2017 Client Appreciation Golf Scramble – Nebraska City, NE

On Friday, JEO team members and several clients gathered at Table Creek Golf Course outside of Nebraska City, NE for a day of golf. The teams played through an 18-hole course in a four-person scramble format. The winning team, with a final score of 62, consisted of Travis Klasna (JEO) and Joe Patterson, Dave [...]

By | 2017-06-26T14:00:18+00:00 June 26th, 2017|News|0 Comments

How Hickman Funded Its Community Center

  Here’s a no-brainer for those of us living in the rural Midwest: Would your community benefit from the learning opportunities provided by a library; the health advantages associated with a recreation center; or the social opportunities of a public gathering place?  Would amenities like these enrich the lives of residents and enhance your community’s [...]

By | 2017-06-26T10:50:20+00:00 June 22nd, 2017|Funding, News|0 Comments

2017 Client Appreciation Golf Scramble – Beemer, NE

Last Friday, JEO and several of its clients gathered at the Indian Trails Country Club near Beemer, Nebraska for a well-deserved day of golf. Teams played their way through the 18-hole course in a four-person scramble format. The winning team, with a final score of 60, consisted of Gary Petersen (Seward County), Mike Koci [...]

By | 2017-06-26T13:59:40+00:00 June 6th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Safety Tips for Water Facility Management

The time is always right to perform a detailed review of your community's safety procedures that protect your critical, yet sometimes overlooked assets. These include water treatment facilities, well houses, pump stations, aquatic facilities, or wastewater treatment facilities. Here are five tips to keep in mind when looking at the safety of your facility. [...]

By | 2017-06-08T14:32:26+00:00 May 31st, 2017|News|0 Comments

How Will CDBG Changes Affect Your Application?

If your community is seeking funds through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program, there are a few changes you should be aware of for the 2017 cycle. In March, the Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) hosted in-person and virtual workshop to highlight and discuss the updated guidelines, which include significant changes to the [...]

By | 2017-06-08T14:32:26+00:00 April 10th, 2017|News|0 Comments

JEO Helps Secure $15m of Funding in 2016

  JEO is proud to serve our clients, and in 2016, we helped them secure more than $15 million in grants, loans, and private donations to make their projects a reality. Along with our clients, we eagerly await the economic, environmental, and social growth that Nebraska will see because of these projects, and look forward [...]

By | 2017-06-08T14:32:26+00:00 March 24th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Communication is the Key to Effective Watershed Planning

  This year’s Iowa Water Conference, Watershed Management: Partnerships for Progress, featured several distinguished presenters, including JEO’s own Natural Resources Specialist, Adam Rupe. In his presentation, Watershed Planning to Achieve Multi-Disciplinary Goals: The Nebraska Approach, Rupe highlighted the ways Nebraska is raising the bar when it comes to its approach for watershed planning. Rupe explained [...]

By | 2017-06-08T14:32:26+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|News|0 Comments

Going for the Grant

Going for the Grant: Client Projects Move Forward Thanks to Federal & State Funding     Thanks to generous support from federal and state funding agencies, several of our clients' communities will see their diverse and much-anticipated projects move forward in 2017. JEO is honored to have assisted the following awardees with their recent grant [...]

By | 2017-06-08T14:32:26+00:00 February 6th, 2017|News|0 Comments