Nemaha County Commission 1.22.18

Submitted by Mary Kay Schultejans, County Clerk

The Board of Nemaha County Commissioners met in regular session on Monday, Jan. 22, 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, and Clerk Mary Kay Schultejans recording the minutes.

Department Reports

Senior Services/Public Transit Director Diane Yunghans and Administrative Assistant Marie Weaver came before the board to speak to commissioners about possible locations for a new Senior Center in Seneca. These locations will be discussed during the public hearing scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 5, at the Seneca Nutrition Center.

Yunghans requested a pay increase for Deb Haverkamp in the Senior Services Department. She also said that she would like to change Haverkamp from being a relief employee to a part-time employee based on the number of hours that she has been working. Commissioners agreed to increase Haverkamp’s pay from $13.18 per hour to $13.97 per hour effective Dec. 21, 2017. Commissioners also agreed to move Haverkamp to a part-time position with the county effective Jan. 21.

Ronnebaum advised the board that:

• He plans to request steel bids this week. Commissioners will plan to look at these on Feb. 12 during their regular meeting.

• He plans to get a permit to replace Bridge D-5, which lies between sections 9 and 10 of Berwick Township. Ronnebaum spoke to commissioners about possibly straightening out the road in this area as well.

Also at the meeting:

The board reviewed approved the minutes, with corrections, from the Jan. 16 meeting.

Commissioners approved the new lease agreement with Michael Olenhouse for office space use for the Driver’s License Office in Seneca.

Chairman Henry signed add/abate orders as presented.

Chairman Henry signed the Clerk’s Monthly Fees Report for October, November and December 2017 as presented.

Commissioners will not meet the week of Jan. 29. The next regularly scheduled meeting will be held at 9 a.m. Monday, Feb. 5.


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