Village of Elmwood
October 7, 2010
The Village of Elmwood Board of Trustees met in regular session with Trustees Ernst, Ronhovde, Clymer, Fields and Chairman Blunt presiding. All signed the "Notice of Acknowledgement of Meeting". Lou Allgayer, Diann Stille, Ben Kastens, Mary Peterson and Becky vonRentzell were also in attendance.
Chairman Blunt declared the Open Meeting Act Posted.
Minutes from the September 16, 2010 meeting were presented. Chairman Blunt declared the minutes approved as presented.
Streets: Clymer reported Constructors estimated a cost of $11,749.40 to blacktop from 6th and F Street to the end of the property line at 317 East F Street. The bid would also include one street corner that needs to be patched and blowing out the tennis court cracks. Motioned by Fields, 2nd by Clymer to accept the bid. RCV: Aye: All, Nay: None. Absent: None. Mary Peterson voiced concerns about the culvert on the empty lot she owns east of her property. She explained the new culvert replaced her pre-existing driveway on the empty lot and she would like to have a driveway going to the empty lot. Peterson also voiced concern the new culvert could be a safety hazard. Chairman Blunt volunteered to talk to the Street Project engineer about re-designing the culvert.
Park: Ronhovde gave praise to the E-M student council, the Blunt family, the Stille family and Re-Bath of Lincoln for the wonderful job they did cleaning up the tree debris at the park.
Library: Chairman Blunt reported he changed some light bulbs at the library per request by the Librarian.
Water: No Action Taken.
Sewer: Blunt reported the new WWTF oxidation ditch has foam. The engineers are working on the problem.
Planning Committee: Clerk vonRentzell requested the board record their own minutes. Trustees agreed and instructed the Clerk to notify the Planning Committee.
Community Development: No Action Taken.
Presentation of the Claims:
September 16, 2010 Payroll: $2,648.75
Ed Blunt $115.00
The Journal $154.72
Black Hills $112.56
NE Dept of Revenue $537.73
Hach Company $143.53
Hawkins Water Treatment $153.75
NE Public Health Env. Lab $25.00
Grace Ronhovde $50.00
David Ernst $40.00
George Fields $40.00
Jeff Clymer $40.00
American Exchange Bank $21.30
Total Bills to Pay $33,419.09
Motioned by Ernst, 2nd by Fields 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: Jeff Clymer: Adding a 12' by 16' deck to the back of his house. Motioned by Ronhovde, 2nd by Fields to approve the deck addition. RCV: Aye: All, Nay: None. Absent: None. Ben Kastens: Pouring an 11'by 11' concrete floor for a dog kennel. Tabled until more information is available.
Personnel Issues: No Action Taken.
Correspondence: No Action Taken.
Motioned by Fields, 2nd by Blunt to enter executive at 7:45 p.m. to discuss a current board members possible conflicting schedule in regards to board meeting times. Board left executive at 7:50 p.m. No Action Taken.
There being no further business, Chairman Blunt declared the meeting adjourned.
Becky vonRentzell Edward Blunt