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Village of Republican City

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PO Box 36 Republican City, NE 68971 (308)920-2243

  


Village of Republican City

 

The regular monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees was held on December 5, 2016, at 7:00 p.m. at the Fire Station with Trustees Valentine, Eddy and Orcutt present.  Clerk Waldo, Utility Supervisor Whetstine and Ray Jones were also present. Posted notices in three public places within the village.  Notice of meeting and agenda was given to Trustees in advance. As required by law Chairman Eddy, pointed out the copy of the Opens Meeting Act posted on the wall for public viewing and called the meeting to order.  Proceedings shown were taken while convened meeting was open to the public.

 

Newly elected Trustee Shirley Valentine recited the Oath of Office and was sworn in.

 

Motion by Orcutt, seconded by Valentine, to approve the minutes of the last meeting as published.   Voting Aye:  Eddy, Valentine and Orcutt.  There were no votes against the motion. Motion carried.  Absent:  Einspahr and Hammond.

 

Motion by Valentine, seconded by Orcutt to pay the following bills:

 

GENERAL:  State of NE, $613.03;  UHC, $490.52;  Verizon, $111.37;  IRS, $109.32;  USPS, $49.00;  Harlan County Journal, $47.67;  Presto X, $55.62;  Frontier, $109.58;  Payroll, $474.04;  Waldo, $184.56;  Island, $25.50. 

 

STREET:  TVPPD, $1366.74;  Island, $25.50. 

 

WATER:  USPS, $34.00;  TVPPD, $134.27;  NE Municipal Power Pool, $146.67;  NE Public Health Env. Lab, $15.00;  NDEQ, $3733.41;  Island, $25.51;  NE Municipal Power Pool, $996.50. 

 

WASTEWATER:  UHC, $1855.78;  IRS, $920.002;  USPS, $34.00;  NE Municipal Power Pool, $146.67;  Payroll, $3805.35;  Island, $25.51;  NE Municipal Power Pool, $996.50.

 

Voting Aye:  Eddy, Valentine and Orcutt.  There were no votes against the motion. Motion carried.  Absent:  Einspahr and Hammond.

 

RECEIPTS:  Liquor License, $700.00;  State of NE, $4742.33;  Harlan County Treasurer, $1903.75;  TVPPD, $3326.84;  Sale of Real Estate, $3299.72;  Customer Receipts, $8025.89;  Int Inc- CD, $92.78;  Int Inc- Ckg, $44.75.

 

Treasurer’s report was read and approved.

 

Motion by Orcutt, seconded by Valentine to re-appoint Kris Eddy as Chairman of the Village Board; Duncan, Walker, Schenker and Daake as Village law firm, Reed Miller with Miller & Associates as Street Superintendent, Martha Orcutt as Street Commissioner, all Board Members as Water Commissioners and Miller & Associates as Village Engineer for January 1,2017 – December 31, 2017.  Voting Aye:  Eddy, Valentine and Orcutt.  There were no votes against the motion. Motion carried.  Absent:  Einspahr and Hammond.

 

Motion by Valentine, seconded by Orcutt to approve the engagement letter from Contryman Associates for the 2015-2016 annual audit.  Voting Aye:  Eddy, Valentine and Orcutt.  There were no votes against the motion. Motion carried.  Absent:  Einspahr and Hammond.

 

Discussion was held regarding employee health insurance.  Motion by Orcutt, seconded by Valentine to continue health insurance coverage for the employees with United Healthcare at a monthly rate of $2700.57.  Voting Aye:  Eddy, Valentine and Orcutt.  There were no votes against the motion. Motion carried.  Absent:  Einspahr and Hammond.

 

Motion by Orcutt, seconded by Valentine to adjourn at 7:21 p.m.

 

The next regular scheduled village board meeting will be held Monday, January 2, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at the Fire Hall.  Meeting is open to the public and the public is encouraged to attend.

 

Melissa Waldo, Clerk

Village of Republican City