December 16, 2021

O’Neill, Nebraska

The Holt County Board of Supervisors met as a Board of Equalization with all members present except Breiner. County Assessor Tim Wallinger, County Treasurer Shelly Ross and County Clerk Cathy Pavel were also in attendance. This meeting publicized pursuant to Section 84-1411 R.R.S. 1943. Notice of meeting given in advance thereof by publication in paper as shown by Affidavit of Publication on December 9, 2021, in the Atkinson Graphic.

Chairman Frahm convened the meeting at 9:31 A.M. with the flag salute.

Motion by Paxton, 2nd by Butterfield, to approve the minutes of the November 30, 2021, meeting as printed. Voting Aye: Treptow, Keyes, Butterfield, Paxton, Tielke and Frahm. Voting Nay: None. Absent: Breiner. Motion carried.

Motion by Butterfield, 2nd by Keyes, to approve the tax list corrections #21-052 as submitted by the Assessor. Voting Aye: Keyes, Butterfield, Paxton, Tielke, Treptow and Frahm. Voting Nay: None. Absent: Breiner. Motion carried.

Chairman Frahm adjourned the meeting at 9:39 A.M.

Doug Frahm, Chairman

Cathy Pavel, Clerk

 

 

December 16, 2021

O’Neill, Nebraska

The Holt County Board of Supervisors met in regular session as per adjournment with all members present except Breiner. This meeting publicized pursuant to Section 84-1411 R.R.S. 1943. Notice of meeting given in advance thereof by publication in paper as shown by Affidavit of Publication on December 9, 2021, in the Atkinson Graphic.

Chairman Tielke convened the meeting at 9:46 A.M. and informed the public of the location of the Open Meeting Poster.

Motion by Paxton, 2nd by Keyes, to approve the minutes of the November 30, 2021, meeting as printed. Voting Aye: Treptow, Keyes, Butterfield, Paxton, Frahm and Tielke. Voting Nay: None. Absent: Breiner. Motion carried.

Treasurers Report was presented and placed on file.

Correspondence was reviewed.

Motion by Butterfield, 2nd by Frahm, to contract with the Nebraska Auditor of Public Accounts to conduct the Holt County audit for the fiscal year 2022, 2023 & 2024, not to exceed $18,000.00 per year. Voting Aye: Keyes, Butterfield, Paxton, Frahm, Treptow and Tielke. Voting Nay: None. Absent: Breiner. Motion carried.

Motion by Frahm, 2nd by Paxton, to approve the surety bond on file for Della Grass, Holt County Ag Society Treasurer. Voting Aye: Butterfield, Paxton, Frahm, Treptow, Keyes and Tielke. Voting Nay: None. Absent: Breiner. Motion carried.

The Finance Committee reported that the County Officials had remitted their monthly fees to the County Treasurer as required.

Motion by Keyes, 2nd by Frahm, to allow the County Offices to close at 3:00 P.M. on December 23, 2021, due to the Christmas Holiday falling on a Saturday the Federal Holiday is observed on Friday and the Christmas Eve Holiday is observed on December 23rd. Voting Aye: Paxton, Frahm, Paxton, Keyes, Butterfield and Tielke. Voting Nay:  None. Absent: Breiner. Motion carried.

Motion by Paxton, 2nd by Butterfield, to approve the zoning application on file for Janice J. Myers, Kay M. Keyes, Sheryl A. Myers and Rickey D. Alder for 2 irregular tracts in SE ¼ 35-31-16. Voting Aye: Frahm, Treptow, Keyes, Butterfield, Paxton and Tielke. Voting Nay: None. Absent: Breiner. Motion carried.

The Board reviewed the Re-Districting Map for Holt County from the 2020 census.

The Board reviewed the proposed revisions in the Employee Handbook.

Bob Snyder was present to discuss county property with the Board.

Motion by Paxton, 2nd by Frahm, to approve the change order #1 on C45(527) Emmet Northeast for $21,296.00. Voting Aye: Treptow, Keyes, Butterfield, Paxton, Frahm and Tielke. Voting Nay: None. Absent: Breiner. Motion carried.

Motion by Butterfield, 2nd by Paxton, to approve the Right of Way permit for electrical cable for Veldon Judge in NE ¼ 23-31-14. Voting Aye: Keyes, Butterfield, Paxton, Frahm, Treptow and Tielke. Voting Nay: None. Absent: Breiner. Motion carried. 

The Board acknowledged receipt of the NDOT’s approval for a 32-day extension on work on the Naper South Bridge.

Road Superintendent Gary Connot presented his Department Activity Report.

The Board recessed for lunch at 12:26 P.M.

Chairman Tielke reconvened the meeting at 1:24 P.M. with all members present except Breiner.

Correspondence was read.

Motion by Frahm, 2nd by Butterfield, to approve the following claims. Voting Aye: Butterfield, Paxton, Frahm, Treptow, Keyes and Tielke. Voting Nay: None. Absent: Breiner. Motion carried.

 

 

General Fund Claim Total:  $212,236.84: A&J Tire & Auto Repair, LLC, Rep, $213.12; Albin, Mark, Mental Health Board Costs, $2,433.70; American Express, Off Equip, $2,043.00; Appeara, Serv, $268.54; Applied Connective Technologies, Serv, $1,189.68; Atkinson Graphic, Print/Pub, $446.44; Bear Graphics, Inc., Off Supp, $1,468.17; Black Hills Energy, Serv, $329.74; BOKF, Agent Fee, $400.00; Bomgaars, Off Supp/Supp, $30.85; Bytespeed, LLC, Off Equip, $974.00; Century Link-Probation Office, Serv, $221.98; Century Link-Sheriff & Courthouse, Serv, $814.89; City of O’Neill, Serv, $778.06; Clearfly Communications, Serv, $302.30; Cornhusker State Industries, Supp, $55.50; DAS State Accounting, Data Process, $529.04; DeKay, Kevin, Mileage, $95.20; Doerr, Jeffrey, Atty Fees, $1,155.92; Dollar General, Supp, $82.85; Drueke, Dan, Mileage, $120.96; Eakes, Off Supp, $97.06; Electronic Systems, Inc., Maintenance, $95.00; Elkhorn Valley Family Medicine, Medical, $418.00; Fox’s Food Plaza, Fuel, $61.74; Fusion Cloud Services, LLC, Serv, $244.98; Galyen, Boettcher & Baier, Atty Fees, $550.00; Gokie Oil Co., Fuel, $116.45; Great America Leasing Co., Off Equip Lease, $1,408.79; Great Plains Communications, Inc., Serv, $191.58; Hammerlun, John, Mileage, $48.72; Heartland Fire Protection, Maintenance, $810.00; Holt County Independent, Print/Pub, $81.46; Holt County Court, Court Costs, $101.00; Holt County District Court, Court Costs, $456.00; Holt County Treasurer, Postage, $426.29; Holz Lumber & Hardware, Rep, $55.00; Hooey, Kami, Bill of Exceptions, $211.25; Jack’s Uniforms & Equipment, Supp, $426.54; Johnson’s, Inc., Rep, $573.74; Jury Members - District Court, Jury Trial, $4,029.20; KBRX, Adv, $15.00; Kersenbrock Dental Care PC, Medical, $346.00; Kramer, Rusty, Serv, $50.00; Liewer, Therese, Matron, $63.00; Liewer, Mark, Travel, $14.28; McKay, Kelsey, Training, $500.00; Meritain Health, Health Ins, $150,000.00; Microfilm Imaging Systems, Inc., Off Equip Lease, $205.00; MIPS, Inc., Data Process, $2,069.76; National Association of Counties, Dues, $450.00; Nebraska Health & Human Services, Institution Costs, $183.00; Nebraska Public Power District, Serv, $2,374.80; Nebraska Tech & Telecommunications, Inc., Serv, $411.85; Nebraskalink Holdings, LLC dba OPTK, Serv, $280.00; Northeast Community College, Reg, $20.50; O’Neill Car Wash, Serv, $30.40; O’Neill Chemical Co., Serv/Supp, $1,271.01; O’Neill Family Pharmacy, Medical, $314.27; O’Neill Printing Co., Off Supp, $268.50; O’Neill Shopper, Print/Pub, $48.00; O’Neill Tire & Supply, Rep, $45.00; Office Products Center, Off Equip/Rep, $251.00; Ogden’s Ace Hardware, Off Supp/Supp, $146.90; One Office Solution-Assessor, Off Supp, $355.87; One Office Solution-Brent Kelly Law Firm, Off Supp, $187.45; One Office Solution-Clerk, Off Supp, $37.06; One Office Solution-Holt County Attorney, Off Sup, $45.99; One Office Solution-District Court, Off Supp, $17.88; One Office Solution-Jail, Off Supp, $28.41; One Office Solution-Probation, Off Supp, $383.67; One Office Solution-Public Defender, Off Supp, $28.25; One Office Solution-Sheriff, Off Supp, $19.96; Petty Cash-Sheriff, Postage Reimburse, $58.00; Petty Cash-Treasurer, Postage, $58.05; Precision IT, Off Supp, $92.00; Pribil, Dan, Mileage, $12.32; Quill Corporation-County Court, Off Supp, $81.00; Quill Corporation-Public Defender, Off Supp, $562.29; Quill-Extension, Off Supp, $209.49; RADWEN, Inc., Contract Services, $1,000.00; Ranchland Auto Parts, Supp, $25.70; Region IV Behavioral Health System, 3rd Qtr, $8,800.50; Reiser Insurance Group, LLC, Bond, $40.00; Reynoldson, Laura, Off Supp, $11.61; Schindler Elevator Corporation, Maintenance, $780.06; Smith, Darla, Contract Labor, $1,500.00; Stenka, Ken, Mileage/Travel, $413.15; Strope & Gotschall, PC, Atty Fees, $320.00; Taylor Made Printing, Printing, $369.50; The Sidwall Company, Contract Services, $65.00; Three River Communications, LLC, Serv, $216.78; Timmerman, Amy, Mifi Card, $90.04; Torpin’s Rodeo Market, Supp, $1,588.31; Trade Winds Motel, Travel, $375.00; Triple R Tire, LLC, Rep, $476.49; US Bank, Off Supp, $2,105.29; Vanguard Appraisals, Inc., Data Process, $2,160.00; Verizon Wireless, Serv, $371.18; Walnofer, Deb, Mileage, $129.92; Welsh, Tom, Mileage, $112.00; Westside Restaurant, Jury Meals, $219.81; Wex Bank, Fuel, $2,153.85; Young, Junior, Jury Food, $19.95; Zelle Human Resource Solutions, Serv, $3,000.00  

Road Fund Claim Total:  $690,312.50: A&R Construction Company, Road/Bridge, $79,198.53; AKRS Equipment, Parts/Rep, $2,641.67; Appeara, Serv, $488.19; Applied Connective Technologies, Serv, $8.25; AT&T, Serv, $68.81; Atkinson Graphic, Print/Pub, $15.00; Atkinson Sand & Gravel, Inc., Gravel, $15,653.00; Avera St. Anthony’s Hospital, Medical, $1,674.00; B’s Enterprises, Inc., Grader Blades/Guide Posts/Signs, $16,842.50; Bartak Glass, Rep, $59.00; Black Hills Energy, Serv, $289.91; Blackstrap, Inc., Snow Removal, $10,734.50; Bomgaars, Fence/Parts/Supp, $1,807.86; Breiner Welding & Fabrication, Parts/Rep, $6,379.17; Campbell, Kyle, Reimburse Parts, $9.58; Carhart Lumber Co., Supp, $87.78; Carroll Olson Enterprises, Parts/Supp, $404.28; Century Link-2377 Road, Serv, $61.61; Century Link-2831 Road, Serv, $61.89; Century Link-3888 Road, Serv, $156.24 ;Century Link-5440 Road, Serv, $61.86; City of Atkinson, Serv, $69.44; Cole Petroleum, Fuel, $13,423.05; Cole Sand & Gravel, Gravel, $5,015.80; Connot Tire Service, Chains/Parts/Rep/Tires, $2,194.05; Dawson, Todd, Travel, $12.00; Dexter Diesel, LLC, Parts/Rep, $1,043.44; Elkhorn Rural Public Power District, Serv, $79.06; Elkhorn Sand & Gravel, LLC, Gravel, $61,889.50; Farmers Pride, Fuel, $12,412.90; First Stop, Fuel, $120.64; Forman, Craig, Travel, $21.16; Fusion Cloud Services, LLC, Serv, $50.11; Galyen Energy Supply, Fuel, $4,944.78; Garrett Enterprises, Inc., Grease/Oil, $2,537.70; Great America Leasing Co., Off Equip Lease, $184.15; Great Plains Communications, Inc., Serv, $53.68; Great Western Gas Co., Fuel, $229.68; Green’s Service, Fuel/Supp, $5,493.86; Holiday Inn Kearney, Travel, $344.85; Holt County Independent, Print/Pub, $105.46; J&J Sanitation - 3051-1421, Serv, $166.64 

J&J Sanitation - 3051-1859, Serv, $103.3; K&M Telephone Co., Serv, $35.47; KBRX, Adv, $150.00; Kelly Supply Co., Parts, $89.83; Kimball Midwest, Supp, $681.64; Kokes Construction, LLC, Bridge/Road, $113,513.38; Kramer Mfg, Inc., Parts/Rep, $215.62; LCL Truck Equipment, Inc., Parts, $379.23; Liska, Duane, Travel, $24.00; Mitchell Equipment, Inc., Grease/Oil/Parts/Supp, $3,313.24; Municipal Power, Serv, $415.59; Nebraska Public Power District, Serv, $273.16; Netcom, Inc., Parts, $650.00; NMC, Parts/Rep, $27,243.86; North Central Public Power, Serv, $85.28; North Construction, LLC, Box Culverts/Pipes, $262,685.80; Northeast Glass, Parts, $575.00; Northeast Nebraska Telephone Co., Serv, $46.06; O’Neill Auto Supply, Inc., Fuel/Parts/Supp/Tools, $1,442.39; O’Neill Shopper, Misc, $83.64; O’Neill Super Foods, Supp, $25.54; Ogden’s Ace Hardware, Supp, $8.99; One Office Solution, Off Supp, $320.00; Pitzer Digital, LLC, Misc, $128.00; Pomp’s Tire Service, Inc., Chains/Tires, $2,692.00; Power Plan, Parts, $809.86; Quality Alignment & Repair, Parts/Rep, $265.15; Ranchland Auto Parts, Parts/Supp, $526.20; Reiman, David, Reimburse, $36.25; Reiman’s Body Shop, Parts/Rep, $526.77; Road Builders Machinery & Supply Co., Parts/Rep/Supp, $6,535.51; Rose Equipment, Inc., Parts, $1,999.99; Ryan’s Truck & Tractor Repair, Parts/Rep, $845.22; Sanderson, Alan, Travel, $12.00; Shamrock Diesel Repair, Parts, $62.63; Southside Mini Mart, Fuel, $231.29; Stan Houston Equipment Co., Inc., Asphalt, $7,205.00; Super B Automotive, Rep, $15.00; The Seedhouse, Erosion Control, $940.00; The Wrangler, Parts, $30.00; Torpin’s Rodeo Market, Supp, $75.09; Town and Country Autobody, Parts/Rep, $332.00; Triple R Tire, LLC, Parts/Rep, $471.00; Truck Center Co., Parts/Rep, $2,763.51; US Bank, Fuel/Parts//Postage, $728.61; Verizon Connect, Serv, $712.36; Verizon Wireless, Serv, $193.58; Village of Chambers, Serv, $80.50; Walters, Susan, Reimburse, $1,220.00; Warp Networks, Inc., Serv, $257.70; Welsh Welding & Repair, Parts/Rep, $110.00; Westend Mini Mart, Fuel, $383.23; White’s Service, Fuel, $347.38; Wm. Krotter Co. - Home & Appliance, Fence/Supp, $260.11; Wm. Krotter Co. - Parts & Repairs, Parts, $59.89 

Visitor’s Promotion Fund Claim Total:  $1,445.00:Niobrara Valley Chapter #289, Pheasants Forever, $1,200.00; Sowders, Voices of the Sandhills, $245.00 

Visitor’s Improvement Fund Claim Total:  $21,451.87: O’Neill Chamber of Commerce, Contract Labor, $1,451.87; O’Neill Summerfest Entertainment, Summerfest, $20,000.00 

Jail Commissary Fund Claim Total:  $15.44: Three River Communications, LLC, Serv, $15.44 

Other Debt Service Fund Claim Total:  $31,585.00: BOKF, Debt Payment, $31,585.00

 

 

1:30 P.M. being the time advertised Chairman Tielke convened a public hearing on the Agriculture Conservation Easement Program – Wetland Reserve Easement request for Bar K Bar LLC c/o Melvin Knox, SW ¼ 33-25-11.

Those speaking were County Attorney Brent Kelly, Melvin Knox, Pat Knox, Gene Kelly and Steve Boshart.

Motion by Keyes, 2nd by Frahm, to adjourn from public hearing at 2:31 P.M. and return to regular session. Voting Aye: Paxton, Frahm, Treptow, Keyes, Butterfield and Tielke. Voting Nay: None. Absent: Breiner. Motion carried.

Motion by Frahm, 2nd by Paxton, to deny the Agriculture Conservation Easement Program – Wetland Reserve Easement request for Bar K Bar LLC c/o Melvin Knox, SW ¼ 33-25-11 due to this application being in conflict with the Holt County Comprehensive Plan. Voting Aye: Frahm, Treptow, Keyes, Paxton and Tielke. Voting Nay: None. Abstain: Butterfield. Absent: Breiner. Motion carried.

Chairman Tielke adjourned the meeting at 3:17 P.M. until December 30, 2021, at 9:45 A.M.

William J. Tielke, Chairman                                                                        

Cathy Pavel, Clerk

 

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