Proceedings — Elgin City Council



November 7,  2011

The Elgin City Council met in regular session on Monday,  November 7,  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,  Kenny Jochum,  Jim Kittelson and Don Mackel.

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,  treasurer’s report,  transaction report,  paying the claims

GENERAL: ERPPD, se, 139.73; Great Plains Communications, se, 49.96; Fitzgerald,  Vetter & Temple, se, 200.00; Alan Reicks, se, 50.00; Prudential, retirement, 719.03; US Treasury, tax, 2588.29;  APPEARA,  su, 38.79; CVA, su, 2.00; Elgin Review, se, 148.78; Dean’s Market, su, 18.61; Bank of Elgin, ins, 1433.00; Elgin Insurance, ins, 1416.00; Western Office Tech, su, 363.73; NE Clerks Asso, dues, 15.00; EMC Life, ins, 239.00; Bank of Elgin,  loan, 1000.00; Source Gas, se, 27.57; Payroll, 1553.90

SALES TAX: To General; $1522.43; To Park; $4305.80; To Street; $7419.12

STREET: ERPPD, se, 1570.65;  Elgin One Stop, su, 352.63; Verizonwireless, su, 25.25; The Station, su, 84.51; Bomgaars, su, 164.10; Elgin Auto Parts, su, 65.85; Sapp Bros, su, 142.94; NE Harvestore, su, 7419.12;  Rasmussen Land Surveying, se, 839.00; Schmitt Construction, rprs, 2151.60; Central Valley Ag, su, 43.22; Bank of Elgin, loan, 10637.19; Big Iron, su, 1100.00; Payroll, 1499.54

WATER: ERPPD, se, 983.07; NE Dept of Revenue, tax, 34.26; Verizonwireless, su, 25.25;  Neb. Public Health Envir. Lab, se, 76.00; Great Plains Communications, se, 81.12; US Post Office, su, 5.10 ; GPC 1 Call Service, se, 6.24; Municipal Supply, su, 750.32; CVA, su, 62.65; D.Poulsen, ex, 8.75; M Dinslage, return, 100.00; Meyer Labs, su, 49.60; Payroll, 2999.08

SEWER: ERPPD, se, 1210.33; NE Department of Revenue, tax, 25.11;  Great Plains Communications, se, 41.77;  GPC 1 Call Service, se, 6.24; Midwest Labs, se, 130.18; Dean’s Market, su, 1.50; CVA, su, 15.99; MARC, su, 1561.00; Albion Communications, su, 24.99; Payroll, 1138.16

FIRE: ERPPD, se, 143.93; Great Plains Communications, se, 50.11; APPEARA, su, 38.78; Source Gas, se, 51.72

POLICE: Antelope Co Sheriff, se, 2640.00; Dean’s Market, su, 89.73; Beckman Lumber, rent, 75.00

TRASH PICKUP/RECYCLING: Bud’s Sanitary Service, se, 4471.25; Betty Moser, rent, 100.00; R. Henn, ex, 9.35; G.Scholl, se, 6.00; Elgin Review, prnt, 31.89; Payroll, 113.22

POOL: ERPPD, se, 66.28; Source Gas, se, 14.98

PARK: ERPPD, se, 146.74; NE Dept of Revenue, tax, 21.18; Sterling West, su, 4305.80; Payroll, 361.39

LIBRARY: ERPPD, se, 55.93;  Great Plains Communications, se, 125.64;  Amazon, bks, 163.17; Source Gas, se, 29.36; Payroll, 942.84

• All residents who receive a letter will have until December 16th to trim over hanging trees before the City contracts to have it done for them

• Building permits from Denis Henn,  Capital Select,  Lynn Koinzan and Dave      Jochum

Discussions were held:

• Results of complete survey of Plantation Street tabled until City Attorney contacts surveyor

• Councilman Kittelson will repair the leaking roof at the fire hall

• City Attorney will prosecute City Ordinance violations

• Legislative Updates tabled until City Attorney can review them

• Will accept sealed bids for the 1995 pickup and 2001 Crown Vic

• Repairing fire hydrants

• Notification by Sheriff’s Department for vehicles on the street during snow removal

• Building Permit requirements for sheds/storage buildings on non; permanent foundations

• Office closed Thursday and Friday

• Meeting was adjourned at 8:10 p.m.

Publish: November 16, 2011