Proceedings — Elgin City Council

May 1, 2012
The Elgin City Council met in regular session on Tuesday, May 1, 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:
May regular meeting  minutes, treasurer’s report, transaction report, and paying the claims, additional claim to Elgin Insurance Services
GENERAL: ERPPD, se, 140.40; Great Plains Communications, se, 50.08; Fitzgerald,  Vetter & Temple, se, 397.73; Alan Reicks, se, 50.00; Prudential, retirement, 733.28; USTreasury, tax, 2639.80;  APPEARA,  su, 32.08; Elgin Review, se, 75.48; Dean’s Market, su, 14.67; V.Miller, ex, 36.63; Bank of Elgin, ins, 1433.00; Bank of Elgin,  loan, 500.00; Source Gas, se, 138.69; Elgin Public Schools, licenses, 1200.00; Eakes Office Plus,  su, 19.78; Municipal Code Service, se, 150.00; Payroll, 1555.89
SALES TAX: To General $2154.38
STREET: ERPPD, se, .1502.65; Elgin One Stop, su, 247.57; Verizonwireless, su, 28.47; CVA, su, 120.29; Bank of Elgin,  loan, 875.05; Source Gas, se, 55.94; The Station, se, 421.12; Bomgaars, su, 6.87; Michael Todd, su, 152.11; Sapp Bros, su, 55.25; Payroll, 1008.76
WATER: ERPPD, se, 726.96; NE Dept of Revenue, tax, 29.13; Verizonwireless, su, 28.48; Great Plains Communications, se, 81.43; NeRWA, class, 450.00; CVA, su, 14.68; GPC 1Call, se, 4.04; R.Henn, su, 60.00; NeRWA, dues, 75.00; US Post Office, su, 5.20; Payroll, 2017.52
SEWER: ERPPD, se, 994.90; NE Department of Revenue, tax, 27.09;  Great Plains Communications, se, 44.10; Dean’s Market, su, 3.00; Midwest Lab, tests, 26.34; GPC 1 Call, se, 4.04; NeRWA, dues, 75.00; R.Henn, su, 60.00; Payroll, 774.63
FIRE: ERPPD, se, 163.16; Great Plains Communications, se, 50.28; APPEARA, su, 32.07; Source Gas, se, 168.57; Elgin Insurance Service, ins, 8708.00
POLICE: Antelope Co Sheriff, se, 2640.00
TRASH PICKUP/RECYCLING: Bud’s Sanitary Service, se, 4459.00; Betty Moser, rent, 100.00; Bomgaars, su, 30.38; Payroll, 71.69
POOL: ERPPD, se, 35.78; CVA, su, 14.99; Meyer Laboratory, su, 3828.81; Source Gas, se, 25.64
PARK: ERPPD, se, 89.67; RedHat Designs, su, 58.00; Pollock Redi Mix, sand, 187.66; Payroll; 234.10
LIBRARY: ERPPD, se, 59.15; Amazon, bks, 222.96; Biblionix, se, 800.00; Source Gas, se, 72.36; Payroll, 943.84
YOUTH: St. Boniface Ball Field Asso, rent, 1500.00
Bid from TopKote for 7000 gallons of  MC-800 armor coat oil
Tabled water study & arsenic levels discussion until June
Tabled street paving until June
Approved Ordinance 630, which amends Ordinance 629 vacating 1st Street
Advertising the handguns for sale in the Elgin Review and requiring purchaser to have a Nebraska gun buyers permit
Bill Miller to coach the Pee Wee Team
Kim Fangman to coach the 12 and Under softball team
Building Permits: Bruce Clark and City of Elgin/Rural Fire Board
Ordinance 631-Approving Franchise Agreement with Great Plains Cable TV
Insurance Renewal with Elgin Insurance Services
Giving $3000.00 to Young & Lively to construct a toddler area at the park
Jamie Bode as sub manager
Discussions were held:
Storage Bunker location
Funding for fire storage building
Changing the City sales tax percentages
Selling the City lot
Spraying the camper sites
Keys to the tree site
Progress of the new fire storage building
Meeting adjourned at 8:50 p.m.
Publish: May 9, 2012