Proceedings — Elgin City Council

September 5, 2013
The Elgin City Council met in regular session on Thursday, September 5, 2013, 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, Kenny Jochum 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:
• August regular meeting minutes, treasurer’s report, transaction report, and paying the claim.
GENERAL: ERPPD, se, 168.50; Great Plains Communications, se, 48.94; Fitzgerald,  Vetter & Temple, se, 398.59; Jeannette Meis, se, 75.00; Prudential, retirement, 545.47; USTreasury, tax, 3282.24; APPEARA,  su, 33.12; Eakes Office Plus, su, 142.97 Elgin Review, se, 186.22; Dean’s Market, su, 27.82; Source Gas, se, 66.80;  Bank of Elgin, ins, 1436.42; Bank of Elgin,  loan, 500.00; League of Municipalities, dues, 907.00; Bank of Elgin, su,  170.80; U.S. Post Office, su, 1.52 – Payroll, 203132
SALES TAX: To General; $3176.84
STREET: ERPPD, se, 1517.15; Elgin One Stop, su, 238.95; Verizonwireless, su, 14.56; Bank of Elgin, loan, 875.05; Source Gas, se, 24.76; The Station, su, 199.52; Jerry’s Feed Service, su, 69.95; Sapp Brothers, su, 93.05; Bomgaars, su,  74.99; Elgin Equipment, rprs, 128.75; Beckman Lumber, su, 24.28; Payroll, 1104.27
WATER: ERPPD, se, 1251.39; NE Dept of Revenue, tax, 1818.79; Verizonwireless, su, 14.57; Great Plains Communications,  se, 84.50; US Post Office, su, 21.65 –NE Public Health Lab, se, 18.00; Sargent Drilling, rprs, 667.93; One Call Concepts Inc, se, 7.95; Seth Wilts, deposit, 3.50; Seth Wilts Account,  deposit, 96.50; Tonya Thompson Account, return, 100.00; Bruce Clark Account, return, 80.00; Hawkins, su 102.50; Utilities Section, dues, 192.00; ; Payroll, 2031.24
SEWER: ERPPD, se, 1043.04; NE Department of Revenue, tax, 669.46;  Great Plains Communications, se, 39.78; Dean’s Market, su, 3.00; Midwest Labs, se, 242.91; One Call Concepts Inc, se, 7.95; Utilities Section, dues, 192.00; Meyer Lab, su, 786.42;  Payroll, 780.45
FIRE:     ERPPD, se, 244.14; Great Plains Communications, se, 45.97; APPEARA, su, 33.12; Source Gas, se, 76.93; Bank of Elgin, loan, 1846.71
POLICE: Antelope Co Sheriff, se, 2600.00; Elgin Review, print, 251.10; Elgin Pharmacy, su, 11.99; Federal License Management, license, 100.00
TRASH PICKUP/RECYCLING: Bud’s Sanitary Service, se, 4927.00; Betty Moser, rent, 100.00; Dept of Revenue, tax, 25.00
POOL: ERPPD, se, 712.13; Source Gas, se, 980.47;  NE Dept. of Revenue, tax, 299.16 ; Payroll; 3662.31
PARK: ERPPD, se, 716.18;  NE Dept of Revenue, tax, 115.55; Elgin Equipment, rprs, 12.50; Don’s Electric, rprs,  152.50; Papio Valley Nursury, su, 75.05; Payroll, 235.17
LIBRARY: ERPPD, se, 90.88; Source Gas, se, 34.83; Amazon, bks,199.08 ; Great Plains Communication, se, 49.471; Better Homes & Gardens, bk, 20.00; Northeast Library System, class, 25.00; Payroll, 923.88
YOUTH: ERPPD, se, 61.47
•  Blocking off Maple Street for Q125
• Drilling holes in street for tent during Q125
• City getting two roll off dumpsters for Q125
• Blocking off Maple Street south of the park for the Kid’s parade during Q125
• Q125 committee to use power at Maple and 1st Streets
• Providing loader/bobcat and operator to help during Q125 if needed
• Resolution 2013-5 DEQ funding
• Building permit from Greg Tharnish
• Enter into Closed Session for the Prevention of needless injury to the reputation of an individual at 8:25 p.m.  The Council reconvened in open session at 8:35 p.m.
• Suspend the reading of Ordinance 629 on three different days
• Annual wage ordinance with  a 3% increase and a  $100 increase to monthly insurance stipend for city clerk, utilities superintendent and assistant      maintenance
Discussions were held:
• Insurance for Q125 events
• Alan Reicks volunteered to join the Events Committee
• Water and sewer to Wind Energy site
• Culvert on the Paul Pelster property
• Requirements of Dangerous Dog Ordinance
• Repairs to the sewer jetter
• Starting an equipment log on all equipment
• Possible site for storage bunker
• Employee Life insurance renewal
• Next regular meeting will be held on Monday, October 7, 2013
• Meeting adjourned at 8:55 p.m.
PUBLISH: September 11, 2013