Postponed – Progressive Agriculture Safety Day

Safety day is postponed due to the Covid -19 pandemic.

 

Progressive Agriculture Safety Day  helps children prevent accidents and injury by teaching key safety skills. this event is hosted annual for Cairo and surround communities. Children K-6th welcome to attend.

More details to follow

1+ Acre Commerical Lots For Sale

Cairo Business Park Development located in the South West corner of Kansas and 130th Rd. offers 18 lots, ranging in sizes of 1.5 to nearly 3 acres, strategically located in the center of the United States.  This site is serviced by US Highways 2 and 11.  It has close proximity to US Highways 281, 30 and Interstate 80.  The Village of Cairo is the sole owner and intends to develop and market the land for business development purposes at its highest and best use.

The business park is within 15 minutes of Grand Island, Nebraska.  Industries including Nova Tech, Chief, Hornady Manufacturing, Case New Holland, McCain Foods are located in Grand Island, Nebraska.

The business park is within 20 minutes of the Grand Island Regional Airport.

The Cairo Business Park lots are a minimum of 1 acre.  Businesses may purchase multiple lots using incentive packages.

Economic Development grants and building programs availalbe to qualified buyers.

All lots include access to Village of Cairo water and sewer.  Lots are shovel ready.

Interest in developing your business in the Cairo Business Park can be directed to Cairo Community Development office at 308-379-9119 or charity@cairocommunity.com.

All lots are owned and sold by the Village of Cairo.

Cairo Business Park

Cairo Business Park Lots For Sale

Cairo Business Park Development located in the South West corner of Kansas and 130th Rd. offers 18 lots, ranging in sizes of 1.5 to nearly 3 acres, strategically located in the center of the United States.  This site is serviced by US Highways 2 and 11.  It has close proximity to US Highways 281, 30 and Interstate 80.  The Village of Cairo is the sole owner and intends to develop and market the land for business development purposes at its highest and best use.

The business park is within 15 minutes of Grand Island, Nebraska.  Industries including Nova Tech, Chief, Hornady Manufacturing, Case New Holland, McCain Foods are located in Grand Island, Nebraska.

The business park is within 20 minutes of the Grand Island Regional Airport.

Businesses may be eligible for the 0% financing lot program and lot rebate program.  Businesses who build property of a specified value per lot, can receive up to 100% of the cost of their lot returned through the lot rebate program.  Businesses who have made improvements on their lots meeting Village of Cairo standards may also apply for Cairo Sales Tax Business Development Grants 1 year after building completion.

Proposals must be submitted to the Village of Cairo for approval.  The Village of Cairo has complete discretion on the types of businesses they allow to purchase or participate in incentive programs with regards to the Cairo Business Park.

The Cairo Business Park lots are a minimum of 1acre.  Businesses may purchase multiple lots using incentive packages.

All lots include access to Village of Cairo water and sewer.  Lots are shovel ready.

Interest in developing your business in the Cairo Business Park can be directed to Cairo Community Development office at 308-379-9119 or charity@cairocommunity.com.

All lots are owned and sold by the Village of Cairo.

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.

Support a Centura Senior, Buy a Sign!

The Centura Seniors have, no doubt, missed a big part of the celebration of being a Senior. No Senior skip day, instead no days. No awards night, prom, athletic events. They are even missing out on the traditional graduation and the community is going to miss out on celebrating with them.

To show support for our Centura Seniors, double sided yard signs have been created to display in your yards, on main street, in your business windows. Signs are $10 each. Contact Kate Bohling via email kbohling@centuraps.org to purchase a sign.

Let our Centura Class of 2020 know that even though we can’t be together we are here, proud of their accomplishments, and wish them the best in their next adventures. Let’s show our Centura pride and cover the town with Centura Class of 2020 yard signs!!!!

Business Owners and Nonprofits Please Complete this Survey

Are you a business owner or nonprofit leader in Nebraska? Please fill out this survey and tell us how COVID-19 has impacted your organization. 

Your response will help the State of Nebraska, the Nebraska Chamber of Commerce, the University of Nebraska and other partners understand the impact coronavirus has had on revenue and workforce—and find the best ways to support our business and nonprofit community during this crisis. >>> Make your voice heard at https://bit.ly/NE-Biz-Survey-2020.

BACKGROUND:
The Nebraska Department of Economic Development, the Nebraska Chamber of Commerce, the University of Nebraska and other business-related organizations are reaching out to Nebraska businesses to better understand the initial and potential future impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) on the revenue and workforce of business organizations. The goal is to find the best ways to support the Nebraska business community.
The Nebraska Business Development Center (NBDC) at the University of Nebraska is working with Dr. Josie Schafer at UNO’s Center for Public Affairs Research (CPAR)—and in collaboration with Dr. Eric Thompson at UNL, Dr. Dave Dearmont at the Nebraska Department of Economic Development and Pete Thompson at the Omaha Chamber—to develop a survey for Nebraska businesses.  CPAR will capture the survey results and publish the statewide report. The survey will be in both English and Spanish language versions.

  1. Applies to non-profit leaders as well as business leaders
  2. We want to understand challenges as we develop support strategies
  3. Survey will help as we work to restore growth/plan for the future

TIMING
Survey launches Wednesday, April 15th at 2 pm and will run through Friday, April 24th at 5 pm (10 days total). 

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!!

April 11 – Cairo Easter Egg Hunt

The Cairo Easter Egg Hunt has changed. Instead of meeting at the park register your home by 5 pm on April 10th. Cairo will hide eggs in your yard on April 11th, 2020 by 10 am.
 
Please be sure to register your kids with their names, ages, and addresses so we can enter them into our prize giveaway. We will have giveaways for girls and boys in each age division, 0 -3, 4-6, and 7-10.
 
to register email Jaime at clerkofcairo@gmail.com or call city hall 308-485-4400.