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Notice — Antelope County Seeking Informal Bids For Semi Tractor

May 19, 2016 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Notice of Acceptance
of Informal Quotes
The Antelope County Board of Supervisors has the intent to purchase a semi tractor.  The Antelope County Board will invite informal quotes from May 18th, 2016 until 9am on June 7th, 2016.  Quotes should be submitted in a sealed envelope addressed to the Antelope County Board of Supervisors, 501 Main Street, PO Box 26, Neligh, NE  68756-0026.  The envelope must be clearly marked with “Informal quote for tractor” on the outside of the sealed envelope.  Quotes will be opened at the June 7th, 2016 board meeting at 10:00am. The specs for the tractor are as follows:  2000 or newer model, 475+ hp engine, less than 500,000 miles, 13-18 speed transmission, equipped with or capable of adding a steerable lift axle.  The Antelope County Board of Supervisors reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids.
PUBLISH: May 18 and 25, 2016

Proceedings — Antelope County Board of Supervisors

May 19, 2016 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Neligh, Nebraska
May 9, 2016
Chairman opened meeting.  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: Schindler, Koinzan, Henery, Bolling, Williby, Kerkman and Schwager.
Claims were reviewed.  Approved to pay as submitted.
General: Adams Co Sheriff, ex, 18.50; Antelope Co Court, ex, 198.30; Antelope Co Dist Court, ex, 102.00; Antelope Co Sheriff, ex, 38.28; Antelope Co Shooters, ex, 100.00; Appeara, ex, 38.86; Applied Connective, ex, 1214.72; AS Central, ex, 582.60; Automated Systems, ex, 333.33; Bear Graphics, ex, 216.48; Benco Products, ex, 159.84; Bomgaars, ex, 408.84; Eleanor Brady, ps, 25.00; Dean Brown, ps, 25.00; Buffalo Co Court, ex, 3.00; Carney Law, ex, 6831.81; Casey’s, ex, 542.25; Cash-Wa, ex, 549.64; Amy Chipps, ex, 40.00; Elgin City, ex, 500.00; Neligh City, ex, 3649.62; Clearwater Record, ex, 484.28; Colonial Research, ex, 477.00; Chris Connelly, ex, 7.72; Veteran Service Assn, ex, 120.00; Cubby’s ex, 80.49 DDSS ex,, 144.00; Liz Doerr, ex, 125.00; Dusty’s, ex, 45.00; Eakes Office, ex, 9.99; Election Systems, ex, 7133.01; Elgin Review, ex, 366.50; Elite Office Prod, ex, 1009.58; Norfolk On Call, ex, 130.00; Destiny Francis, ex, 84.32; Frontier Comm, ut, 2092.96; Good Life Counseling, ex, 938.88; Great Plains Comm, ut, 190.00; Tessa Hain, ex, 34.47; Hampton Inn, ex, 199.90; Heartland Fire Protection, ex, 182.00; Holt Co Sheriff, ex, 45.00; Nadene Hughes, ps, 14.00; Image Technologies, ex, 156.84; Jonny Dodge, ex, 578.27; Frank Kamphaus, ps, 16.00; Knox Co Emergency, ex, 174.06; Bob Krutz, mlg, 90.72; Jeffrey Doerr, ex, 735.08; Lou’s Gloves, ex, 252.00; Helen Lueken, ex, 695.58; Brittney Marshall, ex, 84.32; Derek Zuhlke, mlg, 19.44; Marvin Planning Consultants, ex, 500.00; Microfilm Imaging, ex, 87.00; Mid-West Repair, ex, 62.50; David Miller, mlg, 10.80; MIPS, ex, 669.72; Morland, Easland & Lohrberg, ex, 1015.11; Motoplex,, ex, 175.00; Nebr Assn Co Treasurers, ex, 115.00; Nebr U C Fund, ex, 4919.00; Nebr Dept Ag, ex, 90.00; Nebr Dept Corrections, ex, 242.48; Nebr Dept Property Assess, ex, 150.00; NE Health & Human, ex, 360.00; Neligh News, ex, 374.90; Netcom, ex, 83.00; NE Nebr Assn Clerks, ex, 275.00; O’Neill Pest Control, ex, 150.00; Office Depot, ex, 108.34; OK Tire, ex, 99.50; Orchard News, ex, 255.95; Pathology Medical Ser, ex, 4120.30; Donna Payne, ps, 25.00; Richard Penne, mlg, 19.44; Phyllis Perdew, mlg, 43.20; Petty Cash-Attorney 125.00; Petty Cash-Sheriff 9.19; Pinnacle Bank, ex, 223.43; Pitney Bowes, ex, 1131.90; Platte Valley Comm, ex, 312.50; Puppy Love, ex, 590.00; Quill Corp, ex, 274.30; Kurt Rakow, mlg, 64.80; Region IV, ex, 7708.00; Reinke’s Farm, ex, 18.30; Pam Rudloff, mlg, 8.64; Patricia Sattler, mlg, 9.85; Schroeder Land Survey, ex, 260.00; Shell, ex, 536.17; Caroline Siems, ps, 25.00; Source Gas, ut, 950.95; Thriftway Mkt, ex, 332.42; Marissa Tunink, ex, 84.32; UNL Its Comm, ex, 91.04; Verizon, ut, 41.91; Clearwater Village, ut, 500.00; Bonita Welke, ps, 22.00; Greg Wortman, mlg, 129.60; Zee Medical, ex, 18.65.
Road & Bridge at Large: B’s Enterprises, ex, 14,034.38; Bomgaars, ex, 195.23; Bygland Dirt, ex, 3141.28; D & L Towing, ex, 350.00; Casey Dittrich, ex, 76.91; Dollar General, ex, 3.00; Dusty’s, ex, 86.60; Elgin Auto, ex, 88.30; Elgin One Stop, ex, 42.93; Elkhorn Rural Power, ut, 219.36; Farmer’s Pride, ex, 2031.16; Fastenal, ex, 120.11; Green Line Equip, ex, 107.78; Hometown Station, ex, 179.86; Hubel Welding, ex, 346.00; Island Supply Weld, ex, 411.34; JEO Consulting, ex, 790.50; Jonny Dodge, ex, 164.59; Klabenes Construction, ex, 1180.00; Kumm Gas, ex, 142.89; Largen Mfg, ex, 441.00; Lichtenberg Tire, ex, 1236.84; Matteo Sand, ex, 904.80; Medical Enterprises, ex, 186.00; Midwest Service, ex, 2297.19; Mitteis Gravel, ex, 559.80; Mr S’s, ex, 510.26; Nebr DMV, ex, 694.00; Newman Traffic, ex, 2175.03; OK Tire, ex, 524.54; Pollock Redi Mix, ex, 557.37; Powerplan, ex, 31,700.49; Praxair Dist, ex, 132.29; Precision Repair, ex, 935.38; Quick Serve Oil, ex, 1975.00; Reinke’s Farm, ex, 371.00; Road Builders Mach, ex, 659.85; Road Guy Constr, ex, 1782.20; Rose Equipment, ex, 301.59; Royal One Stop, ex, 108.95; Rutjens Construction, ex, 997.00; Sapp Bros, ex, 8358.86; Shell, ex, 604.35; Spud Truck, ex, 100.00; Switzer Welding, ex, 100.00; Tinsley Grain, ex, 14213.10; Truck Center, ex, 56.57; Verizon, ut, 107.35.
Brunswick Area: Bomgaars, ex, 117.27; Frontier Comm, ut, 73.66; Kayton Inl, ex, 431.58; Key Sanitation, ut, 18.00; Kumm Gas, ex, 1535.69; Mitteis Gravel, ex, 527.84; Neligh Auto, ex, 64.73; North Central Power Dist, ut, 196.04; Road Builders Mach, ex, 2032.98; Brunswick Village, ut, 41.50.
Orchard Area: Bomgaars, ex, 38.14; Dusty’s, ex, 83.86; Farmer’s Pride, ex, 3525.32; Frontier Comm, ut, 73.34; Lazy T Tire, ex, 131.76; Mitteis Gravel, ex, 97.68; Neligh Auto, ex, 20.34; North Central Power Dist, ut, 92.81; Royal One Stop, ex, 28.00; Source Gas, ut, 247.77;     T-J’s Corner Hard, ex, 177.48; T-J’s Market, ex, 59.37.
Clearwater Area: Bomgaars, ex, 18.97; Elkhorn Rural Public Power, ut, 124.76; Emme Sand, ex, 2000.95; Farmer’s Pride, ex, 1555.00; Green Line Equip, ex, 134.84; Hinrichsen Sand, ex, 3485.85; Mitteis Gravel, ex, 1172.22; Neligh Auto, ex, 7.49; NE Nebr Telephone, ut, 107.98; OK Auto Parts, ex, 53.58; Powerplan, ex, 2424.66; Royal One Stop, ex, 117.50; Shell, ex, 114.13; Source Gas, ut, 183.93; Clearwater Village, ut, 54.00.
Neligh Area: Cubby’s, ex, 150.24; Emme Sand, ex, 743.43; Farmer’s Pride, ex, 774.96; Frontier Comm, ex, 121.67; Neligh Auto, ex, 18.49; NMC Exchange, ex, 317.15; Road Builders Mach, ex, 7239.93; Thriftway Mkt, ex, 17.34.
Tilden Area: Black Hills Energy, ut, 628.17; Bomgaars, ex, 12.98; Tilden City, ut, 104.82; Constellations Gas, ut, 1986.38; Emme Sand, ex, 736.45; Farmer’s Pride, ex, 761.87; Frontier Comm, ut, 71.99; Matteo Sand, ex, 11,435.52; Mr S’s, ex, 237.81; Nebr Power District, ut, 436.84; Neligh Auto, ex, 6.04; Pollock Redi Mix, ex, 1405.11; Road Builders Mach, ex, 1005.00.
Oakdale Area: Bomgaars, ex, 260.28; Farner’s Pride 1433.05; Frontier Comm, ut, 73.66; Great Plains Comm, ut, 152.64; Lazy T Tire, ex, 100.49; Matteo Sand, ex, 2019.24; Mr S’s ex, 131.88; Nebr Public Power, ut, 48.72; Neligh Auto, ex, 9.69; NMC Exchange, ex, 96.40; Pollock Redi Mix, ex, 2216.93; Road Builders, ex, 331.17; Source Gas, ut, 241.58.
Elgin Area: Central Valley, ex, 100.31; Elgin City, ut, 56.25; Elgin Auto Parts, ex, 93.90; Elkhorn Rural Public Power, ut, 219.36; Emme Sand, ex, 1838.57; Great Plains Comm, ut, 28.05; Green Line Equip, ex, 617.79; Hinrichsen Sand, ex, 354.92; Lichtenberg Tire, ex, 1341.78; NMC Exchange, ex, 173.38; Pollock Redi Mix, ex, 1848.34; Powerplan, ex, 2236.09; Road Builders Mach, ex, 460.32; Sapp Bros, ex, 1419.99; Source Gas, ut, 380.77.
Law Enforcement Bond: Bok Financial, pmt 71,406.25.
Reappraisal Fund: Eakes Office, ex, 31.46; Elite Office Prod, ex, 136.49.
Register of Deeds: MIPS, ex, 285.33.
Law Enforcement Center: Pinnacle Bank, ex, 162.63; Protocall, ex, 561.87; Walkenhorsts, ex, 22.99; Wanek Pharmacy, ex, 309.20.
Building Fund: Bomgaars, ex, 282.87; Evergreen, ex, 430.00; Guarantee Roofing, ex, 325.00; Heartland Fire Protection, ex, 974.51; Warren Garage Door, ex, 116.00.
General: Total Payroll, 82,365.54; Ameritas, ret 13,474.41; WH, 9484.97; Garnishment, 594.00; SS, 16657.84; AFLAC, ins, 149.76; Ameritas, ins, 569.28; BC/BS, 54463.48; Colonial, ins, 58.25; 1st Concord, ins, 395.00; Madison National, ins, 375.38; Mid-American, ins, 293.00; ST, 3102.46; Washington National, ins, 399.30.
Road & Bridge: Total Payroll, 56,684.57; Ameritas, ret 8567.47; WH, 6404.56; Garnishment, 598.57; SS, 11524.40; AFLAC, ins, 189.77; Ameritas, ins, 233.20; BC/BS, ins, 31293.58; Colonial, ins, 64.80; 1st Concord, ins, 238.33; Madison National, ins, 223.92; Mid-American, ins, 160.50; ST, 2300.30; Washington National, ins, 24.90.
Reviewed correspondence.
Pledge collateral was reviewed.
Heard Zoning Administrator report.
Heard Road Boss Report.
Authorized bid advertisement for Tractor Trailer.  Approved Road Boss to check into Auction Purchase.
Met with Weed Board Authority regarding Leafy Spurge and further actions needed or taken.
Met with a couple of tax payers regarding various areas with noxious weeds, and other violations.
Approved Wi-Fi for Courthouse.
April Clerk of District Court Fee Report was reviewed.
Approved resolution for Weed Authority Fees.
Reviewed letter from Northeast Nebraska Economic Development District.  No action.
Approved pay application for Theisen Construction.
Met with Assessor regarding GIS maps.
Approved Road Department to wear reflective orange safety vests.
Set date/time for Upstream Wind Energy public hearing.  Approved hiring court reporter for same.
Met with employees of Antelope County Road Department regarding hours, wages, benefits and various issues discussed in recent board meetings.
Meeting Adjourned.
Antelope County Board of Supervisors
Chairman of County Board
Attest: LISA PAYNE /s/
Antelope County Clerk
PUBLISH: May 18, 2016

Proceedings — District #18 Board of Education

May 19, 2016 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Distance Learning Room, EPS
May 11, 2016, 7:30 PM
President Heithoff called the regular monthly meeting to order at 7:30 p.m.  Board members present were Steve Heithoff, Stan Heithoff, Bob Hoefer, Steve Busteed, and Doug Jones.  Also present were Superintendent Dan Polk, Principal Greg Wemhoff.  Absent for roll call was Laurie Waterbury.
President Heithoff led the “Pledge of Allegiance.”  Heithoff 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.
Doug Jones motioned to excuse Laurie Waterbury from the meeting.  Bob Hoefer second.  Vote 5-0.
Steve Busteed motioned and Stan Heithoff second to approve the Consent Agenda: #5- Minutes of Previous Meeting, #6- Adopt the Agenda, #7- Financial Report, #8- Board Bills. Motion carried, vote 5-0.
AMH, Transportation, $132.00; Appeara, Maintenance, $300.31; Beckman Lumber, Instru Expense, $94.50; Central NE Rehab, SpEd Expense, $1,131.80; CVA, Maintenance, $147.59, $154.23; Corner Service, Transportation, $144.17; Dean’s Market, Instru Expense, $146.57, Maintenance, $22.01; ESU #8, $11,989.02; Eakes, Instru Expense, $19.08; Elgin Equipment, Maintenance, $127.90; Elgin One Stop, Transportation, $657.90, Instru Expense, $29.97; Elgin Review, Board Expense, $59.52, $1,281.75; Elite Office Products, Business Expense, $144.99, Instru Expense, $654.54; Focused Technology, Instru Expense, $1,330.00; GP Comm., Business Expense, $563.60; Haddock, Instru Expense, $1,728.00; Hometown Station, Transportation, $994.77; Island Supply, Instru Expense, $89.70; Jerry’s Feed, Instru Expense, $27.17; Jonny Dodge, Transportation, $1,081.87; MidAmerica Books, Instru Expense, $224.55; Midwest Floor Spec., Instru Expense, $267.00; Midwest Grads, Instru Expense, $267.90; MSM Enterprises, SpEd Expense, $320.40; NWEA, Business Expense, $150.00; Olson’s Pest Tech., Maintenance, $85.00; Onesource, Business Expense, $23.00; Principal Financial, Instru Expense, $70.14; Reimbursement, $11,618.95; Renaissance Learning, Instru Expense, $2,492.00; Student Assurance Services, Business Expense, $500.00; Thompson Co., Maintenance, $261.97; Time Management, Business Expense, $35.35; Verizon Business, Business Expense, $111.13; Verizon Wireless, Business Expense, $299.79; Volkman Plmbg & Htg, Maintenance, $438.50
Total Board Bills: $40,218.64
May Payroll: $199,643.50
Total Board Bills/ Payroll: $239,862.14
President Heithoff recognized visitors and asked if the patrons had any comments.  Eric Heithoff presented information to the board on future musical instrument purchase recommendations.
There was no correspondence.  There were no committee reports.
Principal Wemhoff asked Mrs. Rita Heithoff and her art students to report on their art shows this past year.  Fourth graders, Baylee Busteed, Brenna Martinsen, and Blake Henn described how they created the totem poles that received “Best of Show” at the ESU 8 Art Show.  High School students, Hayes Miller, Carter Schindler, and Katie Polk described their art work completed this year.  Principal Wemhoff then presented his report on spring activities.
Supt. Polk reported that the football field work was on hold because of the rainy weather.  A teacher inservice is planned for August 3rd in order to train all teachers on the new student information system, JMC.
In action items, Stan Heithoff motioned, Jones second to approve changes to 2016-17 school calendar.  Vote 5-0, motion carried.
Busteed motioned, Hoefer second to approve the use of the bleachers by the EKG Group for the Bull-a-Rama this summer.  Vote 5-0, motion carried.
Stan Heithoff motioned, Busteed second to approve classified employment agreements as presented including raising the substitute teacher pay from $100 to $105 per day.  Vote 5-0, motion carried.
Principal Wemhoff presented the changes to the handbooks.  The changes include adding community service hrs. required for graduation, communication to parents and students being approved by administration, and deleting the Title 1 program information.  Jones motioned, Stan Heithoff second to approve all handbooks for the 2016-17 school year.  Vote 5-0, motion carried.
Busteed motioned and Stan Heithoff second to approve the purchase of two technology tables for preschool.  Vote 5-0, motion carried.
The board reviewed the textbook purchase rotation.  With the current rotation plan the oldest textbook will be no older than 10 years old.
Discussion was held on putting a parking lot east of the gym.  Items to consider were fill dirt/rock, lighting, steps to the east gym door, and fencing it in or putting parking curb stops.
President Heithoff invited all board members to the staff appreciation luncheon to be held on May 20, 2016 at 11:30 a.m.  Staff recognition awards will be presented followed by a reception for the retiring staff that is open to the public at 1:00 p.m.
Motion by Hoefer, seconded by Jones to adjourn the meeting.  Vote 5-0, motion carried.  Meeting adjourned at 8:37 p.m.
The next regular meeting will be held on June 9, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. in the Distance Learning Room at Elgin Public School.
Respectfully submitted,
Doug Jones, 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: May 18, 2016

Proceedings — Antelope County Board of Equalization

May 12, 2016 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

May 3, 2016
Neligh, NE 68756
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:  Bolling, Brandt, Schindler, Kerkman, Henery, and Schwager.  Williby absent.
Approved 14 tax list corrections.
Meeting adjourned.
Antelope County Board of Equalization
Antelope County Clerk
PUBLISH: May 11, 2016

Notice of Public Hearing — Antelope County Board of Supervisors

May 12, 2016 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

The Antelope County Board of Supervisors will conduct a public hearing Tuesday, May 24th, 2016 at the American Legion Hall located at 115 W 3rd St, Neligh, NE 68756, at 9:00 AM.  A public hearing will be held to amend the current lot size to one (1) acre lots.  The Planning Commission has held a public hearing as required by Nebraska State Statutes.  The current lot size of three (3) acres is proposed to be reduced to a minimum of one (1) acre size for any single-family dwelling in all zoning districts.  The Application may be examined in the office of the Antelope County Clerk or the Antelope County Zoning Office during normal business hours prior to the public hearing.  At the hearing, any person may offer oral comments or may appear through an agent or attorney and/or may file written comments with the Board of Supervisors.   All written comments must be received by the County Clerk prior to 4:30 PM Monday, May 23rd, 2016 in order for the comments to be accepted into the official public record for the Application.  Written comments are to be mailed to Antelope County Clerk, PO Box 26, Neligh, NE 68756.
PUBLISH: May 11, 2016

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