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LANCASTER COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
STAFF MEETING
THURSDAY, JUNE 4, 2020
ZOOM MEETING
VIEWING AVAILABLE VIA YOUTUBE AT https://youtu.be/T7FIMnu5C_k
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 MAY 28, 2020

2.

8:30 A.M. - LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

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

8:45 A.M. - DEPARTMENT BUDGET HEARINGS

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

County Engineer (703, 21, 22)

Pam Dingman, County Engineer
4.

9:00 A.M. - DISTRICT ENERGY CORPORATION RESTRUCTURING

Bill Austin, Attorney for District Energy Corporation; Jason Fortik, DEC Administrator and LES Vice President of Power Supply; and Jen Holloway, Deputy Lancaster County Attorney
5.

9:15 A.M. - RENEWAL OF INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT WITH NEBRASKA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES AND LANCASTER COUNTY YOUTH SERVICES CENTER

Sheli Schindler, Youth Services Director 
6.

9:30 A.M. - DISASTER DECLARATION IN RESPONSE TO IMMINENT DANGER OF CIVIL DISTURBANCE, DISORDER, AND RIOT

Jim Davidsaver, Emergency Management Director
7.

9:45 A.M. - COVID-19 UPDATE AND RESPONSE

A.

Reopening Working Group Report

David Derbin, Chief Administrative Officer
8.

ACTION ITEMS

A.

Resolution No. C-20- 0027 In the Matter of Resuming the Public Speaking at the Meetings of the Lancaster County Board, Lancaster County Board of Equalization, and Lancaster County Board of Corrections

B.

Ratification of Disaster Declaration No. D-20-0002 In the Matter of Declaring a Disaster or Emergency Pursuant to Neb. Rev. Stat. §81-829.50 In Response to the Imminent Danger of Civil Disturbance, Disorder, and Riot

9.

CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER REPORT

A.

Nebraska Regional Interoperability Network (Member Nominations)

B.

Letter to Governor on Re-Opening Delay to June 22, 2020

C.

Response to George Floyd Protests

10.

DEPUTY CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER REPORT

A.

Lancaster County 2020 Priorities

Documents:
  1. 2020 Priorities.pdf
11.

DISCUSSION OF BOARD MEMBER MEETINGS ATTENDED

A.

Railroad Transportation Safety District (RTSD)

Monday, June 1, 2020 
Amundson / Vest
B.

Chamber Coffee

Wednesday, June 3, 2020 
Amundson / Flowerday
12.

SCHEDULE OF BOARD MEMBER MEETINGS

A.

Region V Behavioral Health Advisory Committee Meeting

Monday, June 8, 2020 @ 10:00 a.m.
Yoakum
B.

Region V Governing Board Meeting

Monday, June 6,2020 @ 10:30 a.m.
Yoakum
C.

Public Building Commission

Tuesday, June 9, 2020 @ 1:30 p.m.
Amundson / Flowerday
D.

Lincoln - Lancaster County Board of Health

Tuesday, June 9, 2020 @ 5:00 p.m.
Flowerday

E.

Lancaster County Mental Health Crisis Center Advisory Committee

Wednesday, June 10, 2020 @ 12:00 p.m.
Yoakum
13.

EMERGENCY ITEMS

14.

ADJOURNMENT