Regular meeting of the Dodge County Board of Supervisors, Wednesday, February 15, 2017 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 February 1, 2017 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, March 1, 2017 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)            County Clerk (January 2017) 12a.pdf

i)             Marriage Licenses                            $375.00

ii)            Copies                                               $361.00

iii)           Badge Applications                          $140.00

iv)           Miscellaneous Fees                   $43,278.13

b)            Clerk of District Court (January 2017)                    $5,802.04 12b.pdf

c)            Low Income Ministry Food Pantry Report (January 2017) 12c.pdf

d)            Highway Department (January 2017)                  $38,909.12 12d.pdf

e)            Building Inspection/Zoning Department (January 2017)  $665.00 12e.pdf


13.         Receipt of letter from Dr. Monty Sellon, Vice-Chairman of Board of Trustees of Fremont Health, announcing the retirement of Mr. Joel Jelkin from their Board, effective with the last meeting in February 2017 and consideration/possible action on their unanimous recommendation to appoint Ms. Jody Horner, President of Midland University, to fill the remainder of the unexpired 6-year term (term expires on March 31, 2022) 13.pdf


14.         Consideration/possible action on the adoption of Resolution appointing Supervisor David W. Saalfeld to represent the County of Dodge to the Northeast Nebraska Solid Waste Coalition Board of Directors and Supervisors Lon Strand or Dan M. Weddle as his alternate representative14.pdf


15.         Tabled item – consideration/possible action on revised Professional Services Agreement with Capital City Concepts LLC to prepare a wage/benefit study for all employees of Dodge County 15.pdf


16.         Receipt of correspondence from Nebraska Department of Roads regarding the State Transportation Improvement Plan (STIP) 16.pdf


17.         Consideration/possible action on the request of County Sheriff Hespen for approval of a petty cash fund for use in the booking room


18.         Receipt of letter and correspondence from Attorney Thomas B. Thomsen representing Julie Hindmarsh, a landowner in Dodge County, regarding the request of OPPD to obtain Right-of-Way Easement from Dodge County 18.pdf


19.         At 9:30 A.M., OPPD (Omaha Public Power District) presentation on potential easements covering Dodge County drainage ditch property and fee acquisitions associated with the same and possible action 19.pdf


20.         Tabled item - consideration/possible action setting uniform copy fees 20.pdf


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


22.         Any emergency item to the Agenda?


23.         Committee Reports


24.         Alan Doll, Highway Superintendent

a)            Consideration of adoption of Resolution closing Bridge #158 on County Road 13 and possible action 24a.pdf

b)            Consideration/possible action authorizing Highway Superintendent Doll to advertise for Machine Mowing of County Road Right-of-Way and to have the bids opened on March 13, 2017 at 11:00 A.M. 24b.pdf

c)            Consideration/possible action on Interlocal Agreement between the LENRD (Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District), the City of Scribner and Dodge County for Scribner Bank Stabilization Project 24c.pdf


25.         Jean Andrews, Zoning Administrator

a)            Receipt of NIRMA Safety Shorts for February 2017 25a.pdf


26.         Recess as a Board of Supervisors


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


28.         Consideration/possible action on tax roll corrections*


29.         Consideration/possible action on the recommendation of County Assessor Churchill on forms 451, Exemption Applications on new exempt properties located in Fremont on

a)            TL 71 .63A 13 17 8 & TL 51 1.19A 24 17 8 of Midland University 29a.pdf

b)            Cambridge Square 1st Add’n Lt 17 Blk 3 and Coddington’s Add’n S78' Lt 8 Blk 1 of Fremont Area Habitat for Humanity 29b.pdf

c)            Cambridge Square 2nd Add’n Lts 1 & 3 of Fremont Area Habitat for Humanity 29c.pdf

d)            BKST Lt 6, Blk 147 of Fremont Area Habitat for Humanity 29d.pdf

e)            O.T. E½ Lt 5 Blk 125 & S½ alley on N. of E½ Lt 5 of Fremont Art Association 29e.pdf


30.         Receipt of Reaffirmed Permissive Exemption Application for 2017 of Iglesia Apostolica De Le Fe En Christo Jesus in the US of Fremont, Nebraska on their church located on O.T. S1/2 of Lots 5 & 6 in Block 93 and possible action on the late filing fee as assessed by County Assessor Churchill 30.pdf


31.         Receipt of forms 451, Exemption Applications on a new exempt property, TL 184 & 185 .65 acres in Section 15 T17 R8 of Church of Dios Es Amor of Fremont, Nebraska for years 2016 and 2017 31.pdf

a)            At 10:05 A.M., hearing on the exemptions

b)            Possible action


32.         Adjournment of Board of Equalization until 10:00 A.M. on Wednesday, March 1, 2017


33.         Reconvene as a Board of Supervisors


34.         Any additional items to the agenda

a)            Under Board of Supervisors

i)             Consideration/possible action on the recommendation to the State Liquor Control Commission of the renewal of liquor licenses of Amoco Fuel Express and North Bend Golf Course 34ai.pdf

b)            Under Board of Equalization

i)             Receipt of form 457, Application for Exemption of Midland University of Fremont, Nebraska on two 2015 Chevrolet Impalas, one removed and other added 34bi.pdf

a)            Possible action on exemption


35.         Adjournment of Board of Supervisors until Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 9:00 A.M.



*copies in board room or county clerk’s office