Public Notices 3.2.16

The Cedar County Board of Commissioners will meet at 8:30 a.m., Tuesday, March 8, 2016, in the Commissioners Room in the Cedar County Courthouse.
Agenda is available in the County Clerk s office.

The Cedar Knox Rural Water Project will hold its regular monthly Board of Directors meeting on Thursday, the 10th day of March 2016, at 10:00 a.m. at the Lewis & Clark Natural Resources District office located at 608 N. Robinson Ave., Hartington, NE.

A current agenda is on file at the District office. This meeting is open to the public.

The Cedar-Knox Public Power District Board of Directors will meet Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 10:00 A.M. in the boardroom of the district.
A copy of the agenda is available in the office of the district.

A meeting of Cedar County Ag Society will be held on Wed., March 9, 2016, 7:30 p.m., at Cobblestone Inn, Hartington, Neb.

Agenda for meeting will be at the office of the president.

The Lewis & Clark Natural Resources District will hold its regular monthly Board of Directors meeting on the 17th day of March, 2016, at 1:30 p.m. at the Lewis & Clark NRD Office, Hartington, Nebraska. A current agenda is on file at the District Office.

This meeting is open to the public.

February 8, 2016
On February 8, 2016 the Hartington City Council met for their regular meeting and public hearing at the city hall beginning at 7:00 P.M. Notice of the time and place of the meeting and public hearing 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; Councilpersons Addison, Kruse, Christensen, and Bartling; Legal Adviser Pier; and City Clerk ~ Treasurer Lenzen.
Mayor Peitz opened the public hearing at 7:02 P.M.

for the One and Six Year Street Plan. The plans had been drawn up by Street Superintendent Terry Mead. No special street projects will be done this fiscal year.

The public hearing was closed at 7:10 P.M.
Mayor Peitz called the regular meeting to order with all present reciting the Pledge of Allegiance. He also stated that the open meeting law poster was on the back wall of the council room and reminded all present to silence their cell phones.
A motion to approve the minutes of the January 25, 2016 meeting and the January 2016 treasurers report was made by Kruse and seconded by Bartling. A roll call vote was taken.

Kruse yes, Bartling yes, Addison yes, and Christensen yes. Motion carried.
Deputy Schmitz, Cedar County Sheriff Department, gave the following report. There were 391.75 hours patrolled with 11 hours for school traffic.

Calls of service were 5 EMS assists, 1 HHS Assist, 2 Accidents, 4 Welfare checks, 1 Trespass, 5 Disturbances, and 1 Suspicious person. Traffic stops were 2 verbal warnings, 2 written warnings, and 5 citations.
Resolution 20160208 adopting the One and Six Year Street Plan was introduced by Councilman Kruse. A motion to adopt the plan was made by Kruse and seconded by Christensen.

A roll call vote was taken. Kruse yes, Christensen yes, Bartling yes, and Addison yes. Motion carried.
Claude Mathiason visited with the council regarding the community gardens.

He is attempting to obtain donations for a garden shed. He would like to organize a garden committee to oversee the garden projects. He made two suggestions not pertaining to gardening.

People should try and recycle more and citizens should maintain or install sidewalks.
A revolving loan fund application was reviewed and presented by Legal Adviser Pier. The LB840 Revolving Loan Fund Committee met January 26, 2016 and the loan application was reviewed. The committee made the recommendation to the city council that the loan not be approved.

A motion was made by Addison and seconded by Christensen to support the recommendation of the LB840 Loan Fund Committee and not approve the loan. A roll call vote was taken. Addison yes, Christensen yes, Kruse yes, and Bartling ye.

Motion carried.
The following department reports were given.
PARK/POOL Councilwoman Addison: None
AUDITORIUM/COMPLEX Councilman Kruse: Several citizens have mentioned that the city gravel streets need gravel.
AMBULANCE/FIRE Councilman Christensen: None
GENERAL Mayor Peitz: Pertaining to snow removal on sidewalks and streets. Ordinance 8-203:
It shall be unlawful for the owner of any property within the corporate limits to allow snow, sleet, mud, ice or other substance to accumulate on the sidewalks. All sidewalks within the business district shall be cleaned within five hours after the cessation of a storm, unless the storm or snowfall shall have taken place during the night, in which case the sidewalk shall be cleaned before 9:00 A.M.

the following day. Sidewalks within the residential areas of the City shall be cleaned within twenty-four hours after the cessation of the storm. Ordinance 9-615 It shall be unlawful to park or stand any vehicle on any street or alley in the municipality at any time within twelve hours after a snowfall of three inches or more has occurred within a twenty-four hour period unless the snow has been removed within that time.
Clerk Lenzen reported that the permit from DHHS for the radio read meter project had been received.

A letter from USDA stated that no funds were available for the Search grant for the city water system.
Legal Adviser Pier had reviewed the loan agreement with DEQ for radio read meter project. He stated that it was a standard agreement. He also reminded the council of the budget amendment for Economic Development to be done.
There were no public comments.
The following bills were presented for payment.
GENERAL: Aflac 544.68, Cedar County News 225.43, BC/BS 7,492.55, EMC Insurance 9,412.96, Fremont National Bank 1,291.67, Hartelco 326.25, Kennedy, Pier, Knof & Loftis 225.00,
NPPD 163.91, and US Cellular 39.63.
STREETS: Appeara 24.22, Barco 170.19, Bomgaars 1,579.80, Carhart 18.04, Cedar County Auto Parts 189.24, Eakes 329.00, Farmers Union 635.44, Grossenburg 948.51, Kruse 9.90, NPPD 3,663.14, US Cellular 47.67, and Wiechelman 4,300.00.
WATER: Cedar County News 262.31, Farmers Union 54.50, HHSLab 197.00, Hartelco 49.92, JEO 4,470.00, NPPD 32.15, Peitz 50.10, P & E 2,596.32, and US Cellular 48.98.
SEWER: Farmers Union 56.60, Hartelco 45.35, JEO 1,408.50, Midwest Lab 366.00, and NPPD 3,146.63.
SANITATION: Bomgaars 11.98, Cedar County Auto Parts 24.99, Jerry s 75.96, L.P.

Gill 2,504.58, Stop N Go 382.06, and Wiechelman 3,720.00.
FIRE: Bomgaars 480.00, Dearborn 120.40, Garvin CB 125.00, Hartelco 43.31, NPPD 195.56, Peitz 2,381.58, Stop N Go 78.27, and US Cellular 42.22.
POLICE: Cedar County Sheriff 12,622.05.
AMBULANCE: Farmers Union 62.94, Folkers Bros Garage 45.89, C. Hamilton 346.00, Hartelco 43.31, Matheson 104.75, NPPD 107.12, and US Cellular 42.22.
CEMETERY: Cedar Knox Rural Water 36.00.
POOL: NPPD 27.37.
PARK: Hartington Tree 500.00, and NPPD 394.47.
COMPLEX: Bomgaars 15.56, Hartelco 41.97, Kruse 13.99, and NPPD 361.72.
LIBRARY: T. Anderson 180.00, Dollar General 19.52, Hartelco 152.96, and NPPD 317.80.
CITY HALL: Carhart 5.29, Eakes 92.96, Patty Guy 98.87, and NPPD 312.00.
ECONOMIC DEV.: Hampton Inn 271.92, Hartelco 52.97, Kruse 34.45, and US Cellular 75.42.
TRANSFER STATION: Cedar County Auto Parts 32.98, Deer Credit 521.34, Farmers Union 197.71,
Hartelco 54.86, Jerry s 186.44, Peitz 4,898.22, and Wiechelman 261.55.
A motion to pay the bills except the Kruse bill was made by Addison and seconded by Bartling.

A roll call vote was taken. Addison yes, Bartling yes, Kruse yes, and Christensen 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 Bartling and seconded by Christensen. A roll call vote was taken.

Bartling yes, Christensen yes, Kruse yes, and Addison yes. The meeting was adjourned at 7:50 P.M. The next scheduled meeting will be February 22, 2016.
Respectfully submitted,

December 2015
Auto: Stop N Go, 67.85; Farmers Union, 78.73.

Chemigation: DEQ, 1075.00.
Dues: NE Arboretum, 100.00; SWCS, 110.00. Directors Per Diem & Exp: Leroy Hoesing, 180.29. Employee Benefits: NARD, 13742.24; Nationwide, 2567.41; Aflac, 516.42; Mid Am Bnfts, 617.50.

Information & Educ: NARD, 3800.00; VFW, 125.00l Cornhusker Press, 160.07.
Insurance: CKRWP, 705.29.
Office Supplies & Postage: Kruse, 89.99; Papio NRD, 37.50; Capital 1, 44.04; Western Office, 210.05 & 74.00; Intuit, 615.94. NRD Cost Share: Buschelman Farms, $750.00; Chris Hansen, $200.00 ; Valley Land, $1500.00;
Well Permits: Mike Doering, $50.00.
Project Costs: Dept of Ag, 115.00; Midwest Labs, 122.95; Phoenix Web, 25,000.00; Capital 1, 104.98; Peitz GMC, 12.48; Ward Labs, 70.69 & 254.47; Bomgaars, 62.10; Midwest Labs, 122.95; HACh, 109.25.
SWAP: Merle VonMinden, 454.13.
Legal Notice: Monitor, 24.95; NE Nebr News, 27.60.
Taxes: IRS, 5129.40; Dept of Rev, 18.71, 5.96 & 1357.27.
Utilities: Hartelco, 138.64; Cedar Knox RWP, 54.00; US Cellular, 84.79.
Building Main: MaryLou Steffen, 102.01.
Development of District Holdings, RaDec,61648.92.
Salaries & Personnel: Food Town, 8.07; Tom Moser, 2176.03; Annette Sudbeck, 1202.23; Amanda Schweers, 754.59; Diane Wieseler, 881.85; Jeanne Rosen, 861.08; Marilyn Schumacher, 1247.41; Thomas Olander, 171.59; Myles Lammers, 914.88; Cope Clark, 1433.13; Nathan Fischer, 1262.37; Chad Reifenrath, 1470.59; Gary Eckmann, 1913.40; Marla Wortmann, 919.30.

February 2016
AUTO: Pearson Motor, 35.13; Stop N Go, 149.70; Farmers Union, 84.77.
BUFFER PROGRAM: Dennis Bruening, $229.00; Ronald and Cynthia Geis, $171.77; Harold Grosvenor, $412.36; Hans Farms, $617.09; Warren Jessen, $570.28; Chris Johnson, $1,440.00 & $1,125.00; Karl Koch, $319.36; David and Lorin Kuehler, $232.42; Merle Loecker, $225.08; Sylvan Thoene, $342.50.
EMPLOYEE BENEFITS: NARD, 12524.58; Nationwide, 2870.78 & 2838.61; Aflac, 344.28; Mid Am Benefits, 926.25.
DIRECTORS EXP: Capital 1, 1516.36; Lower Platte North NRD, 201.46; Embassy Suites, 795.00.
PROJECT COSTS: Hach, 104.06; Geotech Env, 4974.15; Ward Labs, 395.85 Capital 1, 2.00; NEWRA, 7000.00; Midwest Labs, 130.50; Peitz GMC, 34.50; Stop N Go, 3.00; UNL, 15966.78; Upper Elkhorn NRD 1335.04; CDWC, 5000.00.
OFFICE SUPPLIES & POSTAGE: Bomgaars, 6.99; Etched Impressions 37.80; Capital 1, 124.98 & 262.00; Kruse s, 16.99; Western Office, 156.91.
LEGAL NOTICE: NE Nebr News, 5.02.
TAXES: Nebr Dept of Revenue, 1358.27; IRS, 549.22, 5260.00 & 5313.56.
UTILITIES: Hartelco, 120.34; Cedar Knox RWP, 45.00; US Cell, 85.01; NPPD, 553.21 7 345.60.
DEVELOPMENT OF DISTRICT HOLDINGS: Complete Floors, 2366.00; RaDec, 1822.00 & 39121.27.
BUILDING MAIN: MaryLou Steffen, 36.71 & 79.54.
SALARIES & PERSONNEL: Capital 1, 1141.51; Lower Platte North NRD, 161.16; Nathan Fischer, 1299.77 & 1325.25; Myles Lammers, 930.28 & 989.25; Thomas Olander, 153.72; Cope Clark, 1818.60 & 1763.14; Chad Reifenrath, 1565.51 & 1577.80; Gary Eckmann, 2171.11 & 1866.02; Marla Wortmann, 886.37 & 870.53; Embassy Suites, 1483.00; Annette Sudbeck, 1400.39 & 1171.60; Amanda Schweers, 668.55 & 711.57; Tom Moser, 2177.03 & 2177.02; Diane Wieseler, 858.10 & 858.10; Jeanne Rosen, 856.64 & 852.16; Marilyn Schumacher, 1276.04 & 1588.80.

Wynot Public Schools, Wynot, NE, will receive bid proposals for an addition and renovations to the existing K-12 building located in Wynot, NE.
Bids will be received at the Superintendent s office before 2:00 p.m. local time on Tuesday, March 22, 2016.

A pre-bid meeting will be held at the Wynot site on Thursday, March 10th, 2016 at 3 pm.
Bidders will be required to provide Bid Security in the form of a Bid Bond of a sum no less than (5%) five percent of the bid amount. The selected bidder will be required to provide a Performance Bond and Payment Bond in the amount of 100 percent of the contract sum.
Bidding documents may be obtained from A & D Technical Supply, 1822 N Street, Lincoln, NE, 68508.

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In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, family/parental status, income derived from a public assistance program, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity, in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA (not all bases apply to all programs).

Remedies and complaint filing deadlines vary by program or incident.
Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.) should contact the responsible Agency or USDA S TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.
To file a program discrimination complaint, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, AD-3027, found online at and at any USDA office or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992.

Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:
(1) Mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C.

(2) Fax: (202) 690-7442; or
(3) Email:
USDA is an equal opportunity provider, employer, and lender.

Estate of Ann E. Stevens, Deceased

Estate No.

PR 14-19
Notice is hereby given that a final account and report of administration and a Petition for complete settlement, probate of Will, determination of heirs, and determination of inheritance tax have been filed and are set for hearing in the County Court of Cedar County, Nebraska, located at Courthouse, P.O. Box 695, Hartington, NE 68739, on March 16, 2016, at or after 8:30 o clock a.m.
Nancy Hochstein
56196 887th RD
Hartington, NE 68739
Tel: (402) 841-5589
Personal Representative/Petitioner
Amy M. Eisenhauer (Bar I.D. # 23605)
Archbold Law Office, L.L.P.

Box 707
201 N.

Bloomfield, NE 68718
Tel: (402) 373-4240
Fax: (402) 373-2890

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