Proceedings — Elgin City Council

October 3, 2016
The Elgin City Council met in regular session on Monday, October 3, 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.  Council members present were Don Mackel, Mike Dvorak, Jim Kittelson and Duane Miller.
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 meeting minutes, treasurer’s report, transaction report, and paying the claims.
GENERAL: ERPPD, se, 148.80; Great Plains Communications, se, 51.35; Fitzgerald, Vetter & Temple, se, 396.44; Jeanette Meis, se, 125.00; Prudential, retirement, 629.33; US Treasury, tax, 2555.24; Dean’s Market, su, 24.45; APPEARA, su, 38.53; Bank of Elgin, ins, 2250.00; Bank of Elgin, loan, 500.00; Eakes Office Solutions, su, 85.98; NE Dept of Revenue, tx, 1256.61; Elgin Review, se, 229.91; EMC Life, ins, 1074.00; Naztec International, su, 600.00; Source Gas, su, 77.42; US Post Office, su, 15.35; Payroll, 1766.43
SALES TAX: General Fund, se, 1805.08
STREET: ERPPD, se, 1180.58; Verizon Wireless, su, 24.18; Source Gas, se, 31.01; Elgin One Stop, su, 72.39; The Home Town Station, su, 124.92; Bader’s Street, se, 3997.00; Heartland Fire, se, 443.50; Rutjen’s, se, 20000.00; Payroll, 1183.52
WATER: ERPPD, se, 711.15; Verizon Wireless, su, 24.19; Great Plains Communications, se, 116.15; NE Health Lab, test19.00; Sargent Drilling, se, 99901.80; R.Henn, ex, 8.00; US Post Office, su, 22.95; Dept of Revenue, tax, 458.81; Payroll, 2,367.02
SEWER: ERPPD, se, 1114.23; Great Plains Communications, se48.04; Dept of Revenue, tax, 187.45; Midwest Labs,
Tests, 266.25; Payroll, 908.44
FIRE: ERPPD, se, 234.32; Great Plains Communications, se, 54.82; APPEARA, su, 38.52; Source Gas, se, 70.19; Bank of Elgin, loan, 1846.71; Sapp Bros, su, 44.41
POLICE: Antelope Co Sheriff, se, 2,700.00
TRASH PICKUP/RECYCLING: Bud’s Sanitary Service, se, 4981.50; Betty Moser, rent, 100.00
POOL: ERPPD, se, 467.65; Source Gas, se, 472.66; Department of Revenue, tax, 39.31
PARK: ERPPD, se, 119.35; Department of Revenue, tax, 2.50; Payroll, 275.08
LIBRARY: ERPPD, se, 80.01; Source Gas, se, 35.11; Amazon, bks269.88; Great Plains Communications, se, 124.80;
Rachael Ray Every Day, bk, 20.00; Better Homes & Garden, bk, 9.99; Payroll, 1043.54
YOUTH: ERPPD, se, 40.15
Replace the bridge to the sewer plant with concrete and advertise for bids
Accept the bid from Rutjen’s Construction to replace the water line on Cedar Street in the amount of $27,585.91 unless the two line stops can be eliminated
Discussion regarding Elgin specific housing challenges and goals for  a housing study being conducted by Miller & Associates
Stump grinding in the park by Leroy Behnk
Discussions were held on:
Water Well Update
Bridge Repair Update
Water drainage at Jeannette Meis’ home
Potential Dangerous Dog and Licensing
Pool Construction Update
August Sheriff’s Report—135 hours 7 minutes and 3 911 calls
Repairs to fire hall generator
Closing the park bathrooms November 1st.
Drainage at Pollock Redi Mix
City office closed October 4th and October 11th.
Next regular meeting will be held on Monday, November 7, 2016
Meeting adjourned at 8:45 p.m.
PUBLISH: October 12, 2016