Papio NRD Watch

NTF ISSUE PAPER: STOP UNNECESSARY DAMS

NTF Issue Paper: legwatch146.doc. 4-17. NEBRASKA TAXPAYERS FOR FREEDOM ISSUE PAPER: STOP UNNECESSARY DAMS. BACKGROUND. Natural Resource Districts (NRDs) eager to build unneeded dams along NE waterways currently use a loophole to prevent adjacent government subdivisions from having financial influence on dam-building decisions. Many such dams benefit only private developers who reap millions from selling property near or on the lakeshores. Read more »

WINNERS OF THE 2015 ROTTEN APPLE AWARD

Awarded by NEBRASKA TAXPAYERS FOR FREEDOM to the following Papio-Mo. River Natural Resources Board members who we believe voted to fund unneeded dams, raise our property taxes by 22% in 2015, fund unneeded bonds in their budget that have raised and will raise our property taxes, acquiesced in violation of the open meetings law, sold surplus property at below market value, and censured a fellow board member for exposing NRD creative accounting and Read more »

NATURAL RESOURCE BOARDS ATTACK LANDOWNERS

Do Natural Resource Districts Covet Your Land? Since when does government know how to run your business? This is a question I find myself asking in the wake of the state Natural Resource Districts’ most recent attempt to stick it to farmers and landowners by proposing a statutory change to a law that has served us well over the last 28 years. While you are obviously familiar by now with some of the more underhanded actions taken by the Papio-Missouri Read more »