Published On: Fri, Apr 22nd, 2016

Cedar County News Public Notices 4.20.16

MEETING NOTICE

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

Agenda is available in the County Clerk’s office.

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NOTICE OF

PUBLIC HEARING

PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION

PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that the Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing at 5:00 P.M. on Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at the Hartington City Hall, 107 W. State Street, Hartington, Nebraska

The Commission will hear a proposed amendment to Section 10.02 – Building Permits of the City of Hartington Zoning Ordinances.

Crystal Lenzen

City Clerk

City of Hartington

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HARTINGTON

CITY COUNCIL

Minutess

March 28, 2016

The Hartington City Council met for their regular meeting on March 28, 2016 at the city hall beginning at 7:00 P.M. Notice of time and place of the meeting was given in the advance notice b posting. Notice of time and place of the meeting was communicated in the advance notice to the maor and council.

Present were Mayor Peitz; Councilpersons Addison, Kruse, Christensen, and Bartling; Legal Adviser Pier; and City Clerk ~ Treasurer Lenzen.

Mayor Peitz called the meeting to order followed by all present reciting the Pledge of Allegiance. He announced 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 March 14, 2016 meeting 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.

The following building permits were presented and reviewed. D. Thoene – amendment and variance – entry way roof, Jeff Brummels – amendment for additional width for garage, and P. Leise – deck. A motion to approve the permits 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.

Brandon Baller, representing the Hartington Economic Development Corporation, presented to the council the annual loan payment for real estate for the intended use to develop an industrial site on Highway 84. The loan payment is in the amount of $11,402, which will come from the LB840 acquisition funds. A motion to approve the loan payment in the amount of $11,402.47 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.

Mike Becker, representing Cedar Vision, presented a franchise check to the city in the amount of $6,596.07. Mr. Becker reported on the free servies to the community by Cedar Vision. They are announcements and advertisements, cable service to the fire station, internet and cable service to the Senior Citizen Center, Cable service to the City of Hartington, cable service to HPNS, and cable service to the Knights of Columbus.

Jessie Hochstein, chairman of the park board, reported that work will begin at the shelter house to bore a sewer line and rough in sewer and water lines. He stressed the importance that the park and complex bathrooms be cleaned. An ad had been placed for a pool manager. A tire swing will be delivered within the next few weeks and will be installed by volunteers.

The DEQ contract agreement and resolution were tabled by a motion made by Addison and seconded by Kruse. A roll call vote was taken. Addison – yes, Kruse – yes, Bartling – yes, and Christensen – yes. Motion carried. Legal Adviser Pier suggested not signing the contract as it was in draft form.

The following department reports were given.

POOL/PARK – Councilwoman Addison: The park area designated for the Easter Egg Hunt was cleared of stick and branches by park employee McTaggert.

COMPLEX/AUDITORIUM – Councilman Kruse: None

FIRE/AMBULANCE – Councilman Christensen: None

GENERAL – May Peitz: Reported on the radio read meter preconstruction meeting.

Clerk Lenzen had received a request from the Cedar County Theatre group to close the auditorium gym a week earlier than had previously requested. The council approved this request. Mike Pommer, CPA, will be at the city office this week to complete the audit. The interest payment is due on the fire hall. The city office has received numerous complaints regarding extra garbage charges.

Public Comments. News reporter Dump inquired if garbage charges were done in the form of an ordinance or resolution.

The following bills were presented for payment.

GENERAL: Aflac 817.02, and NEN Economic Development District 1,926.96.

STREETS: Barco 222.71, Bomgaars 60.53, Peitz Service 9,444.35, and Source Gas 882.93.

WATER: HHS Lab 598.00, One Call 5.66, and League 80.00.

SEWER: One Call 5.65, and Source Gas 109.91.

SANITATION: Bomgaars 11.98.

FIRE: Bomgaars 165.98, Dearborn Life 120.40, Danko 297.00, Fire Guard 582.00, Source Gas 169.85, and Schmader Electric 2,438.00.

AMBULANCE: EMP 201.77, and Source Gas 169.85.

POOL: Recreonics 326.01, Source Gas 31.01.

LIBRARY: Demco 263.59, Harding Glass 237.18, Hometown Leasing 44.13, Ingram 851.91, Midwest L Tape 164.47, Oriental Trade 108.29, Premier Lawn 282.50, and Source Gas 294.65.

CITY HALL: NENEB Clerks Assoc. 20.00, and Source Gas 92.03.

AUDITORIUM: Source Gas 802.43.

EC. DEV.: NEDA 175.00.

A motion to pay the bills 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 adjourn was made by Bartling and seconded by Christensen. A roll call vote was taken. Bartling – yes, Christensen – yes, Addison – yes, and Kruse – yes. Motion carried. The meeting was adjourned at 8:15 P.M. The next scheduled meeting is for April 11, 2016.

Respectfully submitted,

Crystal Lenzen

City Clerk ~ Treasurer

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VILLAGE OF ST. HELENA

Minutes

March 14, 2016

The Regular Meeting of the Chairman and Board of Trustees of the Village of St. Helena, Nebraska was held on March 14, 2016 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, Clair Wieseler, Loren Bender and Audrey Pinkelman. Clerk Paula Pinkelman.

Minutes of the February 8, 2016 meeting were read and approved with a motion by Jody Albrecht and seconded by Loren Bender.

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

The following claims were submitted for payment for the month of March 2016: General Fund: Cedar-Knox PPD $260.78, Northeast NE News Co. $32.30, Butch’s Propane $479.83, Gilmore & Associates $226.15, Paula Pinkelman $323.22, Victor Paltz $138.69. Water Fund: Cedar-Knox PPD $112.84, Victor Paltz $3.75. Sewer Fund: Village of Wynot $780.00, Cedar-Knox PPD $16.50, Victor Paltz $13.33.

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

Cedar Knox Rural Water is raising their monthly rate to process billing from $1 per active water meter to $5 per active water meter. The added cost will be passed onto each water customer. Ordinance #72 was presented to the Chairman and Board of Trustees, which proposes that all water rates be increased by an additional $4 a month for each water customer to cover the increase in fees from Cedar Knox Rural Water. The Ordinance was put up for a vote. Results of the voting were 5 YEA 0 NAY.

There was discussion in regards to street repairs to be done this spring. Victor Paltz will order course gravel to put on the side streets.

Victor Paltz went over the Village of St. Helena’s Hazard Mitigation Plan with the board members.

The St. Helena Social Club is requesting one-day liquor licenses to allow them to sell liquor at upcoming events on April 23, 2016 and April 30, 2016. Victor Paltz made a motion to approve the one-day liquor licenses and Jody Albrecht seconded the motion with all in favor.

The next meeting will be April 11, 2016 at 6:30 P.M. With no further business to discuss Loren Bender made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 8:00 P.M. and Jody Albrecht seconded the motion with all in favor.

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HARTINGTON-NEWCASTLE PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Board Meeting

Minutes

April 11, 2016

Motion by Jueden, seconded by Pearson, for the Board of Education to legally convene for the regular April 11, 2016 board meeting at 6:00 p.m. Members present: Dendinger, Rosener, Steiner, Blatchford, Gotch, Jueden, Kathol, Miller, Pearson. 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 April 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 April 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 Jueden, seconded by Pearson, to approve the consent agenda that includes items #2, March 14, 2016 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, Steiner, Rosener, Gotch, Blatchford, Kathol, Jueden, Dendinger. Members voting nay: none. Carried: 9-0.

Synchrony Bank/Amazon, 51.89; Appeara, 559.79; Avera Sacred Heart Medical Clinic, 150; Sheila Becker, 260.53; Bomgaars Supply, Inc., 372.82; Kristi Bult, 12.9; Butch’s Propane, Inc., 169.83; Cardmember Service, 425.15; Carhart Lumber Co., 261.23; Cedar County Auto Parts, 135.25; Century Business Products, 3086.94; Channing L. Bete Co., Inc., 216.31; Chase Pest Service, 35; City of Hartington, 1123; ESU #1, 86154.57; Farmers Union Co-op Gas & Oil, 815.37; Russell Flamig, 7.5; Folkers Brothers Garage Inc, 1801.47; Gill Hauling, Inc., 129.8; Grossenburg Implement, 57.47; Hartelco, 516.51; Hartington Gravel, 370.2; Hartington Shopper, 112.8; Jerrys Service, 847.1; J.W. Pepper & Son, Inc., 142.74; Kaiser Heating & Cooling, 776; Keith’s Package Liquor, 351.49; Rachel Kneifl, 840.24; Kruse True Value, 125.28; Marron Service, 776.7; Matheson Trigas, 86.05; Menards-Yankton, 289.93; Mercy Medical Services, 100; NASB, 3807; Nebraska Journal- Leader, 43.89; Nebraska Link, 6063; Northeast Nebraska News Company, 172.08; Northeast Nebraska Telephone Company, 317.12; Northeast Nebraska Public Power District, 4408.76; NPPD, 2651.74; Olson’s Pest Technicians, 80; Onesource, 91.5; Pearson Motor Co, 174.37; Peitz Service, Inc., 2036.93; Quill Corporation, 284.97; Rhyme University, 86.25; School Specialty, Inc., 27.02; SimplexGrinnell, 259.73; Sourcegas, 2821.55; Sparq Data Solutions, 1300; Stop-N-Go, 1185.2; Wendy Sudbeck, 51.59; Supplyworks, 1150.48; U.S. Cellular, 83.41; Vermillion Ace Hardware, 35.61; Kevin Whelchel, 65.88; Wiechelman Repair, 118; Beth Wood, 15

Motion by Steiner, seconded by Gotch, to approve purchase of 2016 Fleet Chevrolet Express Van. Members voting aye: Blatchford, Gotch, Rosener, Pearson, Miller, Jueden, Kathol, Steiner, Dendinger. Members voting nay: none. Carried: 9-0.

Newcastle site preschool consideration was tabled.

Motion by Jueden, seconded by Kathol, to accept the letter of resignation from Marlene Andresen. Members voting aye: Blatchford, Gotch, Rosener, Kathol, Jueden, Miller, Pearson, Steiner, Dendinger. Members voting nay: none. Carried: 9-0.

Motion by Gotch, seconded by Miller, to accept the letter of resignation from Nancee Sudbeck. Members voting aye: Miller, Pearson, Steiner, Rosener, Gotch, Blatchford, Kathol, Jueden, Dendinger. Members voting nay: none. Carried: 9-0.

Motion by Pearson, seconded by Jueden, to ratify the contracts for certified staff for the 2016-2017 school year. Members voting aye: Jueden, Miller, Pearson, Kathol, Blatchford, Steiner, Gotch, Rosener, Dendinger. Members voting nay: none. Carried: 9-0.

Motion by Blatchford, seconded by Miller, to accept resignation of Jason Folkers. Members voting aye: Gotch, Rosener, Steiner, Pearson, Miller, Jueden, Kathol, Blatchford, Dendinger. Members voting nay: none. Carried: 9-0.

Motion by Gotch, seconded by Pearson, to move to closed session to discuss staffing concerns at 6:45 p.m. Members voting aye: Miller, Pearson, Steiner, Rosener, Gotch, Blatchford, Kathol, Jueden, Dendinger. Members voting nay: none. Carried: 9-0.

Motion by Jueden, seconded by Gotch, to return to open session at 7:04 p.m. where staffing concerns were discussed. Members voting aye: Jueden, Kathol, Blatchford, Gotch, Rosener, Steiner, Pearson, Miller, Dendinger. Members voting nay: none. Carried: 9-0.

Next meeting will be Monday, May 9th at 6:00 p.m.

Motion by Steiner, seconded by Miller, to adjourn at 7:06 p.m. Members voting aye: Miller, Pearson, Steiner, Rosener, Gotch, Blatchford, Kathol, Jueden, Dendinger. Members voting nay: none. Carried: 9-0.

Brenda Steiner, Secretary

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC

HEARING ON APPLICATION FOR NEBRASKA

AFFORDABLE HOUSING PROGRAM FUNDS

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Thursday, April 28, 2016 in the NEHI, Inc. Board Room located at 110 E 2nd, Allen, Nebraska, NEHI, Inc. will hold a public hearing concerning an application to the Department of Economic Development for a Nebraska Affordable Housing Program Grant. This grant is available for affordable housing activities.

NEHI, Inc. is requesting $220,500 for Single Family Owner Occupied homes to households with less than 120% Area Median Income on scattered sites in Cedar, Dixon, Knox and Pierce counties. Funds will be used for the rehabilitation of single family owner occupied homes. One hundred percent (100%) of requested AHP project funds will benefit low and moderate income people. No people will be displaced as a result of Affordable Housing Program assisted activities.

The grant application will be available for public inspection at the NEHI, Inc. office, 110 East 2nd Street, Allen, NE. All interested parties are invited to attend this public hearing at which time you will have an opportunity to be heard regarding the grant application. Low income persons are particularly encouraged to attend or submit written comment. Written testimony will also be accepted at the public hearing scheduled for 5:30 p.m. April 28, 2016, NEHI, Inc., 110 E 2nd, Allen, Nebraska. Written comments can be addressed to Megan Weaver, PO Box 226, Allen, NE 68710 and will be accepted if received on or before April 27, 2016.

Individuals requiring physical or sensory accommodations including interpreter service, Braille, large print, or recorded materials, please contact Megan Weaver, PO Box 226, Allen, NE 68710 or 402-635-2078 no later than April 22, 2016.

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NOTICE

IN THE COUNTY COURT OF CEDAR COUNTY, NEBRASKA

ESTATE OF CAROL J. KIRCHMEIER, Deceased

ESTATE NO. PR 16-14

Notice is hereby given that on April 8, 2016, in the County Court of Cedar County, Nebraska, the Registrar issued a written statement of informal probate of the Will of Decedent and that Joseph R. Kuchta, whose address is P.O. Box 43, Wynot, NE 68792, 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 17, 2016, or be forever barred.

Diane L. Sudbeck, Clerk Magistrate

Cedar County Court

P.O. Box 695

Hartington, NE 68739

Dennis R. Hurley, Attorney #16275

HURLEY LAW OFFICES

1029 West 21st Street, P.O. Box 8

South Sioux City, NE 68776

Phone (402) 494-4276

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SERVICE BY PUBLICATION

IN THE COUNTY COURT OF CEDAR COUNTY, NEBRASKA

CEDAR SECURITY BANK,

CI. 15-146

Plaintiff.

v.

ROBERT M. TEJRAL,

Defendant.

TO: ROBERT M. TEJRAL

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that a Complaint has been filed against you by Cedar Security Bank in the County Court of Cedar County, Nebraska. The Complaint claims you have failed to pay the amount due under a Promissory Note. Damages are being sought in the amount of $5,762.22 plus accrued interest, as well as collection expenses, attorney’s fees and any other costs allowed by law.

You are further notified that you have thirty (30) days to serve an answer to the Complaint upon completion of service by publication, or Default Judgment may be taken against you.

Dated this 14th day of April, 2016.

KENNEDY PIER KNOFF LOFTUS, LLP

/s/ David D. Knoff

DAVID D. KNOFF

410 N Broadway –

PO Box 867

Hartington, NE 68739

(402) 254-6600

dknoff@yanktonlawyers.com

Attorney for Plaintiff

Cedar Security Bank

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PUBLIC NOTICE

The following described property will be sold at public auction to the highest bidder on 06/02/2016, at 1:00 p.m. at the West door of the Cedar County Courthouse, 101 South Broadway Avenue, Hartington, NE 68739:

A TRACT OF LAND LYING WHOLLY IN THE NORTHEAST QUARTER OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER (NE1/4NE1/4) OF SECTION ONE (1), TOWNSHIP THIRTY-TWO (32) NORTH, RANGE ONE (1) WEST OF THE 6TH P.M., CEDAR COUNTY, NEBRASKA, MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEGINNING AT THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER (NE1/4NE1/4) OF SECTION 1, TOWNSHIP 32 NORTH, RANGE 1 WEST OF THE 6TH P.M., CEDAR COUNTY, NEBRASKA; THENCE NORTH ON SECTION LINE ON AN ASSUMED BEARING OF NORTH 00 DEGREES 00 MINUTES WEST 252.0 FEET, THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 34 MINUTES 35 SECONDS WEST 160.48 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 00 DEGREES 44 MINUTES 35 SECONDS WEST 252.48 FEET TO A POINT ON THE SOUTH LINE OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER (NE1/4NE1/4) OF SAID SECTION 1, THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 26 MINUTES EAST ON THE SOUTH LINE OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER (NE1/4NE1/4) 163.72 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING.

All subject to any and all: (1) real estate taxes, (2) special assessments, (3) easements, covenants, restrictions, ordinances, and resolutions of record which affect the property, and (4) unpaid water bills, (5) prior mortgages and trust deed of record and (6) ground leases of record. The purchaser is responsible for all fees or taxes. This sale is made without any warranties as to title or condition of the property.

By: Kerry Feld, Trustee, NSBA# 24614

Kozeny & McCubbin, LC

12400 Olive Blvd., Suite 555

St. Louis, MO 63141

Phone: (314) 991-0255

Fax: (314) 991-6755

First Publication 04/20/2016,

final 05/18/2016

Published in the Hartington Cedar Co. News

K&M Filename: FALJENO1

THIS FIRM IS A DEBT COLLECTOR AND ANY INFORMATION WE OBTAIN FROM YOU WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE.

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