The Little Blue NRD Board of Directors meeting begins at 7:00 pm on May 11th, 2021 in Davenport, Nebraska at the Little Blue NRD’s boardroom located on the south side of the building.

Little Blue Natural Resources District is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer.  Handicapped individuals requiring physical or sensory accommodations to participate in the meeting should notify the district at 402.364.2145 at least two days in advance of the meeting.


Printable Agenda

  1. Call Meeting to Order – Marlin Kimle
  2. Pledge of Allegiance
  3. Roll Call of Directors
  4. Note: The Open Meetings Act is Posted by the West Door
  5. Publications of Board Meeting Notice
  6. Action to Adopt Board Meeting Agenda
  7. Action to Approve Consent Agenda Items
    1. Acceptance of Board Member Absences
    2. Approval of Minutes of April 13th, 2021 Board Meeting
    3. Approval of Certified Acres
  8. Action on Treasurer’s Report – Jay Meyer
  9. Agency Reports
    • NRCS Report – Janet Valasek
    • NARD Report – Mason Hoffman

10. Executive Committee

  • a) Discussion/Action to Authorize Purchase of a Hot-Water Power Pressure Washer
  • b) Discussion/Action to Approve Plans for Office Building Drainage Project
  • c) Discussion/Action to Fill Media & Communications Specialist Vacancy
  • d) Discussion/Action to Fill Resources Technician Vacancy
  • e) Discussion/Action to Create a Resolution Related to Executive Order 14008 “Tracking the Climate Crisis at Home and Abroad”
  • f) Discussion/Review Draft FY 2022 Budget & Salaries
  • g) Other Business

11)    Projects and Planning Committee

  • Staff Update on LBVWS Project
  • Motion to Approve Phase III of Reynolds Drainage Project for $14,655.10
  • Motion to Approve Phase III of Belvidere Drainage Project for $7,072.06
  • Motion to Approve Phase IV of Shickley Drainage Project for $8,750
  • Discussion/Action to Review Application from Village of Byron Requesting Financial Assistance to Help Fund Drainage Improvements
  • Discussion/Action to Review an Application from the Village of Ruskin Requesting Financial Assistance to Help Fund Village Park Improvements
  • Motion to Approve Bowman Springs 3-D Dam Repair Quotes
  • Motion to Approve Southern Power Quote for Upgrading Power at Prairie Lake
  • Motion to Approve the Development of Electrical RV Pads at Prairie Lake
  • Staff Update on 32-Mile Creek Watershed Projects
  • Other Business

12)    Water Resources Committee

  • a) Consider Changes to “Chapter 12 – Violations, Enforcement & Penalties” Section of LBNRDs Groundwater Management Area Rules as Recommended by Legal Counsel
  • b) Discussion/Possible Action on Soil Reporting/Operator Training Requirements
  • c) Spring Groundwater Levels Update
  • d) Vadose Zone Results Update
  • e) Other Business

13)    Public Comment – Public comments may be made at this time; however, no board action can be taken at this meeting unless determined to be an emergency item, in accordance with the Nebraska Open Meetings Law.

14)    Other Business – Opportunity to introduce an item for reference to committee or placed on next month’s agenda.

15)    Adjournment

Minutes from Meeting