VILLAGE OF ELMWOOD
Board of Trustees Regular Meeting – February 5, 2014
The Village of Elmwood Board of Trustees met in regular session with Trustees Allgayer, Clements, Ronhovde, Ernst, and Chairman Wilhelm presiding. The meeting was called to order at 7:02 p.m. All signed the “Notice of Acknowledgement of Meeting”. Chairman Wilhelm declared the “Open Meeting Act” posted. Visitors present were Kevin Kruse-JEO, Ross Lawrence-JEO, Teresa Stubbendeck, Melanie Matulka, Ed Blunt, Mick Bornemeier, Keith Hammons, and Ben Kastens.
Motion by Allgayer to approve the minutes of the January 15, 2014 Board Meeting as presented; second by Clements. Vote: Yes: All; No: None. Motion carried.
Streets: School Crossing sign installed.
Park: No Report.
Library: Claims for payment. Motion by Ronhovde to approve payment of claims as presented; second by Allgayer. RCV: Yes: All, No: None. Motion carried.
Water: Leak at 309 East D Street. Water Usage for January: 1,896,000 gallons pumped; 1,654,000 gallons treated.
Sewer: Testing within normal limits.
Comp/Zoning: No Report.
Planning: No Report.
Special Events: No Report.
Safety Committee: No Report.
To Do List: Report.
Old Business: JEO presented proposed scope of work for D Street drainage project. In regard to 128 North 4th Street nuisance property; no plans for future work at this time. In regard to 117 East D Street nuisance property; tabled until April 2014 meeting. Building permit for 30413 Adams Street presented; motion by Ronhovde to approve the building permit as presented; second by Clements. Vote: Yes: All, No: None. Motion carried. Utility bill adjustment for 504 West D Street; motion by Allgayer to reduce the utility bill by $47.48; second by Ronhovde. Vote: Yes: All, No: None; motion carried. Utility bill adjustment for 417 West F Street; motion by Clements to adjust utility bill to reflect base rates for Jan/Febr 2014; second by Allgayer. Vote: Yes: All, No: None; motion carried. Tree removal/trimming south of park tabled until next board meeting. Hearing for One & Six Year Street Plan opened at 9:20 pm; motion by Clements to approve Resolution 02052014 regarding One & Six Year Street Plan; second by Ronhovde. RCV: Yes: All, No: None. Motion carried. See Resolution 02052014 in its entirety at the Village Office. Hearing for One & Six Year Street Plan closed at 9:26 pm.
New Business: Tobacco-Free Outdoor Facility Program presented to the Board for the city park; no action taken at this time. PayPort Point of Sale System presented to the Board; no action taken at this time. Preliminary reports of financial audit reviewed; no action taken at this time.
Presentation of Claims for Payment: Claim#1: Cass County Refuse $62.00; Bits ‘n Pieces $4.00; Black Hills Energy $843.82; 4th Street Market $40.00; Elmwood Convenience Store $3.95; NE Public Health Environmental Services $16.00; OPPD $4,085.99; Todd Valley Plumbing $1,350.00; Windstream $122.37; Office Depot $177.93; HD Supply Waterworks $68.97; NMPP $290.62; JEO Consulting Group $714.00; Meeske Ace Hardware $57.81; Utility Service Co $6,165.61; Elmwood Public Library $1,429.47; Jack Faubion $1,250.00; Connie Carlton $137.52; NE Dept of Revenue $43.03; US Treasury $1,559.18; US Treasury $368.10; Payroll $2,475.53. Motion by Clements to approve the claims as presented for payment; second by Ronhovde. RCV: Yes: All, No: None. Motion carried. Claim #2: American Exchange Bank $5,000.00. Motion by Ronhovde to approve Claim #2 as presented for payment; second by Allgayer. RCV: Clements Abstain; Yes: All, No: None. Motion carried.
There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 10:08 p.m.
Connie Carlton, Village Clerk Curt Wilhelm, Chairman