NOTICE OF MEETING

HOLT COUNTY AG SOCIETY

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the regular meeting of the Holt County Agricultural Society will be held, Monday, October 4th, 2021 at 8:00 pm at the Holt County Annex, O’Neill, Nebraska which meeting will be open to the public. 

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Notice in the county court of holt county, Nebraska

Estate of 

Duane H. Dorr,

Deceased

Estate No. PR21-45

Notice is hereby given that, on September 13, 2021, in the County Court of Holt County, Nebraska, the Registrar issued a written statement of Informal Probate of the Will of said Decedent and that David Dorr, 1211 Covell Avenue NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504, was informally appointed by the Registrar as Personal Representative of the Estate.

Creditors of this Estate must file their claims with this Court on or before November 16, 2021, or be forever barred.

-ss- Laura Reynoldson

Clerk of the County Court

Address of County Court

County Court of Holt County

204 N. 4th Street

O’Neill, NE 68763

James D. Gotschall 

(Bar I.D. #19049)

Strope & Gotschall PC, LLO

125 North 4th Street

P.O. Box 858

O’Neill, NE 68763

Tel: (402) 336-2277

Fax: (402) 336-2294

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Notice

O’Neill Public Schools is accepting bids for the removal of snow at the school sites for the 2021-2022 school year. Specifications and a bid form are available at the O’Neill Public Schools Administrative Office at 410 East Benton, O’Neill, NE 68763. Sealed bids must be returned to the Administrative Office by noon on Wednesday, October 6, 2021.

Published September 23, 2021   38-39

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ORDINANCE NO. 1401

OF THE 

CITY OF O’NEILL, 

NEBRASKA

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF O’NEILL, NEBRASKA, TO ADOPT THE BUDGET STATEMENT TO BE TERMED THE ANNUAL APPROPRIATION BILL; TO APPROPRIATE SUMS FOR NECESSARY EXPENSES AND LIABILITIES; TO EXCEED THE BUDGET LIMIT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2021-2022 BY AN ADDITIONAL 1% AND TO PROVIDE FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL OF O’NEILL, NEBRASKA, that:

Sec. 1. That after complying with all procedures required by law, the budget presented and set forth in the budget statement is hereby approved as the Annual Appropriation Bill for the fiscal year beginning October 1, 2021, through September 30, 2022. All sums contained in the budget statement are hereby appropriated for the necessary expenses and liabilities of the City of O’Neill. A copy of the budget document shall be forwarded as provided by law to the Auditor of Public Accounts, State Capitol, Lincoln, Nebraska, and to the County Clerk of Holt County, Nebraska, for use by the levying authority.

Sec. 2. The City Council of the City of O’Neill approves exceeding the budget limit for the fiscal year 2021-2022 by an additional 1%.

Sec. 3. This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage, approval and publication as required by law.

PASSED AND APPROVED this 13th day of September, 2021.

-ss-SCOTT MENISH, MAYOR

ATTEST:

(SEAL)

-ss-SARAH SIDAK, 

CITY CLERK/TREASURER

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ORDINANCE NO. 1402

OF THE

CITY OF O’NEILL, 

NEBRASKA

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF O’NEILL, NEBRASKA, ESTABLISHING SALARIES FOR POLICE EMPLOYEES OF THE CITY OF O’NEILL, COMMENCING ON THE FIRST DAY OF OCTOBER, 2021; REPEALING PRIOR ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT HEREWITH AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL OF O’NEILL, NEBRASKA, that:

Sec. 1. That the salaries for the following positions shall be set at the level indicated for the 2021-2022 fiscal year:

Police Chief-per hour35.60

Sergeant-per hour29.42

Investigator-per hour24.09

Patrolman V-per hour22.61

Patrolman IV-per hour24.68

Patrolman III-per hour23.41

Patrolman II-per hour22.72

Patrolman I-per hour21.34

Reserve Patrolman-per hour20.00

Police Secretary-per hour17.41

Sec. 2. That any other ordinance or section passed and approved prior to the passage, approval, and publication or posting of this ordinance and in conflict herewith are hereby repealed.

Sec. 3. This ordinance shall take effect and be in full force and effect after October 1, 2021 from and after its passage, approval and publication as required by law.

PASSED AND APPROVED this 13th day of September, 2021.

-ss-SCOTT MENISH, MAYOR

ATTEST:

(SEAL)

-ss-SARAH SIDAK, 

CITY CLERK/TREASURER

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ORDINANCE NO. 1403

OF THE

CITY OF O’NEILL, 

NEBRASKA

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF O’NEILL, NEBRASKA, ESTABLISHING SALARIES FOR CITY OFFICIALS AND EMPLOYEES OF THE CITY OF O’NEILL, COMMENCING ON THE FIRST DAY OF OCTOBER, 2021; REPEALING PRIOR ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT HEREWITH AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL OF O’NEILL, NEBRASKA, that:

Sec. 1. That the salaries for the following positions shall be set at the level indicated for the 2021-2022 fiscal year:

Mayor-per month600.00

Council member-per month300.00

City Clerk/Treasurer-per hour31.56

Deputy City Clerk/Treasurer-per hour27.99

Account Clerk II-per hour16.05

Account Clerk I-per hour17.04

Ambulance Driver-per trip32.50

Ambulance Drive – EMT-per trip44.25

Ambulance Driver-per mile1.50

Ambulance Driver – EMT-per mile         2.25

Billing Clerk-per hour3.19

Library Director-per hour25.89

Assistant I-per hour14.75

Children’s Librarian/Assistant Director-per hour17.04

Park/Cemetery Supervisor-per hour25.21

Fire Chief-per month400.00

Cemetery Laborer I-per hour10.00

Cemetery Laborer II-per hour10.25

Cemetery Laborer III-per hour10.50

Cemetery Laborer IV-per hour17.25

Ballfield Supervisor-per hour12.75

Park Laborer I-per hour10.00

Park Laborer II-per hour10.25

Park Laborer III-per hour10.50

In-charge-per hour3.80

Pool Manager-per hour16.00

Assistant Pool Manager-per hour14.93

Lifeguard I-per hour9.50

Lifeguard II-per hour9.75

Lifeguard III-per hour 10.00

Lifeguard IV-per hour10.25

Lifeguard VI-per hour11.25

Cashier-per hour9.50

Lifeguard (substitute)-per hour9.50

Street Supervisor-per hour25.66

Street Maintenance I-per hour19.23

Street Maintenance II-per hour18.01

Street Maintenance III-per hour18.06

Street Seasonal-per hour17.25

Water/Sewer Supervisor-per hour29.39

Waste Water Plant Operator-per hour18.54

Waste Water Lab Technician-per hour20.05

Water Operator I -per hour19.67

Sewer Seasonal Worker-per hour11.25

Solid Waste Manager-per hour    28.65

Facility Operator/Driver I-per hour19.46

Facility Operator/Driver II-per hour17.23

Facility Operator/Landfill III-per hour17.23

Facility Operator/Landfill II-per hour19.46

Facility Operator/Landfill I-per hour17.92

Sec. 2. That any other ordinance or section passed and approved prior to the passage, approval, and publication or posting of this ordinance and in conflict herewith are hereby repealed.

Sec. 3 This ordinance shall take effect and be in full force and effect after October 1, 2021 from and after its passage, approval and publication as required by law.

PASSED AND APPROVED this 13th day of September, 2021.

-ss-SCOTT MENISH, MAYOR

ATTEST:

(SEAL)

-ss-SARAH SIDAK, 

CITY CLERK/TREASURER

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NOTICE OF PUBLICATION

OF ORDINANCE NO. 1399-A

IN PAMPHLET FORM

Public Notice is hereby given that at a meeting of the Mayor and City Council of the City of O’Neill, Nebraska, held following the budget hearing and final tax request hearing which will begin at 6:30 p.m. on September 13, 2021 in the City Hall located at 401 East Fremont Street, O’Neill, Nebraska there was passed and adopted Ordinance No. 1399-A entitled:

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE BY THE CITY OF O’NEILL, NEBRASKA OF ITS COMBINED UTILITIES REVENUE BONDS, SERIES 2021, IN AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $2,500,000; PRESCRIBING THE FORM AND DETAILS OF THE BONDS AND THE COVENANTS AND AGREEMENTS TO PROVIDE FOR THE PAYMENT AND SECURITY THEREOF; AUTHORIZING CERTAIN OFFICIALS TO DETERMINE THE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT, THE MATURITIES, THE INTEREST RATES, THE REDEMPTION PROVISIONS, THE FINANCIAL COVENANTS AND OTHER TERMS AND PROVISIONS RELATING TO THE BONDS AND AUTHORIZING THE SALE AND DELIVERY OF THE BONDS TO THE PURCHASER THEREOF; DESIGNATING THE BONDS AS QUALIFIED TAX-EXEMPT OBLIGATIONS; ADOPTING CERTAIN POST ISSUANCE TAX COMPLIANCE AND DISCLOSURE POLICIES AND PROCEDURES WITH RESPECT TO THE BONDS; PROVIDING FOR THE PUBLICATION OF THE ORDINANCE IN PAMPHLET FORM; AND AUTHORIZING CERTAIN ACTIONS AND DOCUMENTS AND PRESCRIBING OTHER MATTERS RELATING THERETO.

Said Ordinance has been published in pamphlet form, and copies of said Ordinance as published in pamphlet form are available for inspection and distribution at the Office of the City Clerk at the City Office.

SARAH SIDAK, CITY CLERK

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NOTICE OF PUBLICATION

OF ORDINANCE NO. 1400

IN PAMPHLET FORM

Public Notice is hereby given that at a meeting of the Mayor and City Council of the City of O’Neill, Nebraska, held at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, September 13, 2021, at City Hall, 401 East Fremont Street, O’Neill, Nebraska, there was passed and adopted Ordinance No. 1400 entitled:

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE AND SALE BY THE CITY OF O’NEILL, NEBRASKA OF ITS GENERAL OBLIGATION HIGHWAY ALLOCATION FUND PLEDGE BONDS, SERIES 2021, IN ONE OR MORE SERIES IN AN AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF NOT TO EXCEED THREE MILLION TWO HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS ($3,200,000) TO PAY THE COSTS OF CONSTRUCTING AND IMPROVING CERTAIN STREETS AND RELATED IMPROVEMENTS OF THE CITY; AUTHORIZING CERTAIN OFFICIALS TO DETERMINE THE FINAL AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT, MATURITIES, RATES, REDEMPTION PROVISIONS, TERMS AND OTHER DETAILS OF SUCH BONDS; PLEDGING FUNDS RECEIVED FROM THE NEBRASKA HIGHWAY ALLOCATION FUND AND PROVIDING FOR THE LEVY AND COLLECTION OF AN ANNUAL TAX FOR THE PURPOSE OF PAYING THE PRINCIPAL OF, PREMIUM, IF ANY, AND INTEREST ON THE BONDS; DESIGNATING THE BONDS AS QUALIFIED TAX EXEMPT OBLIGATIONS; ADOPTING CERTAIN POST-ISSUANCE TAX COMPLIANCE AND DISCLOSURE POLICIES AND PROCEDURES WITH RESPECT TO THE BONDS; AND AUTHORIZING CERTAIN OTHER DOCUMENTS AND ACTIONS IN CONNECTION THEREWITH

Said Ordinance has been published in pamphlet form, and copies of said Ordinance as published in pamphlet form are available for inspection and distribution at the Office of the City Clerk at the City Office.

SARAH SIDAK, CITY CLERK

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Legal Notice

In the District Court of 

Holt County, Nebraska

Case Number CI 21-127

In RE Name Change of

Kevann Lee Claussen

Notice is hereby given that on the 20th day of September, 2021, a petition was filed in the District Court of Holt County, Nebraska, the object and prayer of which is for the change of the petitioner’s name from Kevann Lee Claussen to Kevin Lavern Reimers.

A hearing will be had on said petition before the Honorable Mark Kozisek, in Courtroom No. 1, 204 North 4th Street, O’Neill, Nebraska on the 8th day of November, 2021 at 1:00 p.m., or as soon thereafter as will be convenient for the Court and that unless sufficient cause is shown to the contrary, the petitioner’s name will be changed from that of Kevann Lee Claussen, to Kevin Lavern Reimers.

Kevann Lee Claussen

88111 Hwy. 281

O’Neill, NE 68763

402-961-0426

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Notice of Meeting

The Lower Niobrara Natural Resources District will hold a public meeting on Monday, October 4, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. at the Community Center in Butte, Nebraska. An agenda of the minutes to be considered at such time, date, and place is kept continually current and is available for public inspection during normal business hours at the District Office in Butte.

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REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

PROJECT 

(General) ADMINISTRATION

CORE Development, Inc. (hereinafter referred to as CORE) has been awarded Nebraska Affordable Housing Program funds from the Nebraska Department of Economic Development (NDED) for an owner-occupied housing rehabilitation program, and CORE is contemplating the award of a contract for certain technical and professional services for the administration of this project. CORE provides assistance to the following communities: Brunswick, Chambers, Clearwater, Elgin, Ewing, Inman, Neligh, Oakdale, Orchard, Page and Royal. Therefore, this is a request for an Expression of Interest and Statement of Qualifications from your firm, if interested, in performing these technical and professional services. The selected administrator will perform General Administration services for CORE for the duration of this grant. 

The selected administrator will be required to assist CORE with providing required data needed for meeting special grant conditions; establishing and maintaining all files as required by the Nebraska Department of Economic Development (NDED); preparing and submitting required Performance Reports, and meeting all requirements of State and Federal laws, rules and regulations and other laws, regulations and assurances required by NDED. 

The selection of a PROJECT ADMINISTRATOR will be according to the following criteria: 

• Technical expertise(30 points)

• Past record of performance(30 points)

• Capacity of the firm(20 points)

• Familiarity with the Program Guidelines(20 points)

• Cost of Services(5 points)

Total Possible Points105 points 

On or about October 25, 2021, CORE will evaluate all submittals and the firm will be selected. The top qualified firm will meet the Board for the purpose of contract negotiations for a lump sum contract following Release of Funds by the Nebraska Department of Economic Development. CORE requires all contractors and consultants to comply with all applicable Federal and State laws and regulations. 

Two (2) copies of your Expression of Interest and Statement of Qualifications are required by 12:00 Noon, Local Time, October 22, 2021, in the office of: 

CORE Development, Inc. 

Attn:  CORE Board Members

84668 – 514th Avenue

Clearwater, NE 68726

Please send your Qualifications in an envelope marked GENERAL ADMINISTRATOR. 

Sincerely, 

Dennis Sanne, 

CORE President

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REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

HOUSING ADMINISTRATION AND/OR LEAD BASED PAINT SERVICES

CORE Development, Inc. (hereinafter referred to as CORE) has been awarded Nebraska Affordable Housing Program funds from the Nebraska Department of Economic Development (NDED) for an owner-occupied housing rehabilitation program, and CORE is contemplating the award of a contract for certain technical and professional services for the administration of this project. Therefore, this is a request for an Expression of Interest and Statement of Qualifications from your firm, if interested, in performing these technical and professional services. CORE is also requesting proposals from firms that are qualified to perform Lead Based Paint testing services for this same program. Both services will be contracted for the duration of this grant. 

Housing Administration services shall include but are not limited to the implementation of the project in conformance with the following NDED compliance areas: income eligibility, application processing, reporting requirements and close-out. 

The Request for Proposals for the Housing Administration Services will be selected according to the following criteria:

• Technical Expertise(30 points)

• Past Record of Performance(30 points)

• Capacity of the Firm(20 points)

• Familiarity with NEDED funded housing projects(25 points)

• Cost of Services (10 points)

Total Possible Points(115 points) 

Lead Based Paint testing services shall include but are not limited to the implementation of the project in conformance with the following NDED compliance areas: testing, evaluation, reduction and clearance issues. 

The Request for Proposals for the Lead Based Paint testing services will be selected according to the following criteria: 

• Technical Expertise(30 points)

• Past Record of Performance (30 points)

• Capacity of the Firm ...................................(20 points)

• Familiarity with NEDED funded housing projects (25 points) 

• Cost of Services(10 points)

Total Possible Points(115 points)

Elaborate artwork or expensive visuals and other presentation aids are neither necessary nor encouraged. On or about October 25, 2021, CORE will evaluate all submittals and the firm will be selected to perform the Housing Specialist services and/or the Lead Based Paint Testing Services. The top qualified firms will meet with the Board for the purpose of contract negotiations for a lump sum contract following release of funds by the Nebraska Department of Economic Development. CORE requires all contractors and consultants to comply with all applicable Federal and State laws and regulations.  

Two (2) copies of your Expression of Interest and Statement of Qualifications for each service are required by 12:00 Noon, Local Time, October 22, 2021, in the office of:

CORE Development, Inc. 

Attn:  CORE Board Members

84668 – 514th Avenue

Clearwater, NE 68726

Please send your Qualifications for each service in two (2) separate envelopes marked as follows: 

HOUSING SPECIALIST for HOUSING REHABILITATION FUNDS;

LEAD BASED PAINT TESTING SERVICES FOR HOUSING REHABILITATION FUNDS. 

Sincerely, 

Dennis Sanne,

President

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NOTICE OF WORK SESSION

The O’Neill Public School Board of Education (Holt County School District No. 45-0007) will hold a Work Session at the Administrative Office, 410 E. Benton, O’Neill, NE 68763 on Monday, October 11, 2021 at 6:30 PM relating to the Superintendent search. The agenda, kept continuously current, is available for public inspection in the office of the Superintendent of Schools, O’Neill, Nebraska.

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NOTICE OF MEETING

The O’Neill Public Schools Board of Education (Holt County School District No. 45-0007) will hold its regular meeting at the Administrative Office, 410 E. Benton, O’Neill, NE 68763 on Monday, October 11, 2021 at 7:30 PM. A copy of the agenda, kept continuously current, is available for public inspection in the office of the Superintendent of Schools in O’Neill, Nebraska.

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PUBLIC NOTICE

Early Childhood Planning Region Team #8, working in conjunction with the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services Medicaid and Long Term Care (DHHS) and Nebraska Department of Education (NDE) is issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) pursuant to the Early Intervention Act (Nebraska R.R.S. §43-2500) for the provision of Early Intervention Services Coordination beginning no later than April 1, 2022.

The purpose of the proposal is to select, on a regional basis, a provider of Services Coordination to infants and toddlers, (birth to age 3) with disabilities and their families in the Planning Region 8 area. The provider will work closely with the Planning Region Team to provide services coordination (case management) to families of children with disabilities; hire, train, and supervise staff; account for funding and submit billings in prescribed formats; help organize meetings to assess needs; identify and utilize available resources; give families a good start in supporting their child with a disability including development of family skills in accessing, utilizing, and coordinating supports; and coordinate home and community-based Waiver services for the Aged and Disabled Medicaid Waiver for children birth to age 3.

Copies of RFP 109245 O3 and all information relevant to this Solicitation to include addenda or amendments may be obtained from the following website: https://das.nebraska.gov/materiel/purchasing/109245%20O3/109245%20O3.html

Deadline for proposal submissions is November 1, 2021.

Detailed proposal information may be requested by contacting the Planning Region Team Chair for Region #8, Ruth Miller at Educational Service Unit 8 (402)887-5041 ext 1225 or by sending questions to ruth@esu8.org

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