Proceedings — Elgin City Council

June 2, 2014
The Elgin City Council met in regular session on Monday, June 2, 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 Kenny Jochum, Shirley Nissen, 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:
• May regular meeting minutes, treasurer’s report, transaction report, and paying the claims.
GENERAL:  ERPPD, se, 86.53; Great Plains Communications, se, 55.11; Fitzgerald,  Vetter & Temple, se, 703.08; Jeannette Meis, se, 75.00; Prudential, retirement, 578.56; USTreasury, tax, 2436.86; APPEARA,  su, 27.58; Elgin Review, se, 46.29; Dean’s Market, su, 16.01; Western Office Technologies, su, 69.96; Eakes Office Plus, su, 177.98; Tyco, se, 694.37; Binswanger Glass, rpr, 111.98; Northeast NE Econ. Dev. District, dues, 819.64; Core Development Inc, dues, 200.00; Elgin Insurance Services, ins, 15306.00; Source Gas, se, 142.72;  Bank of  ; Elgin, ins, 1800.00; Bank of Elgin,  loan, 500.00; V. Miller, su, 23.57; Payroll, 1974.38
SALES TAX: To General; $2405.14; Elgin Chamber of Commerce, dev, 5000.00
STREET: ERPPD, se, 1536.07; Elgin One Stop, su, 132.31; Verizonwireless, su, 28.80; Bank of Elgin, loan, 875.05; Source Gas, se, 46.95; The Station, su, 433.41; NE Environmental Products, su, 1258.86; Reinke’s Farm & City Service, se, 16.00; Corner Service & Tire,  LLC, se, 12.00; Titan Machinery, su, 16.06; Contractors Inc, rpr, 200.00; Elgin Auto Parts, su, 56.49; Payroll, 1301.01
WATER: ERPPD, se, 619.56; NE Dept of Revenue, tax, 1707.01; Verizonwireless, su, 28.80; Great Plains Communications,  se, 90.84; NE Public Health Envir. Lab, testing, 67.00; Hawkins, su, 118.50; HD Supply Waterworks, su, 2897.72; One Call Concepts Inc, se, 10.57; US Post Office, su, 17.95; Payroll, 2172.59
SEWER: ERPPD, se, 823.63; NE Department of Revenue, tax, 695.16;  Great Plains Communications, se, 45.95; Dean’s Market, su, 1.50; One Call Concepts Inc, se, 10.58; Midwest Lab Inc, testing, 197.41; NE Department of Envir. Quality, se.3478.64;  Payroll, 835.37
FIRE: ERPPD, se, 248.47; Great Plains Communications, se, 52.14; APPEARA, su, 27.58; Source Gas, se, 300.81; Bank of Elgin, loan, 1846.71
POLICE: Antelope Co Sheriff, se, 2600.00
TRASH PICKUP/RECYCLING: Bud’s Sanitary Service, se, 4797.00; Betty Moser, rent, 100.00
POOL: ERPPD, se, 29.37; APPEARA, su, 27.57; Dean’s Market, su, 6.99; Great Plains Communications, se, 114.30; Elgin Review, se, 117.60; Source Gas, se, 24.55; Bank of Elgin, su, 100.00
PARK: ERPPD, se, 574.30; PapioValley Nursery Inc, su, 124.00; Arbor View Farm, imp, 182.00;  Dept of Revenue, tax, 180.18; Payroll, 250.92
LIBRARY: ERPPD, se, 56.50; Source Gas, se, 69.34; Amazon, bks, 205.57; Great Plains Communication, se62.40; LPO, bks, 29.73; Upstart, bks, 69.38; Nebraska Life Magazine, bks, 44.00; Gale, bks, 40.93; Payroll, 909.78
YOUTH: St. Boniface Ballfield Association, rent, 1500.00
SEWER REPLACEMENT: Dakota Pump Inc, rpr, 18599.34
• Agreement hiring John Zwingman as consulting engineer for the Project and Planning Activities Report for DWSRF
• Interlocal Agreement with Antelope County for the library
• Keeping individual trash pickup Bel-Air Apartments
• Providing $1500.00 of sales tax funds to the Baseball Boosters for uniforms
• Paying ½ of approximately $500 for cover at the baby pool, after DHHS approval
• Sheriff Moore towing vehicles left on City streets after one week of asking for removal.  Towing charge of $125 and impound lot fees will be implemented.
• Extra help at the pool on June 5th due to camps
• Q125 pool hours: Friday-1-5, Saturday-12-5 and Sunday-Closed
• Paying summer office help $8.00 per hour
• Building permit – None
• Paying all last year’s full time pool employees $.25 per hour more
Discussions were held:
• Letter drafted by City Attorney to ERPPD regarding the Professional Retail Operations Agreement with ERPPD
• Failure of the test well and steps to proceed in find a new well site
• Culvert at Paul Pelster’s
• Cleaning up of City property north of the Coffee House
• Water hook up for Westside Repair
• Annexation of Sterling Heights
• Water hydrant at 410 N 2nd
• Replacing fire hydrants
• Repairs to storm sewers
• Lawns that need mowed
• Extra cleaning during Q125
• Shower curtains for park showers
• Possible purchase of used pool heater
• Delivery of  fire hall signs
• Tree/Compost Site
• Private Water Wells within City Limits
• Undeliverable certified mail
• Next regular meeting will be held on Monday,  July 7 2014
• Meeting adjourned at 9:20 p.m.
PUBLISH: June 11, 2014