Proceedings — Elgin City Council

March 5, 2012
The Elgin City Council met in regular session on Monday, March 5, 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.
The following agenda items were approved:
• February regular meeting minutes, 1 & 6 Year Street Hearing minutes, treasurer’s report, transaction report, and paying the claims
GENERAL: ERPPD, se, 138.75; Great Plains Communications, se, 50.08; Fitzgerald, Vetter & Temple, se, 397.73; Alan Reicks, se, 50.00; Prudential, retirement, 568.21; USTreasury, tax, 2133.48; APPEARA, su, 38.79; Elgin Review, se, 277.06; Dean’s Market, su, 12.53; Almquist, Maltzahn, Luth, se, 6175.00; Eakes Office Plus, su, 73.28; Duane Miller, se, 30.00; V.Miller, ex, 208.12; Bank of Elgin, ins, 1433.00; Bank of Elgin, loan, 500.00; Source Gas, se, 240.92; Antelope County Clerk, se, 5.50; Payroll, 1555.90
SALES TAX: To General; $2288.05
STREET: ERPPD, se, 1521.90; Elgin One Stop, su, 536.56; Verizonwireless, su, 19.46; CVA, su, 77.71; Bank of Elgin, loan, 875.05; Source Gas, se, 113.29; Corner Service, tires, 612.80; ACES, se, 350.00; Precision Repair, se, 67.00; Westside Repair, se, 35.00; CVA, su, 5.99; Payroll, 1041.01
WATER: ERPPD, se, 689.79; NE Dept of Revenue, tax, 818.13; Verizonwireless, su, 19.46; Neb. Public Health Envir. Lab, se, 529.00; Great Plains Communications, se, 81.43; US Post Office, su, 15.60; ACES, se, 3500.00; R Henn, Ex, 6.96; Adam Hart, return, 8.48; Adam Hart Account, return, 91.52; Joy Ross, return, 21.68; Joy Ross Account, Return, 78.32; Payroll, 2081.99
SEWER: ERPPD, se, 947.03; NE Department of Revenue, tax, 642.35; Great Plains Communications, se, 44.10; Midwest Labs, se, 92.35; Dean’s Market, su, 1.50; D.Poulsen, ex, 16.22; NeRWA, class, 150.00; Payroll, 796.15
FIRE: ERPPD, se, 158.03; Great Plains Communications, se, 50.28; APPEARA, su, 38.78; Source Gas, se, 309.89; Danko, su, 792.00; EVFD, allotment, 2300.00; Elgin Review, ad, 201.44
POLICE: Antelope Co Sheriff, se, 2640.00
TRASH PICKUP/RECYCLING: Bud’s Sanitary Service, se, 4422.25; Betty Moser, rent, 100.00; R. Henn, ex, 6.72; Payroll, 52.82
POOL: ERPPD, se, 31.24; Source Gas, se, 25.64; DHHS, license, 40.00
PARK: ERPPD, se, 88.03; ; Payroll, 244.82
LIBRARY: ERPPD, se, 59.99; Amazon, bks, 102.32; Source Gas, se, 132.29; Deb Flaugh, bk, 44.00; Penworthy, bks, 387.12; Midamerica Books, bks, 58.80; Payroll, 943.84
• Ordinance 628, Amending Section 1; 501
• Closing 1st Street for the Bull; A; Rama June 16, 2012
• Hiring Sue Vanis as pool manager; Emily Vanis as co; manager; Michelle Bauer, Connor Kinney, Madison Voborny and Ivy Prater as lifeguards
• Hayley Stamp and Sharla Schindler as sub guards
• Chad Martinsen as 10 & Under Coach, Kim Fangman as 14 & Under Coach and Jenna Beckman as 16 & Under Coach
• Tabled action on summer maintenance until more information is available from the applicants
• Allowing brackets to be placed on the light poles to display flags
• May meeting date change to from May 7th to May 1st.
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
• Water and sewer lines, street light for new home construction
• Low bid for fire storage building; ; $$325, 962.00
• Preliminary Water Study
• Arsenic levels in 1977 water welL
• City Attorney drafting an ad for the sale of the handguns
• EKG Bull; A; RAMA
• Location for storage bunker
• LB840 and present sales tax for economic development
• Digging a new hole at the tree site
• Pot holes
• Request from Kent Bernbeck
• Missing Street Signs
• Signs to alert traffic on Highway 14 of emergency vehicles entering off of Pine Street
• Paving 5 blocks
• Signs to be placed at the campground
• Bobcat accident
• Office closed March 13th through March 16th
• Lien on property
• Regular meeting adjourned at 10:45 p.m.
Publish: March 14, 2012