Proceedings — Elgin City Council

May 5, 2014
The Elgin City Council met in regular session on Monday, May 5, 2014, 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 Kenny Jochum, Shirley Nissen and Jim Kittelson.   Don Mackel was absent.
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, 93.50; Great Plains Communications, se, 55.29; Fitzgerald,  Vetter & Temple, se, 398.59; Jeannette Meis, se, 75.00; Prudential, retirement, 573.92; USTreasury, tax, 2331.88; APPEARA,  su, 39.52; Elgin Public Schools, licenses, 1200.00; Elgin Review, se, 55.24; Dean’s Market, su, 36.53; Source Gas, se, 210.07;  Bank of  ; Elgin, ins, 1800.00; Bank of Elgin,  loan, 500.00; V. Miller, ec, 77.65; Payroll, 1612.37
SALES TAX: To General; $2379.25
STREET: ERPPD, se, 1554.81; Elgin One Stop, su, 126.52; Verizonwireless, su, 14.73; Bank of Elgin, loan, 875.05; Source Gas, se, 88.64; The Station, su, 442.99; Elgin Auto Parts, su, 22.59; CVA, su, 50.98; Randy Henn, ex, 60.00; Payroll, 1141.92
WATER: ERPPD, se, 642.68; NE Dept of Revenue, tax, 44.36; Verizonwireless, su, 14.74; Great Plains Communications,  se, 91.02; US Post Office, su, 25.90; Elgin Review, su, 154.35; Randy Henn, ex, 60.00; NRWA, dues, 75.00; Bierman Sandblasting, se, 893.03; ACES, se, 3000.00; Jaci Nussbaum Account, return, 100.00; Melissa Nichols,  Return, 100.00; Payroll, 2149.90
SEWER: ERPPD, se, 1022.90; NE Department of Revenue, tax, 21.97;  Great Plains Communications, se, 46.13; Dean’s Market, su, 1.50; NRWA, dues, 75.00; Johsnon Service, se, 1847.50; NE Environmental Products, se, 1558.00; Payroll, 828.63
FIRE: ERPPD, se, 263.31; Great Plains Communications, se, 52.32; APPEARA, su, 39.51; Source Gas, se, 437.36; Bank of Elgin, loan, 1846.71; Traveler’s, ins, 5308.00; Elgin Ins Service, ins, 8780.00; Beckman Lumber, su, 500.00; Schmitt Construction, rprs, 1624.04
POLICE: Antelope Co Sheriff, se, 2600.00; Elgin Review, print, 29.40
TRASH PICKUP/RECYCLING: Bud’s Sanitary Service, se, 4797.00; Betty Moser, rent, 100.00
POOL: ERPPD, se, 28.48; Source Gas, se, 24.55; Beckman Lumber, se, 8.90
PARK: ERPPD, se, 1065.88; Sterling West, su, 2351.00; Dept of Revenue, tax, 115.30; Payroll, 246.33
LIBRARY: ERPPD, se, 66.27; Source Gas, se, 97.65; Amazon, bks, 170.52 ; Great Plains Communication, se55.66; Biblionix, su, 800.00; Don’s Electric, se, 97.40; Gale, bks, 81.86; Payroll, 909.77
YOUTH: St. Boniface Ballfield Association, rent, 1500.00; Elgin Review, print, 11.75
• Not to provide street sweeping for the City of Tilden
• Use of ball field by Boomerangs men’s softball team
• Permit to sell fireworks for Mark Burenheide
• Resolution 2014-3 and Quick Claim Deed, releasing property
• Resolution 2014-4 setting fine schedule for dogs running at large
• Replacing cylinder lock on the front office door
• Paying summer office help $8.00 per hour
• Building permit – Ralph Getzfred
• Opening the pool on Monday, May 26, 2014
Discussions were held:
• Letter drafted by City Attorney to ERPPD regarding the Professional Retail Operations Agreement with ERPPD
• Drilling of test well on Tuesday, May 6, 2014
• Culvert at Paul Pelster’s
• Driveway culvert on Bowen Street
• Replacing fire hydrants in need of repair
• Repairs to sewer jetter
• Pump at sewer plant
• Patching street in regard to Q125 celebration
• Removing gravel from last year’s armor coating
• March Sheriff’s Report
• Non-payment of water/sewer/trash
• Non-payment of campground fees
• Cleanup day on May 10, 2014
• Delivery of  fire hall signs
Next regular meeting will be held on Monday,  June 2, 2014
Meeting adjourned at 8:05p.m.
PUBLISH: May 14, 2014