Village of Elmwood
July 7, 2011
The Village of Elmwood Board of Trustees met in regular session with Trustees Ronhovde, Clymer, Allgayer and Chairman Ernst presiding. Blunt was absent. All signed the “Notice of Acknowledgement of Meeting”.
Chairman Ernst declared the Open Meeting Act Posted. Pat Wray, Jason Williams, Mike Krass, Shannon Jossoff, Eugenia Bornemeier and Becky vonRentzell were also in attendance.
Minutes from the meeting on 6/16/11 were presented. Ronhovde requested to amend the minutes to include the Village agreed not to exceed $3,500 in shared drainage costs with the school. Ronhovde also noted there was no discussion of unfinished business. Motioned by Allgayer, 2nd by Ronhovde to approve the minutes as amended. Aye: All, Nay: None. Absent: Blunt.
Streets: John Bruns is working on a quote to repair the gutter on 4th and G Street. Clint Bornemeier is painting the ADA ramps on the new sidewalks.
Park: Ronhovde requested to have Clint spray the bike path for weeds.
Library: No Action Taken.
Water: The tower has been repaired and samples are at the lab.
Comp & Zoning: Public hearing will be set for 7/21/11 regarding possibility of re-zoning Block 31 from residential to industrial. Curt Wilhelm and Robert Pegler names were presented by the Comp and Zoning Board for approval to serve on the board. Motioned by Ronhovde, 2nd by Allgayer to approve Wilhelm and Pegler to serve on the Comp and Zoning Board. Aye: All, Nay: None. Absent: Blunt.
Planning Committee: No Action Taken.
Community Development: No Action Taken.
Elmwood’s 125th Birthday Celebration Committee: No Action Taken.
Presentation of the Claims:
Payroll for June 22, 2011: $1,678.74, Midwest Farmers Co-op: $345.91, Elmwood Public Library: $1,350.91,
OPPD: $3,628.28, The Journal: $148.55, Black Hills: $268.24, Postmaster: $466.00, NE Dept. of Revenue:
$793.60, American Exchange Bank: $5,000.00, Quill: $179.11, Municipal Supply, Inc.: $482.62, CCR: $62.00,
Windstream: $149.16, Todd Valley Plumbing and Heating: $1,031.37, Clements Insurance Agency: $2,469.84,
Capital City Refuse: $1,053.42, Scott Bornemeier: $2,452.84, MEMCO: $45.00. Motioned by Allgayer, 2nd
by Ronhovde to approve and instructed the Treasurer to pay the claims as presented. RCV: Aye: Ronhovde,
Allgayer and Ernst. Nay: None. Absent: Blunt and Clymer.
Unfinished Business: Mike Krass requested to vacate the alley behind his house. Ernst and Allgayer volunteered to attend the E-M School Board meeting in regards to their intents for the property. Discussion of Pat Wray’s drainage issues. Motioned by Ronhovde, 2nd by Allgayer to agree to pay half of the cost of the new drainage tube not to exceed $150.00. RCV: Aye: Clymer, Ronhovde, Allgayer, Ernst. Nay: None. Absent: Blunt.
New Business: Shannon Jossoff requested a permanent Class C liquor license for Jossoff’s Social Hall and Event Center. Their intent is to sell liquor only at special events. RCV: Aye: Allgayer, Ronhovde and Ernst.
Nay: Clymer. Absent: Blunt. Dog kennel permits; Motioned by Ronhovde to approve a dog kennel permit to Mary Furgerson, 2nd by Allgayer. RCV: Aye: Ronhovde and Ernst. Nay: Allgayer. Absent: Blunt and Clymer. Motioned by Ronhovde, 2nd by Allgayer to approve a permit for Pam Stander. RCV: Aye: Ronhovde and Ernst. Nay: Allgayer. Absent: Clymer and Blunt. Motioned by Ronhovde, 2nd by Allgayer to approve a permit for Tracey Falk. RCV: Aye: Ronhovde and Ernst. Nay: Allgayer. Absent: Clymer and Blunt. Motioned by Ronhovde, 2nd by Allgayer to approve a permit for Chris Hamilton. Aye: Ronhovde and Ernst. Nay: Allgayer. Absent: Blunt and Clymer. Building Permits: Danny and Dana Custard requested a permit for a lawn mower shed. Motioned by
Ronhovde, 2nd by Allgayer to approve the permit. Aye: Ronhovde. Nay: Allgayer and Ernst. Absent: Blunt and Clymer. Motioned failed.
Personnel Issues: Pat Wray inquired why Ed and Jacob Blunt were seen on several occasions driving the Village truck. Ernst explained the Village does not have a maintenance person and there is still work to do.
Correspondence: No Action Taken.
There being no further business, Chairman Ernst declared the meeting adjourned.