ANTELOPE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
May 7, 2013
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, Kerkman, Baker, Williby, and Schwager. Henery absent.
Approved the permit to move structure submitted by Scribs Moving.
Reviewed the offices fee reports.
Authorized the chairman to sign the purchase agreement for Lots 1 and 4, County Addition, City of Neligh.
Re-appointed Randy Hughes and Derek Zuhlke to the Board of Adjustments.
Approved 4 applications for permits to place electric lines beneath various roads within Antelope County.
Approved the April 2, 2013 and April 9, 2013 regular board minutes and the April 9, 2013 Board of Equalization minutes.
Approved the request for advertisement from the Promotional Fund from Elgin Koed Group.
Authorized the chairman to sign he renewal forms for the county vision, long term disability and life insurance.
Discussed requesting that the State of Nebraska Roads Department give some of the penalty money they received from the contractor back to the county for expenses incurred for the Clearwater/Orchard project; no action taken.
Accepted the two high bids for the sale of the fuel tanks.
Heard from Murphy Tractor Sales Manager Noland Rockey regarding the price for motor graders.
No action taken on the pay request from A&R Construction.
Approved the pay request from Theisen Construction.
Heard an update regarding several projects within the county from the County Highway Superintendent.
Authorized the chairman to sign the resolution with the NDOR for the Federal-Aid Transportation Fund Purchase.
Authorized the chairman to sign the resolution with the NDOR for the Fracture Critical Bridge inspections.
Authorized the chairman to sign the Interlocal Agreement with Custer County sharing the Responsible Charge individual.
Authorized the chairman to sign the resolution with the NDOR for the Right-of-Way appraisal acquisition services for the Tilden North Bridge Project ER2580(2).
Authorized the chairman to sign the agreement with the NDOR for the Petersburg/Elgin STPD-14-3(112) Project to tie-out and re-monument land survey corners and witness corners.
Antelope County Board of
JERALD SCHWAGER /s/
Chairman of County Board
Attest: CAROLYN PEDERSEN /s/ Antelope County Clerk
Publish: May 15, 2013
ELGIN PUBLIC SCHOOL BOARD
Distance Learning Room, EPS
May 8, 2013, 7:30 PM
President Waterbury called the regular May Meeting to order at 7:30 p.m. Board members present were Stan Heithoff, Steve Heithoff, Bob Hoefer, Ryan Reestman, Laurie Waterbury, and Kim Wells. Also present were Superintendent Dan Polk, Principal Adam Patrick, Paula Jensen, Dennis Morgan, Sue Vanis, Jeane Johnson, Kim Zwingman, Randy Eisenhauer, Krista Eisenhauer, Barb Bode, Shirley Thorberg, Heidi Rethmeier, Sara Walsh, Crystal Borer, Deb Beckman, Brenda Siems, and Dianne Gunderson.
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.
Stan Heithoff motioned and Steve 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 6-0.
AMH, Transportation, $180.00; Central NE Rehab, SpEd Expense, $418.59; cva, Maintenance, $129.72, Instru Expense, $82.19; Corner Service & Tire, Transportation, $183.18; Dean’s Market, Instru Expense, $188.40, Maintenance, $3.85, SpEd Expense, $15.24; College of Education, Instru Expense, $87.00; Eakes, Instru Expense, $262.04, Maintenance, $160.56; ESU7, Instru Expense, $1,710.00; ESU8, $22,910.95; Elgin One Stop, Transportation, $1,785.17, Instru Expense, $142.97; Elgin FCCLA, Extracurric Expense, $693.50; Elgin Pharmacy, Instru Expense, $3.96; Elgin Review, Business Expense, $128.29, Board Expense, $735.00; Elite Office Products, Business Expense, $323.66; Flenniken Plmbg & Htg, Maintenance, $474.40; Hadley-Braithwait, Maintenance, $84.90; HireRight, Transportation, $28.00; HRdirect, Business Expense, $70.94; Instrumentalist, Instru Expense, $28.00; Island Supply, Instru Expense, $275.80; Jonny Dodge, Transportation, $274.75; Kayton Int., Maintenance, $750.00; Kittelson, Jim, Maintenance, $637.50; Loup Valley Lighting, Maintenance, $398.50; MSM Enterprises, SpEd Expense, $772.16; MARC, Maintenance, $153.11; Midwest Floor Spec., Maintenance, $1,095.70; NCSA, Supt. Expense, $335.00; Neligh News & Leader, Board Expense, $21.30; Overland Rehab, SpEd Expense, $856.60; Reimbursement, $1,322.50; Sapp Bros., Maintenance, $8.50; Schumacher, Maintenance, $75.00; Student Assurance Serv., Instru Expense, $500.00; The Station, Transportation, $248.95; Thompson Co., Maintenance, $92.10; United Volleyball, Extracurric Expense, $2,314.10; Volkman Plmbg & Htg, Maintenance, $410.50; Wells Fargo, $814.91; Winners Circle, Board Expense, $321.90, Instru Expense, $261.40
Total Board Bills: $42,770.79
March Payroll: $188,587.92
Total Board Bills/ Payroll: $231,358.71
President Waterbury recognized visitors and asked if the patrons had any comments. Sue Vanis, Brenda Siems, Dianne Gunderson, Deb Beckman, Krista Eisenhauer, Crystal Borer, Randy Eisenhauer, & Shirley Thorberg were asked to present a brief demonstration of iPad apps that they are preparing to use in their elementary classrooms. The teachers were thanked for their “hands on” presentation.
Sara Walsh, science teacher, asked the board to be released from her contract. She has been offered a position at Wayne State College. The board will consider the matter later in the meeting.
Principal Patrick reported that NeSA is complete and he would be available to meet with the data committee to review the results. He gave a wrap-up of the activities in the end of the school year. The A.D. report was submitted by Carlie Wells.
Supt. Polk reported that 8 contractors were present for the HVAC system walk-through. All individual bids on all individual companies’ designs must be submitted by May 13, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. The building committee will open all bids at that time and a special meeting will be scheduled. He reported that two new buildings behind the gym are on the way up. Board members were invited to the staff appreciation luncheon to be held on May 21, 2013 at noon. Staff recognition awards will be presented followed by a retirement reception for those retiring. The public is invited to the cake/punch retirement reception at 1:00 p.m.
Polk has scheduled a new staff orientation on June 5th so new staff can get classroom keys, textbooks, and iPads. They will also fill out new employee paperwork. He reported that even with the snow days and football playoffs the students will have completed the necessary instructional hours for the school year on May 21, 2013. While the school board and administration have the authority to require full completion of teacher contracted days,that will not occur this year.
In action items, the board advanced agenda item #21 - accept staff resignation. Sara Walsh has asked to be released from her teaching contract because she has been offered a position at Wayne State College. The board discussed the late notice and discussed what was in the best interest of students at Elgin Public School. After consideration, Steve Heithoff motioned and Kim Wells second to release Sara Walsh from her contract subject to finding a certified replacement. All voted aye, motion carried.
Stan Heithoff motioned, Ryan Reestman second to approve classified employee agreements with salary recommendations as presented. All voted aye, motion carried.
Stan Heithoff motioned, Bob Hoefer second to approve the textbook rotation schedule as presented. Vote 6-0, motion carried.
A bid for the purchase of the gray storage building was received from R & B Lifters. Steve Heithoff motioned, Wells second, to approve bid of $253.00 for the purchase of the gray storage building to be moved. All voted aye, motion carried. The building is to be removed by August 1st.
Specifications for the storage building at the football field were reviewed. Hoefer motioned, Reestman second to approve bid from Beckman Lumber for a 24 x 36 storage building at the football field in the amount of $12,000. Vote 6-0, motion carried.
Technology requests for a new server, iPads for the elementary students, and replacement rotation of laptops and desktops were reviewed. Wells motioned, Reestman second to approve technology purchase requests in the amount of $71, 784. All voted aye, motion carried.
Four handbooks were reviewed. These included JH/High School student handbooks, elementary student handbooks, teacher handbook, and staff handbook. Steve Heithoff motioned, Reestman second to approve all four handbooks with changes as discussed. Vote 6-0, motion carried.
Wells motioned, Hoefer second to approve the teaching contract for Michael Becker as physical education instructor. All voted aye, motion carried.
Wells motioned, Steve Heithoff second to approve the custodial employment agreement of Jeff Cuffe as custodian. Vote 6-0, motion carried.
Stan Heithoff motioned, Reestman second to approve activity assignments as presented. Vote 6-0, motion carried.
Kim Wells sent a letter of resignation to the board because her family is relocating to Grant, NE. Steve Heithoff motioned, Reestman second to accept the board member resignation of Kim Wells with regret. Vote: Steve Heithoff-yes, Reestman-yes, Hoefer-yes, Waterbury-yes, Stan Heithoff-yes. Kim Wells abstained. Motion carried.
Motion by Hoefer, second by Stan Heithoff to adjourn the meeting. All voted aye. Motion carried. The meeting adjourned at 9:52 p.m.
A special meeting will be held on May 15, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. in the Distance Learning Room at Elgin Public School. The next regular meeting will be held on June 13, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. in the Distance Learning Room at Elgin Public School.
Kim Wells, 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 15, 2013
ELGIN CITY COUNCIL
May 6, 2013
The Elgin City Council met in regular session on Monday, May 6, 2013, 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 Shirley Nissen, Don Mackel, Kenny Jochum and Jim Kittelson.
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:
• April regular meeting minutes, treasurer’s report, transaction report, and paying the claims
GENERAL: ERPPD, se, 120.30; Great Plains Communications, se, 50.33; Fitzgerald, Vetter & Temple, se, 397.73; Jeannette Meis, se, 75.00; Prudential, retirement, 565.46; USTreasury, tax, 2280.68; APPEARA, su, 37.15; Elgin Review, prmt, 95.59; Dean’s Market, su, 5.69; Western Office, su, 179.99; Eakes Office Plus, su, 7.38; NE Dept of Revenue, tax, 708.57; V.Miller, ex, 100.14; New World Inn, se, 130.00; US Post Office, su, 10.04; Source Gas, se, 223.86; Bank of Elgin, ins, 1436.42; Bank of Elgin, loan, 500.00 – Payroll, 1566.20
SALES TAX: To General; $2133.20; To Fire; $4328.73
STREET: ERPPD, se, 1552.95; Elgin One Stop, su, 192.44; Verizonwireless, su, 14.36; Bank of Elgin, loan, 875.05; Source Gas, se, 109.45; The Station, su, 89.65; Sapp Bros, su, 103.43; Elgin Equipment, rprs, 97.25; Payroll, 1029.75
WATER: ERPPD, se, 698.29; NE Dept of Revenue, tax, 183.07; Verizonwireless, su, 14.36; Great Plains Communications, se, 82.65; ; US Post Office, su, 5.60 –NE Public Health Lab, se, 31.00; D. Poulsen, ex, 19.47; ACES, se, 1975.00; Holiday Inn, se, 190.00; Elgin Review, su, 422.50; Bank of Elgin, bad check, 118.64; Danny Foster Account, return, 50.00; Payroll, 2059.50
SEWER: ERPPD, se, 905.25; NE Department of Revenue, tax, 151.35; Great Plains Communications, se, 44.86; Dean’s Market, su, 1.50; Midwest Labs, se, 171.73; Payroll, 785.75
FIRE: ERPPD, se, 239.49; Great Plains Communications, se, 51.05; APPEARA, su, 37.15; Source Gas, se, 450.73; Bank of Elgin, loan, 1846.71; Travelers RMD, ins, 4767.00; Staashelm Electric, se, 100.00; Echo Electric, su, 4328.73
POLICE: Antelope Co Sheriff, se, 2640.00
TRASH PICKUP/RECYCLING: Bud’s Sanitary Service, se, 4495.75; Betty Moser, rent, 100.00
POOL: ERPPD, se, 28.09; Source Gas, se, 24.25
PARK: ERPPD, se, 260.43; NE Dept of Revenue, tax, 16.24; Payroll, 243.97
LIBRARY: ERPPD, se, 60.60; Source Gas, se, 110.14; Amazon, bks, 43.24; Great Plains Communication, se, 64.28; Upstart, bks, 48.75; Gale, bks, 127.42; Junior Library Guild, bks, 5.00; Payroll, 923.89
• Agreement for use of the ball diamond
• Not placing dead end signs in Elgin
• An interlocal agreement with Antelope County to assist in emergency situations
• Blocking off Pine Street for Wing Ding
• Special Designated Permit for Wing Ding pending submitted application
• To leave the dangerous dog ordinance as is
• EMT Carli Bolli to Rescue Unit
• Permit for Mark Burenheide to sell fireworks pending insurance certificate
• Applying for grant before purchasing recycled rubber for playground
• Friday, May 24th as pool opening date
• Special Designated Permit for Bull-A-Rama
• Hold a special meeting regarding City insurance by May 28th
• Contact Taylor Realty and Appraisal regarding research for DEQ paperwork
Discussions were held:
• Problem with old building being dumped during Community Clean Up
• Annexation of Meis Subdivision
• ADA Policy Statement for Nebraska Department of Roads
• Listing City Clerk as ADA coordinator
• Tabled action on closing Maple Street for Lucky Ducky Race
• Water wells: Well-88 repairs done, Well-77 possible State testing
• Non-payment of drainage ditch on Bowen Street by property owner
• City Attorney change
• Moving dumpster at pool to behind post office
• Location of generator for new fire building
• Trimming of tree in campground area
• Clerk attending Finance Conference in June
• Next regular meeting will be held on June 3, 2013
• Meeting adjourned at 9:15 p.m.
Publish: May 15, 2013
May 3, 2013 by lmorgan · Comments Off
NOTICE OF ORGANIZATION
Notice is hereby given of the organization of Jerry’s Feed Service, LLC, as a Nebraska limited liability company organized to engage in any lawful business authorized under the laws of Nebraska. The designated office of the limited liability company is 113 N. 2nd Street, P. O. Box 1, Elgin, Ne 68636, and the registered agent at that office is Alan G. Faust. The limited liability company commenced its existence on April 11, 2013, and it has perpetual duration. The business affairs of the company will be conducted by an elected manager who initially is Alan G. Faust.
JERRY’S FEED SERVICE, LLC
Michael T. Brogan, Attorney
BROGAN & STQAFFORD, P.C.
1400 North 9th Street
P. O. Box 667
Norfolk, NE 68702
Phone: (402) 371-9688
Publish: April 24, May 1 and 8, 2013
May 3, 2013 by lmorgan · Comments Off
NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE
For default in the payment of debt secured by a deed of trust executed by David J. Burdick and Jodi M. Burdick, dated October 13, 2009, and recorded on October 26, 2009, in Book No. 12, at Page 184 in the Office of the Re corder of Deeds, Wheeler County, Nebraska, the undersigned Successor Trustee will on June 4, 2013, at 10:00 AM, at the front steps of the Wheeler County, Courthouse, Bartlett, Nebraska, sell at public vendue to the highest bidder for cash:
The south 200 feet of the East 650 feet of the Southeast Quarter (SE 1/4) of Section Ten (10), Township
Twenty Two (22) North, Range Twelve (12) West of the 6th P.M., Wheeler County, Nebraska., commonly known as 83201 490th Road, Bartlett, NE, 68622
Subject to all prior easements, restrictions, reservations, covenants and encumbrances now of record, if any, to satisfy the debt and costs.
Pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, 15 U.S.C. §1692c(b), no information concerning the collection of this debt may be given without the prior consent of the consumer given directly to the debt collector or the express permission of a court of competent jurisdiction. The debt collector is attempting to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose (No. 153821). For more information, visit www.Southlaw.com.
Edward Brink, Successor Trustee
Publish: April 24, May 1, 8, 15 and 22, 2013