Past Meeting Minutes

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 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

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

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

March 2017

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Minutes: NNRC elected new officers for the committee, approved to do the 3 year payment to the National Envirothon for $4869.00 a year, N-CORPE Status report, approved to pay quarterly billing for N-CORPE, approved the new Red Willow Creek Basin Model, and denied the CMAT Modeling tool

February 2017

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Minutes: Rippen will be the NARD Treasurer, Johnson making the rounds with the legislature, logo has been completed, USGS map has been finished, Russell will be testifying as a neutral state for LB218, N-CORPE status was reported and there is an option to purchase bonding insurance that will get a better rating, Approval of paying the NCORPE quarterly bill was denied,  NCORPE is considering hiring a third-party audit and a possible land trade, Lindstrom  is reviewing the final draft of the Rules and Regulations, both contr

January 2017

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Summary: N-CORPE Status report, High Tech Irrigation Program getting kicked off, Tree Orders are now being accepted, Connie Elson was named the new Curtis Field Office Sec.

November Regular Meeting 2016

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Summary: Audit Review in detail, NNRC will start grading the grant applications, Johnson is prepping for the Farm & Ranch show & luncheon, Basin Planning got provided a lot of information from DNR that the stakeholders had been requesting, N-CORPE Status report, discussion held about advertising cost share on decommissioning old wells that aren’t being used and staff will look into possible programs available for something like that, Merrigan went over the details of a proposed farrowing operation in Hayes County a