FEBRUARY 6, 2023 – 9:00 a.m.

1. Open Meetings Act

2. Roll Call

3. Public Input

4. Consent Agenda

  • Approval of Minutes of Regular Business Meeting of the Board of Directors held January 5, 2023
  • Approval of Minutes of Committee Meeting of the Board of Directors held January 30, 2023
  • Approval of the February Disbursements:
Hydro Division:

Check #s 68977 through 69222 & 8900834 through 8900864

(Accounts Payable)






Kingsley Division:

Check #s 3506 through 3513 (Accounts Payable)



Glendo Division:





  • Approval of the following 2023 Budget Amendment:
Hydro DivisionCurrent BudgetProposed BudgetDifference
Irrigation Capital Budget
   Chemical Trailer$20,000$24,000$4,000
  • Approval of Work Order No. 186583 – Enclosed Chemical Trailer ($23,917.00)
  • Approval of Purchase Requisition No. 16175 – Husker Steel – Steel Piling ($68,789.00)
  • Approval of Purchase Requisition No. 16235 – Ace Irrigation & Mfg. Co – Inventory Order for HP Pipe, Pumpsites and Elbows ($102,828.00)
  • Approval of the bid from Van Diest Supply Co. for the 2023 Chemicals in the amount of $279,886.90
  • Approval of Purchase Requisition No. 16263 – Van Diest Supply Co. ($279,886.90)
  • Approval of the Johnson Lake Subleasing annual renewal fee of $500.00
  • Approval of the Johnson Lake Airport Lease Agreement with Werth Aerial Spraying, L.L.C. for a term of 5 years with a fee schedule beginning at $3,635 for the first term and increasing by a compounding 3% inflator for each subsequent term
  • Approval of the Agricultural Lease Renewal with Beck Family Partnership, LTD with a 10-year term at a rate of $238.00 per year
  • Denial of a Variance for the after-the-fact violation of constructing a concrete driveway over a survey pin at 31 Mallard Cove, Johnson Lake
  • Approval of a new 10-year term Exhibit B Agreement with applicable Johnson Lake and Plum Creek Area Associations
  • Approval of the 2023 Employment Agreement with Jeff Buettner

5. Irrigation Water Management Specialist Report – Curtis Scheele, NRCS

6. Water Service Agreements

7. Quick Attach Broom Sweep

a. 2023 Budget Amendment
b. Work Order No. 107457 – Quick Attach Broom Sweep ($8,100.00)

8. Midwest ROW Services

9. Water Services Committee (2/1/23)

10. Change Location of March 6, 2023 Regular Business Meeting to the Rodeway Inn, Holdrege, NE

11. Legislation

12. Integration

13. Workshops, Seminars and Conferences

14. Personnel

15. Director Attendance

16. Board Comments

17. Legal Update

18. Management Reports

a. Cory Steinke
b. Tyler Thulin
c. Mike Drain
d. Scott Dicke
e. Alex Linden
f. Rochelle Jurgens
g. Eric Hixson
h. Devin Brundage

19. Committee Meeting of the Board – February 24, 2023 at 9:00 a.m. in Holdrege

20. Adjournment