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AGENDA

LANCASTER COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

COUNTY-CITY BUILDING, ROOM 112

TUESDAY, AUGUST 6, 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 30, 2019. 

 

2)      CLAIMS:

 

A.        Approval of all claims processed through August 6, 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.        Utility Permits with no cost to the County for the following:

 

1.     No. 1845 allowing Windstream Nebraska, LLC, to install underground cable for new service to residential address 3065 West Rock Creek Road. (C-19-0600)

2.     No. 1848 allowing Windstream Nebraska, LLC, to install underground fiber optic cable under the south right-of-way line of West Bluff Road from Northwest 105th Street to new service address at 11080 Northwest 84th Street. (C-19-0604)

 

B.        Amendments to the following County contracts:

 

1.     C-17-5010 with Cash-Wa Distributing Company using University of Nebraska RFP 2335-14-5010 for Food Service and Related Items. (The amendment extends the contract from August 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019.  The estimated cost to the County is not to exceed $5,000.) (C-19-0601)

2.     C-18-0468 with Datashield Corporation using State of Nebraska Contract No. 81421 O4 for On-Site Secure Document Shredding. (MOU025. The amendment renews the contract from July 15, 2019 through July 14, 2020.  The estimated cost to the County is not to exceed $4,000.) (C-19-0602)

3.     C-15-0368 with Whelen Engineering Company using WSCA - NASPO, MA No. 81297 for LED Emergency Light Bars, Siren Warning Accessories and Other Related Accessories. (The amendment extends the contract from August 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019.  The estimated to the County is not to exceed $1,500.) (C-19-0603)

 

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

 

1.     Jane K. and Charles D. Bauer; Paul J. Etmund; Sarah Etmund; David B. Etmund and Scott A. Bryant, South 82nd Street between Roca Road and Saltillo Road, in the total amount of $2,270. (2 contracts) (C-19-0605, C-19-0606)

2.     Donna K. Starzec, Southwest 50th Street and West Princeton Road, in the amount of $1,315. (C-19-0607)

 

D.        Received and placed on file the following reports:

 

1.     County Clerk for the month of July, 2019.

2.     Clerk of the District Court for the month of July, 2019.

3.     2019 Annual Inventory of County Real Property.

 

4)      NEW BUSINESS:

 

A.        A resolution in the matter of adopting the Limited English Proficiency Plan for Lancaster County, Nebraska. (R-19-0058)

 

B.        Appointments to the Lincoln-Lancaster County Planning Commission to complete an unexpired term from August 5, 2019 to August 24, 2019; and reappointment to a full-term commencing August 24, 2019 and ending August 24, 2025 with the following:

 

1.     Shams Al-Badry

2.     Cindy Ryman Yost 

 

C.        Appointments and reappointments to the Aging Partners Areawide Council for the following:

 

1.     Appointment of Dennis Buckley to complete an unexpired term ending June 30, 2020.

2.     Appointment of Jenika Long for a three-year term commencing July 1, 2019 and ending June 30, 2022.

3.     Reappointment of John Wyvill for a three-year term commencing July 1, 2019 and ending June 30, 2022.

4.     Reappointment of Vern Schulte for a three-year term commencing July 1, 2019 and ending June 30, 2022.

 

D.        Special Designated License application from Meier's Wine, Inc. dba Meier's Cork n Bottle for an event and UN-L Farmsite (Prairie Pines Nature Preserve), 3130 N. 112th Street, Lincoln on August 24, 2019.

 

E.        Special Designated License application from Seven Diamonds, LLC for an event at Hillside Events Center, 12400 West Denton Road, Denton on August 24, 2019.

 

F.         Recommendation from the Purchasing Agent and County Extension to award a contract to MMC Contractors for rooftop HVAC replacement (Bid No. 19-197). The total amount of the contract is $175,000. (B-19-0197)

 

G.        Nebraska Department of Transportation Highway Safety Office Selective Overtime Enforcement Mini-Grant Contract application and award for funding in the amount of $4,993.28 for the Lancaster County Sheriff's Office to conduct a sobriety checkpoint and multiple saturation patrol projects. (C-19-0608)

 

H.        Federal Equitable Sharing Agreement and Annual Certification Report for the Lancaster County Sheriff's Office regarding equitable sharing activity of drug forfeiture funds for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2019. (C-19-0609)

 

I.         Notice of Termination of County Contract C-18-0403 with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Police Department. (C-19-0610)

 

J.         Agreement between the University of Nebraska on behalf of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Police Department and Lancaster County on behalf of the Lancaster County Sheriff's Office to provide public safety employees for University events on an as needed basis.  The University will reimburse the County at the average overtime rate based on the hourly rate of the employee.  The terms of the agreements are July 15, 2019 through July 14, 2022. (C-19-0611)

 

K.        Federal Equitable Sharing Agreement and Annual Certification Report for the Lancaster County Attorney's Office regarding equitable sharing activity of drug forfeiture funds for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2019. (C-19-0612)

 

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, August 8, 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 Equalization will meet on Thursday, August 8, 2018 at 1:00 p.m., in Room 112 of the County-City Building (555 S. 10th Street, Lincoln) to take final action on 2019 real property valuation protests.

 

C.        The Lancaster County Board of Commissioners will hold its next regular meeting on Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at 9:00 a.m., in Room 112 of the County-City Building (555 S. 10th Street, Lincoln).

 

D.        The Lancaster County Board of Commissioners will hold public hearings on Tuesday, August 13, 2019 on Change of Zone No. 19018 regarding AG to AG with historic landmark overlay at 17185 Bluff Road and associated Special Permit No. 19033 to allow for hosting of special events at a historic landmark.

 

E.         County Commissioners can be reached at 402-441-7447 or commish@lancaster.ne.gov.

 

F.         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, AUGUST 6, 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 16, 2019.

 

2)      ADDITIONS AND DEDUCTIONS TO THE TAX ASSESSMENT ROLLS

 

3)      NOTICE OF TAXABLE STATUS FOR THE FOLLOWING:

 

A.        Nebraska Public Power District

B.        City of Lincoln dba Lincoln Electric System

C.        Lancaster County School District 001 aka Lincoln Public Schools

 

4)      425 FILING - REPORT OF DESTROYED REAL PROPERTY:

 

A.        Angela B. Taylor

B.        Geraldine M. Ault

 

5)      APPEAL ON DENIAL OF GREENBELT STATUS FOR CHARLES KUHNEL

 

6)      NOTICE OF ASSESSED VALUATION CHANGE FOR PROPERTY TAXATION PURPOSES:

 

A.        Charles Kuhnel

B.        Jason & Stephanie Parks

 

7)      PUBLIC HEARINGS:

 

A.        Notice of Proposed Change in Exemption Status (See correlating item 8)

 

1.     ARC Housing Dev Corp of Lincoln (4 notices)

2.     MidAmerica District of the Christian & Missionary Alliance

3.     Great Plains Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church

 

B.        2019 451 Tax Exemption Applications (See correlating item 9)

 

Boys and Girls Clubs of Lincoln/Lancaster County

CHI Nebraska

Joshua Collingsworth Memorial Foundation

Christ's Place Church

Montessori School for Young Children Inc.

LOCUS Impact Investing

Nebraska State AFL-CIO Building Corporation

Nebraska Communities Playhouse

United Yezidi Community of America, Inc.

Region V Foundation

Citylight Lincoln Church of the Christian Missionary Alliance

Word of Life Lutheran Church, Inc.

 

C.        Motor Vehicle Tax Exemption Applications (See correlating item 10)

 

Community Action Partnership of Lancaster & Saunders Counties

Cornerstone Christian Church

Capitol City Christian Church

Lincoln Christian School

Boys & Girls Club of Lincoln/Lancaster County

Christ United Methodist Church

St. Thomas Aquinas Church

St. John the Apostle Church

St. Peter's Catholic Parish

CrossBridge Christian Church

Gentle Shepherd Baptist Church

 

 

8)      ACTION ON NOTICE OF PROPOSED CHANGE IN EXEMPTION STATUS

 

9)      ACTION ON 2019 451 TAX EXEMPTION APPLICATIONS

 

10)  ACTION ON MOTOR VEHICLE TAX EXEMPTION APPLICATIONS

 

11)  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. 

 

12)  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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