The Nemaha Natural Resources District Board is accepting written applications to fill a vacant seat on the board from subdistrict 4 the Nebraska City area.
At its Feb. 14 meeting, directors appointed Doug Iske of Dunbar to fill the vacant seat left by State Sen. Dan Watermeier.
There was a letter of interest regarding the vacancy, but since there were no applicants at the meeting, directors delayed the appointment until the March 14 meeting.
NRD board members are normally elected to four-year terms during the primary/general elections in even numbered years. Twenty-one members serve on the Nemaha NRD board and represent 10 subdistricts, two directors per subdistrict, who are elected in alternating election years.
One member of the board is elected at-large from throughout the entire District. Currently the other director in Subdistrict 4 is John Albrecht from Nebraska City.
Included in Subdistrict 4 are all of McWilliams, NC11, and NC12 precincts; in addition parts of NC13 and NC15 are included. More detailed maps showing the NRD subdistricts are available by contacting the NRD.
Nemaha NRD board meetings are held in Tecumseh on the second Thursday of each month, generally in the evening. Board members are eligible to receive $50 per diem and reimbursement of mileage and other expenses incurred while conducting NRD business.
Individuals interested in these positions should address a letter requesting appointment to the Nemaha NRD Board of Directors, 62161 Hwy 136, Tecumseh NE 68450, for consideration at the boardís regular monthly meeting on March 14. For more information, contact the NRD at (402) 335-3325.