VILLAGE OF ELMWOOD
Board of Trustees Regular Meeting – July 2, 2014
The Village of Elmwood Board of Trustees met in Regular Session with Trustees Allgayer, Clements, Ronhovde, and Chairman Wilhelm presiding; Trustee Ernst was absent. 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: Kevin Kruse, Ross Lawrence, Pat Wray, and Pat Beckmann. Ed Blunt and Connie Carlton were also present.
Motion by Clements to approve the minutes of the June 17, 2014 Board Meeting as presented; second by Allgayer. Vote: Yes: All, No: None. Motion carried.
Streets: Striping of parking stalls on main street and 100 block of West D Street on July 7th, may be postponed. Library: Motion by Clements to approve the claims as presented for payment; second by Allgayer. RCV: Yes: All, No: None. Motion carried. Park: Weeds sprayed in playground area. Water: June water pumped 2,488,000 gallons with 2,164,000 gallons treated. Planning/Zoning: Special meeting to be held @ 6:30 pm on Tuesday, July 15th, regarding planned daycare at 101 East D Street.
Unfinished Business: Motion by Clements to accept the bid from Ray Lipsey, Inc. of $45,368.25 for the 2014 D Street Drainage Improvement Project; second by Allgayer. RCV: Yes: All, No: None. Motion carried. Allgayer motion to authorize a check for 25%, not to exceed 40% of cost for downpayment of park court surface; second by Ronhovde. RCV: Yes: All, No: None. Motion carried. The Board accepted the resignation of Grace Ronhovde from the Board of Trustees. Motion by Allgayer to appoint Pat Wray to fill the vacancy replacing Grace Ronhovde for a period of two years effective July 16, 2014; second by Clements. Vote: Yes: All, No: None, Abstain: Ronhovde. Motion carried.
New Business: Fence permit for 101 East D Street postponed until July 16th Board Meeting.
Presentation of Claims for Payment: Claims #1: NE Dept of Revenue $1,142.57, Capital City Refuse $62.00, Cass County Refuse $62.00, Christiansen Tree Service $545.00, Connie Carlton (travel expenses) $213.50, Country Inn & Suites $166.00, Elmwood Convenience Store $40.53, Elmwood Public Library $1,429.47, Hawkins Inc $312.30, Jack Faubion $1,250.00, Menards $48.17, OPPD $3,936.17, Payroll $2,957.49, Windstream $123.09, JEO Consulting Group Inc $809.00. Motion by Allgayer 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 Allgayer to pay Claim #2 as presented for payment; second by Ronhovde. RCV: Clements: Abstain, Allgayer: Yes, Ronhovde: Yes, Wilhelm: Yes. Motion carried.
Personnel: Motion by Clements to approve a pay increase of .75/hr effective June 30, 2014 for Maintenance Supervisor obtaining Grade III Water Operator Certification; second by Allgayer. RCV: Yes: All, No: None. Motion carried.
There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 8:55 p.m.
Connie Carlton, Village Clerk Curt Wilhelm, Chairman