Past Meeting Minutes

November Public Hearing 2017

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Summary: the purpose of this hearing is to receive testimony with regard to revisions to the Ground Water Management Area, Rules and Regulations for the Middle Republican NRD 

October 2017

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Summary: Bob Meyer went over the audit in detail and answered questions of the board, Land Owners for a Common Purpose attended the meeting and asked to be put on the next months agenda for the regular meeting as well as requested that our attorney write an opinion letter on the subject of selling NCORPE lands, NRCS reported that they have planting for about 35,000 shrubs this year and the the engineers are out doing surveys on P2 now and that the range judging went very well and their was about 232 kids that participated, NARD hired a new lobbyist, NNCS is currently grading applications fo

September 2017

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Summary: motion to approve the proposed budget and the $10 occupation tax and set the mil levy rate as presented at the hearing, NRCS finishing up their fiscal year and finalizing stewardship contracts, NNRC report was that there was 9 large applications and 13 small applications for the WSF Grant process, Johnson is finishing up planning for the range judging and finishing up droning the high tech fields, NCORPE is still waiting on the audit and waiting to hear from HDR on the status of the windfarm, Boyce went over the estimated cost for the automated gate for Wellfleet lake and there was

Budget Hearing 2017

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Summary: The purpose of this hearing is to receive support, opposition, criticism, suggestions or observations of taxpayers relating to the purposed budget of the Middle republican NRD.  This is in accordance with §13-501 to §13-512 , and Manager Jack Russell presented the proposed budget.  The proposed budget of disbursements and transfers of $7,200,089.00 and a cash reserve of $271,336.55.  The property tax requirement is $1,305,485.00.  This would result in a proposed tax rate of .031020.  The proposed occupation tax rate for this budget is $10.00

August 2017

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Summary: Approval was given to go to hearing for the proposed budget and the $10.00 occupation tax, Johnson submitted the grants for the water sustainability funding, Boyce and Johnson have been busy flying the drone over the high tech systems, N-CORPE’s audit is still not complete, DNR water reserve cash fund has approached us for a list of projects we are wanting to pursue and request funds for, set up a new Wellfleet Advisory Committee that consists of Loomis, Schilling, and Anderjaska, Russell state that we have been w

July 2017

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Summary: Russell went over the current updates which are highlighted in gray for the draft budget, reviewed and approved the proposed insurance renewal from Harry A.

June 2017

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Summary: review of draft budget, NRCS went over them currently working on the ranking Conservation Stewardship Program and EQIP contracts which they have requested additional funds for, NARD discussed changes to their current lobbyist and there was a 5% increase in the medical and 2.9% in dental for this year, Johnson is currently working on the grants for the NSF funding and is installing high tech equipment, Lefler went over the changes and answered questions of the Board for the amended Bond resolution, approval of the

May 2017

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Summary: Approval the finish the completion of the Wellfleet project, NRCS is on a hiring freeze so they are unable to fill the Hayes County Resource Conservationist position at this time, NRCS went over the new USDA requirements for erosion control, Kaila Kressin gave a report on what the field office secretaries have been working on behalf of the MRNRD, NARD Basin Tour coming up, NNRC reported that they are working on the budget and that the State could be removing some of the funds, Another Meet & Greet will be held

May Rules & Regulations 2017

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Summary: the purpose of this hearing is to receive testimony with regard to revisions to the Ground Water Management Area, Rules and Regulations for the Middle Republican Natural Resources District

April 2017

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Summary: NARD deadline for awards approaching, Meet & Greed with Dan Hughes on April 17 in McCook, Sign up for High Tech Program, Scholarship Awards given to Tucker Hartley & Logan Burke, Approval to give 1098 a 1 year extension, N-CORPE had a teleconference meeting over the bond refinancing and the savings for the MRNRD could be 4.1 million and RSM will be conducting the audit, Russell shared that the FCID lawsuit on the IMP is in the Supreme Court and Estermann lost his case and NE Bostwick lawsuit was dropped

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