Proceedings — Elgin City Council

Special Meeting Minutes
August 18, 2016
The Elgin City Council met for a special meeting on Thursday, August 18, 2016, at the Elgin City Hall.  Notice of said meeting had been posted at three places, namely, U.S. Post Office, Dean’s Market and the Elgin City Hall, as prescribed by law.
Purpose of the special meeting was to discuss and take action on street closing, bridge repairs, storm sewers, drainage ditch and building permit.
Mayor Schmitt called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. and announce the location of the Open Meeting Act.
Councilmen present were Don Mackel, Mike Dvorak, Jim Kittelson and Duane Miller.
Also present was Vicki S. Miller and Duane Esau.
Duane Esau met with the Council requesting permission to close Oak Street south of the park from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 11, 2016, for the annual car show.
A motion was made by Mackel to approve the request to close Oak Street for the car show.   A second to the motion was made by Kittelson.  All members voted aye and the motion carried.
An email from City Engineer John Zwingman stated that he had received an email from Pat Gubbels and they had also discussed the bridge repair project over the telephone.  Gubbels will reduce the cost of $24,171.00 by $1,500.00 to $22,671.00.
The estimated cost approved by the Council was $16,000.00.   Following discussion the Council decided to investigate other options before the next regular meeting on Tuesday, September 6, 2016.
The storm sewer design for the proposed building located at the Elgin One Stop was discussed.
Nothing will be approved until the Council receives a building permit for the project.
City Engineer Zwingman will be at the September meeting to answer any questions.
There was nothing received regarding the drainage ditch by the county barn.
A motion was made by Dvorak to approve the building permit of Sharon Wilkinson to place a gazebo at her home located at 400 N 4th Street.  A second to the motion was made by Kittelson.  All members voted aye and the motion carried.
There being no further business to come before the Elgin City Council, Mayor Schmitt declared the meeting adjourned.   The meeting adjourned at 7:35 p.m.
The budget workshop followed the special meeting.
Mayor Mike Schmitt
City Clerk Vicki S. Miller
PUBLISH: August 24, 2016