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Board of Supervisors and Equalization November 27 & 28, 2018 Notice of Meeting

Notice of Meetings

Notice is hereby given that a regular meeting of the Board of Supervisors and Equalization of Cuming County, Nebraska, Read More

will be held commencing at 9:00 a.m. on October 30th and will continue at 9:00 a.m. on November 27, 2018, and will continue on November 28, 2018, at 9:00 a.m., in the regular meeting room of the Board Cuming County Courthouse in West Point, Nebraska, which meeting will be open to the public.  Handicapped accessibility is available at the east entrance of the courthouse. The Board of Supervisors will recess at 11:00 a.m. on November 27 to convene as a Board of Equalization.  An agenda for such meetings is kept continuously current and is available for public inspection at the office of the County Clerk at the courthouse and on the Cuming County Web Site. (www.cumingco.com) The agenda may be modified to include items of an emergency nature, only, at such meeting.

 

Bonnie Vogltance

Cuming County Clerk

CCED Executive Director Position

Now Accepting Applications for EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Duties: Under the direction of the Cuming County Economic Development Board, the Executive Director coordinates all activities, programs and operations in an efficient and effective manner. The Executive Director implements activities focusing on the retention and expansion of existing businesses, assisting in the startup and attracting of new businesses, and creating jobs while preserving the quality of life in Cuming County, Nebraska, and each of its four municipalities.

Qualifications: Prefer experience with budget preparation, public relations, strategic planning, business development, fund raising and knowledge of grant writing.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Proficient computer skills including the use of Microsoft Office programs and QuickBooks; excellent listening and communication skills; ability to be bonded; ability to maintain confidentiality; work with and manage volunteers; read and write proficiently; time management skills; public presentation skills. Should also be able to establish and maintain effective working relations with leaders in all the communities in the county, board members, volunteers and members of the public; establish and maintain effective contacts and working relations with state, regional and national economic development officials. Should also be available for flexible working hours and travel.

Education and Experience: Graduation from an accredited four year college or university and experience in economic or community development preferred; a combination of education and experience will be considered.  Any professional economic development trainings are a plus.

Position: Full-time, Compensation negotiable, based on experience and skills. County benefit package provided.

For complete job description contact: Bonnie Vogltance 200 S Lincoln St, Rm 100, West Point, NE  68788

To Apply:  Submit cover letter, resume, salary history and at least three professional references no later than 4:30 pm Central Time, Friday, November 23rd  to: Cuming County Economic Development Board, Attn: Bonnie Vogltance, 200 S Lincoln St, Rm 100, West Point, NE  68788, or electronically to  clerk@cumingcounty.ne.gov

Cuming County provides minimal commute times, safe communities and life-long learning prospects; provides variety and accessibility to natural, recreational and lifestyle amenities. Cuming County sits in the northeast region of Nebraska with close proximity to Sioux City Iowa; Omaha, Nebraska; and Lincoln, Nebraska. Cuming County is one of the leading agricultural counties in Nebraska and the nation, with a strong manufacturing and small business base. The county’s four municipalities are home to a variety of public and private schools and one community college. The county is also home to a regional hospital with inpatient and outpatient services and a state-of-the-art rehabilitation center.  For more information see http://www.cumingco.com.

Nebraska continues to rank high:

  • 4th Best Quality of Life, Business Facilities Magazine, 2008 Annual Rankings Report
  • 5th Best Education Climate, Business Facilities Magazine, 2008 Annual Rankings Report
  • 4th Best State for Jobs, CareerBuilder.com, 2008
  • 4th Lowest Average Travel Time to Work, U.S. Bureau of the Census
  • Top 10 States Receiving a 5-Star on the 2007 State’s Healthcare Cost Quotient, Expansion             Management Magazine
  • Top 10 Best States for Business, 2008 Forbes Magazine
  • Ranks 25th in the Nation in ag production sales, USDA

 

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E911 Advisory Board meeting

Notice of Meeting

Notice is hereby given that a meeting of the E911 Advisory Board of Cuming County, Nebraska, Read More

will be held commencing at 7:00 pm October 24, 2018, in the E911 Communications Center, which meeting will be open to the public.  An agenda for such meeting is kept continuously current and is available for public inspecting at the E911 Communications Center.  The agenda may be modified to include items of an emergency nature, only, at such meeting.  Handicapped accessible entrance is located on the east side of the courthouse.

 

Nicole Lund

 

 

Business Improvement Grant – Round #4

Cuming County Economic Development recently announced the start of Round #4 for the Business Improvement Grants.  This round will be open until December 1, 2018.

During the first two rounds we were able to distribute $19,174.77 to help defray $210,285.80 worth of improvements that included: signage, a business expansion, exterior improvements and assist with a marketing plan.

Round #3 allowed us to assist an additional 14 businesses defray $69,729.19 worth of improvements by dispersing $15,077.94 of grant funds.

Again, we are thankful that we are able to help area businesses with signage, computer equipment, floor repairs and cosmetic improvements. We are continually grateful for the generosity of the Donald E. Nielsen Foundation for funding this program.

The Business Improvement Grant program is available to qualifying businesses within Cuming County. As a reminder non-profit and government entities are not eligible for funding.

This is a 50% reimbursement grant with maximum amounts available for the following three categories:

  • Exterior Façade Improvements ($2,500 max.) – Projects include: awning, cornices, entrance/door, exterior paint, decorative detail, exterior lighting, exterior signage, and exterior windows.
  • Interior Façade Improvements ($1,000 max.) – Projects must be visible to the customer including lighting, flooring, furnace, paint, ceiling, shelving and equipment.
  • Marketing ($1,000 max.) – Projects must be customer oriented including new website design, e-commerce website, photography and marketing related seminars.

 

2018 Business Improvement Grant Recipients (*New business)

Round #1

  • The Parts Junction (signage)
  • Chiropractic Lifestyle, LLC (signage) *
  • Best Point Design (signage)
  • White’s Home Comfort, LLC (equipment) *
  • Buse Machine (equipment)
  • Dairy Queen (Six Avery’s, LLC) (exterior remodel)
  • Journey Investment Properties, Inc. (fireproof door)
  • Final Drive Show Supply (signage) *
  • Skywave Wireless, Inc. (signage)
  • Meiergerd Game Birds (signage)
  • Picture Perfect Memories (signage) *
  • Stover Chiropractic (roofing improvement)

 

Round #2

  • West Point Design (marketing)
  • Native 32 Winery (signage) *
  • 529 Social (expansion)
  • Mendlik Audiology (windows/gutters)
  • The Parts Junction (Flag pole & flag)

 

Round #3

  • Wagner Tire & Repair (signage)
  • ASC Lockers (equipment)
  • MTM Pheasants (website design)
  • Las Canas (equipment)
  • Engelmeyer Repair (tv and mounting kit for infomercials) *
  • The Good Earth Company (energy efficient window treatments) *
  • Mendlik Audiology (signage)
  • Cuming County Fabrication (laptop, software & tablet) *
  • Charmed Country Boutique (building expansion) *
  • Ru-De’s Mart (building expansion)
  • Toms Rexall Drug (equipment)
  • Creative Notions (exterior)

 

If you are interested, please contact the Cuming County Economic Development office at (402) 372-6001 or email assist@cumingcountyed.com

BIGProgramApplication2018_June Revision

Sample Ballots

To view the sample ballots for the 2018 General Election please follow this link:

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“Attention Voters” – Not all of the races listed will appear on all ballots in the county, in the manner published, as some candidates are elected only by district and some candidate races are required to rotate.

Notice of Public Hearing

NOTICE OF PETITION FOR APPOINTMENT OF TRUSTEES Read More

 

Public notice is hereby given that Petitions appearing to have been signed by not less than twenty-five (25) electors residing within the boundaries of Hospital Authority No. 1 of Cuming County, Nebraska, have been filed requesting that the following persons be named to serve as trustees of Hospital Authority No. 1 of Cuming County, Nebraska:

 

Michael Bailey, 644 E Sherman, West Point, NE 68788

Six Years Beginning September 30, 2018

David Fox, PO Box 738 Wisner, NE 68791

Six Years Beginning September 30, 2018

Michael Graybeal, 1720 S Lincoln St, West Point, NE 68788

Six Years Beginning September 30, 2018

 

Notice is further given that at 10:00 o’clock a.m. on August 28, 2018 at West Point, Nebraska, a hearing shall be held before the County Board with respect to said nominations and that at such hearing before the County Board objections will be heard to the appointment of any one or more of the persons nominated.

Bonnie Vogltance, Cuming County Clerk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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