NOTICE OF MEETING
Notice is hereby given that a meeting of the Cedar County Zoning Planning Commission will meet on March 30, 2015, ,at 8:00 P.M., in the Cedar County Courthouse Annex Basement. This meeting is open to the Public.
March 9, 2015
The Hartington City Council met March 9, 2015 for their regular meeting beginning at 7:00 PM at the city hall. Notice of time and place of the meeting was given in the advance notice to the Mayor and Council.
Present was Mayor Peitz, Councilpersons Bartling, Christensen, Addison. Absent was Councilman Kruse, Legal Advisor Pier, and Crystal Lenzen, City Clerk. Jolene Kathol took notes of the meeting.
Mayor Peitz called the meeting to order followed by all present reciting the Pledge of Allegiance. He announced that the open meeting law poster was on the back wall of the council room and requested all present to silence their cell phones.
A motion to approve the minutes of the February 23, 2015, March 3, 2015 closed session , and the Treasurers report for February was made by Christensen and seconded by Bartling. A roll call was taken and approved.
Deputy Michael Schmidt gave the following Cedar County Sheriff report for the month of February, 2015. There were 530.25 hours of patrol with 13.75 hrs. for school traffic. Calls of service were 9 EMS assists, 4 assist other Agencies, 3 Accidents, 1 Welfare check, 2 Suspicious Vehicles, 1 Disturbance, 1 Alarm. Traffic stops were 7 Verbal warnings, 13 Written warnings, 13 Citations, and 1 Arrest.
Andy Forney, D. A. Davidson, presented the two options to refund the complex bonds to the council.
The council discussed which option to go with and decided to go with the Level Debt.
Resolution No: 20150309 was introduced to refund the bonds for the complex by Councilman Christensen with a motion to dispense with 3 consecutive readings for 3 consecutive days, seconded by Bartling. Roll call taken motion carried.
Ordinance No: 837 was created to issue General Obligation Bonds, Series 2015. Motion by Christensen and seconded by Addison. Christensen made a motion to dispense with 3 consecutive readings on 3 consecutive days. Bartling seconded. Roll call taken motion carried
Motion to approve the building permit for David Vlach was approved by Christensen, seconded by Bartling. Roll call taken motion carried.
Christensen made a motion to table the Golf Club Renovation.
The following Department reports were given:
PARK/POOL- Councilwoman Addison-None
COMPLEX/AUDITORIUM – Councilman Kruse-None – Councilwoman Addison said that Nick Hazelhorst said that it would be several weeks before the shed at the complex could be completed.
FIRE/AMBULANCE – Councilman Christensen – Open house at the fire hall was very well attended with a lot of positive comments. No decision has been made on the Old Fire Hall to date.
GENERAL- Mayor Peitz – None
There were no public Comments.
The following bills were presented for payment.
GENERAL: Aflac-272.50, Anderson Ins. 100.00, Blue Cross & Shield 7,920.13,Burnell’s Foodtown 31.51, EMC Ins. 8,391.47, Eakes 43.58, Farmers Union Coop 28.98, Floral Designs 40.47, Hartelco 320.27, Hartington Shopper 174.50, NE Ne. Economic Dev. Dist. 1900.31, NE. Municipal Power Pool 100.28, NED,Inc. 227,389.89, Ohio Nat. Ins. 585.18, Postoffice 49.00, U.S. Cellular 39.64, Washington Nat. Ins 30.00
STREETS: Appeara 23.07, Bomgaars 90.20, Foodtown 49.91,Carhart Lumber 2.92, Cedar County Treasurer 1511.88, Farmers Union Coop 829.83, Folkers Garage 26.44, Grossenburg Imp. 4380.70, Hartelco 109.99, Kruse True Value 27.98, U.S Celluar 49.69.
WATER: Farmers Union Coop 120.75, Hartelco 49.07, Hartington Shopper 348.80, Nebraska Health Lab. 484.00, Postoffice 151.00, U.S. Cellular 45.75.
SEWER: Bomgaars 25.43, Farmers Union Coop 120.19, Grossenburg Imp 180.68, Hartelco 41.31, Kruse True Value 37.05, Postoffice 49.00.
SANITATION: Carhart Lumber .92, Postoffice 49.00.
FIRE: Bomgaars 7.98, D & J Variety 47.73, Dearborn Nat. Life Ins. 106.64, Danko 621.57, Farmers Union Coop 14.06, Hartelco 106.72, Kruse True Value 73.05, Keith’s Pkg. Liquor 19.03, U. S. Celluar 41.75, Wiechelman’s Repair 220.00.
POLICE: Cedar County Sheriff 12622.05
AMBULANCE: Farmers Union Coop 123.18, Kruse True Value 21.56, Matheson 70.89, Postoffice 49.00, U.S. Cellular 41.75.
CEMETERY: Cedar Know Rural Water 36.00.
RECREATION: Etched Impressions 35.98.
POOL: Brody Chemical 3211.24
COMPLEX: Hartelco 41.27.
LIBRARY: D & J Variety 145.96, Hannah Flaugh 147.50, Hartelco 152.08, Kruse True Value 28.98, Lisa Karnes 69.00.
CITY HALL: Patty Guy 90.00.
AUDITORIUM: Kruse True Value 10.47.
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Carla Becker 133.50, Hartelco 52.47, U.S. Cellular 75.40
TRANSFER STATION: Bomgaars 113.97, Deere Credit 496.34, Farmers Union Coop 437.33, Hartelco 55.78, Postoffice 49.00.
A motion to pay the bills by Councilwoman Addison, Christensen seconded. Roll call taken motion carried.
A motion to adjorn was made by Bartling, seconded by Christensen. Roll call taken motion carried.
The meeting was closed at 7:45 P.M. The next meeting will be March 23, 2015.
City Clerk -Treasurer
NOTICE OF PUBLICATION
ORDINANCE NO. 837
IN PAMPHLET FORM
Public Notice is hereby given that at a meeting of the Mayor and City Council of the City of Hartington, Nebraska, held at 7:00 P.M. on March 9, 2015, there was passed and adopted Ordinance No. 837 entitled:
ORDINANCE NO. 837
AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF GENERAL OBLIGATION REFUNDING BONDS, SERIES 2015, OF THE CITY OF HARTINGTON, NEBRASKA, IN THE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF NOT TO EXCEED NINE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS ($900,000) ISSUED TO REFUND CERTAIN OUTSTANDING BONDS OF THE CITY; PRESCRIBING THE FORM OF SAID BONDS; PROVIDING FOR A SINKING FUND AND FOR THE LEVY AND COLLECTION OF TAXES TO PAY SAID BONDS; PROVIDING FOR THE SALE OF THE BONDS; AUTHORIZING THE DELIVERY OF THE BONDS TO THE PURCHASER; PROVIDING FOR THE DISPOSITION OF THE BOND PROCEEDS AND ORDERING THE ORDINANCE PUBLISHED IN PAMPHLET FORM
Said Ordinance was published in pamphlet form on March 18, 2015. Copies of said Ordinance as published in pamphlet form are available for inspection and distribution at the Office of the City Clerk, in the City of Hartington, Nebraska.
VILLAGE OF WYNOT
MINUTES FOR THE
WEDNESDAY, March. 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, Mach 11, 2015, at 7:01 p.m. by Chairperson John Eskins Jr. Notice of the meeting was posted in three (3) public places on Tues, Feb. 12, 2015, at 1 p.m., namely the Wynot Town Hall, Wynot Post Office, and the Cedar Security Bank. Roll call indicated members present: John Eskins, Charles Jones, Ron Rolfes, Jim Hans, and Maurice Ketter. Rose Rolfes, Village Clerk/Treasurer. Charles Jones made a motion to approve the Consent Agenda including the following: Minutes of the Feb. 11, 2015, Regular Village Board Meeting; Village of Wynot’s Treasurer’s Report for Feb. 2015; and the Claims attached hereto, Charles Jones seconded the motion. Motion Carried.
Jim Hans made a motion to approve building permit for Terry Pinkelman, Charles Jones seconded it. Motion carried.
Clerk Rolfes reported that she would be out of the office March 25-27 to attend the Clerk’s Institute in Kearney.
Handi-Cap parking was discussed, per State Department this must be completed by the first of May 2015.
Western Office Technologies
Clerk Rolfes reported that the contract amount with Western Office Technologies, will be .013 per copy instead of .017, which was the previous amount.
Clerk Rolfes reported that she received permission from the DHHS to use funds from grant account to pay Christensen Well for pump replacement.
Charles Jones made a motion to adjourn at 8:35 p.m. Ron Rolfes seconded the motion; motion carried.
Respectfully Submitted By:
Rose M. Rolfes, Village Clerk/Treasurer
WYNOT PUBLIC SCHOOLS, DISTRICT 14-0101
BOARD OF EDUCATION MINUTES
March 10, 2015
A regular meeting of the Board of Education, Wynot Public Schools, Dist. 101, was called to order by the President, Neil Hochstein, on March 10, 2015 at 6:33 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, Laurie Schulte, Alison Lange, and Danny Wieseler. Also present were Principal Richard Higgins, and Business Manager Nancy Sydow.
There were 2 student visitors.
Motion by D. Wieseler and seconded by D. Heine 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 revision to the first three options A, B & C and preliminary cost estimates on options D & E for the board of education to review and discuss.
Kenny Wieseler arrived at 6:38 p.m.
There was no Superintendent’s Report. The Principal’s Report was 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 February 12, 2015 regular school board meeting with the addition of hiring Laura Blomstedt as Elementary K-8 teacher and John Blomstedt as Social Science and Art Teacher ; the Treasurer’s Report; the General Fund bills in the amount of $171,781.85 which includes payroll, the School Food Fund bills in the amount of $10,757.78 which includes payroll, the Depreciation Fund in the amount of $2,509.89 and the Cooperative Fund in the amount of $75.00. The Board of Education approved the hiring Brian Anderson as custodian and the resignation of Jackie Freeman effective at the end of the school year. Carried 6-0
GENERAL FUND: Airgas $204.48; Appeara $67.84; Noelle Auch $37.50; Brett’s Body Shop $1,333.61; Butch’s Propane $2,611.33; BVH Architects $1,755.41; CCNews $74.80; Chase $1,773.27; CKPPD $3,541.72; ESU #8 $205.77; J. Freeman $43.12; A. Hochstein $20.00; Leaf $246.00; Matheson-Linweld $8.50; Nicole Mehlhaff $81.83; Menford Hardware $54.76; J. Messersmith $381.33; NASB Alicap $485.00; NCRSA $185.00; Olsen Pest Control $72.75; PayFlex $100.00; NCS Pearson $1,200.00; Peitz GMC Service $151.55; Quill $518.00; SOCS $475.00; Nancy Sydow $126.56; Carol Tramp $11.07; USPS $ 102.20; Village of Wynot $279.02; Wal-mart $3.48; WPS $65.00; WPS-PettyCash $3,608.24; WPS-School Food $169.80; Wynot Oil $3,933.85; Yankton P&D $284.38.
DEPRECIATION FUND: Cedar Security Bank $716.56; DSFS, USA LLC. $1,793.33.
COOPERATIVE FUND: Ray’s Midbell Music $75.00.
Agenda items discussed with no official action taken were:
Summer Building Projects-walk thru
Changes/Additions to our Vehicle Fleet
No action taken: Consider, discuss and take necessary action to approve 2015-16 Vehicle Replacement & Transportation Plan.
President, Neil Hochstein, adjourned the meeting at 9:05 p.m.
The next regular board meeting has been set for April 13, 2015 at 6:30 p.m.
Kenny Wieseler, Secretary
NOTICE OF INTENT TO
WATER QUALITY DIVISION
In accordance with Section 401 of the Federal Clean Water Act (33 U.S.C. Par. 1251 et seq.), certification that State water quality standards (Title 117, Nebraska Administrative Code) will not be violated has been applied for to the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality (NDEQ) by the persons listed below for discharges requiring Federal permits or licenses.
The Cedar County Highway Department, has applied for a § 404 permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to conduct activities in waters of the State for bridge replacement across West Bow Creek. The project is located on 554th Avenue, approximately four miles west and 0.25 miles north of Fordyce and will begin 200 feet north of the southwest corner of Section 33 in Township 32 North, Range 01 West, in Cedar County Nebraska.
Water Quality Certification will include the condition that construction activities should employ controls to prevent the erosion of land adjacent to any surface water body that might receive runoff from the site. This includes revegetating disturbed areas and maintaining the controls.
If the total area of disturbance will be greater than 1.0 acre, then the applicant will comply with National Pollution Discharge Elimination System construction stormwater permit conditions.
In order to evaluate the impacts of this project on the water resources of the State, the Department of Environmental Quality encourages interested citizens to submit favorable or unfavorable written comments. Persons may comment upon or object to the application, or may request a public hearing by writing Pat Rice, NDEQ, P.O. Box 98922, Lincoln, NE 68509-8922, within 30 days after this publication date. Persons may request information about the application from Jason Garber, at the same address. Please notify the Department of Environmental Quality if alternate formats of materials are needed. Contact phone number is 402/471-2186. TDD users please call 711 and ask the relay operator to call us at 402/471-2186.
A request of petition for hearing must state the nature of the issues to be raised and all arguments and actual grounds supporting such position. Such comments shall be considered prior to making a final decision regarding the application. Copies of all materials are available for inspection and copying at NDEQ offices, the Atrium, 4th Floor, 1200 N Street, Lincoln, NE between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., weekdays.
IN THE COUNTY COURT OF CEDAR COUNTY. NEBRASKA
Estate of ELISABETH SUDBECK. Deceased
Estate No. PRl4-06
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 March 25, 2015, at or after 8:30 o’clock A.M.
Joan Lammers, Personal Representative
Keelan Holloway, #24681
Monson & Hollowav
Attomeys at Law
108 Oak Street
Laurel, Nebraska 68745
NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC
Sealed bids will be received by the Board of Commissioners of Cedar County, Nebraska, at the office of the County Clerk at Hartington, Nebraska, until 5:00 p.m., Monday, March 23, 2015, and will be publicly opened on Tuesday, March 24, 2015, at 11:00 a.m., in the County Board of Commissioners Room:
1988 Fiat FR 15B Payloader
Serial No. R15B-2T-595420
Contact Terry Pinkelman for further information. 402-640-2093
Can be seen a the Menominee Shop
The Board of Commissioners of Cedar County, Nebraska, reserves the right to reject any and all bids.
Published by order of the Board of Commissioners of Cedar County, Nebraska.
Dated this 11th day of March 2015 at Hartington, Nebraska
Cedar County Board –
NOTICE OF AMENDMENT TO THE ARTICLES OF
AL LARSON DISTRIBUTING, INC.
Notice is hereby given that pursuant to the Nebraska Business Corporation Act, the Articles of Incorporation of Al Larson Distributing, Inc. has been amended by all of the directors and all of the shareholders of the corporation to change the name of the corporation to D & A Holdings, Inc. Articles of Amendment to the Articles of Incorporation effectuating said change were filed with the Nebraska Secretary of State on March 3, 2015.