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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 »

B and B School Board tables consolidation

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The Nemaha Valley School Board Monday evening adopted a resolution to consolidate with B & B USD 451. The resolution authorizes the board president to sign a consolidation agreement between the two districts. The B & B School Board during their meeting Monday evening discussed the consolidation agreement, but tabled action because they had some questions. They also tabled action ... Read More »

Nemaha Valley school board hold special meeting

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Margie Heinen, Nemaha Valley board president called a special meeting to order Wednesday, August 4, 2010 at 7:30 p.m.      Nemaha Valley superintendent Darrel Kohlman reviewed the timeline for the consolidated agreement. The deadline to submit the agreement to the State Board of Education is August 15, 2010 so the Consolidated Agreement can be on the agenda for the State ... Read More »