Proceedings — Elgin City Council

December 7, 2015
The Elgin City Council met in regular session on Monday, December 7, 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 reorganizational meeting at 7:45 p.m.
Councilmen present were Jim Kittelson, Duane Miller and Don Mackel.  Mike Dvorak arrived at 7:40 p.m.
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:
• November regular meeting minutes, special meeting minutes, treasurer’s report, transaction report, and paying the claims.
GENERAL: ERPPD, se, 84.73; Great Plains Communications, se, 50.51;  Fitzgerald,  Vetter & Temple, se, 200.00; Jeanette Meis, se, 75.00; Prudential, retirement, 603.24; US Treasury, tax, 2456.32; Dean’s Market, su, 25.36; APPEARA, su, 36.00; Elgin Review, se, 127.76; Source Gas, se, 90.12;  Bank of Elgin, ins, 2250.00; Bank of Elgin, loan, 1000.00; Western Office Technologies, su, 119.00; Eakes Office, su, 74.17; Allied Ins, bond, 250.00; IIMC, Conference, 560.00; Neligh Flower Shop, su, 38.95;  Payroll, 3497.65
SALES TAX: To General; $2240.48
STREET: ERPPD, se,  1489.59;  Verizon Wireless, su,  14.55; Source Gas, se, 49.82; Elgin One Stop, se, 62.46; Home Town Station, su, 361.99; Dean’s Market, su, 10.63; Central Valley Ag, su, 245.14; Elgin Auto Parts, su, 11.49; Sapp Bros, su, 80.48; Elgin Equipment, su, 105.25; Payroll, 1695.09
WATER: ERPPD, se, 534.75; Verizon Wireless, su, 14.56; Great Plains Communications, se, 87.66; NE Health Lab, test, 274.00; US Post Office, su, 19.15; Dept of Revenue, tax, 2003.47; DHHS Licensure, recert, 345.00; ACES, se, 13750.00; S.Renshler, return, 8.50; NeRWA, conference, 375.00; One Call Concepts, se, 6.63; HD Supply, su, 502.94; NE Wastewater Operators, dues, 30.00; Central Valley Ag, su, 50.77; Jesus Rascon, return, 195.00; Bank of  Elgin, bad check, 278.81; S.Renschler Account, return, 91.50; Tanner Welding Account, Return, 100.00; Payroll, 3390.17
SEWER: ERPPD, se, 926.95; Great Plains Communications, se, 47.71; Midwest Labs, se, 336.12; Dept of Revenue, tax, 616.67; Municipal Service, rprs, 12635.00; DEQ, loan, 3449.44; One Call Concepts, se, 6.62; Dean’s Market, su, 1.50; Central Valley Ag, su, 5.67; Payroll, 1292.63
FIRE: ERPPD, se, 246.06; Great Plains Communications, se, 54.49; APPEARA, su, 36.00;  Source Gas, se, 110.41; Bank of Elgin, loan, 36936.42; Central Valley Ag, su, 35.29; FYR; TEK, se, 350.00; Echo Electric, su, 27.73
POLICE: Antelope Co Sheriff, se, 2700.00
TRASH PICKUP/RECYCLING: Bud’s Sanitary Service, se, 4968.00; Betty Moser, rent, 100.00; NE Recycling Asso, dues, 60.00
POOL: ERPPD, se, 43.33; Source Gas, se, 27.22; Elgin Review, prnt, 32.52; Elgin Community Center, rent, 60.00
PARK: ERPPD, se, 405.88; Dept of Revenue, tax, 141.56; Bomgaars, su, 69.95; Payroll, 402.53
LIBRARY: ERPPD, se, 57.48; Source Gas, se, 41.61; Amazon, bks, 222.38; Great Plains Communications, se, 82.24; Gale, bks, 16.79;  Payroll, 958.57
• Applying to the NDOR for a permit to install digital speed limit signs
• Installing a railing on the south parking lot at the fire hall for the estimated cost of $725.00
• President of the Council Don Mackel
• Resolution 2015-5—Setting appointments and committees for 2016
• Advertising for sale the old Christmas lights for $15.00 each
Discussions were held on:
• Received the warranty deed for the land purchase
• Waiting on State approval for wiring before proceeding with bid process
• Getting bids for a storage building
• Reviewed attitude survey to be conducted in January
• Repairs to fire hydrants
• Brooming snow for fire hall
• Water meter replacements
• Legal Description of property to become a street
• Allowing an April 1, 2016, extension for property clean up
• Location of Digital Speed Signs
• Sheriff’s Department’s October Report—109 hours and 41 minutes and 2 911 calls
• Incumbent filing of February 16, 2016 and Non-incumbent filing of March 1, 2016
• Next regular meeting will be held on Monday, January 4, 2016
• Meeting adjourned at 8:45 p.m.
PUBLISH: December 16, 2015