THE CENTRAL NEBRASKA PUBLIC POWER AND IRRIGATION DISTRICT
Holdrege, Nebraska

September 8, 2015– 9:00 AM

REGULAR BUSINESS MEETING OF THE BOARD
AGENDA

 

1. Open Meetings Act

2. Roll Call

3. Public Input

4. Consent Agenda

  • Approval of Minutes of Regular Business Meeting of the Board of Directors held July 31, 2015
  • Approval of Minutes of Special Meeting of the Board of Directors held August 28, 2015
  • Approval of Minutes of Committee Meeting of the Board of Directors held August 28, 2015
  • Approval of the September Disbursements:

Hydro Division:
Check #s 49874 through 50075 and 8800493 through 8800509 (Accounts Payable);
Check #s 9911290 through 9911395

$1,252,223.82

$339,034.05

Kingsley Division:
Check #s 2774 through 2782 (Accounts Payable)

$99,063.79

J-2 Regulating Reservoir Construction Fund:
Check #s 1140 through 1148, 8800003 (Accounts Payable)

$961,533.29

Glendo Division:
Check #NONE

$NONE

Flex Spending Account:
Check #s 6953 through 6955

$1,610.67

  • Approval of Work Order No. 107345 – Gothenburg Outboard Motor ($10,300.00)
  • Approval of Progress Estimate No. 1 (Final) – NMC Caterpillar, Contract No. 0-660 for 2015 Motor Grader ($222,318.75)
  • Approval of Closure of Contract No. 0-660 – NMC Caterpillar for 2015 Motor Grader – On April 6, 2015, Contract No. 0-660 was awarded to NMC Caterpillar for a 2015 Motor Grader at a cost of $224,750.00, less $16,000.00 trade-in, plus $13,568.75 Nebraska and Bertrand sales tax, for a total contract amount of $222,318.75. All equipment has been delivered, inspected and found to be satisfactory. Payment shall be made to NMC Caterpillar in the amount of $222,318.75 and Contract No. 0-660 shall be closed.
  • Approval of the variance request at 8 East Shore, Johnson Lake for the construction of a garage which would sit 9.5’ within the 20’ rear setback, contingent upon neighbor approval
  • Approval of the variance request at 4 East Shore, Johnson Lake for the construction of a livable basement below a future house with a basement elevation of 2620.5’ msl that meets the following criteria: 1) Lowest Living Elevation will be ≥ 2,618.0 msl; 2) Lowest Opening Elevation will be ≥ 2,623.5’ msl; 3) Lowest Adjacent Grade Elevation will be 2,622.0’ msl; and 4) Lowest Openings (egress windows) must meet side lot line setbacks
  • Approval of the variance request at 8 Mallard Beach, Johnson Lake for the construction of a cable rail system at a height of 36” around a deck, contingent upon written approval by neighbors on both sides
  • Approval of the variance request at 8 Mallard Beach, Johnson Lake to replace the steps with a ramp on the south east side of the house, contingent upon neighbor approval
  • Approval of Lot Line and Road Realignment at Northeast Bay, Johnson Lake which includes: 1) Relocating and constructing a gravel road east of the existing road; 2) Relocating lot boundaries to meet at new road location; and 3) Assisting Lot 7 in obtaining access to their lot through the installation of a culvert, fill, and surfacing
  • Approval of variance request at 6 Plum Creek Canyon Drive 12A, Plum Creek Lake for the replacement and expansion of the deck attached to the house located as there are no neighbors and it would not block any views of the lake
  • Approval of 2016 Water Leasing Pilot Program Rules
  • Approval of Extending the Jeffrey Island Waterfowl Hunting Leases – Allow the same Jeffrey Island waterfowl hunters to continue to utilize their blinds from 2016 to 2018, at the current rate of $1,500 per year. Central maintains a list of individuals who have inquired about having a waterfowl hunting blind on the property. If anyone gives up his or her lease, we call the first name on the waiting list and offer that location to that individual. (Presently there are seven waterfowl hunting blinds in use on the property.)
  • Memorandum of Understanding Between USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service, Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District and Tri-Basin Natural Resources District

6. 2015 Budget Amendments

7. Contract Amendment No. 6 with Mead & Hunt for Kingsley Dam PMF Study

8. J-2 Regulating Reservoir

9. Personnel

10. Legislation

11. Director’s Attendance

12. Board Comments

13. Operations Report

14. Committee Meeting of the Board Friday, September 25, 2015 at 9:00 a.m.