BEATRICE – The Lower Big Blue Natural Resources District Board has elected Dean Roehr as the Chairman of the 13-member board for 2020.   Steve Kelley, of Beatrice was elected as Vice Chairman. 

Darrell Rains was reelected as Treasurer and Doug Pieper reelected as Secretary of the Board.

The Lower Big Blue NRD includes portions of Gage, Saline, Jefferson and Pawnee Counties.  Seven of the thirteen director positions are up for election this year.  Incumbents have until February 18th to make decisions about whether to run for reelection and file with the Secretary of State’s Office.  New candidates have until March 2nd.

Applicants must reside in the sub-district for which they are filing and be a registered voter, in Nebraska.