Proceedings — Elgin City Council

June 1, 2015
The Elgin City Council met in regular session on Monday, June 1, 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 and Duane Miller.  Mike Dvorak was absent.
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, emergency meeting minutes treasurer’s report, transaction report, and paying the claims.
GENERAL: ERPPD, se, 86.75; Great Plains Communications, se, 50.59;  Fitzgerald,  Vetter & Temple, se, 200.00; Jeanette Meis, se, 75.00; Prudential, retirement, 592.20; US Treasury, tax, 2393.16; Dean’s Market, su, 58.92; APPEARA,  su, 32.69; Elgin Review, se, 69.50; Core Development Inc, dues, 400.00; Tyco, se, 732.56; Vicki Miller, su, 139.74; Bank of Elgin, ins, 1800.00; Bank of Elgin,  loan, 500.00;  Payroll, 1667.03
SALES TAX: To General; $2955.23
STREET: ERPPD,  se,  1520.03; CVA, su, 18.65; Bomgaars, su, 139.93; Menards, su, 143.84; B’s Enterprises Inc, su, 126.00; Verizonwireless,  su,  18.96; Source Gas,  se,  43.50; Home Town Station,  su,  258.94 ; Elgin Auto Parts, su, 6.05; All American Christmas Co, su, 12, 695.00; Payroll, 1107.86
WATER: ERPPD, se, 734.82; CVA, se, 62.81; Verizonwireless, su, 18.97; Great Plains Communications,  se, 87.74; NE Health Lab, test, 189.00; Maguire Iron Inc, se, 1194.50; One Call Concepts Inc, se, 6.65; ACES, se, 980.00; US Post Office, su, 58.34; Tara Vaughan Account,  return,  100.00; Dept of Revenue, tax, 1577.62; Payroll, 2215.72
SEWER: ERPPD, se, 899.29; Great Plains Communications, se, 47.79; Midwest Lab Inc, testing, 496.03; Dean’s  Market,  su, 146.45; One Call Concepts Inc, se, 6.65; Ne Dept of Environmental Quality, loan, 3459.32; Dept of Revenue, tax, 646.80; Payroll, 849.66
FIRE: ERPPD, se, 242.31; Great Plains Communications, se, 54.57;  Source Gas, se, 231.35; Bank of Elgin, loan, 1846.71
POLICE: Antelope Co Sheriff, se, 2600.00; J.P. Cooke Co, su, 54.05
TRASH PICKUP/RECYCLING: Bud’s Sanitary Service, se, 468.00; Betty Moser, rent, 100.00
POOL: ERPPD, se, 33.60; Great Plains Communications, su, 118.76; CVA, se, 138.90; Dean’s Market, su, 60.28; In The Swim, su, 639.95; Jerry’s Feed Service, su, 11.72; Elgin Review, 123.60; Don’s Electric, se, 55.00; APPEARA, su, 32.68; Source Gas, se, 27.27; Bank of Elgin, su, 100.00
PARK: ERPPD, se, 434.55; CVA, se, 202.79; Jerry’s Feed Service, su, 61.97; Dept of Revenue, tax, 196.45; Payroll, 258.19
LIBRARY: ERPPD, se, 54.84; Source Gas, se, 57.42; Amazon, bks, 178.73; Great Plains Communications, se, 23.39; Fax Gilbert Programs Inc, se, 225.00; Penworthy, bks, 50.00; Payroll, 909.78
• Not to have a deductible on work comp
• Sweeping St. Boniface Gym parking lot for Vetch Day’s tournament
• Sand for the sand volleyball court
• Suspending the reading of Ordinance 639 on three different days
• Ordinance 639, Prohibiting Public Urination or Defecation and Indecent or Lewd Acts
• Ivy Prater as co-manager
• Wage of $8.25 for Jennifer Tharnish
• Increasing the trash pickup monthly fee by $.50 effective July 1, 2015
• Signing the new contract with Bud’s Sanitary Service reflecting the $.50 increase for recycling effective June 1, 2015
• Building Permits: None
• Fireworks Permit for Mark Burenheide
• Taking any dogs to Neligh at the cost of $10.00 per day impound fee
• Additional claims from Elgin Insurance Services and Kallhoff Electric
Discussions were held on:
• City’s insurance renewal for 2015-2016-Kathy Volk
• Library Report given by Joyce Sullivan
• Needed repairs to the front door of the library
• Claim from Kallhoff Electric
• Installation of the variable pump and automatic transfer switch
• Status of the test well
• Helping Petersburg with water testing if needed at no cost
• Inspection Report from Maguire Iron regarding the water tower
• Replacing faucets at pool restrooms
• Removing another Austrian pine at the park
• Finishing the crumb rubber project at the park playground
• Cost of damage to ball field
• Problem with aggressive dogs
• Clean up day
• Pool Heater
• Pool Season Tickets
• Teen Night and Pool Party
• Repairs to lifeguard chairs
• Repairs to electric lines to shelters
• Security lights at the park
• Thank you letter to Susan Lackey
• ERPPD 75th Anniversary
• Mosquito Spraying starts Sunday June 7th
• Weed problem on several properties
• Holding the July meeting on Monday July 6th
Next regular meeting will be held on Monday,  July 6, 2015
Meeting adjourned at 8:50 p.m.
PUBLISH: June 10, 2015