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AGENDA

LANCASTER COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

COUNTY-CITY BUILDING, ROOM 112

TUESDAY, MARCH 12, 2019

9:00 A.M.

 

COMMISSIONERS:  Jennifer Brinkman, Chair; Roma Amundson, Vice Chair;

Sean Flowerday; Deb Schorr; and Rick Vest

 

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, March 5, 2019. 

 

2)      CLAIMS:

 

A.        Approval of all claims processed through March 12, 2019. 

 

3)      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.        Amendments to the following County contracts:

 

1.     C-17-0155 with Johnson Controls, Inc., for Unit Price - HVAC and HVAC Control Services. (Bid No. 16-281.  The amendment renews the contract from March 1, 2019 through February 28, 2021.  The cost to the County is not to exceed $70,000 for all contracts.) (C-19-0210)

2.     C-17-0037 with Campbell's Nurseries & Garden Centers for Landscape Installation & Maintenance Services. (Bid No. 16-290. The amendment renews the contract from March 1, 2019 through February 28, 2021.  The estimated combined cost to the County is not to exceed $15,000 for all contracts) (C-19-0211)

3.     C-18-0756 with Galls, LLC for Annual Supply - County Corrections Uniforms. (Bid No. 18-262.  The amendment adjusts line item pricing by $15.00.  The revised contract total with the price adjustment is to be $15,015 and shall not exceed this amount without approval by the Lancaster County Board.) (C-19-0212)

4.     C-17-0229 with Your Next Tire (Tredz Centrall) for Annual Service - Inspection and Repair of Vehicle Lifts (Quote 5533. The amendment renews the contract from March 28, 2019 through March 27, 2020. The cost to the County is not to exceed $1,000.) (C-19-0213)

5.     C-16-0162 with Allan Enterprises for Annual Supply - Microfilming Supplies (Quote No. 5290. The amendment renews the contract from April 5, 2019 through April 4, 2020. The cost to the County is not to exceed $13,000.) (C-19-0214)

6.     C-17-0422 with The Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska, on behalf of the University of Nebraska - Lincoln and its Children's Justice Clinic at the University of Nebraska for the representation of indigent juveniles in the Separate Juvenile Court of Lancaster County.  (The amendment provides that the Clinic may be appointed as Guardian Ad Litem in cases arising pursuant to Neb. Rev. Stat. 43-247(1), (2), and (4)). (C-19-0220)

 

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

 

1.     Christopher and Shannon Cuciti, South 120th Street and Van Dorn Street, in the amount of $460. (C-19-0215)

2.     The Boyer Family Trust, Jeffery S. and Shirley L. Boyer, Trustees, Southwest 2nd Street and West Princeton Road, in the amount of $199. (C-19-0216)

3.     Robert and Amy Faulk Farms, LLC, Northwest 126th Street and West Waverly Road, in the amount of $4,939. (C-19-0217)

4.     Upland Revocable Trust, Gayle Mason, Trustee, South 38th Street and Panama Road, in the amount of $244. (C-19-0218)

 

C.        Received and placed on file the report from Assessor/Register of Deeds for February, 2019.

 

4)      SPECIAL PRESENTATION:

 

A.        Commissioners' Award of Excellence Annual Award winner for 2018 -  Christina Collins, Human Services, in the category of Productivity and Loss Prevention.

 

5)      NEW BUSINESS:

 

A.        Special designated license application from Sesostris Shrine for an event at 1050 Saltillo Road, Roca, on Saturday, March 30, 2019. (Department recommendations forthcoming)

 

B.        Resolution in the matter of adopting a market increase to the Attorney I and Attorney II salary schedules in the amount of 2%. (R-19-0014)

 

C.        Resolution in the matter of amending the Lancaster County Purchasing Manual.  The resolution will amend the purchasing policy to allow for purchases in the open market for purchases less than $10,000, to require all purchases between $10,000 and $49,999 to have three informal quotes, and to require purchases $50,000 or more to be made through the competitive sealed bid process.  The resolution will also amend the policy to only require a majority vote of the Board prior to the contract or purchase order being drawn for purchases $50,000 or more. (R-19-0015)

 

D.        Resolution authorizing the installation of traffic control devices in Lancaster County. (R-19-0016)

 

E.        Resolution in the matter of the emergency closure of Bridge C-91. (R-19-0017)

 

F.         Resolution in the matter of proclaiming Census 2020 as a top priority. (R-19-0018)

 

G.        Renewal of agreement with Journal Star Printing, Co. (Lincoln Journal Star) for advertising for the Election Commissioner. The term of the agreement is January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019. (C-19-0221)

 

H.        Contract with Kubert Appraisal Group in the amount of $7,250 for appraisal services for 14 parcels in Wilderness Park, Lancaster County, Nebraska. (C-19-0219)

 

I.         Quitclaim deed from Lancaster County to Grace Lutheran Church of Walton, a Nebraska non-profit corporation, to convey property generally located in a portion of the south half of fractional Section 30, T10N, R 8E or the 6th PM vacated by County Resolution R-19-0008, in Lancaster County.

 

J.         Agreement with the Nebraska Commissioner of Labor for training grants pursuant to the Program Guidelines of the Nebraska Worker Training program.  The total amount is $6,300.  The term of the agreement shall be from the date of execution through December 31, 2019. (C-19-0222)

 

K.        Recommendation from the Purchasing Agent and Youth Services Center to award a contract for Security Equipment and Installation according to the terms and pricing of the NJPA Contract #031517-SCS to Stanley Convergent Security Solutions.  The total amount of the contract is $195,521.33. (B-19-0008)

 

L.         Reappointment of Jeff Frack to the Lancaster County Board of Zoning Appeals for a five-year term commencing April 1, 2019.

 

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 hold a staff meeting on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at 9:30 a.m., or immediately following the Board of Commissioners meeting in Room 112 of the County-City Building (555 S. 10th Street, Lincoln). There will not be a staff meeting on Thursday, March 14, 2019, due to the Board's attendance at the Nebraska Association of County Officials' (NACO) Southeast District meeting.

 

B.        The Lancaster County Board of Commissioners will hold its next regular meeting on Tuesday, March 19, 2019 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 Commissioners will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at 9:00 a.m., in Room 112 of the County-City Building, 555 S. 10th Street, Lincoln, Nebraska, regarding County Text Amendment No. 18016 - Wind Energy Conversion Systems.

 

D.        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.  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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