Proceedings — Elgin City Council

December 3, 2012
The Elgin City Council met in regular session on Monday, December 3, 2012, 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:
• October regular meeting minutes, public hearing minutes, treasurer’s report, transaction report, and paying the claims
GENERAL: ERPPD, se, 146.83; Great Plains Communications, se, 50.46; Fitzgerald,  Vetter & Temple, se, 437.69; Jeannette Meis, se, 75.00; Prudential, retirement, 752.38; USTreasury, tax, 2718.44; APPEARA,  su, 37.15; Elgin Review, se, 188.38; Dean’s Market, su, 4.50; Elgin Insurance Services, ins, 1276.00; EMC Nation Life Ins, ins, 239.00;  Source Gas, se, 60.89;  Bank of Elgin, ins, 1433.40; Bank of Elgin,  loan, 500.00 –NE Clerks Asso, dues, 15.00;  Payroll, 1600.71
SALES TAX: To General; $4373.67
STREET: ERPPD, se, 1486.56; Elgin One Stop, su, 411.01; Verizonwireless, su, 19.45; Bank of Elgin, loan, 875.05; Source Gas, se, 24.03; The Station, se, 114.26; CVA, su, 49.46; Elgin Auto Parts, su, 28.14; NE Fire Extinguisher, se, 185.00; Kayton International, rent, 750.00; Corner Service, rprs, 27.00; Big Timber Tree Service, se, 400.00; Boone Concrete, su, 400.00; Dean’s Market, su, 6.78; Sapp Bros, su, 96.30; Payroll, 1045.70
WATER: ERPPD, se, 1414.54; NE Dept. of Revenue, tax, 33.18; Verizonwireless, su, 19.45; Great Plains Communications, se, 82.97; US Post Office, su, 53.07 –CVA, su, 13.47; NE Public Health Lab, se, 50.00; Don E. Poulsen, ex, 16.72; GPC; 1 Call, se, 9.09; Elgin Review, prnt, 10.74; Nathan Henn Account, return, 100.00; Payroll, 2091.40
SEWER: ERPPD, se, 1061.71; NE Department of Revenue, tax, 32.76;  Great Plains Communications, se, 45.05; Dean’s Market, su, 1.50; Midwest Labs, se, 150.23; GPC 1 Call, se, 9.09; DEQ, license, 150.00; US Post Office, su, 42.67; Payroll, 803.33
FIRE: ERPPD, se, 244.36; Great Plains Communications, se, 51.24; APPEARA, su, 37.15; Source Gas, se, 44.53; ACES se, 3794.25; Crafts Inc, se, 23873.96; Bank of Elgin, loan, 1846.71
POLICE: Antelope Co Sheriff, se, 2640.00; Beckman Lumber, rent, 75.00
TRASH PICKUP/RECYCLING: Bud’s Sanitary Service, se, 4446.75; Betty Moser, rent, 100.00; US Post Office, su, 42.66; Payroll, 135.86
POOL: ERPPD, se, 27.76; Source Gas, se, 24.03
PARK: ERPPD, se, 370.57; Dept of Revenue, tax, 114.04; Norfolk Sporting Goods, su, 34.25; Payroll, 242.36
LIBRARY: ERPPD, se, 67.66; Source Gas, se, 31.20; Amazon, bks, 216.70; Great Plains Communication, se, 3.81; Large Print Overstocks, bks, 49.88; Beckman Lumber, su, 49.58; Payroll, 983.84
• Tabled any action on Meadowbrook-Sub Division
• Tabled any action on driveway off of Bowen Street for The Homestead
• Elected Kenny Jochum as Council President
• Appointments, boards and committees for 2013
• Raising water rates from $20 per quarter to $60 per quarter and from $1.50 per 1000 gallons to $1.75 per 1000 gallons effective January 1, 2013
• The reading of Ordinance 626 on three different days
• Ordinance 626, setting water and sewer rates
• Purchasing four new picnic tables for the park
• Mayor Schmitt signed the Certification of the Street Superintendent
• The necessary repairs to the 1988 Well for $11,684.00
• Purchase a new computer for City office
Discussions were held:
• Administered the Oath of Office to Councilman Ward 2, Don Mackel and Councilman Ward 1, Jim Kittelson
• The problem with blowing dirt off the CVA lot
•Reminder that vehicles be off the streets for snow removal
• Old vehicle sitting on City alley
• Recycling dumpsters
• Hail Damage Repair Extension
Next regular meeting will be held on January 7, 2012
Meeting adjourned at 9:00 p.m.
Publish: December 12, 2012