Notice is hereby given that a meeting of the Board of Equalization of the County of Nemaha, Nebraska will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, April 25, 2012 in the Commissioners Chambers, Courthouse Suite 201, Auburn, Nebraska. The meeting is open to the public. Agenda for such meeting is kept continuously current and is available for public inspection at the office of the County Clerk in the Nemaha County Clerk’s office, Courthouse Suite 201, Auburn, NE during normal working hours and also at HYPERLINK “http://www.nemahacounty.ne.gov” www.nemahacounty.ne.gov.
Nemaha County Clerk
Herald - April 19
Notice is hereby given that a meeting of the Board of Commissioners of the County of Nemaha, Nebraska will be held at 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 25, 2012 in the Commissioners Chambers, Courthouse Suite 201, Auburn, Nebraska. The meeting is open to the public. Agenda for such meeting is kept continuously current and is available for public inspection at the office of the County Clerk in the Nemaha County Clerk’s office, Courthouse Suite 201, Auburn, NE during normal working hours and also at HYPERLINK “http://www.nemahacounty.ne.gov” www.nemahacounty.ne.gov.
Nemaha County Clerk
Herald - April 19
The County Clerk of the County of Nemaha, Nebraska has received the Financial Statements and Independent Auditor’s Reports for year ending June 30, 2011. A copy is available at the County Clerk’s Office for public inspection.
County Clerk for the
County of Nemaha, NE
Herald - April 19
NOTICE OF ORGANIZATION
1. The name of limited liability company is RIVER VALLEY MEMORIALS, LLC.
2 The address of the designated office of the company is 1206 K Street, Auburn, NE 68305.
3. The purposes for which the company is organizaed is to engage in any lawful act or activities for which a limited liability company may be organized under the State of Nebraska.
4. The company commenced its existence on March 30, 2012, and the period of duration is perpetual.
5. The affairs of the company shall be conducted by its Manager and by such other officers as may be provided by the operating agreement of the organization.
Bartling & Hinkle, P.C.
5801 S. 58th Street, Suite B
Lincoln, NE 68516
Herald - April 5, 12, 19
The County of Nemaha, State of Nebraska will receive a sealed bid for a Corrugation Metal Pipe until 9:00 a.m. April 25, 2012. Bid must be sent or delivered to the office of the Nemaha County Clerk, 1824 N Street, Ste 201, Auburn NE 68305 by the deadline. All sealed bids must be marked on the outside of the envelope: “Sealed Bid, Corrugation Metal Pipe”.
A listing of the corrugated metal pipe is available at the office of the Nemaha County Clerk during normal business hours.
Bids will be simultaneously opened publicly and in the presence of the bidders or representatives of the bidders. No bidder may withdraw their bid for a period of 30 days after the time of receiving bids. The Board of Commissioners of the County of Nemaha, Nebraska reserves the right to waive informalities and irregularities and to make awards on bids which, in their opinion, serve the best interest of the County of Nemaha, Nebraska or to reject any or all bids.
Nemaha County Clerk
Herald - April 12, 19
Notice of Public Hearing
Notice is hereby given that the Auburn Airport Authority (Authority) will conduct a public hearing on May 17, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, City Hall, 1101 “J” Street, Auburn, Nebraska.
It is the Authority’s intent to undertake the following proposed action at Farington Field: 1) Acquire land in fee (Tracts 13B and 14B); 2) Drain pond (which may require grading).
The purpose of the hearing is to address the proposed actions, potential economic, social, and environmental effect, and the project’s consistency with the goals and objectives of each affected area’s land use or planning strategy.
The draft environmental assessment (EA) is available for public review at the Auburn Newspapers, 830 Central Avenue, Auburn, Nebraska, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on all days except Saturday, Sunday, and Holidays.
Potentially affected environmental resources are: Waters of the U.S. / Wetlands, Endangered or Threatened Species (Fish, Wildlife and Plants), and Construction Storm Water Permit
Interested parties should send written comments to the Auburn Airport Authority, P.O. Box 483, Auburn, NE 68305 or the FAA Airports Division, ACE-611F, 901 Locust Street, Kansas City, MO 64106, within the 10-day period following the date of the hearing.
Auburn Airport Authority
Herald – April 12, 19, 26
NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE
TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN:
You are hereby noticied that pursuant to a power of sale contained in the Deed of Trust in the original principal amount of $12,000.00 executed by Wayne C. Simpson, a single person, which was filed for record on October 10, 2003, and which appears in Mortgage Book 158, Pages 402-405, incl., of the Register of Deeds of Nemaha County, Nebraska, the property described below will be sold by the undersigned at public auction to the highest bidder for cash, certified check or cashiers check, at the West door of the Nemaha County Courthouse, 1824 “N” Street, Auburn, Nebraska, at 1:00 p.m., on May 24, 2012:
The South Half (S 1/2) of Lot Two (2), allof Lots Three (3) and Four (4), Lot Five (5) (excepting a tract 7 feet wide and 42 feet long extending East and West in the Southwest corner of said Lot Five (5)) and the East 94 feet of Lot Six (6), all in Block 166 of Neal’s addition to the town of Peru, Nemaha County, Nebraska.
(address for informational purposes only: 920 6th Street, Peru, NE 68421)
The highest bidder is required to deliver cash, a cashiers check or a certified check to the undersigned by the close of business on the day of sale, except that this requirement is waived when the highest bidder is the beneficiary. The purchaser is responsible for all fees or taxes, including the documentary stamp tax. This sale is made without any warranties as to title or condition of the property.
FARMERS BANK OF COOK a Nebraska banking corporation doing business as BANK OF PERU
Paul J. Douglas
Its Vice President
622 5th Street
P.O. Box 365
Peru, Nebraska 68421
Herald - April 12, 19, 26, May 3, 10
NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE
TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN:
You are hereby notified that the following-described property will be sold by Camille R. Hawk, Attorney at Law, Successor Trustee, at public auction to the highest bidder at the East front door of the Nemaha County Courthouse, in the City of Auburn, Nemaha County, Nebraska on May 17, 2012 at 10:00 a.m.:
Lots 10, 11 and 12, Block 200, Neal’s Addition to Peru, Nemaha County, Nebraska
commonly known as 1101 3rd St., Peru, NE.
The highest bidder will deposit with the Trustee, at the time of the sale, a 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 Trustee by 5:00 p.m. on the day of the sale, except this requirement is waived when the highest bidder is the beneficiary. (If the sale is held after 1:00 P.M., the deposit requirement remains the same, and the full purchase price, in certified funds, shall be received by the Trustee by 5:00 p.m. the following business day.) The purchaser shall be responsible for all prior liens, all applicable fees, and all taxes, including the documentary stamp tax. This property is sold “as is” and this sale is made without any warranties as to title or condition of the property.
Camille R. Hawk, Attorney at Law, Successor Trustee.
By: Camille R. Hawk (#20395)
For Walentine, O’Toole, McQuillan & Gordon, L.L.P.
11240 Davenport Street
P.O. Box 540125
Omaha, NE 68154
Herald - April 5, 12, 19, 26, May 3
JOHNSON-BROCK BOARD OF EDUCATION REGULAR BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING
APRIL 9, 2012 – 8:00 P.M.
Members Present: Darren Oestmann, President; Keith Bohling, Vice-President; David Bohling, Secretary; Duane Caspers; Arlen Grotrian; Lonnie Neddenriep.
Also Present: Jeffrey Koehler, Superintendent; Jacquelyn Kelsay, Principal; Joetta Sims, Board Recorder; Brian Clark; Jan Gerdes; Samantha Teten.
The regular meeting of the Johnson-Brock Board of Education, District #N-23, was convened in the Superintendent’s Office at 8:00 p.m. by President Darren Oestmann. Roll call: D. Bohling, here; K. Bohling, here; Caspers, here; Grotrian, here; Neddenriep, here; Oestmann, here. Advance notice of the meeting was legally posted, and it was noted that the Open Meeting Law was posted on the south wall.
Moved by Keith Bohling to accept the agenda as amended. Seconded by Arlen Grotrian. Roll call vote: All ayes. Motion carried.
Moved by Duane Caspers to accept the minutes of the regularly scheduled Board of Education meeting held Monday, March 12, 2012. Seconded by Lonnie Neddenriep. Roll call vote: All ayes. Motion carried.
Moved by Darren Oestmann to accept the claims as presented in the amount of $43,253.34 from the General Fund. Seconded by David Bohling. Roll call vote: All ayes. Motion carried.
Verizon Wireless $99.87
American Recycling $292.00
AS Central Services $221.90
Auburn Family Health Ctr. $110.00
Auburn Newspapers $226.77
Auburn Plumbing $312.00
Best Printing, Inc. $239.61
Black Hills Energy $2,902.26
Capital Business Systems $1,242.59
Cash-Wa Distributing $178.69
Continental Alarm $1,233.50
Country Inn & Suites $207.98
Dana F. Cole & Company $395.00
E.S.U. No. 4 $15.00
E.S.U. No. 4 $11,305.40
E.S.U. No. 6 $812.31
Edwards Chemicals, Inc. $1,152.92
Eggers Brothers, Inc. $211.32
First Bankcard $550.68
First Bankcard $87.53
Flex One $96.00
Flower Country & Gifts $70.00
Hal Leonard Corporation $245.00
Marris Computer Systems $481.72
Interstate All Battery Center $49.04
J-B Reimbursement Acct. $1,352.35
Johnson Quik Stop $2,360.84
Lueder’s Petroleum, Inc. $7,131.75
Lynch’s Hardware $6.58
Madison National Life $548.62
Mary Malcolm $665.25
Nicholson & Associates $75.00
Omaha World Hearld $297.72
PRTS, LLC $437.01
Quill Corporation $189.99
Quill Corporation $861.78
RAM Exterminators, Inc. $50.00
Schmitt Music Company $108.99
Joetta Sims $125.97
SE Plumbing & Heating $260.50
Sunmart #728 $7.46
Wagner’s Feed Store $63.84
Watts Up $187.50
Zito Media $470.58
Board of Public Works $3,255.70
Checking Account Total $43,253.34
Grand Total $43,253.34
The Principal’s written report included information regarding FBLA Spring Leadership Conference,
where nine Johnson-Brock students qualified for national competition in San Antonio in late June. Two Johnson-Brock finance teams will compete in the Nebraska Finance Challenge at UNO on April 14. Results of state FFA competition were listed. Mrs. Kelsay listed the schedule for Curriculum Exit Reports to be conducted before the end of the school term. She also noted that Pioneer Conference Academic All-Conference recognition resulting from ACT scores will go to five students receiving bronze medallions, two receiving silver medallions, and two receiving gold medallions. The results and NSAA comments of the sportsmanship evaluation at the boys state basketball tournament were provided.
In the Superintendent’s report, Mr. Koehler noted that Samantha Teten represented the Student Council at this month’s meeting. NSAA enrollment figures used in determining classification in athletic and non-athletic events during the 2012-2013 school year were distributed. Mr. Koehler noted he expects Johnson-Brock will be a large D-1 school next year. Mr. Koehler reported that a check was received from EMC Insurance in the amount of $1,407 as a dividend due to the good claim experience during the previous school year. A transportation report was given for each school-owned vehicle listing mileage and repair expenses. Mr. Koehler explained that he will typically provide such a report to the Board twice each year. A copy of the resignation letter from Cindy Kreifels was provided, as well as a copy of the Core Services Resolution for the Educational Service Unit No. 4. Various options to meet the need for a handicap accessible vehicle for next year were provided and discussed. Two performance contract proposals were provided to Board members for consideration regarding the energy project for the 1957 building.
Moved by Lonnie Neddenriep to approve the second and final reading of the Internet Safety and Acceptable Use Policy No. 6800. Seconded by Duane Caspers. Roll call vote: All ayes. Motion carried.
Moved by Keith Bohling to regretfully accept the resignation of Cindy Kreifels at the end of the current school term. Seconded by David Bohling. Roll call vote: All ayes. Motion carried.
Moved by Arlen Grotrian to approve the contract with Tara Gossman to teach fifth grade for the 2012-2013 school term. Seconded by Lonnie Neddenriep. Roll call vote: All ayes. Motion carried.
Moved by Duane Caspers to approve the contract with Nicole Lade to teach fourth grade for the 2012-2013 school term. Seconded by David Bohling. Roll call vote: All ayes. Motion carried.
Moved by Keith Bohling to approve the Core Services Resolution with Educational Service Unit No. 4 for fiscal year 2012-2013, naming the Superintendent as the district’s representative. Seconded by Arlen Grotrian. Roll call vote: All ayes. Motion carried.
Moved by Lonnie Neddenriep to approve the 2012-2013 Special Education contract in the amount of $92,300 with Educational Service Unit No. 4. Seconded by Duane Caspers. Roll call vote: All ayes. Motion carried.
The motion regarding installation of artificial turf on the football field was tabled to the next meeting.
The motion to authorize the Superintendent to sign a Letter of Intent to enter into a performance contract to implement energy and operational savings projects was tabled to the next meeting.
Moved by Keith Bohling to enter into executive session to protect public interest and prevent needless injury to reputation of an individual at 8:58 p.m. Seconded by David Bohling. Roll call vote: All ayes. Motion carried.
Moved by Arlen Grotrian to return to regular session at 9:23 p.m. Seconded by Duane Caspers.
Roll call vote: All ayes. Motion carried.
Moved by Lonnie Neddenriep to adjourn the regularly scheduled April Board of Education meeting at 9:24 p.m. Seconded by David Bohling. Roll call vote: All ayes. Motion carried.
The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Johnson-Brock Public Schools Board of Education will be held May 14, 2012 at 8:00 p.m.
Herald - April 19
proceedings of the nemaha county board of commissioners meeting
april 12, 2012
County Board of Commissioners of the County of Nemaha, State of Nebraska met on April 11, 2012, Commissioner’s Chambers, Nemaha County Courthouse, Auburn NE for a regular scheduled meeting. Notice of meeting published in the Nemaha County Herald on April 5, 2012. The agenda for the meeting was kept continually current and available for public inspection at the office of Nemaha County Clerk during normal business hours and also on the Nemaha County website. The agenda was held open until one business day prior to the meeting for appearance before the board and items for approval by the Board of Commissioners. The Board of Commissioners has the right to modify the agenda to include items of an emergency nature only at such public meeting.
Chairman Hutton called the meeting to order at 8:17 a.m. Present for the meeting: Commissioner District 1 Bob Hutton, Commissioner District 2 Dennis Wittmann, Commissioner District 3 Marvin Bohling and County Clerk Joyce Oakley.
Chairman Hutton noted the posting of the Open Meeting Poster and the availability of the Open Meeting Handouts to the public.
Visitors present – Dave Swanson, Nemaha County Herald
Motion by Wittmann, seconded by Bohling to approve the agenda as presented. Roll call vote: Bohling, aye; Hutton, aye; Wittmann, aye.
Motion by Bohling, seconded by Wittmann to approve the March 28, 2012 regular scheduled meeting minutes with no corrections. Roll call vote: Wittmann, aye; Hutton, aye; Bohling, aye.
Motion by Wittmann, seconded by Bohling to approve the claims for payment as presented by the County Clerk and authorized for payment by the Board of Commissioners. Roll call vote: Hutton, aye; Bohling, aye; Wittmann, aye.
Susan Phillips, Development Director and Sasha Rightsell, Director SENCA Auburn office presented the 2011 Annual Report for Southeast Nebraska Community Action.
Public Notice for request of sealed bids for selling 2 2007 Sheriff’s vehicles was published in the Nemaha County Herald on March 29, 2012 and April 5, 2012. The following bids were received: David Lyons, 121,962 miles $1,351.00, 135,300 miles $1,951.00; Welcome Motors, 121,962 miles $5,225.00, 135,300 miles $4,828.00; Chicago Motors Inc. 121,962 miles $5,207.00, 135,300 miles $4,807.00. Motion by Bohing, seconded by Wittmann to accept the bid from Welcome Motors in the amount of $5,225.00 for 2007 Dodge Charger with 121,962 miles. Roll call vote: Bohling, aye; Wittmann, aye; Hutton, aye.
Motion by Bohling, seconded by Wittmann to accept the bid from Welcome Motors in the amount of $4,807.00 for 2007 Dodge Charger with 135,300 miles. Roll call vote: Hutton, aye; Wittmann, aye; Bohling, aye.
Larry Holtzman, Captain Handy presented the board with prices for replacing 3 windows at the Multi-Plex Bldg (south portion): 93”x65” Excalibur window $850.00 each and for 93” x 65” Sheffield window $920.00 each (installation included in the price of the each window). Motion by Bohling, seconded by Wittmann to authorize Larry Holtzman, Captain Handy to order and install 3 Sheffield windows in the amount of $920.00 each (installation included) in the south portion at the Nemaha County Multi-Plex bldg. Roll call vote: Wittmann, aye; Hutton, aye; Bohling, aye.
Deb Reiman and Mary Kruger visited with the Board of Commissioners on “Scotty’s Garden” proposed to be built east across the street from the courthouse.
Motion by Wittmann, seconded by Bohling to approve the Windstream application to replace communications facilities in Section 19 T5N R16E near Brownville. Roll call vote: Wittmann, aye; Bohling, aye; Hutton, aye.
Motion by Bohling, seconded by Wittmann to approve Permit #2012-02 issued to L&R Farms Inc. for burying power line for irrigation well, Under Crossing County Road 737, Section 12 T6N R12E. Roll call vote: Hutton, aye; Wittmann, aye; Bohling, aye.
Motion by Wittmann, seconded by Bohling to approve a 5 year Inter Local Agreement with Johnson Brock School District #23 for Cooperative Use of Equipment under the Inter Local Cooperation Act (to expire: April, 2017). Roll call vote: Bohling, aye; Wittmann, aye; Hutton, aye.
Motion by Bohling, seconded by Wittmann to authorize the county clerk to advertise for sealed bids for selling the Link belt Crane, with bids to be opened on May 9, 2012. Roll call vote: Hutton, aye; Bohling, aye; Wittmann, aye.
The following claims were approved for payment by the Board of Commissioners and authorize the County Clerk for payment:
Action Tech, se 339.99
American Lawncare, se 415.00
American Recycling, se 1,609.50
Ameritas Life, ret 4,691.01
Arp Clock, se 70.00
AS Central Finance, se 448.00
Aub Newspaper, pub 928.81
Aub Plumbing, se 113.75
Baumhover L, fe 10.00
Bd Public Works, ut 3,207.63
Bohl Plumbing, se 65.00
Constellation, ut 403.00
Continental Res, su 513.91
Credit Manage, garn 110.00
Critser, Renee, fu 20.07
Culligan, su 83.15
Des Moines Stamp, su 56.75
Election System, el cst 1,227.99
Fankhauser, Allen, cont 4,266.67
Kathleen Laughlin, garn 207.00
Kollasch Law, atty fe 399.00
LECC, reg 300.00
Lesoing, Gary, mi 193.70
Lynch’s, su 19.99
Martin, V Marie, cont 1,998.43
Microfilm Image, se 123.00
MIPS Inc, sftwr 1,177.97
Modern Methods, cont 532.66
NE Public Hlth, bl al 336.00
Nem Co Ch Spt, se 135.50
Nem Co Clerk, hra 319.00
Nem Co Court, fe 299.00
Nem Co Sheriff, fe, mi 890.64
Nem Co Tax, ss, fwh 8,723.73
OPPD, ut 33.26
Otoe Co Sheriff, se 24.50
Pamida, su 46.78
Paper Tiger, se 35.00
Public Agency, reg 695.00
Quill, su 579.85
Region V, du 3,225.25
Region V, se 67.50
Rieger, Rachel, bd pr 1,424.15
Sack Lumber, su 16.44
Saline Co Court, se 5.00
Schulte, Steve, me se 245.00
The Cleaners, se 406.00
The Hartford, annt 100.00
Tri-State Office, su 85.50
U-Save Pharm, me su 382.93
Verizon Wireless, se 478.74
American Recycle, se 59.00
Ameritas Life, ret 2,149.92
Beards Salvage, su 912.89
Black Hills, ut 51.12
Bd Public Works,ut 931.82
Bohl Plumbing, bldg re 5.25
Constellation, ut 101.91
Cross Dillion, ti re 2,300.00
Eggers Bros, su, pts,la 795.18
Farmers Coop, oil 132.00
Inland Truck, pts 43.38
Johnson Quik, ti re,pts 1,023.58
Martin Marietta, rk 27,600.10
Medical Enter, se 5.00
Meyer-Earp, pts 20.28
Nem Co Tax, ss, fwh 4,320.02
NMC, pts, oil 2,005.88
Olsson Assoc, se 23.27
Powerplan, pts 232.33
Region V, su 68.00
Sack Lumber, su 79.23
Schneider OK, ti re 135.00
Village Nemaha, ut 76.50
Aub Newspaper, pub 5.02
Aim Institute, se 1,000.00
Ameritas Life, ret 268.13
Burkhart Adv, adv 200.00
NADAA, me 162.00
Nem Co Tax, ss, fwh 666.35
Osborne, Laura, mi 24.42
Whisler, Kayleigh, mi 22.20
911 Emergency Service
American Tower, se 689.52
atty fe, attorney fees; bd pr, board of prisoners; bldg re, building repair; sftwr, computer software; cont, contract; du, dues; eq, equipment; fe, fees; fu, fuel; hra, health reimbursement account; la, labor; me se, medical service; me su, medical supply; mi, mileage; pts, parts; pstg, postage; pub, publication; reg, registration; ret, retirement; se, service; su, supplies; ut, utilities
With no further business to come before the Board of Commissioners, motion by Bohling, seconded by Wittmann to adjourn at 11:45 a.m. Roll call vote: Bohling, aye; Wittmann, aye; Hutton, aye.
Bob Hutton, Chairman
Board of Commissioners
I, Joyce Oakley, the undersigned County Clerk of Nemaha County, Nebraska do hereby certify the foregoing minutes are true and are a part of the official records of this office. A complete copy of the minutes is available during normal business hours at the Nemaha County Clerk’s office.
The next meeting of the Board of Commissioners will be April 25, 2012, Commissioners Chambers, Courthouse, Auburn NE
Herald - April 19
NOTICE OF PERMIT
The Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality (NDEQ) proposes to issue with modification Nebraska Pretreatment Program (NPP) permit to Ariens Company, 655 W. Ryan St., Brillion, WI d/b/a Ariens Company, 2111 J St., Auburn, NE (NPP# NE0138673; SIC 3524,. The company manufactures agriculture, construction, and turf equipment for companies. The process wastewater generated from the five stage Iron Phosphate Parts Pretreatment System is discharged through Outfall 001 and process wastewater generated by the wash bay is discharged through Outfall 002 to the Little Nemaha River, Segment NE3-10000 of the Nemaha River Basin, via the City of Auburn POTW. The permit’s expiration date would not be changed and the modified permit would continue to restrict pollutant discharges to comply with the requirements of Department regulations. The draft permit, fact sheet and other public information are available for review at NDEQ’s Lincoln Office (address below) between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. weekdays, excluding holidays. To request copies of the draft permit and other information, call 402/471-3557 (TDD operator 711). Alternate format materials are available with advance request. Written comments, objection and/or hearing requests concerning permit issuance may be submitted to Alan Aanerud, NPDES/NPP Permits Unit, Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality, 1200 N St., Suite 400, the Atrium, PO Box 98922, Lincoln, NE 68509-8922 before the comment period ending date of May 20, 2012. A determination to hold a hearing will be based upon factual environmental or regulatory consideration.
Herald - April 19
NOTICE OF MEETING
The regular meeting of the Nemaha County Hospital Board of Directors will be held at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, April 24th, 2012 in the Conference Room at the Nemaha County Hospital, Auburn. An agenda for the meeting is available at the Administrator’s Office and in the lobby of the Hospital.
Marty Fattig, CEO
Herald - April 19
IN THE COUNTY COURT OF NEMAHA COUNTY, NEBRASKA
Estate of PHYLLIS JEAN McININCH, Deceased
Estate No. PR 12-12
Notice is hereby given that on April 11, 2012, in the County Court of Nemaha County, Nebraska, the Registrar issued a written statement of Informal Probate of the Will of said Decedent and that Jennifer J. White, whose address is 1904 Pebble Beach Rd., Lake Hills, TX 78063 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 June 19, 2012, or be forever barred.
Clerk of the County Court
1824 N Street
Auburn, NE 68305
Albert G. Fuller, #11405
FULLER LAW OFFICE
910 13th Street
Auburn, NE 68305
Herald - April 19, 26 & May 3
Board of Education
USDA Grant Hearing
April 9, 2012
The Board of Education of School District #29 of Nemaha County, Nebraska met on April 9, 2012 at the Auburn Public Schools, Central Office for the purpose of conducting a hearing to take public input on the USDA Rural Development Grant.
The hearing was called to order by President Bob Hemmingsen at 5:25 p.m. with members Billesbach, Oestmann, Hemmingsen, Kennedy and Zaruba present. Kernes Krause were absent.
Bob Hemmingsen asked for public input. Superintendent Kevin Reiman explained that District #29 is applying for $16,000 to offset the costs for the renovation of the State Theater. He shared that letters of support were obtained by various community and business entities to support the grant. He also explained the timeline for a possible decision.
No other public comments or suggestions were offered.
President Hemmingsen adjourned the hearing at 5:28 p.m.
Board of Education, Dist. #29
April 9, 2012
The Board of Education of School District #29 of Nemaha County met on April 9, 2012 at the Auburn Public Schools, Central Office for the purpose of conducting the regular board meeting. Notice of the meeting was duly published in the Auburn Newspapers.
President Bob Hemmingsen called the meeting to order at 5:30 p.m. Roll call of members present were: Oestmann, Kennedy, Billesbach, Hemmingsen, and Zaruba. Kernes Krause absent.
Motion by Zaruba and second by Oestmann to approve the consent agenda. Roll call vote Zaruba (yes), Kennedy (yes), Billesbach (yes), Oestmann (yes), and Hemmingsen (yes). Motion carried 5-0.
Visitors included: David Swanson and the administrators.
Beth Kernes Krause entered the meeting at 5:37 p.m.
Motion by Kernes Krause and second by Zaruba that the Board approve the monthly claims in all funds as presented. Roll call vote: Billesbach (yes), Oestmann (yes), Kernes Krause (yes), Hemmingsen (yes), Zaruba (yes) and Kennedy (yes). Motion carried 6-0.
CHECKS FOR PAYMENT
April 9, 2012
Payable To Amount
19th Street Bakery 7.80
A-1 Locksmith 204.99
Americom Comm 25.00
American Recycling 603.50
Apple Computers, Inc. 79.98
Auburn Family Health 220.00
Auburn Newspaper 711.90
Aventa Learning 628.00
Blue Cross/Blue Shield 96,925.81
Bohl Plumbing 17.81
Board Of Public Works 17,361.81
Bulldog Auto Parts 106.95
BW MID NE INN & sUITES 719.91
Wayne Chase 45.57
Cindy Cole 26.89
Country Inn & Suites 154.00
Dakota Leasing 3,062.01
Dist. 29 Empl Ben Fund 186.90
Dis #29 GF Misc. Exp. 628.00
Dist. 29 Lunch Fund 610.75
Duraco Express 311.80
El Portal 14.68
Esu #3 105.00
Esu #4 15.00
ESU #6 643.62
Esu #4 878.86
Farmers Coop 231.05
Nancy Fuller 302.09
Gilbert Service 998.25
Glenn’s Corner Market 218.83
Vernon Golladay 220.40
Michael Henrichs 128.47
Hire Right 108.60
Holiday Inn Express 231.00
The Instrumentalist 138.00
Clint Kimbrough 400.00
Kiner Supply 334.01
Klark Knipe 49.95
Amy Kroll 40.00
Michelle Leslie 40.00
Lincoln Public Schools 1,055.64
Lynch’s Hardware 81.87
Mary Malcolm 4,646.00
McDonald and Assoc 821.52
Mellage Truck 380.84
Meyer - Earp 1,363.69
Midwest Dist Corp. 42.10
Midwest Office Autom 202.00
Tia Miller 108.64
National Ins Svcs 1,551.39
NDE Early Childhood 75.00
Nebraska/Central Equip 388.22
Needles I 25.00
Ok Tire 57.50
J.W. Pepper 414.95
Physical & Resp Ther 4,766.33
Sharon Pollard 40.98
Providence Canines 1,257.59
Rademacher Pest Control 85.00
Region V 575.25
Kevin Reiman 228.78
Alan Riggins 20.00
Sack Lumber 16.86
School Specialty 185.35
Schwarz Paper Co 3,503.11
Scientific Specialties 432.00
Security Services 35.00
Seminole Energy 10,456.30
Shell Fleet Plus 502.50
ST of NE,Elevator Sfty 100.00
Stenberg Law Office 442.00
Thacker Electric 14.48
U-Save Pharmacy 224.25
US TelePunch 151.23
Verizon Wireless 292.95
Voss Lighting 445.00
Kevin Walker 40.00
Wilson Electric, Inc 46.14
Zito Media LP 384.41
Total Payments 180,282.07
Motion by Kernes Krause and second by Kennedy that the Board approve the monthly financial report. Roll call vote: Oestmann (yes), Kernes Krause (yes), Hemmingsen (Motion carried 6-0.
Motion by Zaruba and second by Kennedy that the board approve the Resolution for sale of the Alternative Education Building to Region V Foundation for the price of $47,000.00. Roll call vote: Kernes Krause (yes), Hemmingsen (yes), Zaruba (yes), Kennedy (yes), Billesbach (yes) and Oestmann (yes). Motion carried 6-0.
Motion by Zaruba and second by Kennedy that the Board approve the purchase of seating for the State Theater from Heartland Seating for a total price of $37,600.00. Roll call vote: Hemmingsen (yes), Zaruba (yes), Kennedy (yes), Billesbach (yes), Oestmann (yes) and Kernes Krause (yes). Motion carried 6-0.
Motion by Kennedy and second by Kernes Krause that the Board approve the Proclamation for National Teacher Appreciation Week May 7-12, 2012 as presented. Roll call vote: Zaruba (yes), Kennedy (yes), Billesbach (yes), Oestmann (yes), Kernes Krause (yes) and Hemmingsen (yes). Motion carried 6-0.
Motion by Kennedy and second by Zaruba that the Board approve the Proclamation for School Nutrition Employee Week May 7-12, 2012 as presented. Roll call vote: Kennedy (yes), Billesbach (yes), Oestmann (yes), Kernes Krause (yes), Hemmingsen (yes) and Zaruba (yes). Motion carried 6-0.
Motion by Kennedy and second by Zaruba that the Board approve Resolution for ESU #4 Core services as presented. Roll call vote: Billesbach (yes), Oestmann (abstain), Kernes Krause (yes), Hemmingsen (yes), Zaruba (yes) and Kennedy (yes). Motion carried 5-1.
Motion by Kennedy and second by Oestmann that the Board accept the resignation of Dave Carlson as a middle school teacher. Roll call vote: Oestmann (yes), Kernes Krause (yes), Hemmingsen (yes), Zaruba (yes), Kennedy (yes) and Billesbach (yes). Motion carried 6-0.
Motion by Kennedy and second by Oestmann that the Board accept the resignation of Shirley Snyder as an elementary teacher. Roll call vote: Kernes Krause (yes), Hemmingsen (yes), Zaruba (yes), Kennedy (yes), Billesbach (yes) and Oestmann (yes). Motion carried 6-0.
Motion by Billesbach and second by Kennedy that the Board approve the revise policies P4700—Reporting Procedures, P6715—Certificated Employee Release from Contract and P4119—Internet Safety and Acceptable Use as presented. Roll call vote: Hemmingsen (yes), Zaruba (yes), Kennedy (yes), Billesbach (yes), Oestmann (yes) and Kernes Krause (yes). Motion carried 6-0.
President Bob Hemmingsen adjourned the meeting at 5:49 p.m.
The next regular monthly meeting of the Board of Education will be held on May 14, 2012 at 5:30 p.m. at the Auburn Public Schools Central Office, 1713 J Street, Auburn, NE. The agenda for the regular school board meeting shall be kept continuously current and shall be readily available for public inspection at the superintendent’s office during normal business hours. All items on the board agenda are subject to discussion and/or board action. The board may enter closed session regarding any item on the agenda, which is permitted by Nebraska Statute.
Kevin Reiman, Secretary
Board of Education, Dist. 29
Herald -April 19
Village of Brownville Town Board Meeting
April 9, 2012
Meeting called to order at 6:30pm by Chairman Martin Hayes. Board members present: Bob Sailors, Paul Fish, Martin Hansen and clerk Kay Fish. Absent: Jay Tallmon.
Motion by Sailors, seconded by Hansen to approve the agenda as presented. All yes votes. Motion carried.
Motion by Fish, seconded by Hansen to approve the minutes of the March 12 meeting as written. All yes votes. Motion carried. Sailors asked if Hayes had talked to Jim Doty about the amount of reimbursement to the Village from the Flea Markets. Hayes said that he had talked to him and Doty reported that the amount was correct.
Financial report was reviewed. Hansen moved that the financial report be accepted as printed. Fish seconded. All yes votes. Motion carried. Fish stated that the sales tax monies from the state are earmarked for the streets and he would like to see it spent. Sailors would like to pay off the sewer loan. To do that the board would have to rescind the sales tax used only for streets. The Village would like something in writing about the pay back on the sales tax monies if they are found to be sent in error.
The claims were reviewed. Fish moved that the claims be paid as submitted. Hansen seconded. All yes votes. Motion carried.
Peggy Kuser $820.00
Auburn Newspapers $172.20
The Cleaners $16.00
Tom Rudloff $45.00
Casey Agency $100.00
Region V SENDS $15.00
Farmers Cooperative $113.72
Paul Fish $51.43
Midtown Holiday Inn $190.00
Brownville fire and rescue $150.00
Sewer and Water:
NE Dept. of Revenue $260.04
Farmers Cooperative $39.31
Marty Hayes $36.85
Midwest Labs $282.91
NE Dept. of Environmental Quality $150.00
Rural Water District $845.00
Great Plains One Call $5.05
Projects, Buildings and Equipment:
The Board received a report from JEO on the progress of the funding search for the new Wastewater Treatment Facility. This is an ongoing process by JEO. Sailors wanted to know if people can get sand from the park? Hayes said yes and to keep track of equipment used and hours for in-kind donation to the park. Sailors had questions about the park use of the Town tractor and the bids let for the park work. Tallmon is in charge of the repairs to Riverside Park and was absent from the meeting. Sailors is requesting a report on the Park at the next Town Board meeting. Hayes said that FEMA has a form for in-kind work that would need to be filled out. The forms are available from Tallmon.
Hayes reported that he has closed the gates to the town dump because of to much trash being left. The dump is meant for wood and brush. Hansen asked if we could put up a schedule of when the gates would be open. Hayes said that unless the site was monitored we would still get trash.
Fish reported that Kenton Wheeldon would put mulch around the plantings on Main Street if the Village would buy the mulch. Dave Hunter of BOPW said that BOPW has free mulch from tree trimmings and the Village could have all they want.
Mowing bids for 2012 were reviewed. The Village received three bids. One was eliminated for lack of complete information. Hansen moved and Fish seconded that the Village accept the bid of Mike’s Mowing and Snow Removal for mowing services for 2012. All yes votes. Motion carried.
There were no bids for replacing the garage door on the lower level of the Town Hall. This item was tabled.
Dave Hunter from Auburn Board of Public Works spoke to the board about taking over George Ketner’s job of taking water samples for the Village. He presented the board with an agreement. He stated that the BOPW could do other jobs for the Village that would bring the Village into compliance with state regulations. The BOPW charge is $35.00 an hour plus mileage. Hayes said the Village would have their lawyer look at the contract. Hayes and Hansen have keys to the areas that the BOPW would need to access. Hansen moved that the Village have the Auburn Board of Public Works handle our water system and paper work. Fish seconded. All yes votes. Motion carried.
Hayes asked about sludge removal from the Sewer Plant. Hunter said it could be done for $125.00 a load. Hansen moved that the Village use the Auburn Board of Public Works to remove the sludge from the Sewer Facility. Sailors seconded. All yes votes. Motion carried.
Hunter informed the board about a regional water system meeting in Peru on May 10.
Sailors stated that he and Kenton Wheeldon will paint the stripes on the street. The paint is at the Village clerk’s office.
Mary Lauber is waiting for a design plan before continuing with her request for a walkway from Main Street to her business at 313 Main Street.
Terry Jones was present with a building permit for his new home. He needed to look at the Village map to complete the form.
Fish moved and Sailors seconded to adjourn. All yes votes. Motion carried. Adjournment at 7:20pm.
A special meeting was convened at 7:25pm called to order by Martin Hayes.
Fish moved to approve the building permit submitted by Terry Jones. Hansen seconded. All yes votes. Motion carried.
A motion was made by Hansen to adjourn. Sailors seconded. All yes votes. Motion carried. Adjournment at 7:30pm.
Herald - April 19