Commissioners Deny Special Use Permits For Construction Of Storage Units At Johnson Lake
The Dawson County Commissioners met for a regular meeting on Friday, October 14, 2016.
The Dawson County Board of Equalization met prior to the Dawson County Commissioners meeting.
Official’s Receipts were filed as submitted: $587.00 County Clerk; $17,192.38 Register of Deeds; $24,776.31 Clerk of District Court and $2,662.76 Surveyor.
Treasurer’s Receipts in the amount of $1,008,913.01 were approved as presented, as were the Total Claims in the amount of $285,554.08.
The commissioners also approved a resolution allowing Pinnacle Bank, Lexington, NE to recall $14,000,000.00 of collateral.
Under Committee Reports, Chairman Butch Hagan reported that the Ag Society would be holding elections for their board members at their November 14, 2016 meeting.
Dawson County Sheriff Gary Reiber appeared with the September 2016 crime reports.
Total Services for the month totaled 1,148 with 1,85l LEC Dispatch Calls for Service.
There were 193 new inmates were booked into the Dawson County Jail. The jail had 1,623 contract days with 47.3 percent being Dawson County inmates and 54.1 percent being contract inmates. Average daily population was 101.4/day.
A resolution concerning County Court Petty Cash was approved.
The Deed of Conservation Easement from Central Platte NRD and John and Shirley Harnan was referred to the Dawson County Planning and Zoning Commission.
Dawson County Planning and Zoning Commission Director Pam Holbrook also reminded the commissioners that an alternate exists on the Planning Commission and Board of Adjustment due to the departure of Kelly Sudbeck. Troy Linn has expressed interest in this position and Holbrook asked the commissioners to seek out other candidates.
Chairman Hagan opened the public hearing regarding the Special Use Permit made by Duane Kuhnel to construct a commercial storage unit on lots 62 & 63 of Lakeview Acres 2nd Subdivision at Johnson Lake.
“After being turned down by the Dawson County Planning and Zoning Commission and Dawson County Commissioners on a previous Special Use Permit, I was approached by four men to construct a commercial storage unit on the other side,” Kuhnel explained.
After discussion, the commissioners denied Kuhnel’s request and directed him to attend a meeting of the Tier 2 Board at Johnson Lake to seek approval for the construction.
Board members visited the Dawson County Jail for a routine inspection following the meeting.
Dawson County Assessor John Moore presented two requests for tax corrections. The first was for a TERC parcel submitted by Stanley Obermiller and the second for a parcel owned by Fred Waltermire involving a mobile home that had burned that was still on the tax rolls. Both requests were approved.
The next regular meeting for the Dawson County Board of Commissioners is scheduled for Tuesday, November 1, 2016.