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LANCASTER COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
STAFF MEETING
THURSDAY, MAY 7, 2020
ZOOM MEETING
VIEWING AVAILABLE VIA YOUTUBE AT https://youtu.be/-bIATEZh2E8
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 Room 112 and Room 113. The meeting will also be broadcast in Room 113 for those wishing to view it in person.  Additionally, a copy of all written material to be discussed at today’s meeting is available in Room 113.  These materials can also be viewed on the County’s website at lancaster.ne.gov. People wishing to reach the County Board can do so by going to the County website and filling out the "Contact Us" Form.  


AGENDA ITEM
  
1.

APPROVAL OF STAFF MEETING MINUTES FOR APRIL 30, 2020

2.

8:30 A.M. - LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

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

8:45 A.M. - CONTRACT EXTENSION WITH JONES AUTOMOTIVE FOR INSTALLATION OF SHERIFF CRUISER EQUIPMENT

Bob Walla, Purchasing Agent; Todd Duncan, Chief Deputy Sheriff; Jen Holloway, Deputy County Attorney; and Lori Irons, Assistant Purchasing Agent
4.

9:00 A.M. - BOARD OF EQUALIZATION

Dan Nolte, County Clerk; Cori Beattie, Chief Deputy County Clerk; Cody Gerdes and Jason Pickerel, Great Plains Appraisal; and Dan Zieg, Deputy County Attorney
A.

2020 Policies and Procedures

B.

Referee Hearings

C.

Hearing Venue / Rental Agreement

D.

Referee Contracts

E.

Protest Form Revisions

F.

Letters (TERC Pending, Waived, Hearing, Final Value)

G.

Resolution

H.

Timeline (Final Action Date)

5.

9:30 A.M. - EXECUTIVE SESSION (LEGAL ADVICE AND POTENTIAL LITIGATION)

Doug Cyr, Chief Deputy County Attorney; David Derbin, Deputy County Attorney; and Jen Holloway, Deputy County Attorney
6.

10:00 A.M. - BREAK

7.

10:15 A.M. CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER JOB DESCRIPTION

Chad Thies, President, Zelle Human Resources Solutions; and Doug McDaniel, Human Resources Director
8.

10:45 A.M. - DEPARTMENT BUDGET HEARINGS

Dennis Meyer, Budget and Fiscal Officer
Link to Open Gov: https://lancaster.opengov.com/

A.

Adult Probation

Jeff Curry, Chief Probation Officer
B.

Juvenile Probation

Lori Griggs, Chief Probation Officer
C.

Records and Information

Brian Pillard, Records Coordinator
D.

Weed Control

Brent Meyer, Weed Control Superintendent
9.

11:45 A.M. - COVID-19 UPDATE AND RESPONSE

A.

Grants for COVID-19 Related Expenses

Sara Hoyle, Human Services Director
1.

$58,008 from Department of Justice-Bureau of Justice assistance; and

B.

FMLA Discussion

C.

Mask Usage for Staff

D.

Temperature Taking Policy

E.

Crisis Center Reimbursement under CARES Act

10.

ACTION ITEM

A.

Authorize Remote Online Notarization and Alternative Forms for Evidence of Death for Participant Transactions with Prudential Retirement

11.

CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER REPORT

A.

Southeast Nebraska Development District (SENDD) Membership

12.

DEPUTY CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER REPORT

A.

Lancaster County 2020 Priorities

Documents:
  1. 2020 Priorities.pdf
13.

SCHEDULE OF BOARD MEMBER MEETINGS

A.

ISPC Meeting via Zoom

Thursday, May 7,2020 @ 1:30 p.m.
Yoakum
B.

Lancaster County Fairgrounds Joint Public Agency (JPA) Zoom Meeting

Thursday, May 7,2020 @ 7:30 p.m.
Amundson / Vest
C.

Realtors Association Government Affairs Committee

Friday, May 8,2020 @ 9:00 a.m.
Amundson / Yoakum
D.

Region V Behavioral Health Advisory Committee Meeting

Monday, May 11, 2020 @ 10:00 a.m.
Yoakum
E.

Region V Governing Board Meeting

Monday, May 11, 2020 @ 10:30 a.m.
Yoakum
F.

Public Building Commission

Tuesday, May 12, 2020 @ 1:30 p.m.
Amundson / Flowerday
G.

Lincoln - Lancaster County Board of Health

Tuesday, May 12, 2020 @ 5:00 p.m.
Flowerday
H.

Lancaster County Mental Health Crisis Center Advisory Committee

Wednesday, May 13, 2020 @ 12:00 p.m.
Yoakum
14.

EMERGENCY ITEMS

15.

ADJOURNMENT