Public Notices 04-29-2015


Minutes of the Board of Trustees

Regular Meeting

April 20, 2015

Dan Thoene called the meeting to order. Present were Board Members Charles Kramer, Doug Stevens, Tom Pinkelman, and Roger Becker. Also present were Jerry Pollard, Village Attorney and Diane Limoges, Village Clerk,

Charles Kramer made a motion to accept the minutes from the March 16 One-and Six-Year Plan. Tom Pinkelman seconded the motion. Motion carried.

Charles Kramer made a motion to accept the minutes from the March 16 Regular meeting. Doug Stevens seconded the motion. Motion carried.

Charles Kramer made a motion to accept the Treasures Report. Roger Becker seconded the motion. Motion carried.

The following claims were submitted for payment: Arts Garbage Service, $1197.15, Bomgaars, $28.99, Cedar County News, $84.48, Cedar Knox Public Power District, $918.54, Cedar Knox Rural Water Project, $1121.00, Greats Plains Comm., $78.77, Internal Revenue Service, $748.20, NE Department of Revenue, $70.00, NE Public Health Environmental Lab., $15.00. Nebraska Department of Revenue, $139.64, Northeast Nebraska Economic Dev. $625.00, One Call Concepts, Inc., $1.50, Jerry Pollard, Atty., $75.00, Dan Thoene, $90.84, Wiebelhaus Service, $29.02, Diane Limoges, $586.39, David Wubben, $299.64. Tom Pinkelman made a motion to accept the claims as submitted. Roger Becker seconded the motion. Motion carried.

Tom Pinkelman explain the Menford Electric building project to the board. Charles Kramer made a motion to accept the building permit. Roger Becker seconded the motion. Tom Pinkelman abstained. Motion carried

There is not enough interest in the Aflac Insurance at this time.

The street repairs and upgrade were once again addressed. It was determined that it may be best to use rock to firm up Fourth Street before doing any armor coating on said street. The water drainage issues on Ford Street needs to be addressed before doing more armor coating. Road Guy will be contacted to see about other possible work that could/should be done to streets to make is freezable for them to come in to do the small projects that are still on the table to be done. Top Coat will also be contacted for a second bid.

There will once again be a dumpster place on Second Street across from the Village Hall for City wide clean up.

Charles Kramer made a motion to adjourn. Doug Stevens seconded the motion. Motion carried. Meeting adjourned @ 8:13 pm.

Diane Limoges/

Village Clerk





Board Meeting


April 20, 2015

Motion by Kathol, seconded by Jueden, for the Board of Education to legally convene for the regular April 20, 2015 board meeting at 5:30 p.m. Members present: Jason Dendinger, Dana Rosener, Brenda Steiner, Dale Blatchford, Bryan Gotch, Gerri Jueden, Colin Kathol, Doug Miller. Excused: Ron Pearson. Others present: Superintendent Anderson, High School Principal Johnson, Elementary Principal Edwards, Business Manager Tina Opfer.

Notice of meeting was given by publication in the Cedar County News on April 15, 2015, and the Board of Education acknowledged by receipt and agenda. Publication and notice indicated the meeting place, date and time.

President Dendinger called the regular April 20 Board Meeting to order at 5:30 p.m.

President Dendinger informed all present of the Open Meetings Law and pointed out the copy of the Open Meetings Law Chapter 84 Article 14 poster on the Board Room wall.

Motion by Kathol, seconded by Jueden, to approve the consent agenda that includes items #2 March 16, 2015, board meeting minutes, #3 Report on School Finances, #4 Approval of Bills (including those covered by the provisions of LB 734), and #5 Recognition of Visitors. Members voting aye: Miller, Jueden, Kathol, Steiner, Gotch, Blatchford, Rosener, Dendinger. Members voting nay: none. Excused: Pearson. Carried: 8-0-1 Excused., 154.22; Supplyworks, 1842.09; Appeara, 503.8; Avera Clinic Hartington, 150; Bomgaars, 292.99; Burnell’s Foodtown, Inc, 148.09; Butch’s Propane, Inc., 304.29; Cardmember Service, 2603.61; Carrot-top Industries, Inc., 56.13; Century Business Products, 2466.65; Channing L. Bete Co., Inc., 163.23; City of Hartington, 799.75; Crofton Community School, 26974.5; Dollar General, 99.8; ESU #1, 77002.85; ESU #7, 20; ESU #8, 274.36; Farmers Union Co-op Gas & Oil, 1318.66; Russell Flamig, 7.5; Folkers Brothers Garage Inc, 543.27; Follett School Solutions, Inc, 267.47; Gill Hauling, Inc., 129.8; Jessica Gotch, 4.01; Hartelco, 408.86; Hartington Shopper, 197.6; Herff Jones, Inc., 200.38; Hireright Solutions Inc, 84; HNPS Activity Fund, 41.79; Jerry’s Service, 862.09; AJ Johnson, 57.5; Jostens, 270.12; Jostens-JMB Recognition, 161.05; J.W. Pepper, 65.99; Kaiser Heating & Cooling, 450; Keith’s Package Liquor, 321.34; LaDonna Kneifl, 71.23; Kruse True Value, 10.26; Laurel-Concord-Colerige Public Schools, 11500; Marco, Inc., 12.18; Marron Service, 1097.66; Matheson Trigas, 1242.68; Menards-Yankton, 17.28; Nebraska Safety Center @ UNK, 375; Nebraska Link, 1897.63; Northeast Nebraska News Company, 117.13; Northeast Nebraska Telephone Company, 147.39; Northeast Nebraska Public Power District, 4643.88; Nebraska U.C. Fund, 481; NPPD, 2875.65; Olson’s Pest Technicians, 80; Onesource, 237; Payflex, 108.9; Pearson Motor Co, 305.98; Peitz Service, Inc., 1271.39; Quill Corporation, 190.57; R & B Landtiling & Construction, 85; School Specialty, Inc., 24.74; SimplexGrinnell, 699.8; SOCS, 950; Sourcegas, 2184.07; Stop-N-Go, 1539.7; Nancee Sudbeck, 59.55; U.S. Cellular, 83.35; Voss Lighting, 324.5; Kevin Whelchel, 10.54; Wiechelman Repair, 1545.69; Leslie Ziska, 647.50

Motion by Jueden, seconded by Blatchford, to approve Donna Davey’s contract to be extended for 10 days to complete special education paperwork. Members voting aye: Kathol, Blatchford, Rosener, Gotch, Steiner, Miller, Jueden, Dendinger. Members voting nay: none. Excused: Pearson. Carried: 8-0-1 Excused.

Motion by Rosener, seconded by Gotch, to approve the 2015-2016 teacher contracts. Members voting aye: Gotch, Blatchford, Kathol, Jueden, Rosener, Miller, Steiner, Dendinger. Members voting nay: none. Excused: Pearson. Carried: 8-0-1 Excused.

Next meeting Monday, May 18th at 7:30 p.m.

Motion by Jueden, seconded by Steiner, to adjourn at 6:25 p.m. Members voting aye: Kathol, Jueden, Blatchford, Rosener, Gotch, Steiner, Miller, Dendinger. Members voting nay: none. Excused: Pearson. Carried: 8-0-1 Excused.

Brenda Steiner, Secretary







4:00 – 6:00 PM; Tues., May 12, 2015

Information Open House

Public Meeting

Wynot Village Office

423 St. James Avenue,

Wynot, NE

STP-12-6(117) WYNOT EAST

& WEST; CN 32131

The Nebraska Department of Roads (NDOR) will hold a public information open house regarding the proposed improvements of Nebraska Highway 12 (N-12), St. Helena Spur (S-14H), and Wynot Spur (S-14B) in Cedar County. The meeting will be held at the Wynot Village Office, 423 St. James Avenue in Wynot on Tuesday, May 12th from 4:00–6:00 P.M.

Identified as Wynot East & West, the proposed project is approximately 9.68 miles of N-12, 5.37 miles of S-14H, and 0.27 miles of S-14B. The planned construction would consist of milling (a process of grinding a specified depth from the existing roadway surface) and resurfacing with asphalt, removal and replacement of guardrail, extension of culverts, and shoulder work. The proposed project would also repair two bridges along S-14H; one over Second Bow Creek, and one over its tributary Second Bow Creek. In addition to the bridge repairs, two bridges would be replaced. A portion of N-12 would be built on new alignment to facilitate the bridge replacement over West Bow Creek and N-12 would be detoured to replace the structure at Bow Creek.

The purpose of this proposed project is to preserve the transportation asset, improve the reliability of the transportation system and perpetuate the mobility of the traveling public. The need for this proposed project is based on the current conditions of the roadways and bridges.

It is anticipated that wetland impacts would occur on the project. If wetland mitigation were to be required for the project, the impacts would be mitigated on-site or at an approved wetland mitigation bank. The proposed project would require the acquisition of additional property rights, including right-of-way (ROW), permanent easements (PE), and temporary easements (TE). Control of access (CA) would also be reviewed and adjustments would be made if necessary. Access to adjacent properties would be maintained during construction but may be limited at times due to phasing requirements. STP-12-6(117) WYNOT EAST & WEST; CN 32131

Construction is tentatively scheduled to begin spring of 2017 and could be complete by fall of the following year. A majority of the proposed project would be constructed under traffic with lane closures controlled with approved temporary traffic control; however, with the Bow Creek bridge replacement, a designated detour would be provided utilizing Nebraska Highway 57 (N-57), Nebraska Highway 84 (N-84), and Nebraska Highway 15 (N-15). Details will be available at the public meeting.

This public open house meeting is being held to provide information regarding the project, currently in the design phase, and to receive the public’s input. All interested persons are invited to attend and present relevant comments and questions. Design information will be displayed and personnel from NDOR will be present to answer questions and receive comments. The information “open house” format allows the public to come at any time during the advertised hours, gather pertinent information about the project, speak one-on-one with project personnel and leave as they wish. Interested persons unable to attend the meeting may post questions and/or comments on NDOR’s MindMixer website at


NDOR will make every reasonable accommodation to provide an accessible meeting facility for all persons. Appropriate provisions for the hearing and visually challenged or persons with Limited English Proficiency (LEP) will be made if the Department is notified by May 1, 2015. The public is being encouraged to make suggestions or express concerns regarding this proposed project. Comments will be collected through May 27, 2015. Written comments or requests should be submitted to: Sarah Kugler, Public Involvement Coordinator, Nebraska Department of Roads, P.O. Box 94759, Lincoln, NE 68509-4759;; voice telephone (402) 479-4871; fax (402) 479-3989.

Information regarding the proposed project will be made available on the NDOR website at by clicking on the “Wynot East & West” link. For those without internet access, information may be obtained through the contact above or at NDOR Headquarters, 1500 Hwy 2, Lincoln, NE. For further information, contact Kevin Domogalla, NDOR District Three Engineer, (402) 370-3470,






Estate of Laura I. Kramer, a/k/a Isabelle Kramer, Deceased,

Estate No. PR 15-11

Notice is hereby given that an Application for Probate of Will of said Deceased, Determination of Heirs, and Appointment of Timothy N. Kuchta as Personal Representative has been filed and is set for hearing in the County Court of Cedar County, Hartington, Nebraska, on May 13, 2015, at or after 1:00 p.m.

Timothy N. Kuchta,


by Brogan Gray, P.C. L.L.O., his attorneys

by Scott A. Gray #20706

Brogan Gray, P.C., L.L.O.

110 N 16th Street, Suite 22

Norfolk, NE 68701

(402) 644-7242

Timothy N. Kuchta

P.O. Box 697

Hartington, NE 68739

(402) 254-3292





The Cedar County Board of Commissioners will hold a hearing on Tuesday, May 26, 2015, at 10:15 a.m., for the purpose of considering the vacation of a county road described as follows:

That portion of County Road in Cedar County, Nebraska, beginning at the intersection of 881st Road and 567th Avenue, and ending at a point 2,789 feet West from the point of beginning, located between Section 4 and Section 9 of Precinct 13, Township 30 North, Range 2 East of the 6th P.M., Cedar County, Nebraska.

Any interested party may appear and be heard on the question of vacation of this road.







You are hereby notified that a Complaint for Ejectment and Quiet Title has been filed in the District Court of Cedar County, Nebraska, in a case docketed as Case No. Cl15-17 and styled Korth Family Farms, LLC, Plaintiff, vs. John Thelen and Kelly Thelen, Husband and Wife, and John Doe and Jane Doe, and all parties having an interest in said real estate, including creditors and lien holders, real names unknown, Defendants and that the complaint seeks relief in the form of Ejectment and Quiet Title with respect to the following described real property:

A tract of lad lying wholly in the Southwest ¼ of the Southwest ¼ of Section 32, Township 29 North, Range 1 East of the 6th P.M., Cedar County Nebraska, more particularly described as follows: Beginning at the Southwest corner of said Section 32; thence North, on the West line of said Section 32, on an assumed bearing of North 01 degrees 50 minutes 45 seconds West, 147.52 fee to a point on the Southerly right-of-way of existing county road (currently 870th Road); thence South 66 degrees 37 minutes 20 seconds East, on said Southerly right-of-way of existing county road (currently 870th Road), 349.96 feet to a point on the South line of said Section 32; thence South 88 Degrees 26 minutes 50 seconds West, on said South line of said Section 32, 316.60 feet to the point of beginning and containing 0.54 acres more or less.

You are further notified that you are required to answer the Complaint within 30 (30) days of the last publication.

Korth Family Farms, LLC, Plaintiff.

Ronald E. Temple#20625

One of Its Attorneys

Fitzgerald, Vetter & Temple

Suite 200,

1002 Riverside Blvd.

P.O. Box 1407

Norfolk, NE 68702-1407

(402) 317-7770