750)


M.      Business associate and qualified service organization agreement between Region V Systems and Lancaster County, on behalf of the Mental Health Crisis Center, to ensure compliance with the Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act (HIPAA) and 42 C.F.R. Part 2.  The agreement is made part of the network provider contract between Region V and Lancaster County.  (C-17-0751)

 

N.       Recommendation from the Purchasing Department and Lancaster County Corrections to award a contract to Galls, LLC and Don's Pioneer Uniforms (DEK Corp.) for the annual supply of guard and maintenance staff clothing for County Corrections (Bid No. 17-201).  The estimated four year total for Galls, LLC is $90,000 and Don's Pioneer Uniforms is $30,000 for a total cost for the four-year term of $120,000.  (B-17-0201)

 

O.       Contract with TLC Dry Cleaners to provide the annual service of uniform cleaning (Quote No. 5681).  Term of the contract is one year from the date of execution.  The cost to the County is not to exceed $13,650.  (C-17-0737)

 

P.        Amendment to County Contract C-14-0454 with Odyssey Travel for the annual requirements of travel agent services (Quote No. 4841).  The amendment renews the contract from September 9, 2017 through September 8, 2018.  The cost to the County is not to exceed $9,000.  (C-17-0735)

 

Q.       Amendment to County Contract C-16-0498 with Paramount Linen for the annual services of rental and cleaning of mats, various linens and related items (Bid No. 16-170).  The amendment renews the contract from September 13, 2017 through September 12, 2018.  The cost to the County is not to exceed $8,000.  (C-17-0738)

 

R.       Professional services contract between Olsson Associates and Lancaster County on behalf of the Lancaster County Engineer's Office to provide Wetland Report and Permitting for the County's 2018 culvert maintenance project.  Work is to be completed on or before January 1, 2018.  The cost to the County is not to exceed $14,800.  (C-17-0752)

 

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

 

1.     Heartland Urgent Care (C-17-0740)

2.     Heibel Dermatology (C-17-0741)

3.     Bradlee Novotny, DC, PC  (C-17-0739)

 

T.        Grant contract amendment with The Mediation Center to increase the amount of the contract to $21,461 for the Victim/Youth Conferences program.  The contract is funded by the Nebraska Commission on Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Community Aid Grant (#16-CB-0523).  (C-17-0505)

 

U.       Grant contract with Lighthouse, Inc., in the amount of $28,891 for the Restorative Justice program through the Nebraska Commission on Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Juvenile Services Aid Grant (#17-CB-529).  Term of the grant contract is July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018.  (C-17-0736)

 

V.       Grant contract with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, on behalf of the Center on Children, Families and the Law, in the amount of $5,000.  The grant contract is funded through the Nebraska Commission on Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Juvenile Services Aid Grant (#17-VP-5007).  The term of the grant contract is July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018.  (C-17-0742)

 

5)     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. 1591 allowing Windstream Nebraska, Inc., to install new buried cable to clear conflicts with Box Culvert H-128.  There is no cost to the County.  (C-17-0743)

 

B.       Receive and place on file the following reports for August, 2017:

 

1.     Assessor/Register of Deeds

2.     Clerk of the District Court

3.     Records and Information Management

 

6)     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. 

 

7)     ANNOUNCEMENTS:

 

A.       The Lancaster County Board of Commissioners will not hold a staff meeting on Thursday, September 14, 2017 due to their attendance at the Nebraska Association of County Officials (NACO) Southeast District Meeting at Camp Carol Joy Holling in Ashland, Nebraska. 

 

B.       The Lancaster County Board of Commissioners will hold their next regular meeting on Tuesday, September 19, 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.

 

C.        The Lancaster County Board of Commissions will hold 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.   

 

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).

 

8)     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, SEPTEMBER 12, 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 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 Equalization meeting held on Tuesday, August 15, 2017.

 

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

 

3)     NOTICE OF DISQUALIFICATION FROM SPECIAL (GREENBELT) VALUATION:

 

A.       Martin Neal

 

4)     NOTICE OF ASSESSED VALUATION CHANGE FOR PROPERTY TAXATION PURPOSES:

 

A.       Benjamin and Kimberly Pair


5)     PUBLIC HEARING:

 

A.       Motor Vehicle Tax Exemption Applications (See correlating item 6)

 

Bryan Medical Center

Lincoln Lutheran School Association

Christian Heritage Children's Homes

My Bridge Radio

Community Blood Bank of the LCMS

People's City Mission

Corporation of the Presiding Bishop Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Sacred Winds Native United Methodist Church

Gentle Shepherd Baptist Church

Sisters of Mary, Queen of Mercy

Immaculate Heart of Mary Church

St. John the Apostle Church

Lincoln Christian School

The Bridge Behavioral Health, Inc.

Lincoln and Lancaster County Child Guidance Center

Women in Community Service, Inc.

 

6)     ACTION ON MOTOR VEHICLE TAX EXEMPTION APPLICATIONS

 

7)     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. 

 

8)     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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