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Village of Elmwood

Board of Trustees Regular Meeting – March 20, 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.  James Nelson, Diann Stille, Troy Coats, Ed Blunt and Nicole Folden were in attendance.  Minutes from the March 6, 2013 meeting were presented and approved.    Motion by Allgayer, 2nd by Wilhelm.  Aye:  Wilhelm, Allgayer, Clements and Ernst.  Nay:  None.  Abstain:  Ronhovde.

Building Permit:  Troy Coats was in attendance to discuss his application for fence permit.  The fence permit application was reviewed by the Board.  Motion by Allgayer to approve Troy Coats’ Fence Permit Application, 2nd by Wilhelm.  Aye:  All, Nay:  None.  Application for Fence Permit approved.

Streets:  Discussion of filling holes in streets.  Blunt reported Asphalt needed for 2nd & E Street and Railroad Avenue and E Street; all other streets require concrete.

Park:  Ronhovde reported Kurk Schrader requested the use of the park for the annual Easter Egg Hunt and requested a copy of the usual Release provided by the Village to give to Schrader.

Clements reported several volunteers showed for the “Leprechaun Chase” at SAC Museum and $400 was donated to EPIC for the volunteers’ time.  Clements expressed his appreciation to all of the volunteers.

Water:  Blunt reported the Village is running 40,000-60,000 gallons per day.  Blunt reported that he has looked into other suppliers for repair sleeves.  Repair sleeves are usually ordered from Municipal Supply and can be purchased for approximately $103.00 cheaper through HD Waterworks.

Sewer:  UV lights are ready to be put in – April. 

Safety Committee:  The Safety Committee reported several things need to be done to the park.  Tennis fence needs fixed, electrical boxes need to be repaired or removed in the picnic area.  Blunt reported the boxes are currently not connected and there is no electricity running to them.  The Safety Committee reported there are hardware issues on the swings, hardware is needed on bike racks, dirt is needed and branches need to be trimmed. 

Old Business:  Josoff’s Liquor License Application (Red Cedar Lounge).  The Board agreed to publish the Notice of Hearing in the Plattsmouth Journal on April 4, 2013 and the hearing will be held on April 17, 2013.

New Business:  The Board tabled scheduling “clean-up” day until the annual garage sale date is known.  Ernst reported the baseball committee has required a small hot water heater for the concession stand and the baseball committee will purchase and install and there will be no cost to the village.  There were no objections from the Board.

Correspondence:  The contract for the utility billing program signed 6/3/11 was reviewed by the board.  The contract indicates that 60 days’ notice before the end of the year is required for cancellation.  The Board agreed the contract would be reviewed in October 2013 to determine whether or not to cancel the contract.

Claims:  Payroll: $1,580.53  Federal Withholding $1,320.30, Aksarben $2,945.00, Postmaster $373.00, Quill Corp $95.96, Municipal Supply $1,608.87, Midwest Lab $103.98, Tan-Aire Inc $495.00, Verizon Wireless $67.37, Nebraska Public Health Environmental Lab $323.00, Elmwood C Store $7.89, Columbus Telegram $129.07, Lovell Excavating $850.00, One Call Concepts $3.30.  Motion by Allgayer to approve the claims as presented, 2nd by Clements.  RCV:  Aye:  Clements, Allgayer, Ronhovde, Wilhelm and Ernst.  Nay:  None.

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Nicole Moreau Folden, Village Clerk                                  David Ernst, Chairman

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