Commissioners Return To Courthouse For Regularly Scheduled Meeting, Road Improvement Plan Public Hearing Scheduled For 10:30 AM

WAYNE – After hosting the past few meetings in the Public Safety Annex, the Wayne County Board of Equalization and Board of Commissioners will resume their meetings in the courtroom.

From the Wayne County Courthouse courtroom, the group will open the Board of Equalization meeting at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, February 2. The board will look to consider Form 451 ‘Exemption Application’ submitted by Praise Assembly of God Church.

Moving into the regularly scheduled Board of Commissioners meeting, county clerk Deb Finn will go over Gworks, about redistricting software. Commissioners will also have an action item on the agenda pertaining to a basic agreement for alarm services with Midwest Alarm Service.

Commissioners will then take action on an agreement with the Nebraska Department of Transportation to replace a bridge on State Highway 57 and 857 Road. Authorization of the board chairman will need to be signed for this agreement.

Amy Topp, UNL Extension will discuss the purchase of a new computer at 9:25 a.m. while the board will take action at 9:30 a.m. on an Interlocal Agreement with the City of Wayne for the design/engineering cost share of Centennial Road/21st Street.

Highway superintendent, Mark Casey will open and award a bid for a motor grader at 9:45 a.m. along with giving road and bridge updates.

Towards the end of the meeting, District #2 Commissioner Dean Burbach will provide an update on Carroll equipment in the storage building along with Doug Elting with Berggren Architects giving an update on the courthouse restoration project.

A public hearing for the One and Six Year Road Improvement Plan is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Tuesday.