Nebraska Ethanol Board to hold virtual board meeting on Dec. 22

Under guidance of Gov. Pete Ricketts’ Executive Order No. 20-36, which is effective Dec. 1, 2020, through Jan. 31, 2021, and allows public meetings to be conducted by video or teleconference, the Nebraska Ethanol Board will meet virtually at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 22. To request the call-in information, please contact the Nebraska Ethanol Board office at 402-471-2941 or email the request to Jessica.Sodeke@nebraska.gov. The agenda is as follows:

  1. Call Meeting to Order
  2. Approval of Agenda
  3. Approval of Sept. 10, 2020, Board Meeting Minutes
  4. Public Opportunity for Questions, Comments or Concerns
  5. Budget Report
  6. Fuel Retailer Update
  7. E30 Demonstration Update
  8. Renewable Fuels Nebraska Update
  9. Nebraska Corn Board Update
  10. Lowering Ethanol’s Carbon Intensity Study
  11. Economic Impact Study of Corn Basis
  12. Dues & Memberships
  13. Marketing Programs
  14. Environmental, Health & Safety Summit Review/Upcoming NEB-hosted Conferences
  15. State and Federal Legislation
  16. Ethanol Plant Reports
  17. Chair’s Report
  18. Administrator’s Report
  19. New Per Diem and Expense Reimbursement Rules via LB381
  20. Travel Reports and Authorization
  21. Personnel
  22. Staff Tuition Reimbursement
  23. Executive Session, if deemed necessary
  24. Election of Board Officers for 2021
  25. Next Meeting Date
  26. Adjourn

This agenda contains all items to come before the Board except those items of an emergency nature.

The Nebraska Ethanol Board works to ensure strong public policy and consumer support for biofuels. Since 1971, the independent state agency has designed and managed programs to expand production, market access, worker safety and technology innovation, including recruitment of producers interested in developing conventional ethanol, as well as bio-products from the ethanol platform. For more information, visit www.ethanol.nebraska.gov.

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