Public Notices



NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a meeting of the Board of Equalization of Burt County, Nebraska, will be held at 9:00 A.M. Friday, July 20, 2018, at the Burt County Courthouse in Tekamah, Nebraska, which meeting will be open to the public.  The purpose of the meeting is to make Final Decisions on valuation Protests. 

The Board of Equalization meeting will be followed by a meeting of the Burt County Board of Supervisors of Burt County, Nebraska to discuss and approve 2018-2019 budget office requests, which meeting will also be open to the public.

Sarah J. Freidel Burt County Clerk



NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a meeting of the Chairman and the Board of Supervisors of Burt County, Nebraska and the Burt County Board of Equalization will be held on Friday, July 27, 2018, at the Burt County Courthouse in Tekamah, Nebraska, which meetings will be open to the public. The Board of Supervisors meeting will begin at 9 A.M, with the Board of Equalization meeting being at 10:15 A.M.  An agenda for such meetings, kept continuously current, is available for public inspection at the office of the Burt County Clerk at the Burt County Courthouse, Tekamah, Nebraska.  The agenda may be modified at such meeting.

Sarah J. Freidel, Burt County Clerk



Sealed bids will be received at the office of the Burt County Clerk until July 27, 2018 at 10:00 a.m., for the construction of a patching project.  Bids will be opened on July 27, 2018 at the regularly scheduled board meeting. The project is located on Road GH from the Tekamah city limit to Road IJ in Burt County, Nebraska.

The project is referred to as “Tekamah East Patching” and shall include all labor, materials, transportation and equipment required for the construction of approximately 6 miles of Asphaltic Concrete Patching.

Copies of the Bid Documents and Specifications are open to public inspection at the office of the Burt County Highway Superintendent, 111 N 13th Street Tekamah, Nebraska 68061.  A set of documents may be obtained from Mainelli Wagner & Associates, Inc. 6920 Van Dorn Street, Suite “A”, Lincoln, NE 68506 (Phone: 402-421-1717) for a non-refundable fee of $15.00.  All Bid Proposals must be submitted on the forms furnished with the Bid Documents. 

The sealed bids may be mailed to the Burt County Clerk, at P.O. Box 87, Tekamah, Nebraska 68061or delivered to the Burt County Courthouse, 111 N 13th Street Tekamah, Nebraska 68061 and should be plainly marked as, “Construction Bid Proposal – Tekamah East Patching”.

Along with its Bid Proposal, each bidder shall submit an unconditional Bid Bond or Certified Check payable to the County Treasurer of Burt County, Nebraska, in an amount equal to five (5) percent of the Bid Proposal.  Also, each bidder is to provide a Start of Construction date and End of Construction date with its Bid Proposal.  The desired completion date for the project is September 30, 2018.  The Contractor will be allowed thirty (30) calendar days for the project. The Completion Date will be the earlier of the date indicated in the bid proposal or the actual start date plus the allotted calendar days for that site.

Within ten (10) days following the award of the Contract, the successful bidder shall furnish a surety bond or bonds in an amount equal to or greater than the full amount of the contract.  The surety and form of the bonds are subject to acceptance by the Burt County Board of Supervisors.

Burt County, in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 78 Stat. 252, 42 U.S.C. 2000d to 2000d-4 and Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Dept of Transportation, Subtitle A, Office of Secretary, Part 21, Nondiscrimination in Federally assisted programs of the Dept of Transportation issued pursuant to such Act, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively insure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, minority business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, or national origin, sex, age and disability/handicap in consideration for award.

The Burt County Board of Supervisors reserves the right to reject any and all bids or to waive any irregularities in bids received.  Award of the Contract will be in accordance with the County Purchasing Act’s competitive bidding considerations as set forth in Neb.Rev.Stat. §§ 23-3110 to 23-3114.  Burt County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Burt County Highway Superintendent
Cecil Brummond


Public Notice

The Burt County Board of Supervisors are seeking a contract for County wide bridge inspection.  Please send your bid that will include inspection of 145 structures over 2 years.  Bid this Lump Sum per year.  We have half the structures inspected per year.  This contract will begin July, 2018 and conclude February, 1st 2020.  The bids will be opened at 10:30 A.M. July, 10th during the regular Board meeting.  Mail bids to the Burt County Highway Superintendent, 111 N13th St. Ste.3, Tekamah, NE 68061.

Public Notice 

The Burt County Board of Supervisors will be seeking financing options for a road construction project that will cost approximately $2,185,000 and to be amortized over 5 or 7 years at a fixed rate.   Please submit proposals to The Burt County Highway Superintendent by July, 10th 2018 at 9:30 A.M.  For more details please call (402) 374-2944.


MOWING DITCHES - Bridge and Hwy Law 39-1811

It shall be the duty of the landowners in this state to mow all weeds that can be mowed with the ordinary farm mower to the middle of all public roads and drainage ditches running along their lands at least twice each year, namely, before July 15th, for the first time and sometime in August or September for the second time.


Public Notice: The Burt County Board of Supervisors Nebraska State Law 39-1812 Hedges and trees; trimming; duties of Landowners.

 Each landowner in this state upon whose land there is standing or growing any Osage orange, willow or locust hedge fence, trees, or undergrowth, bordering the public roads, when such fence, trees, or undergrowth become a public nuisance to travel on the roads, or obstruct the view at or near railroad crossings, crossroads or abrupt turns in the road, shall keep the same trimmed not less than once a year by cutting back to within four feet of the ground, excepting trees, which shall be trimmed from the ground up eight feet, and the trimmings so cut shall be burned or removed from the road right-of-way within ten days after each cutting.

Source: Laws 1957, c.155, art. V, 12, p.555.