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Village of Elmwood
November 17, 2011
The Village of Elmwood Board of Trustees met in regular session with Trustees Ronhovde, Clements and Chairman Ernst presiding. Allgayer was absent.  All signed the “Notice of Acknowledgement of Meeting”. Curt Wilhelm swore the Oath of Office.  Terry Bevans, Don Sheard Jr., Ed Blunt and Becky vonRentzell were also in attendance.  
Minutes from the meeting on 11/3/11 were presented.  Motioned to approve the minutes as presented.
Streets:  Blunt reported the stop signs on 4th and C, 1st and F and West and D Streets have been straightened. Discussion of sidewalks that need repaired.  No Action Taken.
Park:  Blunt reported the park restrooms have been winterized and the Christmas lights are on the new evergreens.   
Water: Terry Bevans notified the board that her water bill has been extremely high.  Blunt will replace her meter readers on the inside and outside and monitor the usage.
Sewer: Blunt reported sludge was hauled on 11/5/11.  Blunt also reported Tan-Aire jetted the mains from 1st and “E” to “F”, 213 West “F” to 108 West “F” and 512 N. 4th to 420 N. 4th  on 11/14/11.  John Bruns bid $150.00 to repair the man hole at “D” and Railroad Ave.  Motioned by Ronhovde, 2nd by Wilhelm to approve the bid for $150.00.  RCV: Aye: All, Nay: None. Absent: Allgayer. John and Deb Mumford wrote a tort claim regarding sewage backup.  The claim has been turned in to the Village’s insurance adjuster.  No Further Action Taken.
Comp & Zoning:  No Action Taken.
Planning Committee:   No Action Taken.
Special Events: A soup supper will be held on 11/26/11 at the Community Center. No Action Taken.
Presentation of the Claims:
Payroll for November 9, 2011: $1,869.40.  Midwest Farmers Co-op; $438.69, Mick’s Diesel Repair: $24.53, Ed Blunt: $150.00, Quill: $884.95, Municipal Supply: $1,149.30, SA-SO: $141.93, Hawkins Water Treatment: $134.75, Dana Cole: $2,285.00, Big Dan’s: $117.85, Becky vonRentzell: $279.26, John Butler: $100.00, Cool Valley: $231.48, Baird Holm: $2,510.00, Mill Creek Auto: $38.99.  Motioned by Ronhovde, 2nd by Clements to approve the claims as presented and instruct the treasurer to pay the claims.  RCV: Aye: All, Nay: None.   Absent: Allgayer.  
Unfinished Business:  
New Business:  Ronhovde introduced Ordinance # 328; “AN ORDINANCE TO REVISE THE ORDINANCES OF THE VILLAGE OF ELMWOOD BY ADOPTING THE NEBRASKA BASIC CODE OF ORDINANCES, 2011-2012.” Motioned by Clements, 2nd by Wilhelm to suspend three readings on three different days.  RCV: Aye: All, Nay: None. Absent: Allgayer.  Motioned by Ronhovde, 2nd by Clements to approve the final passage of Ordinance #328.  Ernst asked “Shall Ordinance #328 be passed and adopted?”  RCV: Aye: All, Nay: None. Absent: Allgayer.
Building Permits:  No Action Taken.
Personnel Issues:  No Action Taken.
Correspondence:  No Action Taken.

Clerk vonRentzell requested to enter executive session regarding personnel issues.  Ronhovde motioned to enter executive session at 9:30 p.m., Wilhelm 2nd.  Motioned by Clements, 2nd by Wilhelm to move out of executive session at 10:35 p.m.  No Action Taken.

There being no further business, Chairman Ernst declared the meeting adjourned.
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Becky vonRentzell                        David Ernst


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