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Board of Trustees Regular Meeting


February 6, 2019



The Village of Elmwood Board of Trustees met in Regular Session on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at the Elmwood Village Hall. The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m.   Chairperson Bruns stated that a current copy of the Nebraska Open Meetings Act was posted; additional meeting documents were available. Roll Call was answered by Kathy Goerlitz, Becky Kicak, David Ernst, and Miki Bruns. 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 January 16, 2019 Minutes: Motion by Ernst with second by Kicak to approve the minutes, as presented, of the January 16, 2019 meeting.  RCV: Yes: Kicak, Bruns, Goerlitz, Ernst; No: None.  Motion approved 4-0. 



Approval of Claims for Payment: Aldrich Foundation $25.00 (Membership Dues); American Exchange Bank $5,000.00 (Street Loan); Cass County Refuse $65.00 (Jan Refuse); Lincoln Journal Star (Publications); Cornhusker Press $92.40 (Pet License Supplies); D.R. Ortlieb $251.64 (Screenings); Elmwood Public Library (Febr 2019 Transfer); JEO Consulting Group $1,825.00 (Comp Plan); KCCB $100.00 (2019 Membership Dues); Midwest Farmers Coop $178.62 (Jan. Fuel Expense); NE Dept of Revenue $1,120.31 (4th Qtr W/H Tax); Payroll $3,237.60 (Payroll –Employees); OPPD $4,072.36 (Dec-Jan Electricity); Second Generation Plumbing $85.00 (replace pit water meter); Staples $318.57 (Office Supplies); Windstream $139.34 (Dec-Jan Telephone). Motion by Goerlitz with second by Kicak to approve the claims and payroll as presented. RCV: Yes: Goerlitz, Kicak, Ernst, Bruns; No: None.  Motion approved 4-0. 



New Business:  The One & Six Year Street Plan Hearing was called to order at 7:05 p.m.    The Street Plan Hearing was closed at 7:09 p.m. after no public comment was received.  Motion by Kicak  with second by Ernst to approve the One & Six Year Street Plan as presented. RCV: Yes: Ernst, Kicak, Goerlitz, Bruns; No: None. Motion approved 4-0.  Action on Conditional Use Permit for 101 East D Street from Damicka Stephens.  Motion by Goerlitz with second by Kicak to approve the conditional use permit for a daycare operation at 101 East D Street.  RCV: Yes: Kicak, Ernst, Goerlitz, Bruns; No: None. Motion approved 4-0.  Action on Fence Permit for 140 Sydney Lane by Sandy Eberhardt:  Motion by Kicak with second by Goerlitz to approve the fence permit at 140 Sydney Lane as presented.  RCV: Yes: Goerlitz, Kicak, Ernst, Bruns; No: None. Motion approved 4-0.



Unfinished Business:  It was proposed that a reservation system be put in place for the park shelter with fee.  A brick paver fundraising project for the park was presented.



REPORTS OF BOARDS, COMMISSIONS, AND COMMITTEES:  Street:  Rock screenings delivered.  Park:  No Report. Library: January Librarians Report and A/P Report. Amazon $211.51 (New




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Books); Black Hills Energy $107.78 (Natural Gas Expense); Demco $58.94 (Supplies); EMMA $30.00 (2019 Membership Dues); NE Dept of Revenue $5.19 (4th Qtr State W/H); NE UC Fund $8.07 (SUTA Taxes); OPPD $80.26 (Dec-Jan Electricity); Payroll $893.34; Petty Cash $11.88 (Postage, Supplies); Scott Bornemeier $65.34 (Jan Internet); US Treasury $130.72 (Federal Payroll Deposit); Windstream $47.22 (Telephone).  Motion by Kicak to approve the Librarians Report and to pay the claims as presented; second by Ernst.  RCV: Yes: Kicak, Goerlitz, Ernst, Bruns; No: None. Motion approved 4-0.  Water: Two water leaks found to be on owner properties. Sewer:  Composite testing completed.  Planning/Zoning: The next meeting will be Thursday, March 28th.



Public Comment Period: No comment. 



Future Agenda Items:   PT Maintenance Position; Park Gazebo Update; Park Fee/Reservation System; Proposed Brick Paver Project for Park; Appoint Health Board and Building Inspector.




Adjournment: There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 7:58 p.m. I, the undersigned Clerk/Treasurer hereby certify the foregoing is a summary of all matters discussed at the February 6, 2019 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.







Miki Bruns, Chairperson




                                                                        Connie Carlton, Village Clerk                        

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