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AGENDA

LANCASTER COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

COUNTY-CITY BUILDING, ROOM 112

TUESDAY, MARCH 19, 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 12, 2019. 

 

2)      CLAIMS:

 

A.        Approval of all claims processed through March 19, 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.        Amendment to County contract C-17-0077 with R & C Concrete for Unit Price - Pavement/Concrete Services. (Bid No. 16-285.  The amendment renews the contract from March 1, 2019 through February 28, 2021. The cost to the County is not to exceed $50,000 for all contracts.) (C-19-0232)

 

B.        Amendments to the following County contracts for Annual Services - Pest Control. (Bid No. 16-031. The amendments renew the contracts from April 12, 2019 through April 11, 2020. The cost to the County is not to exceed $2,000 for all contracts.)

 

1.     C-16-0154 with Orkin LLC (C-19-0233)

2.     C-16-0152 with Plunkett's Pest Control (C-19-0234)

 

C.        Received and placed on file the report from Records and Information Management for February, 2019.

 

4)      NEW BUSINESS:

 

A.        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-19-0019)

 

B.        Resolution authorizing the installation of traffic control devices in Lancaster County. (R-19-0020)

 

C.        Resolution recognizing March 25-29, 2019 as Severe Weather Awareness Week and April 6, 2019 as Central Plains Severe Weather Symposium and Storm Spotter Appreciation Day. (R-19-0021)

 

D.        Ratification of Lancaster County Disaster Declaration for flooding event on Saturday, March 9, 2019.

 

E.         Recommendation from the Purchasing Agent and Lancaster County Emergency Management to award a contract to Blue Valley Public Safety, Inc., for Unit Price - Maintenance and Repair of Emergency Management Sirens (Bid 19-043). The estimated total for two years is $44,000. (B-19-0043)

 

F.         Agreement with the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) in the amount of $50,000 for Detention Services for juveniles committed or placed with DHHS at the Youth Services Center for the period of July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019. (C-19-0235)

 

G.        Contract with Lincoln Epoxy Flooring to provide Broadcast System Flooring for County Corrections (Quote No. 5994). The cost to the County is not to exceed $3,007.50.  The work is to be completed within 30 days of issuance of the contract. (C-19-0231)

 

H.        Grant contract with the City of Lincoln for $68,100 for funding of one law enforcement officer to be a member of the Lincoln/Lancaster County Investigative Narcotics Cooperative Task Force. The term of the contract is October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. The County shall contribute $15,000 to the project. (C-19-0226)

 

I.         Contract with Cellebrite Inc., to provide Universal Forensic Extraction Device, Sole Source Purchase for Lancaster County Sheriff's Office. The cost to the County is not to exceed $92,000. The work is to be completed by March 31, 2019. (C-19-0236)

 

J.         Acceptance of Federal Grant Award 18-DA-309 from the Nebraska Commission on Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice in the amount of $65,547 for the Lancaster County Diverting the School to Prison Pipeline project for the period of October 1, 2018 through September 30, 2019. (C-19-0227)

 

K.        Waiver of conflict of interest with Baylor Evnen, L.L.P., in its representation of the County of Lancaster and Great Plains Appraisal, Inc.

 

L.         Second Amendment to County Contract No. C-18-0601 with Kubert Appraisal Group, to exclude certain 2018 appeals from the scope of the 2018 TERC expert contract. (C-19-0237)

 

M.       Second Amendment to County Contract No. C-17-0760 with Great Plains Appraisal, Inc., to include certain 2018 and later TERC appeals in the scope of the 2017 TERC expert contract. (C-19-0238)

 

N.        Recommendation from the Purchasing Agent and County Engineer to award and execute a purchase order using the State of Nebraska contract number 14192 OC to provide two rear wheel drive caterpillar motor graders. The cost to the County is $430,348. (C-19-0224)

 

O.        Contracts with the following to provide Annual Service - County Snow Removal - Truck Mounted Plow Services (Bid No. 19-032). The contracts shall be effective upon execution.  The cost to the County is not to exceed $10,000 for all contracts.

 

1.     K2 Construction (K2 Real Estate Development) (C-19-0228)

2.     Vasa Construction (C-19-0229)

 

P.        Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Advanced Auto Parts Corporate Headquarters using the City of Charlotte, NC/US Communities Contract No. 2017000280, State of NE Participating Addendum No. 15020 OC for Auto Parts and Accessories. The term of the contract is upon execution through December 31, 2019.   The pricing will be pursuant to the City of Charlotte, NC/US Communities Contract. The cost to the County is not to exceed $4,500. (C-19-0223)

 

Q.        Contract with Production Creek Specialty Advertising (Production Creek, LLC) for Annual Supply - Clothing, Screen Printed and/or Embroidered Apparel (Bid No. 19-067).  The contract is for one year with an option to renew for three additional one-year terms.  The cost to the County is not to exceed $1,000. (C-19-0225)

 

R.        Contract with Pasco Brokerage using the Sourcewell Contract No. 091918-PAS to provide Commercial Kitchen Equipment with Related Supplies and Services. The term of the contract is upon execution through November 8, 2022. The pricing will be pursuant to the Sourcewell Contract. The cost to the County is not to exceed $24,000. (C-19-0230)

 

S.        Resolution regarding County Text Amendment No. 18016 amending the Lancaster County Zoning Resolution, Section 13.048 Commercial Wind Energy Conversion Systems, as provided in Exhibits 1, 2 and 3. (R-19-0022) (Note: Action on this Item will follow correlating Item 7A - Public Hearing.)

 

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 21, 2019 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 26, 2019 at 9:00 a.m., in Room 112 of the County-City Building (555 S. 10th Street, Lincoln).

 

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)      PUBLIC HEARING:

 

A.        County Text Amendment No. 18016 amending the Lancaster County Zoning Resolution, Section 13.048 Commercial Wind Energy Conversion Systems. (See correlating item 4S)

 

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.)


 

AGENDA

LANCASTER COUNTY BOARD OF EQUALIZATION

COUNTY-CITY BUILDING, ROOM 112

TUESDAY, MARCH 19, 2019

IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE LANCASTER COUNTY

BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MEETING

 

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 Equalization meeting held on Tuesday, March 5, 2019.

 

2)      ADDITIONS AND DEDUCTIONS TO THE TAX ASSESSMENT ROLLS

 

3)      PUBLIC HEARINGS:

 

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

 

Nebraska United Methodist Foundation

Tabitha, Inc.

Dialysis Center of Lincoln, Inc

Catholic Social Services

Nebraska Safety Council, Inc.

Mosaic

Parkview Christian School

St. Teresa Church

 

4)      ACTION ON MOTOR VEHICLE TAX EXEMPTION APPLICATIONS

 

5)      PUBLIC COMMENT:  Those 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.  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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