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Office Hours Extended for In-Person Early Voting

In person early voting will continue until Monday, November 3rd at 4:30 in the County Clerk’s Office.  The Clerk’s Office will be extending their hours for early voting until after Election to accommodate voters.  The Clerk’s Office will be open from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  Voters who are house bound or don’t feel well, may send an agent to act on their behalf to pick up a ballot.  One person can act as an agent for up two people. 

If you are sick on Election Day and cannot go to the polls, you can ask a family member or friend to act as an agent to pick up a ballot for you.  If you are feeling ill on Election Day and no one is available to act as your agent, call the Clerk’s Office and we can make other arrangements.  Ballots must be picked up at the courthouse only on Election Day.  All ballots must be returned by November 3rd at 8:00 p.m. to be counted.

General Election Voter Information

The Nebraska Secretary of State’s Office will be mailing out early voter applications to all registered voters the week of September 8th to September 16th.  If you do not receive an application and want to vote early by mail, please contact the County Clerk’s Office 402-372-6002. To vote early by mail, voters need to complete an early voter ballot application and return to the County Clerk’s Office by October 23rd at 6:00 p.m.  Early voting after October 23rd can be done in person at the County Clerk’s Office until November 2nd.  Applications can be mailed to 200 S Lincoln St, Rm 100, West Point, NE  68788, e-mailed to clerk@cumingcounty.ne.gov, or faxed to 402-372-6013.  Registered voters in Lincoln, Elkhorn, Bismark and Monterey Townships are in the SW4 precinct, which is an all-mail precinct.  Ballots will be mailed to these voters 10 to 22 days before election. No early voter application is required for voters in the SW4 precinct. To check the status of your early voter application follow this link https://www.votercheck.necvr.ne.gov/voterview

Important deadlines for the General Election –

Early voting begins – September 28 – early voter ballots will not be mailed out until after September 28

In-person early voting begins – October 5, 2020, at the County Clerk’s Office

Last day to accept a new voter registration or to make changes to your voter registration (address, name or party) by mail, electronically through the Secretary of State’s Office, Department of Motor Vehicles or other State agencies – October 16th.  Follow this link to register to voter or change your voter registration (address, name or party) electronically – https://www.nebraska.gov/apps-sos-voter-registration/

Last day for in-person voter registration or to make changes to your voter record (address, name or party) – Cuming County Courthouse – October 23 at 6:00 p.m.

Last day to vote early in person at the Clerk’s Office – November 2nd at 4:30 p.m.

Help Wanted – Assessor

The Cuming County Assessor’s Office has an opening for an experienced, qualified clerical position. Would prefer (but not required) to have some working knowledge of assessment practices in Nebraska, reading legal descriptions, and/or GIS (mapping).

For a brief job description visit the Cuming County, Nebraska, Web Site (www.cumingco.com/business ) or  https://sweethomecumingcounty.com/

Please submit resume by sending to/or drop off at the Cuming County Assessor’s Office, 200 S. Lincoln St, Room 101, West Point, Ne, 68788 or electronically to (assessor@cumingcounty.ne.gov ).            

Cuming County is an equal opportunity employer and subject to veteran’s preference

 Job description:

Primary function: to help with the fair and equitable valuation of real and personal property in Cuming County.

Duties include, but not limited to:

            Real Estate Mass Appraisal

            Property Inspections (internal & external)

            GIS Mapping

            Processing forms (Real Estate Transfer, Personal Property, Exemptions, etc.)

            Mass appraisal data entry

            General Office Tasks

                        Good working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel & Powerpoint

                        Filing, answering phone, scanning, postage, typing

                        Computer sketching

Requirements:

            Read, speak and comprehend English

            Good communication skills, both in person and in writing

            Valid Nebraska driver’s license

            Possibly complete further Assessment classes requiring overnight travel

            Possibly travel within the county

Office hours:

Monday thru Friday 8:30-4:30

Hours may vary during real estate inspections

Salary:

Commensurate with experience and knowledge

Benefits:

Paid holidays, PTO hours, individual health, dental and vision insurance

Retirement benefit program

We Are Hiring! – Truancy Officer

Now Accepting Applications for

Truancy Officer – Part-Time

Cuming County, Nebraska, Board of Supervisors and Juvenile Diversion Office is accepting applications for a part-time truancy officer. This is a 20 hour per/week position with varied office hours. This is a granted funded position which is supported in part by the Nebraska Crime Commission.

For complete advertisement and job descriptions visit the Cuming County, Nebraska, Web Site (www.cumingco.com/government) or contact Addisen Johnson, 402-372-6010 or e-mail diversion@cumingcounty.ne.gov

Disabled applicants are invited to voluntarily identify any necessary accommodations in the application process, including accessibility to make application and/or interview for the position, completing the application for employment, taking any required tests, and any other steps involved in the application process. For more information on the Americans with Disabilities Act, please Contact: Becky Lerch, 402-372- 6008, ADA Coordinator for Cuming County.

Please send your resume to diversion@cumingcounty.ne.gov

Cuming County is an equal opportunity employer and subject to veteran’s preference.

Job will remain open until filled.

Board of Equalization Meeting Notice

Notice is hereby given that a meeting of the Board of Equalization of Cuming County, Nebraska, will be held commencing at 9:00 a.m. on July 14, and may continue on July 23 & 24, 2020, 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. The meeting is being called to hear real estate protests and to review applications for vehicle exemptions. Handicapped accessibility is available at the east entrance of the courthouse. An agenda for such meeting 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.

Part-time Help Wanted

The Cuming County Treasurer’s Office is looking for part-time help. Must have computer knowledge and good people and math skills. Duties include customer service, processing titles, registrations and driver’s licenses and taking payments for real estate and personal property taxes. Hours may vary per week. Please send resume to Cuming County Treasurer, PO Box 267, West Point, NE 68788 or email to treasurer@cumingcounty.ne.gov. Application deadline is June 30, 2020. The position is subject to a veteran’s preference.

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