January 6, 2010
The Village of Elmwood Board of Trustees met in regular session with Trustees Ronhovde, Ernst, and Vice-Chair Fields presiding. All signed the "Notice of Acknowledgement of Meeting". Becky vonRentzell and Lou Allgayer were also in attendance.
Vice-Chairman Fields declared the Open Meeting Act Posted.
Presentation of the minutes from the December 16, 2009, meeting. Vice-Chairman Fields declared the minutes approved as presented.
Streets: Vice-Chairman Fields offered to help Spaulding with snow plowing if needed. Vogt T&T Excavating was hired to remove some piles of snow on Main Street due to safety concerns.
Sewer: Vice-Chairman Fields reported he is comparing rates for a back-up generator for the new WWTF. The generator would be used in cases of electrical outages until the new WWTF is completed.
Presentation of the Claims. Colin Electric: $2,259.58, Federal Withholding: $1,009.00, JEO Consulting: $7,715.00, OPPD: $3,002.44, The Journal: $84.16, Black Hills Energy: $245.79, Postmaster: $132.00, USTI: $90.00, Quill Corporation: $483.33, D.R. Ortlieb Trucking: $235.57, Tan-Aire Inc.: $450.00, American Legal Publishing: $650.00, Cass County Refuse: $60.00, Hawkins Water Treatment: $151.76, Windstream: $123.88, U.S.A. BlueBook: $460.91, Nebraska Public Health Environmental Lab: $25.00, Grace Ronhovde: $107.46. Payroll for 12/23/09 $2.241.24. Motion by Ronhovde, 2nd by Ernst to approve the claims as presented, with the exception of USA BlueBook (the Trustees requested more information), and instruct the Treasurer to pay the claims. Aye: All, Nay: None. RCV: Fields, Ernst, Ronhovde. Absent: Clymer and Blunt.
Unfinished Business The board instructed Clerk vonRentzell to wait until 1/11/10 to ensure Stansell's check is cleared before issuing their dog licenses.
New Business: Lou Allgayer reported the county received a grant and Elmwood will be participating in sharing one of four recycle bins that will rotate through towns of Cass County. Allgayer asked the Board for suggestions on where the bins should be placed. Chairman Blunt and Trustee Clymer entered the meeting at 7:42p.m.
No action taken.
Personnel Issues: The Board instructed the stationary time clocks to be installed and in-use as of 1/11/10.
No action taken.
There being no further business, Chairman Blunt declared the meeting adjourned.
Becky vonRentzell Edward Blunt