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Notice to Creditors — Estate of Arlene Bergman

March 13, 2014 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Arlene June Bergman Estate
Case No. PR 14-9
Notice is hereby given that Jeanine Jochum, whose address is 313 Pine St., Elgin, NE 68636 and Roger Bergman, whose address is 86078 512 Ave., Orchard, NE 68764, have been appointed Co-Personal Representatives of this estate. Creditors of this estate must file their claims with the Court on or before the 12th day of May, 2014, or be forever barred.
Barbara J. Finn
Clerk of the County Court
PUBLISH: March 12, 19 and 26, 2014

Proceedings — Antelope County Board of Supervisors

March 13, 2014 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Neligh, Nebraska
March 4, 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: Bolling, Brandt, Kerkman, Baker, Williby and Schwager.  Henery absent.
Reviewed correspondence.
Discussed repairs to the old courthouse.
Approved 4 permits to place permanent electric lines beneath various roads within Antelope County.
Signed the resolution relinquishing all easement rights back to the landowner for a tract of land located in the N1/2NW1/4 of Section 22, Frenchtown Township.
Accepted the Catastrophic Inmate Medical Insurance quote in the amount of $2700.00/yearly.
Authorized the chairman to sign the amendment for the long term disability insurance offered through National Insurance Services.
Approved the three requests received for funding from the Promotional Fund.
Authorized the chairman to sign the agreement and letter for the Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan.
Accepted all gravel, culvert, blade, and armor coating bids.
Accepted the Jebro asphaltic bid.
Approved the February 4, 2014 and February 11, 2014 regular board minutes and the February 11, 2014 Board of Equalization minutes.
Discussed what should be done with the two parcels of ground the county owns in Sections 21 and 28 of Frenchtown Township; no action taken.
Meeting adjourned.
Antelope County Board of Supervisors
Chairman of County Board
Antelope County Clerk
PUBLISH: March 12, 2014

Proceedings — Elgin City Council

March 13, 2014 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

March 3, 2014
The Elgin City Council met in regular session on Monday, March 3, 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 Don Mackel, Kenny Jochum, Shirley Nissen 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:
February regular meeting, One and Six Year Street Hearing minutes, treasurer’s report, transaction report, and paying the claims.
GENERAL: ERPPD, se, 101.20; Great Plains Communications, se, 55.27; Fitzgerald,  Vetter & Temple, se, 398.59; Jeannette
Meis, se, 75.00; Prudential, retirement, 578.27; USTreasury, tax, 2339.64; APPEARA,  su, 26.52; Eakes Office Plus, su, 48.96; Elgin Review, se, 335.00; Dean’s Market, su, 22.32; Source Gas, se, 333.75;  Bank of  ; Elgin, ins, 1800.00; Bank of Elgin,  loan, 500.00; D. Miller, se, 40.00; Payroll, 1612.37
SALES TAX: To General; $545.27; To Fire Fund; $16618.21
STREET: ERPPD, se, 1567.71; Elgin One Stop, su, 40.52; Verizonwireless, su, 14.60; Bank of Elgin, loan, 875.05; Source Gas, se, 138.53; The Station, su, 238.31; Elgin Auto Parts, su, 7.28; Complete Pest Control Elimination, se, 3040.00; Payroll, 1140.23
WATER: ERPPD, se, 645.66; NE Dept of Revenue, tax, 1587.38; Verizonwireless, su, 14.60; Great Plains Communications,  se, 90.98; US Post Office, su, 61.10; NE Health Lab, test, 66.00; One Call Concepts, se, 3.33; Bank of Elgin, bad check, 175.71; Payroll, 2280.44
SEWER: ERPPD, se, 901.53; NE Department of Revenue, tax, 646.41;  Great Plains Communications, se, 46.11; Dean’s Market, su, 4.49; Midwest Labs, test, 152.58; One Call Concept, se, 3.32; CVA, su, .75; Elgin Auto Parts, su, 16.74; MARC, su, 1044.52; NRWA, class, 150.00; D. Poulsen, ex, 18.41; R.Henn, ex, 6.97; Payroll, 873.61
FIRE: ERPPD, se, 250.04; Great Plains Communications, se, 52.30; APPEARA, su, 26.51; Source Gas, se, 84381; Bank of Elgin, loan, 1846.71; Midwest Electrical, se, 1452.00; EVFD, allotment, 2300.00; Elgin Machine & Equip, su, 106.95; Deets Hometore, se, 7553.66Flenniken Plumbing, se, 1746.55; Schmitt Const, se, 5866.00
POLICE: Antelope Co Sheriff, se, 2600.00; J.P.Cooke Co, su, 57.37; Elgin Review, su, 35.50
TRASH PICKUP/RECYCLING: Bud’s Sanitary Service, se, 4758.00; Betty Moser, rent, 100.00
POOL: ERPPD, se, 28.09; Source Gas, se, 24.55; DHHS, license, 40.00
PARK: ERPPD, se, 1622.15; Payroll, 266.58
LIBRARY: ERPPD, se, 72.61; Source Gas, se, 155.03; Amazon, bks, 138.93; Great Plains Communication, se, 55.64; Jarecki
Lawncare, su, 15.00; NE Library System, class, 25.00; Payroll, 909.77
Tabled any action on Professional Retail Operations Agreement with ERPPD, Until the City Attorney investigates changes from present agreement
Proceed with the agreement, with the purchase price of $20,000.00 and begin steps for the test well.
Resolution 2014-2 setting late fee charge at $15.00 if not paid by the 30th of the month
Tabled any action on culvert at Pelster’s until engineer and Mayor check into it
Purchasing two trees to be planned on Arbor Day, grass and mulch for Centennial Garden
Hiring Rutjen’s Construction to place two 20’ culverts along Bowen Street, with Legion to provide dirt and the hauling
Purchasing six red benches for downtown area
Heidi Rethmeier as girls 14 and Under coach
Sue Vanis and Emily Vanis as co-managers
Sharla Schindler, Katie Polk, Madison Voborny, Hayley Stamp and Zack Polk as full time lifeguards
Zack Polk as sub manager
Taya Voborny and Elizabeth Selting as sub guards
TopKote Inc., to provide 7000 gallons of armor coat oil at $3.02 per gallon
Enter in to closed session to discuss future infrastructure improvements or acquisitions at 8:20 p.m.
Reconvened in open session at 8:25 p.m.
Purchasing a DX260 Commerce Dixon for $8,160.00
File a complaint for utility bill owed to the City
Discussions were held:
Create a list of all storms sewers that need repair
Discussion on location of new digital sign and plans for Elgin Area Economic Development Corporation lot
Hiring Duane Esau to mow park, library and lot at $10.00 per hour
Sign for fire storage building
Clerk attending Academy March 25th, 26th, 27th and 28th.
Next regular meeting will be held on Monday,  March 3, 2014
Meeting adjourned at 8:45p.m.
PUBLISH: March 12, 2014

Notice of Hearing — Antelope County Planning Commission

February 27, 2014 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

The Antelope County Planning Commission will hold a meeting on Monday, March 3, 2014 at the Antelope County Courthouse beginning at 7:00 pm. An agenda, which is kept continually current, is available at the Zoning Office for public inspection.
Public hearings will also be held to review two Conditional Use Permits from Steven Ward, Ward Development Services representing AT&T Mobility, for the purpose of constructing cell phone towers located in SW ¼ 33-28-6 and SE ¼ 32-25-5 and a public hearing to review possible pipeline regulations.
The Conditional Use Permits and proposed pipeline regulations may be examined in the office of the Antelope County Clerk or the Zoning Office during normal business hours at any time prior to the public hearings. All interested parties may offer oral comments at the public hearings and/or may file written comments with the Antelope County Planning Commission provided such written comments are received by the Commission prior to close of business Thursday, February 27, 2014. Written comments may be mailed to Antelope County Planning Commission, 501 M Street, Rm. 8, Neligh NE 68756.

Proceedings — District #18 Board of Education

February 27, 2014 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Regular Meeting
Distance Learning Room, EPS
February 12, 2014, 7:30 PM
President Waterbury called the regular February Meeting to order at 7:31 p.m.  Board members present were Stan Heithoff, Steve Heithoff, Bob Hoefer, Ryan Reestman, Laurie Waterbury, and Steve Busteed.  Also present were Superintendent Dan Polk, Principal Greg Wemhoff, Paula Jensen, Dennis Morgan, Tina Thiele-Blecher, Kim Zwingman, Dorothy Heithoff, Ivy Prater, Brent Kallhoff, and Benton Rodgers.
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 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 6-0.
A to Z Vac & Sew, Maintenance, $125.30; AgEd.Net, Instru Expense, $369.00; Baltic Networks, Instru Expense, $628.11; Beckman Lumber, Instru Expense, $353.17; Bud’s Sanitary Service, Maintenance, $113.92; Captial Tours, Misc. Expense, $1,400.00; Central NE Rehab, SpEd Expense, $375.89; Central Valley Ag, Instru Expense, $27.93, Maintenance, $213.60, Transportation, $75.40; City of Elgin, Maintenance, $679.25; Corner Service and Tire, Transportation, $55.15; Dean’s Market, Maintenance, $59.77, Instru Expense, $32.01, Instru Expense, $17.47; Eakes, Instru Expense, $235.93; EBSCO, Instru Expense, $718.59; ESU #8, $31,989.34; Elgin Appliance, Maintenance, $1,502.00; Elgin EEA, Instru Expense, $652.48; Elgin One Stop, Transportation, $1,607.01, Instru Expense, $27.67; Elgin Review, Business Expense, $551.50, Board Expense, $89.47; Elite Office Products, Business Expense, $99.98; Follett Library Resources, Instru Expense, $206.12; GP Comm, Business Expense, $931.59; Jonny Dodge, Transportation, $185.97; Kallhoff Electric, Maintenance, $2,737.04; Kittelson, Jim, Maintenance, $170.00; Lenovo, Instru Expense, $1,029.00; Lighting & Maintenance, Maintenance, $596.20; MARC, Maintenance, $403.28; MSM Enterprises, SpEd Expense, $617.35; NASB, Board Expense, $3,422.00; Public Risk Management, Board Expense, $100.00; Quality Iron & Metal, Instru Expense, $60.00, Reimbursement, $1,807.30; Schumacher Exterm., Maintenance, $75.00; Steven’s Medical Clinic, Transportation, $96.00; The Station, Transportation, $662.95; Thompson Co., Maintenance, $212.96; Verizon Business, Business Expense, $83.00; Verizon Wireless, Business Expense, $500.00
Total Board Bills: $55,895.70
February Payroll: $176,988.32
Total Board Bills/ Payroll: $232,884.02
President Waterbury recognized visitors and asked if the patrons had any comments.
There was no correspondence.  President Waterbury reminded the board to review their new goals.
Principal Wemhoff reported that NeSA writing tests were completed. The teachers attended an inservice on February 3rd regarding MAPS testing. JH students had attended MathCounts competition in Columbus.  Grades 7-12 attended a guest speaker against Bullying at Clearwater High School.  Upcoming events include student-led conferences, senior sneak, and NeSA testing.
Supt. Polk reported on upcoming legislative bills, football field improvements, contracts with ESU8 and Principal Wemhoff’s contract.
In action items, Dorothy Heithoff representing Post Prom Committee requested the use of a school bus and driver to transport students to Post Prom Event at the YMCA in Norfolk on April 5th.  Steve Heithoff motioned and Ryan Reestman second to approve transportation request for school bus and driver for Post Prom.  Vote 6-0, motion carried.
Ivy Prater representing the senior class requested the use of two school vans for senior sneak to Minneapolis, MN on March 21-23.  Stan Heithoff motioned and Steve Busteed second to approve transportation request for use of two school vans for senior sneak.  All voted aye, motion carried.
Bids for athletic field lighting were opened on Tuesday, February 11.  After discussion of the bids, Reestman motioned to approve football field lighting turnkey bid from Midwest Electric in the amount of $51,500.  Steve Heithoff seconded the motion and all voted aye, motion carried.
Discussion was held on bleacher plans for the football field.  Steve Busteed motioned Stan Heithoff second to accept the estimate from Heartland Seating with 42” elevated bleachers for a total cost of $38,445.  Vote 6-0, motion carried.
Stan Heithoff motioned and Bob Hoefer second to approve the principal’s contract for Greg Wemhoff.  Vote 6-0, motion carried.
President Waterbury presented the school board committees for this year.
Supt. Polk asked the board to reapprove the contracts currently held with the ESU8.  EPS currently has contracts for SPED services, nurse services, technology services, and art supplies.  Reestman motioned and Busteed second to approve contracts with ESU8.  Vote 6-0, motion carried.
Steve Heithoff motioned and Stan Heithoff second to approve tentative school calendar as presented for 2014-15 school year.  Vote 6-0, motion carried.
Hoefer motioned and Busteed second to approve second reading of Section 500 of board policy.  Vote 6-0, motion carried.
Steve Heithoff motioned and Stan Heithoff second to approve first reading of Section 600 of board policy.  Vote 6-0, motion carried.
Motion by Reestman, second by Stan Heithoff to adjourn the meeting.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.  The meeting adjourned at 8:35 p.m.
The next meeting will held on March 13, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. in the Distance Learning Room at Elgin Public School
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: February 26, 2014

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