Proceedings — Elgin City Council

April 6, 2015
The Elgin City Council met in regular session on Monday, April 6, 2015, 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.
Councilmen present were Jim Kittelson, Don Mackel, Duane Miller and Mike Dvorak.
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:
March regular meeting minutes, treasurer’s report, transaction report, and paying the claims.
GENERAL: ERPPD, se, 90.86; Great Plains Communications, se, 47.74; Fitzgerald, Vetter & Temple, se, 399.88; Jeannette Meis, se, 75.00; Prudential, retirement, 820.89; USTreasury, tax, 3222.88; Dean’s Market, su, 24.04; APPEARA, su, 36.25; Elgin Review, se, 44.44; Bank of Elgin, ins, 1800.00; Bank of Elgin, loan, 1000.00; Source Gas, heat, 290.39; Almquist, Maltzahn, Galloway, Luth, se, 6475.00; NE Dept of Revenue, tax, 962.17; Notary Public Underwriters, su, 95.00; Ramada Inn, se, 210.00; V.Miller, ex, 38.84; Payroll, 1667.03
SALES TAX: To General; $7597.94
STREET: ERPPD, se, 1558.13; Verizonwireless, su, 14.64; Source Gas, se, 145.48; Home Town Station, su, 228.27; NE Environmental Products, su, 2465.07; MARC, su, 410.35; Beckman Lumber, su, 13.25; Kayton International, su, 5500.00; Corner Service, su, 111.95; CVA, su, 48.62; Payroll, 1107.78
WATER: ERPPD, se, 804.30; Verizonwireless, su, 14.65; Great Plains Communications, se, 87.67; NE Health Lab, test, 139.00; US Post Office, su, 17.95; Don Poulsen, ex, 10.30; CVA, su, 178.01; Rutjens Const, rprs, 4486.96; Hawkins, su, 106.50; Sargent Drilling, rprs, 23044.93; Echo Electric, su, 42.99; Sapp Bros, su, 77.05; Elgin Review, prnt, 374.10; One Call Concepts, se, 8.30; Bank of Elgin, returned check, 196.10; Dept of Revenue, tax, 369.71; Bank of Elgin, ex, 15.00; Payroll, 2215.54
SEWER: ERPPD, se, 999.19; Great Plains Communications, se, 47.72; Midwest Lab Inc, testing, 173.13; Johnson Service Co, se, 760.00; Elgin Review, prnt, 70.77; One Call Concepts, se, 8.30; Dept of Revenue, tax, 150.79; Payroll, 849.14
FIRE: ERPPD, se, 247.77; Great Plains Communications, se, 54.50; APPEARA, su, 36.25; Source Gas, se, 578.36; Bank of Elgin, loan, 3693.42; EVFD, tax, 2300.00; Elgin Rescue Service, su, 139.95; Travelers, work com, 6062.00
POLICE: Antelope Co Sheriff, se, 2600.00; Post Office, su, 12.98
TRASH PICKUP/RECYCLING: Bud’s Sanitary Service, se, 4667.00; Betty Moser, rent, 100.00
POOL: ERPPD, se, 28.09; Source Gas, se, 27.27; CVA, su, 23.40
PARK: ERPPD, se, 83.77; CVA, su, 11.97; Payroll, 258.64
LIBRARY: ERPPD, se, 64.31; Source Gas, se, 128.14; Amazon, bks, 102.30; Great Plains Communications, se, 26.42; Gale, bks, 38.38; Payroll, 909.78
• Advanced Consulting Services, as engineers on the test hole project
• Hire Sargent Drilling to drill a test hole
• Agreement with Niewohner Bros, regarding site for test hole
• Resolution 2015; 2, setting $30.00 fee for insufficient fund checks
• Closing Oak Street for car show September 13, 2015
• Boring electrical line under West Maple; Dan Zwingman
• Retaining the present recycling system with a $.50 per month increase
• James Evans to the fire department and Jennifer Bush to the rescue unit
• Advertise for someone to clean the park and public bathrooms
• Agreement to rent the ball field from St. Boniface Ball Diamond Association
• Purchasing four picnic tables for the park
• Salaries for pool personnel
• May 25, 2015 for pool opening date
• Building permits: Sandy Couch/Capital Select; Janet Koinzan
• Duane Esau to mow at $11.00 per hour
• Purchasing a VFD pump to be installed on water well #88; 1 by Sargent Drilling
• Paid additional claims from Westside Repair
Discussions were held on:
• USDA loans and grants
• Postponing State work on water well #77; 1
• Several park improvements
• Letter regarding the condition of Highway 14 (2nd Street)
• Cleaning the City hall basement
• Instructed city maintenance to start replacing non; working water meters
• Storage Shed to store Christmas lights
• Paving alley approaches
• Bulk water rates
• Community Income Surveys
• Paving projects
• Next regular meeting will be held on Monday, May 4, 2015
Meeting adjourned at 9:05 p.m.
PUBLISH: April 15, 2015