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August Special Meeting 2015

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Summary: Presentation from Judge Doyle relating to board policy and district management.

DEADLINE APPROACHING TO APPLY FOR RESOURCE CONSERVATION FUNDS

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Farmers and ranchers interested in soil, water and wildlife conservation are encouraged to sign up now for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP). EQIP is available from the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service.  Those interested in applying are encouraged to sign up before Oct. 16, 2015.

July Regular Meeting 2015

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Summary: USGS Map Proposal, Review of Draft Budget, Review of FVID Bill, Insurance Approval, Submission of a new application for the EQIP Ogallala Aquifer Initiative, 414(h) Retirement Plan Resolution, 1098 Basin Planning update, N-CORPE Status Report, Hazardous Mitigation Plan, Acceptance of funds from DNR, and Approval of wage and salary package for 2015-2016.

June Regular Meeting 2015

Monday, July 27, 2015

Summary: Consideration of Variance Request 6 for Stan Moore, N-CORPE status report, approval for new issuance of enhancement bonds with clarification of specific bonds, Platte River Excess Water, changes and discussions being made to the 2 NRCS positions we share, approval of a presentation to be made to the Board of Directors, and Possibility of changing to Sub-Districts for elections.

May Regular Meeting 2015

Monday, June 22, 2015

Summary: Approval of Variance Request 5 for Barry Carl, consider participation in NET Program, Managers Retreat scheduled for Curtis, Board interviews, Ace Scholarship approval, 1098 update, N-CORPE Status Report, Uerling’s slideshow report on N-CORPE, Quote to rebuild database, and hired Brown & Caldwell for a study on FVID.

April Adjudicatory Hearing Meeting 2015

Monday, May 18, 2015

Summary: The purpose of this hearing is to receive evidence and testimony concerning the denial of a request for a variance from the District’s Ground Water Management Area, Rules and Regulations. Specifically a request from Stan Moore to drill two new wells, denied by the Board of Directors at our December 9, 2014 regular board meeting.

April Regular Meeting 2015

Monday, May 18, 2015

Summary: Reconsider Variance Request 2 & 3, USGS Payment for Lidar, Complaint on Westerling Trust, Trenton NRCS position filled, NARD Tour coming up, Approval of scholarships, 1098 meeting had kicked off, N-CORPE Status report, Measuring of the Frenchman Valley Canal’s monitoring wells, Seek a proposal from Brown and Caldwell for a study on Frenchman Valley Canal, Rules & Regulations changes were in effect April 6, 2015, and IMP possible changes.

NRCS Local Working Group Meeting Notice 2015

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service will be holding a Local Working Group meeting at the McCook USDA Service Center located at 1400 West 5th Street in McCook, NE (Red Willow County Fairgrounds) on May 21st, 2015.  The Meeting will begin at 9:30 a.m. and run to, approximately, 12:00 p.m.  The meeting will discuss natural resource conservation program priorities.  The meeting is open to the public.  For individuals needing special accommodations, please contact Jason Kennedy at 308-345-4163 ext. 3.

May Public Hearing Notice 2015

Monday, May 4, 2015

The Middle Republican Natural Resources District Board of Directors will hold a public hearing for the purpose of hearing requests for a variance from rules and regulations adopted by the District.  This hearing will be held at the Curtis Community Center, 201 Garlick Avenue, Curtis, Nebraska on Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.  The agenda, kept current, is av

March Rules & Regulations Meeting 2015

Friday, April 17, 2015

Summary: Testimony was received for Ground Water Management Area Rules & Regulations, which consisted of changes being proposed to Chapter 2 – General Provisions, Rule 2-1 Variances, specifically to 2-1.2.

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