Richardson County Commission approves expensed

(KLZA)-- Richardson County Commissioners approved County Court Judge Rick Smith moving forward with obtaining quotes for an electronic lock system with a keypad for the interior doors of the Courtroom and foyer area that leads to the staff office area and to obtain a quote for the installation of a permanent glass shield for the front office counter when they met Wednesday.

In addition, Commissioners approved a Statement of Acceptance of Possession and Future Responsibility for Courtroom technology items installed by the Nebraska Administrative Office of the Courts & Probation for County Court and District Court.

The Board also authorized an amendment to the Centurylink Master Service Agreement Public Safety Version to supply managed date bundle at a cost of $66,599 over a 5-year period and approved a quote for the Managed Emergency Call Handling Bundle at a total cost of $30,415.

During their meeting with Sheriff Rick Hardesty, the Board approved adopting a resolution to establish the number of Sheriff's deputies , changing the previous resolution by stating there are two law enforcement dogs and adding 2 part-time positions, not to work more than 22 hours per week, which will cover vacations.

With the change the resolution allows for the Sheriff to appoint a Chief Deputy; 2 Patrol Sergeants; 6 full-time deputies; 1 full-time school resource officer to work at the Humboldt-Table Rock - Steinauer School; 2 part-time deputies and 1 part-time deputy to work at court security and to have two law enforcement dogs.

The Board also approved an agreement with Terri Eldridge to serve as a Dispatch Trainer for the Richardson County Sheriff's Office. Eldridge will be paid $25 per hour for (6) eight-hour training sessions with the agreement terminating after the completion of the 6 training sessions.

Sheriff Hardesty also introduced Ashley Fisher to the Commissioners. Fisher will serve as the Sheriff's Department Dispatch Supervisor.

© Many Signals Communications

You will need to be logged in to leave a comment.

Please Login

characters left

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.

Click here to review our Terms of Use.