Throughout the summer, persons will be able to drop off used oil safely in Clearwater. Persons can dispose of used oil at the Clearwater County Barn between 6:30 a.m. and 7:30 a.m. Monday through Friday.Appointments can also be made by calling (402) 485-2413.
Following a lengthy public hearing, the District #18 Board of Education Thursday night approved the 2009-2010 school budget.
No changes were made to the budget following its’ publication in the Elgin Review prior to the meeting.
The budget calls for a tax request of $2,107,543.77 for the general fund and another $131,300 for the special building fund. As a result, the total tax levy for District #18 will be 0.818686.
District patron Bob Hoefer raised a number of questions and offered something for the school board to consider during lengthy remarks.
Some of the finest Angus cattle anywhere to be found will be on display Friday and Saturday.
The 2009 Nebraska Angus Tour will feature stops at a number of area locations.
Members of the Nebraska Angus Association and friends will tour central Nebraska and enjoy a weekend guaranteed to be filled with great food, great friends, and great cattle.
Mark your calendars for Saturday, October 3, as that is the date for the Elgin Craft Fair. It will be held at the St. Boniface Gymnasium and in the basement of St. Boniface Catholic Church.
In a rare Tuesday night meeting, the Elgin City Council approved a new budget for the 2009-2010 fiscal year.
Following a public hearing, the Council voted 4-0 to approve the budget as published in the newspaper August 26.
The approved budget calls for a tax asking of $123,500, up $5,400 from one year ago. The property tax breaks down to $14,249 for bonds and the remainder, $109,251, for other purposes.
As a result, the tax levy will be 0.449872. In comparison, one year ago the tax levy was 0.436897 according to the budget document published last month in the newspaper.