Category: City Council

  • Candidates Forum Held in North Platte

    A Candidates Forum for the City and County contested races was held  Monday, April 30, at 7 p.m. at the Patty Birge Room of the Neville Center. The forum was sponsored by The Governmental Affairs committee of the North Platte Area Chamber and Development Corp. along with The Original Town Association. 11 Candidates participated in […]

  • Thank You

    Thank you for your support over the past four years and in the recent election. I’ve enjoyed the opportunity to work with and for you the people of North Platte and Ward 3.

  • What I Think About Issues Facing North Platte

    As a member of the City Council from Ward 3 I voted for a budget that reduced the levy that results in lower property tax. We’ve reduced the levy for the third year in a row. We’ve taken significant steps in managing our resources. Our efforts to reduce the size of city government, like the […]

  • My Prepared Comments from 8/3 Council Meeting

    By rezoning this property the City will receive about twice the property tax it receives from this property zoned as residential. With a stroke of a pen the owner’s property tax will most likely go from $1,233 to $2,466 each year. The City’s revenue would increase about $3,800 over a 15-year period. I must assume […]

  • Learn about the Comprehensive Plan

    The City of North Platte and Lincoln County recently signed contracts with Olsson Associates, including Marvin Planning Consultants and Billingsley Consultants to update both the City’s and County’s Comprehensive Development Plans and Regulations, as well as a new Traffic Model for the City. As part of that process, the consulting team will be making their […]

  • Council Work Session

    The North Platte City Council will hold a work session on Tuesday, June 1st at 6:30 pm. There are three items on the agenda. We will hear an update from Nancy Strieble of the Lincoln County Community Development Corporation. I’m looking forward to Nancy’s report. The LCCDC provides and excellent service to this community and […]

  • Vote Kurre for City Council Ward 3

    I would appreciate your vote for North Platte’s City Council from Ward 3 on Tuesday May 11th. I pledge to continue supporting responsible city government. I pledge to continue supporting efforts to nurture an environment of growth for North Platte. I pledge to continue listening to and working hard for the people of Ward 3 […]

  • TIF Projects Good for City

    Hindsight is always 20/20. The Dec 1st Council meeting reminds me of the value of naming the reason I voted for the two TIF projects. Since I can’t go back in time I will explain my vote here. At the public hearing nothing NEW was offered for the Council’s consideration. I had access to all […]

  • TIF Projects Pass

    At the Council meeting tonight I voted for both Tax Increment Financing  (TIF) projects. The first project located at Walker Road West of Newberry Access Exchange passed 8 to 0. The second project located at the intersection of East Philip and Bryan Ave passed 7 to 1. At the time of the vote it was […]

  • Likely to Vote for TIF Projects

    My review of the documentation for the December 1st City Council meeting confirmed my intent to vote in favor of the two TIF project listed on the Council’s agenda. However, I will listen actively during the public hearings scheduled for these issues before I vote. Today, I see both projects as good economic development projects […]