INVITATION TO BID

 

RE: Addition and Renovations to

Kearney Public Schools -

Sunrise Middle School

Final Bid Package

Kearney, Nebraska

 

BD Construction Inc. of Kearney

has been pre-selected as the Con-

struction Manager for Kearney

Public Schools - Sunrise Middle

School Addition and Renovation.

The project is located at 4611

Avenue N in Kearney, and consists

of a new, one-story, slab-on-grade

building addition totaling 6,011

square feet (SF) and renovation of

approximately 42,880 square feet

(SF) of existing building. Major

spaces within the addition include

office and administrative spaces,

along with restrooms and support

spaces. The structure will consist

of steel post and beam structure

with metal stud infill, with masonry

exterior, along with aluminum store

front and EPDM roofing. Exterior

improvements include site demoli-

tion, cast-in-place concrete and

underground utility work. Renova-

tion in the existing building includes

updating existing finishes, including

replacement of flooring, paint, relo-

cation of lockers, replacement of

acoustical ceilings, and mechanical

upgrades.

The Final Bid Package includes

bulk reinforcing steel (supply only),

site work, select demolition of

flooring, walls, ceilings, and exte-

rior overhangs, concrete founda-

tions and slabs, masonry, steel ma-

terials, steel erection, joint sealants,

expansion joint covers, HM-HMW

Doors and Frames (supply only),

carpentry, aluminum and glass,

acoustical ceiling tile, metal stud

framing and drywall, tiling, EPDM

roofing, specialties, casework (su-

pply), casework installation, fire

suppression, plumbing, HVAC,

electrical, and communications.

The project will be managed by

BD Construction of Kearney.

The bid opening for the project

will be held at 2:00 P.M. CENTRAL

TIME ON JUNE 4, 2019.

Bid Openings will be held at the

office of the Finance Director, Kear-

ney Public Schools, located within

the Administration Building, 320

West 24th Street, Kearney, Ne-

braska. Bids can be mailed to the

attention of Chris Nelson, 320 West

24th Street, Kearney, NE 68845 or

delivered in person prior to the time

established for the bid opening.

Please refer to the Instructions to

Bidders for further information.

The anticipated start of construc-

tion for this phase is July 1, 2019

with overall project completion

scheduled for July 31, 2020. The

addition needs to be complete by

May 15, 2020. A detailed work se-

quence is included in SECTION 01

1000 SUMMARY. This schedule is

intended to be a general guideline

to all prospective bidders for your

understanding of the anticipated

phasing and completion dates that

needs to be reflected in your bid. It

is anticipated that work may need

to occur outside of normal school

hours, including evenings, week-

ends, and school breaks. Following

the awarding of contracts to the

sub-contractors with BD Construc-

tion, the successful sub-contra-

ctors input will be requested for the

review of the overall project sched-

ule.

The Final Bid Package project

consists of furnishing all labor, ma-

terials and equipment necessary to

complete all work required for the

bid scopes for Kearney Public

Schools - Sunrise Middle School

Addition and Renovation Final Bid

Package as shown on the drawings

and described in the specifications

prepared by the Architect, Wilkins

Architecture Design Planning, 2908

West 39th Street, Suite A, Kearney,

Nebraska. The scopes of work in

the early bid package include:

Bulk Rein. Steel; Site Work; Dem-

olition; Foundations & Conc. Slabs;

Masonry; Steel Materials; Steel

Erection; Carpentry; Roofing; Air

Barrier; Tiling; Joint Sealants; Ex-

pansion Joint Covers; HM-HMV

Doors (Supply); Aluminum & Glass;

Acoustical Ceiling Tile; Metal Studs

& Drywall; Toilet Accessories; Vis-

ual Display Surf.; Wall & Corner

Guards; Fire Protection Specialties Casework (Supply); Casework

(Install); Fire Suppression; Plumb-

ing; HVAC; Electrical Communi-

cations.

All bids shall be made on the

printed proposal forms issued in

the Specifications. Detailed scopes

of work for each bid package are

available from BD Construction,

Inc. / Kearney, 209 E. 6th Street,

Kearney, NE 68847 and are in-

cluded in the specifications.

The successful bidder may be re-

quired to furnish Corporate Surety

Performance and Payment Bonds

in a sum equal to 100% of the con-

tract price.

All proposals shall remain in ef-

fect for a period of 40 calendar

days after the scheduled closing

time for the receipt of proposals.

Each bid, (excluding suppliers

only), shall be accompanied by an

acceptable Bid Bond or certified

check payable to Kearney Public

School in the amount of five per-

cent (5%) of the total bid submitted

as a guarantee that if awarded the

contract, the Bidder will promptly

enter into a contract. If bid security

is not received with the proposal,

the bid will not be considered. All

successful bidders will be required

to provide performance and pay-

ment bonds. All bids, (excluding

suppliers), are required to be

sealed with the name of the project

on the envelope.

All bids are to be in strict accord-

ance with the Contract Documents

and all other related Bid Docu-

ments. Bid Documents may be ob-

tained from the following location

beginning on May 16, 2019:

 

Standard Digital Imaging

4424 So. 108th Street

Omaha, NE 68137

402-592-1292

Bid Document Information may

be obtained online from:

Standard Digital Imaging | Stand-

ard Share;

www.standardsharev3.com

The following information may be

obtained and viewed:

1. Instructions to Bidders

2. Bid Form

3. Specifications Table of Con-

tents

4. Section 01 1000 Work Se-

quence

5. Addendums

6. Construction Drawings

IMAGES ARE NOT FOR BIDD-

ING - FOR REFERENCE ONLY IN

ORDERING.

Documents are also available for

your examination at the following

plan rooms:

Lincoln Builders Bureau, 5910 S.

58th St, Suite C, Lincoln, NE 68516

Omaha Builders Exchange, 4255

S 94th St, Omaha, NE 68127

Columbus Area Chamber of

Commerce, 753 33rd Ave., Colum-

bus, NE 68602-0515

Hastings Builders Bureau, 301 S.

Burlington, Hastings, NE 68902

Builders Plan Service, 309 W.

2nd, Grand Island, NE 68801

Reed Construction Data, 30

Technology Drive So. Suite 500,

Norcross, GA 30092

Kearney Plan Service, 1007 2nd

Ave., Kearney, NE 68847

Standard Digital Imaging/Stan-

dard Share -

www.standarddigital.com

Construction Industry Center -

www.construction

industrycenter.com

iSqFt - www.isqft.com

Dodge Data & Analytics (Electro-

nic Plan Room) 3315 Central Ave.,

Hot Springs, AR 71913,

800-393-6343

www.construction.com

Phelps County Development Cor-

poration - 502 East Ave., Suite 201,

Holdrege, NE 68949

BD Construction, Inc. /Kearney,

209 E. 6th Street, Kearney, NE

68847

Electronic copies of bid docu-

ments may be obtained from BD

Construction. Contact Austin

Larson at 308-234-1836 or at

alarson@bdconstruction.com to re-

quest access to the documents.

Contract Documents may also be

viewed at Wilkins Architecture De-

sign Planning, 2908 West 39th

Street, Suite A, Kearney, Nebraska,

and at BD Construction, 209 E. 6th

Street, Kearney, Nebraska. Copies

of plans and specifications may be

obtained from Standard Digital Im-

aging after April 16th upon pay-

ment of a $150.00 deposit for each

set. The deposit will be refunded

upon return of the plans and speci-

fications in good condition within

15 days after the bid opening date

if a bid is submitted, or if plans are

returned 7 days prior to the bid

date if a bid is not submitted.

The Owner shall have the right to

reject any or all bids and to reject a

bid not accompanied by any requir-

ing bid security or by other data re-

quired by the bidding documents;

or to reject a bid which is in any

way incomplete or irregular and to

waive any informalities in any pro-

posal.

We look forward to receipt of

your proposal on bid day. If you

should have any questions or re-

quire further assistance, please do

not hesitate to contact Austin

Larson of BD Construction at

308-234-1836.

By submitting a bid for this

project, bidder agrees he has

read the BD Construction Stand-

ard Subcontract Agreement and

if bid is accepted, is willing to ex-

ecute this Subcontract. This

Subcontract Agreement is avail-

able for review at BD's office,

209 East 6th Street, Kearney, NE

68847.

 

 

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NOTICE

BUFFALO COUNTY BOARD

OF COMMISSIONERS

BUFFALO COUNTY BOARD

OF EQUALIZATION

TUESDAY, MAY 14, 2019

 

 

The Buffalo County Board of

Commissioners and the Buffalo

County Board of Equalization met

on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 9:00

A.M. and 9:45 A.M. Chairman

McMullen called the meeting to or-

der and asked everyone to rise for

the presentation of colors by the

Buffalo County Color Guard. The

Buffalo County Color Guard lead

the Board members and those

present in the Pledge of Allegiance.

The following Board members re-

sponded to roll call: Timothy Hig-

gins, Ivan Klein, Myron Kouba,

Ronald Loeffelholz, Sherry Morrow,

Dennis Reiter and William

McMullen. A copy of the acknowl-

edgment and receipt of notice and

agenda by the Board of Commis-

sioners is attached to these min-

utes. Chairman McMullen an-

nounced that in accordance with

Section 84-1412 of the Nebraska

Revised Statutes, a current copy of

the Open Meetings Act is available

for review. County Clerk Janice

Giffin took all proceedings hereinaf-

ter shown; while the convened

meeting was open to the public.

Deputy County Attorney Kari Fisk

was present.

REGULAR AGENDA

 

 

Moved by Higgins and seconded

by Loeffelholz to approve the April

23, 2019 Board meeting minutes.

Upon roll call vote, the following

Board members voted "Aye": Hig-

gins, Loeffelholz, Klein, Kouba,

Morrow, Reiter and McMullen. Mo-

tion declared carried.

Moved by Reiter and seconded

by Higgins to ratify the following

April 26 and May 10, 2019 payroll

claims processed by the County

Clerk. Upon roll call vote, the fol-

lowing Board members voted

"Aye": Reiter, Higgins, Klein,

Kouba, Loeffelholz, Morrow and

McMullen. Motion declared carried.

April 26, 2019 Payroll claims

 

GENERAL FUND:

245,847.06

AMERICAN FAMILY I 971.39;

RETIREMENT PLANS AMERITAS

R 41,103.94; BUFFALO CO

TREAS/WELLNESS I 50.00; BUF-

FALO CO TREASURER I

92,156.50; CREDIT MANAGEMENT

E 218.46; FIRST CONCORD E

3,855.91; FIRST NATIONAL BANK

T 83,224.97; KEARNEY UNITED

WAY E 97.67; MADISON NA-

TIONAL I 1,255.22; MADISON NA-

TIONAL I 613.31; MASSMUTUAL

FINANCIAL I 1,175.00; MIDLAND

FUNDING E 117.97; NATIONWIDE

I 355.00; NE CHILD SUPPORT E

659.12; PRINCIPALE 3,048.46;

STATE OF NE T 13,255.91; VISION

SERVICE E 760.88

ROAD FUND: NET PAYROLL

53,870.31; AMERICAN FAMILY I

816.65; RETIREMENT PLANS

AMERITAS R 8,691.45; BUFFALO

CO TREASURER I 2,998.50;

CREDIT MANAGEMENT E 221.36;

FIRST CONCORD E 487.50; FIRST

NATIONAL BANK T 16,881.43;

KEARNEY UNITED WAY E 5.00;

MADISON NATIONAL I 144.41;

MADISON NATIONAL I 106.33;

NATIONWIDE I 272.50; NE CHILD

SUPPORT E 100.00; PRINCIPAL E

814.06; STATE OF NE T 2,600.92;

VISION SERVICE E 189.11

WEED FUND: NET PAYROLL

4,740.24; RETIREMENT PLANS

AMERITAS R 45.67; BUFFALO CO

TREASURER I 251.50; FIRST

CONCORD E 25.00; FIRST NA-

TIONAL BANK T 1,526.12; MADI-

SON NATIONAL I 3.62; PRINCIPAL

E 30.50; STATE OF NE T 236.48;

May 10, 2019 Payroll claims

 

GENERAL FUND:

NET PAY-

ROLL 251,607.83; AMERICAN

FAMILY LIFE I 874.53; RETIRE-

MENT PLANS AMERITAS R

42,125.59; BUFFALO CO TREAS-

/WELLNESS I 50.00; BUFFALO CO

TREASURER I 93,535.00; CREDIT

MANAGEMENT E 218.46; FIRST

CONCORD E 4,145.91; FIRST NA-

TIONAL BANK T 85,610.16; KEAR-

NEY UNITED WAY E 97.67; MADI-

SON NATIONAL I 1,267.45; MADI-

SON NATIONAL I 620.91;

MASSMUTUAL FINANCIAL I

1,175.00; MIDLAND FUNDING E

114.31; NATIONWIDE RETIRE-

MENT I 355.00; NE CHILD SUP-

PORT E 659.12; PRINCIPAL E

3,062.92; STATE OF NE T

13,749.23; VISION SERVICE PLAN

E 760.68

ROAD FUND: NET PAYROLL

54,574.83;AMERICAN FAMILY

LIFE I 816.65; RETIREMENT

PLANS AMERITAS R 8,547.85;

BUFFALO CO TREASURER I

2,998.50; FIRST CONCORD E

487.50; FIRST NATIONAL BANK T

16,793.39; KEARNEY UNITED

WAY E 5.00; MADISON NATIONAL

I 144.30; MADISON NATIONAL I

106.20; NATIONWIDE RETIRE-

MENT R 272.50; NE CHILD SUP-

PORT E 100.00; PRINCIPAL E

829.20; STATE OF NE T 2,526.63;

VISION SERVICE PLAN E 193.22

WEED FUND: NET PAYROLL

4,659.10; RETIREMENT PLANS

AMERITAS R 732.71; BUFFALO

CO TREASURER I 251.50; FIRST

CONCORD E 25.00; FIRST NA-

TIONAL BANK T 1,495.28; MADI-

SON NATIONAL I 3.62; PRINCIPAL E 30.48; STATE OF NE T 229.65

Sheriff Neil Miller, Lieutenant

Chad Hunt, Sergeant Rosario

Perez and Corrections Officer

Aaron Valenzuela from the Buffalo

County Sheriff's Office Corrections

Division were present for the proc-

lamation of the National Correc-

tions Officers and Employees

Week. Chairman McMullen read

the proclamation and thanked

those who serve Buffalo County.

Moved by Morrow and seconded

by Higgins to proclaim the week of

May 5, 2019 through May 11, 2019

as "National Corrections Officers

and Employees Week" in Buffalo

County with the following Resolu-

tion 2019-13. Upon roll call vote,

the following Board members voted

"Aye": Morrow, Higgins, Klein,

Kouba, Loeffelholz, Reiter and

McMullen. Motion declared carried.

RESOLUTION 2019-13

Proclamation

Name the Week of May 5, 2019

through May 11, 2019 as

"National Corrections Officers

and Employees Week in

Buffalo County."

WHEREAS, National Corrections

Officers and Employees Week was

first proclaimed on May 5, 1984, by

President Ronald Reagan when he

signed Proclamation 5187 creating

"National Correctional Officers'

Week", to recognize the men and

women who work in jails, prison,

and community corrections across

the county; and

WHEREAS, National Correction

Officers and Employees Week rec-

ognizes and honors that the duties

of these officers have become in-

creasingly complex and demand-

ing; and

WHEREAS, National Correctional

Officers and Employees Week rec-

ognizes the professionalism, dedi-

cation and courage exhibited by

these officers throughout the per-

formance of these demanding and

often conflicting roles deserve our

utmost respect; and

WHEREAS, National Correctional

Officers and Employees Week in

Buffalo County recognizes employ-

ees of the Buffalo County Sheriff's

Office Corrections Division for their

role in putting themselves in harm's

way to advance a mission of pro-

tecting the public, staff, and in-

mates of Buffalo County.

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RE-

SOLVED that the Buffalo County

Board of Commissioners herby

proclaim the week of May 5, 2019

through May 11, 2019 as "National

Correctional Officers and Employ-

ees Week". All Buffalo County citi-

zens are encouraged to pay tribute

to the many Correctional Workers

of the Buffalo County Jail for the vi-

tal public service they provide.

Chairman McMullen read into the

record and presented the Resolu-

tion of Commendation to Commu-

nications Officer David Randel.

Moved by Loeffelholz and se-

conded by Reiter to approve the

following resolution 2019-14. Upon

roll call vote, the following Board

members voted "Aye": Loeffelholz,

Reiter, Higgins, Klein, Kouba, Mor-

row and McMullen. Motion de-

clared carried.

RESOLUTION 2019-14

 

WHEREAS,

David Randel began

his employment as Communica-

tions Officer with the Buffalo

County Sheriff's Office on January

22, 2007 and

WHEREAS, David has now

served Buffalo County for 12 years

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RE-

SOLVED BY THE BUFFALO

COUNTY BOARD OF COMMIS-

SIONERS that David be com-

mended with a unanimous vote of

appreciation for his dedicated and

loyal service to Buffalo County for

12 years as Communications Of-

ficer.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED

that good wishes for health, happi-

ness and prosperity be extended to

David from this date forward.

Sheriff Neil Miller, Chief Deputy

Dan Schleusener, Sergeant

Ephraim Valenzuela, Deputy Clint

Kirschner and Investigator Brandon

Brueggemann from the Buffalo

County Sheriff's Office were pres-

ent for the proclamation of the Na-

tional Police Week. Chairman

McMullen read the proclamation

and thanked those who serve Buf-

falo County. Moved by Morrow and

seconded by Kouba to proclaim

the week of May 12th through May

18th, 2019 as "National Police

Week" in Buffalo County with the

following Resolution 2019-15.

Upon roll call vote, the following

Board members voted "Aye": Mor-

row, Kouba, Higgins, Klein, Loef-

felholz, Reiter and McMullen. Mo-

tion declared carried.

RESOLUTION 2019-15

Proclamation

Name the Week of May 12th

through May 18th as

"National Police Week in

Buffalo County"

WHEREAS, National Police

Week was first proclaimed in 1963

by President Kennedy when he sig-

ned Proclamation 3537 creating

"National Police Week" to recog-

nize the service given by men and

women who, night and day, protect

us through enforcement of our

laws, and

WHEREAS, the members of the

law enforcement agencies of Buf-

falo County play an important role

is safeguarding the rights and free-

doms of Buffalo County; and

WHEREAS, it is important that

our citizens know and understand

the duties, responsibilities, haz-

ards, and sacrifices of their law en-

forcement agencies, and that mem-

bers of our law enforcement agen-

cies recognize their duty to serve

the people by safeguarding life and

property, by protecting them

against violence or disorder, and

protecting the innocent against de-

ception and the weak against op-

pression or intimidation; and;

WHEREAS, the men and women

of the Buffalo County Sheriff's Of-

fice unceasingly provide vital public

services;

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RE-

SOLVED that the Buffalo County

Board of Commissioners hereby

proclaim the week of May 12th

through May 18th as "National Po-

lice Week" to honor those law en-

forcement officers, who, through

their courageous deeds, have

made the ultimate sacrifices in

service to their community of have

been disabled in the performance

of duty, and let us recognize and

pay respect to the survivors of our

fallen heroes. All Buffalo County

citizens are encouraged to pay trib-

ute to the many law enforcement

officers, past and present, who by

their faithful and loyal devotion to

their responsibilities have rendered

a dedicated service to their com-

munities and, in so doing, have es-

tablished for themselves an envia-

ble and enduring reputation for pre-

serving the rights and security of all

citizens.

Sheriff Neil Miller reviewed the

renewal of the Inmate Housing

contract with the Nebraska Depart-

ment of Correctional Services.

Moved by Klein and seconded by

Reiter to authorize Sheriff Neil

Miller to sign the NDCS Inmate

Housing contract renewal with the

Nebraska Department of Correc-

tions for one year (1) year, July 1,

2019 through June 30, 2020. Upon

roll call vote, the following Board

members voted "Aye": Klein, Re-

iter, Higgins, Kouba, Loeffelholz,

Morrow and McMullen. Motion de-

clared carried.

Sheriff Neil Miller reviewed the

Nebraska Department of Correc-

tions contract to house sanctioned

parolees. Moved by Loeffelholz and

seconded by Morrow to authorize

Chairman McMullen to sign the

contract for Nebraska Department

of Corrections to hold sanctioned

parolees. Upon roll call vote, the

following Board members voted

"Aye": Loeffelholz, Morrow, Hig-

gins, Klein, Kouba, Reiter and

McMullen. Motion declared car-

ried.

Moved by Klein and seconded by

Higgins to accept the Clerk of the

District Court April 2019 Report.

Upon roll call vote, the following

Board members voted "Aye":

Klein, Higgins, Kouba, Loeffelholz,

Morrow, Reiter and McMullen. Mo-

tion declared carried.

Moved by Morrow and seconded

by Higgins to accept the Buffalo

County Treasurer April 2019 Fund

Balance Report. Upon roll call vote,

the following Board members voted

"Aye": Morrow, Higgins, Klein,

Kouba, Loeffelholz, Reiter and

McMullen. Motion declared carried.

Moved by Klein and seconded by

Higgins to accept the City of Ra-

venna Tax Increment Financing An-

nual Report. Upon roll call vote, the

following Board members voted

"Aye": Klein, Higgins, Kouba, Loef-

felholz, Morrow, Reiter and

McMullen. Motion declared carried.

Moved by Morrow and seconded

by Kouba to approve the following

tax refund request submitted by

County Treasurer Jean Sidwell for

the YMCA for amount of $3,616.61

for parcel number 310002400.

Upon roll call vote, the following

Board members voted "Aye": Mor-

row, Kouba, Higgins, Klein, Loef-

felholz, Reiter and McMullen. Mo-

tion declared carried.

After discussion with Todd

Schirmer from Fanatics Sports Bar

and review of the County Sheriff's

report, it was moved by Loeffelholz

and seconded by Higgins to ap-

prove the Special Designated Liq-

uor License application filed by

Sports Fans LLC/dba Fanatics

Sports Bar for an event located at

the National Guard Reserve Readi-

ness Center, 5710 Airport Rd,

Kearney NE. The event will be on

June 1, 2019. Upon roll call vote,

the following Board members voted

"Aye": Loeffelholz, Higgins, Klein,

Kouba, Morrow, Reiter and

McMullen. Motion declared carried.

Moved by Klein and seconded by

Reiter to authorize Chairman

McMullen to sign the agreement

with the State of Nebraska De-

partment of Roads for the State

Highway Project Number

STP-L10C (103) Gibbon Link. The

State desires the County provide a

Registered Land Surveyor to tie out

land monuments prior to the con-

struction and tie and remonument

after construction. Upon roll call

vote, the following Board members

voted "Aye": Klein, Reiter, Higgins,

Kouba, Loeffelholz, Morrow and

McMullen. Motion declared carried.

Emergency Manager Darrin Lewis

discussed being the contact per-

son for NEMA and FEMA. Moved

by Morrow and seconded by

Kouba to appoint Darrin Lewis as

the Representative/Point of Con-

tact for Blizzard and Flood Disaster

DR 4420 for NEMA and FEMA.

Upon roll call vote, the following

Board members voted "Aye": Mor-

row, Kouba, Higgins, Klein, Loef-

felholz, Reiter and McMullen. Mo-

tion declared carried.

Chairman McMullen reviewed the

following correspondence. The

Board received information about

Waste Reduction & Recycling In-

centive Grants from Nebraska De-

partment of Environmental Quality.

Miller & Associates sent an invita-

tion for their Annual Golf Tourna-

ment. Ameritas Investment Group

sent information offering assistance

for areas affected by the recent

flooding. NACO sent information

about the NACO Health and Dental

insurance and the City of Kearney

sent the Planning Commission

Agenda. Nebraska Emergency

Management Agency will be per-

forming a monitoring visit. Ne-

braska State Highway Commission

sent notice of the May meeting.

TERC sent a notice that it finds the

levels of value for real property in

Buffalo County meet the require-

ments for the tax year 2019. Ne-

braska Department of Environmen-

tal Quality sent a notice of transfer

of construction and operating per-

mit to the Kirk Potter Feedlot.

NACo sent voting credentials for

the 2019 National NACo Annual

Conference. The Nebraska Jail

Standards Board responded to the

report on the evaluation of the Buf-

falo County Jail. Chairman

McMullen called on each Board

member present for committee re-

ports and recommendations.

South Central Economic Devel-

opment District (SCEDD) Executive

Director Sharon Hueftle was pres-

ent to give updated reports and

filed the annual newsletter.

Moved by Loeffelholz and se-

conded by Higgins to recess the

regular meeting of the Board of

Commissioners at 9:55 A.M. and

reconvene as a Board of Equaliza-

tion. Upon roll call vote, the follow-

ing Board members voted "Aye":

Loeffelholz, Higgins, Klein, Kouba,

Morrow, Reiter and McMullen. Mo-

tion declared carried.

BOARD OF EQUALIZATION

 

 

Chairman McMullen called the

Board of Equalization to order in

open session. County Assessor

Ethel Skinner was present.

Chairman McMullen opened the

public hearing for the Special Valu-

ation application filed by Wayne

Cross. The Board discussed the

application with Assessor Skinner

and Wayne Cross. Chairman

McMullen closed the hearing at

9:59 A.M. Moved by Higgins and

seconded by Morrow to deny the

Special Valuation application for

Wayne Cross, parcel number

560402175, following the recom-

mendation of the County Assessor.

Upon roll call vote, the following

Board members voted "Aye": Hig-

gins, Morrow, Klein, Kouba, Loef-

felholz, Reiter and McMullen. Mo-

tion declared carried.

Moved by Klein and seconded by

Kouba to approve Tax List Correc-

tions numbered 4604 through 4613

submitted by County Assessor

Skinner. Upon roll call vote, the fol-

lowing Board members voted

"Aye": Klein, Kouba, Higgins, Loef-

felholz, Morrow, Reiter and

McMullen. Motion declared carried.

Moved by Higgins and seconded

by Loeffelholz that Buffalo County

Board of Equalization Confesses

Judgment in Tax Equalization &

Review Commission Case

#18-C0102 in appeal concerning

MFP Mid-America Shopping Ap-

pellant, and Buffalo County, Appel-

lee, for property identified as tax

parcel #602619105 and that the

Buffalo County Attorney's Office

be, and hereby is, authorized to

confess judgment on behalf of this

Board, that for tax year 2018 this

property had an assessed valuation

of $349,490. This offer is condi-

tioned upon dismissal of Tax

Equalization & Review Commission

Case #18-C0101. Upon roll call

vote, the following Board members

voted "Aye": Higgins, Loeffelholz,

Klein, Kouba, Morrow, Reiter and

McMullen. Motion declared carried.

Moved by Klein and seconded by

Reiter to approve the Valuation

Changes submitted by County As-

sessor Skinner for the following list

of properties and assigned parcel

numbers. Upon roll call vote, the

following Board members voted

"Aye": Klein, Reiter, Higgins,

Kouba, Loeffelholz, Morrow and

McMullen. Motion declared carried.

Name Parcel

DT DEVELOPMENT, INC

560336231

DT DEVELOPMENT, INC

560336237

SORENSEN, TIMOTHY T.,

TRUSTEE 600382000

MOUNTAIN TOWER & LAND

LLC 601490000

CODNER, STEVEN E. 640412000

GANGWISH, JACOB & JENNI-

FER 680435000

CARGILL AG HORIZONS

703000100

KAAPA ETHANOL HOLDINGS,

LLC 603741115

LINE, DIXIE L TRUSTEE

160120470

Moved by Loeffelholz and se-

conded by Higgins to adjourn the

Board of Equalization and return to

the regular meeting of the Board of

Commissioners at 10:06 A.M. Upon

roll call vote, the following Board

members voted "Aye": Loeffelholz,

Higgins, Klein, Kouba, Morrow, Re-

iter and McMullen. Motion de-

clared carried.

REGULAR AGENDA

 

 

Bob Charlesworth from Charles-

worth Consulting, LLC was present

to update the Board on the Group

Health Benefit Plan. Charlesworth

presented his recommendation for

setting the health insurance rates

for the county funding and the em-

ployee share for additional cover-

ages. Charlesworth also discussed

the Blue Cross Blue Shield health

insurance contract through NACO

Benefit Services. Moved by Kouba

and seconded by Higgins to accept

Charlesworth's recommendation

for setting the health insurance pre-

mium rates for the fiscal year

2019-2020. Upon roll call vote, the

following Board members voted

"Aye": Kouba, Higgins, Klein, Loef-

felholz, Morrow, Reiter and

McMullen. Motion declared carried.

Moved by Morrow and seconded

by Higgins to authorize Chairman

McMullen to sign the Blue Cross

Blue Shield health insurance con-

tract. Upon roll call vote, the follow-

ing Board members voted "Aye":

Morrow, Higgins, Klein, Kouba,

Loeffelholz, Reiter and McMullen.

Motion declared carried.

Chairman McMullen called for

Citizen's forum. Pam Baer ad-

dressed the Board about the prog-

ress on the engineering study on

30th Avenue near her property.

Chairman McMullen asked if

there was anything else to come

before the Board at 10:50 A.M. be-

fore he declared the meeting ad-

journed until the regular meeting at

9:00 A.M. on Tuesday, May 28,

2019.

William McMullen, Chairman

Buffalo County Board

of Commissioners

ATTEST: Janice I. Giffin

Buffalo County Clerk

(SEAL)

 

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