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Proceedings — Antelope County Board of Equalization

August 23, 2013 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Neligh, Nebraska
August 13, 2013
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.
Denied all township and fire district preliminary levy requests.
Approved the Antelope County Ag Society preliminary levy request.
Meeting adjourned.
Antelope County Board of Equalization
Chairman County Board of Equalization
Antelope County Clerk
PUBLISH: August 21, 2013

Invitation to Bid — Antelope County

August 23, 2013 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Sealed Proposals for the construction of “Tilden Northwest – 532 Road” for Antelope County, Nebraska, JEO Project No. 080679, will be received at the County Courthouse, PO Box 26, 501 Main Street, Rm. 6, Neligh, Nebraska, until 10:00 AM on the 10th day of September, 2013, and thereafter will be read aloud.
The work consists of the following approximate quantities:
Removal of the existing bridge, construction of a 3-12’ x 12’ x 46” concrete box culvert, shoo-fly construction, excavation and grading.
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.
Plans, Specifications and Bid Documents may be inspected at the office of the County Clerk, Neligh, Nebraska, and will be issued by JEO Consulting Group, Inc., PO Box 1424, 803 W Norfolk Avenue, Norfolk, Nebraska 68702, a payment of $50.00 to cover partial cost, none of which will be returned, needs to be paid prior to plans and specifications being sent out.  In order to bid the project, the plans and specifications must be issued directly by JEO Consulting Group, Inc. to the bidder.
The County Board Chairperson and County Board 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 Antelope County, Nebraska, and also reserves the right to reject any and/or all bids.
Carolyn Pedersen
ATTEST: Carolyn Pedersen
County Clerk
PUBLISH: August 21, 28 and September 4, 2013

Proceedings — District #18 Board of Education

August 23, 2013 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Regular August Meeting
Distance Learning Room, EPS
August 8, 2013, 7:30 PM
President Laurie Waterbury called the Regular August Board Meeting to order at 7:30 p.m.  Board members present were Laurie Waterbury, Stan Heithoff, Steve Busteed, Steve Heithoff, Ryan Reestman, and Bob Hoefer.  Also present were Superintendent Dan Polk, Principal Greg Wemhoff, and Paula Jensen.
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.
Stan Heithoff motioned and Ryan Reestman 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.
AT&T, Business Expense, $32.45; Best Western, Admin Expense, $359.96; Boone Co. Med. Clinic, SpEd Expense, $75.00; CVA, Maintenance, $247.90; Cornhusker Intl., Transportation, $94.40; Danko, Maintenance, $231.24; Dean’s Market, Maintenance, $82.69; Eakes, Instru Expense, $342.98; ESU #7, Instru Expense, $750.00; ESU #8, $13,052.12; Elgin Appliance, Maintenance, $483.25; Elgin Equipment, Maintenance, $66.00; Elgin One Stop, Transportation, $293.04; Elgin Review, Instru Expense, $99.00, Board Expense, $276.18; Elkhorn RPPD, Operation Plant, $43.97; Flenniken Plmbg & Htg, Maintenance, $113.00; Great Plains Comm., Business Expense, $175.03; Harris, Business Expense, $460.08; Houghton Mifflin, Instru Expense, $129.83; Island Supply & Welding, Instru Expense, $71.30; Kallhoff Electric, Maintenance, $2,004.98; Ken’s Band Instr., Repair, Instru Expense, $198.00; Malone, Brittany, SpEd Expense, $277.45; NASB, Board Expense, $170.00; NASB ALICAP, Operation Plant, $42,451.00; NCSA, Instru Expense, $10.00; NWEA, Instru Expense, $150.00; Onesource, Instru Expense, $125.00; Pearson, Instru Expense, $1,141.38; Rasmussen Mechanical, Maintenance, $135,685.00; Reimbursement, $1,401.84; Scholastic, Instru Expense, $44.05; Schumacher, Operation Plant, $75.00; Spieker, Tricia, SpEd Expense, $906.06; Teacher Direct, Instru Expense, $467.42; Teaching Strategies, SpEd Expense, $365.75; The Station, Transportation, $318.14; Tri City Sign Co., Maintenance, $624.78; United Rentals, Maintenance, $255.02; Vanis, Sue, Instru Expense, $500.00; Verizon Business, Business Expense, $82.55; Verizon Wireless, Business Expense, $500.00; Winners’ Circle, Instru Expense, $276.17; Wolfpack Football, Transportation, $650.00
Total Board Bills: $206,159.01
August Payroll: $175,772.68
Total Board Bills/ Payroll: $381,931.69
President Waterbury recognized visitors and asked if the patrons had any comments.
No board correspondence was given.  In committee reports, Bob Hoefer of the building & grounds committee gave a report on the progress of replacing the school signs at the entrances of Elgin.  The signs have been ordered and paperwork is nearing completion.  The gray building was removed by August 1st.
In the principal’s report, Mr. Wemhoff reported on Administrator Days that he had attended.  He will begin on updating the crisis team and crisis manual soon.  He reviewed the start of school information.
Supt. Polk reported on the HVAC system progress and the summer maintenance projects.  He added that the classroom lights in the Title 1 room had to be replaced.  Building insurance was updated to reflect removal of old building.  The board was given lots of preliminary budget information and as the state has limited our tax asking growth to $37,000 it appears the school levy will remain the same or fall again with any significant rise in valuation.
In action items, Steve Heithoff moved and Bob Hoefer second to approve teacher contract amendments.  All voted aye, motion carried.
Stan Heithoff motioned, Ryan Reestman second to approve 2% increase in budget authority.  All voted aye, motion carried.
Hoefer motioned Steve Busteed second to adjourn the meeting.  Vote 6, 0, motion carried.  Meeting adjourned at 8:43 p.m.
The next regular meeting will be September 11, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. in the Distance Learning Room.  The Budget Hearing will be held at 7:10 p.m. and the Special Hearing to Set the Final Tax Request at 7:20 p.m.
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: August 21, 2013

Proceedings — Antelope County Board of Supervisors

August 23, 2013 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Neligh, Nebraska
August 13, 2013
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.
Approved all July minutes.
Reviewed several offices July fee reports.
Approved a permit to place a permanent pipeline beneath a county road.
Approved a .25? per hour raise for all employees.
Signed the Construction Storm Water Notice of Termination.
Heard from the Neligh Economic Development Director.
Signed three law enforcement agreements.
Reviewed correspondence.
Discussed purchasing a sound system for the court room
Made an appointment to the Antelope County Airport Authority board.
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: Mark Albin, ex, 3090.53; AMH Family Practice, ex, 127.00; Antelope Co Court, ex, 311.50; Antelope Co Clerk, petty cash, 17.87; Clek of the District Court, ex, 105.00; Clerk of the District Court, petty cash, 40.00; Appeara, ex, 115.77; AS Central Finance, ex, 629.50; Larry Baker, mlg, ex, 96.62; Bob Barker Co, ex, 488.52; Body Works, mlg, 309.67; Merlin Bolling, ex, 123.17; Bomgaars, ex, 167.64; Eleanor Brady, ps, 25.00; Harlan Brandt, mlg, 125.00; Braun Pest Control, ex, 25.00; Dean Brown, ps, 25.00; Carhart Lumber, ex, 13.98; Carney Law, ex, 3133.33; Char Carpenter, mlg, 302.39; Casey’s, ex, 192.17; Elgin City, ex, 250.00; Neligh City, ut, 3909.15; Clearwater Record, ex, 363.13; Creative Product Sourcing, ex, 237.24; Creative Products Source, ex, 165.71; Creston Fertilizer, ex, 327.80; Cubby’s, ex, 2566.44; April Curtis, ex, 45.00; Danko Emergency Equip, ex, 75.00; Dean’s Market, ex, 40.56; Dollar General, ex, 131.95; Eakes Office Plus, ex, 783.39; Elgin One Stop, ex, 510.00; Elgin Review, ex, 470.92; Elite Office Products, ex, 548.45; Frontier Communications, ut, 2178.63; Gene Steffy Chrysler, ex, 20,801.00; Tessa Hain, ex, 46.91; Charles Henery, mlg, 94.35; Hilltop Drug, ex, 109.34; Horse Creek Inn, ex, 82.00; Nadene Hughes, ps, 14.00; Image Technologies, ex, 138.24; Jack’s Uniform, ex, 441.03; Edward Jensen, ex, 10.00; Jonny Dodge, ex, 588.40; Frank Kamphaus, ps, 16.00; LeRoy Kerkman, mlg, 59.32; Dakota Kester, mlg, 263.29; Bob Krutz, mlg, 31.64; Jeffrey Doerr Law, ex, 801.41; Susan Lee, mlg, 172.55; Louderback Drug, ex, 43.79; Madison Co Treasurer, ex, 11,038.42; Gerald Maple, ps, 20.00; Microfilm, ex, 87.00; Mid, West Repair, ex, 104.40; MIPS, ex, 537.98; Linda Mitchell, ex, 24.94; Moyers, ex, 295.86; NACO, ex, 50.00; National 4, H Council, ex, 12.95; Nebr Health & Human Ser, ex, 180.00; Neligh News, ex, 483.33; Neligh Postmaster, ex, 130.00; Neligh, Oakdale School, ex, 80.60; Bruce Ofe, ex, 10.00; Office Systems, ex, 607.40; OK Auto, ex, 129.95; OK Tire, ex, 232.70; Orchard News, ex, 408.99; Orval’s Auto, ex, 52.55; Donna Payne, ps, 25.00; Phyllis Perdew, mlg, 11.30; Jeanne Peterson, ex, 120.53; Pope John School, ex, 12.20; Precision Repair, ex, 381.93; Reliable Office Supplies, ex, 100.44; Rixstine Recognition, ex, 42.70;  Jerald Schwager, mlg, 125.00; Shell Plus, ex, 1175.21; Caroline Siems, ps, 25.00; Source Gas, ut, 209.87; St Boniface School, ex, 49.70; Jacqueline Stopak, ex, 75.00; The Station, ex, 198.07; Chuck Thiemann, ex, 50.00; Thriftway Mkt, ex, 395.79; Unified School Dist, ex, 51.60; United States Post Office, ex, 249.10; UNL IS Communications, ex, 12.95; William Van Brocklin, ex, 10.00;  Verizon Wireless, ut, 54.12; Clearwater Village, ex, 250.00; Wanek Drug, ex, 65.10; Bonita Welke, ps, 25.00; VISA, ex, 288.09; David Willats, ex, 10.00; Wayne Co Treasurer, ex, 4518.38; Western Office Plus, ex, 593.35; Neil Williby, mlg, 137.86; Woods & Aitken, ex, 225.00; Pitney Bowes, ex, 3000.00; Schroeder Land Surveying, ex, 395.00
ROAD & BRIDGE:(Brunswick Area) Bomgaars, ex, 185.18; Frontier Communications, ut, 72.31; Kayton International, ex, 1920.00; Key Sanitation, ut, 18.00; Kumm Gas, ex, 5038.82; Lichtenberg Tire, ex, 293.30; Neligh Auto & Machine, ex, 359.30; Nebraska Machinery, ex, 2405.79; North Central Public Power, ut, 117.59; Pollock Redi Mix, ex, 1260.18; Quality Iron & Metal, ex, 20.40; Brunswick Village, ut, 37.50  (Orchard Area) Farmer’s Pride, ex, 4262.50; Frontier Communications, ut, 60.97; Holz Lumber, ex, 156.53; Lazy T Tire, ex, 19.92; Mitteis Gravel, ex, 1014.06; Neligh Auto & Machine, ex, 289.30; Netcom, ex, 75.00; North Central Public Power, ut, 51.43; Source Gas, ut, 34.68; Orchard Village, ut, 30.50  (Clearwater Area) Elkhorn Rural Public Power, ut, 619.94; Farmer’s Pride, ex, 2830.30; Green Line Equip, ex, 72.22; Jonny Dodge, ex, 75.41; Lichtenberg Tire, ex, 59.50; Mitteis Gravel, ex, 2340.00; Neligh Auto & Machine, ex, 304.77; Nebraska Machinery, ex, 111.59; NE Nebr Telephone, ut, 51.29; Orval’s Auto, ex, 54.85; Murphy Tractor, ex, 425.96; Shell Plus, ex, 296.18; Source Gas, ut, 25.97; Clearwater Village, ut, 52.50  (Neligh Area) Advanced Energy, ex, 4359.26; Bomgaars, ex, 36.72; Cubby’s, ex, 262.41; Frontier Communications, ut, 60.45; Lichtenberg Tire, ex, 38.50; Neligh Auto & Machinery, ex, 88.74; Netcom, ex, 587.00; Pollock Redi Mix, ex, 301.98 (Tilden Area)  Black Hills Energy, ut, 24.05; Constellation Energy, ut, 10.86; Darren’s Service, ex, 116.70; Frontier Communications, ut, 57.75; K&S Door, ex, 81.00; Hanson Repair, ex, 233.90; Matteo Sand & Gravel, ex, 353.43; Mr S’s, ex, 251.29; Nebr Public Power, ut, 357.08; OK Auto, ex, 7.65; SAPP Bros, ex, 1706.36  (Oakdale Area) Advanced Energy Fuels, ex, 4074.51; Great Plains Communications, ut, 82.80; Green Line Equip, ex, 97.47; Matteo Sand & Gravel, ex, 235.46; Mitteis Gravel, ex, 178.40; Mr S’s, ex, 350.09; Nebr Public Power, ut, 38.05; Neligh Auto & Machine, ex, 13.58; Nebraska Machinery, ex, 168.11; Pollock Redi Mix, ex, 2226.44; Murphy Tractor, ex, 1069.90; Road Builders Machinery, ex, 896.68; Rutjens Const, ex, 142.50; Source Gas, ut, 59.34; Oakdale Village, ut, 12.75 (Elgin Area) Central Valley Ag, ex, 10.70; Elgin Auto, ex, 24.93; Elkhorn Rural Public Power, ut, 45.57; Great Plains Communications, ut, 52.43; Green Line Equip, ex, 152.31; Duane Miller, ex, 57.50; Nebraska Machinery, ex, 1891.76; Pollock Redi Mix, ex, 4522.28; Murphy Tractor, ex, 3687.05; SAPP Bros, ex, 4853.59; Source Gas, ut, 211.15; The Station, ex, 374.89  (At Large) Advanced Energy Fuels, ex, 15,047.78; Antelope Co Treasurer, ex, 308.34; Appeara, ex, 171.10; B’s Enterprises, ex, 4085.35; Bazile Aggregate, ex, 90.00; Beckman Lumber, ex, 294.40; Bolling Excavating, ex, 5447.50; Bomgaars, ex, 10.98; Butch’s Body Shop, ex, 196.00; Cornhusker International, ex, 259.60; Creston Fertilizer, ex, 291.25; Cubby’s, ex, 335.14; Custer Co Hwy Dept, ex, 880.51; Dollar General, ex, 23.70; Elkhorn Rural Public Power, ut, 470.00; Gerald & Ella Mohr Revocable Trust, ex, 2000.00; Green Line Equip, ex, 782.51; John Hruby, ex, 5320.00; Island Supply Welding, ex, 201.86; Jebro, ex, 109,442.12; JEO Consulting, ex, 11,473.50; Farmer’s National, ex, 300.00; Kumm Gas, ex, 1491.88; Martin Marietta Materials, ex, 432.77; Matteo Sand & Gravel, ex, 742.83; Midwest Service, ex, 6874.12; Mr S’s, ex, 1598.06; Neligh Auto & Machine, ex, 134.16; Nebraska Machinery, ex, 1224.34; OK Tire, ex, 3239.50; Orval’s Auto, ex, 494.65; Murphy Tractor, ex, 1828.81; Quality Iron & Metal, ex, 73.87; Quick Serve Oil, ex, 27.65; Royal One Stop, ex, 188.36; Shell Plus, ex, 2959.25; Spencer Quarries, ex, 266.25; The Station, ex, 1287.90; Tinsley Grain, ex, 6011.00; Wirtgen America, ex, 3371.46
VISTORS PROMOTIONAL FUND: Bread N’ Jam Festival, ex, 300.00; Orchard Community Club, ex, 300.00
INHERITANCE FUND: Theisen Construction, ex, 21,045.42
BUILDING FUND: Nordby Construction, ex, 351.10
GENERAL FUND PAYROLL: Total Wages,   WH, 7673.19; SS, 14,784.46; ST, 2832.34; Ameritas, ret, 10,911.62; Ameritas, ins, 502.04; AFLAC, ins, 98.54; BC/BS, ins, 53,500.55; Colonial, ins, 90.92; 1st Concord, ins, 258.33; Garnishment, 371.51; Madison National, ins, 15.32; Mid, American Benefits, ins, 247.50; Washington National, ins, 524.70
ROAD & BRIDGE PAYROLL: Total Wages, 50,133.95; WH, 4997.02;  SS, 10,048.76; ST, 1729.52; Ameritas, ret, 7113.82; Ameritas, ins, 215.32; AFLAC, ins, 393.13; BC/BS, ins, 28,307.96; Colonial, ins, 64.80; 1st Concord, ins, 166.67; Garnishment, 807.41; Madison National, ins, 90.91; Mid, American Benefits, ins, 142.50; Washington National, ins, 24.90
Authorized the county clerk to advertise for bids for two road projects.
Purchased a Hypac pneumatic roller for the road department.
Recessed as a regular board to convene as a board of equalization; reconvened as a regular board.
Heard from representatives with Nebraska Public Power.
Adopted a speed zone resolution for 516th Avenue between 854th and 855th Road.
Accepted all county office inventory reports.
Accepted the county assessors Three Year Plan of Assessment.
Meeting adjourned.
Antelope County Board of Supervisors
Chairman of County Board
Antelope County Clerk
PUBLISH: August 21, 2013

Activities Get Underway Today for Antique Tractor/Horse Plowing Bee

August 23, 2013 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

It’s supposed to feel like ‘summer’ again this weekend, just in time for the 31st annual Nebraska State Antique Tractor & Horse Plowing Bee/Rae Valley Old Threshers Reunion.
The three-day event gets underway Friday evening, Aug. 23 and will conclude Sunday afternoon, Aug. 25.
Whether you are young or young-at-heart, been there before or this will be your inaugural visit, there’s something for everyone.
This year’s festivities will get underway at approximately 5:30 p.m. with the arrival of the tractor cade. A favorite from past years, the ‘cream can supper’ will be served at 6 p.m. Later in the evening, at approximately 8 p.m., there will be an open barn dance and music jam session.
Saturday morning will feature an antique auction starting at 9 a.m.. Working events and plowing are slated to get underway at 11 a.m.

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