NOTICE OF INTENT TO APPROVE
APPLICATION FOR MAJOR MODIFICATION
Department of Environmental Quality
Water Quality Division
Pursuant to the Neb. Rev. Stat. 54-2425 (4) as amended, the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality (Department) is issuing notice to provide an opportunity for any interested person to submit written comments on the proposed decision for the following animal feeding operation.
This Public Notice period will be from October 22, 2014 through November 21, 2014. Comments made should pertain to issues for which the Department has authority under the Livestock Waste Management Act (Neb. Rev. Stat. Section 54-2416 through 54-2435).
Frances M. Baum
Ten West Cattle Inc.
51152 Highway 70
Elgin, NE 68636
The proposed livestock waste control facility (LWCF) is located in the Northeast Quarter of Section 08, Township 23 North, Range 08 West, Antelope County, Nebraska. The application proposes the following major modifications: An increase in the number of feeder cattle.
The application indicates an existing maximum of 8,000 head of feeder cattle, and proposes an increase of 7,000 head of feeder cattle, for a total maximum capacity of 15,000 head of feeder cattle.
The existing LWCF includes two holding ponds and four debris basins.
The Department has reviewed the application to ensure compliance with the Livestock Waste Management Act and Title 130 – Livestock Waste Control Regulations. Currently, the Department intends to approve the application for a major modification to the previously issued permit.
The application and other public information is available for review and copying between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. (CT), weekdays at the Department’s Office, Suite 400, The Atrium, 1200 N Street, Lincoln, Nebraska, telephone (402) 471-2186. Individuals requiring special accommodations or alternate formats of materials should notify the Department by calling (402) 471-2186. TDD users should call (800) 833-7352 and ask the relay operator to call the Department at (402) 471-2186. Please include the above name and legal description of the animal feeding operation.
All comments should be sent to: Agriculture Section, Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality, P.O. Box 98922, Lincoln, Nebraska 68509-8922.
PUBLISH: October 22, 2014
ELGIN PUBLIC SCHOOL BOARD REGULAR MEETING
Distance Learning Room, EPS
October 8, 2014, 7:30 PM
President Laurie Waterbury called the Hearing for the Board Policy 606.06, Acceptable Use of Computers, Technology and the Internet to order at 7:15 PM. Board members present were Steve Busteed, Bob Hoefer, Steve Heithoff, and Laurie Waterbury. Ryan Reestman arrived at 7:25 PM. The hearing was closed at 7:30 p.m. and President Waterbury called the regular October 2014 Meeting to order at that time. Board members present were Ryan Reestman, Steve Busteed, Steve Heithoff, Laurie Waterbury, and Bob Hoefer. Also present were Superintendent Dan Polk, Principal Greg Wemhoff, Paula Jensen, Kim Zwingman, Crystal Borer, and Eric Heithoff.
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 5-0.
The Brenmar Co., Instru Expense, $161.60; Brown & Saenger, Instru Expense, $3,134.92; Central NE Rehab, SpEd Expense, $30.87; CVA, Maintenance, $395.73; City of Neligh, Maintenance, $13.20; Conjuguemos, Instru Expense, $45.00; Corner Service & Tire, Transportation, $64.15; Dean’s Market, Maintenance, $59.79, Instru Expense, $80.67; Eakes Office Plus, Business Expense, $76.99; Elgin Appliance, Maintenance, $96.29; Elgin Auto Parts, Transportation, $12.95; Elgin Equip, Maintenance, $67.25; Elgin One Stop, Transportation, $838.55, Instru Expense, $96.84; Elgin Review, Instru Expense, $457.00, Board Expense, $70.37; Elite Office Products, Instru Expense, $1,115.79; Follett, Instru Expense, $1,281.96; Great Plains Comm., Business Expense, $594.51; Green Line Equip, Maintenance, $74.31; Hadley Braithwait, Maintenance, $161.40; Harding & Schultz, Board Expense, $78.00; Island Supply, Instru Expense, $1,385.78; Jonny Dodge, Transportation, $255.93; Junior Library Guild, Instru Expense, $636.00; KnowBuddy, Instru Expense, $214.50; Loup Valley Lighting, Maintenance, $236.71; McGraw-Hill, Instru Expense, $1,050.00; Midwest Floor Spec., Maintenance, $385.30; MSM Enterprises, SpEd Expense, $355.48; NASB, Board Expense, $806.00; NCSA, Supt. Expense, $125.00; NCSA, Title Expense, $350.00; NSCA, Title Expense, $150.00; Onesource, Instru Expense, $49.00; Overland Rehab, SpEd Expense, $85.82; Precision Repair, Transportation, $107.27; Reimbursement, $541.33; Schumacher Exterm., Maintenance, $80.00; The Station, Instru Expense, $1,740.58; Thompson Co., Maintenance, $343.63; Tyler Business Forms, Business Expense, $264.20; US Bank, $3,322.35; Verizon Business, Business Expense, $120.84; Verizon Wireless, Business Expense, $283.82; Wanek Pharmacy, Nurse Expense, $10.97; Wizard’s Castle, Instru Expense, $30.90; Zaner Bloser, Instru Expense, $18.29
Total Board Bills: $21,957.84
August Payroll: $197,582.89
Total Board Bills/ Payroll: $219,540.73
President Waterbury recognized visitors and asked if the patrons had any comments. Crystal Borer reported on the implementation of the Saxon math program. She reported that students and teachers are adjusting nicely and improvement in scores will not be immediate.
In committee reports, the building & grounds completed the increased lighting at the concession stand and the overflow parking near the practice field. The Wolfpack co-op committee met recently. They discussed the use of facilities and the purchase of clothing by students. They clarified the filling of open coaching positions and created a voucher system for Wolfpack expenses. Pope John AD will handle all scheduling of volleyball, wrestling, track, and golf. Elgin Public AD will handle scheduling of all football and basketball. The subcommittee will meet three times per year.
Principal Wemhoff reported on the multicultural report, map testing and homecoming.
Special Recognition was given to Steve Heithoff for completion of Level 7 Training and Stan Heithoff for his Level 3 completion
Supt. Polk reiterated the present option enrollment criteria and spoke about student mobility.
Forms for the superintendent evaluation were distributed. The evaluation will be completed online this year for easier tabulation by the board president.
Reestman motioned and Steve Busteed second to excuse Stan Heithoff from the meeting. Vote 5-0, motion carried.
In action items, after review there were no changes to the board policy 606.06 Acceptable Use of Computers, Technology and the Internet.
Reestman motioned and Steve Heithoff second to approve the purchase of three copiers from Elite Office Products in the amount of $9,075.00 . Vote 5-0, motion carried.
Busteed motioned and Reestman second to purchase conference sign s to hang in the gym. Vote 5-0, motion carried.
The next regular board meeting will be on Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 7:30 PM at the EPS Distance Learning Room.
Motion to adjourn the meeting was made by Reestman and seconded by Bob Hoefer. All voted aye, motion carried and the meeting adjourned at 8:51 p.m.
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: October 22, 2014
ANTELOPE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
October 14, 2014
Notice of meeting published as required by statute.
A complete record of these minutes as well as all resolutions and agreements are on file at the County Clerk’s office and are open to the public.
Those responding to roll call: Kerkman, Baker, Williby, Henery and Schwager. Bolling and Brandt appeared later.
Approved the following claims for payment; denied one claims for machine hire. We, the Committee on Claims, report that we have examined and approved for payment the following claims:
GENERAL FUND: Adams Co Sheriff, ex, 18.50; AMH Family Practice, ex, 440.00; Antelope Co Court, ex, 202.00; Clerk of the Dist Court, ex, 70.00; Antelope Co Sheriff, ex, 153.76; Antelope Co Treasurer, ex, 10.00; Antelope Memorial Hospital, ex, 12,280.90; Appeara, ex, 81.60; Applied Connective Technologies, ex, 184.00; AS Central Finance, ex, 527.60; Automated Systems, ex, 62.32; Larry Baker, mlg, 72.80; Christine Beall, ex, 246.24; Bear Graphics, ex, 507.44; Big Red Motorsports, ex, 115.95; Big Timber Tree Ser, ex, 350.00; Bob Barker, ex, 223.67; BOK Financial Ser, ex, 200.00; Bomgaars, ex, 121.27; Eleanor Brady, ps, 25.00; Harlan Brandt, mlg, 3.36; Brunswick Library, ex, 2350.00; Carhart Lumber, ex, 207.37; Carney Law, ex, 3250.26; Char Carpenter, mlg, 151.20; Casey’s, ex, 202.35; Cash, WA Distributing, ex, 435.69; CBM Managed Ser, ex, 143.10; Elgin City, ex, 250.00; Neligh City, ut, 3376.12; Clearwater Record, ex, 1145.61; Judith Cole, mlg, 112.00; Cubby’s, ex, 820.82; April Curtiss, ex, 45.00; DDSS Inc, ex, 1777.50; Dean’s Mkt, ex, 239.40; Dollar General, ex, 130.40; Dusty’s, ex, 43.43; Eakes Office Plus, ex, 1449.28; James Egley, ex, 75.00; ES&S, ex, 3505.40; Elgin One Stop, ex, 452.10; Elgin Library, ex, 2653.12; Elgin Review, ex, 775.00; Elite Office Products, ex, 530.85; Elkhorn River Farms, ex, 36.00; Envision Justice Solutions, ex, 590.00; Frontier Communications, ut, 2661.30; Larissa Funk, mlg, 51.52; Anita Hall, mlg, 112.00; Philip Hart, ex, 195.00; Charles Henery, mlg, 100.24; Hilltop Drug, ex, 44.02; Linda Hughes, ex, 50.00; Nadene Hughes, ps, 14.00; Nancy Schramm, ex, 50.00; Jonny Dodge, ex, 40.40; Frank Kamphaus, ps, 16.00; LeRoy Kerkman, mlg, 34.72; Ron Marshall, mlg, 122.00; Maximus Consulting, ex, 2100.00; Microfilm Imaging, ex, 87.00; Midwest Medical Transport, ex, 2778.00; MIPS, ex, 404.56; Nebr UC Fund, ex, 490.00; NE Health & Human Ser, ex, 186.00; Nebr Interactive, ex, 800.00; Nebr Weed Control Assn, ex, 120.00; Neligh News, ex, 1131.28; Neligh Library, ex, 3094.00; Northeast Medical Imaging, ex, 1044.00; Oakdale Library, ex, 2515.63; Office Depot, ex, 107.50; Orchard News, ex, 260.69; Orchard Library, ex, 2515.63; Donna Payne, ps, 25.00; Phyllis Perdew, mlg, 11.20; Antelope Co Clerk, petty cash, 20.00; Antelope Co Sheriff, petty cash, 166.54; Pierce Co Court, ex, 6.00; Pitney Bowes, ex, 1137.00; Powerlift of Nebr, ex, 400.00; Precision Rpr, ex, 55.85; Quill, ex, 465.99; Region IV Behavioral Health, ex, 4315.00; Region IV Inc. (mental health), 2808.00; Shell Fleet, ex, 852.93; Caroline Siems, ps, 25.00; Source Gas, ut, 199.43; Springhill Suites, ex, 303.90; Nebr State Treasurer, ex, 1455.10; Michael Sullivan, ex, 50.00; The Station, ex, 56.35; Chuck Thieman, ex, 30.00; Thriftway Mkt, ex, 518.77; Tilden Citizen, ex, 675.00; Tilden Library, ex, 2516.50; Total Fire Protections, ex, 550.00; US Cellular, ut, 364.71; Verizon Wireless, ut, 45.20; Clearwater Village, ex, 250.00; Antelope Co Sheriff Visa, ex, 195.43; Wanek Drug, ex, 631.23; Bonita Welke, ps, 22.00; Western Office Plus, ex, 4.19; Neil Williby, mlg, 49.28; Willie’s Service, ex, 64.75; Clearwater Library, ex, 2262.50
ROAD & BRIDGE: (Brunswick Area) Bazile Aggregate, ex, 285.00; Beaver Bearing, ex, 133.59; Bomgaars, ex, 55.53; Frontier Communications, ut, 75.52; Key Sanitation, ut, 18.00; Kumm Gas, ex, 3856.98; Lazy T Tire, ex, 1281.00; Mitteis Gravel, ex, 89.27; North Central Public Power, ut, 122.95; Murphy Tractor, ex, 1621.20; Precision Glass, ex, 300.00; Quality Iron & Metal, ex, 217.49; Road Builders, ex, 1975.56; Brunswick Village, ut, 37.50 (Orchard Area) Antelope Co Court, ex, 198.00; Dusty’s, ex, 82.71; Farmer’s Pride, ex, 6287.76; Frontier Communications, ut, 66.45; Green Line Equip, ex, 212.08; Kayton Int, ex, 296.96; Kimball, Midwest, ex, 230.64; Mitteis Gravel, ex, 3102.70; Neligh Auto & Machine, ex, 41.43; North Central Public Power, ut, 54.45; OK Tire, ex, 130.30; Pollock Redi Mix, ex, 2917.55; Murphy Tractor, ex, 447.74; Royal One Stop, ex, 88.00; Source Gas, ut, 38.34 (Clearwater Area) ATCO Int, ex, 160.25; Elkhorn Public Power, ut, 89.15; Farmer’s Pride, ex, 2102.48; Kayton Int, ex, 38.61; Lichtenberg Tire, ex, 6274.00; Mitteis Gravel, ex, 3299.67; NE Nebr Telephone, ut, 44.58; Pollock Redi Mix, ex, 8178.90; Royal One Stop, ex, 102.88; Shell Fleet, ex, 155.43; Source Gas, ut, 29.22; Clearwater Village, ut, 53.50 (Neligh Area) Bomgaars, ex, 17.76; Cubby’s, ex, 232.01; Farmer’s Pride, ex, 2403.55; Frontier Communications, ut, 59.12; Jonny Dodge, ex, 311.35; Mitteis Gravel, ex, 700.18; Neligh Auto & Machine, ex, 85.06; Nebr Machinery, ex, 27.90; Pollock Redi Mix, ex, 809.65; Quality Iron & Metal, ex, 5.14
(Tilden Area) Black Hills Energy, ut, 31.38; Bomgaars, ex, 38.97; Carhart Lumber, ex, 23.95; Tilden City, ut, 81.60; Constellation Energy, ut, 33.81; Darren’s Service, ex, 256.80; Frontier Communicatons, ut, 59.89; K & S Door, ex, 213.20; Matteo Sand & Gravel, ex, 143.60; Mr S’s, ex, 175.09; Nebr Public Power, ut, 117.81; Road Builders, ex, 1135.84 (Oakdale Area) Bomgaars, ex, 31.57; Farmer’s Pride, ex, 2774.13; Great Plains Communications, ut, 76.91; Green Line Equip, ex, 55.29; Matteo Sand & Gravel, ex, 3681.00; Mitteis Gravel, ex, 1036.78; Mr S’s, ex, 93.45; Nebr Public Power, ut, 38.35; Pollock Redi Mix, ex, 1893.57; Source Gas, ut, 31.50; Oakdale Village, ut, 13.50 (Elgin Area) Elgin City, ut, 54.75; Elgin Auto Parts, ex, 28.68; Elkhorn Rural Public Power, ut, 53.38; Great Plains Communications, ut, 52.60; Lichtenberg Tire, ex, 127.00; Nebr Machinery, ex, 43.86; OK Tire, ex, 8690.70; Pollock Redi Mix, ex, 2242.77; Precision Repair, ex, 708..86; SAPP Bros, ex, 3088.23; Source Gas, ut, 62.76; The Station, ex, 258.21 (At Large) Appeara, ex, 228.64; B’s Enterprise, ex, 1088.20; Bomgaars, ex, 172.16; Creston Fert, ex, 1231.00; Cubby’s, ex, 27.45; Elkhorn Rural Public Power, ut, 528.05; Farmer’s Pride, ex, 6658.04; Island Supply Weld, ex, 196.36; Jebro, ex, 144,941.08; JEO Consulting, ex, 10,641.00; Jonny Dodge, ex, 3028.24; Kumm Gas, ex, 920.39; Lichtenberg Tire, ex, 1223.70; Matteo Sand & Gravel, ex, 4235.00; Mr S’s, ex, 865.26; Nebr Dept of Revenue, ex, 1910.00; Neligh Auto & Machine, ex, 42.37; Newman Traffic, ex, 1775.00; OK Auto, ex, 349.12; OK Tire, ex, 2357.44; Powerlift of Nebr, ex, 165.00; Quality Iron & Metal, ex, 43.25; Quick Serve Oil, ex, 183.93; Road Builders, ex, 1081.26; Road Guy Construction, ex, 23,865.00; Royal One Stop, ex, 582.34; Rutjens Construction, ex, 201,085.78; Shell Fleet, ex, 571.81; The Station, ex, 304.72; Tinsley Grain, ex, 12,287.94; Well Fargo Equip, ex, 3013.24; Klabenes Construction, ex, 88,780.60
NEW LAW ENFORCEMENT CENTER BOND: BOK Financial Services, ex, 423,043.75
REAPPRAISAL FUND: Elite Office Products, ex, 45.78; Heather McWhorter, mlg, 114.24
REGISTER OF DEEDS PRESERVATION FUND: MIPS, ex, 260.21
BUILDING FUND: Certified Testing Service, ex, 665.60; Merit Mechanical, ex, 1193.00; Urbanec’s Furniture, ex, 2059.87; RaDec Construction, ex, 379,898.85; Don Zegers, ex, 446.37
GENERAL FUND PAYROLL: Total Wages, 72,447.90; WH, 8242.67; SS, 14,674.32; ST, 2876.29; Ameritas, ret, 10,843.04; Ameritas, ins, ,484.04; AFLAC, ins, 98.54; Colonial, ins, 90.92; CoOportunity Health, ins, 42,377.39; 1st Concord Benefits, ins, 283.33; Garnishment, 502.98; Madison National, ins, 172.31; Antelope Co Mid, American Benefits Trust, ins, 3000.00; Mid, American Benefits, ins, 285.00; Washington National, ins, 399.30
ROAD & BRIDGE PAYROLL: Total Wages, 44,471.50; WH, 4844.93; SS, 9077.12; ST, 1692.48; Ameritas, ret, 6654.55; Ameritas, ins, 190.64; AFLAC, ins, 337.49; Colonial, ins, 64.80; CoOportunity Health, ins, 23,279.07; 1st Concord Benefits, ins, 208.33; Garnishment, 975.56; Madison National, ins, 91.39; Antelope Co Mid, American Benefits Trust, ins, 1500.00; Mid, American Benefits, ins, 135.00; Washington National, ins, 24.90
Approved extending Gary Macke’s conditional use permit to August 2016.
Reviewed various offices fee reports.
Authorized the chairman to sign the Joinder Agreement for Group Term Life Insurance and Long-Term Disability Insurance for the county employees with National Insurance.
Received the veteran service officer’s 3rd quarter report.
Approved one application for an underground permit.
Authorized the chairman to sign the Tri-County Hazard Mitigation Plan letter to the Nebraska Emergency Management Agency.
Authorized the chairman to sign the Application for Payment No. 1 (final) and Exhibit E Recommendation of Acceptance for the Clearwater Southwest Project in the amount of $88,780.60; payment to be paid to Klabenes Construction.
Authorized the chairman to sign the County Audit Management letter.
No one appeared on behalf of the Neligh Oakdale Public Schools proposed bond issue.
Antelope County Board of Supervisors
JERALD SCHWAGER /s/
Chairman of County Board
Attest: CAROLYN PEDERSEN
/s/ Antelope County Clerk
PUBLISH: October 22, 2014
October 17, 2014 by lmorgan · Comments Off
Notice is hereby given that the Elgin Senior Citizens and Community Center will hold its annual meeting and election of three officers on Tuesday, October 28th, 2014 at the Center. Voting will be open from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The business meeting will begin at 12:15 p.m.
PUBLISH: October 15 and 22, 2014
October 17, 2014 by lmorgan · Comments Off
ELGIN CITY COUNCIL
October 6, 2014
The Elgin City Council met in regular session on Monday, October 6, 2014, at 7:30 p.m., pursuant to posted notice. Mayor Schmitt called the meeting to order, and announced the location of the Open Meeting Act.
Council members present were Kenny Jochum, Shirley Nissen, Jim Kittelson and Don Mackel.
A complete and accurate copy of the minutes is available for public inspection during normal business hours at the City Clerk’s office.
The following agenda items were approved:
September regular meeting, budget hearing and three special meetings minutes, treasurer’s report, transaction report, and paying the claims.
GENERAL: ERPPD, se, 152.32; Great Plains Communications, se, 56.34; Fitzgerald, Vetter & Temple, se, 398.59; Jeannette Meis, se, 75.00; Prudential, retirement, 767.20; USTreasury, tax, 3028.12; Dean’s Market, su, 11.25; APPEARA, su, 37.55; Elgin Review, se, 188.74; Eakes Office Solutions, su, 20.98; EMC Life, ins, 1074.00; Bank of ; Elgin, ins, 1800.00; Bank of Elgin, loan, 500.00; Source Gas, heat, 63.59; US Post Office, su, 3.22; NE Dept of Revenue, tax, 1014.45; Payroll, 1664.03
SALES TAX: To General; $3964.49
STREET: ERPPD, se, 1519.71; Verizonwireless, su, 13.79; Bank of Elgin, loan, 875.05; Source Gas, se, 24.62; The Station, su, 290.94; Sapp Bros, su, 127.15; Bomgaars, su, 56.22; Corner Service, su, 39.48; Bader’s Highway & Street, se, 8127.00; Payroll, 1269.66
WATER: ERPPD, se, 572.91; NE Dept of Revenue, tax, 401.40; Verizonwireless, su, 13.80; Great Plains Communications, se, 93.12–NE Public Health Envir. Lab, testing, 516.00; CVA, su, 33.95; Elgin Review, su, 102.50; The Station, su, 9.00; To Water Repair CD, 35, 000.00; Payroll, 22132.96
SEWER: ERPPD, se, 1053.16; NE Department of Revenue, tax, 162.23; Great Plains Communications, se, 47.59; Dean’s Market, su, 1.50; Midwest Lab Inc, testing, 163.36; Albion Communications, su, 40.98; Payroll, 818.73
FIRE: ERPPD, se, 243.82; Great Plains Communications, se, 53.37; APPEARA, su, 37.55; Source Gas, se, 74.03; Bank of Elgin, loan, 1846.71; EVFD, allotment, 2300.00
POLICE: Antelope Co Sheriff, se, 2600.00; US Post Office, su, 6.49
TRASH PICKUP/RECYCLING: Bud’s Sanitary Service, se, 4758.00; Betty Moser, rent, 100.00
POOL: ERPPD, se, 654.26; Source Gas, se, 123.17; NE Dept. of Revenue, tax, 27.25
PARK: ERPPD, se, 243.13; Dept of Revenue, tax, 78.81; CVA, su, 12.98; Payroll, 247.75
LIBRARY: ERPPD, se79.16; Source Gas, se, 29.26; Amazon, bks, 273.24 ; Great Plains Communication, se, 54.71; Gale, bks, 40.93; Walts Computer Service, su, 400.00; Payroll, 909.78
YOUTH: ERPPD, se, 35.89
$3000.00 of Sales Tax Funds to Elgin Community Club for sign
$1630.00 of Sales Tax Funds to Elgin Rescue Service for AED
Using Bank of Elgin for any investing done by the City
Building Permits: Kenny Jochum
Discussions were held:
Signed Contracts with NHHS regarding rehabilitation of west well
Financial support for recruiting dentist and doctor with Neligh Economic Development
Sidewalk on south side of North Street
Replacing stolen street signs
Replacing fire hydrants
Closing park bathrooms for the winter
New Curb, gutters and sidewalks for downtown area
Mowing weeds in drainage ditch
Weeds and pickup on City property at Kittelson Welding
Delivery and installation of crumb rubber on Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Clerk using vacation time October 13th, 17th and 20th .
Next regular meeting will be held on Monday, November 4, 2014
Meeting adjourned at 8:15 p.m.
PUBLISH: October 15, 2014