Village of Elmwood
February 15, 2012
The Village of Elmwood Board of Trustees met in regular session with Trustees Ronhovde, Clements, Wilhelm, Allgayer and Chairman Ernst presiding. All signed the “Notice of Acknowledgement of Meeting”. Chairman Ernst declared the Open Meeting Act Posted. Jake Dugger, Ed Blunt and Becky vonRentzell were also present.
Minutes from the meeting on 2/1/12 were presented. Motioned to approve the minutes. All voted in favor. January 2012’s financial report was presented for approval. Motioned by Allgayer, 2nd by Ronhovde to approve the financial report as presented. RCV: Aye: All, Nay: None. Absent: None.
Streets: Discussion of snow removal in front of the businesses on 4th street. No Action Taken. Blunt reported the front wheel assist went out on the tractor and has been repaired.
Park: Ronhovde reported she would like to contact the EM elementary student council to pick up sticks at the park.
Library: Motioned by Clements, 2nd by Allgayer to approve Janet Sorensen as the new Library Director with a starting pay of $8.00/hour.
Water: Chairman Ernst volunteered to price a new hour meter. Discussion of entering a contract with Utility Service. Motioned by Allgayer, 2nd by Ronhovde to enter a contract for maintenance and repairs to the water tower. Wilhelm requested to have Rick Clements review the contract before entering the contract. Motioned by Clements, 2nd by Allgayer to amend approving the contract until Rick Clements reviewed the contract. RCV: Aye: All, Nay: None. Absent: None.
Sewer: Blunt reported he finished a four day class and requested to take the class again before taking the State exam. Blunt also reported the UV lights are ready for spring, the inspection with NDEQ went well and he replaced the seal on the north clarifier .
Comp & Zoning: No Action Taken.
Planning Committee: No Action Taken.
Special Events: No Action Taken.
Presentation of the Claims:
Claim #1: Payroll for February 14, 2012: $2,115.36. Midwest Farmers Co-op: $409.95, Great Plains: $4.04, MARC: $460.32, Meeske Ace Hardware: $133.34, The Journal: $39.50, Midwest Laboratories: $9.05, Elmwood Equipment: $80.77, DHHS: $22.00. Motioned by Allgayer, 2nd by Clements to approve the claims as presented. RCV: Aye: All, Nay: None. Absent: None. Claim #2: American Exchange Bank: $5,000.00. Motioned by Allgayer, 2nd by Ronhovde to approve the claim as presented. RCV: Aye : Allgayer, Ronhovde, Wilhelm and Ernst. Nay: None. Abstained: Clements.
Unfinished Business: Clerk was instructed to post a notice of sale regarding the vacated alley in Block 1 of Furgersons Addition for seven days.
New Business: No Action Taken.
Building Permits: No Action Taken.
Personnel Issues: No Action Taken.
Correspondence: No Action Taken.
There being no further business, Chairman Ernst declared the meeting adjourned.
Becky vonRentzell David Ernst