Notice is hereby given that a meeting of the Board of Commissioners of the County of Nemaha, Nebraska will be held at 1:30 p.m., March 22, 2013 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 www.nemahacounty.ne.gov.
Joyce Oakley, County Clerk
Herald- March 14
NOTICE OF MEETING
The Nemaha County Visitors Committee will meet March 19, 2013, 1:30 p.m., Suite 105, Lower Level Courthouse, Auburn. Agenda items will include review of pre-approved funding requests and other business as may come before the committee. The public is welcome to attend.
Herald - Mar. 14
NOTICE OF INFORMAL
PROBATE AND APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
In the matter of the estate of Barbara K. Bolen, Deceased
Notice is hereby given that on the 6th day of March, 2013, in the Nemaha County Court, Auburn, Nebraska, the registrar issued a written Statement of Informal Probate, and Beverly M. Bolen, 4920 Big Owl Lane, Ft. Calhoun, NE 68023, has been appointed Personal Representative of this estate. Creditors of this estate must file their claims with this Court on or before the 14th day of May, 2013, or be forever barred.
Clerk of County Court
James H. Cain #15527
Attorney for Personal Representative
1920 “O” Street
Auburn, NE 68305
Herald - Mar. 14, 21, 28
NOTICE OF MEETING
The annual meeting of the Nemaha Cemetery Board will be held Monday, March 25, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. at the Methodist Church in Nemaha, NE. This meeting is open to the public.
Nemaha Cemetery Board
Herald - Mar. 14, 21
The Board of Commissioners of the County of Nemaha, Nebraska will receive sealed bids at the Office of the Nemaha County Clerk until March 27, 2013, 10:30 a.m. for sprinkler system service and repair and yard chemical application for the Nemaha County Courthouse yard and Nemaha County Jail yard for a period April 1, 2013 through December 31, 2013.
Bids submitted may include a separate price for each of the following service or can be submitted to include all services: sprinkler system service and repair; yard chemical application for courthouse and jail.
Receipt of bids will close at 10:30 a.m., on March 27, 2013. Bids will be simultaneously opened publicly and in the presence of the bidders or representatives of the bidders. All bids must be submitted in a sealed envelope and marked on the outside “lawn care service”.
The County of Nemaha, Nebraska reserves the right to waive informalities and to reject any or all bids. No bidder may withdraw their bid for a period of 30 days after the time of receiving bids. Awarding of the bid will be in accordance with Section No. 10 of LB 393 known as the County Purchasing Act.
County Clerk for Nemaha Co., Nebraska
Herald- March 14, 21
NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE
TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN:
You are hereby notified that pursuant to a power of sale contained in the deed of trust in the original principal amount of $44,000.00 executed by Wilbur J. Sherman and Andrea R. Sherman, husband and wife, which was filed for record on December 18, 2002 in Book 153 at Page 688 of the Mortgage Records in the office 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 or certified or cashier’s check, at the east front door of the Nemaha County Courthouse, 1824 “N” Street, City of Auburn, Nemaha County, Nebraska at 10:00 AM on April 25, 2013:
Tract described as beginning at a point 10.0 feet North of the Southeast Corner of Lot 4 in Block 3 of Grand View Addition to the City of Auburn, Nemaha County, Nebraska; running thence North along the West side of 10th or S Street a distance of 139.0 feet; thence West 143.0 feet; thence Southerly a distance of 139.0 feet to a point 10.0 feet North of the South line of said Block 3 and 149.0 feet West of the place of beginning; thence East parallel to the South line of said Block 3, a distance of 149.0 feet to the place of beginning, all in Grand View Addition to the City of Auburn, Nemaha County, Nebraska, except land conveyed for public roadway.
The highest bidder is required to deliver cash or certified funds to the undersigned by the close of business on the day of sale, except 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.
Eric H. Lindquist
Herald - March 14, 21, 28, April 4, 11
NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE
The following described property will be sold at public auction to the highest bidder at the East front door of the Nemaha County Courthouse on the 10th day of April, 2013 at 10:00 o’clock A.M.:
Lots Five (5) and Six (6), Block One Hundred Sixty-Seven (167) in Neal’s Addition, Peru, Nemaha County, Nebraska, more commonly known as: 916 5th St., Peru, NE 68421.
The property is being sold “as is” and subject to any unpaid real estate taxes, assessments and any lien or interest superior in right which may affect the subject property. The highest bidder will deposit $500.00 in cash or certified funds with the Trustee at the time of the sale, which shall be non-refundable, and the remaining amount due must be paid in cash or certified funds to the Trustee by 4:00 p.m. on the day of the sale; except this requirement is waived when the highest bidder is the current Beneficiary. The successful bidder shall be responsible for applicable transfer fees or taxes including the documentary stamp tax.
DATED 28th day of February, 2013.
STEFFI A. SWANSON,
Substitute Trustee (12247)
Herald- Feb 28, March 7, 14, 21, 28
NOTICE OF MEETING
The annual meeting of the Sheridan Cemetery Association will be held at 7:00 pm on Monday, March 18, 2013 at the SENDS building, 2507 Schneider Avenue.
Herald- Mar. 7, 14
INVITATION TO BID
Sealed Proposals for the construction of “2012 “P” Street Box Culvert” for the City of Auburn, Nebraska,” JEO Project No. 100112, will be received by City Clerk at City Hall, 1101 J Street, Auburn, Nebraska, until 10:00 a.m. on the 27th day of March, 2013, and thereafter will be read aloud.
The work consists of the following approximate quantities:
Group “A” - Grading Items
1 LS Mobilization
1 LS General Cleaning & Grubbing
1 EA Large Tree Removal
712 CY Earthwork Measured in Embankment (EQ)
438 SY Erosion Control Type 1D
145 SY Erosion Control Type 2B
730 LF Fabric Silt Fence
0.40 AC Seeding
1 LS Temporary Traffic Control
93 Tons Gravel Surfacing
1,380 SF Remove, Stockpile, and Replace Limestone Ditch Liner
Group “B” - Culvert Items
1 LS Mobilizaton
1 LS Remove Existing Bridge
1 LS Culvert Excavation
159 CY Class 47BX-3000 Concrete for Box Culvert
27,269 LBS Reinforcing Steel
37 Tons Crushed Rock for Stabilization
34 LF 18” CMP
39 LF 24” CMP
1 EA 24” Metal FES
Group “C” - Waterline Items
1 LS Mobilization
149 LF 6” PVC Water Main
1 EA Connect to Existing Waterline
1 EA Connect to Waterline (wet tap)
1 EA 6” Gate Valve & Box
4 EA 6’ x 45º Fittings
Proposals will be taken for said construction work listed above by unit prices, as an aggregate bid for the entire project.
All proposals for said contruction work must be made on blanks furnished by the ENGINEER and must be accompanied by Bid Security of not less than 5% of the amount bid. Bid Security to be made payable to the Treasurer of the City of Auburn as liquidated damages in case the bid is accepted and the bidder neglects or refuses, to enter in to contract and furnish bond in accordance herewith.
Plans, Specifications, and Bid Documents may be inspected at the office of the City Clerk, Auburn, Nebraska, and will be issued by JEO Consulting Group, Inc., Consulting Engineers, PO Box 160, Nebraska City, Nebraska 68410, a payment of $75.00 to cover partial cost, none of which will be returned, needs to be paid prior to plans and specifications being sent out. In order to bid the project, the plans and specifications must be issued directly by JEO Consulting Group, Inc. to the bidder.
The Mayor and City Council, reserves the right to waive informalities and irregularities and to make awards on bids which furnish the materials and construction that will, in their opinion serve the best interests of the City of Auburn, and also reserves the right to reject any and/or all bids.
City of Auburn, Nebraska
Scott Kudrna, Mayor
Herald - Mar. 7, 14, 21
NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE
The following described property will be sold at public auction to the highest bidder at the east door of the County Courthouse in Auburn, Nemaha County, Nebraska on April 16, 2013, at 2:00 p.m. CST.
The West Half of Block Two(2) and Block Seven(7), Grand View Addition to the City of Auburn, Nemaha County, Nebraska, and that part of vacated 11th Street lying between said W 1/2 of Block 2 and Block 7, and the South 1/2 of the adjacent vacated 10th Street on the North Side of the W 1/2 Block 7, except that portion of Block 2 deeded to the State of Nebraska for highway purposes, all in Grand View Addition to the City of Auburn, Nemaha County, Nebraska.
Trustor is Auburn Bowling Center, LLC
Auburn State Bank, Trustee
By: Daniel F. Kaplan, Attorney
Perry, Guthery, Haase, & Gessford, P.C., L.L.O.
233 S. 13th Street, Suite 1400
Lincoln, NE 68508
Herald- Feb. 28, Mar. 7, 14, 21, 28
MINUTES OF A REGULAR MEETING OF THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL OF PERU, NEBRASKA ON FEBRUARY 11, 2013 AT 7:00 P.M.
Present were: Mayor Jay Moran and Council Members: Ken Hastings, Dave Pease and Judie Douglas. Upon roll call by the City Clerk, a quorum was declared. Other members of the public were also present.
Mayor Moran called the meeting to order and informed the public of the location of the posting of the Nebraska Open Meetings Act.
The Council reviewed the minutes from the January 14, 2013 Regular Council Meeting. Council Member Pease made motion to accept the minutes as written. Council Member Douglas seconded the motion for acceptance. Vote indicated: “AYE” All. Motion: Carried.
The Council reviewed the minutes from the February 7, 2012 Special Park Avenue Meeting. Council Member Hastings made motion to accept the minutes as written. Council Member Douglas seconded the motion for acceptance. Vote indicated: “AYE” Douglas and Hastings. “ABSTAIN” Pease. Motion: Carried.
The Clerk reported the November 2012 sales tax deposit was $3,036.31. The Clerk also reported the February 2013 Highway Allocation deposit from the State was $5,302.78. The Clerk informed the Council that the following properties were turned over to Glen Hogue for inspection relating to nuisance properties: 1004 5th, 1116 5th, 1115 5th, 1013 5th, 1109 5th, 909 6th and 509 Main Street. The Clerk explained Mr. Hogue will inspect the properties and will provide recommendation on how to proceed with abatement of nuisance on these properties. Correspondence was received from NDOR regarding the Bridge Inspection Program.
The monthly claims were reviewed. Council Member Hastings made motion to accept the claims as presented. Motion was seconded by Council Member Pease. Vote indicated: “AYE” All. Motion: Carried. January claims paid are as follows:
OPPD-$3,309.18 (gen,sts,p&r,fr,rurfr,wtr); Windstream-$443.20(gen,rur fr,fr,wtr); Black Hills Energy-$443.49 (gen,fr,rur fr,wtr); AT&T-$134.57(gen) Peggy Kuser, CPA-$725.00(gen); The Cleaners-$24.00(gen); Casey’s-$635.58(sts,rurfr); Auburn BPW-$2,510.46(wtr); Moran Bros. Excavating-$1,245.00(swr); Auburn Newspapers-$177.07(gen); American Recycling-$2,085.00(gen,sts); Pitney Bowes-$107.99(gen); Municipal Supply-$316.76(swr); Reliable Office Supply-$186.85(gen); Canon Solutions-$35.26(gen); ShopKo-$6.90(sts,gen); Hawkins Inc.-$201.82(wtr); Animal Hospital-$60.00(sts); Belnick, Inc.-$1,399.00(gen); Deeter Foundry-$321.00(swr); Orschelns-$383.70(gen/wtr/sts/fire/rurfr); Miller-Monroe-Farrell-$4,012(gen); Stutheit Implement-$23.09(sts); Concrete Industries-$789.18(sts); Lavern Fass-$450.00(swr); SE Area Clerks Assoc-$10.00(gen); Schneider’s OK Tire-$20.00(sts); Pioneer Awards-$10.00(gen); Linweld-$108.93(res); John Deere Financial-$259.12(fire/res); Emergency Medical Products-$29.95(res); Brent Lottman-$132.00(res); AFLAC-$121.82(gen); United Life Insurance-$130.10(gen); Petty Cash-$5.00(sts)
Abbreviations = General(gen), Streets(sts), Water(wtr), Sewer(swr), Parks & Rec(p&r), City Fire(fr), Rural Fire(rur fr), Rescue(res)
Mayor Moran stated the water report is available at City Hall for public inspection.
Mayor Moran stated that on February 19th, Kevin Burnison with SENDD and Roger Meeks with USDA Rural Development will be at City Hall to discuss our needs at the water plant and possible funding available. Moran further stated this is simply a work session and asked if two council members would be willing to attend. Council Member Hastings stated he would be at the meeting.
The City Clerk presented the Maintenance report for January.
Regarding Agenda Item #1, the City Clerk swore-in Janet Hope as East Ward Council Member.
Regarding Agenda Item #2, Approve Resolution 2013-02, Mayor Moran explained this is part of the Housing Rehab program and we need to approve this resolution in order to proceed. Council Member Hope made motion to adopt Resolution 2013-02 – AUTHORIZING CHIEF ELECTED OFFICIAL TO EXECUTE HOUSING IMPLEMENTATION CONTRACT AND LEAD PAINT HAZARD CLEARANCE EXAMINATION CONTRACT BETWEEN SENDD & CITY OF PERU FOR 12-HO-6042. Motion was seconded by Council Member Douglas. Vote indicated: “AYE” All. Motion: Carried.
Agenda Item #3, Approve Resolution 2013-03, Council Member Hastings made motion to adopt Resolution 2013-03, THAT IN ORDER TO PROVIDE FOR A COORDINATED RESPONSE TO A DISASTER OR EMERGENCY IN NEMAHA COUNTY, THE CITY OF PERU AND OTHER CITIES AND VILLAGES IN NEMAHA COUNTY, THE PERU CITY COUNCIL DEEMS IT ADVISABLE AND IN THE BEST INTERESTS OF THE COMMUNITY AND THE COUNTY TO APPROVE THE ATTACHED NEMAHA COUNTY LOCAL EMERGENCY OPERATIONS PLAN. Motion was seconded by Council Member Pease. Vote indicated: “AYE” All. Motion: Carried.
Regarding Agenda Item #4, Zoning Issues, Council Member Pease stated the Zoning Commission has met several times to discuss zoning issues and they are looking for Council support. Lengthy discussion followed.
Regarding Agenda Item #5, Regional Water System Grant Support, discussion followed and Council Member Hastings made motion to table this topic until the March 11th Council Meeting. Motion was seconded by Council Member Hope. Vote indicated: “AYE” All. Motion: Carried.
Regarding Agenda Item #6, Review Hamilton Equipment Bobcat Program Proposal, after lengthy discussion, Council Member Hastings made motion to approve the Hamilton Equipment Government Owned Skid Loader Program at a purchase price of $22,300.00. Motion was seconded by Council Member Douglas. Vote indicated: “AYE” All. Motion: Carried.
Regarding Agenda Item #7, Mayor Moran stated the Council would be entering into an Executive Session to discuss personnel issues. Moran asked the community members to leave. Scott Coatney was asked to stay and Mr. Coatney asked if Rex Beatty could stay as well.
Council Member Hastings made motion to enter into Executive Session at 7:45 p.m. Motion was seconded by Council Member Douglas. Vote indicated: “AYE” All. Motion: Carried.
Council Member Douglas made motion to exit Executive Session and return to Regular Session at 8:41 p.m. Motion was seconded by Council Member Pease. Vote indicated: “AYE” All. Motion: Carried.
Council Member Hastings made motion to re-enter Executive Session at 8:43 p.m. Motion was seconded by Council Member Pease. Vote indicated: “AYE” All. Motion: Carried.
Council Member Hastings made motion to exit Executive Session and return to Regular Session at 8:44 p.m. Motion was seconded by Council Member Pease. Vote indicated: “AYE” All. Motion: Carried.
Council Member Hastings made motion, based on Executive Session, to give Scott Coatney five (5) days off without pay. Motion was seconded by Council Member Douglas. Vote indicated: “AYE” All. Motion: Carried.
No members of the public spoke during public voice.
Jay R. Moran, Mayor
Cindy L. Moran, City Clerk/Treas./Mgr.
A complete copy of the minutes is available at City Hall for public inspection.
Herald - March 14
MINUTES OF A PUBLIC HEARING OF THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL OF PERU,
NEBRASKA ON February 11, 2013 AT 6:45 P.M.
Present were: Mayor Moran and Council Members: Judie Douglas, Ken Hastings, Dave Pease and Janet Hope. Upon roll call by the City Clerk, a quorum was declared.
Mayor Moran officially opened the public hearing for the 2013 1&6 Year Street Plan and informed the public of the location of the posting of the Nebraska Open Meetings Act.
The Council reviewed the proposed plan as follows:
ONE YEAR PLAN
Project #58: Neal Street: Park Avenue East to City Limits ($18,000);
Project #62: 8th Street: Hoyt to Washington ($18,000);
Project #64: Park Avenue: 5th St. to S. Corp. Limits ($150,000);
Project #66: Nebraska St.: 7th to 8th Street ($20,000)
SIX YEAR PLAN
*Includes all projects from One Year Plan
Project #65: Kansas St.: 6th to 8th Street ($80,000);
Project #67: 7th St.: Sycamore to Walnut Street ($40,000)
Council Member Hastings introduced Resolution 2013-01 to approve the 2013 1&6 Year Street Plan for the City of Peru and moved for its passage. Council Member Pease seconded the motion. Vote indicated: “AYE” All. Motion: carried.
Mayor Moran officially closed the 1&6 Public Hearing.
Jay R. Moran, Mayor
Herald - March 14