The Otoe County Board of Commissioners met on Tuesday, Dec. 13, and took action on the following items:

Adopted the 2016 Comprehensive Development Plan as presented.
This year’s changes to the plan include the establishment of a Flex Zone to allow commercial businesses to locate along a highway without having to go through an additional zoning change; the addition of an I-1 Industrial Zone; and the addition of a River Protection Corridor to prevent hazardous materials from being shipped on the Missouri River;

Adopted Resolution 12-13-16-39 that allows NDOR and the Union Pacific Railroad to install gates and flashing light signals, along with constant warning circuitry and auxiliary lights, at a railroad crossing west of the intersection of County Road C and 57 Road;

Amended the terms of the on-call services contract with Midwest Underground to activate the warranty on each project as it is completed, rather than the warranty going into effect when all projects are completed;
n renewed a contract with the State Auditor’s Office to continue performing Otoe County’s annual audit for fiscal years 2017, 2018 and 2019; and

Re-signed a memorandum of agreement between Otoe County and the Federal Emergency Management Agency to allow the county to have access to the Intergrated Public Alert and Warning System.

The board’s next regular meeting will be at 8:45 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 27, at the Otoe County Courthouse.