Elgin City Council Proceedings

January 6, 2020
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The Elgin City Council met in regular session on Monday, January 6, 2020, at 7:00 p.m., pursuant to posted notice. Mayor Schmitt called the meeting to order, and announced the location of the Open Meeting Act.
Councilmen present were Duane Miller, Don Mackel, Mike Dvorak and Jim Kittelson.
A public hearing on special assessments was held before the regular meeting. Discussion was held with property owners along Beech Street.
The Board of Equalization will meet to determine the assessments to the properties. Resolution 2020-1 was tabled until this meeting.
The following agenda items were approved:
December regular meeting and reorganizational meeting minutes, treasurer’s report, transaction report, and paying the claims.
GENERAL: ERPPD, se, 100.38; Great Plains Communications, se, 53.88; Prudential, retirement, 974.90; US Treasury, tax, ; 4360.02; APEARA, su, 44.41; Dean’s Market, su, 425.00; Brenda Reikofski, se, 65.00; NE Dept of Revenue, tax, 1120.91; Elgin Review, prnt, 90.82; Duane Miller, se, 40.00; V. Miller, su, 692.25; Jeannette Meis, property, 9890.88; Fizgerald, Vetter, Temple, Bartell and Henderson, se, 177.50; Bank of Elgin, ins, 2250.00; Black Hills Energy, se, 187.38; Payroll, 1906.25
SALES TAX: Pool Fund: 3843.87
STREET: ERPPD, se, 1187.48; Verizon Wireless, su, 42.12; Elgin One Stop, su, 450.06; Hometown Station, su, 116.41; Elgin Review, prnt, 155.96; Kayton International, rent, 3384.50; Barco, su, 1987.62; Neligh Auto & Machine, su, 25.02; Sapp Bros, su, 180.53; Jerry’s Feed, su, 14.99; V.Miller, postage, 25.50; Bond Account, reimbursement, 32,394.27; Corner Service, rprs, 57.63; -Black Hills Energy, se, 100.69; US Post Office, su, 27.40; Payroll, 1366.60
WATER: ERPPD, se, 761.10; Verizon Wireless, su, 42.13; Great Plains Communications, se, 47.61; One Call Concepts, se, 1.21; US Post Office, Postage, 72.27; NE Dept of Revenue, tax, 381.35; NE Dept of Health Lab, test, 33.00; Corner Service, su, 263.90; Elgin Equipment & Machine, su, 4.50; Elgin Review, prnt, 244.78; Elgin One Stop, su, 15.94; ACES, se, 12000.00; Christina Getzfred Account, return, 100.00; Bank of Elgin, return check, 301.71; Payroll, 2733.23
SEWER: ERPPD, se, 1065.12; Great Plains Communications, se, 50.43; NE Dept of Revenue, tax, 139.41; One Call Concepts, se, 1.21; Midwest Labs, test, 190.05; Dean’s Market, su, 7.30; US Post Office, su, 46.67; Payroll, 1052.23
FIRE: ERPPD, se, 159.36; Great Plains Communications, se, 57.83; APPEARA, su, 44.41; Black Hills Energy, se, 430.04; Fyr-Tek, equipment, 33500.00
POLICE: Antelope Co Sheriff, se, 2,700.00
TRASH PICKUP/RECYCLING: Bud’s Sanitary Service, se, 4725.00; Betty Moser, rent, 100.00; US Post Office, su, 46.66
POOL: ERPPD, se, 55.66; Bank of Elgin, loan, 2227.79; Black Hills Energy, se, 31.91
PARK: ERPPD, se, 943.21; NE Dept of Revenue, tax, 146.33; Payroll, 314.40
LIBRARY: ERPPD, se, 73.35; Amazon, bks, 297.85; Great Plains Communications, se, 127.91; Black Hills Energy, se, 92.61; D.Gunderson, su, 71.89; B.Bode, su, 66.66; Payroll, 1134.84
YOUTH: ERPPD, se, 28.35
RESCUE SERVICE: D.Schrage, ex, 100.00; V.Miller, ex, 250.00; K Schindler, ex, 100.00; EMS Billing, se, 316.26; Football winners, 50.00
Contract with ACES for services on the storm sewer drainage at Pine and Myrtle Streets
Accept the bid from Rutjens’ Construction for improvements to the water system in the amount of $1,283,695.35 with the start date of May 1st and completion date of September 1st
The following agenda items were discussed:
Sewer Plant repairs
Updating the sewer plant in the future
Library Addition estimated costs and specifications for bid letting
Utilities Superintendent’s concern regarding required space for addition
Vehicles parked on streets during snow removal
Sheriff’s Report-Deputy Keetle graduating and sick leave
Sheriff’s Report- October 85 hours and 6 minutes, 7-911 calls, November 67 hours, 3-911 calls, December 62 Hours and 51 minutes, 4-911 calls. For 2019 1061 Hours and 1 minute and 59-911 calls.
Review of roll-off flier
Box blade for Bobcat
Washing machine for fire hall
Tree removal at the Meis property
City Councilman seats up for election in 2020
Next regular meeting will be held on Monday, February 3, 2020
Regular Meeting adjourned at 8:30 p.m.
PUBLISH: January 15, 2020