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“MIDDLE REPUBLICAN NRD GETS ADDITIONAL FUNDING FOR WATER QUANTITY & QUALITY”

Monday, November 16, 2015

The newly approved Middle Republican Natural Resources District project includes Hayes, Hitchcock, and Red Willow counties, and part of Frontier and Lincoln counties. The project will enable participants to voluntarily implement practices to conserve irrigation water and improve groundwater quality.

“SOUTHWEST NEBRASKA’S WATER LEADER”

Monday, November 16, 2015

Our Farmers deserve Praise here in the Middle Republican Natural Resources District (MRNRD).  MRNRD producers have been doing their part in sustaining the water resource. The MRNRD would like to recognize the efforts made by our local farmers that will result in sustaining our natural resources for generations to come. A sustainable natural resource base is key to the economic success in the area and necessary in providing the environment for future generations to make this their home.

“SOUTHWEST NEBRASKA’S WATER LEADER”

Monday, November 16, 2015

The Middle Republican NRD has been very busy making changes to their district the last few months.  These changes have been rewarding but yet challenging at the same time while trying to reflect all of their goals and objectives.

Middle Republican NRD to begin flow meter readings Oct. 1

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

The Middle Republican Natural Resources District reminds producers that employees of the NRD will be entering property beginning Oct. 1, and continue through the end of December for the purpose of recording the readings of flow meters.   This will include all irrigation wells you may have on your property.

August 2018

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Summary: Tracy Zink and Heath Ruf both sent in a letter of interest for the vacate position which both attended the meeting and talked about their intrest in the District and its future, the board voted and appointed Tracy Zink to the vacant position, motion was made to move $250,000.00 from NCROPE operations to NCORPE Creek Contingency and approve the proposed budget with that change, and the $10 occupation tax to go to the public hearing in September, Johnson submitted applications for 2 grants, motion was made to approve to enter into a contract with Red Thread with the Personnel and Pro

July 2018

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Summary: motion was made to accept the resignation of Buck Haag as chairman and board member, motion was made to nominate McConville for the position of Chairman, motion was made to nominate Randel for the position of Vice Chiarman, motion was made to put out a legal notice announcing a vacancy on the board and include a request for those interested in filling the vacancy until the end of the year to submit a letter of interest to the Board, draft budget was passed out and discussion was held, motion was made to approve the renewal throught Harry A Koch Company for the district insurance, R

June 2018

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Summary: draft budget handed out for discussion, NRCS received an additional $130,000.00 to fill more EQIP contracts, NCORPE status report, seeding has been completed where the trees were ripped out of the dam, and a motion was made to approve the Resolution for the Hazardous Mitigation Resoultion

May 2018

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Summary: ACE Camp schoalrships we given out but need to make a cap or set some guidelines on the process, draft plan of the LB1098 is complete, NCORPE has completed the damage claims from crop loss & Audit should be done in June, Boyce provided a power point of everything that Brown and Caldwell has done to date, Russell ordered the Johnny on the spot to be delivered, NRD staff took turns out and planting 22,000 shrubs, motion made to accept Boyce’s bid on the diesel pickup, and a motion was made to get bids from all four croups that send in a proposal for the building

April 2018

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Summary: motion made to purchase the 2 vehicle on the bid from Wagner Ford/Chevy in McCook, Johnson scheduled the Meet & Greet with Dan Hughes in McCook on April 19 & there were 4 schoalrships submitted in Ag related areas so we approved all 4, NCORPE status report, motion made to have Brown & Caldwell be contracted to work with them on compliance, trees on the Wellfleet dam have been removed, motion made to make changes to the Bylaws, motion made to make changes to the Personnel Policy effective July 1, and a motion was made to approve resolution to proceed with the bids for th

March 2018

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Summary: motion to approve moving the Texaco funds into a CD, NRCS is getting EQIP contacts signed and obligated and they have begun looking at P2 dam to fix it, NARD dues look to increase 4%, Johnson handed out the video Red Thread did to all the state senators & will be setting up another Meet & Greet with Dan Hughes, motion made to give LB1098 a one year extension, NCORPE status update, Bill Sellers attended meeting and gave a presentation on the grazing plans for the property and answered questions, motion was made to change the meeting time to 9am and it failed, and a motion wa

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