Budget Resolutions Adopted by Nemaha Commissioners Sept. 14

Wednesday morning, Sept. 14, resolutions relating to the Nemaha County 2022-2023 budget were approved by the county commissioners.

Only the commissioners and county clerk were present at the hearing to set the final tax request.

The tax rate will be .335061 per $100 valuation. While it is an increase over the .329806 per $100 valuation in 2021-2022, it is lower than the .345263 per $100 valuation in 2020-2021.

The budget of $19,461,586.17 represents a 25 percent increase over the $15,607,171.23 in 2021-2022. The primary aspect in the increase is rising salaries.

Increasing the allowable base limitation from 2.5 percent to 3.5 percent was accepted. It gives the county additional authority in the event of an emergency. The action is approved annually.

Levies of political subdivisions will be set later.

Snow Removal of Parking Lots Offer Accepted

Great Plains Lawn Care of Auburn was the single bidder on four parking lots in Auburn. The proposal was allowed. Details are as follows.

--East side of the 4-H Building: $125 up to five inches and $175 six inches or greater.

--Wellness Center of Nemaha County: $150 up to five inches and $200 at least six inches.

--Law Enforcement Building: $75 up to five inches and $100 six inches or more.

--Southeast District Health Department (SEDHD): $100 up to five inches and $135 six inches or more.

Salting will be $100 per snow for the 4-H Building and Wellness Center; and $50 per storm for the Law Enforcement Building.

Removal will be required before the offices open as best as snowfalls allow and activities at the respective locations.


Items presented by Jana Gerdes, county treasurer, were approved, these are annual procedures: --striking unpaid 2019 property taxes on distress warrants which were uncollectable: $2,983.68 from Pharmwerks, Inc., the business was closed because of legal issues and certain property was seized and $1,372.28 from Lonnie and Paula Oestmann on property which was sold or repossessed because of divorce.

--striking unpaid personal property tax of $51.78 from 2004 for Lawrence Harms because of bankruptcy.

--enabling the treasurer to issue county tax certificates on delinquent tax year 2020 parcels which did not sell at the March tax sales, almost all of them were real estate.

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