VILLAGE OF UNION
JANUARY 8, 2014
The January Regular meeting was called to order at 8:00 pm at the ALA Hall. The Open Meeting Laws were displayed for public reference. On roll call: Hardbarger – Aye, Boardman – Aye, Vidlak – Aye, Seyler – Aye and Brown - Absent.
Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting were reviewed. Seyler motioned to approve December 11th Board Meeting minutes. 2nd by Boardman. By Roll, Trustee votes are as follows: Hardbarger – Aye, Boardman – Aye, Vidlak – Aye, Seyler – Aye and Brown - Absent. Motion approved.
Claims and Accounts were presented. Vidlak motioned to approve January Claims and Accounts. 2nd by Seyler. By Roll, Trustee votes are as follows: Hardbarger – Aye, Boardman – Aye, Vidlak – Aye, Seyler – Aye and Brown - Absent. Motion approved.
JANUARY CLAIMS 2014
FIREBARN (TOWN BLDG)
AREA LIGHT RENTAL
$ 831.15 DEC PAY
ONE CALL CONCEPT
$ 4.75 DIGGERS HOTLINE
$ 618.44 STREET/SEWER
$ 1313.61 DEC PAY
$ 649.39 REIMB LEGAL EXPENSES
$ 301.66 ROCK FOR ALLEYS
$ 349.00 PAYROLL SVC
JOHNSON’S GAS N GO
$ 266.23 PLOW/TRUCK
$ 106.00 WATER TESTS
RIC ORTMEIER, CPA
$ 2870.00 2 OF 2 FOR BUDGET/ AUDIT WAIVER
$ 8,979.50 JANUARY CLAIMS AND ACCOUNTS
$ 64,124.38 FUND BALANCES AS OF JANUARY 7, 2013
$ 17,067.67 SEWER RESERVE ACCOUNT
$ 72,212.55 Total Village Funds after claims and accounts paid
CORRESPONDENCE – Nothing to report.
CLERK REPORT –Audit waiver was approved by State. USDA and Street Fund Reports completed and filed with the appropriate agencies.
Village Maintenance Report: Heyen reported 1,276,000 gallons of water pumped. Well pumps ran for 389 hours. Lift Station ran for 95 hours, about 3.2 hours each day. Kerns is scheduled to pump lift station. Residents are still flushing Walmart sacks down toilets and jamming the lift station.
In order to record water usage more accurately, the board discussed the possibility of installing meters in the non-profit buildings and village properties.
Fire and Rescue Report. Nothing to report. Active Volunteer Fire Roster was read into the minutes for insurance purposes. On Roster: Bill Bescheinen, Will Bescheinen, Steve Bescheinen, Heather Boardman, Greg Bruce, Becky Bruce, Joe Hall, Robin Hogrefe, Rob Kennedy, Jim McClane, Tanner Miner, Jim Noerrlinger, Nick Smith, Frank Swanson, Tony Tellez.
Union United Inc. – Nothing to Report.
New Business: Boardman discussed the advantages of donating rescue squad supplies before their expiration to a local shelter or non-profit organization. Vidlak motioned to approve the donation of rescue supplies to a local shelter and put Boardman in charge of the operation. 2nd by Seyler. By Roll, Trustee votes are as follows: Hardbarger – Aye, Boardman – Abstained, Vidlak – Aye, Seyler – Aye and Brown - Absent. Motion approved.
Vidlak motioned to adjourn at 8:12 pm. 2nd by Boardman. By Roll, Trustee votes are as follows: Hardbarger – Aye, Boardman – Aye, Vidlak – Aye, Seyler – Aye and Brown - Absent. Motion approved.
The next regular meeting is scheduled for January 8, 2013, 8:00 pm at the ALA Hall. The Meeting Notice and Agenda will be posted for the public at the Village Office, the Union Branch of the Nehawka Bank, and the Union Post Office.
Dwain Hardbarger, Jr.
These minutes have been prepared by the village clerk and are certified to be true and accurate.