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Governor's Wellness Award

Weather Resources

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Ground Water Management Plan Annual Review


Budget Public Hearing on the tentative FY 2017 LPSNRD Budget, Thursday, August 11th starting at 7pm at the NRD office.

The NRD is seeking bids from contractors for the rehabilitation of two watershed dams in Lancaster and Seward counties.
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The summer edition of our "Know Your NRD" newsletter is now available! Sign up to have newsletter links e-mailed to you!

Next NRD Board Meeting:
Wednesday, August 17, 2016, 7pm at the NRD office. Approval of the FY 2017 Budget will be considered and public comment will be welcomed.

Board Meetings

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Scheduled Meetings


Subdistrict 1 Applicants Wanted

The NRD Board of Directors has declared a vacancy and is accepting applications from residents of Subdistrict One who are registered voters and who want to fill the vacancy through December of 2016. In order to fill the remainder of the four-year term (January 2017 through December 2018), the appointee must be elected to the seat in the 2016 General Election. Letters of application and qualifications to be appointed to the board are due by August 8th.

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Subdistrict One Map (large view)

Subdistrict One Map

Antelope Valley Officially Completed


Final JAVA Board Meeting

Representatives of the NRD, the City of Lincoln and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln met for the final time on July 14th and dissolved the Joint Antelope Valley Authority, which was responsible for administering Lincoln's successful Antelope Valley Project. Along with transportation improvements and increased opportunities for community revitalization, the project also removed 400 acres and 800 structures from the Antelope Creek floodplain.

Joint Antelope Valley Authority (JAVA) Board Chair and NRD General Manager Glenn Johnson oversees the final meeting of JAVA, which was responsible for the Antelope Valley Project.

Ash Borers Detected

Experts say the recent detection of Emerald Ash Borer in the Omaha and Greenwood areas is the beginning of a major infestation that gives homeowners, local government and others throughout the state some unpleasant decisions to make. Click HERE for general information from the experts at the Nebraska Forest Service.

News Release - Ash borers found in LPSNRD, near Greenwood

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Board Gets Budget Peek

The NRD Board of Directors reviewed Draft 1 of the NRD's FY 2017 Budget when it met June 21st. The presentation also included some projected expenditures for FY 2018. The board will continue working toward final approval of a balanced budget in August. Besides seeking public comment at its June 21st meeting, these opportunities for public comment remain:

Wednesday, July 20, 7pm-NRD Board meeting and tentative budget approval
Thursday, August 11, 7pm-Public hearing on budget and budget level
Wednesday, August 17, 7pm-Board meeting and budget approval

All meetings are at the NRD Office, 3125 Portia Street, Lincoln.

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Salt Creek Levee Website

The NRD has begun a multi-year project to update Lincoln's Salt Creek Levee, so it can continue to provide flood risk reduction for residents and businesses for another 50 years. A website developed by the project consultant, JEO Consulting Group, the NRD the U.S Army Corps of Engineers and the City of Lincoln will allow people in the district to monitor progress of the many individual levee projects over the next several years. Salt Creek, Lincoln

Learn about the Salt Creek levee system and keep up with work that is being done HERE!

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