Friday, June 22, 2018

VILLAGE OF EAGLE

May 1, 2018


The Village Board of Trustees met in regular session at 7:00 p.m. on May 1, 2018 with Moore, Young, Schukei and Meier present. Rash was absent. The Agenda items listed thereon were sufficiently descriptive to give the public reasonable notice of the matters to be considered at the meeting. The Chair, at the beginning of the meeting, informed the public about the location of the posted current copy of the Open Meetings Act. Chairperson Moore named the three (3) areas where the agenda was posted as follows: Village Clerk’s Office, Eagle Fire & Rescue Department and Eagle State Bank.

Motion by Moore, second by Meier, to nominate Christopher LeFrois to the Village of Eagle Board of Trustees to fulfill the remainder of a four-year term expiring on December 4, 2018. Voting: Ayes – 4. Motion carried.

Christopher LeFrois was sworn in as a new member of the Village of Eagle Board of Trustees.

Open Forum – Eric Walkenhorst (140 E St.) said a complaint was lodged against him on the Eagle, Nebraska Facebook page and he would like this comment removed. Moore said he will speak with the Village Attorney regarding this matter. Larry Reynoldson (700 G St.) discussed his concerns with the condition of the Village of Eagle property and the property to its north located at 6th & G Street. Moore said the Village commenced work last year on cleaning up the concrete and asphalt from its property and will continue working on clean-up as time allows. Freeman-Caddy said she will comment on the property to the north during her report at tonight’s meeting. Randy Nail (613 G St.) commented on engine braking occurring on Highway 34 and whether red flags can be placed on the signs to draw the attention of truck drivers. Moore said law enforcement should be contacted with engine braking concerns; in the meantime, the Village can make contact with the Nebraska Department of Transportation regarding whether or not red flags can be placed on the signs along Highway 34. Ron Schmidt (230 S. 5th St.) asked when the Village Office will be relocated to its new site. Moore said an official move date has not been set and the Village is waiting for Windstream to install phone and internet service.

Motion by Schukei, second by Young, to approve Special Designated License Application and closure of 4th Street between ‘D’ and ‘E’ Street for Bailey’s Local located at 540 South 4th Street on June 9, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. the following day. Voting: Ayes – 5. Motion carried.

Motion by Schukei, second by Meier, to approve Special Designated License Application and closure of 4th Street between ‘D’ and ‘E’ Street for Bailey’s Local located at 540 South 4th Street on June 23, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. the following day. Voting: Ayes – 5. Motion carried.

Motion by Moore, second by LeFrois, to approve a Preliminary Plat located in a portion of Tax Lot 12 located in the SE¼ of Section 20, Township 10 North, Range 9 East of the 6th P.M., Cass County, Nebraska, subject to conditions set forth by the Village Engineer and Planning Commission. Voting: Ayes – 5. Motion carried.

Motion by Schukei, second by LeFrois, to approve jetting of sewer mains by Lovell Excavating at a cost of $0.50 per foot. Voting: Ayes – 5. Motion carried.

Motion by Schukei, second by Meier, to approve Roger Stubbendeck and Jeremy Slaughter attending Nebraska Rural Water Association’s Trenching & Shoring course in Wahoo on August 22, 2018 at a total cost of $280.00. Voting: Ayes – 5. Motion carried.

Motion by Schukei, second by Young, to approve Shiloh Cochran as a member of the Eagle Fire & Rescue Department. Voting: Ayes – 5. Motion carried.

Motion by Meier, second by Schukei, to introduce Ordinance 2018-05. Voting: Ayes – Young, LeFrois, Schukei, Meier. Nays – Moore. Motion carried.

Chairperson Moore read Ordinance 2018-05 entitled:

ORDINANCE 2018-05

AN ORDINANCE TO ESTABLISH COMPENSATION FOR MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL FOR THE VILLAGE OF EAGLE, NEBRASKA; TO PROVIDE THAT THIS ORDINANCE SHALL BE PUBLISHED WITHIN THE FIRST 15 DAYS AFTER ITS PASSAGE AND APPROVAL EITHER IN PAMPHLET FORM OR BY POSTING IN THREE PUBLIC PLACES IN THE VILLAGE OF EAGLE, NEBRASKA, AND SHALL BE IN FULL FORCE AND TAKE EFFECT FROM AND AFTER ITS PASSAGE, APPROVAL, AND PUBLICATION, AS PROVIDED HEREIN; AND TO PROVIDE THAT THIS ORDINANCE SHALL NOT BECOME AND BE MADE A PART OF THE MUNICIPAL CODE OF THE VILLAGE OF EAGLE, NEBRASKA.

Motion by Meier, second by LeFrois, to accept the first reading of Ordinance 2018-05. Discussion: Moore said since the last meeting he has had concerns with the employee’s performance and will be voting in the negative on all items pertaining to this Ordinance. Voting: Ayes – Schukei, Young, LeFrois, Meier. Nays – Moore. Motion carried.

Motion by Meier, second by Schukei, to suspend the rules of three consecutive readings of Ordinance 2018-05. Voting: Ayes – LeFrois, Young, Schukei, Meier. Nays – Moore. Motion carried.

Motion by Meier, second by Schukei, to adopt Ordinance 2018-05. Discussion: Moore said he would like to see the Human Resources Board consider updating the employee evaluation process. Voting: Ayes – Young, LeFrois, Schukei, Meier. Nays – Moore. Motion carried.

Motion by Moore, second by Schukei, to set the date to open the swimming pool for the 2018 season as May 26, 2018. Voting: Ayes – 5. Motion carried.

Motion by Meier, second by Schukei, to approve minutes as typed for the previous meeting. Voting: Ayes – Young, Schukei, Meier, Moore. LeFrois abstained. Motion carried.

Motion by Moore, second by Meier, to approve claims as presented with the exception of item numbers 128 and 129 (The Electronic Repair Shop). Voting: Ayes – 5. Motion carried.

Motion by Moore, second by Meier, to approve claim item numbers 128 and 129 (The Electronic Repair Shop). Voting: Ayes – Schukei, Young, Meier, Moore. LeFrois abstained. Motion carried.

Approved Claims: Wages 7,569.42, Board Wages 800.00, Allied Benefit Systems 1,694.67, American Exchange Bank 750.00, Aramark 197.08, Binswanger Glass 2,765.25, Black Hills Energy 581.71, Bobcat of Omaha 61.54, Bromm Lindahl Freeman-Caddy & Lausterer 768.50, Casey’s 573.15, Cass Co. Sheriff’s Dept 3,145.21, Cass Co. Treasurer 5,441.96, Christiansen Tree Srvc 2,695.00, Constellation Energy 599.96, Cummins Central Power 69.29, Eagle Automotive 2,061.18, Eagle Facilities & Grounds Assn 1,492.00, EFTPS 2,336.66, EMS Billing 183.92, Gordon Electric 4,451.00, Rick Hestermann 1,592.69, John Deere Financial 40.10, John Hancock Investments 301.87, John’s Plumbing 2,150.00, Lovell Excavating 125.00, Matheson Tri-Gas 104.75, Menards-South 147.92, Mierau & Co. 3,500.00, Municipal Supply of Omaha 821.83, Murphy Tractor & Equipment 32,865.00, NE Dept of Rev 1,729.83, NE Municipal Power Pool 869.36, NE Public Health Env Lab 30.00, Lee Norquist 300.00, Olsson Associates 685.56, One Call Concepts 30.69, OPPD 5,108.89, O’Reilly Auto Parts 50.07, People Service 5,225.00, Personnel Concepts 329.84, Principal Fin Group 286.38, Ricoh USA 783.99, Rock Creek Refuse 60.00, Rose Equipment 126.44, School District 145 400.00, Jeff & Valerie Stevens 150.00, The Columbus Telegram 89.73, The Electronic Repair Shop 1,165.75, US Postmaster 140.00, Verizon Wireless 151.52, Mike Wenzel 50.00, Windstream 606.36. Total of bills: $98,256.07.

Approved Park Claims: Black Hills Energy 24.41, Grainger 6.10, Iowa Pump Works 2,283.08, Lancaster County Health Dept 60.00, Lincoln Winnelson Supply 263.43, Travis Moore 72.28, OPPD 87.96, Platinum Pools 1,461.38, Rock Creek Refuse 40.00. Total of bills: $4,298.64.

Approved Keno Claims: Chomperz 2,250.00. Total of bills: $2,250.00.

Motion by Moore, second by Meier, to go into executive session at 8:30 p.m. to discuss hiring a part-time seasonal maintenance employee and to protect the reputation of applicants. Voting: Ayes – 5. Motion carried.

Chairperson Moore said the board has come out of executive session at 8:45 p.m. after discussing the hiring of a part-time seasonal maintenance employee.

Motion by Moore, second by Meier, to hire Paul Nystrom as a part-time seasonal maintenance employee at a rate of $12.00 per hour. Voting: Ayes – 5. Motion carried.

The meeting was adjourned at 8:47 p.m.

Nick Nystrom                     Travis Moore
Village Clerk                       Chairperson

A true and complete copy of the above minutes is available at the Village Clerk’s Office during regular business hours.
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Recycle Trailer

Village of Eagle now has the recycle trailer full time. The recycle trailer is located next
to the Village Office
at 540 C Street.