LancasterCountyLANCASTER COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
STAFF MEETING
THURSDAY, APRIL 14, 2022 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 APRIL 7, 2022

2.

8:30 A.M. - LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

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

3.

8:45 A.M. – BOARD OF EQUALIZATION UPDATE

Cori Beattie, Chief Deputy County Clerk, and Cody Gerdes, Great Plains Appraisal

A.

BOE Policies and Procedures

B.

Coordinator/Referee Contracts

C.

Resolution

D.

BOE Letters

E.

Lancaster County Protest Form

F.

Hearing Venue

G.

Final Action Date / BOE Timeline

4.

9:15 A.M. – ELEANOR CREATIVE UPDATE

Christine Weeks, Chief Executive Officer, Eleanor
Eleanor Presentation

5.

9:45 A.M. – ARPA FUNDING FOR RURAL WATER DISTRICT #1

Alan Wood, Legal Counsel, and Jordon Bang, District Manager, Rural Water District #1, Lancaster County, Nebraska 

6.

10:00 A.M. - NEBRASKA TASK FORCE ONE OFFER

Candace Behrens, Deputy County Attorney

7.

10:15 A.M. – PROPOSED STARTRAN BUS TRANSFER STATION

Elizabeth Elliott, Director of Transportation and Utilities. See correlating Action Item A.

8.

10:30 A.M. - BREAK

9.

10:45 A.M. – COVID-19 UPDATE AND RESPONSE

10.

ACTION ITEM

A.

Authorize the Chair to sign a letter in support of a Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Grant for StarTran’s proposed Lincoln Multimodal Transportation Center (LMTC)

11.

CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER REPORT

A.

Village Meeting

12.

DEPUTY CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER REPORT

A.

2022 NACo Annual Conference, July 21-24, 2022

13.

DISCUSSION OF BOARD MEMBER MEETINGS ATTENDED

A.

Realtors Association Government Affairs Committee

Friday, April 8, 2022 @ 9:00 a.m.
Amundson / Yoakum

B.

Region V Services Committee Meeting

Monday, April 11, 2022 @ 9:30 a.m.
Yoakum

C.

Region V Systems Governing Board Meeting

Monday, April 11, 2022 @ 10:30 a.m.
Yoakum

D.

Youth Crisis Response Committee

Monday, April 11, 2022 @ 12:00 p.m.
Amundson

E.

Public Building Commission

Tuesday, April 12, 2022 @ 1:30 p.m.
Amundson / Flowerday

F.

Lincoln - Lancaster County Board of Health

Tuesday, April 12, 2022 @ 5:00 p.m.
Flowerday

G.

Lancaster County Mental Health Crisis Center Advisory Committee

Wednesday, April 13, 2022 @ 12:00 p.m.
Yoakum

H.

OTHER MEETINGS ATTENDED SINCE THE LAST STAFF MEETING

14.

SCHEDULE OF BOARD MEMBER MEETINGS

A.

MPO Technical Committee

Thursday, April 14, 2022 @ 1:00 p.m.
Amundson

B.

Parks and Recreation Advisory Board

Thursday, April 14, 2022 @  4:00 p.m.
Vest

C.

New Americans Task Force Meeting

Friday, April 15, 2022 @ 12:00 p.m.
Yoakum

D.

Mutual Aid Meeting

Monday, April 18, 2022 @ 8:00 p.m.
Flowerday / Schorr

E.

District Energy Corporation Meeting

Tuesday, April 18, 2022 @ 11:30 a.m.
Flowerday / Schorr

15.

EMERGENCY ITEMS

16.

ADJOURNMENT