Public Notices 1.20.16

MEETING NOTICE

The Cedar County Board of Commissioners will meet at 8:30 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016, in the Commissioners’ Room in the Cedar County Courthouse.

Agenda is available in the County Clerk’s office.

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HARTINGTON

CITY COUNCIL

Minutes

December 14, 2015

The Hartington City Council met for their regular meeting on December 14, 2015 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; Council persons Addison, Kruse, Christensen, and Bartling; Legal Adviser Pier; and City Clerk ~ Treasurer Lenzen.

Mayor Peitz opened the nuisance hearing at 7:05 P.M. Legal Adviser Pier reviewed the time frame of the nuisance issues. Marjorie Novak presented her side of the story regarding the issues. The hearing was closed at 7:35 P.M.

Mayor Peitz called the meeting to order followed by all present reciting the Pledge of Allegiance. He stated that the open meeting law poster was on the back wall of the council room and reminded everyone to silence the cell phones.

One correction in the minutes of the November 23, 2015 meeting was Deputy of Cedar County Sheriff Department should be Michael Schmitz and not Michael Schmidt. A motion to approve the minutes with the correction of the November 23, 2015 meeting and the November 2015 treasurers report was made by Addison and seconded by Christensen. A roll call vote was taken. Addison – yes, Christensen – yes, Kruse – yes, and Bartling – yes. Motion carried.

Deputy Schmitz, Cedar County Sheriff Department gave the following report. There were 374.25 hours patrolled with 9.5 being school traffic. Calls of service were 6 EMS assists, 1 welfare check, 4 disturbances, 1 suspicious person, 1 theft, and 2 noise complaint. Traffic stops were 2 verbal warnings, 6 written warnings, 2 citations, and 1 arrest.

Mayor Peitz made the following appointments. Ambulance Squad: Eric Becker, Troy Bottolfsen, Dixie Kay Fischer, Carol Hamilton, Anthony Hoesing, Cody Jansen, Jeff Jones, Clay Kleinschmit, Tim Kuchta, Steve Leise, Charles Meirose, Karen Newton, Tami Pedersen, Steve Rokusek, Patty Schieffer, Marilyn Thoene, and Sara Wilde; Firemen: Randy Kathol, Chief, Mike Jueden, Assistant Chief, Chris Bartling, Doug Becker, Dan Carl, Jimmy Christensen, Dirk Dailey, Dave Feilmeier, Brandon Fischer, Rod Fischer, Brian Gall, Pat Guy, Robert Hamilton, Mark Heimes, Sam Hochstein, Michael Hoeppner, Tyler Kathol, Brian Kruse, Ron Lammers, Tucker Lammers, Ryan Marsh, Dustin Neuhalfen, Cory Pearson,Brad Peitz, Darin Pick, Thomas Potts, Nathaniel Rutar, Adam Schapman, Jerrold Schulte, Chris Steffen, Mike Steffen, Dan Steiner, Bill Thoene, and Jon Wiechelman; Official Bank: – Bank of Hartington; City Attorney – Kennedy, Pier, Knoff & Loftis; City Engineer: JEO and Terry Mead, Street Superintendent; Zoning Administrator – LeRoy Hansen; City Clerk – Treasurer – Crystal Lenzen; Utility Superintendent – Pat Guy; Official Newspaper – Cedar County News; Tree Board – Dan Kathol, Chairman, Randel E. Anderson, and Leander Lammers; Health Care Provider – Connie Micek M.D.; Citizens Advisory Committee for the Economic Development Plan – Jason Dendinger, Lee Carl, Donna Fischer, Burnel Herbolsheimer, and John Kramer.

A motion to approve the appointments was made by Addison and seconded by Bartling. A roll call vote was taken. Addison – yes, Bartling – yes, Christensen – yes, and Kruse – yes. Motion carried,.

Resolution 20151214 – termination of the current retirement plan was introduced by Councilman Kruse. A motion to adopt the resolution was made by Kruse and seconded by Addison. A roll call vote was taken. Kruse – yes, Addison – yes, Bartling – yes, and Christensen – yes. Motion carried.

Action taken on the nuisance hearing was as follows. The council decided to give Mrs. Novak an extension to May 1, 2016 to remove the unlicensed vehicle from her property. Resolution 20151214-A which states the vehicle is a nuisance and must be removed by May 1, 2016 was introduced by Councilman Bartling. A motion to adopt the resolution was made by Bartling and seconded by Christensen. A roll call vote was taken. Bartling – yes, Christensen – yes, Kruse – yes, and Addison –yes. Motion carried.

A letter of resignation from Mark Addison to resign from the ambulance squad was presented. Mark as served on the ambulance squad for fifteen years.

Dan Kathol reviewed additional bills pertaining to the water quality project from Plumbing and Electric. The bills were 1) leveling area behind Hydraulics after clay was taken – $3,900.00, 2) Extending plunge pool to meet DNR requirements – $360.00, 3) Fill low area on property east of the Reservoir – $2,562.50, 4) Hauling sandy/junk soil to location south of Hwy 84 – $10,170.00, 5) Money held back from 319 grant pending inspection – $10,000.00, 6) Grant received from NRD for reservoir work $10,000.00, and 7) cost of relocating fence by Jim River Fencing $1,800.00. A lengthy discussion followed. A motion was made by Addison and seconded by Christensen to pay Plumbing and Electric $23,900.00 – $3,900.00 for No. 1, $10,000.00 for No. 5, and No. 6 – $10,000.00; to pay Jim River Fencing bill; and to table Nos. 2, 3 and 4. A roll call vote was taken. Addison – yes, Christensen – yes, Kruse – yes, and Bartling – yes. Motion carried

The following department reports were given.

PARK/POOL – Councilwoman Addison: None

COMPLEX/AUDITORIUM – Councilman Kruse: The chair lift has been installed at the auditorium.

FIRE/AMBULANCE – Councilman Christensen: None

GENERAL – Mayor Peitz: None

Clerk Lenzen reported that a draft of the Sanitary Sewer Map and Water System Map had been delivered to the city. Pat Guy, Utility Superintendent will review the maps and they are available for the council to review. Northern Light Display has sent the replacement bulbs for the new Christmas decorations along the highway.

There were no public comments.

The following bills were presented for payment.

GENERAL: Blue Cross/Blue Shield 9,329.68, Bomgaars 34.38, Foodtown 587.98, Cedar County Clerk 10.00, Cedar County News 130.90, Cedar County Sheriff 18.50, Dept. of Labor 421.50, EMC Insurance 9,306.40, First National Bank – bond payment 120,899.03, Hartelco 325.69, Hartington Shopper 64.80, NE Municipal Power Pool 4,811.00, US Cellular 39.45, and Usable Life 86.00.

STREETS: Appeara 24.22,k Bomgaars 79.56, Farmers Union 912.41, Grossenburg 656.71, Kruse 27.48, NPPD 3,557.55, Pomps 3,432.06, Peitz 426.34, US Cellular 48.35, and Wiechelman 370.00.

WATER: A. Duhachek 61.79, Bomgaars 47.92, Foodtown 39.12, Cedar-Knox Public Power 897.83, HHSLab 325.00, Hartelco 49.47, Kruse 49.22, NPPD 21.00, One Call 18.93, Peitz 42.47, P & E 1,445.22, US Cellular 42.38, USA Blue Book 201.47, Wiechelman 17.02, and D. Neuhalfen 34.03.

SEWER: Bomgaars 53.86, Cedar County Auto Parts 15.08, Hartelco 45.17, JEO 300.00, Midwest Lab 556.00, NE. Dept. of Environmental Quality 10,981.50, NPPD 2,855.11, One Call 18.94, Weed-N-Ridge 3,780.00, and Wiechelman 482.52.

SANITATION: Cedar County Auto Parts 2.99, L.P. Gill 2,661.88, and Stop N Go 287.68.

FIRE: D & J 26.76, Dearborn Life 127.28, Danko 386.08, Farmers Union 39.90, Hartelco 44.20, R. Kathol – training books 1,520.00, NPPD 171.98, and US Cellular 42.04.

POLICE: Cedar County Sheriff 12,622.05.

AMBULANCE: Avera 92.40, Bomgaars 390.00, Foodtown 1.99, Cedar County Auto Parts 7.49, EMP 124.25, Farmers Union 151.86, Hartelco 44.20, Kruse 89.22, Matheson 60.45, NPPD 83.54, NE Emergency Medical Service 280.00, and US Cellular 42.04.

CEMETERY: Cedar Knox Rural Water 36.00, and D. Kathol – trees 79.03.

RECREATION: Kruse 17.98, NPPD 44.22, Sports Graphics 655.00.

POOL: NPPD 27.37.

PARKS: Bluegrass Playground, Inc 5,314.00, Bomgaars 44.18, Farmers Union 33.39, NPPD 1,154.98, Grossenburg 769.89, and D. Kathol – trees 291.69.

COMPLEX: Bomgaars 44.18, Farmers Union 21.00, Hartelco 41.85, D. Kathol – trees 55.37, and NPPD 467.30.

LIBRARY: T. Anderson 150.00, Foodtown 18.25, D & J 50.77, Dollar General 62.24, Etched Impressions 79.92, Hartelco 150.62, Kruse 32.97, and NPPD 192.09.

CITY HALL: D & J 49.90, Feilmeier Electric 287.58, Kruse 15.15, NPPD 140.12, and Premier Lawn 78.50.

AUDITORIUM: Foodtown 5.99, Carhart 63.76, Feilmeier Electric 2,408.57, NPPD 133.40, and Wheelchair Dynamics 3,531.00.

ECONOMIC DEV.: Becker 17.54, Hartelco – supplies 52.97, Hartelco 44.98, and US Cellular 75.22.

TRANSFER STATION: Cedar Knox Public Power 228.81, Deere Credit 521.34, Farmers Union 496.85, Grossenburg 549.84, Gill Hauling 511.90, Hartelco 54.54, Hartington Shopper 209.80, Jerry’s Service 209.95, and Kruse 15.98.

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

A motion to adjourn was made by Christensen and seconded by Addison. A roll call vote was taken. Christensen – yes, Addison – yes, Kruse – yes, and Bartling – yes. Motion carried. The next scheduled meeting will be January 11, 2016.

Respectfully submitted,

Crystal Lenzen

City Clerk ~ Treasurer

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NOTICE OF HEARING

TO ALL RESIDENTS OF THE VILLAGE OF OBERT, NEBRASKA, AND ALL OTHER PERSONS:

You are hereby placed on notice that the Village Board of the Village of Obert, Nebraska, shall hold a public hearing at the Village Hall on the 2nd day of February, 2016, at 7:00 p.m. The purpose of this hearing is to hear testimony in favor of, opposition to, and to answer questions in relation thereto the proposed one year and six year street improvement program for the Village of Obert, Nebraska. A copy of the programs are on file with Evelyn Nelson, Village Clerk, and are subject to public review and examination.

VILLAGE OF OBERT,

NEBRASKA

Gene P. Olsen

Chairman

ATTEST:

Evelyn R. Nelson

Clerk

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VILLAGE OF ST. HELENA

Minutes

December 14, 2015

The Regular Meeting of the Chairman and Board of Trustees of the Village of St. Helena, Nebraska was held on December 14, 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, Loren Bender, Audrey Pinkelman and Clerk Paula Pinkelman. Clair Wieseler was absent.

Minutes of the November 9, 2015 meeting were read and approved with a motion by Jody Albrecht and seconded by Loren Bender with all in favor.

A motion was made by Loren Bender and seconded by Audrey Pinkelman to approve the financial report as read with all in favor

The following claims were submitted for payment for the month of December 2015: General Fund: Cedar-Knox PPD $255.21, Northeast NE News Co. $28.90, Harold Zimmerman $2,587.06, EMC Insurance Co. $499.00, Gilmore & Associates $244.00, Floral Designs $47.93, Victor Paltz $146.45, Jody Albrecht $124.67, Audrey Pinkelman $62.33, Clair Wieseler $20.77, Loren Bender $124.67, Paula Pinkelman $323.22, St. Helena Store $160.00. Water Fund: Cedar-Knox PPD $108.53, NDEQ $8350.94, DHHS $115.00, Victor Paltz $2.13. Sewer Fund: Village of Wynot $800.00, Cedar-Knox PPD $15.50, Victor Paltz $12.40.

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

A couple of issues were discussed in regards to water. A resident reported that their water meter is not working. There was a request to have the water shut off on a property. Victor Paltz has resolved the issues.

The tractor repairs have been completed.

Work on the fire hall is expected to begin in the next couple of weeks. The four bay building will be located just east of the St. Helena Store.

The next meeting will be January 11, 2016 at 6:30 PM. With no further business to discuss Loren Bender made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 7:45 P.M. and Jody Albrecht seconded the motion with all in favor.

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NOTICE OF HEARING

TO ALL RESIDENTS OF THE VILLAGE OF ST. HELENA, NEBRASKA, AND ALL OTHER PERSONS:

You are hereby placed on notice that the Village of St. Helena, Nebraska, shall hold a public hearing at the Village Hall on the 8th day of February, 2016, at 6:30 p.m. The purpose of this hearing is to hear testimony in favor of, opposition to, and to answer questions in relation thereto the proposed one year and six year street improvement program for the Village of St. Helena, Nebraska. A copy of the programs is on file with Paula Pinkelman, Village Clerk, and is subject to public review and examination.

VILLAGE OF ST.HELENA, NEBRASKA

Victor Paltz,

Chairman

ATTEST:

Paula Pinkelman

Clerk

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NOTICE OF RENEWAL OF

RETAIL LIQUOR LICENSE

Notice is hereby given that pursuant to Section 63-135.01 liquor licenses may be automatically renewed for one year from May 1, 2016, for the following retail liquor licensee, to wit:

St. Helena Social Club

St. Helena, NE 68774

Notice is hereby given that written protests to the issuance of automatic renewal of license may be filed by any resident of the county on or before February 8, 2016, in the office of the Village Clerk; that in the event protests are filed by three or more such persons, a hearing will be had to determine whether continuation of said license should be allowed.

Paula Pinkleman

Clerk

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NOTICE OF RENEWAL OF

RETAIL LIQUOR LICENSE

Notice is hereby given that pursuant to Section 63-135.01 liquor licenses may be automatically renewed for one year from May 1, 2016, for the following retail liquor licensee, to wit:

Steven Klug and Amanda Nelson-Klug

Dba St. Helena Store

St. Helena, NE 68774

Notice is hereby given that written protests to the issuance of automatic renewal of license may be filed by any resident of the county on or before February 8, 2016, in the office of the Village Clerk; that in the event protests are filed by three or more such persons, a hearing will be had to determine whether continuation of said license should be allowed.

Paula Pinkleman

Clerk

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HARTINGTON-NEWCASTLE PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Board Meeting

Minutes

January 11, 2016

Motion by Pearson, seconded by Gotch, for the Board of Education to legally convene for the regular January 11, 2016 board meeting at 6:00 p.m. Members present: Jason Dendinger, Dana Rosener, Brenda Steiner, Bryan Gotch, Gerri Jueden, Colin Kathol, Doug Miller, Ron Pearson. Absent: Dale Blatchford, Jr. Others present: Superintendent Johnson, High School Principal Uldrich, Elementary Principal Edwards, Business Manager Tina Opfer.

Notice of meeting was given by publication in the Cedar County News on January 6, 2016, 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 January 11, 2016 Board Meeting to order at 6:00 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 Pearson, seconded by Gotch, to approve the consent agenda that includes items #2, December 14, 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, Pearson, Rosener, Gotch, Kathol, Jueden, Steiner, Dendinger. Members voting nay: none. Absent: Blatchford. Carried: 8-0-1 absent.

Amazon.com, 244.99; Appeara, 289.25; Apple School Supply Company, 271.32; Sheila Becker, 74.42; Bomgaars, 49.52; Kristi Bult, 47.25; Burnell’s Foodtown, 188; Butch’s Propane, Inc., 161.82; Cardmember Service, 164.07; Carhart Lumber Co., 206.23; Century Business Products, 2773.74; Chase Pest Service, 35; City of Hartington, 938.45; Donna Davey, 14.59; ESU #1, 95; ESU #7, 100; Folkers Brothers Garage Inc, 3004.24; Follett School Solutions, Inc, 1822.32; Gill Hauling, Inc., 129.8; Hartelco, 967.12; April Heimes, 75.64; Hireright, LLC, 56; Jerrys Service, 667.74; Jostens, 16.69; Kruse True Value, 256.51; Kully Supply, 929.68; Laurel-Concord-Colerige Public Schools, 11500; Lightspeed Technologies, 31.67; Matheson Trigas, 75.2; Menards-Yankton, 215.97; NASB, 220.04; Nebraska Link, 1897.63; Northeast Nebraska News Company, 87.82; Northeast Nebraska Telephone Company, 336.98; Northeast Nebraska Public Power District, 8258.52; Network and Computing Solutions, 1755; NPPD, 2187.81; Olson’s Pest Technicians, 80; Payflex, 103.95; Pearson Motor Co, 445.08; Softchoice Corporation, 367.91; Sourcegas, 2217.07; Stop-N-Go, 837.56; Wendy Sudbeck, 275.71; Supplyworks, 648.05; U.S. Cellular, 83.34; Vermillion Ace Hardware, 35.33; Voss Lighting, 37; Bill Yates, 99.88

Motion by Miller, seconded by Jueden, to nominate Jason Dendinger as president. Members voting aye: Gotch, Jueden, Kathol, Miller, Pearson, Rosener, Steiner. Members voting nay: none. Absent: Blatchford. Abstain: Dendinger. Carried: 7-0-1 absent – 1 abstaining.

Motion by Kathol, seconded by Miller, to nominate Dana Rosener as vice-president. Members voting aye: Jueden, Kathol, Miller, Pearson, Steiner, Gotch, Dendinger. Members voting nay: none. Absent: Blatchford. Abstain: Rosener. Carried: 7-0-1 absent – 1 abstaining.

Motion by Jueden, seconded by Rosener, to nominate Brenda Steiner as secretary. Members voting aye: Miller, Kathol, Jueden, Gotch, Pearson, Rosener, Dendinger. Members voting nay: none. Absent: Blatchford, Abstain: Steiner. Carried: 7-0-1 absent – 1 abstaining.

Motion by Steiner, seconded by Jueden, to approve regular appointments, elections and designations:

a. Appoint Mr. Johnson as official attendance officer for District #8, Hartington, Nebraska

b. Business Manager – Treasurer (Tina Opfer)

c. District Counsel – to be left to the discretion of Superintendent with approval of Board, (Attorneys approved: Perry, Guthery, Haase, Gessford, Schultze, Baker, Higgins, Boyd, Olds, Stevens, KSB Law Firm

d. Official School Depository – (Bank of Hartington, Cedar Security Bank of Fordyce, Farmers and Merchants Bank of Hartington, and Security Bank of Hartington.)

e. Official Newspaper – Cedar County News

f. Mr. Johnson as Federal Programs Director

Members voting aye: Jueden, Kathol, Gotch, Rosener, Pearson, Steiner, Miller, Dendinger. Members voting nay: none. Absent: Blatchford. Carried: 8-0-1 absent.

Motion by Gotch, seconded by Jueden, to approve the recommendation by the FAC Committee regarding absenteeism. Members voting aye: Miller, Steiner, Pearson, Rosener, Gotch, Kathol, Jueden, Dendinger. Members voting nay: none. Absent: Blatchford. Carried: 8-0-1 absent.

Motion by Kathol, seconded by Pearson, to amend the Newcastle facility policy to limit the use to students and families within the district. Members voting aye: Miller, Jueden, Kathol, Steiner, Pearson, Gotch, Rosener, Dendinger. Members voting nay: none. Absent: Blatchford. Carried: 8-0-1 absent.

Motion by Steiner, seconded by Jueden, to approve the board and district goals. Members voting aye: Gotch, Kathol, Jueden, Pearson, Steiner, Miller, Rosener, Dendinger. Members voting nay: none. Absent: Blatchford. Carried: 8-0-1 absent.

Motion by Kathol, seconded by Gotch, to approve the contract for Molly Ladwig. Members voting aye: Jueden, Pearson, Miller, Gotch, Kathol, Rosener, Steiner, Dendinger. Members voting nay: none. Absent: Blatchford. Carried: 8-0-1 absent.

Motion by Pearson, seconded by Miller, to accept the resignation of Amber Endres. Members voting aye: Rosener, Gotch, Pearson, Kathol, Steiner, Jueden, Miller, Dendinger. Members voting nay: none. Absent: Blatchford. Carried: 8-0-1 absent.

Motion by Gotch, seconded by Jueden, to go into closed session to discuss the superintendent’s contract for 2016-2017 school year at 6:30 p.m. Members voting aye: Miller, Steiner, Pearson, Rosener, Gotch, Kathol, Jueden, Dendinger. Members voting nay: none. Absent: Blatchford. Carried: 8-0-1 absent.

Motion by Jueden, seconded by Steiner, to return to open session at 7:35 p.m. Members voting aye: Jueden, Kathol, Gotch, Rosener, Pearson, Steiner, Miller, Dendinger. Members voting nay: none. Absent: Blatchford. Carried: 8-0-1 absent.

Next meeting Monday, February 18th at 6:00 p.m.

Motion by Gotch, seconded by Pearson, to adjourn at 7:40 p.m. Members voting aye: Miller, Steiner, Pearson, Rosener, Gotch, Kathol, Jueden, Dendinger. Members voting nay: none. Absent: Blatchford. Carried: 8-0-1 absent.

Brenda Steiner, Secretary

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WYNOT PUBLIC SCHOOLS, DISTRICT 14-0101

BOARD OF EDUCATION

SPECIAL MEETING

MINUTES

January 14, 2016

A regular meeting of the Board of Education, Wynot Public Schools, Dist. 101, was called to order by the President, Neal Hochstein, on January 14, 2016 at 8:06 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: Neal Hochstein, Dean Heine, Alison Lange, Laurie Schulte, Kenny Wieseler and Danny Wieseler. Also present were Superintendent Jeffrey Messersmith, Principal Richard Higgins and Business Manager Nancy Sydow.

Motion by L. Schulte and seconded by K. Wieseler to nominate Neil Hochstein as Board President. Motion was made by K. Wieseler and seconded by A. Lange to cease nominations.

Carried 5-0 Abstain: N. Hochstein

Motion by D. Heine and seconded L. Schulte to nominate Alison Lange as Vice President.

Motion by K. Wieseler seconded by L. Schulte to cease nominations.

Alison Lange was elected Vice President. Carried 6-0

Motion by D. Wieseler and seconded by D. Heine to nominate Kenny Wieseler as Secretary.

Motion by A. Lange and seconded by L. Schulte to cease nominations.

Kenny Wieseler was elected Secretary. Carried 6-0

Motion by D. Heine and seconded by D. Wieseler to appoint Nancy Sydow as Treasurer and recording secretary. Carried 6-0

Board Committees:

Finance: A. Lange, D. Heine, K. Wieseler

Americanism: L. Schulte, K. Wieseler, N. Hochstein

Curriculum/Instruction: A. Lange, D. Heine, K. Wieseler

Building/Grounds/Transportation: N. Hochstein, D. Wieseler, A. Lange

Negotiations: D. Wieseler, D. Heine, L. Schulte

Legislative Relations Network Member: L. Schulte

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

There was no public comment.

There were no Superintendents, Principal’s and Board Committee reports.

Motion by A. Lange and seconded by D. Wieseler to approve the Consent Agenda, items including minutes of the December 17, 2015 regular school board meeting and special meeting on January 6, 2016; the Treasurer’s Report; the General Fund bills in the amount of $176,403.60 which includes payroll, the School Food Fund bills in the amount of $8,445.33 which includes payroll, the Depreciation Fund in the amount of $64,932.06 and the Special Building Fund in the amount of $30,138.96. Carried 6-0

GENERAL FUND: Airgas $26.40; SupplyWorks $1,510.83; Appeara $76.16; Avera $158.00; Barone Systems $366.96 Butch’s Propane $2,302.79; CCNews $397.93; CCS Presentations $790.00; Chase $1,828.53; Chesterman’s $12.00; CKPPD $2,952.26; Fordyce Coop $149.18; Craig Frerichs $376.00; HireRight $222.60; A. Hochstein $20.00; Shar Hochstein $7.58; Leaf $246.00; MARCO Inc. $337.64; Menford Hardware $34.31; J. Messersmith $277.15; Mike’s Instrument $35.00; NE Central Equipment $468.51; Olsen Pest Control $72.75; PayFlex $100.00; Quill $683.89; Ray’s Midbell Music $72.97; Sam’s Club $45.00; Village of Wynot $315.60; Walmart $35.79; Wynot Public Schools $90.00; WPS-Petty Cash $98.00; WPS-School Food $121.50; Wynot Oil $1,771.21; DEPRECIATION FUND: Cedar Security Bank $6,390.71; DSFS, USA LLC. $14,562.70; Guarantee Roofing $43,978.65; SPECIAL BUILDING FUND: BVH Architects $30,138.96. Carried 6-0

Agenda items discussed with no official action taken were:

Negotiations

Superintendent & Principal’s Contracts

Motion by D. Wieseler and seconded by L. Schulte to approve the 2015-16 Rule 10 Safety Audit by Craig Frerichs. Carried 6-0

Motion by D. Heine and seconded by A. Lange to approve the Superintendents 1st Semester Evaluation Carried 6-0

No action was taken on approving the Certificated Staff Master Agreement for 2016-17

Motion by A. Lange and seconded by D. Wieseler to affirm Cedar Security Bank as primary custodian of funds for 2016. Carried 6-0

Motion by D. Heine and seconded by K. Wieseler to affirm Cedar County News as the official district newspaper for 2016. Carried 6-0

Motion by K. Wieseler and seconded by L. Schulte to approve attendance/credit recommendations for the 2015-16 fall semester. Carried 6-0

No action was taken on approving the District Motor Vehicle Mechanic for vehicle inspections for the 2016-17 school year. Carried 6-0

Motion by K. Wieseler and seconded by D. Heine to appoint Superintendent Jeffrey Messersmith as district Non-discrimination Compliance Coordinator. Carried 6-0

Motion by D. Wieseler and seconded by L. Schulte to approve the payoff of Loan #20029773 with Cedar Security Bank on Thomas Bus #2011. Carried 6-0

Motion by D. Heine and seconded by K. Wieseler to approve the payoff of Master Installment Agreement #177757000 with Mercedes-Benz Services USA, LLC. (DCFS USA, LLC) on Thomas Bus #2014. Carried 6-0

Motion by L. Schulte and seconded by D. Wieseler to consider discuss and take all necessary action calling in for redemption the outstanding Series 2009 Limited Tax Obligation Bonds according to their redemption revisions as presented. Carried 6-0

President, Neal Hochstein, adjourned the meeting at 9:30 P.M.

Special board meetings: January 27, 2016 at 6:30 P.M.

The next regular board meeting has been set for February 11, 2016 at 8:00 P.M.

Respectfully submitted,

Kenny Wieseler, Secretary

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NOTICE OF INTENT TO

ISSUE A

CONSTRUCTION AND

OPERATING PERMIT

Department of

Environmental Quality

Water Quality Division

Lincoln, Nebraska

Pursuant to the Neb. Rev. Stat. 54-2425 (4) as amended, the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality (Department) is issuing notice to provide an opportunity for any interested person to submit written comments on the proposed decision for the following animal feeding operation.

This Public Notice period will be from January 20, 2016, through February 19, 2016. Comments made should pertain to issues for which the Department has authority under the Livestock Waste Management Act (Neb. Rev. Stat. Section 54-2416 through 54-2438).

Adam Heimes

Heimes Brothers Farms

56697 893rd Road

Wynot, NE 68792

The proposed livestock waste control facility (LWCF) is located in part of the East Half of Section 09 and Part of the Northwest Quarter of Section10 all in Township 32 North, Range 02 East, Cedar County, Nebraska. The application as submitted is for a proposed addition of 2,500 head of feeder cattle. The above operation also has 999 head of feeder cattle that had previously been exempted but will now be permitted. When construction is complete there will be a total maximum of 3,499 head of permitted feeder cattle.

The proposed LWCF includes two holding ponds, four debris basins, one lift station, and one clean water diversion.

The Department has reviewed the application to ensure compliance with the Livestock Waste Management Act and Title 130–Livestock Waste Control Regulations. Currently, the Department intends to issue a Construction and Operating Permit for the proposed LWCF. Upon completing a review of any written comments received, NDEQ will make a final decision on the permit application and respond to any comments.

The application and other public information is available for review and copying between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. (CT), weekdays at the Department’s Office, Suite 400, The Atrium, 1200 N Street, Lincoln, Nebraska, telephone (402) 471-2186. Individuals requiring special accommodations or alternate formats of materials should notify the Department by calling (402) 471-2186. TDD users should call (800) 833-7352 and ask the relay operator to call the Department at (402) 471-2186. Please include the above name and legal description of the animal feeding operation.

All comments should be sent to: Agriculture Section, Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality, P.O. Box 98922, Lincoln, Nebraska 68509-8922.

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NOTICE

IN THE COUNTY COURT OF CEDAR COUNTY, NEBRASKA

Estate of Glenda Folkers, Deceased,

Estate No. PRE15-46.

Notice is hereby given that a Petition for Probate of Will of said Deceased, Determination of Heirs, and Appointment of Justin Heikes as Personal Representative has been filed and is set for hearing in the County Court of Cedar County, Nebraska, located at Hartington, NE, on Jan. 27, 2016, at or after 3:30 o’clock p.m.

Justin Heikes, Petitioner

57474 887 Road

Newcastle, NE 68757

(605) 933-0433

Keelan Holloway #24681

Attorney for Petitioner

Monson & Holloway

Attorneys at Law

108 Oak Street

Laurel, NE 68745

Tele: (402) 256-3219

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NOTICE

IN THE COUNTY COURT OF CEDAR COUNTY, NEBRASKA

IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF

THEMLMA SAUSER, Deceased.

NO. PR 16-2

NOTICE OF PROBATE

Notice is hereby given that on Jan. 13, 2016, in the County Court of Cedar County, Nebraska, the Registrar issued a written statement of Informal Probate of the Will of said Decedent and that Vincent Sauser, whose address is 27298 W Ross Ave., Buckeye, AZ 85396, and Ileen Beckman, whose address is 3918 N. 85th Ave., Omaha, NE 68134, have been appointed as co-Personal Representatives of this estate. Creditors of this estate must file their claims with this Court on or before March 21st, 2016, or be forever barred.

Diane L. Sudbeck

Clerk Magistrate

James P. Meuret, #23666

Attorney at Law

POB 429

Brunswick, NE 68720

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NOTICE

OF

ORGANIZATION

1. NOTICE OF ORGANIZATION OF KEISER AG & IRRIGATION, L.L.C.

2. Registered Office: 301 W. South Street, Hartington, NE 68739.

3. General nature of the business to be transacted is to engage in 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: January 7, 2016, and has a perpetual existence.

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

Amy M. Eisenhauer

Attorney for Keiser Ag & Irrigation, LLC

P.O. Box 707, 201 North Broadway

Bloomfield, NE 68718

Bar I.D. # 23605

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NOTICE OF MASTER COMMISSIONER’S SALE

By virtue of an order of sale issued by the District Court of Cedar County, Nebraska, and pursuant to a decree of said Court in an action therein indexed at Case No. CI 15-30, wherein Matrix Financial Services Corporation, is the plaintiff, and Anita Kuhl, the Estate of Lynn Kuhl, the Heirs, Legatees, Devisees, Personal Representatives, and All Other Persons interested in the Estate of Lynn Kuhl, Deceased, real names unknown, A.W. Schacht and L. Irene Schacht, are the defendants, I will sell at public auction to the highest bidder, for cash, the following property at 10:00 a.m., on the 23rd day of February, 2016, inside the front door of the Cedar County Courthouse, in the City of Hartington, Cedar County, Nebraska, to-wit:

Lot One (1) and the North Five Feet (N 5’) of Lot Two (2), Block Ten (10), Original Town of Laurel, Cedar County, Nebraska,

to satisfy the liens and encumbrances therein set forth; and to satisfy the accruing court costs, all as provided by said order and decree. The purchaser is responsible for all fees or taxes, including the documentary stamp tax. The purchaser will deposit with the Master Commissioner, at the time of sale, a nonrefundable personal or cashier’s check in the amount of $5,000.00, with the full purchase price, in certified funds, to be received by the plaintiff’s attorney immediately upon confirmation of the sale by the Court. This sale is made without any warranties as to title or condition of the property.

Dated this 14th day of January, 2016.

David D. Knoff

Master Commissioner

ERIC H. LINDQUIST,

P.C., L.L.O.

Attorneys at Law

8712 West Dodge Road, Suite 260

Omaha, Nebraska 68114

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