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AGENDA

LANCASTER COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

COUNTY-CITY BUILDING, ROOM 112

TUESDAY, MARCH 6, 2018

9:00 A.M.

 

COMMISSIONERS:  Todd Wiltgen, Chair; Jennifer Brinkman, Vice Chair;

Roma Amundson; Bill Avery; 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, February 27, 2018. 

 

2)     CLAIMS:

 

A.       Approval of all claims processed through March 6, 2018. 

 

3)     NEW BUSINESS:

 

A.       Request from Travis and Sally Schroer for a refund of real property tax.

 

B.       Recommendation from the Personnel Policy Board to create the classification of Youth Services Administrator. 


C.        Resolution regarding a project program agreement with the Nebraska Department of Transportation for funding to repair and replace two deficient bridges on the county road system under the County Bridge Match Program (STWD-CBMP(2)). The project must be completed by December 31, 2020.  The cost to the County shall be remaining eligible costs not paid by the State funds and is estimated to be $550,000. (R-18-0016)

 

D.       Contract with Mid-Continent Safety, DXP (DXP Enterprises INC) to provide the annual supply of personal protective equipment (PPE) and first aid supplies (Bid No. 18-021).  The contract will be effective upon execution by all parties for a one-year term.  The cost to the County is not to exceed $1,200.  (C-18-0111)

E.        Grant contract with Voices of Hope in the amount of $106,425 to provide funding for the VAWA program "Improved Community Response to Sexual Assault and Legal Advocacy Relating to Protection Orders and Immigrants in Lancaster County".  Term of the contract is October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2019.    (C-18-0109)

F.        Contract with Lincoln Aesthetic & Reconstructive Surgery for specialized care of General Assistance clients.  Providers will be reimbursed at the Medicaid rate.  (C-18-0116)

 

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.       Ratification of the Corporate Tax Rate Change Certificate for the Industrial Development Promissory Revenue Note, Series 2010 (R-10-0096) and as a supplement to the Tax Compliance Agreement (C-06-7279) between Lancaster County and the Community Action Partnership of Lancaster and Saunders Counties.  (C-18-0117) 

 

B.       Contract with Jones Automotive, Inc., to supply and install emergency equipment for law enforcement and corrections vehicles.  The term of the contract is upon date of execution through February 22, 2020.  The cost to the County is not to exceed $40,000.  (C-18-0115)

 

C.        Amendments to the following contracts:

 

1.     C-15-0199 with Midwest Floor Covering, Inc., using UNL RFP #2483-15-7215.  The amendment renews the contract for an additional one-year term beginning March 1, 2018 through February 28, 2019.  The cost to the County is not to exceed $2,500.  (C-18-0110)

2.     C-11-0724 with Eletech, Inc., for elevator service, testing and maintenance.  The amendment is for a change of ownership from Eletech, Inc., to Schindler Elevator Corporation, d/b/a Eletech, Inc.  (C-18-0113)

3.     C-17-0877 with Credible Behavioral Health, Inc., using the Rapphannock-Radidan Community RFP 2012-1 contract for Software Technology Solutions - Electronic Health Records.  The estimated cost will be increased by $45,690 for the remainder of the contract term with a revised total amount of $375,690.  (C-18-0114)

4.     C-16-0526 with Information First, Inc., for professional services on an as needed basis to support the County's use of HPR RM for record keeping purposes.  The amendment extends the contract term from March 6, 2018 through March 5, 2019.  The cost to the County is not to exceed $5,000.  (C-18-0118)

 

D.       Right-of-way contracts with the following:

 

1.     Marilyn and Jacob Dering, Trustees, Southwest 62nd Street and West Olive Creek Road, in an amount of $865.  (C-18-0119)

2.     Maahs, Ltd., North 148th Street and Alvo Road, in an amount of $500.  (C-18-0120)

 

E.        Receive and place on file the Clerk of the District Court report for February, 2018. 

 

F.        Setting a public hearing for a manager application for Beth Hladky in connection with the Whispering Vines Winery, LLC, Class Y liquor license at 3110 West Branched Oak Road, Raymond, Nebraska on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at 9:00 a.m., in Room 112 of the County-City Building (555 S. 10th Street, Lincoln).

 

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 on Thursday, March 8, 2018 at 8:30 a.m., in the Bill Luxford Studio (Room 113) of the County-City Building (555 S. 10th Street, Lincoln).

 

B.       The Lancaster County Board of Commissioners will hold its next regular meeting on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 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.        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 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).

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.  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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