Proceedings, Elgin City Council

May 6, 2013
The Elgin City Council met in regular session on Monday, May 6, 2013, 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, Kenny Jochum 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:
• April regular meeting minutes, treasurer’s report, transaction report, and paying the claims
GENERAL: ERPPD, se, 120.30; Great Plains Communications, se, 50.33; Fitzgerald,  Vetter & Temple, se, 397.73; Jeannette Meis, se, 75.00; Prudential, retirement, 565.46; USTreasury, tax, 2280.68; APPEARA,  su, 37.15; Elgin Review, prmt, 95.59; Dean’s Market, su, 5.69; Western Office, su, 179.99; Eakes Office Plus, su, 7.38; NE Dept of Revenue,  tax, 708.57; V.Miller, ex, 100.14; New World Inn, se, 130.00; US Post Office, su, 10.04; Source Gas, se, 223.86;  Bank of Elgin, ins, 1436.42; Bank of Elgin,  loan, 500.00 – Payroll, 1566.20
SALES TAX: To General; $2133.20; To Fire; $4328.73
STREET: ERPPD, se, 1552.95; Elgin One Stop, su, 192.44; Verizonwireless, su, 14.36; Bank of Elgin, loan, 875.05; Source Gas, se, 109.45; The Station, su, 89.65; Sapp Bros, su, 103.43; Elgin Equipment, rprs, 97.25; Payroll, 1029.75
WATER: ERPPD, se, 698.29; NE Dept of Revenue, tax, 183.07; Verizonwireless, su, 14.36; Great Plains Communications,  se, 82.65; ; US Post Office, su, 5.60 –NE Public Health Lab, se, 31.00; D. Poulsen, ex, 19.47; ACES, se, 1975.00; Holiday Inn, se, 190.00; Elgin Review, su, 422.50; Bank of Elgin, bad check, 118.64; Danny Foster Account, return, 50.00; Payroll, 2059.50
SEWER: ERPPD, se, 905.25; NE Department of Revenue, tax, 151.35;  Great Plains Communications, se, 44.86; Dean’s Market, su, 1.50; Midwest Labs, se, 171.73; Payroll, 785.75
FIRE: ERPPD, se, 239.49; Great Plains Communications, se, 51.05; APPEARA, su, 37.15; Source Gas, se, 450.73; Bank of Elgin, loan, 1846.71; Travelers RMD, ins, 4767.00; Staashelm Electric, se, 100.00; Echo Electric, su, 4328.73
POLICE: Antelope Co Sheriff, se, 2640.00
TRASH PICKUP/RECYCLING: Bud’s Sanitary Service, se, 4495.75; Betty Moser, rent, 100.00
POOL: ERPPD, se, 28.09; Source Gas, se, 24.25
PARK: ERPPD, se, 260.43; NE Dept of Revenue, tax, 16.24; Payroll, 243.97
LIBRARY: ERPPD, se, 60.60; Source Gas, se, 110.14; Amazon, bks, 43.24; Great Plains Communication, se, 64.28; Upstart,  bks, 48.75; Gale,  bks, 127.42; Junior Library Guild, bks, 5.00; Payroll, 923.89
• Agreement for use of the ball diamond
• Not placing dead end signs in Elgin
• An interlocal agreement with Antelope County  to assist in emergency situations
• Blocking off Pine Street for Wing Ding
• Special Designated Permit for Wing Ding pending submitted application
• To leave the dangerous dog ordinance as is
• EMT Carli Bolli to Rescue Unit
• Permit for Mark Burenheide to sell fireworks pending insurance certificate
• Applying for grant before purchasing recycled rubber for playground
• Friday, May 24th as pool opening date
• Special Designated Permit for Bull-A-Rama
• Hold a special meeting regarding City insurance by May 28th
• Contact Taylor Realty and Appraisal regarding research for DEQ paperwork
Discussions were held:
• Problem with old building being dumped during Community Clean Up
• Annexation of Meis Subdivision
• ADA Policy Statement for Nebraska Department of Roads
• Listing City Clerk as ADA coordinator
• Tabled action on closing Maple Street for Lucky Ducky Race
• Water wells: Well-88 repairs done, Well-77 possible State testing
• Non-payment of drainage ditch on Bowen Street by property owner
• City Attorney change
• Moving dumpster at pool to behind post office
• Location of generator for new fire building
• Trimming of tree in campground area
• Clerk attending Finance Conference in June
• Next regular meeting will be held on June 3, 2013
• Meeting adjourned at 9:15 p.m.
Publish: May 15, 2013