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Proceedings — Elgin City Council

February 19, 2015 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

ELGIN CITY COUNCIL
Proceedings
February 2, 2015
The Elgin City Council met in regular session and One and Six Year Street Hearing on Monday, February 2, 2015, 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.  Mayor Schmitt also opened the One and Six Year Street Hearing at 7:30 p.m.
Councilmen present were Jim Kittelson, Don Mackel, Duane Miller and Mike Dvorak.
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:
January regular meeting minute and special meeting minutes, treasurer’s report, transaction report, and paying the claims.
GENERAL: ERPPD, se, 91.49; Great Plains Communications, se, 56.47; Fitzgerald,  Vetter & Temple, se, 200.00; Jeannette Meis, se, 75.00; Prudential, retirement, 629.26; USTreasury, tax, 2559.02; Dean’s Market, su, 61.22; APPEARA,  su, 34.00; Elgin Review, se, 73.45; Bank of Elgin, ins, 1800.00; Bank of Elgin,  loan, 500.00;  Source Gas, heat, 297.76; IIMC, dues, 155.00; Walt’s Computer Service, se, 95.85; V.Miller, su, 95.53; Payroll, 1667.03
SALES TAX: To General; $1954.83
STREET: ERPPD, se, 1671.67; Verizonwireless, su, 14.43; Source Gas, se, 160.05; Elgin One Stop, su, 293.74; The Station,  fuel, 204.85; Home Town Station, su, 42.60; Elgin Body & Glass, se, 2658.15; Elgin Auto Parts, su, 40.64; Elgin Review, prnt, 13.91; Payroll, 1120.70
WATER: ERPPD, se, 691.06; Verizonwireless, su, 14.44; Great Plains Communications,  se, 88.80; NE Health Lab, test, 15.00; US Post Office, su, 58.12; Returned  Deposits, 100.00; Don Poulsen, ex, 18.48; Payroll, 2241.39
SEWER: ERPPD, se, 1086.19; Great Plains Communications, se, 47.72; Midwest Lab Inc, testing, 152.13; NDEQ, Recertification, 150.00; Dean’s Market, su, 3.00; Payroll, 859.85
FIRE: ERPPD, se, 258.93; Great Plains Communications, se, 53.50; APPEARA, su, 34.00; Source Gas, se641.77; Bank of Elgin, loan, 1846.71
POLICE: Antelope Co Sheriff, se, 2600.00
TRASH PICKUP/RECYCLING: Bud’s Sanitary Service, se, 4732.00; Betty Moser, rent, 100.00
POOL: ERPPD, se, 28.09; Source Gas, se, 26.97
PARK: ERPPD, se, 83.77; Payroll, 260.81
LIBRARY: ERPPD, se, 64.61; Source Gas, se, 141.04; Amazon, bks, 98.99; Great Plains Communications, se, 32.57; Upstart, bks, 46.75; Three Rivers Library System, class, 20.00; Payroll, 909.78
Contact property owner regarding cleanup of property
Prepay and sign contract with Complete Pest Elimination for mosquito spraying
Accepted the lowest bid from Western Office Technologies for two 4 drawer file cabinets for the fire hall
Resolution 2015-1, approving the One and Six Year Street Plan
Discussions were held on:
Relining of water well #77-1
Problems with water well #88-1
One and Six Year Street Plan
Curb and Guttering Two Block each year
Financial and Managerial assessment conducted by Midwest Assistance Program
Drafting an Ordinance for service charge on returned checks
Water and Sewer to Michael Moser property
City’s water leak on main street
Sheriff’s Report for January
Selling of the recycling trailer
Issuing tickets for repeated vehicles on the street during snow removal
Reminder that all sidewalks need to have snow removed within 24 hours
Christmas lights and payment for the month of January
Advertising for pool employees
Letter for armor coat bids
Next regular meeting will be held on Monday, March 2, 2015
One and Six Year Street Hearing adjourned at 8:50 p.m.
Meeting adjourned at 8:51 p.m.
PUBLISH: February 11, 2015
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February 19, 2015 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Denis Jochum
1935 — 2015

NORFOLK — Mass of Christian Burial service for Denis Jochum, 79, of Norfolk, formerly of Elgin, was Wednesday, February 11  at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Norfolk. The Rev. Gregory Carl officiated.
Burial will be at a later date.
He died Saturday, February 7, 2015 at Faith Regional Hospital, Norfolk.
Stonacek Funeral Chapel of Norfolk was in charge of arrangements
*****
Denis Jochum was born on March 3, 1935 near Elgin. He was the son of Frank and Frances (Schrad) Jochum. He attended school in Elgin.
After school, Denis moved to California where he worked for a well company. He then moved back to Elgin in which he farmed and trucked in the area.
In January 1972, he married Donna Runte in Yankton, S.D. Denis and Donna continued to live in Elgin until moving to Norfolk in 1997. Denis enjoyed operating his Ham radio, being on the computer, fishing, and having coffee with his friends.
Survivors were wife, Donna Jochum of Norfolk, sister Delores Bode of Neligh, sister-in-laws Dorothy Straka of Atkinson, Karen Olson of Norfolk, many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by parents Frank and Frances, brother Vincent Jochum, sisters Mildred Zegers, Adeline Van Horn, Myra Hopkins and Stella Schindler.
Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.stonacekfuneralchapel.com.

Denis Jochum

February 19, 2015 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Denis Jochum

1935 — 2015

NORFOLK — Mass of Christian Burial service for Denis Jochum, 79, of Norfolk, formerly of Elgin, was held Wednesday, February 11 at 10:30 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Norfolk. The Rev. Gregory Carl officiated.
Burial will be at a later date.
He died Saturday, February 7, 2015 at Faith Regional Hospital, Norfolk.
Stonacek Funeral Chapel of Norfolk was in charge of arrangements
*****
Denis Jochum was born on March 3, 1935 near Elgin. He was the son of Frank and Frances (Schrad) Jochum. He attended school in Elgin.
After school, Denis moved to California where he worked for a well company. He then moved back to Elgin in which he farmed and trucked in the area.
In January 1972, he married Donna Runte in Yankton, S.D. Denis and Donna continued to live in Elgin until moving to Norfolk in 1997. Denis enjoyed operating his Ham radio, being on the computer, fishing, and having coffee with his friends.
Survivors were wife, Donna Jochum of Norfolk, sister Delores Bode of Neligh, sister-in-laws Dorothy Straka of Atkinson, Karen Olson of Norfolk, many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by parents Frank and Frances, brother Vincent Jochum, sisters Mildred Zegers, Adeline Van Horn, Myra Hopkins and Stella Schindler.
Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.stonacekfuneralchapel.com.

Florian Luettel

February 19, 2015 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Florian Luettel
1925 - 2015
Florian W. Luettel, 89, of Albion, NE, died Friday, February 6, 2015 at Wolf Memorial Good Samaritan Center in Albion, NE.
A Mass of Christian Burial was Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Albion, NE with Fr. Stan Schmit officiating.  Burial followed at St. Michael’s Catholic Cemetery in Albion, NE with military rites conducted by American Legion Post #162 and VFW Post #736 of Albion. Levander Funeral Home of Albion is in charge of arrangements.  Condolences may be sent to the family at www.levanderfuneralhome.com
Florian William Luettel, son of Ben and Mary (Hoefer) Luettel, was born October 4, 1925 on a farm near Raeville, NE. He was baptized at St. Bonaventure Church in Raeville, was confirmed at St. John’s Church in Petersburg, attended Boone County School District #16 and graduated from the 8th grade at St. John’s Catholic School in Petersburg, NE.
Following his graduation, he farmed with his father, later going to work for Zwingman’s as a farm hand east of Petersburg for a year before entering the United States Army on February 15, 1945. During his time in the Army, Florian served in the Japan and Philippines areas as a cook, and was honorably discharged on his 21st birthday.
On September 14, 1948, Florian was united in marriage to Clarice Leibel at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Elgin, NE. Following their marriage they lived near Petersburg before moving east of Albion in the 1950’s. Florian worked as a farmer and raised livestock, did various small jobs, and delivered rural mail. Retiring in 2002, Florian moved into town with his wife and later entered the Wolf Memorial Good Samaritan Center in February of 2014.
He was a member of St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Albion, the Knights of Columbus Council 1739, American Legion Post #162 of Albion, and the Albion Rural Fire Board. Florian enjoyed teasing and will be remembered by his family and friends for always giving everybody a bad time.
Florian is survived by his wife of 66 years: Clarice of Albion; two brothers: Flavian (Pat) Luettel of Albion, and Bernard Luettel of Omaha; sister: Mary (Henry) Starman of Albion; sister-in-law: Florence Luettel of Albion; many nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.\He was preceded in death by his parents; eight siblings: Clem (Frances) Luettel, Lawrence Luettel, Greg (Phil) Luettel, LaVern Luettel, Alvin (Mildred) Luettel, Martha Luettel, Emma (Joe) Koch, Marcella (George) Stokes, Stella (Harold) Stokes; sister-in-laws: Darlene Luettel and Jean Luettel.

Wolfpack Top Cougars At C2-8 Subdistrict Tuesday Night

February 19, 2015 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

O’NEILL — Elgin Public-Pope John held Niobrara/Verdigre scoreless for more than nine minutes Tuesday night en route to a 60 to 38 victory in the semi-finals of the C2-8 Girls Subdistrict basketball tournament.
The Cougars led the Wolfpack 19 to 13 after one quarter. But, starting in the second quarter and continuing into the third quarter they were outscored 19 to zero to take a 32 to 19 lead.
In the second half the Wolfpack outscored the Cougars 28 to 19. By virtue of the victory the Wolfpack will play Plainview in the subdistrict final Thursday night at 7 p.m. Plainview defeated West Holt 61 to 48 in the other semi-final game.

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