Nemaha County Commission 1.2.18

Submitted by Mary Kay Schultejans, County Clerk

The Board of Nemaha County Commissioners met in regular session on Tuesday, Jan. 2, in the Commissioner’s Room of the Nemaha County Courthouse. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Dennis Henry leading the flag salute. Present also were Commissioners Gary Scoby and Tim Burdiek, Road and Bridge/Solid Waste Supervisor Dennis Ronnebaum, Office Manager Kathy Haverkamp, Clerk Mary Kay Schultejans and Deputy Clerk DeAnn Koch recording the minutes.

Department Reports

Road and Bridge/Solid Waste Supervisor Dennis Ronnebaum advised the board that he did not have anything to report to commissioners at this time.

Ronnebaum, Appraiser Betty Roeder, Noxious Weed/Emergency Preparedness Director Todd Swart, Sheriff Rich Vernon, Senior Services/Public Transit Director Diane Yunghans, Register of Deeds Roxann Holthaus, District Court Clerk Amy Boeckman, and County Attorney Brad Lippert came before the board for a quarterly Department Head meeting. Discussion was held concerning possible raises for Nemaha County employees and possible changes to the Nemaha County Reorganization for 2018.

Sheriff Vernon advised the board that:

• They are currently holding 16 inmates in the jail.

• Eight individuals were booked into the jail this past week.

• He had written up the changes that he would like made to wages for Sheriff’s Office personnel. Vernon shared these changes with commissioners.

Yunghans discussed her 2018 salary with commissioners.

Lippert had no county business to discuss with commissioners at this time.

Also at the meeting:

Commissioners approved a $100 appropriation to all Nemaha County schools who request an after-prom party donation in 2018.

The board reviewed and approved the minutes from the Dec. 27, 2017, meeting. The board reviewed and approved December 2017 vouchers and warrants submitted by the different departments that were paid at the end of December.

The next regularly scheduled meeting was held Monday, Jan. 8. These minutes were not available at The Herald’s press time.

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