Proceedings — Elgin City Council

May 1, 2017
The Elgin City Council met in regular session on Monday, May 1, 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.
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:
• April regular meeting minutes, One and Six Year Street Hearing, special meeting minutes treasurer’s report, transaction report, and paying the claims.
GENERAL: ERPPD, se, 88.22; Great Plains Communications, se, 50.66;  Fitzgerald, Vetter & Temple, se, 350.00; Jeanette Meis, se, 125.00; Prudential, retirement, 612.04; US Treasury, tax, 2417.16; Elgin  Review, prnt, 254.76; Dean’s Market, su, 34.74; APPEARA, su, 25.10; Bank of Elgin, ins, 2250.00; Bank of Elgin, loan, 500.00; Black Hill Energy, se, 186.30; V. Miller, ex, 7.29; Elgin Public Schools, licenses, 890.00; Elgin Insurance Services, ins, $15,239.00; Payroll, 1946.56
SALES TAX: General Fund, se, 1677.14
STREET: ERPPD, se, 1153.10;  Verizon Wireless, su, 16.85; Home Town Station, su, 67.36; Black Hills Energy, se, 101.52; R Henn, ex, 60.00; Titan Machinery, equip, 5500.00; Corner Service, se, 86.25; Sapp Bros, su, 93.02; MARC, su, 1449.04; Bomgaars, su, 339.99; CVA, su, 68.96; Payroll, 1132.45
WATER: ERPPD, se, 562.68; Verizon Wireless, su, 16.86; Great Plains Communications, se, 43.73; NE Health Lab, Test, 66.00; Sargent Drilling, se, 34848.905; R Henn, ex, 60.00; CVA, su, 1745.35; NRWA, dues, 75.00; NE Municipal Power Pool, su, 98.02; H Martinez Account, deposit, 100.00; Elgin Review, print, 412.50; Great Plains State Bank, return, 97.26; US Post Office, su, 23.75; Dept of Revenue, tax, 49.96; Payroll, 2264.89
SEWER: ERPPD, se, 1052.12; Great Plains Communications, se, 47.86; Dept of Revenue, tax, 25.20; Mid West Lab, test, 171.50; Dean’s Market, su, 8.28; D Poulsen, ex, 21.73; NRWA, dues, 75.00; NE Municipal Power Pool, su, 98.02; Elgin Review, print, 57.06; Payroll, 866.02
FIRE: ERPPD, se, 142.29; Great Plains Communications, se, 54.64; APPEARA, su, 25.09; Bank of Elgin, loan, 1846.71; Black Hills Energy, se, 351.85
POLICE: Antelope Co Sheriff, se, 2,700.00
TRASH PICKUP/RECYC-LING: Bud’s Sanitary Service, se, 4873.50; Betty Moser, rent, 100.00; NE Municipal Power Pool, su, 98.02
POOL: ERPPD, se, 259.98; Mid State Testing, se, 72.00; Black Hills Energy, se, 33.69; CVA, su, 1278.44
PARK: ERPPD, se, 61.79; DJ Lawn Service, su, 420.00; Payroll, 266.45
LIBRARY: ERPPD, se, 64.11; Amazon, bks, 197.71; Great Plains Communications, se, 97.41; Black Hills Energy, se, 90.17; B. Bode, bks, 42.88; Biblionix, su, 800.00; -Payroll, 1043.56
POOL PROJECT: Christiansen Construction, se, 37891.70; Mechanical Inc, se, 59582.91
• Insurance Renewal for $15,239.00
• Agreement with St. Boniface Ball Diamond Association to rent ballfield, $3000
• Use of the ballfield for Pope John 50th Year Dance-July 22, 2017
• Special Designated Permit for Boomerangs, on Saturday, July 22, 2017, from2:00 p.m. until 1:00 a.m. for Pope John 50th Year Dance
• Permit to sell fireworks to Mark Burenheide
• Hourly wage of $9.25 for summer office employee
• Sales tax funds of $2,750.00 to baseball boosters
• Additional claim to Elgin Insurance Services for insurance renewal, $15,239.00
• Building permits:
The following agenda items were discussed:
• Water Well Update
• Pool Update
• Water & Sewer Lines for lot at
• Meadow Brook subdivision
• Curb and gutter on part of Bowen Street
• Tabled pool opening date and ticket prices
• Patching Oil
• Ventilation Fan at park bathrooms
• Sheriff’s Report 99 hours and 50 minutes and 8-911 calls in March
• Two citations pending for dog issues
• Reminder of community clean day May 11, 2017
• Replacing the hand dryer in the men’s restroom at the park
• Meeting in York regarding the proposed TransCanda pipeline
• Progress on a warranty deed for Lots 1 and 6
• Informational handout on Conflict of Interest laws
Next regular meeting will be held on Monday,  June 5, 2017
Meeting adjourned at 8:20 p.m.
Mayor Mike Schmitt
City Clerk Vicki S. Miller
PUBLISH: May 10, 2017