BRUNSWICK BOARD OF TRUSTEES
REGULAR BOARD MEETING AGENDA
DATE: May 8th 2019 at Community Room.
Chairman Jim Meuret called the meeting to order at 7:00 pm with a Roll Call: Open Meetings Notice was acknowledged, Present were Craig Forbes, Joe Rumsey, Chris Twibell and Guest: Mike Masat
Chris Twibell made a motion, seconded by Craig Forbes to approve the minutes from the last meeting. All ayes, motion carried. Chris Twibell made a motion, seconded by Craig Forbes to approve the agenda. All ayes, motion carried.
The Board reviewed the monthly bills and wages and Treasurer’s Report. Craig Forbes made a motion, seconded by Chris Twibell to pay the monthly bills and wages and approve the Treasurer’s Report. All ayes, motion carried.
Clerk Krystal Buck stated that she had spoken with Dana Klabenes with the City of Neligh to inquire on what their Unsightly Property Notices looked like. Klabenes emailed over a sample of what the form looks like and it was passed around for the board members. Chairman Meuret stated that he thought the form was similar to what we should use. He wanted to compare it to others he has seen and then would help originate the Village’s policy.
Mike Masat stated that there is an issue or two that has come up with the community hall rental, mostly with the use of it between its cleaning and the rental taking place. The cleaning always takes place the night before. The Village Board all voiced support of the morning coffee group that is using it but thought they were not to use it on rented days. Krystal will call the group and remind them to not hold their morning coffee there when it its rented that day, regardless of the time of rental. The Village Board reviewed its policy on rental of the room and all agreed that the coffee group was exempt from that, but all other functions must go thru the rental process with Ashley including the 75$ fee.
Maintenance Report: Mike Masat stated that he had spoken with Bruce Horstman and had done some research online pertaining to the lagoon. Masat stated that he had read if there were any disinfectants in the water it could cause some issue, Masat asked Meuret what they run in the truck wash and Meuret stated that he would check to be sure but they made sure they were additives that can be ran through the town sewer safely. The Village board discussed possible ways to help manage the lagoon system, such as setting up an irrigating plan, but decided to see how the summer went and revisit the issue in the fall. Usage seems to be up but it has been so wet that it is hard to gauge if we will have a problem with it. Also on the south side of town there are underground drains that are running constantly from underground water coming up. Masat also stated that the new blade for the tractor was ordered and they gave the village a $500 trade in on the old one. Masat stated that he called and asked Pollard Pumping to come and clean out some select main lines. He will contact NCPPD for a streetlight repair.
Chairman’s Report: Chairman Meuret stated that the water tower is approaching an age that it is going to need some maintenance. We have done just what is necessary so far but it would be very easy to fall behind. He stated that is one of the things we keep a water reserve for, but it may not be enough. Meuret said he would like the boards permission to talk to two companies and get their maintenance programs ideas going forward with timelines and with some budget numbers for the board to look at. They may even include a flat yearly amount that is more budgetable than big variations in expenditures. Forbes motion and a Rumsey second to allow him to make contact and get bids. All ayes
The meeting adjourned at 7:52 pm, next meeting is scheduled for June 12th, 2019 at 7:00 pm in the Community Room.
Bills Approved: J&J Sanitation - $1003.01; NCPPD - $2190.74; Kumm Gas Company - $85.44; Mitteis Gravel - $355.51; Ne Public Health Lab - $15.00; Plainview Telephone - $32.99; JE Meuret Grain - $131.40; Core Development - $200.00; Bomgaars - $40.98; Mike Masat Wages - $708.75; Ashlee Masat Wages - $88.00; Krystal Buck Wages - $525.00; Kate Ostenrude Wages - $693.00; Walts Computers - $150.00; Verizon - $23.76; S&S Worldwide - $29.99; Demco - $161.91.
Published June 12, 2019
The Antelope County News is a legal publication for
Village of Orchard,
Village of Royal,
Village of Brunswick,
City of Neligh,
Nebraska Unified Dist. 1,
Orchard Public Schools, Upper Elkhorn NRD, NCPPD and the
State of Nebraska.
To submit a notice for publication, email to email@example.com.
News That Matters To Antelope County - Your News. Your Way. Every Day!
© Pitzer Digital, LLC