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Village of Elmwood

Board of Trustees Regular Meeting – January 17, 2013

The Village of Elmwood Board of Trustees met in regular session with Trustees Ronhovde, Clements, Wilhelm, Allgayer and Chairman Ernst presiding. Call to Order at 7:00 p.m.  All signed the “Notice of Acknowledgement of Meeting”.

Chairman Ernst declared the Open Meeting Act Posted. Ed Blunt, Nicole Folden, Jim Nelson, Debbie Bracken and Shannon Josoff were also in attendance.  Minutes from the meeting on January 3, 2013 were presented.  Motion by Allgayer to approve the Minutes as presented, 2nd by Clements.  All in favor.  Motion carries.    


Street:  Blunt reported the Christmas lights have been unplugged.  Blunt reported he received a call from Copple Chevrolet that the village truck is in and ready to be picked up. 

Water:  Allgayer reported the water retention project meeting with the elementary school and NRD on January 14, 2013 was a good meeting.  NRD will send out RFPs for the project.  Blunt reported all wells are online and in service.  Blunt reported Well #3 has a sensor issue and Layne Western will be taking care of it and possibly no charge.

Planning Commission:      Chairman Ernst requested the Planning Commission review the Conditional Use Permit Application of Josoff’s Social Hall and to specifically review Article 7, Pages 61-64 in the zoning book and provide the board with a new recommendation after considering that information.

Presentation of Claims:   Payroll 1/16/2013  $1,981.53, Cass County Treasurer $117.60, Federal Withholding $1,013.89, Midwest Farmers Co-op $503.00, Nebraska Rural Water Association $150.00, Meeske Ace Hardware $73.98, Ed Blunt Supply Reimbursement $26.82, Postmaster $350.00, Petty Cash $59.73, United Systems Technology $110.00, Bruns Masonry $600.00, Quill $187.65, Municipal Supply $123.71, Midwest Laboratories $79.03, Layne Christensen $7,891.00, Todd Valley Plumbing $2,180.00, U.S.A. BlueBook $127.48, Verizon $67.37, Elmwood C Store $8.46, Columbus Telegram $46.21, Nicole Moreau Folden Mileage Reimbursement $62.00, One Call Concepts $2.95.  Motion by Wilhelm to approve claims as presented and adding additional Layne Christensen invoice of $8,681.81, 2nd by Ronhovde.  RCV:  Aye:  Wilhelm, Ronhovde, Allgayer, Clements and Ernst.  Nay:  None.  Motion by Clements to pay $115.00 fee for Ed Blunt’s Licensing fee, 2nd by Allgayer.  RCV:  Aye:  All.  Nay:  None. 

Miscellaneous:  Debbie Bracken and Jim Nelson reported noise/nuisance concerns to Shannon Josoff.  No action taken.

Allgayer reported he found a seat at Eastern for $100.00 for the old pickup.  Motion by Ronhovde to purchase the seat for old pickup for $100.00, 2nd by Clements.  RCV:  Aye:  All  Nay:  None.  Discussion of complaints of speeding traffic down F and G streets.  Ronhovde will contact school to request they put something in the Knightly News addressing this issue.  Blunt will look for 25 mph signs.

Allgayer reported that the Post Office Public meeting will be held March 12, 2013 at 4:30 p.m. by an USPS representative.  Allgayer said he would try to work it out to hold the meeting at the community center and requested clerk put a notice on the next utility bills. Chairman Ernst requested the clerk contact the Planning Commission requesting they hold their Conditional Use Permit Application hearing before the Board’s next regular meeting in February 6, 2013.  The notice of hearing for the board’s review of the Conditional Use Permit Applications will be published prior to hearing.

With no further business the meeting adjourned at 9:44 p.m.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     _______________________________                                   _____________________________

Nicole Moreau Folden, Village Clerk                                          David Ernst, Chairman



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