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Proceedings — Antelope County Board of Supervisors

September 15, 2016 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Neligh, Nebraska
August 16, 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.
Met with Zoning Administrator regarding Livestock Friendly Presentation.
Reviewed Sheriffs July Miscellaneous Fee Report.  Reviewed Treasurer’s July Miscellaneous Fee Report and July Fund Balance Report.
Approved Class C Liquor License for Antelope Country Club.
Opened bids for Backhoe, Excavator, and Side Dump Trailers.  All bids were tabled until further review and verification.
Awarded bid for labor on Brunswick NW Bridge.
Maximum Compensatory hour banking was set at 160 hours.
Courtroom Ceiling Repair Quotes were tabled until 9/6/2016 meeting.
Tabled Promotional Grant Funds and Improvement Grant Fund disbursements for paperwork details.
Office and Fund Budget proposals were reviewed.
Supervisors will meet on August 30, 2016 for further budget review.
Meeting Adjourned.
Antelope County Board of Supervisors
Chairman of County Board
Attest: LISA PAYNE /s/
Antelope County Clerk
PUBLISH: August 24, 2016

Invitation To Bidders — Antelope County

September 15, 2016 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Sealed Proposals for the construction of “Tilden West for Antelope County, Nebraska,” JEO Project No. 151912, QuestCDN No. 4631339 will be received by the County Clerk at 501 Main Street, Rm. 6, Neligh, NE 68756, until 9:30 AM on the 6th day of September, 2016, and thereafter will be read aloud.
The work is generally described as follows: Removal of the existing bridge, construction of new bridge and grading.
Opinion of Probable Cost $450,000
Proposals will be taken for said construction work listed above by unit prices, as an aggregate bid for the entire project.
All Proposals for said construction work must be made on blanks furnished by the Engineer and must be accompanied by Bid Security of not less than 5% of the amount bid. Bid Security to be made payable to the Treasurer of Antelope County as liquidated damages in case the bid is accepted and the bidder neglects or refuses, to enter into contract and furnish bond in accordance herewith.
Copies of the contract documents are on file with Antelope County for examination by bidders. Complete digital project bidding documents are available at JEO’s website at jeo.com for $20.00. An optional paper set of project documents is available for a non-refundable price of $75.00 per set. Please send your check payable to JEO Consulting Group, Inc. at 803 W Norfolk Avenue, Norfolk, NE 68701. If you have any questions, contact us at 402.371.6416. In order to bid the project, the contract documents must be issued directly by JEO Consulting Group, Inc. or QuestCDN to the bidder.
The Owner reserves the right to waive informalities and irregularities and to make awards on bids which furnish the materials and construction that will, in their opinion serve the best interests of the Owner, and also reserves the right to reject any and/or all bids.
Lisa Payne
ATTEST: Lisa Payne
County Clerk
PUBLISH: August 17, 24 & 31, 2016

Proceedings — Elgin City Council

September 15, 2016 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Special Meeting Minutes
August 18, 2016
The Elgin City Council met for a special meeting on Thursday, August 18, 2016, at the Elgin City Hall.  Notice of said meeting had been posted at three places, namely, U.S. Post Office, Dean’s Market and the Elgin City Hall, as prescribed by law.
Purpose of the special meeting was to discuss and take action on street closing, bridge repairs, storm sewers, drainage ditch and building permit.
Mayor Schmitt called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. and announce the location of the Open Meeting Act.
Councilmen present were Don Mackel, Mike Dvorak, Jim Kittelson and Duane Miller.
Also present was Vicki S. Miller and Duane Esau.
Duane Esau met with the Council requesting permission to close Oak Street south of the park from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 11, 2016, for the annual car show.
A motion was made by Mackel to approve the request to close Oak Street for the car show.   A second to the motion was made by Kittelson.  All members voted aye and the motion carried.
An email from City Engineer John Zwingman stated that he had received an email from Pat Gubbels and they had also discussed the bridge repair project over the telephone.  Gubbels will reduce the cost of $24,171.00 by $1,500.00 to $22,671.00.
The estimated cost approved by the Council was $16,000.00.   Following discussion the Council decided to investigate other options before the next regular meeting on Tuesday, September 6, 2016.
The storm sewer design for the proposed building located at the Elgin One Stop was discussed.
Nothing will be approved until the Council receives a building permit for the project.
City Engineer Zwingman will be at the September meeting to answer any questions.
There was nothing received regarding the drainage ditch by the county barn.
A motion was made by Dvorak to approve the building permit of Sharon Wilkinson to place a gazebo at her home located at 400 N 4th Street.  A second to the motion was made by Kittelson.  All members voted aye and the motion carried.
There being no further business to come before the Elgin City Council, Mayor Schmitt declared the meeting adjourned.   The meeting adjourned at 7:35 p.m.
The budget workshop followed the special meeting.
Mayor Mike Schmitt
City Clerk Vicki S. Miller
PUBLISH: August 24, 2016

Proceedings — District #18 Board of Education

September 15, 2016 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Regular August Meeting
Distance Learning Room, EPS
August 11, 2016, 7:30 PM
President Steve Heithoff called the Regular August Board Meeting to order at 7:30 p.m.  Board members present were Laurie Waterbury, Stan Heithoff, Steve Busteed, Doug Jones, and Stan Heithoff.  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.
Laurie Waterbury motioned, Doug Jones second to excuse Bob Hoefer from tonight’s meeting.  Vote 5-0, motion carried.
Stan Heithoff motioned, Steve Busteed second to approve the consent agenda–#5- Minutes of Regular Meeting, #6- Adopt the Agenda, #7- Financial Report, #8- Board Bills.  Vote 5-0, motion carried.
A to Z Vac & Sew, Maintenance, $557.87; ALICAP/NASB, $38,296.00; Bud’s Sanitary Service, Maintenance, $60.00; Central Fire & Safety, Maintenance, $170.50; CVA, Maintenance, $375.29; City of Elgin, Maintenance, $1,252.50; City of Neligh, Maintenance, $10.00; Classroom Direct, Instru Expense, $296.93; Dean’s Market, Maintenance, $110.85; ESU #8, $29,773.91; Elgin One Stop, Transportation, $509.43; EPS Activity Account, Transfer, $65,000.00; EPS Depreciation Account, Transfer, $100,000.00; EPS Employee Benefit Fund, Transfer, $130,000.00; EPS Lunch Account, Transfer, $40,000.00; Elgin Review, Board Expense, $119.03, Business Expense, $63.00, Instru Expense, $105.00; Elkhorn RPPD, Maintenance, $45,000.00; Great Plains Comm., Business Expense, $1,519.37; Hampton Inn, Instru Expense, $98.95; Internal Training Services, Instru Expense, $557.68; Island Supply, Instru Expense, $92.69; Jonny Dodge, Transportation, $1,091.40; KNS Learning Solutions, Instru Expense, $300.00; KSB School Law, Board Expense, $240.00; Loup Valley Lighting. Maintenance, $480.05; Midwest Floor Spec., Maintenance, $2,792.80; MSM Enterprises, SpEd Expense, $30.50; NCSA, Instru Expense, $80.00; NE Safety Center, Transportation, $75.00; Olson Pest Tech., Maintenance, $85.00; OneSource, Business Expense, $66.00; Reimbursement, Business Expense, $5.65; School Specialty, Instru Expense, $88.44; Source Gas, Maintenance, $25,000.00; Staples, Maintenance, $582.70; Tek-Hut, Instru Expense, $1,200.00; Time Management Systems, Business Expense, $67.20; Vanis, Susan, Business Expense, $500.00; Verizon Business, Business Expense, $76.33; Verizon Wireless, Business Expense, $97.64; Whiting, Tricia, SpEd Expense, $995.30; Wolfpack Football, Business Expense, $700.00
Total Board Bills: $488,523.01
Aug Payroll: $187,554.90
Total Board Bills/ Payroll: $676,077.91
President Heithoff recognized visitors and asked if the patrons had any comments.
In committee reports, members were reminded of the NASB area meeting in Norfolk on Sept. 21st.  Supt. Polk reported on behalf of the Building & Grounds Committee on the progress of the parking lot west of the gym.
In the principal’s report, Mr. Wemhoff reported on activities thus far in the school year.  He mentioned that a volleyball jamboree had been added to the calendar.
Supt. Polk updated the board on budget and summer projects.
In action items, Doug Jones motioned, Laurie Waterbury second to approve paying forward $45,000 on electricity and $25,000 on natural gas.  Vote 5-0, motion carried.
Stan Heithoff motioned, Steve Busteed second to approve transfers of funds from the General Fund to Lunch Fund ($40,000), Activity Fund ($65,000), Employee Benefit Fund ($130,000), and Depreciation Fund ($100,000).  Vote 5-0, motion carried.
Busteed motioned, Waterbury second to approve a deposit of $8,000 to the Wolfpack Account.  Vote 5-0, motion carried.
Policy 502.02 Nonresident Students/Option Enrollment and Policy 904.02 Lease, Sale or Disposal of School District Property were tabled.   Jones motioned, Stan Heithoff second to approve on 2nd reading the following policies:  201.05 Term of Office, 204.01 Regular Board Meetings, 402.11 Credit Cards, 402.16 Prohibition on Aiding Sexual Abuse, 402.17 Workplace Privacy, 503.09 Homeless Children and Youth, 504.14 Hazing, Initiation, Secret Societies or Gang Activities, 508.12 Asthma and Allergic Reaction Protocol, 603.01 Curriculum Development, 606.08 Reproduction of Copyrighted Materials, 610.01 Test or Assessment Selection, 611.01 Student Progress Reports, 7704.04E1 Prevention of Improper Use of Taxpayer Funds.  Vote 5-0, motion carried.
Waterbury motioned, Busteed second to approve transportation contract with Pope John for ½ of Northeast Bus Route.  Vote 5-0, motion carried.
Jones motioned, Stan Heithoff second to adjourn the meeting.  Vote 5-0, motion carried.  Meeting adjourned at 8:13 p.m.
The next regular meeting will be September 14, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. in the Distance Learning Room.  The Budget Hearing and the Special Hearing to Set the Final Tax Request will be part of the regular meeting.
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: August 24, 2016

Proceedings — Antelope County Board of Equalization

August 18, 2016 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

August 9, 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 11 tax list corrections.
Protest on notified value was reviewed.  Keith and Berniece Schlote, parcel #000363701.  Motion to accept assessor’s recommendation and lower values to 2015 value.  Land $18,325.00, House $71,410.00, total value $89,735.00
Cemetery parcels were reviewed, no action.
Meeting adjourned.
Antelope County Board of Equalization
Antelope County Clerk
PUBLISH: August 17, 2016

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