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POLICE OFFICER'S ASSOCIATION OF NEBRASKA

ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING

SANDHILLS CONVENTION CENTER

NORTH PLATTE , NEBRASKA

SEPTEMBER 26, 2006

MEMBERS PRESENT: 40

 

President Swain called the meeting to order at 1155 hours.

 

MINUTES: Minutes from the November 1, 2005 Annual Business meeting were presented. Jim Agler, North Platte PD made a motion to approve the minutes. Rich Thompson, North Platte PD provided a second. Motion was approved by voice vote.

 

TREASURER'S REPORT: Treasurer's report was presented. Jim Agler, North Platte PD made a motion to accept the Treasurer's report. Don Klug, York PD provided a second. Motion was approved by voice vote.

 

OLD BUSINESS:

1, NLEM update was provided by Bill Larsen, see minutes from the September 24, 2006 Board meeting.

2. Retirement: Kim Christensen provided an update on the status of the Law Enforcement retirement bill with impending legislation. He reported that various members of the committee working on the retirement issues had observed a presentation from Mark Overman, which was also made available to members. It expected the bill will get introduced during the next legislative session. Plans are still to pursue a defined benefit plan. FOP has polled all candidates up for election in November. More information will be provided the membership when it becomes available.

3. Daycomm: President Swain updated the membership on the fundraising.

4. POAN Website was also discussed.

 

NEW BUSINESS:

1. 2007 Annual Conference will be in Kearney , Nebraska at the Holiday Inn October 28-31, 2007.

 

2. Elections: need to elect a 2 nd Vice President, Secretary/Treasurer and two Board seats.

A. 2nd Vice President Nominations:

Ed Burmood, Hastings PD

Don Dreyer, Kearney PD

Jim Agler, North Platte PD, made a motion to close the

Nominations and Don Klug, York PD provided a second. Motion was approved by voice vote. Election resulted in Don Dreyer, Kearney PD being elected to the 2 nd Vice President position.

 

B. Secretary/Treasurer nominations:

Bill Larsen, Lincoln PD was nominated. Jim Agler made a motion to close the nominations and approve the nomination by acclamation. Gary Hoffman, Lincoln PD, retired, provided a second. Motion was approved by voice vote. Bill Larsen, Lincoln PD was elected Secretary/Treasurer.

C. Board of Directors nominations (Two seats available):

Bruce Felty, Holdrege PD

Andrea Towler, Hastings PD

Jeff Elliot, Fremont PD

Ed Burmood, Hastings PD

Jim Agler, North Platte PD made a motion to close the

Nominations and Bruce Felty, Holdrege PD provided a

second. Motion was approved by voice vote. Election

resulted with Bruce Felty, Holdrege PD and Andrea Towler, Hastings PD being elected to the Board of Directors.

Jim Agler, North Platte PD made a motion to move the 1 st Vice President up to the President and the 2 nd Vice President up to 1 st Vice President. Andrea Towler, Hastings PD provided a second. Motion was approved by voice vote. Jim Agler, North Platte PD made a motion to destroy the ballots. Bruce Felty provided a second. Motion was approved by voice vote.

 

3. Scholarship drawings: the following were the winners the $1,000.00 POAN Scholarships:

1. David Gerkin, South Sioux City PD.

2. Michael Hanke, York PD.

3. Joseph Payne, Kearney PD.

4. Nels Sorensen, Jefferson CO SO.

5. Lee R. Waterman, Creighton PD

 

President Swain asked for any other new business, or anything for the good of the order. Nothing was presented.

Jim Agler, North Platte PD made a motion to adjourn. Ike Brown, McCook PD provided a second. Motion was approved by voice vote.

 

Meeting was adjourned at 1250 hours.

Respectfully submitted,

William H. Larsen

Secretary/Treasurer


 

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