Proceedings – Elgin City Council



July 5, 2011

The Elgin City Council met in regular session on Tuesday, July 5, 2011, 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:

• June regular meeting minutes and emergency meeting minutes, treasurer’s report, transaction report, Paying the claims

GENERAL: ERPPD, se, 123.19; Great Plains Communications, se, 49.69; Fitzgerald,  Vetter & Temple, se, 393.00; Alan Reicks, se, 50.00; Prudential, retirement, 511.32; US Treasury, tax, 3193.66;  APPEARA,  su, 38.08; NE Dept of Revenue,  tax, 894.14; Elgin Review, prnt, 103.41; Dean’s Market, su, 30.34; Bank of Elgin, ins, 1433.40; Bank of Elgin,  loan, 500.00; Source Gas, su, 80.94; V.Miller, ex, 22.00; Western Office Tech, su, 100.47; US Post Office, su, 1.96; Payroll,  2149.07

SALES TAX: To General; $2218.60

STREET: ERPPD, se, 1453.02; Source Gas, su, 14.98;  Elgin One Stop, su, 108.01; Verizonwireless, su, 19.74; The Station, su, 328.52; Sapp Bros, su, 221.10; Schmitt Const, su, 207.62; Corner Service & Tire, se, 12.00; Payroll, 1712.28

WATER: ERPPD, se, 612.74; NE Dept of Revenue, tax, 141.02; Verizonwireless, su, 19.75;  Neb. Public Health Envir. Lab, se, 95.00; Great Plains Communications, se, 84.79; US Post Office, su, 53.44; Hawkins, su, 123.50; James McCoy, return deposit, 25.69; Don E. Poulsen, ex, 19.25; GPC 1 Call Service, se, 4.16; To James McCoy ,  Account, return deposit, 74.31; To Alex Leben Account, return deposit, 70.93Alex Leben, return deposit, 29.07; Payroll, 1944.78

SEWER: ERPPD, se, 844.39; NE Department of Revenue, tax, 125.43; GPC 1 Call Service, se, 4.16; Dean’s  Market,  su,  1.50; Mc2 Inc, su, 166.35; US Post Office, su, 48.34; Payroll, 738.52

FIRE: ERPPD, se, 148.44; Great Plains Communications, se, 43.74; APPEARA, su, 38.08; SourceGas, se, 58.28;  Elgin Insurance Services, insurance, 6478.00; Bode Hay Co, se, 982.80; Antelope County Treasurer, su, 10.00

POLICE: Antelope Co Sheriff, se, 2809.25; Ron Beckman, rent, 240.00

TRASH PICKUP/RECYCL-ING: Bud’s Sanitary Service, se, 4471.25; Betty Moser, rent, 100.00; Randy Henn, ex, 8.92; US Post Office,  su, 48.32; Payroll, 275.91

POOL: ERPPD, se, 236.51; Source Gas, se, 660.45; Meyer Laboratory, su, 76.98; Great Plains Communications, se, 52.78; In The Swim, su, 95.63; Dean’s Market, 6.57; Elgin Review, se, 127.50; Payroll, 4371.41

PARK: ERPPD, se, 201.82; Connie Dvorak, su, 43.97; Kallhoff Electric, se, 1387.25; Don’s Electric, se, 321.95; Hoefer Trucking, se, 663.38; NE Dept of Revenue, tax, 167.42; Payroll, 233.86

LIBRARY: ERPPD, se, 46.66; Source Gas, se, 33.95; Great Plains Communications, se, 65.93;  Amazon, bks, 407.27; Joyce Sullivan, bks, 51.18; Steve Blunt, bk, 15.00; Payroll, 942.84

• Plans for a wooden fire storage building

• Proceed with the construction of a fire storage building and paying ½ the costs

• Signing the contract with Advanced Consulting Engineering Services for the fire storage building

• Passing the amended Ordinance 7-626 due to an error

• Explore bonding for fire storage building

• Signing two contracts with Antelope County for law enforcement service

• (1. From 2/1/2011 to 9/30/2011 & 2. From 9/30/2011 to 9/30/2013)

• Building permit from Randy Mitchell

• Resolution 2011-1 accepting the 2011 Local Emergency Operations Plan

• Purchasing a used tractor from Jerry Hestekind for $7,250

• Closing the tree/compost site on Wednesday & Saturday afternoons

• Lifeguards selling Schwan ice cream at the pool

Discussions were held:

• Setback regulations with Stan Kallhoff of CVA

• Negotiating the cost of the City lot for sale

• Quick claim deed for Plantation Street

• Overhanging trees

• Shingles on front overhang

• Selling the patrol car and old maintenance pickup

• Placing the loader on Big Iron in October

• Clerk gone July 25th, 26th, and 27th

• Daily attendance at the pool

• Red Cross Lessons

• Meeting was adjourned at 9:15 p.m.

Publish: July 13, 2011