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VILLAGE OF ELMWOOD

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

June 3, 2020 – 7:00 PM

REGULAR BOARD MEETING MINUTES

Meeting Held at Elmwood Village Hall

 

The Village of Elmwood Board of Trustees met in regular session on Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at the Elmwood Village Hall. Chairperson Miki Bruns called the meeting to order at 7:00pm. Bruns stated that a current copy of the Nebraska Open Meetings Act was posted. Roll Call was answered by Angela Lancaster, Pat Wray, Becky Kicak, Dave Ernst, and Miki Bruns.

Kicak made a motion, seconded by Ernst to approve the May 20, 2020 minutes with the correction of “die” to “do” in the public comment period portion of the minutes. RCV: Yes: All. Motion approved 5-0.

Kicak made a motion, seconded by Wray, to approve the payroll and claims as presented. RCV: Yes: All. Motion approved 5-0.

New Business

Bruns stated that she was approached by someone concerning the trees that will be removed on B street when the street project starts. Bruns suggested a letter to be sent out to the current owners of trees to ask if they wanted to move them, at their expense, before the street project starts. It was stated that they will have until June 15th to let us know if they will move the trees, if they choose not to move them or if they don’t respond the other party will be allowed to move them.

Kicak made a motion, seconded by Ernst, to waive the three readings of Ordinance No. 2020-6. RCV: Yes: All. Motion was approved 5-0. Ordinance No 2020-6 was read one time. Ernst made a motion, seconded by Wray, to approved Ordinance No. 2020-6. RCV: Yes: All. Motion approved 5-0.

There was discussion about resolution No 2020-7 which pertains to adopting the Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan set forth by the Lower Platte South Natural Resource District. Kicak made a motion, seconded by Ernst, to approved resolution No. 2020-7. RCV: Yes: All. Motion approved 5-0.

Discussion was had on the renewal of the Zito/Galaxy franchise agreement. Kicak made a motion, seconded by Lancaster, to approve the renewal of the Zito/Galaxy franchise agreement. Motion approved 5-0.

Old Business

There was discussion on the clerk hours being raised from 29 hours to 32 hours. Bruns provided a list of surrounding Villages office hours to compare. Kicak made a motion, seconded by Lancaster, to approve changing the clerk hours from 29 hours a week to up to 32 hours a week, with approval of more hours on an as needed basis with additional hours allotted for training during the first 90 days, and that the hours would be revisited at the new clerks 90 day review. RCV: Yes: All. Motion approved 5-0.

Reports of Boards, Commissions, and Committees

Library: Kicak made a motion, seconded by Ernst, to approve the library payroll and claims as presented. RCV: Yes: All. Motion approved 5-0.

Park: Bruns was contacted about the farmers market beginning on Saturday and was asked if the bathrooms could be opened. Curt is to post a sign cautioning people to use them at their own risk. Gus is to weed eat in front of the Aldrich park sign and Bruns will talk to the 4-H group to see if pulling weeds is something they would want to do.    

Streets: There is a meeting on June 9th at 10:00am to have a walk through of the street project

Water: Nothing to report

Sewer: Nothing to report

Planning/Zoning: JEO is ok extending the due date for the revisions on the book

Public Comment: None

Correspondence: Nothing to report  

Future Agenda Items: Update on street project

Kicak made a motion, seconded by Ernst, to enter executive session to discuss the selection for the new clerk. RCV: Yes: All. Motion approved 5-0 and executive session was entered at 7:36pm

Wray made a motion, seconded by Ernst, to leave executive session. RCV: Yes: All. Motion approved 5-0 and executive session was left at 7:53pm.

Kicak made a motion, seconded by Lancaster, to offer Lacy Fritz the clerk position starting at $18.00/hr. Should she decline an offer would be made to the alternate candidate. RCV: Yes: All. Motion approved 5-0.

Without any further business to discuss the meeting was adjourned at 7:54pm.

 

Official Minutes

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