CPNRD Board to Address Nitrogen Management Violations

May 10, 2024

2:00 p.m.  Thursday, May 23, 2024
Central Platte NRD Office, 215 Kaufman Avenue, Grand Island, NE

Central Platte NRD Board to Address Nitrogen Management Violations

Tricia Dudley, Water Quality Specialist for the Central Platte Natural Resources District (CPNRD), will update the board on recent letters sent to producers who have violated the district’s Nitrogen Management Program. These certified letters are part of CPNRD’s Ground Water Quality Management Program and are sent to producers and landowners in Phases II or III who fail to comply with the NRD’s rules and regulations.

Violations occur when producers do not submit annual crop reports or fail to provide required water and soil samples. The board will discuss potential actions against these violators, including issuing cease and desist orders.

The CPNRD Board meeting will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 23, 2024, at the Central Platte NRD office, located at 215 Kaufman Avenue in Grand Island, NE.


Manager’s Report  Lyndon Vogt, General Manager, will report.

Budget Committee  The Budget Committee will review proposed budgets from the Eastern Projects, Western Projects and Programs committees for FY 2025.

Eastern Projects Committee The committee will give a recommendation on an amendment for the Platte Valley Industrial Park in Grand Island.

Natural Resources Conservation Service Report  Joe Krolikowski, District Conservationist, will report.

Nebraska Association of Resources District  Deb VanMatre, CPNRD Representative, will report.

Nebraska Natural Resources Commission  Mick Reynolds, Middle Platte Basin Representative, will report.

Cost-Share  Applications through the Nebraska Soil and Water Conservation and the Central Platte NRD cost-share programs will be considered.

Upcoming Board Meetings  June 27, July 25, August 29
Central Platte NRD’s Board of Directors meetings are held at 2:00 p.m. at the CPNRD office located at 215 Kaufman Ave in Grand Island.