Executive Director of Housing Authority position open

Executive Director of Cairo Housing Authority.  This is a part-time position of 15-20 hours per week.  Works hand in hand with HUD so must be knowledgeable with computer programs, detail oriented and able to meet deadlines. Ability to communicate with a positive attitude with residents in this 18 unit complex is a must.  Please contact Lorene Culler at 308-379-5352 for an application.

Cairo CornStalk Festival Cancelled

It has been decided by the festival committee with the recommendation by the Village of Cairo board to cancel the festival that was planned for June. We feel for the safety and well being of the community it is best to just cancel for this year. If you have any questions you can contact Christy Osburn the chair of the festival. Thank you and be ready for a big celebration next year!!

Job Posting: Executive Director of the Cairo Housing Authority

Executive Director of the Cairo Housing Authority.  Duties include but are not limited to: The management of 18 units of rental assisted independent living apartments. Ability to understand and adhere to HUD government regulations and reporting.  Have  knowledge of federal, state and local  housing laws. Be responsible for all financial management including rent collection, payroll, insurance, budgets, grant documentation, audit preparation, filing of tax reports, accounts payable and receivable and inventory control.  This is a part-time position requiring 15-20 hours per week and available 24/7. A High school diploma is required however a college degree and/or previous housing experience is preferred. Must have strong computer skills, strong leadership and interpersonal skills with an outgoing, participative style and be motivated and able to multi-task.  Will require supervision over other staff and report monthly to the Board of Commissions with regular monthly meetings. Please call Lorene Culler at 308-379-5352 to have an application sent to you.

Job Position open

Part time Maintenance position open in Cairo with Cairo Housing Authority. Prefer someone that lives in Cairo as situations do come up that need immediate response.

Part time –(on call 24/7) Salary based on 80 hours per month

Responsible for general maintenance, mowing, snow removal, plumbing, minor electrical, carpentry, painting/staining and drywall. The ability to be on call and perform snow/ice removal and emergencies is necessary.  Must have the ability to lift and move heavy objects weighing 100 pounds or more.  Contact:  Cairo Housing Authority 308-485-4722 or Lorene Culler 308-379-5352

Cairo CornStalk Festival news

Here is an update from the CornStalk committee on some of the projects our festival has funded this year. Centura Elementary physical education department has created a bicycle unit for the k-2nd grade class. The committee contributed to this. We also contributed to the Wings project started by Mandy Schweitzer and we hope to see some up by the end of the year. We are also working on getting some shade at the pool for next year. All this is possible through your continued donations and support of the annual Cairo CornStalk Festival!

Boy Scouts to do Scouting For Food

Boy Scout Troop 103 will be doing their annual food drive for the local food pantry. They will be going door to door handing out flyers on November 5 and then will pick up the food starting at 9 am on November 9. Please have your sack of nonperishable items out on your front porch or step by 9 am Saturday November 9. Thank you for your continued support of the scouting program.