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Coleridge Blade Public Notices 4.27.16

NOTICE TO BIDDERS

The Cedar County Commissioners will receive and open bids on May 10, 2016, at 10:00 a.m. in the Cedar County Commissioners Room for the purchase of the following:

One New 2015/2016 Triple-Axle Belly Dump Trailer

Specifications and information can be obtained from the Cedar County Road Superintendent’s Office, Hartington, Nebraska or call 402-254-7309.

Bids must be placed in a sealed envelope and plainly marked “Belly Dump Trailer Sealed Bid”. The bids must be turned into the Cedar County Clerk’s Office on or before 10:00 a.m., May 10, 2016.

Cedar County District #1 Commissioner

Terry Pinkelman

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PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE

In accordance with Section 84-1408 through 84-1414, Nebraska Rev. Stat., the Wau-Col Regional Water System – Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District will hold a Public Meeting on Thursday, May 5, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. at the Belden Library; Belden, Nebraska. An agenda of the items to be considered at such time and place is kept continually current and available for public inspection during normal business hours at the Lower Elkhorn NRD, 601 East Benjamin, Norfolk, NE.

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PARK VIEW HAVEN/THE EMBERS MEETING

Minutes

Coleridge, NE 68727

April 20, 2016

The monthly meeting of the Board of Directors of Park View Haven Nursing Home/The Embers was held on at 6:30 p.m., April 20, 2016 at The Embers, Coleridge, Nebraska. Present were Chairperson M. J. Hansen and Directors T. Burbach, K. Hefner, and G. Hefner. Absent: G. Meier. Others Present: S. Kalin, Adm., B. Lage, Recording Secretary, A. Feelhaver, J. Wemhoff and S. Russell.

Notice of the meeting was given by publishing it in the Coleridge Blade on April 13, 2016. Notice of the meeting was simultaneously given to all Directors and a copy of their acknowledgement of receipt of notice is in permanent record. Availability of the agenda was communicated in the advance notice, a copy of which is on file in the front office of Park View Haven and a copy was given to each member of the Board prior to the meeting. All proceedings thereafter were taken while the convened meeting was open to the public.

Chairperson M. J. Hansen called the meeting to order; she stated to all in attendance that a current copy of the Nebraska Open Meeting Act was available for review and indicated the location of the copy posted in the meeting room.

Roll call was taken. Motion was made by G. Hefner and seconded by K. Hefner to approve the agenda. Hearing no objections, Chairperson M. J. Hansen declared the agenda approved as printed.

At 6:36 p.m., a motion was made by K. Hefner and seconded by T. Burbach to go into closed session to discuss family matters brought to the Board and for the prevention of needless injury to the reputation of any individuals. By roll call vote: Voting Aye: G. Hefner, K. Hefner, T. Burbach and M. J. Hansen. Voting NAY: None. Absent: G. Meier. Motion carried four to none.

Chairperson M. J. Hansen restated the reason for the closed session is to discuss family matters brought to the Board and for the prevention of needless injury to the reputation of any individuals.

At 7:27 p.m., G. Hefner made a motion to come out of closed session. T. Burbach seconded the motion. By roll call vote: Voting AYE: K. Hefner, T. Burbach, G. Hefner and M. J. Hansen. Voting NAY: None. Absent: G. Meier. Motion carried four to none.

Chairperson M. J. Hansen restated the reason for the closed session was to discuss family matters brought to the Board and for the prevention of needless injury to the reputation of any individuals. She also stated no formal action was taken while in closed session.

The Board discussed the following consent agenda items: March 16th Minutes, Park View Haven March financial reports and claims; The Embers March financial reports and claims. Motion was made by T. Burbach and seconded by G. Hefner to approve as printed and distributed. By roll call vote: Voting AYE: K. Hefner, T. Burbach, G. Hefner and M. J. Hansen. Voting NAY: None. Absent: G. Meier. Motion carried four to none.

Salaries – 03-17-16 27750.87

Fed/Fica – 03-17-16 11363.40

Salaries – 03-31-16 28772.98

Fed/Fica – 03-31-16 11581.40

Salaries – 04-14-16 30940.89

Fed/Fica – 04-14-1612778.25

ACH Cedar-Knox Public Power District, occupancy 2371.00

ACH Village of Coleridge, occupancy 956.65

ACH SourceGas, occupancy 1041.00

6462 Cafeteria Plan, employee benefits 363.44 6463 Credit Bureau, garnishment 150.95

6464 Kathleen A. Laughlin, garnishment 102.00

6465 Park View Haven Longevity Awards, employee benefits 600.00

6466 Petty Cash, dietary, nursing, activities, adm 311.97

6467 Reisident’s Fund, PVH 100.00

6485 Cafeteria Plan, employee benefits 363.44

6486 Kathleen A. Laughlin, garnishment 102.00

6487 PLIC, SBD Grand Island, dental, vision and life insurance premiums 1090.91

6488 United Healthcare, health insurance premiums 7347.66

6489 Country Nursery Inc., adm 210.00

6490 Ability Network Inc., adm 40.00

6491 Aflac, employee benefits 327.20

6492 Amerprise Express Financial Advisors, employee benefits 450.00

6493 AMGL, employee benefits 100.00

6494 Art Kathol Appliance, occupancy 50.00

6495 Bomgaars, occupancy 16.24

6496 Century Business Products Inc., adm 128.42

6497 Channing Bete Company, nursing 29.19

6498 CLIA, nursing 150.00

6499 Coleridge Blade, adm, nursing, dietary & activities 1434.54

6500 Coleridge Postmaster, adm 193.25

6501 Conney Safety Products Inc., dietary 133.27

6502 Department of Health & Human Services, adm 9828.00

6503 Direct Supply, nursing & occupancy 325.23

6504 DJ Mowing, occupancy 250.00

6505 Dr. Carolyn Hall, nursing 120.00

6506 Dr. Gilberto Collazo, nursing 250.00

6507 Ecolab, dietary 89.71

6508 EZ Nutrition Consulting, dietary 730.00

6509 Floor Maintenance & Supply, nursing 233.82

6510 Gill Hauling Inc., occupancy 140.00

6511 Hal Somer, nursing 545.68

6512 HCIS, nursing 80.00

6513 HD Supply, nursing & occupancy 96.26

6514 Hefner Oil & Feed Co., nursing & occupancy 450.59

6515 Heritage Company, adm 58.59

6516 Hiland Dairy Company, dietary 221.13

6517 Jola Publications, nursing 25.00

6518 Nebraska Journal-Leader, nursing 102.72

6519 Keith Fiscus Trenching, occupancy 150.00

6520 Kelly Steffen, occupancy 27.00

6521 Ken’s LLC, dietary, activities, laundry & hskp 1945.12

6522 Kruse Hardware and TV, adm & occupancy 324.44

6523 Laurel Plantation, nursing, activities, & social services 117.00

6524 Lincare, nursing 235.00

6525 McKesson, nursing 2249.14

6526 Medi-Waste Disposal, nursing 270.00

6527 Mercy Home Medical Equipment, nursing 149.00

6528 Nebraska Care, nursing 2555.00

6529 NHCA, adm 471.75

6530 NNTC, adm & nursing 1703.96

6531 Norfolk Area Shopper, nursing & dietary 180.90

6532 Park View Haven Longevity Awards, employee benefits 25.00

6533 Pepsi-Cola Bottling, vending 47.00

6534 Pioneer Investments, employee benefits 3694.91

6535 Presto X Company, occupancy 47.74

6536 Security Shredding, nursing 35.00

6537 Hartington Shopper, nursing & dietary 345.00

6538 Staples Advantage, adm & activities 132.89

6539 Sysco Lincoln, dietary, hskp, laundry & nursing 4870.57

6540 The Thompson Company, dietary 2428.70

6541 Vital Care Pharmacy, nursing 161.60

6542 Washington National Insurance Company, employee benefits 162.75

6543 Wayne Herald, nursing & dietary 264.50

6544 Wescom Solutions Inc., nursing 620.70

6545 Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C., nursing 8.35

6564 Cafeteria Plan, employee benefits 363.44

6565 Kathleen A. Laughlin, garnishment 102.00

6566 Ken’s LLC, dietary 1705.71

6567 Barnhill Piano Service, activities 85.00

6568 William Leapley Estate, refund 194.25

Salaries – 03-17-16 6660.25

Fed/Fica – 03-17-16 1992.90

Salaries – 03-31-16 6743.62

Fed/Fica – 03-31-16 2007.85

Salaries – 04-14-16 7026.56

Fed/Fica – 04-14-16 2119.19

ACH Village of Coleridge, occupancy 356.10

ACH Cedar-Knox Public Power District, occupancy 1955.00

ACH Source Gas, occupancy 992.00

4881 Cafeteria Plan, employee benefits 46.15

4882 Cafeteria Plan, employee benefits 46.15

4883 State Fire Marshall, adm 50.00

4884 State of Nebraska, license renewal 1650.00

4885 Country Nursery Inc., adm 210.00

4886 Cafeteria Plan, employee benefits 46.15

4887 Ken’s LLC, dietary 1248.63

4888 Barnhill Piano Service, activities 170.00

1982 Ameriprise Financial Advisors, employee benefits 150.00

1983 Coleridge Blade, adm 246.00

1984 Ecolab, dietary 86.05

1985 Gill Hauling, Inc., occupancy 65.00

1986 Greatland, adm 148.85

1987 HD Supply, occupancy 51.46

1988 Hefner Oil & Feed Co., occupancy 81.60

1989 J. F. Ahern Co., occupancy 684.00

1990 DJ Mowing, occupancy 250.00

1991 Keith Fiscus Trenching, occupancy 150.00

1992 Ken’s LLC, dietary, laundry, activities, hskp 1614.54

1993 Park View Haven Longevity Awards, employee benefits 38.00

1994 NHCA, adm 232.75

1995 NNTC, adm & occupancy 964.29

1996 Pioneer Investments, employee benefits 606.72

1997 Presto X Company, occupancy 346.68

1998 Sysco Lincoln, hskp, dietary & direct care 1591.98

Motion was made by K. Hefner and seconded by T. Burbach to accept a bid from Art Kathol Appliance to replace Park View Haven’s North Wing HVAC unit with a high efficiency unit. By roll call vote: Voting AYE: G. Hefner, K. Hefner, T. Burbach and M. J. Hansen. Voting NAY: None. Absent: G. Meier. Motion carried four to none.

Motion was made by G. Hefner and seconded by K. Hefner to accept a bid from Ahern Fire Protection for replacing a dry valve and components in the fire protection system at The Embers. By roll call vote: Voting AYE: T. Burbach, K. Hefner, G. Hefner, and M.J. Hansen. Voting NAY: None. Absent: G. Meier. Motion carried four to none.

Motion was made by K. Hefner and seconded by T. Burbach to adjourn. Hearing no objections Chairperson M.J. Hansen declared the meeting adjourned at 8:00 p.m.

M. J. Hansen, Chairperson

S. Kalin, Adm.

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LAUREL-CONCORD-COLERIDGE SCHOOL

DISTRICT #54

BOARD OF EDUCATION

Regular Monthly Meeting (MS)

April 18, 2016 6:30 PM

BOARD ROOM @

LCC MIDDLE SCHOOL

Attendance Taken at 6:32 PM:

Present Board Members:

Richard Brandow

Robert Colwell

Carol Erwin

Jay Hall

Brian Holcomb

Betty Jo Leapley

Marlin Papenhausen

Steve Schutte

John Wolfgram

I. CALL MEETING TO ORDER

The regular meeting was convened at 6:32 p.m. in the Board Room at Laurel-Concord-Coleridge School, Coleridge, Nebraska. The meeting notice was published in the April 13, 2016 issue of the Coleridge Blade and the Laurel Advocate, posted at the Community Learning Center-Laurel and LCC Middle School-Coleridge, and posted on the school web site. Said notice stated the agenda is readily available for public inspection at the Superintendent’s office during normal business hours. Board members were emailed notice. In addition to board members the following were present: Superintendent Randall Klooz, and Middle School Principal T.J. Shiers. Members of the public were present and welcome. Everyone joined in the pledge of allegiance to the flag. Attention was directed to a current copy of the Nebraska Open Meeting Act posted in the room.

II. APPROVAL OF AGENDA AND CHANGES TO AGENDA

Motion Passed: Motion to approve the agenda as provided passed with a motion by Brian Holcomb and a second by John Wolfgram.

9 Yeas – 0 Nays.

Richard Brandow Yes

Robert Colwell Yes

Carol Erwin Yes

Jay Hall Yes

Brian Holcomb Yes

Betty Jo Leapley Yes

Marlin Papenhausen Yes

Steve Schutte Yes

John Wolfgram Yes

III. CONSENT AGENDA

Motion Passed: Motion to approve consent agenda items including minutes of the March 14, 2016 Regular Meeting; Treasurer reports; the General Fund bills in the amount of $134,354.17; the Cooperative Fund bill in the amount of $301.00; and the projected payroll of $453,693.43 passed with a motion by Betty Jo Leapley and a second by Marlin Papenhausen.

9 Yeas – 0 Nays.

Richard Brandow Yes

Robert Colwell Yes

Carol Erwin Yes

Jay Hall Yes

Brian Holcomb Yes

Betty Jo Leapley Yes

Marlin Papenhausen Yes

Steve Schutte Yes

John Wolfgram Yes

GENERA FUND

ACCESS ELEVATOR & LIFTS INC. 475.00

DENNIS ANDERSON CONSTRUCTION 1,705.00

APPEARA 138.88

ARAMARK UNIFORM SERVICES 105.54

ART KATHOL APPLIANCE, INC. 245.72

AT&T 123.30

B & B STORAGE 36.00

PATTI BEYELER 527.96

CARDMEMBER SERVICE 3,417.11

CEDAR-KNOX PPD 4,419.51

CENTURYLINK 355.98

CHEMSEARCH 151.86

CITY OF LAUREL 4,807.06

ROBERT COLWELL 35.00

CORNER MART 1,979.04

DEMCO 39.64

EBSCO 559.81

EDUCATION SERVICE UNIT ONE 64,105.52

JOSEPH ELLIS 38.88

FAIRFIELD INN & SUITES BY MARRIOTT 239.90

FAITH REGIONAL PHYSICIAN SERVICES 100.00

GARY’S FOODTOWN 213.13

GENERAL FUND  PETTY CASH 477.56

GILL HAULING, INC. 120.00

H2O 4 U 182.26

BRUCE & LYNETTE HAISCH 427.68

HANSEN BROTHERS PARTS & SERVICE, INC. 1,188.21

HARRIS SCHOOL SOLUTIONS 569.15

HEALY AWARDS, INC. 5,152.00

HEFNER OIL & FEED CO. INC 1,423.66

LORA HEITHOLD 39.95

INTELLICOM 112.00

KEN’S MARKET 64.10

DENISE KINKAID 8.44

RANDALL KLOOZ 733.17

KRUSE TRUE VALUE 125.00

LACKAS SERVICE 109.12

LAUREL TRUE VALUE 97.66

LAUREL WELDING 106.46

MARCO INC 3,558.98

MARCO INC 1,538.74

MARCO TECHNOLOGIES LLC 113.47

MARRIOTT HOTELS & RESORTS 417.00

MATHESON TRI-GAS INC 684.84

MID STATES SCHOOL BUS, INC. 231.80

NEBRASKA LINK 1,604.10

NEBRASKA SAFETY CENTER 200.00

NORTHEAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE 420.00

NORTHEAST NEBRASKA NEWS COMPANY 872.72

NORTHEAST NEBRASKA TELEPHONE CO. 264.79

OMAHA WORLD HERALD 2,357.00

ONE SOURCE 26.00

PATEFIELD SEEDS 595.00

PERMA-BOUND BOOKS 1,013.66

PERRY, GUTHERY, HAASE & GESSFORD 2,700.00

PHONAK LLC 405.00

PLUMBING & ELECTRIC SERVICE, INC. 514.75

PRESTIGE GROUP INC. 3,000.00

PRESTO-X 43.71

PROVIDENCE MEDICAL CENTER 1,413.75

QUILL CORPORATION 413.22

RASMUSSEN MECHANICAL SERVICES INC. 4,239.10

RESERVE ACCOUNT 400.00

SCHOOLDUDE.COM, INC. 4,528.75

TEDDY SHIERS 12.97

SOURCEGAS, LLC 3,064.86

SOURCEGAS, LLC 43.00

SUPPLYWORKS 2,923.33

LINDSEY TARNO 45.90

TIME MANAGMENT SYSTEMS 776.00

U.S. CELLULAR 260.16

USPS 68727 94.00

VILLAGE OF COLERIDGE 153.95

WAYNE HERALD/MORNING SHOPPER 69.00

WEX BANK 598.36

COOPERATIVE FUND

MARCO INC 301.00

IV. EXCUSE ABSENT BOARD MEMBERS

Discussion:

All board members were present.

V. PUBLIC COMMENT

Discussion:

No member of the public requested to address the board.

VI. INFORMATION AND PROPOSALS

VI.1. PRINCIPALS’ REPORTS

Discussion:

Elementary Principal Johnson and High School Principal Vance were absent from the Board meeting while attending an AQuEST for Nebraska conference. Middle School Principal Shiers presented their reports for them. Principal Johnson reported on upcoming spring activities, field trips, field day, assessment testing, and the fourth grade visit to the Middle School. The 2016-2017 preschool classes are full and there is a waiting list. The School-wide Title I application has been submitted for the elementary and middle school. Principal Vance reported on upcoming activities, assessment testing being administered, and congratulated the students who achieved honor roll status for the third quarter. A letter from the high school student council expressed student appreciation for the 1 to 1 computer program and other opportunities. They also discussed several of the student council activities. The AdvancED external visit for 2017 has been scheduled. A report on the recent BrightBytes survey results was provided for the board. Principal Shiers congratulated Wyatt Taylor and Landen Boysen for being selected to attend the Big Red Stars Program. The Middle School winners of the Americanism Essay Contest sponsored by the Coleridge American Legion Auxiliary were Erica Benson-1st, Katie Schutte-2nd, and Cael Hartung-3rd. He reported on assessment testing and that the percentage of middle school students who reached their AR goals has improved each quarter this year. Middle School track is underway. Mr. Shiers and Mrs. Nordby helped with the peer review of Schoolwide Title I applications for other schools. An update of Middle School Student Council activities was provided and their appreciation for the 1 to 1 computer technology. There are currently 8 students in the Level III program with a maximum capacity of 9. High school track and boys golf are underway. Pat Arens will be the new high school football coach. Justin Bartling will be an assistant football coach. New State Championship and Runner-Up boards are up in the Laurel gym. The boards represent the schools that make up Laurel-Concord-Coleridge. Congratulations were expressed to the winter NSAA/NCPA Academic All-State recipients: Girls Basketball- Katie Jo Leapley, Bryn Schutte; Boys Basketball- Dillan Wolfgram, Jordan Jansen; Wrestling- Billy Barelman, Zach Dietrich; and Speech- Emily Klooz, Connor Cross. Congratulations went to Dillan Wolfgram for being selected to the Class C-2 All Nebraska Basketball second team, and to Bryn Schutte and Katie Jo Leapley for honorable mention selection.

VI.2. SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT

Discussion:

Superintendent Klooz provided updates on CJUMP, a branch of NASB that helps with contracting our natural gas purchase; on a civil engineer evaluating the back parking lot at the Laurel site; training in and use of the new hiring process has been beneficial; seeking more information for the proposed new entryway at the Laurel building; Building, Grounds, and Transportation committee will be looking at information on replacing the Bobcat that broke down. He shared the only response received from a parent when public feedback was requested on our vision for LCC. He thanked the principals for making sure our AdvancED needs are being met. Appreciation was also extended to the steering committee for helping put together the vision for our school.

VI.3. BOARD COMMITTEE REPORTS

Discussion:

President Hall read thank you messages from: the Youngerman Family, Camp Assurance (Shannon, Marie, and Pearl Arduser), the family of Gene Martin, the Charlie Paulsen Family, and the family of Bill Leapley. The thank you from Camp Assurance for the use of facilities included a donation. Superintendent Klooz and board members Brandow, Colwell, Erwin, Hall, Holcomb, Leapley, and Papenhausen reported on various sessions they attended recently at the National School Board Association Conference in Boston. Everyone felt it was an excellent conference and well worth attending. We will be sharing and discussing more of the information in the coming months.

VII. ACTION ITEMS

VII.1. Consider, discuss, and take necessary action to accept staff resignations.

Motion Passed: Motion to accept the resignation of Becky Miller and thank her for her years of service passed with a motion by Steve Schutte and a second by Richard Brandow.

9 Yeas – 0 Nays.

Richard Brandow Yes

Robert Colwell Yes

Carol Erwin Yes

Jay Hall Yes

Brian Holcomb Yes

Betty Jo Leapley Yes

Marlin Papenhausen Yes

Steve Schutte Yes

John Wolfgram Yes

Discussion:

Superintendent Klooz thanked Mrs. Miller for her service. With the permission of Becky Miller, President Hall read her letter of resignation aloud.

VII.2. Consider, discuss, and take all necessary action to approve proposed list of 2016 Graduates.

Motion Passed: Motion to approve proposed list of 2016 Graduates passed with a motion by Richard Brandow and a second by Brian Holcomb.

9 Yeas – 0 Nays.

Richard Brandow Yes

Robert Colwell Yes

Carol Erwin Yes

Jay Hall Yes

Brian Holcomb Yes

Betty Jo Leapley Yes

Marlin Papenhausen Yes

Steve Schutte Yes

John Wolfgram Yes

VII.3. Consider, discuss, and take necessary action to approve 2016-17 certificated staff contracts (excluding those who have already resigned).

Motion Passed: Motion to approve 2016-2017 certificated staff contracts (excluding those who have already resigned) passed with a motion by Betty Jo Leapley and a second by John Wolfgram.

9 Yeas – 0 Nays.

Richard Brandow Yes

Robert Colwell Yes

Carol Erwin Yes

Jay Hall Yes

Brian Holcomb Yes

Betty Jo Leapley Yes

Marlin Papenhausen Yes

Steve Schutte Yes

John Wolfgram Yes

VII.4. Consider, discuss and take necessary action to fill teaching positions.

Motion Passed: Motion to approve a teaching contract for Jennifer Van Meter passed with a motion by Brian Holcomb and a second by Richard Brandow.

9 Yeas – 0 Nays.

Richard Brandow Yes

Robert Colwell Yes

Carol Erwin Yes

Jay Hall Yes

Brian Holcomb Yes

Betty Jo Leapley Yes

Marlin Papenhausen Yes

Steve Schutte Yes

John Wolfgram Yes

Motion Passed: Motion to approve a teaching contract for Anna Gansebom passed with a motion by Betty Jo Leapley and a second by Robert Colwell.

9 Yeas – 0 Nays.

Richard Brandow Yes

Robert Colwell Yes

Carol Erwin Yes

Jay Hall Yes

Brian Holcomb Yes

Betty Jo Leapley Yes

Marlin Papenhausen Yes

Steve Schutte Yes

John Wolfgram Yes

Motion Passed: Motion to approve a teaching contract for Jared Garthoff passed with a motion by Richard Brandow and a second by Robert Colwell.

9 Yeas – 0 Nays.

Richard Brandow Yes

Robert Colwell Yes

Carol Erwin Yes

Jay Hall Yes

Brian Holcomb Yes

Betty Jo Leapley Yes

Marlin Papenhausen Yes

Steve Schutte Yes

John Wolfgram Yes

Motion Passed: Motion to approve a teaching contract for Tayler Hall passed with a motion by Marlin Papenhausen and a second by Betty Jo Leapley.

9 Yeas – 0 Nays.

Richard Brandow Yes

Robert Colwell Yes

Carol Erwin Yes

Jay Hall Yes

Brian Holcomb Yes

Betty Jo Leapley Yes

Marlin Papenhausen Yes

Steve Schutte Yes

John Wolfgram Yes

VIII. DISCUSSION ITEMS

Discussion:

There were no items for discussion at this time.

IX. ADJOURN

Discussion:

Meeting adjourned at 7:53 p.m.

Cedar County School District #54

Submitted by:

Betty Jo Leapley

Secretary of the Board

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