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Harrison Lodge

July 25, 2014 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Ryan and Abby Lodge of Elgin are the proud parents of a new baby boy, Harrison Lee, born Thursday, June 19, at Faith Regional Hospital in Norfolk.
He weighed seven pounds, 10 ounces and was 20 inches long. He is welcomed by big brother James.
Grandparents are Steve and the late Sandy Lodge of Petersburg and Mike and Mary Alice Dwyer of Bartlett.
Great grandparents are Lois Zegers of Petersburg, Alice Funk of Clearwater and Leo and Dorothy Dwyer of Elgin.

Notice of Public Hearing — Antelope County Board of Supervisors

July 25, 2014 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Notice is hereby given that the Antelope County Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing to review a conditional use permit submitted by Steve Ward, Ward Development Services representing American Tower Inc/Cingular Wireless for the purpose of constructing a cell phone tower located in the NE 1?4 NW 1?4 of 5-25-7, Antelope County Nebraska. The hearing will be held at 9:30 am, Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at the Antelope County Courthouse in Neligh Nebraska.
The permit may be examined in the offices of the Antelope County Clerk or the Zoning Administrator during normal business hours at any time prior to the public hearing. All interested parties may offer oral comments at the public hearing and/or may file written comments with the Antelope County Board of Supervisors provided such written comments are received by the Board prior to close of business on August 1, 2014. Written comments may be mailed to: Antelope County Board of Supervisors, POB 26, Neligh NE 68756.
PUBLISH: July 23, 2014

Notice of Meetings — Antelope County Board of Supervisors

July 25, 2014 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Notice is hereby given that the County Board of Supervisor’s of Antelope County, Nebraska will hold meetings in the County Supervisor’s room in the Antelope County Courthouse Annex, Neligh, Nebraska on the following dates and times:
August  5, 2014 at 9:00 AM
August 12, 2014 at 8:00 AM
August 19, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Meetings will be open to the public.  An agenda, kept continuously current, is available for public inspection at the Antelope County Clerk’s office and may be modified at such meeting to include items of an emergency nature pursuant to Section 84-1411 of the Nebraska Revised Statutes.
PUBLISH: July 23, 2014

Proceedings — District #18 Board Of Education Public Hearing

July 25, 2014 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Public Hearing for Student Fees Policy, 504.19;
Bullying Prevention Policy, 504.20;
Parent Involvement Policy, 1005.03
Distance Learning Room, Elgin Public High School
July 10, 2014   7:00 p.m.
President Laurie Waterbury called the public hearing to order for Student Fees Policy, 504.19 at 7:00 p.m.  Present were Steve Busteed, Stan Heithoff, Ryan Reestman, Laurie Waterbury.  Also present were Supt. Dan Polk, Greg Wemhoff, and Paula Jensen.  Arriving later was Steve Heithoff at 7:05 p.m. and Bob Hoefer at 7:08 p.m.  Crystal Borer, Tina Thiele-Blecher, Wes Prater, and Dennis Morgan arrived later.
The board reviewed the Student Fees Policy.  There was no comment from the public.
Hearing adjourned at 7:10 p.m.
President Waterbury opened the public hearing for Bullying Prevention Policy, 504.20 at 7:10 p.m.  The board reviewed the policy and there was no comment from the public.  The hearing adjourned at 7:20 p.m.
The public hearing for Parent Involvement Policy, 1005.03 was opened by President Waterbury at 7:20 p.m.  The board reviewed the policy and there was no comment from the public.  The hearing adjourned at 7:30 p.m.
Respectfully submitted,
Ryan Reestman, Secretary
Paula Jensen, Recorder
PUBLISH: July 23, 2014

Proceedings — District #18 Board of Education

July 25, 2014 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Regular July Meeting
Distance Learning Room, EPS
July 10, 2014, 7:30 PM
President Laurie Waterbury called the Regular July Board Meeting to order at 7:30 p.m.  Board members present were Laurie Waterbury, Stan Heithoff, Steve Busteed, Steve Heithoff, Ryan Reestman, and Bob Hoefer.  Also present were Superintendent Dan Polk, Principal Greg Wemhoff, Paula Jensen, Crystal Borer, Tina Thiele-Blecher, Wes Prater, and Dennis Morgan.
President Waterbury led the “Pledge of Allegiance.” Waterbury reminded everyone that a copy of the Nebraska Open Meetings Law was posted in the meeting room.
School board meeting notice complied with Meeting Notice Policy #204.07.
Steve Heithoff motioned and Ryan Reestman second to approve the Consent Agenda: #5- Minutes of Regular Meeting, #6- Adopt the Agenda, #7- Financial Report, #8- Board Bills. Motion carried, vote 6-0.
Blue Tarp Financial, Instru Expense, $215.26; Carlex, Instru Expense, $312.68; Central NE Rehab, SpEd Expense, $684.08; CVA, Maintenance, $707.62; City of Neligh, Maintenance, $60.00; Discovery Education, Instru Expense, $56.45; ESU #1, Title Expense, $90.00; ESU #8, $13,249.65; Elgin Equipment, Maintenance, $19.46; Elgin One Stop, Transportation, $251.02; Elgin Review, Board Expense, $60.49; Elite Office Products, Business Expense, $164.55; Great Plains Comm., Business Expense, $810.24; Harding & Schultz, Board Expense, $229.00; Headsets.com, Business Expense, $426.90; HireRight, Transportation, $28.00; Houghton Mifflin, Instru Expense, $7,107.49; Island Supply & Welding, Instru Expense, $82.80; Jerry’s Feed, Business Expense, $14.19; JW Pepper, Instru Expense, $62.93; Loup Valley Lighting, Maintenance, $473.41; McGraw Hill, Instru Expense, $2,267.48; Midwest Floor Specialists, Maintenance, $315.60; NCSA, Instru Expense, $115.00; NRCSA, Board Expense, $700.00; OneSource, Instru Expense, $23.00; Oriental Trading, Instru Expense, $54.34; Overland Rehab, SpEd Expense, $85.82; Prestwick House, Instru Expense, $593.97; Protex, Maintenance, $195.11; Pyramid School Products, Instru Expense, $667.60; Really Good Stuff, Instru Expense, $248.69; Reimbursement, $14.08; Rising Books, Instru Expense, $244.75; Satco Supply, Instru Expense, $11.23; School Specialty, Instru Expense, $204.00; Schumacher, Maintenance, $75.00; SOCS, Business Expense, $407.35; Stadium Sports, Instru Expense, $3,083.00; Teacher Direct, Instru Expense, $153.26; The Station, Transportation, $411.61; Thompson Co,, Maintenance, $899.83; Verizon Business, Business Expense, $96.16; Virco, Instru Expense, $364.28; Woodwind & Brasswind, Instru Expense, $334.00
Total Board Bills: $36,671.38
June Payroll: $169,938.12
Total Board Bills/ Payroll: $206,609.50
President Waterbury recognized visitors and asked if the patrons had any comments.
In board correspondence many Thank You cards were received for the use of school facilities for Elgin Q125 events. In committee reports, the Building & Grounds committee reported on the lighting project at the football field and concrete work  is completed for the bleachers.
In the principal’s report, Mr. Wemhoff asked Wes Prater to report on the Jr. Class Washington DC/New York City trip.  He was impressed with the trip, their tour guide and the behavior of the students.  He felt the students gained valuable educational experience from the trip.   Mr. Wemhoff reported on summer school and other upcoming events.
Ryan Reestman excused himself from the meeting at 7:46 p.m.
Supt. Polk reported on the summer maintenance projects.  He has just begun to look at the budget and further information will be available in the months ahead.  He also reviewed the board goals and the progress on reviewing board policy.
In action items, Student Fees Policy 504.19, Bullying Prevention Policy 504.20, and Parent Involvement Policy 1005.03 were reviewed but no changes were made.
Stan Heithoff motioned and Steve Busteed second to adjourn the meeting.  Vote 5-0, motion carried.  Meeting adjourned at 8:03 p.m.
The next regular meeting will be August 14, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. in the Distance Learning Room.
Respectfully submitted,
Ryan Reestman, Secretary
Paula Jensen, Recorder
–This is a draft copy and does not become official Elgin Public Board minutes until approved at the next regular or advertised meeting.
PUBLISH: July 23, 2014

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