Council

Randolph Flood Plain Project Update

“What was that white van with 6 men doing driving around Randolph today and looking at streets, roads, and bridges?”
On Wednesday, Nov. 20th, 2019 a design kick-off meeting and a general site review visit was conducted in Randolph with the Corp of Engineers-USACE Omaha. Ron Beyer, Project Manager along with staff of engineers – Lyle Peterson, Structural Engineer, Damon Birkby, Civil Engineer, Christian Davenport, Civil Engineer, Dan Jones, Hydraulic Engineer, Dennis Gaare, Geotechnical Engineer met with City Staff members – City Administrator, Kelsey Backer, Director of Economic Development, Janelle Biernbaum, Aaron Nielsen, Utility Supt. and Mayor George Bradley.

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October 25th, 2017

PASSPORT TO HERITAGE WINNERS ANNOUNCED
Eleven area museums participated in Northeast Nebraska’s Passport to Heritage program this summer. Tourist visiting these museums were given Passport Booklets and would receive a stamp from each of the museums they visited. People who visited all 11 museums were entered into a drawing for $300; people who visited 9 or more museums were entered into a drawing for $150; and people who visited 5 or more museums were entered into a drawing for $75.
Cindy Howey of Hartington won first prize of $300. Lois Moser of Plainview won the second place prize of $150. Angela Blattert of Wakefield won the third place prize of $75.
Checks were presented to the Passport winners. In the photos below (left to right): RC&D Council Member, Maurice Ketter presents a check for $300 to Cindy Howey of Hartington; RC&D Vice-President, Dennis Wacker presents a check for $150 to Lois Moser of Plainview; RC&D Financial Manager, Dick Haskin presents a check for $75 to Angela B..

October 16th, 2017

CEDAR REMOVAL DEMONSTRATION TO BE HELD
Come watch a demonstration of cedar removal from pastureland on Thursday, October 19th; 8am to 11am at 86951 519 Ave,; Royal, NE. Cedar trees removed with only mulch left behind. Demonstration is free and open to the public. Re-claim pastureland from invasive cedars.

September 27th, 2017

NUCOR STEEL SPEAKS TO RC&D COUNCIL
Roy Srymanske and Mary May Aschoff of Nucor Steel’s Environmental Division, Norfolk, presented information to the Northeast Nebraska Resource Conservation & Development (RC&D) Council at their recent meeting. Nucor uses electricity to melt steel and they are the largest user of electricity in the state of Nebraska. They are also the largest recycler of scrap metal in North America which comes to them from five or six states. Nucor takes pride in their environmental leadership through their presence, regulatory compliance, involvement in the local community, and their dedication of always striving to find ways to improve how they care for the environment.
The regular order of business included a report on the recent Household Hazardous Waste and Electronic Waste events. Citizens brought in 2.9 tons of a variety of hazardous waste and approximately 4.5 tons of obsolete electronics. One hundred and fifteen households from around the region were served w..