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AGENDA

LANCASTER COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

COUNTY-CITY BUILDING, ROOM 112

TUESDAY, MAY 21, 2019

9:00 A.M.

 

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

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, May 14, 2019. 

 

2)      CLAIMS:

 

A.        Approval of all claims processed through May 21, 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-18-0258 with Maxwell Products, Inc., for Annual Service - Polypatch Applicator Rental and Mastic Pave Patch. (Bid No. 18-080.  The amendment renews the contract from June 5, 2019 through June 4, 2020.  The cost to the County is not to exceed $15,000.) (C-19-0380)

 

B.        Contract with White Castle Roofing & Gutters (White Castle Roofing & Contracting Inc.) to provide Lancaster County DMV Roof Replacement (46th & R). (Bid No. 19-114.  The work included in this contract shall begin as soon as possible from the date of execution. The cost to the County is not to exceed $71,016.) (C-19-0388)

 

C.        Second Amendment to County Contract 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 separate pricing for appointments pursuant to Neb. Rev. Stat. 43-247(1), (2), (3)(b) or (4), at the rate of $460.00 per case. (C-19-0389)

 

D.        Amendment to Grant Contract C-18-0571 with Family Violence Council 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 $1,250.) (C-19-0391)

 

E.        Second Amendment to County Contract C-18-0620 with JEO to add additional wetland permitting services.  (The cost of the additional services is $2,860.) (C-19-0392)

 

F.         Change Order #1 to County Contract C-19-0201 with Yost Excavating, Inc., (Project No. 19-07; Bid No. 19-049. To modify the quantities of matting and rock rip-rap at certain locations as provided herein.  The change order decreases the amount due on the contract by $2,368.25.) (C-19-0393)

 

G.        Change Order #7 to County Contract C-18-0220 with Constructors Inc. (Project 18-01; Bid No. 18-081. To deem the conditions precedent in Change Order #6 satisfied through contractor's substantial compliance, extending the project completion date from May 1, 2019, to June 1, 2019, due to circumstances beyond the control of the contractor.) (C-19-0394)

 

H.        Utility Permits with Windstream Nebraska to install new fiber optic cable as follows:

 

1.     Under Martell Road from South 54th Street to South 68th Street (No. 1794).  There is no cost to the County. (C-19-0381)

2.     From South 148th Street and Yankee Hill Road to approximately South 176th Street and Pine Lake Road (No. 1787).  There is no cost to the County. (C-19-0382)

3.     In the westerly right-of-way of South 12th Street and Gage Road to South 12th Street and Pella Road (No. 1798).  There is no cost to the County. (C-19-0384)

4.     In the westerly right-of-way of South 12th Street and Pella Road to South 12th and Princeton Road (No. 1797).  There is no cost to the County. (C-19-0385)

5.     In the westerly right-of-way of South 12th Street and Gage Road to South 12th Street and Pella Road (No. 1798).  There is no cost to the County. (C-19-0386)

 

I.         Utility Permit No. 1790 allowing CWS Fiber to install underground fiber optic cable at various locations in the Windhoek Addition, a private subdivision with dedicated roads.  There is no cost to the County.  (C-19-0383)

 

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

 

1.     James C. Yeager, South 82nd Street between Roca Road and Saltillo Road, in the total amount of $3,155. (2 contracts) (C-19-0396, C-19-0397)

2.     Suzanne Y. Short, North 110th Street and Agnew Road, in the amount of $127. (C-19-0398)

3.     Wendy Sue Zinanti, Trustee, South 148th Street and Hickman Road, in the amount of $433. (C-19-0399)

 

4)      NEW BUSINESS:

 

A.        Resolution in the matter of transferring appropriations from the General Fund Miscellaneous Budget to the General Fund County Court Budget.  The amount to be transferred is $155,000. (R-19-0042)

 

B.        Resolution in the matter of extending the deadline for the 2019 property protest valuation hearings. (R-19-0043)

 

C.        Amusement license renewal application from David Gradarkewitz dba Community Crops for an event at 3130 North 112th Street, Lincoln, Nebraska on Saturday, August 24, 2019.

 

D.        Agreement with CBM Managed Services for the provision of an on-site food service and preparation skills course for inmates in the custody of the Lancaster County Corrections Department.  The term of the agreement is a maximum of one-year from date of execution.  The cost to the County is not to exceed $8,125. (C-19-0390)

 

E.        Joint Budget Committee (JBC) funding recommendations for 2019-2020.

 

F.         Juvenile Justice Prevention Fund (JJPF) recommendations for 2019-2020.

 

G.        Setting the annual salary of Ann Ames, Deputy Chief Administrative Officer to the Lancaster County Board, at $92,610 effective May 23, 2019.

 

H.        Contract between Mark Lukin, PhD, and Lancaster County, on behalf of the Lancaster County Mental Health Crisis Center, for services of a qualified psychologist.  The services will be provided at the rate of $75 per hour for up to 320 hours per year.  The term of the contract is May 1, 2019, through April 30, 2020. (C-19-0400)

 

I.         Recommendation from the Purchasing Agent and the County Engineer to award and execute a purchase order with Contech Engineered Solutions for culverts (Project No. 19-08, Bid No. 19-128). The total cost of the order is $52,403.58. (B-19-0128)

 

J.         Contract with Genuine Parts Company dba NAPA Auto Parts using the Sourcewell Contract No. 062916-GPC, State of NE Participating Addendum No. 14778 OC to provide Automotive and Truck Replacement Parts and Tires with Related Equipment, Accessories and Services (MOU048). The term of the contract is upon execution through September 6, 2019. The pricing will be pursuant to the Sourcewell contract. The cost to County is not to exceed $15,000.) (C-19-0387)

 

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, including department budget hearings, on Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 9:30 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, May 28, 2019 at 9:00 a.m., in Room 112 of the County-City Building (555 S. 10th Street, Lincoln).

 

C.        The Lancaster County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 9:00 a.m., in Room 112 of the County-City Building (555 S. 10th Street, Lincoln, Nebraska) regarding Change of Zone 19010, from AG Agricultural to AGR Agricultural Residential on approximately 25.53 acres in the general vicinity of West Bluff Road and Northwest 126th Street in Lancaster County, Nebraska.

 

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).

 

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.)


 

AGENDA

LANCASTER COUNTY BOARD OF EQUALIZATION

COUNTY-CITY BUILDING, ROOM 112

TUESDAY, MAY 21, 2019

IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE LANCASTER COUNTY

BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MEETING

 

COMMISSIONERS:  Roma Amundson, 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)      ELECTION OF OFFICERS

 

2)      MINUTES:

 

A.        Approval of the minutes of the Board of Equalization meeting held on Tuesday, May 7, 2019.

 

3)      ADDITIONS AND DEDUCTIONS TO THE TAX ASSESSMENT ROLLS

 

4)      PUBLIC HEARINGS:

 

A.        Motor Vehicle Tax Exemption Applications (See correlating item 5)

 

First United Methodist Church

First Slavic Baptist

Islamic Foundation of Lincoln

St. Teresa Church

Nebraska Community Blood Bank

HopeSpoke

Christian Heritage Children's Homes

 

 

5)      ACTION ON MOTOR VEHICLE TAX EXEMPTION APPLICATIONS

 

6)      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. 

 

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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