Commissioners consider exceeding budget limit

September 9, 2018

Lincoln County commissioners will consider action to approve exceeding the budget limit by an additional 1 percent for the 2018 fiscal year at their meeting on Monday.

They will also consider setting Sept. 17 at 10:15 a.m. for a public hearing regarding adopting the final budget and tax request for the upcoming fiscal year. A budget work session “if needed” is the last item on the commissioners’ meeting agenda.

Also on the agenda is a work session to discuss franchise agreement negotiations with Charter Communications and to “give direction to the Lincoln County attorney or her deputies on the matter.”

Commissioners will also consider the following:

» Claims and treasurer’s receipts.

» Fee report submitted by the Lincoln County clerk.

» Adoption of a resolution to amend the Lincoln County flexible benefits plan effective July 1, 2018, and authorize the chairman to sign the Adoption of Agreement for First Concords Benefits to add the cash-in-lieu of health insurance option for full-time employees.

» Certificates of correction and refund as submitted by the county assessor.

» Notice of Homestead rejection appeal submitted by Ronald Schroeder.

» Offering a confession of judgment regarding the case of Stephanie Simpson Revocable Living, which is before the Nebraska Tax Equalization and Review Commission, in which the Lincoln County Board of Equalization confesses in and herein motion that the value of the real estate, in the case should be $445,360.00 for tax year 2018.

The meeting at Lincoln County Courthouse begins at 9 a.m. A complete agenda with time breakouts is at co.lincoln.ne.us. Click on “Meeting / Agenda.”

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