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i/ = W[ Still waiting for high-speed LD[LUEo [nternet where you live? RIPPE GELBVIEH • Hubbell, Nebraska Duane: 402-324-4176 Dustin: 316-323-4874 bA THE SUPERIOR EXPRESS Public Notices (/,Ms&apos;t put)lL'hed February 25; 2010 m The Superior Expressp Notice to Bidders ,Sefled bids will be received in the office of the Nuckolls County Clerk, PO Box 366. Nelson. Neb,, 68961 un- til I1 a.m.. March 8. 2010. for the purchase of a new or slightly used cunent production year" motor grader, at which time the bids will be publicly • ',ported and read. Specifications can be obtained at the highway superintendent's office. Ncls(m. Nob. All bids submi/ted shall be scaled and marked on the outside of the envelope,. "Proposal for Current Production Year Motor Grader." The award of the bid. if it is awarded. will be to the lowest responsible bidder whose qualifications indicate the award will be in the best interest of the county and whose bid complies with all the prescribed requirements. Must have comparable lnachine to demonstrate at /he Nuckolls County yard,in Nelson prior to consideration of bids. Nuckolls County reserves the right k reiect an5 and all bids and waive any and all ,nformalities and the right to disregard all nonconlbrming or condi- tional bids or counterproposals. Board of Commissioners Nuckolls County 8-2c birst lublished Feb. 18. 2010 in 771 Superior Express Requests-Invitation for bids. Superior Airport Authority Supe rior Municipal Airport AlP PrqleCt No.: 3-31-0080-03-04 Sealed proposals will be received by the Superior Airport Authority, Nebraska. at Kirkham Michael and Ags0ciates. me..411 South 13th St.. Suite 101. PO Box 83328. Lincoln, Neb.. 68501 until 10:30 a.m. on March T9: 2(}I ()for furnishing all labor, mate- i { i t ' Are you an experienced I flatbed driver worried about ) your future? Join a committed team & .; earn what you are Worth! , * Stable privately owned, t & debt free ,  ® uJcmsr' tow turnover • I " Paid week y practice miles Excellent equipment , * Solid benefits package [ .* Suecializing in flatbed. step deck, and RGN trailers Since 1927, we are proud to do what is right, even if it is the road less traveled/ Call or apply online/ 888-228-9685 Thursday, March 4, 2010 ri al s an d eq ui pmentand performing all work necessary on the: Superior Airport Runway Widening, Extension, Turnaround, RunwaycTaxiway -Lighting and Fencing Copies of the bid documents, in- cluding project drawings and technical specifications, are on file and may be inspected at: Kirkham Michael, 411 S. 13th, Suite 101, Lincoln, Neb., 68501. Nebraska Department of Aeronautics. 3431 Aviation Rd.. Suite 150. Lincoln. Neb.. Superior Municipal Airport, Neb. A complete set of bid documents may be obtained from Kirkham Michael at the above address for a fee of $150. none of which will be re- funded. Questions regarding bids shall be directed to Kirkham Michael at the above address in writing no later than seven (7) calendar days prior to the bid opening. Each bid must be accompanied by a bid guaranty in the amount of five (5) percent of the toal amount of the bid. The bid guaranty may be by certified check or bid bond made payable to the Superior Airport Authority. Bids may be held by the Superior Airport Authority for a period not to exceed one hundred and twenty (120) days from the date of the bid opemng for the purpose of evaluating bids prior to award of contract. The Superior Airport Authority reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive any irregularities or informalities in any bid received, and to accept any bid which is deemed most favorable to the Superior Airport Authority, at the time and under conditions stipulated in the instructions to bidders. This project is subject to the re- q uirements of the Davis-Bacon Act, as amended. The contractor is required to comply with wage and labor provi- sions and to pay minimum wages in accordance with the schedule of wage rates established by the United States Department Of Labor. This project is subject to the re- quirements of 49 CFR Part 26 Disad- vantaged Business Enterprise Partici- pation. The owner has established a contract goal of 6.5 percent participa- tion for small business concerns owned and controlled by qualified disadvan- taged business enterprises (DBE). The bidder shall make and document good faith efforts, as defined in Appendix'A of 49 CFR Part 26. to meet the estab- lished goal. Award of contract is also subject to the following federal provisions: • Executive Order 11246 and DOL Coming this Spring... Regulation 41 CFR PART 60 - Affirmative Action to Ensure Equal Employment Opportunity. • DOL Regulation 29 CFR Part 5 - Davis Bacon Act. • DOT Regulation 49 CFR PART 29 - Government wide Debar- ment and Suspension of Governmentwide Requirements for Drug-free Workplace. • DOT Regulation 49 CFR PART 30- Denial of Public Works Con- tracts to Suppliers of Goods and Services of Countries that Deny Contracts to Suppliers of Goods and Services of Countries that Deny Procurement Market Ac- cess to U.S. Contractors (For- eign Trade Restriction). • TITLE 49 United States Code, CHAPTER 501 - Buy American Preferences. Request for Bidders RFB- 1 7-3c (Published Man 8. 2010 in The Superior Express I Legal Notice The regular mont fly meeting of the board of Educational Service Unit #9 will be held on Monday, March 15. 2010. at 6 p.m. in the ESU #9 mare conference room. 1117 E. South Street in Hastings. In the event the board is unable to meet on this date. the alter- nate meeting date will be Thursday, March 16, 2010, at 6 p.m. An agenda containing a listing of subjects requiring the attention of the board is available for public inspection during normal business hours in the ESU #9 main office. Except for items of an emergency nature, the agenda Will not be enlarged later thafi 24 hours before the scheduled commencement of the meeting. Sue Brown Board Secretary l-c (Published March 4. 2010 in The Superior Express) Notice of Meeting Notice of meeting is hereby given that a meeting of the Board of Educa- tion of the School District of Superior in the Counties of Nuckolls. Webster. and Thayer. in the State of Nebraska, Nuckolls County School District No. 011. will be held at 7:30 o'clock p.m. on March 8. 2010. in the senior high library in the district. This meeting is open to the public. Agenda items known at this time for consideration by the board will be as follows: Ap- prove application for early retirement incentive, approve membership for SUPERIOR EXTERMINATING Jeff Hutchinson 402-879-1092 • 402-879-4677 , ,uz : ;,> Train to be a Psychiatric Nurse s.. > " " ' Practitioner and Stay Home! Wont tc u-ahn to De e psy:nlatrlc nurse aractoner wtnout moving? use e conou%er tne perne< Q'qG stoy where )ca five. D b, O new Bran[ s focusea on training nurses  rural one rrlealCOlly qderservea 6"e'os of Nebraska. Choose a master's oro9ram or o 20 credit .os r'aster's certificate for NPs. Fall registration deadline is April 1, 2010. Visit or :ontact Beth 5yphers, Project Coordinator 4021559 3858 10:30-1t:30 a.m, T-L Pivot School 11:30 a,m,-l:00 p,m, Lunch 1:00 p,m., GSI Dryer Demonstration Door Prizes ° Lunch • Vendor Prizes ,.;':'=--.- 10% off all used equipment Q-#.)Keyho & Dam Gate Special Reliable, Local service at Reasonable Y"t ,4L Nebraska Association of School Boards, NRCSA Spring Conference attendees, refinance bond Issuance from 2005. Austin Nondorf discus- stun on Eagle Scout project.Approve certified contract for elementary PE. approve certified contract for music. (Published Feb. 11, 2010 in The Superior Express) Legal Notice In the district court of Nuckolls County, Nebraska in RE: Name change of Walker Evans Erick: Case No.CI 10-6. Notice is hereby gi.ven that on the 8 day of February, 2010 a Petition was filed in the District Court of Nuckolls County, Nebraska that object and prayer of which is to change a minor child's name from Walker lvans Erick to Walker Evans Cool. A hearing will be had on 'said Peti- tion before the Honorable Vicky L. Johnson in the District Court of Nuckolls County in Nelson. Nebraska on the 23rd day of March, 2010 at 9:30 o'clock a.m. or as soon thereafter as will be convenient for the Court and that unless sufficient cause is shown to the contrary, the minor child's name will be changed fl'om that of Walker Evans Erick to Walker Evans Cool. Tonya D. Cool. Petitioner 517 E 4th Street Superior, NE 68978 Wayne L. Garrison - No. 11443 Garrison and Garrison 155 S. Main - BaR 385 Nelson, NE 68961 54c (Firs.t published March 4. 2010 in The Superior Express) Notice In the county court of Nuckolls County, Nebraska Estate Of Mildred Heitmann, a/kin Mildred Heitman/ap, deceased Estate No. PR 10-7 Notice is hereby given that on Feb. 26. 2010. in the county court of Muck- oils County, Nebraska, the registrar issued a written statement of informal probate of the will of said decedent and that Kenneth Heitman. whose address is 2775 Dialnond Rd.. Webber, Kan.. 66970, 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 May 4. 2010, or be forever barred. Diana Wehrman. Clerk of the County Court. Nuckolls County Court. PO Box 372. Nelson. Neb.. 68961-0372. Randall Alexander (Bar ID No. 15337) Downing, Alexander & Wood 355 N. Commercial PC Box 185 Superior. Neb.. 68978 402-879-4751 9-3c ,Published March 4, 2010 in The Stq)erior Epress) Proceedings of the Nuckolls County Board of Equalization February 22, 2010 The Nuckolls County ,Board of Equalization met Feb. 22. 2010 in the board meeting room at the courthouse. Nelson. Neb.. per recess of December 21. 2009 Board of Equalization meet- Saturday, March 13, 2010 at 1:00 Belleville, KS ° Belleville 81 ° Livestock Sale Barn Complimentary Lunch at 12:00 43 Bulls, 20 Black Balancers, 10 Red Balancers, 1 9 Black Purebreds, ] Red Purebreds,,1SimAngus J When you have more of these... than answers. • Children's behavioral problems • Youth mental health referrals • Trained counselors available 24x7 1-888-866-8660 NEBRASKA FAMILY HELPLINE Economic Development President A privately funded economic development organization is seeking an energetic, positive individual to guide the economic development efforts in Custer County, Nebraska. Custer County is located at the heart of Central Nebraska. boasts friendly, hard-working people, progres- sive businesses and a tradition of community spirit. The President will be responsible to carry out a vari- ety of activities focused on the retention and expansion of existing businesses, attracting new businesses and creat- ing jobs while preserving the quality of life in Custer County, Nebraska. Full-time salaried position with benefits! Contact: Loren Taylor, CEDC Board Chairman P.O. Box 627, Broken Bow, NE 68822 larch For full job description see the classified listings at ing. The agenda of said meeting was remitted to board members in advance of the meeting and was posted in the county clerk' s office and on the county website. Chairman Carman approved the agenda and the Dec. 21. 2009 min- utes. Corlnan announced the "Open Meetings Act Law" as posted in the commissioners board meeting room and handouts are available. The Board of Equalization recon- vened at 11:37 a.m. A motion was made by Combs and seconded by Brown to approve the Motor Vehicle Exemption application submitted by The Good Samaritan Society of Superior for a 1996 Ford 35C to be used to transport residents to and from appointments and move equipment as needed, Carman, Brown and Combs all voted aye, 0 voted nay. Motion carried. Chairman Carman recessed the Board of Equalization meeting at 11:41 a.m. Danny K Carman, Chairman By: Jackie L. Kassebaum, County Clerk 9-1c (Published March 4. 2010 in The Superior Express) City of Superior Proceediugs Meeting of the mayor and council of Superior, Neb.. was convened in open and public session on Monday, Feb. 22. 2010, in the conference room of the city-utility building at 7:30 p.m. Present were council members Littrell. Ward, Worm, Springer. Schmidt. Lemke. Absent: None. Notice of the meeting was given in advance thereof by posting in the city clerk's office. municipal library and public safety building, the designated method of giv- ing notice. Availability of the proceed- ings hereafter shown was taken while the convened meeting was open to the public. The mayor noted that acop) of the Open Meetings Act was posted on the west wall and available for public review. Utilities Section Item 1. Council. by majority vote, ap- proved the Feb. utilities claims. Item 2. Council. by majority vote tabled discussion on the old water shop building. Item 3. Brittenham provided informa- tion on the underground gas service entries. City Section Item 1. Council. by majority vote, ap- proved the Feb. 8. 2010 meeting minutes. Item 2. Council. by majority vote. ap- proved the Feb. city claims. Item 3. Council, by majority vote. scheduled a special meeting March 8.2010. at 7 p.m.. before the regular council meeting, for additional dis- cussion on the storm sewer drains. Public Hearing Mayor Maxey opened the public hearing at 7:45 p.m for the On'e and S ix Year Street Plan. The hearing was open for any discussion or questions from the public or council members. As there were no comments or ques- tions, Mayor M ,axey closed the public hearing at 7:47 p:m. City Secti6n (Continued) Item 4. Council. by majority vote, ab- stain Lemke. approved advertising for a part-nine EMT position. Item 5. Council. by majority vote, ap- proved completing the Carom unity Needs Surv% with the income sur- vey to random citizens. Item 6. Council, by majority vote. adopted Resolution 2010-05 re- garding the One and Six Year Street Plan: to harmoni ze with state law: to repeal conflicting resolutions and sections: to provide an effective date and ordered to be published in pamphlet form. Item 7. Council. by majority vote. ab- stain Littrell. approved Brodstone Memorial Hospital's request to close l l th Street between Hwy. 14 and Washington St.. from April 5 to July 1. 2010. Item 8. Council. by majority vote. schedided a special meeting at 6:30 p.m. on March 22 to discuss the personnel policy manual. Item 9. No travel requests Item 10. Various committee reports were given. Meet adjourned. Billy J. Maxey, Mayor Attest: Jan Diehl, City Clerk February Utility Claims Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska. 11.560.38: Chad Hansen. 500.00: In- formation Analytics. 408.00: JP Rowe Construction. 54.244.80: National Pub- lic Gas Agency, 168.553.67: Nebraska Public Health Laboratory, 47.00: Olsson Associates. 3.281.80: USA Blue Book, 232.86 East. 189.83: South Central Public Power. 1.723.47: Salaries. 17.700.35: American Famil y Life. 378.36: Great America Leasing Corporation. 53.26: H & D Supply Waterworks. 463.89: Hawkins. Inc.. 744.97; JP Rowe Con- struction. 87.013.67: John Druba. 115.00: Lila Wilson. 260.00; Pamida 15.96: Standard Insurance. 595.52: USA Blue Book. 153.71. Verizon Wireless. 125.89. February City Claims A-1. Inc.. 500.00: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska. 10,444.67; Farm- ers & Merchants Bank. 2.t21.79: KRFS. 75.00: Platte Valle} Comm., 88.00; Superior Outdoor Power. 7.98: B-Green Lawn Care. 247.71 Baker & Taylor. 239.05: Birds and Blooms. 10.00; Capital Business Systems. 7.02: Center Point Large Print. 289.95; Mi- cro Marketing, 39.99: Nebraska Li- brary Association. 75.00: Pamida 12.00: Republican Valley Library Sys- tem. 60.00: Scott TV & Appliance. 580.20: Superior Ace Hardware..49: Superior School District 57.00: Supe- rior Utilities. 893.71: Superior iNet. 69.99: Vicki Perrie. 35.58: Windstream. 33.68: JEO Consulting Group, 1.475.25. City of York. 1.027.50. Salaries. 8.889.66. Ameri- can Family Life. 508.91 : Holida5 Inn. 71.00: John Druba. 95.00: Poster Com- pliance Center. 69.00: Standard Insur- ance. 308.64: Verizon Wireless. 248.64: Nuckolls County Treasurer. 10.00: Lord Abbott. 900.39: City of Superior. 1.290.79: Superior Devel- opment Corporation. 6.250.00: City of Superior Sales Tax Account. 4.166.67. A complete text Of the minutes. resolutions and ordinances are on file in the city clerk's office and are avail- able for public inspection during regu- lar business hours. 9- I c March 12-14, 2010 Lancaster Event Center, 84th & Havelock. Lincoln. NE Featuring Richard Winters, Julie Goodnight, Matt McLaughlin and Tommie Turvey Vendors. Demonstrations. Model Horses. Entertainment & More! 308-379-3368 I I WANTE 25 PEOPLE WHO Have difficulty hearing and understanding in background noise. 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The State of Nebraska is lmlding more ttan $85 million in uttclaimed property for over 250,000 residents. Claim yottrs today. Unclaimed Pro l:,rv Divi[ut+ 809 : St Lincoltc NE 68508 877-572-9688 ' 402-471-8497 WWW [I''?ilSllF(:'l'.r.)l'J /Published March 4. 2010 in The Sul)eHor Express) Proceedings ot" the Nuckolls County Board of Commissioners February 16, 2010 The Nuckolls County Board of Commissioners met Feb.f6, 2010 in the board meeting room at the court-- house. Nelson. Neb.. per recess of Feb, 8, 2010: Carman'. Brown and Combs present for the meeting. The agenda of said meeting was remitted to board members in advance of the meeting and was posted in the county clerk's office and on the county website. Carman announced the Open Meet- ings Act Law ts posted in the commis- sioners board meeting room and hand- outs are available. The board reconvened at 9 a.m. Chairman Carman approved the agenda and the Feb. 8.2010 minutes. Vicki Ensign, county treasurer met with the board to give a quote from Mips for nine new computers for the county offices in the courthouse thai would need them. The last time these computers were installed was in 2004. Nine computers would cost $9,137.43. Discussion held regarding the quan- tity needed. It was determined only eight computers were needed. Ensign also requested to have the old comput- ers cleaned of memory before they can be sold for surplus property. The Board gave their approval to proceed. Ensign also requested to have the property taxes put on line. The board did not make any decision at this time. The minutes from Nov. 19, 2009 and the February 18, 2010 agenda for the Nuckolls County Safety Commit- tee was submitted to the board for review. Gary Warren, assistant highway superintendent, and Cindy Buescher, executive secretary, met with the board to discuss the current activities of the county road department. Warren announced that Richard Franzen and Kevin Wenske started work this morning for the road depart- ment. The road employees are busy burning tree piles and replacing brakes and pads on equipment. It was deter- mined that the Superior road shop will need to be insulated to keep utility costs down. A motion was made by Brown and seconded by Combs to approve and to authorize Chairman Carman to sign the agreemem between Nuckolls County and the Nebraska Department of Roads to have the county pay the surveying costs for Project RD-136- 5(1012) located on Hwy. 136 between Highway 14 and the county line. and then the state will reimburse the county for these costs. Carman. Brown and Combs all voted aye, 0 voted nay. Motion carried. Gordon Watts. Oregon Trail Equip- ment. met with the board to discuss a proposal quote for a skid 1 oader for the Nuckolls County Road Department. With the trade-in value of $27.000 for the current skid loader, the cost will be between $3.000 and $8.000 dePeqding on the style of skid loader. Watts agi-eed to allow the road departmeflt fftggt trial on a new'D' Series. No decision made at this time. (Continued to Page 7A) SATELLITE INTERN ET IS AVAILABLE IN YOUR AREA[ Call NOW and Get: FREE Installation FREE Protection 12months, • FREE24/7 Customer Support WlLDBLUE.Internet is: FAST! EASY! ALWAYS ON! PRE-MEMORIAL DAY SALE SAVE UPTO HUNDREDS ON MONUMENTS NOW - MARCH 20! markers, benches, vases Two Conveniem Locations Trump Memorials 1601) West "O" St. - Lincoln • 476-151)1 or 800-31)9-6471 Moon & Sun Monument Co. 613 4th St. - Fairbury • 729-2146 or 800-307-4342 EVERY SHOE ON SALE! 1t,, "-  BEST SELECTION OF ' : ., ..._ RUNNING SHOES, WALKI NG SHOES, & TRACK SPIKES -,,,F Sale Runs March 3 - 14, 2010 00RUP00H00)NG00, Downtown1213 (2 StreetLinc°ln i  (402) 474-4557 RUN WALK-- BEFIT In-stock only Angus