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Village of Elmwood

Board of Trustees Regular Meeting – January 3, 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 7:03 p.m.  All signed the “Notice of Acknowledgement of Meeting”.

Chairman Ernst declared the Open Meeting Act Posted. Jim Nelson, Ed Blunt and Nicole Folden were also in attendance.  Minutes from the meeting on December 19, 2012 were presented.  Motion by Allgayer to approve the Minutes as presented, 2nd by Wilhelm.  All in favor.  Motion carries.    


Street:  Blunt reported another load of rock is needed in the next few weeks.  Motion by Allgayer to give Blunt authority to purchase another load of rock, 2nd by Clements.  RCV- Aye:  All, Nay:  None.  Motion carries.

Water:  Allgayer reported that there is a water retention project meeting scheduled at the elementary school with NRD on January 14, 2013 at 11:00 AM.  This is a discussion regarding possible use of excess water by the school.

Presentation of Library Claims:  Claims:  OPPD $72.00, Nebraska Library Commission $1,000.00, Black Hills Energy $22.90, Golden Horse LTD $13.86, Payroll: $754.16.  Motion by Allgayer to approve Library claims as presented, 2nd by Clements, RCV:  Aye:  All  Nay:  None.  Motion carries.

Presentation of Village Claims:   #1 – American Exchange Bank $5,000.00 –Motion by Allgayer to approve claim #1 as presented, 2nd by Ronhovde, RCV:  Aye:  Wilhelm, Ronhovde, Allgayer and Ernst  Nay:  None  Abstain:  Clements.  #2 Federal withholding $1,041.28, JEO $1,000.00, Elmwood Public Library $1,429.47, Ed Blunt $150.00, OPPD  $3,593.56, Black Hills Energy  $281.11, Nebraska Dept. of Revenue  $813.03, USTIS $206.95, Quill $73.22, D.R. Ortlieb Trucking $522.48, American Legal Publishing $650.00, Cass County Refuse $62.00, Windstream  $125.98, Nebraska Public Health Environmental Lab $28.00, Jack Faubion $$1,250.00, Utility Service Co.  $24,662.36, Menards $417.67. Payroll:  $1,942.39.  Motion by Allgayer to approve claim #1 as presented, 2nd by Ronhovde, RCV:  Aye:  All  Nay:  None.  Motion carries.

New Business:  Payroll – Social Security Tax is increased back to 6.2%.  The Board agreed to hold the hearing on One and Six Year Plan (streets) on February 6, 2013 at the regular scheduled meeting.

Unfinished Business:  Clerk is still working on sending out Conditional Use Permit Applications to businesses that are required to apply for the permit and have not previously done so.  Clerk’s office has received Conditional Use Permit Applications from Josoff Social Hall, Elmwood Convenience Store and is waiting on permit application from 4th Street Market.  Chairman Ernst requested Clerk forward the applications on to the Planning Commission for recommendation once all applications have been received and to request a statement from the Planning Commission as to whether or not parking was considered when recommendation was made for Josoff Social Hall’s Application for Conditional Use Permit.  Clerk is to request that the Planning Commission hold a special meeting regarding the Conditional Use Permit Applications before their regular meeting in March.

Motion by Allgayer to change meeting dates back to the first and third Wednesday of the month beginning with February 6, 2013 meeting as Clerk is unable to attend ETM classes at this time, 2nd by Clements.  All in favor – motion carries to hold regular meetings on the first and third Wednesday of the month.


With no further business the meeting adjourned at 8:53 p.m.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     _______________________________                                   _____________________________

Nicole Moreau Folden, Village Clerk                                  David Ernst, Chairman

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