Otoe County Commissioners approve community wildfire protection plan
The Otoe County Board of Commissioners met on Tuesday, Aug. 11, and took the following actions:
Approved the Southeast Nebraska Community Wildfire Protection Plan;
Approved the yearly renewal of the Five Rivers Resource Conservation and Development;
Approved a $51,929 grant from the Nebraska Crime Commission;
Approved a duplicate payment to the Nebraska Department of Revenue for quarterly fuel tax. The department will hold $3,278 and apply it to the county’s next quarterly payment, said Otoe County Clerk Jenny Bassinger.
Tabled discussion on creating a new fund for budget purposes for a future meeting;
Scheduled a Sept. 22 public hearing on the vacation of county roads as descibed here: All of County Road 107 North of H Road, Right-of-way in the East 1⁄2 of Section 3, Township 8N, Range 9E of the 6th P.M., Otoe County, Nebraska. AND All of County Road 91/156, in the West 1⁄2 of the Northeast 1⁄4 of Section 3, Township 8N, Range 9E of the 6th P.M., Otoe County, Nebraska; and
Approved a bid from RDO Truck Center of $149,968.98 for a 2021 Mack dump truck with aluminum box for the County Roads Department. Delivery is expected in 9 to 10 weeks, said County Roads Superintendent Jonathan Brinkman.
The next regularly scheduled Otoe County Board of Commissioners meeting is set for 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 25.