Lower Big Blue NRD Vacancy

Lower Big Blue NRD Vacancy


BEATRICE, Nebraska -- The Lower Big Blue Natural Resources District (NRD) is accepting applications to fill a vacancy on its board. A director is needed for the unexpired term for Subdistrict Two. This area includes the southwest corner of Gage County and all of Jefferson County. A map of the subdistrict is available from the NRD office.

To be eligible for this position, the applicant must reside in Subdistrict Two and be a registered voter. The vacancy exists because the former director Jim Damrow has moved out of the subdistrict. This term will expire in January 2022. Applications will be accepted until Feb.17, 2021.

The 13 directors of the district determine programs and projects for flood control, groundwater quality/quantity, soil and water conservation, public recreation, tree planting, and fish and wildlife habitat.

Directors receive a per diem for each meeting they attend and are reimbursed for actual expenses incurred while on official NRD business. The board meets monthly on the last Thursday of the month in Beatrice.

Application forms are available at the Lower Big Blue NRD office at 805 Dorsey Street, Beatrice, Nebraska. Applications can also be found on the NRD’s website at For further information, contact the NRD at 402.228.3402. To be considered, applications need to be returned to the NRD by 5 p.m. on Feb. 17, 2021.