Village of Republican City
The regular monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees was held on January 2, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. at the Fire Station with Trustees Eddy, Hammond, Orcutt and Valentine present. Clerk Waldo and Utility Supervisor Whetstine 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.
Motion by Orcutt, seconded by Valentine, to approve the minutes of the last meeting as published Voting Aye: Eddy, Hammond, Orcutt and Valentine. There were no votes against the motion. Absent: Einspahr. Motion carried.
Motion by Hammond, seconded by Orcutt to pay the following bills:
GENERAL: State of NE, $585.40; Commercial State Bank, $83.68; UHC, $490.52; Verizon, $111.53; IRS, $130.64; Presto X, $55.62; Waggoner Ins, $129.00; Jim’s OK Tire, $145.00; Black Hills Energy, $83.81; One Call Concepts, $1.14; Harlan County Clerk, $117.06; Harlan County Journal, $60.11; Frontier, $109.58; TVPPD, 154.84; Payroll/Waldo, $600.59; South Central Sanitation, $282.00; American Legal Publishing, $650.00; Island, $62.76; M. Waldo, $47.41; Doug Walker, $528.00.
STREET: UHC, $1855.78; TVPPD, $1366.74; Island, $62.75.
WATER: SPD, $200.00; Black Hills Energy, $33.00; NE Public Health Env Lab, $163.00; TVPPD, $125.47; USPS, $34.00; Island, $62.75.
WASTEWATER: IRS, $920.24; NDEQ, $150.00; USPS, $34.00; Payroll/Whetstine, $3050.48; Island, $62.75.
Voting Aye: Eddy, Hammond, Orcutt and Valentine. There were no votes against the motion. Absent: Einspahr. Motion carried.
RECEIPTS: State of NE, $4727.97; Harlan County Treasurer, $1664.89; TVPPD, $3076.24; RCVFD, $12.50; Utility Billing, $9869.14; Int Inc- ckg, $46.28.
Treasurer’s report was read and approved.
Ordinance 296 was introduced by Chairman Eddy. Ordinance 296 reads: AN ORDINANCE TO REVISE ALL THE ORDINANCES OF THE VILLAGE OF REPUBLICAN CITY, NEBRASKA BY ADOPTING THE 2016 EDITION OF THE NEBRASKA BASIC CODE OF ORDINANCES, TO REPEAL PRIOR ORDINANCES; TO REQUIRE FILINGS; AND TO PROVIDE AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Motion by Hammond, seconded by Orcutt to suspend the rule requiring three separate readings of the ordinance. Voting Aye: Eddy, Hammond, Orcutt and Valentine. There were no votes against the motion. Absent: Einspahr. Motion carried. Motion by Hammond, seconded by Orcutt to adopt Ordinance 296. Voting Aye: Eddy, Hammond, Orcutt and Valentine. There were no votes against the motion. Absent: Einspahr. Motion carried.
Discussion was held regarding ambulance billing, internet needs at the fire hall and ambulance runs that need to be entered into the state system and submitted to the billing company. Question was raised if cars and trailers could be parked on the street for extended time periods. As long as vehicle or trailer is licensed, yes they can.
Motion by Hammond, seconded by Orcutt to adjourn at 7:19 p.m.
The next regular scheduled village board meeting will be held Monday, February 6, 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