The firm will prepare to issue a “request for proposal” during 2022 so the city might broaden its choices in who administers its self-funded insurance plan when working on the city’s 2022-23 budget next summer.
The City Council will hold its public hearing on the $136.7 million plan during their regular meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. They’ll take their final vote at a special meeting Sept. 9.
It’s been so long since North Platte operated its own city landfill that 21st-century residents may not realize it’s still there.
Olsson Associates' initial study would examine whether it’s worth it for the city to more extensively study the costs, benefits and expected lifespan of the rest of the 1970s landfill, said City Administrator Matthew Kibbon.
Sales-tax windfalls and restrained spending have given the city “the latitude to deal with capital expenditures,” City Administrator Matthew Kibbon told the City Council during a nonvoting budget “work session” Tuesday.
The city of North Platte would hold its property tax request steady but budget 7.2% less spending for all its funds next year, according to the city’s draft 2021-22 budget.
Tuesday’s City Council vote opened the door to ‘microTIF’ for owners of 338 older homes in areas already designated “substandard and blighted” for TIF purposes. City officials are examining how best to spread eligibility to other parts of North Platte.
Groene won 49-0 final legislative approval last August for his Legislative Bill 1021, which applies principles of tax increment financing in its incentives for those who own structures 60 years old or older.
A North Platte business’s application for a conditional use permit on behalf of Hastings horse-racing interests has been pulled from the City Council’s July 6 agenda, City Administrator Matthew Kibbon said Monday.
City Administrator Matthew Kibbon said the city and Chief subsidiary C&L Land LLC completed the $10,000 sale of the 154-acre course on May 7 — two months after the City Council approved a lease-purchase agreement of up to two years.
State Sen. Mike Groene stressed simplicity — for property owners and local officials alike — in explaining his 2020 “microTIF” building rehabi…
Part four of the Telegraph's series looking back at the pandemic of the last year focuses on the role the health department plays in local government.
The meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the council chamber at City Hall, 211 W. Third St.
“During the transition period, the city and leaseholder respectfully request (that) all golf course utilization be placed on hold,” said Matthew Kibbon, North Platte city administrator.
Council members will be asked Tuesday to first adopt an ordinance authorizing the lease-purchase agreement. If they do, they’d decide whether to authorize Mayor Brandon Kelliher to execute the deal.
North Platte City Council members Monday night universally spoke against a COVID-19 mask mandate and showed little enthusiasm for formally add…
There’s a pioneer’s wary but hopeful sense of the unknown surrounding North Platte state Sen. Mike Groene’s new “microTIF” law to encourage re…
The 8-0 vote to authorize City Administrator Matthew Kibbon to negotiate with C&L Land LLC followed one of the shortest public council discussions on Iron Eagle in the recent history of the troubled 26-year-old course.
Grand Island-based Chief Industries, already pursuing a multistage development plan in North Platte, has proposed a lease-purchase agreement to acquire control of Iron Eagle Golf Course.
Historic redeveloper Jay Mitchell said he was set to launch restoration last spring when COVID-19 struck, disrupting travel plans for his team members and business affairs at buildings he’s restored in California, Kansas and Oklahoma.
Council members will be asked to approve a resolution extending the public bus service’s area to 20 miles outside city limits. Rides beyond that radius would be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Mayor Dwight Livingston adjourned the meeting after two minutes, a stark contrast to the Tuesday budget hearings and subsequent Thursday budget votes during September’s first week in 2018 and 2019.
City Administrator Matthew Kibbon will present a 10-page document Tuesday meant to “garner interest from investors or developers” who want to purchase, lease or lease to purchase the 26-year-old course.
Matthew Kibbon, who has been on the job three months, said Tuesday that he and his wife changed their minds over the weekend about returning to his old job at the University of Wyoming in Laramie.
Council members will convene at 4:30 p.m. in the council chamber at City Hall, 211 W. Third St. They’ve reserved the same times Wednesday and Thursday for possible additional work sessions.