Legal Notices 9-4-13

NOTICE OF MEETING

The Lewis & Clark Natural Resources District will hold a budget hearing on the 18th day of September, 2013 at 7:00 pm at the Lewis & Clark Natural Resources District Office located at 608 N Robinson Avenue, Hartington, Nebraska. A Special Public Hearing to set the levy at an amount different from the prior year tax request will be held at 7:15 p m. Following this hearing the regular monthly Board of Directors meeting will be held at 7:30 pm at the District Office. Hartington, Nebraska. A current agenda is on file at the District Office. This meeting is open to the public.

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MEETING NOTICE

The Hartington Rural Fire Board will meet Sept. 9, at 7 p.m. at the Hartington City Offices.

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NOTICE OF MEETING

The Cedar Knox Rural Water Project will hold its regular monthly Board of Directors meeting on Thursday, the 12th day of September, 2013, at 10:30 a.m. at the Lewis & Clark Natural Resources District office located at 608 N. Robinson Ave., Hartington, NE. A current agenda is on file at the District office. This meeting is open to the public.

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LEGAL NOTICE

The Cedar-Knox Public Power District Board of Directors will meet Wednesday, September 11, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. in the boardroom of the district.

A copy of the agenda is available in the office of the district.

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MEETING NOTICE

The Cedar County Board of Commissioners will meet at 8:30 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, in the Commissioners’ Room in the Cedar County Courthouse.

Agenda is available in the County Clerk’s office.

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NOTICE

The regular monthly meeting of Cedar County Ag Society will be held Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013. The Budget Hearing will begin at 8:00 p.m., the Monthly Board Meeting will follow at approximately 8:15 p.m. at the Fairgrounds Office, Cedar County Fairgrounds in Hartington, Neb. Agenda for meeting will be at the president’s office.

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NOTICE OF MEETING

The Board of Education of School District of Wynot, in the County of Cedar, in the State of Nebraska, will hold its Regular Monthly Meeting at the School House in Wynot, Nebraska on Wednesday, September 11, 2013, at 8:10 P.M., following the Budget Hearing and Special Hearing to Set Final Tax Request. The meeting will be held in the home economics room at the Wynot Public School.

The agenda for each meeting, kept continually current, shall be available for public inspection at the Business Office in the School House. Advance Notice of Special Meetings of the Board shall be given by posting notice thereof at the School House in Wynot, Nebraska.

By order of the Board of Education this 19th day of August 2013.

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NOTICE OF

PUBLIC HEARING

CITY OF HARTINGTON

PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that the Hartington City Council will meet September 9, 2013, at 7:00 PM at the City Hall for the purpose of a Public Hearing relating to the preliminary and final plat ECHO real property addition to Hartington.

Crystal Lenzen

City Clerk

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NOTICE OF

PUBLIC HEARING

PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION

PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that the City of Hartington Planning and Zoning Commission will meet at the City Hall at 5:00 PM on September 18, 2013, for the purpose of a public hearing relating to the following:

The preliminary and final plat of Lots 2, 3 and 4 of Outlot 1, Peitz Subdivision, City of Hartington, Cedar County, Nebraska.

The preliminary and final plat of Lot 2, and Lot 3, Block 5 of Westfield Acres located in the SE ¼, Section 35, T31N, R1E, for a detention pond.

And a zoning change request from R-3 (Residential) to C-1 (Commercial) and is described as follows: Lot Three (3) Miller Addition to the City of Hartington, Cedar County, Nebraska. The request is being made by D. Christopher Miller.

Crystal Lenzen

City Clerk

City of Hartington

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HARTINGTON CITY COUNCIL

Minutes

Aug. 12, 2013

The Hartington City Council met for their regular meeting on August 12, 2013 at the city hall beginning at 7:00 P.M. Notice of time and place of the meeting was given in the advance notice by posting. Notice of time and place of the meeting was communicated in the advance notice to the mayor and council.

Present were Mayor Peitz; Councilpersons Christensen, Kruse, and Addison; and City Clerk~ Treasurer Lenzen. Mayor Peitz called the meeting to order followed by all present reciting the Pledge of Allegiance. Mayor Peitz announced that the open meeting law poster was on the back wall of the council room. He also requested that all present silence their cell phones.

A motion to approve the minutes of the July 22, 2013 meeting and the July 2013 treasurers report was made by Kruse and seconded by Christensen. A roll call vote was taken. Kruse – yes, Christensen – yes, and Addison – yes. Motion carried.

The following building permits were submitted and reviewed. J. Brummels – deck addition, and C. Wortmann – amendment to permit No. 1561. A motion to approve the building permits was made by Addison and seconded by Christensen. A roll call vote was taken. Addison – yes, Christensen – yes, and Kruse – yes. Motion carried.

Deputy Howell gave the following report from the Cedar County Sheriff Department. Patrol hours were 412.75. Calls of service were 2 EMS/fire assists, 1 HHS assists, 1 accident, 1 suspicious person, 1 alarm, and 1 stray dog. Traffic stops were 4 verbal warning, 5 written warnings, 2 citations, and 2 arrests.

Chris Miller and Carla Becker visited with the council regarding city office rental space for a representative of NECC. A motion was made by Kruse and seconded by Addison to approve renting an office space from the City of Hartington subject to details of an agreement. A roll call vote was taken. Kruse – yes, Addison – yes, and Christensen – yes. Motion carried.

Keith DeJong, Eisenbraun & Asso., presented the bids that were received for the street paving projects. They were Steve Harris Construction $372,011.40, A & R Construction $435,384.71, and Elkhorn Paving $456,032.54. Mr. DeJong recommended the low bid from Steve Harris Construction. A motion was made by Addison and seconded by Kruse to accept the low bid from Steve Harris Construction in the amount of $372,011.40 for the street paving project. A roll call vote was taken. Addison – yes, Kruse – yes, and Christensen – yes. Motion carried. The project will begin in the Spring of 2014 and be completed in July 30, 2014. Before the projects begin, the property owners should notify the city or the contractor if they choose to install their own sidewalk.

Roger Protzman, JEO, presented to the council a proposal for the sewer main extension by Felber Park. The proposal services include topo survey and design, bidding and negotiating, construction staking and adm., and RPR service. The agreement also includes easements with involved property owners. A motion was made by Christensen and seconded by Addison to

approve the JEO proposal for $17,000.00 for the Felber Park sewer line. A roll call vote was taken. Christensen – yes, Addison – yes, and Kruse – yes. Motion carried.

Roger Protzman provided information pertaining to a water quality study. Each year the city submits information for a SRL needs survey for the water and sewer departments. The city is on the list for the state to do a study for our water system. The study would cost the city 10% of the project study expense.

Pay request No. 3 for A & R Construction for the downtown revitalization project and drawdown No. 16 for CDBG funds were reviewed. A motion was made by Kruse and seconded by Christensen to approve the pay request No. 3 to A & R Construction in the amount of $446,375.36 and drawdown No. 16 for CDBG funds in the amount of $129,010.00. A roll call vote was taken. Kruse – yes, Christensen – yes, and Addison – yes. Motion carried.

Dan Kathol presented an update pertaining to the purchase of the detention pond land. In September 2012 the council made the decision to purchase the land for $8,500.00 per acre. There is 1.918 acres equally a total price of $16,303.00. The funds for the purchase can be a part of the SRL for the water quality/flood control project.

The following department reports were given.

PARK/POOL – Councilwoman Addison: None

COMPLEX/AUDITORIUM – Councilman Kruse: He and Andy Leise reviewed the project of the auditorium steps. Part of the proposed project being considered is a handicap ramp.

FIRE/AMBULANCE – Councilman Christensen: None

GENERAL – Mayor Peitz: None

Clerk Lenzen reminded the council of the budget workshop scheduled for August 19, 2013 at 6:00 P.M.

There were no public comments.

The following bills were presented for payment.

GENERAL: Eisenbraun & Asso. 7,100.00, League 2,604.00, Kennedy, Pier & Knoff 402.87, Specsoft

63.00, Cedar County News 329.45, EMC Insurance 6,668.35, Hartelco 311.33, and Bank of Hartington – petty cash 100.00.

STREETS: Eisenbraun & Asso. 6,321.00, Co-Op 1,592.15, Grossenburg 735.64, Wiechelman 175.81, Cedar County News 40.10, Appeara 44.97, Bomgaars 181.43, Carhart .90, and Leise Concrete 6,470.40.

WATER: HHS Lab 589.00, REA 2,346.02, Hartelco 47.65, Carhart 9.99, Municipal 163.79, P & E 312.94, USA Bluebook 219.95, Co-Op 103.40, Bomgaars 42.71, D & J 8.37, Dollar General 37.04, Hawkins 813.50, J. Kathol 184.00, and Kruse 77.12.

SEWER: Midwest Lab 301.50, Hartelco 43.83, and Co-Op 77.10.

FIRE: Fort Dearborn 17.20, Hartington Rural Fire Dept. 1,512.41, Hartelco 79.05, Garvin CB 305.26, Co-Op 133.89, and Stop N Go 44.20.

POLICE: Cedar County Sheriff Department 12,013.85.

CEMETERY: Cedar-Knox Rural water 36.00, and Co-Op 151.33.

SANITATION: Pomps 974.00, Peitz 623.45, Stop N Go 327.32, Bomgaars 14.78, and L.P. Gill 4,657.30.

AMBULANCE: Garvin CB 58.01, Co-Op 285.39, Avera 5.00, EMP 203.49, Matheson 22.58, and Physio 64.90.

RECREATION: Baseball – Co-Op 132.78, Stop N Go 391.90, CVA 245.00, and Carhart 76.89.

POOL: Hartelco 43.83, Nordby 148.60, Stop N Go 95.18, Co-Op 159.55, Farner Company 43.18, and Share 620.08.

PARK: Carhart 21.02, Hartington Tree 3,125.00, Kruse 146.39, P & E 593.20, Grossenburg 75.15, Co-Op 322.22, Bomgaars 215.99, and Yankton Janitorial 182.77.

COMPLEX: Hartelco 40.57, X-Pert Lawn 1,375.00, Tri-State 80.85, Co-Op 192.71, Bomgaars 215.99, and Yankton Janitorial 182.76.

LIBRARY: Hartelco 126.00, X-Pert Lawn 165.22, R. Flaugh 132.50, D & J 48.98, Kruse 27.63, Oriental 145.03, Advantage 325.00, Ingram 366.34, and Midwest Tape 97.59.

CITY: Hartelco 688.44, Koch-Tramp 264.75, Premier Lawn 102.50, Patty Guy 45.00, D & J 44.90, Eakes 104.96, and Kruse 52.99.

AUDITORIUM: Kruse 3.29.

EC. DEV.: C. Becker 175.11, and Hartelco 53.98.

TRANSFER STATION: REA 129.81, Hartelco 56.64, Co-Op 309.00, Grossenburg 137.00, Peitz 561.24, Jerry’s 270.70, Stop N Go 83.93, and Gill Hauling 880.25.

DOWNTOWN REVITALIZATION: CTS 4,370.00

INSURANCE: Aflac 255.46, BC/BS 5,289.26, Usable 174.00, and Washington National 30.00.

A motion to pay the bills except the Kruse bill was made by Addison and seconded by Christensen. A roll call vote was taken. Addison – yes, Christensen – yes, and Kruse – yes. Motion carried. A motion to pay the Kruse bill was made by Addison and seconded by Christensen. A roll call vote was taken. Addison – yes, Christensen –yes, and Peitz – yes. Kruse abstained.

A motion to adjourn was made by Christensen and seconded by Kruse. A roll call vote was taken. Christensen – yes, Kruse – yes, and Addison – yes. Motion carried. The meeting was adjourned at 9:20 P.M. The next meeting is scheduled for August 22, 2013. The council will meet for a budget workshop on August 19, 2013 at 6:00 P.M.

Respectfully submitted,

Crystal Lenzen

City Clerk ~ Treasurer

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VILLAGE OF FORDYCE

Special Meeting

August 9, 2013

7:30 p.m.

Jesse Koch called the meeting to order. Present were Dan Thoene, Chuck Kramer, Tom Pinkelman, Dave Rothluebber, Diane Limoges, Village Clerk, Erik Dickes and Dan Reikowski.

Erik Dickes and Dan Reikowski explained the new proposed designs for a building permit for the Fordyce Coop. Dan Thoene made a motion to approve the building permit. Tom Pinkelman seconded the motion. Motion carried.

Dan Thoene made a motion to adjourn. Dave Rothluebber seconded the motion. Motion carried.

Meeting adjourned at 7:45 p.m.

Diane Limoges,

Clerk

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WYNOT PUBLIC SCHOOLS, DISTRICT 14-0101

BOARD OF EDUCATION MINUTES

August 19, 2013

A regular meeting of the Board of Education, Wynot Public Schools, Dist. 101, was called to order by the President, Neal Hochstein, on August 19, 2013 at 8:04 p.m. The public is advised a copy of the Open Meetings Act is available on the table in the Home Economics Room at Wynot Public Schools and that the meeting was properly posted at the following places; Cedar Security Bank lobby in Wynot, Wynot Public School front entrance, and United State Post Office in Wynot.

The meeting began with the Pledge of Allegiance. Roll call showed the following board members present: Neal Hochstein, Dean Heine, Kenny Wieseler, Danny Wieseler, and Alison Lange. Also present were Director of Services Craig Frerichs, Principal Richard M. Higgins, and Business Manager Nancy Sydow

Motion by L. Schulte, seconded by D. Wieseler to certify the meeting was properly advertised and adopt the agenda. Carried 6-0

Motion by D. Heine, seconded by K. Wieseler to approve the Consent Agenda, items including minutes of the July 11, 2013 Regular School Board Meeting; the Treasurer’s Report; the General Fund bills in the amount of $139,775.88 which includes payroll, the School Food Fund bills in the amount of $29.87, the Qualified Capital Purpose Fund in the amount of $5,571.09 and the Cooperative Fund in the amount of $7,432.87 Carried 6-0

GENERAL FUND: Airgas $41.82; Art Kathol Appliance $32.26; Avera $120.00; Broadcaster Press $45.00; Carhart Lumber $54.48; Cedar County News $193.08; Chase $977.67; Cedar Knox PPD $1,008.06; Coleridge Comm. Schools $1,483.70; Ebsco $1,108.79; ESU #1 $3,387.85; Flinn Scientific $19.90; Fordyce Farmers NonStock Coop $94.13; Great Plains $3,166.65; J. Higgins $23.42; Higgins Construction $1,935.00; A. Hochstein $20.00; Hy-Vee $53.00; Key Concepts $1,884.68; LEAF $246.00; Marco Inc. $174.29; McGraw Hill Company $1.77; Menford Hardware $143.41; Mike’s Instrument $515.00; NASB Alicap $25,502.00; Nebraska Central Equip. $45.75; Newcastle Public Schools $3,174.51; J. Olsen $8.50; Pro Windmill $58.00; PayFlex $100.00; Plan Services $100.00; T. Pravecek $15.18; Really Good Stuff $130.80; Scholatic Inc. $66.31; SchoolsIn $107.53; Teacher Created Resources $113.41; Village of Wynot $207.54; Wayne State College $208.00; WPS-Depreciation Fund $40,000.00; WPS-General Fund $20.00; WPS-Petty Cash $793.87; Wynot Oil Co. $680.12; NE Safety Center $150.00;

Rolfes Mowing $150.00.

QUALIFIED CAPITAL PURPOSE FUND: Art Kathol Appliance $9,600.00.

DEPRECIATION FUND: Karl’s $1,188.00; Carhart Lumber $5,535.93; Omaha Truck Center $20,000.00; WPS-Qualified Cap. Purpose Fund $13,046.20.

Motion by D. Wieseler and seconded by A. Lange to approve hiring John Savoy as custodian for the 2013-14 school year. Carried 6-0

Motion by K. Wieseler and seconded by D. Heine to appoint Laurie Schulte as the Legislative Relations Network Member for the 2013-14 school year. Carried 6-0

Motion by D. Wieseler and seconded by L. Schulte to approve the 2013-14 new and revised policies for the 2013-14 school year. Policy # 3011, #4007, #5001, #5006, #6212, and #6284. Carried 6-0

Motion was made by L. Schulte and seconded by D. Wieseler to allow the 6th grade girls to join the 7th and 8th grade girls for junior high sports for the 2013-14 school year. Carried 6-0

Motion was made by A. Lange and seconded by K. Wieseler to approve the staff extra duty assignments for the 2013-14 school year. Carried 6-0

Motion was made by A. Lange and seconded by L. Schulte approve the school nurse Jackie Freeman’s salary for the 2013-14 school year. Carried 6-0

Motion was made by D. Wieseler and seconded by D. Heine to approve Donna Davey and Jennifer Bartling’s request for hours completed for advancement on the salary schedule.

Carried 6-0

Motion was made by L. Schulte and seconded by D. Wieseler to approve the transfer of $40,000.00 from the General Fund into the Depreciation Fund. Carried 6-0

Motion was made by D. Wieseler and seconded by K. Wieseler to approve NASB (Jim Lubbe) to review all board policies making them current. Carried 6-0

Agenda items discussed with no official action taken were:

Review 2013-14 Bus Routes

Nebraska Department of Education Accreditation

Discuss Board Retreat Date: Nov. 25, 2013

Discuss 2013-14 Budget Workshop: Sept. 28, 2013 @ 8:00 p.m.

Census Report

The Principal, Administrator, and board committee reports were presented.

President, Neal Hochstein, adjourned the meeting at 9:50 p.m.

The next regular board meeting has been set for September 11, 2013 at 8:00 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Kenny Wieseler, Board Secretary

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WYNOT PUBLIC SCHOOLS, DISTRICT 14-0101

BOARD OF EDUCATION MINUTES

SPECIAL MEETING

August 28, 2013

A special meeting of the Board of Education, Wynot Public Schools, Dist. 101, was called to order by the President, Neal Hochstein, on August 28, 2013 at 8:34 p.m. The public is advised a copy of the Open Meetings Act is available on the table in the Home Economics Room at Wynot Public Schools. The meeting began with the Pledge of Allegiance. Roll call showed the following board members present: Neal Hochstein, Dean Heine, Laurie Schulte and Danny Wieseler. Also present were Director of Services Craig Frerichs, Superintendent Joey Lefdal and Business Manager Nancy Sydow.

Kenny Weiseler arrived at 8:47 p.m.

The purpose of the meeting was to hear opposition, support, or suggestions for the 2013-14 school year Budget.

Dr. Daniel Hoesing presented information regarding the 2013-2014 Budget.  Discussion was held on the 2013-2014 Budget.

No official action was taken.

The budget workshop adjourned at 10:10 p.m.

The 2013-2014 Budget Hearing and 2013-2014 Levy Setting Hearing has been set for Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013 at 8:00 p.m.  The next regular board meeting has been set for Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013 after the special hearings.

Respectfully submitted,

Kenneth G. Wieseler,

Secretary

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NOTICE

IN THE COUNTY COURT OF CEDAR COUNTY, NEBRASKA

Estate of SYLVIA C. PEITZ, Deceased

Case No. PR13-4

Notice is hereby given that a final account and report of administration and a Petition for complete settlement, adjudication of intestacy, determination of heirs, and determination of inheritance tax have been filed and are set for hearing in the County Court of Cedar County, Nebraska, located at Hartington, Nebraska, on September 25, 2013, at or after 3:30 o’clock P.M.

Thomas J. Peitz, Personal Representative

Mary J. Hagerty, Personal Representative

Keelan Holloway #24681

Monson & Holloway

P.O. Box 708

Laurel, Nebraska 68745

P: (402) 256-3219

F: (402) 256-8080

keelan@monsonholloway.com

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NOTICE

IN THE COUNTY COURT OF CEDAR COUNTY, NEBRASKA

Estate of Dean C. Bruening, Deceased Case No. PR 12-39.

Notice is hereby given that a final account and report of administration and a Petition for complete settlement, probate of Will, determination of heirs, and determination of inheritance tax have been filed and are set for hearing in the County Court of Cedar County, Nebraska, located at Hartington, Nebraska, on September 25, 2013, at or after 3 o’clock p.m.

Clerk of the County Court

PO Box 695

Hartington, NE 68739

Robert Klimisch, #21201

Klimisch Law Office

101 West 2nd Street

Yankton, SD 57078

605-665-9495

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NOTICE

IN THE COUNTY COURT OF CEDAR COUNTY, NEBRASKA

IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF TIM BRUNING, DECEASED

No. PR 13-32

Notice is hereby given that on Aug. 29, 2013, in the County Court of Cedar County, Nebraska, the Registrar issued a written statement of Informal Probate of said Decedent and that ROBERT J. BRUNING, whose address is 88950 571 Ave., Wynot, NE 68792, and LINDA A. BRUNING, whose address is 14 Oak Grove St. #308, Minneapolis, MN 55403, were informally appointed by the Registrar as Co-Personal Representatives of the Estate.

Creditors of this Estate must file their claims with this Court on or before November 4, 2013, or be forever barred.

Diane L. Sudbeck

Clerk of the County Court

PO Box 695

Hartington, NE 68739

David D. Knoff #21395

Kennedy Pier Knoff Loftus LLP

PO Box 867

Hartington, NE 68739

(402) 254-6600

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STATE OF NEBRASKA

DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES

NOTICE OF APPLICATION A-19115

Cedar County

Water Division 2-F

On July 22, 2013, Steve and Carrie Heine filed in the Department of Natural Resources (Department) application A-19115 for a permit to appropriate water.

Summary of Application:

Type: Natural flow (out-of-stream use)

Purpose: Domestic

Source: Missouri River

Point of Diversion: SW¼SE¼ S11 T32 R3

Location of Use: SW¼SE¼ S11 T32 R3

Amount: 0.04 cubic foot per second (20 gallons per minute)

Additional project information and procedures to respond

to this notice may be obtained by contacting the Surface Water Permits section of the Department at (402) 471-2363 or through the Department’s website at www.dnr.ne.gov/legal/SW_NoticeofAppsfiled.html.

Objections must be received by the Department at 301 Centennial Mall South, P.O. Box 94676, Lincoln, NE 68509 by 5:00 P.M. on October 3, 2013.

Date of Notice September 4, 2013.

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