ANTELOPE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
September 6, 2016
Chairman opened meeting. Notice of meeting published as required by statute.
A complete record of these minutes as well as all resolutions and agreements are on file at the County Clerk’s Office and are open to the public.
Those responding to roll call: Schindler, Koinzan, Henery, Bolling, Williby, Kerkman and Schwager.
Heard Zoning Administrator report.
Public Hearing on 3 Acre to 1 Acre. Approved resolution for one (1) acre subdivision.
Reviewed Elgin Public School District letter and Nameplate Capacity Tax.
Reviewed Upstream Road Agreement. Decommissioning memorandum was discussed. Is in review.
Approved payroll claims.
Discussed court room ceiling quotes, no formal action.
Approved underground road permit.
Approved August 30, 2016 Board Minutes.
Heard Road Boss Report. Discussed equipment needs.
Interviewed and approved hiring road employee for District 4.
Opened Tilden West Bridge Bids.
Antelope County Board of Supervisors
JERALD SCHWAGER /s/
Chairman of County Board
Attest: LISA PAYNE /s/
Antelope County Clerk
PUBLISH: September 14, 2016
ELGIN CITY COUNCIL
September 6, 2016
The Elgin City Council met in regular session on Tuesday, September 6, 2016, at 7:30 p.m., pursuant to posted notice. Mayor Schmitt called the meeting to order, and announced the location of the Open Meeting Act. Council members present were Don Mackel, Mike Dvorak, Jim Kittelson and Duane Miller,
A complete and accurate copy of the minutes is available for public inspection during normal business hours at the City Clerk’s office.
The following agenda items were approved:
• August regular meeting minutes, special meeting minutes, treasurer’s report, transaction report, and paying the claims.
GENERAL: ERPPD, se, 172.45; Great Plains Communications, se, 46.93; Fitzgerald, Vetter & Temple, se, 350.00; Jeanette Meis, se, 125.00; Prudential, retirement, 814.05; US Treasury, tax, 5412.38; Dean’s Market, su, 25.04; APPEARA, su, 25.68; Bank of Elgin, ins, 2250.00; Bank of Elgin, loan, 1000.00; Eakes Office Solutions, su, 17.98; Municipal Code Services, se, 160.00; Flower Corner, su, 10.00; Source Gas, su, 75.12; US Post Office, su, 6.45; Payroll, 2,378.08
SALES TAX: General Fund, se, 1719.86
STREET: ERPPD, se, 1,169.48; Verizon Wireless, su, 14.92; Source Gas, se, 31.01; Elgin One Stop, su, 118.76; The Home Town Station, su, 402.61; CVA, su, 22.73; Elgin Equipment, rprs, 43.15; Barco, su, 930.15; Payroll, 1124.41
WATER: ERPPD, se, 768.39; Verizon Wireless, su, 14.93; Great Plains Communications, se, 97.33; NE Health Lab, test, 329.00; Don Poulsen, postage, 22.95; Sargent Drilling, tests, 225.00; ACES, se, 3000.00; CVA, su, 35.05; US Post Office, su, 22.95; Dept of Revenue, tax, 1751.41; To Tyler Reestman Acct, return deposit, 69.38; Tyler Reestman, return deposit, 30.62; To Shannon Steele Acct, return deposit, 100.00 ; Payroll, 2,248.87
SEWER: ERPPD, se, 1100.37; Great Plains Communications, se44.13; Dept of Revenue, tax, 602.08; Midwest Labs, Tests, 538.06; Payroll, 864.70
FIRE: ERPPD, se, 241.23; Great Plains Communications, se, 50.90; APPEARA, su, 25.68; Source Gas, se, 69.07; Bank of Elgin, loan, 3693.42
POLICE: Antelope Co Sheriff, se, 2,700.00
TRASH PICKUP/RECYCLING: Bud’s Sanitary Service, se, 4,995.00; Betty Moser, rent, 100.00; Ne Dept of Revenue, fee, 25.00
POOL: ERPPD, se, 659.37; Source Gas, se, 608.38; Dean’s Market, su, 49.04; APPEARA, su, 25.68; Department of Revenue, tax, 66.24; In the Swim, su, 750.93; CVA, su, 35.98; Payroll, 4124.97
PARK: ERPPD, se, 134.22; Department of Revenue, tax, 10.32; Echo Electric, su, 13.10; Arbor Farms, su, 331.50; Payroll, 259.74
LIBRARY: ERPPD, se, 83.96; Source Gas, se, 35.03; Amazon, bks, 22.06; Great Plains Communications, se, 119.00; Stu Campbell, bks, 122.04; Payroll, 1043.56
YOUTH: ERPPD, se, 65.73; Central Valley Ag, su, 18.00
• To proceed with the new pool at the cost of $1,729,684.88.
• Paying Application #1 from Sargent Drilling for $99,901.80.
• Final payment to Rutjen’s Construction for the storm sewer repairs of $20,000.00 and authorizing City Engineer Zwingman to have Rutjen’s invoice Janet Koinzan for the remaining $32,797.00
• Authorize City Engineer to present the plans and specifications to NHHS to replace the water main on Cedar Street from 4th to 5th Streets
• Special Designated Permit for the EKG for the Annual Tailgate Party September 24, 2016
• Resolution 2016-2-adopting the Antelope, Holt, Knox Counties Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan
• Enter into executive session at 9:00 p.m.
• Reconvene in open session at 9:16 p.m.
• A cost of living raise of 3% for the three full time employees
• Ordinance 644-The annual wage ordinance
• Building permits: KNBB Enterprises LLC, Leigh Kluthe and Eric Haselhorst
Discussions were held on:
• Water Well Update
• Bridge Repair Update
• Central Valley Ag/Janet Koinzan Storm Sewer Update
• Drainage Ditch on West Pine Street by County Barn
• Replacing four fire hydrants this week
• Storm sewer repairs at Corner Service
• Resignation of Antelope County Deputy
• File nuisance complaints on residents
• Sending letter to resident regarding mowing and removal of unlicensed vehicles
• Placing “Potentially Dangerous Dog” on October agenda
• Increased cost of fire department’s group insurance
• Next regular meeting will be held on Monday, October 3, 2016
• Meeting adjourned at 9:55 p.m.
PUBLISH: September 14, 2016
The Wolfpack volleyball team went undefeated at a round-robin tournament played in Dodge.
Against Shelby/Rising City in their first match, the Wolfpack won in three games by the scores of 25-16, 23-25 and 25-12.
Elizabeth Selting led the Wolfpack with 12 kills, Grace Henn had 10 followed by Amy Nelson nine, Paige Meis eight, Baylee Wemhoff three and Nicki Payne one.
Shelby/Rising City was led by Sydnie Adams with 10.
The Wolfpack had three ace serves, led by Ally Wemhoff with two, Nelson had one. Shelby/Rising City was led by Sydney Smith with three.
The Wolfpack had six solo blocks in the match, led by Henn and Selting with two apiece, Nelson and Meis each had one.
Jordan Mescher led EPPJ in digs with 11. Courtney Smith and MaryEli Kohl each had nine for the Huskies.
Baylee Wemhoff had 22 set assists in the match, Ally Wemhoff added 13. Erica Pokorney led the Huskies with 13.
Mescher led in serve receive with nine.
The easiest match for the Wolfpack may have been the second match of the day when EPPJ defeated Howells-Dodge in the championship game by the score of 25-22 and 25-19.
The Wolfpack had 22 kills in the match, led by Selting with seven, Nelson had five, Henn and Meis each had four while Mescher and Payne each had one.
Sam Brester led Howells/Dodge with nine.
EPPJ had five ace serves in the match. Leading the way was Baylee Wemhoff with two, Krebs, Nelson and Selting each had one. Emily Ritzdorf led Howells/Dodge with two.
Nelson had three solo blocks in the match, Selting, Meis and Henn each had one.
Selting led EPPJ in digs with four, Krebs had three and Mescher added two. Macey Kulhanek led Howells/Dodge with 11.
Baylee Wemhoff led EPPJ with 12 set assists, Ally Wemhoff added eight. Tessa Brester led Howells/Dodge with 21.
Mescher and Selting tied for the team-high in serve receive with 10 apiece.
The Wolfpack defeated Elkhorn Valley 23-25, 25-9 and 25-21 in their final match of the day.
Selting led the way with 17 kills, Henn had seven followed by Meis with five, Nelson had four and Payne contributed three. Elkhorn Valley was led by Sierra Rystrom with seven.
EPPJ had eight ace serves in the match. Baylee Wemhoff, Nelson and Krebs each had two, Ally Wemhoff and Mescher each had one. H. Ollendick had four for Elkhorn Valley.
The Wolfpack had five solo blocks in the match, led by Nelson and Selting with two apiece, Meis had one. H. Ollendick led Elkhorn Valley with four.
Mescher again led EPPJ in digs with six. Bri Werner and Alyssa Rood each had 12 for Elkhorn Valley.
Baylee Wemhoff led EPPJ in set assists with 16, Payne had nine and Ally Wemhoff had eight. Amber Miller led Elkhorn Valley with 14.
Mescher led the way in serve receive with 10 while Ollendick led Elkhorn Valley with 18.
The community is invited to our Catholic Book Fair on Tuesday, September 20 from 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. in the Pope John/St. Boniface Library. Hundreds of books available for ALL Ages!
Once again, Elgin and area residents will celebrate their German heritage.
On Saturday, Sept. 17, the annual Oktoberfest celebration returns to the KC Hall in Elgin.
Designed as a fundraiser to benefit St. Boniface Elementary School, the event will feature fine German cuisine, music, the best of German beverages as well as a silent auction featuring donations from local and area businesses.
Organizers said this year will be different than past years as there will be food stations, buffet style. At the pretzel station will be a variety of hard and soft pretzels with hot honey mustard dip, sweet cream cheese dip, dilly cheese dip, mustard and horseradish dip, as well as cheesy beer dip.
At the entree station will be German meatballs with gravy, sausage links as well as German potato beer soup.
The side station will have German hot potato salad, sauerkraut and baked apples.
The dessert station will feature German chocolate pecan bars, Black forest cake and snickerdoodles.
Iced tea and coffee will be available as well.
Among the items on the silent auction are:
• Four tickets to the Ballet Nebraska production of The Nutcracker at the Orpheum Theater in Omaha plus a $100 Visa gift card
• Trip for four to downtown Kansas City with a two-room overnight stay at the Westin Kansas City at Crown Central along with a $200 gift certificate to Grunauer
• Trip for four to see comedian Brian Regan at Divots on Dec. 10 with a $250 gift certificate to Black Cow Fat Pig
Items on the beer menu this year include Paulaner Oktoberfest Marzen, Thunderhead Goldenfrau, Thunderhead Prairie Beach and Thunderhead Cornstalker Dark Wheat (all brewed in Kearney), Brickway Hefeweizen, Empyrean Dark Side Vanilla Porter (brewed in Lincoln), Leinenkugels Berry Weiss and Schofferhofer Grapefruit Wheat. Also, on tap, will be Sierra Nevada Oktoberfest and Bud Light.
Tickets are still available for the event. They can be purchased by contacting Amy Klein, Lindy Borer, Heather Veik or Tammy Bode.