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Marysville City Council Meeting Notes

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The Marysville City Council met Monday. A good deal of the meeting centered on clarification of the billing cycle for the intangibles tax, which was repealed by voters in November of 2012, and is set to expire. That led some to believe that recent tax statements billing an intangibles tax was in error. Terry Hughes brought the matter up during ... Read More »

Marysville Planning Commission Approves Two Residential Recommendations

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The Marysville Planning Commission, meeting Thursday night, moved three developments forward for City Council consideration. Preliminary and final plats were approved for 22 duplex units proposed near the new water tower. Following revisions from previous presentations, the Bulldog Apartment preliminary and final plats were approved. Changes included two water retention ponds on the site that will reduce drainage runoff, aligning ... Read More »

Washington City Council Votes To Publish Budget

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The Washington City Council recently voted 3-1 to publish a proposed budget for 2015 which will keep the levy at 45.516 mills. Melanie Bryant voted no, citing concern that not raising a little this year may lead to a large increase next year. The approval came after nearly three hours of consideration, and will be up for public comment and ... Read More »

Marysville City Council Meeting Notes

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The Marysville City Council met Monday. Chickens and tennis again dominated much of the discussion. Residents for and against an ordinance proposed which would allow keeping and raising chickens within the city limits spoke. An idea floated to allow a one year trial was brought forward. At the end, the ordinance failed on a 3-4 vote. Council expressed disappointment with ... Read More »

Marysville City Council Meeting Notes

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Marysville City Council met Monday. A motion to reduce the time City Attorney John McNish would attend council meetings proposed by Vicky Gross was defeated with the mayor breaking a 3-3 tie vote. A subsequent motion to require McNish attend all meetings then passed on a 4-2 vote, with Gross and Carla Grund voting no, citing unnecessary expense. Council took ... Read More »

Gage County Supervisors Plan Fall Road Work Projects

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Gage County Board of Supervisors continued steps toward issuance of $5.6 million for road improvements, after adoption by voters with 62% approval in June. Financial and construction timelines were discussed last week, with adoption of a bond resolution anticipated July 24, and funds coming available late in August. Some of the work could begin this year, and is to include ... Read More »

Fate of Baileyville schools could be decided Wednesday evening

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The USD 115 Nemaha Central Board of Education will meet Wednesday evening at 6 pm at the Nemaha Valley Elementary and Junior High Gym in Seneca to discuss the future of Baileyville B&B schools. They will also consider the Highland Community College Memorandum of Understanding, as Highland Community College is interested in buying the Baileyville school to use as an ... Read More »

Marysville City Council has short meeting Monday Evening

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Marysville City Council met in regular session Monday evening and with not much on the agenda, the meeting was adjourned at 8:15.  Some of the items discussed were the replacement of a packer for the city, which was approved at a cost of $1,468 from Foley Rental in Manhattan and also the approval of a Rammer from Foley’s, if they ... Read More »

$2,500 in Tools Donated to Nemaha Valley Schools

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Prime Source Building Products of Kansas City offered a donation of several power tools for the Industrial Arts program in Seneca.  The Nemaha Valley School Board accepted the donation valued at over $2,500.  According to Nemaha Valley Teacher Bruce Stanley the tools will be used in the construction of several small buildings.  A local couple has agreed to purchase the ... Read More »

State board approves B&B/Nemaha County merger

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The State Board of Education has approved the consolidation of two Nemaha County school districts. The state board gave their approval Wednesday to the consolidation of the Nemaha Valley and B & B School Districts, clearing the way for a public vote on the issue during the November 2nd general election. Meanwhile, Nemaha Valley School District Superintendent Darrel Kohlman says ... Read More »