The Village of Elmwood Board of Trustees met in regular session with Trustees Ronhovde, Fields, & Ernst present and with Chairman Blunt presiding. All signed the "Notice of Acknowledgement of Meeting. Dan Spaulding, Bonita Drake, Keri Hogue, Lucus Billsbach, & Butch Sailors were, also, in attendance.
Chairman Blunt declared the Open Meeting Act Posted.
Presentation of the minutes of the June 17, 2009, meeting. Chairman Blunt declared the minutes approved as presented.
Motion by Ronhovde, 2nd by Fields, to amend minutes of October 1, 2008, to include in the title of Resolution 1012008 the amounts of the Loan $1,412,000 and Grant $78,000 will be received from the USDA. RCV: Aye: Ronhovde, Fields, Ernst, Blunt, Nay None; Absent Clymer
Presentation of the Financial Report for June 2009. Motion by Ernst, 2nd by Fields, to accept it as given. All voted to accept.
Lucas Billsbach, JEO, present to ask for Authorization to Advertise for Bids for the Wastewater Treatment Facility. Motion by Fields, 2nd by Ronhovde, to Authorize JEO, to advertise for Bids for the Wastewater Treatment Facility. RCV: Aye: Ronhovde, Fields, Ernst, Blunt, Nay None; Absent Clymer.
Streets: The update on the Shop was given by Spaulding. Spaulding reported the bid to replace 8ft of concrete in front of the building is $3,562 by the building contractor and $3,800 from Ethan Homan to replace all 18 ft. Board decision was to have Homan do that concrete work for $3,800 and ask the General Contractor to give credit for $1776 he bid to replace the 8 ft if not he will be asked to add 10ft to the inside of the building. All were in agreement.
Library: Keri Hogue presented the two lowest bids on the Library Roof. ( S & P Construction $9050, with ridge vents; Enco $10,802 with replace power vents.) Motion by Ronhovde, 2nd by Ernst, to award the job to S & P Construction and ask that they install both ridge vents and power vents at an additional cost of no more than $500. RCV: Aye: Ronhovde, Fields, Ernst, Blunt, Nay None; Absent Clymer
Sewer: Billsbach indicated the bids will be advertised on July 2, 9, 16, & 23. Bids will be opened on July 29th and the bid is tentively scheduled to be awarded at the August 5th meeting.
Park: Ronhovde indicated work at the park is on going, but it is looking much better.
Community Development: Clean-up Day was on for June 20 8 to 12 and was declared a success.
Presentation of the Claims. Federal Withholding $1,452.43; Elmwood Public Library $1,183.33; State of Ne Public Health Lab $25.; Omaha Public Power $3,079.75; Black Hills Energy $82.25; Vogt T & T Excavating $416.50; Southeast Nebraska Development Dist. $425; Cass County Refuse $ 60; Holiday Inn $ 151.14; Windstream $127.41; Big Dan's Body & Parts $245; constellation Energy $67.89; American Security Cabinets $1006;. Payroll 6/24/09 $3,198.15. Motion by Ernst, 2nd by Fields to approve the claims as presented and instruct the Treasurer to pay the claims RCV: Aye: Ronhovde, Fields, Ernst, Blunt, Nay None; Absent Clymer,. Unfinished Business:
Clerk Drake reported that there are still individuals that have not licensed their dogs. Clerk instructed to send a letter informing the individuals that the matter will be turned over to the Village Attorney if the dogs are not licensed by July 15th.
There are two NFC Checks for dog license and kennel permit that have not been picked up. The board indicated the license and kennel license are null and void and that the checks shall be turned over to the County Attorney.
Ronhovde reported on a meeting on Cass County going Green she attended.
Building Permits: Motion by Fields, 2nd by Ernst, to issue a building permit to Terry and Kelly Meisinger to build a fence. RCV: Aye: Ronhovde, Fields, Ernst, Blunt, Nay None; Absent Clymer,.
Motion by Fields, 2nd by Ronhovde, to issue a building permit to Clint Poteet to build a Garage at 1615 298th Street. RCV: Aye: Ronhovde, Fields, Ernst, Blunt, Nay None; Absent Clymer,.
Correspondence included information about SENDD.
There being no further business Chairman Blunt declared the meeting adjourned.
Bonita Drake Edward Blunt