April 21, 2010
The Village of Elmwood Board of Trustees met in regular session with Trustees Ernst, Ronhovde, Fields, Clymer and Chairman Blunt presiding. All signed the "Notice of Acknowledgement of Meeting". Lucas Billesbach, Ken Kunz, John Oehlerking, Steve Backemeyer, Dale Piper, Diane Stille, Dan Bornemeier, Evan Wickersham, Craig Jones, Sgt. Bonnema, Dan Spaulding and Becky vonRentzell were also in attendance.
Chairman Blunt declared the Open Meeting Act Posted.
Minutes from the April 7, 2010 meeting were presented. Chairman Blunt declared the minutes approved as presented.
Streets: Evan Wickersham requested permission to advertise on bids for the 2010 Street Improvement Projects. The Board of Trustees instructed Clerk vonRentzell to advertise bids two consecutive weeks in the "Plattsmouth Journal". Wickersham, with JEO, reported estimated costs for street improvements on "F" Street = $318,000.00, and "E" Street = $65,000.00.
Park: Trustee Ronhovde reported there is a Park Committee in progress and would keep the board updated when the committee is completed.
Library: No Action Taken.
Water: Motioned by Ronhovde, 2nd by Fields to contract with Maguire Iron, Inc to clean, inspect and disinfect the water tower for the proposed lock-in amount of $1,625.00. RCV: Aye: All, Nay: None. Absent: None. .
Sewer: Motioned by Fields, 2nd by Ernst to approve Payment #4 to Hawkins Construction in the amount of $63,316.97. RCV: Aye: All, Nay: None. Absent: None. Jones, with D.A. Davidson, presented the board of trustees with financial bond note information. Motioned by Ernst, 2nd by Clymer to accept D.A. Davidson & Co.'s proposal locked in rate of 1% interest and 1% administration fees regarding anticipated bond notes needed to help pay for the new WWTF. RCV: Aye: All, Nay: None. Absent: None. Billesbach, with JEO, explained the need for A Change of Order #1. Motioned by Fields, 2nd by Ronhovde to approve the proposed Change Order #1 to extend the completion date for the new WWTF. RCV: Aye: All, Nay: None. Absent: None.
Community Development: No Action Taken
Presentation of the Claims:
April 14, 2010 Payroll: $2,252.98
Midwest Farmers Co-op $303.60
Elmwood Public Library $1,350.91
Black Hills Energy $272.02
NE Dept of Revenue $820.41
NE Dept of Revenue $1,287.44
Midwest Laboratories $70.33
Elmwood-Murdock Schools $210.00
Hawkins Water Treatment $152.75
Clements Ins. Agency $8,671.00
Verizon Wireless $58.92
NE Public Health Environ. $25.00
Hawkins Construction Co. $21,048.40
Blunt Lawn Care $32.00
Total Bills to Pay $37,055.76
Motioned by Ernst, 2nd by Clymer to approve the claims as presented, and instruct the Treasurer to pay the claims. RCV: Aye: All, Nay: None. Absent: None.
Unfinished Business: No Action Taken
New Business: No Action Taken.
Building Permits: Motion by Ernst, 2nd by Ronhovde to approve a building permit submitted by Midwest Farmers Co-op to construct a new grain bin. RCV: Aye: All, Nay: None. Absent: None. .
Personnel Issues: No action taken.
Correspondence: No action taken.
There being no further business, Chairman Blunt declared the meeting adjourned.
Becky vonRentzell Edward Blunt