Public Notices



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, January 26, 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 10:00 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


Notice of Public Hearing

The Burt County Board of Equalization will hold a hearing to consider (3) Property Tax Exemption Requests on January 26, 2018 at 10:00 A.M. in the Board Room at the Burt County Courthouse. A list of organizations seeking an exemption is available in the office of the County Assessor.

Sarah J. Freidel, Burt County Clerk


Notice of Public Hearing

Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held by the County Board of Supervisors, Burt County, Nebraska for the purpose of drafting a One and Six Year Plan for submittal to the Nebraska State Highway Commission to designate specific County road and structure improvement projects.  That said hearing will be held the 26th day of January 2018 commencing at 10:05 A.M. in the County Supervisors Board Room Burt County Courthouse in Tekamah for the transaction of said business. 

Burt County Board of Supervisors

Burt County Highway Superintendent
Cecil Brummond 


Michele Quick County Officials Graduate from Leadership Training 

KEARNEY, NE. — Nineteen county officials from 14 counties received Certificates of Achievement for their participation in the Nebraska Association County Officials (NACO) Institute of Excellence. The Institute of Excellence is collaboration between NACO and the University of Nebraska. It provides leadership development for elected, appointed county officials and tangential officials.

The officials were honored during a presentation at NACO’s annual conference in Kearney, Wednesday, December 13th. Burt County Clerk of the District Court Michele Quick was awarded a certificate by Nebraska Extension District Director, Dr. Kelly Bruns and NACO President and Holt County Commissioner, William Tielke. The Institute includes face-to-face workshops in North Platte and Lincoln, however, the 2017 class met in Grand Island. The face-to-face sessions were taught by faculty from Nebraska Extension, the UNL Department of Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communication and the UNO Centers for Public Affairs Research, as well as Larry Dix, NACO’s Executive Director.

According to the program’s co-coordinator, Nebraska Extension Educator, Carroll Welte, “the Institute provides county officials an opportunity to learn more about themselves as leaders to better serve their counties and constituencies.”

Since 2010 the Institutes of Excellence have been open to all county officials. Information materials for the 2018 program will be on the Nebraska Association of County Officials website, For more information about Nebraska Extension leadership programs, contact extension educator, Carroll Welte at or 402.374.2954 or Jessica Jones at or 402.335.3669.


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.