Elgin City Council Proceedings



June 6,  2011

The Elgin City Council met in regular session on Monday,  June 6,  2011,  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 Shirley Nissen,  Don Mackel,  Jim Kittelson and Kenny Jochum.

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:

• May regular meeting minutes,  treasurer’s report,  transaction report,  paying the claims

GENERAL: ERPPD, se, 144.00; Great Plains Communications, se, 49.72; Fitzgerald,  Vetter & Temple, se, 393.00; Alan Reicks, se, 50.00; Prudential, retirement, 716.25; US Treasury, tax, 2664.30;  APPEARA,  su, 38.08; Elgin Review, prnt, 49.71; Dean’s Market, su, 37.27; Northeast NE Economic Development, dues, 819.64; 911 PC Repair, se, 35.00; Bank of Elgin, ins, 1433.40; Bank of Elgin,  loan, 500.0; Source Gas, su, 131.64; Payroll,  1510.58

SALES TAX: To General; $2528.58

STREET: ERPPD, se, 1483.07; Source Gas, su, 36.77;  Elgin One Stop, su, 329.80; Verizonwireless, su, 19.85; Elgin Auto Parts, su, 59.22; Barco Products, su, 977.64;  The Station, su, 177.14; Jerry’s Feed, su, 14.97; Central Valley Ag, su, 17.66; Titan Machinery, su, 847.31; MARC, su, 1042.00; Asphalt & Concrete Materials, su, 3813.90; Advanced Consulting, se, 350.00; Elgin Equipment, su, 320.00 ; Payroll, 1334.50

WATER:  ERPPD, se, 1005.36; NE Dept of Revenue, tax, 723.84; Verizonwireless, su, 19.85;  Neb. Public Health Envir. Lab, se, 115.00; Great Plains Communications, se, 76.28; Central Valley Ag, su, 51.65; NE Rural Water Association, dues, 100.00; US Post Office, su, 10.30; Hawkins, su, 93.50; Jenni Von Bonn, return deposit, 100.00; Don E. Poulsen, meals, 21.73; GPC 1 Call Service, se, 9.15; To Jaysen Sehi Account, return deposit, 100.00; To Brad Detlefsen, return deposit, 100.00; To Michael Schutt Account, return deposit, 88.71; Payroll, 2022.43

SEWER: ERPPD, se, 1068.95; NE Department of Revenue, tax, 642.97;  Midwest Labs, testing,  526.10; Central Valley Ag, su, 35.73; GPC 1 Call Service, se, 9.15; DEQ, payment, 3533.28; Payroll, 779.16

FIRE: ERPPD, se, 178.48; Great Plains Communications, se, 48.87; APPEARA, su, 38.08; SourceGas, se, 146.31;  Elgin Insurance Services, insurance, 5973.00; Central Valley Ag, su, 6.99; Fort Pierre Fire Department, su, 5000.00

POLICE: Antelope Co Sheriff, se, 2809.25; US Post Office, su, 5.15

TRASH PICKUP/RECYCLING:Bud’s Sanitary Service, se, 4459.00; Betty Moser, rent, 100.00; Albright Disposal, su, 976.79; Payroll, 371.48

POOL: ERPPD, se, 41.78; Source Gas, se, 14.98; Meyer Laboratory, su, 277.20; Great Plains Communications, se, 98.73; Jerry’s Feed Service, se, 32.43; Central Valley Ag, se, 220.98; In The Swim, su, 165.91; Bomgaars, se, 18.99; Dean’s Market, 41.81; Elgin Review, se, 51.00; Don’s Electric, se, 614.85; Custom Sports, su, 80.00; Bank of Elgin, se, 100.00

PARK: ERPPD, se, 96.83; Bierman Sandblasting & Painting, se, 459.00; Central Valley Ag, su, 271.65; Payroll, 233.03

LIBRARY: ERPPD, se, 53.46; Source Gas, se, 65.72; Great Plains Communications, se, 94.52;  Amazon, bks, 142.13; Western Office Technologies, su, 35.98; Kallhoff Electric, se, 112.82; Payroll, 942.85

YOUTH: St. Boniface Athletic Asso, rent, 1750.00; Central Valley Ag, su, 18.50

• Drafting a quick claim deed to obtain a portion of Plantation Street

• City’s insurance renewal

• Building permit for Boone County Medical Clinic

• Suspending the reading of Ordinance 7; 237 on three different days

• Ordinance 7; 237

• Ordinance 7; 626 tabled until July

• Water study contracts tabled until July

• Library inter; local agreement with Antelope County

• Law enforcement inter; local agreement with Antelope County tabled until July

• Purchase a fire proof file cabinet and two media coolers costing $2407

• Instructing the City Clerk to sign contracts for auto calling

• Building Permits for Marvin Meis,  Doug Jones and Mark Schmitt

• July meeting date will be Tuesday,  July 5,  2011 at 7:30 p.m.

• Purchasing a dumpster for the campground

• Purchasing  a load of white rock

• Closing the pool on Tuesday night June 28th and Monday night July 4th

Discussions were held:

• County Attorney will prosecute dog running at large citations

• On a new fire storage building with the Rural Fire Board

• Dump station problems

• Need for more camping sites

• No applicants for tree site/compost site supervisor

• Mowing the drainage ditch on Elm Street and Bowen Street

• Getting the fire truck to Elgin

• Previously approved storm sewers repaired

• Red Cross lessons and aerobics dates

• Sub guards are all certified

• Repairs to drinking fountain

• Pool Wages

• Only full time pool employees being allowed to give private lessons

• Purchasing a tractor

• Selling the old loader

• A location to store fire equipment

• Funding options for the proposed fire storage building

• Meeting was adjourned at 9:05 p.m.

Publish: June 15, 2011