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Proceedings — Antelope County Board of Equalization

April 19, 2012 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

ANTELOPE COUNTY BOARD OF EQUALIZATION
Neligh, Nebraska
April 10, 2012
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, Schwager, Baker, Williby, Henery and Kerkman.
Approved 17 tax list corrections.
Approved not correcting the property tax credit.
Meeting adjourned.
Antelope County Board of Equalization
LEROY KERKMAN /s/
Chairman County Board of Equalization
Attest: CAROLYN PEDERSEN
/s/ Antelope County Clerk
Publish: April 18, 2012

Proceedings — District #18 Board of Education

April 19, 2012 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

ELGIN PUBLIC SCHOOL BOARD
Regular April Meeting
Distance Learning Room, EPS
April 11, 2012, 7:30 PM
President Waterbury called the regular April 2012 Meeting to order at 7:30 p.m.  Board members present were Stan Heithoff, Steve Heithoff, Ryan Reestman, Laurie Waterbury, and Kim Wells.  Absent was Bob Hoefer.  Also present were Superintendent Steve Dennis, Principal Adam Patrick, Paula Jensen, Stacy Shumake-Henn, Jeane Johnson and Ross Gronau.
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 with the modified order of items: #5- Minutes of Previous Meetings, #6- Adopt the Agenda, #7- Financial Report, #8- Board Bills. Motion carried, vote 5-0.
AtoZ Vac & Sew, Maintenance, $21.90; Best Western Inn (Kearney), Instru Expense, $205.62; Cash-Wa, Maintenance, $125.74; CVA, Instru Expense, $64.00, Maintenance, $98.88; City of Elgin, Maintenance, $511.50; Conjuguemos, Instru Expense, $40.00; Corner Service & Tire, Transportation, $112.13; Dean’s Market, Maintenance, $15.78, Instru Expense, $66.03, Instru Expense, $162.13, SpEd Expense, $4.18; Decker Equip., Maintenance, $41.40; ESU #8, “$27,312.91“; Eakes, Instru Expense, “$1,148.92“; Elgin Appliance, Maintenance, $52.49; Elgin FCCLA, $491.81; Elgin One Stop, Transportation, “$1,501.36“; Elgin Review, Board Expense, $151.62, Business Expense, $428.43; Fairfield Inn & Suites, Supt. Expense, $182.00; Flenniken Plmbg&Htg, Maintenance, $79.30; Grand Island PT, SpEd Expense, $238.31; Great Plains Comm, Business Expense, $114.58; Hadley Braithwait, Maintenance, $266.65; Harding & Schultz, Board Expense, $441.86; Harris, Business Expense, $284.10; Henn Electrical LLC, Maintenance, $247.50; “Instrumentalist, The”, Instru Expense, $28.00; Island Supply & Welding, Instru Expense, $184.76; JW Pepper, Instru Expense, $29.29; Kayton Intl., Maintenance, $750.00; MARC, Maintenance, $148.87; MSM, SpEd Expense, $223.82; NASB, Board Expense, “$3,600.00“; NCSAdmins, Supt. Expense, $100.00; Petersburg History Book, Instru Expense, $65.00; Precision Repair, Transportation, $134.94; Reimbursement, “$1,565.75“; Salem Press, Instru Expense, $465.00; Schumacher Exterm., Maintenance, $217.50; Student Assurance Services, Business Expense, $500.00; “Teaching Strategies, LLC”, Instru Expense, $209.00; The Station, Transportation, $694.65; Verizon Business, Business Expense, $540.20; Volkman Plumbing & Heating, Maintenance, “$1,987.99“; Willsie Co., Instru Expense, $181.68
Total Board Bills: “$46,037.58“
April Payroll: “$179,035.19“
Total Board Bills/ Payroll: “$225,072.77“
President Waterbury recognized visitors and asked if the patrons had any comments.  She read a correspondence from the FFA Chapter inviting the board members to their banquet on April 17th.
Principal Patrick gave a report on honor roll, MAP testing, and student led conferences.  He discussed with the board some changes that could be developed in the class schedule for 2012-13.  He also gave the A.D. report of spring events.
Special Recognition was given to state speech qualifiers, Ethan Fischer and Danny Smith; new National Honor Society Inductees, Stephanie Bode, Brett Kinney, Ivy Prater, Hunter Thramer, and Madison Voborny.  Also recognized were Devon Baum - 1st place in Natural Resource Speaking and Cordell Waterbury - 1st place in Ag Mechanics Repair and Maintenance awarded at State FFA Convention.
In action items, discussion on replacement of the gym ceiling was held.  Ross Gronau presented information on the EnergyCraft Systems and options.  Steve Heithoff motioned and Ryan Reestman second to approve the bid from EnergyCraft Systems with option 1 in the amount of $43,468.08.  Vote 5-0, motion carried.
Reestman motioned and Stan Heithoff second to approve the renewal of teacher contracts for the 2012-13 school year.  Vote 5-0, motion carried.
Stan Heithoff motioned to approve teacher requisitions, Kim Wells second.  Vote 5-0, motion carried.
Wells motioned and Reestman second to approve the technology purchase with the Dell computers option in the amount of $28,415.67.  Vote 5-0, motion carried.
Steve Heithoff motioned and Wells second to approve the revised board policy 606.06 Acceptable Use and Internet Safety Policy for Computer/Internet Network of the Elgin Public School District on first reading.  Vote 5-0, motion carried.
Board member, Bob Hoefer, arrived at 9:16 p.m.
Stan Heithoff motioned and Steve Heithoff second to approve board policy 611.02, Student Promotion, Retention or Acceleration as amended on first reading.  All voted aye, motion carried.
Steve Heithoff motioned and Bob Hoefer second to approve first reading of board policy 706.05, Purchasing on Behalf of Employees; policy 709, Cash in School Buildings; policy 710, Disposition of School Property; policy 801.04, Bus Safety Program; policy 801.05, Bus Driver Supervision; policy 801.11, School-Owned Vehicles; policy 801.15, Use of Video Cameras on School Buses; policy 801.08, Bus Fueling and Maintenance; policy 802.06, Vending Machines as revised.  All voted aye, motion carried.
Hoefer motioned and Stan Heithoff second to approve revisions to Board Policies 600’s, 700’s and 800’s.  All voted aye, motion carried.
Reestman motioned and Wells second to set the last day of school for 2011-12 school year as Friday, May 18, 2012.  All voted aye, motion carried.
Steve Heithoff motioned and Bob Hoefer second to approve revisions to board policy 502.02, Nonresident Students and regulations.  All voted aye, motion carried.
Supt. Dennis reported on Title 1 parent meeting, Northern Tier and Niobrara Valley Conference meetings he had attended.  Area schools have shown interest in joining the NVC.  Results from a parent survey on summer school were shared.  A majority wanted 3 days a week in mid-to-late June.  He also shared the results of the energy audit.
Steve Heithoff motioned to enter closed session for teacher negotiations to protect the public interest.  Reestman  second.  President Waterbury restated the motion.  All voted aye, motion carried.  The Board entered closed session at 10:20 p.m.  The Board returned to open session at 10:58 p.m.  No action taken.
Motion by Wells, second by Hoefer to adjourn the meeting.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.  The meeting adjourned at 10:59 p.m.
The next meeting will held on May 9, 2012 at 7:30 p.m. in the Distance Learning Room at Elgin Public School
Respectfully submitted,
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: April 18, 2012

Proceedings — Antelope County Board of Supervisors

April 19, 2012 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

ANTELOPE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Neligh, Nebraska
April 10, 2012
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, Schwager, Baker, Williby, Henery and Kerkman.  Brandt appeared later.
Authorized the County Sheriff to put a down payment on a new pickup.
Reviewed correspondence.
Approved the following claims for payment. We, the Committee on Claims, report that we have examined and approved for payment the following claims:
GENERAL FUND: Altwine Electric Motors, ex, 385.00; AMH Family Practice, ex, 105.00; Antelope Co Court, ex, 597.25; Antelope Co Dist Court, ex, 277.00; Antelope Co Resource Center, ex, 2242.00; Antelope Co Sheriff, ex, 1198.10; Antelope Co Shooters Club, ex, 100.00; Antelope Co Treasurer, ex, 90.00; Antelope Memorial Hospital, ex, 135.00; Appeara, ex, 76.14; AS Central Finance, ex, 448.00; Larry Baker, mlg, 170.95; Bear Graphics, ex, 186.48; Big Red Motorsports, ex, 19.99; Bob Barker Co, ex, 171.68; Janice Bolling, mlg, 77.70; Bomgaars, ex, 149.91; Harlan Brandt, mlg, 173.17; Braun Pest Control, ex, 25.00; Dean Brown, ps, 25.00; Julie Bullock, ex, 7.21; Carhart Lumber, ex, 89.59; Carney Law, ex, 3133.33; Char Carpenter, mlg, 59.40; Ardith Carr, ex, 69.66; CCH Product, ex, 1500.00; Elgin City, ex, 250.00; Neligh City, ut, 2857.13; Clearwater Record, ex, 396.70; Judith Cole, mlg, 43.29; Cubby’s, ex, 458.16; Dean’s Mkt, ex, 147.26; Dollar General, ex, 143.52; Dugan Business Forms, ex, 821.72; Eakes Office Plus, ex, 802.48; Election Systems & Software, ex, 1320.00; Elgin Review, ex, 395.51; Elite Office Products, ex, 145.58; Floor Maintenance, ex, 194.65; Frontier Communications, ut, 1975.16; Gas Rite, ex, 2395.26; Anita Hall, mlg, 264.18; Charles Henery, mlg, 96.57; Hilltop Drug, ex, 5.00; Nadene Hughes, ps, 14.00; Jack’s Uniform, ex, 170.37; Bob Krutz, ex, 31.08; Jonny Dodge, ex, 1165.20; Frank Kamphaus, ps, 16.00; LeRoy Kerkman, mlg, 108.78; Sandra Knapp, mlg, 41.07; Lancaster Co Sheriff, ex, 55.77; Jeff Doerr, ex, 57.63; Lichtenberg Tire, ex, 35.00; Willetta Lindsay, ex, 30.00; Josh Lueders, ex, 27.03; Madison Co Sheriff, ex, 1145.94; Gerald Maple, ps, 20.00; Ron Marshall, mlg, 159.85; Microfilm Imaging, ex, 87.00; David Miller, mlg, 24.42; MIPS, ex, 819.24; Mr S’s, ex, 106.51; Nebraska Life Magazine, ex, 21.00; Nebr Workforce Development, ex, 6458.00; Neligh News, ex, 635.40; Neligh Police, ex, 55.00; Norfolk Daily News, ex, 138.00; NE Nebr Fire Extinguisher Ser, ex, 643.00; OK Tire, ex, 42.50; Omaha World Herald, ex, 106.60; Owen G Dunn Co, ex, 357.00; Donna Payne, ps, 25.00; Phyllis Perdew, mlg, 11.10; Pitney Bowes, ex, 1137.00; Pitney Bowes, ex, 3000.00; Prochaska & Associates, ex, 7629.44; Kurt Rakow, mlg, 33.30; Redfield & Co, ex, 299.59; Region IV Behavioral Health , ex, 4076.25; Region IV Mental Health, ex, 2808.00; Reliable Office Supplies, ex, 287.45; Robinson Textiles, ex, 241.50; Ruth Rodgers, ex, 30.00; Royal One Stop, ex, 61.80; Jerald Schwager, mlg, 397.94; Nebr Secretary of State, ex, 20.00; Sheriff, petty cash, ex, 195.66; Caroline Siems, ps, 25.00; Source Gas, ut, 277.09; Leland Stokes, ps, 10.00; Dewey Teel, ex, 40.00; The Station, ex, 654.02; Thriftway Mkt, ex, 691.47; Tilden Citizen, ex, 396.00; UNL Communications, ex, 12.95; US Cellular, ut, 157.69; Clearwater Village, ex, 250.00; VISA, ex, 178.70; Wanek Pharmacy, ex, 41.61; Bonita Welke, ex, 280.53; Western Office Plus, ex, 249.55; Kelli Wilkinson, ex, 7.21; Neil Williby, mlg, 76.04; Greg Wortman, mlg, 33.30; Zee Medical, ex, 9.95
ROAD & BRIDGE: (Brunswick Area) Bazile Aggregate, ex, 270.00; Bomgaars, ex, 202.32; Fastenal Co, ex, 189.99; Frontier Communications, ut, 71.80; Key Sanitation, ut, 303.60; Kumm Gas, ex, 5350.30; Lazy T Tire, ex, 1190.06; N&B Gas, ut, 650.58; North Central Public Power, ut, 165.69; NE Nebr Fire Extinguisher Ser, ex, 53.00; Schoenauer Garage, ex, 36.75; Brunswick Village, ut, 37.50 (Orchard Area) Farmer’s Pride, ex, 3376.74; Frontier Communications, ut, 57.70; Green Line Equip, ex, 184.69; Holz Lumber, ex, 233.22; Lazy T Tire, ex, 18.30; Lichtenberg Tire, ex, 392.44; North Central Public Power, ut, 216.83; NE Nebr Fire Extinguisher Ser, ex, 69.00; Murphy Tractor Powerplan, ex, 111.28; Source Gas, ut, 349.99; T, J’s Corner Hardware, ex, 43.12 (Clearwater Area) Bomgaars, ex, 18.99; Elkhorn Rural Public Power, ut, 165.30; Farmer’s Pride, ex, 3036.06; Kayton Inl, ex, 309.54; Kumm Gas, ex, 489.28; Mitteis Gravel, ex, 156.40; Neligh Auto & Machine, ex, 9.98; NE Nebr Fire Extinguisher Ser, ex, 61.00; NE Nebr Telephone, ut, 45.10; Murphy Tractor Powerplan, ex, 1285.26; Reinke’s Farm & City Ser, ex, 10.08; Texaco, ex, 160.07; Clearwater Village, ut, 52.50
(Neligh Area) Advanced Energy Fuel, ex, 1879.96; Blackburn Mfg, ex, 6.00; Bomgaars, ex, 6.67; Cubby’s, ex, 191.01; Frontier Communications, ut, 56.13; Lichtenberg Tire, ex, 344.50; Neligh Auto & Machine, ex, 7.91; NE Nebr Fire Extinguisher Ser, ex, 197.00; Pollock Redi Mix, ex, 1137.92 (Tilden Area) Advanced Energy Fuels, ex, 2193.01; Black Hills Energy, ut, 78.90; Constellation Energy, ut, 202.00; Frontier Communications, ut, 58.54; Lichtenberg Tire, ex, 908.00; NE Nebr Fire Extinguisher Ser, ex, 77.00  (Oakdale Area) Advance Energy Fuels, ex, 1431.56; Central Valley Ag, ex, 14.99; Great Plains Communications, ut, 74.06; Lichtenberg Tire, ex, 27.00; Matteo Sand & Gravel, ex, 5524.91; Mitteis Gravel, ex, 156.86; Mr S’s, ex, 432.58; Nebr Machinery, ex, 540.46; Nebr Public Power, ut, 40.33; Oakdale Village, ut, 12.75 (Elgin Area) Central Valley Ag, ex, 13.30; Elgin City, ut, 52.50; Elkhorn Rural Public Power, ut, 56.82; Great Plains Communications, ut, 49.09; Green Line Equip, ex, 231.39; Mitteis Gravel, ex, 1275.88; NE Nebr Fire Extinguisher Ser, ex, 65.00; Pollock Redi Mix, ex, 2613.97; Precision Repair, ex, 545.38; Source Gas, ut, 122.71; The Station, ex, 135.33; Zee Medical, ex, 37.80
(At Large) Advanced Energy Fuels, ex, 4731.61; Appeara, ex, 138.62; ATCO Intl, ex, 120.00; B’s Enterprises, ex, 672.00; Bomgaars, ex, 25.75; Bygland Contracting, ex, 3221.30; Cedar Moon Farms, ex, 1.00; Central Valley Ag, ex, 369.75; Cornhusker Intl, ex, 2007.31; Cubby’s, ex, 275.71; Elkhorn Rural Public Power, ut, 159.97; Grand Island Trailer, ex, 2669.36; Island Supply Welding, ex, 239.03; Jebro, ex, 11,927.63; JEO Consulting, ex, 15,673.25; Jonny Dodge, ex, 99.51; Kelly Supply, ex, 14.64; Knife River, ex, 1928.64; Lazy Horseshoe Ranch, ex, 2.00; Dave Maddock, ex, 583.40; Martin Marietta Materials, ex, 401.43; Matteo Sand & Gravel, ex, 1067.75; Medical Enterprises, ex, 67.00; Michael Todd & Co, ex, 338.46; Mid, State Engineering, ex, 36.00; Midwest Service & Sales, ex, 17,926.03; Molt Mfg, ex, 525.00; Mr S’s, ex, 491.20; Nebr Dept of Motor Vehicles, ex, 63.00; Nebr Dept of Revenue, ex, 531.00; Nebr Machinery, ex, 20.06; Neligh Auto & Machine, ex, 94.27; Norfolk Works, ex, 77.00; Northern Tools, ex, 388.02; OK Auto Parts, ex, 129.23; Quality Iron & Metal, ex, 1958.35; Rutjens Construction, ex, 436.80; Sanne’s Service, ex, 146.00; Seals & Service, ex, 765.00; Texaco, ex, 293.70; Tinsley Grain, ex, 707.00; Rodney Vanslyke, ex, 3001.00; Dean Wilkinson, ex, 450.00
VISITORS PROMOTIONAL FUND: NE Nebr RC&D, ex, 300.00
REAPPRAISAL FUND: Heather McWhorter, mlg, 43.97; Nebr Dept Property Assessment, ex, 530.00; Gene Schaaf, mlg, 59.94
BUILDING FUND: Flenniken Plumbing, ex, 140.00; VISA, ex, 1348.35
WEED CONTROL FUND: Neligh City, ut, 73.62; Cubby’s, ex, 133.86; Frontier Communications, ut, 116.03; Robert Hofacker, mlg, 14.43; Edward Jensen, mlg, 7.22; Nebr Dept of Ag, ex, 90.00; NE Nebr Fire Extinguisher Ser, ex, 36.00; Source Gas, ut, 88.91; Verizon Wireless, ut, 54.49; David Willats, mlg, 66.60
GENERAL FUND PAYROLL: Total Wages, 65,500.26; WH, 6420.00; SS, 11,018.80; ST, 2280.40; Ameritas, ret, 9647.61; Ameritas, ins, 353.08; AFLAC, ins, 85.67; BC/BS, ins, 41,153.33; Colonial, ins, 3.25; 1st Concord, ins, 299.33; Garnishment, 50.00; Madison National, ins, 165.92; Mid, American Benefits, ins, 277.50; Washington National, ins, 616.20
ROAD & BRIDGE PAYROLL: Total Wages, 39,602.91; WH, 3522.21; SS, 6762.40; ST, 1334.48; Ameritas, ret, 5765.63; Ameritas, ins, 233.20; AFLAC, ins, 333.85; Garnishment, 1179.71; BC/BS, ins,  24,046.89; Colonial, ins, 64.80; Madison National, ins, 87.79; Mid, American Benefits, ins, 135.00; Washington National, ins, 24.90
WEED CONTROL PAYROLL:  Total Wages, 2460.76; WH, 228.21; SS, 412.27; ST, 89.94; Ameritas, ret, 364.15; Ameritas, ins, 25.92; AFLAC, ins, 65.65; BC/BS, ins, 1307.66; Madison National, ins, 3.20; Mid, American Benefits, ins, 7.50; Washington National, ins, 20.10
Discussed job descriptions for each employee and driver record checks.
Discussed painting the 65’ flag pole.
Approved the request from RC&D from the Promotional Fund.
Reviewed the March miscellaneous fee report, treasurers fund balance report and clerk of the district court report.
Approved the application to move structure.
Authorized the highway superintendent to conduct a road closing study on 525 Avenue between Sections 15 and 16, Neligh Township.
Approved the two applications for permit to place electric lines beneath various roads within Antelope County.
Heard and update from Faythe Peterson Region 11 Emergency Manager.
Discussed purchasing a pickup for the Tilden barn.
Approved the conditional use permit submitted by Ron Schrad.
Approved the conditional use permit submitted by Progressive Swine Technologies (PST).
Approved co-signing the note with the Antelope County Ag Society for the new 4H building pending approval from the county attorney.
Antelope County Veteran Service Officer gave his first quarter report.
Discussed purchasing the building site that Farmers Pride has for sale on the east side of Oakdale.
No action taken regarding 516 Avenue roadway improvement.
Approved taking down the chimney on the southeast corner of the old courthouse.
Meeting adjourned.
Antelope County Board of Supervisors
LEROY KERKMAN /s/
Chairman of County Board
Attest: CAROLYN PEDERSEN
/s/ Antelope County Clerk
Publish: April 18, 2012

Auxiliary to Not Sell Fireworks This Year

April 19, 2012 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

The VFW Auxiliary met on Tuesday, April 12. Officers were appointed and correspondence was read.
It was decided at the meeting to not sell fireworks this year. New policies in effect by the suppliers has made it not feasible for the local group to undertake. The next auxiliary meeting will be held on May 8, 2012.

Braxtyn Eisenhauer

April 19, 2012 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Randy and Krista Eisenhauer of Elgin are the proud parents of a son, Braxtyn Randy, who was born March 25, 2012 at 6:55 p.m. at Boone County Health Center in Albion.
He weighed eight pounds, five ounces and was 21 inches long. He joins big sisters, Keyera 6 and Kierstyn 3 at home.
Grandparents are Mark and Christie Richardson of Onawa, IA and Rod and Juleen Eisenhauer of Bloomfield.
Great grandparents are Ernest and Dorrell Alexander of Tekamah.

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