Central Platte NRD Board to Elect Chairman and Vice Chairman

Central Platte NRD Board to Elect Chairman and Vice Chairman


GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska – The Central Platte Natural Resources District (CPNRD) Board of Directors will elect their board chairman and vice-chairman at their monthly meeting to be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 26, 2023. In December, the Nominating Committee recommended current Chairman Mick Reynolds of Wood River and Jerry Wiese of Grand Island. Both have served one term and are eligible for re-election.

-Groundwater Management Plan  The Board will consider an amendment to compensate Olsson up to $5,000 for finalizing updates to the NRD’s Groundwater Management Plan.

-Amended Easement  The Board will consider approval of an amended deed of conservation easement to permanently transfer and surrender irrigation and subirrigation rights.

-Nebraska Classroom Resolution  The board will consider action to adopt and enter into the Declaration of Trust and become a participant of the Nebraska CLASS Trust for the purpose of Central Platte NRD to jointly invest money with other public agencies to enhance the investment earnings.

-Managers Report  Lyndon Vogt, General Manager, will report.

-Natural Resources Conservation Service  Joe Krolikowski, District Conservationist, and Jacob Kendrick, Resource Conservationist of Central City, will report.

-Nebraska Association of Resources District Jim Bendfeldt, CPNRD Representative, will report.

-Nebraska Natural Resources Commission  Mick Reynolds, Middle Platte Basin Representative, will report.

-Cost-Share  Applications through the Nebraska Soil and Water Conservation and the Central Platte NRD cost-share programs will be considered.

-Upcoming Board Meetings  February 23, March 23, April 27