Arbor Day Foundation Offering City 25 Trees

NEBRASKA CITY- Nebraska City may be known to be the home of Arbor Day but the partnership between the city and The Arbor Day Foundation is only 25 years old.

To recognize this milestone anniversary the Arbor Day Foundation will be donating one tree for every year they have partnered with Nebraska City, for a total of 25 trees.

Mayor Bryan Bequette will also be proclaiming August 9th as the Lied Lodge and Conference Center anniversary.

Other matters on the agenda for tonight’s city council meeting include two resolutions for interlocal agreements. One would be between Nebraska City and the Nebraska City Airport Authority Board, and the other would be between Nebraska City and Infinity Aviation Inc. Both interlocal agreements are for fixed-base operator systems.

The First Baptist Church is requesting the closure of the intersection at 1st Corso and 12th Street plus one-half block East on August 7th from 6 to 10 p.m. for a National Night Out celebration.

A public hearing is scheduled for the liquor license application for Wildwood Golf Course.

Chad Miller will be going in front of the commissioners to request the approval for a route for a Run For Maddy 5k Fundraiser. Funds raised will go to help pay for the medical and travel expenses of Maddy Crook.

Maddy is the 12-year-old daughter of Jenny and Aaron Crook who was diagnosed with cancer and is undergoing treatment at UNMC, in Omaha.

A discussion will be had regarding the Twitter Town Hall scheduled to be held September 13th at 7pm.

Reports expected to be given at the city council meeting include the Keep Nebraska City Beautiful quarterly report and a presentation by NCTC on the activities and use of public funds for fiscal year.

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