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- Utilities -

     The City of Blue Hill provides utilities at a reasonable price to the citizens of the community.  These include: sewer system, new water tower, quality drinking water, weekly trash pickup and electric power.  The City also owns and operates its own generator, which powers the town when necessary.  Natural gas is available by provider of choice.  Telephone, DSL Internet, digital or regular cable T.V. is provided by Glenwood Telephone Membership Corporation.  Law enforcement is provided by Webster County Sheriff Department.


- Government -

     The City Council, consisting of a mayor and five board members, governs the City of Blue Hill.  Meetings are held at 7:30 PM, the 2nd Tuesday of each month at the City Building.  The meeting agenda closes Friday at 12:00 PM prior to the meeting.  The agenda is posted at the close of business Friday prior to the meeting and is available for review at the City Building, Community Senior Center and Post Office.  For information regarding the meetings or to place an item on the agenda, contact the City Clerk at:

  • Clerks Office
    517 W Gage
    PO Box 277
    (402) 756-2056
    Contact Karen Kumke or Susan Kohmetscher

  • Light Plant
    509 S Williams
    PO Box 277
    (402) 756-3771
    (402) 756-2056
    Contact Mark Kumke
    Mayor
  • Keri Schunk (402)469-7589

  • City Council
  • President - John Schwab (402) 756-3936
  • Lee Ostdiek (402) 756-2059
  • Brenda Trumble (402) 756-2750
  • Rochelle Seeman (402) 756-4265

  • City Employees
  • Mark Kumke -City Superintendent
  • Larry Edger Jr. -Utility Worker
  • Karen Kumke -City Clerk/Treasurer
  • Susan Kohmetscher -Deputy City Clerk

- Recreation -

Recreation     The City of Blue Hill has two beautiful parks. Our city park is centrally located at the Northwest end of Gage Street. It consists of state of the art playground equipment and picnic tables. The ballpark is located east of the ball diamonds. It consists of playground equipment, restrooms, running water and a covered picnic area. The city also has a two-diamond ball field with dugouts, bleacher seating, restrooms and a batting cage. Blue Hill also has a public swimming pool with a diving board and baby pool. There is a nine hole grass green golf course available to the public. Click here for more information. A fitness center for adults is available with weight and circuit training equipment as well as an aerobic room. A tennis/basketball court with four basketball goals is located near the Blue Hill School.

 

- Schools-

     Blue Hill public schools consists of a K-6 Elementary and 7-12 High school, both housed in a 150,000 square foot single level building. For futher additional information visit their website at www.bluehillschools.org


- Churches -

Methodist ChurchUnited Methodist Church
Rev. Daniel Albers
302 S Webster Street
(402) 756-2091
8:55 am Worship
10:15 am Sunday School





Trinity Lutheran ChurchTrinity Lutheran Church
Pastor Joshua Lowe
301 N Pine Street
(402) 756-2102 (402) 756-2078
9:00 am Sunday School and Bible Study 10:00 am Worship





St Paul’s Lutheran Church-LCMC

Rev. Don McMillan
310 W Gage
(402) 756-3801
9:00 am Sunday School
10:15 am Worship


Holy Trinity Catholic ChurchHoly Trinity Catholic Church
Very Rev. James Schrader
513 S Liberty
(402) 756-8006
9:00 am Sunday School
Mass 10:30am Sunday
8:00 am Thursday

 


- Organizations -

Blue Hill Community Club
     This organization replaced the Chamber of Commerce in 2003. Our members are very active in many improvement projects for the physical, social and economical development of the community.  Any inquires for the Community Club may be addressed to .

American Legion-Arthur L. Shirley Post #176
     Organized in January 1920, the Legionnaires are responsible for the annual Memorial Day Service, presiding military funerals and the annual Veterans Day Program and Soup Super.  Also, the Legionnaires, together with the Boy Scouts offer an annual Flag Retiring Ceremony.  The Legion also sponsors:  Boys State Participant, Boys and Girls Junior Lawman’s Training, Local Student Scholarship, Summer Baseball and Softball Programs and Boy and Girl Scouts.  For more information regarding our local American Legion, contact Harlan Siebrass at (402) 756-3108.

American Legion Auxiliary-Arthur L. Shirley Post #176
     The auxiliary was organized in October 1920.  The auxiliary is in charge of distribution of poppies for Poppy Day.  They also, in conjunction with the Legionnaires, host the annual Veterans Day Soup Super.  The Auxiliary also sponsors:  Girls State Participant, Local Student Scholarship and Social Hour at the Veterans Hospital in Grand Island.  For more information regarding our local American Legion Auxiliary, contact Deloris Wademan at (402) 756-3033.

     Other organizations include the Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Blue Hill Better Herds 4-H Club, Lucky Seven 4-H Club, Webster County 4-H Wranglers, Webster County Pheasants Forever and Bobcat Boosters.

 

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