Grand Island has announced a finalist for CIty Attorney today. Daniel Brotzman is currently the City Attorney for Englewood Colorado. A position he has held since 1995. City Administrator Marlan Ferguson says he was impressed with Brotzman’s credentials.
Prior to his City Attorney position, Brotzman was the Assistant City Attorney
The fall open burn period will begin this Sunday in Grand Island and run through Oct. 24. Citizens will need to purchase a $10 burn permit in order to participate in the fall open burn period. A permit can be purchased weekdays, Oct. 5 through Oct. 23, from 8 a.m.
HopeHarbor in Grand Island received an extraordinary donation yesterday morning. A couple who wished to stay anonymous arrived at the office door of Hope Harbor with 280 pounds of freshly processed ground beef. Development Director for Hope Harbor, Liz Mayfield, says that they were very surprised and excited to receive
Plumbed, squared, and leveled, the Nebraska building was officially dedicated by the Grand Lodge of Nebraska freemasons. John Maxell, Grandmaster of Masonry for the state of Nebraska, performed the ceremony. Included with the cornerstone was a time capsule that included items from the Nebraska State Fair, like a yellow Volunteer
Wednesday night, the Regional Planning Commission recommended changes to zoning regulations that could lead to an increase in the number of adult entertainment businesses in the county. A presentation was given by phone from Scott Bergthold, an attorney from Chattanooga, Tennessee, who is assisting the county in crafting these changes
8thgraders from One R school in Grand Island showed off some of their lifesaving skills this morning as part of a new CPR training program from Northwest Public Schools, CHI St. Francis, and the American Heart Association. For the past 2 weeks students have been learning the basics of CPR.
A proposed gravel pit located across the road from the Crane Trust Nature Center has been pushed back once again by the Hall County Board of Supervisors/ Vontz Paving and Crane Meadows will return to negotiations after Vontz Paving agreed to drop an asphalt plant from a proposed conditional use
The Grand Island City Council went in-depth into utility pole usage by the city. Currently the city reserves the top section of the poles for city electric lines, then 40 inches below that, telecommunication lines can be attached. The city charges 4 dollars per attachment. The biggest user of pole
The Nebraska State Fair was recently honored for its sustainability efforts. At a ceremony in Lincoln this week the fair received the Zero Waste Award from WasteCap Nebraska. Zero Waste means having a landfill diversion rate of at least 90 percent.Facilities Director Jamie Parr says that the fair exceeded
The Hall County Board of Superviors chose to forward a conditional use application made by the owner of Mid-Nebraska Speedway, Douglas Stange, to the Regional Planning Commission. The permit is for a truck washout at the location of the speedway just east of Doniphan, an application that was very similar