Village Boards

Village Departments
Board of Trustees                             Term:4 Years                            Committee
         

James Bliss – Chairman               Jan 2015 – Jan 2019         Fire & Rescue/Light Plant/Streets

Scott Meyer- Vice Chairman       Jan 2013- Jan 2017        Water/Sewer/Planning Commission

Rob Monie- Trustee                       Jan 2013 – Jan 2017             WCNDD/Community Development/Library/Parks/ Law Enforcement/ Investments/ Keno

John Sauer- Trustee                     Jan 2015 – Jan 2019         Recycling/ Land Fill/ Rodeo Grounds

John Lutz- Trustee                        Jan 2013 – Jan 2017            Fire & Rescue

The Board of Trustees are a five member board made up of elected officials with four year terms that make up the Governing Body.  The Regular scheduled meetings are the second and the fourth Wednesdays of the month at 6:30 p.m.  For more information on the duties of the Board of Trustees see the code book pages & Ordinances that follow: Ordinance #481, Article 1 Elected Officials 1-101 through 1-104, & Ordinance #477

Planning Commission                                       Term:2 Years

Open Position– Chairman                                 Jan 2015- Jan 2017

Open Position – Vice Chairman                      Jan 2015 – Jan 2017

Open Position                                                   Jan 2014 – Jan 2016

Dustin Eckhoff                                                      Jan 2015 – Jan 2017

       Deric McConnell                                                     Jan 2014 – Jan 2016

Open alternate position

The Planning Commission is a five member Board with one alternate position appointed by the Board of Trustees.  It shall be their function and duty to make and adopt plans for the physical development of the Municipality including a one mile jurisdiction area, this includes Replats, Subdivision Regulations, Comprehensive Plan and Planning & Zoning Regulations.  The Planning Commission sends recommendations to the Board of Trustees for final approval.  The regularly scheduled meeting are the third Monday of each month. For more information on the Planning Commission see the Code book section 2-108 through 2-111

Library Board                                                       Term: 2 Years

Arlis Paulman – President                            Jan 2015- Jan 2017

Iris Kennedy                                                         Jan 2016 – Jan 2018

Chris Fastenau                                                     Jan 2016 – Jan 2018

Kelli Kaps                                                    Jan 2015 – Jan 2017

Jane Moore                                                             Jan 2015- Jan 2017

The Library Board is a five member Board appointed by the Board of Trustees.  The Library Board meets quarterly as determined by the Board.  The Library Board has the authority to hire a Librarian and all other employees.  It shall be the duty of the Board to have general charge of the Library and to establish appropriate rules and regulations for the management, operation, and use of the same.  All actions of the Board shall be subject to the review and supervision of the Governing Body.  For more information on the Library Board see the Code Book section 2-104.

Housing Authority                                               Term:5 years

Betty Hughes                                                        Dec 2013 – Dec 2018

Robert Thompson                                              Dec 2013 – Dec 2018

Patty Brunz                                                           Dec 2010 – Dec 2015

Dorothy Raymond                                             Dec 2014 – Dec 2019

Ruth Quimby                                                       Dec 2014 – Dec 2019

The Housing authority is a five member board appointed by the Board of Trustees.  The Housing Authority shall have all the powers necessary or convenient to carry out and effectuate the purposes and provisions of the Nebraska Housing Authority Law.  They establish the rules and regulations for eligible applicants of occupancy for Sandy Acres.  The Housing Authority meets at their discretion.  For more information about the Housing Authority see the Code Book section 2-105 – 2-107.

Board of Adjustments                                           Term:3 years

Don Fleecs – Chairman                                    Jan 2013 – Jan 2016

Ken Main                                                                 Jan 2014 – Jan 2017

Casey Nelms                                                           Jan 2014 – Jan 2017

Bob Maline                                                             Jan 2015 – Jan 2018

Rick Morris                                                            Jan 2013 – Jan 2016

Tom Brunz      alternate                                    Jan 2015 – Jan 2018

Tim Chevalier   alternate                                 Jan 2013 – Jan 2016

The Board of Adjustments is a five member board with two alternates consisting of the Chairman of the Planning Commission and the others at large as appointed by the Board of Trustees.  The Board of Adjustments meets as needed or as directed by the Board of Trustees.   The Board shall have the following powers; to hear appeals where error is alleged, to hear and decide in accordance with the provision of any zoning regulations, request for interpretation of any map, grant Variances, may reverse or affirm, wholly or in part, and shall have all the powers of the officer from whom the appeal is taken.

Board of Health                                                          Term:1 year

Jim Bliss-Chairman                                            June 2014 – June 2015

Roger Lathrop                                                      June 2014 – June 2015

Howdy Jochum                                                    June 2014 – June 2015

Andy Stewart                                                         June 2014 – June 2015

Casey Nelms                                                           June 2014 – June 2015

The Board of Health is a five member Board composed of the Chairman of the Gove4rning body, Village Law Enforcement Officer, Medical Profession representative, Village Fire Chief, and one member at large.  This Board meets as designated by the Board of Trustees.  It shall be the duty of the Board of Health to enact rules and regulations to safeguard the health of the residents of Sutherland and to enforce such rules and regulations.  The Board shall regularly inspect such premises and businesses as the Governing Board may direct.  All actions of the Board of Health shall be subject to review and supervision of the Governing Body.  For more information on the Board of Health see the code book section 2-103.

Park Board                                                                    Term:2 Years

Doug Fastenau- Chairman                                   Oct 2013 – Oct 2015

Open Position                                                             Oct 2014 – Oct 2016

Deb Smith                                                                    Oct  2014 – Oct 2016

Tara Naughtin                                                            Oct 2013 – Oct 2015

Chris Fastenau                                                        Oct 2013 – Oct 2015

The Park Board is a five member Board appointed by the Board of Trustees.  They have the authority to appoint a swimming pool manager and all other pool employees as approved by the Board of Trustees.  It is the duty of the Board to oversee all parks and recreational facilities and equipment and to establish appropriate rules and regulations for the management, operation and use of the same.  All actions of the Park Board are subject to review and supervision of the Board of Trustees.  Their regularly scheduled meetings are the first Monday of each month with no meetings in July and December.  For more information on the Park Board see Code Book Section 2-112

                         Tree Board                                                            Term:1 year 

                        Linda Tacey – Chairwoman                        March 2014- March 2015

                        Brian True                                                     March 2014-March 2015

                        Dave Hughes                                                March 2014- March 2014

                        Dawn Arellano                                           March 2014-March 2015

Open Position

The Tree Board is a five member Board appointed by the Board of Trustees.  It is the responsibility of the Tree Board to study, investigate, counsel and develop a written plan for the care, preservation, trimming, planting, replanting, removal or disposition of trees and shrubs in the public parks, public right of ways, streets and alleys.  The Tree Board also does an Arbor Day Presentation for a class at school and usually plants trees on Arbor Day.  Thanks to the Tree Board the Village of Sutherland has been named Tree City USA for several years.  For more information on the Tree Board see the code book section 2-113.

Growth Committee                                                            Term:2 year

Nick Maxcy-Chairman                                                     Dec 2014-Dec 2016

Dorothy Raymond                                                               Dec 2014- Dec 2016

Gene Tacey                                                                               Dec 2015- Dec 2017

Linda Tacey                                                                              Dec 2015- Dec 2017

     Rabecca Cockerill                                                                          Dec 2013-Dec 2015

The Growth Committee is a 5 member board appointed by the Board of Trustees. It shall be the responsibility of the Growth Committee to make recommendations to the Board of Trustees of programs, ideas and suggestions which will enhance economic development and growth within the Village and to promote jobs, business, education and residential development. For more information, see section 2-115 of the Code Book.