Board Meeting Minutes

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Official record of the Central Platte Natural Resources District’s Board of Directors Meetings

2018 Board Minutes

JanuaryBoard Elects Secretary and Treasurer
FebruaryBoard Approves Drought Mitigation Contract
MarchCPNRD Buys 157 Acres for Groundwater Recharge
April25,800 Acres Treated for Phragmites in CPNRD

CPNRD Implements 180-Day Temporary Stay- Effective Immediately
JuneSpring Groundwater Levels Show Increase
JulyBudget Reduced by $4.5 Million
AugustCPNRD Sets Lower Property Tax Request
SeptemberChanges Made to Groundwater Management Rules & Regs

Board Minutes (2017)

DecemberGroundwater Evaluation Toolbox (GET) Contract Approved
JanuaryCPNRD Approves Proceeding With Conservation Easement
FebruaryExcellent Progress Being Made on Flood Control Project
MarchCrop ET Study Approved with UNL
AprilTitle Search/Transfer Fee Policy Changes
MayUNL Presents Vadose Zone Nitrate Findings
JuneGroundwater Levels Down Slightly
JulyCPNRD's Tax Asking Down Nearly $468,000
AugustCPNRD Lowers Levy and Property Tax Request
SeptemberHazard Mitigation Plan Approved
OctoberFlood Control Project Amendments Approved
NovemberCease & Desist Orders Issued to Violators

Board Minutes (2016)

JanuaryCentral Platte NRD Board to Hold Public Hearing
on New Groundwater Exchange Program
FebruaryGroundwater Exchange Rules & Regulations Approved
Pre-Approval to Begin Next Week
MarchCPNRD Approves the First Temporary Leasing Transactions
for the New Groundwater Exchange Program
AprilNew Kearney High School Arboretum Funding Request
MayWoodward Reports on Rainfall and Snowpack
JuneSpring Groundwater Levels Up
JulyLower Property Tax Request Approved
AugustCPNRD Lowers Levy and Property Tax Request
SeptemberGroundwater Exchange Pre-Approval to Start Oct. 3rd
OctoberOne Month Remaining to Sign Up for Groundwater Exchange
NovemberFour Area Landowners Selected for CPNRD Conservation Awards
DecemberBid & Emergency Contracts Approved for Flood Control Projects

Board Meeting Minutes (2015)

DecemberAction Delayed on Groundwater Management Area Changes
January VanMatre and Bicak Appointed to Board of Directors
FebruaryBoard Approves Project Sense: New Nitrogen Management Program
MarchCPNRD to Receive NET Grant for Grassland Conservation
AprilCPNRD Issues Cease & Desist Order to Dawson County Landowners
MayTwo New Cost Share Programs Offered to Landowners in CPNRD
JuneCPNRD Groundwater Levels Nearly Equivalent to 1982 Levels
JulyCPNRD Approves Property Tax Request and 2016 Budget
AugustCPNRD Approves Lower Tax Levy for 2016 Budget
SeptemberCPNRD to Develop Groundwater Exchange Program
OctoberHearing Date Set for Hall/Hamilton Counties
NovemberConservation Award Winners Selected