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Village of Republican City

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

May 2, 2016 minutes


Village of Republican City

 

The regular monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees was held on May 2, 2016, at 6:00 p.m. at the Fire Station with Trustees Eddy, Einspahr, Hammond and Orcutt present.  Clerk Waldo, Utility Supervisor Whetstine, Shirley Valentine and Dan Kelly 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 Einspahr, seconded by Orcutt, to approve the minutes of the last meeting as published   Voting Aye:  Eddy, Einspahr, Hammond and Orcutt.  There were no votes against the motion. Absent: Crawford.  Motion carried. 

 

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

 

GENERAL:  State of NE, $546.11;  State of NE, $32.89;  United Healthcare, $490.52;  Verizon, $113.90;  IRS, $110.36;  Source Gas, $233.51;  Presto X, $55.62;  USPS, $47.00;  Harlan County Journal, $70.73;  TVPPD, $182.87;  Payroll, $480.18;  Frontier, $109.56;  Travelers, $3541.00;  Dan and Josie Kelly, $4995.00;  Island, $39.25;  Barco, $146.57;  Lake Auto, $3.75;  One Call Concepts, $4.17.

 

STREET:  State of NE, $377.28;  CHS Agri Svc, $57.17;  TVPPD, $1367.16; Island, $39.26; Lake Auto, $3.75. 

 

WATER:  United Healthcare, $1855.78;  IRS, $920.22;  Source Gas, $66.22;  TVPPD, $131.85;  USPS, $34.00;  Payroll, $3050.48;  NE Public Health Env Lab, $278.00;  Island, $39.26; Lake Auto, $3.75;  SPD, $207.00. 

 

WASTEWATER:  USPS, $34.00;  Island, $39.26; Lake Auto, $3.75. 

 

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

 

RECEIPTS: Customer Receipts, $9257.19;  Building Permits, $10.00;  State of NE, $4644.21;  State Farm, $5.00;  Harlan County Treasurer, $4284.10;  TVPPD, $2313.76;  Int Inc- CD, $34.73;  Int Inc- ckg, $46.77.

 

Treasurer’s report was read and approved.

 

Discussion was held regarding the change of address for the Nebraska Liquor Control Commission for Harlan County Steak House (formerly dba Tall Tales) from 15 Berrigan Rd. to 30 Circle Drive.  Motion by Einspahr, seconded by Orcutt to approve the change of address from 15 Berrigan Rd. to 30 Circle Drive.  Roll call vote: Hammond- Abstain, Orcutt- Aye, Einspahr- Aye, Eddy- Aye.  Absent: Crawford.  Motion carried.

 

Motion by Hammond , seconded by Orcutt to approve Drew Whetstine as a member of the Republican City Volunteer Fire Department.  Voting Aye:  Eddy, Einspahr, Hammond and Orcutt.  There were no votes against the motion.  Absent: Crawford.  Motion carried.

 

Motion by Hammond, seconded by Einspahr to approve the building permit for 5/9 Hwy 136.  Voting Aye:  Eddy, Einspahr, Hammond and Orcutt.  There were no votes against the motion.  Absent: Crawford.  Motion carried.

 

No response has been received from property owner at 101 3rd Street regarding purchasing the adjoining property to the west.  No further action was taken.

 

Discussion was held regarding the proposed RV park/Shelter/Bathrooms.  Spoke with Miller & Associates today and they will have information to present at the June meeting.

 

Discussion was held regarding gravel for streets and alley between SHA and Atkinson.  Keith will assess and order gravel as he sees necessary.

 

Proposal for street repairs will be reviewed at June meeting.  Nuisance letters will be sent regarding properties will tall grass/weeds.  Village office will be closed May 23-27, 2016. 

 

Motion by Orcutt, seconded by Hammond to adjourn at 6:16 p.m.

 

The next regular scheduled village board meeting will be held Monday, June 6, 2016 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