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AGENDA

LANCASTER COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

COUNTY-CITY BUILDING, ROOM 112

TUESDAY, JULY 16, 2019

9:00 A.M.

 

COMMISSIONERS:  Roma Amundson, Chair; Sean Flowerday, Vice Chair;

Deb Schorr; Rick Vest; and Christa Yoakum

 

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, July 9, 2019. 

 

2)      CLAIMS

 

A.        Claim for review of voucher #649171 for $264.83 from the Public Defender (P-Card not used for transportation or conference fee) (Held over from July 9, 2019).

 

B.        Approval of all claims processed through July 16, 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 contracts for Annual Supply - Office Seating. (Bid No. 18-117. The amendments renew the contracts with a price increase for a term beginning July 10, 2019 through July 9, 2020. The cost to the County is not to exceed $30,000 for all contracts.)

 

1.     All Makes Office Equipment Co. of Lincoln (C-19-0549)

2.     encompas (C-19-0550)

3.     Office Interiors & Design, Inc. (C-19-0551)

 

B.        Utility Permits for the following with no cost to the County:

 

1.     No. 1829 allowing Windstream to install new utility poles with antenna installation in county right-of-way at multiple locations described therein (1244 Bluff Road; 7812 West Davey Road; 13803 Branched Oak Road; 462 Northwest 112th Street; and 4412 West Agnew Road). (C-19-0552)

2.     No. 1830 allowing Windstream Nebraska, LLC to re-locate fiber optic cable for Culvert M-38 project repair approximately three feet from the north right-of-way Southwest "A" Street. (C-19-0553)

 

C.        Revocation of Utility Permit No. 1803 allowing Windstream to install new utility poles with antenna installation in county right-of-way at mutiple locations described therein (1244 Bluff Road; 7812 West Davey Road; 13803 Branched Oak Road; 462 Northwest 112th Street; 12013 Northwest 40th Street; and 4412 West Agnew Road). (C-19-0532)

 

D.        Amendment to the following:

 

1.     County contract C-18-0382 with New Heights Tree Service for Unit Price - Tree Trimming and Removal Services. (Bid No. 18-066. The amendment renews the contract from July 20, 2019 through July 19, 2020. The cost to the County is not to exceed $22,000.) (C-19-0554)

2.     Grant contract C-18-0572 with Voices of Hope for the Coordinated Response to Reducing Violence program. (The term of the amendment is June 1, 2019 through June 30, 2019, in the amount of $4,221.) (C-19-0556)

 

E.        Contract with Nebraska Salt & Grain Co., to provide Rock Salt (Bid No. 19-152. The term of the contract is September 13, 2019 through May 31, 2020 with three additional one-year renewal terms. The cost to County is not to exceed $160,380.) (C-19-0555)

 

F.         Setting public hearings on Tuesday, July 30, 2019 for Change of Zone No. 19018 regarding AG to AG with historic landmark overlay, 17185 Bluff Road and associated Special Permit No. 19033 to allow for hosting of special events at a historic landmark.

 

4)      OLD BUSINESS:

 

A.        Resolution in the matter of adopting minimum road standards for roads in unincorporated areas pursuant to Nebraska Rev. Stat. 39-1501(5). (Note: Additional two-week delay requested.) (R-19-0051)

 

5)      NEW BUSINESS:

 

A.        Special Designated License application from Blue Stem Tree Farm for the Frog Fest event at 5895 West Sprague Road, Crete, Nebraska on August 10, 2019.

 

B.        Agreement with Strategies for Youth to conduct training for up to 35 school resource officers and other attendees employed by Lincoln Police Department, Lancaster County Sheriff's Office, and Lincoln Public Schools.  The cost to County is $30,000. (C-19-0557)

 

C.        Contract with the following to provide Annual Service - Offset Printing, Design Services, and Related Services (Bid No. 19-141). The contracts shall be effective July 14, 2019 through July 13, 2022.  The cost to the County is not to exceed $90,000 for all contracts.

 

1.     Cornhusker State Industries (Department of Corrections). (C-19-0546)

2.     Firespirng. (C-19-0547)

 

D.        Contract with Office Interiors & Design, Inc., to provide Supply and Installation of Office Furniture - Sheriff's Office (Bid No. 19-167).  The work shall begin as soon as possible from the date of the executed contract.  The cost to the County is not to exceed $38,196.81. (C-19-0548)

 

E.        Contract with Highway Improvement, Inc., for crack sealing bituminous surfacing (Bid No. 19-165, Project No. 19-27).  The work shall be completed on or before November 1, 2019.  The cost to the County is $274,043.32. (C-19-0558)

 

F.         Contract with Van Kirk Brothers Contracting for replacement of County Bridges W-122, W-164, and W-174 (Bid No. 19-149, Project No. 19-10).  The work shall be completed on or before October 18, 2019.  The cost to the County is $911,879.15. (C-19-0559)

 

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 Thursday, July 18, 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, July 23, 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).

 

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, JULY 16, 2019

IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE LANCASTER COUNTY

BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MEETING

 

COMMISSIONERS:  Roma Amundson, Chair; Sean Flowerday, Vice Chair;

Deb Schorr; Rick Vest; and Christa Yoakum

 

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, July 2, 2019.

 

2)      ADDITIONS AND DEDUCTIONS TO THE TAX ASSESSMENT ROLLS

 

3)      NOTICE OF TAXABLE STATUS:

 

A.        Lancaster County School District 001 aka Lincoln Public Schools

 

4)      425 FILING - REPORT OF DESTROYED REAL PROPERTY:

 

A.        Kenneth Yates (2 parcels)

 

5)      PUBLIC HEARINGS:

 

A.        Homestead Exemption rejection appeal from David White (See correlating item 6)

 

B.        Motor Vehicle Tax Exemption Applications (See correlating item 7)

 

Angelic Temple Church of God in Christ

CHI Health

North American Martyrs Church/School

Catholic Social Services

Villa Marie School

American Red Cross

Fellowship Baptist Church

Wesleyan

 

6)      ACTION ON HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION REJECTION APPEAL

 

7)      ACTION ON MOTOR VEHICLE TAX EXEMPTION APPLICATIONS

 

8)      NOTICE OF ASSESSED VALUATION CHANGE FOR PROPERTY TAXATION PURPOSES (GREENBELT):

 

Dale R Pomajzl

Grandview Farm LLC

Mitchell J Gerdes

Martin E Neal

Jeff R & Cathy J Hollman

Jana Christensen Bauman

Kathy A Wilcox

Marvin L Lyman

David A Ninneman

Patrick R & Jessica L Wenzl

Chad J & Sarah A Winters

Jesse L Almery

Daniel A & Annette L Legrande

Douglas E & Elaine A Swanson

Scott D & Lisa G Johns

Eric & Amanda Ehlers

Randy L & Stacey Overholt

Leland Scott Naderhoff

Angela S & Dustin L Beekman

Douglas W Meyer

Ronnie L Koch

Rodney F & Renee J Lanik

Gary A & Beth A Detweiler

Danniel L Dallman Revocable Trust

Daniel & Lee Ann Lauenroth

Denette J & David Russell

Roger P & Sharon Schmersal

Daniel E & Pamela Hergenrader

Sean & Justine Owings

Nicholas A Parks Living Trust

Travis A & Brooke D Frerking

Nicholas A Parks Living Trust

Ronald R Emerson & Christine Behrends

Randall L & Susan K Hoover

Twyla J Lidolph Revocable Trust

Scott C & Brittney S Keller

Twyla J Lidolph Revocable Trust

Craig M & Lori A Blake

Matthew M & Kim R Steinhausen

Jawara Sekou James & Julia Lynette

Gretchen M Kruse & Le Etta L Suhr

Susan K Swanson & Dale Martin

Dwight & Kristine Munderloh

Robert L & Michelle S Benes Revocable Trust

Rick L & Sally Sundeen

Lucas B Whitefoot & Lisa M Oberg

Mallory M & Jess L Sundeen

Daniel L & Miriam E Kuhn Trust

Jack & Sue Richbourg

Charles F & Patricia Beeson

Daniel T & Nicole J Moss

 

 

9)      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. 

 

10)  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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