Past Meeting Minutes

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

February 2018

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Summary: Johnson passed around the video created by Red Thread & that high tech meetings are planned for February 22 and 23, NCORPE had an update on the bills from the harvesting loss, Landowners for a common purpose submitted letter and other correspondence associated from their attorney, Welfleet advisory committee decided to have BSB remove the trees off the face of the dam for &7500.00, and a request was made to move the meetings to morning and will be put on the next meeting agenda

January 2018

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Summary: NRCS is currently working on the ranking on the EQIP contracts, Johnson currently has $4000.00 in sponsorships and possibly more, motion made to support LB 758, DNR forecast letter for compact, adopted the new policy on past due bills 


December 2017

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Summary: accepted the audit report, changed policy on paying past due bills, NRCS noted that there will by a lot of tree plans this year so they will be out working ahead to get everything done, Johnson gave the board the contract for red thread and explained what they will be doing and then there was a motion to approve working with them up to a value, motion was made to request NCORPE Board to provide the MRNRD board with a formal plan on how they intend to effectively manage the land and that plan should be received within 90 days, there was a motion to approve the staff the work with Se

November 2017

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Summary: NRCS went over the deadlines for conservation practice sign up, NNRC reported on the scoring of the WSF Funding, Johnson has been reading meters in Frontier Co and attending meetings on with Ricketts and DNR on the preliminary forecast meeting, DNR has stated that it would be a compact call year but that no management actions would be required, NCORPE reported that the audit is coming along but they are still waiting on some more information and that it was decided to go back to every other month for meetings, Land Owners for a Common Purpose handed out materials and let their part

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