Proceedings — Elgin City Council

April 2, 2012
The Elgin City Council met in regular session on Monday, April 2, 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:
• March regular meeting and special meeting minutes, treasurer’s report, transaction report, and paying the claims
GENERAL: ERPPD, se, 160.10; Great Plains Communications, se, 50.08; Fitzgerald,  Vetter & Temple, se, 397.73; Alan Reicks, se, 50.00; Prudential, retirement, 518.34; USTreasury, tax, 1922.76;  APPEARA,  su, 38.79; Elgin Review, se, 134.30; Dean’s Market, su, 23.81; Western Office Technologies, su, 29.92; Holiday Inn, se, 224.85; V.Miller, ex, 188.34; Bank of Elgin, ins, 1433.00; Bank of Elgin,  loan, 500.00; Source Gas, se, 256.65; Antelope County Clerk, se, 6.00; NE Dept of Revenue, tax, 728.69; Payroll, 1555.90
SALES TAX: To General; $1844.57
STREET: ERPPD, se, 1521.80; Elgin One Stop, su, 265.05; Verizonwireless, su, 19.56; CVA, su, 77.71; Bank of Elgin, loan, 875.05; Source Gas, se, 121.93; ; Westside Repair, se, 353.32; The Station, se, 91.53; Bomgaars, su, 49.86; Elgin Auto Parts, su, 74.81; Hadley; Braithwait, su, 50.95; Payroll, 1024.12
WATER: ERPPD, se, 646.57; NE Dept of Revenue, tax, 156.29; Verizonwireless, su, 19..57;  Neb. Public Health Envir. Lab, se, 41.00; Great Plains Communications, se, 81.43; US Post Office, su, 42.97; ACES, se, 2000.00; Holiday Inn, se, 190.00; GPC 1Call, se, 1.01; Hawkins, su, 93.50; Elgin Review, prnt, 273.75; Payroll, 2048.21
SEWER: ERPPD, se, 861.88; NE Department of Revenue, tax, 127.15;  Great Plains Communications, se, 44.10; Dean’s Market, su, 1.50; GPC 1 Call, se, 1.01; US Post Office, su, 32.57; Payroll, 782.64
FIRE: ERPPD, se, 161.20; Great Plains Communications, se, 50.28; APPEARA, su, 38.78; Source Gas, se366.89; ACES, se, 1469.21; Travelers RMD, ins, 4255.00; Elgin Review, ad, 11.66
POLICE: Antelope Co Sheriff, se, 2640.00
TRASH PICKUP/RECYCLING: Bud’s Sanitary Service, se, 4410.00; Betty Moser, rent, 100.00; R. Henn, ex, 6.72; US Post Office, su, 32.57; Payroll, 60.40
POOL: ERPPD, se, 31.24; Source Gas, se, 25.64
PARK: ERPPD, se, 103.40; Dept of Revenue, tax, 2.38; ; Payroll, 241.44
LIBRARY: ERPPD, se, 58.12; Source Gas, se, 133.16; Payroll, 943.85
• Craig Niewohner to fire department
• Rental Agreement for use of ball field
• Selling advertised items to highest bidders
• Approve Ordinance 629
• Building permit for CVA with approval for variance of 1st Street & Pine Street
• Tabled water study & arsenic levels discussion until May
• Tabled advertising for handguns until May
• Special Designated Permit for Bull-O-Rama
• Tabled storage bunker until  May
• Carlie Wells as coach for T-Ball & Jr Pee Wee Teams
• Hiring Jacob Polk for summer maintenance
• Building Permits: Marty Henn, Bruce Clark, Ken Schindler, Michael Moser and Joan Richart
• Pool Opening date of May 28th
• Tabled any action of street paving until May
• Household Hazardous Waste pickup date of May 11th
• Community Cleanup Day May 12th and ordering dumpsters
• Various issues at the Elgin City Park
• Funds to replace plants at Centennial Garden
• Tabled discussion on Sales Tax for economic development until May
Discussions were held:
• Timeline for work on CVAs bins
• Street Light on Westridge Drive
• Westridge Drive development
• Request from Kent Bernbeck regarding petitions
• Workshop on ICS for elected officials
• Building Permit for fire storage building
• Demolition of old fire storage building
• Completion date of fire storage building
• Application for water grant
• March 911 calls and coverage
• Selling of City lot
• Meeting adjourned at 9:10 p.m.
Publish: April 11, 2012