Proceedings — Elgin City Council



September 6,  2011

The Elgin City Council met in regular session on Tuesday September 6,  2011,  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 and Jim Kittelson.   Kenny Jochum was absent.

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:

• August regular meeting minutes,  special meeting minutes and budget workshop minutes ,  treasurer’s report,  transaction report,  paying the claims

GENERAL: ERPPD, se, 276.72; Great Plains Communications, se, 49.69; Fitzgerald,  Vetter & Temple, se, 200.00; Alan Reicks, se, 50.00; Prudential, retirement, 523.21; US Treasury, tax, 3689.94;  APPEARA,  su, 40.58; Elgin Review, prnt, 104.72; Dean’sMarket, su, 24.27; Bank of Elgin, ins, 1433.40; Bank of Elgin,  loan, 1000.0; Elgin Insurance, ins1388.00; Western Office Tech, su, 396.94; Complete Pro Cleaning, se, 98.00; League of NE Municipalities, due, 810.00; NE Notary Association, dues, 158.19; Payroll,  2088.78

SALES TAX: To General; $1787.05

STREET: ERPPD, se, 1444.00;  Elgin One Stop, su, 582.15; Verizonwireless, su, 24.37; The Station, su, 173.93; Topkote, Inc, su, 2310.00; CVA, su, 71.58; Stan Houston, su, 492.37; B’s Enerprises, su, 1348.00; Don Poulsen, ex, 12.13; Barco, su, 607.10; Sapp Bros, su, 25.70; Corner Service, se, 40.95; Payroll, 1824.37

WATER: ERPPD, se, 1227.09; NE Dept of Revenue, tax, 965.32; Verizonwireless, su, 24.37;  Neb. Public Health Envir. Lab, se, 351.00; Great Plains Communications, se, 80.76; US Post Office, su, 5.10;  ; GPC 1 Call Service, se, 8.84; CVA, se, 103.82; Sargent Irrigation, se, 400.00; Schmitt Construction, rprs, 1458.80; Rutjens Const, su, 507.07; Waterworks, su, 436.16; NE Municipalities Utilities Section,  dues,  170.50; To Ryan Gay,  Account, return deposit, 75.00; 2939.25

SEWER: ERPPD, se, 1038.62; NE Department of Revenue, tax, 670.30; GPC 1 Call Service, se, 8.84; CVA,  su,  15.06; Midwest Labs, se, 143.48; Great Plains, se, 120.93; NE Municipalities Utilities Section, dues,  170.50;  City Of Neligh, se, 164.20; Sewer Replacement, 3314.00; Albion Communicaitons, su, 79.98; MARC, su, 1420.00; Payroll, 1137.47

FIRE: ERPPD, se, 146.89; Great Plains Communications, se, 49.80; APPEARA, su, 40.58; Elgin Insurance Services, insurance, 136.00; Elgin Review, prnt, 235.20; ACES, se, 18750.00; Rural Fire Board, ins, 445.50

POLICE: Antelope Co Sheriff, se, 2809.25; Ron Beckman, rent, 60.00

TRASH PICKUP/RECYCLING: Bud’s Sanitary Service, se, 4483.50; Betty Moser, rent, 100.00; NE Dept of Revenue, tax, 25.00; R. Henn, ex, 8.07;  Payroll, 128.32

POOL: ERPPD, se, 804.74; Source Gas, se, 246.38 ; Great Plains Communications, se, 54.07; Dean’s Market, 12.51; CVA, se, 28.96; APPEARA, se, 40.58; NE Dept. of Rev, tax, 101.45; Payroll, 6190.76

PARK: ERPPD, se, 737.84; NE Dept of Revenue, tax, 91.67; Beckman Lumber, su, 500.00; Lori Pelster, se, 151.50; Payroll, 332.15

LIBRARY: ERPPD, se, 88.33;  Great Plains Communications, se, 125.36;  Amazon, bks, 53.38; Northeast Library Service,  class, 20.00; Deb Dinges, su, 400.00; Payroll, 942.84

YOUTH: ERPPD, se, 212.56

• Reject all bids received for the fire storage building with plans to rebid the project in the spring with a start date of May 1,  2012

• Allowing Central Valley Ag to exceed over the property line by 6 feet subject to easement

• Enter into close session at 8:40 p.m. for the prevention of needless injury to the reputation of individuals

• Reconvened in Open Session at 8:55 p.m.

• 3% wage increase for City Maintenance Personnel and the City Clerk with health insurance to remain the same

Discussions were held:

• Quick Claim Deed for a portion of Plantation Street

• Results of complete survey of Plantation Street was not received

• Purchasing Picnic Tables tabled until October meeting

• Report from tree board regarding overhanging trees on the street and sidewalks has not been completed yet

• Police Report from Sheriff Moore

• Household Hazardous Waste to be held in the spring of 2012

• Selling of old loader and patrol car on Big Iron

• Moving the cement pile to Pollock Redi Mix

• Trees trimmed at Library

• Jack Hammer for Bobcat

• Meeting was adjourned at 9:05 p.m.

Publish: September 14, 2011