Proceedings — Elgin City Council

April 3, 2017
The Elgin City Council met in regular session on Monday, April 3, 2017, 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.  Mayor Schmitt also opened the One and Six Year Street Hearing.  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:
• March regular meeting minutes, One and Six Year Street Hearing, treasurer’s report, transaction report, and paying the claims.
GENERAL: ERPPD, se, 82.83; Great Plains Communications, se, 51.53; Fitzgerald, Vetter & Temple, se, 350.00; Jeanette Meis, se, 75.00; Prudential, retirement, 616.12; US Treasury, tax, 2435.42; Elgin Review, prnt, 67.65; Dean’s Market, su, 4.47; APPEARA, su, 44.16; Bank of Elgin, ins, 2250.00; Bank of Elgin, loan, 500.00; Black Hill Energy, se, 221.56; NE Dept of Revenue, tax, 983.05; Almquist, Maltzahn, Galloway, Luth, se, 6675.00; Eakes, su, 12.54; Payroll, 1768.76
SALES TAX: General Fund, se, 1707.84
STREET: ERPPD, se, 1147.35; Verizon Wireless, su, 15.45; Elgin One Stop, su, 102.59; Home Town Station, su, 115.59; Black Hills Energy, se, 132.55; Dean’s Market, su, 4.69; Payroll, 1142.13
WATER: ERPPD, se, 531.08; Verizon Wireless, su, 15.46; Great Plains Communications, se, 44.59; NE Health Lab, Test, 33.00; Sargent Drilling, su, 372.75; One Call Concepts, se, 2.84; US Post Office, su, 69.09; Dept of Revenue, tax, 343.85; Municipal Supply, su, 229.82; Comfort Inn, se, 94.95; Payroll, 2284.26
SEWER: ERPPD, se, 1026.03; Great Plains Communications, se, 48.73; Dept of Revenue, tax, 129.18; Mid West Lab, test, 195.55; One Call Concept, se, 2.83; Comfort Inn, se, 94.95; US Post Office, su, 45.33; Payroll, 875.50
FIRE: ERPPD, se, 135.25; Great Plains Communications, se, 55.51; APPEARA, su, 44.16; Bank of Elgin, loan, 1846.71; Black Hills Energy, se, 454.36; Travelers Ins, work comp, 5643.00; Elgin Insurance Services, ins, accident ins, 1916.00; Elgin Insurance Services, ins, 8379.00
POLICE: Antelope Co Sheriff, se, 2,700.00; Dwain’s Security, su, 1584.00; JP Cooke Co, su, 61.50
TRASH PICKUP/RECYCLING: Bud’s Sanitary Service, se, 4860.00; Betty Moser, rent, 100.00; Funk Construction, se, 3330.00; US Post Office, Su, 45.33
POOL: ERPPD, se, 268.71; Mid State Testing, se, 374.00; To Fund Raising Account, transfer, 500.00;
Black Hills Energy, se, 33.69
PARK: ERPPD, se, 61.79; Payroll, 266.65
LIBRARY: ERPPD, se, 59.23; Amazon, bks, 136.84; Great Plains Communications, se, 98.21; Black Hills Energy, se, 110.62; B. Bode, ex, 48.15; D.Gunderson, ex, 70.35; Norfolk Sporting Goods, su, 9.94; Payroll, 1043.56
POOL PROJECT: Christiansen Construction, se, 100, 703.44; Mechanical Inc, se, 21,861.63; Flenniken Plumbing, se, 762.66
• Purchase a water feature for the pool in the amount of $2818.00
• Accept the bid from Bader Highway and Street for crack filling for $15,965.00 to be paid in three installments
• Accepted the bid for armor coat oil from TopKote Inc at $2.65 per gallon for 6500 gallons
• Special Designated Permit for EKG fund raiser on Friday, June 9, 2017, from 1:00 p.m. until 1:00 a.m. for the Bull-A-Rama
• $300.00 for Centennial Garden and City Park improvements
• Increase in the bid for the storage building due to a stem wall
• Building permits: Dennis Morgan
• Bids for sale 6 old fire hydrants-Jim Kittelson 2 @$50.00 each and Merle Moser 4@ $27.84 each
• Purchasing a grapple  hook and bucket from Titan Machinery for $5,500.00
• Holding a community cleanup for one day in May
• Hiring Bailey and Allison Wemhoff as full time lifeguards
• Resolution 2017-1, approving the One and Six Year Street Plan
• Adjourned the One and Six Year Street Hearing at 9:00
The following agenda items were discussed:
• Water Well Update
• Pool Update
• The One and Six Year Street Plan
• Street Repairs due to concrete dropping
• Bridge Repairs
• Opening park bathrooms
• Ventilation Fan at park bathrooms
• Sheriff’s Report 99 hours and 12 minutes and 5-911 calls in February
• Patrolling Highway 70 early morning because of the use of engine brakes
• Reminder to lock doors and vehicle because of increase of thefts in Elgin
• Adjusting north speed limit sign
• Non-working water meters
Next regular meeting will be held on Monday, May 1, 2017
Meeting adjourned at 9:10 p.m.
PUBLISH: April 12, 2017