Proceedings Statement of the October 20, 2014 Commissioners meeting.
By James E. Krotz
Present were Chairman Dan Kling, Commissioners Jack Andersen and James Krotz, County Clerk Sindy Coburn and Treasurer Peg Sones.
Acting as the Board of Equalization (BOE), the Commissioners met with Michael Lane who reported that the Assessor's file on his residential property was missing. Assessor Trudy Winter joined the meeting and took Mr. Lane to the Assessorís office to search for the file. Later in the morning the missing file was found.
The Board convened in closed session to discuss a matter of potential litigation. While in closed in closed session the Board consulted by telephone with the County Attorney.
Sheriff Robbins delivered a review of proposals for new equipment for the E-911 system prepared for his department by Geo-Com. Tech support for the old system will end soon so the purchase of a new system is necessary. Funds for the new system have already been accrued from fees on telephone landlines and cell phones in the area.
Clerk of the District Court Eloise Edwards asked the Commissioners to consider purchasing a smaller, more economical and user-friendly used car for use by county officials and employees. At present the employees must choose between an older Chevy Suburban and a retired Crown Vic police cruiser. The Commissioners agreed to review the costs and benefits of the proposal.
The Commissioners approved the renewal of a service agreement with B. J. Harris Inc. of Greeley, NE for the emergency generator that powers the Sheriff's Office, Dispatch and Courthouse.
Submitted by James Krotz
The minutes of this and all meetings of the Board of Commissioners are available to the public at the office of the Sheridan County Clerk. All meetings of the Board of Commissioners are held in compliance with Nebraska Open Meetings Act.