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Board of Trustees Regular Meeting


August 1, 2018



The Village of Elmwood Board of Trustees met in Regular Session on Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at the Elmwood Village Hall. The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m.   Chairperson Anderson stated that a current copy of the Nebraska Open Meetings Act was posted; additional meeting documents were available. Roll Call was answered by Brandon Collins, Julie Anderson, Miki Bruns, Trent Shrader, and Kathy Goerlitz. All signed the “Notice of Acknowledgement of Meeting”. A copy of the proof of publication, as well as the Chairperson and Trustees’ acknowledgement of receipt of notice, are on file.  Notice of the meeting was given in advance thereof by posting in three (3) public places (the Post Office, Village Office, and Elmwood Convenience Store).  Minutes were taken by Connie Carlton, Clerk/Treasurer.



Approval of Minutes:  Motion by Shrader to approve the minutes of the July 18, 2018 Board Meeting as presented; second by Bruns.  RCV: Yes: Bruns, Collins, Shrader, Anderson, Goerlitz; No: None.  Motion approved 5-0. 



Approval of Claims for Payment: A.  Arrow Striping Inc. $2,365.00 (Street striping); Cass County Refuse $65.00 (July Refuse service); Christiansen Tree Service  $740.00 (Tree removal); Columbus Telegram $99.98 (Publications); Elmwood Public Library $1,666.67 (Library monthly allotment); Meeske Ace Hardware $366.65 (Misc supplies); Mick’s Diesel Repair $157.34 (Generator battery); NE Public Health Environmental Lab $30.00 (Lab testing); NE Dept of Revenue $1,038.66 (2nd Qtr 941N); Office Depot $29.99 (Cleaning supplies); OPPD $3,851.76 (June-July electricity expense); Payroll $2,784.12; Safeguard Business Systems $77.04 (office supplies); Windstream $139.45 (Telephone expense).  Motion by Collins with second by Shrader to approve the claims as presented for payment. RCV: Yes: Collins, Shrader, Bruns, Goerlitz, Anderson; No: None.  Motion approved 5-0.  B. Dylan Bruns $383.42 (Payroll). Motion by Shrader with second by Collins to approve the payroll as presented for Dylan Bruns.  RCV: Yes: Shrader, Collins, Goerlitz, Anderson; No: None; Abstain: Bruns. Motion approved 4-0.



New Business: A discussion of the street project report was moved to the August 15th board meeting.  Fence permit for Jeff & Renee Holland @ 114 Sydney Lane – Motion by Shrader to approve the fence permit for Jeff and Renee Holland at 114 Sydney Lane; second by Goerlitz. RCV: Yes: All; No: None. Motion approved 5-0.  Fence permit for Ed Blunt at 313 West E Street – Motion by Shrader to approve the fence permit for Ed Blunt at 313 West E Street with second by Goerlitz.  RCV: Yes: All; No: None. Motion approved 5-0.  A letter was received from Rutalkn Development, LLC Manager Ryan Anderson of the “Notice to Accelerate Phase Two” of the Trail Ridge Project.  No action needed or taken.



Unfinished Business:  6.A. Board member Shrader moved that the recodification of ordinances be moved to the next item on the agenda; second by Bruns.  RCV: Yes: All; No: None. Motion approved 5-0.  The final draft changes for the ordinance recodification were discussed. Motion by Shrader to move 6.B. to the next item for discussion; second by Bruns. RCV: Yes: All; No: None. Motion approved 5-0.  The 2018-2019 annual budget items were discussed. No action taken.




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REPORTS OF BOARDS, COMMISSIONS, AND COMMITTEES: Street: No Report.  Park: An Open House was held in the park to present three options for the park comprehensive plan.  There were many in attendance who enjoyed the ice cream during the presentation.  Library:  June 2018 minutes. Water: 2018-2026 water tower service schedule was given to the Board.  Sewer:  Pump removed and sent for analysis. Planning/Zoning: Fence permits were discussed.



There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 8:10 p.m.  I, the undersigned Clerk/Treasurer hereby certify the foregoing is a summary of all matters discussed at the August 1, 2018 meeting of the Board of Trustees, and was available to the public within ten working days. All proceedings were contained in the agenda for at least twenty-four hours prior to said meeting.





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Connie Carlton, Clerk            /Treasurer                              Julie Anderson, Chairperson




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