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Proceedings — District #18 Board of Education

October 26, 2016 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Regular Meeting
Distance Learning Room, EPS
October 12, 2016, 7:30 PM
President Steve Heithoff called the regular school board meeting to order at 7:30 p.m.  Board members present were Doug Jones, Steve Busteed, Steve Heithoff, Stan Heithoff, Laurie Waterbury, and Bob Hoefer.  Also present were Superintendent Dan Polk and Principal Greg Wemhoff.
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 and Bob Hoefer second to approve the Consent Agenda: #5- Minutes of Regular Meeting, #6- Adopt the Agenda, #7- Financial Report, #8- Board Bills. Motion carried, vote 6-0.
A to Z Vac n Sew, Maintenance, $164.85; Access Elevator & Lifts, Maintenance, $525.00; Appeara, Maintenance, $222.52; Central NE Rehab, SpEd Expense, $479.40; CVA, Maintenance, $65.94, Instru Expense, $278.16; City of Neligh, Maintenance, $8.00; Dean’s Market, Maintenance, $28.74, Instru Expense, $128.41; edmentum, Instru Expense, $2,763.00; ESU #8, $35,641.25; Elgin Equipment, Maintenance, $50.50; Elgin One Stop, Transportation, $746.10, Instru Expense, $19.15; Elite Office Products, Instru Expense, $1,075.61; Elgin Review, Board Expense, $67.19, Instru Expense, $513.00; Environmental Services, Inc., Maintenance, $297.32; Evan-Moor, Instru Expense, $34.98; Green Thumb Landscaping, Maintenance, $2,088.86; Haddock, Instru Expense, $586.00; Harris School Solutions, Business Expense, $5,192.92; Hometown Station, Transportation, $899.99; Houchen Bindery, Business Expense, $80.90; Iburg, Sherri, SpEd Expense, $51.84; Island Supply, Instru Expense, $508.58; Jerry’s Feed Service, Maintenance, $24.66; Jonny Dodge, Transportation; $1,037.12; John’s Disposal, Business Expense, $229.00; Junior Library Guild, Instru Expense, $670.80; JW Pepper, Instru Expense, $82.95; KSB School Law, Board Expense, $150.00; Ken’s Band Instrument Repair, Instru Expense, $17.17; Loup Valley Lighting, Maintenance, $471.34; MidAmerica Books, Instru Expense, $251.40; MidWest Floor Spec, Maintenance, $222.00; MSM Enterprises, SpEd Expense, $326.67; NASB, Board Expense, $288.00; NCSA, Supt Expense, $335.00; NECC, Instru Expense, $174.00; Plank Road Publishing, Inc., Instru Expense, $210.14; Precision Repair, Transportation, $18.00; Reimbursement, $454.99; Resources for Educators, Instru Expense, $239.00; Scholastic, Instru Expense, $30.83; Scholl, Gary, Maintenance, $36.30; Thompson Co., Maintenance, $106.73; Time Management Systems, Business Expense, $71.40; Verizon Business, Business Expense, $162.98; Verizon Wireless, Business Expense, $371.47
Total Board Bills: $58,500.16
October Payroll: $205,577.50
Total Board Bills/ Payroll: $264,077.66
President Heithoff opened the hearing for the Acceptable Use and Internet Safety Policy for the Computer/Internet Network #606.06.  Board members reviewed the policy and asked for comments from visitors.  There being none, the hearing was closed.
President Heithoff recognized visitors and asked if the patrons had any comments.  Mrs. Rita Heithoff displayed items made with the 3-D printer and the wide-format color printer.
Steve Heithoff, Laurie Waterbury, and Doug Jones along with Supt. Dan Polk attended the NASB Area Meeting in Norfolk.  Each reported on the session they had attended.  Laurie Waterbury received her Level 6 award and Stan Heithoff was awarded his Level 4 award.
Principal Wemhoff reported on the multicultural report and reviewed activities held and the upcoming calendar.  Because of state volleyball, the Veterans Day program will be changed to November 9, 2016 at 11:00 a.m.
Supt. Polk informed the board that the LC-2 had been approved.  The board discussed the Supt. evaluation and decided to have the Supt. complete a self evaluation first and distribute it to board members.  The board will then complete the Supt. evaluation.
In action items, Laurie Waterbury motioned and Stan Heithoff second to recognize the Elgin Education Association as the exclusive bargaining agent for the 2018-2019 contract year.  Vote 6-0, motion carried.
Further discussion was held on snow removal equipment and improvements at the football field.
The next regular board meeting will be on Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at 7:30 PM at the EPS Distance Learning Room.
Motion to adjourn the meeting was made by Hoefer and seconded by Steve Busteed.  All voted aye, motion carried and the meeting adjourned at 8:29 p.m.
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: October 19, 2016

Proceedings — Antelope County Board Of Equalization

October 26, 2016 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

October 4, 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, Schindler, Koinzan, Williby, Kerkman, Henery, and Schwager.
Approved 4 Motor Vehicle Exemptions.
Approved Permissive Exemption-Grace Lutheran Church Parsonage.
Approved 10 tax roll corrections.
Set levies for 2016 as follows: Antelope County 0.194740; Agricultural Society 0.005046; Airport Authority 0.002466; ESU#8 0.012625; Brunswick Village 0.500000; Clearwater Village 0.500000; Elgin .569985; Neligh .756186; Oakdale Village 1.109809; Royal Village 0.499961; Orchard Village 0.580847; Brunswick Rural Fire District 0.016000; Clearwater Rural Fire District 0.016000; Elgin Rural Fire District 0.008107; Neligh Rural Fire District 0.016000; Oakdale Rural Fire Department 0.016000; Orchard Rural Fire District 0.016000; Tilden Rural Fire District 0.023873; Neligh-Oakdale School 0.789110, Neligh-Oakdale Special Building 0.044157; Neligh-Oakdale Capital Purpose Undertaking 0.027138; Elgin Public School 0.306230, Elgin Special Building 0.030304; Nebraska Unified District 0.625473, Nebraska Unified District Special Building 0.025197, Clearwater Capital Purpose Undertaking Fund 0.015128; Verdigre Bond 0.100021.
Meeting adjourned.
Antelope County Board of Equalization
Antelope County Clerk
PUBLISH: October 12, 2016

Proceedings — Antelope County Board of Supervisors

October 26, 2016 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Neligh, Nebraska
October 4, 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.
Reviewed correspondence.
Brian McDonald discussed various road & bridge projects.
Met as Board or Equalization.
Heard Zoning Administrator report.
Approved payroll, Nebraska taxes and litigation claims.
Interviewed three individuals for District 2.  Voted to hire.
Heard Road Boss Report.
Grinding of streets in Orchard was cancelled.
Approved City of Neligh Dispatch Agreement.
Approved letter of understanding from State Auditor.
Tabled Sprinkler valve discussion.
Approved 10 underground permits.
Discussed Upstream Road Agreement, approved pending county attorney approval.
Discussed Upstream Decommissioning Plan, approved pending county attorney approval.
Heard Veterans Service Officer report.
Delinquent tax list reviewed, further review planned for next week.
Meeting Adjourned.
Antelope County Board of Supervisors
Chairman of County Board
Attest: LISA PAYNE /s/
Antelope County Clerk
PUBLISH: October 12, 2016

Proceedings — Elgin City Council

October 26, 2016 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

October 3, 2016
The Elgin City Council met in regular session on Monday, October 3, 2016, 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, Mike Dvorak, Jim Kittelson and Duane Miller.
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 minutes, budget hearing minutes, special meeting minutes, treasurer’s report, transaction report, and paying the claims.
GENERAL: ERPPD, se, 148.80; Great Plains Communications, se, 51.35; Fitzgerald, Vetter & Temple, se, 396.44; Jeanette Meis, se, 125.00; Prudential, retirement, 629.33; US Treasury, tax, 2555.24; Dean’s Market, su, 24.45; APPEARA, su, 38.53; Bank of Elgin, ins, 2250.00; Bank of Elgin, loan, 500.00; Eakes Office Solutions, su, 85.98; NE Dept of Revenue, tx, 1256.61; Elgin Review, se, 229.91; EMC Life, ins, 1074.00; Naztec International, su, 600.00; Source Gas, su, 77.42; US Post Office, su, 15.35; Payroll, 1766.43
SALES TAX: General Fund, se, 1805.08
STREET: ERPPD, se, 1180.58; Verizon Wireless, su, 24.18; Source Gas, se, 31.01; Elgin One Stop, su, 72.39; The Home Town Station, su, 124.92; Bader’s Street, se, 3997.00; Heartland Fire, se, 443.50; Rutjen’s, se, 20000.00; Payroll, 1183.52
WATER: ERPPD, se, 711.15; Verizon Wireless, su, 24.19; Great Plains Communications, se, 116.15; NE Health Lab, test19.00; Sargent Drilling, se, 99901.80; R.Henn, ex, 8.00; US Post Office, su, 22.95; Dept of Revenue, tax, 458.81; Payroll, 2,367.02
SEWER: ERPPD, se, 1114.23; Great Plains Communications, se48.04; Dept of Revenue, tax, 187.45; Midwest Labs,
Tests, 266.25; Payroll, 908.44
FIRE: ERPPD, se, 234.32; Great Plains Communications, se, 54.82; APPEARA, su, 38.52; Source Gas, se, 70.19; Bank of Elgin, loan, 1846.71; Sapp Bros, su, 44.41
POLICE: Antelope Co Sheriff, se, 2,700.00
TRASH PICKUP/RECYCLING: Bud’s Sanitary Service, se, 4981.50; Betty Moser, rent, 100.00
POOL: ERPPD, se, 467.65; Source Gas, se, 472.66; Department of Revenue, tax, 39.31
PARK: ERPPD, se, 119.35; Department of Revenue, tax, 2.50; Payroll, 275.08
LIBRARY: ERPPD, se, 80.01; Source Gas, se, 35.11; Amazon, bks269.88; Great Plains Communications, se, 124.80;
Rachael Ray Every Day, bk, 20.00; Better Homes & Garden, bk, 9.99; Payroll, 1043.54
YOUTH: ERPPD, se, 40.15
Replace the bridge to the sewer plant with concrete and advertise for bids
Accept the bid from Rutjen’s Construction to replace the water line on Cedar Street in the amount of $27,585.91 unless the two line stops can be eliminated
Discussion regarding Elgin specific housing challenges and goals for  a housing study being conducted by Miller & Associates
Stump grinding in the park by Leroy Behnk
Discussions were held on:
Water Well Update
Bridge Repair Update
Water drainage at Jeannette Meis’ home
Potential Dangerous Dog and Licensing
Pool Construction Update
August Sheriff’s Report—135 hours 7 minutes and 3 911 calls
Repairs to fire hall generator
Closing the park bathrooms November 1st.
Drainage at Pollock Redi Mix
City office closed October 4th and October 11th.
Next regular meeting will be held on Monday, November 7, 2016
Meeting adjourned at 8:45 p.m.
PUBLISH: October 12, 2016

Notice — Antelope County Planning Commission

October 6, 2016 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

The Antelope County Planning Commission will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 in the Supervisors’ meeting room at the Antelope County Courthouse beginning at 7:00 pm.  The meeting is open to the public.  All interested parties are welcome to attend.
The agenda is kept continually current and is available for public inspection at the Zoning Office.  For more information, contact Liz Doerr, Zoning Administrator at 402-887-4248 or aczoning@outlook.com.
PUBLISH: October 5, 2016

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