Board of Education vacancy application

Notice is hereby given that a vacancy exists on the Board of Education of Norris School District #160 as a result of the death of Patty Bentzinger. In accordance with state law, the Board will begin the process of appointing an individual to complete the remainder of Mrs. Bentzinger’s term on the board. The length of the unexpired term is for the same length of time as Ms. Bentzinger would have served on the Board of Education. Interested Applicants must live in Ward 2 to be appointed for the open seat.

Applications can be obtained by emailing or at the Norris School District Administration Office and will be accepted by email ( until noon on February 6. If you have any questions please contact Dr. Brian Maschmann, Superintendent at 402-791-0007

Election Commissioner Reminds Norris School District Voters of Deadline to Return Special Election Ballots

Election Commissioner Reminds Norris School District Voters of Deadline to Return Special Election Ballots

Friday, November 3, 2017

Lincoln — Lancaster County Election Commissioner David Shively reminds Norris School District voters who have not returned their mail-in ballots for the November 14th Special Election that the ballots must be received in the Election Office no later than 5:00 p.m. on Election Day, Tuesday, November 14th.    

Shively suggests that voters mail their ballots no later than Friday, November 10th to ensure that they are received by the deadline.   Ballots received after 5:00 p.m. on November 14th will not be counted.   

Voters may drop their ballots off in person at the Election Office, which is located at 601 North 46th Street, Lincoln.  The office is open week-days from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and will be open from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. on Election Day, Tuesday, November 14th

In addition, the Election Office has a ballot drop box located on the north side of the building which is available twenty-four hours a day.

Anyone having questions regarding the election should contact the Election Office at (402) 441-7311 for additional information.

Additional information about the bond issue is available on the school district website at or by contacting the district office at 402-791-0000.