The minutes from the June 2022 NED, Inc. Board of Directors and NENEDD Council of Officials meetings are posted on our website and can be viewed here: NED, Inc. and NENEDD.
Two business loans were approved during the NED, Inc. meeting.

The first loan of $87,500 was to Wragge Truck Service, LLC in Snyder. Brandon Wragge is planning the purchase of a building to expand his truck repair business. It is located at 202 4th St., Snyder, just west of Danko Emergency Equipment on Highway 91. Wragge Truck Services offers numerous services, including scheduled maintenance, truck repair, DOT inspections, electronic diagnostics, hydraulic wet kit installation and pusher axle installation.

The second loan was to Vet. Clinic, P.C. in Albion for $250,000. Jeremy Young, DMV, is planning the construction of a new facility for Town and Country Veterinary Clinic (TCVC) in Albion. Their current Albion location is a repurposed building and has served them well, but they have outgrown the facility. Plans are to build a 6,000-square-foot facility that will allow them more room to provide quality care and surgery for both large and small animals.

“It’s great to see these two businesses expand to new facilities,” said NENEDD Business Loan Specialist Jeff Christensen said.

Also during the NED, Inc. meeting, the 2022-2023 budget was approved.

In addition, four individuals were appointed to the NED, Inc. board for three-year terms that will end on June 30, 2025. They are: Jim McCarville, Northeast Community College, second term; Sally Ganem, Fremont City Council, first term; Loren Kucera, Nebraska Business Development Center of Wayne, first term; and Kurt Dostal, Citizens State Bank of Leigh, Vice President/Senior Loan Officer, first term.

The board also elected officers for the 2022-2023 fiscal year. The officers are: President, Shannon Stuchlik, Midwest Bank; Vice President, Jerry Engdahl, Platte County Supervisor; and Secretary/Treasurer, Jim McCarville, Northeast Community College.

The NENEDD Annual Council of Officials meeting followed. During the meeting, the 2022-2023 budget was approved.

Four individuals were also appointed to the NENEDD board for three-year terms that will end on June 30, 2025. They are: Gary Jackson, Norfolk City Council, second term; Tina Biteghe Bi Ndong, West Point Chamber of Commerce, second term; Troy Uhlir, Madison County Commissioner, second term; and Meghann Buresh, PTAC Consultant-Northeast Nebraska, first term.

The board also elected officers for the 2022-2023 board. They are: Chairman, Charlie Bahr, Columbus City Council; Vice Chairman, Gary Jackson, Norfolk City Council; and Secretary/Treasurer, Sally Ganem, Fremont City Council.

The NED, Inc. and NENEDD Board of Directors will next meet on Wednesday, July 27, 2022. The NED, Inc. meeting will start at 7 p.m. and NENEDD at 7:15 p.m., or following the NED, Inc. meeting. The agendas will be posted on the website on Monday, July 25, 2022, after 5 p.m. The meetings will be held at the City of Norfolk Offices — Training Room, 309 N. 5th St., Norfolk, NE 68701.