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LANCASTER COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
STAFF MEETING
THURSDAY, MARCH 25, 2021
COUNTY CITY BUILDING
ROOM 112 - CITY COUNTY CHAMBERS
8:30 A.M.

Location Announcement of the Nebraska Open Meetings Act: A copy of the Nebraska Open Meetings Act is located on the wall at the back of the room

AGENDA ITEM

1.

APPROVAL OF STAFF MEETING MINUTES FOR MARCH 18, 2021

2.

8:30 A.M. - LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

Joe Kohout and Brennen Miller, Kissel, Kohout, ES Associates LLC
3.

9:00 A.M. - PUBLIC DEFENDER SOCIAL WORKER UPDATE

Joe Nigro, Public Defender; Rebecca Meinders, Social Worker, Public Defender's Office
4.

9:15 A.M. - HUMAN SERVICES UPDATE

Sara Hoyle, Director, Lincoln-Lancaster County Human Services. See Correlating Action Items.
A.

Subrecipient Commitment Form for the National Institute of Justice School Safety: A multi-level model to predict school violence: Putting the pieces together

B.

Subrecipient Commitment Form for the National Institute of Justice Reoffending: A multi-level model to predict juvenile reoffending: Putting the pieces together

C.

Community Based Aid Grant Application in the amount of $1,071,025

D.

Enhancement Community Based Aid Grant Application in the amount of $379,995

E.

Juvenile Services Grant Application in the amount of $353,167

5.

9:30 A.M. - BUDGET HEARING SCHEDULE

Dennis Meyer, Budget and Fiscal Officer
6.

9:45 A.M. - STAFF VACANCY: COMMUNITY CORRECTIONS COORDINATOR

Kim Etherthon, Director, Community Corrections
7.

10:00 A.M. - FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNTS AND ARPA

Doug McDaniel, Director, Lincoln-Lancaster County Human Resources
8.

10:15 A.M. - EXECUTIVE SESSION (LABOR NEGOTIATIONS AND LEGAL ADVICE)

Doug McDaniel, Director, Lincoln-Lancaster County Human Resources; Pam Dingman, County Engineer; Kristy A. Bauer, Deputy County Attorney
9.

10:30 A.M. - COVID-19 UPDATE AND RESPONSE

10.

ACTION ITEMS

A.

Correlating Action Items from Item 4, Human Services Update:

1.

Subrecipient Commitment Form for the National Institute of Justice School Safety: A multi-level model to predict school violence: Putting the pieces together

2.

Subrecipient Commitment Form for the National Institute of Justice Reoffending: A multi-level model to predict juvenile reoffending: Putting the pieces together

3.

Community Based Aid Grant Application in the amount of $1,071,025

4.

Enhancement Community Based Aid Grant Application in the amount of $379,995

5.

Juvenile Services Grant Application in the amount of $353,167

B.

Closing Certificate for District Energy Corporation (DEC) Facility Revenue Refunding Bonds Series 2021A and B for the DEC Facility serving the County-City Campus

11.

DEPUTY CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER REPORT

A.

Commissioners' Award of Excellence

12.

DISCUSSION OF BOARD MEMBER MEETINGS ATTENDED

A.

Southeast Nebraska Development District (SENDD) Board Meeting

Thursday, March 18, 2021 
Vest
B.

New Americans Task Force Meeting

Friday, March 19, 2021 
Yoakum
C.

Emergency Medical Oversight Governing Board Meeting

Monday, March 22, 2021 
Flowerday
D.

Monthly Meeting with Chair, Vice-Chair and Planning Department

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 
Vest / Schorr / Derbin
13.

SCHEDULE OF BOARD MEMBER MEETINGS

A.

Saltillo Rd 27th - 68th Public Information Meeting

Thursday, March 25, 2021 @ 5:00 p.m.
Vest
B.

Prevention Subcommittee

Friday, March 26, 2021 @ 10:00 a.m.
Amundson / Yoakum
C.

Human Services Joint Budget Committee (JBC) Meeting

Monday, March 29, 2021 @ 2:30 p.m.
Schorr / Yoakum / Derbin
14.

EMERGENCY ITEMS

15.

ADJOURNMENT