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LANCASTER COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
STAFF MEETING
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 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 NOVEMBER 9, 2021

2.

8:30 A.M. – ENGINEER UPDATE

Pam Dingman, County Engineer

A.

PROJECT UPDATES: SALTILLO RD. AND 98TH STREET

B.

ENGINEER I POSITION

3.

9:00 A.M. - EXECUTIVE SESSION (UNION NEOGTIATIONS, PENDING AND POTENTIAL LITIGATION, AND LEGAL ADVICE)

Doug McDaniel, Director, Nicole Gross, Compensation and Classification Manager, and Amy Sadler, Human Resource Specialist, Lincoln-Lancaster County Human Resources; Dan Zieg, Chief Deputy County Attorney, and Jenifer Holloway and Candace Berens, Deputies County Attorney; and Henry Wiedrich, Cline Williams Wright Johnson & Oldfather, L.L.P.

4.

10:00 A.M. - COVID-19 UPDATE AND RESPONSE

5.

ACTION ITEMS

A.

Professional services contract with Eleanor Creative to implement marketing and hiring campaigns. The cost to the County is $103,000 for services plus reimbursable expenses for advertising not to exceed $25,000.

B.

Mini grant contract application and award with the Nebraska Department of Transportation Highway Safety Office in the amount of $7,700 for Lancaster County Sheriff's Office overtime in conjunction with the "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" high-visibility enforcement mobilization

6.

CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER REPORT

A.

2021 FSA Committee Ballot

B.

Letter Regarding Appointment of Commissioner to District Energy Corporation (“DEC”) Board of Directors

C.

NACO Voter Registration for December 2021 Election

D.

Claim for Review: Vouchers 743559 on Batch 273618 to Hopespoke C/0 Child Guidance, dated November 09, 2021 for a total of $5,822.37. This claim includes billing for services performed in July of 2021. These claims are beyond the 90-day time period (see Neb. Rev. Stat. § 23-135).

7.

DISCUSSION OF BOARD MEMBER MEETINGS ATTENDED

A.

Public Building Commission

Tuesday, November 9, 2021 @ 1:30 p.m.

Amundson / Flowerday

B.

Lincoln-Lancaster County Board of Health

Tuesday, November 9, 2021 @ 5:00 p.m.

Flowerday

C.

HBAL Awards Ceremony

Tuesday, November 9, 2021 @ 5:45 p.m.

Amundson, Flowerday, Vest, Yoakum

D.

LES' 2021 Energy Summit Breakfast

Wednesday, November 10, 2021 @ 7:00 a.m.

Vest / Schorr

E.

Lancaster County Mental Health Crisis Center Advisory Committee

Wednesday, November 10, 2021 @ 12:00 p.m.

Yoakum

F.

Information Services Policy Committee (ISPC) Meeting

Wednesday, November 10, 2021 @ 1:00 p.m.

Yoakum

G.

Parks and Recreation Advisory Board (VETERANS' DAY HOLIDAY)

Thursday, November 11, 2021 @ 4:00 p.m.

Vest

H.

Emergency Medical System Oversight Authority Committee Meeting

Monday, November 15, 2021 @ 8:00 a.m.

Flowerday

I.

Mutual Aid Meeting

Monday, November 15, 2021 @ 8:00 p.m.

Schorr / Flowerday

J.

Technical Assistance Site Visit

Tuesday, November 16, 2021 @ 3:45 p.m.

Vest / Amundson

K.

JDAI Collaborative - Funding Meeting

Tuesday, November 17, 2021 @ 1:00 p.m.

Amundson / Yoakum

L.

Visitors Promotion Advisory Committee

Tuesday, November 17, 2021 @ 1:30 p.m.

Amundson

8.

SCHEDULE OF BOARD MEMBER MEETINGS

A.

98th St, Old Cheney - A St - Public Meeting

Thursday, November 18, 2021 @ 5:00 p.m.

All

B.

LEC Fairgrounds 20th Anniversary Banquet

Thursday, November 18, 2021 @ 5:30 p.m.

All

C.

New Americans Task Force Meeting

Friday, November 19, 2021 @ 12:00 p.m.

Yoakum

D.

Human Services Joint Budget Committee

Monday, November 22, 2021 @ 2:30 p.m.

Schorr / Yoakum / Derbin

E.

Monthly Planning Meeting

Tuesday, November 23, 2021 @ 8:15 a.m.

Vest / Schorr / Derbin

9.

EMERGENCY ITEMS

10.

ADJOURNMENT