Regular meeting of the Dodge County Board of Supervisors, Wednesday, July 8, 2015 at 9:00 A.M., Third Floor, Courthouse, Fremont, Nebraska


1.            Call to Order at 9:00 A.M. - Roll Call


2.            Legality of meeting 2.pdf


3.            Approval of agenda


4.            Approval of minutes of the June 24, 2015 meeting 4.pdf


5.            Recess as a Board of Supervisors


6.            At  9:05 A.M., convene as a Board of Corrections


7.            Any items of discussion


8.            Adjournment of Board of Corrections until Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at 9:05 A.M.


9.            Reconvene as a Board of Supervisors


10.         Approval of wage and hour claims


11.         Approval of financial claims


12.         County Officials’ Reports


a)            Building Inspector & Zoning 12a.pdf

i)             Fees                                               $3,505.80

b)           Highway Department 12b.pdf

i)             Misc. Collections                        $49,649.37


13.         Consideration/possible action on Application for Special Designated Permit from Desauce Development (Wooden Windmill) to serve alcohol at an event at Fremont Group Lodge, 4349 W Statelake Road, Fremont, on August 1, 2015 13.pdf


14.         Receipt of letter from Sara O’Rourke, Administrator of Nebraska Driver Licensing Services, stating they have discontinued Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) tests in Dodge County and moved it to north Omaha office 14.pdf


15.         Receipt of email from Andrew F. Cunningham, Government Affairs Manager, regarding LB 657e, Section 120, asking if Dodge County “intends to accept” Highway Allocation Funds for 2015-2016 and possible action 15.pdf


16.         Receipt of email from Char Scott, Assistant Treasurer, of Nebraska saying they overpaid counties for insurance tax and want the overpayment back by ACH payments 16.pdf


17.         Jean Andrews, Zoning Administrator

a)            Receipt and filing of Courthouse Safety Meeting Minutes from their June 24, 2015 meeting 17a.pdf

b)           Receipt and filing of Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality correspondence regarding wastewater discharge for Howard Schneider property at 720 Boulevard Street, #37, Fremont, Nebraska 17b.pdf


18.         Alan Doll, Highway Superintendent

a)            Receipt and filing of Certificates of Insurance from: 18a.pdf

i)             Fauss Construction, Inc

ii)            Lux Sand & Gravel Company

iii)           Anchor Trucking Service, Inc.


b)           Consideration/possible action on resolution to place “No Parking” signs on dead end turn around on Old Highway 8 18b.pdf

c)            Receipt and filing of Utility Installation Agreements from Burt County Public Power District for an underground cable between Sections 29 & 30, Webster Township and another installation between Sections 27 & 28, Cuming Township 18c.pdf


19.         At 9:30 A.M. - Receipt of Budget Request and presentation from Cecilia Harry, Executive Director of Greater Fremont Economic Development Council 19.pdf


20.         Receipt of correspondence from Time Warner Cable regarding programming changes 20.pdf


21.         Budget Requests for 2015-16

a)            Region 5/6 Civil Defense of $32,150.55 from Dodge County 21a.pdf


22.         Preliminary Budget Requests for a portion of the county’s levy allocation for 2015-16 from:

a)            Elkhorn Township 22a.pdf


23.         Any business brought by the public or discussion from the public?


24.         Any emergency item to the Agenda?


25.         Committee Reports


26.         Consideration of going into closed session to discuss the general assistance claims for June, 2015

a)            Consideration of going back into open session

b)           Possible action


27.         Adjournment of Board of Supervisors until Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at 9:00 A.M.


28.         At 10:00 A.M., convene as a Board of Equalization


29.         Tax roll corrections*


30.         At 10:05 A.M. – Hearing on appeal of Debra J. Foster on her rejection of her homestead exemption at 1435 N. Keene, Fremont, NE 30.pdf

a)            Testimony for/against the exemption

b)           Possible Action of the County Board


31.         Receipt of Letter from Kathleen M. Spicer requesting an exention of the filing deadline on homestead exemption until July 20, 2015 31.pdf


32.         Receipt of valuation protests for 2015 and possible action


33.         Adjournment of Board of Equalization until 10:00 A.M. on Wednesday, July 22, 2015













* copies in board room or county clerk’s office