Proceedings — Elgin City Council

November 5, 2012
The Elgin City Council met in regular session on Monday, November 5, 2012, 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, Jim Kittelson and Kenny Jochum.
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:
October regular meeting minutes, treasurer’s report, transaction report, and paying the claims (CLAIMS)
GENERAL: ERPPD, se, 146.83; Great Plains Communications, se, 50.46; Fitzgerald,  Vetter & Temple, se, 437.69; Jeannette Meis, se, 75.00; Prudential, retirement, 752.38; USTreasury, tax, 2718.44; APPEARA,  su, 37.15; Elgin Review, se, 188.38; Dean’s Market, su, 4.50; Elgin Insurance Services, ins, 1276.00; EMC Nation Life Ins, ins, 239.00; Source Gas, se, 60.89;  Bank of Elgin, ins, 1433.40; Bank of Elgin,  loan, 500.00; NE Clerks Asso, dues, 15.00;  Payroll, 1600.71
SALES TAX: To General; $4373.67
STREET: ERPPD, se, 1486.56; Elgin One Stop, su, 411.01; Verizonwireless, su, 19.45; Bank of Elgin, loan, 875.05; Source Gas, se, 24.03; The Station, se, 114.26; CVA, su, 49.46; Elgin Auto Parts, su, 28.14; NE Fire Extinguisher, se, 185.00; Kayton International, rent, 750.00; Corner Service, rprs, 27.00; Big Timber Tree Service, se, 400.00; Boone Concrete, su, 400.00; Dean’s Market, su, 6.78; Sapp Bros, su, 96.30; Payroll, 1045.70
WATER: ERPPD, se, 1414.54; NE Dept. of Revenue, tax, 33.18; Verizonwireless, su, 19.45; Great Plains Communications, se, 82.97; US Post Office, su, 53.07 –CVA, su, 13.47; NE Public Health Lab, se, 50.00; Don E. Poulsen, ex, 16.72; GPC; 1 Call, se, 9.09; Elgin Review, prnt, 10.74; Nathan Henn Account, return, 100.00; Payroll, 2091.40
SEWER: ERPPD, se, 1061.71; NE Department of Revenue, tax, 32.76;  Great Plains Communications, se, 45.05; Dean’s Market, su, 1.50; Midwest Labs, se, 150.23; GPC 1 Call, se, 9.09; DEQ, license, 150.00; US Post Office, su, 42.67; Payroll, 803.33
FIRE: ERPPD, se, 244.36; Great Plains Communications, se, 51.24; APPEARA, su, 37.15; Source Gas, se, 44.53; ACES se, 3794.25; Crafts Inc, se, 23873.96; Bank of Elgin, loan, 1846.71
POLICE: Antelope Co Sheriff, se, 2640.00; Beckman Lumber, rent, 75.00
TRASH PICKUP/RECYCLING: Bud’s Sanitary Service, se, 4446.75; Betty Moser, rent, 100.00; US Post Office, su, 42.66; Payroll, 135.86
POOL: ERPPD, se, 27.76; Source Gas, se, 24.03
PARK: ERPPD, se, 370.57; Dept of Revenue, tax, 114.04; Norfolk Sporting Goods, su, 34.25; Payroll, 242.36
LIBRARY: ERPPD, se, 67.66; Source Gas, se, 31.20; Amazon, bks, 216.70 ; Great Plains Communication, se, 3.81; Large Print Overstocks, bks, 49.88; Beckman Lumber, su, 49.58; Payroll, 983.84
Tabled any action on Meadowbrook-Sub Division
Paying Final Payment on Fire Storage Building from Crafts Inc.
Putting the recycling trailer into storage and not renting it out
Selling extra radar unit to Antelope County Sheriff’s Department for $400.00
Instructing the City Attorney to draft an Ordinance for possible water rate increase
Building Permits for Ron Beckman
Discussions were held:
Public Hearing regarding the water study findings and the proposed projects
Driveway on west side of Housing Authority lot off of Bowen Street
Purchasing a backflow/meter device
Purchasing new water meters
Washing the mud off  of Pine Street
Letter to property owners regarding drainage ditch on Bowen Street
Steps at fire hall
Next regular meeting will be held on December 3, 2012
Meeting adjourned at 9:15 p.m.
Publish: November 14, 2012