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Proceedings — District #18 Board of Education

September 18, 2014 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

ELGIN PUBLIC SCHOOL BOARD
Regular Meeting
Distance Learning Room, EPS
September 10, 2014, 7:30 PM
President Laurie Waterbury called the Regular September Board Meeting to order at 7:30 p.m.  Board members present were Laurie Waterbury, Stan Heithoff, Steve Busteed, Steve Heithoff, Bob Hoefer, and Ryan Reestman.  Also present were Superintendent Dan Polk, Principal Greg Wemhoff, Paula Jensen, Dennis Morgan, Shirley Thorberg, and Tina Thiele-Blecher.
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 Steve Busteed second to approve the Consent Agenda: #5- Minutes of Regular Meeting, #6- Adopt the Agenda, #7- Financial Report, #8- Board Bills. Vote 6-0, motion carried.
Beckman Lumber, Instru Expense, $220.60; Brain POP, Instru Expense, $1,725.00; Cengage Learning, Instru Expense, $1,703.90; Central Fire & Safety, Maintenance, $475.00; CVA, Maintenance, $1,642.21; City of Neligh, Maintenance, $32.40; Computer Hardware, Instru Expense, $550.00; Dean’s Market, Maintenance, $93.97, Instru Expense, $296.36; ESU #8, Nursing Contract, $12,096.00, Instru Expense, $170.00, Instru Expense, $119.50; Elgin One Stop, Transportation, $365.97, Instru Expense, $124.29; Elgin Review, Instru Expense, $490.00, Board Expense, $423.42; Elite Office Products, Instru Expense, $601.97; Great Plains Comm., Business Expense, $679.51; Haddock, Instru Expense, $426.00; Hadley Braithwait, Maintenance, $69.60; Harris, Business Expense, $5,419.33; Houghton Mifflin, Instru Expense, $2,932.50; Island Supply, Instru Expense, $196.54; Jonny Dodge, Transportation, $664.42; MARC, Maintenance, $414.03; McGraw-Hill, Instru Expense, $251.12; MNJ Technologies Direct, Instru Expense, $8.51; MSM Enterprises, SpEd Expense, $16.20; Ntl Art & School Supplies, Instru Expense, $69.78; NCSA, Instru Expense, $335.00; Onesource, Instru Expense, $56.00; Precision Repair, Transportation, $198.54; Protex Central, Maintenance, $1,075.41; Reimbursement, $91.03; SchoolMate, Instru Expense, $555.10; School Outlet, Instru Expense, $729.04; Schumacher Exterm., Maintenance, $80.00; Softchoice, Instru Expense, $1,999.50; Standard Stationary Co., Instru Expense, $100.50; Student Assurance Serv., Business Expense, $500.00; Teacher Direct, Instru Expense, $8.98; Teaching Strategies, SpEd Expense, $365.75; The Station, Instru Expense, $45.60, Transportation, $1,450.82; Thompson Co., Maintenance, $124.00; Tween Publishing, Instru Expense, $209.05; US Bank, $6,469.03; Verizon Wireless, Business Expense, $204.52; Zaner Bloser, Instru Expense, $845.38
Total Board Bills: $47,721.38
August Payroll: $188,551.72
Total Board Bills/ Payroll: $236,273.10
President Waterbury recognized visitors and asked if the patrons had any comments.
In Correspondence, thank you notes for the board support of the recent trips from the Senior Class and Elgin FCCLA were viewed.
Principal Wemhoff reported on the start of school.  He distributed an ACT Score sheet over the last 5 years showing Elgin Public Schools scores.  He has begun his walkthrough observations which give immediate feedback to the teaching staff.  MAPS testing will begin soon and parent-teacher conferences will be held next week.  All curriculums are complete and will be posted on the website.
Supt. Polk reported on improvements made at Elgin Public School facilities over the summer and work he had done on the budget.
In action items, Ryan Reestman motioned and Stan Heithoff second to approve the 2014-15 district budget of $2,992,929.27 (General Fund $2,805,050.48 and Special Building Fund $187,878.79) as presented.  Motion carried, vote 6-0.
Steve Heithoff motioned and Bob Hoefer second to approve the district property tax levy request at 0.480273 (0.450124 General Fund and 0.030149 Building Fund) as presented.  Motion carried, Vote 6-0.
Hoefer motioned, Busteed second to approve policies 302.02-Superintendent Contract and Contract Nonrenewal, 406.02-Certificated Employee Qualifications, Recruitment, Selection, 412.02-Support Staff Qualifications, Recruitment, and Selection, 503.04-Addressing Barriers to Attendance, 504.11-Weapons, 504.23-Suicide Awareness, 508.05-Emergency Plans and Drills, 508.15-Concussion Awareness, 1006.02-Tobacco-Free Environment as presented on 2nd reading.  Vote 6-0, motion carried.
Stan Heithoff motioned to adjourn the meeting, Reestman second.  Vote 6-0, motion carried.  Meeting adjourned at 7:55 p.m.
The next regular meeting will be October 8, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. in the Distance Learning Room at Elgin Public School.  Hearing for Internet and Computer Usage Policy will begin at 7:15 p.m.
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: September 17, 2014
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Wage Ordinance — City of Elgin

September 18, 2014 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

ORDINANCE 638
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF ELGIN, NE TO SET WAGES FOR EMPLOYEES OF THE CITY OF ELGIN, REPEALING THOSE ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT: AND PRESCRIBING THE TIME WHEN THIS ORDINANCE SHALL TAKE EFFECT: BE IT ORDAINED BY THE MAYOR AND COUNCILMEN OF THE CITY OF ELGIN THAT:
MAYOR……500.00    PER YEAR
CITY COUNCIL    ………300.00    PER YEAR
CITY CLERK…………2219.51 PER MONTH
STREET & UTILITIES SUPERINTENDENT …17.18   PER HOUR
ASSISTANT MAINTENANCE………15.91   PER HOUR
PART TIME SUMMER EMPLOYEES……BASE WAGE OF MINIMUM WAGE
LIBRARIAN…………780.00     PER MONTH
ASSISTANT LIBRARIAN…BASE WAGE OF MINIMUM WAGE
RECYCLING PERSONNEL…8.00 – 8.50 PER HOUR
POOL MANAGERS……BASE RATE OF $8.50
LIFEGUARD………BASE WAGE OF MINIMUM WAGE
SECTION 2.   THAT ALL ORDINANCES OR PARTS OF ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT HEREWITH ARE HEREBY REPEALED.
SECTION 3.   THIS ORDINANCE SHALL BE IN FULL FORCE AND TAKE EFFECT UPON THE FIRST DAY OF THE FISCAL YEAR.
MIKE SCHMITT
MAYOR
VICKI MILLER
CITY CLERK
DATED THIS 9th day of September, 2014.
PUBLISH: September 17, 2014
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Proceedings — Antelope County Board of Supervisors

September 18, 2014 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

ANTELOPE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Neligh, Nebraska
September 9, 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.  Brandt appeared later.  Bolling absent.
Approved purchasing a 2014 Arctic Cat 4 wheeler from Big Red Motorsports in the amount of $9,372.00.
Discussed purchasing a pickup for the Brunswick barn.
It was decided to keep the property the county owns along the Orchard Bridge.
Approved the Extension office inventory report for 2013/2014.
Adopted the 2014/2015 county budget as published.
Approved payment of the following claims.  We, the Committee on Claims, report that we have examined and approved for payment the following claims:
GENERAL FUND: AMH Family Practice, ex, 252.00; Antelope Co Court, ex, 262.00; Clerk of the Dist Court, ex, 239.00; Clerk of the Dist Court, petty cash, 42.00; Appeara, ex, 81.60; Applied Connective Tech, ex, 127.78; AS Finance, ex, 527.60; Larry Baker, mlg, 53.20; Bomgaars, ex, 366.72; Eleanor Brady, ps, 25.00; Dean Brown, ps, 25.00; Harlan Brandt, mlg, 22.80; Carney Law, ex, 7517.14; Char Carpenter, mlg, ex, 10.00; Casey’s, ex, 345.24; Cash, Wa Distributing, ex, 43.10; Cedar Co Court, ex, 4.50; Elgin City, ex, 250.00; Neligh City, ut, 4063.80; Cubby’s, ex, 1506.74; Dollar General, ex, 153.05; Duane’s Upholstery, ex, 110.00; Dugan Forms, ex, 190.69; Eakes Office Plus, ex, 243.66; Elgin One Stop, ex, 379.00; Elgin Review, ex, 188.01; Elite Office Products, ex, 4708.81; Farmer’s Pride, ex, 107.50; Floor Maintenance, ex, 285.79; Frontier Communications, ut, 2272.57; GIS Workshop, ex, 5025.00; Tessa Hain, ex, 22.50; Anita Hall, mlg, 207.97; Lyle Hart, mlg, 200.00; Charles Henery, mlg, 102.48; Hilltop Drug, ex, 37.63; Nadene Hughes, ps, 14.00; Jack’s Uniform, ex, 125.89; Nancy Schramn, ex, 1544.85; Jonny Dodge, ex, 21,645.49; Frank Kamphaus, ps, 16.00; LeRoy Kerkman, mlg, 35.84; Bob Krutz, mlg, 31.36; Jeff Doerr Office, ex, 2823.34; Madison Co Clerk, ex, 2.50; Madison Co Treasurer, ex, 284.01; Manatron, ex, 8444.19; Microfilm Imaging Systems, ex, 87.00; MIPS, ex, 404.56; Robert Moore, ex, 8.68; Nebr Crime Commisson, ex, 7.50; NE Health & Human, ex, 186.00; Neligh News, ex, 23.20; Neligh Postmaster, ex, 140.00; NE Nebr Assn Co Offical, ex, 140.00; NE Nebr Juvenile, ex, 765.00; OK Tire, ex, 49.00; Orchard News, ex, 233.83; Orval’s Auto, ex, 53.25; Donna Payne, ps, 25.00; Phyllis Perdew, mlg, 22.40; Jeanne Peterson, ex, 50.45; Antelope Co Attorney, petty cash, 48.25; Pitney Bowes, ex, 3000.00; Qualification Targets, ex, 265.06; Quality Iron & Metal, ex, 10.06; Kurt Rakow, mlg, 16.80; Reliable Office, ex, 145.47; Marlene Schindler, ex, 32.88; Jerald Schwager, mlg, 53.76; Nebr Secretary of State, ex, 20.00; Shell Fleet, ex, 1111.61; Caroline Siems, ps, 25.00; Source Gas, ut, 113.75; T, J’s Market, ex, 6.19; The Station, ex, 38.44; Chuck Thiemann, ex, 60.00; Thriftway Mkt, ex, 522.75; UNL Extension, ex, 50.40; US Cellular, ut, 363.09; Verizon Wireless, ut, 44.99; Clearwater Village, ex, 250.00; County Sheriff Visa, ex, 160.37; Wayne Co Treasurer, ex, 4342.93; Bonita Welke, ps, 22.00; Western Office Plus, ex, 46.74; Neil Williby, mlg, 59.92; Willie’s Service, ex, 44.07; Woods & Aitken, ex, 9.00; Greg Wortman, mlg, 33.60; Zee Medical, ex, 36.45; Nebr Public Employees Retirement System, ex, 25.00; Big Red Motorsports, ex, 9372.00        ROAD & BRIDGE: (Brunswick Area) Bomgaars, ex, 153.34; Carhart Lbr, ex, 35.68; Frontier Communications, ut, 76.33; Green Line Equip, ex, 851.36; Key Sanitation, ex, 18.00; Kumm Gas, ex, 5102.37; Lichtenberg Tire, ex, 439.96; Mitteis Gravel, ex, 4577.23; Neligh Auto & Machine, ex, 30.17; North Central Public Power, ut, 125.86; Precision Glass, ex, 298.00 Brunswick Village, ut, 37.50 (Orchard Area) Dusty’s, ex, 152.44; Farmer’s Pride, ex, 3965.52; Frontier Communications, ut, 68.58; Lichtenberg Tire, ex, 1118.99; Mitteis Gravel, ex, 6793.32; Neligh Auto & Machine, ex, 3.54; North Central Public Power, ut, 53.56; Pollock Redi Mix, ex, 1410.70; Royal One Stop, ex, 229.02; Source Gas, ut, 32.43; T, J Corner Hard, ex, 13.39; Orchard Village, ut, 30.50 (Clearwater Area) Elkhorn Rural Power, ut, 86.30; Farmer’s Pride, ex, 3250.48; Hinrichsen Sand, ex, 176.28; Mitteis Gravel, ex, 1128.85; Neligh Auto & Machine, ex, 19.99; NE Nebr Telephone, ut, 53.53; Pollock Redi Mix, ex, 5014.60; Shell Fleet, ex, 168.32; Clearwater Village, ut, 53.50 (Neligh Area) Bomgaars, ex, 74.69; Farmer’s Pride, ex, 2783.02; Frontier Communication, ut, 58.67; Jonny Dodge, ex, 41.90; Mitteis Gravel, ex, 267.47: Pollock Redi Mix, ex, 671.61; Willow Creek Sand & Gravel, ex, 1106.22; Cubby’s, ex, 303.21 (Tilden Area) Black Hills Energy, ut, 51.39; Bomgaars, ex, 20.54; Carhart Lbr, ex, 2.58; Constellation Energy, ut, 11.18; James Cornett, ex, 80.00; D & M Machinery, ex, 53.18; Frontier Communication, ut, 62.72; Matteo Sand & Gravel, ex, 582.80; Nebr Public Power, ut, 95.81; Sapp Bros, ex, 3202.23 (Oakdale Area)  Bomgaars, ex, 121.87; Farmer’s Pride, ex, 1934.15; Great Plains Communications, ut, 67.48; Green Line Equip, ex, 11.98; Matteo Sand & Gravel, ex, 1487.70; Mitteis Gravel, ex, 1752.22; Nebr Public Power, ut, 38.44; Neligh Auto & Machine, ex, 99.96; Pollock Redi Mix, ex, 2499.83; Murphy Tractor, ex, 1660.81; Road Builders Mach, ex, 719.21; Oakdale Village, ut, 13.50 (Elgin Area) Bomgaars, ex, 21.98; Central Valley Ag, ex, 7.69; Elgin Auto, ex, 5.95; Elkhorn Rural Power, ut, 56.43; Funk Construction, ex, 600.00; Great Plains Communications, ut, 49.46; Jerry’s Feed, ex, 16.19; Kayton Inl, ex, 68.51; Mitteis Gravel, ex, 167.64; Nebr Machinery, ex, 653.48; Pollock Redi Mix, ex, 4639.34; Sapp Bro, ex, 3005.22; Source Gas, ut, 56.42; The Station, ex, 279.09 (At Large) Appera, ex, 154.88; B’s Enterprises, ex, 551.50; Beckman Lbr, ex, 566.10; Bomgaars, ex, 496.97; Cornhusker, ex, 2117.58; Elgin Auto Parts, ex, 51.58; Elkhorn Rural Public Power, ut, 517.70; Farmer’s Pride, ex, 10,132.23; Hi, way Mart, ex, 100.00; Island Supply Welding, ex, 170.50; Jebro, ex, 163,889.25; JEO Consulting, ex, 5286.00; John Deere Credit, ex, 69,837.17; Jonny Dodge, ex, 524.23; Kayton Inl, ex, 1950.00; Kumm Gas, ex, 1115.64; Lichtenberg Tire, ex, 31.00; Martin Marietta Materials, ex, 981.24; Medical Enterprises, ex, 93.00; Midwest Service, ex, 482.48; Mitteis Gravel, ex, 685.66; Mr S’s, ex, 1238.27; Neligh Auto & Machine, ex, 56.41; Newman Traffic Signs, ex, 285.84; Norfolk Works, ex, 64.00; OK Auto, ex, 114.99; OK Tire, ex, 821.75; Pollock Redi Mix, ex, 1266.14; Quick Serve Oil, ex, 439.57; Road Builders, ex, 1456.67; Royal One Stop, ex, 321.06; Ryan’s Truck, ex, 74.40; Sapp Bros, ex, 39.80; Shell Fleet, ex, 1657.15; Ten West Cattle, ex, 20.00; The Station, ex, 861.86; Gary Thiele, ex, 887.50; Tinsley Grain, ex, 127.02; Town & Country Hardware, ex, 51.85; Vakoc Construction, ex, 180.00; Smith Hayes, ex, 750,000.00
REAPPRAISAL FUND: GIS Workshop, ex, 5000.00; Holiday Inn, ex, 159.90; Heather McWhorter, mlg, 192.28; NACO, ex, 100.00; Jeannie Martinez, mlg, 12.91
REGISTER OF DEEDS FUND: MIPS, ex, 260.21
STOP FUND: WS Darley, ex, 667.90
INHERITANCE: Smith Hayes, ex, 753,000.00 BUILDING FUND: Boyd’s Electrical, ex, 60.00; Carhart Lbr, ex, 74.84; Guarantee Roofing, ex, 801.00; Certified Testing Service, 46.00; Merit Mechanical, ex, 715.50; RaDec Construction, ex, 446,323.05; Masonry Construction, ex, 25,814.61
GENERAL FUND PAYROLL: Total Wages, 73048.45; WH, 8229.99; SS, 14,697.42; ST, 2865.77; Ameritas, ret, 10,882.61; Ameritas, ins, 508.72;  Garnishment, 50.00; AFLAC, ins, 98.54; BC/BS, ins, 54,124.42; Colonial, ins, 90.92; 1st Concord Benefits, ins, 283.33; Madison National, ins, 168.66; Mid, American Benefits, ins, 990.00; Washington National, ins, 399.30
ROAD & BRIDGE PAYROLL: Total Wages, 45284.18; WH, 4737.33; SS, 9180.86; ST, 1645.35; Ameritas, ret, 6603.65; Ameritas, ins, 190.64; AFLAC, ins, 337.49; BC/BS, ins, 27,998.84; Colonial, ins, 64.80; 1st Concord Benefits, ins, 208.33; Garnishment, 692.03; Madison National, ins, 93.66; Mid, American Benefits, ins, 135.00; Washington National, ins, 24.90
Reviewed various office fee reports.
Heard from Greg Ptacek regarding the Healthcare Professional Attraction Project.
Reviewed correspondence.
Approved the special designated liquor license request from Rockin Rooster Inc.
Approved the special designated liquor license request from Niobrara Valley Vineyards
Approved paying off the Series 2013 Highway Allocation Fund Bonds.
Heard from Antelope County Weed Control Superintendent Bruce Ofe regarding paying the weed board member for his services when he helps fix the weed control equipment.  Also discussed appointing someone to the weed control board.
Meeting adjourned.        Antelope County Board of Supervisors
JERALD SCHWAGER /s/
Chairman of County Board
Attest: CAROLYN PEDERSEN /s/ Antelope County Clerk
PUBLISH: September 17, 2014
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Proceedings — Antelope County Board of Supervisors

September 11, 2014 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

ANTELOPE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Neligh, Nebraska
September 2, 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: Brandt, Kerkman, Baker, Williby, Henery and Schwager.  Bolling absent.
Discussed having legal counsel available for the Planning Commission meetings.
Accepted the resignation of Antelope County Weed Control Authority board member David L. Willats effective 9-1-2014.
Supervisors Henery, Kerkman and Baker will conduct the 3rd quarter jail inspection.
Approved the August 5, 2014, August 12, 2014 and the August 19, 2014 county board minutes.
Reviewed correspondence.
Discussed purchasing a 4/Wheeler for the custodian and the sheriff’s office to use.
Approved the special designated liquor license request from the White Spot Bar to provide alcoholic beverages at the Harvest of Hope event on September 27, 2014 located on a 7 acre tract of land in the SW corner of the SW1/4 of Section 5, Township 26 North, Range 6 West of the 6th P.M., Antelope County, Nebraska pending the event organizers have security in place prior to the event.
Adopted the resolution placing temporary No Parking signs along 857 Road starting at Highway 14 and extending west 1.5 miles and along 523 Avenue 2 miles between 855 Road and 857 Road; said signs will be posted from September 26th through September 29th, 2014.
Regina Krebs met with the board to discuss an issue with 510 Avenue in Frenchtown Township which runs on the west side of Sections 30 and 31.
Meeting adjourned.        Antelope County Board of Supervisors
JERALD SCHWAGER /s/
Chairman of County Board
Attest: CAROLYN PEDERSEN /s/ Antelope County Clerk
PUBLISH: September 10, 2014
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Notice of Informal Probate — Estate of Lucille Benda

September 5, 2014 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

NOTICE OF INFORMAL PROBATE
AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS
County Court of Antelope
County, Nebraska
Estate of Lucille Elizabeth Benda, Deceased. No. PR14-26
Notice is hereby given that on the 26th day of August, 2012, in Antelope County Court, the Registrar issued a written Statement of Informal Probate of the Will of said Deceased and that Judith M. Zegers whose address is 300 Oak Street, Elgin, Nebraska 68636 and John H. Benda whose address is 2324 South 128th Street, Omaha, Nebraska 68144 have been appointed as Co-Personal Representatives of this Estate. Creditors of this Estate must file their claims with this Court before the 3rd day of November, 2014, or be forever barred.
Barbara J. Finn
Clerk of Antelope County Court
Jeffrey L. Stoehr, # 14059
Law Offices of Jeffrey L. Stoehr
1190 Omaha Tower
2120 South 72nd Street
Omaha, NE 68124
and
Law Offices of Jeffrey L. Stoehr
520 South 2nd Street
Elgin, NE 68636
PUBLISH: September 3, 10 & 17, 2014
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