Past Meeting Minutes

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

December Regular Meeting 2016

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Summary: Interview for Curtis Field Sec.

October Regular Meeting 2016

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Summary: N-CORPE Status update, Action of Series 2013 Bonds for N-CORPE, Approval for the Resolution authorizing the issuance of Limited Obligation Occupation Tax Supported River Flow Enhancement Refunding Bonds in the maximum principal amount not to exceed $23,750,000 for the purpose of refunding some or all of the outstanding Series 2013 Limited Obligation Occupation Tax Supported River Flow Enhancement Refunding Bonds previously issued by the NRD to N-CORPE and lower the threshold of the proposed resolution to 4%, Appro

September Regular Meeting 2016

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Summary: Approval of budget to have mill levy at .031243 and occupation tax at $10.00, CREP renewal plans have been written, RCPP deadline of Nov.

August Regular Meeting 2016

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Summary: Approval to go to budget hearing, NRCS picked up another $135,000 of EQIP money and will fill 7 more contracts, N-ORPE status report, Bill Moore replacement well and the board tabled the matter indefinitely, Approval of the Brown & Caldwell contract to go and meet with DNR, payroll will now be completed by McChesney Martin Sagehorn, PC out of North Platte, and Motion to not join the other NRD’s for hiring a lobbyist.

July Regular Meeting 2016

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Summary: Additional Ogallala Aquifer Funding for EQIP contracts, Working on High Tech Irrigation Grant, 1098 basin planning is moving forward in a positive way, N-CORPE status report, Frenchman Valley credits we are chasing, approved the proposal for hiring TZA for the scope of work Russell requested, Approval of wage/salary increases for 2016-2017, and Merrigan went over the trade in price on Rich’s vehicle and the details he was looking at for a 2016 Chevy pickup and approval was granted.

June Regular Meeting 2016

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Summary: Discussion of the proposed drafted budget, Insurance renewal approval, New Soil Conservationist is now at the Trenton office, received an additional $30,000 of EQIP funds and NRCS had made another request for $363,000 for funding, N-CORPE Status Report, reviewed some of the proposed changes to the Rules & Regulations, and Boyce gave another update of the Medicine Creek Model.

May Regular Meeting 2016

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Summary: Looking into ideas on a buyback program for carryover inches, possibility of building a phone app, N-CORPE Status Report, Boyce made a presentation of Medicine Creek Model, staff currently working on the rewriting process of the Rules and Regulations, and developed a cooperative agreement with UNL to install more monitoring wells in 8-35 of Hayes County.

April Regular Meeting 2016

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Summary: Water Sustainability Funding will be accepting more grants July 15 – July 31, Approved two $500 scholarships, 1098-Basin Planning had a meeting that only the stakeholders were allowed with DNR, N-CORPE Status Report, Chemigation program being rebuilt due to the fact we lost information, and Tree Planting Status update.

March Regular Meeting 2016

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Summary: Variance Request 10-2015, Variance Request 11-2015, New Trenton Secretary started work, RCPP Application had been approved for funding for all 4 NRD’s in the Republican River Basin, Motion to approve capped payment of $485 from our NRD with a ceiling cap of total payment of $1000 for both the Ogallala Initiative and the RCPP, National Envirothon in 2020, Russell & Johnson Attending NARD Washington D.C.