Proceedings — Elgin City Council

October 5, 2015
The Elgin City Council met in regular session on Monday, October 5, 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.
Mayor Schmitt also called to order the budget hearing and the special hearing at 7:30 p.m.
Councilmen present were Jim Kittelson, Duane Miller, Mike Dvorak 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:
September regular meeting minutes, budget hearing minutes, special hearing minutes, special meeting minutes, treasurer’s report, transaction report, and paying the claims.
GENERAL: ERPPD, se, 176.07; Great Plains Communications, se, 38.74;  Fitzgerald,  Vetter & Temple, se, 1149.88; Jeanette Meis, se, 125.00; Prudential, retirement, 578.52; US Treasury, tax, 2332.18; Dean’s Market, su, 16.98; APPEARA,  su, 37.35; Elgin Review, se, 152.47; V.Miller, ex, 12.65; Source Gas, se, 67.61;  Bank of Elgin, ins, 1800.00; Bank of Elgin,  loan, 500.00, Antelope County Healthcare Foundation, se, 1000.00; EMC, ins,  1074.00; NE Dept of Revenue, tax, 1057.69; Antelope County Clerk, se, 31.03; Three and Company, su, 40.00; US Post Office, su, 15.78; NE Nebraska RC&D, class, 40.00;  Payroll, 1719.90
SALES TAX: To General; $1961.66; To Pool Fund; $50, 000.00; To General; $1000.00
STREET: ERPPD,  se,  1502.69;  Verizon Wireless,  su,  18.37; Source Gas,  se,  27.27; Home Town Station, su, 231.36–One Stop, se, 59.56; Bader’s, se, 8127.00; Sapp Bros, su, 30.50; CVA, su, 14.99; Bomgaars, su, 47.88; Elgin Auto Parts, su, 15.99; Heartland Fire, se, 336.75; CJ Masonry, rprs, 3600.00; Payroll, 1074.88
WATER: ERPPD, se, 634.21; Verizon Wireless, su, 18.37; Great Plains Communications,  se, 84.10; NE Health Lab, test, 52.00; CVA, su, 6.49; Beckman Lumber, su, 15.00; Elgin Review, su, 93.75; One Call Concepts, se, 10.35;  US Post Office, su, 17.95; Dept of Revenue, tax, 396.69; Zachary Geller Account return, 100.00; Payroll, 2149.74
SEWER: ERPPD, se, 1269.72; Great Plains Communications, se, 35.26; Dean’s  Market,  su, 1.50; Midwest Labs, se, 270.64; One Call Concepts, se, 10.35; Dept of Revenue, tax, 148.78; Payroll, 825.03
FIRE: ERPPD, se, 243.44; Great Plains Communications, se, 42.04; APPEARA, su, 37.356;  Source Gas, se, 76.86; Bank of Elgin, loan, 1846.71
POLICE: Antelope Co Sheriff, se, 2700.00
TRASH PICKUP/RECYCLING: Bud’s Sanitary Service, se, 4981.50; Betty Moser, rent, 100.00
POOL: ERPPD, se, 401.57; Source Gas, se, 135.41; NE Dept of  Revenue, tax, 231.47; Pool Fund, $50, 000.00
PARK: ERPPD, se, 640.19; Dept of Revenue, tax, 43.64; MidWest TLC, su, 2347.92; Payroll, 249.82
LIBRARY: ERPPD, se, 70.31; Source Gas, se, 31.38; Amazon, bks, 220.95; Great Plains Communications, se, 70.26; Gale, bks, 119.70;  Payroll, 958.57
YOUTH: ERPPD, se, 40.15
Special Designated Permit for a beer garden at the EKG tailgate to be held on November 7,2015 at 207.5 Pine Street from 2:00 pm – 1 am
Purchasing a new DVR/Encoder for $1570.00 installed
Sales Tax Funds of $2988.00 to Elgin Rescue for a new stair chair
Finalizing the purchase of the Niewohner property for the new water well
Withholding payment to CJ Masonry until sidewalk issue is resolved
Building permits:  Duane Gunderson
Discussions were held on:
The Nuisance Abatement Program
Water meter at Elgin Feeders
Culverts and Easement to Paul Pelster property
Easement to the Coffee House Cafe
Stop Signs on Oak Street
Repairs at the sewer plant
Bathrooms at the park
Armor coating this year
Flushing fire hydrants the week of Oct 12th and ad in the paper
Broken sidewalk at Chris Stamp’s
Five letters sent by City Attorney regarding public nuisances
Unlicensed vehicle parked on Beech Street
Purchasing digital speed limit signs
Signs on Highway 14 showing the location on the fire hall
Auditors here on October 22, 2015
Clerk attending grant workshop on October 6, 2015
Clerk out of the office October 15th and 16th.
Next regular meeting will be held on Monday, November 2, 2015
Meeting adjourned at 9:20 p.m.
PUBLISH: October 14, 2015