Elgin City Council Proceedings

January 6, 2014
The Elgin City Council met in regular session on Monday, January 6, 2014, 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, Kenny Jochum, Shirley Nissen and Jim Kittelson.
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:
• December regular meeting and reorganizational meeting minutes, treasurer’s report, transaction report, and paying the claims.
GENERAL: ERPPD, se, 92.76; Great Plains Communications, se, 55.18; Fitzgerald, Vetter & Temple, se, 398.59; Jeannette Meis, se, 75.00; Prudential, retirement, 579.50; USTreasury, tax, 2615.50; APPEARA, su, 54.80; Western Office Tech, su, 39.90; Elgin Review, se, 45.06; Dean’s Market, su, 212.74; Source Gas, se, 199.16; Bank of ; Elgin, ins, 1800.00; Bank of Elgin, loan, 1000.00; NE Dept of Revenue, tax, 735.66; Municipal Code Services, Se, 300.00; V. Miller, su, 424.94; NE Clerk’s Institute, fee, 223.00; Almquist, Maltzahm, Galloway & Luth, se, 6375.00; IIMC, dues, 145.00– Payroll, 3182.32
SALES TAX: To General; $2332.60; To Park Fund; 5300.00
STREET: ERPPD, se, 1546.90; Elgin One Stop, su, 156.53; Verizonwireless, su, 15.12; Bank of Elgin, loan, 875.05; Source Gas, se, 94.71; The Station, su, 129.01; Barco, su, 362.00; Dean’s Market, su, 11.96; CVA, su, 20.98; NE Fire Extinguisher, se, 152.30; Jerry’s Feed, su, 21.25; Bomgaars, su, 22.95; Sapp Bros, su, 258.49; Payroll, 1638.92
WATER: ERPPD, se, 548.45; NE Dept of Revenue, tax, 411.03; Verizonwireless, su, 15.12; Great Plains Communications, se, 90.80; US Post Office, su, 2330.15 –NE Public Health Lab, tests, 117.00; Jerry’s Feed, su, 21.25; League Utilities Section, class, 37.50; NRWA, class, 187.50; Elgin Review, su, 104.50; Payroll, 3277.83
SEWER: ERPPD, se, 855.83; NE Department of Revenue, tax, 128.73; Great Plains Communications, se, 46.02; Dean’s Market, su, 1.50; Midwest Labs, se, 303.45; League Utilities Section, class, 37.50; NRWA, class, 187.50; Sapp Bros, su, 38.27; Beaver Bearing, su, 903.99; Payroll, 1268.18
FIRE: ERPPD, se, 253.74; Great Plains Communications, se, 52.21; APPEARA, su, 54.80; Source Gas, se, 417.48; Bank of Elgin, loan, 3693.42; Reuss Electric, se, 829.16; Schmitt Construction, se, 140.00
POLICE: Antelope Co Sheriff, se, 2600.00; Dean’s Market, su, 4.19
TRASH PICKUP/RECYCLING: Bud’s Sanitary Service, se, 4784.00; Betty Moser, rent, 100.00
POOL: ERPPD, se, 28.09; Source Gas, se, 24.76
PARK: ERPPD, se, 1077.31; Sterling West, su, 5300.00; Dept of Revenue, tax, 139.84; Payroll, 370.73
LIBRARY: ERPPD, se, 64.70; Source Gas, se, 100.22; Amazon, bks, 158.48 ; Great Plains Communication, se55.63; Northeast Library System, class, 25.00; Payroll, 909.77
• Table agenda item Tree City USA until February meeting
• Proceed with location and test well
• Agreement with Advanced Consulting Engineering Service to amend Water Study due to Administrative Order
• Draft an Ordinance to change the present late fee charges from 1.33% of the total bill to $15.00 flat fee for all accounts not paid by the 30th of the month bill is received
• Suspending the reading of Ordinances 633, 634, 635 and 636 on three different days
• Legislative update Ordinances 633, 634, 635 and 636
• Remodeling the fire hall meeting room
• Closing May 27, 2012 hail storm insurance claim
• Building permit: None
Discussions were held:
Appraisal and survey location for test well
• Investigate costs to place an entrance of Bowen Street
• Sheriff’s report for December and 2013 totals
• Next regular meeting will be held on Monday, February 3, 2014
• Meeting adjourned at 8:30 p.m.
PUBLISH: January 15, 2014