Proceedings – Elgin City Council

April 2, 2018
The Elgin City Council met in regular session on Monday, April 2, 2018, 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, Duane Miller and Jim Kittelson.
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 Minutes, treasurer’s report, transaction report, and paying the claims.
GENERAL: ERPPD, se, 90.86; Great Plains Communications, se, 51.98;  Fitzgerald,  Vetter & Temple, se, 350.00; Jeanette Meis, se, 75.00; Prudential, retirement, 637.08; US Treasury, tax, 2415.12; Elgin  Review, prnt, 129.54; NE Dept Of Revenue, tax, 1081.54; APPEARA, su, 44.16; Bank of  Elgin, ins, 2250.00; Black Hill Energy, se, 234.35; Eakes Office Solutions, su, 333.73; Ramada Midtown, se, 179.90; V Miller, ex, 115.38; Payroll, 1819.03
SALES TAX: Pool Fund: 2421.75
STREET: ERPPD, se, 1198.89;  Verizon Wireless, su, 56.47; Elgin One Stop, su, 98.63; Black Hills Energy, se, 158.92; Home Town Station, su, 59.95; Bryan Jensen, su, 21.48; Complete Pest Elimination, se, 3040.00; Payroll, 1212.43
WATER: ERPPD, se, 913.10; Verizon Wireless, su, 56.47; Great Plains Communications, se, 45.04;  NE Health Lab, test, 49.00; Fairfield Inn, se, 94.95; D Poulsen, ex, 162.94; One Call Concepts, se, 2.27; Bomgaars, su, 29.99; Elgin Review, prnt, 429.69; US Post Office, su, 96.07; Dept of Revenue, tax, 313.42; ACES, se, 2125.59; Rutjen’s Const, se, 16210.55; Payroll, 2424.86
SEWER: ERPPD, se, 1038.55; Great Plains Communications, se, 49.18; Midwest Labs, Test, 182.75; Dept of Revenue, tax, 117.21; Fairfield Inn, se, 94.95; One Call Concepts, se, 2.26; Elgin Review, prnt, 56.76; US Post Office, su, 46.67; Payroll, 931.46
FIRE: ERPPD, se, 138.77; Great Plains Communications, se, 55.96; APPEARA, su, 44.16; Black Hills nergy, se, 615.06; Echo Electric, su, 65.95; Travelers, ins, 4456.00
POLICE: Antelope Co Sheriff, se, 2,700.00; J.P. Cooke, su, 82.30; US Post Office, su, 41.20
TRASH PICKUP/RECYCLING: Bud’s Sanitary Service, se, 4644.00; Betty Moser, rent, 100.00; US Post Office, su, 46.66
POOL: ERPPD, se, 29.88; Black Hills Energy, se, 34.01
PARK: ERPPD, se, 382.48; NE Dept of Revenue, tax, 47.60; Payroll, 280.96
LIBRARY: ERPPD, se, 66.75; Amazon, bks, 25.91; Black Hills Energy, se, 167.78; Great Plains Communications, se, 108.15; Dianne Gunderson, ex, 138.64; Elgin Review, su, 39.00; Payroll, 1134.84
Up to $1,500.00 for trees for the park
New chains for the swings at the park
Mats to place under the playground equipment
$200.00 for replacement plants at Centennial Gardens
Agreement for use of the ballfield for $3,000.00 with St. Boniface Ball Diamond Association
Bid for CRS-2P armor oil with Sta-Bilt Construction for $2.54 per gallon.
Thursday, May 10th will be community cleanup day
Gary Dreger to the Fire Department
Lacy Bottorf, Melissa Heithoff and Maria Kinney to the Rescue Unit
Baylee Wemhoff as full time lifeguard, Lydia Behnk and Ally Wemhoff as part time lifeguards
Hunter Reestman as summer office assistant
Monday, May 7th at 6:15 for Council walk through of City buildings
Building Permits: Bryan Jensen and Betty Moser
New door a well house at the cost of $645.00
The following agenda items were discussed:
Bridge railings to be completed in 30 days
Shutting water off at park building due to low temperatures
Alley by Jeannette Meis’
Curb at Community Center
Non-working water meters
Culvert at 6th and Oak
Drainage ditches at Steve Heithoff’s and County Barn
CVA bin item to be discussed at May meeting due to plans not finalized
Need for additional storage building to store picnic tables, benches and floats
Fire department coats
City Office closed April 20th through the 27th
2016-2017 audit
Reminders that dog licenses are due May 1, 2018
Next regular meeting will be held on Monday,  May 7, 2018
PUBLISH: April 11, 2018