Public Notices 02-18-15

MEETING NOTICE

The Cedar County Board of Commissioners will meet at 8:30 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2015, in the Commissioners’ Room in the Cedar County Courthouse.

Agenda is available in the County Clerk’s office.

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CEDAR COUNTY

COMMISSION

Minutes

January 13, 2015

The Cedar County Commissioners met in the Boardroom of the Cedar County Courthouse at 8:30 am and the meeting was called to order by County Clerk per Statute 23-274 as advertised, with Jerry Wiese, David McGregor and Terry Pinkelman answering roll call. Also present County Clerk David Dowling. Statement was made that open meetings laws are posted on the wall for public inspection.

County Clerk asked for a motion for chairman. Motion was made by McGregor and seconded by Wiese to appoint Terry Pinkelman as chairman. Voting Wiese, yes; Pinkelman, yes; McGregor, yes motion carried.

Clerk Dowling then asked for a motion for vice chairman. Motion was made by Pinkelman and seconded by Wiese to appoint McGregor as vice chair. Motion carried with a 3 to 0 vote.

Motion was made by McGregor and seconded by Wiese to approve the agenda. Motion carried with a 3 to 0 vote.

Motion was made by McGregor and seconded by Pinkelman to approve minutes for the last meeting. Motion carried with a 3 to 0 vote.

Road Supt., reported on critical fracture bridges and reports were reviewed on bridges from each of the districts. Schmidt then visited with the board on the upcoming one and six year road plan. Carla asked each board member to review their districts and make notes on what changes should be added to the plan.

Board member appointments were discussed and then a motion was made by Wiese and seconded by McGregor to retain the board appointments as they were last year; District One has Region IV Northstar Disabilities, Missouri River Advisory Group, National Scenic River and Corps of Discovery Welcome Center. District Two has Region IV Mental Health and Northeast Area on Aging. District Three has Landfill and solid waste, Transit Bus, Goldenrod Hills, HUD and Northeast Nebraska Public Health Board. Motion carried with a 3 to 0 vote.

Motion was then made by Pinkelman and seconded by McGregor to retain the following appointments: Carla Schmidt as Road Supt.; David Dowling as General Assistance Manager; Kevin Garvin as Emergency Management and Communications Director; Bob Hamilton as part-time emergency; LaVern Schroeder as County Surveyor; David Sudbeck as part-time Weed Supt. and Zoning Administrator. Motion carried with a 3 to 0 vote.

Motion was made by McGregor and seconded by Wiese to designate the Cedar County News, Laurel Advocate, Randolph Times and Coleridge Blade. Motion carried with a 3 to 0 vote.

Motion was made by McGregor and seconded by Wiese to retain current time and days for meeting dates being the second and fourth Tuesday of the month at 8:30 AM. Motion carried with a 3 to 0 vote.

Motion was made by Wiese and seconded by McGregor to approve the following legal holidays for 2014: January 1, New Years Day; Third Monday in January, Martin Luther King Day; Third Monday in February, Presidents Day; half day for Good Friday; Last Monday in May, Memorial Day; July 4th, Independence Day; First Monday in September, Labor Day; Second Monday in October, Columbus Day; November 11th, Veterans Day; Fourth Thursday and Friday in November, Thanksgiving; December 25th, Christmas. Motion carried with a 3 to 0 vote.

Motion was then made by McGregor and seconded by Wiese to set the mileage reimbursement rate at 57.5 cents per mile traveled doing county business. Motion carried with a 3 to 0 vote.

Motion was made by McGregor and seconded by Pinkelman to approve the following depositories: Bank of Hartington; Citizens State Bank Belden; First State Bank of Randolph; Security Bank of Laurel, Coleridge, Hartington; Farmers & Merchants State Bank of Hartington; Cedar Security Bank Hartington, Fordyce and Wynot. Motion carried with a 3 to 0 vote.

Assessor, Don Hoesing presented tax corrections on several parcels on land uses in Cedar County. Motion was made by McGregor and seconded by Pinkelman to approve tax corrections on the following parcels: 345, 2785, 2780, 2782 and 2783. Motion carried with a 3 to 0 vote.

Motion was made by Pinkelman to approve resolution 15-01 in regards to the road closing in district one. Motion was seconded by McGregor. Motion carried with a 3 to 0 vote.

The meeting was then recessed for lunch at noon and reconvened back into regular session with everyone present at 1:00 PM.

Kevin Garvin and Bill McGregor met with the board to discuss phone service between the three buildings of the complex. After discussion the board directed Bill McGregor to connect the road supt. Office into the phone system in the courthouse. Discussion was then held with Garvin on developing the hazard mitigation plan that needs to be completed by March 2016. Garvin stated Cedar County is joining Dixon County in the development of the plan. Motion was made by McGregor and seconded by Pinkelman to accept and approve contract with JEO Engineering to develop a hazardous mitigation plan for Cedar County. Voting Wiese, yes; McGregor, yes; Pinkelman, yes; motion carried with a 3 to 0 vote. Discussion was then held on the fire alarms in the building complex.

With no further business or agenda items the following claims were reviewed and signed for payment. The meeting was then declared adjourned by Chairman Pinkelman.

GENERAL FUND: Total Salaries 127,039.39; Aflac 1,129.44; Blue Cross-Blue Shield 43.305.44; IRS 11,434.04; Social Security, 19,032.44; First Concord Benefits Group LLC 1,582.50; Lincoln National Life Ins. Co 615.82; Mass Mutual 1,820.00; Nationwide Retirement Solutions 50.00; Nebraska Child Support Payment Center 300.00; Nebraska Dept. of Revenue 3,911.06; Retirement Plans Div. of Ameritas 14,215.82; Washington Natl. Insurance Co. 57.75; Angle, Murphy & Campbell Law 369.00; Art Kathol Appliance 1,203.40; ATV Research 172.94; Bank of Hartington 15.75; Bomgaars 165.69; Cedar County Clerk of Dist. Court 278.60; Cedar County Court 66.00; Cedar-Knox Public Power District 321.64; City of Hartington 398.51; Claritus 159.34; Consolidated Management Co. 105.75; Corps of Discovery Welcome Center 2,000.00; D & J Variety 13.63; Des Moines Stamp Mfg. Co. Inc. 532.50; Dodge County 3,514.14; Luanne Dooley 92.32; David Dowling 278.00; Becky Dresden 49.95; Eakes Office Solutions 137.17; Family 1st Dental of Hartington 254.00; Feilmeier Electric 645.26; Chuck Feilmeier 81.76; Ann Fischer 70.94; Deb Flaugh 33.60; Floor Maintenance and Supply 90.37; Food Town 1,135.06; Kevin Garvin 272.00; Great American Leasing Corp 127.84; Hampton Inn & Suites Omaha 1,190.00; Lori Hansen 24.08; Hartelco 2,230.47; Hartelco 97.50; Hartington Shopper 170.80; Nebraska Health & Human Services 366.00; Hilton Omaha 387.00; Hometown Leasing 567.33; Don Hoesing 100.00; Clarice Holm 34.62; Home Depot 105.68; Jack’s Uniforms & Equipment 307.30; Jim Jansen 131.04; Jim’s Food Center 250.00; Kardell’s Auto 45.00; Ken’s Market 350.31; David D. Knoff 3,500.00; Knox County Sheriff 49.86; Larry Koranda 283.36; Kruse True Value 37.33; Betty Lauer 69.24; Laurel Advocate 29.50; Matthew Bender & Co. Inc. 336.31; Maximus, Inc. 1,251.41; Michael J. Pommer 400.00; MIPS Inc. 4,341.63; NE VOAD 30.00; Nebr. Public Health Envir. Lab 105.00; Nebraska Public Power Dist. 2,744.33; Nebraska Sheriff’s Association 225.00; NESCA Training 30.00; Northeast Community College 123.90; Northeast Nebr RC&D Council Inc. 1,500.00; Northeast Nebraska News Company 238.69; Opfer Snow Removal 900.00; Sally Opfer 47.90; Pearson Motor Company 148.17; Peitz GMC Service Inc. 335.72; Pepsi Cola of Norfolk 6.25; Plumbing & Electric Service Inc. 89.90; Jerry Pollard 227.50; Presto X 44.67; Region IV Inc. 3,195.50; Region 4 Behavioral Health System 5,358.75; Sarah Reifenrath 16.80; RR Donnelley 56.08; Mike Schmitz 88.96; Roger Schwartz 12.00; Secretary of State-Elections Div. 30.00; Security Bank 50.00; Security Shredding Services 87.50; Source Gas 106.57; State of Nebr-AS Central Services 448.00; State of Nebr –As Central Services 15.00; Mary Lou Steffen 56.00; T & R Butcher Block 275.00; Kathy Uhl 92.32; US Cellular 327.28; Verizon Wireless 40.01; Voyager Fleet Systems Inc. 1,542.45; Voyager Fleet Systems Inc. 87.73; Western Office 139.07; Janet Wiechelman 539.73.

ROAD FUND: Total Salaries 64,084.54; Aflac 556.27; IRS 5,243.42; Social Security 9,711.14; BCBS 28,772.86; First Concord Benefits Group LLC 100.00; Mass Mutual 20.00; Nationwide Retirement Solutions 50.00; Nebraska Dept. of Revenue 1,870.78; Retirement Plans Div. of Ameritas 7,153.26; Washington Natl Insurance Co 49.40; Appeara 243.34; Avera Medical Group 150.00; B’s Enterprises Inc. 2,713.00; Berners Service 166.51; Bomgaars 199.86; Carhart Lumber Co. 77.76; Cedar County Auto Parts Inc. 166.51; Cedar-Knox Public Power District 597.47; Century Link 100.43; City of Hartington 50.00; City of Laurel 90.83; Coleridge Welding Inc 398.04; D & J Variety 10.49; Farmers Union Gas & Oil 908.01; Filter Care of Nebr. 56.90; Fischer Feed & Supply 350.85; Folkers Bros Garage 2,066.55; Gill Hauling Inc. 15.50; Great Plains Communications Inc. 199.94; Grossenburg Implement 3,099.39; Hartelco 210.04; Hefner Oil & Feed Co. 2,541.81; Higman Sand and Gravel 3,286.40; Hilton Omaha 1,161.00; Kaiser Appliance & Refrigeration 198.15; Bryan Kalin 57.50; Roman Keiter 34.62; Ken’s Market 10.79; Kessler Repair 57.45; Koch-Tramp Plumbing & Heating 776.50; Arnold Konken 14.00; Jerome Kuehn 11.00; Leiting Auto Supply 97.63; Mainelli, Wagner & Associates 2,160.00; Mark’s Machinery 38.58; Menfords Hardware & Farm Store 13.78; Nebraska Public Power Dist. 124.09; NMC Exchange LLC 200,664.56; NMC Exchange LLC 629.25; NMC Exchange LLC 356.25; Northeast Nebr Telephone Co. 52.48; On Call – Norfolk 85.00; Peitz GMC Service Inc. 30,190.10; Plumbing & Electric Service Inc. 2,500.00; Pomp’s Tire Service Inc. 2,765.26; Randolph Farm Supply 1,995.85; Rath’s Mini Mart 172.26; Rees Mack Sales & Service 699.21; Riverside Hydraulics Inc. 397.42; RiverView Sand and Gravel 10,388.10; Rowekamp Associates Inc. 400.00; Source Gas 741.69; St. Helena Store 92.20; Stern Oil Co. Inc. 13,683.04; Stop N Go 159.16; The Parts House Inc. 27.92; Titan Machinery 27,270.71; Urwiler Oil & Fertilizer 1,199.49; US Cellular 168.56; Village of Wynot 75.40; Wiechelman Repair, Inc. 546.35; Jerry Wiese 7.00; Winkelbauer Repair 263.63; Wynot Oil Company 5,392.46; Gerald Zavadil 34.62.

COUNTY VISITORS PROMOTION FUND: Corps of Discovery Welcom Center 458.47; Laurel Chamber/Community Club 450.00.

COUNTY VISITORS IMPROVEMENT FUND: Shannon Trail 500.00

CEDAR COUNTY TRANSIT FUND: Mary Kay Birger 120.00; Carol Bruning 420.00; Farmers Union Gas & Oil 419.85; Karen Lammers 780.00; Mary Rose Pinkelman 1,759.00; Stop N Go 82.69; Gerald Uhing 180.00; US Cellular 46.23; Claudet Wege 180.00.

HOMELAND SECURITY FUND: Lincoln Airport Authority 568.00.

E 911 WIRELESS FUND: Century Link 335.26; Hartelco 638.18; Zuercher Technologies LLC 1,248.00.

ENHANCED 911 FUND: AT & T 15.47; Century Link 188.58; Eastern Nebraska Telephone 167.08; Kevin Garvin 1,167.93; Great Plains Communications Inc. 123.72; Hartelco 558.18; MCI Comm Service 31.97; Northeast Nebr Telephone Co. 377.81; Sioux City Winsupply 63.27; Zuercher Technologies LLC 702.00.

APPROVED:

Terry Pinkelman,

Board Chairman

ATTEST:

David Dowling, Clerk

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CEDAR COUNTY

COMMISSION

Minutes

January 27, 2015

The Cedar County Commissioners met in the Boardroom of the Cedar County Courthouse at 8:30 am and the meeting was called to order as advertised, with Jerry Wiese, David McGregor and Terry Pinkelman answering roll call. Also present County Clerk David Dowling. Chairman Pinkelman stated the open meetings laws are posted on the wall for public inspection.

Motion was made by McGregor and seconded by Wiese to approve the agenda. Motion carried with a 3 to 0 vote. Motion was made by McGregor and seconded by Wiese to approve the minutes from the last meeting. Motion carried with a 3 to 0 vote.

Carla Schmidt presenting an overtime report on each district’s employees for calendar year 2014. Discussion was held on bridge projects in the county and legislation that has been introduced that will affect road projects in the state.

Dave Sudbeck met to discuss an issue he has regarding a zoning violation in the county and asked the board chairman to sign a letter that he is sending to the land owner.

Motion was made by McGregor and seconded by Pinkelman to approve a per diem and mileage for each meeting the lodging board members attend. Motion carried with a 3 to 0 vote. Discussion was then held on filling vacancies on the lodging board.

Motion was made by Pinkelman and seconded by Wiese to approve a 3 year audit contract with Michael Pommer to audit Cedar County for fiscal years 2015, 2016 and 2017. Motion carried with a 3 to 0 vote.

Motion was made by McGregor and seconded by Wiese to approve Special Liquor License for May 9th and June 30th for Nissen Wine. Motion carried with Wiese, McGregor and Pinkelman voting in favor or the motion.

Commissioner Wiese reported on recent Area on Aging meeting he attended in Norfolk and presented information regarding senior centers in the area.

County Treasurer present Form 457 exemptions for review and approval. Motion was made by McGregor ad seconded by Pinkelman to approve the exemptions as presented. Motion carried with a 3 to 0 vote.

At 10 bids were opened as advertised for a purchase of a truck tractor for district three. One bid was received from Peitz GMC of Hartington. District 3 commissioner stated he would be talking to Peitz GMC about the truck bid and make a decision at a later date.

At 10:15 hearing was opened for a road closing in precinct 5 section 27 township 32 range 2 east. Road Supt., Carla Schmidt read her report on the road and suggested the road be closed. In the audience were Wes and Kim Hans. Wes Hans stated the road has been eroded and would make no sense to keep the road open. Motion was made by Pinkelman and seconded by Wiese.

Laurel economic development director, Luke Virgil stopped by to visit with board on development in Laurel and talked about how well the road is working for the Ag Rex business. Commissioners then asked Mr. Virgil if he would be interested in serving on the lodging tax board to fill a vacancy on the board due to the death of Sharon Bose. Luke Virgil agreed to take the appointment on the board representing his area in the county. Motion was made by Wiese and seconded by McGregor to appoint Luke Virgil of Laurel and David Chang from Hartington to the lodging tax board. Motion carried with a 3 to 0 vote.

With no further business or agenda items the meeting was declared adjourned by chairman Pinkelman.

APPROVED:

Board Chairman,

Terry Pinkelman

ATTEST:

County Clerk, David Dowling

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NOTICE

Cedar County is accepting bids for the sale of one 2004 Chevrolet Malibu.

Can be seen at Courthouse Parking Lot. Reserve right to reject any and all bids.

Contact David McGregor 402-640-2094. Bids should be submitted to the Cedar County Clerk Box 47, Hartington, NE 68739 by 5 PM March 6th 2015.

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NOTICE OF RENEWAL OF

RETAIL LIQUOR LICENSE

Notice is hereby given that pursuant to Section 53-135.01 liquor licenses may be automatically renewed for one year from May 1, 2015 or the following retail liquor licensee: to wit:

Casey’s General Store 1173

308 S Robinson Street

Hartington, NE 68739

Notice is hereby given that written protest to the issuance of automatic renewal of license may be filed by any resident of the county on or before March 20, 2015 in the office of the City Clerk; that in the event protest are filed by three or more such persons, a hearing will be had to determine whether continuation of said license should be allowed.

Crystal Lenzen

City Clerk/Treasurer

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NOTICE OF RENEWAL OF

RETAIL LIQUOR LICENSE

Notice is hereby given that pursuant to Section 53-135.01 liquor licenses may be automatically renewed for one year from May 1, 2015 or the following retail liquor licensee: to wit:

Cobblestone Inn and Suites

405 Arens Drive

Hartington, NE 68739

Notice is hereby given that written protest to the issuance of automatic renewal of license may be filed by any resident of the county on or before March 20, 2015 in the office of the City Clerk; that in the event protest are filed by three or more such persons, a hearing will be had to determine whether continuation of said license should be allowed.

Crystal Lenzen

City Clerk/Treasurer

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NOTICE OF RENEWAL OF

RETAIL LIQUOR LICENSE

Notice is hereby given that pursuant to Section 53-135.01 liquor licenses may be automatically renewed for one year from May 1, 2015 or the following retail liquor licensee: to wit:

Skylon Ballroom

320 S. Robinson

Hartington, NE 68739

Notice is hereby given that written protest to the issuance of automatic renewal of license may be filed by any resident of the county on or before March 20, 2015 in the office of the City Clerk; that in the event protest are filed by three or more such persons, a hearing will be had to determine whether continuation of said license should be allowed.

Crystal Lenzen

City Clerk/Treasurer

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NOTICE OF RENEWAL OF

RETAIL LIQUOR LICENSE

Notice is hereby given that pursuant to Section 53-135.01 liquor licenses may be automatically renewed for one year from May 1, 2015 or the following retail liquor licensee: to wit:

Stop N Go

605 N. Robinson

Hartington, NE 68739

Notice is hereby given that written protest to the issuance of automatic renewal of license may be filed by any resident of the county on or before March 20, 2015 in the office of the City Clerk; that in the event protest are filed by three or more such persons, a hearing will be had to determine whether continuation of said license should be allowed.

Crystal Lenzen

City Clerk/Treasurer

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VILLAGE OF ST. HELENA

Minutes

January 12, 2015

The Regular meeting of the Chairman and Board of Trustees of the Village of St. Helena, Nebraska was held on January 12, 2015 at 6:30 P.M. at the St. Helena Village Hall. Notice of the meeting was given in advance by posting in three public places within the Village of St. Helena.

Present were Chairman Victor Paltz, Trustees Jody Albrecht, Clair Wieseler, Loren Bender, Audrey Pinkelman and Clerk Paula Pinkelman.

Minutes of the December 8, 2015 meeting were read and approved with a motion by Loren Bender and seconded by Clair Wieseler with all in favor.

A motion was made by Victor Paltz and seconded by Jody Albrecht to approve the financial report as read with all in favor.

The following claims were submitted for payment for the month of January 2015: General Fund: St. Helena Store $50.50, Cedar-Knox PPD $275.85, Northeast Nebraska News Co. $30.94, One Call Concepts Inc. $1.10, United States Treasury $287.41, Paula Pinkelman $329.22, Slowey Construction $1,113.05, Victor Paltz $60.25, Personnel Concepts $15.90. Water Fund: Cedar-Knox PPD $41.39, Victor Paltz $5.31. Sewer Fund: Village of Wynot $780.00, Cedar-Knox PPD $15.50, Nebraska Department of Revenue $122.83, Victor Paltz $15.94.

A motion was made by Clair Wieseler and seconded by Loren Bender to pay the bills for this month with all in favor.

It was confirmed the generator at the water tower automatically kicked in during a power outage in the Village of St. Helena. Victor Paltz will contact Mike’s Electric in regards to operating and maintaining the generator.

One of the front tires on the tractor blew out. Two new tires were purchased and mounted at St. Helena Store. Victor Paltz put tires back on tractor.

The new mower can be picked up at anytime from Mark’s Machinery or they may deliver the mower if they are in the area.

Audrey Pinkelman has filled the open seat as a Trustee on the Village Board of St. Helena. Victor Paltz was nominated to remain as the Chairman on the Village Board. All board members voted in favor of the nomination.

The Chairman and Board of Trustees all agreed in favor of continuing to use the following designations for the year 2015: Cedar County News for means of publications of all meetings, minutes and all reports for the Village of St. Helena. The Village will continue to have all monthly meetings on the second Monday of each month at 6:30 P.M. The Village will continue to have Robert Klimisch represent the Village of St. Helena as it’s attorney. The Village of St. Helena will keep current wages the same for the year. The financial institutions will remain the same with Bank of Hartington and Cedar Security Bank for all of the Village’s bank accounts.

There was discussion in regards to possibly armour coating the village streets when the St. Helena spur is redone. There will be more discussion at future meetings in regards to this matter.

The next meeting will be February 9, 2015 at 6:30 P.M. With no further business to discuss Loren Bender made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 7:15 P.M. and Victor Paltz seconded the motion with all in favor.

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VILLAGE OF WYNOT

MINUTES

REGULAR MONTHLY

MEETING OF THE

VILLAGE BOARD

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 11, 2015

7:00 p.m.

The regular monthly meeting of the Village Board of Wynot was called to order at the Wynot Town Hall on Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015, at 7:00 p.m. by Chairperson John Eskins, Jr. Notice of the meeting was posted in three (3) public places on Monday, Jan. 19, 2015, at 1:00 p.m., namely the Wynot Town Hall, Wynot Post Office, and the Cedar Security Bank. Roll call indicated members present: Jim Hans, Charles Jones, Maurice Ketter, Ron Rolfes, and John Eskins, Jr. Also present was: Rose Rolfes, Village Clerk/Treasurer; and Dave Koch, Maintenance. James Hans made a motion to approve the Consent Agenda including the following: Minutes of the Village of Wynot Jan. 14, 2015, Regular Meeting; and the Claims attached hereto. Ronald Rolfes seconded the motion; motion carried.

BUSINESS

Motion was made by James Hans to pay Corp of Engineers $100, for membership fee. Ronald Rolfes seconded it. Motion carried.

Motion was made by Charles Jones to pay Shannon Trail Committee $200, for membership fee. James Hans seconded it. Motion carried.

Motion was made by Charles Jones to pay the Rural Water Association $100, for membership fee. James Hans seconded it. Motion carried.

James Hans made a motion to donate $100 to the post prom committee. Charles Jones seconded it. Motion carried.

Motion was made by James Hans to accept a building permit for Neal Hochstein. Chares Jones seconded it. Motion carried.

Bids were reviewed for street maintenance for this summer. Charles Jones made a motion to accept Topkote Inc., Yankton, S.D., James Hans seconded it. Motion carried.

A Six Year Road and Street Plan for the Village of Wynot was reviewed and discussed. James Hans made a motion to accept said plan. Maurice Ketter seconded it. Motion carried.

Clerk Rolfes reported that the “King of Oblivion” band would perform at the June 20, 2015 Street Dance from 8:30 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.

ADJOURN

Charles Jones made a motion to adjourn at 8:25 p.m. James Hans seconded the motion; motion carried.

Respectfully submitted by:

Rose Rolfes

Village Clerk/Treasurer

RESOLUTION

The following resolution was introduced by Jim Hans, who moved its adoption, seconded by Maurice Ketter.

“WHEREAS, the City Street Superintendent has prepared and presented a One Year and Six Program for the Village of Wynot, and

WHEREAS, a public meeting was held on the 11th day of February, 2015, to present this plan and there were no objections to said plan;

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE Chairman and Village Board of Trustees of Wynot, Nebraska, that the plans and data as furnished are hereby in all things accepted and adopted.”

Upon roll call vote as follows:

John Eskins – Aye

Charles Jones – Aye

James Hans – Aye

Maurice Ketter – Aye

Ronald Rolfes – Aye

ATTEST: Rose Rolfes

Clerk

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WYNOT PUBLIC SCHOOLS, DISTRICT 14-0101

BOARD OF EDUCATION

MINUTES

February 12, 2015

A regular meeting of the Board of Education, Wynot Public Schools, Dist. 101, was called to order by the President, Neil Hochstein, on February 12, 2015 at 6:37 p.m. The public was advised a copy of the Open Meetings Act was available on the table in the Board 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: Neil Hochstein, Dean Heine, Kenny Wieseler, Alison Lange, and Danny Wieseler. Also present were Superintendent Jeffrey Messersmith, Principal Richard Higgins, and Business Manager Nancy Sydow.

There were 2 student visitors.

Motion by D. Heine and seconded by D. Wieseler to certify the meeting was properly advertised and adopt the agenda. Carried 5-0-1

The meeting was turned over to BVH Architects who presented three options for the board of education to review and discuss.

Laurie Schulte arrived at 7:05 p.m.

The Superintendent’s Report and the Principal’s Report were presented. There were no Board Committee Reports.

Motion by A. Lange and seconded by D. Wieseler to approve the Consent Agenda, items including minutes of the January 15, 2015 regular school board meeting and January 26, 2015 special meeting; the Treasurer’s Report; the General Fund bills in the amount of $175,717.17 which includes payroll, the School Food Fund bills in the amount of $10,288.93 which includes payroll, the Depreciation Fund in the amount of $2,509.89 and the Cooperative Fund in the amount of 23,863.35. Carried 6-0

GENERAL FUND: Airgas $25.95; Alert Solutions $792.75; AmSan $1,229.00; Appeara $56.16; Art Kathol Appliance $408.36; Avera $300.00; Butch’s Propane $4,385.16; Stephen Carlson $171.86; CCNews $138.98; Chase $2,726.13; Dept. of Motor Vehicles $100.00; ESU #8 $205.77; Follett $700.00; J. Freeman $43.12; Craig Frerichs $376.00; Zoey Heimes $145.25; Kelsie Higgins $380.22; A. Hochstein $20.00; J.W. Pepper $78.38; Kruse Hardware $28.99; Lange Electronics $1,050,00; Laurel-Concord $5,000.00; Leaf $246.00; Loren Boeckman $250.00; MARCO $604.00; MARCO2 $319.64; Matheson-Linweld $90.37; Menford Hardware $66.60; J. Messersmith $177.84; Mike’s Band Instrument $80.00; NASB 1,994.00; Olsen Pest Control $72.75; OneSource $80.00; PayFlex $100.00; Perma Bound $230.96; Quill $400.09; Ron Rolfes $15.00; Village of Wynot $279.04; Wal-mart $85.73; WPS- $20.00; Wynot Oil $3,557.49.

DEPRECIATION FUND: Cedar Security Bank $716.56; DSFS, USA LLC. $1,793.33.

COOPERATIVE FUND: Laurel-Concord $23,863.23.

Agenda items discussed with no official action taken were:

NASB Board Policy Update

2015-16 School Calendar

Motion by D. Heine and seconded by A. Lange to approve the district membership in Nebraska Association of School Boards (NASB) for the 2015-16 school year. Carried 6-0

Motion by D. Wieseler and seconded by L. Schulte to approve the Textbook Loan Program with East Catholic for the 2015-16 school year. Carried 6-0

Motion by D. Wieseler and seconded by D. Heine to adopt the 2015-16 School Calendar option #2 as presented. Carried 6-0

Motion by L. Schulte and seconded by D. Wieseler to approve the ESU#1 Contract Intentions for the 2015-16 school year. Carried 6-0

Motion by A. Lange and seconded by D. Wieseler to approve the USD Student Teacher Placement with Wynot for the 2015-16 school year. Carried 6-0

Motion by D. Wieseler and seconded by K. Wieseler to approve the Superintendent’s Contract in the amount of $99,500 for 2015-16. Carried 6-0

Motion by L. Schulte and seconded by D. Wieseler to approve the Principal’s Contract in the amount of $95,500 for 2015-16. Carried 6-0

Motion by D. Heine and seconded by K. Wieseler to approve the bid from Butch’s Propane for the 2015-16 school year as presented. Carried 6-0

President, Neil Hochstein, adjourned the meeting at 8:57 p.m.

The next regular board meeting has been set for March 10, 2015 at 6:30 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Kenny Wieseler, Secretary

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NOTICE TO AIRPORT

CONSULTANTS

The Hartington Airport Authority is hereby soliciting statements of qualifications and experience from airport consultants for projects at Bud Becker Field, Hartington, Nebraska. Subject to receipt of Federal funding, these projects may include the following:

1. T-Hangar and Other Buildings

2. Access Road and Parking Lot Improvements

3. Pavement Rehabilitation

4. Airfield Lighting Improvements

5. Taxiway Construction and Lighting

6. Associated work items and general airport engineering

The required services include, but are not limited to, engineering services for preliminary, design, bidding and construction phases including incidental special services for the above listed projects funded under the FAA Airport Improvement Program.

A qualification based selection process conforming to FAA Advisory Circular 150/5100-14d will be utilized to select the most qualified firm. Fee information will not be considered in the selection process and must not be submitted with the statement of qualifications.

Selection Criteria will include: Recent experience in airport projects, capability to perform all aspects of project, reputation, ability to meet schedules within budget, quality of previous airport projects undertake, interest shown, and consultant qualifications.

Fees will be negotiated for projects as Federal funds become available.

Prospective consultants are advised that applied overhead rates must be in accordance with the cost principals established within Federal Regulation 48 CFR Part 31, Contract Cost Principles and Procedures. The successful firm will be required to submit a copy of their current overhead rate audit certification.

This contract is subject but not limited to the following federal provisions.

• Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

• Section 520 of the Airport and Airway Improvement Act of 1982

• DOT Regulation 49 CFT Part 18.36(i) – Access to Records

• DOT Regulation 49 CFT Part 20 Lobbying and Influencing Federal Employees

• DOT Regulation 49 CFT Part 26 – Disadvantaged Business Enterprises Participation

• DOT Regulation 49 CFT Part 29 – Government-wide Debarment and Suspension

• DOT Regulation 49 CFT Part 30 – Federal Trade Restriction Clause

Interested firms should submit five copies of their statement of qualifications and experience along with references to the following address, no later than March 6, 2015, 4:00 p.m.

V.E. Rossiter – Chairman

Hartington Airport Authority

P.O. Box 14

Hartington, NE 68739

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CEDAR KNOX RURAL

WATER PROJECT

Expenses

JANUARY 2015

AUTO: Stop N Go, $699.56; Pomp’s, $948.60; Cedar Co Treas, $18.80.

CHEMICALS: Hawkins, $4,760.00; SVEN, $220.00; Aqua Pure, $905.22; Linweld, $766.91.

BLDG. MAIN: LCNRD, $100.00.

REFUND: St Helena, $2,005.56; Knox Co Treasurer, $446.82; Obert, $346.82.

DEBT & DEPREC: Bank of Hartington, $5,000.00; NDEQ, $169,243.62.

DUES: NeRWA, $225.00.

INFORMATION & EDUC: Patrick Wortmann, $500.00.

EMPLOYEE BNFTS, Nationwide, $994.77 & $986.88, NARD, $8,485.75; Mid American Bnft, $275.00;

OFFICE SUP & POSTAGE: LEAF, $84.14; USPO, $6.49; Peitz GMC, $46.31; Yankton Printing, $168.54; Bank of Hartington, $5.00, Western Office, $59.04.

OPERATING SUP: Food Town, $43.12, Kruse, $6.49; Municipal Supply, $2,406.09; Capital 1 $2,489.80; Cedar Co Auto, $9.69; Petersen Ag, $104.62; Crescent Elec, $433.9; Plumbing & Electric, $10.86, Bomgaars, $28.18.

LEGAL NOTICES: Cedar Co News, $5.00; Crofton Journal, $9.82.

PROFESSIONAL FEES: McIntyre Consulting, $675.00.

SYSTEM REPAIRS: Northwest Elec, $1,469.47; Signature Sewer, $108.06; One Call Concepts, $25.00; Keith Truman, $211.00; Plumbing & Electric, $2,767.04.

TESTING: Kayton, $82.55, Midwest Labs, $5.09, Dept. of Health, $157.00.

SALARIES & PERSONNEL EXPENSES: Marla Wortmann, $876.08 & $876.08, NeRWA, $500.00, Lewis & Clark NRD, $850.00, Nathan Fischer,” $1,160.30 & $1,148.93, Tom Olander, $1,206.40 & $1,095.77; Chad Reifenrath, $1,414.52 & $1,390.44; Gary Eckmann, $48.95, $2,079.04, $1,973.19 & $31.56.

TAXES: Dept. of Revenue, $2,378.84 & $990.75; IRS, $2,134.92 & $2,180.54.

UTILITIES: Cedar Knox PPD, $3,852.16, Lewis & Clark NRD, $130.00; US Cellular, $119.59; City of Hartington, $30.00; Hartelco, $117.74, Great Plains, $211.36.

HOOKUPS: Plumbing & Electric, $17,160.22; Cedar Co Deeds, $30.00.

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LEWIS & CLARK NRD

Expenses

January 2015

Auto Exp: Stop N Go, 217.19; Farmers Union, 131.26. Nebraska WILD; Robert Burcham, 100.00; Patricia Schieffer, 800.00; LeRoy Beste, 2,900.00; Jim Burcham, 2,210.00; Gary Fluent, 1,950.00; Hans Farms,$1,560.00; Vivian Papenhausen, 676.00; Dianne Samelson, 2,080.00; David Merchen, 110.00; Tony Hansen, 110.00; Brett Zavadil, 1800.00; Margaret Schmidt, 1,050.00; Vern Zavadil, 1,650.00.

Per Diem & Directors Exp: Capital One, 20.41; Curtis Armstrong, 174.80; William Christensen, $193.93; Mark Fehringer, 241.52; Jack Fuchtman, 354.26; Leroy Hoesing, 89.47; Gary Howey, 387.87; Dan Kollars, 215.65; Marcel Kramer, 259.10; Daniel Schaefer, $165.49; MaryAnn Wortmann, 1073.91; Ronald Wortmann, 288.07.

Employee Benefits: Diane Wieseler, 95.98; Myles Lammers, 100.00; NARD, 12605.90; Nationwide, 1464.30 & 2492.85; Mid Am Benefits, $768.50.

CAP: City of Hartington, 1500.00.

Deep Soil: Vernon Pospisil, 757.00.

Dues: NeNRC&D, 1000.00.

Fees & Licenses: Dixon Co, 963.18. Info & Edu: Cornhusker Press, 160.62.

Legal Notices: Cedar Co News 37.18; Monitor, 15.22; Crof Journal, 13.26.

Office Supplies & Post: USPO, 777.00; Food Town, 16.42; Great America Lease, 490.36; Kruse, 24.49; Peitz, 40.35; Western Office, 72.77 & 219.19; Capital 1, $550.99.

SWAP: Charlotte Christensen 366.00; G Dennis Trust, 1209.12.

Development of District Holding: Schramm Associates: 7000.00.

Project Costs: Upper Elkhorn NRD, 1272.45; Harold Schaefer, $100.00; ENWRA, 7000.00; Midwest Labs, 210.00; Ward Labs, 396.82; Peitz 16.08; Bomgaars, 61.77; Capital 1, 27.50.

Taxes: IRS, 2522.88, 4639.14 & 496.12; Dept of Rev, 902.57.

Utilities: Hartelco, 117.74; Cedar Knox RWP, 45.00; Hartington, $84.45; NPPD, 170.85; US Cellular, 66.92.

Building Main: Mary Lou Steffen, $34.92 & $69.81.

Salaries & Personnel: Capital 1, 20.00; Amanda Schweers, 729.59 & 710.31; Myles Lammers, 811.33; Tom Moser, 2060.12 & 1931.14; Annette Sudbeck, 1033.18 & 1044.29 Diane Wieseler, 859.39 & 855.93; Jeanne Koenig, 806.80 & 811.17; Marilyn Schumacher, 1207.20 & 1224.63; Gary Eckmann, 1994.56; Marla Wortmann, 988.62; Nathan Fischer, 1436.40; Chad Reifenrath, 1511.03; Thomas Olander, 1238.06; Jeanne Koenig, 811.17; Myles Lammers, 820.71

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NOTICE

IN THE COUNTY COURT OF CEDAR COUNTY, NEBRASKA

Estate of Laura A. Martindale, Deceased

Estate No. PR15-2

Notice is hereby given that on January 30, 2015, in the County Court of Knox County, Nebraska, the Registrar issued a written statement of Informal Probate of the Will of said Decedent and that Jill K. Martindale whose address is 4710 North Paseo Aquimuri, Tucson, AZ 85750, was informally appointed by the Registrar as Personal Representative of the Estate.

Creditors of this Estate must file their claims with this Court on or before April 6, 2015, or be forever barred.

Diane L. Sudbeck, Clerk Magistrate

Cedar County Court

P.O. Box 695

Hartington, NE 68739

Lance C. Carlson, #20674

Carlson Law Office

P.O. Box 458

Randolph, NE 68771

402/337-0808

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NOTICE

IN THE COUNTY COURT OF CEDAR COUNTY, NEBRASKA

Case No. CI 14-1

TO: DEDRIC D. WASHINGTON, whose whereabouts are unknown and upon whom personal service of summons cannot be had, Father of Kennadi Jo Washington:

YOU ARE NOTIFIED that, on the 30th day of September, 2014, Bradley Peitz and Carrie M. Washington, n/k/a Carrie M. Peitz, as Petitioners, filed a Petition for Adoption in the County Court of Cedar County, Case No. CI 14-1, the object of which is to obtain a Decree of Adoption allowing the step-parent adoption of Kennadi Jo Washington by Bradley Peitz. A hearing has been set before the Honorable Douglas L. Luebe, County Court Judge, in the Cedar County Courthouse, 101 S. Broadway Ave, Hartington, Nebraska, on March 11, 2015 at 3:30 p.m.

DATED this 3rd day of February, 2015.

CARRIE M PEITZ AND BRADLEY

PEITZ, Petitioners

Jesse S. Krause (23943)

REMBOLT LUDTKE LLP

3 Landmark Centre

1128 Lincoln Mall, Suite 300

Lincoln, Nebraska 68508

(402) 475-5100

Attorney for Petitioners

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NOTICE OF ORGANIZATION

1. NOTICE OF ORGANIZATION OF NORTH CREEK AG, L.L.C.

2. Registered office: 56668 894 Road, Wynot, NE 68792

3. General nature of the business to be transacted is any and all lawful business for which a limited liability company may be organized under the laws of the State of Nebraska.

4. Time of Commencement and termination: February 5, 2015, and has perpetual existence.

5. The affairs of the Limited Liability Company are to be conducted by the members.

Steven Archbold

Attorney for North Creek Ag, L.L.C.

PO Box 707, 201 North Broadway

Bloomfield, NE 68718

Bar I.D. #15007

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NOTICE TO BIDDERS

Sealed bids will be received by the Nebraska Department of Roads (NDOR) Operations Division, 5001 So 14th St., Lincoln NE, 68512 until 3:00 P.M. CT on March 26, 2015. Bids from pre-qualified contractors will be publicly opened and read for providing Right-of-Way Mowing Services for NDOR District 3, Neligh Area. A pre-proposal conference and tour of the mowing sites will be held at NDOR, District 3 Neligh Maintenance Office, 910 E. HWY 275, Neligh, NE on March 5, 2015, 8:00 A.M. CDT.

Those interested in bidding on this proposal can view the Prequalification information and RFP at the NDOR web site at: http://www.transportation.nebraska.gov/operations/procure/

Copies of the RFP may be obtained from the Nebraska Dept. of Roads. If any questions, please send an e-mail to DOR.OperationsProcurement@nebraska.gov or call (402) 479-4356.

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NOTICE TO BIDDERS

Sealed bids will be received by the Nebraska Department of Roads (NDOR) Operations Division, 5001 So 14th St., Lincoln NE, 68512 until 3:00 P.M. CT on March 26, 2015. Bids from pre-qualified contractors will be publicly opened and read for providing Right-of-Way Mowing Services for NDOR District 3, Wayne Area. A pre-proposal conference and tour of the mowing sites will be held at NDOR, District 3 Wayne Maintenance Office, 1300 E., Wayne, NE on March 6, 2015, 8:00 A.M. CDT.

Those interested in bidding on this proposal can view the Prequalification information and RFP at the NDOR web site at:             http://www.transportation.nebraska.gov/operations/procure/

Copies of the RFP may be obtained from the Nebraska Dept. of Roads. If any questions, please send an e-mail to DOR.OperationsProcurement@nebraska.gov or call (402) 479-4356.

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