CUSTER COUNTY—Due to recent storm damage of county roads, various townships in the area were awarded increased funds for repairs. The motion to amend Resolution #34-2017 was approved by the Board of Supervisors.
Deputy County Treasurer Lana Moran presented the Delinquent Tax List to the board. According to Moran, every year the treasurer’s office is required by state statute to present properties that had been advertised for public auction (tax sale), but were not picked up by an investor and therefore the taxes have not been paid. The list was reportedly a bit shorter this year than in previous years.
Certification of the County Treasurer and County Sheriff distress warrants was presented; this includes a list of unpaid personal taxes and real estate taxes-for improvements made on leased land. Moran will send out notices this week and will take warrants to the Sheriff by October 24. Out of the 56 distress warrants issued last year, three were returned and remain unpaid.
Moran also made a request to have unpaid distress warrants stricken from the tax rolls, this was approved for two warrants that had previously been issued.
No decision was made, but Highway Superintendent Chris Jacobsen presented to the board information about a state property in Callaway. The Nebraska Department of Transportation has released the property and is currently accepting bids, with a minimum of $38,500, until October 20.
The board also discussed the upcoming courthouse renovation project. The next Board of Supervisors meeting will be September 26.