At times working in the assessor’s office of any county is a thankless job. County Assessors must follow the guidelines of the Nebraska State Statutes. Taxes (from the Latin taxo; “rate”) is a financial charge or other levy imposed upon a taxpayer (an individual or legal entity) by a state or the functional equivalent of a state to fund various public expenditures. A failure to pay or evasion of or resistance to taxation, is usually punishable by law.
The public is invited to participate in a Town Hall meeting to determine the future of the Ainsworth Care Center and the potential to be a locally owned facility. The meeting will be held on April 9th at 7:00 p.m. at the Ainsworth Conference Center.
Valentine Midland News
The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission (NGPC) along with the Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) will host an open house on Thursday, March 26, 2015 from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. CST, at the Niobrara Lodge in Valentine. Following a short presentation beginning at 7:00 p.m., on the planned improvements for fishing, boating, and angler access occurring in the area, NGPC and USFWS will be available to answer questions about these various projects from the interested attendees. The following is a summary of the area projects.
Just a quick reminder to let everyone know RDAP (Rape and Domestic Abuse Program) is available to assist any and all victims of sexual assault and domestic violence. We offer a 24-hour crisis line, crisis advocacy, legal advocacy, medical advocacy, community education, support groups, transportation and emergency shelter. We have also recently been in touch with legal aid and are in the planning stages of having a sort of “one stop clinic” where there would be representatives from community services as well as legal aid available, all together, in one location to answer any questions and offer advocacy. VERY EXCITING!!
Gregory Junior High will be performing Blazing Guns at Roaring Gulch by Shubert Fendrich on Friday, March 27 and Saturday, March 28 at 7:30 p.m. at the Dixon Townhall Theatre. Tickets will be sold at the door. Doors will open at 7:00 p.m.
Changes to the county zoning ordinance regarding feedlots operations are underway. During the past year, District III and the Gregory County Director of Equalization Casey Burrus have worked together to address the concerns of the county planning commission and look at what other counties are doing.