Village of Elmwood
March 7, 2012
The Village of Elmwood Board of Trustees met in regular session with Trustees Ronhovde, Clements, Allgayer and Chairman Ernst presiding. Wilhelm was absent. All signed the “Notice of Acknowledgement of Meeting”. Chairman Ernst declared the Open Meeting Act Posted. Sherryl Vogt, Eugenia Bornemeier, Doug Johns, Ed Blunt and Becky vonRentzell were also present.
Minutes from the meeting on 2/15/12 were presented. Motioned to approve the minutes. All voted in favor.
Streets: Blunt reported John Bruns bid on constructing a stabilizer for the man hole at 3rd and A Streets. Motioned by Allgayer, 2nd by Ronhovde to approve the final sign off sheet for SENND regarding the new siren. RCV: Aye: All, Nay: None. Absent: Wilhelm.
Park: Ronhovde reported the EM elementary student council will pick up the park the 1st week of April. Blunt reported he will fix the wooden benches by the tennis court.
Library: No Action Taken.
Water: No Action Taken.
Sewer: No Action Taken.
Comp & Zoning: No Action Taken.
Planning Committee: No Action Taken.
Special Events: No Action Taken.
Presentation of the Claims:
Claim #1: Ed Blunt: $100.00, OPPD: $4,103.05, Black Hills: $1,022.16, Bruns Masonry: $200.00, D.R. Orlieb Trucking: 641.51, Grainger: $36.50, CCR: $62.00, Pankonin’s: $79.50, Windstream: $151.018, Verizon: $154.18, NMPP: $1,765.00, Christiansen Enterprises: $730.00, Cronk Contracting: $72.00, Jack Faubion: $1,298.15, Elmwood C-Store: $10.24, Shaffer Communications: $422.78. Motioned by Allgayer, 2nd by Ronhovde to approve the claim as presented. RCV: Aye : All. Nay: None. Absent: Wilhelm.
Unfinished Business: No Action Taken.
New Business: Sherryl Vogt requested to have action taken against the business property owners adjacent to her business property. She voiced concerns of safety issues and damage to her building. Chairman Ernst stated a notification letter would be sent to the property owners. Doug Jones, from Cass County Refuse, requested the Village Board of Trustees consider his company to be the prime garbage removal for Elmwood. No Action Taken. A public hearing will be 4/12/12 at 7:00 p.m. and 4/18/12 at 6:00 p.m. A request was made to return the noon whistle. Blunt reported the cost would be $1,100.00, the public hearing will also address the request.
Building Permits: Arlo Fleischman requested an application for a subdivision. Motioned by Allgayer, 2nd by Clements to approve the subdivision. RCV: Aye: All, Nay: None. Absent: Wilhelm.
Personnel Issues: Clerk gave a verbal resignation.
Correspondence: No Action Taken.
Motioned by Clements, 2nd by Ronhovde to enter executive session. Motioned by Allgayer, 2nd by Clements to exit executive session at 9:55 p.m. and to accept the Clerk resignation. Motion by Clements, 2nd by Allgayer to post an advertisement for the Village Clerk position. RCV: Aye: All, Nay: None. Absent: Wilhelm.
There being no further business, Chairman Ernst declared the meeting adjourned.
Becky vonRentzell David Ernst