Proceedings — Elgin City Council

August 4, 2014
The Elgin City Council met in regular session on Monday, August 4, 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:
• July regular meeting minutes, treasurer’s report, transaction report, and paying the claims.
GENERAL: ERPPD, se, 150.06; Great Plains Communications, se, 56.16; Fitzgerald, Vetter & Temple, se, 398.59; Jeannette Meis, se, 75.00; Prudential, retirement, 559.91; USTreasury, tax, 3792.52; Dean’s Market, su, 32.13; APPEARA,  su, 39.82; League of Nebraska Municipalities, dues, 968.00;  Elgin Review, se, 68.29; Eakes Office Plus, su, 11.96;  Bank of Elgin, ins, 1800.00; Bank of Elgin,  loan, 500.00;  Source Gas, heat, 63.45; Bank of Elgin, cks, 237.69; Payroll, 2038.74
SALES TAX: To General; $2288.36
STREET: ERPPD, se, 1553.02 Verizonwireless, su, 14.38; Bank of Elgin, loan, 875.05; Source Gas, se, 24.55; The Station, su, 491.13;  Pollock Redi Mix, su, 5273.46; Westside Repair, su, 52.10; Reinke’s Farm & City Service, su, 218.92; Bomgaars, su, 54.95; Bader’s Highway & Street,  su, 8127.00; Topkote Inc, su, 21140.00; Rutjens Construction Inc, se, 3235.00; Elgin Auto Parts, su, 18.61; Payroll, 1578.41
WATER: ERPPD, se, 682.07; NE Dept of Revenue, tax, 62.54; Verizonwireless, su, 14.38; Great Plains Communications,  se, 92.94; Sargent Drilling, se, 225.00; Rutjens Constructions Inc, su, 547.84;  NE Public Health Envir. Lab, testing, 413.00;  One Call Concepts Inc, se, 8.50; Sapp Bros, su, 70.15; Corner Service & Tire, 259.90; League Utilities Section, dues, 192.00; US Post Office, su, 35.90;  Payroll, 2107.95
SEWER: ERPPD, se, 993.04; NE Department of Revenue, tax, 37.25;  Great Plains Communications, se, 47.41; Dean’s Market, su, 7.48; Rutjens Construction Inc, su, 458.67; Randy Henn, su, 13.37; One Call Concepts Inc, se, 8.50; Midwest Lab Inc, testing, 218.36 –Sewer Replacement, 34000.00; League Utilities Section, dues, 192.00; Payroll, 806.12
FIRE: ERPPD, se, 246.90; Great Plains Communications, se, 53.19; APPEARA, su, 39.81; Elgin Insurance Services, ins, 2142.00; Source Gas, se, 75.04;  Bank of Elgin, loan, 1846.71
POLICE: Antelope Co Sheriff, se, 2600.00; Nebraska Dept. of Agriculture, license, 150.00; Business Radio Licensing, license, 95.00
TRASH PICKUP/RECYCLING: Bud’s Sanitary Service, se, 4797.00; Betty Moser, rent, 100.00
POOL: ERPPD, se, 641.79;  APPEARA, su, 39.81; Dean’s Market, su, 9.96; Great Plains Communications, se, 60.03; Jerry’s Feed Service, su, 8.41 ; Source Gas, se, 524.03; NE Dept. of Revenue, tax, 117.56; Payroll, 6054.64
PARK: ERPPD, se, 264.28; Connie Dvorak, su, 84.00; Dept of Revenue, tax, 134.25; Payroll, 248.18
LIBRARY: ERPPD, se, 72.23; Source Gas, se, 37.30; Amazon, bks, 73.18; Great Plains Communication, se, 54.53;  Gale, bks, 40.28; Payroll, 909.78
YOUTH: ERPPD, se, 129.68.
• Changing the ERPPD agreement to state the City’s service area is the corporate boundaries and all system distribution facilities owned by the City.
• Attending the August 25th meeting of the Upper Elkhorn NRD to discuss their possible involvement with well testing
• Concreting two alley approaches at the cost of $2200.00 each
• Permission to block off Pine Street from 2nd to 1st Street after obtaining permission from property owners, for a car show on August 30, 2014-Kim Polston
• Permission to block off Oak Street from 6th Street east to Terry Reicks driveway, for the postponed Q125 car show—Duane Esau Tuesday, September 2, 2014 for September meeting date
• Wednesday, August 20, 2014 to hold budget workshop
• Applying for a NDEQ  CWSRF Project Planning Activities and Report grant to do a study of the sewer plant and lines
• Resolution 2014-4, to make application for the CWSRF grant
• Tabled any action on the crumb rubber grant received
• Michelle Schultz to the fire department as an EMT
• Building permit – Shirley Nissen, Steve Finn and Thomas Bergstrom
• Paying $2100.00 to Dvorak Construction for installation of the toddler area
• Pool Closing date will be August 10, 2014
• Signing up for State Surplus Property
Discussions were held:
• Received the “Notice to Proceed” from DEQ
• Mapping of area test wells to be discussed this week with John Zwingman
• Culvert at Paul Pelster’s
• Annexation of Sterling Heights
• Sidewalk on south side of North Street from 2nd Street to pool
• Larger 25 mile an hour speed limit sign on North Street
• Information from DEQ regarding assessing wastewater infrastructure needs
• Replacing fire hydrants
• 11 stolen street signs and damage to poles
• Sheriff’s report-June and July reports
• Selling the recycling trailer
• Picking up armor coat gravel
• Storage Bunker
Next regular meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 2,  2014
Meeting adjourned at 8:45 p.m.
PUBLISH: August 13, 2014