Proceedings — Elgin City Council

February 6, 2012
The Elgin City Council met in regular session on Monday, February 6, 2012, 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, Jim Kittelson and Kenny Jochum.
A complete and accurate copy of the minutes is available for public inspection during normal business hours at the City Clerk’s office.
Mayor Schmitt opened the One and Six Year Street Hearing at 7:31 p.m.
The following agenda items were approved:
January regular meeting minutes, treasurer’s report, transaction report, and paying the claims
GENERAL: ERPPD, se, 146.82; Great Plains Communications, se, 50.09; Fitzgerald,  Vetter & Temple, se, 397.73; Alan Reicks, se, 50.00; Prudential, retirement, 534.31; US Treasury, tax, 1989.17;  APPEARA,  su, 48.12; IIMC, dues, 135.00; Antelope County Report, se, 32.50; Elgin Review, se, 70.78; Dean’s Market, su, 45.37; Elgin Insurance, se, 1388.00; V.Miller, ex, 61.95; Bank of Elgin, ins, 1433.00; Bank of Elgin,  loan, 500.00; Source Gas, se, 255.07; CORE, dues, 200.00; Payroll, 1555.90
SALES TAX: To General; $1644.89
STREET: ERPPD, se, 1685.35; Elgin One Stop, su, 421.63; Verizonwireless, su, 19.46; CVA, su, 77.71; Elgin Review, se, 10.43; Dean’s Market, su, 14.28; Sapp Bros, su, 118.76; Bomgaars, su, 24.08; Bank of Elgin, loan, 875.05; Source Gas, se, 110.94; Beckman Lumber, rprs, 300.00; Corner Service, rprs, 12.00; Stan Houston, rprs, 96.30; Complete Pest Elimination, se, 3040.00; Payroll, 1572.04
WATER: ERPPD, se, 730.04; NE Dept of Revenue, tax, 48.94; Verizonwireless, su, 19.46;  Neb. Public Health Envir. Lab, se, 25.00; Great Plains Communications, se, 81.43; US Post Office, su, 5.10; CVA, su, 20.58; Holiday Inn, se, 74.95; Waterworks, su, 192.57; Post Office, su, 29.05; Payroll, 3144.07
SEWER: ERPPD, se, 1054.62; NE Department of Revenue, tax, 34.60;  Great Plains Communications, se, 44.09; Midwest Labs, se, 158.73; Dean’s Market, su, 1.50; D.Poulsen, ex, 36.93; Holiday  Inn, se, 74.95; Payroll, 1204.50
FIRE: ERPPD, se, 156.96; Great Plains Communications, se, 50.28; APPEARA, su, 48.11; Source Gas, se, 358.34
POLICE: Antelope Co Sheriff, se, 2640.00
TRASH PICKUP/RECYCLING: Bud’s Sanitary Service, se, 4508.00; Betty Moser, rent, 100.00; R. Henn, ex, 6.59; Payroll, 71.71
POOL: ERPPD, se, 29.44; Source Gas, se, 16.40
PARK: ERPPD, se, 269.11; Dept of Revenue, sales tax, 7.72; Payroll, 367.51
LIBRARY: ERPPD, se, 57.59; Amazon, bks, 105.48; Gale, bks, 26.34; Source Gas, se, 129.52; Large Print Overstock, bks, 151.70; Upstart, bks, 27.15; Kalloff Electric, rprs, 232.88; Deb Flaugh, bk, 21.64; Book Express, bks, 61.16;  Northeast Library System, class, 20.00; Payroll, 943.85
Signing a correction deed for the Housing Authority
Decline the offer from the former Chief of Police and Officer to purchase the hand guns for $325.00
The City Attorney to draw up an ad to sell the handguns, holster and magazines, with a reserve price of $500.00
Advertising for bids for the fire storage building, with bids to be opened at 1:00 on Monday, March 5, 2012
Signing the contract with Complete Pest Elimination for mosquito spraying and prepaying $3,040.00
Passing Resolution 2012-1, approving the One & Six Year Street Plan
Discussions were held:
Central Valley Ag’s plan to construct two bins west of 1st Street
An easement or vacating 5’ of 1st Street to allow the construction of the two bins for CVA
Modification of 1-501 due to legislative updates
Non payment of property lien held by the City after the sale of the property
Burning the dump
Cars on the streets during snow removal
Trash being put in the recycling trailer
Missing Street Signs
Signs to alert traffic on Highway 14 of emergency vehicles entering off of Pine Street
Advertising for pool employees, coaches and summer maintenance
Regular meeting adjourned at 8:31 p.m.
Need for countywide economic development organization
Sheriff’s Report
Using speed limit digital sign
1 & 6 Year Street Hearing adjourned at 8:50 p.m.
Publish: February 15, 2012