Proceedings — Elgin City Council

April 4,  2016
The Elgin City Council met in regular session on Monday, April 4, 2016 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, Duane Miller, Don Mackel and Mike Dvorak.
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:
• March regular meeting minutes, treasurer’s report, transaction report, and paying the claims,         special meeting minutes.
GENERAL: ERPPD, se, 87.38; Great Plains Communications, se, 50.65; Fitzgerald, Vetter & Temple, se, 399.88; Jeanette Meis, se, 75.00; Prudential,retirement, 640.20; US Treasury, tax, 2623.96; Dean’s Market, su, 38.43; APPEARA, su, 36.15; Elgin Review, se, 123.85; Source Gas, se, 177.78; Bank of Elgin, ins, 2250.00; Bank of Elgin, loan, 500.00; Almquist, Maltzahn, Galloway & Luth, se, 6575.00; V.Miller, su, 253.24; Antelope Co Clerk, se, 16.00; Nebraska Dept of Revenue, tax, 1046.18; Payroll, 1886.15
SALES TAX: To General; $1511.67
STREET: ERPPD, se, 1517.32; Verizon Wireless, su, 18.72; Source Gas, se, 107.48; Elgin One Stop, se, 270.42; GreenLine, su, 55.68; Complete Pest Elimination, se, 3040.00; Payroll, 1209.49
WATER: ERPPD, se, 547.49; Verizon Wireless, su, 18.73; Great Plains Communications, se, 98.64; NE Health Lab, test, 1019.00; Comfort Inn/Kearney, se, 94.95; One Call Concepts, se, 4.92; ACES, se, 1500.00; Central Community College, class, 170.00; D Poulsen, ex, 19.72; US Post Office, su, 81.28; Dept of Revenue, tax, 324.76; Elgin Review, su, 208.20; Payroll, 2418.98
SEWER: ERPPD, se, 987.11; Great Plains Communications, se, 47.85; Dept of Revenue, tax, 133.51; Johnson Service Company, se, 2764.50; Dean’s Market, su, 1.50; Comfort Inn/Kearney, se, 94.95; One Call Concept, se, 4.92; US Post Office, su, 58.33; Payroll, 924.35
FIRE: ERPPD, se, 322.38; Great Plains Communications, se, 54.63; APPEARA, su, 36.15; Source Gas, se, 354.04; Bank of Elgin, loan, 1846.71; Travelers Ins, ins, 5742.00
POLICE: Antelope Co Sheriff, se, 2700.00; Elgin Review, su, 37.50
Bud’s Sanitary Service, se, 4968.00; Betty Moser, rent, 100.00; US Post Office, su, 58.34
POOL: ERPPD, se, 28.09; Source Gas, se, 31.01; Elgin Review, prnt, 84.00; MARC, su, 1411.17
PARK: ERPPD, se, 80.15; Payroll, 285.12
LIBRARY: ERPPD, se, 59.82; Source Gas, se, 96.38; Amazon, bks, 18.39; Great Plains Communications, se, 71.55; Payroll, 958.58
• Accept the lowest bid of $370,402.52 from Sargent Drilling for construction of the new well
• Constructing the well house out of poured concrete walls with no paint added
• Agreement with St. Boniface Ball Diamond Association for use of the ball field
• Agreement with Justin Reestman/Elgin Men’s softball team for use of the ball field
• Replace the 4” sewer line on Elm Street with an 8” line
• Meis and Sons to tap into the sewer line
• Renewal of Fire Pak with Jones Insurance Agency-with agency Kathy Volk
• Building the new storage shed on the City lot west of the pool
• Sales Tax Funds to EVFD for repairs to the forestry pumper truck
• Lydia Behnk as full time lifeguard upon obtaining her certification
• Vacation Policy for employee handbook
• Mailing the Community surveys
• Purchasing 6 new picnic tables
• Holding a community cleanup day in May
• Building Permits:
Discussions were held on:
• Replacing the water lines along Highway 14
• Highway 14 improvements by NDOR and meeting with them on Wednesday
• Proposed extension of water line to Sterling Heights Subdivision
• Returning Lots 1 and 6 to Niewohners with a Quick claim deed
• Developing alleys at the new well site
• Problem with overhanging trees
• Making a list of concrete streets and alleys in need of work
• Non-working water meters
• Flushing fire hydrants on Tuesday, April 12th
• Intersection of Elm and Highway 14
• Needed repairs to downtown sidewalks, curbs and gutters
• Bridge to sewer plant
• Drainage ditch work
Next regular meeting will be held on Monday, May 2, 2016 at 7:30 p.m.
Meeting adjourned at 9:06 p.m.
PUBLISH: April 13, 2016