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Lower Big Blue Natural Resource District To Discuss Rail Trail Expansion

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The Lower Big Blue Natural Resource District will again take up discussion on a proposal that they take ownership of the Rail Trail south of Beatrice to the state line. No action was taken as the matter was discussed previously in August. The Nebraska Trails Foundation has currently raised some $814,000 of the estimated $840,000 cost of construction of the fifteen mile ... Read More »

Beatrice City Council To Hold Public Hearing Reguarding Annexation

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Beatrice City Council will host a public hearing Monday, August 4th on proposed annexation of several properties on the east side of the city, including Beatrice State Developmental Center, Evergreen Cemetery, and a number of residential properties. The meeting is set for 7 p.m. at the Beatrice City Council meeting. Read More »

Beatrice City Council Meeting Notes

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Beatrice City Council Monday voted unanimously to add a half percent sales tax to the May 13 ballot. Earmarked for street improvements, the proposal would bring the local sales tax to a total of 2%. An interlocal agreement with Gage County was also adopted, whereby if the increase passes, up to 5% of the funds would be used for improvement ... Read More »

Beatrice City Council Half-Cent Sales Tax Increase Faces February Vote

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A half-cent sales tax increase proposed by the Beatrice City Council now faces a final vote on February 3rd, which would advance the question to the May Primary Election Ballot. City Council this week approved wording of the ballot question, 95% of the proceeds of which would be used for public infrastructure, road, and street projects in the City of ... Read More »

Beatrice City Council Meeting Notes

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An option floated by Beatrice City Councilman Ted Fairbanks that would have consolidated police and sheriff departments into a countywide public safety department in Gage County has reportedly stalled. That, following discussion between council members, and county supervisors. They do plan to continue meeting on a regular basis to discuss ideas for more efficient operations. In a related story, elected ... Read More »

Beatrice City Council turns down resolution

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The Beatrice City Council turned down a resolution that would have allowed 30 minute loading and unloading zones on the north side of Court Street between 10th and 11th Street.  The main reason was the high risk of crashes because of sight obstruction.  A motion was made to allow a loading and unloading zone from 7:30 a.m. to 8 a.m., ... Read More »