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Osborne County Commissioners – March 13, 2017

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Osborne County Commissioners – Minutes for March 13, 2017

Present: Alfred Reif, C.W. “Bill” Seaman, Craig Pottberg, and Vienna Janis, County Clerk.

Alfred Reif called the meeting to order at 8:58 a.m.

Kenton Lyon met with commissioners to discuss the following: job description waiting on approval from county attorney, ruling on Kenneth Lee’s case, sent a newsletter through Farm Bureau with information on grass, and web-based updates for maps.

Brent French met with commissioners to ask commissioner to waive the 60 day waiting period for health insurance on a new employee. Discussion was held. C.W. “Bill” Seaman moved to waive the 60 day waiting period for Merrill Wilson for health insurance and to make it effective from date of hire, Alfred Reif second. Vote: all motion carried.

Tom Bowler met with commissioners and shared which chemical he will be using to get rid of the beetles and flies in the attic.  He reported to commissioners the foam he will use to seal the windows and stated it will cost about $200.00 per window.

Linda Ubelaker met with commissioners to discuss budget for fair board for 2018. They are requesting $13,500 for 2018. She reported expenses and receipts for the last two years.

Commissioners opened bids for 1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee. Commissioners received two bids and opened them at 10:00 a.m. One bid was from Jim Cary for $1,150.00 and the other was from Brian Cline for $1,645.00. C.W. Seaman moved to accept the bid from Brian Cline for $1,645.00 for 1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee, Alfred Reif second. Vote: all motion carried.

Commissioners signed and approved checks and vouchers totaling $61,234.02:

General                                   $16,811.72

Road & Bridge                         31,886.66

Health                                     1,534.65

Appraiser Cost                         260.02

Employee Benefit                   241.00

Noxious Weed                         87.99

Ambulance                              4,499.53

Waste Disposal                       1,743.01

OFD #1 General                      287.92

OFD #2 General                      131.70

Computer Capital Outlay        2,439.19

Local E-911 Fund                     1,209.00

Special R&B Improve              101.63

Total                            $61,234.02

Commissioners read the minutes for March 6, 2017. C.W. Seaman moved to approve the minutes for March 6, 2017 as amended, Craig Pottberg second. Vote: all motion carried.

Commissioners read the minutes for special meeting held on March 10, 2017. Craig Pottberg moved to approve the minutes for special meeting held on March 10, 2017 as presented, Alfred Reif second. Vote: all motion carried.

Commissioners approved change order 2016-168 to the 2016 tax roll.

David Luke and Maura Chambers from KCAMP met with commissioners to go over property program structure, liability program structure, net assets and loss ratio for Osborne County. David Luke presented commissioners with a dividend check for $11,329.00. David Luke also explained the three year rate stabilization program.

Commissioners went to look at the window in computer room.

Kenton Lyon met with commissioners regarding appeal.

Craig Pottberg moved to adjourn the meeting with no other business, Alfred Reif second. Vote: all motion carried. Meeting ended at 12:12 p.m.

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